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Local Credit Card Processor Helps Merchants Give Back Local Credit Card Processor Helps Merchants Give Back
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Karen Walker
A local startup company is offering businesses a way to actually feel good about paying those inescapable credit card processing fees. Giv Local has developed a socially responsible credit card processing model that donates 20 percent of transactional fees to a local charity of the merchant’s choi [Read More]
PSU Students Volunteer to Beautify Local Public Spaces PSU Students Volunteer to Beautify Local Public Spaces
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
On a damp and chilly Sunday afternoon, a group of Penn State students got together to do a little gardening. [Read More]
PSU students volunteer to beautify local public spaces PSU students volunteer to beautify local public spaces
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — On a damp and chilly Sunday afternoon, a group of Penn State students got together to do a little gardening.  Armed with troughs, shovels, rakes and more than 500 crocus and daffodil bulbs, approximately 20 members of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and interns from the SURGE [Read More]
Boxing Class Puts Parkinson’s Symptoms on the Ropes Boxing Class Puts Parkinson’s Symptoms on the Ropes
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
Boxing is a sport that requires agility, speed and strength — some of the very qualities that degenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease tend to rob from patients. For nearly two years, Victory Sports and Fitness has been offering Boxing for Parkinson’s, a class designed to help patien [Read More]
Boxing class puts Parkinson’s symptoms on the ropes Boxing class puts Parkinson’s symptoms on the ropes
5 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Boxing is a sport that requires agility, speed and strength — some of the very qualities that degenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease tend to rob from patients. For nearly two years, Victory Sports and Fitness has been offering Boxing for Parkinson’s, a class designed to help patien [Read More]
The New 'Hair Lady' Continues Tradition of Compassionate Care The New 'Hair Lady' Continues Tradition of Compassionate Care
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
Early last spring, Janise Crow, owner and founder of The Hair Lady, was looking for someone to take over her successful wig boutique. For 17 years she was the provider of a much-needed service for women and men suffering from hair loss, and she cared deeply about the clients who had come to trust an [Read More]
The new 'Hair Lady' continues tradition of compassionate care The new 'Hair Lady' continues tradition of compassionate care
10 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Early last spring, Janise Crow, owner and founder of The Hair Lady, was looking for someone to take over her successful wig boutique. For 17 years she was the provider of a much-needed service for women and men suffering from hair loss, and she cared deeply about the clients who had come to trust a [Read More]
Mapmaker Creates Beautiful Tools for Exploring the Outdoors Mapmaker Creates Beautiful Tools for Exploring the Outdoors
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
Talk to any local outdoor enthusiast for more than a few minutes about their passion, and it’s almost a given that the words “purple lizard” will come up before the conversation ends. [Read More]
Mapmaker creates beautiful tools for exploring the outdoors Mapmaker creates beautiful tools for exploring the outdoors
11 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Talk to any local outdoor enthusiasts for more than a few minutes about their passion, and it’s almost a given that the words “purple lizard” will come up before the conversation ends. They’re referring to the iconic purple maps that have become a staple for central Pennsylvania adventurers [Read More]
Local Gym Rallies Around Deceased Member’s Family Local Gym Rallies Around Deceased Member’s Family
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
The members and instructors at State College gym Ki’netik Fitness were like a second family to Dan Aten, according to his wife, Emily. So, when the 34-year-old was facing his final days after a 2 1/2-year battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, it was gratifying, but not completely surprising, for his r [Read More]
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