Posts of Category: In the Community

Amy

Family-friendly, non-frightening fall fun? We’ve got you covered

During the month of October, the last place you’ll find me is at a haunted house, creepy penitentiary, or on a ghost tour. I’m going to blame it on my kids; I don’t want to go to those places because  Continue Reading »

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Kristen

Here’s to Backpacks & Fresh Starts

I was always one of those strange children who couldn’t wait to go back to school. I’d know exactly where my classroom was, who was in my class and would have my school supplies packed and ready to go weeks  Continue Reading »

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guest

Susquehanna, ice cream parlors and Make-A-Wish chapters partner in Stellar effort to help make wishes come true

Six-year-old Reese loved everything about the water, and dreamed of the beach as she battled leukemia. When she learned she would be granted a wish, Reese knew exactly what she wanted – to go to Hawaii! On her wish trip,  Continue Reading »

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‘The best gift I have ever received’ Emily and her service dog, Dash

When Emily Cikra got the call inviting her to Team Training at the North Central Regional facility, her initial reaction wasn’t one of joy. “The embarrassing thought that came into my mind was that having a service dog would be  Continue Reading »

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Pals For Life: Nonprofit brings pet love to those who need it most.

The following blog post is written in the style of a journal by Paula Kielich, President & Founder of Pals for Life in the greater Philadelphia area. Pals For Life is one of the four organizations benefiting from Susquehanna’s Dog Days  Continue Reading »

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Lori R

Melissa’s story highlights healing benefits of therapy dog from KPETS

If you have been following Susquehanna Bank’s Dog Days of Summer campaign, you have seen the smiling face of a young lady who knows first-hand how a therapy dog can add fun and motivation to even the most challenging therapy  Continue Reading »

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Amy

Strikeouts for Stellar Education hits home run for local charities

At Susquehanna I help manage the Strikeouts for Stellar Education program! I may not be the most avid baseball fan, but there is one thing this season I am totally thrilled about: helping kids in our communities through Strikeouts! So  Continue Reading »

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Lori R

Susquehanna Bank and the Audubon Society – Partners on Earth Day and Every Day

 “Go green!”  “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”  “Save the plant!” Environmentally-friendly catch phrases like these are common today, but this wasn’t always the case.  According to www.earthday.org, 40 years ago, ’Americans were slurping leaded gas through massive V8 sedans. Industry belched out  Continue Reading »

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Danielle

Marley and Me – The Unexpected Adoption

I’ve been thinking about getting a dog for the past 6 months or so. And thinking. Annnnd…thinking. I had in my mind what I wanted: a Goldendoodle! They don’t shed like Poodles and have the temperament of a Golden Retriever…how  Continue Reading »

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Kim

Power of social media slowly turning this skeptic into a believer

I was a skeptic – and on any given day I can still feel that way. About three years ago I created a Facebook profile on a snowy Saturday morning with the reluctant help of my teenaged son – he  Continue Reading »

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