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Biz Briefs: Wild Oats Celebrates 35 Years As Cooperative in Williamstown

The main event will be a cake cutting at 3:35 p.m., but the celebration will go on all day with vendor demos throughout the day, including Maplebrook Farm, Hop2o, Heritage Cider and Niman Ranch.

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Biz Briefs: BCC Offers Micro-Grants to Help Students Get Out of Debt

The scholarship can help reduce or remove a student's debt to the college which in turn allows them to register for upcoming spring 2018 classes at BCC.

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Biz Briefs: Pittsfield Business Sponsors Thanksgiving Run/Walk to Benefit Autism Connections

The Lemmes have been running the business and specializing in race directing and timing since 2010. Among the largest races they have directed is the annual Steel Rail Half Marathon held in May on the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, as well as more than 25 other running events in the county.

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Biz Briefs: Greylock Donates $100,000 to Elder Services for Elder Nutrition Program

Each visit provides not only a hot nutritious meal, but also vital social contact and a health and safety wellness check.

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Biz Briefs: North Adams Edward Jones Office Supports Northern Berkshire Santa Fund Toy Drive

Local residents may help needy children in the area by bringing in a new, unwrapped toy to the office, 71 Main Street, North Adams, during regular business hours from Nov. 1 through Dec. 1. Especially needed are LEGOs and baby dolls of all types, as well as board games and books.

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Biz Briefs: Abstract Art Colors Walls at Tunnel City Coffee

Moving from analog through the technological revolution and into the realm of software applications and iPad drawings, the Hudsons consider themselves lucky to keep pace. They use a variety of Mac-based photography and videography editing programs, and produce pieces for single-channel, installation and web contexts.

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Farm & Table, Alchemy Initiative Team Up to Aid Farmers Markets

The project will build capacity, address market challenges, provide an ongoing support network to farmers market managers, increase customer volume and sales, and ultimately contribute to economic development in the region.

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Biz Briefs: Outlets Going Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Visitors to the Lee Premium Outlets, as well as other Simon malls and outlets in New England, will notice the pink theme carried out at select Guest Services booths and staff will be honoring National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donning pink accessories.

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Biz Briefs: McCann Tea Room Open for Business This Week

The Tea Room is a fully functioning restaurant open to the public from twice a week for a few weeks each semester.

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Biz Briefs: Greylock App Connects Members With Local Discounts, Perks

Here's an example of how ChaChing works: If a Greylock Member with the app on their phone walks by a participating coffee shop, they might get a pop up notice on their phone saying they can save on their next coffee.

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Biz Briefs: Bousquet Hosts Customer Appreciation Day

The event will feature live music by License to Groove, $2 hot dogs, $4 burgers and $10 waterslides.

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Biz Briefs: Sotheby's International Sets Record in Berkshire County with Highest Sale Since 2013

This property, "Thistlewood," was part of the famous "Berkshire Cottage" mansions, about 75 of which were built in Lenox and Stockbridge, Mass., during the Gilded Age in the late 19th century.

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Biz Briefs: Bennington Subaru Collects Blankets for SVMC

Representatives of Bennington Subaru also brought lunch boxes filled with art-making supplies for children who visit the center.

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Biz Briefs: Zogics Awarded Massachusetts Wellness Tax Credit

Wellness has long been a cornerstone of Zogics, an e-commerce company that serves the health and fitness industry.

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Biz Briefs: BerkShares Looking For 'Ambassadors'

The goal is to create a cadre of community economists young people who can be effective and confident advocates for locally owned businesses and community-driven economic development.

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Biz Briefs: Architect to Focus on Houses for Adults With Autism

When designing full-time living spaces and communities there are considerations most firms would not naturally consider, such as creating visually calm living areas, sound proof rooms, spacious hallways as well as common areas that promote physical activity, she said. The design should include appropriate ventilation and use all-green, non-toxic products.

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Biz Briefs: Two Local Students Granted Lee Outlets Scholarships

Simon, a global leader in retail real estate ownership, is proud to support Simon Youth Foundation (SYF) in its efforts to increase educational opportunities for at-risk students through Simon Supports Education.

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Biz Briefs: Beacon Cinema Getting $500,000 Facelift

The renovation will run from mid-July to mid-October. Three theaters will closed at a time. To kick off the new project, the Beacon will be offering a number of promotions and contests throughout the entire renovation period.

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Bank Closing at Noon on June 7 for Day of Volunteering

Xtraordinary Day provides all Berkshire Bank employees the opportunity to volunteer in communities the Bank and its affiliates serve.

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Biz Briefs: CompuWorks Celebrates 30 Years in IT Services

Founded in 1987 by David Hall and Alan Bauman, CompuWorks' mission has always been to help its clients maximize the business impact of technology. T

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Biz Briefs: Greylock's Annual Shred Day Benefits Berkshire United Way

The credit union suggested a $1 donation per box from people looking to dispose of personal documents.

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Biz Briefs: Yummy Treasures Named Microenterprise of the Year for Massachusetts

In early October the store opened with a goal to not only have an incredible array of new and vintage product, but to foster a sense of community. This was done through a series of beading classes, Mother's Day events, Trunk Shows, and open tables for crafters to work at anytime

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Biz Briefs: Lee Outlets Join In 'More Than Pink' Movement

Visitors to Simon Malls and Simon Premium Outlets will notice the pink theme carried throughout the shopping centers with features such as pink-lit entrances, pink flowers on display, pink ribbon parking and more.

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Money Management Moving to Dalton

Prior to the projected move-in date, Berkshire Money Management has already made inroads with the Dalton community, and is the lead sponsor for the Dalton Community Recreation Association's annual May Day Races (to be held on Sunday, May 7, at Nessacus Middle School).

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Biz Briefs: Otto's Breakfast and Deli Honored for Diverse Workforce

The event, organized by the Massachusetts Clubhouse Coalition and held at the Statehouse in Boston, recognized 27 companies who have created a diverse and welcoming workforce while also striving to lessen the stigma of mental illness often experienced by those seeking employment.

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