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SPRINGFIELD, MA – May 27, 2020 – Comcast Business today announced that the nonprofit community behavioral and mental health organization, Clinical & Support Options (CSO), is utilizing Comcast Business’ internet, voice and TV solutions throughout its new mobile stations that are providing emergency shelter and medical care to those experiencing homelessness in Greater Springfield.  …

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LONGMEADOW– Bay Path University is joining a growing movement that uses storytelling to strengthen the connection between the clinical and emotional facets of health care with the launch of a Certificate in Narrative Medicine, offered through its Masters in Creative Non-fiction program. Through reflections on the giving and receiving of treatment; interactions with practitioners, patients…

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Springfield, Mass. (May 20, 2020)—On Tuesday, May 12, New England Public Media, the new alliance of NEPR and WGBY, received the coveted Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association for “Hard News” in the Small Market Radio category in Region 10 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont). The winning…

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Springfield—The Directors of The Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation today announced the appointment of Paul Belsito  as Executive Director of the Foundation, succeeding Mary Walachy who served in the position for the past 23 years. Belsito will begin his new role at the Davis Foundation on June 1, 2020. A Massachusetts resident, Belsito…

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Springfield—The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts (CFWM) has re-launched the successful Valley Gives website, Valley-Gives.org. The “one-stop-giving” online platform aims to connect donors with local nonprofits struggling to provide vital community programs and services—particularly during the COVID-19 crisis. The Community Foundation will promote the Valley Gives website widely to introduce donors to nonprofits in need.…

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  FLORENCE—Florence Bank announced that Matthew Pittenger, of Westfield, was recently selected as a recipient of its President’s Award. The President’s Award was established by the bank in 1995, affording employees the annual opportunity to nominate their peers for this prestigious honor that recognizes outstanding performance, customer service and overall contribution to Florence Bank. Pittenger…

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Hampden County- Wayne Webster, Chair of the Board of Trustees, announced that this year The Horace Smith Fund will award 20 Walter S. Barr Scholarships, with 17 going to graduating high school seniors and three to students currently attending college.  The William R. Rooney Award will be granted to one high school candidate who has received…

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