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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, 8th Annual, Pittsfield

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.

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Berkshire County Kids Place 2018 Golf Tournament

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 lbaran@kidsplaceonline.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 lbaran@kidsplaceonline.org 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:

Platinum Sponsor

Raymond James

Golf Sponsors

Greylock Federal Credit Union

Pineridge Construction

MountainOne

Berkshire Yardbirds

Pittsfield Cooperative Bank

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Champions Against Child Abuse, 13th Annual 5K/1 Mile Color Fun Run

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.

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The Raymond James 2018 Monopoly Tournament, 7th Annual

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 kendal.lenihan@raymondjames.com.

For more information about the Berkshire County Kids’ Place visit them on Facebook.

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The Woofstock Annual Fundraising Dog Walk

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

Blue Q

Benson’s Pet Center

Kamp Ketchum

Smith Brothers-McAndrews Ins.

H.L. Fuel Co., inc.

Adams Community Bank

Foranimals, LLC

 

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