2017 Daniel E. Cohen Award was a success!

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Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 Daniel E. Cohen Award Ceremony to honor Don S. Follett. More than 100 guests supported ProJeCt and honored a dedicated supporter. A special thank you to the three students who spoke about their experiences - Natasha Stokes, Becky Donovan, and Natasha Gonzalez. You are the reason for our mission. The Daniel E. Cohen Award was founded to recognize an individual, organization or business that promotes the well-being of the disadvantaged in the Lehigh Valley and exhibits exemplary leadership and community activism. Thank you to the Hampton Inn Easton for hosting the event. Make sure to like us on Facebook or sign up for our email list so you don't miss ProJeCt's next event! Photos by Jaime Cabreza.   Photos of 2017 Daniel…
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Support ProJeCt at the 2017 Highmark Walk!

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Feel good while doing good! Walking is a crucial part of a healthy lifestyle. So why not put those steps toward a good cause? You can fundraise for ProJeCt and improve your health and the community at the same time! For the 13th year in a row, ProJeCt is participating in the Highmark Blue Shield “Walk for a Healthy Community” on June 3, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at DeSales University in Center Valley, PA.  The “Walk for a Healthy Community” is a family-friendly fun walk that benefits nonprofit health and human service agencies in the Lehigh Valley. Participating is easy and fun! Sign up, set a fundraising goal, and then join forces with friends, family, and coworkers to meet your goal. All funds you raise will go directly to support…
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ProJeCt on WAEB-790

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ProJeCt's CEO, Janice Komisor, and Development Manager, Alison O'Connell, were interviewed on Dan Holzman's Weekend Outlook radio show about all things ProJeCt, as well as the upcoming Daniel E. Cohen Award Ceremony on April 28th! The segment will air on WAEB-790 on Sunday, April 23rd, and will also be streaming on www.790waeb.iheart.com. You can also click below to listen to the entire interview! [audio wav="http://www.projecteaston.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/4-23-PROJECT_part1.wav"][/audio] [audio wav="http://www.projecteaston.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/4-23-PROJECT_part2.wav"][/audio] [audio wav="http://www.projecteaston.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/4-23-PROJECT_part3.wav"][/audio]
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CEO Janice Komisor Honored With Award

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ProJeCt CEO Janice Komisor has earned one of Judith's Reading Room Freedom Through Literacy Awards. Judith's Reading Room honors individual champions of literacy from all disciplines all over the world -- teachers, librarians, researchers, educators, authors -- anyone who has done exemplary work to foster and sustain a love of reading. Janice received the award at a celebration on May 6, 2015 at Cedar Crest College. "Janice is committed to ProJeCt's mission to help people help themselves," said ProJeCt Board President Alan Abraham. "This award is testament to her passion, due-diligence and consistent advocacy for ProJeCt and the people the agency serves."
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Walmart Distribution Center Career Fair

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Please note the Walmart distribution career fair advertised in the April 19th edition of The Express Times incorrectly noted the location. The correct location is ProJeCt's Fowler Literacy Center located at 200 Ferry Street in Easton. The career fair will take place Friday, 4/24/15, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
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ProJeCt Receives $10,000 Community Partnership Grant

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We are pleased to announce that ProJeCt has received a $10,000 Community Partnership Grant from the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation for our Student Success Program (SSP). SSP is a collaborative, school-based system of services provided to students identified by the Easton Area School District as exhibiting key risk factors in the areas of behavior, attendance and academics. The goals of the program are to promote positive school-wide behavior, improve academic success and increase the likelihood of graduation for at-risk students. Many thanks to the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation.
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