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Springfield Falcons, Pride Stores Announce ‘Pump for Pride’

October 15th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Falcons and Pride Stores have partnered for the second annual “Pump for Pride” on Wednesday, Oct. 22. Falcons players will be at the Pride store on 618 North Main St. in Longmeadow pumping gas for...

Lord Jeffery Inn Wins Sustainability Champion Award

October 14th, 2014
AMHERST — The Lord Jeffery Inn in Amherst has received the 2014 Sustainability Champion Award from Historic Hotels of America at the 2014 Awards of Excellence. The 2014 Annual Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner took place at the Hotel Hershey in...

Hyundai Rotem Seeks to Build Subway Cars in Springfield

October 14th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — Hyundai Rotem is competing for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s procurement to build more than 200 new subway cars. Should it win, the company has committed to locate its manufacturing facility on Progress...

Karina Schrengohst Named Partner at Royal LLP

October 14th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON — Royal LLP, a woman-owned, boutique, management-side labor and employment law firm, announced that Karina Schrengohst, Esq. has been made a partner of the firm. Schrengohst, the law firm’s managing attorney, will continue...

SC’s Jasmin Hutchinson Wins Grant for Running Psychology Team

October 14th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — Springfield College Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies Jasmin Hutchinson, Ph.D., received a $2,275 grant from the Assoc. for Applied Sport Psychology to continue the second year of a Springfield College...

PVCU Sponsors Springfield Falcons’ Goals for Groceries Campaign

October 14th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Falcons announced that Pioneer Valley Credit Union (PVCU) will return as the sponsor for the Goals for Groceries campaign, benefiting the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. For every goal the Falcons score at...

Kathleen Krisak Named Outstanding Technologist of the Year

October 10th, 2014
HOLYOKE — Kathleen Krisak, a nuclear-medicine technologist at Holyoke Medical Center (HMC), was named Outstanding Technologist of the Year by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging during a national conference in St. Louis. The...

State Officials Promote Local Workforce-development Initiatives

October 10th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — State officials joined U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez and U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan this week at Springfield Technical Community College to recognize the Commonwealth’s leadership in developing a robust...

Catherine Sypek Earns Designation in Retirement-plan Consulting

October 10th, 2014
HOLYOKE — Catherine Sypek has earned the Professional Plan Consultant designation in the area of retirement-plan consulting. Sypek is a top-performing financial-services representative for Holyoke-based Dowd Financial Services, with offices in...

MRW Connected Honored on ‘Best for Workers’ List

October 10th, 2014
EASTHAMPTON — MRW Connected and 79 other companies worldwide were recognized for creating the highest-quality jobs by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the third annual “B Corp Best for Workers” list. This analysis includes...

Chicago’s ‘Data-Driven City’ Topic at Bay Path Oct. 17

October 9th, 2014
LONGMEADOW — Brenna Berman, Chicago Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) commissioner and chief information officer, will present on the “Data-Driven City” at Bay Path University’s Innovative Thinking &...

WSU Appoints First Director of Non-discrimination and Compliance

October 9th, 2014
WESTFIELD — Lawrence Johnson has been named director of non-discrimination and university compliance at Westfield State University. He officially joins the university on Monday, Oct. 20. “Using existing funds for a position that we have...

Westfield State Hosts Immigrant Youth Expert Lauren Burke

October 9th, 2014
WESTFIELD — Westfield State University will host lawyer Lauren Burke as part of its Guest Lecture Series on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in Wilson Savignano Auditoriums A and B. Burke will present her lecture, “Disrupting the Status...

Baystate Health, WMECo Team Up to Improve Energy Efficiency

October 9th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Health and Western Massachusetts Electric Co. (WMECo) have further enhanced their partnership in creating a more energy-efficient health system by agreeing to implement several energy-efficiency programs over the next...

Springfield Boys & Girls Club Surpasses Donor Goal

October 8th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — Peter A. and Melissa Picknelly set a lofty goal for the Springfield Boys & Girls Club recently. If the club could bring in 150 new donors in the month of September, they would donate $15,000 to the cause. Recently, the club...