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2020 Sponsors

Alvernia University

Guided by Franciscan values and the ideal of “knowledge joined with love,” and rooted in the Catholic and liberal arts traditions, Alvernia is a rigorous, caring, and inclusive learning community committed to academic excellence and to being and fostering broadly educated, life-long learners; reflective professionals and engaged citizens; and ethical leaders with moral courage.

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Berks Alliance

The Berks Alliance is a broad-community partnership designed to strengthen the community by improving the cleanliness and safety of neighborhoods, advancing economic development, enhancing education, stimulating business and job creation/expansion through a process of Collective Impact.

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City of Reading

The city of Reading, located in southeastern Pennsylvania, is the principal city of the Greater Reading Area and the county seat for Berks County. With a population of 88,082 as of the 2010 census, it is the fifth most populated city in the state, after Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown and Erie, and the sixth most-populous municipality.

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County of Berks

Welcome to Berks County! Berks County is a combination of rich farm country, industry, beautiful parks, entertainment, and top notch educational institutions. Whether you are interested in information on County services, the availability of our parks, tax rates, or other ​county information, this is the place to start.

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DCED

The Department of Community and Economic Development’s mission is to encourage the shared prosperity of all Pennsylvanians by supporting good stewardship and sustainable development initiatives across our commonwealth. With a keen eye toward diversity and inclusiveness, we act as advisors and advocates, providing strategic technical assistance, training, and financial resources to help our communities and industries flourish.

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Derck & Edson

Derck & Edson provides quality planning and design services to shape the natural and built environment in innovative and functional ways. We specialize in enhancing campuses, downtowns, and athletics. Our staff of dedicated landscape architects, civil engineers, architects, and land planners provides the full range of design and technical capabilities necessary to carry a project through the entire design and construction process

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Reading

Welcome to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Reading, a stylish new hotel in downtown Reading, PA. Santander Arena is across the street for a concert or Royals hockey game, and GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is a quick walk. Begin your stay with our signature, warm chocolate chip cookie, and pick up any forgotten travel items in the gift shop.

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FHLBank Pittsburgh

Founded as a cooperative by Congress in 1932, we assure the flow of credit to our members and support their housing finance and community lending businesses.

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Greater Reading Chamber Alliance

At Greater Reading Chamber Alliance, it is our mission to connect businesses with the resources that allow them to become bigger, better, and more efficient. In short, we work together with businesses that want to be something greater.

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Pennsylvania's Americana Region Visitors Bureau

Pennsylvania’s Americana Region is steeped in old-world traditions, where arts and industry intersect with expression and necessity. Get inspired as you explore our historic towns, home to local artists, galleries, and workshops where mass-produced isn’t in the vocabulary!

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PNC Bank

For more than 160 years, we have been committed to providing our clients with great service and powerful financial expertise to help them meet their financial goals. We are proud of our longstanding history of supporting not only our customers but also our communities, employees and shareholders.

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Shuman Development Group

Shuman Development Group is a commercial real estate development company, founded in 1994, whose mission is to restore the grandeur of Reading’s Central Business District.

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