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September 26 Marks Year Five for Northeast Berks Chamber’s Shining Star Awards

Aug 08, 2018 • by Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce
Adrean Turner

Kutztown, PA…The 2018 Shining Star Awards, hosted by the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce, Kutztown, will be held on Wednesday, September 26, at C.J. Hummel’s Restaurant, 28 Willow Street, Lenhartsville.  New awards will be introduced at this year’s event with Berks Schuylkill SCORE continuing as the Judging Panel.

Adrean Turner, MM, MBA, CPC, also known as the “Career Fulfillment Expert” and owner of Turner Coaching, Training and Consulting, LLC, has been announced as the keynote speaker.

Turner uses 23 years’ experience in Management, Marketing, Operations, Sales, Teaching, and Training to provide workforce solutions and career management services for professionals, entrepreneurs, and organizations.  She is the author of a newly published book titled Fearless, Inspired, Transformed: F.I.T.for Success, which is based on her syndicated podcast, provides strategies for personal and professional development. She is a Master Coach, with The Muse® selected as 1 of 28 coaches out of 3,000 applicants, a University Professor and consultant for business organizations throughout Pennsylvania.  Her work has been featured in the Business Weekly, Girl Boss, Forbes, Women 2 Women, and other notable publications. She is frequent contributor to reputable blogs and organizations that focus on career and business success.

Adrean is a member of the National Speakers Association and the Alvernia University Council for Women. She has received the Shining Star Award, Shooting Star award, Leadership awards and recognition from congress members, the YWCA and various Chambers of Commerce for her business savvy and community involvement.

Adrean received coaching certifications from the Life Purpose Institute, LLC. She holds a B.S. in Economics, a master’s degree in Management and an MBA, from the Pennsylvania State University. Visit, or connect with her on social media as Coach Adrean.

A new slate of awards will be presented to members this year, and Berks Schuylkill SCORE will again partner with the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce to judge and rank nominees to determine award winners.  Categories include:  Rookie of the Year, Unsung Hero, Humanitarian, Influencer, and Champion.  Criteria for Awards is attached.

Early event sponsors are Reading Fightin Phils Baseball, Silver; Elite Business Solutions, Speaker; and Leading Edge Business Consulting, Level I.  Farmhouse Flowers, Hasch Daal Custom Embroidery, Silk-Screening & Promotional Items, and Celebrate Together are table décor sponsors.  Sponsorships and incentives are also attached.

Early Bird reservations are offered through August 31 at, as are event sponsorships.  An opening reception with cash bar and a full-service dinner are included.  The event runs from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

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