JDK Participates in The United Way Trike Race

 

United Way Trike Race start

Expectations Were High on Race Day

On July 15th The JDK Group joined twenty-three other local businesses in the annual United Way Trike Race held in downtown Harrisburg. All the teams competing in this wacky, pseudo-cut-throat event were vying for the coveted Trike Race trophy!

United Way Trike Race super hero

 

United Way Trike Race ninja turtle

“It was a great day full of laughter and camaraderie.”

~ Shaq Glover, JDK Event Coordinator

(Shaq is the Mario giving the peace sign in the photo below.)

United Way Trike Race JDK

The Winners

The team that took the trophy home was Capital BlueCross (in blue), but Wegmans (in yellow) made a good showing and came in second, while Penn National Insurance (in pink) placed third.

United Way Trike Race Winners

The Spirit Awards

The JDK Group shined in the team spirit awards by landing the wackiest costumes award!

United Way Trike Race JDK

Other teams that won spirit awards were:

Tallest Team: TE Connectivity

United Way Trike Race TE Connectivity

Turtle Award: Millers Mutual Group

United Way Trike Race Miller

Most Spirited: McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

United Way Trike Race McNees

Good Sportsmanship Award: Wegmans

United Way Trike Race Wegmans

Wacky Fun Was Had by All

It was a great way to have some good clean fun, meet other local businesses and support a great charity. JDK would especially like to thank Giant Food Stores and Penn National Insurance for sponsoring the event. To view more photos go to the United Way’s Flickr page.

Here is a complete listing of the Teams who came out to compete:

  • abc27
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Central Penn Business Journal
  • Dauphin County
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • First National Bank
  • Gannett Fleming
  • Giant Food Stores
  • Gunn-Mowery LLC
  • Harrisburg Property Services
  • Harrisburg Region Central Labor Council
  • Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Co.
  • The JDK Group
  • McClure Company
  • McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC
  • Millers Mutual Group
  • PA Media Group
  • Penn National Insurance
  • Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • PPL Corporation
  • Reynolds Enterprises
  • Rhoads & Sinon LLP
  • TE Connectivity
  • Wegmans

 

It was a privilege to contribute to the good work that the United Way does in the capital region. To learn more about the United Way visit their website.

To all our fellow competitors, watch out . . . next year it’s on like Donkey Kong!

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