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Women's Fund holding event on June 9

Pittsfield Mayor Linda M. Tyer and state Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier, D-Pittsfield, will be in attendance when the Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts hosts a gathering of Berkshire County women's leaders to support ongoing collaborations and activism in the region.

The event takes place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 9 at Patrick's Pub, 26 Bank Row. RSVP to by Friday, June 3.


NBT Bank named top institution by LPL Financial

NBT Bank was recently named 2015 Financial Institution of the Year at the 12th annual LPL Financial Services Program Leadership Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

NBT was nominated by LPL growth consultants and selected from more than 750 financial institutions based on quantitative and qualitative factors including year-over-year growth, thought leadership and innovation.

Based in Norwich, N.Y., NBT has Berkshire branches in Great Barrington, Lee, Lenox, North Adams and Pittsfield.


Three named to Shaker Museum Board

John Dax, Edward Spiro and Joanne Dunne Murphy have been named to the board of directors of Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon by the organization's trustees.

Raised in Ohio, Dax has lived in New Lebanon since 1987 and has served on many boards and committees. He is currently the president of the Shaker Swamp Conservency Inc. and has been a lawyer in private practice since 1983.

Spiro is a civil litigator and partner at Morvillo Abramowitz in New York City and has many years of experience handling complex commercial litigation for individual and corporate clients. He lives in New York City and Old Chatham, N.Y.

Dunne Murphy moved to Old Chatham permanently in May 2015 after living in Vienna, Austria and London for more than 15 years. She worked at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1985-1989 in the department of medieval art.


BYP holding summer interns event

Berkshire Young Professionals will hold the 2016 Intern Summer Kick-off on Tuesday, June 7 at Berkshire Community College's campus at 1350 West St.

The hours are noon to 3 p.m. Information:


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