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"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 

*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:
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







Thank you for renewing your membership with
The Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce:
High Peak Partners


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.


News and Events from our Members!

Hosting a Demystifying Disabilities in the Workplace Employer Workshop
On Thursday, November 2, 2017
3 to 4 pm at BerkshireWorks
160 North Street in Pittsfield

Expand Your Diversity in the Workplace! Adaptive Equipment Demonstrations!
Learn about resources for Accommodations. We appreciate your support


Make a Terrarium Gift
Saturday November 4 - 10 a.m.
Nancy Hall instructs 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 - 5 gallon, wide-mouth, clear glass jar to fill. (Container not included. Please pre-purchase from Ward's or re-purpose a fish bowl or other interesting large jar.)  Kids 10 and older can do one with an adult helper!

$20 Fee

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



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