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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Greenfield, MA- PV Squared, a worker-owned cooperative helping Western Massachusetts and Southern Vermont go solar since 2002, was recently awarded the Cooperative of the Year for Principle 7 - Leadership in Community at the 2018 U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives (USFWC) annual conference. The award is given to PV Squared “for receiving national recognition in their field with company more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, September 10, 2018
Greenfield-based PV Squared Solar has completed a 30.24 kW solar array installation at Hillside Pizza in Bernardston. The solar array will offset approximately 40% of Hillside Pizza’s annual electricity usage from their restaurant and catering business.  “We have been able to accomplish one of our main points of our mission statement of doing our business in a sustainable and environmentally more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Greenfield, Mass. – U.S. Representative Jim McGovern will be the featured speaker at Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s February breakfast on February 23, 2018.   Congressman McGovern was elected to the House of Representatives in 1996. In 2001, he was appointed to a seat on the House Rules Committee which sets the terms for debate on most legislation.   Congressman McGovern represents the more
Categories: Press Release, General
Monday, January 29, 2018 GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce wants to make Franklin County Masachusetts’ top destination for outdoor recreation. In the winter, skiiers and snowboard riders head to Berkshire East in Charlemont. When it warms up in the spring and summer, a lot of outdoor more
Categories: General
Saturday, January 27, 2018
By RICHIE DAVIS Recorder Staff Saturday, January 27, 2018 GREENFIELD — Glancing out at the snowy “great outdoors” just beyond the windows at the Country Club of Greenfield on Friday, state Sen. Adam Hinds pointed to an obvious resource that he said shouldn’t be taken for granted.   “My god! Is that something to tap into or not?” asked Hinds, the Pittsfield state senator and West County more
Categories: General
Thursday, January 25, 2018
By SHELBY ASHLINE Recorder Staff Thursday, January 25, 2018 NORTHFIELD – New Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Natalie Blais wants to make Franklin County the destination for activities like skiing, mountain biking and ice fishing, positioning the county as “the outdoor recreational hub of Massachusetts.”   Blais, who joined the chamber last fall, spoke before members of more
Categories: General
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Greenfield, Mass. – MA State Senator Adam Hinds (D-Pittsfield) is scheduled to speak at the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly public breakfast on January 26, 2018.   Hinds was elected State Senator of the Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden Senate District in 2016 and represents the largest geographic territory in the Legislature, comprised of 52 western communities.   He more
Categories: General, Press Release
Thursday, January 18, 2018 Posted December 25, 2018 By Cori Urban Special to The Republican Working in economic development and communications for U.S. Rep. John W. Olver, D-Amherst, from 2005 through 2012, Natalie M. Blais quickly learned that economic development is most successful when it is driven from the ground up, not top down. "Community buy-in is a must," says Blais, who later worked as district more
Categories: General, Press Release
Saturday, November 25, 2017
I recently sat down at the counter of the Brass Buckle in Greenfield to grab some breakfast and catch up on some emails. I had busily been working away when I was distracted by a conversation happening only a few feet away.In the bustling atmosphere, I heard owner Anika Balaconis greet a customer, “Good morning, Steve! How’re you doing? You want that coffee with milk to go this morning?” Anika more
Categories: General, Press Release
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Greenfield, Mass. – Cannabis Control Commissioner Jen Flanagan is scheduled to speak at the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly public breakfast on November 17, 2017.   Commissioner Flanagan was appointed to the Cannabis Control Commissioner (CCC) in August 2017 by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker. Flanagan is the only gubernatorial appointee to the five-member Cannabis Control more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Greenfield, Mass. - The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Dr. Brian Levine, a leading cybersecurity expert, will speak at its monthly breakfast series on Friday, October 27th, at Greenfield Community College.  “Every click of your mouse and stroke of your keyboard affects your online security,” said Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Natalie M. more
Categories: General, Press Release
“Our Chamber membership is one of the important ways that we place value on our relationships with other business owners and with our community. “ Bruce Lessels, Zoar Outdoor
“Chamber membership helps keep my staff in contact with the local business community through their seminars and events.” – Michael Tucker, Greenfield Cooperative Bank
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