Friday May 4, 2012

Lenox: Winstanley PR director earns honors

Jaclyn Stevenson, the director of public relations and social media for Winstanley Partners, has been named to BusinessWest Magazine’s annual 40 under 40 List.

Now in its sixth year, 40 under 40 is a list of young business and civic leaders who currently live and work in Western Massachusetts. A panel of judges made up of regional business leaders select the 40 winners from a pool of nominees each year.

Besides her work for Winstanley, Stevenson is a co-founder of PodCamp Western Mass., a member of the Berkshire Leadership Program’s class of 2012, and a frequent speaker on social media, new media, journalism and public relations.

She also does organization development for groups that include the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers, and the Women Business Alliance of Pioneer Valley. Stevenson serves on the board of directors of AdClub of Western Mass., and the Lenox Wedding Tour planning committee.

Stevenson and her fellow nominees will be inducted into the 40 under 40 class of 2012 on Thursday, June 21 in Holyoke. Info r mation: http://businessewest.com/40-underforty-2012-event.

Pittsfield: Pregnancy Support agency relocates

Pregnancy Support Services of Berkshire County, Inc., has moved from 74 North St. to 34 Depot St., room 204. The organization began operating at its new location on May 1.

The nonprofit agency provides counseling, maternity and baby clothing and furniture along with assistance to local families who have suffered disasters such as fires.

Pittsfield: CET plans session for homeowners

The Center for EcoTechnology will hold an EcoHouse Party designed for homeowners on from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10 at the Morningside Community School, 100 Burbank St.

Information about how energy loss occurs within your house, and valuable and easy actions that can be taken to reduce utility bills will be discussed.

The Mass Save Home Energy Services Program, recently ranked as the best efficiency program in the nation, performs no-cost home energy assessments and provides access to free and low cost improvements for your home.

To RSVP, contact Aric Brown at (413) 445-4556, ext. 30 or at aric.brown@cetonline.org.