UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
Katelyn Santo, of Allentown, is among students named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester at the Twin Cities campus.
Up to 30 go-kart teams will compete in the inaugural SteelStacks Grand Prix noon to 4 p.m. June 18. The event, presented by Lehigh Valley Grand Prix and ArtsQuest, includes racing, family activities, a car show, food vendors and trucks and features track side “grandstand” viewing areas and pit row VIP packages,
Easter Seals Eastern Pennsylvania will host the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community beginning at 7:45 a.m. June 3 at DeSales University. The 5K Walk begins at 9 a.m.; the One-Mile Fun Walk starts at 9:15 a.m.; both are fully accessible to strollers and wheelchairs. Registration is mandatory.
May is the designated National Foster Care Month. Foster care programs support the concept that children should live in a traditional family setting in the community, rather than in a residential or institutional setting.
CONCERN, a multi-service private non-profit 501(c)(3) human services organization has been, for 39 years, providing placement and treatment services to children and their families. The organization is dedicated to providing a growing array of foster care, adoption and permanency, community-based, residential, and behavioral health services.
Lehigh Carbon Community College’s Athletic Department will offer sport camps at its main campus in Schnecksville. The camps will be held in June and July.
The 25th anniversary of Stamp Out Hunger, the nation’s largest one-day food drive, is set for May 13. The National Association of Letter Carriers, assisted by Teamsters Local #773, Keenan House and Northampton County Probation Department volunteers, will collect non-perishable food donations for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania and its agencies.
Sealed, non-perishable (no glass containers) donations, in a sturdy, clearly-marked bag, should be placed by the mailbox before regular delivery on May 13.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, May 3: Honey mustard chicken, roasted potatoes, vegetable, mini muffin.
Thursday, May 4: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, broccoli, banana.
Friday, May 5: Meatball sub w/tomato sauce, wax beans, warm peach crisp.
Monday, May 8: Steak, cheddar grits, mixed vegetables, fresh fruit.
Tuesday, May 9: Smoked sausage, lentils, carrots, pineapple.
Wednesday, May 10: Salisbury steak, whipped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, cookie.
Thursday, May 11: Turkey w / gravy, biscuit, peas & carrots, Mandarin oranges.
Through a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) is offering a five-day “Edugaming 2017” workshop for teachers, June 19 - 22, with an additional workshop Nov. 4, at the main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township,
Through hands-on activities and presentations from educators and industry experts, participants will learn a variety of game design approaches that remove the “quiz” aspect of educational games and replace it with exploratory, engaging techniques.
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is moving almost 500 Information Services, Enterprise Analytics and Clinical Informatics employees to offices at Three City Center, part of Allentown’s Neighborhood Improvement Zone (NIZ), beginning in November.
“America’s First Ladies” is the subject of a Mother’s Day Celebration, 1 p.m. May 13, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
“This is the perfect way to celebrate Mother’s Day and to learn about a fascinating chapter of American history,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Museum.
The presentation will reveal the public and private lives of iconic First Ladies. A First Ladies Trivia Contest will be held. After the program, participants may taste a favorite White House treat with hot tea and coffee.