On Friday, July 31, 2020, due to the ongoing Coronavirus health crisis, Mayor Eddie Moran announced the temporary suspension of all special event permits. The Penn Street Market, managed by the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA), operated in partnership with the City under a special events permit in the 400 block of Penn Street.
Because the Penn Street Market is rooted in providing access ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community, General News Article
The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) today announced that the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) approved six economic development loans at its August board meeting for Berks County farms:$400,000 to help Matthew and Judith Leid purchase a 147-acre crop farm in Greenwich Twp.$237,000 to assist Dwight and Kathi Zimmerman with the construction of a broiler house in Upper ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) is pleased to announce its recent hire of Julie Larison, who will join the team as the Director of Membership. Within this role, Larison is looking forward to aligning her expertise in business development and communications to serve and champion the many businesses and organizations that comprise the Berks County community.
“Berks County is a vital ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Reading, PA – The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) is excited to announce that The Dinner will be held virtually 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17. The event, which celebrates the Greater Reading business community with the Greater Reading Top Business Awards and the Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards, was originally slated for June 2 at Santander Arena, but was postponed due to the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
Reading, PA – May 18, 2020 – The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) today has released a comprehensive recovery initiative dubbed “Rebuilding Berks” that will provide planning tools to the Berks County business community to prepare for a full re-opening. This plan is a roadmap for Berks County businesses to travel the road to recovery.
The plan includes three, main areas of focus and is ...read more
Hungry for a Fresh StartFirst Phase for $8.2M Property Redevelopment Project
that will bring more food, jobs to downtown Reading announced
This August, Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) was happy to join our community partners in formally announcing the launch of the first phase of an $8.2 million redevelopment projectlocated at North 4th and Elm Streets in downtown Reading.
Leo ...read more