Poverty's Edge

The Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley's take on poverty, how it affects our communities, and what we're doing about it.

22 Apr

Ready, Set, Expo Workshop Series to Start on April 23, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             For more information: Kimberly Stout (e) kstout@caclv.org (t) 610.433.5703 Sally Handlon (e) sally@hbrllc.com (t) 484.241.4124  Ready, Set, Expo Workshop Series to Start Lehigh Valley, P.A – Coming this Fall to businesses in the Lehigh Valley is the first Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo.  This will bring purchasing and procurement professionals from all levels of government (Federal, State, Local) as well as private industry...

16 Aug

Press Release: SMALL BUSINESS TRAINING CLASSES RECRUITING ENTREPRENEURS

Community Action’s “Start Your Business” Program to Start 29th Bi-Annual Sessions The Community Action Development Corporation of Allentown (CADCA) will begin its twenty-ninth “Start Your Business” program on Monday, August 20, 2012.  The comprehensive, 20-week program is held on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at 702 Hamilton Street, Allentown. CADCA’s entrepreneurial training program was created for people of low- to moderate-income who are thinking about starting a business or...

31 Jan

Press Release: SMALL BUSINESS TRAINING CLASSES RECRUITING ENTREPRENEURS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  SMALL BUSINESS TRAINING CLASSES RECRUITING ENTREPRENEURS   Community Action’s “Start Your Business” Program to Start 28th Bi-Annual Sessions The Community Action Development Corporation of Allentown (CADCA) will begin its twenty-eighth “Start Your Business” program on Monday, February 6, 2012.  The comprehensive, 20-week program is held on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at 702 Hamilton Street, Allentown. CADCA’s entrepreneurial training program was created for people of low- to moderate-income who are thinking about starting a business or expanding...

11 Mar

Featured Entrepreneur – Janet Sena; Pix-Ology, LLC

Here is yet another success story from the Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem (CADCB). Janet Sena enrolled in CADCB’s Start Your Business course in 2009, and today she is thriving as the owner of Pix-Ology, a local photography business out of Bethlehem.  During the course, Janet created a business plan and became comfortable in making informed decisions on how to structure her business and getting it off the ground. After completing the Start Your Business class, Janet launched...

08 Feb

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 it was the right time to look into the idea of starting a business when the company Charles had been working for went out of business and Cathy wanted to return to the workforce after years of raising...

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