BFAIR's First Summer Kick-Off Festival

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — On June 11, Berkshire Family And Individual Resources (BFAIR) will host its first Summer Kick-Off Festival at the Paterson Field House at Berkshire Community College.
The event will be held from 11 am 3 pm.
There will be a mini-golf tournament, live music, games, activities, raffles, prizes, food trucks and more.
The Paterson Field House is located at 1350 West Street in Pittsfield.
Patrons can support the BFAIR mission of "providing quality services to individuals with developmental disabilities, autism, and acquired brain injury while kicking off the summer with some fun," according to a press release.
Registrations for General Admission, Golfer, and VIP that are purchased between now and May 31st will be entered into a raffle to win a gift certificate to Spirited Wines in Lenox, located at 444 Pittsfield Rd. 
The winner will be notified by June 3
Reach out to Tara Jacobsen, Fundraising and Grants Manager, at, with any questions.

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Goodwill Makes Promotions

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