READING, PA, NOVEMBER 16, 2018 - Jess Royer's campaign kickoff this past Saturday, November 10th at Schaylor Brewing Company was a welcome success with approximately 50 supporters in attendance. Several boxes of donated books were also collected as a result of the event.
The campaign is hard at work planning additional opportunities for the candidate to learn from his constituents. Jess will be participating in the Reading Holiday Parade tomorrow, Saturday November 17th, with his family. Starting in December, Jess will begin a monthly series of “Coffee with a Candidate” events. This series will serve as a way for community members in Berks County to meet Jess and discuss county needs and issues. The first “Coffee with a Candidate” will be held on December 2nd from 12 - 2 at Cafe Bold in West Reading.
READING, PA, NOVEMBER, 2018--
On Saturday November 10th from 4:00-6:00 pm, Jess Royer will mark the beginning of his campaign for Berks County Commissioner with a book donation drive at Schaylor Brewing Company (2390 Lancaster Pike). Donations of paperback books will be accepted and later distributed to organizations that need them. Jess is well aware of the transformative power of books and the importance of literacy, and is also inclined to connect people to programs and resources that will improve their lives whenever possible.
About Jess Royer
Jess Royer’s roots in Berks County go back 3 generations – representing a deep commitment to Berks County as a parent, union member, civic leader, and county resident. Within his role of librarian at the Reading Public Library, Jess has worked to make information, technology, and educational opportunities more accessible to the Berks County public. As a public servant for Berks County, Jess has learned about and experienced the issues of local critical importance and is ready to take them on with the passion and nuance they deserve. As an advocate and leader for organized labor, Jess will be a strong defender of public services provided for and by Berks County residents. As a hobby farmer and family man to his wife and children, he knows the importance environmental stewardship and the preservation of open spaces to protect the agricultural and recreational integrity of the county.
As County Commissioner, Jess Royer will work diligently to ensure that all Berks County residents have the highest quality of life possible.