2017

Service Dogs at Work

WORDS BY M. DIANE MCCORMICK, PHOTOGRAPHY BY KELLY ANN SHULER Dogs are instinctually attuned to the needs of their humans. We humans turn to mush in their paws. The made-to-order dog-and-human match-up is as inevitable […]

2017

Face in the Crowd: Gerry Dougherty

Words by Scott Campbell After a 30-year stint in the golf business, Gerry Dougherty decided to pursue another career path. The Perry County resident teamed with his son, Sean, to establish Dougherty Construction Company. Operating […]

2017

Igniting the Passion to Help, Part 2

Manada Conservancy 113 E. Main St., Hummelstown (717) 566-4122, manada.org Mission: “Manada Conservancy is a land trust dedicated to preserving the natural, historic, agricultural and scenic resources of Dauphin County through land conservation, environmental education […]

2017

Igniting the Passion to Help, Part 1

50 Midstate Charities and Nonprofits to Support by Volunteering   To proffer kindness, to assuage suffering, to advocate a worthy cause, to donate time and attention, to help another for no other reason than it’s […]

2017

Charitable Companies

Three Area Workplaces That Make Giving Back a Priority WORDS BY JILL GLEESON Sometimes it feels like it’s a cold world out there – especially now, when our country seems more divided than ever. But […]

2017

Building Healthier Lives

Go Red Takes Aim at Cardiovascular Disease WORDS AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY CASSIE MILLER The cascade of tragedy that surrounded 2016 was due to an abnormally large amount of celebrity deaths. From actors and singers to […]

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2017

Making a Difference

5 Local Nonprofits Improving the Lives of Others Words by M. Diane McCormick Photography by Kelly Ann Shuler They are woven into our lives like fiber on a loom. Today’s charities run like businesses, with […]

2017

Going Red

Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association’s (AHA) solution to saving women’s lives.  Too many women die each year because they are unaware that heart disease is the No. 1 killer.  More women […]