In brief

Posted
Sunday September 16, 2012

In Brief

Berkshires:
Volunteers sought
to aid in tax prep

The Internal Revenue Service is seeking community volunteers to provide free tax help to qualified individuals during the tax-filing season.

Managed by the IRS, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs provide free tax return preparation for low- to moderate-income taxpayers, senior citizens, people with disabilities, and those with limited knowledge of English.

To become a volunteer, contact Deyanira Colon at (617) 316-2678, or deyanira.colon @irs.gov. Information: www.irs.gov.

Berkshires:
Big Y re-establishes
Education Express

Big Y Foods, which operates four supermarkets in Berkshire County, is re-establishing its Big Y Education Express Program on Thursday, Oct. 4.

Under the program, schools can earn free school supplies such as computers, software, math and science materials and athletic equipment by redeeming points earned when shoppers purchase specially marked items.

Shoppers can sign up to support the school of their choice. Points will accumulate from Oct. 4 through Jan. 1. Information: BigY.com.

Chester:
Nicki Creer gains
CIC recognition

Nicki A. Creer of Chester has been recognized by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors for successfully maintaining the CIC designation for 10 years,

Creer is employed at the Wilcox Insurance Agency, which has offices in Westfield and Feeding Hills.

The CIC Program is the premier continuing education program for insurance
professionals.


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