A century ago, Sen. Winthrop Murray Crane joined with two other prominent business leaders to create an organization that would help prepare young people for careers in an industrialized society.
Junior Achievement, now an international organization, has touched the lives of more than 100 million young people since it founding.
Something new, something old, and something colorful.
The awards given out at Downtown Pittsfield Inc.'s annual meeting this year represented a range of what has been happening in the downtown, whether that be the efforts of those behind Berkshire Pride Festival which brings nearly a thousand people to the common or Carr Hardware's 90 years of business to the First Friday Arts Walk that continually drives foot traffic.
Fast-forward three years later and The Media Stick wins "Best Marketing Effort" at the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla. It was one of only three honors awarded at the Inventors Spotlight, hosted by the United Inventors Association.