2017 Coffee Hour Speaking Series

Once again, Berkshire Humane Society (BHS) is hosting another exciting Coffee Hour Speaking Series (CHSS) as part of its humane education programming designed especially for adults!

The first talk in the series is:
Estate Planning for You and Your Pet
January 22nd – “What Everyone Needs to Know about Estate Planning: Both for You and for Your Pets”
Attorney Holly Rogers

During this fun and informative presentation, Attorney Rogers will discuss basic estate planning for you and your loved ones, including your furry and feathered family members! Topics will include simple steps to take that will benefit you during your life and after as well as ways to care for your pet if you are unable to. A Q & A will conclude the presentation.

Attorney Rogers has been in practice since 1998 when she graduated cum laude from the Suffolk University Law School in Boston. After relocating to the Berkshires in 2007, she has focused her practice on probate administration and estate planning for the peace of mind of individuals and families. Attorney Rogers is a long-time advocate for responsible estate planning which includes pets.

All CHSS events will begin at 2:00p.m. and take place in BHS’s Family Dog School training room.

Other upcoming talks are…

February 12th – “The Better Science Behind Alternatives to Animal Testing”
Dr. Theodora Capaldo – New England Anti-Vivisection Society

March 26th – “Say ‘No’ to Mail-Order Chicks: The Challenges of Urban Chicken Keeping”
Rachael Gordon – Morning’s Song Rooster Rescue & Ox N’ Yoke Farm Animal Sanctuary

Always free and open to the public! Always great conversation and delicious desserts! To reserve a spot, call Mary at 413-447-7878, ext. 128 or email her at mkoncel@berkshirehumane.org.

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