Berkshire's 2015-16 Annual Fund closes on June 30. Your gift, of any size, has a significant impact.
Be a part of this year's drive to hit a historic level of alumni participation – Go Bears!
If you have any questions, please contact Christine Pincelli, Director of Annual Fund Giving and Parent Engagement, at 413-229-1282.
Weekly Raffle PrizesAnd to make things more interesting, let’s compete with each other, too! Each week, donors from the classes with the highest participation will be eligible to win fun prizes. For the Reunion Classes of ’03 and ’08, the class with the highest participation will win a private tour and tasting at the Berkshire Mountain Distillers in Great Barrington during Reunion Weekend this June. Be sure to check your class results each Thursday at noon! Classes are eligible to win more than once. Click here for results.
$75 Gift Certificate (plus Free Shipping) to the Berkshire Bookstore
Go online to shop for your favorite Berkshire apparel, accessories and gifts. Be sure to check out the “must-have” list featuring new items and well-known brands, such as Nike and Under Armour.
Generously donated by the Berkshire School Bookstore.
Congratulations to John Stout, Jr. '09, our raffle winner for Week Four.
$75 Gift Certificate to Peter Becks Village Store in Salisbury, Connecticut
Peter Becks Village Store offers a mix of casual apparel, sporting goods, outdoor gear, shoes, accessories and much more. You will be sure to find that something special that will fit your lifestyle needs.
Located approximately 15 minutes away from Berkshire School.
Generously donated by owners Pete and Becky Feen.
Congratulations to Molly Ryan '09, our raffle winner for Week Four.
A Berkshire Getaway at Race Brook Lodge in Sheffield, Massachusetts
Enjoy a 2-night stay with complimentary breakfast at Race Brook Lodge, just minutes away from Berkshire School. Your stay includes a $75 gift certificate to The Stagecoach Tavern featuring New American farm-to-table cuisine. Restaurant is open Thursday through Saturday and rooms are subject to availability.
Generously donated by your friends at the Race Brook Lodge & Stagecoach Tavern.
Congratulations to Coley Parry '02, our raffle winner from Week One.
$50 Gift Certificate to Berkshire Organics in Dalton, Massachusetts
Berkshire Organics is a local, family-owned business created to bring area residents and local farms together. Their market offers the freshest, local & organic produce, local meat, farm fresh dairy, groceries, breads, baked goods, gluten-free foods, personal care, cleaning products & much more. They also deliver fresh, local and organic produce and groceries to homes and businesses throughout Berkshire County.
Located 1/2 hour from Berkshire School.
Generously donated by alumni owners Aleisha Cabaniol Gibbons ’97 and Brian Gibbons ’89.
Congratulations to Kelly Dempsey '12, our raffle winner from Week Three.
A 2-Night Stay at the Ragamont House with a $50 Gift Certificate to Salisbury Breads, both in Salisbury, Connecticut
The mid-1800s stately Greek revival Ragamont House is located in one of the most picturesque villages of Connecticut’s famous Northwest Corner. It offers spacious accommodations that include cathedral ceilings, canopied beds, fireplaces and cozy sitting areas, all combined with the most up-to-date conveniences of the 21st century. Rooms are subject to availability. During your stay, take a walk across the street to Salisbury Breads for delicious baked delights from their on-site oven! Gift certificates are valid for one year. Click here for a recent article about Ragamont House featured in The Litchfield County Times magazine on January 30, 2013.
Located approximately 15 minutes away from Berkshire School.
Generously donated by owner Pete Hathaway ’73.
Congratulations to Brian Ferrell '12, our raffle winner from Week Three.
A Lauren Flury Handbag from the Latest Spring Collection
Win a one-of-a-kind Lauren Flury handbag! Made entirely in the USA and designed with form and function in mind, these beautiful totes and handbags are fashionable for any woman, no matter the occasion. As a member of the Class of '07, Lauren's inspiration for a bag that was both beautiful and functional was sparked during her time under the Mountain.
Generously donated by designer and CEO Lauren Flury ’07.
Congratulations to Betsy Houseman '02, our raffle winner from Week Two.
For the Winning Class of ’03 or ’08:
A Private Tour and Tasting at Berkshire Mountain Distillers in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
Rally your classmates and be the class that is awarded a private tour and tasting at Berkshire Mountain Distillers. The one hour tour includes history, shakedown of distilling process plus a tasting of the product line.
Established in 2007, Berkshire Mountain Distillers (BMD) has created a line of award-winning artisanal spirits. All products are handcrafted in small batches in Great Barrington, Massachusetts at the Berkshire’s first legal distillery since prohibition. BMD have received numerous high accolades including Gold Medal Awards from the Beverage Tasting Institute and San Francisco Spirits Competition and national praise from publications like GQ, Details, The New York Times, Wine Enthusiast and Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible. As supporters of local agriculture and business, BMD uses regional materials in many of our products, creating a truly authentic artisanal brand. Berkshire transportation will be provided for this event. Must be 21 to participate.
Generously donated by Berkshire Mountain Distillers.
Congratulations to the Class of 2008!
Waived Registration Fee at your Next Reunion
Donors from the class with the highest participation this week will be eligible to win a special prize on Berkshire - free registration for you and your significant other at your next Reunion Weekend! This prize will be good for the next 5 years.
Generously donated by the Alumni and Development Office.
Congratulations to Jill Meyer Miller '02, our raffle winner from Week Two.
Enjoy a 7-day vacation any time between August 24th and September 30th (including Labor Day weekend) in a charming, family-friendly Cape Cod home. This 3 bedroom, 2 ½ bath (plus outdoor shower) sleeps up to 8 people and is located in a small residential neighborhood at the start of Cape Cod National Seashore, 1.6 miles from Coast Guard Beach (recognized as one of America’s Top 10 Beaches!), 2 miles from Nauset Light Beach, 3 miles to shops and restaurants, and only 20 minutes from Provincetown. Originally constructed in 1946, the home has been entirely rebuilt and remodeled, carpentry courtesy of the owners, with central AC, gas appliances, American Hickory floors and an outdoor fire pit built from stones embedded in the original foundation. Surrounded by azaleas and rhododendrons, the property has a path to Schoolhouse Pond, good for fishing and swimming. Enjoy this Cape Cod gem and enjoy the beach! Address: 65 Knowles Street, Eastham, Massachusetts.
Generously donated by owners, Jackie and Devon O’Rourke ’02.
Congratulations to Mika Nakashige '09, our raffle winner for Week Four.