LVMAC Tidbit — Allentown Winter Warming Center to Open December 1

From the Lehigh Conference of Churches

LCC LogoOn Tuesday, December 1, a Warming Center will open in Allentown to provide overnight emergency shelter to those without homes. The Lehigh Conference of Churches will manage operations at the City of Allentown’s Fountain Pool Building, located at the corner of S. 10th Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard. The Warming Center’s opening date coincides with the start of Bethlehem Emergency Sheltering in a coordinated regional effort to meet the increased need for warm, safe refuge for homeless individuals seen in previous winters.  (more…)

LVMAC Tidbit — Talking About Yoga, You Might Want to Check Out Meghan’s Foundation

Meghan Foundation LogoWe just posted an article on Lehigh Valley Health Network’s yoga class offering.  However, we would be remiss if we did not mention Meghan’s Foundation which has been conducting free yoga classes for active duty military, veterans and their spouses for quite some time in the Lehigh Valley.  It was probably the first to introduce the idea of using yoga as a way of coping with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the Lehigh Valley. (more…)

LVMAC Tidbit — Something Unusual from LVHN — an Offer of a Free Introductory Yoga Class to Honor Those Who Serve Our Country

It’s been all the rage lately in veterans’ circles: the benefits of one of the Americanized versions of yoga.  Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) evidently is experimenting with it.  This article is from them:

LVHN LogoTo honor and thank those who serve our country – as well as those who support them – LVHN invites veterans, active military personnel, their families and other supporters to a free introductory yoga class Nov. 9 from 6-7 p.m. at LVHN Fitness-One City Center, 707 Hamilton Street, Allentown. (more…)