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April 8, 2019

Thanks to two longtime Schreiber volunteers

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Around Schreiber, we have a shorthand for talking about Tina Edgell and Patty Watson.

Tina and Patty. Or sometimes Patty and Tina. It may as well be PattyTina.

For most of the past 20 years, Tina and Patty have been reliable Schreiber volunteers. It's not a stretch to say they are among the most dedicated of all of our amazing volunteers, and that's saying something.

We wanted to take the time this week, during National Volunteer Week, to tell the Schreiber community about their support of Schreiber.

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April 3, 2019

Schreiber's reach stretches around the world

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When Denisha Kline had the chance to work with kids at orphanages in Vietnam, it didn't take her long to say yes. Denisha is a physical therapist at Schreiber and a board member at Brittany's Hope, a nonprofit based in Elizabethtown that provides support for children in orphanages in Vietnam and Africa. Brittany's Hope is coordinating the trip.

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February 26, 2019

Penn State students build a better bike for Schreiber

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We have a lot of therapy bikes at Schreiber. But there was a certain kind of bike we were missing: a hand bike, no pedaling, for school-age kids. Enter a group of senior mechanical engineering students from Penn State Harrisburg.

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October 25, 2018

Changes bring start of new era

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Some of you probably already know that what we call Schreiber today has been around since 1936. In those 82 years, we have gone by several different names: The Society for Crippled Children and Adults, the National Easter Seals Society and, starting in 1994, Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center of Lancaster County.

Now, we are excited to tell you about our new name and introduce our new logo.

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September 25, 2018

Collaboration is central to Schreiber's mission

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At Schreiber, we love to partner with other community organizations where missions overlap. We have exciting news about two new collaborations to talk about.

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September 21, 2018

A grateful Schreiber says thank you to the community

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In July, when we kicked off another season of selling tickets for this year's 30th Annual Rubber Duckie Race & Festival, we did so with some anxiety.

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September 14, 2018

A Schreiber kiddo grows into a young artist

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Maria Corley recognized pretty early on that her son Malcolm was different.

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August 8, 2018

Schreiber campers ease into the end of summer

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The teens from the Club 625 Camp gathered this week for one of their last outings of the summer, a visit to Sky Zone. Before they did that, they had an important job to take care of.

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July 11, 2018

Meet the Grassos, a second generation Schreiber family

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Starting services at Schreiber for two of her children did not create anxiety for Andrea Grasso. She had seen what Schreiber did for two of her sisters.

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May 31, 2018

One woman's personal connection to Edna Schreiber

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Barbara Willders Tomlinson heard recently there was a photo of her as a girl on the wall at Schreiber, and she stopped by the center recently to see it.

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