Published on March 03, 2020

Reading Hospital to Host 'A Good Thyme for Life'

West Reading, PA., March 3, 2020 - On Tuesday, March 10, Debra Powell, MD, Chief, Section of Infectious Disease, and Medical Director, Infection Prevention, at Reading Hospital, will host a special "Good Thyme for Life" dining event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Scottish Rite Cathedral, 301 South 7th Avenue, West Reading. A check presentation will take place at 7 p.m.

The event will benefit Co-County Wellness Services, an organization that provides prevention services and compassionate care to meet individual and community needs related to HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. The organization serves Berks and Schuylkill counties. Dr. Powell is a board member for Co-County Wellness Services.

"Co-County Wellness provides crucial health services for our community," said Dr. Powell. "We are proud to support their initiatives so they can continue to provide services that have a positive impact in our community."

The menu will include Asian-inspired cuisine including a stir fry station, noodle bar, slider bar with pulled pork, sesame chicken, Asian meatballs, and spring rolls.

"A Good Thyme for Life" is an annual dining-out event in which participating restaurants agree to donate a percentage of the evening's revenue to Co-County Wellness Services. Raffle tickets and other fund-raising activities are offered at the restaurants.

Photos from the check presentation will be available upon request.

To register, call 484-628-HELP (4357) or go to

About Reading Hospital

Reading Hospital is the flagship, Magnet Recognized, acute care hospital of Tower Health. Located in West Reading, Pa., Reading Hospital is a 714-bed hospital that is home to many top-tier specialty care centers, including Reading HealthPlex, McGlinn Cancer Institute, Miller Regional Heart Center, Emergency Department, Level I Trauma Center and Beginnings Maternity Center, which houses the region's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). With more than 1,000 physicians and providers across 49 locations, Reading Hospital has been recognized for its quality outcomes and clinical expertise across services lines. It is listed as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for four consecutive years and received a 5-Star Rating from CMS two years in a row. For more information, visit