Sunday January 27, 2013

Lenox:
Builders Association offers courses Feb. 5

The Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Western Massachusetts will sponsor a two hour CSL Continuing Education Course on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Lenox Memorial Middle and High School.

The topic is the IRC 8th edition 780 CMR Code for Framing. The class takes place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served from 5 to 5:30.

The cost is $50 for association members, and $70 for nonmembers. Enrollment is limited.

The course has been approved by the Massachusetts Board of Building Regulations & Standards for one hour of code review, and one hour of elective education for a total of two hours. The Massachusetts Board of Building Regulations & Standards requires all Con-struction Supervisor License holders to have a specific number of continuing education credits (depending on what type of license they have) in order to renew their license every two years.

Registration: Sandra Doucette, (413) 733-3126.

Lenox:
BPW schedules
careerist speak-off

Berkshire Business & Professional Women has scheduled a speak-off among the competitors in its Young Careerist Competition for its dinner meeting on Monday, Feb. 4 at Cranwell Resort.

The competitors will be interviewed by a panel of judges beforehand and will speak to the group on a topic related to working women.

Networking takes place from 5:30 to 6 p.m., followed by the dinner/speaker portion of the program from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $35 per person. RSVP is required by Thursday.

Registration: www.berk shirebpw.org.

PIttsfield:
Miss Hall’s receives
brochure award

Miss Hall’s School has received a bronze award for its 2011-12 Annual Fund Brochures in the fundraising materials category of the 2013 CASE District 1 Communication Awards. This is the second year that Miss Hall’s has received a CASE Award.

The brochures, titled "One Voice Stronger -- One Step Further," were produced by Miss Hall’s school publications office that is overseen by Brian M. Majewski.

The only other independent school to receive a bronze medal in Miss Hall’s category was Deerfield Academy.

Miss Hall’s will receive its award on Wednesday at the CASE District 1 Conference in Boston.