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Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles Names New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles has promoted Kendra Cook to the position of Executive Director. Cook started in 2004 at the Boyertown Museum...

Cafe Esperanza Brings Hope to those Facing Food Insecurity in Reading

​For Pastor Mary Wolfe, opening the doors of Cafe Esperanza to the Reading community is a dream come to fruition. Based on the model provided by nonprofit organization...

Northeast Middle School receives ‘Camel Paks’ to help curb bullying

The Camel Caravan, a 40 foot Class A RV motor coach, made a stop at Northeast Middle School Thursday morning donating over 200 “Camel Paks” full of...

Gilmore Henne Fund Awards Grants to Local Parks and Playgrounds

The Gilmore Henne Community Fund of the Berks County Community Foundation has awarded $3,250 in grants to repair and purchase playground equipment, support playground programming, and maintain...

Woman Leaves $1.4M to Support Organizations Serving Boyertown Residents

A woman who resided in Boyertown for 65 years has left a bequest of $1,428,360 to Berks County Community Foundation to establish a new fund to benefit...

Construction Work Resumes for Habitat for Humanity of Berks County

The construction team at Habitat for Humanity of Berks County is ready to resume their work. Shut down by the governor’s orders in March, the team of...

Seven Organizations Awarded $141,300 to Improve Health of Berks Residents

Seven organizations have been awarded grants totaling $141,300 for programs that improve the health and well-being of Berks County residents. The money was awarded from the Home Health...

Grants Awarded Support Development and Use of Clean Energy Technologies

The Met-Ed Sustainable Energy Fund has awarded three grants totaling $72,577 to support the development and use of clean energy technologies and energy efficiency in the Pennsylvania...

Virtual Fundraising Banquet for Lifeline of Berks County Raises $114,000

​On October 20, Lifeline of Berks County held their annual fundraising banquet. Due to the pandemic, the banquet was virtual this year for the first time in...

Pet Food Pantry offers Relief to Animal Owners amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Animal Rescue League, in partnership with the State Farm agents Tina Saracino, Sandy Cohen, and the Good Neighbor Relief Program, provided cat and dog food to...
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