Sep 01 2017
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Defuzzifying Dangerous Silicon Valley Company Cultures by Rex Conner- contributing writer   Google’s recent events have called into question its company culture, and the cultures of others in Silicon Valley. The questions swirling around the company culture will continue long after the current situation is resolved. With that news and other high-profile company cultures in the spotlight, it’s strange that no one is talking about the roots of company cultures. What is...

Eastern States Exposition’s Storrowton Village Museum will host its annual First Person Presentation, “Luke Day: Revolutionary, Farmer and the Master Spirit in Shays’ Rebellion,” by Stan Svec, January 26 at 7pm, in the Village’s historic Meetinghouse. Stan Svec, of Southwick, Mass., is the History Department Chair at West Springfield High School. He will portray Day (1743-1801) who was well known for his leadership role in Shays’ Rebellion, for which he was convicted...

“The ‘Crowning’ Ballroom Experience” You are summoned by Her Royal Highness (and Dash & Albert) to make merry with WGBY to benefit public television. Dress Up, Dine & Dance Treat yourself like royalty with a fancy night out. The WGBY Masterpiece Ball returns with an all-new theme: Victoria. WHAT IS THE WGBY MASTERPIECE BALL? It’s a themed evening ball featuring: Cocktail Drawing Room Reception Five-Course Candlelit Dinner with Wine Ballroom Dancing...

JOIN US AT The Log Cabin, Holyoke in support of RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY Register Now Featuring Comedy from The Ha-Ha’s! The Ha-Ha’s are a hilarious troupe of women from the Pioneer Valley who perform the ambitious art of Improv Comedy. The Ha-Ha’s will delight you with fast-paced games and full scenes – based on words from YOU. This show is 100% original, as everything they say on stage will be made up ON THE SPOT. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime show. The Ha-Ha-‘s will...

Full-service real estate and property management firm Peabody Properties is pleased to announce that Kathleen Talbot of Westfield and Adriana Villegas of Chicopee have earned their Certified Professional of OccupancyTM (CPOTM) designations through the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA). Kathleen Talbot is an Administrative Assistant for Powdermill Village in Westfield, and Adriana Villegas is the Recertification Specialist for Pynchon Apartments in Springfield....

The Healthy Jewish Kitchen Fresh, Contemporary Recipes for Every Occasion By Paula Shoyer Shoyer, THE Kosher food expert, shows readers how to eat and be well. Paula Shoyer is out to save traditional recipes. Too often, Jewish recipes have too much salt, fat, sugar, and processed foods and lack whole grains and fresh ingredients. But now Paula Shoyer, THE kosher food expert and best-selling author is showing home cooks how to eat fresh and healthy meals any day of the week. Her...

Peter Carmichael has been named Park President of Six Flags New England, the region’s largest theme park, effective January 1, 2018. He succeeds John Winkler who has taken over as Park President at Six Flags Great Adventure and Hurricane Harbor in New Jersey. The announcement is a homecoming for Carmichael as he served as the Operations Manager & Director at the New England property from 2004-2015. Carmichael is an avid theme park enthusiast with more than 20 years of...

Co-sponsored by WSHU, the event will take place Wednesday, January 24, at 6 p.m. in SHU’s Martire Center Atrium. The public is invited and signed copies of Hager’s book, Sisters First, co-written with her twin sister, Barbara Pierce Bush, will be available for sale. The Distinguished Leaders Series features leaders from a variety of sectors who have made significant business and public service contributions. It is presented and hosted by SHU Trustee Katie Burke, who serves...

Holyoke Community College, in collaboration with the Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation and Emergency Medical Training Solutions, is offering an EMT training program at the E2E: Quaboag Region Workforce Training and Community College Center at 79 Main St., beginning March 5. The EMT-B Emergency Medical Technician Basic course meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 10 p.m. and on select Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until June 20, 2018. The 13-week program consists...

Morgan Drewniany, executive director of the Springfield Central Cultural District (SCCD) is pleased to announce the receipt of a Beveridge Family Foundation grant to help the organization both create an artist database, as well as increase internal capacity. Part of the grant from the Beveridge Foundation will be utilized to hire the UMass Arts Extension Service, a nationally renowned thought-leader in the arts field, to help create a grassroots network of artists. This network...

Massachusetts Casino Career Training Institute announces information, registration sessions The Massachusetts Casino Career Training Institute announces a series of MGM Springfield information sessions and MCCTI registration dates in January and February to assist anyone considering a gaming occupation. Area residents interested in working as professional card dealers or croupiers can attend a registration event listed below to sign up for training classes in the MCCTI Gaming...

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