MCLA Honors Honorable Paul Perachi At Annual Golf Classic


NORTH ADAMS, MASS. - On Monday, Sept. 20, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) honored the Honorable Paul Perachi '63, M.Ed. '70 at its 14th annual Golf Classic at Berkshire Hills Country Club in Pittsfield, Mass.  

The event raised more than $18,000 for the College's athletics programs.

Perachi has made many contributions to the community as a teacher, coach, principal, attorney, and juvenile court judge. As a distinguished alumnus, he has served on MCLA's Alumni Association Board, represented fellow alumni on the College's Board of Trustees, and was inducted into the MCLA Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002.

The MCLA Golf Classic brings together community members and local businesses to support the College's athletic program. The winners of the tournament include the Puleri Team (Gary Baker, Dean Dimassimo, MCLA head baseball coach Jeff Puleri and MCLA Professor Ron Shewcraft) in the Gross Division and the McGrath Team (Michael Emerson, David Herforth, Michael McGrath and Thomas Szczepaniak) in the Net Division.

MCLA would like to thank Covidien, this year's President's Club Title Sponsor, for their generosity.

 Other sponsors include Coakley, Pierpan, Dolan, and Collins Insurance Agency; Conserve Thru Control, Inc.; Follett Higher Education Group; Adams Co-Operative Bank; ARAMARK; Greylock Federal Credit Union; Hoosac Bank; Kelly's Package Store; South Adams Savings Bank; True North Financial Services; Allsports Custom Printing LLC; Liberty Mutual Insurance; O'Connor & Drew P.C.; ADVIA Communications, LLC; Alton & Westall Real Estate Agency; MacFarlane Office Products, Inc.; Nassif's Professional Pharmacy; Sheriff Carmen Massimiano and Deputies of Berkshire County; Beck's Printing Company; Berkshire Direct;  Debbie and Allen Kushnet; Hillcrest Educational Centers Inc.; Jim Stakenas and Paula Cardinal; Maxymillian Technologies, Inc.; Richco Products, Inc.; Senator Benjamin B. Downing; Smith, Watson & Company, LLP; Souliere & Zepka Construction; Valerie and Scott Nichols; Vallone's Automotive; and Smith Brothers-McAndrews Insurance Agency.