N. Adams: Marchers sought for foliage parade
The Fall Foliage Parade Committee is seeking marchers and banner carriers for the 58th annual parade, which is set for 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6.
Several local and regional dignitaries are scheduled to march, including state Sen. Benjamin B. Downing, U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, Berkshire District Attorney David Capeless, and state Treasurer Steven Grossman.
High school bands from cities and towns in Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut and New York are scheduled to participate. More than 40 total units have registered to march.
Parties interested in featuring their business or community group in this year's parade are encouraged to contact the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce at (413) 499-4000, ext. 126 immediately. For additional information and updates, visit www.fallfoliageparade.com.
Pittsfield: Greylock webinar on college finances
The Greylock Federal Credit Union will hold a free informational webinar, "Sending Your Child to College for Pennies on the Dollar," from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1.
The webinar will be led by a college admissions and financial aid expert from Greylock's trusted partner, Collegiate Funding Solutions. CFS provides Greylock's members with a college planning tool to help them save for college and learn financial strategies to cut costs.
It will describe how parents of college-bound high school seniors, juniors and sophomores can get big discounts from high-priced colleges; why expensive private schools can cost the same as or less than state universities; and how to avoid making the 10 biggest mistakes that most parents make, costing them tens of thousands of dollars.
Gt. Barrington: Architectural associate joins firm
Kerry L. Bartini has joined Harrison Design Associates as an architectural associate.
She has 10 years of experience in the architectural profession, including more than three years with Harrison Design Associates from 2006-10. Her expertise encompasses all phases of work for residential and commercial architectural design projects, from drafting and design to contract administration.
Bartini graduated from Roger Williams University in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in architecture. She lives in Lee with her husband, Robert, and son, Dante.