Category : Cover Story

A Burning Desire to Serve

“I can’t honestly say what drew me into firefighting,” Maude Lallemand said. “But once I started, I was hooked.” This 24-year-old Pennsylvania native is a 2012 graduate of Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, where she joined the volunteer fire department…

0 Comments / 21 View / October 1, 2018

The Main Event

Elizabeth Agar has successfully navigated a variety of opportunities over the years, and she has embraced everything she has learned along the way to her current career as the director of sales and marketing at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg. All…

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A Happy Accident

It could be considered fitting that Lee Cadwallader, president of Select Collision Group, got into the auto industry accidentally, as the business’s focus is helping people easily navigate the repair and insurance process after they’ve been in an accident. Yet,…

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The Importance of Planning Ahead

Deb Pajak didn’t set out to become a certified financial planner, but she did always have “a desire to help people,” she said. A graduate of Penn State with a degree in counseling and social work, her initial career was…

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A Life Together Builds “A Room with a Brew”

Denise and Bob Harter stumbled upon a dream. The idea — open and run a bed-and-breakfast with an on-premise brewery — sprang into Denise Harter’s mind as she sat on a porch swing at a bed-and-breakfast in Clarion, Pennsylvania. “I…

0 Comments / 163 View / May 31, 2018

Sound Advice

Dr. Linda Gonya-Hartman, of the Hearing and Ear Care Center of Mount Joy and Lebanon, will admit that owning a business is “not for the faint of heart.” Thanks to her many years of hard work and dedication, she now…

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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…

0 Comments / 148 View / February 28, 2018

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 / 278 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…

0 Comments / 462 View / December 29, 2017