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Starbucks at Willow Valley Crossroads

February 27, 2020

A new Starbucks is opening next week in Willow Street, taking a spot in a mixed-use development near Willow Valley Golf Course. The Starbucks at 2412 Willow Valley Drive will occupy a new building in Willow Valley Crossroads, a commercial complex between Long Lane and the DoubleTree Resort. The new Starbucks is opening Friday, March […]

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Veteran Administration Community Clinic – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

February 6, 2019

On November 27th, The Lebanon Veterans Administration had a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House at 212 Willow Valley Lakes Drive, Willow Street to celebrate the opening of their newest out- patient clinic in Lancaster.    Many VA, WVA & local dignitaries were invited to attend and Diane Poillon was asked to assist with the ribbon […]

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Willow Valley Square Shopping Center Update

The Square has gone under a lot of changes over the past few years with the addition of the Advance Auto Parts store and the renovation of the McDonalds.  In 2018, the CVS and Fulton Bank moved across the street to Crossroads and Darrenkamp’s Market ended 86 years of serving the community.   Giant Food Stores […]

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Willow Valley Crossroads Update

In 2018 we were very happy to welcome three new businesses to Crossroads.   Both CVS/Pharmacy and Fulton Bank opened their new stores in April.   Turkey Hill opened their newest store in October with MTO (made to order) food service which is a new design for them.   All of these businesses, as well as Morr’s Range […]

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Morr Range Celebrates 1 Year at Willow Valley Crossroads

January 11, 2019

Morr Indoor Range and Training Center celebrated its 1-year anniversary ofopening its doors as a Willow Valley Crossroads tenant on December 9, 2018. Morr Range was one of the first three tenants to occupy space at the newly developed center. At its new location, Morr Range offers an indoor shooting range, retails storefront, and many […]

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Willow Valley Business & Medical Center to add the Lancaster VA Community Clinic

November 13, 2017

Willow Valley Associates announced that the Lebanon Veterans Administration Medical Center leased 15,000-square-feet at 212 Willow Lakes Drive, Willow Street, PA.  This location will allow the VA to double the size of their Lancaster Community-Based Outpatient Clinic. “The Willow Valley location will provide veterans with easy access to a variety of specialty medical services which […]

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Happy 1 Year Anniversary to our Hampton Inn & Suites Mount Joy & Ephrata!

October 24, 2017

It’s been a year since Willow Valley Associates, Inc., added the Hampton Inn and Suites in Ephrata and the Hampton Inn and Suites, Manheim/Mt. Joy to their portfolio.  Both hotels have continued the Willow Valley mission of “We Create Great Experiences”   We congratulate the teams at both of these fine hotels including General Managers, Emi […]

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Helping others in need!

October 19, 2017

The Willow Valley team members participated in a hurricane relief donation effort in coordination with Chaplain Alec and Grace Church.  Together we raised $1,875, matched by Willow Valley, for a total of $3,750! We are proud of our team for contributing to this effort to assist others who suffered the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey.

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Crossroads Ground Breaking Ceremony

July 13, 2017

The skies may have been cloudy but it was a bright day in our company’s history!  The Crossroads ground breaking was celebrated on Friday, June 23, 2017 with a great group of people including representatives from West Lampeter Township, the first tenants: CVS, Fulton Bank, Morr Outdoors, Mick’s All American Pub and Turkey Hill as […]

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Hampton Inn and Suites Mount Joy Receives National Recognition!

March 15, 2017

The Hampton Inn and Suites, Mount Joy, has been awarded the “Circle of Excellence Award”.  This award is given to the very top hotels of the Hampton Inn brand; only those hotels who score in the top 10% are recognized in this way for their commitment to Product, Service and Excellence.  Willow Valley is honored […]

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Homewood Suites by Hilton – Harrisburg East receives national recognition!

February 24, 2017

The Homewood Suites by Hilton – Harrisburg East Team recently received national brand recognition at a “by invitation only” awards event held in Las Vegas, NV. Our Homewood by Hilton – Harrisburg East won the Hilton Connie Award of Merit. Of the awards recognized at this event, this is the only award that recognizes the […]

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Spirit of Hampton Winner

December 15, 2016

We would like to congratulate Courtney Shenk of the Hampton Inn & Suites Mount Joy who has won the Spirit of Hampton Award! Whether it’s filling in for sick teammates, lending a hand in other departments or working overtime at a sister property, you can always count on Courtney to always be there for you. […]

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Servant Leadership Award

November 15, 2016

Water Street Mission named a new annual award after Marlin and Doris Thomas at their September awards banquet.  It is called the Marlin and Doris Thomas Servant Leader Award and will be presented each year to a local person who demonstrates servant leadership as they minister to our local community.  This year’s award was presented […]

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Willow Valley Acquires 2 Hampton Inn & Suites Hotels

October 24, 2016

Lancaster, PA (October 24, 2016) — Willow Valley Associates, Inc. announced the addition of two Hampton Inn and Suites hotels to their portfolio. The Hampton Inn & Suites Ephrata, and the Hampton Inn & Suites Manheim/Lancaster West (close to the Spooky Nook complex), were acquired on October 24, 2016. “We’re excited to bring these two […]

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Willow Valley Business & Medical Center – News Update

August 17, 2016

We are very happy to announce that the former Blue Ball National Bank/Community Bank building has been leased by Univest Bank & Trust. The branch will be opening on Monday, August 29, 2016 and will be having their ‘Grand Opening’ celebration on Thursday October 6th  we will relay any additional information on the festivities as […]

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Willow Valley’s 50th Anniversary Celebration!

June 29, 2016

On Sunday June 26th, Willow Valley held a party for Lancaster and the adjoining communities who have been such a great part of its success for the past 50 years.  Team members as well as local residents and business owners and their families were invited to the festivities that ran from 4pm – 9pm and […]

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Marlin and Doris Thomas receive Medical Society’s Benjamin Rush Award

June 17, 2016

Marlin and Doris Thomas were recipients of the Benjamin Rush Award at the Pennsylvania Medical Society’s annual dinner and business meeting on June 14.  This award recognizes individual(s) who are not practicing healthcare professionals, yet who devote time, skills or resources to assisting others and contribute to the advancement of healthcare. This award recognizes the […]

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Willow Valley Business & Medical Center – News Release

June 10, 2016

Univest Bank & Trust Company of Pennsylvania announced it will be opening its first branch office in Lancaster County.    The Souderton-based holding company said they have signed a lease for a full-service retail branch in the Willow Valley Business & Medical Center at 90 Willow Valley Lakes Drive, Willow Street, in West Lampeter Township. The […]

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DoubleTree Team Member is Nationally Recognized by Hilton!

May 4, 2016

Emily Drennen is a marketing specialist and sales assistant at Lancaster DoubleTree Resort by Hilton. Recently, she was recognized nationally as a Hilton Socialite for her excellence in social media. As her reward, Emily will be flying to Dallas for an all-expense paid trip. This will be a three-day Social Media conference where Emily will […]

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Connie Award Recognizes Hilton’s Best Hotels

April 27, 2016

Willow Valley’s Homewood Suites-Harrisburg East hotel has been presented with the prestigious Connie Award by Hilton.  As the highest hotel award across all Hilton Worldwide brands, the Connie is presented to properties that embody Conrad Hilton’s vision to “fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality”. This award recognizes this Willow Valley property […]

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Service Anniversaries

January 26, 2016

On January 1, Marlin Thomas, Chairman of the Board, celebrated his 50th year of service with Willow Valley.  We want to congratulate Mr. Thomas for his half-century of servant leadership to the Willow Valley family of companies! Doris Thomas, Board Secretary / Treasurer, also celebrated 50 years of service with Willow Valley.  We congratulate and […]

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New Development Update

January 2, 2016

The construction of an Advance Auto Parts Store on the final available lot at the Shopping Square has been completed.   The store opened on December 17, 2015 and has been enjoying a successful business ever since. Willow Valley is in the midst of master planning 63acres of land zoned for development at the corner of […]

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Advance Auto Parts Addition

January 1, 2016

Advance Auto Parts has partnered with Willow Valley Associates to construct a new store in Lancaster PA. The chain’s newest Lancaster County store is located in West Lampeter Township at 2417 Willow Street Pike in the Willow Valley Shopping Square and opened its doors on Thursday, December 17, 2015 after a record breaking 9 week […]

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