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Lynda Hudzick

Speeding Toward Her Goals

Growing up, Hillary McFadden did not enjoy eating out as much as she might have because there were no braille menus available for her to review and choose her meal. Blind since infancy, McFadden said, “As a blind individual, eating…

0 Comments / 741 View / October 1, 2019

A Full Plate

Stephanie Stence grew up in a family that has been in the local restaurant business for “generations,” as she said, so it seemed only natural that she would follow that same path.  Her maiden name is Brown, a name that,…

0 Comments / 92 View / September 1, 2019

Banking on Opportunity

When April Book was a young girl, she used to love going to the bank with her parents. “Little did I know at the time how much more involved the industry was,” she said.  She has been in retail banking…

0 Comments / 193 View / August 1, 2019

Starting Fresh … and Clean

It is not the kind of surprise anyone likes to get, but when Shariah Brown was informed by her longtime employer that due to a joint venture merge, she was going to be let go, it did not take her…

0 Comments / 188 View / July 1, 2019

A Delicious Legacy

“I was first involved with working at Utz when I was 11 years old,” Mike Rice, COB of Utz Quality Foods, recalls.  It was September of 1953, during potato storage season. One evening after family dinner, Mike said that his…

0 Comments / 43 View / June 1, 2019

More Power to Her

“I was going to be an astronaut,” Sheila Ketterer, currently working as director of distribution project and construction management with PPL, said. “Working at a utility company wasn’t in my plan at all.” Yet, working with a utility company is…

0 Comments / 187 View / May 1, 2019

Being the Change You Wish to See

Jennifer Smith, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, did not initially plan a career in state government, but as she said, “Sometimes God has plans that cannot be bargained with.”  Today, she finds herself in a…

0 Comments / 161 View / April 1, 2019

Going the Extra Mile

Joy Daniels is the daughter of an Army chaplain and so, as many other military families did, she moved frequently while growing up. Looking back, she now thinks that “perhaps all of those moves are part of the reason I…

0 Comments / 117 View / March 1, 2019

Claiming Success

There aren’t a lot of businesses that have been around for more than 100 years, but the Collens-Wagner Insurance Agency is one of them. With Joanna Miliziano Bankos, president of the agency, at the helm, and with her daughters working…

0 Comments / 865 View / January 1, 2019

Beautiful You

Growing up in Lancaster Township, Erin Baughman has always been a hometown girl. “I’ve been an athlete most of my life,” she said. “Many people know me from being on a ball field.” But when she was a junior in…

0 Comments / 73 View / December 1, 2018