Bethany News & Updates
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A glimpse into the art studio
Art instructor Michelle Kissinger hosted an Art Studio Open House for team members. We were able to get a glimpse into the projects youth have been working on for the past few months, and enjoy a...
Alumni enjoy Fightins game
Bethany alumni were joined by CEO Dr. Joe Birli and team members for a Reading Fightins game. They had a fun evening! We have a wonderful group of alumni who are very active here at Bethany. They...
Notice of Consumer Confidence Report certification
Please see below for the Consumer Confidence Report certification from the Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Safe Drinking Water. Consumer Confidence Report
Dr. Birli speaks at State Capitol
Bethany CEO Dr. Joseph Birli, along with a Bethany youth, spoke at the Capitol in Harrisburg yesterday afternoon during an event to commemorate Child Welfare Service Providers Appreciation Week and...
CEO Dr. Birli, youth to speak at event in Harrisburg
Gov. Tom Wolf has declared the week of June 13 – 17 Child Welfare Service Providers Appreciation Week. He has also signed an order acknowledging June 6 – 10 as Child Welfare Professionals...
Rep. Barry Jozwiak, PCCYFS CEO Terry Clark tour Bethany
Bethany's CEO Dr. Joseph Birli, left, welcomed PA State Rep. Barry Jozwiak and Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth and Family Services (PCCYFS) President & CEO Terry Clark on campus for a...
We are hosting a Job Fair!
Come see us in downtown Reading this Saturday for our Job Fair! Scan the code to see all current openings.
Thank you to M&T Bank, Title Sponsor of our Summer Concert Series!
We are so thrilled to welcome back M&T Bank as title sponsor of our Summer Concert Series! We are hosting 5 concerts this year: Jeff Krick Jr. Tribute to Elvis, The Ringgold Band, The New...
Young artists create beautiful window paintings
Bethany youth welcomed Spring by turning the art studio windows into giant canvases. Lots of experimentation was needed to work with glass and ever-changing lighting. Our most ambitious painter...
Youth enjoy art program featuring Frida Kahlo
Bethany youth enjoyed their first "Movie, Munchies & Making" event on Saturday. With Art Instructor Michelle Kissinger, they watched a movie about the challenging life and evocative art of Frida...
Bethany youth, team members compete in dance fundraiser
We have exciting news! Two pair of dancers are representing Bethany in the Yocum Institute for Art Education Dancing with the Reading Stars fundraiser. Dancing with the Reading Stars involves a...
Youth composes music using GarageBand program
Our music education specialist Ashley Peters, from our educational programming department, works with youth to create music using GarageBand. Below is a clip of one such creation. Enjoy!
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