Three separate funding sources administered by the Berks County Community Foundation have provided more than $79,000 in annual grants for eight service and cultural organizations in the Boyertown area.
About 16 years ago, Kendra Cook began work at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles as an intern. She's recently been promoted to the position of its executive director, and foresees growth ahead.
Preston's Pantry Project, operated by non-profit Boyertown Area Multi-Service, received a more than 270-pound donation of foods from the orthopedics, spine, and 5th floor staffs at Pottstown Hospital.
"Still Roaring 2020" displays works by area artists "who embody the spirit" of vote-winning Flapper women of the 1920s. The Boyertown exhibit will be opened virtually in a Oct. 22 Facebook program.
Sunny-but-not-hot weather cried out for human revelry. Plenty of people found a way to enjoy the day by traveling to the apple- and pumpkin-picking activities at Frecon Farms Orchard on Power Mill Hollow Road.
Three local institutions that are helping to educate and entertain the public while preserving the area's cultural history were awarded substantial grants Tuesday under a special state program.
A local Girl Scout earns that organization's highest award with work in Green Lane. Three local employers introduce experts in new positions. And, Boyertown area artists show off latest creations.
Over a three-hour period Friday between 6 and 9 a.m., the Douglass (Berks) Police Department said its patrols were busily stopping aggressive drivers on Reading Avenue in Boyertown.