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Great Barrington Author Wins Awards for First Novel
Entries are judged by a panel of industry experts for general excellence, an author's passion for telling a good story and its potential to reach a wider audience. Since its release in 2018, the novel has also received a Maxy Award and a Reader's Favorite Review Award.

New Partner Named at Balance Rock Investment Group
Meczywor is part of a team that includes two financial advisers and five support staff dedicated to providing an array of financial products and services that best serve their clients' needs.

Packer Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award by Shakespeare Theatre Association
She received the Douglas N. Cook Lifetime Achievement Award while attending the 2019 STA Conference in Prague. The award honors STA members who have made and are still making significant contributions to the field of Shakespeare Theatre.

BFAIR Taps New Director of Marketing
Her experience spans over a decade from the automotive industry to nonprofits in the local Berkshire community.

Berkshire United Way Taps New Director of Development
Marcus joins the organization with more than 30 years of experience in social service programs, policy development, operations and revenue generation. She holds both her master of science in social work and master of public affairs from Columbia University.

Registered Nurse Welcomed as Bennington Blueprint's Community Health Team Leader
He joins as the group's community health team leader. In this role, he is an employee of Southwestern Vermont Health Care.

Pittsfield Resident Tapped to Holyoke Soldiers' Home Board of Trustees
State Sen. Adam G. Hinds forwarded Ostrander's name and resume to the governor's office for consideration after receiving an inquiry from his deputy chief secretary of boards and commissions last fall. The governor's office was seeking a qualified female Berkshire County resident, preferably with military experience, to consider for the appointment.

Edgerton, Jackson Receive 'Black Excellence on the Hill' Award
Ty Allan Jackson, local author, literacy advocate, publisher and motivational speaker, and Shirley Edgerton, founder and director of the Rites of Passage and Empowerment Program, director of Youth Alive and cultural proficiency coach for the Pittsfield Public Schools, were honored by the Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus.

SVMC Welcomes New Emergency Physician
Dr. McDonald received his medical degree from Touro Nevada School of Medicine and completed a residency in Family Medicine at the Trios Health Family Medicine in Washington state.

SVMC Appoints Sports Medicine Specialist
Dr. Guttmann earned her medical degree at Universidad Autonoma de Centro America in Costa Rica and completed the pediatrics residency training program at San Juan City Hospital in Puerto Rico in 2012.

SVHC Names New Director of Volunteer Services
This position will allow for the expansion of volunteer programs at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center and the health systemís several campuses.

WAM Theatre Announces Appointment of Four New Board Members
Carolyn Butler, Margaret Fluhr, Ellen Ring, and Diane Scott join newly elected board President Wendy Healey, Vice President Arwen Lowbridge, Secretary Lynn Festa, and WAM Co-Founder and Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, to lead the Berkshire-based company into its second decade.

Rotary Announces 2018-2019 Service Above Self Award Recipients
This award exemplifies student volunteer efforts and their selfless contributions to the service of others. The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.

Barrington Stage Names Winner of New Play Award
Rose will be awarded $25,000 and her play, "America v. 2.1: The Sad Demise & Eventual Extinction of the American Negro," will receive a world premiere production at BSC.

Berkshire Museum Names New Executive Director
Rodgers brings more than 20 years of museum experience to the Berkshire Museum's top job. Rodgers currently serves as provost and chief operating officer of the South Florida Museum in Bradenton, Fla.

 
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