The Watson Fund donations

GREAT BARRINGTON — The 81st annual John S. Watson Christmas Fund has received additional donations totaling $715 toward this year's goal of $26,000. This year's campaign has raised $1,595 to date.

Founded in 1936 by local newsman John S. Watson, the fund serves South Berkshire families in need with food and clothing certificates.

Donations to the fund can be made through any South County Berkshire Bank office. Checks should be payable to the Watson Fund.

Those wishing to make their donations "in memory of" or "in lieu of holiday cards" can include their requests with their check and those wishes will be published in local newspapers and on WSBS radio.

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Peter, Elizabeth, John, Gertrude and Madeline Sauer, Helen & Ray Pecosaro, from Marilyn, Linda & Bob     $25

Harland & Marcella Foster, from Harland B. Foster Inc.     $500

Gladys, George & Victor Crossley, Terry Peters, Frank & Ruth Dwyer, and Nancy Crossley, from Crossley & Dwyer Families     $50

Jerry Jones, Terry Peters and Gerry Crane, from Ford Powered 39 Racing Team     $50


Thomas W. Orlando     $50

Anonymous     $40

Today's total:      $715

Total to date:

To reach goal:


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