ATHENA PowerLink® 2018 Panel Recipients: Jessica Harrington, Christine Henderson, and Margaret Hauser
Meet this year's ATHENA PowerLink® Panel recipients. We wish them well as they embark on what's sure to be an exciting, busy, and productive year. Good luck and congratulations to all of them! Read more about these amazing women in this Erie Times-News article by Jim Martin.
Jessica Harrington, Owner,Signature Landscapes Jessica Harrington is the owner of the Erie, PA landscaping company, Signature Landscapes. After attending Mercyhurst University for Elementary Education and Special Education, she quickly realized her desire to work in the great outdoors. At 18, it began as a reason to get a good tan. Almost 20 years later, it is now a passion. Using a “hands on” leadership approach, Jessica isn’t afraid to get down and dirty. From cutting grass to laying a patio or planting a pollinator garden to help our environment, she is well educated on all things landscaping. She also volunteers her skills and knowledge in the community as a Penn State Master Gardener and is very active within her Church.
Margaret "Peggy" Hauser, Owner, Grape Arbor Bed & Breakfast Peggy Hauser is the owner/innkeeper of the eight room Grape Arbor Bed and Breakfast, located in downtown North East. For the past fifteen years she has provided personalized experiences for guests along with fabulous locally sourced from scratch four course breakfasts. Although not originally from the Erie area, she is an ambassador of all fun things here and in the Chautauqua NY environs. This has been a second career following more than thirty years in banking and finance. You may have seen (but not recognized her) on the stages of the Erie Playhouse and Dramashop.
Christine Henderson, Owner, Mathematical Expressions Christine has been the owner of Mathematical Expressions (ME) for almost 4 years. Mathematical Expresions is a service-based business, established to support educational publishers in the creation of high-quality mathematics texts and resources used in K-12 classrooms. The business has completed projects for Pearson, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, McGraw Hill, Carnegie Learning, Big Ideas Learning, Springboard, Edgenuity, and StrongMind. Services provided include writing and editing content, aligning content to standards, converting products between various formats (such as print to digital), creating art specs, and project management. Christine has over 11 years of teaching experience, as well as 15 years of experience in the educational publishing industry. Over the last few years, her business has grown steadily. Christine has two employees and contracts with up to 30 writing and editing professionals at a time.
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