Thursday, September 24
The Barn at Flying Hills
10 Village Center Drive, Reading, PA 19607
Refreshments/Wine -- 5:30
Guest Speaker Kimberly Murphy -- 6:30
BUNCO! Game and Prizes*! -- 7:00
Kimberly J Murphy; President Berks County Conservancy
Kim joined Berks County Conservancy in January 2004. As president of this not-for-profit, she works with a dedicated staff to improve and protect our water resources, to educate the community about land use and its implications, and to connect people to nature through the creation of trails and other educational programs. The conservancy’s overall mission is to be the leading agent for the conservation of the environment in Berks County. To fulfill that mission, Kim and her team have focused on preserving agricultural land , forests and open space; protecting the quality of our streams and ground water; preserving historic landmarks and scenic landscapes; and by promoting those values that contribute to a sustainable future for our community. Kim serves on the board of the Pennsylvania Land Trust Association (PALTA) and shares her time for many other organizations in the community. Kim is a breast cancer survivor, has participated in the Susan Komen Breast Cancer 3-day/60-mile walk for breast cancer awareness and lives with her husband, Kevin, and twin sons Carver and McQuillin in a 211-year-old stone farm house in Jefferson Township, Berks County.