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Civil war

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Group to meet

The Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania will be hosting lawyer, educator, lecturer Malcolm Gross May 7 at Day's Inn, 3400 Airport Road, Allentown.

He will be discussing "The Trial of John Brown."

Dinner will be 6:30 p.m. Program at 7:30 p.m.

Reservations are required for the dinner and must be made by May 2.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program.

For reservations and information, contact Carol Detweiler at 215-234-4884, email cdetweiler01@comcast.net or Jim Duffy at 610-253-4549, email duffysocwk@aol.com.

Music club

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Open auditons on May 4

Young Musicians of the Allentown Music Club will meet 2 p.m. May 4 at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall.

They will be performing a free concert as well as holding open auditions for the club.

New members are welcome.

The music club is open to all children ages 5-18, who desire opportunities to showcase their talents on musical instruments or with voice.

The Young Musicians promote music performance, education and enjoyment.

For more information, call Emily Reyes at 610-398-0781.

Envision LV

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Virtual meeting May 13

Envision Lehigh Valley will host a one-of-a-kind virtual public 8 to 9 p.m. May 13 to garner feedback from residents of the Lehigh Valley about what they want to see in the Lehigh Valley in the next five, 10 or 20 years. The unique virtual meeting will allow anyone to jump into the broadcast through a specific link and chat live with a panel of city planners from Easton, Bethlehem and Allentown as well as a regional planner from the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission.

Allentown Fair

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Contestants sought for queen

The Allentown Fair is seeking contestants for the 2013 Fair Queen Contest in August.

Contestants should be between the ages of 16 and 20 and must reside in Lehigh, Berks or Northampton counties.

The Fair Queen will receive a $1,000 scholarship. She will participate in the Pennsylvania State Fair Queen Contest, where she will have the opportunity to win a $2,000 scholarship.

For information, contact twilliams@allentownfair.com.

Sustainability

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Directory now available

The 2013 edition of Sustainable Lehigh Valley is now available.

Published every April in conjunction with Earth Day by the Alliance for Sustainable Communities-Lehigh Valley, this 100-page booklet provides information about and access to an array of sustainability efforts in the Valley.

This edition features a directory of 250 organizations, businesses and governmental agencies promoting sustainable communities.

The listings contain contact names, addresses, phone numbers and email and web addresses.

ALA

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Coupon book available

The American Lung Association in Pennsylvania is now offering coupon books to help fight lung disease. The coupon books, a $60 value, contain coupons from participating Burger King restaurants, independent and minor league baseball and regional amusement attractions.

All proceeds support programs and services of the American Lung Association for the more than 500,000 children with asthma in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Childhood asthma, a serious lung disease that causes difficulty in breathing, is so pervasive it has become a leading cause of school absences.

Penn State

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Information session May 20

If gardening is a favorite activity and if there is a desire to do volunteer work, now is the time to apply to be a Penn State Master Gardener with Penn State Extension in Lehigh and Northampton Counties.

The Penn State Master Gardener program in Lehigh and Northampton Counties will be training a new class of volunteers this fall.

The new training program will begin the week of Aug. 23 and continue 2:30-5:30 p.m. each Wednesday through mid-December.

Classes will be split between the Lehigh and Northampton County Extension offices in Allentown and Nazareth.

Camp Cadet seeking applicants

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

State Police Troop M Bethlehem will be conducting its 29th Camp Cadet June 16-21 at Camp Fowler, Orefield.

This year 90 cadets will be selected to experience what it takes to become a law enforcement officer.

To be eligible for Camp Cadet, a boy or girl must be at least 12 years old but not older than 14 by May 1; be a resident of either Lehigh or Northampton counties; and must be in good physical condition.

LVHN, GHHA announce merger agreement

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Greater Hazleton Health Alliance (GHHA) and Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) today announced they have signed an agreement for a full asset merger pending regulatory approval. The GHHA Board of Directors approved the merger on April 3 and the LVHN Board of Trustees executive committee on April 16 with the full Board of Trustees ratification expected May 1. The decision by the boards of both organizations builds upon a historical relationship.