1. Articles from Rick Sullivan

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    1. Xiomara DeLobato Named New Chief of Staff for the EDC

      Xiomara DeLobato Named New Chief of Staff for the EDC

      The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts welcomes Xiomara Albán DeLobato as their new Chief of Staff. With over a decade of experience in the public and private sphere, DeLobato has been a steadfast advocate for equitable access to economic and academic growth and opportunity in the region.

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    2. EDC WELCOMES NEW BOARD CHAIR - TRICIA CANAVAN

      EDC WELCOMES NEW BOARD CHAIR - TRICIA CANAVAN

      The Economic Development Council of Western Mass (EDC) recently held its 2021 Annual Meeting at the Student Prince/Fort Restaurant in downtown Springfield.  The in person meeting was a statement by the region’s business community that Western Mass is open for business.  The highlight of the meeting was a heartfelt goodbye to outgoing Chair, Kevin Vann, Chair and Founder of the Vann Group and a welcome to the new EDC Chair Tricia Canavan, President of United Personnel.

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    3. EDC BOARD CHAIR, KEVIN VANN BIDS FAREWELL

      EDC BOARD CHAIR, KEVIN VANN BIDS FAREWELL

      The Economic Development Council of Western Mass (EDC) recently held its 2021 Annual Meeting at the Student Prince/Fort Restaurant in downtown Springfield.  The in person meeting was a statement by the region’s business community that Western Mass is open for business.  The highlight of the meeting was a heartfelt goodbye to outgoing Chair, Kevin Vann, Chair and Founder of the Vann Group and a welcome to the new EDC Chair Tricia Canavan, President of United Personnel.

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    4. Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, Chief of Staff Position

      Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, Chief of Staff Position

      Please view the attached Employment posting link for the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, Chief of Staff Position. The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts is committed to equitable economic and workforce development, within a framework which champions diversity, equity and inclusion. We are committed to the principles and practices of diversity, equity, and inclusion both within our organization and within the larger community we serve. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who reflect our region's diversity.

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    5. The EastWest Exchange “Sector Series” Event Video

      The EastWest Exchange “Sector Series” Event Video

      On May 24, 2021, The Innovation Institute at the MassTech Collaborative, in partnership with US Congressman Richard Neal and the Western Mass Economic Development Council, hosted the first event in the ongoing knowledge sharing series called the “The EastWest Exchange: Sector Series”.

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    6. EastWest Exchange Sector Series: Aerospace & Defense - May 24, 2021

      EastWest Exchange Sector Series: Aerospace & Defense - May 24, 2021

      The Innovation Institute at the MassTech Collaborative, in partnership with US Congressman Richard Neal and the Western Mass Economic Development Council, hosts an ongoing convening and knowledge sharing series called the “The EastWest Exchange” to unite the industrial and technological strengths of Massachusetts to drive more commercial activity within the Commonwealth.  The first EastWest Exchange, held in August 2020, highlighted the industrial and innovation strengths of Western Massachusetts and attracted major Massachusetts-based technology firms, such as iRobot, IDG, Wayfair, and General Dynamics to discuss their successful sourcing of talent and suppliers in the region.

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    7. 2020 Western Mass Developers 3D Virtual Conference

      2020 Western Mass Developers 3D Virtual Conference

      Western Mass professionals!  If you missed the Western Mass Developers Conference, presented by MassMutual, the conference is still open until November 20th. Register by clicking the link below for access to the fully virtual Developers Conference -  you can view the exhibit hall, watch all of the dynamic panel discussions in the auditorium, catch the keynote from Governor Baker, experience the lightning presentations, download resources, and more.

      Register today: developwesternmass.vfairs.com

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      Mentions: MassMutual
    8. Interscape Donates Over $20,000 Worth of Furniture to Charitable Organizations

      Interscape Donates Over $20,000 Worth of Furniture to Charitable Organizations

      Interscape Commercial Environments welcomed the new year by teaming up and donating over $20,000 worth of furniture to 2 local charities. One of the charities chosen was The Hole in the Wall Gang, a camp that was founded by Paul Newman to provide opportunities for children with serious illnesses. The other local charity was Journey Home, an organization that provides shelters for the homeless in the Hartford area.

       

       

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    9. Paycheck Protection Program Resources

      Paycheck Protection Program Resources

      In anticipation of the second round of funding for the Paycheck Protection Program going live on Monday, the Boston Fed has created a web page with resources for New England smaller businesses including nonprofits to aid them in applying to this program. These resources may be helpful to your organization; as well we strongly request that you forward this email to your networks that include smaller businesses/nonprofits as soon as possible. It is anticipated that the second round of funding will run out quickly and that it is essential that applicants connect with a financial institution able to process ...

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    10. Eric Nelson, President & CEO of Westmass

      Eric Nelson, President & CEO of Westmass

      Westmass has been an affiliate of the EDC for many years, therefore,  it is with great sadness that we share that Eric Nelson, President/CEO of Westmass Area Development Corporation has passed away.  Eric has been a great leader at Westmass, a true professional and a good friend to all who have had the pleasure to know him and work with him.  His sudden passing is a shock to everyone. Our thoughts and prayers are with Eric, his family, and the employees and members of the Westmass family.

      Rick Sullivan

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    11. "INNOVATIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN WATER TECHNOLOGIES"

      "INNOVATIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN WATER TECHNOLOGIES"

      Join UMass Amherst and Western Mass EDC for an event on this quickly growing sector, and how Western Mass and UMass Amherst are taking a lead in innovative developments.  Water technologies offers business and employment opportunities stemming from water innovation.  Network and make connections between UMass Amherst, other colleges, businesses and students.

      Keynote Speaker: Matthew Beaton, Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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    12. “Innovations and Opportunities in Green Technologies”

      “Innovations and Opportunities in Green Technologies”

      Join UMass Amherst and the Economic Development Council of Western Mass for an event to be held at the Design Building at UMass Amherst, 551 N. Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003 October 17, 2017 from 8:30AM – 12PM.  Green technology sectors offer business and employment opportunities stemming from clean energy, climate change mitigations, water innovation, and green building technologies.  Join UMass Amherst and Western Mass EDC for an event on innovations in new sectors, their potential for growth, and how Western Mass and UMass Amherst are taking a lead in green tech developments.  Network and make connections between UMass Amherst ...

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    13. Dress for Success Western Massachusetts Common Threads fundraising event.

      Dress for Success Western Massachusetts Common Threads fundraising event.

      Those who know me best will agree I never miss an opportunity to have a smart, powerful woman on my arm!  

      I hope you will join me on the evening of  Thursday, April 6th  when I will have the honor of ushering one of the alumna  clients of the Dress for Success Western Massachusetts program to the stage during the annual Common Threads fundraising event.

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    14. Berkshire Health Systems - Medicaid Insurance Enrollment Fair

      Berkshire Health Systems - Medicaid Insurance Enrollment Fair

      Berkshire Health Systems, in conjunction  with several Medicaid Insurance providers, will hold Enrollment  Fairs in all sections of the Berkshires to aid residents currently covered by Boston Medical Center HealthNet (BMC HealthNet)  who wish to choose another insurer that covers Berkshire Health Systems services in-network. Certified Application Counselors will be on hand to assist those who wish to select a new plan.

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    15. CNR MA to Host Outreach Event in Springfield

      CNR MA to Host Outreach Event in Springfield

      The Western Mass EDC, in partnership with CNR MA and the Western Massachusetts Chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association is hosting a match making event on May 21, 2015 at the Sheraton Hotel, Springfield, Ma from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  The invitation is attached.  All businesses are invited regardless of membership in any business organization. It is expected that most of the subcontractors for CNR MA will attend this event.

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