Once quite common across the country, Community Chests extended a helping hand to people in need. Today, the Williamstown Community Chest is one of just a handful of these local charitable organizations left.
Scenes from the 2018 Annual Meeting
Karen Baumbach, Executive Director of Ecu-Health Care and Nick Kirchner, CFO of Elder Services of Berkshire County.
Anne Nemetz-Carlson, Executive Director of Child Care of the Berkshires and Liz Costley, Chair of the board of Child Care of the Berkshires (and past WCC board member) are talking with Kathy McKnight, WCC board president.
Juan Baena, newly elected to the WCC board (Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Director of Technology and Affinity Programs at Williams); and Keynote Speaker Brooke Mead, Director of the Berkshire Immigrant Center.
David McGowan, Executive Director of Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation; Kathy Morris, WCC board member and chair of special grants committee; Wendy Penner, Director of Prevention and Wellness at Northern Berkshire Community Coalition.
Jim Mucia (Director of Child and Adolescent Services Division) and Mike Monti (Patrick Miller Youth Substance Abuse Program) of the Brien Center; Janis Broderick, Executive Director of Elizabeth Freeman Center.
David McGowan, ED of WRLF and Juliet Flynt, WCC board member. (Cynthia Flynt is in the background.)