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Royal Honored for Program Benefiting People with Mental Illness

March 3rd, 2015
NORTHAMPTON — The Royal Law Firm will receive an award from the state because of its demonstrated commitment to providing employment opportunities to individuals with mental illnesses. For several years, Royal has partnered with Human...

Lou Kornet Achieves Association Executive Certification

March 3rd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — Lou Kornet, vice president and chief of staff at the Markens Group Inc. (TMG), has been designated as a certified association executive (CAE). Conferred by the American Society of Association Executives, the certification is the...

DiGrigoli Honored for School Culture and Innovative Marketing

March 3rd, 2015
WEST SPRINGFIELD — MODERN SALON has named the 2014 class of Excellence in Education honorees in its fifth annual program recognizing leadership and best practices among cosmetology schools. DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology in West Springfield...

BFMC Offers Writing Workshop for Those Touched by Cancer

March 3rd, 2015
GREENFIELD — Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s Oncology Department will offer a free writing workshop, Spirit of the Written Word, for Western Mass. residents touched by cancer. The 10-week workshop will take place on Thursdays from...

As MGM Closes Lots, Parking Changes Announced

March 2nd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD>/em> — The Springfield Business Improvement District (SBID) issued a reminder that changes are coming as MGM closes several downtown parking lots. These parking-lot closures, which monthly parkers were notified of six weeks...

ACCGS Releases Legislative Agenda for 2015

March 2nd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — The Affiliated Chamber of Commerce of Greater Springfield (ACCGS) has released its 2015 legislative agenda, addressing the major legislative issues intended to strengthen business competitiveness, lower business costs, and...

Monson Savings Names Charlene Prefontaine Mortgage Originator

March 2nd, 2015
MONSON — Monson Savings Bank has announced the appointment of Charlene Prefontaine as the bank’s newest mortgage loan originator. Prefontaine is a seasoned professional with more than 30 years of experience in banking and more than 12...

Noble Hospital to Host Guns Vs. Hoses Blood Drive on March 12

March 2nd, 2015
WESTFIELD — Noble Hospital will hold the fourth Blood Wars: Guns Vs. Hoses Blood Drive on Thursday, March 12 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Westfield’s police and fire departments will help the Noble Hospital/Baystate Health Blood Donor Program,...

MassMutual Announces Record 2014 Financial Results

February 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. announced strong consolidated statutory financial results for 2014, including a substantial increase in earnings and net income, record sales in key businesses, and highest-ever levels of...

PeoplesBank Names Christine Phillips VP of Human Resources

February 27th, 2015
HOLYOKE — PeoplesBank announced the appointment of Christine Phillips as vice president, Human Resources. In her new position, Phillips will monitor and administer the bank’s human-resources policies and recruitment plan, oversee...

Springfield College Program Earns National Recognition

February 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield College Strength and Conditioning Graduate Program has again received acceptance into the National Strength and Conditioning Assoc. (NSCA) Education Recognition Program (ERP) for the next three years. “The...

CDH Appoints Bechtold, Scibelli to Leadership Roles

February 27th, 2015
NORTHAMPTON — Following nationwide searches, Cooley Dickinson President and CEO Joanne Marqusee announced that two healthcare executives, Katherine Bechtold and Anthony Scibelli, have joined the organization’s senior leadership...

Radiothon Benefiting Baystate Children’s Hospital Set for March 5-7

February 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — Just four days after the birth of their son at Baystate Medical Center, Harold and Kristin Coles learned that Joe had mosaic Down syndrome and a blood disorder called transient myeloproliferative disorder found almost...

Florence Bank to Host Adopt-a-Pet Day for Dakin Humane Society

February 26th, 2015
FLORENCE — Florence Bank, a mutually owned savings bank serving the Pioneer Valley through nine branch locations, will host its fifth annual Adopt-a-Pet Day for Dakin Humane Society on Wednesday, March 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the...

Chef Fund-raiser to Benefit Gray House Rescheduled for March 2

February 26th, 2015
CHICOPEE — The Small Plates Chef Fund-raiser to benefit the Gray House has been rescheduled to Monday, March 2. It was originally scheduled for Jan. 26, then Feb. 9, but was postponed both times due to a snowstorm. The Gray House is hoping...