Tamaqua’s Night of Luminaria during the 2012 Christmas Season.
Luminaries light the night in Tamaqua. A project of the Tamaqua Area Faith Fellowship Network.
Photos by Andy Leibenguth. Royalty free music by Danosongs.com.
Hollie Gibbons, Manager of Disease Prevention Programs for St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network, discusses the “Live Your Life” campaign currently being conducted in Tamaqua and the surrounding area. The campaign is designed to build awareness of healthy behavior and encourage better eating habits.
Architect Mark Conville discusses the Upper Floors Study and the renovation plans for 112 West Broad Street.
Meet “Malibu” – the next generation of Tamaqua-based entertainers. Comprising musicians Shane Mulligan, 17; Damian Munoz, 16; and Ivan Munoz, 17; Malibu now makes frequent appearances at the Tamaqua Community Arts Center. In this vignette, guitarists Damian and Ivan share a little bit about the background of the band. About the Arts Center Damian says, “It’s just a great place to go.”
Linda Yulanavage and Kathy Kunkel discuss the reasons behind the new initiative involving traffic safety, street lighting, and property maintenance in the center of town.
The building that houses the museum of the Tamaqua Historical Society on West Broad Street is about to undergo a dramatic facelift. In this video vignette Historical Society President Dale Freudenberger discusses this exciting renovation project.
Kathleen Quinn-Farber discusses her lifelong love for crafts and her desire to share her talent with children. In this vignette she shares her passion for creating things, “I’ve had a dream all my life to work with kids with crafts or arts.”
Kathy Rimm discusses the history of her involvement with the Community Arts Center as an entertainer in her own right and also a teacher of guitar. She notes, “With this arts center people don’t have to go out of the area to either perform or just simply create any type of art whatsoever.”
George Taylor, founder of the Tamaqua Area Faith Fellowship Network, talks about the activities of the outreach. He is joined in this discussion by Pastors James Cavallero and Kevin Roberts who share their views of the goals and achievements of these “works of faith.”