3 Strategies to Make Change Happen – Lessons from Lehigh Valley

November 2nd, 2015 posted by

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Discover Lehigh Valley recently celebrated its 31st Annual Meeting with the help of our keynote speaker Meridith Elliott Powell, and more than 140 of our partners. We thank Meridith for a very informative and captivating keynote presentation and here is a recap of the event through her eyes. Enjoy!

One of the best parts of being a business motivational speaker is meeting new people, hearing their stories, and learning their strategies for how to succeed in business today. While I work with clients from all over the country, and hear some amazing stories, I will have to say that last week was one of my favorites. First, I was lucky enough to be in one of the most beautiful places in the country, Lehigh Valley, PA, and second my client and their partners have done an amazing job of working together to make positive change happen.

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Welcome to Lehigh Valley, College Students!

August 27th, 2015 posted by

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Don't get stuck in the campus bubble!

At the close of each summer, nearly 50,000 college students pack their bags and head towards Lehigh Valley for another semester of classes.

With ten colleges and universities in the area, there is a wide range of degree paths, programs of studies, and styles of college experiences available. From large, division one schools, to smaller, liberal arts schools, to well-respected community colleges – you’ll find students of all types in Lehigh Valley.

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Love and Revenge for Kids? Yes S4K has it all this summer!

July 24th, 2015 posted by

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Love, revenge, and so much more!

Looking for a high energy, one-hour production designed to actively allow children ages four to 10 to experience Shakespeare’s vibrant language and characters? Then you must visit Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s Shakespeare for Kids (S4K). S4K has been created to activate the young one’s imaginations and generate laughs for the whole family. Team Shakespeare is currently introducing children to the magic and mischief of the kid-friendliest of characters and situations from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Anthony, Noah, and George

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Pericles cast “wings it” at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

July 24th, 2015 posted by

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No Prep Time, No Problem

In the past decade I’ve seen several plays and musicals at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival at DeSales University. So I’m familiar with the high caliber of performances by professional actors that these shows exhibit.

But I’d never witnessed a play where all of the actors had next to no rehearsal time together in preparation for the show.

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Around the World in 80 Days Arrives at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

June 19th, 2015 posted by

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Around the World in Lehigh Valley

By Laura Eppler

Around the World in 80 Days is a delightful journey of whimsy. The five incredibly talented cast members, who together played dozens of roles, seemed to be thoroughly enjoying themselves. And it showed. Between their physical antics, playful posing, and dancing, and their word play and hilarious mispronunciations, the show entertained non-stop.

The actors occasionally engaged members of the audience, who relished their moments in the spotlight and were pretty comical themselves.

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The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Presents Les Misérables

June 18th, 2015 posted by

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The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Starts its 34th Season

The 34th Annual Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is officially underway on the Center Valley campus of DeSales University, and perhaps with the strongest start in their history.

First up on the main stage, theatre goers will find Les Misérables, the classic musical based on the novel by Victor Hugo.

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Summer Music Theatre Returns to Muhlenberg College

June 9th, 2015 posted by

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The Curtain Rises at Muhlenberg

Each summer, professional theatre arrives at Muhlenberg College in Allentown for a season of fun.

2015 marks the thirty-fifth season for Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre (MSMT). And perhaps the best part about these spectacular performances are their affordability. You’ll swear that you’re seeing a Broadway show with the beautiful sets, talented actors, and outstanding musicians that bring these productions to life.

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Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Returns for 24th Season

May 29th, 2015 posted by

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Time to Light the Lights

You don’t have to travel to the big city to find high-quality summer theatre. The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival kicks off its 24th Season on June 10.

In residence at the Center Valley Campus of DeSales University, the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) brings actors, directors, designers and more from across the country to create top of the line performances over the summer months.

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Lafayette has a Ticket to the Dance… How Will They Do?

March 17th, 2015 posted by

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Lafayette College is Going to the Big Dance

The winner of the Patriot League Tournament receives one of the 32 automatic bids into the NCAA Tournament.

This year, that bid belongs to Easton’s own Lafayette College Leopards.

But how should we expect them to do?

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Find Out What Makes Lehigh Valley’s Arts and Culture Scene Flourish

February 10th, 2015 posted by

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Arts & culture in Lehigh Valley provide something for everyone.

To get a dose of culture, you don’t have to travel to New York City. We’re lucky to have some of the region’s most outstanding arts & cultural venues right here in our own backyard.

Whether you’re looking for theatre, dance, film, visual, or beyond, you’re certain to find a place that focuses on your interests.

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