Making a Difference of Lebanon, PA has announced both its 2021 Award Winners and its 2021 Board of Directors.

2021 Award Winners

The President’s Award was received by Grade A Haul-Away, a Central PA veteran-owned junk hauling and removal service.

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Board Member Michelle Stehman (far left), Board President Cornell Wilson (middle left) and Board Vice President Dan Deitzel (right) present Adam Hummel of Grade A Haul-Away (middle right) with the President’s Award.

Its Impact Awards went to Jonestown Bank and Trust, the Lebanon YMCA and Marianne Bartley of Time of Think LLC.

Board President Cornell Wilson (left), Board Treasurer Cindy Schlegel (middle right), and Board Member Drew Gingrich (right) present Sommer VanBrunt and Jennifer Crain of Jonestown Bank and Trust with an Impact Award.
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Board President Cornell Wilson (left) and Board Treasurer Cindy Schlegel (right) present YMCA Director Phil Tipton (middle right) and Amy Pennycoff (middle left) with an Impact Award for the Lebanon YMCA.
Board Member Michelle Stehman (left), Board President Cornell Wilson (middle left) and Board Vice President Dan Deitzel present an Impact Award to Marianne Bartley (middle right).

Its Volunteer Appreciation awards were given to Alex Cruz, Brenda Berkheiser, Jenn Getz, Maico Olan and Victoria Sahonic.

Board President Cornell Wilson (left), Board Treasurer Cindy Schlegel (middle right), and Board Member Drew Gingrich (right) present volunteer Alex Cruz (middle left, with daughter) with a Volunteer Appreciation award.
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Board President Cornell Wilson (left) and Board Treasurer Cindy Schlegel (right) present volunteer Brenda Berkheiser (middle) with a Volunteer Appreciation Award.
Board Member Michelle Stehman (left), Board President Cornell Wilson (middle left) and Board Vice President Dan Deitzel (right) present volunteer Maico Olan (middle right) with a Volunteer Appreciation Award.
President of Board Cornell Wilson (left), Board Treasurer Cindy Schlegel (middle right) and Board Member Drew Gingrich present volunteer Victoria Sahonic with a Volunteer Appreciation Award.

All awards are given annually. The President’s Award Winner is determined by the Board after the Board President selects two businesses or individuals as candidates. The Impact Awards are voted on by the Board. The volunteers given Volunteer Appreciation Awards were nominated by the Board to be recognized.

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2021 Board of Directors

The 2021 Board of Directors for Making a Difference of Lebanon, PA is made up of President Cornell Wilson, Vice President Dan Deitzel, Treasurer Cindy Schlegel, Corresponding Secretary Sonya Green, Drew Gingrich, Francy Reigert, Jennifer Swanson, and Michelle Stehman.

“We are thankful for the support we receive and partnerships,” said Board President and Co-Founder Cornell Wilson. “We have a great group of volunteers and our board is also all volunteers and an amazing group that gives a lot of their time. We are always looking for more volunteers and board members.”

For more background on each board member, visit Making a Difference of Lebanon, Pa’s website here.

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Members of the Board of Directors oversee the organization’s four committees: Education, Events and Activities, Community Service and Fundraising.

Making a Difference of Lebanon, PA works with local organizations and members of the community to plan events and support youth, veterans, and economically challenged individuals in the area, according to its mission statement.

Those interested in volunteering or donating can visit its website.

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