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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in

Students named to dean’s list



Local students are among those named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester including:

Omar Ahmed, Victoria Connolly, Matthew Fainor, Henry Fisher, Matthew Hamati, Madison Horn, Anas Kamal, Lisa Ma, Alexander Schiffman, Wilberto Sicard, all of Allentown;

Alan Bebout, Julia Bebout, Sabrina Kennedy, Danika Marzillier, Roland Nowak, Samantha Roth, all of Emmaus;

Patrick Champagne, Jackson Fu, Rohail Khan, Ryan Paradise, Karim Rajmohamed, Daniel Yu, all of Macungie.

Volunteer opportunities

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION – Allentown School District Health Service is looking for RNs and/or LPNs to volunteer for their screening team. All school districts in Pennsylvania are mandated to perform screenings on their students from kindergarten to 12th grade every school year. Screenings consist of height, weight, vision, hearing and scoliosis. Call Dr. Kim Brannan at 484-765-4059 or email brannank@allentownsd.org.


Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Yoga group


The Crime Victims Council will offer a new trauma processing yoga group for female adolescent survivors of interpersonal violence.

In addition to counseling, physical activity such as yoga can help a survivor heal. This program will focus on breathing, movement and mindfulness to help heal the mind and body.

All classes will be held at Kula Heart Yoga and Wellness, 3400 Bath Pike Suite 201, Bethlehem.

The group will meet 6 p.m. every Tuesday beginning Feb. 6.


Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs




The Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley offers the following free education and support programs for cancer patients and their caregivers in January. These programs are offered free of charge to people affected by cancer.

Call 610-861-7555 to register.

Gentle Yoga

9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Jan. 23 and 30

Practice mild stretching accompanied with breathing techniques to quiet the mind and promote healing. The class is a combination of chair and mat work.

Reiki for Balancing Life

Cookie Crunch set for Feb. 25

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Girl Scouts of Eastern PA and ArtsQuest will host the annual Girl Scout Cookie Crunch fundraiser 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 25 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

The event benefits both the Girl Scouts and ArtsQuest’s Art Education Fund which provides quality arts and education programs for area students.

Regional chefs and restaurants will create dishes made with Girl Scout Cookies. Attendees will vote for their favorites. For tickets and information, visit www.steelstacks.org or call 610-332-3378.

Snow Ball set for Feb. 10

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Small Business Council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Jaindl Properties, AmericanBank and Capital BlueCross will host the 29th annual Snow Ball 6 to 11 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center, 77 Sands Blvd.

There will be a black-tie dinner, silent and live auctions, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment.

The fundraiser will benefit Camelot for Children projects for seriously, chronically, terminally ill, handicapped or disabled children.

For information and tickets, visit http://www.lehighvalleychamber.org.


Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Book launch event Jan. 23


Chuck Wendig returns to Let’s Play Books Bookstore, 244 Main St., Emmaus, for the launch of the fifth installment of his Miriam Black urban fantasy series, “The Raptor and the Wren,” Jan. 23.

The event will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are required.

“The Raptor and The Wren” is being released simultaneously in hardcover and paperback. Purchase of any Miriam Black series book is required for admission to the book launch event.