January 2020: Greetings from the President

January 2020: Greetings from the President

BBPW January Newsletter January 14, 2019 Happy New Year! With two weeks in, I hope each of you has started out the new year on a positive note. A new year can always be so energizing, with a look back at the year just past and a look forward to new ways of learning and growing. We were just thrilled with Sally Helgesen’s presentation on “How Women Rise” at the Morgan House in Lee. It was a sold-out evening with a long waiting list. We had great feedback following the meeting as well. So, I would encourage you to RSVP…
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December 2019 Greetings from the President

December 2019 Greetings from the President

December Greetings! Our December 9th meeting and holiday get together was a lot of fun at Methuselah. It was super to see so many new members and guests! Yuki Cohen did a terrific job hosting us; we love to support women-owned businesses. Karen O’Donnell enthusiastically led us through exercises on networking and we raised money too! We will put the money from the wine pull into our 2020 scholarship fund. The donated gift cards will make the holidays brighter for the families supported 18 Degrees. At our Board meeting last week, we welcomed several new Committee members, which was exciting…
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November Greetings from the President

November Greetings from the President

A November hello! Many of us are getting ready for a Thanksgiving Day feast with friends and family. It is a great day and weekend to “take stock” of life’s blessings as well as to help others in need. Please read about our December 2nd meeting for an opportunity to do just that! I hope you enjoyed our November dinner and meeting, with speaker and author, Joan Cohen, talking with us about the realities of dealing with Alzheimers’ Disease. She was both warm and informative. Again, we will utilize your feedback to improve on upcoming events and meetings. We are…
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October Greetings from the President!

October Greetings from the President!

The rich fall color is just beautiful here in the Berkshires. I love walking, driving and simply watching the leaves fall all around us!  I hope you enjoyed our October dinner and meeting, with both speakers, Hillery Hinds-Maxymillian and Amy Diamond talking to us about critical issues of our day, domestic violence and increasing women’s representation in public office. I was inspired by the level of engagement and participation during both talks. The Programming team, the Board and I look forward to your feedback about the evening to make our upcoming events even better. I hope also you picked up…
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BBPW September 2019 Letter from the President

BBPW September 2019 Letter from the President

Letter from Celia: September 2019 Early fall greetings! I hope you are enjoying the crisp, cool weather and new colors that surprise us and are so welcomed each September. I am honored to take on the role of your new President and have dug in! I am grateful to Claire Richards for her leadership these past few years as well as the efforts, the leadership and the support of the Berkshire BPW Board. By the time our first e-newsletter is published and relaunched, the September event, celebrating our scholarship recipients will have taken place. It looks to be quite well-attended.…
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Letter from Claire Richards, BBPW President, 2016 – 2019

Letter from Claire Richards, BBPW President, 2016 – 2019

Welcome to Berkshire Business and Professional Women’s group or Berkshire BPW.  My name is Claire Richards and I am the current President of Berkshire BPW. We have been having a fabulous year with interesting and fun programming. What is Berkshire BPW?  We are a group of women wanting to help each other and make a difference in our community.  Our members are working women seeking to advance their career goals, earn higher salaries, build stronger businesses, achieve pay equity and equal opportunities, and establish rewarding careers.  Berkshire BPW brings many rewards but the most lasting and meaningful are the lifelong…
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