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Community Snapshots: Week of Jan. 29

York Dispatch
Officers of York County’s First Capitol Detachment of the Marine Corps League were sworn-in for the 2018 term at January’s meeting. 
Seated in the front row (left to right) are Paymaster Dave Brady , Jr. Vice Commandant James Fissel, Commandant Phil Frigm, Sr. Vice Commandant Dean VanZanardi and Judge Advocate John McQuain. Standing (left to right) are Adjutant Todd Hyson, Chief of Staff Carol McIntosh, Sergeant at Arms Sam Leese,  Quartermaster Paul Hedrick, Chaplain James Schreiber, Trustee Larry Lehman and Trustee Dick Lehman. Not pictured is Trustee Stewart Langley.  submitted photo
The First Capitol Detachment of the Marine Corps League recognized five members in January with a combined 80 years of service to the League and the Detachment. Left to right are Phil Frigm (5 years), Dick Lehman (15 years), James Fissel (30 years), Stewart Langley (15 years) and Larry Lehman (15 years).ubmitted photo
The Rotary Club of York-North celebrated their 25th anniversary by adopting Olivia’s House: A Grief and Loss Center for Children as their 25th anniversary partner. As such, Rotarian club members spent one full year volunteering to help promote Olivia’s House’s mission of helping families heal after the death of a loved one. Pictured from left to right, Leslie Delp (Olivia’s House, Founder and Bereavement Specialist), Kimmie March (Rotary Club of York-North, Board Treasurer), K.C. Delp (Olivia’s House, Executive Director). submitted photo
Toys for Tots in York closed its 2017 campaign with thanks to York County’s Veterans, Social and Athletic Clubs which raised a combined $13,000 used to purchase toys for distribution during the drive. For the third year American Legion Post #791 (Shiloh) was presented the Engineer’s Award for the largest cash contribution. Pictured are Commander Al Gettel, 1st Vice Commander Phil Crouse and York Toys for Tots Chairman Dave Brady. During 2017 the Local Community Organization distributed over 27,400 toys to fulfill requests submitted by 81 Churches, Social Service Agencies & Community Groups in York County. Thank you! submitted photo
 York, PA — On January 29, 2018, Big Brothers Big Sisters of York & Adams Counties was the recipient of $10,000 from Nerium International. The donation was a corporate match for funds raised by local Nerium teams, led by Jen Yost and her husband Dave Fyfe, during a special Bowl for Kids’ Sake event. Bowl for Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters’ largest annual fundraiser, raising over $100,000 a year, and its special Nerium event has raised over $12,000 plus the $10,000 corporate match, for a total of about $22,000, the past two years. submitted photo
Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania is sharing two of its innovative and groundbreaking programs, STEM Summit and REAL Life, a Financial Literacy, with JA Bahamas.  Tom Russell, JASCPA President, and key members of the Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania family conceptualized, developed, implemented, and expanded STEM Summit and REAL Life, a Financial Literacy Program from the ground up.  After receiving a special variance from JA USA, JASCPA built both programs to reach an entire class of high school students in one day.  In the past six years, Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania has reached over 56,450 students through the STEM Summit and REAL Life programs alone.  their very first STEM Summit on March 10, 2018 to 100 ninth grade students at St. John College High School.  Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania is proud to share the programming developed here in South Central Pennsylvania with other JA offices.  Inspiring and empowering young people to own their own economic success is a universal need around the world and Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania stands ready to share its experience, time, and innovative programming to benefit today’s youth and tomorrow’s future.
Pictured left to right:   Chandra Roberts, JA Bahamas Club Program Coordinator, Tom Russell, JASCPA President, and Erica Morris, JA Bahamas Scholarships and Fundraising Coordinator. submitted photo
YTI Career Institute students Jeremy Roberts and Ashlynn Corrigan have been named recipients of the Clark Associates Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes two YTI Career Institute students who demonstrate a strong desire to develop themselves and prepare for a successful career in their chosen fields. The award is presented by Clark Associates, a privately held company based in Lancaster that serves the food service industry nationwide. 

Ashlynn Corrigan is accepting her scholarship from James Vergos, Associate Director of Education – Trades, Technology, and Business.  submitted photo
Temple Beth Israel Religious School students Maya Viess (left) and Rachel Haupt are shown with Saffron, a service dog. Students in the religious school made a donation to the Canine Partners for Life organization. submitted photo
 Three Susquehannock High School choral students performed recently at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 7 Chorus Festival at Susquehannock High School in Glen Rock, PA.  During the festival, two students qualified to advance to the Region V Chorus. 
Susquehannock High School seniors Brendan Paules and Michaela Bryan and junior Dan Poole participated in an audition with over 220 other students from the South Central Pennsylvania area. In order to advance to the next level, students needed to place in the top 13 out of 25 in their specific voice part.  submitted photo
YTI Career Institute student Jeremy Roberts has been named a recipient of the Clark Associates Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes two YTI Career Institute students who demonstrate a strong desire to develop themselves and prepare for a successful career in their chosen fields. The award is presented by Clark Associates, a privately held company based in Lancaster that serves the food service industry nationwide. 
Presenting the scholarship to Jeremy is Wilbur Brown, Heating and Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology instructor. submitted photo
Sip and paint party was happening at the Yorktown Senior Center on Tuesday, January 23.  It was such a success that we will be doing another one in March, if interested, can call Yorktown Senior Center for more information.   Many Picasso's were painted and enjoyed by the whole center.
From left to right:  Nancee Wert, Instructor, Doris Hensel, Sally Yingling, Fran Albrect, Michelle Heidler, Virginia Lease, Silvia Einsig, Jane Smith and front, Peggy Fry. submitted photo