Friends of SHAEC Norwich Lake Fundraiser Hike

Come Celebrate with us!Retreat at Norwich lake entrance

Saturday, October 19th, 10am – 12

The Retreat at Norwich Lake
128 Norwich Lake in Huntington

With 97 acres of forest, trails, and lake access, The Retreat at Norwich Lake has a lot to explore. Come hike a few of the trails with the Friends of SHAEC and Western Mass Hilltown Hikers, as we team up to celebrate SHAEC’s 20 years of adult education in the Hilltowns.

Donations for Friends of SHAEC will be accepted the day of the hike, or by clicking on the button below. Prizes will be awarded to the highest donors.


The Retreat is at 128 Norwich Lake in Huntington. Turn off of Route 66 in Huntington onto Searle Rd. When you get to the fork (approx 1.7 miles) Turn right onto Rocky Point Rd. Destination will be on the left in approx 7/10ths of a mile. Call or email Michele at SHAEC for more information 413-354-1055.
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SHAEC obtains $87,322 grant to fund GED, adult education and more

 Sept. 3, 2019 |  Amy Porter

HILLTOWNS – At the Village Enterprise Center in Chester, home base for the Southern Hilltowns Adult Education Center (SHAEC), SHAEC Program Director Michele Kenney was excited.

“We just learned that the Community Development Block Grant was fully funded,” Kenney said, meaning that the GED high school equivalency courses, basic adult education and computer literacy classes for residents of Russell, Huntington, Middlefield and Chester will continue for another year, thanks to the grant of $87,322 obtained by Erica Johnson of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC). …