Tuesday, August 9
The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) will host its Annual Picnic and Berks Biz Home Run Derby, from 4:30 to 8:30 pm at the First Energy Stadium, 1900 Center Ave., Reading. Rain date: Thursday, Aug. 11. Don’t miss this opportunity to network, enjoy food, drink and music. Registration is required for this event: greaterreading.org. Cost: $45 for members, $55 for non-members. Tickets may also be purchased in bundles — $400 for a 10-ticket bundle and $800 for a 20-ticket bundle, which includes a batter in the home run derby.
Monday, August 15
Berks LaunchBox presents “3D Printing for Beginners.” from 6 to 8 pm by appointment. Join us for an overview of additive manufacturing. We will discuss the software and equipment used to 3D print a product. We will go over terms and tips used in 3D printing, then detail the steps in the software to design, slice and print to make your ideas come to life. Together, we will create a tool in TinkerCAD, which you can personalize, then send to the printers to create your first prototype. To select a time slot, visit https://www.picktime.com/BerksLaunchBox. For additional information email [email protected]
Thursday, August 18
Berks Alliance Community Development will put the spotlight on Berks Nature and The Nature Place, from 12 to 1 pm, virtually via Zoom. Berks Nature is the leading agent for environmental conservation and preservation in Berks County. They are the stewards of more than 10,000 acres protected through conservation easements, and the owner of another 1,000 acres and manager of 27 miles of trails across the region. In addition to its work preserving the environment, Berks Nature offers an array of educational opportunities. Perhaps the most significant recent development at Berks Nature has been the expansion of The Nature Place located in the 100 acres of Angelica Park. Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsf-qppjojGtbN-bHvlKUrXYeVhc4XqXpM. This meeting is free to the public.
Wednesday, August 24
The Manufacturers Resource Center will host a complimentary webinar, “Reducing Your Energy Costs,” from 10:30 am to 12 pm, virtually via Zoom. All business owners/decision makers will not only be informed on the current and future energy market conditions but also be updated on some of the issues they have looked at in the past. Any size business owner will gain knowledgeable information, but the presentation may offer larger companies more actionable items. For a full description and to register: www.mrcpa.org/events. Contact: Diane Lewis at [email protected] or 610-628-4578. Cost: Complimentary, no cost.
Monday, September 12
The TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual “Chamber Golf Outing and Clambake” from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm at Hickory Valley Golf Club, 1921 Ludwig Road, Gilbertsville. Registration will begin at 10:30 am with a networking lunch, followed by a shotgun start at noon followed by the Clambake dinner from Moyer’s Catering. Ticket purchase for single or foursome includes: 18 holes of golf, golf cart, complimentary use of the driving range, networking lunch, the Clambake dinner, refreshments, and goodie bag. Registration is required for this member’s only event: https://tricountyareachamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/857745. Cost: $200 per member golfer; $750 per foursome member; $50 for dinner only. Rain date is Monday, Sept. 26.
Every second Tuesday
The SHRM Berks County Chapter will meet virtually from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Meeting includes a presentation on a relevant HR topic. Visit www.berkspa.shrm.org for details.
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