Darbin Skeans, senior adviser for SVN | Imperial Realty in South Whitehall, has received his Realtor Emeritus award from Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors. The award is given to an individual who has held membership in an association of Realtors for 40 or more years. Skeans began his career with George Desh Real Estate in 1973.
Giant Food Stores of Carlisle said its annual Feeding Our Neighbors Every Day holiday campaign will provide 1.6 million meals to those in need this Thanksgiving. Giant has donated 500 turkeys and $5,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania for this effort.
Fraser Advanced Information Systems, a West Reading-based office technology and information technology management company, was honored with the 2017 Sands Supplier Excellence Award from the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem. Fraser received the 2017 Corporate Culture Award.
The National Stroke Association recognized Good Shepherd Rehabilitation in Allentown for excellence in stroke care by presenting the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital Stroke Team with a RAISE Award for Outstanding Group. The award annually recognizes people and groups from across the country for taking stroke awareness activities to new heights.
The Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals honored Lona M. Farr with the American Certified Fundraising Executive Award of Distinction. Founder of the area’s AFP chapter in 1986, Farr has helped organizations raise more than $425 million and was one of the first persons in the United States to earn AFP’s Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive designation.
— STACY WESCOE