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Lori Gerhart likes to be in the background, but is inspired by being on the cusp of positive change in her role as Director of Marketing and Communications for Berks Encore. Meet her, here. more

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What inspires Berks-based nonprofit Blankets of Hope founder Marc Goldstein? It probably comes as no surprise that in essence, it’s kindness. Learn more about him, here. more

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Darby Wiekrykas, Volunteer Engagement Manager for the United Way of Berks County, is inspired by giving and she practices what she preaches. See how she’s inspired to give back to Berks, here. more

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Bronwen Gamble, Executive Director at the Reading Public Library, takes what inspires her and pays it forward. She feels it and then shares it. See how by listening in or reading on, here. more

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When Sheila Contento, Director of Sales for the Crowne Plaza Reading is inspired, she knows it. It’s a pretty intense feeling. What brings it on? Read on or listen in to find out. more

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Meet Laurie Rhodes, founder of The Wellness Center for Pets and Their People. She defines inspiration as being of service and heeding your calling. She finds inspiration in animals and the unconditional love them give. Meet her and learn more, here. more

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Givers inspire Carlytta Camper, owner of Oasis Dog Spa and Shop in Muhlenberg Township. But not in the way you may think. Read on or listen in to see how. more

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Meet Mike Kuhn, third generation owner of Kuhn Funeral Home. Above all, he’s inspired by faith – and family. See how it shapes his life by reading on or listening in, here. more

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Meet Becca Gregg Sansom, who works in communications for Berks Nature. What inspires her? Collecting experiences rather than material things, and having meaningful conversations with people. Listen in or read more, here. more

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Meet Cathy Cuff-Coffman, a newer-to-us freelance writer for Berks County Living residing in the Elverson area. Ordinary people doing great things quietly inspire Cathy. How so? Read on or listen in to find out. more

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Meet Rachel Eskin, owner of THE place to relax in Berks, The Salt Lounge (also featured in our July issue). Learn what inspires her, here. more

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Lori Schermerhorn with Vision Resource Center has the opportunity to impact the lives of others often, and is inspired to make a difference. Meet her, here. more

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When Keri Shultz, President for the Reading Musical Foundation, is inspired, she can feel it to her core. She aspires to live her best life by surrounding herself with other who work to do the same. Meet her, here. more

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Meet Francine Scoboria, communications coordinator for Safe Berks. Francine may be equally inspired by making the world a better place, and by the fear of failure. Read or listen to how, here. more

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Bet you can’t guess who a big source of inspiration is for Berks County Living freelance writer Jennifer Hetrick. Farmers. That’s right. Find out why by reading on or listening in, here. more

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Meet Linda Barilani, owner of BeBalanced Hormone Balancing Weight Loss Center and see why she’s inspired to help women by listening in or reading on, here. more

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If Carolyn Spano, Director of Corporate Catering for the Crowne Plaza Reading in Wyomissing, had to sum up inspiration in one word, it would be passion. Read on or listen in to find out why. more

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Meet Marcy Tocker, founder and owner of Grey Muzzle Manor. Her inspiration helped her to create the Manor, home to senior hospice animals, fosters animals looking for forever homes, and one that provides animal-assisted and equine-assisted therapy. more

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Dave Stephenson, owner of A Time For Music and Memories DJ service and I Smile Pod photo booths, is inspired by kindness. He’s a firm believer in karma and putting good out into the world. Meet him, here. more

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The Reading Public Museum’s mummy was a huge source of inspiration for Sarah Hunter Lascoskie as a child. She’s now Director of Communications & Marketing for the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance. Read on or listen in to see what else inspires her. more

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