The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce's Women's Business Council (WBC) presented the Athena and Athena Young Professional Awards during its annual ATHENA Awards Luncheon Oct. 23 at Saucon Valley Country Club, Bethlehem.
The 2012 Athena Award was presented to Stephanie Hnatiw of Macungie. Hnatiw is Executive Director of the YWCA of Bethlehem.
The 2012 ATHENA Young Professional Award was presented to Michelle Chrin of Hellertown. Chrin is a Marketing Associate for Caruso Benefits Group, Inc.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Mid-Atlantic Chapter has presented the Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy award for "Cosmo's World II: Water" in the Children-Youth-Teen Program or Special category to eMediaWorks.
Accepting the Emmy at the awards ceremony in Philadelphia was Teri Haddad, producer, eMediaWorks, along with Scott Paul, director, and Brandon Pousley, editor.
A Speed Networking Event, 6 p.m. Nov. 15, sponsored by Lehigh Carbon Community College's (LCCC) Alumni Association and Career Development Center, will be held in the Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville.
The event is free and open to the public. A reservation is recommended. RSVP by Nov. 10 to email@example.com, or call 610-799-1090.
Lafayette College is partnering with WLVT Channel 39 to produce a live, student-run election night broadcast from the college's Farinon Center.
The PBS station will air the live show to its 2.6 million viewers in northeastern United States 9 - 11 p.m. Nov. 6.
More than 100 students from a variety of majors are working on the show, "Fifty States of Grey," which will feature up-to-the-minute information on the races for President, Senate, and House of Representatives.
John J. Pavis of Newhard Pharmacy, 1001 Main St., Northampton, has received the 2012 Excellence in Innovation award.
The award, presented at the Leadership Dinner at the Hilton Scranton Hotel & Conference Center, Scranton, coordinated by the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations and sponsored by Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. honors a pharmacist who has demonstrated innovation, resulting in improved patient care and advancement of the profession.
According to research released by the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR), year-to-date sales are recorded at 4,329, up 17.3 percent over 2011 year-to-date sales of 3,690.
Year-to-date pending sales, which indicate transactions in process that have not yet closed, reached 5,152, up 40.4 percent from last year at the same time when pending sales were 3,670.
"Our data over the last 15 months shows that home sales and pending home sales have consistently increased over the same time the previous year," says Ryan Conrad, CEO of LVAR.
Gastroenterologist Ayaz Matin, MD, has recently joined the St. Luke's University Health Network in the St. Luke's Gastroenterology Specialists practice.
Dr. Matin has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the esophagus, stomach, intestines, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts.
Lehigh Carbon Community College's (LCCC) Teacher Education department hosts the annual "Super Saturday" teacher education seminar, Literacy: Connecting Through All Curriculum Areas, 7:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Nov. 3, main campus, Route 309, Schnecksville. Proceeds benefit the Teacher Education Resource Scholarship Fund.
Training certificates will be awarded. Workshops meet Department of Public Welfare Act 48, Keystone Stars and Continuing Education Units requirements.
Cedar Crest College has appointed Debra W. Khateeb as director of development.
She will be responsible for major and planned gift fund-raising, and will direct the private and government grant program. In addition, she will work with the Cedar Crest Fund and reunion classes.
Prior to joining Cedar Crest, she was executive director of foundation relations for the Montgomery County Community College Foundation, Inc., Blue Bell.
The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP-NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $260,000 in support of regional economic development.
Since beginning operation, BFTP-NEP has helped to create 15,479 new jobs for Pennsylvania workers and retain 21,459 existing jobs, start 429 new companies, and develop 1,127 new products and processes.
In the Lehigh Valley Press circulation area, Ben Franklin announces the following early-stage company investments. Ben Franklin investments are provided to early-stage clients in the form of loans.