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2007 Archive

Via in the News

City Puts Up Cash for Special Entrepreneurs – 10/4/2007

Kids Are Real Winners of Via Outing - 9/19/2007

820 Take Part in Via Race - 9/13/2007

First Lehigh Valley Marathon Draws Cheers for 800 Runners -9/10/2007

And They're Off to Run 26 Miles - 9/10/2007

820 Go Distance for Via - 9/10/2007

Online Fish Farmer Locates Firm in Downtown Allentown - 8/13/2007

Work in Progress, Small Business Pilot Program - 7/21/2007

Via’s Children’s Services Making a Difference - 7/17/2007

Marathon Rising - 6/21/2007

Area stars gather for VIA All-Star Classic - 4/4/2007

Area stars gather for VIA All-Star Classic - 4/4/2007

Area stars gather for VIA All-Star Classic - 4/4/2007

J-Mac speaks and scores - 3/30/2007

Hundreds flock to meet extra-‘ordinary’ J-Mac - 3/30/2007

Overnight Sensation Shares Inspirational Message – 3/29/2007

Grand Opening Celebration - Via Thrfit Boutique in the Westgate Mall
(October 31, 2007) Join us for our grand opening celebration for the Via Thrift Boutique. Proceeds from the Via Thrift Boutique benefit Via’s Children’s Services, helping provide a bright future for children with disabilities. All children deserve a healthy start in life and you can make a difference when you shop at Via Thrift Stores. Light refreshments and shopping. Fresh styles and names you know. Fabulous finds at bargain prices. Great value for a great cause.

It May Just Be Old Clothing To You…
(October 12, 2007) Companies are helping Via of the Lehigh Valley raise money for programs for children with disabilities in a unique way this fall. D&B and other Lehigh Valley companies are hosting clothing drives to benefit Via’s Children’s Services. In partnership with Waste Management, Via works with local companies to collect employees’ unwanted clothing for resale in Via Thrift Stores.

At the Races...Via Lehigh River Relay Marathon Results
(September 9, 2007) More than 820 runners participated in the inaugural Via Lehigh River Relay Marathon Run today, Sunday, September 9, 2007. One hundred and thirty three teams and 153 marathon runners hit the streets running to help raise money for Via of the Lehigh Valley's programs for children and adults with disabilities.

Via Lehigh River Relay Marathon Announces New Race Division
(August 1, 2007) Via of the Lehigh Valley has added a new race division to encourage some friendly competition between all of the cities, boroughs and townships involved in the Via Lehigh River Relay Marathon Run on September 9, 2007.

Creating Unique Business Opportunities for People with Disabilities
(July 25, 2007) Billy Simmons will soon realize his dream of owning his own business.  Thanks to assistance from Via of the Lehigh Valley, Billy’s Tropical Fish Farm, an on-line retailer of aquarium fish, will be open for business in August.  Billy’s Tropical Fish Farm will supply customers with next day delivery of a wide variety of uncommon aquatic pets.

Via Thrift Boutique Opens in Bethlehem
(July 19, 2007)  The Via Thrift Boutique opened this week in the Westgate Mall to a great crowd.  Featuring designer and name brand clothing and accessories at thrift store prices, the Via Thrift Boutique carries items for women, men and juniors.

Via Announces Date & New Course Design of Via Lehigh River Relay Marathon Run
(June 20, 2007) Via of the Lehigh Valley (Via) announced today the newly designed Via Lehigh River Relay Marathon Run will be Sunday, September 9, 2007.  This unique five-person team relay and individual run follows a 26.2 mile course along the Lehigh River Canal Towpath through Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton.

Via of the Lehigh Valley Announces New Board Appointees
(June 14, 2007) Via of the Lehigh Valley announced today several new appointments to its board of directors. The organization added the following community leaders: Mark Bacak, Barbara Davies, Eugene Lennon, Paul Pierpoint and Kerry Wrobel.

Via of the Lehigh Valley Receives Grant from Just Born, Inc. for Inclusive Childcare Program
(May 1, 2007) Via of the Lehigh Valley received a $5,000 grant from Just Born, Inc, in Bethlehem, PA for its Inclusive Childcare program. In partnership with the United Way, Via's Inclusive Childcare program trains local daycare centers to they can provide care for all children inclusing those with disabilities.

Via Presents Awards to Staff for Exemplary Performance and Years of Service
(April 26, 2007) Via of the Lehigh Valley presented several awards to employees recognizing outstanding service for people with disabilities.  In addition, Via recognized 219 years of service for employees of Via of the Lehigh Valley.

32nd Annual Via All-Star Basketball Classic Announces Team Selections
(February 28, 2007) Selections were made today for the Via All-Star Basketball Classic by a media panel.

Lehigh Valley Basketball Hall of Fame Announces Inductees and Via All-Star Basketball Tickets Go On Sale
(February 27, 2007) The Lehigh Valley Basketball Hall of Fame has announced the 2007 Inductees to be honored on Thursday, March 29, 2007 at the Via All-Star Basketball Classic Banquet.

Via of the Lehigh Valley Honors Local Employees and Employers
(February 20, 2007) On Friday, February 23, 2007, Via of the Lehigh Valley, Inc., celebrated its annual Employee & Employer Recognition Awards at the Banana Factory in Bethlehem.

32nd Annual Via All-Star Basketball Classic Announces Speaker for Kick-Off Banquet and “Super Saturday” of Basketball
(February 13, 2007) The Via All-Star Basketball Classic returns for its 32nd year to raise funds for Via of the Lehigh Valley, Inc.’s Employment Programs and showcases the basketball talents of area student athletes.

 

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