Welcome to the Virtual Bethlehem Christmas Tree Lighting 2020!
In our final qurantine series interview as we move into Yellow we’ll put up another post wrapping them up) we talk with Michael Keller, Marketing Manager for Made Possible in Lehigh Valley.
The Made Possible in Lehigh Valley campaign seeks to increase outside awareness of the positive attributes Lehigh Valley has to offer, develop a positive image of the region, and market it as an attractive place to live, visit and locate a business.
Jimi Storey was in Europe heading up Halsey’s World Tour when they got the notice he’d have to come home to Bethlehem due to covid cancellations.
We talk about the touring industry, how he got started, and what he’s looking forward to. It’s on of @ih8kate’s besties!
We talk with James Hamill, Director of Public Relations Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau about how the area is preparing to open and especially the #poconopromise
James and George also went to Honesdale High School together. Fun stuff.
We catch Mike Schlossberg PA State Rep District 132 before he left for Harrisburg. We talk about what’s going on in his district, which mostly makes up Allentown, and his thoughts on what’s open and what’s not.
Thank you, Mike!
*We interviewed his write-in opponent, Mike McCreary, previously. Please see our videos for his episode.
We talk high school, Covid, and Orlando with Northampton Grad, WWE Announcer, Comedian Jonny Loquasto! “Jonny Loquasto began life in the lovely town of Northampton, Pennsylvania.
He ate everything put in front of him as a child and topped it all with tartar sauce, eventually tipping the scales at 165 lbs in 6th grade. Obsessed with sports, JL convinced himself that he was going to be the next Charles Barkley.” – https://jlocomedy.com/bio.htm
We Talk Q-Mart and Quarantine with Oakland A’s Pitcher (and Quakertown area native) Lou Trivino!
Lou talks about pitching in a Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium, the upcoming baseball season, and what you can buy at the Quakertown Farmers Market. #OneOfUs
Thank you Lou! Get involved with Lehigh Valley with Love.
he always pleasant Frederick Koons III, AVP, Marketing and Digital Strategy at KSA&D joins us to talk “pivoting” a lot, but also what small businesses can do during this time to continue their marketing.
We show off how businesses such as Potts’ Hot Dogs are selling facemasks as part of their marketing “pivot”. What can we expect this summer?
This is a fun one with a lot of different topics. While it is Memorial Day and not Veterans Day, we’d still like to thank Fred for his service. He is a Retired Staff Sergeant with the US Army who served three tours to Iraq & Afghanistan
We’re joined by Bethlehem-native and stunt performer Katrina Danyluk. From dancing and the Liberty High School Rifle Team to New Zealand and stunting in Asia, Katrina has traveled the world with her unique job.
Learn more about the @stuntwomenunited video that she was a part of and how she got started in the stunt industry.
Thank you @katrina.danyluk!
Filmmaker Zeke Zelker gives his thoughts on creativity during the quarantine, how he thinks movie theatres can open now, facial hair, and walking through the corn fields.
Zelker’s organization, Art Spark, will be dropping off bags of art supplies and other goodies to over 60 students throughout the Valley who have been selected to participate in Community Canvas.
The students are asked to create a piece of art work based on the healthy living assembly the Art Spark team hosted at various schools this past winter and spring.
Danielle Brunner, brewer at Weyerbacher Brewing in Easton, tells us how she got started in the industry, what makes for a perfect beer, and what we can look forward to at Weyerbacher sometime soon!
Also, learn why Merry Monks was the drink of choice in 2003-06 at Steelgaarden. Thank you, Danielle! 🍺🍻🎉
We visit with Pamela Formica, Area Director/Lehigh Valley Market at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society! We find out how you can help, how Tyler is helping, and how her organization is adapting.
Seth Witcher, one of the Lehigh Valley’s brightest young musicians, lets us in on the source to his optimism and we learn why he left Lehigh to pursue a career in music.
So far, it’s going well! He recently won a deal with Sony and he’s ready to get back to gigging in person (safely, of course).
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