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Hello friends, I want to update you on what has been happening this past month...

I want to update you on what has been happening this past month, and what you can look forward to. Honestly, it has been such a busy summer! From marching in the 4th of July Parade to celebrating Pride, I feel honored to be a part of this community. 

Image Description: Councilor Helen Moon is standing with her arms folded over a clipboard. She is wearing sunglasses and smiling at the camera. She is standing next to Dennis Powell, who has a white beard and is wearing a white shirt with black belt. Councilor Moon receives Dennis Powell's support for re-election.

I also attended the 46th annual Gather-In Festival, hosted by the NAACP and participated in Day of Action hosted by world renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma on the Commons. Each weekend is filled with fun, community-building events and activities, and I am proud to call Pittsfield my home. 

In other news, my campaign team and I  have been busy planning events, door-knocking and engaging voters. We love hearing from you about your concerns and your hopes for how to move Pittsfield forward.  We have some important dates coming up, so make sure you mark it in your calendar.

Thursday, August 15 - Third Thursday: join Team Moon to canvass and enjoy Third Thursday starting at 5:30.Saturday, August 24 - Backyard BBQ Party: Brian and I invite you to join us in our home for a summer BBQ party starting at 2:00PM. We will grill hamburgers, hotdogs and veggie burgers. You can bring a side to share. Come meet your neighbors and enjoy your Saturday in Ward 1. Check out the event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/492062151366061/Sunday, August 25 - Action Sunday with Earl Persip. Starting at 1:00PM, we will canvass Ward 1. Don't know how to canvass? We will teach you and provide all the materials. Check it out here: https://www.facebook.com/events/482902249203527/Tuesday, September 17 - Preliminary Election!  While Ward 1 does not have a preliminary, please make sure you go to vote on Sept 17th. We have four people running for mayor, and your vote matters!Thursday, September 19th - Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: September's Third Thursday starts with Walk a Mile, a fundraiser to benefit Elizabeth Freeman Center. EFC works to end domestic violence and sexual assault in Berkshire County. Please join me in raising awareness and dollars so that EFC can continue their important work. If you would like to join Team Moon and raise support for EFC, please register here: https://www.runreg.com/walkamile19

Calling all volunteers!  If you are passionate about making a difference to move Pittsfield forward, please consider volunteering on Team Moon. We have a diverse group of change-makers and are excited to get to work. Reply back with "Ready to Join" as the subject and we will plug you in. 

Lawn signs If you are interested in hosting a lawn sign to represent your support for Team Moon, reply back with "Moon Signs" and we will add you to our list. 

As always, I am incredibly grateful for the privilege of serving as your Ward 1 City Councilor and I humbly ask for your continued support this election. Join me, and let's move Pittsfield forward. 

In solidarity,  Helen Moon Pittsfield City Councilor, Ward 1

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