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LV Realtors report 16 months of increases in home sales

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Data released by the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR), indicates year-to-date sales are recorded at 4,805, up 16 percent over 2011 year-to-date sales of 4,160.

Year-to-date pending sales, which indicate transactions in process that have not yet closed, reached 5,632, up 34 percent from last year at the same time when pending sales were 3,670.

"Sixteen consecutive months of increases in home sales and pending home sales over the same time the previous year are not...

America on Wheels appoints director of development

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Sheryl Hawk has been appointed Director of Development, America On Wheels Museum, 5 N. Front St., Allentown.

Previously, she was Director of Development, and Director of Special Events, Lehigh Valley Health Network. She served as liaison for Hospital Auxiliaries, Board of Associates, Development and the Department of Community Health & Health Studies, and managed LVHN network events and fundraisers.

Before that, Hawk was Assistant Vice President of Community Relations-...

Marketing firm appoints manager

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Altitude Marketing has appointed Kelly Stratton as Manager, Public Relations.

Prior to joining the Altitude team, Kelly was director of communications for the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine.

Kelly was a communications specialist at Lehigh University, director of public relations at Special Olympics Pennsylvania, and has written for publications and publishers on a freelance basis, including Prevention Magazine, Columbia University Press and Lehigh...

Butz wins national award

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Alvin H. Butz, Inc., Penn State Berks Campus, and RMJM Hillier received the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) National Project of the Year Award in the Higher Education Project Under $20 million category for the construction of the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building.

"We couldn't be more satisfied with the quality of work that went into constructing the Gaige Building," says Kim Berry, COO of Penn State Berks. "Receiving a national award such as this...

Ophthalmologist joins practice

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Karen I. Dacey, MD, a comprehensive ophthalmologist, has joined McDonald Ophthalmology and Associates, Bethlehem.

She was a comprehensive ophthalmologist at Andrews Air Force Base, home of Air Force One, prior to joining McDonald.

She was deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and supported an Air Force humanitarian mission to Panama.

She completed 11 years of active duty service in the United States Air Force. She received her medical education...

LCCC

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

"Your Future is Now: Preparing for College and Career" will be held 9: - 3:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Main Campus, 4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville.

The event is sponsored by LCCC, Allentown School District, Kutztown University, PPL, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce-FE Program, Wegman's and East Stroudsburg University.

Realtor rejoins Coldwell Banker

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Coldwell Banker Heritage Real Estate has announced the appointment of Patricia "Tricia" Reed as Vice-President of Business Development and Allentown Marketing Director.

After seven years with Coldwell Banker Heritage, she moved to Hilton Head, S.C., because of her husband's employment.

In 1999, Reed relocated to New Haven, Conn., where she was appointed Manager of Corporate Services and Relocation Director of the Beazley Company.

She first entered the real estate...

Ben Franklin TechVentures to hold annual 'Venture Idol'

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

"Ben Franklin Venture Idol" will be held Nov. 15, Ben Franklin TechVentures, 116 Research Drive, Bethlehem.

Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. The program begins at 7 p.m.

During the event, three early-stage technology company entrepreneurs seeking funding will present short pitches to a panel of investors and the audience.

After brief critiques from an expert panel, the audience will vote for a winning Ben Franklin Venture Idol. The event will include presentations,...

PBS39

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

Lafayette College is partnering with WLVT Channel 39 to produce a live, student-run election night broadcast from the college's Farinon Center.

The PBS station will air the live show to its 2.6 million viewers in northeastern United States 9 - 11 p.m. Nov. 6.

More than 100 students from a variety of majors are working on the show, "Fifty States of Grey," which will feature up-to-the-minute information on the races for President, Senate, and House of Representatives.

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LCCC

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

A Speed Networking Event, 6 p.m. Nov. 15, sponsored by Lehigh Carbon Community College's (LCCC) Alumni Association and Career Development Center, will be held in the Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville.

The event is free and open to the public. A reservation is recommended. RSVP by Nov. 10 to cmoyer@lccc.edu, or call 610-799-1090.