“Progress on the Boyertown Express” featured at Dinner

“Progress on the Boyertown Express” was the title of the video that was featured at the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce’s Boyertown Area Progress Dinner on Wednesday, March 13, 2024, along with the presentation of the James K. Boyer Quality of Life Award to Greg Herb of Herb Real Estate, Inc.

Over 180 local business professionals, school administrators, and community leaders attended the event held at La Massaria at Bella Vista Golf Course, which featured the video “Progress on the Boyertown Express,” produced by the telecommunications students at Boyertown Area Senior High School.

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The film spotlighted Brenda Cullen, owner of The Atherton Inn, located at 11 East Philadelphia Avenue in Boyertown, Sean Deviney, Vice President of the Body-Borneman Companies, located at 17 E. Philadelphia Ave. in Boyertown and Doug Nestler, owner of The Crossroads Guitars & Art, located at 1041 E. Philadelphia Ave in Gilbertsville, through detective interviews following the movie theme of Murder on the Orient Express.

Berks County Commissioner and former recipient of the award, Christian Leinbach presented the James K. Boyer “Quality of Life” Award to Greg Herb, of Herb Real Estate at the dinner. In his speech leading up to the presentation of the award, Leinbach said, “there are good people among us, and Greg is one of them.” Herb received the award for his many volunteer positions and contributions to the community. Herb commented in his acceptance speech that he had met James Boyer many years ago, “he was a great man and I’m honored to accept an award in his name.”

Eileen Dautrich, President of TCACC, said the event is a great event to help bring awareness to the businesses within the Boyertown Area. “The Boyertown Area Progress Dinner never disappoints! Wednesday was a beautiful night – the weather was perfect, a room full of individuals that love their community, the opportunity to recognize one of Boyertown’s own for his numerous, and ongoing contributions, and a program that not only informs but highlights local businesses while showcasing the talents of BASH students. The night did not disappoint! We look forward to starting work on the 2025 event.”

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