Nineteen children from New York City recently arrived in Lower Macungie Township as part of the annual two-week visit hosted by Fresh Air Fund Lehigh Valley. RIGHT: Safiye Afrana joins Emma, Pam and Dave Crissman and their dog, Lucy, for a photo.PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND
Dina Lin, left, returns for a summer stay with Eliana, Melissa and John Koehler. Volunteer families host visiting children and teens. This year’s volunteers included families from Catasauqua, Tannersville, Allentown, Emmaus, Bangor, Germansville, Orefield, Birdsboro, Fleetwood, Blandon, Riegelsville and Coopersburg.
Nysonne Robinson, center and Makie Lin, far right, are welcomed by Max, Giada, Dana and Tina Montone.
Maliya Wall joins the Walp family for a meal at Camp Olympic Park, Lower Macungie Township.
Patricia, a participant in the Fresh Air Fund Lehigh Valley summer program, holds a ball python named Monty recently when 19 children from New York City arrived for a two-week stay in the Lehigh Valley as part of the annual program.PHOTO COURTESY OF Jenae Holtzhafer