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LitNet Gala 2015 - Bridge to Literacy

LitNet's 2015 Gala will take place on Saturday, October 3 at the newly renovated Eastover Resort in Lenox. Our Founder of America honoree will be Perri Petricca, CEO of Petricca Industries in Pittsfield. His grandfather, Basilio Petricca, came to the United States in 1910, moved to Pittsfield four years later and eventually founded what has become one of the largest construction companies in Western Massachusetts, employing more than 500 people.
The Evening:
5:30pm - Wine & Hors D'Oeuvres
Silent Auction
7:00pm - Presentation Honoring Perri Petricca
Dinner by Peter Platt of Old Inn on the Green
8:30pm - Dessert & Dancing


A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Generous Gala Sponsors

Golden Gate
Greylock Federal Credit Union
Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, Ltd.
Petricca Industries
Pont Neuf
Cain Hibbard & Myers and Lucy Prashker
Cohen Kinne Valicenti & Cook LLP
Berkshire Bank
Ursula and Walter Cliff
Climate Heating and Cooling, Inc.
Comalli Electric, Inc.
Wendy and Eric Federer
Virginia and James Giddens
Guido's Fresh Marketplace
Lucy Holland and Charles Schulze
Bruno and Mary Ann Quinson
RBC Webb Lydon Wealth Management Group
TD Bank
Edith and Loet Velmans
Tappan Zee
Allegrone Companies
Debbie and Dick Burke / The Berkshire Institute
Michael J. Considine and Shawn P. Leary
Rita Foley
Ruth and Lee Glazerman
Interprint, Inc.
Joan and Paul Kopperl
Lee Bank
Main Street Hospitality Group
NBT Bank
Nejaime's Wine Cellars
Helice and Steven Picheny
Piretti Real Estate
The Pittsfield Cooperative Bank
Linda and Frank Russell
Deb and Bill Ryan
Scarafoni Financial Group
The Sherman Investment Group of RBC Wealth Management
Tavitian Foundation
Ingrid and Richard Taylor
Tierney Properties, Inc. / David J. Tierney, III
Sue and Jay Weintraub
Wheeler and Taylor
Sponsors-in Kind
Dana Audia
Black Ice Entertainment
Classical Tents
Domaney's Liquors
Eastover Estate and Retreat
Valet Park of America
Your Color Connection

Gala Auction Highlights

Winter Park, Colorado – Take a ski trip to this beautiful five bedroom, three bathroom mountain home in the Winter Park area of Colorado.  This home has beautiful panoramic mountain views and an outdoor patio and fire pit. Sleeps 10-12 and all amenities are included.  
North Eastham, Cape Cod – Get away for the weekend and come stay in this traditional cape located 1 mile from the national sea shore. There are four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a screened in porch, gas grill and wood burning fireplace.
Jane Iredale Gift Basket – Pick up your Jane Iredale gift basket full of goodies and then head over to Face Haven to get a relaxing facial!



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