Pittsfield: Girls Inc. to honor Ruth Blodgett, scholarship recipients

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Girls Inc. of the Berkshires, the core program of the Gladys Allen Brigham Community Center, will present the 2016 "She Knows Where She Is Going" award to Ruth Blodgett at the Girls Inc. Annual Ruth P. Boraski Celebration Evening on Thursday, May 5, at the Colonial Theatre.

Blodgett, of Dalton, is the senior vice president of planning and development, and interim vice president of physician services at Berkshire Health Systems.

Presented annually since 1990, the "She Knows Where She Is Going" award recognizes strong, smart, and bold Berkshire County women leaders who exemplify the vision and values of Girls Inc.

In addition, Girls Inc. will present $10,000 in scholarships to young women who will graduate from high school and go onto higher education.

Scholarships are underwritten by Ruth P. Boraski Funds for Girls Inc. of the Berkshires, Berkshire Community College Foundation, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Rotary Club of Pittsfield, and Zonta Club of Berkshire County.

All proceeds from the Celebration Evening benefit Girls Inc. of the Berkshires.

For more information, contact Bethany Kirchmann at 413-442-5174, ext. 12, or bethanyk@brighamcenter.org.


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