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Albert Boscov Community Leader Recognition Award

The Pennsylvania Community Development & Finance Corporation (PCDfc) developed the Albert Boscov Community Leader Recognition Award to honor their founder and former Chairman (2009-2017) Albert Boscov.

As a philanthropist and valued leader in the Reading area community as well as any town Boscov Department Store called home.   Mr. Boscov created thousands of new jobs through retail, office, industrial and cultural development, as well through his non-profit organizations and department store chain.  The Albert Boscov Community Leader recognition award is designed to recognize a PCDfc borrower with that embodies the same moral aptitude Albert Boscov with an entrepreneurial spirit with giving back to the community.

Citizenship in the Community – Passion for making a difference in social, civic and entrepreneurial efforts within the community

Vision – Ability to connect with the community to plan for a better future for all

Integrity – Honest, respectful and high level work ethic to those in need and those who support endeavors

Wisdom – Lifelong learner who shares knowledge in a manner that promotes common good.


The award will be presented annually.

Click below to learn more about the recipients of the Albert Boscov Community Leader Recognition Award