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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
1Berkshire Announces Return of Virtual Town Hall Series
April 16, 2021 – Pittsfield, MA – Last spring, 1Berkshire held 11 Virtual Town Halls as part of a series to focus on the various industries in the Berkshires and how they were responding to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. This spring, 1Berkshire’s Virtual Town Hall series will return with 5 programs that focus on museums, performing arts, outdoor recreation, weddings, and events, as well as what the 2021 summer season will look like.
The first of the series will begin Friday, April 30 at 10:00 AM, with a focus on The 2021 Performing Arts Experience in the Berkshires. Moderated by 1Berkshire President and CEO, Jonathan Butler, this panel will include leaders from local performing arts venues who will talk about what the summer may look like for their organizations. Panelists will include Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director of Barrington Stage Company; Alexandra Fuchs, Thomas G. Stemberg Chief Operating Officer of Boston Symphony Orchestra; Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director of Williamstown Theatre Festival; Kate Maguire, Artistic Director/CEO of Berkshire Theatre Group; and Pamela Tatge, Executive & Artistic Director, Jacob’s Pillow.
1Berkshire Virtual Town Hall sessions will be held through June 2021 and will provide an opportunity to discuss key and core issues in our region, so be sure to visit https://1berkshire.com/virtual-town-hall for upcoming events, and to watch recordings of past sessions. 1Berkshire Virtual Town Halls are free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. Register at https://bit.ly/3dpMOSc for the Friday, April 30th session.
1Berkshire is a county-wide organization focused on economic development and promotion of the region as a preferred place to visit, to live, and to grow a business. It provides programs that connect businesses with each other and with potential customers and works to develop future leaders and support entrepreneurs. For more information, visit 1Berkshire.com.