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Community Foundation Names Charlotte Hartmann-Hansen to its Board of Governors

Allentown, Pa., February 9, 2021—Lehigh Valley Community Foundation recently named retired financial services advisor Charlotte Hartmann-Hansen to its Board of Governors. She will serve on the Community Foundation’s Finance Committee. 

Charlotte Hartmann-Hansen has been an innovator in the financial services business for over 40 years.  She is former president and investment advisor with Bethlehem Financial, LLC and Hartmann-Hansen Financial Services. She practiced financial planning for individuals and businesses focused on retirement, estates, investments, insurance, senior advisory services and intergenerational transition planning. She sold her business in 2018 and remains a member of Financial, Insurance and Estate Planning Councils and is certified in Long Term Care and Senior Services.  

Throughout her life, Hartmann-Hansen has had a passion to help others.  As a charter member of Bethlehem Morning Star Rotary Club, the motto “Service Above Self” opened chances to make dreams possible.  She and her now deceased husband, Tore, established two foundations to support their community in perpetuity and the greater Rotary world efforts.  For many years, she has promoted the advantages of charitable giving for recipients as well as for the donors.  She joined the Community Foundation board to support opportunities and to make a positive difference in people’s lives.

The Board of Governors at Lehigh Valley Community Foundation provide administrative, programmatic, and fiscal oversight in support of the organization's mission. Members of the Board serve as ambassadors, promoting the Community Foundation as a vehicle for philanthropy and a leader of community improvement.

About Lehigh Valley Community Foundation

For more than five decades, Lehigh Valley Community Foundation has helped donors with their charitable contributions with a simple, powerful, and highly personalized approach. LVCF is a philanthropic hub for the Lehigh Valley—who knows and navigates the landscape of the Lehigh Valley’s community needs to connect people who care to causes that matter.

With a diverse and respected Board of Governors, the Community Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization located in Allentown, Pennsylvania.  The Foundation is cause-neutral and supports all areas of community needs in the Lehigh Valley and beyond. To learn more, visit: www.lehighvalleyfoundation.org.

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