Berkshires: Solicitation for life sciences projects

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center has launched its fourth round of an open solicitation for life sciences-related capital projects.

The solicitation covers capital projects for academic/ research insitutions (both two- and four-year colleges); business incubators; and other not-for-profit organizations in Massachusetts. The MLSC has allocated up to $35 million in capital dollars for this solicitation. Information: amcquilken@masslifesciences.com.

Springfield: Medical interpreter course offered

Springfield Technical College is offering a nine-week certificate program to prepare individuals for an entry-level career as a medical and community interpreter.

The program is open to those who speak all languages, but students mist be able to fully comprehend and communicate in English and at least one other language. Because a selective interview is required, students must register well in advance. Space is limited. Classes will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays beginning on Sept. 17. Information: www.stcc.edu/wd/ or (413) 755-4502.

Lenox: Sohn Fine Art moves to new location

Sohn Fine Art has expanded and moved to a new location at 69 Church St.

Selected works by artists the gallery represents are now on display. This exhibition will remain on view through Aug. 18. A grand re-opening reception will take place from 3 to 7 p.


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m. on Saturday, Aug. 16.

In addition to a larger space, and the expansion of all divisions of the company, Sohn Fine Art now officially offers framing. Information: www.sohnfineart.com.

Berkshires: Jobs community for vets launches

Monster Worldwide Inc., a global leader in connecting job opportunities and people, has launched NewEnglandTechVets.org, an online community to connect military service members and veterans with jobs in New England and the United States.

The program is designed to connect post-9/11 military veterans with employers and jobs and support efforts to heal the "invisible wounds" of war as veterans re-enter the civilian workforce. The initiative is a collaboration between the Massachusetts Home Base program as clinical adviser.