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Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Reverse 911 available

Lehigh County Emergency Services is providing "Reverse 911," a community notification system, which is intended to alert residents and businesses about emergencies that may impact their safety. Residents and businesses who already have landline telephone connections through such providers as Verizon, Frontier and Ironton, are automatically included in this free notification system. Those with other services and devices as mentioned below are encouraged to sign-up for notification.


Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Local families needed for exchange students

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking local host families for boys and girls from a variety of countries around the world– France, Spain, Norway, Finland, Germany, China, Thailand and many others. These students are 15 to 18 years of age, and are coming to this area for the upcoming high school year or semester. The students are personable, academically selected, conversant in English, bright, curious and excited to learn about America by living as part of your family, attending high school and sharing their own culture and language with you.

Music Club

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Scholarship app deadline April 10

The Allentown Music Club is offering a $1,000 past president's assembly scholarship to a high school senior who resides in Lehigh or Northampton counties. The student must be accepted at an accredited institution and be pursuing music performance. The application deadline is April 10. Call Paula Evans at 610-261-4072, or Jane Gambone at 610-435-0120, for information.

Post 12099

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Accepting new members

The Military Nursing Corps of Pennsylvania, VFW Post 12099, is welcoming veterans with service in overseas conflicts.

Current members of Post 12099 have proudly served in every conflict from World War II to active status in the global war on terror.

Post 12099, headquartered in the Gen. Charles C. Curtis National Guard Armory, 1501 Allen St., Allentown, and meets 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month.

Veteran's discharge paper (DD214), or if active duty, a letter from their commanding officer, is required to determine eligibility for VFW membership.


Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Annual book sale donations sought

The American Association of University Women will accept book donations 9 a.m. to noon March 20 through April 15 and an additional dropoff 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

The items will be sold at the AAUW used book sale 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 24 to 26 and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27. Preview Day is 2 to 6 p.m. April 23. The donation dropoff and book sale location is the Memorial Pool Building, 307 Illick's Mill Road, Bethlehem.

Proceeds benefit the Let's Read Math project. Visit http://bethlehem-pa.aauw.net for information.


Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Discussion set for April 4

How can a small business navigate through all the available hardware and software options and develop the right solution that won't break the bank?

On April 4, the Lehigh Valley Chapter of SCORE will offer the sixth in a series of free informal "Round Table" discussions on topics of interest to small business owners, this one focusing on developing an affordable IT strategy for your small business.

The Roundtable discussion which will be facilitated by a SCORE member, will be held 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Dunkin' Donuts, 3670 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.


Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Accepting reservations

Heintzelman Funeral Home, 326 Main St., Hellertown, will be hosting a trip 10 a.m., April 13 to see the musical "Annie" at the Palace Theater, 1564 Broadway, New York, N.Y.

Trip price per person includes deluxe motorcoach, free time on own in the city, reserved seating for "Annie," land and sea buffet at Snuffy's and driver gratuity.

There are only 50 seats available.

Payment is due when reservations are made.

Proceeds benefit the 2013 Saucon Valley Spirit parade.

Penn State

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Conference set for April 12

Penn State Extension is sponsoring an Entrepreneurial Communities; Increasing Regional Prosperity through Entrepreneurism, all day conference April 12, at the Fowler Center in South Bethlehem.

Dr. Michael Fortunato, research associate and lecturer at Penn State University, will be the speaker.

His topic is Improving Entrepreneur's Success: What is Working in Communities?

A former entrepreneur himself, having launched Fortunet Entertainment in New York City at age 23, he is now associated with the Center for Economic and Community Development at Penn State.