The Southside Bethlehem Keystone Innovation Zone awarded a $15,000 Technology Transfer Grant to CryoConcepts, a certified medical device developer and manufacturer that is in the Victory Firehouse. The award will assist CryoConcepts with the commercialization of CryoLab, a bench-top instrument that uses cryogen gas for aesthetic, veterinary and medical applications.
Kimball Communications, a Blue Bell-based public relations agency specializing in insurance, real estate, law, trade associations and other niche industry communications, has rebranded as Kimball Hughes Public Relations. The rebrand follows the naming of agency vice president Rod Hughes as a partner in 2016.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine granted the Sacred Heart Sleep Disorders Center of Allentown reaccreditation for a period of five years beginning last month. Sleep facility accreditation through AASM includes accreditation for all types of sleep testing, including in-center polysomnography, multiple sleep latency testing, maintenance of wakefulness testing and home sleep apnea testing.
ESSA Bank & Trust of Stroudsburg said employees taking part in dress down day and a bake sale raised nearly $3,200 to benefit the American Red Cross for hurricane relief efforts.
National home-based travel franchise CruiseOne said Lehigh Valley residents Richard and Cheryl Butz, owners of CruiseOne at 14 E. 21st St., Northampton, are the recipients of the International Franchise Association’s Franchisee of the Year award, an annual recognition for franchisees who have demonstrated excellence in the franchising community.
Stacy A. Weller, Certified Public Accountant, a manager with Herbein + Co. in Wyomissing, was named an emerging leader by Wolters Kluwer, a global company that provides software to the accounting industry.
— STACY WESCOE