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The Northampton County Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED), in conjunction with the BEN coalition, will attend the open houses at elementary schools to share information about the County’s lead remediation program. Information on the 2020 Census will also be available.
The BEN coalition, named for Bethlehem-Easton-Northampton, identifies households with young children which can be remediated of lead-based paint. Governor Wolf gave the BEN program a 2019 Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence this year for its efforts to reduce lead exposure in children.
BEN Lead Program Outreach by Northampton County DCED at the following school Open Houses/Back to School Nights:
Nazareth Area School District Lower Nazareth Elementary Kenneth Butz elementary Shafer Elementary
Wilson Area School District Avona Elementary
Wilson Borough Elementary Williams Township Elementary
Bangor Area School District DeFranco Elementary Five Points Elementary Washington Elementary
Pen Argyl Area School district Plainfield Township Elementary
Northampton Area School District George Wolf Elementary Lehigh Elementary
Moore Elementary Siegfried Elementary Franklin Elementary
Information provided to TVL by:
Deputy Director of Administration
Northampton County Government Center
669 Washington Street
Easton, PA 18042