By Aaron Gantz, Executive Director of Downtown Revitalization Did you know the last public art installation in downtown Reading was completed in 2016? Before the close of 2020, downtown Reading will welcome over 60 new pieces of public art – with more on the way. Public art plays a critical role … [Read more...] about Public Art: Beautification and Unity in Downtown Reading
The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) encourages business attraction, business expansion, job creation and business investment to foster and promote a thriving economy throughout Berks County. Financing, training, site-selection services, talent attraction campaigns, small business resources … [Read more...] about Is Buttonwood Gateway Lot 3 right for your Business?
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
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 Leah Fassnacht, Director of Communications & Marketing, GRCA The summer of 2020 is different. Many jam-packed carnivals and fairs have been postponed until 2021 or are going virtual. Some pools have already canceled their season, and the ones that have not will soon be filled with moms and … [Read more...] about Enjoying Berks in the Summer of 2020