Kids Deserve a Chance

Emerald Foundation Golf Outing

Fighting Breast Cancer

St. Jude Sweets

E Speaker Series Presents:

Dr. Amanda Kemp & Dr. Michael Jamanis

Dr. Amanda Kemp, author of Say the Wrong Thing: Stories and Strategies for Racial Justice and Authentic Community is “on a mission to heal the planet”.  Amanda founded Theatre for Transformation in 2008, and has reached over 25,000 people in her artistic and academic residencies at schools, colleges and faith gatherings.

Dr. Kemp and Dr. Jamanis performance includes: book reading, spoken word and music performance.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
6:30p-8:00p EST
Free Admission

Light refreshments will be provided.

For additional information and registration, CLICK HERE.

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Joe Besecker doesn’t need more to do. He’s already up to his elbows in work.
As the founder of Leola-based Emerald Asset Management, he oversees 68 employees and $4.7 billion in assets under management.
Still, Besecker wants to see greater impact from the company’s charitable arm, the Emerald Foundation, which he also started and leads.


Emerald Foundation has contributed to many charitable, educational and community organizations in collaboration with Emerald Asset Management, Inc., Emerald Advisers, Inc. and the Foundation’s generous donors and contributors.


The Emerald Foundation is a non-profit organization created to support the communities where we live and work as well as initiatives throughout the country. The Emerald Foundation contributes funding to worthy charitable nonprofit organizations, with an emphasis on supporting organizations that focus on: education, your and healthcare research, while also offering opportunities for diverse communities to meet and learn from one another.