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Friday, October 20, 2017

LCCC offers classes in entrepreneurship

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) will offer a series of noncredit courses for business and professionals who want to build their own business.

The “Brand Your Own Business” (BYOB) series provides training for entrepreneurs who want to learn how to create a strong brand through the use of up- to-date media and strong business practices, allowing them to better manage their company.

BYOB monthly topics include going from idea to reality, building your brand-getting the word out, managing resources and hearing from a guest speaker “who has been there and done that.”

Hawk Mountain receives $5,000 grant from PPL

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

A $5,000 grant from the PPL Foundation to Hawk Mountain Sanctuary will contribute to educational events, workshops, and lectures that are provided for members and the public, as well as continued support for ongoing conservation research.

“This type of grant supports everything we do at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, from global training and research to leading school groups to welcoming hikers,” said Director of Development Mary Linkevich.

“We at PPL believe in environmental stewardship,” said Carol Obando-Derstine, PPL Electric Utilities’ regional affairs director.

Good Shepherd names chair, three to trustees’ board

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network has announced three new members to its Board of Trustees as well as a new board chair.

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America elected Polly Beste, David Fessler and Thomas J. Lynch to three-year terms.

Gary Schmidt, MA, has been named the chair of Good Shepherd’s Board of Trustees. Schmidt succeeds David DeCampli, whose term has ended. Schmidt is a Human Resource business leader for Mondelēz International, for which he has worked since 1989.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, Oct. 11: Orange juice, roast turkey and Swiss on bun w/ lettuce-tomato and mayo, carrot raisin salad, Rice Krispie treat.

Thursday, Oct. 12: Cranberry juice, chicken cheese steak on a roll, potato chips, Italian marinated vegetable salad, chilled peaches.

Friday, Oct. 13: Roast pork with gravy, mashed potatoes, roasted Fuji apples, wheat bread w/ margarine, iced carrot cake.

Monday, Oct. 16: Apricot nectar, Salisbury steak w/ gravy, scalloped potatoes, red beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, tropical fruit.

8 DAYS A WEEK: Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Eder in concert:Linda Eder’s repertoire spans Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz. The award-winning actress returns to the State Theatre of the Arts stage at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. As the tragic character, “Lucy,” in the Broadway musical, “Jekyll & Hyde,” Eder belted out the signature songs, “Someone Like You” and “A New Life.” Eder launched her recording career in 1991 with her self-titled debut album.


Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in Local News

In the Sept. 27 edition of The Press, we reported on the Lantern Festival at Bell Gate Farm scheduled for Oct. 14.

Although the Lower Milford Township Supervisors voted unanimously to rescind the permit for the event, we did not mention it was contingent on approval from Solicitor Mark Cappuccio.

Solicitor Mark Cappuccio reported at the Oct. 5 meeting the permit could not be rescinded.

Frederick H. Bernecker Jr.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Air Force veteran of Korean War

Frederick H. Bernecker Jr., 83, of Macungie, died Oct. 6, 2017, peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Betty Frances (Joyner) Bernecker. They were married for 61 years, 8 months. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Frederick H. “Fritz” Bernecker Sr. and the late Theresa “Tess” (Mirth) Bernecker.

He was a roofer with Roofers Local #30, for 45 years until retiring.

He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

He was a member and past commander of the Howard L. Peter American Legion Post #576, Allentown.