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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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

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






Mason Film: A Plastic Ocean
Mason Library

Friday, Nov. 10, 6:00-8:30 PM

Last seen at the 2017 Berkshire International Film Festival.
The Berkshire Women's Action Group (BWAG) is proud to present a second screening for our community of this extraordinary film.  Pizza and a discussion about the film and rethinking our use of plastic will follow.  





























































































































































































 

 
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...







Hello Downtown Business Owners & Friends,
 
Believe it or not, it's that time of year again!  Time to get festive!  Please review the attached form for pricing of this year's Ward's Holiday Trees.  As always delivery will begin the Monday following Thanksgiving (Nov. 27th) and be completed by that following Friday (Dec. 1st).  Please have your orders and payment submitted to the Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce by Friday, November 10th.  Please make checks payable to the:  Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce.



SAVE THE DATE!









News and Events from our Members!



Join us at this year's 
Equine Affaire at the Eastern 
States Exposition located at:
1305 Memorial Ave.
W. Springfield, MA 01089


 
Equine Affaire


Come visit us in booth 1238 in the Young Building November 9th-12th.
 








 




Friday | November 10 | 7:30 PM 
Cantata Concert with  Myron Lutzke
and Friends  Meet and Greet Reception to follow

First Congregational Church
251 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA

$30 Open Seating | $25 Berkshire Bach members
$60 Premium Seating | $55 Berkshire Bach 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





 


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


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.

 
 
Thanksgiving is around the corner &
ONLY 46 HOLIDAY SHOPPING DAYS LEFT!
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