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Parties & Openings

April 22 – E. Chatham
Habitat For Humanity Brunch

April 14 – Pittsfield
Susan Merrill Exhibit Opening

April 7 – Ghent
Ghent Playhouse Gala

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Volunteers in Medicine Goes Wild for the West

When VIM Berkshires held its annual fundraiser on Saturday, August 21, at the Wyantenuck Country Club in Great Barrington, every doctor in the house (and they were legion) could have passed for Doc Holiday.  To do justice to the Old West saloon decor, attendees reached deep into their closets to bring forth enough bandanas, plaid flannel shirts, and fringed suede jackets to outfit the cast of an old Hollywood Western.  As its name suggests, VIM Berkshires is a free clinic in Great Barrington that is staffed by volunteers and provides medical, dental, mental health, and optometry care to eligible patients. 

Clara Londoner, Matt Mandel, Vice-Chairman of the Board of VIM Berkshires, Buzz McGraw, and VIM board member Robin McGraw

VIM Chairman Art Peisner. Renny Nachwalter, and Mike Nachwalter; Bridget Ford Hughes and Sandra King

Carolina Ayala, Jeff Blake, and Gladys Rave; Debbi Buslik and Jimmy Buslik

Dennis Saul and Suzi Wilson; event chair Dianne Salamon and Lenny Salamon

Douglas Shufelt and Nancy Kalodner; Elise Richman and Michael Richman
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Lizbeth Yeager and Barbara Reitman; Jonathan Prince, Bridget Ford Hughes, and Catherine Mandel

Fern Portnoy-Goldman, Alan Salamon, Roger Goldman, and Karen Salamon; Hildi Black, Mike Simon, and Doris Simon

Julie Blake and Pat Conlin; Kris Hazzaard and Larry Hazzard

Lenny Salamon, Robert Kraut, Alan Salamon, and Michael Kay; Lenore Davis and Sandy Newman
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Maureen Krentsa, Lisa Kuznick, Weston Hicks and Ann Hicks; Russell Glass, Bobbie Glass and Joe Glass

Zack Salamon, Sara Littauer and Oren Schwartz; Guildo’s Great Barrington manager Rick O’Neill and Karen O’Neill
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Tom Rajala and Pat Rajala; VIM office manager Robert Olsen and trustee Jane Salamon
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Rhonna Goodman and her sister Marion Simon, a VIM founder and board member (“it started in our dining room”); Ray Murray, Jesse Goodman and Liz Goodman, Pastor of the Monterey Church.

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