Reading Chapter

Featured Event


 Happy Hour on the Patio

July 25 | 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Berkshire Country Club
Join the Cooperation with the Bar Committee and the Berks County Bar Association for a night of networking. Registration is $20, which includes appetizers and drinks. 

Also help the Community Engagement Committee collect donations of new adult socks, gloves, or hats for the less fortunate. Bring your donations to the happy hour event.

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Upcoming Event


 Whitewater Rafting Trip

Aug. 13 | 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Whitewater Rafting Adventures
Don’t miss the first ever whitewater rafting trip with the Reading and Lehigh Valley chapters! Bring your family and friends to enjoy a day on the Lehigh River navigating a half dozen small rapids, including Bear Trap and Great Gorge. We’ll stop halfway through the trip for lunch and wrap up the day with a hot dog BBQ. Make sure to bring your bathing suit and a towel.

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Latest Reading Chapter Event


2017 Summer Outing

Reading chapter members gathered July 10 for a day of golf at Golden Oaks, followed by dinner at Fish Pond West. Attendees enjoyed a meal of steak and lobster over red and white checkered cloths, which have become emblematic of the event. View photos >


2017 Reading Chapter Annual Meeting

Chapter members met at Stokesay Castle on May 18 for the Chapter Annual Meeting and a game of whodunit. New leadership was inducted and successful candidates and honored guests were recognized. The Volunteer Service Award recipient, Franki Aitken, was also honored. View photos >

2017 Economic Forecast and Trends and Pa. Business Update

Kamran Afshar and Dave Patti discussed global and national economic forecasts and business trends at the Reading Chapter's program on May 12. Learn about Pennsylvania’s business environment and what is being done to make our state more business friendly.

PICPA Cares: Volunteer Opportunity

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Inspire Future CPAs in the Classroom

Meet with students, teach financial literacy concepts, and discuss careers in accounting. The PICPA has prepared presentations for speakers. Partner with a school from our list or establish a partnership of your own.

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