Central Lancaster Chapter of Professional Referral Exchange

Local Business Networking and Referral Group in Central Lancaster

Professional Referral Exchange specializes in connecting business professionals with other like-minded business contacts, Professional Referral Exchange has a vibrant chapter located in Central Lancaster. The Central Lancaster Chapter of PRE aims to provide its members with new business opportunities and connections that may have originally passed them by.

If you’d like to find out more about this chapter, or are curious as to all the ways that Professional Referral Exchange can increase business for your company, please contact the Area Director listed below. To learn more about PRE in general, check out our About Us page.

Chapter Information

Chapter Website


Meeting Location

Meeting virtually via Zoom for now. See Facebook Event for details.

Meeting Day & Time

Every Tuesday at 8:00 am

Chapter Area Director

JeanneEckman - info@therapeuticthymes.com

Inclement Weather Policy

The Central Lancaster PRE chapter follows the snow cancellation policy of the School District of Hempfield and/or Penn Manor School Districts. If there is a 2 hour delay or cancellation, we do not meet.

Our Member List

Anthony Theal of Santander
The Bank that respects you, your family, and your business.
Dr. Benjamin W. Tanner of Come Alive Chiropractic
Chiropractic health care.
Chris Miller of Miller Insurance
Category: P & C Insurance
Insurance Agency
Dan Stroup of Tutor Doctor
In home educational supports: all subjects, all ages, special needs, and adults. Includes SAT/ACT prep and GED prep.
Donavon Stadel of Drs Menswear
We sell suits, tuxedos, dress shirts and various menswear items
Jack Bennett of Cross Country Mortgage, Inc.
Financing residential property. Conventional, FHA, VA, HSDA, portfolio products.
Jacqueline Rizzo of Berkshire Hathaway
Category: Realtor - Residential
Helping people with the sale or purchase of real estate as well as investment properties.
Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman of Therapeutic Thymes, LLC
Therapeutic Thymes is a quarterly magazine dedicated to promoting a more natural, therapeutic, and sustainable lifestyle. We offer informative articles, written by experts within their respective fields. Our mission is to raise the vibration of human consciousness by bringing together light-filled, love-centered experts in the natural and spiritual worlds to offer help and support for all walks of life wherever they are on their life’s journey. So, grab your favorite cup of of coffee or tea and settle in a spell. It is “thyme to go natural!”
Judith Fry of Susquehanna Dental Arts
Zero-Mercury Family Dentistry
Norma B. Millard, MS, RN of Certified Health & Wellness Coach
Category: Health & Nutrition
Address: Mount Joy PA
I am a Registered Nurse, Optimal Health Practitioner, and COPE Certified Coach, providing people with awareness, vision, resources and support to achieve lifelong transformation one healthy habit at a time.
Peter DiGuardia of Lumina Solar
Category: Solar Energy
Residential/Commercial Solar Installation
Richard F. Brondyke of PFS Investments, Inc.
Life insurance, mutual funds, annuities, pre-paid legal, identity protection, long term care, auto & home insurance.
Richard Pavlik of Pavlik's Carpet Cleaning
Category: Carpet Cleaning & Floor Care
Carpet cleaning, stripping & waxing, buffing, tile & grout cleaning and restoration.
Sophia Harmes of Terram Olei, LLC
Category: Health & Wellness
We provide options for those who are seeking alternative health & wellness products and services.
Stephen Evangelista of HQ Water Solutions
Category: Water Treatment
Address: PO Box 472
Water treatment installs and service
Thaddaeus Robinson of Around the Clock Cleaning
Category: Cleaning Services
Cleaning services.

Our Board

Jacqui Norman
Dr. Benjamin W. Tanner
Vice President
Richard F. Brondyke
Membership Chair
Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman
Sophia Harmes
Thaddaeus Robinson
Jacqui Norman
Norma B. Millard, MS, RN
Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman
Dr. Benjamin W. Tanner

Our Latest Referral Reports

What our Members Say

Crystal Groves - Gettysburg Chapter

I started attending P.R.E. events in December 2017 on a whim while looking for ways to build my network for my business. I did no realize then that P.R.E. would completely transform my business and more than triple my network in the first year. I’ve made friendships and bonds with other local business owners that I simply would not find anywhere else. They not only sell my business for me to their own networks, but they provide me with quality service and a mentorship that is worth top dollar.

Kristina Rodriguez - Gettysburg Chapter

PRE not only gives referrals but also promotes businesses from within and allows me to be a part of something more. The relationships that I have built in PRE will last a lifetime. THe Gettysburg Chapter is a very supportive group of one another. We are each others sales force and connectors. The extra connections that we have made are very beneficial as well.

Scot Whiskeyman, Financial Advisor Category, Harrisburg/Swatara Chapter

Professional Referral Exchange has been pivotal to my success as a business owner and networker. I was unbelievably nervous when I first joined, and was for months. I still remember standing in front of the group and giving my first 20 minute presentation. My hands were shaking and I read off a piece of paper! Because of PRE’s structure, and consistent processes, I slowly but surely honed by public speaking skills. While not perfect by any means, I can now quickly speak in front of any group of people on the fly. I’m also President of my chapter – something I never anticipated when I fir