Community Service & Support

In honor of our 30th Anniversary celebrated in 2020, we made charitable donations to several Central PA regional charities that were nominated by our clients.  It was our privilege to deliver the donation checks to these charities.  Below are pictures taken with several of the charities.

 

Humane Society of Harrisonburg Area

Pictured left to right:  Audrey Myer, Amy Kaunas, Executive Director of Humane Society, and Stacey Barrick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jubilee Ministries

Pictured on the left: Cindy Brackbill, Shift Manager with Stacey Barrick

                                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ronald McDonald House of Central PA

Pictured left to right:  Cheri Thurby & Kimberly Greenwalt with Stacey Barrick & Audrey Myer

 

 

 

 

 

Other donation recipients included: 

Central PA Food Bank

COBYS Family Services

Helen O. Krause Animal Foundation, Inc.

Hospice of Central PA – Carolyn Croxton Slane Residence

Jewish Home of Greater Harrisburg – The Residence

Loving Care Cat Rescue

Manheim Central Student Loan Fund

Speranza

Susquehanna Art Museum

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The staff of Masland & Barrick Advisory, Inc. participated in the Junior Achievement of
South Central PA bowling fundraiser in October 2019.  Junior Achievement's
Bowl-A-Thon is one of their largest annual fundraisers. 
Pictured left to right Carol, Hope, Heidi, Audrey & Linzy.

                                         

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Breast Cancer Awareness

The staff of Masland & Barrick Advisory, Inc. are sporting their 
Ford Warriors in Pink® T-shirts in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 
Pictured left to right Carol, Hope, Linzy, Heidi & Audrey.

                                        

 

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Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

LACE UP. WALK. CURE CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Masland & Barrick Advisory, Inc. sponsored the Cystic Fibrosis Walk 2017 held on May 6th at Friendship Park in Mechanicsburg, PA to the “Laces4Linzy” Team.  Linzy Brumbaugh, an intern for Masland & Barrick Advisory, Inc., has her own Great Stride story because she was diagnosed with CF at 3 weeks old. 

Why We Stride

The Foundation's mission is to cure cystic fibrosis and raise awareness for this rare, genetic, life-shortening disease that makes it difficult to breathe.  The CF Foundation is leading the way in innovative research and drug development, promoting high-quality, individualized care and helping people with CF live better todays.  Nearly every CF drug was made possible by the Foundation and because of funds raised from Great Strides, people with CF are living longer, healthier lives and pursuing their dreams. But still, the lives of people with this disease are still cut far too short.

Below are pictures from the day of the walk.  Linzy and the team reached their fundraising goal and raised a total of $1,882.    Linzy raised $1,600 all on her own!

                                          

 Pictured above Left to Right: Hope Mattos, Carol Smeltz, John Brumbaugh, Joanne Rupert, Linzy Brumbaugh & Rogan Barrick

                                          

Pictured above:  Hope Mattos, Linzy Brumbaugh & Carol Smeltz

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Below are just a few of the young women of the Junior Achievement (JA) of South Central PA expressing their appreciation to the Sponsors, including Masland & Barrick Advisory, Inc., who funded the 2017 Girls Symposium in the Harrisburg Area. 

      

The Girls Symposium is a one-day workshop of mentoring, motivation, and opportunity for high school sophomores and juniors. Participants are students who are nominated by their schools and would not otherwise attend a workshop or leadership seminar.

                                             

The Symposium presents career panels and motivational talks by Women Business Leaders and Professionals.  The mentoring sessions and activities help students gain personal and successful career skills such as interviewing tips and techniques along with wardrobe advice.  The students who participate have the opportunity to establish relationships with these women mentors for college and career advice.

Stacey Barrick has been one of the Women Business mentors for many years and loves getting to know the young ladies assigned to her table for the day.  She leaves the symposium exhilerated and exhausted!

                                         

Throughout the year, seven Symposiums are held to benefit over 900 students in South Central Pennsylvania. This program is offered at no cost to the attending schools.  Therefore, volunteers and financial supporters from the local community are vital.

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In honor of our 25th Anniversary, Masland & Barrick Advisory, Inc. donated to the following charities:

Humane Society of Harrisburg Area - $500

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank - $300

Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties - $200

                                         

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The staff of Masland & Barrick Advisory, Inc. participated in the Junior Achievement of South Central PA bowling fundraiser in November 2015.  The theme for the fundraiser was Star Wars.  Below is a picture of the bowling team along with some stand-up Star Wars characters.  Pictured left to right is C-3PO, Audrey, Stacey, Hope, Chewbacca, Deb, Carol & Darth Vader

                                          

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Isabel Masland (pictured below) has certainly been enjoying her retirement and she prides herself on helping other retirees find humor in their golden years too. Isabel is the founder of The Bad-Ass Grandmother (BAG) project.  Don't let the name shock you.  The project name was inspired by Isabel's grandchildren.  

The Bad-Ass Grandmother (BAG) project is designed to bring fun and laughter to older adults in senior centers, nursing homes, Adult day care centers and any other facility where the program may be requested. 

The debut of this program was held Thursday, October 1, 2015, at the Schaner Senior Center in Enola, PA. The Bad-ass Grandmothers performance was superb! Isabel and her friend, Ida May Heidecker, told their jokes to about 25 seniors who, when told they were their "ginny pigs", said they enjoyed the jokes and look forward to a return visit.  Below is a picture of Isabel at her first stand-up comedian act.

                                                        

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Brenda Gabel (pictured below), a valuable long-time retired employee of Masland & Barrick Advisory, Inc., was featured as Volunteer of the Month in Harrisburg Magazine's Fall 2015 Issue.  Brenda is a volunteer for the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts.

Brenda usually volunteers at the Information Desk at the Whitaker Center and usher for the Whitaker Center and Theatre Harrisburg.  She loves watching families and school groups laughing and learning together.  Brenda has always believed it is important for us to give back to our communities when and where we can.  “At the Whitaker Center, you can move around to different areas, interact with the clients, and have fun doing it.  Through my volunteer work I have met some very interesting people and made some good friends.”

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Community Service & Support

  • Leadership Harrisburg Area
  • Humane Society of Harrisburg Area
  • Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
  • Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties
  • Altrusa International Inc. of Harrisburg
  • Junior Achievement of South Central PA
  • Greater Harrisburg Board of Junior Achievement
  • Camp Swatara
  • Manheim Central Foundation for Educational Excellence (MEFEE)
  • Manheim Student Loan Fund
  • Manheim Chamber
  • Manheim Historical Society
  • Manheim Community Library Friends Board
  • Mechanicsburg Area Senior High Personal Finance Class
  • Mechanicsburg Middle School
  • The Tree House Community Playground