When Susie Weekes-Roeder isn’t managing Walker-Weekes Designs, her Berkshire-based staging business, or co-chairing local drives for the past 8 years as a Construct board member addressing the growing need for affordable housing in South County, she’s tackling her most inspired undertaking yet: founding the Indwe Learning Center in Illovo, South Africa, adjacent to the Mother of Peace (MOP) orphanage. She is married to Don Roeder, a retired botany professor who taught at Simon’s Rock for 37 years. The two live in Ashley Falls, returning to Illovo with family and friends every year.
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Friday, 19 Jul 2019 - There will be something for everyone starting with games and entertainment for the kids, and four bands onstage ending with a spectacular fireworks.
Tuesday, 5 Feb 2019 - I imagine what it would feel like to see my breath indoors – and to live like that for months at a time. It’s frightening to think this happens in the Berkshires.
Monday, 15 Jan 2018 - They say a movement starts with a whisper. Well, people are shouting now throughout the world, despite the president and his cronies.