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Cumberland Farms Celebrates Renovated Concept Store in Agawam

September 5th, 2014
AGAWAM — Cumberland Farms announced the opening event of its store at 837 Suffield St. in Agawam. Featuring a modernized design and architectural features, the newly remodeled store will now offer a range of hot food items, from pizza to...

Spots Still Open for Free Manufacturing Training Program

September 5th, 2014
HOLYOKE — There are still spots open for a free manufacturing production technician training program that begins Sept. 15. The 10-week accelerated program is a joint effort between Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community...

Dawn Leaks Joins Leadership Pioneer Valley as Program Manager

September 5th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — Leadership Pioneer Valley (LPV) announced that Dawn Leaks has joined the LPV team in the newly created position of program manager. In this role, Leaks will be responsible for managing LPV’s signature 10-month regional...

Dadanco Opens New Facility in Westfield

September 4th, 2014
WESTFIELD — Dadanco, a manufacturer of commercial hydronic-based heating and cooling products, including active chilled beams, induction units, and induction diffusers, announced the grand opening of its Luxton-Reed Center, with an open house...

Local Companies, Volunteers Gear Up for Day of Caring

September 4th, 2014
PIONEER VALLEY — A sea of royal-blue “Live United” T-shirts will sweep over Western Mass. on Friday as volunteers for the United Way of Pioneer Valley’s 21st annual Day of Caring will head out for their assignments. Close to...

Leadership Holyoke Program Set to Commence

September 4th, 2014
HOLYOKE — The Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce, Holyoke Community College, and PeoplesBank announced that the Leadership Holyoke program will commence this month. Leadership Holyoke is a training program that fosters and promotes...

Business Growth Center Expands Programming for Entrepreneurs

September 3rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — The Business Growth Center at Springfield Technology Park has received a grant from the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corp. (MGCC) to help underserved or disadvantaged business owners in the Pioneer Valley grow, or stabilize,...

Berkshire Bank Wins Two 2014 Communicator Awards

September 3rd, 2014
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Bank has received two Communicator Awards from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA). The bank received 2014 Silver Awards of Distinction in two categories, Commercials – Banks and Annual Report...

Falcons Name Andy Zilch Manager of Broadcasting

September 3rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Falcons announced that Andy Zilch will join the organization as the team’s play-by-play broadcaster and manager of broadcasting. Zilch comes to the Falcons after spending two seasons with the Greenville...

MBK’s Christopher Marini Appointed to SOS Board Of Trustees

September 3rd, 2014
HOLYOKE — Meyers Brothers Kalicka, P.C. announced the appointment of Christopher Marini to the board of trustees for the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. In addition to serving on the board, Marini will also be serving on the audience...

PeoplesBank Offers Support to Women Business Owners

September 2nd, 2014
HOLYOKE — In support of the growth and success of women business owners, PeoplesBank is partnering with WomenUpFront to host a monthly, ongoing roundtable for women who have ownership and leadership responsibility and want to grow toward $1...

Sarah Mazzaferro Joins ACCGS as Member Services Director

September 2nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — The Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield (ACCGS) announced that Sarah Mazzaferro has joined the ACCGS team as its member services director, succeeding long-time director Cecile Larose, who retired in...

Isenberg’s Hossein Kazemi Named Distinguished Professor in Finance

September 2nd, 2014
AMHERST — Hossein Kazemi, professor of Finance at the UMass Amherst’s Isenberg School of Management, has been named the Michael and Cheryl Philipp Distinguished Professor in Finance. The appointment was approved by the UMass board of...

Adam Brassard Returns to Williams Inn as Executive Chef

September 2nd, 2014
WILLIAMSTOWN — Main Street Hospitality Group (MSHG) announced that Adam Brassard has been appointed to the position of executive chef of the Williams Inn. His responsibilities include all kitchen operations and menu...

Columbia Gas Donates Equipment, Training to Rescue Team

September 2nd, 2014
EASTHAMPTON — Columbia Gas of Massachusetts has donated three natural-gas combustible indicators (CGIs) to the Western Massachusetts Technical Rescue Team (WMTRT). Founded in January 2014, the WMTRT provides specialized skills and equipment...