Editor's note: This article was updated to reflect that the Montessori School of the Berkshires capital campaign seeks to raise $2.95 million, not $29.5 million as originally stated.


BEHOLD! New Lebanon names coordinator; sets preview

Jasmine DeJackome has been named program coordinator of BEHOLD! New Lebanon, the first living museum of contemporary rural life.

The museum's 2016 season preview will take place on Thursday, May 26 at Meissner's Auction House on Route 20. The event begins at 9:30 a.m.

DeJackome will be responsible for scheduling and overseeing the activities of BEHOLD! New Lebanon's Rural Guides, who conduct more than 100 informative programs in their own profession settings. She will work out of the museum's headquarters and reception area at 438 Rt. 20.

Montessori School kickoffs $29.5 million capital campaign

The Montessori School of the Berkshires has launched, "Go Beyond", a $2.95 million capital campaign. The campaign is raising funds for a 7,300 square foot expansion to the school's existing 9,000 square foot building.

The campaign will also fund other several other MSB expansion projects. Information: www,berkshiremontessori.org/gobeyond.

Lenox resident named to Mass. Cultural Council

Matthew D.M. Keator of Lenox has been named to the Massachusetts Cultural Council by Governor Charlie Baker.


Keator is a senior partner and owner of Keator Group LLC of Lenox, a nationally recognized wealth management firm. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business Executive Education Program, Keator holds his CFS designation and is a member of the Fixed Income Analyst Society.

He is also a graduate of West Virginia University's Eberly College of Arts and Science.