Category : Cover Story

Jumping into the Race

It may be the year 2016, yet even now, the political arena is still primarily dominated by men. But that’s something that three dynamic local women are working hard to change because they believe that the skills and talents women…

0 Comments / 149 View / December 21, 2015

Accidental Entrepreneurs

Prior to Michelle Kime’s first trip to Cambodia with friend and now co-owner of Imagine Goods, Aiyana Ehrman, Kime said that some of the issues she is “passionate about now were not even really on my radar. When I saw…

0 Comments / 254 View / November 23, 2015

From Humble Beginnings

“Most entrepreneurs are introverts, and I think I fit that description,” said Kathy Phillips, chief executive officer of Primitives by Kathy. “When you are a basement operation and someone helps you name your business, you don’t really think of where…

0 Comments / 438 View / October 29, 2015

It’s a Mystery

Author Stephanie Hoover has always had a fascination with “all things blood and gore.” And although she said it might have something to do with her being born on Halloween, she also explained that really “there’s no empirical evidence to…

0 Comments / 130 View / October 1, 2015

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 / 138 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 / 269 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 / 508 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 / 363 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 / 466 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 / 212 View / April 1, 2015