BUILDING BLOCKS
FOR BUSINESS

How To Start a Business - This document will give you the basics to get you started on the road to
owning your own business.

Home Based Business Information - Planning on running a business from your home?  Get the
regulations and the permit forms you need to comply with Maidencreek Township Ordinances.

Berks Economic Partnership - Contact BEP and get access to business resources that can help your
company with financing, loans, site selection, investments and grants.

Berks Network - The Berks Network provides a forum to give members opportunities to promote their
company to other business people who may need your products or services, who may know someone
else who does, or who may have products and services that you need.

Greater Berks Development Fund - Will guide you through site selection, relocation, financing, and
helping you grow your business.  Focused on financing, real estate and development.

Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce - Promote the economic vitality of the business
community and the quality of life of our citizens through proper planning and applicable activities;
promote the concept of a healthy, safe community and address concerns affected by growth and growth
and development; and promote civic responsibility and volunteerism by all citizens and publicly recognize
those contributions.

Kutztown University Small Business Development Center - Provides consulting services and
educational programs to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their small business.

Reading SCORE - Provides free and confidential business advice and counseling tailored to meet the
needs of your small business and your personal objectives. Also offers workshops, in conjunction with
Reading Area Community College, for a modest fee, for both start-up and in-business entrepreneurs.
Maidencreek Township
Contacts

Township Manager
Diane Hollenbach
610-926-4920
maidentwp@aol.com

Water and Sewer
Maidencreek Township
Authority
Patrick Donovan
610-926-4173
Information and Organizations










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