Sunday April 29, 2012

PITTSFIELD -- Six Berkshire Bank employees have received the bank’s Volunteer of the Year award.

The recipients were selected based on their strong record of volunteerism and service to nonprofit organizations both in bank-sponsored volunteer projects and in the broader community.

Two of those six employees, Heather King and Chrissey Morri s sey, work in Berkshire County. King is a portfolio manager in Pittsfield, while Morrissey is a commercial loan serving specialist in Pittsfield.

Each winner received a $500 donation that will be made to the nonprofit of their choice. King’s donation was made to the Pittsfield Family YMCA swim program, while Morrissey’s will go Soldier On in Pittsfield.

Other Volunteer of the Year award recipients are: Cindy Rosenthal, a branch manager in Delmar, N.Y.; Carol Manuele, a portfolio manager in Rome, N.Y.

Also honored were Claudia Ca p orale, a business services officer in Man chester, Vt.; and Sue Gage, a branch manager in East Long meadow.