Monthly Archives: June 2014

MELBCGL Partner Mark Lovett has been elected as chairman of the Leadership Lancaster Board of Directors for 2014-2015. 

For the past 25 years, Leadership Lancaster has trained men and women of diverse backgrounds to be leaders of the Lancaster community.  Leadership Lancaster's purpose is to identify existing and emerging leaders, to prepare them for roles in shaping the future and to entrust them to guide the county in the years ahead.  Graduates of Leadership Lancaster can be found on almost all boards and committees of nonprofit organizations in the county.  Several BCGL attorneys have completed Leadership Lancaster's Core Class program and found it to be a valuable experience.  
TAM 2BCGL Partner Theresa Mongiovi has been elected to a three year term to the United Way of Lancaster Board of Directors. The United Way advances the common good of Lancaster County by focusing on health, education and financial stability – the building blocks for a good quality of life. Each year the United Way invests in local organizations whose efforts produce measurable outcomes such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lancaster County, Clare House, MidPenn Legal Services, S. June Smith Center, Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center and the YWCA of Lancaster.

BCGL is proud to support Theresa in this new endeavor and will continue to support the Lancaster community through service and commitment.

ROC OpenOn Saturday, June 14, 2014, Lancaster Online published its Top 10 List of “Names to Know for the 2015 Women’s Open.”  BCGL Partner Rory Connaughton was recognized for his role in media relations as a member of the Women’s Open Executive Committee.  Rory’s efforts on the Committee have helped to bring national attention to Lancaster County and the opportunities and unique environment our community has to offer.  You can read the full text of the article here. 

 The Championship will be held at the Lancaster Country Club from July 9-12, 2015.  The US Women’s Open is the most prestigious event in women’s golf and it is expected to attract over 100,000 spectators and provide Lancaster County with a positive economic impact of up to $30 million. 

BCGL is pleased to welcome attorney Timothy E. Shawaryn. Tim joins the firm as a partner and member of the Estate and Trust Planning and Business Services practice groups. Tim is a Lancaster County native and has been practicing law since 2000. He counsels clients in the areas of estate planning, trust administration, business succession planning and charitable gift planning. Tim's primary focus and passion is working with individuals and family-owned businesses to facilitate the transfer of family resources in ways that reflect and promote their faith and values.