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Recreation Team

Karen Eberly

Senior Program Coordinator

Karen started working for EARC back in 1989 while doing student teaching at Hershey High School. She became a full time coordinator in May 1990 running youth programs and leagues. After the merger in 2000 to become GEARS, Karen continues to work in the recreation department. She lives in Elizabethtown with her husband, Dwane, and children, Bri & Elijah.

Lee Eckert

Program Coordinator

Lee is finishing up his first year with GEARS! He is also the Head Boys basketball Coach at Elizabethtown High School. He lives in Mt. Joy with his wife Rachel and their son Brooks.

Erin Thomas

Administrative Assistant

Erin started full time with GEARS at the end of November 2022, however; Erin has been working with GEARS since 2017. She has helped with a variety of our programs but her favorite programs to help with were the Iddy Biddy youth sports and Summer Playground. She is also the assistant girl’s lacrosse coach at Elizabethtown High School. Erin enjoys working and connecting with the community. Erin resides in Elizabethtown with her family and her dog, Luna.

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Call: (717) 367-0355


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