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Team Member Q&A – Wyatt Malone

Posted on November 17, 2022

Each month, we’re highlighting a “behind-the-scenes” team member whose work supports our mission, but whose face you might not often see on our social media pages. We’re excited to help you get to know our innovative team and the complex work we do. So, tune…

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Team Member Q&A – Wyatt Malone

Posted on November 17, 2022

Each month, we’re highlighting a “behind-the-scenes” team member whose work supports our mission, but whose face you might not often see on our social media pages. We’re excited to help you get to know our innovative team and the complex work we do. So, tune…

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I Spend My Days Supporting a Perfect Gentleman

Posted on November 10, 2022

By Erkia BrandonDirect Support Professional (DSP)Residential Assistant I knew I didn’t want to spend the rest of my life working at a Student Loan Bureau in Harrisburg. I was eager to find a career that would provide meaning for me and touch the lives of…

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The Benefits of a Career in Healthcare

Posted on November 8, 2022

Healthcare is one of the most essential fields in the world, as it is focused on caring for people’s well-being. It is also the largest field of employment in the United States, with nearly 20.5 million healthcare workers in the U.S. workforce. The U.S. Bureau…

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Taking the Path to Rewarding Employment

Posted on October 26, 2022

Manchester Valley High School junior Connor Pope got a head start on a career in IT this past summer, when he gained valuable work-based learning experience at InfoPathways, a technology management and consulting company based in Westminster, Maryland. Connor, who turned 17 in July while…

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Penn-Mar Human Services Celebrates Independence and Inclusion

Posted on October 11, 2022

Penn-Mar Human Services Celebrates Independence and Inclusion During National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month  An Opportunity to Promote Skills of People With Disabilities and Share How They Can Solve Workforce Crisis Baltimore, MD – Penn-Mar Human Services , the region’s leading provider of services for individuals with…

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When I Support Penn-Mar, I Support My Daughter and All Our Families

Posted on October 11, 2022

By Claudia Summerson, Co-Chair/Family Division | Penn-Mar Building Bold Future Campaign The hardest thing I have every done in my life was to put my daughter Abbie in the care of Penn-Mar when she was only 22 years old.   Diagnosed with autism at age 7,…

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Persevere and Push the Limit

Posted on October 11, 2022

By Whitney Bailey, Director of Operations Diversability | Spastic Chatter Podcast Host My personal mantra is, “Perseverance: The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” That attitude has served me well as I was born with Cerebral Palsy (CP) and for the first…

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October 2022 HEART Award Winners

Posted on October 10, 2022

The Penn-Mar HEART Award program recognizes team members whose passion and performance leave the mark of their own legacy through exceptional demonstrations of Honesty, Excellence, Advocacy, Respect, and Teamwork. Beth Chege, nominated by Lee Carrion “I respectfully nominate Beth Chege, AON for my daughter since…

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Team Member Q&A – Naomi Venn

Posted on October 3, 2022

Each month, we’re highlighting a “behind-the-scenes” team member whose work supports our mission, but whose face you might not often see on our social media pages. We’re excited to help you get to know our innovative team and the complex work we do. So, tune…

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The Benefits of Working at a Nonprofit

Posted on September 28, 2022

Supporting nonprofit organizations and charities is an essential way to help make the world a better place. That support can take many different forms, including donating money and volunteering. But there’s another way that you can support the crucial work a nonprofit does—working at the…

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