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Berkshire 25 Nominations

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Berkshire Magazine is proud is celebrate The 25 Most Creative, Most Dedicated and Most Influential individuals in our town. Deadline: July 1, 2019 – Honorees featured in the September issue of Berkshire Magazine Click for nomination form      

Ridgefield 25 Nominations

Ridgefield Magazine is proud is celebrate The 25 Most Creative, Most Talented and Most Influential individuals in our town. Deadline: August 1, 2019 – Honorees featured in the Nov/Dec issue of Ridgefield Magazine Click for nomination form    

Growing Trend of Sharing Work Space

Shared Work Space

Gig workers, freelancers, moonlighters, and independent contractors now account for more than a third of the U.S. workforce, and 42 million Americans are expected to be self-employed by 2020. These statistics reflect not only the swelling Millennial workforce, but the increasing importance workers of all generations are placing on career flexibility, engagement, and independence. While [...]read moreGrowing Trend of Sharing Work Space

Ten Minutes With Frances Jones-Sneed — MCLA Professor and Historian

Frances Jones-Sneed

Frances Jones-Sneed has walked along the Housatonic River, finding and telling the stories of black men and women in the Berkshires who have reshaped this country since this country began. These people have influenced each other, and this place has influenced them, for more than 240 years—and they influence the country today. Jones-Sneed is a [...]read moreTen Minutes With Frances Jones-Sneed — MCLA Professor and Historian

MOMbies – Mom Zombies – Strike Fairfield! Watch video

Mombies

The MOMbies strike again! This time 75 mom friends of all ages put their hearts together and put aside fears of dancing in the spotlight to storm the Fairfield University Men’s Basketball game. In a show of love, the moms were joined by over 50 community leaders and University students as their dance mob surprised [...]read moreMOMbies – Mom Zombies – Strike Fairfield! Watch video

Stained Glass Expert

Bill Dodds stained glass maker

Bill Dodds encountered his first stained-glass window when he was seven. On the way to visiting his grandparents in Pennsylvania, his family made a stop at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City to see where his parents were married. Eager to go inside—he’d never been in a church before—Dodds ran [...]read moreStained Glass Expert

The Berkshires is a land of sanctity and solace

Nuns in the Berkshires

“It was God’s will that this was the right place,” says Mother Joan Bernadette, making a sweeping gesture with her robed arm. “We must have looked at 20 or 23 properties. We left it in the hands of Divine Providence.” In the winter of 1995, Mother Joan Bernadette journeyed with her other sisters from Wilmington, [...]read moreThe Berkshires is a land of sanctity and solace

Ten Minutes With Tim Walsh – Founder of Adventure Recovery

Tim Walsh

Tim Walsh was swimming before he could walk, jumping off ten-foot diving boards at the age of four, and climbing 50-foot-tall trees daily as a kid. By the time he was 11, he says his adventurous spirit and “try anything” attitude led to substance abuse. After going to a recovery retreat more than 25 years [...]read moreTen Minutes With Tim Walsh – Founder of Adventure Recovery

Ten Minutes With Jack Mitchell – Chairman of Mitchell Stores

Jack Mitchell

Jack Mitchell is a business owner, luxury retailer, author, and speaker with a passion for life-long learning. Mitchell grew up in Westport and was always intrigued by other cultures. After a summer abroad, he went on to earn his Masters in Chinese history at Berkley. In 1958, Mitchell’s parents, started their eponymous retail business in [...]read moreTen Minutes With Jack Mitchell – Chairman of Mitchell Stores

Human Books: people sharing one-on-one

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Have you met any good books lately? If not, you might discover the story to move or challenge you—that could change your point of view or even your life—when the Human Library returns to Wilton on March 23. The Human Library is the simple but powerful social movement with beginnings in Denmark in 2000. Everybody [...]read moreHuman Books: people sharing one-on-one

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