Event committee member Frank Whelan (left) presents the award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts to Scott Stoneback, during the Allentown Arts Commission's Arts Ovation Awards at the Palace Center on Thursday, May 8, 2014. Started as a charitable outreach of the Allentown church adult choir in 1999, the group has raised nearly $350,000 for local charities through family-friendly musical productions presented by artistic director Natalie Seng Pionegro and assistant Tim Clark. Charities that have benefited include Lehigh County Conference of Churches, Sixth Street Shelter, Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley, Camelot for Children, Bill Sugra Memorial Fund and Dream Come True of the Lehigh Valley.
HARRY FISHER / THE MORNING CALL
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