GRCA Commerce Quarterly Fall 2019 - 4

Greater Reading Chamber Alliance

Leah Fassnacht, Editor

lfassnacht@greaterreading.org
606 Court Street, Reading, PA 19601
greaterreading.org * 610.376.6766

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Berks County's
Bumper Crops

The opinions expressed in this material
are for general information only and are
not intended to provide specific advice or
recommendations for any individual.
As the business voice of Greater Reading,
Greater Reading Chamber Alliance leads the
business community, as the economic driver,
to a vibrant community.

FEATURES:
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Journey to the Future

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Building Berks - a GRCA Signature Event

Your Greater Reading
Chamber Alliance...

» Partners with all other economic
development organizations in creating an
environment for growth.

DEPARTMENTS:

» Enables all businesses to take deliberate and

decided action on issues affecting their welfare.

Business & Community
Advocacy

» Helps small business thrive and
entrepreneurs strive.

» Develops employees through training and
educational programs/alliances.

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Small Business Matters

» Prepares tomorrow's workforce with our
involvement in education partnerships.

Thank you, Gail! Gail A. Landis Retires

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ST(ART)-Up Support

best practices.

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Hungry for a Fresh Start

best chambers in Pennsylvania.

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Top 3 Tips for Efficient Networking

» Operates as a model business and pursues
» Maintains a five-star rating as one of the
» Reflects our multicultural community at large.
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publication may be reproduced electronically
or in print without the expressed written
permission of the publisher.
Commerce Quarterly Magazine
is published quarterly by
Hoffmann Publishing Group, Reading, PA
HoffmannPublishing.com * 610.685.0914

Training
16

Supervisors, The Competitive Edge

18

2020 Professional
Development Calendar

In Your Community
24

Main Street Programs

IN EVERY ISSUE:
5

Letter From the Editor

37

New Members

6

A Message from GRCA
Executive Vice President
and COO

37

Member Anniversaries

38

Chamber Spotlight

Member News

39

Upcoming Events

34
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call 610.685.0914 Ext. 1
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Magazine Online
at GreaterReading.org

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