In Brief: TD Bank names new store manager

Tuesday May 22, 2012

Adams: TD Bank names new store manager

James F. Truden III has been named store manager of TD Bank's store at 10 Center St. in Adams.

An assistant vice president, Truden will be responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing the day-to-day operations at the store serving customers throughout Berkshire County.

Truden is new to banking, but has 25 years of experience in customer service and sales management. Prior to joining TD Bank, he served as operations manager at Bed Bath & Beyond in Pittsfield.

A Pittsfield resident, Truden is a 1995 graduate of Berkshire Community College. He graduated from Wahconah Regional High School in Dalton in 1991.

Pittsfield: Auction to help market Berkshires

The Berkshire Visitors Bureau, in collaboration with the 1Berkshire Strategic Alliance Foundation, has launched its second annual Berkshires Dream Auction, an online auction to raise funds for the Berkshire Marketing Fund.

The Berkshire Visitors Bureau's board of directors created the Berkshire Marketing Fund in 2011 in order to reduce the region's reliance on state funds to supplement cooperative marketing dollars raised through its members.

The online auction began on May 18, and runs until June 5. All donations are tax deductible through the 1Berkshire Strategic Alliance Foundation, a fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

Information/contributions: Dara Kaufman, (413) 743-4500 or at

Pittsfield: Professional Women to meet June 4

Berkshire Business & Professional Women will hold their next meeting on Monday, June 4 at Mazzeo's Ristorante. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m, followed by dinner at 6.

The program features Avi Dresner of Avi Dresner Personal Training, speaking on "Women, Work & Wellness" (or what to do about your thighs and the rest of you).

The cost is $30 for BBPW members and guests. To register, email Barbara Martin at by Wednesday, May 30.


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