The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) is pleased to announce that it has received a $25,000 grant from Truist Foundation. These grant funds will primarily be used to help improve the exterior and interior of existing businesses in downtown Reading. With Alvernia University’s CollegeTowne project underway in the heart of Reading’s commercial district, this grant will also help those ...read more
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PHILADELPHIA, PA – MARCH 24, 2021 – On the 10th anniversary of its Internet Essentials program, Comcast today announced it would invest $1 billion over the next 10 years to help further close the digital divide and give even more low-income Americans the tools and resources they need to succeed in an increasingly digital world. The announcement coincides with the release of a 10-year Progress ...read more
The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) and the County of Berks are excited to launch the COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP) aimed at aiding businesses in NAICS subsector 721 (Accommodations) and 722 (Food Service and Drinking Places). The program will make $4,770,257 available to Berks County hospitality businesses to alleviate revenue losses and pay eligible operating ...read more
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Reading, PA – The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) is pleased to announce that it has named Aaron Gantz as Senior Director of Economic Development. She will be responsible for management of business attraction, business retention and expansion projects in Greater Reading. In addition, Gantz will lead efforts to position Berks County as the location of choice for new investments.
Gantz ...read more