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Federal Reserve Event Draws National Media Attention

By Colin McEvoy on October 20, 2014

Lehigh Valley Partnership President Scott Fainor, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President and CEO Charles Plosser and Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Don Cunningham.

Lehigh Valley Partnership President Scott Fainor, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President and CEO Charles Plosser and Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Don Cunningham.

National and regional media outlets alike provided coverage for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President and CEO’s appearance in the Lehigh Valley last week.

The Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation and the Lehigh Valley Partnership sponsored an October 16 presentation by Charles I. Plosser at Allentown’s PPL Center.

Plosser’s appearance, his first in the Lehigh Valley since 2009, drew a plethora of print and video journalists, and his comments were also picked up by other media outlets and news wire services.

“We were very pleased with the interest in Dr. Plosser’s presentation, which only serves to further reinforce the significance of his visit to the Lehigh Valley,” LVEDC President and CEO Don Cunningham said.

Below is a sampling of the media reports from the event:

Click here for a transcript of Plosser’s full speech.

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