Bar Association of Lehigh County Program 
Receives Second Emmy Nomination
Not Behind The Wheel One of Five Selected

(ALLENTOWN, PA) The 2011 Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy Award nominations were announced at simultaneous events in Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh on Tuesday August 9th.

The Bar Association of Lehigh County (BALC) production of Not Behind The Wheel, created by eMediaWorks, received an Emmy nomination in the category of Children/Youth/Teen (19 and under) Program or Special.

"We're absolutely thrilled to once again receive this honor," said Bar Association of Lehigh County Executive Director Dan LaBert.  "This not only shows the high quality of educational media created by two-time Emmy Award winning eMediaWorks, but also is recognition of the Verizon Foundation, the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation, the Lehigh Valley Charter School of Performing Arts and members of the Bar Association of Lehigh County in a group effort to create community awareness on issues of importance."

The 29th regional Emmys, honoring work from stations and individuals in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, will be held Sept. 24 at Loews Philadelphia Hotel.

About Bar Association of Lehigh County
The association was officially chartered in 1905 "to advance the science of jurisprudence and the administration of justice, to  encourage a thorough legal education, to uphold the honor and  dignity of the bar, to cultivate social and professional association  among its members, to assist the courts in the orderly and  efficient administration of justice and to perpetuate the history of the profession and the memory of its members within this judicial district."  Today, the association maintains offices and meeting facilities at 1114 West Walnut Street in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Services include Continuing Legal Education, a Lawyer Referral Service, Lehigh Law Journal publication, and Barristers' Club banquet and meeting facilities.

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Mid-Atlantic Chapter, annually recognizes outstanding achievements in television and related fields by presenting Emmy® Awards in the Chapter's designated region. The presentation of the awards is intended to serve as an incentive for the ongoing pursuit of excellence for those working in the television industry and to focus public attention on outstanding cultural, educational, technological, entertainment and news achievements in television. All Emmy® entries are judged outside the region by panels of peer professionals working in comparable television markets across the country.

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