Business briefs: Census training workshops scheduled

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The Statewide Complete the County Committee will hold a trainers workshop for the 2020 Massachusetts Census on Tuesday at Berkshire Immigrant Center, 67 East St. The sessions will take place at 2 and 5:30 p.m.

Participants will learn and share tools and resources to develop actionable steps for stronger awareness and outreach campaigns; be prepared to connect with Berkshire County residents; receive information to help set up outreach programs; and build connections between organizations to seed collaboration.

Information: Vatsady Sivongxay, vsivongxay@miracoalition.org.

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Gateway Cities Summit

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The MassINC Gateway Cities Institute will hold its seventh innovation awards and summit Wednesday at the DCU Center in Worcester. The summit takes place from 9 a.m. to noon. The awards luncheon takes place from noon to 2 p.m.

This year's theme is "Catalyzing Transformative Transit-Oriented Development." Christopher Coes, the vice president of Land Use and Development for Smart Growth America, will be the keynote speaker. Information/registration: massinc.org.BERKSHIRES

Scholarship loans offered for medical students

The Berkshire District Medical Society is accepting applications for scholarship loans for medical students who are Berkshire County residents.

Applicants are required to be bona fide residents of Berkshire County who already have been accepted at an approved medical school in either the United States or Canada. Money will be paid directly to the school of choice.

The award, known as the Berkshire District Medical Society Revolving Scholarship Loan, was established on a revolving basis so that the repaid money would help as many medical students as possible. Recipients are asked to consider serving residencies in Berkshire County hospitals. The deadline for submitting applications is April 30.

To apply, visit massmed.org/berkshire. To receive an application, contact Susan Poulin at spoulin@berkshire.rr.com or call 413-207-4551.


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