Monthly Archives: December 2016

New Olivet’s Ricketts club director stays home to help children in Pottstown

Posted: December 18, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

READING, PA- Smiling faces awaited Joceyln Charles when she arrived for work on a recent afternoon at the Olivet Boys & Girls Clubs’ Ricketts Center in Pottstown. Charles was treated to a polite greeting from one of those faces, 11-year-old Jibrel Pratt of Pottstown. “Is there anything I can do to help you?” Jibrel asked […]

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Nearly 50 children get to attend exclusive Star Wars premier

Posted: December 17, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

READING, PA- Ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves: That is the theme of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” which opened in theaters Friday. It also might be the life theme of Thomas P. White, senior vice president and wealth adviser at […]

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Olivet Boys & Girls Club members celebrate holidays

Posted: December 12, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, PA- The 75 kids from the Olivet Boys & Girls Club’s Oakbrook Club knew they were in for some holiday fun. But they didn’t know they’d get to share a little of that Christmas joy with someone they love. The United Way of Berks County’s Emerging Leaders United – made up of United Way […]

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New director at Olivet Boys & Girls Club in the Ricketts Center, Pottstown

Posted: December 9, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

POTTSTOWN, PA- After working for nine years at the Olivet Boys & Girls Club in the Ricketts Center, Pottstown, Jocelyn Charles has been promoted to director of the club. Charles, 30, of Pottstown, demonstrates a commitment to local children and improving their quality of life, said Rhonda Mauk-Hudak, the club’s director of advancement. The Ricketts […]

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Reading kids get lessons on dangers of littering

Posted: December 3, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

READING, PA- Local college students spoke with kids in Reading Friday afternoon about how they could become more responsible stewards of their city. More than 50 Penn State Berks students visited the Olivet Boys & Girls Clubs location on Clinton Street to teach children about the harmful effect littering has on the environment. The Litter […]

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