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Liberty Bank Donates $5,000 to Square One

Springfield, MA (April 30, 2024) – Square One’s school-age childcare program received a $5,000 boost from Liberty Bank this week. The funds will be used to enhance the experiences of Square One’s children, Kindergarten through grade 5, who attend after-school and summer programming. Enhancements will include a partnership with Mass Audubon, and educational and recreational…

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Second Chance Animal Services Celebrates 80,000th Spay/Neuter Surgery Milestone!

SPRINGFIELD, MA (APRIL 30, 2024) – Second Chance Animal Services, a beloved animal welfare organization, is excited to announce a significant milestone: 80,000 all-time spay/neuter surgeries performed. This achievement coincides with the organization’s 25th anniversary, marking a quarter-century of dedication to furry friends in need. Mable Henderson, a female 16-week-old Basset Hound, had the honor…

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DAKIN HUMANE SOCIETY AWARDED $124,000 GRANT FROM THE JOHN T. AND JANE A. WIEDERHOLD FOUNDATION

Springfield, MA (5/8/24) – Dakin Humane Society, located in Springfield, Massachusetts, has been awarded a grant in the amount of $124,000 from the John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation, a supporting organization of the Northwest CT Community Foundation. The Programmatic Sustainability and Capacity Building grant will fund three key initiatives during the next year…

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Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club Open House May 18 to Include Outreach to Veterans; Kicking Off Dragon Boat Fest Season

Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club Open House May 18 to Include Outreach to Veterans; Kicking Off Dragon Boat Fest Season Springfield—The Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club (PVRC) will host a Dragon Boat Open House on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at the PVRC Boathouse at North Riverfront Park, 121 West Street, Springfield. The event…

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Embracing Community: A Conversation with Brittany Beaumier, Personal Lines Risk Manager at Hub International 

In the dynamic realm of community engagement, there are those whose commitment radiates, fostering connections and nurturing progress. This April, we turn our attention to Brittany Beaumier, a key figure in the Personal Lines Risk Manager position at Hub International, a leading insurance agency in New England.   Brittany’s journey with the Springfield Regional Chamber…

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Balise Auto is a Driving Force for Square One

Springfield, MA (March 26, 2024) – In keeping with its commitment to supporting the greater Springfield region, Balise Auto recently presented a check for $40,000 to Square One. The funding is a result of Balise’s generosity combined with matching gifts from Balise’s corporate partners at Lexus and Toyota. “Square One has such a positive impact…

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Dakin Humane Society Announces 2024 Humane Award Nominations

Springfield, MA (4/1/24) – Beginning Monday, April 1, Dakin Humane Society will be accepting nominations from the public for its Dakin Humane Awards until June 30.  Nominees should be people or organizations that go out of their way to care for animals in need, people who volunteer to help animals, or people and/or animals who…

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