Business Briefs: Dalton physician joins Community Health Programs

Dalton physician joins CHP at 510 North St.

Dr. Patricia Lehman, an internal medicine physician, has joined Community Health Programs' primary care team at the Neighborhood Health Center at 510 North St. in Pittsfield. She has practiced in the Pittsfield area since 1979.

Most recently in practice at Dalton Medical Associates, Lehman is board certified in internal medicine. She holds degrees in medicine and surgery from Trinity College University of Dublin, Ireland.

She completed her medical residency at Berkshire Medical Center in 1982, and began working in Pittsfield, first at the 510 North St. walk-in clinic, then in private practice in Pittsfield. A Pittsfield resident, Lehman joined Dalton Medical Associates in 2010.

Rice joins Raymond James as VP Investments

David A. Rice has joined the Pittsfield office of Raymond James & Associates Inc. as vice president, investments.

He will join Pittsfield office branch manager Paul A. Fortini in a newly formed partnership, Park Square Financial Advisors of Raymond James.

Before joining Raymond James. Rice was a vice president and financial advisor at RBC Wealth Management. A Williamstown resident, Rice hold a bachelor's degree in economics from Bates College and participated in the Washington Semester Program at American University, studying economic policy.


Chamber Nite at Berkshire Carousel on Aug. 18

1Berkshire will hold its monthly Chamber Nite event on Thursday at the Berkshire Carousel, 50 Center St.

The hours are 5 to 7 p.m. Admission is free. Information: Danielle Thomas, 413 499-1600 ext. 126.


Festa to speak at Good News Business Salute

Michael E. Festa will speak on the longevity economy when 1Berkshire holds a Good News Business Salute on Wednesday, Aug. 31 at Hancock Shaker Village.

Four businesses will be saluted: Hancock Shaker Village, Sampco Inc., Proper Connections LLC, and The Johnson Dealerships.

The hours are 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The cost is $35 for 1Berkshire members, $45 for non-members.



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