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Lynda Hudzick

Keeping Her Ducks in a Row

Sunday, Sept. 13 will mark the 27th Annual Rubber Duckie Race™ & Festival at Lancaster County Central Park—and no one will be more excited to see those ducks in the water than Carissa Slawecki, special events coordinator for Schreiber Pediatric….

0 Comments / 133 View / September 1, 2015

Doing Whatever It Takes

Not every staffing company will offer to pay for forklift certifications, help a client get their GED, or lend a client gas money to get to work until that first paycheck kicks in, but for Romayne Johnson of the Drexel…

0 Comments / 252 View / August 1, 2015

The Road to Compassion

Kori D. Novak, Ph.D., admits that she followed a rather random, albeit exciting, career path to her current position as co-principle founder of the MELLIVORA GROUP, a partnership of mental health, gerontology, and counseling leaders who provide educational and support…

0 Comments / 495 View / July 1, 2015

Probing a Little Deeper

Ever wonder what might be lurking deep down underground right there in your own backyard? Maybe an underground storage tank? A sinkhole or an abandoned mine tunnel—even a dead body? Thanks to Felicia Bechtel, owner of Enviroscan, it’s possible to…

0 Comments / 354 View / June 1, 2015

There’s Always Room for One More Flat of Flowers

As a child, Laura Lapp remembers traveling from her home in Chester County with her family to get plants from Lancaster. She fondly recalls traveling from greenhouse to greenhouse, some of which she still visits today, and the excitement of…

0 Comments / 446 View / May 1, 2015

A Millennial who is Confident & Ambitious

When Rebecca Howell Foote was 5 years old, she received her first paycheck for sweeping the floors of her parents’ Harley-Davidson motorcycle dealership, setting in motion a continuation of her family’s strong work ethic that would someday aid in the…

0 Comments / 201 View / April 1, 2015

Smoothing out the Rough Spots

“What do you do when the family business gets thrust into your lap unexpectedly?” Karen Galebach Haldeman asked. “You do a lot of soul searching, praying, and decision making!” Galebach’s Floor Finishing, Inc. was founded in 1924 by John K….

0 Comments / 271 View / March 1, 2015

A Brand All Her Own

Branding can be defined as the promise a business makes to its customer: what that customer can expect of a business’s products and services and what makes that business different from its competitors. It reflects who the business owner is…

0 Comments / 233 View / February 19, 2015

Success by the Numbers

Numbers have always fascinated me,” Tonya McGee, COO of BVFR & Associates, LLC, said. “But I never imagined I would become an investment banker.” Her career began as a licensed cosmetologist and, as she calls herself, a “serial entrepreneur.” It…

0 Comments / 576 View / January 15, 2015

Comfortable Surroundings

Spending time in a place that makes you feel calmer and more relaxed can have a remarkable effect on your state of mind—and probably no one understands that better than Anita Yoder, president and owner of Heritage Design Interiors, Inc….

0 Comments / 111 View / December 15, 2014