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Adams: Christine Walsh joins Steepleview Realty

Christine Walsh, of Williamstown, has joined Steepleview Realty as an associate, the company has announced.

A Williamstown resident, Walsh holds a bachelor of science degree from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, and has spent many years working for nonprofit affordable housing organizations in that area.

She will work primarily out of Steepleview's office at 63 Spring St. in Williamstown. Walsh can be reached at either (413) 458-7001 or at

Great Barrington: Salisbury Bank names VP

Richard P. (Dick) Kelly, a Great Barrington resident, has been named vice president and senior commercial loan officer of Salisbury Bank in Lakeville, Conn., which has branches in Sheffield and South Egremont.

In this newly created position, Kelly will be a key member of the bank's senior management team and will have oversight of the financial institution's commercial lending officers.

Kelly has more than 20 years of experience as a commercial banker in western Massachusetts and eastern New York.

Prior to joining Salisbury Bank, Kelly served as first vice president and commercial lender at Berkshire Bank, where he was responsible for managing a significant commercial loan portfolio. He has also held positions at BankBoston, Multibank and St. Lawrence National Bank.

Co-chairman of the Fairview Hospital Golf Tournament, Kelly holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Hamilton College.

Lenox: Maccabi USA to host dinner at Cranwell

Maccabi USA will host a dinner to honor the Masters of Tennis on Sunday, June 9 in the historic ballroom at Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club. The dinner begins at 7 p.m.

Maccabi USA is the sponsor for the American team in the 19th annual Maccabiah Games, one of the world's largest athletic competitions, which take place in July. Dinner guests will include some of the tennis players on the US team.

Special guests are motivational speaker Bob Litwin, the head coach of the USA Grand Masters Tennis Team; and NBA Hall of Famer Dolph Schayes.

Tickets are $125 per person, and include cocktails with an open bar. They must be reserved at Cranwell by calling either (800) 272-6935, or emailing


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