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|Berkshire Trendsetter Awards 2014 Presented
The Trendsetter Awards recognize businesses, organizations and individuals.
Giorgi, Larabee to Receive 2014 'Frankie' Awards
"[The award] has nothing to do with winning records. It has to do with having a passion for coaching." — Ed Noel
Sports Caravan Recognizes Berkshire Student Athletes
"The competition in Berkshire County is very tough because everyone is out there trying to be better than the other." — Wray Gunn
EMTs, Firefighters Honored For Life Saving Responses
"I think my mother's heart has stopped."
EMSCO Presents Emergency Responders of the Year Awards
Deering was recognized for "melding the many disciplines needed to produce the best patient outcome possible."
Hoosac Valley's Energy Efficient Building Earns Gold
"The school is a teaching tool and for me that is the number one thing." — state Rep. Gailanne Cariddi
Berkshire Award Recipients Feted for Local Efforts
"We believe that preserving our artistic, historical, and natural heritage is vital to the quality of life we hold today." — Van Shields
Berkshire Museum Names 2014 Berkshire Award Recipients
The honorees are the Nash Family, Frances Jones-Sneed and George S. Wislocki.
Berkshire County Arc Presents Awards at 59th Annual Meeting
Berkshire County Arc presented awards and recognized service at its 59th annual meeting on Nov. 15.
Coakley Honored as 2013 Woman of Achievement
"We know you will never change the world sitting back, waiting to be asked, or simply being well behaved." — Martha Coakley
Clarksburg School Recognized for Healthy Initiatives
"I feel very honored we were slected to be for one of those six awards from state." — Superintendent Jonathan Lev
Taconic Senior Presented 'High School Hero' Award
Only seven students across the state received the honor and they will be recognized at the state high school football championships at Gillette Stadium in December.
Pittsfield Television Votes Down Giving Mayor Vote
"We did an awful lot this year in terms of collaborations, we got a lot of nice grants to work with." — Bernie Avalle
Fraternal Order of Eagles Donate Over $14K At State Convention
"I'm proud to be an Eagle member." — Mark Barrett
1Berkshire Present 2013 Trendsetter Awards
The Clark Art was honored for 'putting the Berkshires on the map.'
Solar Industry Names Downing Legislator of 2013
"We have more work to do, but I am proud to have played a part in the progress we've made so far." — Sen. Benjamin B. Downing
Treasurer, MSBA Director Present Award to First-Grader At Crosby
"Good friends, the playground is fun to play in and the lunch that the lunch lady give us is very yummy." — Esha Zahid
Berkshire Red Cross Chapter Honors Disaster Responders
"I will never forget being part of that team and being the only light visible." — Kate Leene
Sullivan School Educator Named Teacher of the Year
"As far back as I can remember, I never know what to expect when I walk through Jim Holmes class." — James Montepare
Annual Sports Caravan Banquet Recognizes County Athletes
"[My]simple philosophy is respect the game your doing respect the coaches, respect the players and somehow that respect will come back to you." — Mike Kinne
Lanesborough Adventure Park Planners Win Environmental Honors
"When you become a B Corporation, you have to be able to prove that you are doing what you are doing." — Paolo Cugnasca
UNITY Youth Leadership Students Celebrate Successful Year
"I can't believe that it's only been two years. I feel like I've been coming here forever but in a good way." — Brianna Jones
Yamamoto, Vareschi Honored at Williamstown Town Meeting
"All of us are pulling together to solve a very large problem we face." — Catherine Yamamoto
County First Responders Honored For 'Saves'
"You run into scenes that others run away from. You deal with people on the worst days of their lives." — Tom Grady
Williamstown Community Chest to Honor Yamamoto
"I think she's a person who can see both sides of a situation. That's a great skill to have." — Susan Puddester