In accordance with Mass Cultural Council guidelines, a deadline of Tuesday, Oct. 15, has been set for organizations, schools and individuals to apply for grants for 2020 that support cultural activities in the community.
Berkshire Community College and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts have announced that the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education has awarded the institutions $24,980 to establish the STEM Transfer Summer Bridge Program.
The grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration is part of a $396 million federal allocation, $12 million of which will be shared by 38 Massachusetts-based community health centers.
“Congressman Neal has held numerous public forums in Berkshire County including the Act Now: Civic Participation Workshop on April 1st at Berkshire Community College and the 4 Freedoms March in Pittsfield in January.”
— Billy Tranghese, Congressman Richard Neal’s chief of staff and press secretary said
The National Organic Standards Board is a 15-member federal advisory board within the United States Department of Agriculture that advises the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture on issues and questions related to organic agriculture production.
Family-friendly Inside/Out performances will occur throughout Jacob’s Pillow’s Community Day, featuring local Berkshire County dance companies Olga Dunn Dance Company, Berkshire Pulse, Earthdance, dysFUNKcrew, Berkshire Dance Theatre, as well as a special collaboration between the Albany Berkshire Ballet and the Norman Rockwell Museum.