Main menu


Business Weekly Agenda for August 16th

featured image

Wednesday, August 17th

Berks LaunchBox presents “First Steps to Website Building for Beginners” via Zoom from 6:30-7:30 PM. Join this beginner’s class and learn: Communicate three important things at the top of your home page. Choose a primary goal for your website and motivate people to reach that goal. how to create concise and valuable copy and help potential customers find your site; tips for taking pictures of yourself / where to get free photos and graphics; Domain name research and registration. Instead of building the website yourself, hire someone to build it for you. For more information, email Register:–ppjMtGdQ5jGaLf7mT_mjcXHN9wux4

Thursday, August 18th

Berks Alliance Community Development will be spotlighting Berks Nature and The Nature Place from 12pm to 1pm via Zoom. Berks Nature is Berks County’s primary environmental conservation and conservation agency. They are custodians of over 10,000 acres of land protected through conservation easements, owners of another 1,000 acres, and custodians of 27 miles of trails throughout the region. Berks Nature also offers a variety of educational opportunities. Register: This meeting is free to the general public.

Wednesday, August 24th

The Manufacturer Resource Center will host a free webinar, “Reducing Your Energy Costs,” via Zoom from 10:30am to 12:00pm. Business owners/decision makers are not only informed about current and future energy market conditions, but also updated on some of the issues we have considered in the past. Business owners of any size will find the information informative, but the presentation may offer more actionable items for larger companies. See for full instructions and registration. Contact: Diane Lewis or 610-628-4578. Cost: Free, free.

Wednesday, August 31st

The Small Business Resource Association is hosting a networking MINGLE at B2 Bistro, 710 Reading Ave., Reading from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. SBRA MINGLES offers a unique opportunity to network with other small business owners. The event is free for members and $25 admission for non-members.

Monday 12th September

The TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual “Chamber Golf Outing and Clambake” from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm at the Hickory Valley Golf Club, 1921 Ludwig Road, Gilbertsville. Registration will begin at 10:30 am with a networking lunch, followed by a shotgun at noon followed by a clambake dinner at Moyer’s Catering. Ticket purchases for 1 or 4 people include complimentary use of 18 holes of golf, golf cart, driving range, networking lunch, clambake dinner, snacks, and goodie bag. Registration is required for this members-only event: Fee: $200 per member golfer. $750 per member foursome. $50 for dinner only. The rainy day is Monday, September 26th.

every Tuesday

SHRM Berks County Chapter will hold a virtual meeting from 7:30 am to 9:00 am. The meeting will include presentations on relevant HR topics. For more information, please visit

Email news to