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Celebrate Juneteenth with ‘Black Barbie’

The Netflix documentary directed by Lagueria Davis drops today.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Successful People’s Pantry fundraiser; NPC Breakfast Club; GBHS grant; McReady joins Lever board; new Hawthorne Valley school director

The award will allow Great Barrington Historical Society to address needed repairs to windows in the main farmhouse as well as an entry door and windows in the wagon house addition.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: CATA launches online programs; CDC awarded tax credits; BBG welcomes Turnbull; nonprofit workshops; PPP at Salisbury Bank

Gov. Charlie Baker recently awarded the Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire an allotment of the 2020 Community Investment Tax Credit Program in the amount of $150,000.

BUSINES BRIEFS: Norman Rockwell Museum grant; emergency response funding; health care fundraiser; virtual nonprofit town hall; UPSTREAMING launch

Nonprofits share many concerns related to COVID-19, including short- and long-term sustainability, and the desire by those not on the front lines to help in some way.

Business Briefs: Creatives respond to COVID-19; virtual farmers’ market; Elizabeth Freeman Center services; virtual Berkshire Nonprofit Awards; Greylock annual report

Shoppers can now order food online from a variety of farmers and food producers thanks to Roots Rising’s new virtual farmers’ market.​

New NPC board members; Belmuth joins VIM; Kirkby named top selling agent; new Jack Miller Contractors hires; Bennington prison initiative art degree

Those who are awarded degrees while in prison and are later released have a reduced rate of return to prison and higher rate of employment.

Business Briefs: Williams libraries gain collections; Shakespeare brochure award; $100k matching gift for Berkshire South; grant for Greylock; NPC Berkshires receives grants

Greylock Federal Credit Union has been awarded $525,000 in grant funds from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.

Don’t just stand there: Volunteer!

Underwritten by AARP Massachusetts, the volunteer fair at St. James Place in Great Barrington will give 35 nonprofits as well as municipalities the opportunity to meet face to face with prospective volunteers.

Business Briefs: EforAll pitch contest; Shake & Co. appoints Dibble; workshops for nonprofits; grant for Riverbrook; recognition for Noble Horizons

The Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires will host two regional organizations to connect Berkshire nonprofits with additional resources to support their missions.

Business Briefs: Grant for Roe Jan Library; Martial Arts Institute of the Berkshire re-opening; first aid gift; NPC Berkshire partnership; 1Berkshire new hire

Two community gifts will support Great Barrington’s purchase of an automatic defibrillator to enhance summertime first aid services at Lake Mansfield Park.

Business Briefs: AIM honorees; Villages of the Berkshire info sessions; Brien Center grant; ‘Workshopping the Appeal Letter’; Salisbury Bank Community Day

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.

Business Briefs: Entry to Entrepreneurship applications; disaster relief donations; nonprofit workshop for women; fraud prevention seminar; Berkshire Taconic grant deadlines

Big Y World Class Markets are partnering with the American Red Cross to raise donations for those affected by Hurricane Dorian.

Business Briefs: Berkshire Nonprofit Awards; WCMA Summer Space; STEM grant for BCC, MCLA; Lee Bank promotes Brown; BMM community events

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.

Business Briefs: Youth Leadership Program graduates; CHP welcomes Clancy to board; Stanyon joins NPC board; BCC hires Obasohan; staff changes at Jack Miller contractors

Dan Stanyon is a vice president and trust officer with Salisbury Bank and Trust Company and holds the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation.

Business Briefs: Fairview celebrates volunteers; Caregiver Expo; Clark joins Jacob’s Pillow; nonprofit sustainability workshop; Salisbury Bank promotes Gilligan

Representatives from more than 30 organizations such as home health care, adult day health services, assisted living and longterm care organizations will be present, as will geriatric care social workers and specialists, elder law attorneys, and other service providers.

Business Briefs: Seven Hills’ new look; Nonprofit Boot Camp; new teacher for GBRSS; new hires at BCArc

The Nonprofit Boot Camp on Thursday, March 14, will cover the basics of nonprofit management including governance, fundraising and best practices.
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