Join us for the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Aphrodite’s Touch Salon

GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY TO CELEBRATE APHRODITE’S TOUCH SALON  IN SOUTH BETHLEHEM

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[BETHLEHEM, PA] – South side Bethlehem is gaining an exciting option for residents with the Grand Opening of Aphrodite’s Touch Salon located at 503 E. 4th Street, Bethlehem PA. The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony will be held on Tuesday, November 10th from 4:30PM to 6:30PM.

“We view ourselves not just as a salon, but an experience,” said Sandy. “Our mission is to provide high quality beauty services by experienced stylists in a well designed setting so every client leaves feeling confident and beautiful.”

The totally renovated salon includes a modern interior design that compliments the custom amenities located throughout the salon. As you enter, you’ll be taken in by the four hairdressing stations, long mirrors and bold color scheme. As you make your way to the middle room, you will fall in love with our new ergonomic designed washing bowls which are intended to provide optimum comfort as you lay back and relax. Lastly, step into our newly designed nail room that features a manicure station and pedicure chair.

“We saw an opportunity to bring a full service salon into the convenience of Bethlehem’s south side,” said Sandy.  “Like many businesses, I think when customers come in, they will appreciate the importance of having an experience staff, excellent customer service, and quality products.”

Aphrodite’s Touch Salon is open Tuesday – Thursday 10am to 6pm, Friday and Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday and Monday are by appointment only.

For more information about Aphrodite’s Touch Salon you can email aphrodites503@gmail.com, call 610-392-2287 or visit the salon at 503 E. 4th Street, Bethlehem pa 18015.

Organization seeks investments for South Side revitalization

By Brian Pedersen January 26, 2015 at 11:32 AM

The organizers of a community and economic revitalization plan for South Side Bethlehem are looking to secure additional investments from local companies to help boost the city’s business opportunities.

With financial support of almost $2 million from M&T Bank, Just Born Inc., PPL Corp. and Lehigh Valley Hospital, the Community Action Development Corp. of Bethlehem leveraged an additional $14 million for projects, programs and physical restoration as part of a 12-year strategy for neighborhood revitalization.

According to the South Side Vision Master Plan, M&T Bank pledged $1 million to South Side Vision over a 10-year period. The project would have expired in 2012, but Spectrum Health Services of Lehigh Valley Hospital; PPL, and Just Born pledged additional contributions to extend the project until 2014.

Now, the organization is launching its South Side Vision 2024 project, a tax credit program recently approved by the state Dept. of Community and Economic Development with participation from Just Born and PPL Corp.

“We are looking for additional investors in the project,” said Alan Jennings, executive director of the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley.

For this next phase of the project, the organization would like to receive $50,000 each or more from two other companies, Jennings said. So far, it has $75,000 from Just Born and $50,000 from PPL. By May, he would like to secure two other companies.

“My hope is that it would almost double the size of the program,” Jennings said.

His goal is to acquire $225,000 per year in financial support from these companies for six years.

The Community Action Development Corp. of Bethlehem uses the funds from this financial support to develop entrepreneurial training and financing seminars on how to create a business, including technical instruction.

This year, the organization plans to continue these efforts for the 2014-2024 plan, which includes providing small business training and technical support to prospective, start-up and existing business owners, developing a collaborative network among South Bethlehem businesses, removing barriers to employment and advocating for more small businesses in this section of the city.

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