Social-Recreational Confederation (SRC)

Mission Statement (Program Purpose): To provide social and recreational activities to active duty military personnel, military veterans and their families to aid in their rehabilitation or in their transition back into an active and rewarding civilian life in the Lehigh Valley.

Vision Statement (End State)The Lehigh Valley provides a sustainable, informal socialization and rehabilitative support community.

In other words …

A local, caring and supportive community, in appreciation for their service to the nation, informally aids in the …

… transition of returning local military service members, veterans and their families through sponsoring opportunities to participate in the social and recreational activities — the goal being to foster a sense of well-being.

Participating Organizations providing free tickets to events are:

                      • Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs Baseball
                      • Lehigh Valley Phantoms Hockey
                      • Moravian College
                      • DeSales University

Actively Participating Member Organizations are:

Member Organization Name Contribution
Lehigh Valley Chess Club
Organized Games (Chess)
Moms of Military (MOMs) Bethlehem Chapter
Miscellaneous (Military Support)
Moravian College
Sporting Events
DeSales University
Sporting Events, Social Events
Team RWB Lehigh Valley Chapter
Sporting Events (Running, etc.), Social Events
Team River Runner Lehigh Valley Chapter
Sporting Events (Paddle Sports)
Trout Unlimited Hokendauqua Chapter
Sporting Events (Recreational Fishing), Conservancy Projects

Point of Contact:  Contact Tom O’Rourke, Committee Chair,, for veterans or their families inquiring about events or for businesses and nonprofits wishing to become members of the confederation.

Program Brochure:  Click here.