Pittsfield: Berkshire Writers Room elects officers

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The Berkshire Writers Room Inc. held is annual meeting on Jan. 11 at the Boom Room in Crawford Square. Elections were held for three year terms.

Peter Loboda was re-elected president, Don Dermyer was re-elected treasurer, Jhena Faeran was elected secretary, and W.C. Wampler was elected director at large.

During the business portion of the meeting, Dorothy Gonick of Hindsale was elected poet laureate.

Gonick, a published poet, has been a member of the Berkshire Writers Room for many years and is known for her pen and ink drawings as well as her poetry. She will commence her duties immediately, which involves preparing and presenting appropriate poetry as needed by the group.

The details of the fourth annual writing contest were approved and will be announced in April.



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