Berkshire Money Management To Support Berkshire United Way's #HereForGood

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DALTON, Mass. — Berkshire Money Management has donated $10,000 to Berkshire United Way to help fund the #HereForGood Volunteer Month.
 
"We have always and consistently supported community endeavors that raise up our neighbors, colleagues, friends and family in as many ways as we can," said Community Development Director Nichole Dupont. "This past year has been particularly focused on daily service and being of service to our community. I have had countless conversations with non-profits and other Berkshire organizations, big and small, and they have all expressed the same sentiment. Our community needs US, all of us, more than ever before – and not just now, but in the coming year and years ahead. So that's where BMM is going to be."
 
April is National Volunteer Month and locally, Berkshire United Way will be hosting a series of volunteer (socially distant) activities throughout the county, including outdoor events for kids, Book House stocking, trail cleanup, assembling and delivering meal packs to families, and more.
 
There is also a photo contest to go along with the campaign. People can take pictures of themselves "doing good." They can then share these photos on social media using the hashtag #HereForGood. BUW will send along a gift and enter participants into their photo contest. The winner will be announced at BUW's virtual LIVE UNITED Community Celebration (LUCC) on April 29.
 
For more information about the #HereForGood Volunteer month, visit https://www.berkshireunitedway.org/volunteermonth.

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CRA Session 3 Swim Lessons Registration is Now Open

DALTON, Mass. — Registration is now open for Session 3 Swim Lessons at the Community Recreation Association (CRA). 
 
Lessons will be held from Jan. 23 to April 1, 2023 (9 weeks). A General CRA Jr. Membership ($40) is required and everyone must wear a swim cap.
 
The Dalton CRA offers a full range of swimming lessons including: Parent-Toddler (6 months to 3 years – parent needs to be in the pool with toddler); Pre-School (3-5 years, not in Kindergarten); Beginners (5 years and up); Beginners Deep End (5 years and up – no bubble); Advanced Beginner, Intermediate Swimmer, and Advanced Swimmer. Cost for lessons is $58.50 (plus Membership) for 9-week session. There will be no classes during the week of February 20-25. Parent-Toddler classes are $31.50 (plus Membership).
 
Register at the CRA. For more information and class schedule, please call the CRA at 684-0260 or visit daltoncra.org
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