Three years runing! HMK client Genesis Bicycles in Easton named one of the best in the country by the Nat. Bicycle Dealer's Assn. Known for family friendly group rides and expert customer service, it's worth the visit to 126 Bushkill St in Easton PA http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/easton/index.ssf/2015/08/genesis_bicycles_named_1_of_am.html#incart_river
Well done, West Side Hammer Electric! 80 years strong and giving back to the community. You are a role model for others! West Side Hammer Electric donated its services and materials to complete the electrical work on 735 Aaron St in Bethlehem. West Side Hammer Electric is celebrating 80 years of business in the Lehigh Valley this year, and as part of their yearlong celebration, they decided to do one project a quarter to give back to the Lehigh Valley community. The local business participated in two Habitat Lehigh Valley house projects 5 years ago and had a great response from employees to do it again this year.
Last summer hurrah could be a big splash with HMK client Wildlands Conservancy. Join them! http://www.wildlandspa.org/tubing-tuesdays/?utm_source=NEWS+SPLASH%21&utm_campaign=September+2015+Email&utm_medium=email
Science, creativity and baking are key ingredients for beer making at HMK client Weyerbacher Brewing in Easton. http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/easton/index.ssf/2015/08/cool_spaces_how_beer_is_made_i.html
HMK client VM Development just released this amazing drone video of the exciting Silk Mill project in Easton! Happening now! http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/easton/index.ssf/2015/08/watch_drones-eye_view_of_easto.html#incart_2box_lvl-homepage-featured
September is National Preparedness Month. Hurricane season starts soon! This blog post from PPL regarding emergency preparedness is excellent. Tips, resources and how to plan - all worth reading NOW. http://thewire.pplelectric.com/2015/08/18/dont-be-scared-be-ready/?utm_source=social&utm_medium=hurricanepeakblog&utm_campaign=thewire&hootPostID=b6a12bf4a637157be3efe434c931b82b#.VdOGPaXD-zd
Update: Many people have been asking about the status of Sagra Bistro following the truck that crashed into the front of the restaurant. Thanks to Boyle Construction (another HMK client) Sagra Bistro is looking forward to re-opening in less than 2 months. We will keep you posted! Tease: We hear there will be an all-new, very affordable menu and bar!
HMK client Weyerbacher and VP Barbara Lampe interviewed by Lehigh Valley Business Journal for Behind the Scenes section. This craft beer brewer is well know for its high quality and eclectic selection of beers. http://www.lvb.com/article/20150810/LVB01/308079987/behind-the-list-with-barb-lampe-of-weyerbacher-brewing-co
The votes are in...unanimous endorsement for ArtsQuest CEO, Kassie Hilgert and her ability to lead the organization successfully into Musikfest #32. HMK is so proud to include ArtsQuest among our clients. http://www.lvb.com/article/20150803/LVB01/307319998/its-her-show--hilgert-stamps-her-imprint-on-her-first-musikfest--as-the-one-in-charge
If you're in the retail business, please note: EMV (Europay, Mastercard and Visa) technology compliance deadline is October 1 2015. This article will be helpful: http://www.chainstoreage.com/article/3-things-retailers-should-know-ensure-smooth-emv-migration
The Work It Out Foundation added 2 new photos.
Looking to cool off during the hot summer months? HMK client the Allentown Art Museum has a photo display of arctic proportions. http://www.allentownartmuseum.org/exhibition/above-zero-photographs-polar-regions-sam-krisch
HMK client ArtsQuests' Levitt Pavilion makes list of top concert venues IN THE WORLD! http://www.buzzfeed.com/annakopsky/incredible-concert-venues-you-must-visit-before-you-die?utm_term=.iyNnkoLmpQ#.jnlzJqNVD
The Profit is an American reality television show broadcast on CNBC. On each episode Marcus Lemonis offers struggling small businesses capital investment and his expertise in exchange for an ownership stake in the company. HMK client Precise Graphix was recently featured!
Clients and friends have been asking for an update on the accident that involved a truck crashing into Sagra Bistro Restaurant in Hellertown (June). Owners Robyn Cavallaro and Jim Zebert have assured us that they will be re-opening soon! We are all relieved that no one was injured in the accident. Robyn & Jim are busy remodeling the restaurant and revamping the menu. Hint: Look for new creative, burgers! We will keep you posted on their progress.
We hope everyone enjoyed the 4th of July weekend and the USA Women's soccer triumph! Meanwhile, two HMK clients are busy with new building plans in Hellertown: MKSD Architects and Allied Building Corp will be constructing new office space at Main and Water Streets. http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709957/43m-office-building-under-construction-in-hellertown
HMK Insurance Insurance added 7 new photos.
Please join us in welcoming our newest staff member, Rob Stehly. Rob came to HMK with a strong background in the life sciences and biotech industries. As a licensed Property & Casualty agent Rob will specialize in coverages for the biomedical, technology and hospitality sectors.
Congratulations to HMK client Lifechurch opening new campuses in Nazareth, South Bethlehem and (pictured here) center city Allentown at Miller Symphony Hall.