Lehigh Valley Discourse

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12:43 pm
Thu July 2, 2015

Educators Carmen Twillie Ambar & Galen Godbey on LV Discourse

In the first half of the show, Jack Lule speaks with Carmen Twillie Ambar, President of Cedar Crest College in Allentown. Then, John Pearce talks with Penn State Professor Galen Godbey.

(Original air-date: 06/11/2015)

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12:04 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

Stacey Milo & Teri Madison on LV Discourse

Along with starting and owning a business, home ownership also continues to be synonymous with the American Dream. Join community host Sally Handlon and guests Stacey Milo, Executive Director Teri Madison, Home Ownership Center Manager as they share the evolving history and role of the Neighborhood Housing Services of the Lehigh Valley.

(Original air-date: 06/18/2015)

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12:40 pm
Fri June 19, 2015

Lehigh Valley Heritage Musuem on LV Discourse

Host John Pearce welcomes Jill Youngken, Assistant Director, and Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley Historical Society, to discuss the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum in Allentown.

(Original air-date: 6/4/2015)

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12:12 pm
Fri May 29, 2015

LV Meet the Buyers Expo on LV Discourse

David Dunn, Government Marketing Director at LU SBDC, and David Grow, VP National Penn Bank, join host Sally Handlon to discuss the collaborative effort of the 10 business organizations behind the Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo.

This unique event provides small businesses the opportunity to network face-to-face with larger contacts throughout the Lehigh Valley. The second bi-annual Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo will take place on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem.

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11:44 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Northampton County Executive John Brown on LV Discourse

John Brown (left) and Jack Lule (right)

Host Jack Lule welcomes Northampton County Executive John Brown to discuss the path that lead him to his career in politics and his current position in Northampton County.

(Original air-date: 4/30/2015)

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12:06 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Dr. Brett Hendrickson on LV Discourse

Host John Pearce welcomes the Rev. Dr. Brett Hendrickson, an assistant professor at Lafayette College, to discuss Southwestern Mexican-Americans. John and Brett explore their religious practices and alternative medicine, including traditional healing. 

(Original air-date: 04/23/2015)

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12:45 pm
Mon April 20, 2015

U.S. Small Business Administration on LV Discourse

Michael Kane

Michael Kane, the Deputy Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Eastern PA District Office, joins host Sally Handlon. They discuss the role of the U.S. Small Business Administration in working with Lehigh Valley businesses and leaders, as well as some of the new programs to be introduced later this year. 

(Original air-date: 04/16/2015)

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11:47 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Rev. Sherry Blackman's "REV-IT-UP" on LV Discourse

Reverend Sherry Blackman, Truck-Stop Chaplain

Host John Pearce welcomes Reverend Sherry Blackman back to Lehigh Valley Discourse to discuss her recent work, REV-IT-UP, Tales of a Truck Stop ChaplainRev. Blackman details her experience in truck-stop ministry, exploring the ins and outs of the trucking industry as well as the intriguing personal lives of the individuals she meets on a daily basis.  More information available at her website.

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11:10 am
Tue March 31, 2015

ArtsQuest's New CEO on LV Discourse

After 31 years, the leadership baton of ArtsQuest has been passed from the founding president/CEO Jeff Parks, to Kassie Hilgert. Host Sally Handlon and Kassie talk about her career path and the future direction of ArtsQuest as it reinforces its mission to use the arts and culture as key elements of economic development for our urban communities.

(Original air-date: 3/26/2015)

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1:07 pm
Mon March 23, 2015

President of Cedar Crest College on LV Discourse

Carmen Ambar

Cedar Crest College President Carmen Ambar joins host Sally Handlon to share the exciting accomplishments that Cedar Crest has achieved, especially in the last two years, as they lead up to their 150th anniversary in 2017. Just recently, College Choices listed Cedar Crest as one of the top women’s schools in the United States!

(Original air-date: 03/19/2015)

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