Working as a teller while attending Millersville University proved to be helpful to Dale; she received a 100% on her informative speech about the first significant redesign of U.S. currency. Some Lancaster County viewers may recognize her from a few of the bank’s commercials of years past. Today, Dale is a Campaign Development Specialist in our marketing department. A proud wife & mother of two girls, she and her husband can be found on the sidelines cheering for their daughter in goal at soccer games, or rooting for their cheerleader at mighty mite football games.

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Frightening Fall Adventures – If You Dare!

scarypumpkinAs fall arrives, thoughts of bright colorful leaves, pumpkin-flavored treats, and cooler weather come to mind. Last week, Amy discussed family-friendly fall activities.  For those with a bolder sense of adventure, there are a multitude of scary fall attractions in our market area. We are fortunate enough to be near nationally recognized attractions. It goes without saying but I’ll say it anyway – these activities are NOT family friendly...  you’ll want to leave the kids at home! Continue Reading »

Ditch your New Year's Resolution already? Here are some tips to help you stick with it.

nye resolutionsFor many people, the New Year is a time to reflect and make resolutions to improve some aspect of life. Common resolutions involve losing weight, eating healthier, exercising more, getting organized, spending less, saving more, improving communications, quitting smoking, and drinking less alcohol, just to name a few.  Despite good intentions, many people do not stick to their resolutions for terribly long - a recent stat from the University of Scranton indicates that only 8 percent of people are successful in achieving their resolutions! Continue Reading »

Family, friends & puppy dog kisses: What things are you thankful for?

thanksgiving blog photoThe holidays are a time many of us reflect on the things we can be thankful for in our lives.  In fact, a daily gratitude initiative has gone viral on Facebook –a lot of my friends have been posting notes of thanks each day this month.  I’m starting to see some common themes of things people are thankful for, such as: Continue Reading »

Local parks to help make the dog days of summer a little less ruff.

Dog blog photoDid you know: August 26th is National Dog Day!  This day has been set aside to raise awareness of our furry friends and the many deserving canines available for adoption in shelters and  rescue organizations. We think it’s the perfect day to think about activities you can do before the “dog days of summer” are over!  The website bringfido.com lists all kinds of dog-friendly places and activities, including dog parks.  We’ve chosen to highlight a few in our market area: Continue Reading »

Throwback Thursday: Celebrating 80 years of the drive-in movie theater

Drive-in movieToday is the 80th anniversary of the first movie showing at a drive-in theater! Last year, a fun animated Google Doodle was dedicated to drive-ins. We thought we’d celebrate this year’s anniversary by posing some trivia questions and highlighting some of the drive-in theaters we are fortunate enough to still have in our area. First order of business: trivia!

  1. What state (bonus points for city!) was the first drive-in movie shown?
  2. Who was the inventor of the drive-in movie theater?
  3. What was the title of the first movie shown?
  4. In what decade did the popularity of drive-in movie theaters peak?
  5. How much did it cost to get into the first drive-in movie? Continue Reading »

Taming Today’s Prom Budget

Prom photoI was surprised when I read an article about the staggering cost of today’s high school prom.  The article states: “The cost of prom night rose 5 percent this year to an average $1,139 per attendee.” What?! Even more disturbing was the finding the income-to-prom-cost ratio is inversely proportionate, meaning more money is being spent by those whose income is less.  Continue Reading »

Out With the Old – But How?

As the New Year begins, many people take a look at making a fresh start.  Cleaning, organizing, and exercising are all popular topics during January.  As you start cleaning the “hot spots” in your home, you might come across items that you don’t know how to dispose of responsibly.  We’d like to offer some suggestions! Gift Cards Sometimes you just don’t shop at the store or eat at the restaurant that your well-meaning relative purchased a gift card for you to enjoy.  Maybe you typically do shop there, but weren’t able to find anything you like this time, so you put the card in that desk drawer that seems to be a bottomless pit of odds and ends. What to do? Continue Reading »

Making a List… Checking It Twice! Year-End Financial Review

Santa isn’t the only one making lists this time of year!  The end of the year is as a good time as any to take a review of your financial situation.  Here are some items you might want to check off your list: Continue Reading »

Back to School for Susquehanna Employees

“Learning is like rowing upstream; not to advance is to drop back.” ~Chinese Proverb At this time of year, our thoughts naturally turn to back to school.  After entering the workforce, you might think your time in school is over, but guess again!  Susquehanna’s employees are always learning new skills,   Continue Reading »