Members of the Bethlehem Rotary Club and their guests learned much about teamwork from former Phillipsburg HS, University of Notre Dame and Seattle Seahawk linebacker Ned Bolcar at their meeting Nov. 8. Bolcar starred at P-burg, captained Notre Dame’s last national championship football team in 1988, and played for four years with the NFL’s Seattle franchise before injuries cut his career short. He related a number of his experiences in sports and in business as he stressed the importance of leadership and teamwork.
In its sixth and final presentation during its fiftieth anniversary “Be the Spark” campaign, the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation awarded five grants totaling $50,000 to organizations with veterans related programs on Dec. 4 in the PBS-39 Studio A.
Featured speakers were two area veterans, Major Nathan Kline, a World War II bombardier and navigator who served 42 years in the U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Army veteran Nicholas Ward, who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and spent three combat tours of duty in Iraq during his seven and one-half years of military duty.
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The Malvern Clinic has opened a new drug and alcohol addiction treatment center in Bethlehem, and a September open house brought famed Philadelphia Flyer hall of fame goalie Bernie Parent to town to welcome visitors and encourage people to seek a life of sobriety. Parent is community liaison for the Malvern Institute.