How ‘Fit Day’ Got Started

In 2012, student volunteers Ivan Munoz and Jacob Gursky revealed the origin of ‘Fit Day’ and told us about the people involved and the activities enjoyed by Tamaqua Area School District students on that occasion.

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Coordination of Arts Center Activities

Leona Rega discusses how she focuses on supporting the energies of scores of hard-working volunteers in order to coordinate the varied activities and events that take place at the Community Arts Center in Tamaqua.

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Kathleen Quinn-Farber: The Crafter

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.”

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Kathy Rimm: The Entertainer

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.”

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Works of Faith

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.”

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Community Arts Center Genesis

Jack Kulp, well-known area musician and entertainer,  discusses some of the first steps taken to create and organize the Community Arts Center.

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Liberty Hall TV News Story

Veteran reporter Bob Reynolds of WNEP TV 16 came to Tamaqua on September 26, 2012 and filed this story about the Liberty Hall rehabilitation project.

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Safety Initiative Camera Project

In 2011, the Tamaqua Area Community Partnership (TACP) established a local safety initiative. The objective of the effort is to combat crime, vandalism, violence and blight. Representatives of the Tamaqua Police Department, the neighborhood watch program, the Chamber of Commerce, the Main Street program, the Elm Street Program, and interested community-minded citizens came together to […]

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All About TACP.Info

“The Tamaqua Area Community Partnership is a non-profit charitable organization that was expressly created to improve the quality of life in the Tamaqua Area; and to do so by being a conduit and a catalyst and a place for ideas and energy to go to accomplish improvements that will make a real difference in the […]

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Community Health Needs Assessment: Hollie Gibbons

Hollie Gibbons, Manager – Disease Prevention Programs for St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network, briefly describes the scope and findings of the 2010 Community Health Assessment report. Click here to read the report in its entirety.

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