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Chamber Athenas honor two

Monday, October 29, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce's Women's Business Council (WBC) presented the Athena and Athena Young Professional Awards during its annual ATHENA Awards Luncheon Oct. 23 at Saucon Valley Country Club, Bethlehem.

The 2012 Athena Award was presented to Stephanie Hnatiw of Macungie. Hnatiw is Executive Director of the YWCA of Bethlehem.

The 2012 ATHENA Young Professional Award was presented to Michelle Chrin of Hellertown. Chrin is a Marketing Associate for Caruso...

Newhard pharmacist honored

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

John J. Pavis of Newhard Pharmacy, 1001 Main St., Northampton, has received the 2012 Excellence in Innovation award.

The award, presented at the Leadership Dinner at the Hilton Scranton Hotel & Conference Center, Scranton, coordinated by the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations and sponsored by Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. honors a pharmacist who has demonstrated innovation, resulting in improved patient care and advancement of the profession.

Pavis has...

St. Luke's Network adds specialist

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Gastroenterologist Ayaz Matin, MD, has recently joined the St. Luke's University Health Network in the St. Luke's Gastroenterology Specialists practice.

Dr. Matin has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the esophagus, stomach, intestines, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts.

Matin received a medical degree from The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, and completed his residency program in internal...

Lehigh Valley house sales continue 'positive trend'

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

According to research released by the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR), year-to-date sales are recorded at 4,329, up 17.3 percent over 2011 year-to-date sales of 3,690.

Year-to-date pending sales, which indicate transactions in process that have not yet closed, reached 5,152, up 40.4 percent from last year at the same time when pending sales were 3,670.

"Our data over the last 15 months shows that home sales and pending home sales have consistently increased over...

Ben Franklin invests $260,000

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP-NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $260,000 in support of regional economic development.

Since beginning operation, BFTP-NEP has helped to create 15,479 new jobs for Pennsylvania workers and retain 21,459 existing jobs, start 429 new companies, and develop 1,127 new products and processes.

In the Lehigh Valley Press circulation area, Ben Franklin announces the following early-stage...

Cedar Crest names development head

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Cedar Crest College has appointed Debra W. Khateeb as director of development.

She will be responsible for major and planned gift fund-raising, and will direct the private and government grant program. In addition, she will work with the Cedar Crest Fund and reunion classes.

Prior to joining Cedar Crest, she was executive director of foundation relations for the Montgomery County Community College Foundation, Inc., Blue Bell.

Her professional experience includes...

LCCC

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Carbon Community College's (LCCC) Teacher Education department hosts the annual "Super Saturday" teacher education seminar, Literacy: Connecting Through All Curriculum Areas, 7:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Nov. 3, main campus, Route 309, Schnecksville. Proceeds benefit the Teacher Education Resource Scholarship Fund.

Training certificates will be awarded. Workshops meet Department of Public Welfare Act 48, Keystone Stars and Continuing Education Units requirements.

Presenters...

Moravian students win Emmy

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Moravian College alumna Emily Cohen, '12, and student Brittany Garzillo, '13, received a College Production Award from the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) during the 2012 Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Awards ceremonies Sept. 22, Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia.

Cohen was executive producer, editor and director of photography on "Three Students, Three Expressions of Art," a 10-minute documentary produced last spring. Garzillo was the...

'Housing market recovering'

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Lehigh Valley is experiencing continued growth in the housing market, based on data released by the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR).

Year-to-date sales are recorded at 3,837, up 17.4 percent over 2011 year-to-date sales of 3,268.

Year-to-date pending sales, which indicate transactions in process that have not yet closed, reached 4,648, which is up 38.4 percent from last year at the same time when pending sales were 3,359.

"The increase in year-to-date...

SCORE

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Lehigh Valley Chapter of SCORE offers a breakfast seminar, "Health Care Reform, Insurance and the Small Business Owner," 8 - 9:30 a.m. Sept. 21, Denny's Restaurant, Catasauqua Road, Allentown.

Rebekah A. Ruch, President, REBA Group, LLC, an employee benefits agency, and Jim and Maureen Whited, Source One Accountants, a certified public accounting firm, will lead the seminar.

There is no charge. Seating is limited. Advance registration is required. To register: SCORE website...