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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 



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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!



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:
Big Elm Brewing

Berkcirque

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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Film: Heart of a Dog 
Saturday, Dec. 2, 7:00-10:00pm
Mason Library

Join the Friends of the Great Barrington Libraries 
for nibbles and refreshments as well as a
viewing of the film "Heart of a Dog".
Musician and performance artist Laurie Anderson
reflects on the deaths of her husband Lou Reed,
her mother and her beloved dog.

































































 

 
Thank you for renewing your membership with
The Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce:
True Balance Animal Wellness

My Versatile Secretary

Eagle Shoe & Boot Co., Inc.

Housatonic Architectural Services, LLC

S&A Supply

Geer Village Senior Center

Cantina 229

High Peak Partners

SSHomeImprovements

Berkshire Mountain Bakery

Corashire Realty

Home Sweet Home Doughnut Shoppe

Allegrone Companies



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












News and Events from our Members!




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Jack and the Giant Beanstalk 
performed by the Sandisfield Players
Fri, Dec 1 at 7PM, Sat, Dec 2 at 7PM
Sun, Dec 3 at 2PM
Tickets are $15; children under 12 $5



Friday December 1st
Freddi Shehadi Band
8pm $15

Freddi Shehadi is an Emmy Award/Mobius Award winning guitarist/composer and producer living between New York City 
and Vermont. He has worked with artists and music industry
 greats as diverse as Josie Feliciano, Debbie Harry, L.A Reid, 
Martin Sexton and a host of others.


Saturday Dec 2nd
Honeysuckle with opener Shlomo Franklin
8pm $15

Honeysuckle  is a progressive folk act that blends older influences and traditional instrumentation with modern effects and inspiration.
Comprised of Holly McGarry, Benjamin Burns, and Chris Bloniarz, this Boston based band can frequently be found performing across the country, playing alongside bands like The Ballroom Thieves, The David Grisman Sextet, Boy & Bear, Sam Moss, The Western Den, The Novel Ideas, Shook Twins, John Craigie, Damn Tall Buildings and others.




 




BOLSHOI IN THE BERKSHIRES
 
Dec 2 | Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Taming of the Shrew
Jacob's Pillow Scholar-in-Residence Brian Schaefer presents a pre-screening talk prior to  Bolshoi Ballet in HD:   Taming of the Shrew at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center starting at 12:40pm. Grab your seat today!




 

 






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

presenting

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



 


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.

 


As 2017 comes to an end, we invite you to visit the tasting room on either Saturday or Sunday up to December 17th and receive 20% off any case of wine.
 
You can mix a case of all of your favorite Les Trois Emme Wines or purchase 12 of the same - all at a savings of  20%.






 

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