Mayor Daniel Bianchi
At 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires presents "Action is Eloquence," Pittsfield's Mayor Daniel Bianchi's review of his first 6 months in office. Bianchi will discuss progress regarding a number of key initiatives that he has targeted as crucial to the city: including, innovative ways to support a city's small business community; engaging the community in a crime prevention program; advancing the William Stanley Business Park; identifying the future of Taconic High School; and using technology to make City Hall more accessible to the public. Open to the public and at a cost of $3, the program will be held at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.
A lifelong resident of Pittsfield, Bianchi is a dedicated father, husband, and businessman who built a career out of helping small companies across the region meet their energy needs. A graduate of Pittsfield High School, Bianchi earned a Bachelors Degree in Business and Finance from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Serving in the Army National Guard for 7 years, Bianchi began a commitment to public service which continued with his service as Pittsfield Director of Administration and Finance, followed by five terms as a City Councilor, representing Ward 6 and executing the duties of the Chairman of the Public Health and Safety Committee.
Bianchi has also served as a member of the West Side Initiatve Steering Committee, the Democratic Ward Committee, St. Mark's Parish Council, UNICO, and President of the Pittsfield Kiwanis Club. Mayor Bianchi and his wife, Theresa Harrison Bianchi, are the parenst of three chidlren; Benjamin, Matthew, and Madeline.
For further information regarding Mayor Bianchi's appearance, please call Nancy Maurice Rogers at 442-4360, ext. 15.