Verna I. (Grim) Reinheimer, 93, of Whitehall and formerly of South Whitehall Township, died Sept. 4, 2017, at Whitehall Manor. She was the wife of the late George E. Reinheimer.
Born in Ballietsville, she was a daughter of the late Robert F. and Grace S. (Lazarus) Grim.
She was a secretary at Crowder Jr. Company, formerly located in Allentown, for 17 years when she retired in 1960.
She was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Egypt.
She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi for over 60 years.
Larry L. Swanger, 67, of Walnutport, died Sept. 5, 2017, in his home. He was the fiance of Catherine L. (Shick) Smith with whom he resided.
Born in Palmerton, he was a son of the late William H. and Margaret M. (Soos) Swanger.
He was a 1970 graduate of Palmerton High School.
He was the head fabricator for the former Lee Held Steel/Metal Fabricators, Northampton; and later at SMF Company, Palmerton, for 20 years until he retired.
He was known as “the golf cart guy” as he serviced, sold and customized golf carts for several years.
Charles G. Wechsler, 74, of Treichlers, died Sept. 5, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Health Network Hospice, Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Lagler) Wechsler for 53 years.
Born in Albany Township, Berks County, he was a son of the late Charles M. and Ida R. (Correll) Wechsler.
He was in the U.S. Army as a Specialist 4 grade during the Vietnam War.
He was responsible for transportation and distribution of products at Ingersoll-Rand Corporation, Allentown, where he was last employed for 30 years until he retired in 1993.
• Whitehall Woman’s Club meeting, 7 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua
• Cub Scout Pack 40 sign-up night, 6:45 p.m., at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville. Information: Cubmaster Brian Dungan at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit cubscoutpack40kreidersville.org
• Fullerton American Legion ladies auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m., at the post home, Fullerton Avenue and Wood Street
Klunk & Millan has hired Nick Swartz as Director of Brand Strategy.
He will lead the agency’s brand strategy and planning for clients, working with the agency’s creative department on strategies geared toward helping brands define who they are, differentiate themselves, and focus their marketing plans and messaging strategies. He will also support new business development.
Before joining Klunk & Millan, he consulted for national companies, regional marketers, and emerging brands while working at Lehigh Mining & Navigation. Swartz previously worked at BBDO New York.
Approximately 250 students, professors, and industry professionals attended The Energypath 2017 conference in the Gerald White Conference Center, DeSales University, Center Valley, Upper Saucon Township.
John Costlow, president and CEO of Sustainable Energy Fund, said he hopes that Energypath 2017 “inspired students, professors, industry professionals, policy makers and energy users alike to examine their impact on the environment and their contributions toward a sustainable future.”
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) is offering a two-credit course in small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS), commonly referred to as drones. With the commercial applications of drones increasingly expanding into businesses such as construction, law enforcement, agriculture, photography and videography, and engineering, drone flying skills can be of value to many employers.
Penn State Lehigh Valley (PSU-LV) and Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) will host a fundraiser to benefit The Collective Impact Scholarship Fund at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Philadelphia Flyers exhibition hockey game at the PPL Center, Seventh and Hamilton streets, Allentown.
PSU-LV and LCCC are forging a new partnership for students who want to attend college, but have limited means to afford it. The Collective Impact Scholarship Fund will provide “last-dollar” support to students who graduate from a Lehigh Valley high school and attend LCCC or PSU-LV.
Ole 91st:The Oak Ridge Boys, above, kicks off Easton’s State Theatre Center for the Art’s 91st season, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of country music hits, a No. 1 Pop smash (“Elvira”) and numerous Grammy and other awards. The Country Music Hall of Fame quartet lineup, formed in 1973, includes William Lee Golden, Duane Allen, Richard Sterban and Joe Bonsall.
Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Foundation has rescheduled its 24th annual Golf Classic at Lehigh Country Club, Allentown, for Sept. 25. The event, originally scheduled for Aug. 7, was postponed because of inclement weather.
This year’s honorary chairs are the Rothrock Family, in memory of the late Bruce L. Rothrock, Sr. Proceeds benefit the Bruce L. Rothrock Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund.