The Meaning of Giving Back
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The Meaning of Giving Back

Volunteer Spotlight Tiffany Billingsley has been volunteering with Berks Encore (Meals on Wheels) since 2021. She grew up in Sebastian, Florida and attended Florida State University. She is happily married to her husband Chad, and has a son named, Brooks. Tiffany has been volunteering for her entire adult life and can’t remember the last time…

Berks Encore News April 2024
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Berks Encore News April 2024

https://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/html5/reader/production/default.aspx?pubname=&edid=ff4ba4ee-abc0-4d01-adc9-929787f565d2 In Each Issue Published monthly by Berks Encore, Berks Encore News covers the news most important to Berks County residents over the age of 50. Each issue includes the following sections: Agency Happenings Learn what’s happening at Berks Encore Volunteer Spotlight Feature on a Berks Encore volunteer Center News A schedule of the current…

Retired Couple’s Commitment to Community
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Retired Couple’s Commitment to Community

Volunteer Spotlight Rick and Joellen Roebuck have been volunteering with Berks Encore since 2012. They are a retired couple from Bern Township who have shared their time as volunteers with a number of local organizations. Rick volunteered for Big Brothers Bigs Sisters and was the Assistant Scout Master for a local Boy Scout Troop for…

Berks Encore News March 2024
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Berks Encore News March 2024

https://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/html5/reader/production/default.aspx?pubname=&edid=536630a3-0dc2-42b5-91cf-4796cf23c60b In Each Issue Published monthly by Berks Encore, Berks Encore News covers the news most important to Berks County residents over the age of 50. Each issue includes the following sections: For Berks Encore News Advertisers Berks Encore distributes 4,000 copies of our monthly newspaper, Berks Encore News, to our subscribers by mail and…

Dedicated Volunteer Goes the Extra Mile for Meals on Wheels Clients
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Dedicated Volunteer Goes the Extra Mile for Meals on Wheels Clients

Volunteer Spotlight Richard Wolf, a 72-year-old retired Chemist from Birdsboro has been volunteering for Berks Encore for the past seven years as a Meals on Wheels delivery driver. He delivers meals from our Douglassville Center every Wednesday. He often jumps in at the last minute to help when another driver is sick and on a…

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Great Reading Chamber Alliance Innovation and Community Initiative features Berks Encore

From its humble beginnings in the basement of the Berkshire Hotel, Berks Encore has evolved into a transformative force, shaping the quality of life for local seniors for more than 50 years. These individuals, who built the businesses we frequent, the hospitals we rely on, and the schools that educated us, are now the heartbeat…

Berks Encore Volunteer Celebrates 10 Years of Service
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Berks Encore Volunteer Celebrates 10 Years of Service

Volunteer Spotlight For the past 10 years, Peg Wrede has been a dedicated volunteer for Berks Encore. Peg retired after a 30-year career as a candy maker with R.M. Palmer. To escape the summer heat in 2013, Peg started participating in activities at the Berks Encore Reading Center. At the time, the center manager was…

March for Meals

Elected officials to deliver Meals on Wheels for Berks Encore as part of 2023 March for Meals Berks Encore would like to thank Berks County Commissioner Christian Leinbach for giving back to older adults in Berks County by delivering Meals on Wheels in Reading today on March 1! We are thankful for your support of…