Berkshire Co-Op Market Owners Receive Auto Insurance Discount

They're Eligible for 6% Discount via Group Program From GoodWorks Insurance

GREAT BARRINGTON, MA--(Marketwired - Jul 20, 2015) -  The 3,000 owners of the Berkshire Co-Op Market in Great Barrington can save on auto insurance too, thanks to an exclusive group program developed by GoodWorks Insurance in Great Barrington. Besides getting a 6 percent insurance discount, owners also can support the community because GoodWorks donates 50 percent of its profits to local charities.

An independent insurance agency, GoodWorks Insurance agency negotiated the discount with one of America's top insurers, The Main Street America Group. 

"It's great to work with a local company like GoodWorks Insurance that helps our owners save money while ensuring part of their premiums comes back to benefit the community," said Matt Novik, Berkshire Co-Op Market communication manager. "We like to work with local small businesses on mutually beneficial programs that help the local economy thrive. It's one more example of the benefits of ownership."

GoodWorks Community Grants go to nonprofits that support education, healthcare and public safety. Local recipients have included Community Health Programs, Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School and the Great Barrington Firefighters Association.

"They're some of the most-effective organizations in Berkshire County that we also support," Novik said.

Berkshire Co-Op Market owners can get more information by contacting Deborah Wright at GoodWorks Insurance, 343 Main Street, at (413) 528-5509 ext. 302 or Co-Op ownership is open to all for a one-time investment of $150. 

GoodWorks ( works with associations, nonprofits and businesses to establish group auto insurance programs. It also insures businesses across the region. Besides Great Barrington, it has offices in Worcester and in three Connecticut towns: Glastonbury, New Milford and Columbia.

Berkshire Co-Op Market (, located at 42 Bridge Street, has been a retail store since 1981.

Contact Information:

Henry Stimpson
Stimpson Communications

Matt Novik
413-528-9697, ext. 39