Monthly Archive: February 2011

ARRA Supported Program Creates and Saves Nearly 100 Local Jobs

Thanks to Kim Stout, Business Development Coordinator of Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem, for this post! In order to cope with the emerging needs of small businesses in Lehigh and Northampton counties, CACLV and Lehigh Valley SCORE partnered in…
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Bethlehem, community action, small business

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Mr. President, We Don’t Appreciate the Irony

Mr. President, in the Shakespearean tragedy that is politics in this century, you have introduced irony.  You have abandoned the network of anti-poverty programs that were the vehicle for the implementation of the War on Poverty, spawned by the same…
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community action, legislation, local government, politics, poverty

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Featured Entrepreneur – Cathy Gilbert and Charles Makemson; Arrow Document Imaging

This time we’re taking a look at a business that got its start with a boost from the Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem (CADCB) through their free Start Your Business classes.  Brother-sister team Charles Makemsom and Cathy Gilbert decided…
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Bethlehem, small business

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Announcing the SUN*LV Community Garden Challenge of Spring 2011: Up to $7,500 available!

As Alan explained in one of his most recent posts, CACLV “gives men fish” when they have no access to a pole or pond, but the goal of our programming is to “teach men to fish” whenever possible.  One of…
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Allentown, Bethlehem, community action, Easton, hunger

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