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    Simon Lever is celebrating 70 years of serving Lancaster

    The CPA and business advisory firm Simon Lever celebrated an impressive milestone in 2021—70 years of serving the Lancaster community! When the company’s namesake opened his office on South Queen Street in 1951, the average cost of a new home was $9,000, and the average annual salary was $3,510. Clearly, a lot has changed since then, but one thing has remained constant—Simon Lever’s commitment to maximizing the success of those they partner with.

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    Health of the City: LG Health & Lanc Co MyHome’s Mobile Hygiene Unit is Bringing Comfort and Dignity

    Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, LEMSA, and the Lancaster County Homeless Coalition (Lanc Co MyHome) are addressing community needs with the purchase of a mobile hygiene unit. 

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    TriStarr Helps Build a Dream Team

    When it comes to providing excellent temporary workers, TriStarr knows how to get the job done. TriStarr teamed up with long-time client Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health and Rock Lititz to create a Community Vaccination Center (CVC) in an empty department store at Park City Mall. When TriStarr first received the request for staffing in February 2021, they felt confident they could quickly meet the hiring needs. The initial proposal of 100 positions might be higher than usual, and it might be a pandemic, but they had done it before. Little did they know that the community’s needs would grow, and they would hire more than ten times that amount.

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    Fresh Face: Capable Care Solutions

    Capable Care Solutions, LLC stands out because owner Anne Stankiewicz, CScD, OTR/L, focuses on an often-overlooked member of the healthcare community: the caregiver.

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    Lancaster Legacies: LINK Business

    Lancaster Legacies: Companies in Lancaster are known for their strong work ethic, collaboration, and deep connection to the community. In this series, Fig features multi-generational legacy businesses that have stood the test of time and made changes as they look to the future.

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    Fresh Face: Urban Ave Staging

    The Urban Ave origin story is one of daring, innovation, and style.

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    Get to Know LCSWMA

    Meet Karen Gross, Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA)'s new Communications Manager. LCSWMA is located in the heart of Lancaster.

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    Fall in Love with Southern Market All Over Again

    Take glimpse inside the new food hall, community hub, and workplace—opening January 2022!

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    Health of the City: School-based Health Clinics through Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health

    For nearly 30 years, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health has operated school-based health centers for School District of Lancaster students, providing essential medical services that keep students healthy and in school.

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    Fresh Face: Central Market Flowers

    Central Market Flowers on Queen is the newest addition to the Perfect Pots locations.

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    Lancaster Gives Local: Fig’s 2021 Giving Back Guide

    There’s something about the holiday season that is filled with magic. Maybe it’s the rhythm of gathering with friends and family, the traditions and memories that the chill in the air bring forth, or the twinkle around town. We believe there is also real magic in investing in our community and those who work all year long to make it better. This year’s Giving Guide is a beautiful picture of the impactful nonprofits who continue to make Lancaster a more joyous place for all who call it home. Use this guide to find an organization (or several) to partner with and discover the magic in giving generously.

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    Health of the City: The Food Farmacy is combatting food insecurity

    Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health’s Food Farmacy program is paving the way to decrease food insecurity and increase access to healthy food and nutrition education in Lancaster County.

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