Jim Weischedel joins SBC

Jim Weischedel has joined SBC as a Human Resources Consultant and Trainer

Jim’s passion is to help organizations improve and individuals grow and develop.  He helps organizations in the areas of HR compliance, training, staffing, employee engagement, leadership coaching and development, performance management, and many other human resources areas.  Jim has over 20 years of executive-level human resources experience within several industries and company sizes.  In addition, he has senior operational leadership experience and has served on and led several organization boards.  Jim holds a Masters of Business Administration (with concentration in Human Resources Management) from Penn State University and a Bachelors of Secondary Education from Millersville University.  He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI), and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) through the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

Contact Jim at SBC:  717-560-2805 ext 107 or via email – jweischedel@scclanc.org


Celebrate 2016 – December 15th CWiL

The Center for Women in Leadership will hold their final networking event for 2016.  Join us Thursday, December 15th from 5-6:30PM as we celebrate 2016 and kick-off 2017!

There is no charge to attend.  Please register by December 13th.

Samaritan Center, Training & Community Room
1803 Oregon Pike, Lancaster
Ample Onsite Parking
Wine, cheese and other light hors d’oeuvres will be served

There is no charge to attend!
Register today by calling 717.560.2805 ext 101 or email awinslowweiss@scclanc.org


Journaling Program

Don’t Pull Out Your Hair, Pull Out Your Pen,
Journaling for Less Stress and More Joy

Select from two workshop series dates:

Saturdays, October 1 and 8, 2016 – 9:00AM to Noon  or  Wednesdays, November 2, 9 & 16 – 6:30-8:30PM

Instructor:  Kathleen King

Sponsor and location
Samaritan Business Consulting
1803 Oregon Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601

Cost: $125 (special discounts for CWiL  or ABWA members, and Samaritan EAPs)
Register:  Contact Amy at 717-560-2805 ext 101

  • equip you with numerous ways to use journaling as a tool to deal with the stress, aggravation and tension of your life;
  • help you recognize the places in your daily life to find hidden joy and unleash rejuvenating wonder;
  • assist you in finding more clarity of mind and calmness of thought.

In this highlyinteractive workshop you will learn creative, fun and powerful journaling techniques, including:

  • Let ‘er Rip
  • Letters to Myself
  • Flowers and Weeds
  • PeekaBoo, I See You
  • Take Your Temperature in Ten
  • Conversations with your Calmer Self


About your instructor:

Kathleen King, owner of The Power of Possibilities, LLC, is a corporate trainer, accountability coach, and creative writer. She offers personal development workshops on topics such as achieving authenticity, journaling, and creative thinking. Among her unique products are Life Planning Parties, Group Café sessions and Going Gracefully workshops.

Sharing Your Leadership Story

Sharing Your Leadership Story  – through the Center for Women in Leadership (CWiL)  Register today

August 31st, 7:30-9:00AM
Samaritan’s Training & Community Room
1803 Oregon Pike, Lancaster
Light breakfast, beverages & lots of coffee!

Do you need a little inspiration to help you to move towards a personal or professional goal? Or are you one who gains inspiration from learning from other women?   Come meet a panel of four CWiL members who have personal and professional leadership stories to share.

Our panelists:  Deb Rohrer, Marilyn Walker, Lydia Yeager and Ellen Svrcek.

Leadership is never easy, but you will hear how our three panelists have overcome challenges to become influential leaders through personal vision, intention, and resiliency.  Hear their advice for aspiring leaders, and bring your questions to personalize your experience.  Hear their inspiring stories while cultivating relationships and broadening your networks by connecting with other strong, capable, and inspirational women who will attend this CWiL event.

Bring a friend or coworker – introduce them to the CWil and the opportunity to create new connections!

Cost:  $30 per person
For CWiL members, all networking events are included in membership!
Register Online

Congratulations to 2016 Ethics in Business Final Nominees

Congratulations to our 10 outstanding Final Nominees for the 2016 Ethics in Business Award!   Local businesses & organizations that “do well by doing good.”

For 2016 we have two award categories – Small Business (Less than 50 employees), and Medium-Large Business (50+ employees).  Our nominees comprise both for-profit & non-profit, and come from a wide range of industries, both manufacturing & service-oriented.  Attend the Ethics in Business Program & Award Presentation on October 5th… find out who our two recipients will be!!


  1. Assets
  2. Behavioral Healthcare Corporation
  3. Demme Learning
  4. Providence Engineering
  5. Wilco Electric


  1. Cargas Systems
  2. Ecore International
  3. SouthEast Lancaster Health Services
  4. VisionCorps
  5. Warfel Construction Company


Mentoring – Informational Sessions Added

CWiL kicks off its mentoring program September 7th.  Attend an upcoming free informational session and get more information about the KEY to Your Future Mentoring Program.   Both sessions will be held at Samaritan Center – 1803 Oregon Pike, Lancaster (Training & Community Room)
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Register for Upcoming Informational Session (you only need to attend one!)

August 11, 8-9:00AM or

August 17, 8-9:00AM

2016-2017 Mentoring Program

KEY to Your Future!
Know, Engage, Emerge!


The KEY To Your Future Mentoring Program is intended to:

… offer women of any age an opportunity to experience a mentoring relationship in a structured format that includes self-assessment, workshops, one-on-one meetings, networking and social events.  The mentee will be supported in taking steps toward a career goal and the mentor will have the satisfaction of helping another woman in that process.

Ideal Mentee:

… looking for a fresh start in her career
… seeking a position of greater responsibility

Mentees can expect to gain confidence, increase skills and knowledge, articulate a personal vision, design measurable goals, make connections, expand their network, and gain exposure to other businesses and industries.

Ideal Mentor:

…a seasoned professional woman of any age
… passionate about helping women succeed
… communicates effectively
… willing to commit time and expertise

Mentors can expect to experience personal growth, make a difference in the lives of their mentees, make connections and network with other professionals in the program.

Program Kicks-off in September, 2016.   Program Partners and Instructors:  Janet Treer (The Treer Group) and Kathleen King (The Power of Possibilities).

Program runs from September – April, and includes mentor training and support.

For more information contact Amy Winslow-Weiss, Samaritan Business Consulting, awinslowweiss@scclanc.org or 717-560-2805 ext 101.