Kavey Announces Run for Pittsfield's Ward 5

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Patrick Kavey
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Patrick Kavey has formally announced his candidacy for election for the Ward 5 seat on The Pittsfield City Council.
 
Kavey, a resident of Spadina Parkway said, he "was looking forward to meeting and listening to fellow Ward 5 residents and hearing their concerns on the issues facing Ward 5 and the city of Pittsfield."
 
A graduate of Taconic High School's Academy of Business Management, Kavey also graduated from Westfield State University, from which he received a bachelor of science in business management.
 
Kavey stated his top priorities for his Ward 5 election are:
  1. Work to create programs and initiatives to retain talented youth in areas that include education and technical training.
  2. Protect the integrity of our residential neighborhoods and their natural resources.
  3. Work with city officials to address public safety and crime related issues.
  4. Provide Ward 5 residents with a city councilor who will bring a new approach and a new voice to the City Council.
While attending university, Kavey was promoted to store manager at Ben & Jerry's Pittsfield location on South Street. In 2015, he was named Manager of the Year, which is an international award given to those who have shown outstanding store management skills by Ben Cohen, Jerry Greenfield and their Chief Executive Officer Jostein Solheim.
 

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