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Kutztown Merchants Are Revving Up For the Holidays: Downtown retailers prepare for a busy Small Business Saturday event

Submitted by Matthew Williams On behalf of KCP, Downtown Merchants |

FSG Manufacturing in Blandon celebrates new location with Hollywood actor Daniel Roebuck

FSG Manufacturing, specializing in household and industrial chemicals, opened its new location in Blandon on Sunday, Nov. 1, with a visit from Hollywood actor Daniel Roebuck. ...

By Emily Leayman For Berks-Mont News |


  • Business

    Gary W. Brown Jr. joins National Penn

    National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: NPBC) announced Sept. 14 that Gary W. Brown Jr. has been named a mortgage loan originator in its Mortgage Sales group. Brown will report to Kathleen Godio, senior vice president and director of the company’s Mortgage Sales group.

    From National Penn |

  • News

    Dunkelberger’s Jewelry and KCP collaborate to create Chocolate Crawl

    Merchants on Main Street, Kutztown will host a Chocolate Crawl Scavenger Hunt on Sept. 24, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Chocolate surprises will await crawlers at each merchant, and prizes will be awarded by lottery drawing at end of the quest.

    By Vicki Schaffer Student Intern with KCP |

  • News

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce announces schedule of fall programs, events and networking opportunities

    Traditionally, September is the start of the Chamber event season, and that holds true for the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce, 110 West Main Street, Kutztown.

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce |

  • News

    Hibbett Sports hosted a grand opening for its new store in Kutztown

    National athletic retailer Hibbett Sports, Inc. opened its newest store in Kutztown. The new store opened at 45 Constitution Blvd. in Village Square on Friday, Aug. 28 and will employ approximately eight full and part-time team members.

    Hibbett Sports |

  • Business

    Stoltz Manufacturing in Morgantown marks its 70th anniversary during 2015

    Stoltz Manufacturing in Morgantown, a leading manufacturer of construction and agricultural spreaders, marks its 70th anniversary during 2015, enjoying ongoing success with the breakthrough agricultural lime spreader invented by founder Christian Umble (“C.U.”) Stoltzfus following the end of World War 2 in 1945.

    Stoltz Manufacturing |

  • Business

    Chester County Economic Development Council conducts survey for major Workforce Summit

    The Chester County Commissioners and the Chester County Economic Development Council are joining together to conduct a survey in connection with a major Chester County Workforce Summit taking place in October.

    Chester County |

  • Business

    Pottstown SCORE announces free, informative workshops

    Pottstown SCORE is offering the following free, informative workshops for small business owners and non-profit organizations. They are being held at the SCORE office at 244 High Street in Pottstown (free parking and entrance are in the rear of the building). Registration is requested. To register, go to

    From Pottstown SCORE |

  • News

    Recycling Services, Inc. temporarily closed for renovations

    The recycling center is getting a makeover.

    Recycling Services, Inc. |

  • News

    BB&T to acquire National Penn Bancshares for $1.8B

    North Carolina-based BB&T Corp. and National Penn Bancshares Inc. has announced an agreement under which BB&T will acquire National Penn in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $1.8 billion.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Business

    Northeast Berks Chamber welcomes Senators Judy Schwank, David G. Argall; kicks off 2015-16 Breakfast Programs

    The Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce announces a new season of Breakfast Programs for members and guests. Meetings are held monthly on the third Friday, and the series opens on Sept. 18 with a tax reform panel led by Senators Judy Schwank and David G. Argall. Robert J. Hobaugh, Jr., Esq., Stevens & Lee P.C. is the program sponsor.

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce |

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