LVMAC Tidbit: Ritter School Resumes Veterans Day Interviews and Preparations
Attention Veterans! Ritter Veteran Interview Day Dear Veteran: We are SO happy to say…we are back!! The fifth-grade classes at Ritter Elementary School are studying American History and important Americans. Veterans are important people in America, and our students want to learn more about the contributions veterans have made to Read more…
Upper Saucon Township Memorial Day
Finally civilized by the Pennsylvania Dutch in 1812 when it became part of Lehigh County, this small community, Upper Saucon Township, shows what can be done when there is a will. The event has grown from small beginnings. Gut fer ihne!
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…)
Bethlehem Memorial Day Parade
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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…
LVMAC News: “Salute to Troops” Banquet postponed to next year
The Board of LVMAC has met and decided to cancel this year’s “Salute to the Troops” annual banquet scheduled for early May. As you might guess, the current pandemic and the health safety instructions required have both affected making it a worthwhile event. We expect to now hold the event Read more…
LVMAC Tidbit: A Virtual Veterans Day Celebration of Note
### As of 11 November 2020