August 1, 2019 – Senator Browne hosted his 14th annual Community and Family Expo at the PPL Center in Allentown. This free event was 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. This is the first year that the event was held at the PPL Center.
Some of the exhibitors included: Capital BlueCross-CHIP Program, Lehigh Valley Cops ‘n’ Kids, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Lehigh Carbon Community College and Allentown Health Bureau.
Entertainment included: Flag Raising Ceremony by the Civil Air Patrol, PAO Lehigh Valley Squadron 805, Xcape Dance Studio, Dance Performances by El Batey Puertorriqueno, Allentown Symphony Orchestra’s Musical Petting Zoo, interactive demonstrations by the DaVinci Science Center, appearances by the Lehigh Valley Phantom’s mascot, meLVin, and more from local organizations and businesses
Thanks to Lehigh Valley Cops ‘n’ Kids and Wells Fargo all children received a free book and book bag.