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Allentown Charter School Celebrates First Graduating Class

WFMZ – Executive Education Academy Charter School in Allentown said farewell to its first graduating class on Friday, June 14. Commencement was held at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown.  77 seniors comprised the EEACS Class of 2019. Many of them will be going on to two and four-year colleges and universities, including Arcadia University, Lehigh University, Penn State, and West Chester University. | go to source

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Lauren’s Hope is a Blessing for Children with Brain Traumas

Lauren’s Hope: Local nonprofit helps families with brain-injured children – 69News WFMZ-TV

Lauren’s Hope Foundation was created 11 years ago by Ann Flood, of Moore Township, whose daughter Lauren was born with a brain injury that contributed to her death. Lauren died in her sleep a few days before Christmas.

“Despite all the chaos and sadness and confusion and anger, I felt this peace and I knew she was going to be okay, but I also knew in that moment that it wasn’t going to be the end of Lauren’s story,” said Ann Flood, director of Lauren’s Hope Foundation. “I knew that I was going to take everything I’ve learned having Lauren in my life for the four-and-a-half years, her care, her therapy, the research that I have done. I was going to take what I’ve learned and I was going to help other families. | go to source