Trish Fulvio, a generational Penn State alumna, is back in town from the Philadelphia area as the new executive director for Pink Zone. Fulvio tells Town&Gown founder Mimi Barash Coppersmith […]
Lunch with Mimi: Fritz Smith and the Happy Valley Adventure Bureau Work to Make Centre County ‘a 365-Day-a-Year Destination,’ but Pandemic Has Hit Travel Sector HardBusiness
Fritz Smith is optimistic that after the pandemic, Centre County will be stronger than ever, and once again will become a destination of choice for leisure travelers, as well as a popular place to hold meetings and sporting events.
Lunch with Mimi: Pat Daugherty, Longtime Face of The Tavern, Discusses Big Plans for the Iconic Downtown Restaurant – Including Seating on the RoofCommunity & Entertainment
Dining at The Tavern has been a time-honored tradition for generations of Penn Staters since the restaurant opened in 1948. Many generations of Penn State students have also worked as servers, busboys, cooks, dishwashers, and cashiers at The Tavern.
Lunch with Mimi: Inspired by Community That Helped Her, Michelle DiMidio Started Alliance for G.O.O.D. to Assist Others with a Variety of NeedsCommunity & Entertainment
A personal trainer, wife, and mother, Michelle DiMidio in April started Alliance for G.O.O.D. (Giving Others Our Donation), a grassroots effort to help local families struggling with any sort of need related to the pandemic.
Lunch with Mimi: Under Wendy Vinhage, Centre County United Way Works on New Ways to Engage Donors and VolunteersCommunity & Entertainment
Town&Gown founder Mimi Barash Coppersmith sat down with Vinhage via Zoom to discuss how she became involved in nonprofits, how the United Way has continued to support families in need through the pandemic, and what the organization’s future fundraising strategies are to support health, education,
Lunch with Mimi: Donnan Stoicovy Came Out of Retirement to Lead State College Friends School, Where She Nurtures Voice and ChoiceCommunity & Entertainment
Donnan Stoicovy retired in 2016 after more than 27 years as the principal at Park Forest Elementary School in State College. But two years into retirement, Stoicovy realized that she missed working with students and teachers. In 2018, Stoicovy was hired as head of the State College Friends School, w