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Parties & Openings

March 16 – Pittsfield
The Heartbeats For Autism

March 9 – Pittsfield
Pittsfield Education Foundation

March 3 – New Lebanon
Culinary Crossroads Tea

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Berkshire Botanical’s Fête des Fleurs avec Voitures

Fleurs, voitures, despite the facile rhyme, flowers and cars generally don’t turn up in the same place at the same time.  But on Saturday, August 14, at the Berkshire Botanical Garden’s summer party at the Pittsfield home of Ann and Dale Fowler, the hosts’ renowned collection of classic and vintage cars, and car-related memorabilia garnered nearly as many oohs and aaahs from the guests as did the equally exotic array of rare plants that were presented by uber plantsmen Bob Hyland of Loomis Creek Farm in Hudson and guest auctioneer Renny Reynolds of Hortulus Farm Nursery in Wrightstown, PA. 

Lou Boxer, Beau Buffier, Jenny Buffier, Mike Beck, Lanie Grant, Joanne Cassullo, Matt Larkin, and the organizer of the plant auction Bob Hyland

                    Andrew Alpert and Laurie Alpert; Carol Williams and Skippy Nixon

Emma McGillicuddy and Claire Mitchell admire a classic Jaguar that belongs to event co-chair Jeannene Booher.

Honey Sharp, Carol Schulze and Renny Reynolds; Joy Howe and Bill Howe
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Branding guru Kevin Sprague and his wife, the architect Kristine Sprague are flanked by Kristine’s former client, Botanical Garden trustee Mary Copeland, and her current client, Wendy Philbrick.

K.K. Zutter, trustee and event co-chair Jeannene Booher, and John Zutter; trustee Madeline Hooper and executive director Molly Boxer
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Steve Weissman, Ana Weissman, Ed Parnes, and Elizabeth Parnes; trustee and event co-chair Judith Owens, Karen Carhart and Mary Ann Quinson

Max Aflalo, Leslie Reiche, Juergen Reiche, Jeanine Coyne, and Herbert Coyne

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