The 10 finalists for ASSETS' 2021 The Great Social Enterprise Pitch. (Source: ASSETS)
The 10 finalists for ASSETS' 2021 The Great Social Enterprise Pitch. (Source: ASSETS)

Headlines:

Mennonite Disaster Service to send plumbers to Texas: The Lancaster County-based service agency is sending a team of volunteer plumbers to help Texans with burst pipes and flooding. (Source: ABC 27)

Voters may no longer get to choose lieutenant governor candidates: The Pennsylvania Senate plans to advance a measure that would give the state's political parties final say over the candidates, rather than the voters. The measure would result in better partnerships between the governor and lieutenant governor, said lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. (Source: Spotlight PA)

The Great Social Enterprise Pitch to resume after year-long hiatus: The business-plan competition for central Pennsylvania entrepreneurs is sponsored by ASSETS, a Lancaster-based nonprofit that works with businesses to help transform the community. 10 finalists have been chosen to compete on April 16 for the grand prize of $7,500 and a package of pro bono services. (Source: LNP)

National/world roundup: Johnson & Johnson's one-shot Covid-19 vaccine effective and safe. (Source: Reuters) White House to increase weekly Covid-19 vaccine delivery to 14.5 million doses. (Source: UPI) No charges against police officers involved in Daniel Prude death. (Source: AP) Ghana becomes first country to receive COVAX Covid-19 vaccines. (Source: UPI)

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