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State of Northampton County Address is Postponed

By Colin McEvoy on March 30, 2020

Northampton County Executive Lamont McClure

County Executive Lamont McClure speaking at the 2019 State of Northampton County address.

The State of Northampton County address, originally scheduled to be held this month, has been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

The event will be rescheduled after public health officials determine that it is again safe to hold large public gatherings.

The Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC), which had been working with the county to organize the event, will share details when a new date is rescheduled.

LVEDC continues to monitor the economic impacts on Lehigh Valley from the spread of the coronavirus. Visit our COVID-19 resources page for information and resources for businesses related to the pandemic.

LVEDC’s financing page also includes information about financing assistance for Lehigh Valley small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Visit here for more information.

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