"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
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!
There is no bigger compliment
to us than when you refer a New Member! Did you know that when you refer a New Member you will receive a 10% savings on your Membership Renewal? Even better, did you know that you can
Join us as we celebrate our first Children's Art Show! All artwork was created by the future Picasso's and Rembrandt's of Sheffield. Proceeds will benefit the library in replenishing art supplies. Refreshments provided, bring a friend.
Chair Yoga, Tuesdays at the Monterey Community Center 9 - 10am.
Cards & Games Club, Tuesdays at 1pm at the Community Center.
Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association wellness clinic at town hall, Thursday, December 14th, 2-3pm, no appointment necessary.
Council on Aging foot care clinic with Jane Kelley, R.N.~ Thursday, January 11th from 9-11:30 am at Town Hall.~ Call the COA at 413-528-1443 x247 for an appointment. Any age is welcome you do not have to be elderly or disabled. The cost is $25.
As always for a full calendar of events and closings please go to
www.montereyma.gov and click on "Meeting Calendar". If you have any comments or suggestions, please feel free to email them to me at
You've asked for it and the wait is over! Breakfast by reservation only is open to the public at The Inn as Sweet Water Farm.
We will serve breakfast to the public Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30-11 beginning this Thursday. Weekend breakfast service to the public will be based upon our room occupancy and we will only accept reservations for weekends after 12 noon on Thursdays.
Breakfast includes fresh squeezed orange juice; bottomless organic coffee; homemade, fresh baked bread pastries; and an entrée of your choice for $20. Cash only.
Come for breakfast, sit by the fire, and play a game of chess or cards in the living room...
We are excited and look forward to hearing from you! 413-528-2882
Robbie Bogard & Robert Kronenberg, Owners
If you are looking for a great holiday gift idea, a fishing gift certificate for an adventure is always sure to bring a smile to your loved one's face.
The holiday promotion is a 2 person trip for the price of 1! Because
it is always fun to bring someone along!
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
Geer Village Senior Center
High Peak Partners
Berkshire Mountain Bakery
Home Sweet Home Doughnut Shoppe
Upcoming Events from the Southern Berkshire
Chamber of Commerce...
News and Events from our Members!
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
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
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.
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%.