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Unistress Volunteers Build Shelter For Dogs At Sonsini Shelter

There are some cool dogs at the Eleanor Sonsini Animal Shelter thanks to local businesses. Some 30 Unistress employees were at the volunteer-run shelter building a shelter for the dogs to protect them from the elements. The project allows the dogs to be outside without overheating from the sun which beats down onto the kennels.

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Volunteers Sew, Organize, Play, Weatherize and Create for King Day

Some 350 community members ranging from the very young to the older but young at heart turned Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Day off into a "day on." After a morning spent working, a celebration luncheon with speakers was held at the MCLA Church Street Center to honor members and the memory of the civil rights activist. This year's Martin Luther King Jr. Peacemaker Award was presented to PopCares, which has distributed more than $122,000 to local families struggling with cancer. The group wa

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Volunteers Needed for 23rd Annual MLK Day of Service

The program will include the presentation of this year's MLK Peacemaker Award to PopCares Inc., in recognition of the difference the nonprofit organization makes in the lives of more than 310 local families who are battling cancer.

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Williamstown Town Meeting OKs Parking, Signage

"When you engage in community service, you get to be a part of that which holds us together." — Stanley Parese

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Women Help Rehab Pittsfield Habitat For Humanity Home

"A lot of the women leave with a sense of confidence that they can do things themselves." — Carolyn Valli

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New RSVP Director Hopes to Grow Volunteers, Connect With Local Agencies

"I saw the job posting and thought it would be a perfect fit for me." — Cheryl Whalen

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Berkshire Bank Seeks Volunteer Projects

Berkshire Bank is seeking service projects of all sizes, but generally should engage between five to 50 employees using a mix of skilled and non-skilled labor.

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Williamstown Community Chest Seeks Volunteer Award Nominations

Since 1985, the Community Chest has presented an annual award honoring a resident, or residents, of Williamstown for exceptional volunteer service.

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Take & Eat Food Program Fueled by Growing Need

"Why can't we make meals here for homebound elderly in need of meals on weekends?" — Deacon Francis Ryan

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Hundreds Volunteer for Annual North Berkshire King Day

"I see you frowning, I try to get you to smile because I can't stop smiling." — Phyllis Jarrett

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North Adams Veterans Office Volunteers Recognized

"I had the time and I guess I thought I should do something for my fellow veterans." — Thomas Bernard

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North Adams American Legion Feeding the Hungry This Christmas

"We give them a real good portions; we don't nickel and dime anyone." — William Schrade

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Santa Claus Calls Pittsfield Children

"It is one of the fun programs." — Becky Manship

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McCann Volunteers Buff Up Louison House Play Space

"Renovating the play space is fantastic. When you realize how many children use it, this is a great advantage." — Lindsay Errichetto

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Williams Chapin Library Seeking Volunteers

Each volunteer will receive training in duties, procedures and other information he or she will need to know.

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Egremont Hosts Final FireFighters' Steak Roast of the Year

"It's a volunteer department. They need funding to be sustainable for everything they do. That's why I support it." — Terry Moore

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