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Lynda Hudzick

Helping Herself by Helping Others

Niki Lannigan used to think that when she grew up, she would “move to a big city … but it never happened,” she said. Instead, this married mother of four spends her days in Lancaster County living, working, and helping…

0 Comments / 551 View / August 3, 2020

The Doctor of Cars

Jasmine Rivera, the owner of Vellons, an auto shop in York, loves the people in her city, and it is pretty clear that they love her right back.      “I’m proud of what I do for them … they consider…

0 Comments / 60 View / July 1, 2020

A Humankind Project for Access to Clean Water

Readily available, clean drinking water is something many of us take for granted. All we have to do is turn on the tap, and it is right there for us. Yet, for many people across the globe, accessing clean water…

0 Comments / 59 View / June 1, 2020

To Listen as Well as You Hear

“Having a business is like inviting strangers into your home,” Drs. Kristen Duncan and Danette Nulph, owners of Duncan-Nulph Hearing Associates, said. Yet, “experience is an amazing teacher. When we look back to the first few years of running a…

0 Comments / 67 View / May 1, 2020

The Power of Teamwork

Farrah Mittel, president of Schaedler Yesco Distribution (SYD), is a firm believer in the idea that “those who are closest to the work are the best to ask for input.”  She knows that although she is the president, her team…

0 Comments / 148 View / March 31, 2020

Triumph Over Obstacles

Hagir Elsheikh knows what it means to fight for what you believe in. The owner of the very successful HSE Staffing Agency LLC, Elsheikh has worked hard for every success that has come her way — often at great personal…

0 Comments / 94 View / March 1, 2020

Up, Up, and Away

Kate Hicks knows that it sounds cliché, but the truth is that in starting and growing her successful balloon-design business, whimsy and WILD, she is still learning what it takes to grow and “to not be scared,” she said. “I’ve…

0 Comments / 382 View / February 1, 2020

More than Just a Badge

As the only female chief of police in Lancaster County, Chief Lisa Layden understands the challenges some women in the field of law enforcement may face. But overall, “my law enforcement experience has been overwhelmingly positive,” she said. “I am…

0 Comments / 405 View / December 31, 2019

The Fabric of Her Life

Timbrel Chyatee always knew she wanted to live a life that helped others, “and I always thought it would be with children,” she said.  But her dreams changed after spending some time in India, where she was born.  “Seeing how…

0 Comments / 149 View / December 2, 2019

Care with Compassion

Sue Heinle recognized early on that her role has always seemed to be the “family caregiver,” and she’s just fine with that because nothing gives her more satisfaction than caring for others. In her professional role as the president and…

0 Comments / 60 View / November 1, 2019