The Kutztown Community Partnership will be having their annual business meeting at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church on March 12 at 6 p.m.

All KCP volunteers, committee members, and the general public are invited to attend this meeting.

Committee reports included in the meeting are KCP committees such as Kutztown Thriving, Peace. Love. Kutztown., and Economic Development. Each committee focuses on different aspects of volunteering and representing Kutztown. The KCP Organization Committee is responsible for the planning of this meeting.

“Kutztown Thriving is a committee focused on town beautification, arts in the town, and increasing the aesthetics of Kutztown. Peace. Love. Kutztown. is about being inclusive and open to diversity,” KCP Board of Directors President Jerry Schearer said. “And Economic Development is about focusing on business, retail, and space utilization in Kutztown.”

Objectives for the KCP meeting involves a review of 2018, input from volunteers, and what the highlights for 2019 are projected to be. The Organization Committee will also announce the recipients of awards for the Kutztown Community Organization for the Year and the KCP Volunteer of the Year.

Some highlights include the Economic Vitality Committee talking about the new $25,000 grant, which will be used to support a specific project focused on housing and community development. Also the Kutztown Thriving Committee will be talking about an upcoming mural project, and more exciting news.

“KCP continues to do great things for the community, and we are always looking for community input. All are welcome to attend the meeting, even if you have never been involved [with KCP] before,” Schearer said.

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church is located at 357 West Main Street. Refreshments will be provided at the meeting.

For more information on the meeting, email the KCP at, call the KCP office at (484) 646-9069, or stop by the KCP office at 306 West Main Street.

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