With the high cost of media production, many of these organizations had not been able to achieve their outreach goals and thus, the objective of PCTV creating an annual donation of its professional production capabilities.
All proceeds support the programs of NAMI Berkshire County, which provides information, referrals, classes, workshops, support groups and advocacy to family members and caregivers of people living with mental illnesses throughout Berkshire County.
The deadline to apply for the scholarship will be March 30, 2018, with mid-April decisions and notifications to applicants. In addition to meeting scholarship requirements, students applying for the BSN program must first meet admission requirements.
Voters were asked to rank their top three favorite, though many just picked one. Competitors were awarded three points for every first-place mark, two points for each second-place mark, and one point for every third-place mark.
Scheduled to open in summer 2019, the new four-building complex is being designed by William Rawn Associates, Architects, led by William Rawn and Cliff Gayley, and is the largest building project at Tanglewood since the construction of Ozawa Hall (1994), also designed by William Rawn Associates.
BIO's newest member organization is Temple Anshe Amunim of Pittsfield; this brings the number of member groups to 18, spread around the county. They are joined by individual members of the group BIO Community Leaders. All work together to build strength within the community to address the root causes of struggles faced by many Berkshire neighbors, including hunger, transportation and the need for immigrant support.
The blankets were given in honor of John Werner, who coached both the Castleton University softball and men’s soccer teams and who founded the LINAO movement. LINAO stands for "Losing Is Not An Option."
Over the past decade, MCLA's clean energy and sustainability initiatives resulted in a 19 percent reduction in campus greenhouse gas emissions – the equivalent of removing 232 cars from the road – despite a 14 percent growth in campus square footage.
Founded in 1986, the Real Women Essay contest, invites Berkshire County students K-12 to participate by writing an essay, poem, scripted conversation, first-person monologue or journal recognizing a woman in their lives that has inspired them.
Since Mass MoCA’s inception, various campaigns have steered patrons to the galleries free of charge. Mass MoCA's annual Free Day, which typically falls during the winter season, waives admission to all museum-goers, attracting an influx of visitors. This year, Free Day falls on Saturday, Jan. 20.
Friends, family and many supporters gathered to honor and congratulate individuals and groups in the Northern Berkshire communities whose acts of kindness and volunteer efforts have made a significant difference in the lives of their neighbors and the community.
Berkshire County Arc opened its first residential program for individuals with developmental disabilities in 1971, and, in 2002, the agency opened its first residential program for individuals with brain injuries.
This annual event kicks off the Fall Foliage Festival going on through Sunday, Oct. 1, when the Greylock Federal Fall Classic 5k Road Race and the 62nd annual Fall Foliage Parade round out the festivities.