By Rachael Romig, Executive Director of Events & Special Programs Each year Women2Women recognizes an exceptional leader as an ATHENA (and this can be a woman OR man!). By honoring exceptional leaders, the ATHENA Leadership Award® Program seeks to inspire others to achieve excellence in their … [Read more...] about Q&A with the 2020 Athena Award Winner
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By Derek Harris, Research and Technology Coordinator Hey Berks County, there’s still time to shape the future of our community by filling out the Census. It happens only once every 10 years as outlined in the Constitution and is intended to provide an accurate count of every single person living … [Read more...] about Stand up and be counted, Berks County
By Aaron Gantz, Executive Director of Downtown Revitalization Did you know the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance manages the Penn Street Market? In 2018 our organization made a commitment to the continued revitalization of downtown Reading – included in our strategy was the Penn Street Market. The … [Read more...] about Different Market, Same Commitment to Community + Fresh Food
Brent Simone, President of Stratix Systems, accepts the award for first place in the Greater Reading Top 50 Business list for 2018. Presenting the award is Randy Peers, GRCA President & CEO. Every year, the Greater Reading chamber Alliance releases a list of the top performing … [Read more...] about Greater Reading’s Top 50 Businesses Announced!
Thanksgiving Thursday, Black Friday, Small-Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. Thanksgiving has been a springboard in recent years for shopping with some businesses opening as early as 11 AM on Thanksgiving. With this commercialization of what was meant to be a time for reflection, we … [Read more...] about Small Business Saturday