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It’s Back to School Time!

The sales have started and that means back to school is just around the corner! Follow these tips from this Web MD article to help prepare your child for back to school: Help Your Child Prepare for Back to School WebMD Feature By Joanne Barker Reviewed By Hansa D. Bhargava, MD When summer winds down, it’s…

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Meet our Resident Liaison, Alissa

1) How long have you lived in the APN? What do you like most about living here? I’ve been here about six or seven years. What I like most about living here is that the community is great and what they’re doing is great. 2) What made you want to get more involved in your…

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Get to know Lehigh Valley Hospital at 17th Street

Located at the intersection of 17th and Chew Streets, in Allentown, Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Lehigh Valley Hospital – 17th Street location is a hub of community wellness that is easily accessible via public transportation. Here you’ll find community practices that provide quality, compassionate care for people who are insured, underinsured and uninsured. Patients have…

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The APN survey continues!

We are continuing our survey of residents that live in the Allentown Promise Neighborhood.  The survey captures information about housing, healthcare, and other important information for people that live in the neighborhood. It will also allow for the opportunity for residents to talk to APN staff about interests or concerns they have for the neighborhood.…

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APN’s first-ever Block Party is tomorrow!

Our first-ever APN Block Party is almost here! The event is rain or shine tomorrow, and runs from 11 am – 3 p.m. on 8th Street between Chew and Gordon Streets. Be sure to stop in the APN office to register when you get there. Be one of the first 100 people to register at the…

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Allentown Promise Neighborhood will host its first neighborhood block party in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley and Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Community Exchange on Saturday, July 26 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event is part of a larger downtown-wide block party being coordinated by Community Action Committee of the…

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Mother Goose Club free digital download

We are excited about our new partnership with Sockeye Media which has an educational website and YouTube channel for parents and kids called Mother Goose Club that focuses on early learning education and entertainment. They have sing-a-longs, games and more that families can do with their children. To get a download of “Learn to Rhyme,” send…

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We’re hiring! Could you be the next APN Manager?

Love APN and the work we do? Now you can be a part of the team! We’re hiring a Manager. See below.   Position Announcement – Manager, Allentown Promise Neighborhood Posting Date: June 30, 2014   Department: Allentown Promise Neighborhood Supervisor: Dr. Yamil Sanchez, Executive Director Status: Exempt, Full-time Location:  Allentown Office   POSITION DESCRIPTION…

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We’re looking for families for our new Book Bound Family Program

If you’re looking for fun and educational activities for you and your children, please join us for the Book Bound Family Program. This program, hosted by The Literacy Center, will include an opportunity for 30 families in the APN to make and publish their very own book. The Book Bound Program begins July 8 and…

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Meet the APN Resident Liaisons

Allentown Promise Neighborhood is happy to introduce our Resident Liaisons: Alissa, Banessa, Gelmar, Isaiah, Marcela, and Yamiris. They will be greeting residents in the community, telling them about APN events and programs, and providing information about local services. If you see them in the neighborhood, feel free to say hello, or ask them about what…

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