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Passion. Power. Agency: Building 21 – by Ed Meehan

Date posted: July 11, 2016

Editorial by Ed Meehan, Executive Director – The Rider-Pool Foundation There is encouraging news to share about public education in Allentown. Specifically about a group of individuals who took personal responsibility, worked together, and did […]

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Ed Meehan op-ed on Building 21 first year successes featured in The Morning Call

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The Rider-Pool Foundation Executive Director Ed Meehan’s op-ed piece on the success of students and faculty of Building 21 during its first year was featured in today’s Morning Call: http://www.mcall.com/opinion/mc-allentown-school-building-21-meehan-yv–20160711-story.html

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Three Questions with… Patrick Mulcahy of PA Shakespeare Festival

Date posted: April 20, 2016

1. What is the PA Shakespeare Festival? How long has it been in existence? What performances are being featured this year? Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is a fully professional theatre company at DeSales University. The Festival […]

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Upside Allentown video features Promise Neighborhoods

Date posted: September 9, 2015

This new video by Upside Allentown features an interview with the staff of Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley and discusses its Allentown Promise Neighborhood:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SSdm0pbh4o  

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Three Questions with… Christopher Kocher of The Wildlands Conservancy

Date posted: July 9, 2015

1. Tell us about Wildlands Conservancy. What is its mission and goals? Wildlands Conservancy is the Lehigh Valley’s nonprofit land trust. Since 1973, we’ve been creating lasting connections to nature through land protection, environmental stewardship […]

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The Rider-Pool Foundation sponsors new Bach at Noon concert series in downtown Allentown

Date posted: June 4, 2015

The Rider Pool-Foundation is proud to sponsor the new Bach at Noon concert series in downtown Allentown. Read all about it in this Morning Call article: http://www.mcall.com/entertainment/music/mc-classical-bach-noon-allentown-20150603-story.html#page=1

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The Rider-Pool Foundation supports Building 21 Allentown with $100,000 grant

Date posted: February 4, 2015

  We are excited to support the new downtown Allentown high school known as Building 21 with a $100,000 grant. Yesterday we attended the official press conference announcing the location of the high school in […]

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2014 Celebration of Caring Recap Video

Date posted: August 1, 2014 | Source: United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

On April 30, 2014, the community came together for United Way’s annual Celebration of Caring, presented by Victaulic, to recognize and celebrate the outstanding individuals and companies who are building a stronger, healthier Lehigh Valley. […]

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Ed Donley discusses Education for All

Date posted: | Source: Air Products Corporation and ASR Media Productions

Mr. Edward Donley, the first Chief Executive Officer of Air Products after Mr. Leonard Parker Pool and long term Trustee of both The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust and The Rider-Pool Foundation, shares his […]

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