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Taking the Initiative Archive 2012

 

11-6 & 11-9-12

Engineers Without Borders

 

John Cirucci: LV Professional Chapter, Engineers without Borders

 

Sean Dooley, P.E: Project Manager, Keystone Consulting Engineers

 

Rev. Joseph C. Abu: Pastor, Mount Zion United African Church, Philadelphia

 

11-2 & 11-5-12

 

Music For Good Causes

 

Dr. Nora Suggs: Artistic Dir. & Flutist of SATORI

 

Pete Deshler: Dir. Jerusalem Singers & Music Teacher / Choir Dir.- Easton Area H.S.


10-23 & 10-26-12

 

The Lehigh Valley Outreach Depot

 

Guests:

 

Bob Totten: Communications Coordinator, The Lehigh Valley Outreach Depot

 

Carol Totten: Volunteers Coordinator, The Lehigh Valley Outreach Depot

 

 

 

10-16 & 10-19-12

 

Habitat for Humanity: Lehigh Valley ReStor Program

 

Guests:

 

Debrah N. Cummins: Exec. Dir., Habitat for Humanity Lehigh

 

10-9 & 10-12-12

 

Ombusman Program of Northampton County

 

Guests:

 

John Mehler: Administrator, Northampton County Area Agency on Aging

 

Heather Becker: Volunteer, Northampton County Area Agency on Aging- Ombudsman Program

 

10-2 & 10-5-12

 

The Children’s Home of Easton Olweus Anti-Bullying Program

 

Guests:

 

Cindy Hutchinson: Program Dir. The Children’s Home of Easton Olweus Anti-Bullying Program

 

Jamie Bickert: Coordinator: The Children’s Home of Easton Olweus Anti-Bullying Program

 

9-25 & 9-28-12

 

Hope for Kids

 

Guest:

 

Jessica Kappes: Permanency Program DIr. Hope for Kids

 

9-18 & 9-21-12

 

El Sistema the Lehigh Valley, a Program of Allentown Symphony Hall

 

Guests:

 

Steven Thomas Lai Xiang Liu: Program Dir., El Sistema the Lehigh Valley: A Program of Allentown Symphony Hall

 

Ivan Vanegras: Student

 

Sonia Robles: Mother of Student

 

 

9-11 & 9-14-14

 

The Lodge of Resources for Human Development

 

Guests:

 

Aaik Van Munster: Program Dir., The Lodge of Resources for Human Development

 

Jackie Teitsworth: Assistant Program Dir., The Lodge of Resources for Human Development

 

9-4 & 9-7-12

 

United Way of the Lehigh Valley

 

Guests:

 

Susan Gilmore: President, United Way of the Lehigh Valley

 

Drew Lewis: Board of Trustees, United Way of the Lehigh Valley

 

6-19 & 6-22-12

 

Lehigh County: Bicentennial Anniversary and Current Issues

 

Guests

 

Don Cunningham:

County Executive

 

Frank Whelan:

County Historian.

 

6-12 & 6-15-12

 

American Cancer Society, Lehigh Valley

 

Guests

 

Sue Tiedeman, Volunteer, American Cancer Society, Lehigh Valley

 

Karen Schiavone, Regional Health Initiatives Representative, American Cancer Society, Lehigh Valley

 

6-5 & 6-8-12

 

The Child ID Program

 

Guests

 

Bob Skinner, Chair, Public Relations & Social Welfare committee, Emmaus Lions Club

 

Clay Smith, Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley Community Resource Center

 

 

5-29 & 6-1-12

 

Northampton County Jail

Guests

Robert Meyers:

Director of Corrections, Northampton County

 

Christopher Santos:

Chaplain of Northampton County Jail and Pastor of The Rock Church

 

5-8 & 5-11-12

 

STRIVE Inc.

 

Guests

 

SaLisa Berrien: Executive Director and Founder, STRIVE Inc.

 

Kester Barrow: Alumni Advisor Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity at Lehigh University

 

5-1 & 5-4-12

 

Boutique at the Rink

 

Guests

 

Keith Boroch: President, Visiting Nurse Association of St. Luke’s

 

Claire Rij: former Co-Chair of Boutique at the Rink

4-24 & 4-27-12

 

LifePath

 

Guests

 

Paul Coleman: Director, LifePath

 

Judy Iasiello: Parent of LifePath Resident & Board Member

4-17 & 4-20-12

 

Ekso of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network

 

Guests

 

Mike Bonner: Vice President of Neurorehabiliation, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network

 

Sue Golden: Director of Neurorehabilitatin, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network

 

4-10 & 4-13-12

 

Vive tu Vida

 

Guests

Sherri L. Penchishen,

 

Director Chronic Disease & Health Education and Planning Programs, City of Bethlehem, Bureau of Health

 

Lorna Velazquez,

 

Executive Director of the Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley

 

 

4-3 & 4-6-12

 

Loaves & Fishes

 

Guests

 

Rev. Frances Merkel

 

Pastor, Christ Church of Bath, UCC

 

Fran Macdonald

 

Artist & Loaves & Fishes Volunteer

 

 

3-27 & 3-30-12

 

Community Services for Children

 

Guest

 

Jane Ervin

 

CEO: Community Services for Children

 

Paula Margaf

 

Exec. Vice Pres: Community Services for Children

3-20 & 3-23-12

 

American Association of University Women

 

Guests

 

Cinda Jensen

AAUW – Bethlehem Branch

 

Frances Bentkowski

AAUW – Bethlehem Branch

3-13 & 3-16-12

 

Autism Awareness

 

Guests

 

Mimi Ludwig, President: Autism Society of America (Lehigh Valley Chapter)

 

Ellen Hunt, Admin. Dir.: ARCH (Autism Resource Community Hub of the Lehigh Valley)

 

3-6-12 & 3-9-12

 

Nonprofit Survival: Allentown Rescue Mission & PANO

 

Gary Millspaugh: Exec. Dir: Allentown Rescue Mission

 

Joe Geiger: Exec. Dir. PANO: Penn. Association of Nonprofit Organizations

2-28 & 3-2-12

 

Lehigh Valley Aging in Place

 

Guests

 

Donna Buhosky, Board President, Lehigh Valley Aging in Place

 

Frank DeRosa, Board member: Lehigh Valley Aging in Place

2-21 & 2-24-12

 

Angel 34 Foundation

 

Guests

 

Doug Sheriff, President Angel 34 Foundation

 

Rose Schenk, Social Worker: Pediatric Specialty Care @ Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Network

2-14 & 2-17-12

 

Daybreak Program of the Lehigh County Conference of Churches

 

Guests

 

Reverend Christine Nelson, Executive Director

 

William Miller, Daybreak Director

 

2-7 & 2-10-12

 

Allentown Art Museum

 

Guests

 

J. Brooks Joyner, President and CEO

 

Dr. Diane Fischer, Chief Curator

 

1-31 & 2-3-12

 

City of Allentown

 

Guests

 

Mayor Ed Pawlowski, Mayor of the City of Allentown

 

Rob Brooks, Phantoms Hockey

 

1-24 & 1-27-12

A Conversation with Congressman Charlie Dent

 

Guest

 

Congressman Charlie Dent, (15th District of PA)

1-17 & 1-20-12

 

The Free Clinic of Allentown

 

Guests

 

Pastor Gus Al-Khal, New Bethany E.C. Church

 

M.J. Hade, Nurse at the Free Clinic of Allentown

 

1-10 & 1-13-12

 

Operation Warm

 

Guests

 

Carey Palmquist, Executive Director: Operation Warm

 

Cydney Irving-Dasent, Vice President of Community Relations: Operation Warm

 

 

 

1-3 & 1-6-12

 

The Boys and Girls Club of Bethlehem, PA

 

Guests

 

Gary Martell, Executive Director: The Boys and Girls Club of Bethlehem, PA

 

Winston Alozie, former Youth of the Year: The Boys and Girls Club of Bethlehem, PA