On Sunday at the Greylock Community Club, family and friends of North Adams' Jeff Cardinal will hold a party that will double as a fundraiser and an opportunity for Cardinal to meet some of the people who have been supporting him in his fight against cancer.
The Pinsonneault family and past employees of the former restaurant are hosting the dinner to raise funds for the Cancer Center Community Crusaders, Bennington Turning Point Center and the Vermont Elks' Silver Towers camp for people with disabilities.
Throughout the next five weeks, the supermarket chain will raise money to support World Central Kitchen's food relief efforts in Ukraine to serve meals around the clock in cities across Ukraine and at border crossings with Poland, Romania, Hungary, and Moldova.
To celebrate 30 seasons of this historic mansion, the Museum is honoring the founders of the Museum Jack Hargis and David Brush and two of the founding Board Members, Bill Brockman and Jack Jefferson. The theme this year is "Hats Off" and attendees are encouraged to wear their best hats. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Bidwell House Museum
CDCSB will host a virtual screening of the documentary film, "Citizen Jane: Battle For The City," about the life and work of urban planning activist Jane Jacobs. The event includes a live, online Q&A session with the film's Producer/Director, Matt Tyrnauer, and Film Editor, Bob Eisenhardt.
The Pittsfield Education Foundation is hosting a takeout-to-donate event called "Food for Thought" to benefit students and teachers of the Pittsfield Public Schools. This is the organization's fourth annual fundraising event and it has a goal of raising $10,000.
This year's event will honor professional singer, actress, and song stylist Wanda Houston for her contributions to the annual winter benefit since its inception by Rabbi Deborah Zecher and the community at Hevreh 15 years ago.
Dennis and Bob Cellana, co-owner and longtime friend, were forced to close the State Street Tavern's doors in March once COVID-19 hit a critical mass in the state. Only taverns serving food could remain open at the time, and then only for takeout.
The centerpiece of the event is a grand raffle. It includes 10 packages worth $1,300 to $5,000 each. Prizes include $5,000 cash and a vacation in the French Riviera, with no expiration date, along with packages including dining at 13 restaurants, a diamond bracelet, golf at 10 courses, and much more.
The on-air event will be anchored by former Pittsfield morning radio fixture and current Coordinator of Advancement at WTBR, Bob Heck, and Pittsfield Community Television's Executive Director Shawn Serre.