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PNLV to be featured on “Focus” on WLVT PBS

Thanks to Brittany Garzillo of “Focus” on PBS 39 WLVT and her team for hosting us today. Ed Meehan and Dr. Kamran Afshar were interviewed for a segment on the recently completed Cost of Quality study for early childhood education in the APN. It will air tomorrow, Friday, November 22 at 7 pm on PBS39.…

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This week’s PNLV agenda

We are looking forward to attending this week’s Community Services for Children Annual Meeting. CSC is a great partner of PNLV and we are glad to be supporting them at this event. http://www.cscinc.org/ PNLV will also attend this week’s Keystone Community Designation Planning meeting hosted by the City of Allentown, in efforts to unite the…

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PNLV e-newsletter is going out today!

Our new monthly e-newsletter is arriving in inboxes this morning! If you are on our distribution list, be on the lookout for it. If you don’t receive it, then please sign up to receive our next one. You can do that on the homepage of our web site all the way at the bottom of…

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APN Calendar of Events

Allentown Promise Neighborhood wants to spread the word about community events happening in the neighborhood, and encourage community involvement! If you are interested in learning about community events, please visit our website calendar to learn about what’s happening: http://promiseneighborhoodslv.org/calendar/ Also, if you would like to post important happenings in the neighborhood, contact us!

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PNLV to once again support McKinley’s Odyssey of the Mind team

Next Monday, October 21, begins the McKinley Elementary School team Odyssey of the Mind practices for the 2013-2014 competition. Dawn Robinson-Weldon of PNLV will be coaching the McKinley Elementary team for the second year in a row.  For those who aren’t familiar with OOTM it is “an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for…

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St. Luke’s Dental Van helps APN kids with their smiles

St. Luke’s University Hospital Mobile Dental Services has completed another successful summer of dental services provided to the children of the APN. The St. Luke’s Dental Van, in partnership with APN and Resurrected Life Community Church were able to serve over 35 children with dental screenings, cleanings, fillings, and sealants. Dental screenings and care are…

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Volunteers needed for new after-school program in APN

We’re looking for a few good volunteers to help us with a new after-school program starting in October. Can you help us?  

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We’re in the news! Cost of Quality study results get press coverage

Since announcing the results of our recent Cost of Quality study by Dr. Kamran Afshar last week, we’ve been featured on three media outlets. The study was conducted to determine the interest in and need for high quality early childhood education in the Allentown Promise Neighborhood, and what the cost would be to make it a…

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UNIVERSAL SCHOOL READINESS PROGRAM STUDY COMPLETED FOR DOWNTOWN ALLENTOWN NEIGHBORHOOD

The Lehigh Valley’s leading economic and research expert, Dr. Kamran Afshar, has concluded a study for Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley on the design of a program model that would provide every child living in the Allentown Promise Neighborhood with access to one year of high quality pre-school before they enter kindergarten. Allentown Promise…

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Start of school year in Allentown School District means new dress code and uniforms

We’re excited for the start of the new school year in Allentown next Tuesday! Hopefully by now all families have obtained the school uniforms that are now required for all students in the Allentown School District.  The two APN Head Start classes that will begin at Mosser Elementary will also be required to wear uniforms.…

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