Berkshire Bank Announces Winners of Military and Veterans Suite Night Contest

PITTSFIELD, MASS, February 3, 2016 – Berkshire Bank, America’s Most Exciting Bank®, has announced the winners of its Military and Veterans Suite Night Contest. As the official bank of NESN’s Boston Bruins coverage, the Bank partnered with NESN for the Military and Veteran Suite Night Contest that began on November 1, 2015 and concluded on February 5, 2016.

The winners of this exciting contest are Wayne Labonte, Sr. of Burlington, VT, Craig Sullivan of Natick, MA, Joelle Marini of Westfield, MA and Jaime Garanzuay of Becket, MA. As winners, these four individuals received two tickets to the Berkshire Bank and NESN All-Access Game Day Experience on March 5, 2016. This consists of limo transportation to and from the game, behind-the-scenes tour of NESN’s broadcast truck and in arena studio, and the opportunity to watch the Bruins hockey game in the NESN suite at TD Garden in Boston, MA.

The contest was held throughout New England and New York, in all regions of the Berkshire Bank footprint, and extended to all active US military and veterans.  Entries were collected online; these four winners were selected at random and given the chance to choose the guest of their choice to accompany them on this full day event. The eight guests will be escorted by two bank representatives and chauffeured by Transport the People, a full-service limo transportation company located in Pittsfield, MA.

About Berkshire Bank
Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE: BHLB) is the parent of Berkshire Bank, America’s Most Exciting Bank®.  The Company, recognized for its entrepreneurial approach and distinctive culture, has $7.8 billion in assets and 93 full service branch offices in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Vermont providing personal and business banking, insurance, and wealth management services.  In 2015, Berkshire Bank was named one of Massachusetts’ Most Charitable Companies by the Boston Business Journal.  To learn more, visit or call 800-773-5601.  Berkshire Bank is the official bank of NESN’s Boston Bruins coverage. 

About NESN
NESN has consistently been one of the top-rated regional sports networks in the country with award-winning Red Sox and Bruins coverage. The network is delivered to over 4 million homes throughout the six-state New England region and an additional 5 million homes nationally as NESN National on digital and sports tiers in over 100 DMAs. Forbes Magazine recently ranked NESN as the 9th Most Valuable Sports Business Brand in the world. is the most visited regional sports network website in the country. NESN also produces a number of distinctive programs under its umbrella Original NESN Entertainment (ONE). NESN’s social responsibility program, NESN Connects, is proud to support and connect its employees with charitable organizations in our communities. NESN is owned by Fenway Sports Group (owners of the Boston Red Sox) and Delaware North (owners of the Boston Bruins).

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