GRCA Commerce Quarterly Fall 2020 - 4

Greater Reading Chamber Alliance

Leah Fassnacht, Editor

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

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.

Your Greater Reading
Chamber Alliance...

» Partners with all other economic

development organizations in creating an
environment for growth.

» Enables all businesses to take deliberate and

decided action on issues affecting their welfare.

	

FEATURES:

10	

Achieving in Adversity

16	

Legacies in the Making
How GRCA serves family-	
owned businesses

18	

The 2020 Annual Dinner - 	
Phenomenal, Interactive 	
and Inspirational

	
	

	
	

10

22	

Doggone Difficult:
	
Photographer starts pet
	
photo business during
	pandemic

24	

	
	

18

Local Real Estate Brokerage 			
Experiences Record-Breaking 	
Success During COVID-19

» Helps small business thrive and
entrepreneurs strive.

» Develops employees through training and

24

educational programs/alliances.

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

» Operates as a model business and pursues
best practices.

» Maintains a five-star rating as one of the
best chambers in Pennsylvania.

» Reflects our multicultural community at large.
©2020 All rights reserved. No portion of this
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

	

DEPARTMENTS:

	
Business & Community
	Advocacy
14	 Advocating Success
	
In Your Community
26	 Main Street Programs

	

IN EVERY ISSUE:

5	

Letter From the Editor

30	 Member News

6	
	

A Message from GRCA 	
CEO & President

35	 New Members
35	 Member Anniversaries

For Advertising Opportunities:
call 610.685.0914 Ext. 1
Read Commerce Quarterly
Magazine Online
at GreaterReading.org
4  COMMERCE QUARTERLY FALL 2020

On the cover: Peter Rye of Brentwood Industries and Laura Haffner of Wells Fargo,
whose companies were major sponsors of our 2020 Annual Dinner. (See page 18)
Cover and Annual Dinner Photos: Chad Zerbe, Dave Zerbe Studio of Photography.


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