SBCC Newsletter

January 19, 2023

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In this Week's Newsletter

  • Chamber News
  • January Spotlights
  • New Member Welcome
  • Library Events
  • Announcements
  • Quick Guide to This Weekend
  • Event Calendar
  • Save-The-Dates
  • News from Our Towns
  • Job Openings

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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

BAH February 9 at Ventfort Hall

Chamber members are invited to join us for Business After Hours at Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum on Thursday, February 9th.

Register here

Women in Leadership Luncheon and Awards Wednesday, March 8th

Nominate a Berkshire Woman in Leadership for the Mentor Leader or Rising Star category. Nominations are due February 6th.

Submit a nomination online!


New Chamber Members!

Local Libraries

Noble Farm

Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum

O'Connor and Agar, LLC

Windsor Advantage

Berkshire Compost

Tableaux Wealth

Scout House

FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers

Cafua Management

Gulotta’s Inc. 


Roberto's Pizza

Troy Fine Art Services, Inc.

Adams Community Bank

Flying Church Coffee

NTR Bookkeeping

OsteoStrong Great Barrington

Alliance for a Viable Future

Mason Library

January 20 - Lunar New Year Celebration Link

Bushnell-Sage Library

January 25 & 28 - Get to Know the GRIT Freedom Chair


News and Announcements

"A Perfect Echo" to Open Later This Month at Carrie Chen Gallery (The Berkshire Edge)

Berkshire Busk Announces Auction for Guitar Signed by James Taylor

Lee Bank Foundation Distributes $45,670 in Final Grant Funding Round of 2022

Next Generation to Lead Guido's Fresh Marketplace (iBerkshires)

Berkshire Community College Receives Grant to Address College Campus Hunger

Quick Guide to This Weekend

Friday, Jan. 20

Women and Minority Owned Business Certification Summit, 8am to 1pm - 1Berkshire

Lunar New Year Celebration with CHP, 10:30-11:30am - Mason Library

Casting Identities: Race and American Sculpture (Online Roundtable), 1pm - Chesterwood

ECC Teacher Appreciation Shabbat, 6pm - Hevreh of South Berkshire

Tracking Wildlife, 6pm at BCC

Saturday, Jan. 21

Registration Day at BCC, 8am-noon

Educational Visioning: SBRSD & BHRSD, 10am to noon at the Sheffield Senior Center

Drop-In Art Making, 10am to noon - Berkshire Art Center in Pittsfield

Berkshire Grown Winter Farmers Market, 10am - 2pm at the Housy Dome

Author Meet and Greet with Kevin O'Hara, 12-2pm - The Bookloft

Exhibition Opening Reception, 4-6pm - Bernay Fine Art

Movie: Breaking Away, 7pm - The Mahaiwe

Live Music by Garrin Benfield, 7-9pm - twoflower cafe

Sunday, Jan. 22

My Evil Twin, 2pm - Dewey Hall

Thank You For Renewing Your Membership!

Ameriprise Financial

Berkshire South Regional Community Center

Bidwell House Museum

Blue Rider Stables Inc

Carr Hardware

Crissey Farm

Gemini Creative

Guido's Fresh Marketplace

Holiday Inn Express

Iredale Cosmetics

Larkin, LTD

Mahaiwe Tent

Orion Magazine

Seward's Tires Inc.

Sheffield Land Trust

Stockbridge Chamber of Commerce

Stone House Properties LLC

Travelodge Motel

Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires

Events Calendar
(Click image to go to event website)

January 19 - Schumacher Center for a New Economics

Online Event

January 19 - Berkshire Natural Resources Council

Online Event

See more BNRC programs and hikes

January 20 - 1Berkshire

Women and Minority Owned Business Certification Summit

January 20 - Chesterwood

Online Roundtable

Jan. 20 - Hevreh of South Berkshire

ECC Teacher Appreciation Shabbat

January 21 - BCC

Registration Day

January 21 - Southern Berkshire Regional School District / Berkshire Hills Regional SChool District

January 21 - Berkshire Grown

Winter Farmers Market

January 21 - The Bookloft

Author Event

Starting Jan. 21 - The Mahaiwe


January 21 - twoflower

Live music by Berkshire Busk!

January 22 & 25 - Dewey Hall


January 26 - Sheffield Kiwanis

Blood Drive

Jan. 28 - Carrie Chen Gallery

Opening Reception

January 28 - Ventfort Hall

Ghost Tours

Save The Dates in February!

February 3 - Berkshire Theatre Group Concert

February 4 & 5 - Crescendo Concerts

February 8 & 22 - Berkshire South Reiki Sessions

February 12 - Ventfort Hall Valentine Cabaret

February 11 - Sheffield Farmers' Market, Winter Market at Dewey Hall

February 11 - Sandisfield Recreation Committee

Winter Dance

February 16 - Dewey Hall Swing Dance

February 25 - Sheffield Kiwanis Raffle Drawing

News From Our Towns

Habitat for Humanity Offers Affordable Home Opportunity in Great Barrington

State Grant Funds Sidewalk Improvements in Fairview Hospital Area

Special Town Meeting 1/21

Monterey Community Center Events

Food Drive 1/23 - 2/10

Otis Ridge Ski Passes Available to Otis Residents

CP & OSRP Survey Open Through 1/28

Job Openings

Ventfort Hall

Front Desk & Museum Associate

Berkshire Agricultural Ventures

Executive Director

(applications due January 31)

Berkshire Natural Resources Council

Stewardship Coordinator

Camp Kimama Half Moon

Property/Maintenance Manager

Catamount Ski Lift Attendant

Norman Rockwell Museum Digital Marketing and Communications Manager | Archivist and Curatorial Information Manager

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