Last night Reader To Reader was proud to sponsor the Amherst Chamber of Commerce monthly After 5 gathering at the Amherst College Natural History Museum. The gatherings are a great networking opportunity for us to meet local business owners and employees and tell them about our work building school libraries.
As a co-sponsor we were able to hand out literature and recent newspaper articles, and to make a short speech about our work. The event co-sponsor was the law firm Bulkley, Richardson and Gelinas, Attorneys at Law, William E. Hart, Counsel.
Well, it shows how effective networking can be as the fine lawyers at Bulkley, Richardson and Gelinas, Attorneys at Law, William E. Hart, Counsel generously offered to do pro bono legal work for Reader To Reader.
With approximately 45 lawyers, the firm is the biggest law firm in W. Mass and represents a number of major clients in both the for profit and nonprofit business world.
Their offer to do pro bono legal work for our tiny nonprofit is graciously accepted.
They state on their website www.bulkley.com , “As a firm and individually, we actively participate in professional, civic, political, educational, social service and cultural organizations and causes. As legal counselors, board members, volunteers and supporters, we are proud to help many organizations and institutions in their efforts to improve the quality of life in our communities.”