The Center for Fiduciary Studies named Scott D. Michael and Christopher M. Stock accredited investment fiduciaries. Michael is a partner and senior family wealth guardian and Stock is a family wealth guardian with ParenteBeard Wealth Management in York.
The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research named Ashlee N. Heiland a certified insurance service representative. She is a select and bond client service agent with McConkey Insurance & Benefits.
The Unitarian Church of Harrisburg named Stanley Lumpkin Jr. its 2012 LaGrone Scholar. He is graduating from Harrisburg High School and plans to major in business at Shippensburg University. Lumpkin is an outstanding student, as well as a leader in academic, athletic and community activities. He volunteers with the Boys & Girls Club, Special Olympics and in elementary schools. He also is class president and a member of the National Honor Society and is active in varsity basketball, football and track and field. Oliver LaGrone was a Unitarian Universalist, poet, sculptor, educator and humanitarian. The LaGrone Scholarship is the largest of any local scholarships available exclusively to graduates of the Harrisburg School District.
Pennsylvania state workforce development agencies gave Governor’s Achievement Awards to nine employers and training providers in recognition of their outstanding hiring and workforce development success. The Department of Labor & Industry and Pennsylvania Partners gave Governor’s Workforce Development Awards to Michael Foods Inc. of Schuylkill County, Metaldyne Sintered Components of Elk County and Acutect Precision Machining of Crawford County. The L&I Office of Vocational Rehabilitation’s Governor’s Award for Employers Hiring Workers with Disabilities was given to the U.S. Department of Defense Commissary Agency at the Carlisle Barracks in Cumberland County. The Department of Aging named Lowe’s Home Improvement of Schuylkill County its 2010 Outstanding Employer in its Hall of Fame of Champions of Older Workers. The Department of Education gave an Education Workforce Leadership Award to Bradford Area High School in McKean County. The Department of Public Welfare gave Employer Honor Roll Awards to Wash Cycle Laundry in Philadelphia County, Wal-Mart in Delaware County and Dollar General in Luzerne County.
Good Samaritan Health System gave Janice Beamesderfer, a nurse with its transitional care unit, its Patient Choice Award. Peggy Dubble of nursing administration received the Education Award; Suzanne Phillips, a nurse with the Wound Care Center, received the LPN Award; Joyce McKenzie, manager of 3 South, received the Leadership Award; Beth Pettus of the transitional care unit received the RN Award; and Allison Williams of the GSH Outpatient Surgery Center received the Nursing Support Award.
Marriott International Inc. gave the Lancaster Courtyard by Marriott hotel in East Lampeter Township its Diamond Circle Award based on guest survey scores, quality assurance scores from unannounced property inspections and revenue performance. Previously, the hotel has won Platinum Circle awards, a tier below the top-level Diamond Circle.
The Susquehanna Association for the Blind and Vision Impaired named Laura Frame Volunteer of the Year in recognition of her ongoing commitment to SABVI and her warm, friendly personality. She has volunteered for several years, is eager to learn and contributes to the marketing, accounting and rehabilitation departments. Larry Miller was named Volunteer Lion of the Year. Mary Trimble, Vivian Garrett, Erma Baxter and Marianne Schaller received Lancaster Shining Stars awards; James Taylor received a Berks Shining Star award; and Julia Milanchus received a Lebanon Shining Star award.
The Pennsylvania Hospice Network gave Turkey Hill Dairy its Community Support Award in recognition of the ardent support it has shown Hospice of Lancaster County since 1988. It has generously contributed to two capital campaigns, and it has been the presenting sponsor of Hospice of Lancaster County’s Annual Labor Day Auction since 1999. The dairy also has contributed handcrafted quilts and ice cream packages to the event.