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|Night of Comedy Planned to Support North Adams Youth
"I am going to come in and do my act and make some people laugh." — Wayne Soares
Community Raising Funds for Injured Clarksburg Woman
"Her spirits are remarkably high, and I really don't know how she came though this." — Ally Nuvallie
North County Community Rallying Round Ailing Infant
"Crista was telling me they were doing more blood transfusions, and he has good days and bad days." — Brandon Horn
Bunny Hop Race Will Support Homeless Shelter
"We're definitely seeing that the need for our services is going to grow." — Lindsay Errichetto
Mathias Bartels' Memory Unites Mount Greylock, Ski Community
"We're entering our 11th year without him. And knowing that everybody is here makes our journey a little easier." — Tom Bartels
Downing Collects Two Boxes For Toys For Tots
"This looks like more than last year." — Sen. Benjamin B. Downing
Two Dozen Bands To Play Benefit For Local Child
"Every single cent is going to Madison, no one is taking any money, everything is volunteered." — Najwa Squailia
Annual School Pie Auction Benefits Local Organizations
Entrants brought one pie for sampling by judges and attendees and one pie to auction.
Veterans, Families Served Free Meals at Greylock Community Club
"This is all about the veterans and I hope they enjoyed their meal." — Joanne Aubin
North Adams Girl Scouts Give Meaning to Thanksgiving
"My whole family comes over and we have a Thanksgiving party." — Rebecca Vallieres
Williams Football 'Drafts' 6-Year-Old Vermont Boy
"As a part of the team, all of the guys in the room are here to support you. You're on our team now." — Aaron Kelton
North Adams Firefighters 'Fill the Boot' for Muscular Dystrophy
"We like to help people, that's who we are." — firefighter Robert Patenaude
Susan B. Anthony Museum Plans Auction Event
"It's something Susan B. Anthony would have been proud of." — Colleen Janz
Susan B. Anthony Museum's Benefit Auction Set for Oct. 13
The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum will have its live and silent auction on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 2 to 5 p.m. at The Williams Inn.
Cheshire Twins' Lemonade Stand Inspires Cancer Charity
"I thought they would raise maybe $50. Instead, we raised $300." — Kelly Msibi
BrockTrot Race to Benefit Cancer Research Returns Sept. 29
The eighth annual BrockTrot returns on Sunday, Sept. 29, to increase lung cancer awareness and raise money for research.
The Range to Host Benefit Miniature Golf Tournament
All of the proceeds will go to Dr. Mark Kieran, director of pediatric neuroncology at Dana-Farber's Cancer Institute and Children's Hospital.
DeMarsico Family Raises Money for Scholarships, Charities
"We decided to take what happened and turn it into something good." — Lisa DeMarsico
North Adams Street Fair Aims to Raise Funds for Shriners
"I believe every kid deserves a fair chance." — Todd Hebert
11th Annual Humane Race Set for May 4
Hundreds of dogs, owners and others will gather at the 11th annual Humane Race for a 5K run or 1-mile walk to benefit the Berkshire Humane Society.
Area Police Holding 'Run From Cops' Race in Williamstown
"There will be no actual running from the Police." — Darren Derby
Bunny Hop Raises $4,000 for Louison House
"I think that will help us tremendously over the next few years." — Paul Gage
Louison House Shelter to Host First Annual 'Bunny Run'
"We are trying to step up our fundraising." — Mark Farrington.
Auction, Beer, Wine Tasting to Benefit Pediatric Development Center
The Pediatric Development Center will host its second annual Wine and Beer Tasting and Silent Auction at the Colonial Theater.
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.