HELPING THE GREATER lehigh valley AREACOMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
True wealth and reward comes from not just serving our clients but from serving our communities as well.
Giving Back to the Community
At Ascent Wealth Management, we have a greater responsibility than just helping our clients pursue their goals. Our social responsibility has led us to be active in many community non-profit and charitable organizations. Eric Wilby, principal, has previously served as president for the Allentown chapter of Sertoma for two terms, board member for Kutztown University Student Services, Kutztown University Decision Makers Forum, Boy Scouts, St. Joseph the Worker Parish, St. Joseph the Worker soccer coach, Parkland Area Soccer Club and currently acting secretary for the Little Lehigh Chapter of Trout Unlimited.
Eric Wilby previously served as a board member for Kutztown University Student Services and part of the Kutztown University Decision Makers Forum. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a public university located in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.
Youth Soccer & Volleyball
Local youth sports benefit our community in many ways. They foster teamwork, sportsmanship, self-esteem, and work ethic in the children who participate. Eric Wilby is proud to have coached the St. Joseph the Worker soccer team and the Parkland Area Soccer Club. The mission of the Parkland Area Soccer Club is “to improve ALL soccer players by providing a positive learning environment, including an age and skill appropriate training curriculum administered by highly trained coaches who develop players in the technical, tactical, physical, and psychological aspects of the game.”
The skills that children learn during youth sports will enhance all of their future experiences and help them to overcome the challenges they face.
Little Lehigh Chapter of Trout Unlimited
Eric Wilby is currently acting secretary for the Little Lehigh Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Trout Unlimited believes that conservation should be a true partnership between landowners, agencies, municipalities, and all stakeholders. They work to protect critical habitat, reconnect degraded waterways, and restore populations to coldwater fisheries.
Allentown Chapter of Sertoma
Service To Mankind. It’s more than just how we got our name, it’s been our foundation for over 100 years. Sertomans across the country are unified with a single purpose: serve our communities and improve the lives of those who need help. Our mission and passion are to improve the quality of life for those at risk or impacted by hearing loss through education and support.
Boy Scouts of America
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) organization provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared. For Life.®”
In Scouting, boys and girls start with their best “right now” selves and grow into their very best future selves. It’s fun, hands-on learning and achievement that puts kids in the middle of the action and prepares them for today, and their future.
St. Joseph the Worker Parish
The family of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church holds the celebration of the Liturgy of the Eucharist and all it encompasses as God’s Greatest GIft. Through the teachings of Jesus Christ and the guidance of the Holy Spirit, we live out our faith as exemplified through spiritual growth, evangelization, social outreach and protecting the dignity of all human life.
We recognize the importance of providing for and encouraging Catholic development of all of our faithful, with continuing concern for our children and young adults.
St. Joseph the Worker Soccer Coach
As coach of the St. Joseph the Worker soccer team, Eric Wilby has the opportunity to share valuable skills with the players that will serve them both on the field and off. Sports are more than just a physical activity — they help to provide a foundation for a successful future for the community’s youth.