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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THANK YOU FOR SPONSORING 
THE 2017 E-NEWS 



Check out our Annual Shopping Guide!



*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!



First Congregational 
Church of Sheffield


Betsy Andrus
Executive Director

Tune into WSBS at 9AM on 
Thursday, November 30th 
to hear Betsy Andrus talk about 
upcoming  Southern Berkshire 
Chamber of Commerce Events!



Welcome New Chamber Members:
Berkcique

C Herrington Home + Design

The Law Office of Emily Zelenovic

Berkshire Agricultural Ventures

Inn at Sweet Water Farm

The Inn at Freeman Elms Farm

First Congregational Church

Ellen Shanahan Leadership Consulting

Sheffield in Celebration/Sheffield Fair

Home Care Services of Massachusetts

Berkshire Opera Festival

Artistic License











 

 

 

 

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






Mason Library
Saturday, Nov. 18, 10:30-11:30am




T hanksgiving Craft
'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving - story and collage making     
























































































































































 

 
Thank you for renewing your membership with
The Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce:
Geer Village Senior Center

Cantina 229

High Peak Partners

SSHomeImprovements

Berkshire Mountain Bakery

Corashire Realty

Home Sweet Home Doughnut Shoppe

Allegrone Companies

Catherine Tower

Southern Berkshire Regional School District

Law Offices of Scott A. Sanes

Berkshire Gold & Silversmith

Ann Barrett Associates

Berkshire Children's Chorus

Crescendo Inc.

Berkshire Bike & Board

The Journal of Antiques & Collectibles

Fiesta Bar & Grill

One Mercantile

Railroad Street Youth Project

First Congregational Church of Sheffield, United Church of Christ

Berkshire County Kid's Place

Gallery 315 Home Furnishings

The Well Restaurant & Bar

Berkshire Hills Regional School District

Southern Berkshire Registry of Deeds

The Berkshire Eagle

Traveling Professor

October Mountain Financial Advisors

Staveleigh House Bed and Breakfast

Egremont Village Inn/The Barn


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


Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday














News and Events from our Members!


 






Friday November 17th




Comedy Night with Headliner Bernadette Pauley
Featuring Danny Cohen and
Jenny Rubin
8pm $20



Friday November 24th




Monica Rizzio
8pm $20



 



 

 





Announcing the first readings of new plays from 
 
Berkshire Voices
a writers group in residence at BPL

presenting

Lady Randy
by
Ann Undeland
Nov 20th at 7pm

and

In Between Without You
by
Andrew R. Reynolds
Dec 4th at 7pm
 


BE THE FIRST TO SEE ONE OF THE MOST HIGHLY-ANTICPATED FILMS OF THE YEAR, 
GRETA GERWIG'S, LADY BIRD!

DATE:  Tuesday, November 21

TIME:   7PM

WHERE:  Triplex Cinema

*Not open to the General Public.  Please remember to present your REEL Friends Membership Card when purchasing a ticket.




WATCH TRAILER HERE
WATCH TRAILER HERE



 




November 27, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Online

Grab up great deals on theater tickets, spa services, dining certificates and one-of-a-kind experiences in our online auction, opening on November 27th and closing on December 7th. Proceeds from 1Berkshire auctions support the Berkshire Marketing Fund, which promotes the region as a destination for all seasons. PREVIEW THE AUCTION NOW Contribute to the Holiday Auction



WEBINAR ON NOVEMBER 30

Join us for a webinar on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 11 a.m.  to learn more about the contents of "A Closer Look."   Berkshire Taconic President Peter Taylor will be your host during this online event. He will walk through highlights of the report with Mt. Auburn Associates President Beth Siegel, who guided the research. Together, they will expand on the report's contents, sharing insights on the process and results of this yearlong project.

The presentation will be followed by a Q&A to allow participants to learn more about specific areas of interest, and to share some of the good work being done in our communities to meet the challenges ahead.



Chef Shelly Williams and her team at HAVEN Cafe, are creating an Asian menu inspired by the film sure to delight your senses!  To purchase your ticket, please call 413-528-8030 or email lauren@biffma.org.
 
Date: FRIDAY, December 1, 2017

Venue: HAVEN Cafe 
(8 Franklin Street, Lenox, MA)

Time: 6:00 Cocktails, 6:30 Dinner, immediately followed by the screening of Ang Lee's EAT, DRINK, MAN, WOMAN

Cost: $65 per person, exclusive of gratuity
 
*Seating is limited and RSVP required. 



Watch Trailer Here
Watch Trailer Here







 


WORKSHOP FOR NONPROFIT LEADERS DECEMBER 12
 
The Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires is partnering with Northern Berkshire United Way and MCLA to offer a workshop entitled,
 
"The Art & Science of Leading Transformational Change"
 
Tuesday, December 12 from 10 a.m. to noon
at the MCLA Design Lab
49 Main Street, North Adams
 
The cost is $25 for Nonprofit Center members and $35 for nonmembers. To register by phone call (413) 645-3151.


December 14, 2017 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
MASS MoCA

Don't miss our Annual Meeting! Join us in MASS MoCA's newest space to hear all about our 2017 accomplishments and to hear about what is new with 1Berkshire for 2018. We look forward to celebrating with you on Thursday, December 14, from 5:30-7:30 PM.

 


 
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