Employees from ELA Group, Inc. gave Santa a helping hand by donating gifts to two families who have been affected by Multiple Sclerosis.
Every December the employees “adopt” a family (or two) through the Multiple Sclerosis Society. The voluntary program allows employees and their families to share with families who are experiencing medical and financial difficulties.
This year’s gift drive was Covid compliant; lists and sign-ups were electronic and the annual Wrapping Party was switched to a “Wrap at Home” plan.
Amy, from the Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter of the MS Society, stood in for Santa. She and her husband picked up the gifts and completed a no-contact delivery. Although the process was different this year,
The Thanksgiving pies came out early at the ELA Group, Inc. Employee Thanksgiving Dessert-only Luncheon. Employees shared all kinds of pies, even a pie-in-the-face, to benefit the Lititz Community Chest.
Before the dessert social, employees donated non-perishable food and voted, with their dollars, for one of the firm’s partners to get a Pie-in-the-Face. All in good fun, the event raised nearly $200 and over 285 pounds of food for the Lititz Community Chest.
Partner Hugh Cadzow, good sport and top fund-raiser, and was rewarded with a pie-in-the-face.
ELA Group is an Engineering and Landscape Architecture firm offering services to both the private and public sectors with offices in Lititz,
Transportation Engineer, Michelle Madzelan, PE, and her children recently represented ELA Group, Inc. with treats, no tricks, at two community Halloween events.
Madzelan, daughter Emily and son Carter gave out candy and prizes from traffic cones at the Trunk or Treat and Blood Drive on October 19 in Lititz. The event was sponsored by Charles F. Snyder Funeral Homes and Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health.
On October 26, the Manchester Township Recreation Commission held their First Annual “Halloween in the Park”. Madzelan and family dressed up in hard hats and safety vests and decorated with traffic cones and caution tape, all tools of her trade.
Both events were free for participants and well attended by little princesses,
ELA’s Project Manager Mike Huxta, RLA and Project Engineer Elizabeth Baldwin, PE worked closely with The Boy Scouts of America, Pennsylvania Dutch Council on their renovations to their fifty-year-old pool facility located at Camp Mack Scout Reservation in Lebanon County. The new facility will have a new changing building and Pool House for storage and pool mechanical equipment.
In addition to the new buildings the project will include renovations and site amenities listed below. Many of these features are needed to accommodate a growing population of Scouts and provide Scouts with various degrees of swimming capabilities a better opportunity to enjoy the pool and improve their swimming.
A new “zero entry” pool that allows users to walk into the shallow end.