The board of directors selected her to lead the organization as it begins its third year with a new strategic plan, new programming, and new goals in recruiting youth attendees, volunteers and fundraising goals.
A filmmaking intensive for 15- to 19-year-olds will be held June 24-June 28 and one of 11- to 14-year-olds will be held July 8-12. These week long workshops will meet daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at BCC’s South County Campus, 343 Main Street, Great Barrington.
All students, regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness, have equal access to the general education program and the full range of any occupational, vocational programs offered by public school districts.
The longstanding summer street festival Third Thursday returns this month.
The event is held throughout the summer on North Street. The city's main thoroughfare is completely shut down and filled with vendors, food, music, and entertainment. It brings thousands of people to the city's downtown every third Thursday of the month from May until September.
With Roots Rising at the helm, the Pittsfield Farmers Market will be transformed into the first teen-run farmers market in the region. It will be run by Market Crew, Roots Rising's new employment opportunity for graduates of its Farm Crews.
Like Lyme disease, the most common one, it is caused by bacteria carried by the blacklegged tick. According to the Vermont Department of Health, Vermont has the highest annual incidence of anaplasmosis nationwide.
Volunteer support will be provided by the Onota Fishing Club to assist with dressing fish, providing fishing tips and techniques, baiting, and other related activities. Trophies will be awarded to those who catch the largest fish (length and weight); trophies will be awarded at noon.
"Springfest" will take place Sunday, April 28, from noon to 4 p.m. inside and outside as well (weather permitting) the youth center building on the grounds of Williamstown Elementary School. Springfest replaces Snowfest, which traditionally was held on Super Bowl Sunday at Towne Field House on the Williams College Campus.