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Moravian College Hosting the Pennsylvania League of Cities Convention

PLCM LogoBethlehem, Pa., June 22, 2010—Government officials from around the state will convene at Moravian when the College hosts the 11th annual convention of the Pennsylvania League of Cities and Municipalities (PLCM) on Wednesday, June 23. Moravian will welcome visitors on the first day of the convention at the exhibition and training in Johnston Hall on the Main Street Campus. Day two and three of the convention will be held at the Hotel Bethlehem.

Alumnus John B. Callahan, Mayor of Bethlehem and president of the Pennsylvania League of Cities and Municipalities will welcome mayors and other officials to the Convention. “Forging Community Partnerships for a Stronger Tomorrow” will include business meetings, economic development tours, leadership training, legislative updates, discussions on municipal finance, labor, and management. Candidates for governor and U.S. Senate are scheduled to speak at the convention. For more information, visit: http://www.plcm.org/ and click on annual convention.

Richard M. Brandt, Director, Iacocca Institute Office of International Affairs, Lehigh University, will present the General Session titled, Leader vs. Manager - Visionary Leadership, on Wednesday, June 23, 1:30 p.m., in Johnston Hall. Brandt will discuss the differences between managers and leaders and then focus on the skills people wish to see in a 21st century leader.

PLCM is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association established in 1900, that is dedicated to preserving the autonomy of local governments by serving as an advocate for cities and urban municipalities.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America’s sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu.