published by seanhanson on Thu, 12/29/2016 - 8:29am
The Berkshire Chapter Executive Committee is the top level of chapter leadership, representing all the committees that keep our chapter moving. Joining the Executive Committee is an excellent opportunity to lead an area you’re passionate about and help guide the chapter’s activities.
published by seanhanson on Tue, 10/04/2016 - 9:30am
Tickets are now available for this year's Berkshire Bash.
Please join all Berkshire Chapter members and friends at our annual dinner meeting! The 2016 Berkshire Bash takes place on Saturday, November 5, at the Summit View in Holyoke. Tickets are $20 each, and admission includes a buffet dinner and our featured speaker, Ed Webster. There will be a cash bar. We will also have a short business meeting with the election of our Executive Committee members for the coming year.
published by seanhanson on Tue, 10/04/2016 - 9:27am
We're excited to announce that award-winning mountaineer and author Ed Webster will be the speaker at this year's Berkshire Bash - our chapter's annual meeting and dinner. The 2016 Berkshire Bash will take place the evening of Saturday, November 5, at the Summit View in Holyoke. Please save the date, and watch out for further details and ticket information in September.
published by seanhanson on Wed, 06/01/2016 - 12:25pm
We are saddened to announce that Gary Forish passed away recently. Gary’s family has asked us to share the below information.
There will be a celebration of life service for Gary at 10:30am on Monday, June 6. The service will be at Central Baptist Church in Westfield. There will then be an ash spreading ceremony at Noble View Outdoor Center in Russell, at 1:00pm. All are invited to attend, and to speak and share a memory of him if you wish.
published by seanhanson on Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:06am
We are saddened to announce that Patrick H. Fletcher, our long-time Trails Chair, passed away earlier this week.
Pat worked tirelessly for the AMC, for our chapter, and for his beloved M-M / New England Trail. As Trails Chair for more than two decades, Pat volunteered countless hours building shelters, maintaining trails, organizing, and working with other local groups to maintain and improve the trails under his purview. In 2009, Pat was a leader in achieving the designation of the New England National Scenic Trail.
published by seanhanson on Fri, 05/06/2016 - 3:47pm
Our New England Trail (NET) Committee works to ensure the protection and promotion of the NET for the enjoyment of current and future generations. This is done through a combination of maintenance work and public advocacy. The committee is led by a chairperson elected to a one-year term by members of the Berkshire Chapter at our Annual Meeting each November.
Berkshire Bash—Our Annual Meeting
Saturday, November 7, 2015; 5:30-9:00pm
Please join all Berkshire Chapter members and friends at our annual dinner meeting! The evening includes a social time, short business meeting with election of officers, buffet dinner, and a presentation by Tom Wessels. The full buffet dinner includes chicken and vegetarian options and there is a cash bar.