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Special United Way Fund Raises $1 Million for Local Nonprofits

During the past few months, almost everything has changed, from how organizations operate; to our daily routines; to the way we connect with each other. One thing...

Spike’s Pet Pantry Donation Drive Scheduled for Saturday in Muhlenberg

The Humane Society of Berks County will host "Spike’s Pet Pantry Donation Drive-Thru" on Saturday at Schell’s Dairy Swirl in Muhlenberg Township. The donation drive will be...

Salvation Army Receives 2 grants to Serve Berks County Residents in Need

The Salvation Army Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Division has announce it has received two generous grants that will help fill critical gaps in funding that have occurred...

New Members Elected to Berks County Community Foundation Board

The Berks County Community Foundation has announced it has elected new board chair and members this week. Business strategy consultant Alfred J. Weber has been elected chair of...

Abilities in Motion Finds Success with Nursing Home Transition

The latest numbers surrounding coronavirus deaths in Berks County are astounding, 3 out of 4 deaths are residents of nursing homes. As the numbers climb higher each...

Berks Public Libraries Prepare to Reopen, Begin Curbside Service

In response to the county’s transition to the “Yellow Phase” of the governor’s reopening plan, Berks County Public Libraries will begin offering curbside pick-up service to patrons...

BCTV: The Friends of Reading Hospital Announce New Board Appointments

The Friends of Reading Hospital announced Lucine Sihelnik as President, Noel Garapola as Vice President of Special Projects; Diana Kleiner as Vice President of Fundraising/Finance; Toni Reece...

Voters with Disabilities Test Accessibility of New Voting Machines

Representatives from Abilities in Motion visited the Pennsylvania Capitol Complex on Tuesday to test the accessibility of new voting machines for the Department of State. Participants provided...

Altrusa International Dedicates Little Free Library in Shillington

Altrusa International of Reading-Berks dedicated a Little Free Library Saturday morning at the Shillington Farmers Market. Altrusa International of Reading-Berks is a volunteer organization of members united in...

Community Foundation Awards $33,200 in Grants to Governor Mifflin Area Initiatives

Afterschool programs and hands-on science lessons for students, arts workshops for seniors, and a mobile food pantry for those in need are among the initiatives receiving grants...
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