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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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    A Redefined Thrift Experience at Freedom Thrift

    Twenty miles east of the heart of Downtown Lancaster, Freedom Thrift Secondhand Store is redefining the thrift store experience.

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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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    Giving Back: Dr. Katie Sandoe & Girls on the Run

    Lancaster City is fortunate to have Katie Sandoe’s light inspiring generations to come—through her new role as Executive Director of Girls on the Run Lancaster.

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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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    Finding the Common Thread at Filling’s

    Filling's clothing store has a 92-year history and tradition of fine clothing and quality customer service.

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    Fresh Face: American Dragon Fine Art Gallery

    Lena Liu, the founder of American Dragon International Fine Art Gallery, has art in her DNA.

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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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    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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    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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