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Judge for HOSA (Health Occupations Student Association) Competition:

For the past 10 years, Ben Kauffman has been a judge for the Department of Education Bureau of Career Technical Education’s annual Health Occupations Student Association statewide competition. Over 900 competitors participated in the event which was held on March 12 at the Host Resort in Lancaster.
HOSA is a national organization that develops leadership and technical health occupations skills through a program that is integrated with career technical education health science instructional programs.

Competition winners are eligible for national level competitions and scholarships for post-secondary education. Ben is impressed by the students who enter this event and appreciates being part of the HOSA Competition.

North Museum Science and Engineering Fair Awards

For almost 10 years, Kauffman Physical Therapy has given awards at the North Museum Science and Engineering Fair for projects that researched questions or problems related to wellness, health or the environment.

The students and projects at the 2016 exhibit were excellent. Tim and Ben Kauffman enjoy the opportunity to view the exhibits and to talk to the school aged researchers. They are both always very impressed by the young scientists and find participating in this community activity very rewarding.

Community Education and Speaking

Rotary Club North: Tim Kauffman was the featured speaker for the Lancaster North Rotary Club meeting at the EdenResort in Lancaster. His topics related to healthy aging and were entitled “The Fountain of Youth” and “ Fit to a T”.

MS Society of Lancaster: Tim Kauffman spoke at a chapter meeting for MS Society of Lancaster. His informal remarks related to aging, exercise and function as related to MS.

MS Balance Class Pilot Project
KPT and Tim Kauffman created a special four-week Better Bones Better Balance class specifically for members of the MS Society of Lancaster. The classes were free to MS Society members and targeted balance, exercises and strengthening specifically for persons with MS. Classes ended on April 9. Many of those participants will be joining the standard Better Bones Better Balance classes
(See link for details.).

Dress Down Day Contributions for 2016 and 2017
KPT sponsors dress down days one time per month. To earn the right to dress down, staff members must make a contribution that is given to a local charity. Over the past year, the following charities have been selected.

• Martic SOUL
• Humane League of Lancaster
• Loving & Caring
• Golden Gloves Boxing of Lancaster
• Mennonite Central Committee
• March of Dimes
• Pet Pantry of Lancaster
• Mom’s House
• Milagro House

Sponsor of 2012 Grandview Grand Prix

If you have a charity that you feel is worthy of our support, please tell us about it so we can add it to our list . We are always looking for good causes. Let us know about yours.