Northern Berkshire Community Members Awarded
The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition held its Fall 2013 Neighborlies Community Recognition Award Ceremony on October 23. A total of 170 friends, family and supporters gathered to honor and congratulate individuals and groups who have made a significant difference in the lives of the community. Welcome and congratulations were given by Patti Lipman, of Congregation Beth Israel and Mayor Richard Alcombright. Awards were presented by Mayor Alcombright, State Representative Gailanne Cariddi and nbCC staff to the following recipients: Business/Agency Support: Nan Fritz (The Inn on East Main), Alexis Bartos (Walmart), April Cantoni (Walmart), Becky Miner (Zumba Fitness in the Berkshires), VNA and Hospice, Bryan House (Project Reconnect), Dave Fabiano (NBCTC). Community Health and Wellness: Krista Hahn, Carla Shultz, Maryanne Kufs, Diana Cirillo, Rick Wood, Suzy Konecky, Lisa Damon, Michelle Sylvester, Scott Nichols, Veronica Bosley, Valerie Schwarz, Cory Nicholas, Jay Walsh, Kathy Keeser, Lauren Stevens, Michael Vercillo, Skip Harrington, Colleen Taylor, Tom Hyde, John Lancto, Dave Boucher, John Paciorek, Jennifer Munoz, Dr. Francine Lajoie, Judy Fitzgerald, Chantelle Williams, Kathy Morrissette, Rebecca Pero-Dodge, Bob St. Pierre & “PopCares” and Associates, Heather Melendez, Brice George, Kyle George, Josh Moran, Jonathan Butler, Sue Killam, Kyesha Goodson-Duncan, Megan Bates, Maureen Namkoong, Mary Baillargeon, Lis Salerno, Morgan Kulchinsky, Allyse Burro, Nicole Anagnos, Francine Lajoie, Amy Deacon, Corinne Case, Beth Piantoni, Becky Miner. Groups Pulling Together: Kellie Morrison, Crystal Senay, Reggie Senay, Jackie LaCosse, Rick LaCosse, Gail LaCosse, Ed LaCosse, Amanda Beckwith, Diane Collins, Spencer Moser, Shannon Barrett, Michelle Harris, Deb Pickering, Lynette Bond, Shelley Daly, Mindy Chapman, Richard Alcombright, Elizabeth Freeman Center, Misha Amaral, Shirley Davis, Enid Shields, Elaine Mattern, Judy Grinnell, Ramona Fabregas, Jennifer Munoz, Abigail Egan. Neighborly Acts: Mary Benoit & Family, Patrisha Neff, Colleen Neff, Eric Martin, Al Praline, Kaitlin Straut, Michael Vogt, Nicole Morgan, Rashard Taylor, Anthony Sims, Maleek Thompson, Justin McCarthy, Luis Carmona, Dina VanLuling, Marian Roper, Jean Swift, Tanelle Ciempa, Cas Reynolds, Geoff Pawlowski, Kaitlin LaValley, Majors Ralph & Donna Hansen, John Franzoni, Jen Thompson, Nicole Codella (Target), Patti Pattison & Jeff Brogan (Price Chopper), Valerie Schwarz, Friendship Center, Antoinette Cariddi, Hank Greenleaf, Caroline Scully, Damien Peters, Allen Jandrin, Anthony Morris, St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish, Dawn Stewart and son Matt, Rhonda Perry, Andrea Peters, Shirley Davis, Paula Morgan, Stacy Scott, Atara Thompson, Adam Tobin, Nathan Rodgers, Kathy Quinn, Stephanie Vanbrammer, William Oberst, Shari Langlois, Christina King, Ann Wilton, Judith Grinnell, Mark Lincourt, Tamy Beliveau, Brad Vivori. Youth Taking the Lead: Katelynn LaCosse, Jessica LaCosse, Tanaea Gardner, Alexia Gardner, Kianna Gardner, Cameron Stokes, Emily Stokes, Jacob Stokes, Issiah Martin, Savannah Aubin, Shyanna Aubin, Brianna Shade, Stephanie Neff, Zoida Kenner, Hannah Senay, Brina Brazee, Stacia Sweet, Zach Guess, Joshua Shoestock, AJ Morrissette, Sophia Lopez, Nick Britton, Sophie Lane, Colette Stapp, Emily Stewart, Kaitlyn Dobbert, Mackenzie McGuire, Amanda Moon, Taylor Sprague, Justin Perry, Jared Blondin, Ian Hill, Hannah Blake, Hope Blake, Tyler Mach, Zach Wright, Zach Albareda, Emma Msibi, Eva Msibi.