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Taking the Initiative Archive 2016

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Miller Keystone Blood Center

12-27 & 12-30-16: Peter Catagna: President & CEO, Miller Keystone Blood Center & Michael McShane: Dir of Development, Recruitment & Marketing, Miller Keystone Blood Center

Retirement Wealth Management

12-20 & 12-23-16: John Sullivan: Co-Founder, Retirement Wealth Management & Jonathan Carpenter: Wealth Advisor

Defeating Childhood Cancer

12-13 & 12-16-16: Ashleigh Snyder: Author: “Logan’s War Against Stage IV”

The Center for Vision Loss

12-6 & 12-9-16: Doug Yingling: Executive Director: The Center for Vision Loss

Emergency Cold Weather Shelter

11-29 & 12-2-16: Gary Millspaugh: Outreach Coordinator: Everlasting Life Ministries, Inc.

Drones in the US

11-22 & 11-25-16: John Fries: Co-Founder: Lehigh Valley Drone

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

11-15 & 11-18-16: Jill Pereira: Senior Director of Education: United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

Race & Society

11-8 & 11-11-16: Rev. Dr. Gregory Edwards (Resurrected Life Community Church) & Stefanie Sawyer (The Nehemiah Collaborative Lehigh Valley)

Lehigh Conference of Churches

11-1 & 11-4-16: Dr. Jack Felch – Executive Director: Lehigh Conference of Churches

Lehigh Valley Community Foundation

10-25 & 10-28-16: Erika Petrozelli – Director of Donor Services: Lehigh Valley Community Foundation

New Bethany Ministries

10-18 & 10-21-16: Diane Elliot, Executive Director: New Bethany Ministries

League of Women Voters

10-11 & 10-14-16: Janet Little, President: Lehigh County & Beverly Hernandez, President: Northampton County

Palmer Municipal Fire Dept.

9-27 & 9-30-16: Stephen Gallagher (Fire Commissioner) & Ken Sobieski (Battalion Chief)

Roosevelt Andre Credit

6-28 & 7-1-16: A conversation with Roosevelt Andre Credit: National & International Bass / Baritone Vocalist

Drug and Alcohol Programs

6-14 & 6-17-16: Gary Tennis, Secretary of PA Drug and Alcohol Programs

Burn Prevention

6-7 & 6-10-16: B. Daniel Dillard, E.D of the Burn Prevention Network

Zika Virus

5-31 & 6-3-16: Vicky Kistler, Dir. of the Allentown Health Bureau

Heart Health

5-24 & 5-27-16: Dr. Steven Stevens & William Merkert of St. Luke’s Health Network

The Literacy Center

5-17 & 5-20-16: MaryAnn Przekurat, E.D. The Literacy Center of the Lehigh Valley

Stephen’s Place

5-10 & 5-13-16: Sister Virginia Loncope, E.D. Stephen’s Place

Gambling Addiction

5-3 & 5-6-16: Gregory Krausz: Partner / Therapist, Monocacy Counseling Associates

Valley Youth House

4-26 & 4-29-16: Thomas Harrington: CEO, Valley Youth House & Lisa Weingartner: VP of Independent Living, Valley Youth House

Diabetes Epidemic

4-12 & 4-15-16: Dr. James LaValle

Community Services for Children

4-5 & 4-8-16: Michael Walker – CEO Community Services for Children

Lehigh Conference of Churches

3-29 & 4-1-16: Rev. Dr. Larry Pickens: Ecumenical Director of Lehigh Conference of Churches

Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley

3-22 & 3-25-16:Lori Sywenski: Exec. Dir: Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley

Community Action Committee

3-15 & 3-18-16:Alan Jennings: Exec. Dir. of Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley

Baum School of Art

3-8 & 3-11-16: Shannon Fugate: Exec. Dir. of the Baum School of Art

Getting Flu Ready

3-1 & 3-4-16: Dr. Ken Redcross

Igloo Crytherapy

1-5 & 1-8-16: Dan Spyridon- Owner, Igloo Crytherapy & Margaret Huber- Client, Igloo Crytherapy

ChildFirst Services

12-29-15 & 1-1-16: Nathaniel Williams, Ed.D- CEO, ChildFirst Services