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.  

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.

BCGL's upcoming Enterprise Institute session, "Employee Handbooks:  What's In, What's Now, For Your Business," has been approved for 1 General HRCI recertification credit. 

Please join us on June 17, 2014 at the Lancaster Country Club beginning at 4:00 p.m. 

RSVP by June 10 to Emily Forrey at or 717-945-5745.