This year's 26th Tribute to Exceptional Women and Girls awards were presented Thursday, recognizing women and girls who have demonstrated their ability to lead by example in their careers and in their communities.
Although the "LGBT Center of Greater Reading at Family By Choice" has been operating since late March at Pottstown's First Baptist Church, a ribbon-cutting Monday will officially mark its community launch.
They've done it, again. Pottsgrove Boys and Girls Cross Country team members, who not only worked hard in their sport but also gave time and effort to community projects, recently donated $5,500 to the Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities.
The Rev. George Weiss not only served as first pastor of Schwenkfelders in the colonies, he also wrote an extensive catechism for children. Weiss' life and writings are topics of a May 11 scheduled talk.
Area residents who consider themselves part of the Pottstown area LGBTQ+ community are invited to attend a meeting Thursday at a new satellite office in Pottstown First Baptist Church on King Street.
Non-profit organizations in Pottstown, Collegeville, Phoenixville, and the Valley Forge area received state grants Thursday to improve their facilities' security and protect them from hate crimes.
A satellite office to better serve local LGBT+ constituencies will hold an open house Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 301 King St. Its staff hopes to hear suggestions for programming and needs.
Visit the General Carl Spaatz Museum on Saturday from 5-7 p.m., where a $20 ticket buys a museum guided tour, hors d'oeuvres, a presentation, and most importantly, help for the Ukrainian people.