Pittsfield: Women of Color Giving Circle to recognize graduates


The Women of Color Giving Circle of the Berkshires will host its annual event honoring local graduates from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Berkshire Community College.

The event, free and open to public, will be held in the college's Susan B. Anthony Lounge.

The theme of this year's event is "Hard Times, Strong Minds." Speakers will include Danica Chin and Jerome Edgerton Jr.

Chin is a process engineer with Bayer Material Science in Sheffield. In 2015, she was named a STEP Award Emerging Leader by The Manufacturing Institute and was also featured in the spring 2015 issue of Diversity Woman Magazine.

Edgerton is a basketball coach at Pittsfield High and a 2015 New England Hall of Fame regional basketball inductee.

For more information, call Shirley Edgerton at 413-841-8770.


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