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LVEDC to Host Conversation and Cocktails with Sen. Mario Scavello

By Colin McEvoy on October 12, 2015

Pennsylvania Sen. Mario Scavello will discuss economic development at LVEDC's Conversation and Cocktails event on Oct. 29. (photo courtesy Sen. Scavello)

Pennsylvania Sen. Mario Scavello will discuss economic development at LVEDC’s Conversation and Cocktails event on Oct. 29. (photo courtesy Sen. Scavello)

Please join us for a discussion with Pennsylvania Senator Mario Scavello for a special Conversation and Cocktails event on Oct. 29 to discuss economic development in the Lehigh Valley.

Hosted by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC), the event will be held at the Nazareth Center for the Arts at 30 Belvidere Street, Nazareth.

Attendance is free, but pre-registration is required. Please visit this Eventbrite page to register.

This will mark the final event of the year in the Conversation and Cocktails series, which allows LVEDC investors a unique opportunity to have targeted interaction with members of the Lehigh Valley’s legislative body in an intimate setting to discuss pressing economic issues.

Scavello was elected to the Pennsylvania in 2014 after having served 12 years in the state House of Representatives. He represents Pennsylvania’s 40th district.

A general question-and-answer portion and networking session will follow Scavello’s address. Butlered hors d’oeurves, beer, wine and soft drinks will be served.

Questions can be directed to LVEDC Director of Marketing Michael Keller, who can be reached at 610-266-2217 or via email.

There is limited on-site parking and street parking in front of the building.

This event is made possible by the support of our “Conversation and Cocktails series” sponsor, Air Products.

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