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Celebrating local shopping, dining, arts, events, and community

City of

Lancaster Business for Good Issue


Fine dining

Cocktails

Late night

One of Lancaster’s premier dining destinations is excited to welcome Daniel LeBoon as Executive Chef and partner. Sea Bass with sea bean and bonito butter

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Spaghetti squash and apricot with pan-seared scallops and shitake and nastrutium salad


business for good.

Celebrating B Corporations: businesses who challenge traditional definitions of success and are forging new ways of doing business.

PA G E S 2 6 - 3 8 ON THE COVER: Entrepreneur Timbrel Chyatee, the founder of Lush Bazaar.

fresh faces

giving back

Welcoming new businesses to the City of Lancaster.

Making a difference in the lives of others: Timbrel Chyatee.

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social mission partner

authentic Leading the way through innovation and example: Craig Dalen.

We are thrilled to introduce our 2019 social mission partner: SWAN.

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event guide Spring is in the air! Use our events guide to plan your calendar. PA G E 1 0 7

community supporters

And of course,

great shopping, dining, arts, events, and community— as always. KEEP READING

Supporting the growth of the City of Lancaster. PA G E S 10 8 - 1 2 3

ISSUE 53 / SPRING 2019 / CITY OF LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA / THE BUSINESS FOR GOOD ISSUE


C R E AT E D A N D P RODUCE D BY F I G I N D U S TR I E S Creative thinkers and makers with a forever mission of Design For Good. Learn more about our mission and meet our team at figindustries.com. PUBLISHER Fig Industries DIRECTOR Deborah Brandt C O M M U N I C AT I O N S Tina Interrante Erin Cusack Sam Quisgard PHOTOGRAPHERS Karlo Gesner Matthew Tennison

WRITERS Tony Gorick Christine Halliday Nicole Bowman DESIGNERS Josh Seibert Ian Berg Melissa McDade P R I N T I N G PA RT N E R The Standard Group INTERN Alexandria Shope

C O M M U N I T Y PA RT N E R S Lancaster City Alliance The High Companies

ASSETS Lancaster SCORE Lancaster

Fulton Theatre WITF

ALL THINGS SOCIAL Look for Fig Lancaster on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for daily coverage of local entertainment, events, food, fashion, and community.

A D V E RT I S I N G I N F I G To find out how you can strategically market your business through the Fig communications package, contact Deborah Brandt at deborah@figindustries.com.

Thank you to our editorial sponsor, the High® companies. Committed to community leadership, sustainable building and business practices, and advancement through the preservation of local heritage.

Fig Industries, LLC has made every attempt to ensure that all information contained in this publication has been obtained from reliable sources, but all such information is provided “as is” with no guarantee of completeness or accuracy. The views of contributors do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of Fig Industries, LLC. Fig Industries, LLC cannot be held responsible for errors or omissions contained in, or reliance made upon the contents of, this publication. Copyright: Copyright 2019 © Fig Industries, LLC. All rights reserved. Photography or page layout contained in Fig shall not be reproduced, in whole or in part, without the specific written permission of Fig Industries, LLC. Contact 717.394.7737 or studio@figindustries.com.


L A N C A S T E R C I T Y is special. It’s something we all know—but I can’t say it enough. Not just because of the rich, historical architecture, or the nationally-acclaimed restaurant scene, but because of the people collaborating and investing in the sustainable future of this community we love. As we transition into the spring season of renewal, we’re excited to spotlight the changemakers that are thinking beyond the bottom line. Learn about them in our Changemaker pages you’ll find placed throughout this issue. Then, explore our section on B Corp Certified businesses in Lancaster in partnership with ASSETS. These businesses implement a high standard of company culture—from verified sustainable practices to extensive, intentional community initiatives.

As we put this, our 53rd issue of Fig, to bed, I am excited to announce our own journey for B Corp certification at Fig Industries. We have always had the mission to shine a light on the small businesses, organizations, and people who are bringing something special to our town.

This certification will help continue our focus on building a bright future for our City along with the inspiring landscape of socially conscious community leaders creating a strong, sustainable foundation for success. Finally, to you, our readers: we thank you for the passion you have for everything local and the enthusiasm you bring to supporting our City. We hope you feel energized and inspired by this issue of Fig—because you, too, are one of the changemakers helping Lancaster truly be a City For Good. DEBORAH BRANDT & THE FIG INDUSTRIES TEAM Be a part of our mission. Become a subscriber of Fig and help us spread the love-local message even farther while giving back—10% of your subscription will go to our 2019 Social Mission Partner, SWAN. Find more information on the card insert and subscribe at figlancaster.com/ subscribe.

A NOTE FROM FIG

A City for good.


M CH AK AN ING GE

Lisa Taylor EVOLUTION POWER YOGA

C H A N G E M A K E R : Lisa Taylor offers a space that encourages holistic wellness at Evolution Power Yoga, and strives to empower all those who walk through the doors.

Q : Why is it rewarding and critical to empower others?

A : I love to see others become a spark or a starter of community building. I see when they go through the classes and trainings at Evolution, confidence builds and a personal creativity grows. Who wants to live alone at the top of nothing? Without others bringing their fullest to life, there is little for ourselves to be inspired by. We

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all create uniquely; I learn and am inspired by appreciating the offering of others.

Q : What is it about the practice of yoga that can enrich people around you?

tools that give them access to being honest with themselves so they can be personally accountable for who they are in the world and how their lives impact others. Visit aimtoempower.org to learn more.

A : Through our nonprofit, AIM to

Empower, we offer yoga to inmates at the Lancaster County Prison at no cost. These individuals, as well as anyone who practices our style of yoga, have

E V O L U T I O N P O W E R Y O G A L I T I T Z : 2 0 1 R O C K L I T I T Z B LV D , S U I T E # 5 5 , L I T I T Z P A 1 7 5 4 3 7 1 7. 4 0 5 . 3 3 9 0 E V O L U T I O N P O W E R Y O G A L A N C A S T E R : 5 1 5 H A R R I S B U R G A V E , L A N C A S T E R , P A 1 7 6 0 3 7 1 7. 3 9 1 . 1 0 6 0 EVOLUTIONPOWERYOGA.COM Additional locations: York, Harrisburg


Fresh, flavorful, honest, and high quality breakfast and lunch foods. Committed to providing 100% organic ingredients and mindfully raised livestock.

FR ESH LOCA L ORG A NI C LO C AT E D O N T H E C O R N E R of West Orange and North Water Streets, The Bread Pedaler is the new answer to fresh, locally sourced, gourmet homestyle breakfast and lunch foods with the attention to quality and freshness you would expect to find here in bountiful Lancaster County. 116 WEST OR ANGE STREET

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LIFE BUILT OUTDOORS Visit Penn Stone and create a place to make memories.

Unilock Our Penn Stone design advisor will be happy to guide you through planning your perfect outdoor space.

Lloyd Flanders HARDSCAPING

concrete & brick pavers natural landscape stone OUTDOOR LIVING

outdoor kitchens • furniture fire pits • lighting & accents MASONRY

brick • stone • stucco DISPLAY AREA

Explore our beautiful showroom and 10,000 s.f. outdoor display conveniently located in downtown Lancaster.

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IN GOOD COMPANY C E LE BRATING 84 YEAR S AND TH E TE AM THAT M AD E I T P OS S I B LE .

Offering Distinct Quality And Exceptional Experiences. Every Time.

Ream

Lancaster’s Family Owned Jeweler Since 1935 58 NORTH QUEEN STREET

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NAMASIT

Jim and Angus are both wearing frames from FABULOUS FANNY’S New York vintage collection and are photographed at Evolution Power Yoga.

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G IN E AK G M HAN C

C H A N G E M A K E R : Melanin Essentials uses an ethical social impact retail model to employ single mothers and low-income parents to make their organic, sustainably produced skincare and hair products.

Melanin Essentials SPONSORED BY BLAKINGER THOMAS

Melanin Essentials is a social impact company that makes handcrafted eco-friendly, all-natural, and organic personal care products. In the future, they plan to hire and pay a thriving wage to single mothers and lowincome parents who will work in their green manufacturing facilities, that will also host quality, affordable childcare. In an effort to become one of the first zero waste beauty brands, Melanin Essentials uses 100% recyclable

and biodegradable material—from packaging to shipping. This feature is sponsored by Blakinger Thomas: The team at Blakinger Thomas Law Firm uplifts the community and assists nonprofit organizations by serving on a variety of boards, participating in charitable events, and providing quality legal services to the community. Recently, they were excited to come alongside Melanin Essentials by donating their legal services

when Melanin Essentials was named the winner of ASSETS’ Great Social Enterprise Pitch.

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COLORFUL PALAT E! Asian Noodles & Fried Rice Asian Wok & Grill Sushi & Sashimi Entrees

Family-owned and chef-run by Harry Chen

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DINE-IN OR TAKE- OUT

BYOB

NOW CATERING!


F R E S H FA C E Welcoming new businesses to Lancaster. Dr. Jeff Steed, Mabel, and Evvy

Fresh Face: Metro Pet Vet T H E R E ’ S G O O D N E W S for pets who live in the city: a beloved local vet is opening its very first downtown Lancaster location! Metro Pet Vet is the latest addition to North Mulberry Street, within walking distance of Downtown and the Northwest section of the City. Metro Pet Vet, located within the Lancaster City limits, is owned and operated by the team behind the full service Manheim Pike Veterinary Hospital. With more than two decades’ worth of experience practicing veterinary medicine throughout Lancaster County, owner Dr. Jeff Steed has always dreamed

of bringing a vet’s office to the City. He and his family attend First United Methodist Church Downtown and are active supporters of the Fulton Theatre, cherishing their time spent in the City. Over the years, Dr. Steed has begun to notice more and more pet lovers out and about on the sidewalks and in the parks of Lancaster City. One night, he and his wife happened upon a “Dogs’ Night Out” on the patio at the Gallery Row restaurant Pour, and decided it was time to make that Downtown vet’s office dream come true. “We’ve witnessed all the new energy, passion, and business coming to

Downtown,” says Dr. Steed. “We want to be a part of that energy, and provide a convenient service for Lancaster’s pet owners.” At Metro Pet Vet, you can expect the same friendly, professional environment and expert care that Dr. Steed and his team have been practicing for the past 19 years. The office’s pet-themed art gallery features work by local artists. With access to the full service Manheim Pike Veterinary Hospital, Metro Pet Vet is the logical choice for city-living pet owners.

NOW OPEN AT 4 43 NORTH MULBERRY STREET

717.945.6661

FAMILY VET.NET

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A R E S TA U R A N T T O REDEFINE PENN SQUARE

WHERE FRIENDS AND IDEAS MEET

Plough pays homage to our

The Exchange is a vibrant, new

Lancaster County heritage through

rooftop gathering space designed

the bounty of its harvest and the

for easy conversation and

warmth of its hospitality.

stunning skyline views.

Experience lunch, dinner, and late night cocktails in this historic destination.

Have a drink and discover a whole new way of looking at our dynamic city.

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G IN E AK G M HAN C

CHANGEMAKER:

Lindsley Development Consulting develops and executes successful capital campaigns in Lancaster and beyond to further enrich communities.

Todd Lindsley & Susan Broomell Q : What kind of impact has Lindsley Development had on organizations?

A : Lindsley Development Consulting

has been directly involved in more than 250 capital campaigns—many in Lancaster and in PA. With our client partners all over the country, we have raised more than $1 billion dollars for everything from colleges, hospitals, theaters, museums, retirement communities, private schools, YMCAs, social service agencies, historic

properties, community centers, land conservancies, affordable housing, orphan efforts, and so many other great causes!

Q : What is rewarding about successful campaigns?

A : It’s fun! There is great joy in

successful campaigns. The goal of fundraising is to enrich lives, change lives, and save lives. Almost every day we see what volunteer hours and dollars can do to help people.

Part of our job as consultants is to connect the donors who care about enriching, changing, and saving lives with the organizations who do it well and consistently. We love it when a person with a generous heart and a specific idea for making the world a better place meets the nonprofit that has a plan and a determination to make those things happen. That is fundraising gold.

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it’s okay to wing it B R U N C H • LU N C H • D I N N E R • L AT E N I G H T CO R P O R AT E C E L E B R AT I O N S A N D S P E C I A L E V E N T S

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G IN E AK G M HAN C C H A N G E M A K E R : Wayne Mutata

inspires and empowers people through the cultivation of sustainable wellness and health at iTrain.

Wayne Mutata ITRAIN

Q : Why do you think it is important to invest in people and community around you?

A : Because people make up everything!

Q : What is important about

Q : How do nutrition training and living

A : Wellness is the cure for many

A : When one is healthier, they are

cultivating wellness in the community?

happier, they live longer, and their overall quality of life is improved.

The more you invest in the people of the community, the better and better the community in which you live becomes!

things—not just the physical, mental, or emotional. In cultivating wellness, you not only bring people together, but you help them fight any demons or negativity in their life.

Q : What are you passionate about as

Q : How do fitness and wellness

A : People! We are passionate about

A : When you start feeling stronger and

an organization?

helping them become the best version of themselves.

315 WEST JAMES STREET

Q : What do you feel is rewarding to be part of iTrain?

A : You always have a family regardless

empower people?

healthier you become more confident, more empowered.

SECOND LOCATION COMING TO 101NQ THIS SUMMER!

a healthy lifestyle impact others?

of who you are, where you’re from, or what you’ve done in this life. Everyone belongs!

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High Guiding Principles:

Quality Integrity Innovation

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SDHLEADERSHIPCENTER.COM


I N 1 9 6 3 , S. DALE H IGH,

the third and youngest son of High companies founder Sanford High, joined the family business and helped transform what began as High Welding Company into ten different businesses with more than half a billion dollars in revenues. Today, the Lancaster, PA-based High companies have nearly 2,000 coworkers operating in 38 facilities in eight states. With an increased focus on philanthropic activities, Dale High continues to pursue The High Philosophy that has been the

cornerstone of his success: building trustworthy relationships; and, being an innovative leader. This is showcased in The S. Dale High Leadership Center. The Leadership Center is not only representative of the entrepreneurial, innovative spirit and culture that has been embraced by the High family over these many years, it is the epicenter of philanthropy and community outreach. It is a meeting place like no other—a dynamic hub of activity, and a catalyst for bringing people together to inspire, share ideas,

and help shape our world. It creates a space for nonprofit organizations to collaborate, businesses to connect, and the community to collectively create a future of success and sustainability. For more information about the Leadership Center, go to sdhleadershipcenter.com.

S. DALE HIGH BUSINES S FOR GOOD SE R IES Look for the S. Dale High Business For Good series on Fig digital channels and learn more about the impact of leadership in our community. Sponsored by the High Foundation.

1861 WILLIAM PENN WAY, LANCASTER

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on-site tailor shop luxury changing lounges

whiskey bar

custom clothing lounge Kaitlin & Shane Behmer

A newly tailored experience SINCE 1969 Coleson Fine Clothiers is expanding to a luxurious, state-of-the-art space to provide an exceptional, fully-customized experience for each client, while still offering the absolute finest men’s and women’s clothing available.

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36 NORTH QUEEN STREET

717.394.8842

COLESONCLOTHIERS.COM

NEW LOCATION ON LITITZ PIKE WITH CONVENIENT PARKING OPENING SOON!


G IN E AK G M HAN C

C H A N G E M A K E R : Mike McKenna helps

equip people in the community with the tools they need to find permanent housing and sustainable financial success through his work with Tabor Community Services.

Q : What are you passionate about as an an organization? as organization?

A : Tabor is passionate about giving

people the tools they need to find a permanent home and realize their financial dreams! We do this by preventing and responding to homelessness, assisting those who aspire to home ownership, counseling those struggling to manage their personal finances, and revitalizing our surroundings.

Mike McKenna TABOR COMMUNITY SERVICES

Q : How does your organization

engage with the community to make an impact?

A : For 50 years, Tabor has been a

collaborator and team player with the local, state, and federal government, nonprofits, foundations, businesses, individual donors, and neighbors. We havehave We had had a clearly a clearly defined defined mission mission and area of expertise that we have stayed true to and our partners can rely on our consistency and quality. We

We recognize recognize the that success the of success our clients— of our and by extension clients—and by extension our success our as success an organization—is as an organization—is contingent contingent on how on well we how wellconnect we connect the dots the dots across across those different those different sectors. sectors.

308 EAST KING STREET

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GIVING BACK Making a difference in the lives of others.

Giving Back: Timbrel Chyatee F O R T I M B R E L C H YAT E E , the dream of sharing her culture with her community through fashion has always been her mission. It was a thread that weaved through her life, connecting her to her heritage and history while also tying her to her passion and purpose —to impact and elevate other women here and across the globe. Timbrel was born in India but raised in Lancaster. For as long as she can remember, she wished that there was a place in her hometown that celebrated and connected her and others to South Asian culture. As a stylist and designer with a passion for social enterprise, she founded such a place: Lush Bazaar on Queen Street. Timbrel is thrilled to fuse her Indian and American influences to create a one-of-a-kind shopping

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destination for the women of Lancaster. Lush Bazaar offers everything from couture clothing and wedding dresses to accessories and home furnishings. Offering hand-dyed, handcrafted, gorgeously detailed pieces is just part of what makes Lush Bazaar extraordinary. Beyond the gorgeous clothing is a pattern of beautiful purpose and mission creating a story of hope and renewal through each creation in the store. Giving back has always been an important part of Timbrel’s personal values and business plan. Each item offered at Lush Bazaar is lovingly and meticulously crafted in India where Timbrel works closely with underprivileged women. Her work helps provide these women with a

LEARN MORE ABOUT FIG GIVING BACK AT FIGLANCASTER.COM

stable environment and a fair income in exchange for the talent and passion that is woven into each garment. Through one-of-a-kind boutique pieces, Timbrel invites the Lancaster community to connect to the stories of these women in India and to become part of the fabric of socially conscious fashion. “Stories mean so much to me and there’s a story behind everything in this store—from the woman who stayed late to pin the last pearl on a special piece to how a fabric is lovingly chosen; I’m honored to share the inspiration of those stories here.” Learn more about Timbrel’s mission and shop clothing and accessories for women, men, and bridal at lushbazaar.com.


H E R E FO R YO U O N YO U R B I G DAY. THE TALENTED TEAM at Mulberry Salon will come together to make your wedding or event unforgettable. With talent in makeup and hair, they will prepare you and your entire bridal party for a day to remember. Booking for 2019 / 2020 now.

Weddings & special event hair & makeup Women’s, men’s, children’s & curly cuts Color, hair smoothing & extension services Facials, waxing & lash extensions Lash lifting, lash & brow tinting

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FIBER ART CLASSES 1s t & 3 r d W E D N E S D AY, M A R C H - M AY, 6 : 3 0 - 8 p m Register at engagegodfirst.org FREE! EASTER EVE, C E L E B R AT I N G T H E L I G H T S AT U R D AY, A P R I L 2 0 , 8 p m Live orchestra and art performance: Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra & Theofanidis - Rainbow Body

LOVING L ANCASTER, LOVING THE WORLD


F R E S H FA C E Welcoming new businesses to Lancaster. Bob, Anita, Kiersten & Hannah

Fresh Face: Anita’s On Walnut A N I TA S K R O C K I has been successfully making and selling biscotti out of Reading for over a decade but recently, she and her husband Bob felt the tug to start making something more. As they tossed ideas around with their family, the cafe that now warms 324 East Walnut Street went from a pipedream to a reality and Anita’s on Walnut opened its doors to customers. As obstacles melted away and things fell into place, Anita and Bob knew that this venture was meant to provide Lancaster with more than a delicious retail bakery and cozy cafe, but also with a place to land, a place to be seen and

welcomed, and to belong. With their faith as a compass, their love for people as motivation, and their deep Italian roots, Anita’s entices people to stop in for more than just their mouthwatering pastries. Anita’s on Walnut not only aspires to offer the community a delicious place to eat and a quiet moment to sip coffee but also an opportunity to connect, recharge, and be reminded that they matter. With an ever-changing menu, Anita’s is open Monday – Saturday for breakfast and lunch, and offers a variety of sandwiches, soups, and pastry. Already, each customer, contractor,

324 EAST WALNUT STREET

employee, and vendor have left an imprint on the cafe. Anita and Bob point at fixtures and facets of the cafe and lovingly recount the story of how it came to be and why it’s important. They’re excited about connecting with and encouraging everyone who walks through their doors and are humbled to be part of revitalizing and positively impacting their neighborhood. “We just love people. We love listening and we love sharing. We know we’re here for a reason and we’re grateful to be here.”

717.208.6695

ANITASONWALNUT.COM

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BUSINESS FOR GOOD

Welcome to our Certified B Corporation feature section, in partnership with ASSETS—a nonprofit organization focused on transforming communities through ethical business.

Certified B Corporations, or B Corps, are

businesses that are exceeding high standards in social and environmental responsibility, transparency, and legal accountability. B Corps are leading the way in building a solid foundation for sustainable, collective community success. They work to reduce inequality and poverty, create healthier environments, and provide meaningful career opportunities that truly make an impact.

Explore these impactful businesses and nonprofits to learn more about the movement.

Thank you to our editorial sponsor—the High® companies: celebrating the City of Lancaster and committed to innovative community leadership, sustainable building practices, and advancement through the preservation of local heritage.

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IMAGINE IF LANCASTER’S

ECONOMIC PROSPERITY

TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES through BUSINESS

WAS ENJOYED BY EVERYONE.

Lancaster has experienced exciting economic development in the past two decades. However, not everyone has benefited from the growth. For example, at the same time and despite the best efforts of the government and nonprofit sectors, poverty rates in the city have risen by 50%. What does that mean?

THE GROWTH HAS NOT BEEN PROSPEROUS FOR ALL. S O , W H A T ’ S T H E S O L U T I O N ? Harness the power of business to alleviate poverty and build vibrant and sustainable communities.

This special section is sponsored by

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health joins ASSETS in recognizing those who are setting the standard for good business in Lancaster. LG Health’s effort to improve the health of individuals and the broader community includes organizations that make up the fabric of our community.

Blakinger Thomas believes in supporting businesses that invest in people and the community. These investments strengthen the local economy and enhance and enrich quality of life for all.


BUILDING AN

ETHICAL ECONOMY

B CORPS: THE GOLD STANDARD OF ETHICAL BUSINESS. We need a new kind of business that balances purpose and profit. Enter B Corps. B Corporations are

THE LANDSCAPE OF BUSINESS IS CHANGING AND ASSETS IS AT THE F O R E F R O N T. More than ever before, consumers, investors, and employees are driving companies to meet high standards of social and environmental performance and transparency—calling for a shared and durable prosperity for all. ASSETS

businesses that are legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on their workers, customers, community, and environment. Together, B Corps and other ethically-minded organizations are creating a new economy that can work for everyone. They’re using business as a force for good.

is a nonprofit that empowers and equips businesses to create higher-quality jobs, build stronger communities, and preserve a healthier

Certified B Corporations meet the highest standards of verified social and

environment by inspiring all businesses to act

environmental performance, public

like B Corps.

transparency, and legal accountability

Sponsored by

to balance profit and purpose.


BUILD A BETTER BUSINESS WITH ASSETS

Join a network of more than 200 Lancaster County companies partnering with ASSETS to build better businesses and stronger communities. As the only Central PA official partner of B Lab, the governing body of the B Corp Certification, ASSETS helps you prepare for a strong submission.

ASSETS OFFERS: 1 — Impact Measuring and Benchmarking

READY TO TAKE THE FIRST STEP? B Corps are leading the way, but all companies—no matter the size, model, or industry—can begin

2 — Impact Improvement Planning 3 — B Corp Certification Preparation 4 — I mpact Strategy and Project Management

making positive changes today. See how you measure up by taking the free B Impact Assessment at: MeasureWhatMatters.AssetsPA.org

DID YOU KNOW? Lancaster is home to 17 B Corps, more than 25% of all the B Corps in Pennsylvania! Learn about them on the following pages.

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Creating economic opportunity and cultivating entrepreneurial leadership for women in Lancaster.


COMPANY MISSION To support community benefit organizations in achieving their vision.

LEADERSHIP TIP Focus your efforts on empowering those around you through trust building and offering the opportunity to learn after mistakes.

COLAB, INC. KATE GALLAGHER, FOUNDER & CEO Founded 2014 4 Employees

coLAB, Inc. is a Benefit Corporation that believes in data-driven decisionmaking strategies to enhance efficiency, productivity, and collaboration within and between organizations. Through vision and mission alignment, collaboration, and impact research, the team at coLAB helps organizations look for opportunities to further enhance mission. 717.869.6638 colablancaster.com

GEM CONSULTING SOLUTIONS, LLC JULIEN GODBARGE, FOUNDER Founded September 2017 • 1 Employee

COMPANY MISSION Accelerate the pace of business and fight poverty in Lancaster County.

LEADERSHIP TIP Clarity + focus = speed. GEM helps companies increase the pace of their organization by deploying the OKR (Objective & Key Results) management system. They offer pro bono services and donate 5% of their revenue.

COMPANY MISSION Dedicated to improving lives by uniting community and healthbased services with science informed software and human centered data analysis.

717.669.2742

GEMConsultingSolutions.com

LEADERSHIP TIP Surround yourself with exceptional people who share in similar values and mission to build a company culture that survives failure and embraces humility during times of success. Advanced Metrics develops software that assists health providers, human service workers, and educators to more effectively and efficiently address social determinants of health and physical, behavioral, and mental health concerns. advancedmetrics.net

SPONSORED BY

ADVANCED METRICS STEVEN R HERR PHD PRESIDENT & CEO Founded in 2013 14 Employees

EVIDENT DANIEL AND AMANDA KLOTZ, OWNERS Founded 2017 • 2 Employees


COMPANY MISSION To revolutionize achievement.

LEADERSHIP TIP Deeply know what motivates everyone around you.

LONGVIEW STRUCTURES, LLC JESSE PELLMAN & MIKE STONER, CO-OWNERS Founded January 2008 • 9 Employees

COMPANY MISSION To create finely crafted spaces and cultivate a vibrant, resilient community wherever they work.

WORK WISDOM KEDREN CROSBY, PRESIDENT Founded August, 2015 10 Employees

Work Wisdom uses evidencebased practices to enhance the mindsets, behaviors, communication, and culture of organizations. Their four divisions, Work Wisdom Press, Productions, Academy and Consulting, provide selfawareness and accessible tools to alleviate organizational pain and suffering while also building flourishing teams and leaders. 717.327.7780 workwisdomllc.com

LEADERSHIP TIP: Lead by example! St Francis of Assisi wrote, ‘He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.’ 717.587.1197

longviewstructures.com

COMPANY MISSION To provide meaningful employment to resettled refugee women living in Lancaster while making delicious Stroopies.

LEADERSHIP TIP COMPANY MISSION To equip businesses for search marketing success with strategies that are practical, helpful, and clear.

LEADERSHIP TIP How you succeed is as important as whether you succeed. Evident helps companies get found when their target customers are searching for what they sell. They provide expert advice and direction to small businesses and agency teams who want to implement a winning search strategy on their own. 717.826.0067

itsevident.com

SPONSORED BY

When we share what God has placed in our hands and don’t just keep it to ourselves, beautiful things happen! Stroopies exists to provide meaningful employment for resettled refugee women. Their goal is for these women to grow up into management in the company, or to launch into other careers as they get established. 717.875.3426 stroopies.com

STROOPIES, INC. JENNIE & JONATHAN GROFF WIFE & HUSBAND TEAM/ PART-OWNERS Founded February, 2008 11 Employees


COMPANY MISSION Making nonprofits and businesses whole and strong by providing creative, practical solutions that meet their needs and leverage their strengths.

LEADERSHIP TIP Say thank you, early and often. And always do the thing you said you were going to do!

BEAM CONSULTING DANI BEAM, OWNER Founded August, 2011 1 Employee

Beam Consulting works with nonprofits to expand their capacity—any point in their fundraising lifecycle. Whether an organization wants to raise more annual operating dollars from year to year or embark on a capital campaign or other major initiative, she provides fundraising strategy, guidance, expertise, and support. 717.723.8147 danibeam.com

COMMONS COMPANY OF LANCASTER KYLE SOLLENBERGER, CO-FOUNDER/ CEO & CRYSTAL WEAVER, CO-FOUNDER/ COO January 2015 84 Employees

COMPANY MISSION COMPANY MISSION To offer the gift of distinctive global cuisine to customers and the gift of employment opportunity to people experiencing significant barriers to workforce entry.

LEADERSHIP TIP We encourage all employees to participate in the decision-making of the business, and never miss an opportunity to tell them how much we appreciate them!

UPOHAR, LLC SRIRUPA DASGUPTA, FOUNDER/ OWNER, & CHRISTINA MALDONADO, CHEF/ OWNER April, 2011 10 Employees

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Through their three branches (Upohar Vegetarian Restaurant, Christina’s Criollo market stand, and Global Flavors Catering), they offer authentic regional cuisines from all over the world, celebrating the cultural heritage of their team members, and engaging the community in rich cultural experiences. 717.569.2782 upoharethniccuisines.com

To belong to and nourish our community through inspiring concepts, thoughtful hospitality, and meaningful employment.

LEADERSHIP TIP Challenge yourself to take the next step, even when you don’t have all of the answers. Commons Company is a family of food and beverage ventures with a shared vision for excellence. These ventures include the nationally recognized coffee roaster, Passenger (est. 2014), and other local favorites such as Prince Street Cafe (est. 2006), Blue Line (est. 2017), and Merrymaker Catering (est. 2018). Passenger is in the process of becoming B Corp certified; so all of their ventures will be part of that great standard. 717.455.3630 commonscompany.com


COMPANY MISSION To connect good jobs and individuals seeking to improve their economic opportunities, maximizing success with wrap-around employment services and support.

LEADERSHIP TIP One must do what one must do, so one can do what one wants to!

LANCASTER WORKS AT ASSETS LLC MSIR RESTAURANTS, LLC MICHAEL SIRIANNI, OWNER Founded November 2016 10 Employees

Lancaster Works is Lancaster County’s first and only B Corp Certified Social Enterprise Workforce / Employment Agency that systematically removes and remediates barriers to employment. 717.393.6089 lancaster.works

Founded May, 2017 2 Employees

COMPANY MISSION To provide superior painting services while demonstrating the power of responsible business.

LEADERSHIP TIP COMPANY MISSION To benefit our community through service and food.

LEADERSHIP TIP You cannot lead if you do not listen. MSir Restaurants creates food and beverage concepts, including The Limerick Neighborhood Delicatessen and BUZZ Food Truck, that aim to fill gaps in the community and change restaurant culture from within. 717.840.4969 msirrestaurants.com

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Never give up what you want most for what you want now. Two Dudes helps their clients beautify, protect, preserve, and restore their homes and businesses. They do this in a way that respects the environment, empowers their employees, and creates meaningful impact in their community. 717.396.1207 twodudes.com

TWO DUDES PAINTING COMPANY PETER BARBER & BRIAN MCCASKEY, CO-OWNERS Founded 1987 • 55 Employees


Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people. STEVE JOBS / computer dude

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CRAF TING SUSTAI NABILIT Y

Jesse Pellman & Mike Stoner

FOUNDED BY MIKE STONER AND JESSE PELLMAN, the team at Longview Structures believes that all spaces should be sustainable, beautiful, and functional. With a passion for excellence in design, old-world craftsmanship, and marrying new technologies with heritage technique, they’re dedicated to the idea that every project deserves to become an heirloom structure for generations to come. NEW CONSTRUCTION

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FO C U S E D ON F O U N D E R K AT E G A L L A G H E R A N D H E R T E A M are working to build a community where all mission-driven organizations can reach their highest potential to impact our community. They use data driven decision-making strategies to enhance efficiency, productivity, and collaboration within and between organizations. Through impact research and vision & mission alignment, the team at coLAB encourages strategic thinking to empower organizations to look for opportunities to further enhance mission-driven work.

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MAKING DATA

A D VA N C E D M E T R I C S was founded by a group of leading healthcare providers and engineers dedicated to improving lives by empowering community and health-based services with science informed software and human centered data analysis. Advanced Metrics develops software that assists health providers, human service workers, and educators to more effectively and efficiently address social determinants of health and physical, behavioral, and mental health concerns. Their software equips users with the ability to measure and monitor outcomes to inform collaborative and careful decision making. AMETRICS.ORG


L A N C A S T E R G E N E R A L H E A LT H H O N O R E D W I T H N AT I O N A L AWA R D F O R C O M M U N I T Y H E A LT H M O D E L Throughout its 125–year history, Lancaster General Health has been dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of our community, focusing relentlessly on quality and safety, and advocating for transformative improvement in health care access and delivery. And the national health community is taking note.

2018 RECIPIENT OF THE PRESTIGIOUS FOSTER MCGAW PRIZE

have with many local organizations that enable us to collectively pursue health initiatives that will improve the wellbeing of individuals and the community at large.”

The American Hospital Association recently awarded LG Health the 2018 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service. This national award is given every year to one healthcare organization that has shown exemplary commitment to establishing and facilitating programs that improve the overall health and well-being of its community.

LG Health received the Foster G. McGaw Prize because of its collaborative relationships with organizations across Lancaster County, and their explicit efforts to go upstream to address community health.

LG Health utilizes a holistic, strategic improvement model to identify and address community health priorities, focusing not only on providing highquality medical care, but also on addressing the social determinants of health. Social determinants are nonmedical factors that affect individual and community health, and include education, employment, poverty, housing, social structures, and access to healthy food and transportation.

L E A D I N G T H E WAY FOR LASTING CHANGE: MOVING UPSTREAM TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY H E A LT H

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 80% of an individual’s and a community’s health is related to these social determinants.

“We are honored that the American Hospital Association has recognized our community health improvement model as a way to improve health and wellbeing of a community like ours,” says Jan Bergen, LG Health’s President and CEO. “We are grateful for the partnerships we

LG Health collaborates with schools, faith communities, municipal governments, first responders, nonprofits, businesses, developers and others to achieve measurable improvement. One of these partners is ASSETS, a local nonprofit dedicated to transforming communities through ethical business. Together, LG Health and ASSETS

conducted an analysis of LG Health’s supply chain. Both organizations believe in the power of business to improve individuals’ health and well-being by creating meaningful, high-quality jobs. Better jobs in turn can create a healthy community where prosperity is shared by all. This innovative project used the globally-recognized B Impact Assessment. ASSETS regularly uses this tool to help businesses across Lancaster County measure and improve their social and environmental impact. LG Health credits its continued success in large part to its partnership with other community-based organizations who make up the fabric of Lancaster.

“Any accomplishments we have had in advancing community health over the last 25 years happened because of the irreplaceable contributions of our partner organizations,” says Jan Bergen, LG Health’s President and CEO.


A clean city benefits everyone. It attracts visitors, boosts the economy, increases health and safety, protects the environment, and empowers neighborhoods.

cleaning!

We invite you to Adopt-A-Block. To learn more contact Lancaster City Alliance at enhance@teamlanc.org or 717.394.0783.

Staff from the Commons Company, Lancaster City Alliance, Downtown Investment District, and the City of Lancaster are excited for you to Adopt-A-Block

L A N C A S T E R C I T Y A L L I A N C E is a nonprofit that cultivates partnerships w  ith businesses, local communities, the arts, e ducation, nonprofits, and government to ensure Lancaster is a clean, safe, a nd vibrant City for all.

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Marina’s design was selected for the Senior Show & Celebration materials.

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design M A R I N A S A LV A T O R E , S E N I O R I L L U S T R A T O R

Q : Why is it important to cultivate

the arts in the community? What is the role of the artist today?

A : Art is important for everyone, no

matter your age. Not only does it bring color and beauty to our lives, it offers a new way of looking at the world around us and helps us to empathize with each other better through our creations. The camaraderie made between understanding people brings us closer together as community. Most importantly, artists are working in all industries today, finding solutions and inventing new ways to address complex problems.

Q : What do the arts mean to you

DON’T MISS:

A : Art means everything to me; it’s a

PCA&D’s Senior Show & Celebration Friday, May 3 Open to the public 5–8 pm

and how have they impacted you? way to celebrate, to cope, or just to put something in my head down on paper. It’s good for everything you can think of. I was encouraged to pursue art by my art teachers and parents growing up. Their support means so much to me, and with it I’m able to follow my dreams and keep creating. Art really shaped me growing up and made me who I am.

At PCA&D’s Senior Show and Celebration, the Class of 2019 will proudly fill four floors of the College with stunning professional-level senior thesis projects in a variety of media, the culminating work of our PCA&D graduates. This is Lancaser’s largest exhibition, launching the professional careers of the creatives who will shape and influence our future! pcad.edu/senior-show-celebration-2019

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Anne and her associates at Lusk & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty have been representing exceptional properties in Lancaster County for more than 25 years. Anne is now representing the distinct residences at 101NQ, The Point.

LIVE IN THE CENTER OF IT ALL

T H E P O I N T AT 101 N O R T H Q U E E N offers unparalleled modern city living with clean, crisp interiors and luxury finishes that seamlessly reflect the building’s exterior elements. 16 units are planned, ranging from 1,800 to 4,040 square feet (plus additional square feet for terraces), with a limited number of two-story units including a penthouse. Private parking is located inside 101 North Queen, on the ground floor, with entry on Orange Street. Full occupancy by October 2019! Call Anne Lusk at 717.271.9339 to learn more and save your spot.

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We believe that

Business for Good

is Good for Business L O C A L B U S I N E S S E S H AV E A LW AY S been the economic backbone of our community. Yet, imagine if local businesses united their purpose with their profit, if business leaders became community leaders, if businesses stepped up to drive the positive change we’d like to see in our community. We don’t have to imagine: it’s already happening. It’s in our DNA. Our community’s innovative spirit, deep generosity, and fierce commitment to the things we love means that “Business for Good” isn’t rewriting the book on business in Lancaster County: it’s just the next chapter. Companies across Lancaster County are paving the way for what successful and sustainable businesses will look like in the future: investing in workers,

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“Attracting and retaining the best talent increasingly requires a clear expression of purpose.” – larry fink, chairman and ceo, blackrock from his 2019 letter to ceo s

implementing disruptive solutions, and shifting environmental practices. Lancaster businesses are leading in their industries, and the next generation of great ideas is rising just behind them. Lancaster County is already a national leader in the Business for Good movement. And with the movement growing, we are positioned to use this energy to be Good for Business. What can we accomplish together when we work to unite people, planet, and profit to create a thriving community for the future? Join us in 2019 for Speakers, Sessions, and Spotlights on what’s working in Lancaster and around the world. We look forward to working with you on what’s next.


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Henrietta Heisler HENRIETTA HEISLER INTERIORS INC. Q : Why is it important

to help people create spaces where they can feel comfortable?

A : Design improves lives—

CHANGEMAKER:

Henrietta Heisler oversees her team of talented professionals to create dream interiors. She also develops distressed properties. Watch for changes at 252 North Prince Street!

period! Businesses see increases in employee engagement, increased profits, and less absenteeism in newly designed spaces. The same is true for the home interior; a well thought out interior provides for a better home life, stronger relationships, better sleep—I could go on and on.

Q : What does it mean to

help people channel their ideas and then design with intention?

A : As a team we listen

and collaborate with our

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clients to provide the best insight, products, and execution. Bringing their dream interiors to life is so satisfying. We know that we positively transform the lives of our clients!

Q : Is there an inspirational

quote, word, or phrase that you enjoy?

A : “The only real voyage

consists not of seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes; in seeing the universe through the eyes of another, one hundred others—in seeing the hundred universes that each of them sees”. —Marcel Proust. (We like to travel and see and create new things as well)

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Dan Betancourt COMMUNITY FIRST FUND

Q : Why do you think it’s important to invest in people and community around you?

A : Improving economic wealth in

underserved neighborhoods has a positive impact on everyone in the community. A healthy, vibrant, and diverse community is one where all individuals have the opportunity to achieve economic security and the dignity to provide for their own family.

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Q : What are you passionate about as an organization?

A : Community First Fund has an

innovative and visionary mindset that fuels our passion to build healthy communities. We see opportunity where others see blight and despair. We connect with those that can’t obtain traditional financing by providing entrepreneurs with access to business development loans for

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projects that generate jobs, create affordable housing, and help to revitalize communities. We are driven to make a change by transforming lives, businesses, and communities—one transaction at a time.

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Community First Fund is proud to support businesses and organizations across Lancaster County, so they may increase opportunities for economic prosperity for all.


ISSEI NOODLE

Andre & Donna Pham, Owners When looking to launch a new dining venue, Andre & Donna Pham approached Community First Fund. They worked through the application process with a Community First lender to secure financing for new equipment and space renovations. Today, Issei Noodle offers an exciting Asian dining experience for lunch and dinner in Downtown Lancaster.

RIC’S BREAD

Michele Stauffer, Co-Owner

CNM AUTO REPAIR Chris Laboy, Owner

Chris Laboy came to Lancaster as a seasoned mechanic with a goal of opening his own business. He successfully applied for a loan from Community First Fund to purchase a vacant property and transform it into an auto repair shop. As his business grew, Community First provided capital for Chris to expand his business by renovating more space and purchasing additional equipment.

Community Impact

Michele and Michael Stauffer, owners of Ric’s Bread, are committed to providing their customers with high quality products. Several years ago, they came to Community First Fund to refinance the original loan for their purchase of the bakery. When increased demand for their popular baked goods exceeded the capacity of the Queen Street shop, they returned to Community First Fund for working capital to open a satellite location and purchase additional equipment.

CHILDREN DESERVE A CHANCE FOUNDATION Jordan Steffy, Founder & CEO

Community First Fund recently provided financing to the Children Deserve A Chance Foundation for working capital to expand their operations to aid in the financial, emotional, and spiritual development of underprivileged and disabled youth. Through its Attollo Prep Program, they work closely with students to develop individualized plans of action with one goal in mind: getting every child into college.


What if? What if we told you there was a fine art museum in Lancaster with more than 8,000 objects in its permanent collection, some of them dating to 1500 B.C.E.? What if we told you that collection included works by Alexander Calder, Imogen Cunningham, Paul Cezanne, Keith Haring, Pierre-August Renoir and Cindy Sherman, among so many other rock-star artists? What if we told you that same museum presents 8-10 special exhibitions and over 20 programs every year—and that admission was 100 percent free?

Well, we are telling you. That place is the Phillips Museum of Art on the campus of Franklin & Marshall College. So, stop wondering what if, and start thinking how soon can I get there?

LANCASTER’S OTHER GALLERY ROW 628 College Avenue | Lancaster, PA 17603 | fandm.edu/phillips-museum WE’RE OPEN TUES. WED. FRI. SAT. SUN. NOON TO 4 P.M.; THURS. 2-6 P.M.


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a D R I V E N menu C R A F T K I T C H E N . S C R AT C H B R E W E R Y. At Iron Hill, it’s not just a tagline—it speaks to the integrated relationship between the food, the beer, and the way they do things. While all the items on their menu are made from scratch daily, their head chef also crafts a rotating features menu using the freshest, local ingredients and seasonal flavors. A meal at Iron Hill means a handcrafted, unique experience every time.

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C H A N G E M A K E R : Friendship Heart

Gallery & Studio offers opportunities for Artists with Intellectual Disability and Autism to use the power of art for self-expression and personal achievement.

Friendship Heart Gallery & Studio K A N D I S H U LT Z & R E B E K A H S A L A D A Q : Explain a little about the

importance of self-expression and personal value, and how the Artists at Friendship Heart Gallery & Studio are offered these opportunities.

A : The Artists are offered self-

expression by having a place to engage, learn, communicate, and utilize their artistic talent. Each person is valued and directs their creativity by choosing mediums, subject matter, and painting style.

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Q : Why is creative expression so vital? A : Creative expression helps to instill confidence, a sense of purpose, and is an avenue to connect with others in order to gain a sense of personal value. Even non-verbal artists can communicate through artistic expression. One non-verbal Artist began to communicate verbally after years of being involved at the art studio. Another Artist will now engage socially who had not done so

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previously and will even attend events at times. These are huge growth steps in the lives of these Artists. To volunteer or donate to the Friendship Heart Gallery & Studio mission, call at 717.945.6404.


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Empowering Lancaster Fulton Theatre’s Education and Outreach programs aim to empower community members of all ages to engage more deeply in their own lives through art. A wide variety of programs are offered on and offsite of the theater, exposing the arts to many beginning at an early age. T H E F U LT O N A C A D E M Y O F T H E AT R E The Fulton Academy of Theatre invites students ages pre-K through grade 12 to experience the power of Theatre year round. The Fulton is proud of their professional Teaching Artist staff who aims to meet the needs of a broad spectrum of learners. Their Academy programs develop theatre arts tools and also important lifelong skills such as creativity, communication, and building confidence. Many students attend the Academy of Theatre through full or partial scholarships.

TEEN LOUNGE PROGR AM Teens, grades 6-12 are invited to attend a special behind-the-scenes workshop with professional theatre artists from the current

Fulton Theatre Mainstage production. Students gain insights about the show and the unique challenges the team faced mounting it. Topics for each Teen Lounge revolve around featured moments from the production such as actors from the show, music, choreography, set design, costumes, and other theatrical design elements.

S C H O O L D AY M AT I N E E S The School Day program entertains, educates, and inspires young audiences. The experience of enjoying a live stage production performed by professional actors is one that no child soon forgets and affordable student ticket prices create opportunities for partnerships with schools and educators to provide meaningful theatre arts learning for students.

ACCESSIBILIT Y Fulton Theatre is deeply committed to providing access for the arts regardless of ability or financial need. The Fulton Theatre provides ASL Interpretation, Audio Description, Open Captioning, Assisted Listening Devices, Pay What You Will Programs, and Accessible Seating for our Mainstage productions.

RESIDENCIES/ WORKSHOPS PRESCHOOL BUILDING BRIDGES PROGRAM Weekly in-pre-school lessons over a 16-week period. Through play, storytelling, dance, creative drama, puppetry, and music, Building Bridges promotes young children’s early literacy skills, social/emotional growth, language development, and creative arts skills. This program also builds the professional skills of the early childhood educator.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM Weekly sessions in schools and community centers after school hours that build theatre arts and life skills using storytelling through drama, dance, music, and puppetry.

CLASSROOM RESIDENCIES Weekly sessions held in elementary classrooms for several weeks that include creative writing, storytelling, theatre games and student created scenes, and group discussions that inspire critical thinking. Program culminates in a student created performance shared with the school community.


Join us for our 2018 – 2019 season!

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Le a r n m ore and g e t t i cke ts and s u b s cr i p ti ons: B y phone at 7 1 7 .397.7425 O n l ine at t h e f ul ton.org I n p e rson at t h e box of fi ce

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Prince Street view

King Street view

For 166 years the Fulton Theatre has been a home for the performing arts in Lancaster. Twent y - t h re e ye a rs ag o,

the grandeur of the Fulton Theatre was restored with incredible community support. Since that time, Fulton Theatre productions have expanded in size and scope and audiences have grown to 166,000 patrons. This amazing growth has tested the limits of the theatre’s infrastructure. It is time, once again, to invest in the “Grand Old Lady of Prince Street”. The Fulton Theatre is now poised for its own breakout performance; one that as it Evolves, will Elevate and Inspire audiences, performers, and community.

The monumental expansion on Prince, King, and Water streets includes new rehearsal spaces, larger backstage areas, an expanded lobby, additional restrooms, guest artist housing, and new retail space on King Street. Part of the fabric of downtown, the Fulton Theatre’s expansion will have cultural and economic significance in the City of Lancaster. If you would like to know more about the Fulton Theatre’s expansion please contact Nicole Hackmann, Director of Donor Relations/Breakout Performance Campaign: nhackmann@thefulton.org.

J O I N T H E F U LT O N O N T H I S M O N U M E N TA L J O U R N E Y . To l e a r n m o r e a b o u t th e e xci ti n g e x p a n s i o n p l e a s e v i s i t fu lton b re ako u t.org.


“The Fulton is not just expanding… it is becoming. We are aspiring, creating, and dreaming to be a performing arts center for Downtown Lancaster and beyond.” – M  ARC ROBIN, EXECUTIVE ARTISTIC PRODUCER

E V O LV E . E L E V AT E . INSPIRE.

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The Loft designed by John de Vitry with creativity in mind.

A decade of creativity. L O C AT E D I N T H E H E A R T O F T H E C I T Y, the Lancaster Arts Hotel features many healthy and luxurious amenities for guests. Art connoisseurs can enjoy more than 250 pieces of art by 36 different artists in 15 mediums. Each of the 63 rooms is completely unique.

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Matt & Kathleen Smucker

C H A N G E M A K E R : Matt and

Kathleen Smucker provide an authentic meeting space for those looking to connect over coffee, share lunch, or enjoy being together at Cafe One Eight.

CAFE ONE EIGHT

Q : Why is it important to create a

Q : How do you feel Cafe One

Q : What is it about sharing food

A : It’s who we are and what our

A : Cafe One Eight contributes (in

A : There is just something about

welcoming cafe space for people in the community to connect?

original vision was in starting a business. So many things at Cafe One Eight have evolved as we’ve grown as a business, but the idea of serving our guests with excellence and hospitality has always been our number one goal.

Eight gives back to the Lancaster community? the form of gift cards and retail products) to many local nonprofits for fundraisers to help promote the great causes here in Lancaster.

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and coffee that helps bring people together? “breaking bread together” and talking over a cup of coffee that breaks down the walls and makes life more enjoyable.

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The Green Room is proud to carry a full line of Oway’s Hcolor hair products, the world’s first professional organic hair color formulated with the highest concentration of organic, biodynamic, and fair trade ingredients. A beautiful balance between performance and nature with nourishing and gentle formulas that even the most sensitive clients will love. The Green Room is looking for one more stylist to join the team! Email THEGREENROOMORGANICSALON@ GMAIL.COM to learn more about the position.

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BS SF LOCAL BREW TOUR:

Wacker Brewing Company

The craft beer movement has been sweeping across the country, led by a desire for high quality flavors and an urge to support local economies and communities. Lancaster City is no exception, and BSSF wanted to showcase some of the unique local breweries with a new sponsored series called BSSF Local Brew Tour that will appear in each Fig Lancaster issue in 2019. Cheers! W A C K E R B R E W I N G C O M PA N Y goes way back to 1853. This historical brewery was a major part of Lancaster’s pre-prohibition heyday, when the City accounted for just about 10% of all beer

This feature is sponsored by BSSF. Committed to their profession and to their community, BSSF is proud to support Lancaster County breweries, small and large, who are shaping the impact that the craft beverage industry has on the future of this county. BSSF is your highly skilled partner for accounting, tax, and business advisory needs. BSSF.COM

consumed in the United States, and was considered the “Munich of the States.” After more than a century building a reputation as a beloved Lancaster beer, Wacker closed in 1956. It remained a fond memory to Wacker drinkers for decades, until 2014. That’s when Bryan Kepner, a chemical engineer, serial entrepreneur, and local restaurateur who grew up in Lancaster’s beer business, decided it was time to revive that memory. Bryan reopened Wacker Brewing in 2014 at its current Grant Street location at a time when the industry had begun to experience a resurgence. The idea was to tell a beloved local story, with a fresh spin. For Bryan, the story is personal: His great grandfather worked for Wacker as a delivery man and his father owned a beer distributor in Lancaster, where he scored his first job. For Bryan, running a brewery may have always been a dream, but the day to day isn’t as dreamy as you might think. A typical day is spent cleaning, cleaning,

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and then cleaning some more. Because brewing beer is a biological process, sanitization is important to preserving the perfect finished product. For a trained chemical engineer like Bryan, it’s even more important. “The beer industry is a huge part of our history here in Lancaster,” says Bryan. “And our intention is to remind the community of what brewing means to us, not just today but for the past 150 years or so.” Visitors can experience the classic Wacker beer, which is preserved in the Bohemian Pilsner, German Pale Ale, and Little Dutch beers, and explore a rotating list of specialty brews like fan-favorite Oatmeal Stout. “The challenge for us is straddling that line, staying true and authentic to Wacker’s historical legacy as an industrial, blue collar beer but also fitting into the current microbrew scene and satisfying those flavor seekers who are looking for exciting new beers.”

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Brent & Kate Hostetter BRENTWOOD BUILDERS

Q : Why is it important to help

revitalize neighborhoods in Lancaster?

A : Growing up, my dad would describe

the glory days of Lancaster City—when Watt & Shand was the place to shop for novelty items, and he would head Downtown to see the tree lighting. We would take our own trips Downtown complete with Long Johns from market, London Fogs at the new Prince

C H A N G E M A K E R : Brent and Kate

Hostetter transform homes in Lancaster to create new opportunities for revitalization in the community at Brentwood Builders.

Street Cafe, and a stop at Zanzibar to smell the soaps. Lancaster has always held this nostalgic place in my heart.

Q : How do you think your work

Seeing the city through my dad’s eyes helped me to gain a love for it and a passion to see it restored to those glory days. We are so lucky that Brentwood Builders gets to play a part in that!

A : Our goal is to design and renovate

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offering renovated homes to people cultivates the community? homes that complement the character Lancaster already has to offer. Whether you are a local, or visiting the City, we hope that walking past one of our homes sparks inspiration and adds to that charm our City holds.

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Scott Drackley Q : How does your

organization engage with the community to make an impact?

A : Our desire is to make

opera and classical musical theatre accessible and enjoyable to everyone while educating the community about this fantastic art form. We will offer performances aimed at all ages. We are also offering performances aimed at a younger demographic, to show them how this art form is relevant to all ages.

C H A N G E M A K E R : Scott Drackley

provides a hub of musical experiences at Penn Square Music Festival, an all-professional Young Artist Program for opera singers at the beginning of their career.

Q : Why are the arts important to the community?

A : The arts are very

important for many reasons: they help us to be fully human, to experience beauty, to overcome our differences, and to unite us as a community. We will attract a wider audience from outside the community of Lancaster, as well as our support from our own community.

Q : How does music

empower, encourage, and/or engage?

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Esther Huynh

Q : How does your

organization engage with the community to make an impact?

A : One of the biggest

ways we make an impact is through our events, one of the most successful being our Race Against Racism (RAR), which takes place on the last Saturday in April every year. It is the longest consecutive running RAR in the country and brings more than 3,000 people together in one morning, rain or shine. The Race Against Racism funds YWCA Lancaster’s Social Justice and Advocacy programs, and supports those who seek peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

Q : Why is it so important

for people to support the Race Against Racism, add their voices to help social justice, and be advocates for positive social change?

A : We all know that one

race isn’t going to change the social and racial inequities in our City and our community. But, when individual members of

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our community—parents, coworkers, neighbors— participate in this race and learn more about the YWCA and its services, the hope is that they begin to learn more about the different and unequal ways that people are treated— ways they’re treated for reasons that can’t be changed like skin color, family make up, number of parents raising children, etc. And that’s what social justice is. We all need to understand what diversity, equity, and inclusion really mean, and work toward those ideals for all who are marginalized. This should happen in our homes, our institutions, our workplaces, and neighborhoods. “Coordinating school aged kids to run puts our work in perspective. These kids are getting the confidence they need in life by completing something as meaningful to them as the Race Against Racism, both in the reason and the physical endurance. Something they may not get to do otherwise.”

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CHANGEMAKER:

Esther Huynh, Assistant Director of Early Learning Development, YWCA Lancaster, sparks social change and empowerment through her work with school aged children during the Race Against Racism and the Kids Fun Run.


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S Y S T E M S A L I G N E D I N L E A R N I N G ( S A I L) , a United Way of Lancaster County Collective Impact Partnership, has taken an innovative approach to prepare young children for kindergarten readiness and lifelong success. By creating mobile mentoring and early literacy supports, with two bilingual mentors and children’s librarians who work with home-based childcare providers, SAIL is empowering providers with the tools and knowledge necessary to give children access to a high-quality Pre-K experience. The Partners of SAIL encourage the providers to aim high, go farther, and embrace the opportunity to learn more. By taking this creative approach, Lancaster County providers will achieve professional and personal goals, and the children they care for will receive the highest quality of care possible. To learn more about Systems Aligned in Learning and other United Way Partnerships, visit LiveUnitedLancaster.org/ImpactPartners. U N I T E D W E F I G H T. U N I T E D W E A L L W I N . 630 JANET AVENUE

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S e ri es Empowering stories about women who have big ideas, get things done, and rock motherhood.

Sarah Yukie Gingrich, Founder of Create Karma WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF A POSITIVE, HEALTHY COMMUNITY?

WHY IS A HOLISTIC WELLNESS SO CRITICAL TO SOMEONE’S LIFE?

We live in a world where the standard of living is such that many people have the ability to lead a life that empowers them and makes a difference in what matters to them. Right now, obesity is estimated to cost between $147 – 210 billion dollars yearly, more than our budget for education. When wellness can be the foundation for so much positive change in one individual’s life, magnifying that impact to form a positive, healthy community will make a real difference.

Holistic wellness means giving people the tools to use self-inquiry, communication, and structures to look at all aspects of wellness for themselves: including community engagement, connection to inner awareness or the ability to be present, and the capacity to experience our emotions without being dominated by them. Frequently in our culture, we confuse fitness (or yikes, thinness!) with wellness, and I am passionate about changing our vision of wellness to include our community, our spirit,

our mental health, and our ability to be powerfully and positively connected with our whole being. Our programs “create karma” by transforming participants into responsible, generous, inspiring, and WELL leaders. When we are generous and compassionate with ourselves, our lens of the world changes and we have the energy and capacity to create the actions (or karma) that create a fulfilling life. In changing our perspective from what we believe we are “supposed” to want to observing what actually has us be complete, we can all create a life that works.

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Hidden Gems THE CITY EXPERTS SINCE 1982

finding the perfect home to suit a client’s needs requires knowledge, experience, and understanding. Puffer Morris is a personal real estate agency that has unparalleled knowledge of Lancaster County. They are committed to providing personalized service and an exceptional client experience. The Puffer Morris Team, left to right, at the historic Masonic Hall in Downtown Lancaster: Ric & Mary Tribble, Scott Haverstick, and Brian Altimare.

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Jodi Holland THE GATEHOUSE

Q : What is rewarding about being part of the mission at The GateHouse?

A : The GateHouse restores the human

spirit through recovery by being on the front lines of addiction. We engage and treat those struggling with addiction and their families. The reward comes as we watch them regain their lives, see their families begin to heal, and recognize hope as it begins to glimmer in their eyes.

Q : Why are the programs at

The GateHouse essential, and how do you think they impact our present and future communities?

C H A N G E M A K E R : Jodi Holland, Executive Director,

affirms The GateHouse exists to transform and encourage a life of recovery by providing communitycentered, accredited services.

A : Changing lives in Lancaster

A : Individuals who suffer from

Q : How does The GateHouse integrate

If you or a family member are in need, or to donate, visit gatehouse.org.

County for more than 40 years, The GateHouse has been educating and bringing awareness to addiction. With the opioid epidemic, literally, now killing off an entire generation— more than ever, we must broaden our mission and give so many more an opportunity for hope. its program participants back into the community, and why is this so critical to their success?

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addiction often become isolated and anti-social in nature. Addiction wants to trap you and keep you alone‌ disconnected. Our goal is to reintegrate them into the community. Help them participate in their own lives, start giving back, and helping them make amends.

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LANCASTER LEGACIES:

Benchmark Construction Stifel strives to help clients create sustainable financial solutions to impact their legacy while enhancing the surrounding community. In each 2019 issue of Fig, Stifel is sponsoring this feature on an organization that is showcasing a strong mission of community transformation to uplift and inspire our readers. When Bob Brandt founded Benchmark Construction in 1985, his son Bobby was seven years old. More than 30 years later, Bobby is the new Benchmark president while his father steps back, transitioning toward retirement. (Bob will serve as chairman of the board until 2020.)

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For a forward-thinking company like Benchmark, a transition as big as this one has been years in the making. With a vision for the future, a long-term plan, and an excellent leadership team in place, Bob is confident that his legacy will be well preserved. “I have always hoped that Benchmark would continue beyond my time there,” says Bob. “And to be able to execute a transition that upholds our corporate values of integrity, loyalty, leadership, and balance is a dream come true.”

Bob & Bobby Brandt

Bob and Benchmark CEO Mike Callahan have always been intentional about building an executive team that could support the inevitable conclusion that was their retirements. This included hiring consultants to help identify gaps and develop leadership skills, expanding the role of Human Resources, and providing training programs. “For me, this opportunity is less about the business we are in and more about the opportunity to carry on the business,” says Bobby. “Our company has put together people and processes to achieve for our community and employees and we will continue that legacy.”

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The Lancaster F I R S T E D I T I O N Architecture Series REYNOLDS MIDDLE SCHOOL was designed by Lancaster’s C. Emlen Urban in 1927 in Gothic Revival style with Art Deco influences. Its distinctive exterior includes gold-colored brick with patterned brick panels and a crenellated roof parapet. Walls and doorways are decorated with cut-stone ornamental motifs, including oak leaf garlands and torches. It’s under renovation now with expected completion in August 2019. When it’s finished the interior spaces will feature Armstrong Optima ® Create!™ acoustical fiberglass ceilings, custom printed with an historical map of Lancaster City in the school’s cafeteria. Armstrong’s Total Acoustics® and Sustain ® high performance, sustainable, acoustical ceilings will be in the classrooms to help ensure an optimal learning environment for the students.

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Q&A with Reynolds Middle School Architectural Firm Marotta/Main WHICH DOWNTOWN BUILDINGS DO YOU BELIEVE ARE THE MOST ARCHITECTURALLY SIGNIFICANT? Lancaster’s Historic School Buildings designed by C. Emlen Urban. WHAT CITY PROJECT ARE YOU MOST EXCITED ABOUT RIGHT NOW? Reynolds Middle School. This was the last building designed by C. Emlen Urban, a leading Lancaster architect who designed 13 public schools here during his 45-year career in the early 20th century. He is known for strong, navigable layouts, abundant natural lighting, durable and appropriate materials, and exteriors that signify the building’s purpose. In his address at the December 1905 dedication ceremony for the Lancaster Boys High School, Urban spoke of the requisite use of high-quality materials and workmanship in architecture, “to build strong and substantial,” in order to produce solid and enduring work.* WHAT’S IMPORTANT TO YOU IN DESIGNING EDUCATIONAL SPACES? Sustainability. Our studio employs a sustainable design approach on all projects, using U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) standards—which include considerations such as acoustics, lighting, indoor air quality, and energy and water use. We believe high-performance buildings are integral to a healthy environment and conserving natural resources and protecting the environment is good for people, business, and the planet. *To Build Strong and Substantial: The Career of Architect C. Emlen Urban produced by The City of Lancaster


Lancaster keeps looking up! The Reynolds Middle School renovation will include Armstrong’s custom-printed Create!™, Total Acoustics®, and Sustain ® ceiling solutions.

Marotta/Main Architects Interior Design Team Left to right: Connie King, Megan Good, Megan Rippon and Stephanie Zander


Natural beauty. FINDING BEAUT Y IN THE WORLD A R O U N D U S , Tara Folker uses her love of nature and floral artistry to transform events and weddings into magical and unforgettable experiences.

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LANCASTER

Landmarks L ANCA STER Y WCA 1915 was a good year; it was the year the design contract was signed to commence work on the new Lancaster YWCA to be located at the intersection of East Orange and North Lime Streets! The contract was awarded to a young and rising Lancaster City architect by the name of Henry Yeagley Shaub who partnered with a Pittsburgh architect, H.S. Estep. The 28-year-old Shaub and Estep joined forces to win a design competition for the project. This highly sought after opportunity had drawn the attention of architects from as far away as the Midwest. Founded in 1889, the Lancaster YWCA was already pioneering change for social justice and women’s empowerment. A new building would embody its worthy mission in bricks and mortar for all to see. The architects chose Georgian Revival for its timeless style and visual strength. The use of Flemish bond red brick, cast stone details, fanlight windows, and an elevated portico with Tuscan columns assured that this fivestory structure left a lasting impression for all who entered or walked by the building. After the YWCA, Shaub went on to design McCaskey High School, Shaub’s Shoe Store, Posey Iron Works, Groff’s Funeral Home, and the Lancaster County National Bank. Last year, the YWCA celebrated its 100th anniversary in Shaub’s building and continues its commitment to make a difference in the lives of women in our community! The building, like the mission, is timeless.

RLPS Architects believes in the appreciation and honoring of architecturally significant buildings in the City. Look for more lancaster landmarks in this year’s issues of Fig Lancaster and on your journeys around town!

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Where students learn and grow together. L A N C A S T E R C O U N T RY D AY S C H O O L strives to create a space to learn, grow, prepare, and collaborate to ensure future generations use their passions for positive community growth. Meet two students who look to become community changemakers. M AYA R O B I N S O N “LCDS encourages me to see from multiple perspectives,” says Maya. “They have allowed me to think freely.” This free way of thinking has given Maya the opportunity to grow as a person. “I really think that LCDS gives me the opportunity to feel comfortable enough to have a close relationship with my

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teachers,” says Maya. “I fully trust the college guidance counselors and they have a vast knowledge of what’s best for me.” D AV I D D E L T E R ZO “LCDS encourages me to express my opinion and listen to others’,” says David. “They have allowed me to appreciate a holistic view of learning.” David stated the small class sizes allow the creation of strong relationships between students and teachers. The ability to focus on academics, athletics, and the arts generates comprehensive learning. The wide range of clubs and groups fosters an environment L ANCASTERCOUNTRYDAY.ORG

Maya Robinson & David Del Terzo

of acceptance and diversity. The tremendous support students receive from teachers in every endeavor establishes a positive, noncompetitive climate. “The overall rigor of courses strengthens my primary intellectual drive. Having accessible and approachable teachers in high school will make it natural and comfortable to connect with professors in college. The structure of classes based on collaboration and lively discussion simulates a real-world work environment.”


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programming. NextGEN is an extension of Allegro, offering string and wind ensembles for students in grades 4 – 12.

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C H A N G E M A K E R : Morgann Davis leads Allegro's NextGEN

Morgann Davis ALLEGRO ORCHESTRA LANCASTER

Q : How does your organization

an outlet for self-reflection.

engage with the community to make an impact?

Q : Why is it important to get kids

A : Allegro creates exciting events for

A : Learning music gives young

all ages around the medium of classical music so whether you’re a novice or an aficionado, you can feel comfortable attending our concerts and enjoy it!

Q : Why is it important to make

classical music accessible to a variety of generations?

A : Classical music provides an avenue

to learn about history and culture, and

Q : When are you performing with Allegro next?

interested in music at a young age?

A : In the March concert series, Final

children a place to simultaneously learn discipline and self-expression. As students hone their abilities, they are rewarded with more facility to express their creativity and collaborate with their peers. When students find an interest in music at a young age they become part of a community that they can be a part of for life.

Frontier. The music selections include Giacchino’s Star Trek, Copland’s Rodeo, and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9, From the New World. Final Frontier will be held Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24 at The Ware Center. For more information and ticketing, please visit AllegroLancaster.org.

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AT T H E H & H G R O U P, they live by the mantra of “creating significance”— in the lives of their customers and their community. In this spirit, they are launching “One Hundred Days, One Hundred Ways” to encourage others to find ways to make a difference. On the wall in their lobby, they’ve listed 100 ways in which to get involved and make an impact. Stop in or visit theHandHgroup.com/100days, get inspired, pick a cause, and get to work. H&H will track your progress and honor your impact.

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“Why would we look to strengthen our community?” Mary Kohler, co-owner of H&H says, “Because I believe it is our social responsibility to give back. It is the right thing to do. I believe that when we strengthen others, we strengthen our community. When our community is stronger our nation is stronger.”

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“I really have a testimony to tell people … through God all things are possible.” – J ohn Rushemeza, Senior Life Coach

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, Water Street Mission is a welcoming, open door for John and others—those who need a safe place to experience real love and healing …where they can experience restoration and find hope for a better tomorrow. TO LEARN MORE VISIT WSM .ORG .

R A I S E D I N RWA N DA DURING A TIME OF CIVIL W A R , John experienced inner turmoil that he attempted to relieve with alcohol. Having his first drink at 10 years old, he was a full blown alcoholic and drug addict by the time he moved to the United States as a teen.

to change, seeking help at Water Street. John’s life is now completely transformed. After successfully moving out, John wanted to help others find the restoration he experienced. He now works as a Senior Life Coach at the Mission.

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Don’t miss the eclectic mix of food programming brought to you by Fig Table media sponsor WITF:

wednesday Jamie’s Quick & Easy Food 1 pm Simply Ming 1:30 pm

monday America’s Test Kitchen 1 pm Cook’s Country 1:30 pm

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C H A N G E M A K E R S : The volunteers and staff at Meals

on Wheels of Lancaster establish social relationships while fulfilling their daily mission of supporting aging and independence by delivering nutritious, freshly prepared meals free of charge or at a reasonable cost to those who cannot reasonably provide meals for themselves.

Q : What is important about serving

the community through a food-based mission?

A : After air and water, nothing is more

important to survival than food. We want to be more than a place that keeps someone from being hungry; we aim to provide the highest quality meal option available to someone who is no longer able to prepare their own meals.

Q : Personally, what is rewarding about serving others in this way?

A : To have purpose in life is the most precious feeling one can have. Last

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year, we had nearly 500 volunteers give more than 19,000 hours of service over 140,000 miles to deliver 170,000 meals. Each meal was delivered with a friendly smile and a caring interaction. You cannot really quantify the extent of the impact those interactions make but the feeling of purpose and importance doesn’t need metrics!

Q : What is an impactful number

you could share (i.e. meals served) with us?

A : Our 2018 client survey helped us

see our impact with 91% of recipients

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saying our service is their main source of nutrition each day. 86% report receiving meals on wheels improved their nutrition.

Q : What’s on the horizon? A : This late spring we move into a

new location allowing for greater support to recipients including SNAP benefits, expanded menu options, and deepening supports through new programs like our visitation program “The Social Call.” Look out for more volunteer opportunities and social events!

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Cosmetic Dermatology and Skincare

D E R M AT O L O G Y PHYSICIANS LASER & SKIN CARE CENTER, the cosmetic dermatology branch of Dermatology Physicians’ practice, is led by Dr. Patricia Groleau, a boardcertified dermatologist, and includes Tatyana Bozhko, CRNP; Rita Keiser, LPN; Kim Barnett, Esthetician; and Jacque Byler. The mission of the Laser & Skin Care Center is to deliver personalized services along with skilled and comprehensive cosmetic and esthetic care, helping you to look and feel like your best self! Their practice also offers clinical dermatology at any of their 6 locations.

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Clinical Locations: Downtown Lancaster Oregon Pike Health Campus Willow Street Columbia Ephrata


SCORE is here to help! Whether launching a new business or tackling issues in an existing one, SCORE of Lancaster-Lebanon has more than 70 volunteer mentors to provide expert advice and feedback through their free, confidential, face-to-face mentoring program and workshops. Visit lancaster.score.org to schedule a face-to-face meeting with a mentor.

Harvest Moon Bagel Co., current SCORE client Sophie Stargazer Boutique, SCORE Alumna

Join SCORE to celebrate their

2019 Small Business Award Winners!

On April 25, SCORE will welcome 300 community leaders who want to celebrate their most accomplished SCORE clients and the amazing community that they call home. Visit lancaster.score.org for tickets.

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Allsteel Lyric task chair

Allsteel Acuity task chair

Making a positive impact. ALLSTEEL’S Acuity task chairs contain up to 15lbs of recycled aluminum—the equivalent of nearly 500 aluminum cans. The Lyric task chair uses a compression-molded seat pan made by combining recycled wood (like old pallets) with resin, diverting many tons of wood waste every year.

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date night to late night and happy hours

to corporate events, Annie Bailey’s Irish Public House offers an intimate gathering space in the heart of Downtown Lancaster that's perfect for all palates and occasions.

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Social mission: S.W.A.N. At Fig, we believe in the power of a community that works together to identify needs and find solutions—one that creates connections and is passionate about helping its neighbors. Because of this, the Social Mission Partner Program began. Each year Fig partners with a nonprofit organization working to transform the community. This year we are partnering with SWAN: Scaling Walls A Note At A Time. We had a Q&A with Diana Vuolo, Founder & Executive Director of SWAN, to learn more about this impactful mission.

W H AT N E E D I S SWA N T RY I N G T O M E E T ? On any given day in Lancaster, it is estimated that 4,600 children have a parent or parents in prison. Sadly, when a parent goes to prison, their children often suffer physically, mentally, and emotionally. They may experience the trauma of separation and abandonment, as well as homelessness, and continued or deepening poverty. This often results in behavioral issues and substandard academic performance. These children are often invisible, sometimes by choice. They suffer in silence, due to the stigma that surrounds them and the absence of relevant supports.

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H OW I S SWA N A D D R E S S I N G THEIR NEED? SWAN stands for “Scaling Walls a Note at a Time”. We are a support group for children affected by parental incarceration and provide free music lessons, ensemble training, performance opportunities, and mentoring. Our goal is to empower children by helping them to use their talents to succeed. WHY MUSIC? Research underscores the importance of music on academics as it improves focus, sharpens reasoning skills, and raises IQ levels. Music helps us physically as it relieves stress. It also increases our

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emotional intelligence as we become in tune with our emotions and learn to express them creatively. Socially, we become more aware. Music trains us to listen to others around us. We also learn to present ourselves in performance and to work as a team when we are in an ensemble. The disciplines that are strengthened such as courage, determination, creativity, and perseverance are skills that will benefit our students throughout their lives. Please join us in supporting this inspirational organization with your time, talents, and gifts. Learn more at swan4kids.org.


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I A M L I M I T L E S S is a boutique fitness studio offering the newest technology combined with highly experienced teachers and a motivating community.

Offering:

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R M S teamed up with I AM LIMITLESS and Les Mills to create this engaging and immersive fitness experience. Through a commitment to coordinate with builders and vendors, RMS helped this unique studio achieve an end result unlike any other in the area. The professional and talented RMS team prides itself on fastidious attention to detail and a dedication to making every client’s heart race with joy. 117 EAST CHESTNUT STREET 717.735.7577 RMSAV.COM


Casey Spacht, executive director & founder

“We adhere to our mission of keeping the land viable for the future generations; its our duty to help create healthy soil so we can give back the best organic, nutrient dense products to our community.” Casey Spacht, founder

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AUTHENTIC Leading the way through innovation and example.

Authentic: Craig Dalen E V E RY D AY W E B E C O M E I N C R E A S I N G LY aware of the power each of us has to create impact and change in the world through our choices. Lancaster has proven itself a place that is mindful of how our choices affect our community and how our community impacts the world around us. As the landscape of business evolves, more corporations are expanding their focus beyond the traditional measures of profit, return on investment, and shareholder value. They are grappling with how to reflect and honor the deeper values of the business, their customers, and communities. Enter Craig Dalen, Director of Impact Business Strategy at ASSETS. ASSETS is a nonprofit that works with start-up and existing businesses

to form a more ethical economy. Through his role there, Craig is cultivating a community of businesses that are leading a global culture shift that redefines success in business, recognizing profit and growth as a means to a greater end: positive impact on their employees, communities, and the environment.

behind the B Corp movement. He also built his impact expertise as the Director of Sustainability at Messiah College.

Craig consults with businesses, guiding them towards achieving the highest ethical business standard—the B Corp Certification. Certified B Corporations are businesses that balance purpose and profit. They translate their stated values into concrete actions, and through certification, they are held accountable and empowered to achieve their desired impact. Before joining ASSETS, Craig was a Senior Fellow at B Lab, the nonprofit

Craig is excited to see the B Corp movement inspire more businesses in Lancaster to live their mission and utilize B Corp Certification as a roadmap to improve their impact. As more and more entrepreneurs and companies embrace this framework, Lancaster is poised to lead the nation in this movement.

Lancaster is currently home to 17 B Corps, over 25% of all the B Corps in Pennsylvania! More than 200 additional Lancaster County businesses are working with Craig to measure and improve their impact.

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STRONG NEIGHBORHOODS

SAFE STREETS

Lancaster’s diverse and vibrant neighborhoods are welcoming places that foster connections among our residents. Residents are actively engaged in the day-to-day life of their neighborhoods to create and sustain strong community.

Lancaster has safe, walkable, and accessible streets for all. City streets foster connectedness with others and one’s own surroundings, promoting a sense of well-being that is a cornerstone for strong neighborhoods.

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PEDRO MARTINEZ, CITY RESIDENT

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The foundation of a strong city is household sustaining employment. Partnerships among Lancaster’s businesses, educational institutions, and nonprofits provide every resident access to One Good Job.

The City’s leaders are approachable, responsive, and always working to make the City a better place.Human and financial resources are put to their best use and competing interests are balanced through public dialogue.

RUTH HOCKER, CITY OF LANCASTER


WHERE DID THE IDEA FOR BO PEEP’S BONNETS COME FROM? When my mom started chemo treatments for ovarian cancer in 2012, I found myself scouring the web trying to find fashionable knit hats to keep her warm. That’s when it dawned on me to take my love of knitting to the next level! I would sell my hats on Etsy and use the profits to fund a hat charity for cancer patients. And voila! Bo Peep’s Bonnets was born! Now we offer knits for all ages, as well as original knitting patterns, (etsy.com/shop/ BoPeepsBonnets), and anyone with cancer can request a free hat on our website at BoPeepsBonnets.com.

WHAT INSPIRES YOUR DESIGNS? My cats! It may sound like I’m a crazy cat lady, but so many wonderful opportunities have stemmed from the cat-inspired products I’ve designed. My cat hats have been featured on the Today Show, in runway shows, and in the Disney movie “Bad Hair Day.”

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HOW DO YOU ACHIEVE BALANCE? I think the key to achieving balance is being adaptable. Somedays I work 12 hours so that the next day I only need to work four. That’s the wonderful thing about working from home—you can make it work for you.

WHAT’S YOUR BEST BUSINESS ADVICE? People are your best resources. Give the kindest, most sincere, and thankful customer service possible in every circumstance. Truly treat your customers better than you would want to be treated. They chose to shop with you over so many other vendors—that’s amazing! I am overwhelmingly thankful for each and every customer, and it is my sincere honor to knit for anyone facing cancer. I believe in the power of prayer and healing. I’ve seen it. I’ve had it happen to me. I hope that whether you purchase a hat or receive one as a donation, that you feel the love and thankfulness from my hands to your head.

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Mitch Nugent, executive artistic producer, is focused on invigorating lives through fresh theatrical experiences.

Q : Why is the work of Prima

important to our community?

A : It takes people who are thriving

to make a flourishing community. Thriving people aren’t immune to the whirlwind of obligations and routines. They counteract it with experiences that energize and inspire them. Prima exists to offer those kinds of engaging experiences. Our new venue on the

west side of Lancaster City offers a home for contemporary theatre, music, and special events. You thriving means a better Lancaster.

Q : What do you find makes up an invigorating experience?

stunning live music and a compelling story. It lightens the heart’s burdens. It shakes up the status quo. It inspires dialogue. It brings people together. These kinds of shared experiences make up some of the best parts of life.

A : Most often, they are the beautiful moments you’ve shared with people that matter to you. There is power in engaging together in a night of

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Laura Lapp, Owner

Specialized knowledge & unmatched service Residential & commercial planting Garden maintenance Garden shoppe with exceptional selection of planters & pottery Planting parties

Perfect Pots designs custom container gardens to match your style and budget. They offer seasonal onsite visits to your home or business—or drop off your flower pots at the greenhouse for custom design and planting. Visit their greenhouse at 745 Strasburg Pike in Strasburg and their garden boutique in Kitchen Kettle Village!

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GIL KNOWS WHEN I T ’ S T I M E to sell or to buy and where to find your next home. He brings 34 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 & sales of fine and luxury homes, smart growth initiatives, historic properties, and land planning and zoning. Text goodtiming to 717.327.4359 for a list of active listings and tips on when to sell your home.

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O N T H E F O L LOW I N G PA G E S , you’ll find our Community Supporters— businesses committed to a thriving downtown. Although they may not be located in the City, they believe in the power of buying local and shopping small. Take time this spring to visit these businesses—and tell them you found them in Fig!

FOR A FULL LIST OF COMMUNITY EVENTS, VISIT FIGLANCASTER.COM

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There's always room to pencil you in. Cameron, 12 Invisalign

L O A W O R K S W I T H YO U R B U S Y S C H E D U L E ! With Saturday and after-school hours across four convenient locations, find out why Lancaster County is smiling! Best of all, you don’t need a referral to come in for a complimentary visit.

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Bryan and Sherry Bowman

“ O U R M O T T O H E R E has always been if it’s worth remembering, it’s worth framing,” said Sherry Bowman. “That’s what makes this job is so fun. People trust us with their precious objects, and we get to help tell the story of that object, and more importantly, protect and preserve it for a lifetime.”

that you can trust,” added Sherry. “Everyone who works here has a degree in art, and we are all part of the process of completing the work, so whoever takes your order is there to see it through completely. We don’t send anything out to a warehouse, it’s all done here.”

successful traditions. Being fine artists themselves, Bryan and Sherry are really looking forward to further connecting their business to the Lancaster art scene and other small businesses—whether it’s working with artists to frame their work, or collaborating on events that celebrate the thriving arts and culture scene.

The skilled artistry at The Framery Etc. sets them apart. The experienced employees who specialize in framing work ensure each project is intentional, authentic, and has the customer always at the focus.

The Framery Etc. has been part of the Lancaster community since 1975, offering professional custom framing to a variety of generations. When original owners John Hanna and Bev Zimmerman were ready to retire, long-time employees Sherry and Bryan Bowman were excited to continue the

“It’s so exciting to be a small business owner right now in Lancaster,” said Sherry. The dedication to small business and to handcrafted and artisan products is inspiring, and our community of local artists is amazing.”

“It’s so important to use a frame shop

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Dental Implants

Wisdom Tooth Surgery

Facial/Oral Trauma

Bone Grafting

Orthognathic Jaw Surgery

An exceptional experience D R . M A X W E L L A D A M S A N D D R . E R I C K AT C H are honored to make your oral and facial health their priority. The care and service you receive is personal—and these dedicated surgeons are proud to be committed to your overall good health and happiness.

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S&T Bank

Left to right: Greg Lefever, Executive Vice President, S&T Wealth Management; Jeff Scoutelas, Vice President, Private Banking; Jordan Space, Market President, Central Pennsylvania Region; Tom Sposito, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Corporate Development Officer

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it. As your partner, they conduct a comprehensive review of your financial needs and goals, where they intersect, and how they can provide you with a total solution—

from commercial banking, treasury management, and business banking to wealth management, insurance, and mortgage banking. Together, they will turn your dreams into reality.

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Electric has gone Audi.

Meet the electrifying 2019 Audi e-tron: A sleek SUV with next-level luxury and technologies. Audi has partnered with Amazon Home Services for simple, fast home outlet installation. Recharge overnight—or in 30 minutes from 450+ high-speed chargers coming nationwide—and you’ll have a range of 160 miles, more than Tesla Model X or Jaguar I-Pace. Reserve your made-to-order, fully electric e-tron, scheduled for delivery this spring, at audilancaster.com/e-tron.

1373 Manheim Pike Lancaster, PA 17601

717-299-2801 audilancaster.com/e-tron


Splash M A KIN G A

artfully bringing your vision of a beautiful landscape to life.

Pictured: Bobby Kenyon, Wes Young, and Adrian Kapp

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REVOLUTIONIZE your HEALTH AT NOVARA, WE’VE ADOPTED A CONCIERGE MEDICINE MODEL THAT ALLOWS YOU TO GET THE HIGH-QUALITY CARE YOU DESERVE. With us, you get a partner who helps you navigate your health journey. And, you get unlimited medical care from Dr. Hager, how and when you need it. From scheduling specialist appointments to coordinating your health data, we’re here to simplify your healthcare experiences and manage your care.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NOVARA DIFFERENCE AT NOVARAHEALTH.ORG

CHRISTOPHER HAGER, MD


Dr. William Spitler wearing Prodesign and his granddaughters Brynn and Anna in Juicy Couture and Nike.

Care for the whole family C E L E B R AT I N G 2 5 Y E A R S of service at the Suburban Outpatient Pavilion, Campus Opticians is physician-owned, offering personalized attention for patients from pediatric to post-cataract. Their experienced optical staff will work closely with all eye care professionals to provide exceptional service and the right solution for every unique need.

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Photo captured at the Lancaster Arts Hotel

T H E 2 019 S 6 0 exudes a self-assured feeling on the road with its deeply sculpted sides and powerful presence. With a unique Scandinavian take on luxury, the minimalist interior is tailored around you with striking craftsmanship, intuitive technology, and human-centric innovations. To top it all off, it’s built here in the U.S. in South Carolina.

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717.569.1050

STADELVOLVO.COM


Photography by Napthali Foster, CURE Kenya

INTERESTED IN JOINING a community where you will live well locally with opportunities to do good globally? Darlene Smith recently went on a Garden Spot Village Travel with Purpose Trip to Kijabe, Kenya where she and a team served with CURE International for a week. Their physical presence, warm smiles, and generous hugs offered hope and joy to the children and their families.

“I’ve left a mark on their lives, but they left a bigger mark on me,” Darlene says. “My heart will always be there. I’ve been searching to find my purpose. During this trip I found my purpose. I want to help more people around the world.” Your best stories have yet to be lived. Explore the opportunities Garden Spot offers to help you live yours. Read more: gardenspotvillage.org.

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A Q U I C K C O F F E -T O - G O , a casual breakfast or lunch, or a proper English afternoon tea, Chef Debora and her team at Piccadilly will provide the experience you seek, all with a warm welcome. This modern coffee shop offers soups, salads, sandwiches, and English baked goods, accompanied by specialty teas and a full coffee bar. The elegant tea room is home to the Piccadilly Afternoon Tea including tea sandwiches, freshly baked scones, clotted crème, lemon curd, and an assortment of petite desserts.

A P LACE & TIM E FOR

Tea

Whether you’re just stopping by for a cup of coffee and a scone or joining them for afternoon tea, you’ll discover an enjoyable and savory experience that will keep you coming back for more.

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483 ROYER DRIVE (SHOPPES AT WORTHINGTON)

CALL FOR TEA RESERVATIONS: 717.984.6425

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A MODERN GENERA L STORE

Maker-made and socially conscious products for home, him, and her.

46 East Main Street, Lititz 717.625.4985 atlasgeneralstore.co


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Fig Lancaster Spring 2019  

Fig is a hyper-local guide to shopping, dining, arts, and entertainment that brings both voice and vision to great small destinations. Our c...

Fig Lancaster Spring 2019  

Fig is a hyper-local guide to shopping, dining, arts, and entertainment that brings both voice and vision to great small destinations. Our c...