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Simply put, the 40 Force is WGGB and our neighbors, working together to make a difference in Western Massachusetts. It’s our commitment to support the community by pooling our resources with the collective knowledge and know-how of the Pioneer Valley.

In case you missed any of our segments over the last several weeks, click on any of the links below for a look back:

40 Force: Elder Care

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March 10th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Your parents are getting older and caring for them can be challenging. The 40 Force is here to help. Monday night , we had a panel of experts here to take your calls and answer your questions on assisted...

40 Force: Colon Cancer

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March 3rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- When it comes to cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second deadliest in the United States. There are a lot of questions when it comes to the disease. Tonight, we had a panel of...

40 Force: 7K in 7 Days to Benefit TJO

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February 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Over the last week, we asked you to take part in the 40 Force: 7K in 7 Days Challenge, to help raise money for the Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center. We reached our goal a day early, which...

40 Force: Women’s Heart Health

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February 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Did you know heart disease is the number one killer of women? The 40 Force is here to help answer your heart health questions. Tonight, we had a panel of experts from the Baystate Medical Center Heart and...

40 Force: Credit Check

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February 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- They're pieces of your financial life that are critical to many dealings, and yet, many don't understand them. It's your credit score and credit report. What does the number mean? How do you make sure it's...

40 Force: Protecting Against Predators

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February 17th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Who's living next door? Who's lurking online? In the age of ever-changing technology, there are a lot of things parents are unaware of when it comes to their kids online activity. Tonight, we told you what you...

40 Force: Tax Time

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February 10th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- In just over two months, your tax returns are due. Now that you should have most or all of your paperwork, it's a good time to start figuring out those tax forms. Monday night, we had a panel of experts...

40 Force: Pet Emergency

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February 3rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Our pets are our best friends and our constant companions. How far, though, would you go to take care of your four legged friend? Monday night we had a panel of experts here to take your calls and your...

40 Force: Tracking Your Taxes

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January 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's time to start filing your taxes, but where are your tax dollars going? From bridge work and road repairs, to new schools and government programs, do you feel your tax dollars are being wasted? We want to hear...

40 Force: Financing Your Future

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January 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Perhaps one of your New Year's resolutions is to get your finances in order and plan for your future. Monday night, the 40 Force teamed up with financial experts to help you get the advice you need to prepare...

40 Force: Fighting the Flu

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January 13th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Flu season is hitting hard this year with 35 states reporting widespread cases. That includes here in Massachusetts, where a Boston man died just last week. That's why the 40 Force was helping you fight the flu Monday We...

40 Force: Digging Out of Debt

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January 6th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The holiday hangover is here. Credit card bills are starting to arrive and you may need help sorting it all out. Tonight, the 40 Force went to work for you. We had a panel of experts here to answer your...

40 Force: West Springfield

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December 23rd, 2013
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- After being postponed last week due to the snowstorm, the 40 Force rolled into West Springfield Monday night. Despite the rain, several people came out to join the 40 Force in helping to collect donations...

40 Force: Southampton

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December 20th, 2013
SOUTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- We are rounded out another week of 40 Force events in Hampshire County, as we headed to Southampton. The 40 Force is WGGB and our neighbors, working together to make a difference in Western...

40 Force: Holyoke

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December 19th, 2013
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Tonight, the 40 Force headed up Interstate 91 to Holyoke. The 40 Force is WGGB and our neighbors, working together to make a difference in Western Massachusetts. It’s also our commitment to support the...