Useful links to local resources

There are lots of useful online resources for Reading and Berks County, and we’d like to share several of them with you:

  • Looking for available commercial properties in downtown Reading? Check out this site, provided by the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA): http://www.greaterreadingsites.com/default.aspx?SA=623

  • Everything you need to know about the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) is here: https://greaterreading.org/

  • This link is to Pennsylvania’s Americana Region (also known as Greater Reading Convention & Visitors Bureau) website, which is loaded with lots of useful information for tourists as well as full-time residents: https://www.visitpaamericana.com/

  • GoggleWorks Center for the Arts at 201 Washington Street in Reading is a place to develop skills, ask questions, experiment freely, and investigate the human spirit: https://goggleworks.org/

  • Check out this site for information on the City of Reading’s Planning and Zoning Divisions: https://www.readingpa.gov/content/planning-and-zoning

  • Learn more about the Reading Recreation Commission, a community-based partnership between the City of Reading and the Reading School District: http://www.readingrec.org/

  • Since 1913, the Reading Symphony Orchestra has been providing uninterrupted access to exceptional classical music to the citizens of Berks County and beyond: https://readingsymphony.org/

  • Santander Arena and Santander Performing Arts Center are two major go-to entertainment venues in downtown Reading: https://www.santander-arena.com/

  • Reading Musical Foundation (RMF) is a public non-profit foundation that supports music education and outreach programs, music presenters and concert events in Berks County: https://readingmusicalfoundation.org

  • The WCR (Woman’s Club of Reading) Center for the Arts at 140 North Fifth Street in Reading is one of Pennsylvania’s greatest acoustical treasures. It provides the setting and stage for concerts of the Friends of Chamber Music of Reading: http://www.chambermusicreading.org

  • 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: http://www.berksalliance.org

  • The Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority (BARTA) provides public transportation services in the area: http://www.bartabus.com

  • Berks Community Television (BCTV) BCTV is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation committed to providing community media content, produced and hosted by people in the Berks County community: https://www.bctv.org

  • Berks Community Health Center is committed to improving the health of our community through the delivery and coordination of affordable, comprehensive, culturally sensitive patient- and family-centered healthcare: https://www.berkschc.net

  • The Berks County Latino Chamber of Commerce provides education, representation, leadership, guidance and support for the economic development of the Latino business community locally and beyond: http://www.latinochamber.net

  • Genesius Theatre is a performance venue at 153 North 10th Street in Reading that specializes in musical theatre with professional live orchestras: http://genesiusdifference.org