GRCA Commerce Quarterly Summer 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.

» Helps small business thrive and
entrepreneurs strive.

» Develops employees through training and
educational programs/alliances.

10	 Cover Stor y

	
	

It's Not Easy
Being Green

	

FEATURES:

8	

Introducing Julie

14	

It's Time to REBUILD BERKS

16	

Sustaining Sustainability

18	

State of Education Series

20	
	
	

100 Years & Counting:
Muhlenberg Greene Architects
Celebrates Centennial Milestone

22	

Connecting in the Time of COVID-19

	

DEPARTMENTS:

24	

	
	
Plus:	
	
	

A Night to Remember:
The 107th Annual Dinner
is sure to go down in history
GRCA Top 50 Businesses
GRCA Entrepreneurial Excellence
Business Profiles

entrepreneurial
EXCELLENCE

» 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

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4  COMMERCE QUARTERLY SUMMER 2020

	
Business & Community
	Advocacy
36	 Promoting Voting:
	

It's Business' Responsibility

	
In Your Community
38	 Main Street Programs

	

IN EVERY ISSUE:

5	

Letter From the Editor

42	 Member News

6	
	

A Message from GRCA 	
CEO & President

47	 New Members

35	 Chamber Spotlight

47	 Member Anniversaries

On the cover: Mylove Gelin works on the production line at R.M. Palmer Company during
the COVID-19 pandemic. R.M. Palmer Company is one of the many businesses featured in
the Rebuild Berks initiative.


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