RSS Feed from The Berks-Mont News: The latest news from The Berks-Mont News: website: all stories The Berks-Mont News Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:28:11 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce Speaker: Jump Start Incubator gives small businesses a place to grow]]> June Clougher, of Jump Start Incubator, spoke to members and guests at the April 17 Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce breakfast at Berkleigh Golf Club in Kutztown.

"This is a really wonderful resource that's in the Berks County community and I want to make sure that as many people as possible know we exist because there are people who are looking to start businesses in all different environments," Clougher told members during her presentation.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:42:20 -0400 2015-04-17T16:42:20-04:00 2015-04-17T16:42:20-04:00
<![CDATA[Berks County News: Empire Group celebrates 60 year anniversary: 1955-2015]]> Empire Wrecking Co., of Reading, was founded by Harry "Whitey" O'Neill Jr. in 1955 to provide demolition services to Berks County and surrounding areas.

In keeping with the changing marketplace and economy, the company grew and expanded to meet the needs of customers. New companies were founded to offer building products, transportation, environmental remediation, waste disposal and utility repairs.

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:57:42 -0400 2015-04-15T16:57:42-04:00 2015-04-15T16:57:42-04:00
<![CDATA[Morgantown Coffee House announces new partnership]]> Morgantown Coffee House announces a new partnership.

Owner Ellie Donnegan welcomes new partner and owner Jessica Freeman.

"She has a lot of vision and a lot of great plans. She brings to the table a lot of great administrative qualities," said Donnegn, who has worked in the coffee business for 15 years with North Atlantic Specialty Bags.

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:29:59 -0400 2015-04-15T11:29:59-04:00 2015-04-15T11:31:48-04:00
<![CDATA[Kutztown University hosts Insights into Women as Innovators]]> The Entrepreneurship Club at Kutztown University hosted a March 27 luncheon on Insights on Women as Innovators.

Entrepreneurial Women: Insights on Women as Innovators was an event to learn how entrepreneurial women launch innovative ideas into business. Keynote speaker Jen Groover, a KU alumna and a "serial entrepreneur who went from guest-hosting spots on QVC to inking deals with some of the industry's biggest heavyweights," according to the KU College of Business April 15 newsletter, http://www2.

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 12:28:01 -0400 2015-04-07T12:28:01-04:00 2015-04-07T12:28:01-04:00
<![CDATA[Kutztown's Saucony Creek Brewing Co. brews up Bicentenni-ales to celebrate and raise funds for Kutztown Bicentennial]]> Saucony Creek Brewing Co. has been collaborating with the Kutztown Bicentennial Committee to brew Kutztown Bicentenni-ales.

A limited run of 200 commemorative bottles will release each month from March until August.

"While the Bicentennial celebration is about celebrating the history of this town, we also want to showcase what remains so great about Kutztown and Saucony Creek is something we can be proud of," says Craig Koller, Chairman of the Kutztown Bicentennial Committee.

Mon, 06 Apr 2015 14:09:22 -0400 2015-04-06T14:09:22-04:00 2015-04-06T14:09:22-04:00
<![CDATA[Billy Burger opens in Morgantown]]> Billy Burger and Bakery owners Billy and Sally McConnell, with combined food service experience of 50 years, opened their new restaurant Billy Burger and Bakery at Morgantown Crossing, March 30.

Located in the Walmart parking lot in the former Dairy Queen building, they hosted an official ribbon cutting ceremony and lunch for local officials and guests.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:18:08 -0400 2015-04-01T16:18:08-04:00 2015-04-02T11:09:53-04:00
<![CDATA[Ribbon Cutting celebrates new The Peppermint Stick Candy Store in Boyertown]]> On Friday, March 13,a ribbon cutting celebration was held in honor of the grand opening of The Peppermint Stick Candy Store in downtown Boyertown.

Hosted by Building A Better Boyertown and the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce, the ribbon cutting event is part of the organizations strategy in supporting local business.

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:42:34 -0400 2015-03-20T16:42:34-04:00 2015-03-20T16:42:34-04:00