Currents – Jan/Feb

hm11_currents_youngislandersThe Young Irelanders  Saturday, March 4  •  7 p.m.
See and hear what Ireland’s traditions of music, song & dance look and sound like in the hands of some of the most talented young performers in the world.  Tickets: $29 Orchestra/Balcony. Preferred: $34  Eichelberger Performing Arts Center, 195 Stock St., Hanover. Visit for more information.

Hanover Chamber Recognizes Businesses & Educators of the Year

In late 2016, the Hanover Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual awards program – recognizing educators and businesses who are making a positive impact on the greater Hanover community.

2016 Educators of the Year:  Caryn Flaherty, South Western School District; Katherine Walton, Hanover Public School District; Nancy Duffy, Delone Catholic High School; Anne Shaffer, Spring Grove Area School District; Melissa Gantz, Conewago Valley School District.

Positive Action Award: Hanover Public School District for the S.T.E.A.M. Academy at Hanover High School.  The Positive Action Award is given to an organization or business that positively contributes to meeting the needs of the Hanover region and work together with community members toward a cooperative vision that suggests ways to manage growth.

Entrepreneur of the Year:  Ken Kirkpatrick, owner of KLK Welding, Inc. The nominee’s business must be reputable, visible and show the effects of entrepreneurial skill in exemplary management and growth, and the nominee must be the individual responsible for the reputation that distinguishes the business among its competitors.

Small Business of the Year:  Miscreation Brewing Company, owners Brent Stambaugh and Mark Mathias. The Small Business of the Year is awarded to the business that best exemplifies sound principles of business success, personnel management, and community leadership and service.

Visit to learn more about the awardees. 

Author: HM

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