Levi Roop is continuing to work at one trade while he is embarking on a new profession.
The East Petersburg resident is still working as an auto body technician, a trade he's had for a decade. "I enjoy working with my hands," he said last week.
On Tuesday, September 24, he spent his first day as a counselor at Quarryville's New Hope Community Life Ministry. He will be working there every Tuesday and acquiring the hours he needs to be licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.
They would rather not use the 'B' word.
"People don't want to talk about budgets," said Todd Capitao, a division manager for Tabor Community Services.
Clients may prefer to talk about a spending and saving plan, but developing a budget is the main goal, Capitao said.