Thursday, March 05, 2009

The Place That Made The ShooFly Pie Famous

Since 1946, Dutch Haven has been famous for America's best ShooFly Pie and today it's still produced from the original recipe. Dutch Haven 2857A Lincoln Highway E. Ronks, PA Dutch Haven is Route 30's original Amish crafts store, with distinctive local furniture, jams and jellies, hundreds of recipe books, and a broad array of gifts and souvenirs. Over 10,000 items in all! Dutch Haven is open 7 days a week. Click here for more information, about this Lancaster County landmark, or go shopping and send a pie online. Or call (717) 687-0111,

Heidi & Mynor - Guatemala

Heidi and Mynor Olivares are the coordinators of Project Seedbag in Guatemala, and have been approaching the job with great enthusiasm. They have been instrumental in beginning our indigenization project, and have been raising funds right in their home country. Heidi, (my granddaughter) a Canadian girl from Creston BC, has recently given birth to their first daughter, Sydney. In fact, Mynor recently met with the first lady of Guatemala who was so excited about Seedlings that she has agreed to come help hand out books in schools to excite national media coverage of what Project Seedbag is doing. Click to read the rest of the story by Reg Parks.

John Beachy Achievers Award Poughkeepsie NY.

Picture credit; United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. Young professionals' achievements will be the focal point Monday night at the Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber's Forty Under 40 Shaker Awards. One of the achievers. A 26-year-old entrepreneur/ regional sales manager of Sterling National Mortgage Company Inc. named JOHN BEACHY, who works and owns two residential properties in the City of Poughkeepsie. Click to read the article by By Sarah Bradshaw • Poughkeepsie Journal • March 5, 2009