Kenver, Ltd. will hold an open house on Thursday, Nov. 4 from 4-6 p.m. The public is invited to meet the shop’s new owners while enjoying light refreshments. Illustration courtesy Kenver
SOUTH EGREMONT — On August 31, longtime South Egremont sportswear boutique and outdoor retail hub Kenver, Ltd. was sold to OvareVentures, which is headquartered in Glendale, California.
On Thursday, Nov. 4 from 4-6 p.m., the public is invited to meet Kenver’s new owners at an Open House. The South Egremont Spirit Shoppe will supply the beer and cheese, and Rubiner’s Cheesemongers & Grocers will bring the charcuterie.
Founded in 1959 by the late sportsman and skier Ken Vermeulen, Kenver specializes in best-in-category sports equipment, including skis, bikes, snowboards, and ice skates. Kenver also sells seasonal designer sporting apparel and footwear, and features a dedicated bootery cellar with fitting specialists as well as a curated collection of artisan wares and home accessories.
Kenver’s historic building at 39 Main Street was built in 1731 as a stagecoach stop, and it maintains its ambiance with fireplaces and antiques. Kenver has twice been named “Best of New England” in the Ski, Snowboard and Cross-Country Shop Awards presented by New England Winter Sports Representatives, Inc.
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PS21 welcomes four new board members
CHATHAM, N.Y. — PS21 has welcomed Judith Albert, Sarah Chalfant, Louis Hedgecock, and Leslie Lassiter to its board of directors. Distinguished professionals in the fields of architecture, finance, law, and literary agency, they all share PS21’s commitment to expanding the audiences for original contemporary performing arts and artists in the Hudson Valley and beyond.
Judith Albert is board chair of Cornerstone Capital Group, which develops and manages