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Berkshire Family YMCA Appoints New CEO

Rumlow was appointed interim CEO and executive director in May after Randy Kinnas, the nonprofit's CEO for the last 19 years, moved on as director of Member Advancement for the Alliance of Massachusetts YMCAs.

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Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA Names New Chief Executive Officer

The Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA has named Amy Hurwitz Gutschenritter as its new chief executive officer, effective Oct. 1.

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Community Development Board Denies Marijuana Dispensary Extra Parking

Girard said they reached out to the city's engineering department, building commissioner, and the permitting coordinator and submitted some new plans. He said because the change was so minor the building inspector signed off on it and they blocked off the area and prepared for construction.

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Pittsfield YMCA Planning $5 Million Renovation Project

The YMCA is planning a $6.5 million renovation project to its downtown building. The plan is to overhaul the interior of the building and restore large windows on the front and side facades. The organization believes it will increase the amount of space while preserving the architectural landscape.

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Berkshire YMCA Honoring Those 'Changing Lives After 55'

Berkshire Family YMCA's inaugural Changing Lives After 55 awards will celebrate and recognize community members over the age of 55 who have made significant contributions and achievements in Berkshire County.

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Berkshire YMCA Seeks Nominations for 'Changing Lives After 55' Awards

Berkshire Family YMCA's inaugural Changing Lives After 55 awards will celebrate and recognize community members over the age of 55 who have made significant contributions and achievements in Berkshire County.

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CYC, YMCA Agree to Merge Into One Entity

The Catholic Youth Center holds a soft spot in the hearts of many city residents. For years and years, the youth center ran youth programs out of its Melville Street location. Members remember running basketball drills in the small court downstairs, getting pumped up for a tournament game before taking to the main court, reciting the Our Father before tip off, the cheerleaders in the bleachers and the parents in the stands.

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YMCA Honors Its Volunteer of the Year Award Recipients

The two awards are given annually to the YMCA volunteers that best exemplify the spirit of the late J. Edward Dery and G. Fred Lincks.

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YMCA Recognizes Longtime Staff Member's 90th Birthday

Forty years ago, Theresa Tracy started going to the Pittsfield Family YMCA as a member. About 10 years later she started volunteering. And then 22 years ago she took a staff position and has been teaching water aerobics courses since.

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