Launched by Fairview Hospital’s critical care nurses in an effort to raise awareness of heart disease, Heart Night is designed to give participants their own working plans for heart health and better health in the coming year.
Described as “’Shark Tank’ without the teeth,” EforAll’s friendly, free event features a business showcase followed by pitches from six pre-selected contestants and two more who are added the night of the event.
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.
The Brien Center has been awarded a total of $357,480 in state grants to fund a first-of-its-kind program designed to reduce risky behaviors such as smoking, vaping, drinking and substance misuse that could compromise students’ futures.
This year’s meeting will feature a presentation and discussion on the reasons why a complete census count is important for Massachusetts, the challenges facing the 2020 census in particular and the role that nonprofits can play to help ensure an accurate count.
In her letter to the editor, Karen Gold writes: “A Purple Table restaurant indicates that staff is trained using best practices to provide customers who are living with a physical or cognitive condition.”
The main stage at the Gather-In will feature folksingers Kim and Reggie Harris, a performance of Jacob’s Pillow’s Pittsfield Moves! community engagement initiative, the Soul Steps dance troupe from New Jersey, Youth Alive and Funk Box Studio dancers, and more.
The Lichtenstein Center for the Arts will host Community Access to the Arts’ annual art show, “I Am a Part of Art,” featuring a collection of paintings and drawings by artists with disabilities during the month of July.
“We are thrilled that our many months of hard work have been rewarded with this designation [as an Appalachian Trail Community].”
— Cheshire Appalachian Trail Community Committee co-chairs Eileen Quinn and Karen Daigle
The Pittsfield Cultural Council will host a grant application question-and-answer session to assist those interested in applying for funds for 2018 arts — or culture — related projects on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 6 to 6:30 p.m. at Hotel on North
In her presentation, Dr. Jennifer Michaels will describe the disease of addiction; explain how people become addicted to substances, with a focus on heroin and prescription pills; and discuss how treatments and recovery work.