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Project Child benefit

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN

Above, left to right: Pamela Wallace, producer, Barlieb Wallace Productions Ltd.; Rochelle Freedman, Program Coordinator, Project Child; and Anne Adams. Senior Vice President, Valley Youth House, at the "Have a Heart for Children and Youth" benefit, presented by Project Child, a program of Valley Youth House and The Fund to Benefit Children & Youth, March 9, Hotel Bethlehem. A video, "Because All Children Matter," produced by Barlieb Wallace...

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by PHOTO BY ROBERT WALCH in Focus

A roaring good exhibition: You only have a few more weeks to take in "Fabulous Flappers: Fashion from the Ellie Laubner Collection," through April 14, Scheller Gallery, Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, 31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. The exhibition includes evening gowns, lingerie, bridal wear, sportswear, handbags, vanity cases, jewelry, footwear even flapper salt and pepper shakers (1920s, hand-painted porcelain, Japan), above. Approximately 150 items worn by flappers and their beaus...

Community Music School sets gala at Lehigh Country Club

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Community Music School (CMS), 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown, holds its annual fundraiser, "Music: The Universal Language," noon - 3 p.m. April 28, Lehigh Country Club, South Cedar Crest Boulevard,

There will be food, auction items and music presented by CMS students and faculty.

This year's honorary chairs include: Amy Burkett and Ron Upton, Lawrence and Debra Johnson, and James and Mary Klunk.

Co-Chairs are Kelly and Jack E. Payne, Jr.

The committee includes Carolyn...

CPR for those who may be squeamish

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Focus

Q. I'd like to be able to do CPR, but I'm squeamish about doing mouth-to-mouth on a stranger. Any suggestions?

There is an emergency technique called "Hands-Only CPR." This is Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) without mouth-to-mouth breaths.

It consists of two easy steps: Call 911 and push hard and fast in the center of the victim's chest. That means 100 per minute uninterrupted compressions until paramedics arrive.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine offers...

Monumental

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN Focus Editor in Focus

Karl Stirner is a towering presence.

Not as towering as his sculpture.

But a towering presence, nonetheless.

Getting Stirner's large, heavy sculpture into the Payne Gallery, Moravian Campus, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem, for the exhibition, "Transformations: Works in Steel," continuing through April 7, was no easy task.

Fortunately, for David Leidich, Payne assistant gallery director and Stirner exhibit curator, he had the assistance of Quakertown-area...

KidsPeace PCs donation

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Shire Pharmaceutical, of Wayne, Delaware County, donated 56 used Dell laptops and docking stations to KidsPeace. The computers, worth about $28,000, replace older models. Left, Shire Pharmaceutical representative Christian Bauer delivers one of the laptops to Patrick Slattery, right, KidsPeace director of development.

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The Easter Lily: A symbolic journey

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

The Easter Lily (Lilium longiflorum), native to the Ryukyu Islands of southern Japan, was discovered by plant explorer Carl Peter Thunberg in 1777 and sent to England in 1819.

Missionaries and sailors carried the Easter Lily to Bermuda in 1853. Considerable commercial bulb production took place in Bermuda during the late 1800's, hence the other name for this bulbous plant: Bermuda Lily. When a virus destroyed the crop there in 1898, production moved to Japan where it continued until...

Children's Hospital benefit

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by The Press in Focus

PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN

The Children's Hospital at Lehigh Valley Hospital received a check for $25,000 as beneficiary of the March 20 Preview Party Gala, Stabler Arena, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, for the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show, presented by the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association (GLVADA). Above, are: Todd Haldeman, incoming GLVADA board of directors president; Dr. Elaine Donoghue, Interim Chair, LVHN Pediatrics Department; Mary Bianchi, Women's and...