• The Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce is pleased to continue celebrating the great work of Chicopee's area hard-working businesses, non-profits, and citizens with the 2019 Shining Star Awards. The deadline for nominations is December 31, 2018, the awards will be presented during the Annual Greater Chicopee Chamber Shining Stars Gala, April 5, 2019, at the Castle of Knights - Chicopee.

    Members are asked to submit their nomination forms electronically: http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07eftzz3sejo7c00ly/start, drop off or mailed to Chicopee Chamber - 264 Exchange Street Chicopee, MA 01013 with supporting information of the nominee(s).


    2018 Recipients

    Interstate Towing, Inc. - Business of the Year ● Dawn Creighton - Citizens of the Year ● Valley Opportunity Council - Non-Profit Organization of the Year

  • Real or Fake? How Sugar Affects The Brain

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    Name: Real or Fake? How Sugar Affects The Brain
    Date: April 18, 2018
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    In honor of April as Autism Awareness Month, Sunshine Village and Chicopee Public Library will present a fun, interactive discussion on how sugar affects the brain: "Salt or Sugar? Real or Fake? Learn How Your Choices Affect Your Brain". This hands on presentation will give you the tools to make better choices for you and your family. Come learn from a local expert! Dietitian, Diane Shenberger, MS, RDN, LDN, will discuss the link between sugar intake and behavior and help you think about food in news ways. This is a FREE event for the community. Light refreshments will be provided. Info. about our speaker: Diane Shenberger, MS, RDN, LDN – Diane is a Registered Dietitian in practice with Nancy Dell and Associates. She is passionate about coaching her clients with evidence based nutrition recommendations. Diane has over twenty years experience working in clinical research, fitness, and rehabilitation. She also has extensive experience with K-12 students in medical nutrition therapy, health and wellness. Her communication style makes it easy for clients to identify positive changes they can make to improve their health and as an ACE certified Health Coach, she also motivates clients to achieve fitness goals. Diane received her BA from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster PA, her MS in Nutrition Science from Penn State University and further training in metabolic disease, pediatrics, eating disorders, and sports performance.
    Chicopee Public Library, 449 Front Street
    Date/Time Information:
    April 18th from 6-7pm
    Contact Information:
    Amie Miarecki
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