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Snow Ball set for Feb. 10

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

Chamber

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.

BRIEFLY

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

Book launch event Jan. 23

LET’S PLAY BOOKS

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.

Volunteer opportunities

Wednesday, January 10, 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.

Snow Ball set for Feb. 10

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Chamber

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/.

Cookie Crunch set for Feb. 25

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

GIRL SCOUTS

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 be able to vote for their favorites. For tickets and information, visit www.steelstacks.org or call 610-332-3378.

BRIEFLY

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Two area businesses among finalists

INDIE AWARD

The national small business movement, Independent We Stand, recently announced the finalists, including Ju-Ju Monkey, of Allentown and Let’s Play Books, of Emmaus, of the seventh annual Independent We Stand Independent Small Business of the Year or “Indie Award.”

The top 10 finalists in alphabetical order are:

• Abby’s Lane, a baby store in Manassas, Va.

• Allegory Gallery, a bead, art and jewelry store in Ligonier, Westmoreland County

• Carr Hardware, a hardware store in Pittsfield, Mass.

BRIEFLY

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Tribute planned

DMVA

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs wants to help pay tribute to all of the men and women from Pennsylvania who died as a result of the Vietnam War.

For the past two years, the DMVA has partnered with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in Washington, D.C. to find a photo of every Pennsylvanian whose name appears on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – commonly referred to as The Wall.