LVMAC News: Everyone Loves a Parade (or Should)

After suffering the effect of two years of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council (LVMAC) will resume its Bethlehem Memorial Day Parade, as asked by the City of Bethlehem many years ago.  This event results from the combined efforts of the United Veterans of Bethlehem and this council.  The parade starts at 9 a.m. at the Liberty High School parking lot and proceeds up Linden St. to Bethlehem Memorial Park.  Those who wish to be in the parade should register now.  After all, Memorial Day was meant to be more than the unofficial beginning of summer, a day at the beach, or a shopping sales day. (more…)

LVMAC News: Time to Salute the Troops Once Again

The pandemic has put a crimp in our style over the last two years.  Among its victims has been our annual banquet to recognize and celebrate our local servicemembers for their service to our community and the nation.   This year, we think it safe to resume the “Salute to the Troops” Dinner,  an event which is almost as old as LVMAC itself.  The date has been set for May 6 starting at 6 p.m. at the Steel Club in Hellertown. (more…)

LVMAC Tidbit: Representative Wild Pins Hopes on Successful Town Hall

Representative Susan Wild of the 7th Congressional District will hold a town hall for veterans on November 10 starting at 6 p.m. in the Macungie Veterans Association’s facility, located at 287 Lehigh Street, Macungie, Pennsylvania, 18062.  The County Directors of Veterans Affairs from Lehigh, Northampton, and Carbon counties will also be there to answer questions.  Read more…