SBCC Newsletter

February 8, 2024

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  • Chamber News
  • February Spotlights
  • New Member Welcome
  • Library Events
  • Announcements
  • Quick Guide to This Weekend
  • Event Calendar
  • Save the Dates
  • Job Openings

SBCC Mission Statement:

"To promote business prosperity and a healthy, inclusive community by providing information, services and advocacy for its members."

Southern Berkshire Towns: Alford, Egremont, Great Barrington, Monterey, 

Mt. Washington, New Marlborough, Otis, Sandisfield & Sheffield

Chamber News

February BAH

Business After Hours is today, Thursday, February 8 from 5pm to 7pm at Scout House in Great Barrington.

Members of the Southern Berkshire Chamber are invited to join us at this networking event.

*Please note the earlier start time.

Go To Event Page

Women in Leadership Award Winners and Ticket Details to be announced soon! Please watch for our e-vite.

Read the February Spotlight Profiles


New Chamber Members!

Local Libraries

Dare Bottle Shop

Berkshire County Head Start

RogersGray, A Baldwin Risk Partner

Curt Bloom

Connect First Consulting

Denise DiGrigoli

Single Step Travel Planners LLC


BARE Electrolysis & Laser Hair Removal

Branches School of the Berkshires

JRC Remodeling

Everyday Money Management

Berkshire Humane Society's Catwalk Boutique

Berkshire Bounty

Himalayan High

Boston Early Music Festival

Arnold Law Group

Mason Library

Starting Feb. 9 - 6-week Brain Builders (pre-reg. required) Link

Bushnell-Sage Library

Starting Feb. 9 - Read to a Dog, for K-5 - Sign Up

News and Announcements

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Auditions for Disney's Frozen JR., Tuesday February 13

Berkshire Community Land Trust Releases A History of River Run Farm by Local Historian Bernard Drew

Nominations Now Open for Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires' Nonprofit Awards, Deadline March 13

Norman Rockwell: Winter Wonderland Exhibitions Closes Feb. 25 at Norman Rockwell Museum

Call for Artists: Sandisfield Arts Center's 2024 Daniel Manacher Prize for Young Artists, Deadline April 7

CHP Board Welcomes Rachel Melendez-Mabee

Berkshire Waldorf School Invites Parents to Meet First Grade Teachers, February 14

Jack Miller Contractors Hires New Team Members

Kathryn Sheehan to Speak at Ventfort Hall, March 2

MassHire Berkshire Career Center Invites Expressions of Interest from Employers for Bilingual Career Fair

Orion Magazine to Hold Environmental Writers' Workshop at Omega Institute June 16-21

Adams Community Bank Announces Additional Employee Promotions

Berkshire Grown Elects New Officers and Members to Board of Trustees

Quick Guide to This Weekend

Friday, February 9

Mental Health First Aid Training Class, 9am-5pm - Fairview Hospital

Parents' Night Out, 6-8pm - CHP

Mr. Toad's Friday Night Movies: Social Realism of Loach & Ramsay, 6-11pm - Race Brook Lodge

Tarot Workshop with Sheilaa Hite, 7:30pm - Crystal Essence

Saturday, Feb. 10

Sheffield Farmers Winter Market at Dewey Hall, 10am -1pm

Kids Concert with Terry A La Berry, 12pm - Colonial Theatre

Cake Decorating Workshop (1 of 4), 12-2pm - BCC

Organ Masters Concert I, 2pm - Berkshire Bach

S'mores and More Wildlife Hike, 2-5pm - Mass Audubon Pleasant Valley

Lecture: When Justice Fails, 2pm - The Clark

Pre-Valentine's Shopping and Tasting Event, 4:30-6:30pm - The Attic

London's National Theatre in HD: Romeo & Juliet, 7pm - The Mahaiwe

Bronco Bullfrog & Mod Dance Party, 7-10pm - Race Brook Lodge

The Best of the 70s, 7:30pm - Colonial Theatre (Low Avail.)

Ghost Tour with Robert Oakes, 8pm - Ventfort Hall

Sunday, Feb. 11

Early Bird Spotting for Families, 10am - Berkshire Natural Resources Council

Valentine's Day at The Clark, 2-4pm

London National Theatre: Good, 3pm - The Mahaiwe

Valentine Concert & Tea: "Songs in the Cycle of Love," 3:30pm - Ventfort Hall

String Quartet Concert, 4pm at Saint James Place

Substance-Free Superbowl Party, 6pm - South County Recovery Center

Super Bowl at The Stagecoach Tavern, 6-10pm

Events Calendar
(Click image to go to event website)

February 9 - Fairview Hospital

Mental Health First Aid Training Class

February 8 - Berkshire Natural Resources Council

Online Class

February 9 - CHP

Parents' Night Out

Feb. 10 - Sheffield Farmers' Market

Winter Market

February 10 - Sandisfield Recreation Committee

*NEW LOCATION - Valentine Crafting

Starting Feb. 10 - BCC

Cake Decorating Class

February 10 - Mass Audubon Pleasant Valley

S'mores and Wildlife Hike

February 10 - Berkshire Bach Society

Organ Concert

February 10 - Race Brook Lodge

Dance Party

February 11 - Ventfort Hall

Valentine Concert & Tea

February 11 - South County Recovery Center

Substance-Free Superbowl Party

Starting Feb. 12 - Berkshire South

Scottish Country Dance Classes

February 15 - Gould Farm

Virtual Presentation

Feb. 16-25 - Downtown Pittsfield Inc.

Restaurant Week

February 17 - Berkshire Grown

Winter Farmers Market

February 17 - Bard College at Simon's Rock

Discovery Day

Feb. 17 - Berkshire Theatre Group

BTG Plays! Touring Show

February 17 - Catamount Mountain Resort

Laser Show

Feb. 18- Great Barrington Arts Market

Winter Market

Coming Up . . .

Winter Break Activities:

CHP Berkshires and Norman Rockwell Museum

Monday, February 19

Family Winter Wilderness Adventure, 11am - Berkshire South Regional Community Center

Wednesday, February 21

Grant Writing for Farmers, 11am-1pm (on Zoom) - Berkshire Grown

The Politics of Forests, 12pm - Orion Magazine (Online)

Campfire & Creative Kids Club, 3-8pm - Race Brook Lodge

Thursday, February 22

Free Family Fun Day, 11am-4pm - Norman Rockwell Museum

Saturday, February 24

Screening & Discussion: Hairspray, 3pm - Berkshire International Film Festival

London's National Theatre in HD: Vanya, 7pm - The Mahaiwe

Changes in Latitudes: Jimmy Buffet Tribute Show, 7:30pm - Colonial Theatre

Raffle Drawing of Annual Scholarship Raffle, 8pm - Kiwanis of Sheffield

Flamenco Night, 8-10pm - Race Brook Lodge

Monday, February 26

Author Talk: Pilgrimage to Broken Mountain

More February Events - Click Here

Save the Dates in March

Job Openings

Dare Bottle Shop - PT Positions for New Great Barrington Location

BFAIR - Director of Learning and Employee Development

Berkshire Money Management - Front Office Coordinator

Rural Recovery - Bilingual Recovery Coach

Mass Audubon Pleasant Valley - Summer Camp Staff

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation - Community Engagement Officer

Town of Sandisfield - Seasonal Plowing and Snow Maintenance

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