Mission Statement:

"To promote business prosperity and a healthy community by providing 
information,  services and advocacy for our members."


Southern Berkshire Towns :  Alford, Egremont, Great Barrington, Monterey, 
Mt. Washington,  New Marlborough, Otis, Sandisfield & Sheffield

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*Every month we randomly draw member business names during the Business After Hours.  Those members are then asked if they would like to be featured in the Business Spotlight.  Featured members must submit requested information.  We hope your business is drawn soon!




Welcome New Chamber Members:
A-1 Security Inc.

FRONTLINE Training & Consulting

Renaissance Investment Group

Berkshire Financial Strategies, LLC











 

 

 

 

DON'T FORGET TO LOOK FOR 
GIGI & MILLIE IN EACH NEWSLETTER!






 Waldorf Puppet Play: 
"A Visit to Snow Mother"
Saturday,  Jan. 20, 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Mason Library


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Thank you for renewing your membership with
The Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce:
Karen Shreefter Landscape Design

Lamme & Linscott

Eisner Camp

Salisbury Bank and Trust Company

Wheeler & Taylor Insurance

Barrington Brewery

Mahaiwe Tent

Baba Louie's Sourdough Pizza

Town of New Marlborough

Center for Ecological Technology

Gould Farm

McCormick, Murtagh & Marcus

BCAC-Community Service

Camp Half Moon

Sweet Tree Service, LLC

Fairview Hospital

Precision Autocraft

RBC-Webb Wealth Management Group

Seward's Tire Inc.

The Literacy Network of South Berkshire

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

BerkShares

Alan S. Glackman, CPA. PC.

Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire

Smith Watson & Company, LLP

Farm & Home

Domaney's Liquors

Catamount

Town of Alford

Karp, Ackerman, Skabowski, & Hogan PC

Guido's Fresh Marketplace

Native Habitat Restoration

Berkshire Choral International

The Bidwell House

Option Institute

Dermatology Center in the Berkshires

Frames on Wheels

Iredale Mineral Cosmetics

Patricia Brady Antiques

The Old Mill

Seekonk Tree Farm

Swiss Hutte

Howden Farm LLC

Lazan Glover & Puciloski, LLP

The Vault Gallery

Cupboards & Roses

Wheeler & Taylor Insurance

Howard Chezar LLC

Great Barrington Rotary Club

Larkin, LTD

Pamela Sandler Architect, LLC

Norman Rockwell Museum

Berkshire TypeGraphic

Sheffield Land Trust

Great Barrington Bagel Company

Travelodge

Holiday Inn Express

Oakdale Foundation

Mount Everett Landscaping

Hevreh of Southern Berkshires

Hellman Shearn & Arienti

Staged Ryte

Stone House Properties, LLC

Berkshire Meadows

Our Lady of the Valley

Silverbirch Services

Ingersoll Land Care


Upcoming Events from the Southern Berkshire 
Chamber of Commerce...

Please join us for our first Networking Before Nine
breakfast of 2018 at Fairview Commons, as we
acknowledge major anniversaries and recent awards
given to media in the Southern Berkshires. 







News and Events from our Members!


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Created by an intergenerational team of youth and adults under the leadership of local youth, the W.E.B. Du Bois Mural Project is excited to announce that the completed murals will be unveiled this Thursday, January 18 at a special event commemorating the 150th Birthday Anniversary of Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois

on 
Thursday from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. 
will feature a 
ribbon cutting for the murals, as well as:

  • A tour of the new pole banners inspired by Du Bois, created by Multicultural BRIDGE and the University of Massachusetts Amherst Library
  • An open mic reading from the Du Bois Young Writers for Justice




DATE:   Thursday, January 18

TIME:   6PM, wine and cheese reception at BIFF Office,  7:15PM, screening at the Triplex Cinema

PRICE:   $15 for REEL Friends, $20 for Not-Yet REEL Friends includes wine and cheese reception and screening.  Please purchase tickets at the Triplex and bring to the BIFF office (upstairs 40 Railroad St) for entry.  Please remember to present your REEL Friends Membership Card when purchasing a ticket.


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Spring Session...yes, it's right around the corner!
 
Fall session continues through January 20. Youth class registration for Spring has already begun. Spring session begins January 22. Come visit a class or 
call for more information about our diverse and exciting offerings.  
Youth class and registration info is available here .
 
Community Classes are ongoing AND we have some new classes and 
membership offerings starting in January as well.  
 
AND remember, Tuition assistance is available to anyone in need and EBT cards are accepted as well!
  Rates and Tuition Assistance information is available here.

 

 











MET LIVE IN HD: TOSCA
SATURDAY 
JANUARY 27, 12:55 PM

Experience one of the most beloved operas of all time, live in HD! Conducted by Emmanuel Villaume, the new staging of Puccini's dramatic tragedy is directed by Sir David McVicar. Sonya Yoncheva and Vittorio Grigolo star as the heroine Tosca and her lover Cavaradossi, with Zeljko Lucicas the villainous Scarpia.





 



Ward's February Workshop
 
Make a Gift Terrarium
 
Saturday Feb. 3, 10 a.m.
 
with Nancy Hall, Ward's Greenhouse Staff at Ward's Nursery 
600 Main St.
Great Barrington

Get instruction on how to plan and plant your own miniature garden for yourself or as a gift. Ward's provides the plants, soil, and layering material. You supply a large 1 to 5 gallon, wide-mouth, clear glass jar to fill. Kids 10 and older can do one with an adult helper! Participants may wish to supply their own gloves.
 
This workshop sells out regularly so please pre-register EARLY!
 
Fee of $20 per project due by start of class.







Berkshire Playwrights Lab's
production of 
 
SOME OLD BLACK MAN

to open
Off-Broadway

at 59E59 Theaters

Previews begin February 8th!






A NIGHT ON ICE

Feb 16 at 8pm | Pillow Pop-Up: Le Patin Libre

Part of The City of Pittsfield's 10x10 Upstreet Arts Festival, Le Patin Libre brings their work Vertical Influences - which draws influence from hip-hop, b-boying, dance theater, and ice-skating - to the Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires in Pittsfield. Join us for a night you'll never forget! | Tickets $25; $10 Youth; On Sale Now





The first 50 visitors to the market who bring along a first-time 
shopper will receive $10 to spend at the market! These market 
bucks help support local food and farms by increasing sales 
and introducing farmers to new customers.
 
Stop by the Berkshire Grown table on the day of 
the market for more information. 
 



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