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 Gib Kittredge Award Nominations Extended

DALTON, Mass. — The Community Recreation Association has extended the nomination deadline for the Gib Kittredge Memorial Award, which will be presented at the 27th annual Gib Kittredge Auction and Awards Ceremony in August.
 
The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 23.
 
The award is given annually to an individual who has shown "outstanding service and the spirit of generosity" to the CRA, its community programs and events, according to a press release.
 
Nomination forms are available on the CRA website or at the CRA front desk. Nominations can be submitted by mail to CRA, 400 Main St., Dalton, MA 01226, or emailed to CRA Office Manager Taylor Vreeland at tvreeland@daltoncra.org.
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