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Pittsfield: Berkshire Bank plans family activities

Berkshire Bank will celebrate the opening of its new branch at 99 North St. with a variety of activities on Saturday and Sunday.

Family Day is scheduled to take place at the new branch from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Several children's activities, including a book signing by children's author Ty Allan Jackson, are scheduled to take place. Participants will have the opportunity to help support both the Eleanor Sonsini Animal Shelter and Goodwill Industries of the Berkshire's Suit YourSelf Program.

On Sunday, Berkshire Movie Day will take place at the Beacon Cinema with a showing of The Wizard of Oz that begins at 11 a.m.

Tickets for that performance can be reserved at the branch. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and are limited to four tickets per family. Space is limited.

Berkshires: Berkshire Healthcare sites honored

Four Berkshire County long-term care facilities associated with Berkshire Healthcare have been honored by My InnerView for exceptional customer and employee satisfaction.

Those communities include Hillcrest Commons in Pittsfield, Williamstown Commons in Williamstown, Kimball Farms Nursing Care Center in Lenox, and Mount Greylock in Pittsfield. Hillcrest Commons and Williamstown Commons were honored for customer satisfaction. The other local facilities were honored for customer and employee satisfaction.

My InnerView's annual Excellence in Action Awards are presented to skilled nursing homes that achieve outstanding resident and/or employee satisfaction.

Eight of the 19 long-term organizations in Massachusetts that were recognized by My InnerView are associated with Berkshire Healthcare, as is another facility in Ohio.

Berkshire Healthcare owns or operates 16 rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities in three states, with 14 of them located in Massachusetts.

Williamstown: Marketing agency relocates

Local marketing agency Berkshire Direct has relocated from its previous space at 173 Water St. to 616 Main St.

In conjunction with their move into a larger, more retail-oriented space, Berkshire Direct has also installed a Konica Minolta BizHub 550C printer/copier/scanner/fax machine.

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shire-direct. Information: (413) 458-1721,


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