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Phoebe appoints Alburtis woman

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Alison M. Lance has been appointed Social Services Director for the Phoebe Allentown Health Care Center.

She supervises the social services department, is a resident advocate, and provides psychosocial support in skilled care to promote life enhancement and resident centered care.

Lance was previously a Case Manager at Lehigh Valley Health Network.

She received a Master of Social Work form Marywood University Graduate School and a Bachelor of Science from Kutztown...

‘Spring Job Fair’

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

LCCC

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts a “Spring Job Fair,” 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. March 30, Lisa Scheller and Wayne Woodman Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Local and regional employers will be available to discuss full-time, part-time, seasonal and internship opportunities.

LCCC students and alumni are encouraged to attend. The event is free and open to the public.

Bring resumes and wear professional attire....

LV house sales plummet 10.8 percent in January

Friday, March 3, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Sales of houses in the greater Lehigh Valley kicked off 2017 with a double-digit decline.

The year 2016 had also ended with a decline in closed sales in December.

The year started off on a down note, as closed sales dropped by 10.8 percent in January to 412 houses sold, compared to 462 in January 2016, according to the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR).

A bright note is that pending of houses sales in the Lehigh Valley were up by double digits in January.

The...

Hanover woman heads TeenCentral

Friday, February 17, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

KidsPeace has named Thespina Godshalk, M.S., LPC, as Director of TeenCentral.

Godshalk will manage the organization’s web-based counseling resource for teens, TeenCentral.Net.

She will manage KidsPeace’s activities to redesign and relaunch the two sites in Spring 2017, and to promote their benefits.

She will be based at the organization’s administrative headquarters in Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Godshalk of Hanover Township received a bachelor’s...

Military-friendly

Friday, February 17, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) has again been named a “Military-Friendly School” by Victory Media, publisher of GI Jobs Magazine.

LCCC provides resources and support services to more than 300 active military and veteran students attending college, including a veterans’ lounges at the Schnecksville and Tamaqua campuses.

The Cougar Warriors veterans club offers philanthropic opportunities for organizations that support homeless veterans.

Six finalists chosen for 2017 Societas Award by DeSales U. Forum for Ethics in Workplace

Friday, January 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Forum for Ethics in the Workplace has announced the finalists for the fifth annual Societas Award for Responsible Corporate Conduct. The winner of the competition will be announced and presented with an award during a noon luncheon Feb. 2, DeSales University, Center Valley.

Six local companies made the list after completing a comprehensive process. They are: KMRD Partners Inc., Warrington, Bucks County; Concannon Miller, Bethlehem; MKSD Architects, LLC, Allentown; James Funeral...

Courses offered

Friday, January 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Center for Leadership and Workforce Development is offering noncredit classes that teach leadership and management skills at its main campus in Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township. Two courses are being offered, with two half-day topics per course:

Essential Leadership Skills: Communication and Leadership, Feb. 7. The communication component is 8:30 a.m. - noon. Attendees learn how to construct concise messages, improve...

Ben Franklin invests $180,000

Friday, December 30, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTPNEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $180,000 in support of regional economic development.

BFTP-NEP owns and manages Ben Franklin TechVentures, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, and the Bloomsburg Regional Technology Center, Bloomsburg. BFTP-NEP leads a 14-member northeastern Pennsylvania business incubator network.

Ben Franklin has announced the following early-stage company investment...

New Tripoli bank CEO on state bankers group

Friday, December 30, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

David R. Hunsicker, Chairman, President and CEO of New Tripoli Bank, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s (PA Bankers) Government Relations Policy committee. The Committee is responsible for the state legislative program of the association and determines policy positions and priorities on pending or proposed state legislation.

Hunsicker will serve a two-year term starting Dec. 1, 2016, coinciding with the legislative session.

Hunsicker has 43 years of...

U.S. News & World Report names Fellowship Manor top nursing home

Friday, December 30, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

U.S. News & World Report, a leading expert in the evaluation and rating of health care providers across the country, has named Fellowship Manor, Whitehall, as one of the Best Nursing Homes for 2016-17. Fellowship Manor received a 5 out of 5-star rating.

Fellowship Manor is one of the few nursing homes to be named a Best Nursing Homes 2016-17. Only 9 percent of nursing homes in Pennsylvania and 13 percent in the nation were awarded the designation.

“The dedication of our...