News

The most recent news articles have been listed below. Click on the hyperlink in the "Headline" column to view the article.

  1. Twining Village to hold ribbon-cutting for new units

    Twining Village will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new phase of its senior living accommodations at 10:30 a.m. July 15. “Twelves units, which we call the Washington II apartment homes, are being dedicated,” says Laura Crossan of the Twining ...

    June 19, 2015

  2. State grant assists vocational-training effort at Diakon Wilderness Center

    The Wilderness Greenhouse at the Diakon Wilderness Center recently transitioned to include a native plant nursery. But the mission of the greenhouse—to support services for at-risk youths at the center while also provide vocational training opportun...

    June 16, 2015

  3. Diakon Wilderness Center students continue water-quality effort

    Students from the Diakon Wilderness Center near Boiling Springs will soon expand efforts to assist regional water quality, thanks to a $4,940 grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust. “This grant will allow us to continue our focus on environmental stud...

    June 11, 2015

  4. Luther Crest to dedicate accreditation of arboretum

    Scot Medbury, president of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York City, will be the featured speaker at the opening of an arboretum on the campus of Luther Crest, 800 Hausman Rd., at 2:30 p.m. June 18.The Luther Crest senior living community was re...

    June 11, 2015

  5. Girls on the Run 5K of Lehigh County 5K run/walk a huge success

    The recent 2015 Girls on the Run of Lehigh County 5K, held on the Lehigh Parkway, was the largest the local chapter has ever hosted. Some 450 girls in grades three through five in Lehigh Valley school districts participated, each running with a "Ru...

    June 6, 2015

  6. Diakon Youth Services receives vocationally focused grant

    Diakon Child, Family & Community Ministries has received a $15,000 grant from the Kenneth Bankert Foundation of Camp Hill, Pa., to support Diakon Youth Services' Center Point Day Program in 2015-16.  According to Jason Brode of Diakon Youth Ser...

    June 6, 2015

  7. Diakon completes bond sale, savings to fund capital investments

    Diakon has successfully priced a bond sale to refinance existing debt and generate significant annual cash flow that can be used to meet capital reinvestment needs. According to Scott Habecker, CPA, Diakon’s chief financial and chief operating offi...

    June 4, 2015