(610) 369-3054
3 E. Philadelphia Ave.
Boyertown, Pa 19512

Welcome to Building a Better Boyertown

Building a Better Boyertown (BBB) is a non-profit organization formed in 2002. Boyertown, PA is a Main Street Community, received funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and private donors to focus on downtown revitalization.

BBB staff and volunteers develop and accomplish tasks that maintain Boyertown’s historical heritage, promote downtown Boyertown and attract people to the community. They concentrate on business recruitment and retention and on providing technical assistance and grant opportunities for property and business owners in the Main Street District to make facade improvements enhancing the town's Victorian architecture.

Overall, Boyertown's approach to revitalization is comprehensive in nature. We are always looking for fresh faces and ideas to help us achieve our goals. Come join us, and the fun!

chillinWould YOU consider volunteering for our Chillin’ On Main Event?  We need volunteers to help with crafting projects and more.  You will be asked to bring the supplies and manpower to host a children’s craft table that can be made and taken home right away. Advertise your group, cause, or organization, put out a donation box, but craft items should be free.  After all, it’s Christmas! We are suggesting a charitable donation to the BBB Promotions Committee of $10, 20, 50, or more to host future downtown family events.

Contact Promotions Committee members, Kim Frain (610-367-0888) or Kevin Zimmers (610-367-5572) for assistance with your craft ideas and projects. For other questions call us at (610) 369-3054 or email us at manager@boyertownpa.org DROP OFF OR Mail Your Chillin Participation Form AND FEE OR DONATION TO: Building a Better Boyertown, 3 East Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, PA 19512

treeJoin in the fun!  Decorate a Christmas tree in your business or along E. Philadelphia Ave. during The Chillin’ On Main event Saturday December 5th 2015. Visitors will be able to vote for their favorite tree during the Chillin’ on Main Santa Celebration between 11am and 2 pm. This is a great way to advertise your business.  Winners will receive a Plaque, bragging rights and a press release will be sent out announcing the winner.  To enter Download this FORM and mail a check for $25.00 to participate.  Payable to Building a Better Boyertown

Building a Better Boyertown
Attn. Chillin’ On Main Committee
3 E. Philadelphia Ave.
Boyertown, PA 19512

qdiQuality Degree Inc. is the Leading HVAC Specialist serving Central and Southeastern Pennsylvania as well as South Jersey. We have experts that specialize in cooling and heating systems for Residential as well as Commercial applications.

It’s the VALUE, not the COST!  Quality Degree, Inc. has been offering quality air conditioning and heating services since 1996. We design, service, and install air conditioning and heating products of all makes and models. We pride ourselves on our innovative work and commitment to our customers.

Our current special:  A FREE humidifier with a complete system installation. Expiring 12-31-15

Interested in participating in Small Business Saturday on November 28th? All merchants are invited to come out to a night of Merchants committee meeting-page-001 (1)collaboration and idea sharing on the 3rd of November at 6:00 pm. It will be held at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles, 85 S. Walnut Street, Boyertown PA. You can also pick up promotional materials for the Small Business Saturday at the BBB office.

Hosted by Rachael Kehler owner of The Peppermint Stick.If you have any questions contact Rachael at 610-473-2616 or PeppermintCandyStore@gmail.com

chillinDecember 5, 2015, 11am to 2 pm
1st Saturday of December Chillin’ on Main

Join Building a Better Boyertown for Santa’s arrival for Chillin’ on Main scheduled on Saturday December 5th, from 11am to 2pm, for a day of family activities right on Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown. (Philadelphia Avenue will be closed from Reading Avenue to Washington Street 10am-3pm).

Once again Santa and Characters will be arriving on East Philadelphia Avenue at 11 am.  Listen for the train whistle and watch as Santa comes from the North pole, arriving by train to be dropped off right on East Philadelphia Avenue.  Be sure to come early to get in line for your free sitting with Santa and receive a free 4” x 6”color photograph by a professional photographer.

Don’t miss Santa’s workshop, games, crafts, and activities provided by participating local businesses, and non-profits on your favorite Main Street.  We have music being provided by the Boyertown Alumni Band for Santa’s arrival and also a DJ to provide holiday music and announcements during the event.   Holiday dancers will be performing and there will be reindeer food give-a-ways provided by the Boyertown Community Library, hot chocolate brought to you by the Salvation Army and of course lots of cookies to be handed out by the volunteers of Building a Better Boyertown.
Please consider sponsoring the event so that we can continue to provide a fun Santa celebration each year.
If you have any questions or would like to participate in sponsoring this event, please contact Building a Better Boyertown office at 610.369.3054 or promotions@boyertownpa.org

Chillin Participation Form     Sponsorship letter vendor form 2015

thrive-tennisthrive-newlogoPlaying sports is a wonderful way to stay in shape and have fun with friends. Whether you are a casual sports player, a weekend warrior or someone who trains hard every day, acupuncture can be extremely valuable for you: it assists both acute and cumulative injury recovery, helps prevent future injuries and enhances athletic performance and endurance.

Many acupuncture techniques were born from the needs of the martial arts traditions in China. Acupuncture played an important role in keeping ancient fighters in peak condition and it continues to keep modern athletes healthy and active. Some recognizable sports names who use acupuncture regularly are Maria Sharapova, Martina Hingis, Carl Lewis, Charles Barkley and Jim McMahon. Also, many professional sports teams employ acupuncturists to treat injuries and keep players in top condition.  Hours: Mon – Thurs 10:30 am – 7:30 pm Friday 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Contact us for a FREE ½ hour consultation (610) 367-1633 www.thriveacupuncturecenter.com

MFOXBeginning in November,  Studio B will be open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and by appointment.

The next show at the Studio will be the annual December Annual Members and Friends Exhibit, which showcases small works of art that are perfect for holiday gift giving. The show — Watch Us Sparkle — will open on Friday, December 4, the night of the Boyertown Holiday House Tour. The opening reception for this show is always well attended, please join us!

Studio B is currently beginning its 8th year of operation, an accomplishment that few would have expected when the Studio opened its first show.
As time has progressed, the Studio has expanded its operation to include workshops conducted by local artists, summer camp programs for children, art classes, and special events featuring speakers. As this year continues a new activity will be starting at the Studio when one of our resident artists and writers Bob Wood launches an effort to form a writer’s group, which will meet regularly at Studio B.  Wood feels that is it very important for the community to “help give a voice to local writers.”

If you would like to keep up with all of the developments at Studio B, consider “liking” our FACEBOOK PAGE.  Simply open your Facebook account and search for Studio B and then “Like” us.  You will get to see photos of all the exhibits plus read reviews of the shows.

As always, everyone at Studio B enjoys seeing BBB Board Members at an opening reception or during a personal visit so please try to find some time to experience what has become Boyertown’s highly regarded link to the local art scene.

Bob Misko
Arts and Activities Committee — Studio B

cwThe Jeremiah Sweinhart Carriage Factory is now open!
The Carriage Factory will be open Wednesdays and Saturdays every other week from 10am-2pm.
The dates for 2015 are:

November 4th, 2015     December 5th, 2015
November 7th, 2015     December 16th, 2015
November 18th, 2015   December 19th, 2015
November 21st, 2015    December 30th, 2015
December 2nd, 2015     January 2nd, 2016

The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles proudly presents a dynamic exhibit of the reconstructed blacksmith forge and early belt driven machine shop of the Jeremiah Sweinhart Carriage Factory, along with a display of buggies and wagons built right here in the Carriage Works.

1934 Aud Chair Sale FlyerSATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14th, 2015 from 1:00 — 4:00 PM in the 1934 Auditorium, 4th & Monroe Streets, Boyertown, PA. Available for purchase are:

Payment (cash or check) needed at time of purchase
Seats will be available for pickup in December 2015
Call Bill Cherkasky @ 610-473-3688 for more information
Proceeds of sale will go towards the restoration of interior trim work.

Download the Flyer


Pickfest is being held in the “RALE” Yard this Saturday and Sunday, October 17th and 18th.  Tickets can be purchased in the BBB office, Frecon Farms, and the Other Farm Brewing Company.

$10 each.  Please thank our 2015 Sponsors!

Click HERE to see our sponsors