(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!

boyertownhistoricalBoyertown’s 6th Annual Bear Drop will be held Thursday, December 31, on New Year’s Eve, from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM! Join us for family fun, snacks and fellowship and be ready for a repeat plunge by “Herr Bear” at 6:00 PM EST (midnight in Germany!)  Hosted by Boyertown Area Historical Society.

Any questions call 610-367-5255 or email boyertownhistory.office@windstream.net!  Location: Boyertown Area Historical Society, 43 South Chestnut St. (Parking is in Boyertown’s Inner-Core Lot.)  This event is free but donations to benefit our organization and our mission are always appreciated! See you there!!

Sweet Beginning apologies for any inconvenience, but we will be CLOSED from December 28 through January 4th.

A funeral service for Sue’s Mother, THERESA TORAK will take place on Tuesday, December 29 at 11:00 at St. Columbkill Church Boyertown.  Please hold our family in your prayers as we get through this difficult time.  Wishing you all a healthy, prosperous and joyous New Year.

jasonsfamilyJason was a wonderful father and husband.  On top of that, he was a tremendous friend, son and brother.  Jason always put a smile on the face of the people around him.  He was  a wonderful person and will be missed by thousands!  Though he is not here with us today, his name will be spoken on this earth for years to come.  When great people leave us, it is difficult.  Today is hard, and he has earned that by being who he was.   We miss you Jason!  To lend your support you may participate in the silent auction at the event on January 23rd, 7 p.m. inside The Other Farm Brewing Company.  You can also donate through GOFUNDME by clicking HERE.

BBQ Presmoke before the event.  The Napkin Killers will provide mouth watering BBQ delights and live entertainment will be provided by Vuja De and Matt Rush and Matt Cullen of Good Lovin’ Jam Band.  Donations will be accepted at the door.  First come, first serve, limited space!  Download the Flyer

NPB-donation-12-14-15Boyertown, PA:  National Penn has generously donated $10,000 to Building a Better Boyertown for a yearly contribution for 2016.  These funds support the administrative cost of the organization and its Boyertown revitalization initiatives.

In photo from left to right: Bruce Smith; National Penn Central Region President, Allen Steffy; Building A Better Boyertown President, Lyn Camella; Building A Better Boyertown Vice President, Sue Flemming; National Penn Boyertown branch manager, Marianne Deery; Mayor of Boyertown, Jim Ferry; National Penn Central Retail Bank Director, and Adrianne Blank; Main Street Manager of Building A Better Boyertown.

For more information about Boyertown activities and events please visit www.boyertownpa.org and Boyertown, PA – Main Street Revitalization Facebook page or contact Adrianne Blank, Building a Better Boyertown, Main Street Manager, at 610-369-3054 or manager@boyertownpa.org.  If you’d like to volunteer or participate in future projects or events in Boyertown call 610-369-3054.   2016 is Boyertown’s 150th Anniversary!  Check out www.boyertown150.com for activities planned throughout the year.

Be apart of the 150th Anniversary of Boyertown celebration in 2016!  Become a sponsor or volunteer, we need your help to plan the biggest celebration of the year!  Go to www.boyertown150.com for more information and ways to participate.

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boroughFall recap, snow clearing reminder, Christmas tree pick-up dates and MUCH more!  Get your copy HERE!

mixerWalnut Woods and Southeastern Home Health Services invited you to join us for a holiday mixer Wednesday, December 16th from 5 – 7 p.m.  We will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Community Food Pantry at Boyertown Area Multi-Service.  Please R.S.V.P. by December 9th to either michele.mann@holidaytouch.com or bhiriak@sehomehealth.com.

santapawsThis Saturday, December 12th, 12 noon ’til 4 p.m. – grab your canine buddy and stop by Patt Veterinary Hospital at 239 Oberholtzer Road for a photo with Santa 100% of the proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society / Bark for Life.  Photos are $10 per pet or $15 for two or more pets.

elfThank you to ALL of the volunteers, businesses and families who came out to make Chillin’ On Main a fantastic day!  Check out the photos HERE!

TB 2015 OpenHouse Postcard_Page_1TAYLOR BACKES cordially invites you to browse our shop of hand-blown glass and American fine crafts.  Our beautiful 2015 ornaments are available for purchase just in time for the holidays!  Holiday Hours from Friday November 27 to Wednesday December 23 are Monday through Saturday – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday – noon to 6 p.m. OR By Appointment.