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The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce awards Mercedes-Benz of Springfield with their Community Service Award.

Amherst, MA, October 22, 2020– The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce announced on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, that Mercedes-Benz of Springfield was chosen as their Community Service Award recipient. This award honors a business, non-profit, or individual which has benefited the lives of the Amherst Area community through their work and outreach.


“We are proud to honor Mercedes-Benz of Springfield in recognition of their outreach efforts through their Driven By Community platform, the lives and jobs of the Amherst Area community benefitted greatly, especially at this difficult time.”

-Amherst Chamber A+ Awards Committee


Driven By Community


The “Driven By Community” platform officially launched in March, although it has been implemented at the dealership since the doors opened 3 years ago.


Since then, Mercedes-Benz of Springfield has partnered with 250+ local organizations, raised over $20,000 when COVID-19 hit for local businesses, and has hosted numerous fundraising/charity events at the dealership. Most recently, a drive-in movie night with proceeds to go to the Urban League of Springfield to support their mission.


Mercedes-Benz of Springfield – Awards

  • 2 BusinessWest 40 Under 40 Wins
  • 2 Mercedes-Benz Best of the Best Awards
  • EY Entrepreneur of the year Finalist
  • Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award


“We have been partnering with Peter and Michelle since their opening just three years ago, but it feels as though they have always been a part of our community.”

 –Claudia Pazmany, Executive Director of the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce


Virtual A+ Awards Show

The Virtual A+ Awards Show will be live-streamed from Hadley Farms Meeting House on Thursday, November 12, 2020. Mercedes-Benz of Springfield is proud to be honored alongside Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Betsey McInnis of Family Outreach of Amherst; Leader in Innovation Award winner, Phoenix Fruit Farm of Belchertown; Leader in Sustainability Award winner, Kestrel Land Trust of Amherst; Young Professional Award winner, Ash Crawford of Amherst Coffee; Chamber MVP Award winner, Lisa Eugin of Encharter Insurance and a COVID Hero to be announced live!



Mercedes-Benz of Springfield is a full service authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer located at the end of 291, exit 6 on the Massachusetts Turnpike. The 37,000 square foot facility sells and services new and used Mercedes-Benz passenger cars, SUVs, and commercial vehicles (Sprinter and Metris). Built in 2017, the building is state of the art and built with sustainability in mind. We have solar panels on the roof and use waste oil from our vehicles to heat the facility.

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