Our Community

Newspaper and MagazineArts and CultureMass MediaAllentownPaper and Product Packaging IndustryEntertainmentLehigh Valley Velodrome

The Morning Call is proud to be a leader in the communities we serve. Each year, The Morning Call sponsors and participates in a variety of educational, cultural and recreational events and programs that make the Lehigh Valley a great place to live, work and play. A partial list includes:

* The Morning Call Community Spirit Awards

* United Way of Lehigh Valley

* Mayfair, Allentown

* Lehigh Valley Velodrome

* Kids Fest

Educational outreach

The Morning Call's "How to Finance a College Education" seminars are financial aid workshops offered to high school juniors and seniors and their parents.

The Morning Call's Newspaper in Education (NIE) program, one of the oldest in the country, has been serving teachers, students and parents in the Lehigh Valley area for more than 30 years. It is part of an international effort to educate young people about the value of the daily newspaper in society.

The Morning Call's NIE program offers free and half-price newspapers to teachers for classroom use. Other educational services include curriculum materials, teacher and student workshops, tours and a newsletter.

RecyclingThe Morning Call has been using recycled newsprint since 1962. The recycled newsprint content of The Morning Call is 51 percent.

In addition The Morning Call's inhouse recycling program includes computer and office paper, corrugated cardboard, glass bottles, aluminum cans, all unsold newspapers, trimmings and cuttings from the pressroom and silver reclamation from the newspaper composing processes.

Committed to downtown

Committed to downtown, The Morning Call added a 120,000 square-foot press and distribution facility in 1994. State-of-the-art offset presses provide enhanced color flexibility and print quality.

ToursThe Morning Call offers tours of its Allentown facility Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. and noon. Tours are scheduled in advance by calling (610) 820-6785.

Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times
Comments
Loading