Full Press List

We are thankful for the individuals and organizations that are sharing impact & resources in our community

Many thanks to the members of the press that have shared stories and resources over these past few months.

Berkshire Eagle: Construct provides rental assistance to 60 households | 19 June 2020

Dodd Frank Update: Banks around the country announce Juneteenth recognition plans | 18 June 2020

Holland & Knight: CARES Act Webinars | 17 June 2020

Banking Dive: Fifth Third, Truist, Capital One give employees time off for Juneteenth | By Dan Ennis | 16 June 2020

Business Wire: Berkshire Bank’s Virtual Townhall Series “Reimagining America” Raises Critical Questions About the Economic Future of African American and Hispanic Communities | 16 June 2020

American Banker: Fifth Third, Truist among banks closing early to observe ‘Juneteenth’ | By Allissa Kline | 16 June 2020


Rome Sentinel: Gavel passed as Chamber of Commerce begins new fiscal year | 11 June 2020

What’sUpNewp: newportFILM announces launch of newportFILM Drive-In, first drive-in will take place on June 25th at Glen Park |10 June 2020

Banker & Tradesman: Community Banks Urged to Help Black, Latinx Economies Rebuild | By Diane McLaughlin | 9 June 2020

Hudson Valley 360: CEDC and Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation announce additional grants | 08 June 2020

Banking Dive: U.S. Bank commits $100M as banks turn focus to racial inequality | By Anna Hrushka | 08 June 2020

The Berkshire Eagle: Jim Kaat, celebrity athletes salute county’s top high school athletes, coaches via video June 22 | By Kevin Moran | 06 June 2020

American Banker: Banks urged to foster rise of minority-owned businesses | By Laura Alix | 05 June 2020

The Berkshire Eagle: Business leaders honored by BusinessWest | 05 June 2020

Impact Alpha: Local funds model the racial reckoning and renewal central to the COVID recovery | By Amy Cortese | 03 June 2020

Bankers & Tradesman: Bankers Decry Racial Inequality Following Protests | 2 June 2020

Center for Corporate Citizenship: READY RESPONSE: CRISIS ON TOP OF CRISIS | By Katherine V. Smith | 02 June 2020

Next City: What Would It Look Like if the Economy Loved Black Entrepreneurs? | By Oscar Perry Abello | 02 June 2020

The Berkshire Eagle: Town hall series on “Reimagining America” | 01 June 2020

The Patch: United Way Announces 2nd Round of Grants from Neighbors in Need | By Elyssa Millspaugh | 29 May 2020

Albany Business Review: Guest column: We need small businesses, and they need our support | By Linda MacFarlane | 28 May 2020

Worcester Business Journal: Every member of WBJ Power 50 since 2013 | 25 May 2020

The Patch: Central MA VIRTUAL Heart & Stroke Walk is June 20th | By Brenda Vitali | 26 May 2020

Athol Daily News: Athol Savings supports local food banks | 19 May 2020

TAPinto: Robbinsville Mayor Fried Delivers Annual ‘Pay it Forward’ Speech Virtually | By Elizabeth Meyers | 19 May 2020

The Berkshire Edge: BRIDGE develops ‘New Pathways’ of leadership, organizing in answer to COVID-19 | By Hannah Van Sickle | 18 May 2020

Sentinel & Enterprise: NC Mass. Chamber launches new Economic Recovery Fund | 16 May 2020

Worcester Business Journal: North Central Mass. chamber launches $415K Economic Recovery Fund | By Monica Busch | 15 May 2020

Times Union: Community Loan Fund awards first coronavirus relief fund grants | Larry Rulison | May 14, 2020

iBerkshires: Free Virtual Training on ‘Navigating Bias’ for Businesses Set | 12 May 2020

Business West: Business West 40 Under 40: Ronald Molina-Brantley | 12 May 2020

The Berkshire Eagle: Webinar series on businesses navigating bias | 08 May 2020

Boston Business Journal: Chris Juliani: ‘It’s hard to believe this is the reality’ | By Hilary Burns | 08 May 2020

Boston Business Journal: Grace Moreno of the Mass. LGBT Chamber aims to take care of every member | By Sean McFadden | 08 May 2020

Troy Record: Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region, Local Coalition launch COVID-19 grant program | 1 May 2020

Providence Business News: Lists: Rhode Island’s Largest SBA Loans | By Cassius Shuman | 01 May 2020

Albany Business Review: Missed out on PPP? Here are other ways to help your business right now | By Chelsea Diana | 01 May 2020

The Berkshire Edge: The Berkshire Record closes its doors after 31 years | By Terry Cowgill | 30 April 2020

Boston Globe: SBA program reopens with new glitches, new scrutiny; NBA team returns loan money | By Aaron Gregg, Renae Merle and Ben Golliver | 27 April 2020

CommonWealth Magazine: 2d Paycheck Protection Program set to go | By Sarah Betancourt | 26 April 2020

Go Local Prov: RI Banks and Credit Unions Step Forward With Pledge to Help Homeowners Facing Economic Hardship | 25 April 2020

Common Wealth Magazine: Deferred dreams for black, brown business owners| By Sarah Bentancourt | 22 April 2020

Bay State Banner: Local help for minority businesses | By Kenneal Patterson | 22 April 2020

Verdict: US banks struggle with large cash withdrawals amid covid-19 | By Mohamed Dabo | 21 April 2020

The Boston Globe: The Great American Rescue is leaving minority businesses behind | By Shirley Leung | 20 April 2020

Rome Sentinel: Community COVID fund addresses growing needs : 17 April 2020

Banker & Tradesman: Accordia, Cummings, Berkshire, Eastern Back $10M Push to Help Minority Businesses : 17 April 2020

Hartford Business Journal: Movers & Shakers: Cardenas promoted to ‘acting’ position at Trinity College | 17 April 2020

CNY: COVID-19 Daily Briefing in Oneida County: Friday, April 17th, Early Edition | By Jazzmyn Allen | 17 April 2020

One Page News : Utica Food Pantry gearing up for virtual food drive | By Staff : 17 April 2020

Bank Innovation: Confusion muddles PPP loan forgiveness processes: By Bianca Chan | 15 April 2020

Bank Innovation : PPP fraud risk could run to billions | By Bianca Chan | 14 April 2020

Bank Innovation: PPP confusion prompts banks to revert to manual processes | By Bianca Chan | 13 April 2020

WKTV: YWCA Receive $1500 from Berkshire Bank to support domestic domestic violence shelters: 13 April 2020

The Berkshire Eagle: Local emergency fund to help nonprofits : By Jenn Smith : 13 April 2020

The Berkshire Edge: Berkshire United Way, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation announce over $975,000 invested in emergency response efforts : By Emily Edelman : 13 April 2020

Business West: Community Foundation Reports COVID-19 Response Fund Grows Past $3 Million : April 9 2020

The Business Journals: The National Observer: By Mark Mensheha : By Mark Mensheha : 8 April 2020

Boston Business Journal: ‘Futures Fund’ offers credit lines for minority-owned small businesses: By Gintautas Dumcius : 7 April 2020

The Daily News: Coronavirus Updates: Tuesday, 6 p.m : 7 April 2020

Heavy.com: Where to Apply for Payroll Protection Program: SBA COVID-19 Links : By Stephanie Dube Dwilson : 6 April 2020

Berkshire Record: Financial institutions offer steps to support businesses, customers to alleviate hardships: By Emily Thurlow: 2 April 2020

Marketing Insider : Who Are Your Real Brand Friends? How To Communicate With Customers During A Crisis by Britta Bull : 1 April 2020

Sentinel & Enterprise: “Consumers facing financial hardships due to COVID-19 urged to contact your local bank.” By Staff : 28 March 2020

Boston Business Journal: SMALL BUSINESSES, BIG CRISIS — Bankers vow to go the extra mile for struggling businesses : By Greg Ryan and Jessica Bartlett : 26 March 2020.

Albany Business Review: Restaurateurs face a choice: Transform, downsize or hibernate to survive coronavirus | By Mike De Socio : 24 March 2020

Boston Business Journal: Boston banks set aside millions to aid coronavirus-beset businesses: By Greg Ryan | 24 March 2020

The Motley Fool: Will Berkshire Hills’ Coronavirus Relief Translate to More Business? : The Boston-based regional bank has taken several steps to help customers. | By Dave Kovalesk | 24 March 2020

Boston Globe: Parents struggle to homeschool, care for kids amid coronavirus crisis By Vitoria McGrane : 20 March 2020

Boston Business Journal: Boston accounting firm loses one bank client, gains another By Greg Ryan: 20 March 2020

Northshore Magazine: How Local Banks Are Helping Ensure Financial Safety by Alexandra Pecci : 19 March 2020

The Berkshire Eagle: New fund to inject money into struggling nonprofits amid coronavirus anxieties | By Larry Parnass : 19 March 2020

Business West: Resources Are Available To Help Small Businesses, Individuals Survive Challenging Times By Staff : 19 March 2020

The Berkshire Eagle: “Most Berkshire banks close up lobbies; ATMs, appointments, drive-up services still available” By Tony Dobrowolski : 18 March 2020

Biz Journals: “Closed branches, waived penalties and reduced rates: How banks, credit unions are managing COVID-19 shocks” By Chelsea Diana : 17 March 2020

Mobile Payments Today: “Banks step up to assist customers amid COVID-19” By David Jones : 17 March 2020

Banking New England: “Berkshire Bank Working With LGBTQ, Minority Business Communities During Coronavirus Outbreak :Up To $3 Million Being Set Aside” By Keith Griffin : 17 March 2020

Banker & Tradesman : “Berkshire to Help Business Borrowers Facing Hardships : 16 March 2020

Boston Business Journal: “Fed’s dramatic moves put Boston bankers in a bind” By Greg Ryan : 16 March 2020

ABC News 10 — Boston: “Berkshire Bank working to support customers amid COVID-19 pandemicBy Sarah Darmanjian : 16 March 2020

Rome Sentinel: Berkshire Bank outlines steps to assist customers impacted by pandemic : 16 March 2020

ATM Marketplace: “Regulators, banks plan for contingencies as customers rush for cash amid COVID-19” By David Jones : 16 March 2020

The Boston Globe: Markey, Warren press local banks to waive fees during crisis : Bankers, meanwhile, are already huddling to figure out the best ways to deal handle the crisis By Jon Chesto

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