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HCC to Host March 17 Conference for Workforce Professionals

HOLYOKE — Workforce professionals from all over the Northeast will be on the Holyoke Community College campus on Friday, March 17, for the 12th New England Workforce Network Conference. The New England Workforce Network – NEWN – is a collaborative of workforce professionals from all over New England. The theme of this year’s conference is…

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New President and CEO Takes the Helm at Florence Bank

FLORENCE—Matthew “Matt” Garrity, a Lee native, launched a new era for Florence Bank today, taking the helm as president and CEO. He is excited to return to Western Massachusetts and brings extensive experience as a leader and promoter of growth along with a broad base of knowledge in serving both business customers and general banking…

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Vice President Jason Curtis Named Leader of Building Services

Westfield, Massachusetts – January 19, 2023 – Vice President Jason Curtis has been appointed as Tighe & Bond’s Building Services Business Line Leader. Jason is a registered Professional Engineer in several states and a LEED Accredited Professional. Before taking on his current role, he served as Technical Director for the business line and oversaw key initiatives…

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Second Chance Performs 70,000th Spay/Neuter

NORTH BROOKFIELD, MA (January 17, 2023) – Second Chance Animal Services is proud to announce that last month they performed their 70,000th low-cost spay and neuter surgery. This milestone is a significant achievement in the organization’s mission to reduce pet overpopulation and improve the welfare of animals in the community. Spaying and neutering pets not…

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Bacon Wilson, P.C. Announces Attorney Alexander Pattacini

Bacon Wilson, P.C. is pleased to announce that Attorney Alexander Pattacini has joined the firm. Attorney Pattacini is a member of the Estate Planning and Elder Law Department. Alexander earned his J.D. from Western New England University School of Law with a concentration in Transactional Law, where he served as a clinician in the Small…

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Excel Dryer promotes Michael Savitt to director of domestic sales

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. – Excel Dryer, Inc., manufacturer of the XLERATOR® Hand Dryer, announced the promotion of Michael Savitt to director of domestic sales. Savitt, a Chicago resident, has held positions with increasing responsibility over his 10 years with Excel Dryer, most recently serving as business development manager for North America. “Michael has demonstrated an…

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The Springfield Regional Chamber’s Leadership Institute Now Open for Applications

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., January 18, 2023 — For over 40 years, the Springfield Regional Chamber’s (SRC) Leadership Institute has helped mid- and upper-level managers grow their skills to bring their careers, organizations, and communities to the next level. Applications are now open for the Leadership Institute 2023, which will run from February through May.   Facilitated by…

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Message From the President

Dear Members,   Happy New Year! We’re thrilled to continue our mission of helping the Greater Springfield region flourish in 2023. With a new year comes a renewed sense of purpose, drive, and new opportunities for growth and success. I’m looking forward to my first full calendar year as President, and my team and I are…

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