Pittsfield: Oldies show to benefit 4th parade
A one-night benefit show of the "Oldies but Goodies Rock and Roll Show," sponsored by the Pittsfield Parade Committee, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 21 at Reid Middle School. Proceeds will benefit the Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade.
Doors open at 6 p.m., the show starts at 7. The show’s theme is "Memories Are Made of This," and is a tribute to former Oldies member and supporter Mike Joyce.
Tickets are $20 per person with no refunds. They can be obtained at Wood Bros. in the Allendale Shopping Center, or via Paypal on the Parade Committee’s website, www.pittsfieldparade.com.
Sheffield: $474K in scholarships awarded
The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation has awarded a record $474,150 in scholarships to 195 students throughout its three state coverage area.
In Berkshire County, 138 students received $251,350 from 26 of the foundation’s scholarship funds. That sum included $111,150 that was awarded to 74 students from the Zenas Crane Fund for Student Aid and the Winthrop Crane Fund for Graduate Student Aid.
The other funds that awarded scholarships to Berkshire County students include the Charles and Elinore Agar Fund, the Margery and William Barrett Scholarship, the Ferris Burtis Scholarship, the New World Fund, the Isringhaus Scholarship Fund, the Edward Dery Scholarship Fund, and the Honorable James P. Dohoney Scholarship Fund.
The funds also include the Fairbank Family Scholarship, the West Stockbridge Grange Scholarship, the Housatonic School Scholarship Fund, the Jamie Fund, the Guido Masiero Scholarship, the Louis S. Massery Scholarship. the Myrtle and Raymond Mercier Scholarship, the Emma Miller Scholarship Fund, the William J. Newton Memorial Scholarship and the Michael P. O’Brien Scholarship Fund.
Other funds include the Antonio and Antoinette Pieropan Scholarship, the Quality Printing Scholarship, the Rhoda Rubin Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund, the Esther Samuels & Mabel Cornman Scholarship Fund, the Daniel and Evelyn Smith Scholarshoip Fund, the William Stanley Scholarship Fund, the Williams Academy and Williams High School Scholarship Funds, and the McLaughlin Wilson Fund.