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Springfield Cultural Compact’s ‘Thank an Artist’ set for Saturday at MGM Springfield – masslive.com

The Springfield Cultural Compact is proud of the rich and diverse Springfield creative community, so to say thank you, it’s sponsoring a Thank an Artist event this weekend. “We want to recognize and showcase the work of all Springfield artists and create deep and lasting connections among Springfield’s creative community,” said Karen M. Finn, executive…

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Family Business Center Announces Two Events This Week – BusinessWest

The Family Business Center’s (FBC) dinner forum on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Log Cabin in Holyoke will address three issues that are critical to every business. The presenters are strategic partners of the FBC, including Ross Giombetti discussing “How to Not Go Off Track with Onboarding,” Lauren Ostberg of Bulkley Richardson on “Cybersecurity Is…

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Western Massachusetts nonprofit leaders to work with Carly Fiorina in leadership training supported by MassMutual Foundation

Carly Fiorina, the first woman to lead a Fortune 500 company, will visit Western Massachusetts again this week to offer leadership training to nonprofits in the region. Unlocking Potential, a foundation founded by Fiorina that works to strengthen leadership in nonprofits, partnered with the MassMutual Foundation to offer the training. Read the source article at…

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AIM Names Brooke Thomson Executive Vice President of Government Affairs

Brooke Thomson, most recently vice president of Government Affairs for AT&T and a former senior official with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office, will become executive vice president of Government Affairs at Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM). Thomson is no stranger to AIM. She has served as a member of the its board of directors and…

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Gov. Charlie Baker has allocated an additional $1 million for State Nonprofit Security Program – masslive.com

In May 2017 there was a bomb scare at the Jewish Community Center in Springfield highlighting the vulnerability of nonprofit organizations to attacks. Although the threat proved to be spurred community members to act.  Coming under the umbrella of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Nonprofit Security Grant Program was set up to help vulnerable…

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Gov. Charlie Baker proposes $8.4 million to test well water for PFAS, $20 million for remediation

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection could get $8.4 million to step up well water testing in search of PFAS contamination from firefighting chemicals at Barnes Air National Guard Base, as well as other industrial and airport sources around the Commonwealth. Some of the money could also be used for point-of-consumption remediation efforts, such as…

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Greater Westfield Chamber Announces Keynote Speaker for September Breakfast

The Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce will welcome Katie Holahan, vice president of Government Affairs for Associated Industries of Massachusetts, as keynote speaker at its quarterly business breakfast on Friday, Sept. 20 from 7 to 9 a.m. at the 104th Fighter Wing Air National Guard Base, 175 Falcon Dr., Westfield. Holahan will talk about paid…

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