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fresh faces A warm welcome to new businesses: The Black Goat, Best Celebrations and More, Tonnino Winery, Lancaster Pickle Co., and Maejean Vintage. PA G E 9 , 1 3 , 3 1 , 3 3 , 3 7
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have a heart Four festive events to make buying local even more fun this holiday season. Brought to you by: Fig, Discover Lancaster, LCA, City of Lancaster, and Lancaster Barnstormers. PA G E 11
giving back guide Find your passion and donate or volunteer at one or more of these impactful non-profits. Sponsored by High companies and Lancaster County Community Foundation. PA G E 4 9 - 79
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community THIS ISSUE M ARK S the 15th anniversary of Fig—a project sparked by a simple idea to package this cool little city and help people see the community through a new lens. We wanted to create space to tell the stories of inspiring entrepreneurs and encourage readers to support small businesses and non-profits. We wanted all of you to love the city as much as we did (and do). That simple mission has not changed and could not be more relevant than it is today. We face many challenges as 2020 comes to a close. This issue symbolizes our heart for the City of Lancaster and for the city’s small business community. And I know that I am not alone. I have been overwhelmed with gratitude for the businesses who have stepped up to support other businesses in Fig this year. We call them our Champions and I could not be more grateful for their incredible heart for Lancaster City. This holiday season, we encourage you to find ways to care for yourself and for others. In our annual Giving Back Guide, you will read about the tireless non-profits who are caring for their neighbors in this unprecedented time. Within that section you will also find ways that you can get involved in local racial equity issues though four programs devoted to equality right here in Lancaster. In our annual Gift Guide, you’ll find 50 local businesses where you can get unique gifts to care for your friends (and for yourself). Fig, along with our partners, will be hosting four festive, city-wide
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HAVE A HEART Saturdays; Nov. 28, Dec. 5, 12, and 19. Bundle up the family and come to the city to shop, eat, and make memories. Mark your calendars and stay tuned to the Fig social media channels for weekly happenings. They say all things come back around. As I write this, I can think back to the urgency of the message to support the small business community all those years ago. Back then it was aspirational, but over time, a thriving, diverse, and celebrated city has become a reality. When once there were few voices, now there are many. We all love this city and we all have a responsibility to keep it strong by keeping our dollars local this holiday season. It’s still a simple message with a big impact. See you downtown.
DEBORAH BRANDT & THE FIG INDUSTRIES TEAM Thank you to our 2020 Champions. S. Dale High Leadership Center, Lancaster City Alliance, LCSWMA, Armstrong World Industries, Murray, Willow Valley Communities, Greenfield, Zamagais Properties, LCCF, High Foundation, Northwest Bank, Garden Spot Village, Capital BlueCross, BB&T(now Truist), Listrak, Rhoads Energy and Warfel Construction.
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Fresh Face: The Black Goat Gastropub ANDREW DE NTON is a Lancaster newcomer, but you wouldn’t be able to tell after eating at his new restaurant, The Black Goat Gastropub, located in the Spring House Taproom on King Street. With a locally sourced food menu, a community-minded business ethos, and an unshakable pride in the city he calls home, Andrew already ticks all of the boxes of being a Lancastrian… and he’s only been living here for a year.
But those 12 months have been actionpacked: between learning butchery craft with Breakaway Farms in Mount Joy while cooking with the locally loved Commons Company, and brainstorming
a business plan for The Black Goat, Andrew and his wife Stephanie (who oversees the restaurant’s marketing) may not be the first out-of-towners to move to Lancaster with hearts in their eyes—but they’ve been some of the quickest to make it home. Andrew brings with him more than a decade’s worth of time behind the line, running the spectrum of cooking styles from fine dining to pub grub. Additionally, he spent years leading and growing teams in kitchens all over Bucks and the Lehigh Valley. Ultimately, Lancaster felt the most like home. “I wanted to be a part of the city,” he
recalls. “People are really humble here, and proud to be from here. I remember thinking, ‘I need to own a business downtown.’”
The menu at The Black Goat Gastropub is playful, locally sourced, and most importantly: affordable. It features unfussy bar food classics like soft pretzels, fries, and wings that are enlivened with inspired, yet familiar, flavors. For Andrew, it’s all about what he simply describes as “good food”— good for the community, good for the local economy, and good for the soul. Taste the goodness for yourself at The Black Goat Gastropub for lunch, dinner, and late night snacks, Monday through Sunday.
INSIDE SPRING HOUSE BREWING’S TAPROOM 25 WEST KING STREET 717.399.4009 THEBLACKGOATGASTROPUB.COM
OUR SINCERE GRATITUDE to those who believed in the mission of Fig so many years ago, when it was an idealistic notion with a simple mission—to spread the love for the small businesses of Lancaster City.
Thank you to S. Dale High and Robin Stauffer for making High companies our Editorial Sponsor for most of our 15 year history. Your heart for Lancaster in all that you do has made the city what it is today.
Thank you to our Community Supporters who believe in the importance of a strong city.
Thank you to the Fig team! Behind each one of our smiles you’ll find a heart of service
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and a true love of the city we all call home. The originals:
Thank you to the people on this page
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—as well as the many entrepreneurs who
2 / Marc Robin & Liz Habecker: Fulton Theatre 3 / Alan & Ricki Friedland: Ream Jewelers
followed—for investing in Fig for so many
4 / Laura Haiges: BellaBoo
years. Your longstanding commitment to
5 / John McGrann: Penn Stone
Lancaster City from our very first issue in
6 / Christiane David: Christiane David Gallery 7 / Jude Sharp: j.a. Sharp Custom Jewelers
2005 has made you a foundational part of
8 / Kathy Frey & Bruce Terkeltaub: Festoon
our fabric, our culture, and our community.
9 / Dean Oberholtzer (left): Belvedere Inn
Thank you to our community partners for the work they are doing alongside us and for their support and encouragement.
Thank you to our readers for making this journey a whole lot of fun. Stay connected 24 / 7 by following on social and loving local.
Thank you to our 2020 sponsors who stepped up during this difficult year—most who are larger businesses wanting to support smaller businesses so we can all stay strong and keep our city growing. Your investment in your fellow entrepreneurs has fortified and inspired us. the Fig Team
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For over 20 years now, PIRC and volunteer pro bono attorneys in our community have protected the American dream for hundreds of immigrant victims. I am so incredibly proud to play a role in furthering PIRC’s mission of providing access to critical legal services for vulnerable immigrants here in the midstate.” David Freedman, Partner in Barley Snyder’s Employment Practice Group and chair of the Education Practice Group
F Barley Snyder Attorney David Freedman with Attorney Whitney Phelps from PIRC on the steps of the Lancaster Bar Association.
A commitment to community D AV I D R E P R E S E N T S B A R L E Y S N Y D E R in his work with the U Visa Mandamus Litigation Program—a partnership between the Lancaster Bar Association, York Bar Association, and Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC). Made possible by volunteers like David, the program is a powerful tool for undocumented victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. It provides a pathway to legal permanent residency
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and potentially U.S. citizenship for immigrants who cooperate in the investigation or prosecution of their abusers. The LBA is partnering with the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center to match volunteer attorneys willing to help file litigation on behalf of U Visa petitioners who have been waiting for more than three years for a response from the government. Barley Snyder is proud to be part of this solution.
F R E S H FA C E Welcoming new businesses to the City of Lancaster. Make up by: Karla Herrera IG F @makeupbykarlah
Fresh Face: Best Celebrations and More M E Y L I N B E S T is reminding us to continue to celebrate—not despite these challenging times, but because of them. The prospect of opening a business in Downtown Lancaster mid-pandemic would send many people running for the hills. But for Meylin, the services she provides at Best Celebrations and More are essential; with these ever-rising levels of stress, who wouldn’t benefit from a pause to celebrate? Who doesn’t feel like a little kid again in the presence of dozens of vivid, shimmering balloons? “It just brings a smile to someone’s face when you show up with balloons in your hands,” says Meylin, who has spent years in national training programs for balloon sculpture and decor. This is not to mention her 10 years in customer service roles, as well as an education in event management.
When Meylin realized she could combine her love for serving others and her creativity to offer professional balloon design services, she dove head first into the world of entrepreneurship, opening up Best Celebrations and More on South Duke Street to serve Lancaster County. Well aware of the restrictions that would be placed on her brand new business, she developed a clever pivot: with just one phone call, her customers could place a contactless delivery order for balloon arches, columns, and bouquets. She’d even help orchestrate surprises! Meylin believes balloons are more than just decoration; they’re a gesture of appreciation for our loved ones. When times are tough, these expressions and celebrations of each other become even more important. And as our choices 14 SOUTH DUKE STREET
become more limited, Best Celebration and More offers imaginative and convenient solutions to help us do so. Whether we need to brighten a hospital room, party venue, or home, Meylin is taking great precautions to safely deliver balloon decor to customers, contact free. For Meylin, a celebration couldn’t possibly be “Best” without her two children, Jadaya and Jashton, who have been instrumental in her success. As a whole, the family is most looking forward to Valentine’s Day this year— encouraging potential customers to plan ahead for their sweethearts by visiting bestcelebrationsandmore.com or calling, 717.333.5563. You can also browse a gallery of their creations on Instagram. @bestcelebrationsnmore
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I R O N H I L L B R E W E R Y ’ S new Brewhouse Entrees are guaranteed to keep you warm through the winter. The menu features creative comfort foods like Shrimp and Cheddar Grits, Pan-Seared Chicken with Roasted Vegetables, and a Vegetable Noodle Bowl. No entrée exceeds $20 in price, and for added convenience, Iron Hill now offers delivery though most major delivery platforms.
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Better lives. Greater Community. At BB&T now TRUIST, our purpose is to inspire and build better lives and communities. This is our reason for being…the reason we exist as Truist. Our purpose is our starting point for every decision and it’s what makes us different. It’s also what keeps our clients and communities at the center of everything we do. The BB&T now Truist Economic Growth Fund at the Lancaster County Community Foundation has provided $9 million dollars over the past few years to support initiatives and projects that foster thriving wage jobs in Lancaster County and align with BB&T now Truist’s commitment to leadership training. Earlier this year the Fund announced nearly $1 million in grants to support Lancaster County schools and leadership organizations to ensure expanded capacity to serve job seekers, students, and emerging leaders across the community. The Lancaster County Career and Technology Center, Leadership Lancaster, and all 17 school districts in Lancaster County benefited from grant dollars.
immediate and long-term needs of our communities, clients, and teammates. In Lancaster, we provided more than $500,000 in grants for COVID relief efforts to organizations including Boys & Girls Club, Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, Lancaster County Community Foundation, and the United Way. We take the role we play in strengthening and enhancing our communities very seriously. We’ve been involved in building and investing in this community for many years, and we remain committed to continuing that tradition into the future. —The team at BB&T now Truist
The historic challenges faced by our country this year present an important opportunity to demonstrate our support for our clients and communities. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we launched Truist Cares, a $50 million commitment to meet the
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A warm welcome awaits you at Lombardo’s, where good food, good conversation, and a great bottle of wine will warm you up, and the friendly staff will make you feel right at home. For nearly 75 years, Lombardo’s has been crafting delicious recipes inspired by the family’s Italian heritage, like the freshest red sauce this side of Napoli, delicate strands of handmade pasta, crunchy-sweet hand-rolled cannoli’s, and so many more favorites. Generations of Lombardo’s cooks have kept the tradition of everything fresh: fresh produce, meats, and other ingredients made into delicious Italian dishes right in the family kitchen.
Today Lombardo’s chefs are maintaining that tradition—sourcing fresh ingredients right here from Lancaster County farms. Recently renovated, Lombardo’s décor is as curated as its dishes: custom built walnut-paneled walls, hand painted murals with scenes of Italy and the Lombardo family; Italian marble tile, countertops, and high tables; hand blown wall sconces, and floor to ceiling marble-paneled walls. It is an elevated experience, with a new wine room, piano lounge, and private dining room enclosed in “smart glass,” which tints for privacy. You’re going to love what’s cooking at Lombardo’s: classic family recipes and mouth-watering new dishes inspired by the contemporary flavors of Italy.
There’s so much to experience at the new Lombardo’s. Come celebrate the tradition of warm hospitality and divine Italian dishes cooked with love.
The all new
216 Harrisburg Ave Lancaster lombardosrestaurant.com Reservations Required.
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IN SMALL BUSINESSES ARE THE HEARTBEAT OF LANCASTER CITY. We need them and they need you. They’ve worked hard to overcome tremendous odds this year. They’ve put procedures in place to keep you safe and found new ways to do business. Find something you love on the following pages and either visit in person or on their website. Either way, now is the time to show the small businesses of Lancaster that you care.
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Pappagallo Pappagallo has been making women feel fabulous and fashionable since 1991. They feature a carefully curated collection of women’s casual wear, shoes, premium denim, and accessories. 28 West Orange Street | 717.392.0222 firstname.lastname@example.org Hours: Tuesday–Friday 9:30 am to 5:30 pm Saturday 9:30 am to 4 pm | Extended Holiday Hours Owner Sara Tuscher and her friend Mikaela in new winter fashions
Details At Details, the team is passionate about celebrating people, special moments, and all the little bits in between. Their family-operated business has been offering unique gifts, stationery, and home décor since 1996. 30 North Queen Street | 717.397.5366 email@example.com Hours: Tuesday–Friday 9:30 am to 5:30 pm Saturday 9:30 am to 4 pm Extended Holiday Hours Crane Fine Stationery
Simon Pearce Glassware
Rifle Paper Co.
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Citizens of Humanity
Cupcakes & Cashmere
7 For All Mankind
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Lancasterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Family Owned Jeweler Since 1935
A Passion for Precision.
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FESTOON HAS CUR ATED a very special collection for this holiday season. Amidst a winter wonderland of home decor, discover unique products that will help you care for yourself and those you love. And of course, the statement fashion youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll only find at Festoon.
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Distinct Point of View H Floral kimono by Petit Pois. Made in USA.
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H Blouse by Tempo Paris and stretch denim Lysse legging
GIFTING IDEAS 1. Lancaster-made mugs by Amy Burk exclusive to Festoon
E Festoon tunic with A Rare Bird jewelry collection and Lysse snakeprint legging.
2. Frey shampoo, body wash, and shave lotion 3. Commonwealth Provisions Incense, Scripture Stones, and Hamsa trinket disk Come see us or shop our fresh new website! shopfestoon.com
4. Mixologie blendable perfumes THE JOY OF GIVING
Warmth for the MIKE &JUDY Owners of The Spice & Tea Exchange
Winter Soul N E W W I N T E R T E A S H AV E A R R I V E D to warm you up on a chilly winterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eve. Choose from flavors like Dark Chocolate Peppermint, Toasted Biscotti, Layered Vanilla Pecan, and Sugar Cookie. 20 West Orange Street | 717.394.4328 spiceandtea.com/Lancaster
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Give the gift of spice and tea! For the baker and the chef: fill their spice rack with specialty blends, salts, and sugars. For the tea lover: find delicious teas and accessories to delight every palate. Tea and Tea Accessories Salts and Sugars Custom Blends Spice and Tea Gift Sets
TYLER GRAYBEAL Owner, Sweetish
NOEMI GARCIA Owner, Purse-N-ality
Purse-n-ality Handbag Shop retails inexpensive designer handbags for every occasion, wallets, scarves, and jewelry at prices that will fit every woman’s budget.
Sweetish specializes in importing candies and gifts from Scandinavian countries. From Danish Cookies to Swedish Christmas Soda you can find something for everyone to make the holidays a little sweeter.
“Come visit us and see if your pursenality is here!” 217 East King Street | 717.538.1787 | pursenalityhandbags.com
356 North Queen Street | 717.621.2920 | sweetishcandy.com @sweetishlancaster for FB and IG
Kolsvart Candy Fish
Danish Holiday Cookie Tins
Swedish Christmas Soda
Swedish Candy Gift Boxes
Bistro Barberet & Bakery French inspired menu with an emphasis on classical french flavors and influences that pay tribute to the beloved french bistro where good food, good wine, and better company commingle to create an unmistakable joie de vivre! 26 East King Street | 717.690.2354 26eastlancaster.com/barberet
CEDRIC & ESTELLE BARBERET
Owners, Bistro Barberet and Bakery
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Comfort with Style THIS YEAR, COZY IS KING A N D Q U E E N . Understated luxury is a gift that can take you for a night out on the town, and back home again. Shop for unique gifts at TAUPE BOUTIQUE. GIFTING IDEAS Comfy tops and sweaters Joggers Cashmere
398 Harrisburg Ave, Ste 150 | 717.824.4129 taupeclothing.com
Nicole and Linda in Taupe casual wear.
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I N S P I R E D by maker communities across the USA—and right here in your backyard—Ellicott & Co. came about as a way to bring uncommon, quality goods to the City of Lancaster.
GIFTING IDEAS Heritage-inspired apparel for the modern man Handcrafted leather goods Accessories, gifts, and home decor Reclaimed vintage
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won’t “ Grandma mind if we just take one…”
A SWEET TRADITION Celebrating 145 years
M I E S S E C A N D I E S is a Lancaster County tradition of fine hand-made chocolates, serving Penn State Creamery Ice Cream from a 1932 antique soda fountain.
118 North Water Street | 717.392.6011 | miessecandies.com
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SAMANTHA LEWIS Owner, Graze
JAMES AND KATE FARBO Owners, FARBO Co
Show-stopping charcuterie boards built with the freshest ingredients, seasonal offerings, vibrant colors, and diverse textures. Boards are built and available for pick up the day of your event, or delivered locally upon request and availability.
FARBO Co is a games and hobby shop in Downtown Lancaster that advocates exploration through storytelling and a silly good time. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no limit to what one can do with the right tools.
408.679.9089 | firstname.lastname@example.org | grazelancasterpa.com
9 West Grant Street | 717.466.3487
Gluten free options
Dungeons & Dragons Books
Bandai Hobby Model Kits
Single serving boats
HABA Family Boardgames
Army Painter Starter Sets
J.A. Sharp Custom Jeweler J.A. Sharp Custom Jeweler is a woman-owned shop, focusing on custom designs. Believing in approachable, sustainable luxury, they craft timeless pieces and future heirlooms while also curating a diverse selection of other American artist jewelry and gifts. 322 North Queen Street | 717.295.9661 jasharp.com | @jasharpcustomjeweler Offering bespoke, handcrafted jewelry for all in recycled precious metals and ethically-sourced stones, as well as repairs, restorations, and jewelry redesign. Shop their jewelry online and in-store.
ANDREA MILLER AMEY Owner, J.A Sharp Custom Jeweler
Hessonite Garnet Ring and Necklace in Sterling by Ananda Khalsa Jewelry Moonstone, Diamond, and Sterling Ring by Ananda Khalsa Jewelry 14k Rose Gold Cap Pearl Pendant by Jude Sharp Brown Sapphire Earrings in 18k Rose Gold and Sterling by Ginger Meek Allen
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Sophisticated CHARLOTTE SHOPPE provides customers with handpicked, sophisticated, and smart styles. From head to toe you will find a stunning array of footwear, apparel, and accessories.
32 West King Street Lancaster, PA 717.569.2060 4600 Penn Ave Sinking Spring, PA 610.678.4800 charlotteshoppe.com
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COZ Y M O M E N T S O F
Comfort & Joy A CURATED COLLECTION of creative toys, quality clothing, and unique gifts for all the little people in your life.
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LGH WOMEN & BABIES: 690 GOOD DRIVE
C R E AT I N G S PAC E S W I T H
Beauty Purpose AND
H O M E H A S B E C O M E more important than ever. At David Lyall Home & Design they know that the journey is as important as the destination. Whether your project is an entire residence, or simply one room, stop by their beautiful 8,000 square foot showroom and be inspired.
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A beautifully designed interior is an investment for the soul.â&#x20AC;? David Lyall
F R E S H FA C E Welcoming new businesses to the City of Lancaster.
Fresh Face: Tonnino Winery W H E N S O M E T H I N G is ‘from the source,’ it’s often considered to be of the highest quality. In the world of Italian wines this statement couldn’t be any truer. Tonnino Azienda Vitivinicola, or the Tonnino Winery, is a small Italian wine producer based in Alcamo, Sicily. In late 2018, Tonnino’s international operations struck on a unique opportunity that has since established Lancaster City as the home for its exclusive storefront location in the U.S. After visiting Lancaster on business, Antonio Tonnino made the decision to establish the Red Rose City as the spot for Tonnino’s U.S. storefront. It was from these visits that the
uniqueness of Lancaster shined through. “I have always been curious about new realities and different cultures…I was immediately struck by the City of Lancaster,” Tonnino said. In early 2020, Tonnino Winery opened its storefront on 945 North Plum Street in Lancaster City. When asked on his thoughts of Tonnino’s decision to open a U.S. storefront, Tonnino’s U.S. brand ambassador, Alessandro Sgro said, “We were ecstatic that Tonnino had made the investment in a U.S. storefront and what better place than Lancaster.” Even before the opening of its storefront, Tonnino had been a staple choice in a number of local eateries
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including Gibraltar, John J. Jeffries, The Exchange, and many others. With multiple lines of wine, they have something for every occasion. What really sets Tonnino apart is a line of three USDA certified organic wines; something very difficult to obtain by Italian wineries. As a winery that takes considerable effort in producing top quality wines, Tonnino is committed to practicing sustainable and ethical production processes. Open online, in-store, and for pickup, Tonnino Winery is your direct source for high quality, authentic Italian wines. Visit tonninowinery.com or call 717.393.9666.
New to Downtown!
G I V E JOY
CHRIS CALDWELL/ TED HOUSER / NATHAN BAKER Co-Founders, Hush Money Bikes
SHAY BOND & SHANNON WISSLER Co-Founders, Ella Jane Vintage
Hush Money Bikes
Ella Jane Vintage
Hush Money Bikes is a destination bicycle shop hidden behind Floyd’s Cafe in Downtown Lancaster. Find them at 237 N. Prince or shop for Hush Money merchandise online.
Ella Jane Vintage is a collection of quality vintage home goods and newer pieces destined to become future vintage. The brand is named after Co-owner Shay Bond’s Daughter and Co-Owner Shannon Wissler’s God-daughter, Ella Jane.
237 North Prince Street | 717.723.8334 | hushmoneybikes.com Nittany Mountainworks Fastpack Frame Bag
Foxduck Hush Money Bikes T-Shirt
50 North Queen Street | 336.912.7430 | ellajanevintage.com
Craft Lightweight Hybrid Weather Gloves
Wahoo Smart Indoor Bicycle Trainer
Glassware and Ashtrays
Vintage Clothing and Accessories
Refillable Metal Lighters
New to Downtown!
DAN AND ASHLEY FLYNN Owners, A Day In The Life Records
CHRISTI ALBERT Owner, Ellister’s Elixirs
A Day In The Life Records
Ellister’s Elixirs is a Wellness Boutique that sells house made Organic Tinctures, Skincare, and CBD Products. In addition to selling wellness products, they host educational events, group meditations, and workshops.
A Day In The Life Records offers a carefully curated selection of vinyl across various musical styles and genres. You will also find branded apparel and music related books.
332 North Queen Street | 717.725.0071 | ellisterselixirs.com
At The Scarlet Willow, 320 North Queen Street | 717.508.4609 adayintheliferecords.com
Essential Oil Infused Candles
Small Batch CBD Salves
Face Mask Set
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F R E S H FA C E Welcoming new businesses to the City of Lancaster.
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Fresh Face: Lancaster Pickle Company I T ’ S N E V E R T O O L AT E to find your calling. For Jason Ziegler, that calling is pickles. A native of South Philadelphia, Jason moved to Lancaster at the age of 17 to live with his father. When he was 20 years old, he ran his own automobile dealership. But it was in 2010 that Jason, in a desire to move on from cars, decided to set his sights on pickles. “I was one of the first in Lancaster County to have a retail store selling pickles,” says Jason. “Since then, there have been four or five other pickle companies that have arisen. What sets us apart from the rest is that we have what’s called a Clean Label product, meaning our pickles are made from scratch and contain no preservatives
this year. Fortunately, Lancaster Pickle Company’s patrons never wavered in their support of the business.
—only spring water and Lancaster County made spices.” In 2012, prior to opening a downtown storefront, Lancaster Pickle Company mainly operated out of Jason’s garage in Mountville, Pennsylvania. “It got so large that the state asked me to get a brick and mortar.”
“COVID-19, I think, actually helped us,” says Jason. “When we reopened, the loyal customers that valued our product and employees stood behind us and came right back to our new location.”
In addition to their signature pickles, Lancaster Pickle Company offers pretzels, chocolate, candy, nuts, and potato chips, which are also made right here in Lancaster with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Like many entrepreneurs, Jason has had to weather the challenges and uncertainties of the global pandemic— including a three-month closure earlier
In August, Lancaster Pickle Company relocated to 318 North Queen Street (formerly, Then & Again Antiques). A dedicated website is currently in development, but in the interim, please be sure to visit their Facebook page for more information on product offerings, hours of operation, and other company updates.
318 NORTH QUEEN STREET
A Touch of Home REBECCA Owner
T H E T E A M AT V I L L E + R U E believes you should love where you live. From their showroom filled with inspiration, to their in-home design consultations, their goal is for your home to be a personal reflection of your lifestyle. 101 North Queen Street, Suite 99 | 717.723.9639 | villeandrue.com
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F E AT U R E D BRANDS Beal House Candles Beekman 1802 Paper Jane Studio Eric & Christopher
LYNDELL SAHD Owner, LancGoods
EZRA HAYES CORTEZ LEIGH MOSS AND ALICIA BYLER Owners, Dress OwnerTelltale Fenwick Candles
Telltale Dress offers curated vintage fashion mixed with modern artisan clothing and jewelry, apothecary goods, antiques, and gifts. Shop from home 24/7 on their updated website.
Curated, themed gift boxes featuring products from small businesses throughout Lancaster County. LancGoods finds local gems and creates the perfect combination as a treat to yourself or a gift for a passionately local friend.
334 North Queen Street | 717.621.2973 | telltaledress.com
717.951.4306 | email@example.com | lancgoods.com
@lanc.goods Seasonal holiday box
Kid’s Christmas box
G I V E JOY
EMILYHAYES EZRA M. CORTEZ Owner, Realm & Candles Reason Owner Fenwick
DAY JONES DAVID Owner, Owner Dreaming Human
Realm & Reason
The space is both a retail area in the front and art gallery/ event space in the back. They offer men and women’s clothing, in-house jewelry line, and other accessories.
Serving the community through Handmade / Organic / Vegan / Design! Evolving classic vinyl offering into the fun experience which is found seven days per week and on website.
213 West King Street | 717.208.7280 | realmandreason.com
154 North Prince Street | 717.368.1972 | dreaminghuman.com Wallets / Keychains
Pins / patches
Vegan Yogi Coaching
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RON DAGGETT Owner, Brick Heads
G I V E JOY
KENDRA PEPE Co-Founder, Gallery Grow
Gallery Grow offers an inviting workspace to craft custom terrariums with unique containers and creative adornments. Explore the extensive array of houseplants, air plants, kokedama, bonsai, imaginative pottery, and more.
Brick Heads carries new and used LEGO ® sets, collectable minifigs, a build-a-fig table, activity build tables, and more. They offer options to buy, sell, and trade used LEGO pieces and sets.
150 North Prince Street | 717.869.6547 | gallerygrow.com
50 North Queen Street | brickheadsshop.com
Indoor plants for any space
Variety of collectable minifig blind bags
NICOLE TAYLOR Owner, Nicole Taylor
Awesome Star Wars Sets
Holiday LEGO Sets Build-a-fig for 50 cents per part
SORAYA AGUILAR BALSHI Owner, Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom
Nicole Taylor Boutique
Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom
Nicole Taylor is an upscale women’s clothing boutique dedicated to providing an exceptional customer service and shopping experience by providing a unique and eclectic style. Ready-to-wear items made locally and ethically in the United States.
Seasons is a family-owned business dedicated to producing and importing the finest extra virgin olive oil and vinegar. They are committed to providing their customers with healthy, plant-based, all-natural, everyday luxury products that elevate every type of cuisine.
325 North Queen Street | 717.617.4838 | nicoletaylorboutique.com
36 West King Street | 717.396.1380 | seasonstaproom.com
Support Local Graphic Tee
Italian Herb Collection
Personalized Gift baskets
Fresh Press Coffee Candle
Salad and Vegetable Collection
Food Lovers Baskets
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F R E S H FA C E Welcoming new businesses to the City of Lancaster. Founding sisters, Laura Mae and Amanda Jean
Fresh Face: Maejean Vintage M A E J E A N V I N TA G E S I S T E R S , Laura Mae and Amanda Jean love a good story. Nothing excites them more than hunting for vintage jewelry at local estate sales and auctions, then piecing together its history using their decades’ worth of expertise. These sisters aren’t just graduate Gemologists (both receiving diplomas from The Gemological Institute of America)— they are bonafide historians. This combination of passion and mastery is at the core of their success at Maejean Vintage, where they provide an online jewelry shopping experience like no other. “We act like detectives and try to find as much out as we can about each piece,” explains Laura Mae. They begin
by looking into its ‘maker’s mark,’ if it has one, to determine a possible date and location of its creation. Then, they test its metals and gemstones for additional information and to verify its authenticity. Lastly, they combine all of these tangible facts with what they know to connect the dots.
“A majority of our inventory is sourced locally in Lancaster, and then made available to clients worldwide,” says Amanda Jean. Though Maejean Vintage is operated exclusively online, it was important to her and Laura Mae that they lived and worked in the heart of the community they called home.
This process was born out of years of the sisters’ genuine curiosity and hands-on practice, and also of their collective education. In addition to earning Gemology diplomas, Amanda Jean’s degree in Business Management from Temple and Laura Mae’s in Education from Millersville University demonstrates not only a depth of professional knowledge, but reveals their affinity for local life and reveal history.
Today, Maejean Vintage serves customers worldwide as a 6-woman Lancaster-local team from a private office right in the heart of the city. You can take a step back in time with them at maejeanvintage.etsy.com, or browse their exceptional collection on instagram (@maejeanvintage). Vintage jewelry sellers can reach them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hempf ieldBotanicals Hempfield Botanicals embraces that wellness is the foundation for living a full and vibrant life. They create all-natural, THC-free and full spectrum CBD (cannabidiol) products to help people find relief from pain and inflammation, sleep problems, anxiety, headaches, lack of energy, and more. 336 North Charlotte Street, Suite 100 RECEIVE 20% OFF ONLINE 717.874.8480 | hempfieldbotanicals.com ORDERS WITH CODE: FIG2020
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Michaud Iron & Wood Michaud Iron & Wood Design is a father and son team committed to working with local residents and businesses, using locally sourced materials to create high-quality iron and wood designs. Their services range from smaller home furnishings to larger, highend commercial designs. If you can imagine it, they can design and build it! Homewares & Furnishings Address and Business Signs Custom Furniture 717. 209.1737 @michaud_iron_wood_design michaudironwooddesign.com
James and his father Jim in their workshop. Shown above: Customcrafted white oak administration desk for I:Train Studios
NATE BORING Partner/Head Distiller, Lancaster Distilleries
RICK FAULKNER Artisan Candlemaker
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Barrick Design Candles
Artisan Candlemaker Rick Faulkner has been handmaking Barrick’s signature candles with distinct crackle patterns since 1970. Visit the retail store and studio on Mulberry Street for modern and stylish yet functional candles—the perfect gift for anyone.
Lancaster’s premier craft distillery, now offering Vodka, 3 types of Gin, 3 types of Rum, and an ever growing line of craft spirits. Lancaster Distilleries gift packs make the perfect gift for any occasion. Now offering free delivery within a 10 mile radius with their new LD Booze Van. All products can also be purchased and picked up at Zoetropolis. Visit their website to place your order, or to book the Booze Van for your neighborhood or private event.
541 North Mulberry Street | 717.295.4800 | barrickdesign.com
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ELIZABETH WEICHLER Artisan Soap Maker, Creator & Owner
• Gift Boxes
TIMBREL CHYATEE Owner, Lush Bazaar
Soap Avenue Co.
A natural skincare company based in Lancaster and focused on creating beautiful, plant-based artisan soaps and skincare perfect for everyday use. Only the purest ingredients are used in every handmade product to nourish and transform your skin the way nature intended. All products are biodegradable making them safe for you and our earth.
Lush Bazaar is your go to spot for handcrafted fashion, products, and bespoke wear. Each product at Lush Bazaar is handmade to perfection and represents beauty, originality, distinction, and sophistication.
soapavenuecompany.com | @soapavenueco
• Bespoke Womenswear and Menswear • Fashion
Their online shop is always open! Find gifts for her, him, and home. Local pick up available. Visit website for upcoming Local Market Events.
717.283.7389 | lushbazaar.com | 101 North Queen Street • Handpicked Teas • Home-goods
Order online (shipping costs included) or stop by their warehouse shop and pick up.
From our family to yours S. Clyde Weaver Seasonal Favorites
Smoking meat is one of the oldest food preservation methods dating back to ancient times. In addition to preservation, it is also an artful and scientific way to add flavor as well as a rich, brown color to meats.
Sam Clyde and Emma Weaver found joy in serving others and a knack for smoking meats. In 1920, they started smoking meats at their family home and selling them at the Lancaster City Northern Market on North Queen Street, moving to Lancaster Central Market in 1929. Business was good for over a decade when Clyde and Emma discovered an innovation which would bring the daily sandwich to a new level: Boiled Ham. In a day where dried beef, Lebanon bologna, sweet bologna, and canned corn beef were brought to the market warm and sliced on site as the staple lunch meats, it was no wonder that the new method, which included cooking smoked ham overnight with sugar and spices, changed the game for a ready-to-eat sliced meat. They also added cheese to their repertoire. Round wooden boxes of 80-pound cheddars from Wisconsin and 200-pound wheels of Swiss Cheese from Ohio would be delivered to the East Petersburg train station where they would be stored next to large barrels of dill pickles in their basement near the smokehouse.
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S. Clyde Weaver continued to grow through the years as they expanded into Lebanon, Rosemont, Upper Darby, Coatesville, and Sharon Hill. The year 1961 brought a new building in East Petersburg which included a retail store to better service their customers. This store still serves as S. Clyde Weaver’s main location. As Weavers is always looking for innovative ways to service their customers, they found an opportunity to work with a dairy co-op in Quebec and purchase exceptional Canadian Cheddar in the 1980’s. This particular cheese was perfect for long-term aging. Weavers ages this cheese to 5, 7, and 10 years. You can find it today (named Super Sharp Canadian Cheddar) in any of their stores. In addition to their quality meats and cheeses, Weavers rounds out their offerings with their own confections to include Lancaster County favorites such as shoo-fly pie and whoopie pies. You’ll also be able to fill your fridge with their staple lunch meats, scrapple, bacon, and new, healthier options such as “nitrate free” turkey lunch meat. 2020 marks 100 years of S. Clyde Weaver serving and supporting Lancaster County and surrounding areas. Today, a lot of the same recipes and smoking methods from the 1920’s are still being used—from hams being hand processed to cookies being rolled, cut, and hand-decorated—S. Clyde Weaver stays true to their 100-year heritage. Though their smoking methods have remained virtually unchanged for a century, their way of doing business hasn’t. Weavers is committed to bringing the best of Lancaster County and the region to your table. You can take advantage of their new,
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curbside pickup or find their online store where you can have products shipped anywhere in the country so you can send a taste of Lancaster County to your out of state loved ones. If you ask S. Clyde or Emma if they thought they’d see events such as we are living in today, they’d say, “No but, how can we help?” The third and fourth generation, family owned team at S. Clyde Weaver recognizes a need to respond to the current health issues so that they may better support the Lancaster community and beyond. “We have had the privilege of serving the community at our two stores and eight market stand locations over these last 100 years. We will adapt and change, while continuing to offer good food and warm hospitality.” You can take advantage of their new, curbside pickup and a wide array of items available for delivery by visiting sclydeweaver.com. Don’t forget to send a taste of Lancaster County to your out of state loved ones!
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Spring House Brewing Company
T H E L AT E S T S T O P O F T H E B S S F L O C A L B R E W T O U R takes us to 209 Hazel Street, home of Spring House Brewing Company, which opened in 2015.
In 2011, that level of recognition resulted in the grand opening of The Taproom on 25 West King Street, which helped lay down the foundation for its Hazel Street location’s debut four years later.
Spring House Brewing Company’s owner, Matt Keasey, was an accomplished homebrewer and barbecue enthusiast with a background in pharmaceutical chemistry, having earned accolades for his chocolate stout, smoked porter, and pilsner entries.
Since March, Spring House Brewing Company has been focusing on the expansion of its brand: collaborating with artists, supporting social initiatives, making in-house renovations, forging distribution partnerships throughout the midAtlantic, and, of course, brainstorming new beers.
“After winning homebrewing awards, numerous friends suggested that I should start a brewery,” says Matt. “After we moved into our home in Conestoga, I decided that the vacant barn on our property would be the perfect location for a small brewery.”
“We have many goals,” says Scott Richardson, Director of Operations and Market Development. “But our top three are: (1) to make good beer, (2) love up our community, and (3) have fun. Beer and having a good time is how this all began. The beer industry has become more competitive over time and we welcome that change as long as we don’t take it too seriously. We love the creative energy that is going into beer and we hope to offer some of that inspiration to the world too.”
To Matt’s credit, Spring House Brewing Company, already known for its chocolate peanut butter stout and pumpkin ale, was instrumental in introducing new styles of craft beer to the region.
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Conestoga, PA, is a small town in rural Lancaster County that history buffs cite as the birthplace of the Conestoga Wagon, cigar aficionados acknowledge for helping coin the term “stogie,” and local craft beer fans recall as that place they used to trek to for a taste of Spring House brews (and the occasional pig roast). Today, the Spring House Brewing Co. headquarters is located in the southwest corner of historic Lancaster, Pennsylvania—where early German settlers have brewed beer since the late 1800’s.
THE BREWERY: 209 HA ZEL STREET, L ANCASTER 717.984.2530 SPRINGHOUSEBEER.COM THE TAPROOMS: 25 WEST KING STREET, L ANCASTER & 11 SOUTH CEDAR STREET, LITITZ
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Amy, Penn Stone Design Advisor on the rooftop of 101NQ
C R E AT E S PA C E F O R F R I E N D S A N D FA M I LY. Penn Stone will help you create a vacation destination in your own backyard, patio, or deck. They specialize in masonry and hardscaping materials as well as design-focused outdoor furniture and solutions for outdoor kitchens, outdoor fire, landscape lighting, and shade. Connect with their trusted design professionals to start transforming your vision into reality today.
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W H E R E V E R YO U C A L L H O M E . Henrietta and her team create spaces that reflect your personality and your lifestyle. Her designs take care to marry the items you cherish from your past with just the right special pieces to make your space perfect for the home you want today. “Henrietta and her team understand how to make things functional and beautiful at the same time. They have a grasp of the big picture. Henrietta’s ongoing guidance, and her impeccable eye for design and detail helped us create the home of our dreams.” – Barbara and Alex Feinstein
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FOOD FOR THE
Body & Soul T H I S Y E A R T F B H O S P I TA L I T Y proudly announced the launch of TFB Cares, a community nourishment program that’s dedicated to providing meals to those in need in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each week they partner with a different nonprofit or community organization in an effort to spread some love the best way they know how to—with food. Their teams from Annie Bailey’s Irish Public House, Per Diem, Gravie Kitchen + Commons, and TFB Catering handle the food preparation and delivery.
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Eat at any one of their restaurants, and 1% of all sales go to TFB Cares, double up and add a community meal to your order. Each meal is $8, but you are welcome to up your item quantity to increase your support.
Submit a takeout order with only the community meal selected, or contact email@example.com to arrange for a contribution (preferred for larger donations).
Local businesses that are interested in supporting or partnering with TFB Cares can contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to make a contribution.
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THE GIFT OF
THE G R E A T E R GOOD Organizations that make it their mission support the Lancaster community in immeasurable ways.
The holiday season brings magic to the air, cozy nights, fond memories, and a special attention to the rich tapestry of support that is woven into our community. One of the many amazing attributes of the people of Lancaster is their ability to lift each other up, assist neighbors in need, and open their hearts to causes that are bigger than themselves.
The 2021 Giving Guide is supported by the Lancaster County Community Foundation.
The following pages will offer many ways to continue—or expand— your holiday tradition of giving. Explore non-profit organizations that bring creativity, vitality, and care to people across the Lancaster community all year long.
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GIVING BACK Making a difference in the lives of others.
Giving Back: Willonda McCloud W I L L O N D A M C C L O U D is a community powerhouse. In addition to her role as the President and CEO of Bright Side Opportunities Center, she sits on multiple nonprofit boards and is a Lead STEM Fellow for the Lancaster STEM Alliance. For more than fifteen years, Willonda has been showing up with a deep commitment to the Lancaster community and a unique investment in the future of Lancaster’s youngest citizens. This passion for young people and embracing science, technology, engineering, and math as a pathway to a bright future was born from Willonda’s own experience. At a very young age, Willonda’s mother had instilled in her the idea that a career in computer science was her destiny. Willonda took her mother’s advice to heart and pursued the cutting edge dream. She graduated from the oldest
historically black college, Cheyney University of PA, with a BA Degree in Computer and Information Sciences. Years later, Willonda’s background in STEM and affinity for non-profits and community initiatives, compels her to introduce young people to the opportunities that STEM can offer them now, and in their own futures. Bright Side Opportunities Center has the mission to build a strong community by providing opportunities for people to thrive emotionally, physically, and intellectually. The Opportunities Center has become a beacon of health and wellness initiatives, offering programs to the community including yoga, conditioning, nutritional eating, and the silver sneakers program. Serving a population and a neighborhood that is often under-resourced, Willonda has built strong partnerships with other community organizations in
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order to maximize the experiences of those who use Bright Side. Willonda has paired her work as director of the Bright Side Opportunities Center with the mission of the LCSA. “I want my legacy to be centered around kids being able to have sufficient and sustainable wages,” she says. Willonda believes in helping kids figure out what they’re good at and to see paths from their talents and passions to a sustainable wage. She credits her energy for Lancaster non-profits and young people to the understanding that we get farther when we are going together. Willonda joyfully dedicates her talents, skills, and experience to mentorship, empowerment, community, and giving back. Learn more about Willonda’s work at Bright Side Opportunities Center at brightsideopportunities.org.
TH E LI B R A RY CO NTI N U E S TO D E LIVE R T H E L A N C A S T E R P U B L I C L I B R A R Y will always provide free and equitable access to exceptional programming, vital educational resources, and community building opportunities. Seen as a dynamic center of knowledge, Lancaster Public Library is a true cornerstone of a thriving community and an important resource for thousands throughout Lancaster County. In fact, studies show libraries are used more frequently by patrons during times of hardship. Whether handpicking books for patrons or leading virtual story times,
Lancaster Public Library has adapted to meet the needs of the community. With their doors open to all, Lancaster Public Library looks to individuals for support. With little public funding, the Library depends on the generous philanthropy of the community to remain a patroncentered service provider with Lancaster at their heart. To learn more about the Lancaster Public Libraryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s updated programming or to show your support, visit LancasterPublicLibrary.org
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Capture Wonder AT T H E N O R T H M U S E U M of Nature and Science, they’re inspiring this generation and the next to explore, understand, question, and reinvent the world around us. Whether you’re a scientist, educator, artist, or stargazer, the North Museum is a place for all to wonder and be wowed. Inspire the whole family with a visit to the North Museum today— they’re at the corner of College and Buchanan in Lancaster’s Chestnut Hill neighborhood.
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The North Museum has expanded their educational offerings in 2020 in order to adapt to the needs of our visitors and community. As local businesses and the museum were forced to close in March, they launched North Museum @ Home, a multi-tiered resource program that includes learning packs, grabn-go STEM education boxes, virtual tours, and online-only content. As the school year began, and parents and children adjusted to virtual learning, they launched School @ The North Museum, a program that pairs certified educators and a wide array of museum resources with students fulfilling their online schooling requirements in a socially distanced, limited capacity classroom setting. NORTHMUSEUM .ORG
GI V I NG BACK When the coronavirus pandemic hit, United Way of Lancaster County’s 211 service didn’t LOGO miss a day. The talented team of 211 specialists, like Patricia, have been serving the community from their homes.
UNITED WAY OF LANCASTER COUNTY Meet Patricia Espinosa-Vargas, a Quality Assurance and Training Coordinator with Pennsylvania 211 East at United Way of Lancaster County. In her 20 years of service, she has heard many heart breaking stories—from a single father sharing his fears of not having enough formula and diapers, to a sister needing to locate treatment services for her brother active in addiction. These are all real-life conversations that those whom call 211 have LOGO with the Information and Referral Specialists served by the 24-hour/ 7-day a week community helpline.
The current pandemic has made Patricia’s job more challenging yet extremely rewarding, as she shares: “Our friends and neighbors are struggling with day-to-day expenses like food and utilities. The needs are so great, we want to ensure that those who call 211 know that help is out there. Knowing where and how to access community resources like food pantries, detox facilities, and shelters is just as important as the agencies that provide those direct services. Lancaster County is rich with resources, and we are fortunate to have United Way to support our work in helping the community…one referral at a time.”
MISSION United Way of Lancaster County’s mission is to mobilize the caring power of our community to achieve impactful social change. G E T I N V O LV E D Don’t underestimate what you can do for Lancaster County. Give, advocate, or volunteer today! Visit UnitedWayLancaster.org to learn more.
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As a financial supporter,
volunteer, staff, or community partner, you can be a part of the #iamwaterstreet movement, a movement of generosity to the most vulnerable in our Lancaster community. For more information on how to join the #iamwaterstreet movement, visit wsm.org.
W AT E R S T R E E T M I S S I O N is a community that believes in seeing the restorative power of God ripple across our community. Whether it’s giving young children the best educational start in life through Wonder Club Early Learning Center, mentoring youth to become students of character and confidence at Teen Haven, providing weekly groceries and health services to families and individuals in need, or helping men, women and children experiencing homelessness find a second chance and hope for a better future— each restored life creates an impact across our community, making us all stronger.
“Each restored life creates an impact across our community, making us all stronger.”
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LANCASTER CITY ALLIANCE Lancaster City Alliance encourages you to experience the City’s amazing shops and restaurants this holiday season. With health and safety measures in place, the City is open for business.
This holiday season, the Lancaster City Alliance wants you to support the City’s small business community. Now more than ever, you have the opportunity to help our local economy thrive.
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Lancaster City merchants are working hard to keep your experience safe and healthy. Support their efforts and choose to shop small and dine locally.
Visit lancastercityrestaurantweek.com or lancindieretailweek.com to help plan your shopping and dining experience. Or follow Lancaster City Alliance on social media and let them be your guide. 115 East King Street | 717.394.0783 | lancastercityalliance.org
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2 SECONDS OR LESS 2 Seconds or Less is a cultural awareness program for teens that develops social consciousness, knowledge and skills for leaders of the next generation. Through an action-reflection process, students learn about racial reconciliation, the history of oppression, cross cultural communication and more, and are enabled to become change makers in their chosen fields. The culmination of this experience is a study abroad trip where students pair with locals and experiment in inventing a new and more equitable future together. 342 North Queen Street Warehouse D 520.279.0470 | 2secondsorless.org
Tatenda from Zimbabwe
In Zimbabwe, they partner with rural communities to create innovative solutions to food insecurity. Co-founded by Christie Heimbach, 2 Seconds or Less partners with high schools, churches and other youth programs to select committed students and adult leaders who are willing to take this journey together. G E T I N V O LV E D Sign up for a 2SOL residency Book 2SOL Staff to speak at your school, church or group
Yovi from Lancaster
Hire 2SOL Staff for some virtual professional development for your team
LANCASTER SAFETY COA LITION
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2021 VISION In 2021, the Coalition will partner with the community to conduct a capital campaign to replace all components of the city’s public safety camera system.
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G E T I N V O LV E D To support their capital campaign and efforts to build a safer Lancaster, visit lancastersafetycoalition.org.
LSC is an independent nonprofit focused on enhancing Lancaster’s public safety through their 170-camera system, advocacy, and community engagement. Since 2005, LSC has been a proven and cost-effective source of objective third-party accountability within the realm of public safety and an essential element of the community-wide effort to build up and sustain Lancaster City’s quality of life. 262 Conestoga Street | 717.397.3137 lancastersafetycoalition.org
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. Each year, Fig partners with a nonprofit organization working to transform the community. Our 2020 Social Mission Partner is Lancaster Education Foundation. Please join us in supporting them.
Lancaster Education Foundation THE LANCASTER EDUCATION FOUNDATION exists to promote student success and educational excellence in the School District of Lancaster. This year many students are learning at home and in community classrooms like the one shown here. Donors continue to support teachers through classroom adoptions and venture grants, and students through scholarships and dual enrollment opportunities even in the virtual environment. Thank you, Lancaster! Join their efforts to sustain excellence in SDoL | Lancastereducation.com/contribute Or to join the McCaskey Alumni Association | McCaskeyAlumni.org
Venture Grants given to teachers for classroom enrichment and innovative programming
8,000 children and teens impacted last year
Classrooms adopted (the 2020 goal is 200 at $250 each)
Dual enrollment students at colleges like Thaddeus Stevens, PCA&D, HACC, Millersville, and many more
College scholarships per year
250k+ Total monetary impact to the district last year
EITC contributions welcomed
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COMMUNITY FIRST FUND Community First Fund is proud to support businesses and organizations across 20 counties so they may increase opportunities for economic prosperity for all.
51 South Duke Street, Suite 400 717.393.2351 | communityfirstfund.org
MISSION To create sustainable prosperity for low wealth communities and individuals, especially People of Color and women, by aligning capital, knowledge, and advocacy to advance business ownership, housing, and community development. Community First Fund transforms communities by providing financing for job-creating businesses to start up and grow, developing affordable housing units, turning blighted and vacant buildings into community assets, increasing access to healthy foods and quality healthcare, and creating educational opportunities for children, youth, and adults.
To donate, please visit communityfirstfund. org/community-impact/donate .
Featured Businesses F
1. Brother’s Food Max
4. Ric’s Bread
2. Issei Noodle
5. Champ’s Barber School
3. Tread House
6. Makes Scents Natural Spa Line
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GI V I NG BACK
FRIENDSHIP H E A RT G A L L E RY Friendship Heart Gallery & Studio, a creative arts program for Artists with Intellectual Disability and Autism, celebrates personalities and talents through free expression and collaboration. While the Gallery doors remain closed at this time, the Studio is adjusting to new normals. With a new floor plan and individual drafting tables designed for physical distance, new supplies ready for use and new storage spaces to contain finished pieces, Heart Artists are beyond excited to be back. “Being here gives me a sense of joy and pride and fills my heart with love,” added Kyle (pictured left).
MISSION Friendship Heart Studio promotes artistic skills and self-expression through various techniques and both traditional and unconventional media. Participants learn economic independence while gaining personal worth as a professional artist. G E T I N V O LV E D Donate | The Heart Artists appreciate donations for their tools and supplies necessary to turn creative dreams into artistic realities.
Partner | Host an exhibit at your space or sponsor a Heart Artist in his / her creative endeavors.
Volunteer | The Heart Studio is looking for volunteers to teach, to encourage, to assist, and to support!
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MEALS ON WHEELS Serving the community since 1967
Apple Crisp and Butternut Squash Soup
It is the mission of Meals on Wheels to provide freshly prepared, home-delivered meals for free or at a reasonable cost to members of our community who are unable to cook meals for themselves. At Meals on Wheels, they are very fortunate and grateful to live in an incredibly charitable community. They are especially grateful for the community’s dedication to their mission in such uncertain times. Between volunteering in the kitchen, delivering meals, and visiting with meal recipients, Meals on Wheels’ 400+ volunteers ensure the food security of more than 1,000 individuals every year. This labor of love and community extends beyond meals by providing the warmth of human interaction. Partnered with the community, the folks at Meals on Wheels understand how critical home-delivered meals are to the health and well-being of our most vulnerable neighbors. Their shared optimism and willingness to serve is changing lives every day.
G E T I N V O LV E D Visiting the homes of clients is an opportunity to recognize the power of a safety check. This service is vital to identifying changes in the safety and wellbeing of the individuals served. Their service impacts all walks of life. The challenges and limitations that come with aging do not discriminate on issues of race, economics, or any other category. They are grateful for financial contributions and volunteerism now more than ever before.
1085-B, Manheim Pike 717.392.4842 | mealsonwheelsoflancaster.org
Meals on Wheels
of Lancaster, Inc.
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GOOD SA M A R I TA N S E RV IC E S
M I S S I O N Good Samaritan Services gives immediate help to people who are experiencing homelessness, and helps those at risk of becoming homeless, by restoring their lives to stability. They engage the community to support these efforts.
G E T I N V O LV E D They welcome help from individuals and groups! You could:
What makes Good Samaritan Services unique is their approach to each family’s or individual’s situation with the ability to provide a full spectrum of care. Their full array of housing services, alongside financial and personal development resources envelope an entire system of care needed to strengthen families and individuals in order to create their own path to stability and halt the cycle of homelessness.
Organize a workday Become a mentor Cook a meal
616 North Lime Street 717.394.7707 | goodsamservices.org
Teach a class Collect needed items and more!
P OW E R PAC K S PROJECT In partnership with 11 school districts in Lancaster County, Power Packs is approved to work directly in the schools to meet kids and their families where they need us, and where we can build a culture to decrease food insecurity by teaching families food preparation skills and how they can better stretch their food dollars. 1915 Olde Homestead Lane, Suite 102 717.517.9220 | powerpacksproject.org
MISSION Power Packs Project empowers families with education and ingredients to create nutritious weekend meals, so their children can return to school fed and ready to learn.
G E T I N V O LV E D Volunteers and donors are the backbone of Power Packs’ success. Your support of Power Packs will have a direct impact on a child’s life. Visit powerpacksproject.org to learn how you can help. A HELPING HAND |
MISSION The Mission of First Church is to Connect People to Jesus Christ and the Church; Grow Christian Disciples; & Relieve Suffering.
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
JOIN US Do church your way. Enjoy the message of First United Methodist from wherever you are at engagegodfirst.org Christmas Cantata “The Winter Rose” by Joseph Martin Sunday December 6 at 9 am. Christmas Eve Services: Outside Lantern Journeys 45-minute candlelit walks around the church exterior with special window displays, live music, and nativity with a brief Christmas message. December 24 1 pm, 4 pm, and 9 pm Inside Candlelight Service 45-minute candlelit service with live music and Christmas message. December 24 2:30, 5:30, 7:30 and 10:30 pm
First United Methodist Church
First United Methodist Church wishes to accommodate the diverse needs of the Lancaster community by planning both indoor and outdoor celebrations here on the corner of Duke and Walnut for Christmas Eve 2020. They invite all to come and share in the gift of light that first touched our world so very long ago.
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Their seven services will each embrace the joy that is at the center of the season’s celebrations and provide a welcoming platform for all to attend your choice of outdoor or indoor events. For the safety of our community, we respectfully ask that masks be worn at all times for each service.” 29 East Walnut Street 717.394.7231 | engagegodfirst.org
“We have this hope, as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.” Hebrews 6:19
Anchor Lancaster began 35 years ago serving a warm cup of coffee on a cold morning. This humble beginning has expanded over the years to include a hot breakfast and a short reprieve from the weather for those who are low income, unsheltered, or simply hungry. As needs grew, the program found a new home at First United Methodist Church on Walnut Street. Becoming a 501(c)3 in 2017 and adding showers in 2019, Anchor Lancaster continues to serve over 600 meals each weekday during the pandemic. 29 East Walnut Street | 717.394.7231
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MISSION Serving FREE breakfast to those who are hungry. And now, showers too.
G E T I N V O LV E D Donate online: anchorlancaster.org
LEADERSHIP LANCASTER Now, more than ever, Leadership Lancaster believes in the power of connected, educated, and inspired community leadership. Leadership Lancaster’s purpose is to identify a diverse group of existing and emerging leaders, prepare them for roles in shaping the future, and to entrust them to guide the county into the future. 115 East King Street | 717.394.9393 leadershiplancaster.org MISSION Leadership Lancaster’s mission is to develop outstanding community leadership to support the needs of Lancaster County.
G E T I N V O LV E D Contact them to learn about strengthening your community leadership skills, or how they can support the critical work of your nonprofit organization. A HELPING HAND |
Global impact starts here. Horizon is on a mission to radically transform the standards of orphan care around the world. By putting family first, they help each child develop a true sense of identity and belonging, while their impact investing bolsters local economies and creates income to support in-country operations. 206B West James Street | 717.390.9950 empowertheorphaned.org
MISSION Horizon exists to empower orphaned children to self-sustainability. G E T I N V O LV E D Join our trailblazer community to get involved with Horizon and help us elevate the standard of orphan care around the world . empowertheorphaned.org/take-action
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F R E S H , H E A LT H Y F O O D FOR ALL OF LANCASTER …And clothing too!
S E R V I N G W I T H FA I T H A N D C O M PA S S I O N , the Lancaster County Food Hub is a resource for neighbors in need throughout the community. Through free distributions of fresh, healthy, and nutritious food, and gently used clothing, they are able to fill the void for individuals and families struggling to get by. The Food Hub is the safety net they can count on to make their lives a little easier. By directly supporting the local Food Hub, the lives of the most under-supported neighbors are positively impacted.
G E T I N V O LV E D Partner with the Food Hub by giving a financial gift, or donating gently used clothing to the Clothing Bank or canned food for the Food Hub. Together we can make a difference.
812 North Queen Street 717.291.2261 | lancasterfoodhub.org
Rooted in faith and compassion, we provide services that honor the dignity of all by striving to meet basic human needs. Food Hub Mission
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Sacred Heart of Jesus SACRED HEART OF JESUS is a warm and welcoming parish community committed to living the Gospel of Jesus with faith, hope, and love. Our parish family includes parish staff, IHM sisters, and dedicated parishioners who minister to the people of Lancaster through prayer, education, encounter, and outreach.
Saturday Vigil Mass 5 pm Sunday Mass 8 am, 10:30 am, and 6 pm Daily Mass Monday – Friday 8:30 am 558 WEST WALNUT STREET 717.394.0757 SACREDHEARTL ANC.ORG
Saint Anthony of Padua Parish T H E P E O P L E O F Saint Anthony of Padua Parish celebrate 150 years of proclaiming the Gospel and sharing the hope of God’s Mercy. Their enduring legacy of faith calls to live the wisdom of St. Anthony: “Actions speak louder than words; let your words teach and your actions speak.”
Worship Times Monday – Saturday Daily Masses 8 am Sunday Mass Schedule Saturday Evening 4:30 pm Sunday Morning 8:30 am and 10:30 am
501 EAST OR ANGE STREET 717.394.0669 STANTHONYL ANCASTER.COM
Visit the website for the Christmas Eve and Day Mass Schedule.
Iglesia Católica San Juan Bautista F O U N D E D O N South Duke Street in 1982, Iglesia Católica San Juan Bautista officially became a full-fledged parish on June 24, 2003 commissioned to serve the Latino community of Lancaster County. In these four decades, the parish has grown tremendously in size and in services to the widely diverse Latino cultures of Lancaster. 425 SOUTH DUKE STREET 717.392.4118 SANJUANBAUTISTAL ANCASTER.COM
Mass Schedule Saturday Vigil 7 pm Spanish Sunday 9 am 11 am 1 pm 6 pm
English Spanish Spanish Spanish
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 9 am Spanish Tuesday & Thursday 6:30 pm Spanish
Living in community. S T. J O S E P H C AT H O L I C C H U R C H Founded in 1849 as a German ethnic parish, Saint Joseph Church proclaims and lives the Gospel of Jesus Christ as a community of Intentional Disciples, sustained by the Eucharist and inspired by the beauty and goodness of God reflected in its parishioners, its church, and the music that emanates from its 1891 Carl Barckhoff organ. Mass Schedule Saturday Vigil 5 pm Sunday Morning 8 am and 10:30 am
Extraordinary Form 1 pm Monday – Friday 6:30 am Saturday 8:15 am
440 STREET JOSEPH STREET 717.397.6921 STJOSEPHSLANC.COM
Jesus said, “Come and see.” John 1:39 H I S T O R I C S T. M A R Y ’ S C H U R C H Just before His Ascension into heaven, Our Blessed Lord called us to the great commission, to go into all corners of the world to bring His teachings to all people. St. Mary’s mission is to fulfill this calling here in Lancaster, to be a bridge to Jesus Christ, founded upon the solid rock of His eternal and unchanging truth. Come and see! 4:30 pm Saturday Vigil, 8:30 am and 11:00 am Sunday (online as well)
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MIKE MCKENNA President of Tabor
TA B O R A N D L H O P – Because everyone deserves a place called home.
Tabor and LHOP are two strong non-profits offering similar but complementary solutions to the affordable housing challenges in our community. The considerable value of a possible merger emerged through both organizations’ strategic planning processes last summer. Their shared commitment to the notion that “everyone deserves a place to call home,” trusted reputations, and their existing institutional and fiscal strengths led them to believe they could be stronger together. L H O P ’ S M I S S I O N : To cultivate partnerships and resources to increase the availability of quality, fair, and affordable housing. Programs and Services provided: Home Ownership Center, Housing Equality & Equity Institute, Local Housing Investment Fund and Trust, Community Outreach and Advocacy, SoWe.
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SHELBY NAUMAN Interim CEO/COO of LHOP
TA B O R ’ S M I S S I O N : Spark the power and opportunity in people to realize their human rights of housing and financial security. Programs and Services provided: Assessments and referrals to homeless services for people in housing crisis, Rapid re-housing for those who are experiencing homelessness, Transitioning sheltered persons to permanent housing, Supportive housing for individuals, couples, and families, Homeless Outreach, Rental counseling and assistance to prevent eviction, Individualized budget and consumer credit counseling, Homebuyer counseling, Foreclosure prevention counseling, Matched savings accounts to help low-income families save to purchase asset, Financial education workshops, Specialized programs for veterans, disabled persons, mothers exiting prison, and individuals experiencing mental illness. 308 East King Street | 717.397.5182 | tabornet.org 308 East King Street | 717.291.9945 | lhop.org
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Servant Stage is passionate about making the arts accessible to everyone in their community, and bringing exceptional shows to their audiences, regardless of financial or physical limitations.
LIVE BROADCAST VIRTUAL PERFORMANCES 2020 REVIEW 2021 SEASON REVEAL Premiering LIVE at servantstage.org and facebook.com/servantstage
BUILDING C O M M U N I T Y.
E Timothy A. Mentzer Senior Pastor, Holy Trinty Lutheran Church
F O R C E N T U R I E S , Holy Trinity has been a place of inspiration and courage. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church is devoted to breaking barriers between people through social outreach and by providing a nurturing environment that embraces all viewpoints in hearty discussions about faith. They are passionate and unwavering in their pursuit to build a thriving community. 31 South Duke Street 717.397.2734 | trinitylancaster.org
Worship Times F In Person worship is Sunday at 9:30 am and Wednesday at 7:30 pm. Both services are livestreamed. F Evening prayer is live Monday LOGO through Friday at 7:30 pm on Facebook Live.
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C E N T R A L P E N N S Y LV A N I A FLOGO OOD BANK The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is one of the largest charitable food organizations in Pennsylvania, serving more than 200,000 neighbors in need every month. Since March 2020, the Food Bank has seen demand for charitable food increase by nearly 50% due to the pandemic. It continues to fulfill its mission and distribute food to neighbors in need. 3908 Corey Road, Harrisburg PA 717.564.1700 | centralpafoodbank.org
MISSION Fighting Hunger, Improving Lives, Strengthening Communities G E T I N V O LV E D Give hope now. A donation of $1 helps provide six nutritious meals Volunteer: Sort and pack food into boxes for families in need. Volunteers must be 18 or older.
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Lifting Advocacy the acts of
2020 has been a year of pain, learning, and growth. Leaders across Lancaster have risen to the challenge and started the hard work of achieving equality for all. They know that in order to make real, lasting change, work must be done in our homes, our offices, our classrooms, and our boardrooms—as a community, with grace and love. The following four pages lift up organizations who are working hard to make Lancaster a more inclusive and equitable city and county.
We are committed to the principle that all people are created equal and that we need to help shape a diverse and inclusive world for the next generation. At the heart of “business for good” are the values of dignity, respect, and opportunity for all. “We’re not here for ourselves, it’s what we can do to make the world a better place… for our customers, for our communities.” —S. Dale High
Please join them in their work.
SafeHouse H Isaac Etter Tess Feiler Kearasten Jordan Andrew James
MISSION SafeHouse Lancaster’s mission is to educate and equip young Black and Brown people for activism work and be a resource for training and accountability for local, ally owned businesses and organizations.
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G E T I N V O LV E D Keep up with SafeHouse Lancaster on these platforms Facebook | SafeHouse Lancaster Instagram | @safehouselanc
LANCASTER SafeHouse Lancaster originally served as a safe house for peaceful protestors injured during the demonstrations against racial injustice and police brutality this past summer. SafeHouse Lancaster now serves as an education and advocacy organization focused on empowering young people to do activism work and educating businesses on more inclusive practices and social justice resources. 118 North Prince Street 717.598.7824 | safehouselancaster.com
Together we can accomplish anything.”
Blanding P. Watson PRESIDENT, NAACP LANCASTER
G E T I N V O LV E D If you would like to be part of this great work, please contact their local branch at 717.405.3115 Make a donation naacplancasterpa.org/2020/09/17/ community-resource-fund/
The local branch of the NAACP addresses systemic and structural racism and their impact on all communities. Advocacy, education, economics, civic engagement, legal redress, and challenging discriminatory practices has always been at the core of the organization’s intergenerational work since it was established in Lancaster in the 1920s. Inequity and racial prejudice finds its way into the fabric of our society, creating disparities in our justice system, schools, businesses, and personal interactions. The organization works diligently with community
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members, public officials, businesses, religious organizations, and schools in an effort to eradicate divisive policies, practices, and behaviors. Overwhelming requests and input from community members, educators, and students alike prompted the organization’s effort to advocate for multicultural curriculum to be more reflected in American history. Economic development initiatives help to optimize and equip AfricanAmerican and underrepresented businesses for growth and sustainability during these trying times. Together we can accomplish anything.
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Project Blueprint THE BLACK-BROWN BOARD EXPERIENCE United Way’s Project Blueprint is a long-established program run nationwide focused on building the pipeline for nonprofit and public sector board service amongst less represented groups. Think of it as The Black-Brown board experience. Anyone who has served on boards knows the depth of this problem locally. Nationally, less than 15% of board members are people of color. In order to manifest a transformed community, our focus must include investments in black and brown leaders in addition to the conversations around making space accessible. United Way’s mission to mobilize the caring power of our community (the whole community) to achieve impactful, social change means building the capacity to serve and the capacity to receive the excellence present in Lancaster’s individuals and organizations. I grew up a black, bi-racial, bi-cultural kid in Lancaster’s suburbs. Our mixed-race children are growing up in the city. Race and culture development opportunities are city and county wide.
E Kevin Ressler and daughters Iriana and Acacia Ressler
Our Way, the United Way, means that our organization is a composite of the community. We need you or there is no us to unite.”
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Our Way, the United Way, means that our organization is a composite of the community. We need you or there is no us to unite. Whether you partner with our Volunteer Center, share an article from OneUnitedLancaster.com, make a donation through your payroll or direct, we seek every member in our community to be a part of the better world we want to create together. — Kevin Ressler, President & CEO, United Way
MISSION To mobilize the caring power of community to achieve impactful, systemic social change within the community. G E T I N V O LV E D Visit liveunitedlancaster.org/give for numerous ways to give and learn more about volunteer opportunities at liveunitedlancaster.org/volunteer.
717.824.8109 ONEUNITEDL ANCASTER.COM
Jasmyne King DIRECTOR, RACIAL & GENDER EQUITY, YWCA LANCASTER
YWCA Lancaster is dedicated to the elimination of racism, the empowerment of women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. Since 1889 they have served children and adults in the community through a variety of programs. Current programs include The Center for Racial and Gender Equity, supporting community engagement, research, advocacy, and training and education to create a community free from racial and gender injustice; YWonderful Kids providing child enrichment for ages six weeks to school age; Parent Empowerment supporting the parental role in their childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s life; and the Sexual Assault Prevention and Counseling Center with a 24 hour hotline and no-cost professional counseling for survivors of sexual assault and their significant others. 110 NORTH LIME STREET
G E T I N V O LV E D YWCA Lancaster has been a vital part of the Lancaster Community since 1889. But they know that it takes a strong team, extensive network, and deep partnerships to make real change. Join their movement and see how you can make a significant impact in your community. Make a donation ywcalancaster.org/give
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knocks Find the home that suits you!
F Gil Lyons
Realtor, Re/Max Pinnacle
TH E E XPE RIE NCE . TH E TOOLS. T H E K N O W - H O W. Gil knows when itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s time to sell or to buy and where to find your next home. He brings 36 years of real estate business experience to RE/MAX and his clients. Serving all of Lancaster County, and specifically School Lane Hills, Chestnut Hill, and the West End of Lancaster, he specializes in the marketing and sales of fine and luxury homes, smart growth initiatives, historic properties, and land planning and zoning.
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Call Gil at 717.295.9995 for a list of active listings and tips on when to sell your home.
STUDENTS WITH A PASSION FOR
Good Deeds AT L A N C A S T E R C O U N T R Y D AY S C H O O L , we are grateful to be part of the community, and we instill in our students the value and importance of being conscientious and responsible citizens. We’re especially proud of the thoughtful generosity of these students.”
OLIVIA & NATALIE BLOCHER These sisters worked together to “bring a little extra joy to the neighborhood” in the early weeks of the pandemic. Said Olivia, “We decorated our window with uplifting messages, and delivered flowers and homemade cards to neighbors.”
KOBE WEST “My fondest memory of Horizons was working with a particular student who sat alone at lunch and recess and was not very talkative. I decided that I would be his buddy and would work and play with him to make sure he felt included. It meant a lot to form that connection.”
LOUISE BLOOM “This was my sixth summer taking part in Horizons at LCDS,” Louise said. The program helps children in the School District of Lancaster keep learning over the summer. “Horizons is donor-funded and Meg Reed, the executive director, is a superstar and amazing mentor to me. Her commitment to educating every student who walks through the Country Day doors, whether LCDS kids or Horizons kids, is unmatched.” ADMISSIONS@LANCASTERCOUNTRYDAY.ORG
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ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS PRIVATE TOURS AVAILABLE
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T hatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s My Ballpark! T H I S H A S B E E N A D I F F I C U LT Y E A R for all of us. For the Barnstormers, their season was cancelled, and they were forced to reimagine what Clipper Magazine Stadium could be for the community.
Thank you for supporting our Lancaster community in so many creative ways. We are cheering for YOU!
This summer and fall, the stadium became a safe space for many non-profit organizations and businesses to gather together and celebrate whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best about the Lancaster community, our team spirit! They turned the stadium into a food drive location, a testing station, a makers market, concert stage, and a lot more!
As we all rallied to reinvent ourselves, we want to thank the Barnstormers for being shelter from the storm. Thank you for supporting our Lancaster community in so many creative ways. We are cheering for YOU!
650 NORTH PRINCE STREET 717.509.4 487 L ANCASTERBARNSTORMERS.COM
Scratch is me. It’s who I am, and what I love, and how I love other people.”
INSP IRE Se ries
Empowering stories about women who have big ideas and get things done.
L A U R A W I L L , equipped with her mother’s KitchenAid mixer and a love for cooking and baking, started her business just baking for friends. In the height of the cupcake boom, Laura’s ability to make beautiful and delicious cupcakes created a demand in her community and as word spread about how Laura’s ‘made from scratch’ cupcakes were making lives sweeter, she and her husband realized they were going to need a bigger kitchen. Within a year, Scratch Bakes outgrew their first location in Ephrata and resettled in a larger space, and now they’ve got a second shop in Lancaster.
fundraiser, and potluck hostess, Laura’s mother showed love and care to everyone she engaged with and still managed to put her family first. This inspired Laura to do the same through her cooking, baking, and sharing food with her customers, feeling this is an extension of her home and self. She carries her mother’s legacy of nourishing and encouraging others and she’s grateful to have her own family’s support and involvement in Scratch Bakes. For many, what sets Scratch apart is the warmth and kindness they’ve come to expect when they visit.
Laura says, although her mother wasn’t a baker, she inspired the way that Laura does baking and business. As a pastor’s wife, Laura describes her mother as someone who loved people through whatever she did. In her various roles as a leader, community organizer,
“I hope that anyone who interacts with me can feel that I’m sincere and genuine and realize how much it means to me and how grateful I am that people choose to share their time with us,” Laura says. She also says, as a self-taught baker and cook, she’s not pretentious about food.
“Food is for everybody. I want everyone who visits Scratch to feel welcome, ask questions, and feel a collaborative spirit and get involved. I want to be someone who people can come to.” Laura feels so inspired by being able to roll her hobby and passion into her business. She loves trying new things, testing recipes, collaborating with, and even mentoring other women entrepreneurs. Laura Will is inspiring others by the way she pours her heart and soul into everything that she makes. She’s humbled and blessed to be a part of so many people’s precious milestones and celebrations and she’s inspired to keep loving others through her work. “Scratch is me. It’s who I am, and what I love, and how I love other people.” You can read about Laura and order baked goods by visiting her website, scratchbakes.com
11 WEST CHESTNUT STREET SCRATCHBAKES.COM Sponsored by someone who noticed and was inspired.
Aaron D. Hollis
Charles H. Rieck IV
Supporting what Matters BL AKINGER THOMA S PROVIDES HIGH Q U A L I T Y L E G A L S E R V I C E S to nonprofit organizations including those whose missions are to expand education, offer human services, and enhance our culture. From formation to receiving tax-exempt status, to mergers and dissolutions, the attorneys at Blakinger Thomas are committed to supporting the organizations that support our community.
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PROVIDING GUIDANCE IN Nonprofit Formation
Formation of Benefit Corporations and LLCs
Applications for Tax-Exempt Status
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THE PUFFER MORRIS TEAM will put their expertise and unparalleled knowledge of the City of Lancaster to work for you. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re committed to walking you through the home-finding process and helping you secure your own unique city gem.
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Armstrong Ceilings Can Make the Difference We spend 90% of our time indoors. In itself that makes a strong case for healthy spaces. But now more than ever spaces that are healthy and fit for people and planet are essential … in any and every setting … schools, offices, restaurants, transportation and hospitality centers, stores and shops. So what makes a healthy space? At Armstrong, we believe a healthy space is planned, designed and built to be safe, sustainable and inclusive. A healthy space cultivates comfort, well-being, productivity, creativity, collaboration and confidence. As the structural capstone of any space, the right ceiling can make all the difference by bringing the elements of a healthy space together – air flow and quality, great light, acoustics and aesthetics – so people can be together to live, work, learn, heal, play … and thrive. That’s what we’re about … healthier, safer spaces here in Lancaster, our home base, and beyond. To learn more, call us at 1-877-276-7876 or visit our website.
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In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is power to do it. MARIANNE WILLIAMSON / author & activist dudette
BEYOND THE BRUSH In the fall of 2020, in coordination with Lancaster Health Services
and SoWe, Two Dudes hosted an official NHS health station for COVID-19 testing and flu shot administration, and also offered their office to the Lancaster County Election Board as an official polling location for the presidential election.
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Fostering Tomorrow DURING A TIME FILLED WITH CHANGE AND UNCERTAINT Y, WE OFTEN LOOK FOR PL ACES OF STABILIT Y AND HOPE IN THE WORLD. There are many such instances of this commitment and optimism in Lancaster, and LCSWMA is proud to be a part of this effort. Our role includes serving people and protecting the environment, while helping to create a sustainable future. Once your waste and recycling are picked up by private haulers, LCSWMA manages the material through our Integrated System. This system diverts waste away from the landfill and creates clean, renewable energy. In fact, we power local homes and businesses from the stuff you throw away. But LCSWMA can’t do this alone. We need your help to ensure the right materials go in their correct place. Only the Big 4 should be placed in your recycling bin: corrugated cardboard, metal food and beverage cans, plastic bottles and jugs with necks, and glass bottles and jars. All other materials should be disposed of as trash, which we transform into renewable energy. Thanks for doing your part to protect the environment and helping to keep Lancaster clean and beautiful! —The team at LCSWMA Learn more about how to properly handle your recyclables and waste by visiting lcswma.org.
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Holiday events HAVE A HEART SATURDAYS N OV E M B E R 2 8 , D E C E M B E R 5 , 12 & 19 Have a heart for Lancaster City’s small business community! Find a list of festive Saturday happenings at figlancaster.com. Presented by Fig, Discover Lancaster, LCA, City of Lancaster, and Lancaster Barnstormers CHRISTMAS SPIRIT LIGHT SHOW N OV E M B E R 2 8 - D E C E M B E R 31 A one-of-a-kind Christmas light display at Lancaster Barnstormers Stadium to enjoy from the comfort of your vehicle. christmasspiritlightshows.com
WE E KE ND WINTE R WONDE RL AND D EC E MB E R 4 & 5 Featuring Santa’s arrival to Lancaster City, roaming live holiday music, a drive-through light show, and more. visitlancastercity.com LANCASTER SHOPS LATE D EC E M B E R 10 The Lancaster Office of Promotion and Lancaster City Alliance invites shoppers for a once-a-year retail experience as Lancaster City’s shops, boutiques, art spaces, and more stay open late into the night. visitlancastercity.com
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N.Y.E. IN LANCASTER CITY DECE M B E R 31 Ring in the new year with fireworks and the red rose countdown at midnight. visitlancastercity.com To keep in touch with what’s happening in the city, follow Fig on Instagram and Facebook or go to figlancaster.com. ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES, 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 importance of a strong, thriving city.
A special thank you to LISTRAK for sponsoring these small businesses!
TRUDI CONNELLY Owner, Heavenly Soaps & Scents
Heavenly Soaps & Scents
Tiger’s Eye is a wonderful find in Lititz. They feature beautiful clothing, jewelry, and accessories. They have helped their friends look their best since 1996. A customer said “It’s the quality of service that brings me back. Thoughtfulness, kindness, and artfulness are all qualities that set this shop apart.”
Heavenly Soaps & Scents has curated a collection of products that they are passionate about. The scent of perfumes, lotions, hand-poured small batch candles, and artisan soaps add an irresistible fragrance to the air. Equally irresistible and sweet is a children’s area with clothes, plush and gifts, for the little ones in your life.
49 East Main Street, Lititz | 717.627.2244 | tigerseyelititz.com
33 East Main Street, Lititz | 717.626.7718 | heavenlysoapsandscents.com
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GAYLORD & NADINE POLING Owners, Tiger’s Eye
SHARON LANDIS Owner, Zest
TIM GEIGER Owner, Atlas General Store
Atlas General Store
Culinary adventures await! Owner Sharon Landis curates an inspiring collection of gourmet tools and gadgets, specialty foods, and over 200 premium spices. Zest! is a foodie paradise. Cooking classes for all levels are offered.
On trend. Globally sourced. Socially conscious. Community driven. From maker made to national brands. For her, him, and them. Thoughtful gifts to indulgent self-care. All served up with a side of snarky goodness. Definitely not your mama’s Lititz, but she will love it, too. An expertly curated, modern general store.
Store: 30 East Main Street, Lititz | 717.626.6002 | zestchef.com Cooking School: 1180 Erbs Quarry Road, Lititz | 717.435.8890
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Father and Son, JOE AND PETER DESIMONE Owners, Olio Olive Oils & Balsamics
ERIK AND AVIANNA WOLFE Owners, Stoll & Wolfe
Olio Olive Oils & Balsamics
On a mission to protect the past and future legacy of Pennsylvania whiskey, Erik and Avianna Wolfe are now producing a distillation of spirituous liquors once again in Lititz. Visit their tasting room and distillery and sample Pennsylvania Rye, Bourbon, Vodka, and Gin. Enjoy a craft cocktail, then take something home from their bottle shop.
Olio Olive Oils & Balsamics brings a taste of the world to your dinner table! Family owned and operated in Lititz, this 3,000-square-foot retail store offers a wide selection of flavored oils and balsamic vinegars with over 100 flavors and varieties to choose from, plus an extended collection of sea salts, sugars, pasta, and honey.
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KRISTINA AND TONY PAGE Owners, Rooster Street Butcher
TODD DICKINSON AND SAM DROKE-DICKINSON Owners, Aaron’s Books
Rooster Street Butcher
Rooster Street Butcher was founded in 2012 to offer quality and healthy meat products. All meats are antibiotic and hormone free, and come from animals raised on pasture.
Aaron’s Books, founded in 2005, is a family-owned and operated bookstore, featuring new and used books for all ages and interests. Aaron’s Books is committed to supporting the greater Lititz community through a wide variety of activities, including fundraisers, author events, and community and school partnerships. Purchases can be made in the shop and online at AaronsBooks.com.
Shop online or at one of their Market stands to purchase retail meats and other products, or enjoy a meal at their Restaurant & Bar in Lititz. 11 South Cedar Street, Lititz | 717.625.0405 | roosterst.com 54 North Broad Street, Lititz | Market at The Wilbur 23 North Market Street, Lancaster | Lancaster Central Market Butcher Shop | Deli | Restaurant | Bar
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E S T H E T I C M E D I C I N E offers us the ability to address cosmetic issues and concerns without expensive surgery or downtime. Cosmetic injections can be as permanent or temporary as our patients wish, but can also be as subtle or dramatic—putting my client in control of their desired outcome. Advances in aesthetic lasers have elevated the treatment experience to the level of ‘soft surgery,’ where results can be nothing short of stunning.” —Adrienne
CLIENT’S GOAL Our patients are fighting the ravages of time and aging. We’ve become a “selfie” culture with social media and virtual meetings now dominating our lives. Our faces have become our brand and almost a currency with which we conduct business and try to bridge the gaps in our currently disrupted social lives. Our work has our clients looking their best and gives them the selfconfidence they need to take on the world.
THE SOLUTION I believe that taking the time, not only to hear a patients’ concerns, but to truly listen and understand them makes all the difference and assures that we will meet expectations. It is also very important to thoroughly explain the process, how and why the treatment will address their concerns, and to make sure the patient has realistic expectations. We can make beautiful change happen but I am always sure to be realistic.
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This year, celebrate the magic of Christmas like never before. Only at Strasburg Rail Road! Santa’s Paradise Express The Night Before Christmas Train Santa’s Christmas Trolley Christmas Tree Train Unique Dining Options Private Charters November 21 – December 24, 2020 Advance reservations are required. Secure tickets online.
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WILLOW VALLEY COMMUNITIES is passionate about enriching the lives of our residents by engaging mind, body, and spirit. And now, we are thrilled to announce the construction of our newest and final community being built on our beautiful Lakes campus. SouthPointe Village will offer 120 luxury apartments and will be next door to our engaging and inspiring Cultural Center, which hosts a 500-seat Performing Arts Theater, Art Gallery, Fitness and Aquatic Centers, and Day Spa. 98
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A C C E L E R AT E T H E N E X T I N N O VAT I V E , A U T O M O T I V E R E TA I L E R I S N ’ T I N S I L I C O N VA L L E Y, they’re right here in Lancaster. Accel Auto is transforming the car buying experience by combining the most desirable elements of online shopping with the customer service of a traditional dealership. Family owned and operated, Accel Auto provides a service unparalleled in the industry and
is helping car owners save time, save money, and drive happy. Accel Auto provides an extensive catalog of high-quality vehicles from around the United States while maintaining a focus on keeping price tags below KBB value. If you can’t find the car you’re looking for, Accel Auto’s concierge service will help you find the exact vehicle you are looking for at no additional cost.
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Accel Auto Makes the car buying experience as simple as possible and in a way that is totally transparent and honest. Learn more about Accel Auto and browse their inventory by visiting driveaccel.com.
Proudly serving Lancaster County and beyond for over two decades.
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In the game with you. T H E U N E X P E C T E D H A P P E N S . Simon Financial Services can help with the expected and the unexpected, preparing your game plan for financial success with care and compassion.
Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. Woodbury Financial Services, Inc., is separately owned, and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. Insurance services also offered by representatives of Simon Financial Services. Marketing support provided by TruChoice Financial Group, LLC.
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L to R: Greg Lapp, Bob Hess, and Diana Smoker, and Tim Lapp
Shining Bright F O R F I F T Y O N E Y E A R S R U N N I N G , Lapp Electric has been laser focused on providing superior service to employees, customers, and community. Well-versed in all types of residential, commercial, and industrial electrical projects, Lapp Electric provides 24 hour emergency service, next-day servic, or scheduled service to best serve customers’ needs. Tim, pictured far right, with Co-Owner/CFO Greg Lapp, General Manager Bob Hess, and Controller Diana Smoker (Lapp Electric’s Leadership Team) says the family-owned company is truly “powered by people going into the next generation.” The leadership philosophy at Lapp is one of servitude, open and honest communication, and gratitude. As second generation business owners since 2002, Greg and Tim continue to carry on the positive ideals that their father and mother instilled in them. L A P P E L E C T R I C C E L E B R AT E D its 50th anniversary in 2019, and continues to carry out Founder Manny Lapp’s...Leadership, Accessibility, Positive attitude, Perseverance, Enthusiasm, and Reliability (LAPPER) traits providing an “energizing” business model still “shining bright” today.
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This business is built on genuine relationships, and we are doing our very best to continue that legacy.” - Tim Lapp
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K E Y S T O N E F U N C T I O N A L M E D I C I N E is a local healthcare practice that offers a unique patient experience for the modern-day consumer. They will create a personalized wellness plan focused on your total well being. Se Habla Español S P E C I A LT I E S I N C L U D E Functional Medicine
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Finding the perfect home is stressful. Rachael Simmons Rachael makes it easy. L O O K I N G T O B U Y O R S E L L YO U R H O M E O R O F F I C E ? Rachael Simmons is a Realtor on The Meier-McPhee Team with Keller Williams Elite in Lancaster, PA. Her expertise in marketing, sales, negotiations, and dedication to hard work is focused on making your transition of buying or selling stress-free.
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FINCH JEWELERS IS THE O N LY S T O R E I N L A N C A S T E R County where you can watch your custom creation come to life from start to finish. They design and manufacture every piece in house to ensure high quality craftsmanship at a great value to their clients. They invite you to come see what custom really looks like. THE SHOPPES AT BELMONT 1575 FRUIT VILLE PIKE, #1
IN MEMORIAM In remembrance of Dave Murray, 10% of all blue stone sales in November and December will be donated to ARCH STREET CENTER.
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Crafting the Classics
A cold winter night calls for pie! Choose from chicken and leek pie, fisherman’s pie, or the tried-and-true shepherd’s pie.
Chef Andrew Krupa
On the lighter side, the beet trio is served with candied walnuts, honey whipped mascarpone, feta cheese, and balsamic glaze on a bed of arugula.
An English tradition, a hard-boiled egg is wrapped in sausage, breaded with panko bread crumbs, deep fried, and served with a Worcestershire sauce.
14 EAST MAIN STREET, LITITZ
Welcome to Bulls Head Public House. Modeled after a traditional British pub, the Bulls Head offers great food, friendly conversation, and of course, quality beers. Choose from 14 rotating beers on tap, two cask conditioned ales, and 80 bottles. Keeping to the traditional practices of a British pub, you will be greeted with a smile from the barman, seat yourself, choose your food and drink from our extensive menu, then place your order at the bar. It’s a great way to meet friends, or make new ones, while enjoying great beer and food.
“ Let us take care of the skin you’re in!” THE DEDICATED TEAM AT DERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES.
THE WINTER MONTHS CAN BE TOUGH ON SKIN. The drier climate and indoor heat of winter can cause skin dryness and itchiness. A good winter skin care regimen can soothe dry skin. Gentle cleansers, moisturizing creams applied immediately after a shower, and a humidifier can help. Dermatology Associates of Lancaster provides the highest level of medical and cosmetic dermatologic care, including Mohs surgery, to patients of all ages. With the latest technologies and advancements in dermatology, our physicians, mid-level providers, and staff deliver care with integrity, compassion, and respect.
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H O M E I S W H E R E YO U R S T O R Y B E G I N S . This sign hangs by the front door in Bob and Rosey Hess’s new home in New Holland. Bob and Rosey celebrate the new story they started in June 2020, when they moved to the Sycamore Springs neighborhood at Garden Spot Village. Since moving, their story has included connecting with their new community, spending time with their family, and making new memories. Read Bob and Rosey’s story at gardenspotvillage.org/blog.
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