Documentary screening hosted by the Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire: "Jane Jacobs: Battle for the City," about planner and activist Jane Jacobs’ struggle to give NYC residents a voice in their future. FREE event with community conversation following. Sunday, June 25, 4 PM, Triplex Cinema, 70 Railroad Street, Great Barrington, MA Co-sponsored by 1Berkshire, BerkShares, Berkshire International Film Festival, Schumacher Center for New Economics, Construct, Inc., Great Barrington Land Conservancy, and the Triplex Cinema;
Celebrate the achievements of this year's graduates of Entry to Entrepreneurship as they present their business plans to the public and receive awards of 200 BerkShares each. Refreshments will be provided. Free admission, donations appreciated. Presentations and reception will take place at Dewey Hall, 91 Main Street, Sheffield, MA 01257.
BerkShares will present a workshop at 4:00 in the afternoon at this all-day (FREE) community fair at Shire City Sanctuary in Pittsfield. In order to help next year's Entry to Entrepreneurship students get off to a roaring start, we would like to provide them with a menu of good ideas for import replacement businesses in the Berkshires. If you would like to help us brainstorm please join us at this workshop, where we will be hosting a discussion of opportunities for "community supported industry" in the Berkshires.
BerkShares will have a table at the Southern Berkshire Chamber's Holiday Stroll, where we'll have information about our local currency as well as BerkShares to exchange for dollars. Stop by and see us!