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Susquehanna Outfitters Invites You to Get Out and Play Susquehanna Outfitters Invites You to Get Out and Play

By Allison Wilson

Susquehanna Outfitters in Harrisburg offers rentals and guided tours to explore the best playground and the best living laboratory in Central Pennsylvania.

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Whitaker Center Inspires Scientists of Tomorrow Whitaker Center Inspires Scientists of Tomorrow

By Allison Wilson

Race a model car, take a memory test, or touch the cool water vapor of a tornado! Harrisburg's Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts encourages young people to develop science and math skills through engaging exhibits.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Looks out for Capital Region Children Big Brothers Big Sisters Looks out for Capital Region Children

By Allison Wilson

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region pairs adult volunteers with children facing facing adversity- making a positive difference in their lives.

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Discover Harrisburg's Firefighting Heritage Discover Harrisburg's Firefighting Heritage

By Allison Wilson

In Harrisburg, a Victorian firehouse built in 1899 houses the Pennsylvania National Fire Museum. Check out its unique collection of fire engines, tools, stovepipe hats, and more!

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Susquehanna Art Museum: Harrisburg Museum Finds a Home Susquehanna Art Museum: Harrisburg Museum Finds a Home

By Allison Wilson

For 25 years, Harrisburg's Susquehanna Art Museum has moved from home to home around Harrisburg, sharing and renting space. Now, it finally has a permanent home in the Keystone Trust Building on "education row-" fitting for an institution that places so much emphasis on art education

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Philadelphia Nonprofit Leads Effort to End Domestic Violence Philadelphia Nonprofit Leads Effort to End Domestic Violence

By Allison Wilson

Each year, about 2,000 visits to Philadelphia emergency rooms will likely made by women who are assaulted by a spouse, ex-spouse, boyfriend or ex-boyfriend. Women Against Abuse works to both provides services to victims of domestic violence and to prevent this kind of abuse from happening in the first place through advocacy and community education.

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Bike & Build: Cycling for Social Change  Bike & Build: Cycling for Social Change

By Allison Wilson

Forget spending the summer at home, mowing lawns or playing video games. Young people are grabbing their bikes and taking off across the country to address the affordable housing crisis.

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Allison Wilson is a Staff Writer at Pennsylvania Homes.

Allison Wilson is an award-winning writer and communications professional whose editorial background includes full-time and freelance work at city/regional lifestyle and shelter magazines, as well as corporate, academic, and alumni publications for major universities and health systems. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Central Florida and a Master's degree in Mass Communications from the University of Florida.