PRESS PHOTOS BY LISA HOPSTOCK The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce assists Catasauqua Mayor Barbara Schlegel in welcoming a new specialty deli to 18 West Race St., Catasauqua July 22. Owners of The Poletalian, Edyta and Stephen Masone, center, prepare to cut the ribbon with help from family and members of the Chamber. To the left of the couple are Edyta's parents, Stanislaw and Wieslawa Krysiak, and daughter, Jessica. To the right, Stephen's mother, Katherine Masone, stands between daughters Hannah and
Gabi and Hannah, daughters of owners, Edyta and Stephen Masone, serve as cashiers and help welcome WACC members and guests to the grand opening of The Poletalian specialty deli July 22.
Jessica, daughter of owners, Edyta and Stephen Masone, gives a tour of her favorite products to Catasauqua Police Chief Douglas Kish.
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WACC events scheduled for August
The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce scheduled the following events for August and early September:
Thursday, Aug. 8:
11:45 a.m., membership luncheon at Fellowship Community (speaker to be announced).
Wednesday, Aug. 14:
7:30 a.m., board of directors meeting.
Thursday, Aug. 15:
5-7 p.m., ribbon cutting at Wild Cherry Market/ Betty's Deli, 17 Main St., Whitehall.
Tuesday, Aug. 20:
Noon, WOW luncheon at Ramada (speaker to be announced).
Thursday, Aug. 29:
1:30 p.m., Welcome to Whitehall bags to be assembled at chamber office.
Thursday, Sept. 5:
5 p.m., Lehigh Valley Easy Pages "Back to Business" mixer at Ramada Allentown/Whitehall.
RSVPs are appreciated for all events. Contact Chamber Executive Laura Long at 610-432-4130 or visit www.waccpa.org to register.