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Fulton Theatre breaks out
The next generation of the Fulton Theatre is in the wings as Lancaster prepares to become a regional center for the arts. See it for the first time.
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I T ’ S B E E N M A N Y Y E A R S since I moved back to Lancaster from NYC. Back then, the City of Lancaster was just starting to stir. Creativity was taking root and big thinkers like Denny Cox and Mayor Gray were realizing the potential for Lancaster to be a home for artists and a regional tourist destination. 14 years ago, they called it a renaissance, but it was only just the beginning—a spark of light. Artists started the movement and other creatives followed—designers, makers, architects, technology companies, and culinary innovators found the City of Lancaster to be a place where they could make their mark. These creatives set up shop and made things happen. We’re featuring many of them in this issue so you can see inside the creative spaces where the magic happens. With the Fulton Theatre in the midst of an unprecedented expansion and creative entrepreneurs flocking here to start businesses, the City of Lancaster is now in the thick of its creative renaissance. And even more exciting, many of these businesses have found a way to use creativity as a force for good. Here at
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Ed and Jeannie Arnold Center for the Performing Arts
T H I S I S T H E N E XT G E N E RAT I O N O F T H E F U LTO N T H E AT R E. Weâ€™re thrilled to announce an expanding campus, renovation and restoration, community spaces, and new audience services. We invite you to take a journey with us as we share with you, our community, our plans for this historic treasure, and the people who have been leaders in bringing this project to life. Welcome to the new Fulton Theatre.
Areas highlighted in red indicate structures new to the campus, expanding The Fultonâ€™s footprint to occupy the entire block.
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ED & JEANNIE ARNOLD
Introducing the Ed and Jeannie Arnold Center for the Performing Arts
architecturally significant building
Ed and Jeannie applaud the vision to
The concept of the Arnold Center for
Fulton Theatre, the Tell Studio Theatre,
create multiple spaces to showcase
the Performing Arts is to expand and
Castagna Hall, Culliton Tower and the
visiting arts organizations as well as
enhance the Fulton’s current footprint.
Barshinger Artists’ Village.
expand the footprint of the Fulton
The new Center for the Performing
Theatre. As the lead donors in this
Arts will transform and revitalize the
fundraising effort, Jeannie and Ed
historically significant Fulton Theatre
are paving the way for this project to
building as well as revitalize buildings
be a reality.
on King Street, and create a new,
When Fulton Theatre Trustee Jeannie Arnold heard about the Fulton’s expansion plans she knew that she and her husband Ed wanted to be involved.
on Water Street. The Center for the Performing Arts encompasses the entire city block campus that will include the
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Ann B. Barshinger is a Lancaster treasure. As a native of York County whose husband Dick had strong ties to Franklin and Marshall College, she has embraced Lancaster as her home and is unwavering in her support. Ann always says that ANN B. BARSHINGER
Lancaster has made her feel at home. In an effort to make the Fulton’s incoming guest artists feel “at home,” she has graciously supported the housing component of the expansion.
Introducing the Ann B. Barshinger Artists’ Village Taking up the entire 100 block of West King Street, the Artists’ Village boasts 16 apartments for guest artists and a complete renovation of the King Street building facades in an effort to preserve original architectural features of the historic properties. The Fulton employs more than 160 local and regional artists throughout each season and we are very proud to offer our actors and designers premier accommodations through Ann’s generosity.
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As a philanthropist and generous supporter of the Arts, Carol Rae Culliton supports in excess of 75 local non-profit organizations through her foundation, the Gunterberg Charitable Foundation, and supports an additional 250 nonprofits on a national scale. Communities and states served include Chicago, Lee County Florida, California, North Carolina, and Haiti. Carol Rae’s boundless generosity seeks to improve the lives and conditions in communities across our nation and right here at home. The Fulton is thankful for Carol Rae’s passion to support the community’s cultural vitality.
Introducing Culliton Tower The prominent glass tower joins the current lobby with the Fulton’s Academy building to create a city block expanse on Prince Street. The tower will replace the driveway between the existing theatre and the education building in an effort to create expanded gathering spaces for Fulton patrons and our community.
Gale Zorian and Jim Hagelgans are well known for their ardent support of the Arts in Lancaster County. Gale and Jim recognize the critical need for an expanded lobby space
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to serve the Fultonâ€™s growing audience and have chosen to support the new tower lobby with additional support provided by Hagelgans & Veronis.
Introducing the Zorian/ Hagelgans; Hagelgans & Veronis Lobby The new lobby space boasts a bar, new restrooms, a new elevator, and the capacity to serve more than 1,000 patrons during performances and special events.
Introducing the Rodgers & Associates Lounge Well known in Lancaster as community advocates, Rodgers & Associates, led by Rick and Jessica Rodgers, recognize the importance of the Fultonâ€™s Breakout Performance to Lancaster. They view the Fulton as a place to gather as a community to support the Arts. Their pledge will support the Producers Circle Lounge, a gathering space for Fulton supporters that boasts a private bar and restroom.
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Introducing Tell Studio Theatre Patrick Tell, a longtime Fulton Trustee, is passionate about music and theatre. The Fulton Theatre’s fourth floor, originally a shooting gallery, now boasts a 99 seat “black box” theatre. This space currently hosts the Ellen Arnold Groff Series which begins its
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fifth season this September. This flexible theatrical space showcases musicals and plays that are specifically programmed to start conversations, to inspire thought, and to engage our audiences in a more intimate setting. Patrick Tell, with his love of music, theatre, and art, chooses to invest in this space and all of its potential. With this expansion the Tell Studio Theatre will have an increased lobby space and an additional elevator. His gift ensures patrons will enjoy this wonderful space for years to come.
“ I A M S O E XC I T E D T H AT W E ARE CONTINUING TO DEVELOP T H E A RTS I N LA N C A ST E R FO R G E N E RAT I O N S TO CO M E . W E A R E V E RY B L E SS E D TO L I V E I N S U C H A S P E C I A L CO M M U N I TY.”
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Anne and Gene Gardner and their family have a long history of supporting the Fulton Theatre, both as an historic landmark and as a venue for house-produced, innovative musical and dramatic theater. Anne continues this commitment to the growth of the organization and the need for the expansion. Building on a previous gift in honor of Gene’s father Paul that created the beloved mezzanine above the current lobby, Anne’s latest gift will support the expansion of the second floor
Gardner Lobby as it connects to the new Tower, continuing to
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welcome theater patrons.
The Brossman Charitable Foundation is devoted to the Lancaster community. Garth Sprecher represents his family’s foundation, which has supported the Fulton Theatre for generations. The Brossman Foundation’s pledge provides continued support for the existing first floor
Brossman Lobby. The Brossman Foundation has also chosen to support the Orchestra pit—where the incredible musicians that play in Fulton productions are stationed.
Linda and Patrick Castagna, devoted supporters of the arts, Lancaster history, and our community, have contributed to numerous organizations that enhance our regional quality of life. Linda has served on the Fulton Theatreâ€™s Board and Patrick is the current Vice President of Gretna Theatreâ€™s Board of Directors. As strong believers in the Fulton Theatreâ€™s mission to engage life through art in the Lancaster community, Linda and Patrick hope their passion for the arts inspires others to support this expansion and all arts opportunities in Lancaster.
Introducing Castagna Hall Castagna Hall is a multipurpose event space, and performance and rehearsal studio that will be located on Water Street. The Hall will allow Fulton artists to rehearse onsite with ample room to rehearse full productions of upcoming shows. In addition, Castagna Hall can be transformed into an enchanting new gathering and event space for 200 people. The Fulton hopes that this area, when not in use as a rehearsal space, will be available for theatre patrons, local nonprofits, and the community.
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Introducing the Paul W. and Judy S. Ware Endowment Fund Leaving legacies for the next generation has been a driving force in Paul and Judy Ware’s community support. The Fulton’s Breakout Performance is no exception. With the inaugural gift to this campaign, Paul and Judy and the Ferree Foundation made a decision to focus their support on the Fulton’s Endowment that will provide a continuous source of revenue ensuring the Fulton can continue to inspire audiences for years and generations to come. This is the goal of Paul and Judy and the Fulton’s Executive Leadership; the Endowment allows that to happen.
“ T H I S P R OJ E CT WILL MAKE OUR CO U N TY A N E V E N M O R E AT T RACT I V E P LAC E TO L I V E , W O R K , A N D P LAY.”
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Twenty-three years ago the grandeur of the Fulton Theatre was restored. During that time, our productions have expanded in size and scope as audiences have grown exponentially to today’s staggering annual 170,000 guests. This amazing growth has tested the limits of the theatre’s infrastructure. It is time, once again, to invest in the “Grand Old Lady of Prince Street.” The Fulton Theatre is poised for a breakout performance; as it Evolves, it will Elevate and Inspire our audiences, artists, and community. This dream began by creating more functional rehearsal space and backstage areas, and installing mechanical systems necessary for modern Broadway quality productions. Where the dream has soared and grown is creating audience amenities and gathering spaces for you, our community. By acquiring and renovating several buildings surrounding the Fulton Theatre, we hope the restored streetscape will enhance Downtown Lancaster as we collaborate with the business and arts communities to grow our collective economic impact. Thank you for taking the journey with us. Thank you to the leaders who have supported this project and thanks to you, our community who have supported and loved the Fulton Theatre for so many years.
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Thank you for your support! Hello. My name is Nicole, and it is my absolute pleasure to be part of this project! In addition to the incredibly generous people featured in this article we have received over 200 gifts from households across our community as well as 100% participation from Fulton Board of Trustees and Fulton staff. Thank you! We are now looking for your support to ensure the Fulton Theatre continues to serve our community with greater gathering spaces and audience amenities. We invite you, our community, to be part of this exciting Breakout Performance. Please join us as we look to the future of the Fulton as a premier arts complex in an incredible, thriving downtown. We are so close to achieving our goals. If you would like to make a gift to the campaign, now or through your estate, or if you have questions about any of the exciting elements of the expansion, please contact me at any time or visit fultonbreakout.org. See you at the Theatre!
NICOLE HACKMANN Director of The Breakout Performance Campaign
The Fulton is grateful for the support of Mayor Gray, Mayor Sorace, Representative Mike Sturla, Marshall Snively, President of Lancaster City Alliance, and so many more. This project would not be possible without the vote of confidence provided by these individuals, the support of the Lancaster community, and the state of Pennsylvania and Governor Wolf with the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program Matching grant. Additional thanks to these project partners: R L A A S S O C I AT E S
Award winning architect Richard Levengood of RLA Associates has been an instrumental part of the Fultonâ€™s history as a generous
supporter and as lead architect in the 1995 renovation. Richard conceived of the plan to create a city block campus and spearheaded the concept design renovation of King Street as well as the incredible architectural features of the Tower Lobby and the Hall on Water Street. T I P P E T T S / W E AV E R ARCHITECTS, INC.
Wendy Tippetts of Tippetts/Weaver Architects, Inc. is the architect of record for the Fultonâ€™s Breakout Performance. Working closely with Richard to achieve his vision, Wendy and her team have brought their own passion for historic preservation to the project. They have contibuted to countless
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nonprofit projects in the Lancaster area and the firm has received awards from Preservation Pennsylvania and Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County. W A R F E L CO N ST R U C T I O N
Warfel Construction was the original construction team during the 1995 renovation. After a thorough vetting process the Fulton Board of Trustees chose Warfel to lead this renovation and expansion as well. We thank them for their guidance, support and strong leadership as we transform the city block. Renderings produced by AbSketches.
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naturopathic approaches to wellness. “I am beyond thankful for a wonderful team who has helped hold Blossom down during this time.” She has seen the need for clients struggling with inflammation and illness to have more options. Her new location opening in downtown Lancaster at 101NQ will offer multifaceted approaches for skin concerns, inflammation, mental well-being, and various other wellness options that she is looking forward to announcing. Additionally, there will be a Himalayan salt booth with an infrared option. Alyssa’s team is also the first in the area to learn Corneotherapy, a custom holistic skin care approach that focuses on repair and rebuilding the skin.
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Alyssa is passionate about making Blossom’s new menu available to everyone, concentrating on services for walk-in traffic and making sure that everyone who enters through the doors feels comfortable and welcomed like family. “Our clients are not numbers to us,” says Alyssa. “I love seeing them through their journeys. It’s the best thing to know you’ve changed somebody’s life, to see the treatment give them more confidence.” Alyssa appreciates the cool vibe of her new downtown location. She likes seeing the growth in Lancaster and the energy it creates. Blossom Med Spa is right there in the middle of it all, and couldn’t be more excited to provide their clients with a new sense of wellbeing.
A creative mind & a thoughtful hand. Paige Geiger, James Mathis, Bill Koch, and Steve Ribaudo gathered around one of the piano shelters they built to protect Music For Everyone pianos.
THE TEAM AT CCS BUILDING GROUP includes a team of focused and experienced experts who deliver new construction and renovations for projects big and small. They are happy to fulfill their mission of community involvement by being a part of Lancaster City’s vibrant arts scene. When an old friend connected CCS Building Group owner Bill Koch with Music For Everyone to design a simple shelter, CCS Building Group challenged themselves with “building a better mousetrap.” The solution met all criteria—waterproof, free-standing, portable, mounting for a piano, and safe for users—looked cool, and was fun to build. “The engineering was a challenge; my long hand trigonometry blew the young engineers away,” recalls Bill. They know the building process is costly and complex. Let them guide your construction projects to deliver the value you deserve.
To get involved with Music for Everyone visit MUSICFOREVERYONE.ORG 100 WILLOW VALLEY L AKES DRIVE, WILLOW STREET
Visit CCSBUILDS.COM to learn about their team, philosophy, and how they can help with your next project.
N O W 'S THE TIME Anne and her team at Lusk & Associates Sothebyâ€™s International Realty have been representing exceptional properties in Lancaster County for more than 25 years. Anne is representing the distinct residences at 101NQ, The Point, with custom design services by Henrietta Heisler Interiors Inc.
T H E P O I N T AT 101 N O R T H Q U E E N offers unparalleled modern city living with clean, crisp interiors and luxury finishes that seamlessly reflect the buildingâ€™s exterior elements. 15 units are planned, ranging from 1,800 to 4,040 square feet (plus additional square feet for terraces), with a limited number of two-story units including a penthouse. Private parking is located inside 101 North Queen, on the ground floor, with entry on Orange Street. Occupancy by October 2019! Call Anne Lusk at 717.271.9339 to learn more and save your spot.
100 FOXSHIRE DRIVE 717.291.9101 (OFFICE) 717.271.9339 (MOBILE) LUSK ANDASSOCIATES.COM
Setting the stage for creativity. T H E T EAM AT HENRIET TA H EI S L ER I N T ERIOR S INC. G ET S I N VO LV ED IN EV ERY DETA IL.
Offering complete design services for all types of commercial and residential projects, Henrietta Heislerâ€™s first-rate team provides expert designs. If you are considering reimagining your kitchen or bath, or fully remodeling your home or office, they provide excellent service and help to create your new, beautiful, highly functional space. Design is their passion. Find unique furniture and accessories, curated for the curious, in their Design Studio & Showroom.
217 WEST WALNUT STREET
C E L E B R AT I N G 3 7 Y E A R S of integrity, client focus, and teamwork.
beers + hoffman architecture and diversified design
provide architectural and interior design services that embrace Lancaster’s history while creating solutions for its savvy and growing workforce.
Design team members enjoying skyline views from the rooftop deck on Woodstream Corporation’s new headquarters at 29 East King Street in Downtown Lancaster. The project involved the reconfiguration and renovation of approximately 50,000 sf of office space, as well as a redesign of the building’s four-story faÇade and interior atrium.
Where Form meets Function. A RC H I T ECT U R E + I NTE RI O R DE SI GN
LOCATIONS IN L ANCASTER, LITITZ, LEBANON, AND HARRISBURG
A L L E G R O ’ S M I S S I O N is to expand the appreciation and love for classical music across multiple generations in Lancaster County by making great music accessible in new, friendly, and playful ways. With a whole year of performances, there’s something for everyone!
2019/2020 Season MUSIC IN THE ROUND MASTERS EDITION: C E L E B R AT I N G WO M E N COMPOSERS Saturday, September 28 7 pm Reception 7:30 pm Performance C O R E C O N C E RT: C E L E B R AT I N G WO M E N C O M P O S E R S Sunday, September 29 3 pm N E X T G E N FA L L C O N C E RT S Sunday, October 13 3 pm Allegretto 7:30 pm Overture MUSIC IN THE ROUND BRASS NIGHT Friday, November 15 7 pm Reception 7:30 pm Performance AN ALLEGRO CHRISTMAS: A CITY IN SONG Saturday, December 14 3 pm & 7:30 pm
MUSIC IN THE ROUND BACK TO BACH Friday, January 10 7 pm Reception 7:30 pm Performance N E X T G E N W I N T E R C O N C E RT S Sunday, February 9 3 pm Overture 7:30 pm Allegretto MUSIC IN THE ROUND MASTERS EDITION: GHOSTS Saturday, March 28 7 pm Reception 7:30 pm Performance C O R E C O N C E RT: G H O S T S Sunday, March 29 3 pm N E X T G E N S P R I N G C O N C E RT S Sunday, April 5 3 pm Allegretto 7:30 pm Overture
N E X T G E N S P R I N G C O N C E RT S : I N T E R M E Z ZO A N D P R E LU D E Sunday, May 17 3:30 pm CHILDREN’S EVENT Saturday, June 13 1 – 2:30 pm YO U N G M U S I C M A S T E R S COMPETITION Sunday, June 14 3 pm LO N G ’ S PA R K FAT H E R ’ S D AY C O N C E RT: S U M M E R H O L I D AY Sunday, June 21 7:30 pm A L L E G R O AT W H E AT L A N D : S TA R RY N I G H T Saturday, July 25 Sunday, July 26 Rain date 6 pm Doors open 7 pm Performance
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Creativity needs a PROVIDING GUIDANCE IN
Succession Planning Mergers and Acquisitions Business Financing and Banking Tax Planning and Controversy Entity Formation and Corporate Governance
F O R G E N E R AT I O N S , Blakinger Thomas attorneys have been passionate about providing creative ideas and solutions that help businesses and entrepreneurs plan for success and growth. They are dedicated to providing innovative strategies and experienced counsel that address the unique legal, tax and business planning, and employment issues faced by their clients.
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S I N C E 1 9 8 8 , Armstrong World Industries has hosted customers and illustrated its story in a special building called the Avenue, designed to be its “permanent trade show space” on its corporate campus on Columbia Avenue. The company has just renovated the Avenue to showcase its growing portfolio of ceiling and wall solutions—AWI has acquired four companies in the last three years—and provide the latest digital design technology to its customers all in the service of making the work of creating beautiful, high performance ceilings and walls easier and more efficient. A habitat for inspiration, creativity, innovation, and infinite possibility…that’s what the Avenue is built to be. Look up anywhere in the building, and it’s clear great ceilings and walls make a difference, acoustically and aesthetically, in spaces where people live, work, learn, heal, and play.
Local partners in renovating this creative space include C Mechanical, Hammel & Associates Architects, High® Companies, Lancaster Creative Factory, Lancaster Galleries, Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsman, Red Raven Art Company, and Smucker Construction.
Lancaster keeps looking up! E A rmstrong Ceilings meets with Greenfield Architects, Interior Designers Diversified Design, and Members 1st in the newly renovated Avenue design center to discuss the credit union’s new corporate headquarters. The Avenue, purposefully redesigned to be a place of inspiration and collaboration, is located on Armstrong’s corporate campus in Lancaster.
F Top to bottom: Armstrong MetalWorks™, WoodWorks™, and Lyra® panels intertwine in this custom sculptural ceiling by Armstrong; Acoustical SoundScapes Shapes ®a in collaboration spaces; The Armstrong Avenue’s reception area features Plasterform™ glass-reinforced gypsum architecturally-casted wall panels, a recently acquired Armstrong capability.
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Kyle Hallett, Lead Brewer
H O P S . Y E A S T. G R A I N . WAT E R . The ingredients that go into beer are simple. It’s bringing them together that’s the tough part—but also the interesting part. Born and raised in Lancaster, PA, Kyle is proud to be bringing his passion for brewing inspired craft beer to his neighbors and friends every day. Look out for these seasonal favorites coming in cans and on tap this fall: Philly Special IPA, Pumpkin Ale, Oktoberfest, and Lunchbox Hero Sour.
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Creativity on the go. A curated collection of creative toys, quality clothing, and unique gifts for all the little people in your life.
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THE POT TERY WORKS: 16 WEST OR ANGE STREET
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The PotteryWorks is the perfect place to meet and express creativityâ€”for all ages. Choose from hundreds of pieces of bisque, select from hundreds of glazes to paint with, and get to work on a masterpiece!
The PotteryWorks A N D The BeadWorks / C R E A T I V I T Y F O R A L L The BeadWorks lets you ceate a work of art and then
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show it off. With an open studio layout, you can select your beads and materials, string your design, and wear it home. Bring friends and make it a party!
THE BEADWORKS: 52 NORTH QUEEN STREET
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T H E R E â€™ S A T R E A S U R E to be found at ReStore, and no one knows this better than local DIYer Sandra Krasnai. Sandra upcycles gently used materials purchased at Lancaster Habitat ReStore, transforming them into gorgeous, functional showpieces. By shopping at ReStore, she is giving a second life to things that would otherwise become landfill. In fact, 90 percent of the materials that go into Sandraâ€™s projects are second-hand or salvaged items. And, the money she spends at ReStore goes right into helping Lancaster Lebanon Habitat for Humanity build homes for local families in need of a decent place to live. Everyone can be a ReStore Champion. When you shop or donate to ReStore, our entire community wins.
CO LLABO RATION Alison knows the best work comes from teamwork, and when AK Interiors seamlessly joined forces with Hammel Architects and Simeral Construction they were able to create a truly exceptional space in this historical 1875 home. Learn how AK Interiors can custom tailor fresh, distinct, and timeless interiors for your home or business at akinteriorsllc.com.
Kevin Kruger, Simeral Construction; Marzena Wolnikowski, Hammel & Associates; and Alison McIndoe, AK Interiors
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“Service and our student-centered culture are at the heart of everything we do.”
WELCOM ING C EC IL IA M . M CCOR M I CK, J. D. 15 t h Pres i d en t of El i z abe t htow n Colleg e
PRESIDENT MCCORMICK joins Elizabethtown College after having served at Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) as Vice Provost for Academic Strategy and Special Programs. She also led the academic merger of TJU and Philadelphia University. “I’m spending time learning about Elizabethtown and Lancaster County. We are constructing innovative, distinctive, and relevant
pathways for our students to excel and grow both on- and off-campus, and creating experiences for them to lead fulfilling, healthy, and most importantly, service-oriented lives.” – Cecilia M. McCormick, J.D. President McCormick resides in Elizabethtown with her husband John and is the proud mother of three sons and grandmother of two.
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Commonwealth / C R E A T I V I T Y O N A P L A T E on Queen
Commonwealth on Queen is a â€˜farm to forkâ€™ cafe featuring breakfast, brunch, lunch, and sweet treats made daily. They offer locally roasted coffee, hand blended, fair-trade, organic Pure Blend teas, and are a BYOB establishment. Commonwealth on Queen is also available for catering or to host your next party, special event, or business function. From breakfasts & lunches for local businesses to large scale events with over 300 guests, they are always happy to create a custom menu tailored to your taste, featuring local and seasonal selections, made from scratch.
Landmarks L A N C A S T E R T R U S T C O M PA N Y B U I L D I N G On October 15, 1943, Winston Churchill delivered the thought-provoking phrase “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us”. When faced with a decision to replicate the destroyed Commons Chamber to its exact form prior to the Blitzkrieg or test a collegial design, he opted to retain the original floor plan because it encouraged creative tension among members of Parliament. To shape us does not always refer to the physical impact a space can have on us but it can also refer to how it impacts our emotions. A grand and inspired space has the power to influence our behavior, attitude, and creativity. In keeping with this issue’s celebration of creative culture, we have chosen the main banking room of the Lancaster Trust Company designed by C. Emlen Urban and New York City architects York & Sawyer in 1912. Modeled after the 1906 Pennsylvania Railroad Station in New York City, the Lancaster Trust Company Building offers the same monumental barrel vault with distinctive brightly painted octagonal coffers and the overall grandeur as its next of kin. Reaching nearly 40 feet to the apex, the large volume of space is detailed with Beaux Arts design elements including large lunette windows, decorative grill work, fluted Corinthian pilasters, festoons, and cut limestone block walls. Today, the Trust Performing Arts Center is a creative space worth celebrating! RLPS Architects believes in the appreciation and honoring of architecturally significant buildings in the City. Founded in 1954, RLPS provides master planning, architectural, and interior design services for businesses in Lancaster and across the country.
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M E M O R A B L E P E R FO R M A N C E S | MEANINGFUL EXPERIENCES THE TRUST PERFORMING ARTS CENTER IS LOCATED AT 37 NORTH MARKET STREET, LANCASTER Box Office: 717.560.8241 | lancastertrust.com
Trust Concerts O C T O B E R 3 | 7: 3 0 p m
MI K E B LO CK AND S A N D E E P DAS
Virtuoso crossover cellist with Grammy-winning tabla master.
Trust Art F E B R U A R Y 13 – 14 | 7: 3 0 p m
SEPTEMBER V E R I TA S A R T I N V I TAT I O N A L
British ensemble hailed by BBC as “The slickest of the lot…fans of a cappella ought to hear this.”
OCTOBER – NOVEMBER BARKER + ANTHONY
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JANUARY M AT T H E W C L A R K
N O V E M B E R 2 1 – 2 2 | 7: 3 0 p m
New stage musical featuring songs from the perspective of the women of the Bible.
S E L E C T E D D AT E S B E T W E E N THANKSGIVING AND CHRISTMAS
S E E N BY KRI ST EN BREWER
TH E LION, TH E W ITC H & TH E WARDROBE
D E C E M B E R 13 | 7: 3 0 p m
A German a cappella Christmas with one of Europe’s most celebrated vocal ensembles.
M A R C H 5 | 7: 3 0 p m
AMY OW E N S, KE NDRA BI G LE Y, AND DORIS HALL - GULATI Rising star Coloratura Soprano with celebrated Lancaster pianist and Grammy-winning clarinetist. A P R I L 2 | 7: 3 0 p m
FO UR S E AS ON S OF VI VALDI & PIA Z ZOLLA Famous Dutch violinist Carla Leurs with the virtuosic Cugnon Consort in two iconic works. Our box office is located at 901 Eden Road, Lancaster on the campus of Lancaster Bible College. For tickets and a full listing of our season, please visit lancastertrust.com.
A 45-minute family show featuring two actors portraying all your favorite characters.
Trust Forums S E P T E M B E R 13 | 7 p m V I C T O RY O C T O B E R 11 | 7 p m W H AT I S CO L L E G E G O O D FO R ? NOVEMBER 8 | 7 pm IS LANCASTER A STRONG TOWN? D E C E M B E R 12 | 7 p m E V E RY B O DY M AT T E R S
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A N J A L I I Y E R sophomore
J A N A N I I Y E R senior
“LCDS encourages me to do my best in both academics and other activities I pursue. I have had the opportunity to be a part of various groups and clubs at school, like Quiz Bowl and Robotics Club—a tight-knit bunch of dedicated, hard-working students who share their love for STEM with the school and the community. At LCDS, my passion for science has grown. I’ve competed in three years of science fair and made it to regionals and states. My teachers have made the AP science classes I’ve taken some of my favorites, and I look forward to taking more. Through robotics in particular, I’ve met professionals in the field and learned to write code in new programming languages.”
“LCDS encourages me to not be afraid to seek help. Over the years, I have become comfortable reaching out to teachers to clarify questions and delve deeper into the subject material. Country Day has motivated me to continue pushing myself to new heights, rather than settling for good enough. I have always been passionate about the sciences and LCDS has helped greatly. While some of these classes have been challenging, they have made me a better student and scientist. Country Day’s science program and teachers have played a huge part in sparking my interest in science fair, and the last project I submitted won first place in a statewide competition at Penn State in the spring.”
Where students learn and grow together. Lancaster Country Day School strives to help students learn, grow, and collaborate to ensure tomorrow’s brightest lights harness their passions to shine a path forward for all of us. Meet two students and sisters who plan to do just that.
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Heather and Nathan Kreider, owners of Makes Scents Natural Spa Line and Hempfield Botanicals, with Dan Beck, Vice President and Senior Lender from Community First Fund.
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Makes Scents & H EMPFIELD B OTA NICA LS
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COMMITTED TO MAKING A D I F F E R E N C E . Heather and Nathan Kreider have over 20 years of experience in the spa industry and a passion for healthy, natural living. Their entrepreneurial spirit led them to start their own company which produces Makes Scents Natural Spa Line, a variety of natural spa products for upscale spas, resorts, and salons across the nation and Hempfield Botanicals, a line of all-natural, THC-free CBD products. When demand for Makes Scents products took off, Heather and 336 NORTH CHARLOT TE STREET
Nathan knew they needed more space. Loans from Community First Fund first helped the pair purchase and renovate a city building that better suited the needs of their growing company and then provided working capital for additional equipment, inventory, and personnel. Building a thriving business while staying true to their commitment to consistently produce the highest quality natural and environmentally friendly productsâ€”now thatâ€™s a power couple making a difference.
SCORE is the largest nonprofit in the country dedicated to mentoring small businesses. The local Lancaster-Lebanon chapter helped over 650 small businesses in the last year alone. If you have business experience, consider volunteering your time to mentor local business owners. Just a few hours a month can make a big difference in our local community. Visit lancaster.score.org/volunteer to learn more!
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Pictured here are 13 of the 85 SCORE volunteer mentors at Tellus360, a SCORE client.
The Phillips A T F R A N K L I N & M A R S H A L L C O L L E G E Museum of Art What happens behind the scenes at a museum to make the magic happen? Lindsay Marino, Assistant Director and Collections Manager prepares a 19 th century dress as part of the upcoming exhibition, â€œStitched Stories,â€? honoring women fiber artists opening on September 3rd. Free and open to all, make a trip to the Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall
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College this fall to experience three new exhibitions and a wealth of programming.
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CREATING A LIFE IN ART pe n n s y lva n i a co lleg e o f a r t & d e s i g n thinks
big. They use cities as canvases— stitching together communities with imagination. Their creative students see the possibilities and power of art everywhere. Their dynamic graduates are inspirationmakers, shaping the world as they envision beauty and hope. PCA&D alumni Osmyn Oree ‘11, Photography, and Megan Caruso ‘09, Graphic Design, are some of these changemakers. Visit pcad.edu to learn how you can join the growing number of creative professionals who get their start in Lancaster.
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FA L L S K E T C H B O O K C L A S S Visit engagegodfirst.org to learn more F I R S T F R I D AY M U S I C & A R T September â€“ December
Join us every Sunday! TRADITIONAL 8 :15 & 10 : 4 5 a m
C H R I S T M A S C A N TATA December 8, 8:15 pm & 10:45 pm
CONTE M POR ARY 9:30 am
ALLEGRO CHRISTMAS December 14, 3 pm & 7:30 pm Visit allegrolancaster.org for tickets
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Clair Hostetter and his son Brent
Building houses that feel like home. CONGRATULATIONS TO CLAIR HOSTET TER
ON 25 YEAR S OF QUALIT Y CRAF TSMANSHIP!
T H E I R P R O M I S E O F Q U A L I T Y C R A F TS M A N S H I P, combined with a love for the City of Lancaster, is what drives Brentwood Buildersâ€™ vision for urban renovations. Whether building a new home or reviving old character, they focus on even the smallest details to create the home you dream of.
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Lancaster County’s Home for the Cultural Arts
Jake Shimabukuro September 19, 7:30 pm
2019/2020 season: PERFORMING ARTS SERIES CLUB 42 ON SCREEN / IN PERSON FILM SERIES FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT FREE FIRST FRIDAYS
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AUTHENTIC Leading the way through innovation and example.
Authentic: Denny & Gaye Cox GAYE AND DENNY COX LOVE TRANSFORMATION, architecture, and beautiful old things. As college sweethearts they went antiquing together, and as newlyweds bought an old house because they could afford it... and fixed it up themselves.
the city. So, CityFolk was followed by a half-dozen art galleries in other buildings they restored in the block they labeled Gallery Row. “We defined the geography of the arts in Lancaster by making the arts district a place,” Denny explains. Other artists moved nearby.
In 2003, Downtown Lancaster continued to struggle, so the two scaled up their creative project skills and bought an old bookstore building on a sketchy block of Prince Street in which Gaye created CityFolk, a lifestyle store that would showcase traditional American folk art, French & American antiques, and decorative accessories.
Gaye and the other gallery owners and artists were able to turn that place into an event, by promoting First Friday. And now they could push the influence of First Friday to restaurants and other venues by attracting people to the city at night.
Gaye, a lifelong retailer, had developed the Museum Store at the Heritage Center adjacent Lancaster Central Market. She understood the power of art and “the Arts” in the retail life of
“We were physically demonstrating that it was not dangerous to walk downtown,” says Denny, who had also chaired the Lancaster Crime Commission. “And it transformed our part of the city, and offered a model for other parts of the city.”
Denny cites the importance of ordinary people as stakesholders for Lancaster’s success, not waiting for government to lead the way. The bi-partisan Crime Commission alone recruited 350 volunteers who wanted to re-make our city. Many, many more have stepped forward since. From Gaye and Denny’s vision Lancaster’s arts scene exploded; Gaye is quick to point out just how unique Lancaster is now with its concentration of hiqh quality art, music, food, and architecture. The two are still in love with transformation. He just completed renovating a city carriage house and she is getting back to her artist roots by putting paintbrush to canvas. Together they still stroll Gallery Row and enjoy the arts renaissance they nurtured.
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Making a difference in the lives of others.
Rochelle Williams Company
RebelChique Dance Company and Performing Arts Theatre Occupation
CEO, Artistic Director ASPIRING TO BE a Broadway sensation, I decided to move to New York in 1997 with $25 in my pocket and a one way bus ticket. I trained, performed, and taught for 11 years until my return home to Lancaster in 2008. I didn’t want my stay in Lancaster to be in vain, as I had learned so much by living in the big city. I wanted to share my gifts with my community and children who have passion for the arts. So I opened up a performing arts studio for kids, where they wouldn’t have to spend thousands of dollars to go away. Not all parents can afford to financially support their child’s dreams and I felt there was an important part of our community that was missing: a performing arts program that fosters growth, discipline, and leadership —particularly one affordable for those who live in our inner city. The team at RebelChique Dance Co. and I are trying to reach these kids while they’re young and teach them some values—the same values I was taught when I was growing up. There is a fine line between life and death, good choices and bad decisions. It’s our duty to intervene and connect with the children of our community to keep them from going down the wrong path. Growing up, I was taught old school values and it is important for me to pass those same values to our children. In order for the kids to actually be recognized, now the dream is to become a fully accredited performing arts academy.” Learn more about the offerings of RCDC and how you can get involved at rebelchiqdancecompany.com.
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LeFevre Funk / A B A L A N C E B E T W E E N A R T A N D S C I E N C E Architects
Buildings aren’t just about creating a memorable image—they’re also about using strategic siting and design interventions to achieve light-filled interiors with intelligent, efficient organization. In short: spaces where people want to live and work. LeFevre Funk enjoys the process as much as the result, and delights in bringing together the big picture and the small
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details to create something better and more useful than the client imagined.
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Here, religion isnâ€™t black or white. UN ITARIAN UNIVER SALIST CHURCH OF LANC AST ER The living tradition that is shared by all is a direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder affirmed in all cultures which moves us to a renewal of the spirit and an openness to the forces that create and uphold life.
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E N V Y S T U D I O is a concept salon located in the heart of historic downtown Lancaster. Their talented team is able to bring life to any color using a variety of techniques. Through continued training and education, they are able to manage all different hair types and textures. 24 WEST KING STREET
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YOU B E LONG HE RE . A PERSONAL E VOLUTION : T H E E M P L OY E E S O F L A N C A S T E R T OYO TA Donald Nolt
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Business Manager Evolution Yogi since 2017 “Don Nolt is the person who inspired me to start practicing yoga. I noticed big changes in him and he always talked about how good he felt after taking a lesson. When I started yoga, I struggled even with the simple poses, but thanks to the talented and caring teachers at Evolution Power Yoga, I am getting better. I love the community!”
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General Manager Evolution Yogi since 2017 “A friend told me he was practicing yoga and it helped his golf game. I have been an annual member since my first month. In addition to losing nearly 40 pounds, my flexibility has improved and I am hitting the golf ball farther than I have in years!”
Used Car Sales Manager Evolution Yogi since 2004 “I enjoy the challenge of yoga. I feel like I am more calm in pressure situations than I have ever been before and also feel that I have built my core and upper body strength mostly through power yoga.”
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Thistle Finch Distillery The craft beer movement has been sweeping across the country, led by a desire for high quality flavors and an urge to support local economies and communities. Lancaster City is no exception, and BSSF wanted to showcase some of the unique local breweries with a sponsored series called BSSF Local Brew Tour that will appear in each issue of Fig. Cheers! FOR ANDREW MARTIN, a Lancaster-born history buff with an entrepreneurial spirit, Thistle Finch Distillery is a quest. The object: to create the best possible rye whiskey and honor Lancaster’s whiskey making tradition. Prior to prohibition, everyone in the
U.S. drank rye whiskey and most of it was made right here in Pennsylvania. Of course, that changed after prohibition when bourbon whiskey became popular, and production moved to Kentucky, where corn was more abundant. “The idea of creating a distillery to honor that history and to take us back to our roots in creating excellent rye whiskey here in PA really caught my imagination,” says Andrew. “I loved the idea that you can pick these ingredients from a farm right down the street, then distill the grain and end up with this delicious, smooth whiskey. It’s a little like magic.” When Andrew found an old tobacco warehouse on West Grant Street that was on the national register of historic
places, his imagination got to work. That location became Thistle Finch Distillery, where all of his whiskey is produced, and then served in the tasting room and bar. Tours of the operation and building are available every weekend.
This feature is sponsored by BSSF. Committed to their profession and to their community, BSSF is proud to support Lancaster County breweries, small and large, who are shaping the impact that the craft beverage industry has on the future of this county. BSSF is your premier advisory firm for accounting, assurance, tax, and consulting services. BSSF.COM
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L A NC A ST E R T H E C R E AT I V E LY L A N C A S T E R M A K E R S M A R K E T is a curated monthly pop-up market
featuring a wide assortment of talented local makers—artists, hobbyists, crafters, creators, bakers, designers, upcyclers, and more. We believe if you are making, you are a maker. We are passionate about providing a consistent venue for local micro-entrepreneurs to showcase their talent to the Lancaster community in a fun and supportive shopping environment. —STEPH & CHRISTINE, CREATIVELY L ANCASTER FOUNDERS
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Gretchen understands some women have artistic spirits while their comfort zones desire to stay minimalist. Her handcrafted sterling silver and mixed metal designs embrace that desire and are often described as dainty and elegant—perfect for complementing any outfit.
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With over 40 years of experience in baking, Brad Miller specializes in addictively good spicy-sweet seasoned pretzels that are served all over Lancaster County and beyond thanks to online ordering. Available at Hammond Pretzel Bakery, Harvest Lane Farm, The Freinschaft Market, Mandros Imported Foods, Paulus Farm Market, The Classy Crab, Zerbe’s Snack Stand, Town Clock Cheese Shoppe, and Bert’s Bottle Shop.
Elizabeth knows all about healing skin and puts her knowledge to work. Her handmade bodycare products are plant-based and chemical-free because what we put on our bodies is just as important as what we put in them.
M E E T T H E M A K E R S ! Visit the Creatively Lancaster Makers Market at an upcoming date and meet a curated assortment of talented local makers and creators! Visit creativelylancaster.com to learn more.
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Line and Letter Designs is the perfect combination of handmade meets personalized. With engraved pre-made and custom made homeware and clothing, youâ€™re sure to find a gift for yourself or others for any occasion.
Spice Island Originals creates cards and home decor featuring the artwork of Lula Filbert. Her work brings richness and joy to everyday life by blending watercolorsâ€™ luminosity with the fascinating lines and shapes found in the art of batik.
Typothocary Letterpress creates abstract paintings made with ink from foraged materials. Experiments with flowers, berries, nuts, metal, and more reveal hidden pigments all around us.
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Revolution is a non-profit social enterprise providing supportive community and supplemental income to women affected by homelessness or facing barriers. Their Makers are trained to craft jewelry beautifully, and each piece reflects the inherent worth women possess. This is jewelry for women, by women.
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A L E G R E E V E N T S is excited to reveal their new name and a fresh new look. They are the same great company you have come to trust, now with more to offer! The Alegre Events Team delights in providing event planning and management solutions to non-profits, corporations, and individuals. Let them elevate your next event.
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Renovators’ Home Tour Benefitting Lancaster Lebanon Habitat for Humanity
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When creative minds get together in creative spaces, good things happen. At Armstrong Flooring, they’re proud to support the creativity on display at the 2019 Renovators’ Home Tour. It’s a great opportunity to view work from talented, local, design-focused businesses, while supporting Lancaster Lebanon Habitat for Humanity and its mission of bringing people together to build homes, communities, and hope. For more information and to purchase tour tickets, please visit renovatorshometour.com.
Renovators’ Home Tour partners and Habitat for Humanity supporters David Lyall from David Lyall Home & Design, John McGrann from Penn Stone, and Charles Yohe from Yohe Architecture + Design/Capstone Design + Build in one of Armstrong Flooring’s creative inspiration rooms.
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James Malfregeot of BB&T is bringing big things for the future of banking and a big appetite for arts, culture, and food to Lancaster.
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A S B B &T AND SUNTRUST recently announced a proposed merger of equals, which would result in the sixth-largest U.S. commercial bank based on assets and deposits, under the name Truist. The bank also announced a meaningful $60 billion Community Benefits Plan in partnership with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, which also allows the combined company to do even more for the communities in which its employees live and work, including Lancaster County. Heading the Lancaster team at Truist is James Malfregeot, currently the Senior Vice President and Market President at BB&T. James and his wife, Kate, are avid Lancaster fans, living and loving all things local, especially the culture, arts, and food scene here. We sat down with James to find out why he enjoys his new home so much. Gallery Row
How have you been able to fit in art appreciation in Lancaster during this busy time of the merger at the bank? It’s hard to not experience the arts here in Lancaster. Visual arts abound on every street, from the murals to the galleries and museums we love to visit on First Fridays and on the weekends we have off together. My mother is an artist by trade and manages an art gallery in my hometown in West Virginia, so visiting Gallery Row reminds me of home and helps ground me back to my roots.
Executive Producer Marc Robin and James discussing BB&T’s current Fulton Theatre sponsorship
Have you been able to experience the theater scene in Lancaster? Yes! BB&T has been very involved in sponsoring productions and events at Fulton Theatre. We were the mainstage production sponsor of both The Hunchback of Notre Dame in 2018 and Mamma Mia in 2019. Kate and I have enjoyed not only these productions but also the parties we’ve been able to attend as sponsors at the theater. Last time we talked, we focused on your love of Lancaster’s food scene. Any new favorite places you can share? The diversity of food from all over the world in our small city is something we’ve been really diving into lately. Central Market is full of so many possibilities for getting to explore the city’s diversity and we take full advantage of that, especially at lunch on Saturdays. It makes us so happy to be able to live in a small city where we can be a part of such a vibrant and diverse community. BB&T has an incredible commitment to diversity programs, and we’ve been able to meet some amazing people and sample fabulous cuisine through the bank’s partnerships with local organizations and events like the Indian Arts Gala, the South Asian Association of Lancaster, and SACA (Spanish American Civic Organization), just to name a few.
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Inspired by nature. FINDING BEAUT Y IN THE WORLD A R O U N D U S , Tara Folker uses her love of nature and floral artistry to transform events and weddings into magical and unforgettable experiences. As the owner and chief designer at Splints and Daisies, Tara’s creations are featured everywhere from wedding venues to editorial shoots. Her service is unique not only for her style, but for her ethics. She sources most of her materials through local farms, foraged finds, or even
blooms from her own garden. Celebrating 20 years of creating enchanting floral creations, Tara is proud to call Lancaster home and celebrate its bounty. “I grew up always being around plants, flowers, and art,” Tara said. “I found my love of gardening by taking care of the garden at home starting at a very young age. Gardens lead to flowers, and with an art background in my family, flowers led to floral design.” – Tara Folker, floral artist.
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Excelsior / A G R A N D E E X P E R I E N C E The creative minds behind Excelsior brought new life into a historical downtown landmark unlike any other. Elegant classical architectural features blend with industrial modern design to form the perfect backdrop for any style event. With the finishing culinary touches added by Signature Catering on KingÂ (Excelsiorâ€™s in-house catering company), this extraordinary event venue will surely
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EXPERIENCE ALL OF THE DRAMA AND INTRIGUE at a Signature Benefit in support of the Lancaster Public Library
DATE! Taking its theme from the award winning historical fiction novel, The Queen of the Night, this year’s event will feature inspired cuisine, libations, entertainment, and a total transformation of the Lancaster Public Library. Gold Signature Partner—
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Meaningful Occasions happen here. GROFF EVENT CENTER is Lancaster City’s newest event venue, perfect for receptions, corporate meetings, charitable events, weddings, and holiday
parties. With spacious and flexible rooms, plentiful parking, and choose-your-own catering for events up to 200 people, anything can happen here.
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ARTISTICALLY Building a great outdoor space is true art. Visit Penn Stone and plan your dream outdoor living project. Browse their beautiful showroom and 10,000 square-foot outdoor display to explore EP Henry pavers and other hardscaping materials, then discover connections to Lancaster’s finest hardscaping artisans.
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This is middle school like youâ€™ve never seen it! At three Lancaster Mennonite campuses, students solve real-world problems through STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) experiences. They engage their creative abilities in project-based learning, encouraging them to propel their ideas into reality. In elementary school, students use play-based design-thinking in MakerSpace class weekly to upcycle materials into structures that can withstand the huffing and puffing of the big bad wolf. High school students explore opportunities in fine arts and agtech classes to paint murals, weld shelves, grow gardens, and even design lighting and sound for stage performances.
Social mission: SWAN At Fig, we believe in the power of a community that works together to identify needs and find solutions—one that creates connections and is passionate about helping its neighbors. Because of this, the Social Mission Partner Program began. Each year Fig partners with a nonprofit organization working to transform the community. This year we are partnering with SWAN: Scaling Walls A Note At A Time. SWAN is creating pathways to success for children of the incarcerated by mentoring them through the disciplines of music lessons and performance. Visit SWAN4kids.org.
MUSIC & MENTORING: HEALING THE HURT When SWAN’s summer students took to the stage to perform for the community on July 30 there was a backstory for every child that magnified the importance of that performance. Because SWAN works with children affected by parental incarceration, many of their students come into class with an invisible backpack filled with the pain that trauma creates. Sadly, that can wreak havoc on their ability to focus, to learn, and to socialize well. SWAN’s founder, Diana Vuolo, explained to Fig how important it is that their music teachers are also caring and wise mentors. “They are are quick to
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encourage the students by telling them that they are valued and that each is needed to create an ensemble.” Fig: How do the students respond to that kind of loving and caring intervention? Diana: One child who repeatedly came in feeling out of sorts eventually took the drum teacher’s hand after class and said, ‘I want to stay in your class all day.’ Another child who had to be removed from class found on the other side of the door that a teacher was there, willing to listen. He has since become a leader in his class. All of this and more is happening while we are coaching the students into a musical ensemble. The harmony we begin to hear is sweet and inspiring in every way.
Fig: What did the children gain from their summer training and performance? Diana: With the help of skilled musicians and caring mentors our children learned an entire program of choreographed songs in addition to learning how to play drums and ukuleles in a group setting. It was a feat that took focus, teamwork, confidence, and discipline. On any given day in Lancaster, it is estimated that 4,600 children have a parent behind bars. SWAN will be serving 200 children this coming school year but so many more could benefit from this music and mentoring mission. Please visit SWAN4kids.org and see how you can put music into a child’s heart and help create pathways to success for many more!
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Atomic Fittingly situated in front of a space-themed mural, Tom McPhillips, the founder behind Atomic, and his children, Daniel McPhillips and Chloe Rich, are no strangers to creative exploration. “We celebrate the unknown,” says Tom, perhaps in reference to the gargantuan astronauts and rocket ships looming in the background. “It’s a fast-moving industry. Anticipation is difficult, but we feel that we’re ready for anything.” The company, which has specialized in creative set design and production for more than two decades, has extended its aesthetic reach to everything from television, sporting events, and concerts to awards shows, galas, and retail displays— not just throughout the United States, but in other parts of the world as well. “We make cool stuff for cool people,” says Daniel. While Daniel quips that his father “will never retire,” there is a transition plan in place. Daniel will run business operations in his current position as President. And Chloe, as the company’s Vice President of Brand Strategy and its newest partner, will oversee the company’s marketing as her role evolves into other areas. Tom will resume his focus on designing shows. At present, Daniel and Chloe remain confident that the company will continue to thrive well into the future, not only due to its immensely talented staff, but also because of its strong teamwork dynamic and progressive work culture. Innovation has, and always will be, Atomic’s calling card, as the following quote from Tom McPhillips appropriately illustrates: “Our Atomic logo includes a rocket and it seems not much of a stretch to say that those of us who work at Atomic are its astronauts, always exploring, always looking for new worlds and new technologies–but not forgetting that our origins have a strong background in theatrical craft and that is as much a part of our DNA as is embracing the digital and technological frontiers of the future.”
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Bringing creativity home. Each team member at David Lyall Home & Design plays an important role in designing and delivering exceptional styleâ€”from big picture ideas down to every last detail.
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O N F R I D AY, N O V E M B E R 1 5 , Water Street Mission will once again host its Isaiah 61 Awards celebration to honor four of the many local heroes who are making a positive impact in our Lancaster County community. This year’s 4 th Annual Isaiah 61 Awards will be presented at the beautiful Viva Centre at Woodcrest Villas, and will feature the premiere of winning entries in Water Street’s first student film competition. It’s sure to be a spectacular evening celebrating those who have caused a ripple effect of restoration in individual lives and communities throughout our county. For more information and tickets, please visit wsm.org/isaiah61.
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Ben Muller, Live Production major at Lancaster Bible College, works on a video for entry in the Student Film Competition at this year’s Isaiah 61 Awards. Top entries in the high school and college student categories will each receive a $2,500 cash prize. Learn more at wsm.org/film-competition.
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We all have hopes for our neighborhood. At the Community Foundation, we believe in working with individuals across Lancaster County to bring hopes and ideas to life. Through Project Activate, teams of community members will create local solutions and build neighborhoods where everyone belongs.
The first Activate Teams are starting this fall in SouthEast Lancaster City and Paradise, PA. Get involved at
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Bringing out your creative side. BENJAMIN ROBERTS CREATES PLACES that inspire, empower, and engage their employees, customers, and communities for success. They specialize in the design and installation of workplace furniture solutions for business clients, and provide a platform for emerging local artists to showcase their work at the Benjamin Roberts showroom on First Fridays. 240 NORTH PRINCE STREET
RMS creates innovative technology solutions to provide the best possible experience for you. We consider your needs at every step of the process because we empathize with our clients. You’ll be treated with dignity and respect. That’s more than a promise—it’s our mission.
Technology should be practical, sensible, and scaled to your personal environment. RMS gives you the simplest solution possible through a thorough needs analysis and dedicated design time.
Our systems are built for the long haul. Monitoring services allow us to anticipate problems before they emerge. Crucially, we know you want your technology to just work every time. RMS delivers that.
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BACHMAN FUNER AL HOME has a long history in Lancaster County—started by Johannes Bachman, a Swiss Mennonite, in 1769, and operated thereafter by 8 generations of Bachman family members. The Charles F. Snyder Funeral Homes & Crematory was given the privilege to bring Bachman into its ownership and service offerings in June 2019. The 250-year Bachman legacy will continue as Bachman Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., and remain family owned.
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“Bachman is a revered name in this community not only for its history but also for the reputation for hard work and community involvement the family has built over 250 years of continued business. We want to continue strengthening that reputation with our experience and added value services,” says Chad Snyder.
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Moravian Manor proudly presents Kim Campbell, wife of legendary country/pop star Glen Campbell
A N E V EN IN G WITH K I M C AM P B E LL: MY FA M ILY'S JOURN E Y W I T H AL ZHE IME R’S M O N DAY, OCTO BER 14, 2019 Private reception & cash bar 5:45 – 6:45 pm Dinner 7:00 pm Program 8:00 pm
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K I M C A M PB E LL WA S MARRIED TO GLEN C A M P B E L L for 34 years until his passing in August of 2017, following a long and very public battle with Alzheimer’s. The documentary, Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me, shared their family’s journey with the world and opened up a national conversation about the disease. Determined to help other families on the same journey, Kim founded CareLiving.org, to encourage caregivers to take care
of themselves, and to improve the quality of life of families living with dementia through education, advocacy, and real-world change. She also established The Kim and Glen Campbell Foundation to promote the use of “music as medicine” to alleviate depression, manage behaviors, boost the immune system, improve cognition, and alter the brain chemistry associated with wellbeing and stress reduction, augmenting
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or reducing the need for pharmacological interventions. Among her many accolades, Kim recently received the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation's Great Ladies Award, the US Against Alzheimer’s Women Making Change Award, and the Alzheimer’s Association's Caregiver Leadership Award.
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O N T H E F O L LOW I N G PA G E S , you’ll find our Community Supporters— businesses committed to a thriving downtown. Although they may not be located in the City, they believe in the power of buying local and shopping small. Take time this fall to visit these businesses—and tell them you found them in Fig!
the high companies were founded on the guiding principles of quality, integrity, and innovation. Throughout this year, Fig will be featuring Lancaster businesses who exemplify these values and are examples of how a values-driven mindset, collaboration, and hard work can change a community. Find the S. Dale High Business For Good series on figlancaster.com/businessforgood featuring Tippetts Weaver and HH interiors.
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The Inn offers five different bedrooms; all rooms include their own bathroom. They accommodate families and children as well as host parties and events.
JUST FIFTEEN MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN L A N C A S T E R , The Inn at Pinetown is a quaint bed and breakfast nestled between a creek and a river. Built in the 1800s, The Inn was originally the home of a family who operated one of three mills in the area. In the 1980s, the house was bought by a family of six.
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Now thirty years later, the Schrock Rosenfeld family has converted their beloved home into a bed and breakfast. Run by a mother/daughter team, this new adventure is met with a great deal of care and love.
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Your Wonderland is in the making at The Willows at Ashcombe Mansion, the 1891 Victorian Mansion that is redefining the wedding world in South Central Pennsylvania. Seated on 22 lush acres of manicured and native gardens, Ashcombe Mansion is undergoing the restoration of a lifetime to make your once-in-a-lifetime event out of this world. Keep an eye on Ashcombe Mansionâ€™s social media for photos of the mansion coming to life. 110 0 G R A N T H A M R O A D M e c h a n i c s b u r g , PA A S H C O M B E M A N S I O N PA .C O M 717 638 4348
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Enjoy the harvest. Introducing the 2019 Audi A7. It’s been redesigned inside and out, with a bumper crop of semiautonomous driving technology. A multimedia virtual cockpit, Audi Connect networking, heated/ventilated massage seating, all-wheel steering, LED lighting, a turbocharged 340 hp V-6 that recharges its lithium-ion battery under braking and and enables engine-off coasting up to 99 mph, and more. So getting back to the land can actually be a very rewarding ride.
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Smart kids doing great things SAM BR ANDT Graduate of Lancaster Country Day School Blacksmith and founder of Steel & Hyde Co. Studying Civil Engineering at University of New Hampshire “For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved to work with my hands and build things—from working on our old farmhouse with my dad, to watching my grandfather build handmade clocks in his carpentry shop. I’m pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering to understand the math and sciences behind what I love to do. When I graduate, my intent is to improve existing and new infrastructures to better the world around me by implementing things like renewable energy, green roofs, and sustainable water treatment plants.”
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Creating a Culture of Possibilities Our Team Members Are Proud to Add Their Colorful Brushstrokes to Lancaster’s Canvas Over its 35-year history, Willow Valley Communities has had the privilege of helping thousands of our employees—Team Members, as we call them—grow and thrive. Some of our most tenured colleagues who began their careers while still in school are still with us decades later. That doesn’t happen simply by chance. Today, some 1,400 Team Members bring their talents to Willow Valley Communities, where they add their unique signatures and stamps to delivering excellence in senior living. Through experience, training, scholarships, and other opportunities for growth, they flourish. In turn, the people of Willow Valley Communities contribute to the broader community—adding to the tapestry of Lancaster. We’re honored to help build tomorrow’s Lancaster, through people, by creating a culture of possibilities today.
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A few Landis Valley demonstrating artists pictured left to right; Nancy Schmeichel, Fred Eberly, Lynette Miller
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Nichole Madonna with her art Portals Three, framed by The Framery Etc. Nichole is a PCAD alum 2010. Find her work at nicholemadonnastudio.weebly.com.
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Left to right: Evan Dickinson from S&T, Kurt Stein from Aurora, Andrea Splain from S&T, Brad Kenyon from Aurora, and John Slovak from Aurora
“S&T truly wants us to succeed. For the past 4 years they’ve been invested in our success; helping us to think bigger and giving us insights for growth. In twenty years of business, we’ve never had a bank like this.” – Brad Kenyon
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WEEKENDS AT GRANDMA’S HOUSE At Schell Brothers, we've reimagined what a home should be. Every space, inside and outside of your home should live up to its full potential. Our extensive options allow you to make your home exactly what you want it to be. Reimagine weekends at Grandma’s house with Schell Brothers’ flex spaces. A place where the grandkids can get creative or a quiet space to curl up with a good book. No matter what you choose, our options ensure these spaces are just what you want.
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He finds purpose in leading building projects that benefit Garden Spot Village and lending his experience for repair projects with Good Works, a nonprofit based in Chester County. Your best creations have yet to be made. Explore the opportunities Garden Spot offers to help you make yours. To read more about Larry Knepper and the other Makers at Garden Spot Village, access the Fall/Winter 2019 Destination Magazine at gardenspotvillage.org.
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Fig is a hyper-local guide to shopping, dining, arts, and entertainment that brings both voice and vision to great small destinations. Our c...
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Fig is a hyper-local guide to shopping, dining, arts, and entertainment that brings both voice and vision to great small destinations. Our c...