Category : Cover Story

The Piggy Fixer

Marilyn Henderson, D.P.M., recalls being asked why she wanted to be a podiatrist when interviewing for her entry into podiatry school, and her answer was because she wanted to help people, something she has definitely accomplished. Yet aside from the…

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Keeping Families Close

“The Ronald McDonald House is built on the simple idea that nothing else should matter when a family is focused on the health of their child,” Karla Mitchell, executive director, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania, said. “Not where…

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Making Pennsylvania a Healthier Place to Live

Having grown up with two parents working in the field of medicine, Dr. Loren Robinson, deputy secretary for health promotion and disease prevention at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, isn’t surprised that she has ended up in the field of…

0 Comments / 257 View / February 1, 2018

The Chief Encouragement Officer

Cheryl Rhein, chief executive officer of PennAir, knows what it’s like to find yourself in need of a little encouragement when faced with an unexpected challenge. In 2010, when her father and founder of the company unexpectedly passed away, Rhein…

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A Special Kind of Treatment

Alyssa Licatese, owner of Blossom Med Spa, grew up fascinated by makeup, fashion, and skincare. However, until a close family friend suggested the career path she is now successfully traveling, Licatese said she would have “never known that there was…

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Landlady Providing Second Chances

Linda Dean believes in second chances. She operates Kera’s House—a home environment for ex-offenders transitioning back into the community after incarceration. Her mainstreaming efforts include advocating for and educating each tenant to rebuild them into productive and contributing members of…

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Pressing on in Faith

From rolling meatballs and wiping the counters to filling the ice cream machine, Adrianne Camasta Kihm, one of the owners of Triangle Press Inc., learned at a young age that when your parents own a restaurant, there was “always something…

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Keeping it Clean

Paula Kostick Gribble, owner and general manager of Classic Drycleaners and Laundromats, feels that to run your business successfully, “all things are equal,” she said. “It all comes down to work ethic, perseverance, dedication, integrity, sales and marketing … and…

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Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude

Growing up in Pittsburgh provided Leah Staats with a lot of opportunities to enjoy her passion for sports, both as a participant and as a spectator. After receiving her degree in sports management from Liberty University, and eventually receiving a…

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Planting the Seeds of Knowledge

What happens when two middle-aged women decide to pursue their dream of owning and running a not-for-profit teaching farm? As Bonnie McCann, co-founder of Loaves and Fishes Farm, put it, they simply “manage to find a way to make some…

0 Comments / 527 View / June 30, 2017