Monthly Archives: May 2013

Rachel Yoka Named LLS ‘Woman of the Year’ for Eastern PA Chapter

Rachel Yoka

Rachel Yoka, Vice President of Timothy Haahs & Associates, Inc. (TimHaahs), recently earned the honor of “Woman of the Year” in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)’s Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter “Man & Woman of the Year” contest as the top female fundraiser. As a candidate, Rachel conducted a ten week fundraising campaign to combat blood cancers, which often affect children, as well as to benefit LLS research and programs to improve the quality of life for patients and their families. The 14 participating candidates collectively raised $310,000 total, and Rachel’s … Read More

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City Center Lehigh Valley Transforming Allentown

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At their May 23rd meeting, members of the ULI Philadelphia Lehigh Valley Regional Satellite Council had the chance to hear a presentation from Jim Harbaugh of City Center Lehigh Valley (, which is a dynamic development that is helping transform downtown Allentown into one of America’s most vibrant urban communities and the region’s hub for culture, business and metropolitan living. With Allentown’s planned arena at Seventh and Hamilton streets at its core, City Center will blend the best new and existing properties to create an inviting and accessible place to live, work and … Read More

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ULI Philadelphia Names their 2013 Recipients of Future Leaders Scholarships in the Delaware Valley

Local students Colleen Giagnacova and Rachel Paolino recognized for their future leadership in sustainable land use [May 29, 2013]– Philadelphia, PA – The Urban Land Institute Philadelphia (ULI Philadelphia), a nonprofit dedicated to responsible land use, has announced that Colleen Giagnacova and Rachel Paolino have been named the 2013 recipients of the ULI Future Leaders Scholarship Fund. Created by ULI Philadelphia’s Young Leaders Group, the scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate student ($2,500) and an undergraduate student ($1,000) who demonstrate excellence in a ULI-related field of academic study. Winner … Read More

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There’s an App for That

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ULI has made it easier to find and get the most out of its events, thanks to a new ULI Events mobile app for iPads, iPhones, and Android devices. The free app is designed to help ULI event attendees plan their schedules, communicate with each other instantly through Twitter—and even find nearby restaurants. ULI gathers people from around the world, face-to-face and online, to share ideas and best practices. The institute offers large-scale events such as the Fall and Spring Meetings in the United States with thousands of attendees, and annual … Read More

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