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When it comes to woody plants, I feel more strongly about protecting them from insects and managing diseases than I do about perennials and annuals.

VanSant named Berkshire Business and Professional Women’s 2019 Woman of Achievement

VanSant works at the intersection of diversity leadership, equity and inclusion, and strategic planning. She has founded several initiatives based in the principles of equity and justice, the inherent dignity and worth of individuals, and our interconnected web of humanity.

Berkshire Baby Box thanks the community for fundraising support

In a letter to the editor, Hinda Bodinger writes: "It is our goal that receiving a Berkshire Baby Box will become a treasured rite of passage for all new families as it is in Finland (for close to 80 years!)."

Business Briefs: Berkshire Nonprofit Awards; Mickey to manage Red Lion Inn; CHP welcomes new physician; new phase for Roots Rising; Williams gains directors of...

Robert Mickey has joined Main Street Hospitality Group as senior director of regional operations and general manager of the Red Lion Inn.

Berkshire Baby Box: Linking new families to Berkshire resources

The primary mission of Berkshire Baby Box is to celebrate new families in the Berkshires; the boxes are given out at workshops where parents receive education, support and vital connections to one another and to area resources as they transition into parenthood.

Bits & Bytes: Wray Gunn at Dewey Hall; ‘Sweet Berkshire’ dessert auction; ‘Using Theatre to Extend Community and Deepen Empathy’; tree care workshop; Williamstown...

Attendees of the Sweet Berkshire fundraiser will be able to bid on desserts donated by Dottie’s Coffee Lounge, Haven Cafe and Bakery, Wheatleigh, Canyon Ranch, Patisserie Lenox, Barrington Brewery, Taft Farms and other area food producers.

Business Briefs: Berkshire Nonprofit Awards announce finalists; free museum admission for foster families; internet security seminar; grants for American Mural Project; Eagle Fund awards...

Created in 1998 to provide educational opportunities for Southern Berkshire Regional School District students, the Eagle Fund received more than 20 applications and awarded grants to students, teachers and community members.

Business Briefs: BIO annual convention; nonprofit awards nominations sought; grant for CHP; the Moviehouse to install elevator; awards for Balance Rock advisors

The Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires is launching an annual awards program to recognize those who work in the nonprofit sector to serve the Berkshire community.

Business Briefs: Begrowicz named Woman of Achievement; Main Street Hospitality gains finance VP; New chef at Allium; Berkshire Baby Box adds board members; Business...

A graduate of the New England Culinary Institute in Vermont, Antunes worked locally for several years at Rouge Restaurant and Bistro in West Stockbridge and Wheatleigh in Lenox.

With thoughtfulness, care and innovation, Red Shirt Farm thrives

Red Shirt Farm is the recipient of a Local Farmer award through the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, offered to Berkshire Grown and CISA (Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture) members.

Business Briefs: Doyle joins CDCSB board; recognition for Berkshire Baby Box; Mad Macs founder completes Goldman-Sachs program; Live United community celebration; financial advisors promoted

Berkshire Baby Box has been selected by the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network as a finalist for the 2017 Nonprofit Excellence Awards for its success as a small nonprofit.

Bits & Bytes: W. E. B. Du Bois Educational Series; IS183 OZ gala; breastfeeding class; deer hunting in Hopkins Forest; Berkshire Children and Families...

At the Oct. 26 W.E.B. Du Bois lecture Smith College Professor and author Paula J. Giddings will discuss early civil rights leader and anti-lynching crusader Ida B. Wells.

Business Briefs: Lenox Housing Trust matching grants; Jacob’s Pillow introduces online archives; new manager for Hotel on North; nonprofit status for Baseball in the...

After 20 years of public access solely during the dance festival, the Jacob's Pillow archives are now available through a new, user-friendly website, offering an ever-growing portion of this important collection to the public.

Bits & Bytes: Stockbridge Sinfonia concerts; berry foraging hike; Behold! New Lebanon tours; Berkshire Children & Families’ Golf Classic; ‘Modern Treasure Chests;’ Shake &...

The Stockbridge Sinfonia, a community orchestra in existence for over 40 years, is conducted by Simeon Loring and comprised of volunteer musicians of all ages, from high school students to retired local residents.

Bits & Bytes: Daniel Chester French biography; book award for Lee Buttala; HospiceCare gala; CSB annual dinner

Proceeds from the gala will be used to expand and continue HospiceCare in the Berkshires' community programs of bereavement services.

Business Briefs: Entry to Entrepreneurship; millennial retention for employers; United Way celebration; matching homeowner grants in Lenox

Additional Business Brief items: Shire City Sanctuary Kickstarter campaign; Hillcrest gala raises $60,000; Greylock’s Shenna Bradford promoted to AVP

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