Berkshire Family YMCA's inaugural “Changing Lives After 55” awards will celebrate and recognize community members over the age of 55 who have made significant contributions and achievements in Berkshire County.

IBerkshires.com reports that local financial management firm, Berkshire Money Management, has signed on as the event's title sponsor.

IBerkshires.com is one of the media sponsors, as is The Berkshire Eagle. The awards night, slated for Wednesday, Oct. 3rd, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Berkshire Money Management in the historic Model Farm, the former Crane & Co. Mansion in Dalton, will salute honorees in the areas of Education, Arts and Culture. Business, Nonprofit, Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility.