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Feb 22 2018
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Comments Off on Horizons calls for Volunteers to interact with homeless children

What is a Playspace? Playspaces are child-friendly rooms that Horizons has installed in more than 90 partner shelters across the state of Massachusetts. Our Playspaces are designed – and play resources are carefully selected – to reflect the needs of children ages 0-6 experiencing trauma. Horizons’ Playspaces are created to give children a dedicated place to play and grow, and build connections with other caring adults who are committed to their success. No matter the...

Feb 21 2018
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Comments Off on Western Massachusetts Businesses Join Forces to Combat Human Trafficking

In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month local business leaders and industry groups recently announced the formation of Western Massachusetts Businesses against Human Trafficking, a coalition dedicated to addressing the nationwide scourge of human trafficking. Members formalized the coalition by endorsing a pledge to increase awareness of and protect against human trafficking in their places of business, and to collaborate broadly across the community and region to address...

Feb 13 2018
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Comments Off on HCC to hold Jazz Festival featuring composer Jeff Holmes

The 21st annual HCC Jazz Festival opens Friday, March 9, with a concert featuring renowned musician and composer Jeff Holmes as the festival’s guest artist, playing drums, piano and trumpet with the Amherst Jazz Orchestra under the direction of David Sporny. Holmes’s wife, jazz vocalist Dawning Holmes, will join performers on stage for the Friday night concert. The two-day festival of musical workshops and performances begins at 8 p.m. in the Leslie Phillips Theater...

Feb 09 2018
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Comments Off on Holyoke Soup to debut Thurs., Feb. 15, at its new location, the HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute

  After Wednesday’s snow cancellation, Holyoke Soup, a community-based, crowdfunding, idea-generating offshoot of SPARK Holyoke, will now debut at its new location at the HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 5:30 p.m.   Holyoke Soup is a dinner celebrating and supporting creative and entrepreneurial projects in Holyoke. For $5, attendees receive soup, salad, and bread while listening to presentations about business, art, urban agriculture, social justice,...

Feb 07 2018
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Comments Off on STCC to offer “fast Track” course in customer service starting in March

Students enrolled in the fast track option will earn 24 college credits over two seven-week sessions starting March 21. Are you looking to get on the “fast track” to a career in customer service? Springfield Technical Community College will offer its popular fast track Customer Service Essentials Certificate training program starting March 21. The accelerated 14-week program prepares students to become employable, strong candidates for advanced customer service and sales...

Feb 07 2018
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Comments Off on Chicopee Chamber of Commerce to hold Annual “Salute” Breakfast

The Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to join us at our Annual Meeting Salute Breakfast. The Salute Breakfast will be held at the Castle of Knights, and is open to both members and non-members of the Chicopee Chamber. We invite you review the 2017 End-Of-Year Reports, and meet the 2018 Board of Directors. Speakers include Mike Mathis, MGM Springfield President and Chicopee Mayor Kos, plus enjoy a delectable breakfast buffet, and as always, networking...

Feb 01 2018
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Comments Off on WESTFIELD STATE UNIVERSITY TO HOLD ANNUAL JOB FAIR!

2018 Job and Internship Fair Westfield State University March 7, 2018 1-4pm, Scanlon Banquet Hall The Westfield State University Career Center is pleased to invite you to the Job & Internship Fair scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm in Scanlon Banquet Hall to be held on the Westfield State University campus (Snow Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2018). Space is limited, register soon! We have partnered with know.careers a mobile app experience for career...

Feb 01 2018
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Comments Off on Springfield Museums offers School Vacation events

Dinosaurs & Dragons: A Week of Performances Springfield Museums School Vacation Week February 19-23 Join the Springfield Museums for a week of fabulous performances, Paleontology explorations, and fantastical imagining at DINOSAURS & DRAGONS February School Vacation Week (Feb. 19-23, 10 am-5 pm)! Special performances each day, a chance to meet Danny’s Dinosaur from the Syd Hoff classic picture book series “Danny and the Dinosaur,” see the Tanglewood...

Jan 27 2018
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Comments Off on Bethany to host African Children’s Choir

In celebration of Black History Month, we are excited to have the African Children’s Choir at Bethany Assembly of God on Wednesday, March 7. The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances. The program features well-loved children’s songs, traditional Spirituals and rhythmic Gospel favorites. Nearly every performance is concluded with a thunderous standing ovation! In spite of...

Jan 24 2018
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Comments Off on Western Massachusetts Businesses Join Forces to Combat Human Trafficking

In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month local business leaders and industry groups today announced the formation of Western Massachusetts Businesses against Human Trafficking, a coalition dedicated to addressing the nationwide scourge of human trafficking. Members formalized the coalition by endorsing a pledge to increase awareness of and protect against human trafficking in their places of business, and to collaborate broadly across the community and region to address the...

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