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14th Annual Buddy Walk of the Berkshires Virtual for 2020

The 14th Annual Buddy Walk of the Berkshires will be held virtually  on October 24, 2020.

Walk wherever you like and sent pictures to

The event is hosted by The Berkshire County Arc and the Berkshire County Arc Down Syndrome Family Group.

Register here by Oct 2nd. There is a $20 fee which includes a T shirt and five chances to win great prizes. You will be sent an email telling you where to pick up your T shirt.

All drawings for the prizes will be live-streamed the day of the event and winners will be announced and posted.

Berkshire County Arc offers provides services for individuals with developmental disabilities, brain injuries and autism. Along with managing 43 group homes in Berkshire and Hampden counties, it offers day time programs, employment services, and more.

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Berkshire County Arc 25th Annual Golf Classic

The Berkshire County Arc 25th Annual Golf Classic will be held Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the Berkshire Hills Country Club, 500 Benedict Road, Pittsfield, MA  01201.

This is a four-person handicap tournament. Teams placed in divisions according to handicap. Single, two and three-member teams welcome.

There will be two tee times, 7:30 am and 12:30 pm. First-time teams must register for the earlier tee time. Players must pre-register by April 26th.  To register  visit .  Call 413 499-4241 with questions.

Cost for the tournament is $150 per person which includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, green fees, on-course contests, cart and gift. Participants can invite a non-playing guest for dinner at an additional charge of $30.

On-course contests include longest drive and closest to the pin. Players can buy “string” for an additional charge.

The tournament day schedule is as follows:

6:45 – 11:30 am  Registration

6:30 – 7:15 am Continental Breakfast

7:30 am  First tee off

12:30 pm  Second tee off.

5:30 – 6:30 pm  Social Hour

6:30 pm  Awards

6:45 pm  Dinner

7:00 – 8:00 pm  Silent Auction, Raffle Drawing and  50-50 Raffle

Dinner awards and raffles after tournaments.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Berkshire County Arc which provides varied services to individuals with developmental  disabilities, brain injuries and autism throughout Berkshire and Hampden Counties in MA.

Sponsorship opportunities range from $50 to $3,000. Email for details.

To learn more about Berkshire County Arc  visit

Thank you to corporate sponsors Greylock Insurance Agency, Berkshire Bank and Health New England for their generosity.

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