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|Williamstown Man Energizing Boston Club for Impaired Runners
"As I was coming home with my wife that evening ... it struck me that there were all these people who were injured by the shrapnel." — Hank Art 8 Comments
Berkshires Effort Seeks to Aid One Fund, Connect Community
"I was thinking about this family and about what they must be going through." — Fidel Moreno
Northern Berkshire United Way Sets 'Calcutta' Fundraiser
"We hope to offer a fun-filled night while raising dollars to help our community." — Joseph McGovern
Speaker DeLeo Honored As 'Irish Man Of The Year'
"There is no part of the commonwealth that will feel forgotten and that includes where I am right now." — Robert DeLeo 1 Comment
Swim-A-Thon to Benefit Elizabeth Freeman Center
The Annie Selke Companies and the Spa at Cranwell are sponsoring a Swim-A-Thon event from April 1 through 20 to benefit the Elizabeth Freeman Center. 1 Comment
Downtown Pittsfield Taking Over Wing Fling
"We want to build on its success and see what works well and see if we can enhance it." — Pamela Tobin.
Teddy's Retains 'Slice Of Life' Best Pizza Title
"The community support we have allows us to do everything we do." — Danielle Trumbull
Williamstown Community Chest Drive Makes Final Push
"What we do is help the children and less fortunate within the community to get the needs that they need met." — Michael Goodwin 3 Comments
Annual Game Dinner Tradition Raises Funds for Youth
"Our goal is to support children in keeping close to nature." — Michael Cutler 1 Comment
Hardy Volunteers Plunge Into Icy Waters for Special Olympics
"This was more successful that I thought it would be." — John Evon 3 Comments
Berkshire Residents Dance Against Sexual Violence
"Through dancing, it is our way to be part of that global revolution." — Kristen van Ginhoven
Letters: Cops for Kids Spaghetti Dinner Thank You
The Cops for Kids with Cancer Spaghetti dinner held at the Bounti-Fare in Adams on Feb. 11, 2013, was a huge success.
Hundreds Attend BCC's Not Your Average Dog Show
"Community is our middle name and we're trying to do things for many niches of the community." — Jeff Doscher
Former North Adams Officer Running Marathon for Charity
Andrew Homestead is running in the 2013 Boston Marathon for the charity Cops for Kids with Cancer in recognition of 16-year-old Anna Arabia.
Berkshire Nursing Families' Team Trivia Night Set for March 2
Berkshire Nursing Families will hold its 11th annual Team Trivia Night fundraiser on Saturday, March 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Williams Inn.
Voices of Hope Raises $50K for Berkshire United Way
The Seven Hills Inn, in cooperation with the Lenox Chamber of Commerce, raised $50,000 for the Berkshire United Way.
Pittsfield Boy Scout Pizza Event Raises More Than $1,600
"Words can't express our gratitude ... " — Bill Macfarlane
Berkshire United Way Names Annual Donor Car Winner
Greylock Federal Credit Union and The Johnson Dealership teamed up to provide the winnings.
UCP Telethon Raises $32,250 In 50th Year
"We do see it as a major success." — Christine Singer 2 Comments
Sand Springs Group Ramps Up Fundraising Drive
"I think it's a real synergistic relationship. People recognize it enhances what the Youth Center has to offer." — Janette Kessler Dudley 4 Comments
North County Firefighters' Motorcycle Club Turning Non-profit
"It's all about local charity and helping fire departments." — Cory Adelt 1 Comment
'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' Raises More Than $20K
"Violence is huge and I don't think people know how big it is." — Janis Broderick 1 Comment
Cash Tribute Singer Finds Mohawk Theater Good Fit
"I'm sort of sensitive to a ghostly feeling. There seems to be some sort of energy here. It really puts me in the mood." — Harold Ford 3 Comments
Drury Band Conducting Energy-Efficient Light Bulb Fundraiser
Drury High School band members are currently selling Energy Star rated light bulbs, CFL's, and advanced power strips in conjunction with National Grid for a fraction of the cost of purchasing them in a store.
Bass Water Grill Hosts Dining Benefit for Alzheimer's Walk
"Alzheimer's shows no mercy. There is no treatment to cure, delay or stop its progression." — Mary Whitman
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