Southern Lehigh Municipal Update: Bringing Community Leaders Together for a Comprehensive Regional Update

Lehigh Valley, PA – Wednesday, February 28th, 2024 – Southern Lehigh residents and professionals are gearing up for the much-anticipated Southern Lehigh Municipal Update event. Scheduled to take place on Tuesday, March 19th, at DeSales University, this gathering will be informative and engaging for all attendees.

Hosted by the Southern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce, along with Host Sponsor DeSales University, the Southern Lehigh Municipal Update will bring together esteemed local leaders like Lehigh County Executive Phillips Armstrong, Upper Saucon Assistant Township Manager Joe Geib, Coopersburg Borough Manager Tim Paashaus, and Lower Milford Township Administrator Emily Fucci.

Attendees will have the unique opportunity to hear firsthand from these leaders about the latest developments, initiatives, and projects shaping our local communities. Events like these bring together community members, community leaders, and businesses from throughout the region. Thanks to partnerships from Comcast Business, Pride Abstract and Settlement Services, Designing Wealth Management of Raymond James, DeSales University, Laurie Grube of Tompkins Community Bank, and Gold Level Sponsor QNB, this year, the Southern Lehigh Municipal Update is on track to be the most successful yet.

Tina S. McDonald, Executive Vice President of QNB Bank shared, “QNB Bank has been helping local communities, individuals and businesses meet their goals through access to financial services and economic empowerment for 147 years, and our municipalities are the backbone of the communities we serve. We are thrilled to be the presenting sponsor of the Southern Lehigh Municipal Update. Through sharing information and networking, we can build deeper connections to help us understand our neighbors and the needs and happenings of our municipalities”.

One of the highlights of the event is the chance to enjoy a delectable breakfast while networking with fellow professionals and community members. Networking and registration will begin at 7:30 am, providing attendees with ample time to connect and exchange insights before the program commences at 8:00 am. The program is scheduled to run until 9:30 am.

“The Southern Lehigh Municipal Update is an important event for our community, providing a platform for dialogue, collaboration, and networking between business leaders, residents, and municipal leaders alike,” said Hayden Rinde, Assistant Vice President at the Southern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce. “We are thrilled to welcome leaders from across the region to share valuable updates and engage with our attendees.”

In addition to the enriching content and informational updates, the event also offers the chance for attendees to engage with the speakers by submitting questions for a live Q&A session taking place at the end of the event. Sponsorship opportunities are still available for those businesses and/or community members looking to enhance their visibility and market their support of the community. Interested parties are encouraged to reach out to Hayden R. at

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to stay informed, connect with local leaders, and be a part of the Southern Lehigh Municipal Update. Secure your spot today!

Event Information:

When: Tuesday, March 19th, 7:30 am – 9:30 am

Where: DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA 18034

Pricing: Member Tickets – $25, Future Member Tickets- $50

Tickets available here – 2024 Southern Lehigh Municipal Update (

Sponsors: Gold Level Sponsor- QNB Bank, Silver Level Sponsors- Comcast Business, Pride Abstract and Settlement Services, Designing Wealth Management of Raymond James, Host and Breakfast Sponsor- DeSales University, Supporting Sponsor- Laurie Grube of Tompkins Community Bank  

About the Chamber: The mission of The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce is to improve the economy and quality of life in the Lehigh Valley Metropolitan Area.  We accomplish this through business-to-business networking events and marketing products, affinity programs and exclusive, money saving member benefits, training programs, government affairs initiatives and public policy advocacy, and community development enterprises.  With nearly 5,000 members who employ more than 200,000, the Chamber is the largest in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and in the top ten nationwide.