Reading Chapter

Featured Event


PICPA Day at Hersheypark

April 28 | 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Sick of the snow? Think warm thoughts and register for PICPA's annual day at Hersheypark! Enjoy exclusive access to the park and ZooAmerica. Discounted meal and game booklet vouchers are also available for purchase.

Tickets are just $29.75!

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Upcoming Event


Happy Hour at Brickstone's

May 2 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Brickstone's Mighty Fine Food & Spirits
Join the Reading Chapter Emerging CPAs Committee for a well-deserved happy hour after busy season. All ages (21+) are welcome to attend and registration includes two drink tickets and appetizers.

Have you passed the CPA Exam in the last year? Call or email for free registration to the event at (215) 496-9272 or email

Member: $10 | Nonmember: $15

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2019 National and Regional Economic Update

May 10 | 8:00-9:00 p.m. | Berks County Community Foundation
Leigh-Ann Wilkins, Economic Outreach Associate from the Federal Reserve of Philadelphia will provide an overview of economic trends at both national and regional levels.

Registration includes breakfast.

Member: $15 | Nonmember: $25
CPE Credits: 1-Other

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Reading Chapter Annual Meeting

Reading Chapter Annual Meeting & Casino Night

May 15 | 5:30-9:00 p.m. | DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
Celebrate new leadership, new honorees, volunteer service award winners, and renewed friendships with CPAs in the Reading Chapter. Join your fellow members for food, fun, and casino games!

Member and Nonmember: $40

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Kalahari Resort Stay

June 14-15 | Kalahari Resort & Conventions, Pocono Manor, Pa.
Join the Northeastern Chapter for the annual overnight stay at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions at an unbelievable rate. Kick off the weekend with a family-friendly reception on Friday night complete with drinks, appetizers, and all the fixings for the kids to roast s’mores on the veranda fire pits.

Pay $225 for the whole family!

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Latest Reading Chapter Event

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RD at New Journey

Reading Chapter Serves Meals at New Journey

Several members of PICPA’s Reading Chapter served meals for New Journey Community Outreach (NJCO) in Reading, Pa., on Jan. 8, 2019. NJCO provides a daily soup kitchen, weekly food, and clothing to people in need in the Reading area. Additionally, chapter members continued collecting hats and socks for the needy and have several bundles to drop off at Reading-area shelters during January 2019. View more >

UPDATE: Sock Drive Wrap-up

During the 2018 holiday season and the fist few weeks of January 2019, the chapter collected more than 1,000 items, which included pairs of socks, hats, gloves, and scarves. The following Reading-area organizations helped contribute:

  • Bank of Bird-in-Hand
  •  First Energy
  • Berks Bar Association
  •  Herbein + Company
  • Berks County CommunityFoundation    
  •  RKL
  • Connors Investor Services
  •  Santander/Sweet Street
  • Customer Bank/Baker Tilly


PICPA & GRCA Berks County Commissioners Update Breakfast

Reading Chapter members met with members of the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance for a networking breakfast at the Berks County Agricultural Alliance on Jan. 11. Commissioners Christian Leinbach, Kevin Barnhardt, and Mark Scott gave comprehensive Berks County updates. Peter Calcara, PICPA vice president of government relations, also provided insights on current tax issues and regulations.  View more >

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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Interested in connecting with members in your area at a happy hour? Looking for ways to give back to the community? Find out how to grow in countless ways by getting involved with the PICPA.

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The best way to get involved is to join a committee in your chapter. Examples of committees are the Schools and Colleges Committee, which helps inform the future of the profession, and the Emerging CPAs Committee, which plans events in your area.

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