BHS Adds Board Certified Pulmonologist

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Dr. Joseph L. Simonson

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Health Systems announces the appointment of Dr. Joseph L. Simonson, a pulmonologist, to the medical staff of Berkshire Medical Center and the provider staff of Pulmonary Professional Services of BMC.

Simonson is accepting new patients in need of pulmonary care and joins Drs. Glenda Bowen, Cynthia Callahan, Wing Tai Kong and David Oelberg at Pulmonary Professional Services of BMC. Simonson is board certified in internal medicine and fellowship trained in pulmonary and critical care medicine by the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Simonson's clinical interests include interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn/Downstate Medical Center.

For an appointment with Dr. Simonson or one of his colleagues, ask your primary care physician for a referral.


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Wreath Art Auction

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Wreath Art Auction is back in-person at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts on Friday, Dec. 2.
Dozens of local artists and members of the Springside Greenhouse Group have created original holiday wreaths, centerpieces and more. The preview party and sale begins at 5pm and the live auction will take place after the Park Square Holiday Tree Lighting at 6:30 pm. 
Tickets will be available at the door for a suggested donation of $10. Light food and beverages will be available.  100 percent of the proceeds from the sale of these original works of art will be donated to the South Congregational Church Food Pantry. The Wreath Art Auction has raised more than $30,000 over the years for the food pantry. 
The wreaths will be delivered and installed at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 10am-2pm and previewed on the Cultural Pittsfield Facebook Page.  
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