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UMass-Amherst Chancellor, President of HCC to Speak on Higher Ed and Workforce Development Panel

UMass-Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy and Holyoke Community College president Christina Royal will join PeoplesBank First Vice President of Human Resources Christine Phillips on a panel, “Employers and Higher Education: Working Together to Develop a Stronger Workforce” on December 3, 2019 from 8:30-10 a.m. at the HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute, 164 Race Street, Holyoke. Registration…

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October Chamber Connection

Read the latest news about our members, the Chamber’s involvement on the East-West Passenger Rail Advisory Committee, our 2019 Super 60 winners, keynote speaker, Sheila Coon, founder of Hot Oven Cookies, and much more.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor to Speak on The Power of Perseverance

 Roseann Sdoia Materia, who lost one of her legs in the Boston Marathon bombing, will be the featured speaker the Springfield Regional Chamber’s November 6 Rise & Shine Business Breakfast from 7:15- 9 a.m. at Springfield Country Club, 1375 Elm Street, West Springfield. The breakfast is sponsored by Rise & Shine Business Breakfast series sponsor…

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30th Class of Super 60 Winners Announced

The Springfield Regional Chamber has announced the honorees for its annual Super 60 awards, presented by Health New England and sponsored by People’s United Bank, MassHire Hampden County Workforce Board, Wells Fargo Bank, The Republican, 22News, and Zasco Productions. Now in its 30th year, the program celebrates the success of the fastest-growing and privately-owned businesses…

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Differentiate Yourself at October Rise & Shine Breakfast

Mark Altman, founder and trainer at MindsetGo, will present one of his many popular business coaching topics, “Differentiate Yourself – It’s You They Buy,” at the Springfield Regional Chamber’s October 2 Rise & Shine Business Breakfast. The breakfast, sponsored by Series Sponsor, United Personnel, will be held at Crestview Country Club, 281 Shoemaker Lane, Agawam,…

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A View From the Hill

As we head into the summer recess for the Legislature, here’s a quick recap on where we are. Remember, we are just in the first session of the two-year Legislative Session and much of the work will get underway come January 2020. Despite missing the July 1 deadline, the House and Senate did vote a…

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President’s Message

HUH!  When I was trying to figure out what fun fact about August that I might include in my column this month, I wandered across this one – did you know that the “Dog Days of Summer” is actually a REAL time period? It is the 40 days beginning July 3 and ending August 11,…

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