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State of Lehigh County Address is Feb. 27th

By LVEDC Staff on February 25, 2014

Lehigh CountyAt 8 a.m. on Thursday Lehigh County Executive Tom Muller will issue his first State of the County Address at Coca-Cola Park. This is also the first time the LVEDC has ever hosted this event.

The State of the County address provides an opportunity for each year for the county executive to pause and take a look at where the county is and where he wants to take it. What decisions made today will shape the county – and the Lehigh Valley – for years if not generations to come. There was a time when we could be much more isolated in our communities in the Lehigh Valley. Today, whether we think it good or bad, Lehigh County and the Lehigh Valley is growing so rapidly and our population is changing so significantly that we can no longer manage that change in our small subsets.

Please join us for this important event by registering here today.

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