Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, 8th Annual, Pittsfield will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at Third Thursday, North Street, Pittsfield, MA.
This one mile walk is free to whoever cares to join in. Many however will solicit donations in advance of the event. For more information on how to set up an on-line funding page or access a paper form, visit elizabethfreemancenter.org/events/wam or call (413) 499-2425.
Event day schedule is as follows:
Noon On-line pre-registration ends
5:00 pm Registration and shoe decorating begins
6:00 pm Walk begins
Proceeds from the Walk will benefit the Elizabeth Freeman Center in their work to bring hope, help and healing for survivors of sexual and domestic violence in Berkshire County.
To learn more about their programs visit elizabethfreemancenter.org.
The Berkshire County Kids Place 2018 Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Berkshire Hills Country Club, 500 Benedict Road, Pittsfield, MA 01201.
The entry fee for the four-person scramble format event is $140 per person, which includes green fees, cart, lunch, on-course contests, tournament gift, dinner and a 50-50 raffle ticket. There is a dinner-only option for $35.
On- course contests include longest drive, closest to the pin, and hole in one. Players can buy mulligans and the right (for the guys) to drive from the lady’s tee on one hole- these for an additional charge.
To register email firstname.lastname@example.org for a mail in registration form. The registration deadline is May 15th.
Tournament day schedule:
10:00 am Registration, Raffle, Mulligans, etc.
11:00 am Shot gun start
Lunch on the Turn
Awards, raffle sales, silent auction and dinner after the tournament.
Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Berkshire County Kids Place to provide services to children who are victims of physical and/or sexual violence.
To learn more about the tournament again email email@example.com or call (413) 499-2800 ext 114.
To learn more about the Berkshire County Kids Place visit kidsplaceonline.org.
A special thanks to the Berkshire County Law Enforcement Golf Committee for their past 25 years of support.
Thank you also to the following sponsors for their generosity:
Greylock Federal Credit Union
Pittsfield Cooperative Bank
Champions Against Child Abuse, 13th Annual 5K/1 Mile Color Fun Run will be held Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Berkshire County Kids’ Place, 63 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, MA 01201.
Pre-register at thedriven.net before April 1st for entry fee savings. The price increases $5 between April 2nd and race day. The first 150 registrants receive an event technical shirt. There will be chip timing for the 5K by the Berkshire Running Center. For the 1 Mile Color Run there will be color stations at the beginning, middle and end of the run. Wear white clothing to enhance the color experience.
The fee structure is as follows:
Adult (16 years and older) 5K $25 + $2.50 reg. fee.
Adult Color Run $20 + $2.50
Adult both races $40 + $3.00
Children (ages 5- 15) 5K $20 + $2.50
Children 1 Mile Color Run $15 + $2.50
Children both races $30 + $2.50
Add $5 from April 2nd through race day.
Race day schedule is as follows:
8:30 am Race day registration
10:00 am 5K begins
11:00 am 1 Mile Color Fun Run begins
Awards and water and fruit after the races.
Awards to first and second place finishers, male and female in each age category.
All proceeds from the events will benefit the Berkshire County Kids’ Place programs for victims of child abuse.
To learn more about the Berkshire County Kids’ Place visit kidsplaceonline.org.
For more race information visit thedriven.net.
The Raymond James 2018 Monopoly Tournament, 7th Annual will be held Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Berkshire Hills Country Club, 500 Benedict Road, Pittsfield, MA 01201.
The event is hosted by the Berkshire County Kids’ Place.
There will be no event-day registration so pre-register at eventbrite.com.
The entry is $30 per person plus a $2.54 fee. The evening will include prizes, raffles, awards, hors d’oeuvres, snacks and cash bar.
The competition format is as follows: Everyone will play a preliminary 90 minute round. The top six finishers will play a 90 minute final round for the grand prize, which is a two-night stay at the Lakehouse Inn in Lee, MA and dinner for two at the Cork and Hearth.
The evening schedule is as follows:
5:30- 6:15 pm Check in
6:15- 7:45 pm 1st 90 minute round
7:45- 8:15 pm Snacks, hors d’oeuvres
8:15- 9:45 pm Final 90 minute Championship round.
Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Berkshire County Kids’ Place. Last year’s tournament raised $18,000.
Corporate sponsorships are welcome.
For more information call Kendal Lenihan at (413) 236-5612 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the Berkshire County Kids’ Place visit them on Facebook.
The 6th Annual Jingle Bell Run will be held Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 at the Berkshire Running Center, 34 Depot Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201.
The informal fun run/walk is hosted by the Berkshire Running Center.
The two-mile loop both begins and ends at the Berkshire Running Center.
Although the event is free, participants are asked to donate cash or toys to benefit the Eagle Santa Toy Fund.
The event schedule is as follows:
9:00 am Run/walk begins
For more information call the Berkshire Running Center at (413) 344-4472.
The Poultry Plunge and Super Plunge, 2nd Annual, will be held Friday, Nov. 24 (Super Plunge) and Saturday, Nov. 25, (Poultry Plunge) 2017 at Burbank Park, Onota Lake, Valentine Road, Pittsfield, MA.
The event is sponsored by the Berkshire Law Enforcement Torch Run Program and Special Olympics, Massachusetts.
As if hopping into and out of cold water isn’t enough, organizers have added a new twist this year- the Super Plunge. Hearty souls sign up to jump into Onota Lake once every hour for 24 consecutive hours!
There is no entry fee for either the poultry Plunge or the Super Plunge, but there are fundraising requirements for each.
Poultry Plungers must raise $75 for their one-time shot and Super Plungers must fundraise $1000 each.
Last year, the Plunge raised $23,000 for Special Olympics Massachusetts.
To register, go to polarplungema.org. There you can register and establish a fundraising presence to solicit donations from friends, coworkers, etc.
The event schedule is as follows:
Fri. Nov. 24
11:00 am Super Plunge begins (one plunge per hour)
Sat. Nov. 25
8:30-9:45 am Registration and final donations
9:45-9:55 am Safety Briefing
10:00 am Poultry Plunge and final Super Plunge
11:00 am Coffee, light refreshments , fundraising and costume awards.
For more information call (508) 485-0986 ext. 256 or email email@example.com.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Special Olympics Massachusetts. To learn more, visit specialolympicsma.org.
The Thankful 5K Run/Walk, 2nd Annual, will be held Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 at the Berkshire Running Center, 34 Depot street, Pittsfield, MA 01201.
The family-friendly race will consist of six loops. Timing will be provided by the Berkshire Running Center, but runners will be responsible for their own lap count.
Entry for the race is free but participants must pre-register online or get printout entry forms at berkshirerunningcenter.com. There will be no registration on race day.
For a donation of $20 or more, the first 200 entrants will receive a long-sleeve Thankful tech shirt. All participants are also asked to bring a non-perishable food item which will go to the South Church Food Pantry.
Pre-registrants can pick up their race numbers at the Berkshire Running Center on Nov. 21st and 22nd, 10 am to 6 pm.
The race day schedule is as follows:
7:00-7:45 am Race number pickup. Remember, no race day registration!
8:00 am Race/Walk begins
Go home and Happy Thanksgiving!
Proceeds from the donations will benefit Autism Connections. to learn more about Autism Connections visit autismconnectionsma.org.
For more information about the race visit berkshirerunningcenter.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (413) 344-4472.
The Woofstock Annual Fundraising Dog Walk will be held Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 at The Common on First St., Pittsfield, MA. The Pittsfield Cooperative Bank is the title sponsor.
The Dog walk is part of a larger family-oriented festival of activities which include face-painting, games, penny carnival, food, the webkinz adoptions which is sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union. Entry to the activities is free, and the entry fee for the Dog Walk is $10. The Dog Walk route is approximately one mile long.
Besides the entry fee, participants are encouraged to fundraise. They can get help by visiting berkshirehumane.org and click on “Events” to find fundraising tools and downloadable forms.
The Walk day schedule is as follows:
10:00 am Registration and limited activities
11:00 am Walk begins
Noon All activities
2:00 Event ends
Proceeds from the event benefit the Berkshire Humane and will be used to care for shelter animals.
For more information call (413) 447-7878.
To learn more about Berkshire Humane visit berkshirehumane.org.
Berkshire Humane thanks the following sponsors for their generosity:
The Pittsfield Cooperative Bank
The Berkshire Eagle
Onyx Specialty Papers, Inc.
West Oil Company
Dettinger Lumber Company
Benson’s Pet Center
Smith Brothers-McAndrews Ins.
H.L. Fuel Co., inc.
Adams Community Bank