Tuesday May 14, 2013
10th Annual Anti-Racism Film Festival
From an All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church Press Release
Saturday, May 19, 2012, at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church in Greenfield (corner of Hope and Main Streets) for a film festival to help all of us come together across racial and ethnic lines, to promote tolerance and understanding, so we can work together to build a community that is strong, healthy and respectful of differences. Facilitated discussion to follow films. Free admission.
Friday May 10, 2013
U.S. Rep. McGovern announces one-on-one office hours
from the office of Congressman Jim McGovern:
U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-2) announced today that he will host one-on-one office hours for residents of Belchertown, Ware, Hardwick, New Salem; Amherst, Leverett, Pelham, Shutesbury; Deerfield, Greenfield, Montague, Gill; and Northfield, Irving, Wendell on Saturday, May 18th.
Friday May 10, 2013
Mayor Martin Announces Department Relocations
From a Greenfield Mayor's Office press release:
Mayor William Martin announced today that the offices of both the Greenfield Health Department and Building Inspections are in the process of moving to new offices at 20 Sanderson Street, with the move expected to be completed by Monday, May 13, 2013. As it is possible phone service to these departments might be interrupted during the move, the Office of the Mayor will take messages and relay them to the appropriate personnel.
Monday April 29, 2013
BusinessWest Recognizes Letourneau-Therrien & Mass
Adapted from a BusinessWest press release:
Congratulations are in order for Danielle Letourneau-Therrien, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin Country, and Isaac Mass, attorney & owner of the Law Office of Isaac J. Mass here in Greenfield. The two of them were included when BusinessWest, the Business Journal of Western Mass., recently unveiled its 40 Under Forty Class of 2013. A record number of nominations were received for this year's class, the seventh compilation of rising stars in the regional business community, with entries scored by a panel of five judges who weighed everything from career accomplishments to involvement in the community. Those with the 40 highest scores made the list.
Tuesday April 16, 2013
Academy Award Winner Invests in Local Hunger Project
This just in from a Stone Soup Cafe press release:
Academy Award winning actor Jeff Bridges announced today that he is pledging a matching grant up to $10,000 per year for three years to the Stone Soup Café in Greenfield. To build awareness and support for hunger relief in Franklin County, the Stone Soup Café will host a screening of the new documentary starring Bridges called A Place at the Table, on Wednesday, April 24, at 6:30pm at the Greenfield Garden Cinema. Bridges connected to the Pioneer Valley program through Zen Master Bernie Glassman, a resident of Montague, whose Zen Peacemakers started the Café in 2010. The screening will be followed by a panel on the Café’s past and future with Bernie Glassman, Chef Isadora Sarto, and Executive Director Ari Pliskin.
Friday April 12, 2013
2013 Classic Postcard & Ephemera Show
Adapted from a Historical Society of Greenfield press release:
It's time once again! On Saturday, April 20th, dealers from five states will be selling postcards and ephemera of local town scenes, historical vistas, and specialized topics. Doughnuts, coffee, and pizza will be available to purchase on site as well. Admission is $3.00 and both entry fees and refreshment proceeds will benefit the Historical Society of Greenfield.