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SECA Kickoff Event
Wednesday, September 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Grove, Harrisburg
(Rain Date September 6)

Join your co-workers for the 2018 State Employee Combined Appeal (SECA) campaign kickoff event! Kick off this year’s season of giving with food, pie-in-the-face, car show, DJ, charity information, minute-to-win-it activities, employee performances and more. Proceeds will benefit participating SECA charities.

Apple dumplings and apple cider • Baked goods • Baked potato bar • Basket auction and buffalo chicken dip • Chex mix and puppy chow • Chicken BBQ sandwiches • Desserts on a stick • DUI goggles challenge • Farm Show milkshakes • Fruit cups and K9 unit • Hoagies and ice cream cups • Hot dog meals • Iced coffee and donut holes • Meatball sandwiches • Pierogis and lemonade slushies • Popcorn • Quesadillas • Sausage and peppers, chicken parmesan sandwiches • Soft pretzels and nachos • Walking tacos
Representatives from various agencies will be getting “pied” during the event.  Take advantage of this opportunity to “pie” a co-worker for a good cause!  Each toss is $3, or purchase a “direct hit” for $10.  Check out the schedule of agencies:
​11:00 a.m.​DEP​Aging
​11:30 a.m.​RevenueDGS
12:00 p.m.​Auditor General​Human Services
12:30 p.m.​OA​Treasury
​1:00 p.m.​DOT​Inspector General
​1:30 p.m.​Health​State Fire Comm.

The popular DGS car, truck and bike show is back this year! Employees may show off their car for a $10 entry fee, and attendees will vote for their favorite car with cash donations.  A trophy will be awarded to the employee owning the vehicle with the most votes.  View the registration form for more information.
In addition to DJ and commonwealth employee Mark Hoover spinning tunes, this year’s kickoff will also feature performances by talented commonwealth employees in the center of the grove.  Check out the schedule of talented performers:
​12:00 p.m.
​The EarthTones
The EarthTones are a singing group made up of commonwealth employees from multiple agencies.  Their repertoire consists of song selections that include standard/traditional music, contemporary, Christmas, hymns and spiritual music.  They sing at various commonwealth events, especially at the holidays, and rehearse locally in the Rachel Carson State Office Building.
​12:30 p.m.
​Rick Freeman
​Rick is an administrative officer in the Office of the Budget’s Bureau of Payable Services.  He also is a talented trumpet virtuoso performing around central PA for church services, community events, and special occasions.  He performs annually with the Keystone Carolers at the state-employee volunteer Make-A-Wish Program and the PA Turnpike Commission’s employee-sponsored National Day of Prayer luncheon.  Rick’s favorite music includes praise and worship, patriotic, and smooth jazz styles.
​1:00 p.m.
​Shane Miller
Shane works in the Division of Subsidy Data and Administration for the Department of Education.  He is an amateur actor and is currently performing in “Annie” at the Gettysburg Community Theatre.  Shane enjoys working for the commonwealth and loves the city of Harrisburg!
1:30 p.m.
​Antonius Stagliano
​Antonius has worked at the Department of Revenue for 18 years and currently works in the Bureau of Process Reinvention, Innovation, and Strategic Management (PRISM).  He is a self-taught guitar and banjo player and also plays bass with Revenue’s own rock band, Q-Ray and the Male Openers.  He lives in Hershey and loves the smell of chocolate on his drive home from work.

Contact with questions about the event.