Small Business Saturday draws 40+ Lehigh Valley participants. Here are their deals. -

Small Business Saturday draws 40+ Lehigh Valley participants. Here are their deals. - lehighvalleylive.comSmall Business Saturday draws 40+ Lehigh Valley participants. Here are their deals. - lehighvalleylive.comPosted: 29 May 2020 04:42 PM PDT More than 40 Lehigh Valley small business owners Saturday will be offering virtual deals on what they say will be one of their biggest shopping sales annually.Small Business Saturday typically is timed for following Black Friday in November. The nationwide effort for the past decade encourages communities to shop local as it kicks off the busiest shopping season of the year.The chamber is moving this year to hold the event twice -- this time with social distancing -- as many businesses struggle to survive financially during the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Tom Wolf ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses to close their doors on March 19. Restaurants were then forced to offer menu items by takeout only with curbside pickup or delivery.Lehigh Val…

Contributing to Better Smiles Around the World | New York Personal Injury Lawyer - Legal Examiner

Each year, about 2,640 babies are born with a cleft palate and 4,440 babies are born with a cleft lip (with or without a cleft palate), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Clefts that occur with no other birth defects are one of the most common types of birth defects in the country. Fortunately, surgery can usually correct these defects so that children can grow up to enjoy normal lives.

Operation Smile

Not all children have access to safe surgery, however, and it’s for that reason that non-profit organization Operation Smile continues to work on children’s behalf around the world. Their global network of medical professionals and supporters help make a difference in the lives of children every day.

“Not every country or community around the world is the same,” the organization states on their website. “That’s why we work with local medical professionals, governments, hospitals and other NGOs to create various models of surgical care. Together, we determine which solutions work best in order to reach as many children as possible wherever we work.”

Steven Cohn, Of Counsel at Chaffin Luhana, requested the Chaffin Luhana Foundation contribute $250 this year to Operation Smile. “Why Operation Smile?” he said.

“For several years I have played in a soccer league where the team that wins the league has a charitable donation made on their behalf to the charity of their choice. My team plays on behalf of Operation Smile.  Unfortunately, I was recently injured and consequently can no longer help my team win and donate to Operation Smile. Thus, I’m grateful for this donation from the Chaffin Luhana Foundation.”

If you’d like to contribute as well, you can make a donation via the information listed below:

Operation Smile

3641 Faculty Boulevard

Virginia Beach, VA 23453



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