East Penn Press

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Highmark Walk

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


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.

To register as an individual, join an Easter Seals team or create a team of your own, or to be a sponsor, sign up at http://bit.do/walkdetails; call 610-289-0114 ext. 225; or email event@esep.org.

National Foster Care Month

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


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.

Stamp Out Hunger on May 13

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


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.

Lehigh County senior menus

Thursday, May 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus

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.

LCCC offers teachers ‘Edugaming 2017’

Thursday, May 4, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

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.

First Ladies topic

Thursday, May 4, 2017 by The Press in Focus


“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.