Pittsfield: Agency offers financial workshops
Starting on Wednesday, the Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority will be offering a series of four weekly Economic Literacy/Financial Literacy workshops.
The free, public workshops will run from 6 to 7 p.m. on the 4th floor of 1 Fenn St. in the offices of the BCRHA on four Wednesdays: Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13 and Nov. 20.
The seminars will focus on family economics, spending and savings strategies, improving your credit ratings and bolstering budgeting skills, smart shopping, and avoiding the pitfalls of harmful financial products. Part of the workshops will be devoted to staying out of debt throughout the holidays this year.
Those in attendance are eligible for economic incentives for completing the course and for coming to each session.
Information/registration: Jim Hamilton at the BCRHA, (413) 443-7138, ext. 210.
Waltham: Warren to address executive forum
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., will speak on employer-related issues in Washington D.C. when Associated Industries of Massachusetts holds an Executive Forum from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.on Friday, Nov. 15, at the Waltham Westin Hotel.
The cost is $55 per person for AIM members, $550 for a table of 10. The cost for non-members is $90 per person, $990 for a table of 10. The cost for government representatives is $45.
Pittsfield: Dalton CPA joins Greylock panel
Lori Broderick-Bean of Dalton has been appointed to the Greylock Federal Credit Union's supervisory committee by the financial institution's board of directors.
Currently a senior accountant at McMahon & Vigeant, PC, Certified Public Accountants in Dalton, Broderick-Bean brings more than 20 years of financial services and business experience to her new position.
Broderick-Bean holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Bentley University, and an MBA from Western New England College in Springfield.
The other members of Greylock's supervisory committee are Chairman Anthony J. Rinaldi, Jean A. Doak, Daniel E. Donovan and Ozias C. Vincelette. The supervisory committee functions as the representative auditor for the membership and oversees compliance, policies, rules, regulations and the performance of officials and employees.