SBCC Newsletter

September 22, 2022

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In this Week's Newsletter

  • Chamber News
  • September Spotlights
  • New Member Welcome
  • Library Events
  • Announcements
  • Quick Guide to This Weekend
  • Event Calendar
  • News from Our Towns
  • Job Openings

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"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

Read the Berkshire Edge's Coverage of our 2022 Business Persons of the Year Celebration here.

New Chamber Members!
Local Libraries

Troy Fine Art Services, Inc.

Adams Community Bank

Flying Church Coffee

NTR Bookkeeping

OsteoStrong Great Barrington

Alliance for a Viable Future

Jack Miller Contractors

Commonwealth Collaborative

The Elm

Town of Sandisfield

Right Light Video Productions

T Square Design Studio

Key Private Bank

Great Barrington Arts Market

Kimama Half Moon

Maid in the Berkshires

Mason Library

Sept. 22 7pm – Zoom Author Talk: Learning to Thrive with Easy Walks by Marjorie Turner Hollman


Bushnell-Sage Library

Sept. 28 - Jagged Memories: Four Novels By Kazuo Ishiguro with Mark Scarbrough


News and Announcements

Jack Miller Contractors Announces New Hires in Response to Building Industry Growth

CHP's Fall Nutrition & Health Newsletter Available Online

Clark & Green Architects Hired to Complete Design for Du Bois Freedom Center

Berkshire Busk! Closes Second Season (Berkshire Edge)

Salisbury Bank to Offer Community Shred Drive-Thru Day at the Sheffield Branch on October 8

Quick Guide to This Weekend

Friday, Sept. 23

ArtWeek Berkshires Events

Sheffield Farmers Market, 3-6pm

“Sarah’s Story” Author Reading, 4pm – Monterey Community Center

Online Symposium: Illustration and Race, 7pm - Norman Rockwell Museum

Al Olender Featuring Opener Anthony Bonneville and Katie Herbst, 7:30-10:30pm – Egremont Barn

The BTUs Fund for Farmsteads Concert, 8pm – Dewey Hall

Sat., Sept. 24

Food Drive by the Sheffield Kiwanis, 8:30am - 4pm in the GB Price Chopper Parking Lot

ArtWeek Berkshires Events

Housatonic Heritage Walks, 9am-5pm, various locations

Great Barrington Farmers' Market, 9am-1pm

Great Barrington Arts Market, 9am-1pm

Apple Squeeze, 10am-5pm - Lenox

Fall Fest, 10am-5pm - Catamount Mountain Resort

Berkshire Pottery Tour, 10am-5pm

Online Symposium: Illustration and Race, 10am -5pm - Norman Rockwell Museum

Photography Workshop with Thad Kubis, 11am - Sandisfield Arts Center

Festival Latino of the Berkshires, 12-4pm -Saint James Place

Sat., continued

History Talk: Marble Corridor of Western New England, 1pm - Bidwell House Museum

Meander: Classical Concert, 2-5pm - The Clark

Live Music by Berkshire Busk, 2:30-4:30pm – Berkshire Mountain Distillery

“The Meaning of Memory” Film Screening and Art Talk, 4pm – Carrie Chen Gallery

Sunday, Sept. 25

ArtWeek Berkshires Events

Housatonic Heritage Walks, 9am-5pm, various locations

Berkshire Pottery Tour, 10am - 5pm

Birds of Prey with Tom Ricardi, 11am - Sandisfield Recreation Committee

Jazz Brunch with Bobby MacVeety, 11am-3pm - Race Brook Lodge

Bow Wow Woods Walk with Tom Wessels, 1pm 

Thank You For Renewing Your Membership!

bakin' bakery

Bernay Fine Art

First Congregational Church of Great Barrington

One Mercantile

Events Calendar
(Click image to go to event website)

Ends Sept. 22 - Salisbury Bank

Photo Contest Voting

Saturdays and Sundays, through Oct. 2 - Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area

Housatonic Heritage Walks

September 22 - People's Pantry
Fundraising Concert

Pre-order by Sept. 23 - Great Barrington Bagel Co.

Rosh Hashanah Menu

Sept. 23 - Monterey Community Center

Author Reading

Sept. 23 & 24 - Norman Rockwell Museum

Online Symposium

September 23 - Dewey Hall

Conklin Fund Concert

September 24 - Kiwanis of Sheffield

Food Drive

September 24 - Lenox Chamber

Apple Squeeze

Sept. 24 & 25 - Berkshire Art Center

Part of Berkshire Pottery Tour

September 24 - Catamount Ski

Fall Fest

Sept. 24 - Sandisfield Arts Center

Photography Workshop

Sept. 24 - Bidwell House

Fall History Talk

Sept. 24 - Carrie Chen Gallery

Artist Talk

September 25 - Sandisfield Rec. Committee

Birds of Prey Event

Sept. 25 - Sheffield Land Trust & Greenagers

Forest History Walk

Starting Sept. 29 - Railroad Street Youth Project

Language Exchange

Sept. 29 - Berkshire South

Cole Porter Concert

Sept. 30 - Berkshire Camino

Free Guided Hike (Pre-registration required)

Starts Sept. 30 - Naumkeag

Pumpkin Show

Coming in October

Indigenous Peoples' Day

October 8 - Alliance for a Viable Future

Honoring Native America

October 9 - Berkshire Community Action Council
Indigenous Peoples' Celebration

October 10 - Alliance for a Viable Future

Ceremonial Walk in Great Barrington

Save The Dates

October 8 & 9 - Sample Sandisfield, Dessert Contest, Pumpkin Painting and Oktoberfest (RSVP by 9/25)

October 14 & 15 - The Mahaiwe

Live Performance

October 15 - Berkshire Community College

Harvest Run

October 29 & 30 - Crescendo


Starting Nov. 8 - Dewey Hall

Songwriting Workshop

News From Our Towns

Housatonic School’s Aspiring Developers Have Until Sept. 30 to Complete Phase 2 of Bid Process

GB's Next Libraries Director: Samara Klein

Designer Selection Committee for New Highway Garage

Bid on Surplus Town-Owned Equipment

September StoryWalk

Town of Sandisfield -  Principal Assessor

Ski Butternut - Ski and Board Shop Sales Associate / Cashier

Berkshire Center for Justice - Full-time Office Manager

Catamount Mountain Resort - Customer Service

High Lawn Farm - Dairy Farm Hand

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