for the Lehigh Valley’s Military and Veterans
- We are an organization of organizations that supports local veterans, military, and their families. Join us!
- To learn more about us, visit our website, www.lvmac.org.
- Email us an event of interest to our members and we’ll post it!
- Complete a poll or survey to help us.
UPCOMING LVMAC MEETINGS
Next Council Meeting: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Saucon Valley Manor, 1050 Main Street in Hellertown, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 pm.
- Speaker: Jill Youngken, Assistant Director/Chief Curator of the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, on the World War I Centennial Commemoration Talk: “A Briefing on Camp Crane and the US Army Ambulance Corps”
Next Board Meeting: Wednesday, January 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm at the LVMAC Office.
Next Executive Committee Meeting: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm. at the LVMAC office, 640 Hamilton Street, Suite 302, Allentown
Council Meeting Schedule for 2017: Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, Jun 21, Jul 19, Aug 16, Sep 20, Oct 18, Nov 15; no meeting in December
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THIS YEAR’S SPEAKERS
18 January: Justin Daniels, Director, Team RWB Lehigh Valley Chapter, on the topic of “Team Red, White and Blue — Enriching Veterans Lives Through Social and Physical Activity”
15 February: Jack Felch, Jr., Executive Director, Lehigh Conference of Churches, on the topic of “An Update on the Lehigh Conference of Church’s Work (with regards to Veterans)”
15 March: To be rescheduled. Meeting cancelled due to weather. Victoria Bastidas, President and Jenny Pacanowski, Friends of the Johnston Estate, on the topic of “Bridging Home: Veterans Empowered to Transition at Camel’s Hump Farm”
19 April: Bruce Foster, Service Officer, Dept. of PA., The American Legion, on the topic of “Veteran Outreach”
17 May: Scott Gingold, Owner, Lehigh Valley Technology Company, on the topic of “IT and the Veteran (What the Heck Is That All About?)”
21 June: Victoria Bastidas, President and Jenny Pacanowski, Friends of the Johnston Estate, on the topic of “Bridging Home: Veterans Empowered to Transition at Camel’s Hump Farm”
19 July: John Mehler, Administrator, Northampton County Area Agency on Aging, on the topic of “Nexus between the Center for Aging and Veterans Services” [replaces Lehigh County Dept. of Human Services originally scheduled to speak on the same general topic]
16 August: Lyndsey Antanitis, Veteran Farmer Training Program Coordinator, Rodale Institute, on the topic of “Rodale Institute and Veterans: Growing Together”
20 September: Alice Kwiatkowski (Asst. Program Director) and Lisa Eckert (Clinical Director) plus Ken Garavaglia (Marketing) of KidsPeace on the topic of “”KidsPeace — Serving the Needs of Military Families”
18 October: Rafael Perez, American Red Cross Regional Manager for Service to the Armed Forces, on the topic of “SAF Program? Service to the Armed Forces!”
15 November: Jill Youngken, Assistant Director/Chief Curator of the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, on the World War I Centennial Commemoration Talk: “A Briefing on Camp Crane and the US Army Ambulance Corps”
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EVENTS TO NOTE
Other events are posted on Facebook.