Senator Browne to Host Community and Family Expo

Senator Pat Browne (R-16th District) will hold his annual Community and Family Expo on Thursday, August 7th from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bucky Boyle Park, North Front and Gordon Streets in Allentown.

The Event is Free and Open to the Public and is held Rain or Shine.

This will be the 9th year Senator Browne has held this event, which is designed to provide valuable information to parents, grandparents and children about the myriad of programs, information and other services available to them from government and community groups.

“It is my hope, through this expo, that families will have a better understanding of some of the excellent resources that are available to them,” Senator Browne said. “I thank our event supporters for assisting to make this event possible and all of the displayers who will join us to inform my constituents how their businesses and agencies can help. We expect to have another large crowd again this year as we have in the past.”

Thanks to Lehigh Valley Cops ‘n’ Kids, all children will receive a free book while supplies last. Kids can also complete an educational passport for a free book bag, compliments of Lehigh Carbon Community College, and school supplies while supplies last.

Scheduled exhibitors include: Capital BlueCross-CHIP Program, Lehigh Valley Cops ‘N’ Kids, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown Health Bureau, Boy Scouts of America/Minsi Trails Council, Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers, Inc., and much more.

Scheduled entertainers and special guest stars include: Flag Raising Ceremony by the Civil Air Patrol, PAO Lehigh Valley Squadron 805, William Allen Chorale, Xcape Dance studio, Karate demonstration by The Legend of Kenpo, Boxing demonstration by Luis Melendez and Allentown Symphony Orchestra’s Musical Petting Zoo and surprise mascots from local organizations and businesses.

For more information, please contact Altagracia Mercado at Senator Browne’s Allentown Office (610-821-8468) or visit Senator Browne’s website at

Note: We invite the media to attend and cover this event.

Contact:           Matt Moyer      (610) 366-2327