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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Chaplain. Rev. 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.
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.
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!