CME & The Community

CME employees are active and devoted members of their community. Similar to the focus and determination in resolving the challenges faced by our clients, our employees are dedicated to giving back to the community. Their continuous desire to assist and improve the community is the cornerstone that defines our success.

Adopt-A-Family
Adopt-A-Family serves to match impoverished families with a sponsor in order to provide them with their tangible needs at Christmas. Two families are adopted each year by a CME employee.

A Local Fight against Cancer
A CME employee organizes an event for his nephew who has been diagnosed with cancer. The local fundraiser includes sending messages of support and contributions to his nephew.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Fundraiser for Local Police Officer
A CME employee helps to organize and to prepare a fundraising event to benefit a local police officer whose been diagnosed with ALS.

The American Cancer Society – Relay for Life
The Relay for Life is a community fundraising event that benefits the fight against cancer. A CME employee participates in the Relay for Life at a local school and sponsors a team of children whose goal is to walk around the school’s track for a continuous 24-hour period.

Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters is a youth mentoring organization that strives to assist children in reaching their potential through one-to-one relationships with mentors that have a measurable impact on youth. A CME employee is an active mentor of Big Brothers Big Sisters and sets time aside each week to spend memorable time with a child.

Boy Scouts Foundation of Chester County – Annual Gala and Auction
The Annual Gala and Auction is a fundraising event for the local scouting program. A CME employee assists each year by planning and organizing for the event in advance as well as helping to manage the day of the event.

Cruizin’ for the Kids
Cruizin’ for the Kids is a fundraising event that benefits Fred’s Footsteps, an organization that provides financial support to families caring for a critically or chronically ill child. The event is an annual motorcycle poker run organized by STAR Touring and Riding, Chapter 326 of Valley Forge. A CME employee organizes and participates in this event yearly for the past five years.

Cub Scouts of America
A CME employee has served as a Committee Chairman and Den Leader of Cub Pack #315 from 2004 through 2008 and was a central figure in scheduling and arranging events for the Cub Pack.

Erdenheim Elementary School – Homeroom Parent
Erdenheim Elementary School is a grade school within the School District of Springfield Township. A CME employee volunteers annually as homeroom parent, who takes on the responsibilities of assisting the teacher in planning classroom activities including the coordination of parties and celebrations.

Friendship Ministries
As a devoted supporter, a CME employee attends Friendship Ministries, a non-profit, inter-denominational ministry, to share God’s love with people who have intellectual disabilities.

Good Works
Good Works is a Christian non-profit organization that is dedicated towards rehabbing and repairing the homes for low-income homeowners in Chester County, PA. Currently, a CME employee is working on projects in Coatesville.

Local High School Reunion Committee Member
A CME employee helps to plan high school reunion events for his graduating class.

Malvern Basketball League
Beginning in 2006, a CME employee devotes time to assistant coach a team within the Malvern Basketball League.

Marple Newtown Soccer Association
From 2003 through 2007, a CME employee was assistant coach, and then, head coach of a team within the Marple Newtown Soccer Association.

Marple Township Little League
From 2004 through 2008, a CME employee was assistant coach, and then, head coach of a team within the Marple Township Little League.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Committee – School District of Springfield Township
Each year, a CME employee dedicates time to plan and organize activities for SDST to honor and celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Mitzvah Mania 2009 Health and Wellness Project – Flu Shots
Through a health and wellness project, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia provides low-income seniors with the opportunity to attain a flu vaccination. A CME employee assists in distributing materials to non-English speaking seniors as well as in completing forms for them.

Parent Advocates for Radical Improvement in Township Youth (P.A.R.I.T.Y)
As president, a CME employee devotes time to creating a parent organization to support a local school district in eliminating the achievement gap among racial groups of students.

Parents and Community for Excellence (PACE)
PACE is a school district committee that oversees district-wide activities from a superintendent level. A CME employee is a participating member of PACE.

Team Jamaica Bickle – Penn Relays
Team Jamaica Bickle is a non-profit organization created to provide assistance for the athletes and officials from Jamaica and the Caribbean. As a volunteer, a CME employee prepares and serves food for international athletes during the annual Penn Relays event.

Radnor Aquatic Club
A CME employee helps at swim meets held at the Radnor Aquatic Club by preparing the pool and lanes before meets as well as clock management during the meet.

Save the Day 5K
Save the Day 5K run/walk is a fundraising event that benefits a local family in need.  The past event benefited the family of Michael Strieb, a resident of Malvern who is battling ALS. A CME employee participated in the event.

STAR Touring and Riding, Chapter 326 of Valley Forge
As President, a CME employee devotes time to schedule motorcycle rides and trips. In addition, he also partners with local charities, such as Fred’s Footsteps, to organize fundraising events.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Race for the Cure 5K run/walk is a fundraising event to increase funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer. A CME employee participates in the run.

Taste of Radnor
Taste of Radnor is an annual fundraising event that benefits Radnor Studio 21, a Radnor Township public access television station managed by a non-profit organization. Each year a CME employee assists in the Taste of Radnor event.

Temple University – Employee Benefits Capstone Project
Each year, a CME employee voluntarily designs a project and mentors a group of upper level employee benefit students from Temple University in successfully completing the project.

Thorncroft Equestrian Center
Thorncroft Equestrian Center assists in working with children and adults with disabilities and special needs to help build physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing through therapeutic horseback riding. A CME employee assists the Thorncroft Equestrian Center to make the horseback riding summer camp a success.

United Way
The United Way aims to create opportunities for a better life for all by focusing on education, income, and health. Through various events and charities, United Way raises awareness and funds to support a universal change. A CME employee participates periodically in local United Way events.

Walk MS and Bike MS
Walk MS and Bike MS are fundraising events that support the research of discovering a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. CME employees participate in these events.