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Adams Community Bank Employees Complete New England School for Financial Studies
The New England School for Financial Studies is an intensive two-year program to broaden the skills in the areas of strategic thinking, leadership and decision making.

Berkshire County Banker Completes ABA School of Bank Marketing and Management
The only national school of its kind, the program provides marketers, managers and specialists with an intensive education under the guidance and direction of faculty advisors comprised of distinguished marketing and banking professionals. Students develop strategies to promote new products and receive a solid foundation in marketing principles and management practices.

Two Local Women Join Wild Oats Management Team
Sarah Thurston Housman, a native of Williamstown, was appointed as marketing manager and Shannon Toye, of North Adams, was hired as prepared foods manager.

Barrington Stage Names New Trustees
"I am thrilled to welcome three dynamic new board members to the Barrington Stage family. They will give our board and our organization a richer, deeper understanding of our Berkshire community and how we can serve it more effectively," said ​Artistic Director Julianne Boyd.

New Regional Coordinator for Healthier Living Workshops and Tobacco Treatment Tapped
Vermont Blueprint for Health offers many helpful workshops for patients that are struggling with chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease, emphysema or COPD.

Three Williams Faculty Receive Nelson Bushnell Prize
Andrea Barrett (English), Justin Crowe (political science), and Sarah Goh (chemistry) are the recipients of the Nelson Bushnell ’20 Prize, an award given annually to faculty since 1995.

Cranwell Welcomes New Executive Chef
In the past 20 years, he has accumulated more than 20 years of executive and sous chef experience at different resorts in the States and in England.

Local Bank CEO Elected Vice Chairman of the Mass Bankers Association Board of Directors
O’Brien has more than 35 years of experience in banking and financial services and has been president and CEO of Adams Community Bank since 2002.

Berkshire Bank’s Wealth Management Team Expanded
Gore is a graduate of New England School of Banking at Williams College with a degree in Trust Banking. She has more than 35 years of banking experience, 28 of which have been dedicated to Berkshire Bank. Ward received her juris doctor from Western New England University and is licensed to practice law in both Massachusetts and New York. She also obtained her designation as a certified financial planner in 2011.

Northern Berkshire United Way Names New Executive Director
Collier most recently served as the executive director Berkshire County Kids’ Place & Violence Prevention Center in Pittsfield and before that was the Program Officer of the Gladys Allen Brigham Community Center and Executive Director of Girls Incorporated of the Berkshires.

Flying Cloud Institute’s Executive Director to Step Down at Year’s End
As Flying Cloud’s founder and first executive director, Burke has overseen the organization’s growth from an inventive experiment on a family farm in New Marlborough to a highly respected and effective educational force reaching more than 3,500 young people and hundreds of teachers through science and arts programs in schools and through other local partners throughout Berkshire County.

Donovan & O'Connor Adding Dodig to its Name
The addition of Chris S. Dodig's name marks the first name change for the well-known law firm since 1954, when J. Norman O'Connor Sr. joined Walter Donovan in the general practice of law. Donovan, an Adams native, had been practicing law in Berkshire County since 1913.

BCC Pinning Ceremony Recognizes Practical Nurse Graduates
Graduates of the 10-month program are eligible to sit for the Licensed Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN).

Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media Recipients Named
The Erikson Institute Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media, curated by essayist and author Joshua Wolf Shenk, recognizes and encourages writers, journalists and media experts who have produced sophisticated and accessible work on mental health issues.

Retired Physician Joins CHP Board
As medical director for the Bureau of Primary Health Care, she led the National Health Service Corps in working to bring medical, dental and nursing staff to underserved communities.

 
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