The inauguration of John Kristel, MBA, MPT, who became President and CEO of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network June 1, took place Nov. 8 at Grace Lutheran Church, Allentown.
The installation was officiated by The Rev. Dr. Samuel Zeiser, bishop of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.
Kristel assumed his new role upon the retirement of Sally Gammon, FACHE, who led the organization for more than 16 years. He is the fifth leader of...
The Crayola Experience received the "Tourism Award" during Discover Lehigh Valley's annual meeting Nov. 7 at The State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton.
The award is presented to a new or greatly expanded tourism project in Lehigh Valley.
"This year, Crayola took a huge risk," Discover Lehigh Valley President, Mike Stershic, said.
"They shut down the Crayola Experience for several months and did a total transformation and renewed better than ever. Visitors are raving...
St. Luke's University Health Network's St. Luke's Anderson Campus, Bethlehem Township, celebrated its second anniversary Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
The first new, non-replacement hospital in Pennsylvania in more than 40 years has been enjoying two years of steady growth, according to Ed Nawrocki, President, St. Luke's Anderson Campus.
The $175-million construction project completed in November 2011 includes a 250,000-square-foot hospital, state-of-the-art cancer center and medical...
Closed sales of houses in the Lehigh Valley during October reached 566, an increase of 16.7 percent over the 485 homes sold during the month of October 2012, according to information culled by the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR).
Year-to-date comparisons show stable growth with closed sales recorded at 5,623 so far this year, up 15.8 percent from the October 2012 year-to-date sales of 4,857.
Data from October 2011 indicates that year-to-date closed sales have...
The Lehigh County Conference Churches has announced the appointment of Dr. John "Jack" E. Felch, Jr. as the Executive Director of the Conference, effective Nov. 11.
Felch was introduced at an Nov. 7 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the conference's new offices, 1031 Linden St., Allentown.
Eighteen conference staff moved to the new Linden Street location. Two Hamilton Street offices of the conference will close. The main offices of the conference are still in Alliance Hall, 534 Chew...
Ryan Oldenhage has joined Dietrick Group, LLC, Allentown, as a real estate sales agent.
Oldenhage brings nearly a decade of sales experience to Dietrick Group, as well as several years as a real estate investor and property manager.
After receiving a degree in Foodservice Entrepreneurship from Johnson & Wales University, Oldenhage returned to the Lehigh Valley to help build his family's catering company, Corporate Cuisine.
Oldenhage, a member of the Lehigh Valley...
Lehigh University's Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation has signed on as a Premier Sponsor of Lehigh Valley Startup Weekend, the entrepreneurship competition Nov. 15 - 17, Ben Franklin TechVentures, Bethlehem.
The university has committed more than $13,000 in cash and prizes to support the event. This includes several seats in its executive entrepreneurship education program Venture Series.
"Having Lehigh University on board as the Premier Sponsor is...
The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP-NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $621,804 in support of regional economic development.
Followng is a list of Ben Franklin investments in companies in the circulation areas of Lehigh Valley Press.
Ben Franklin announces early-stage company investments provided to clients in the form of loans.
Colymer Industries, Ben Franklin TechVentures, Bethlehem, Northampton County. Ben...
David Mickenberg has been appointed the Priscilla Payne Hurd President and CEO of the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, Dolores Laputka, Chair of the Board of Trustees, has announced.
His appointment was unanimously approved at a special October meeting of the Board of Trustees. The announcement was made Oct. 23.
Mickenberg was until recently CEO of the Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Va., and previously was director of the university art museums at Wellesley College...
October 15, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STAFF CHANGE AT PHOEBE ALLENTOWN
Allentown, PA - Phoebe Ministries is pleased to announce the following change in staffing:
Sally Prior, NHA, PCHA, was promoted to Administrator of Phoebe Allentown Health Care Center. In this position, she will assist the Executive Director of the Phoebe Allentown Campus in managing and directing the day-to-day functions of the campus in accordance with federal, state, and local standards,...