• 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

  • News

    Results Found: 9
    Thursday, December 06, 2018
    THE CITY OF CHICOPEE, MASSACHUSETTS  MAYOR RICHARD J. KOS      MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, December 6, 2018Contact: Nathan Moreau, Communications Manager  (413)594-1506, nmoreau@chicopeema.gov  Bright Nights for Seniors Bus Trip  Who: Mayor Richard J. Kos, City Councilors, Elected Officials, Chicopee ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Media Release
    Thursday, December 06, 2018
    Contact: Jodi Albertson                                                                                            Phone: 413-593-3939   Email: jodi@kingward.comwww.kingward.com                                                                                           KING WARD COACH LINES NOW PROVIDES “DOOR TO DOOR” SERVICE TO MGM SPRINGFIELD   For Immediate Release 12/6/18  Chicopee, MA ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, November 30, 2018
    VALLEY BLUE SOX ANNOUNCE 2019 WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS BASEBALL HALL of FAME INDUCTION BANQUET; JUSTINE SIEGAL, FIRST FEMALE COACH in MLB HISTORY, to be KEYNOTE SPEAKER   SPRINGFIELD, MA – Justine Siegal, the first female coach in the history of Major League Baseball, will be the keynote speaker for the sixth annual Western Massachusetts Baseball Hall of Fame induction banquet to be held on ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Media Release, Economic, Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, November 29, 2018
    STRESS-FREE SANTA    Springfield, MA – Eastfield Mall on Boston Road is hosting its fifth annual “Stress-Free Santa” event on Sunday, December 2nd, from 11 am to 6 pm.  This is a sensory-friendly opportunity for children with special needs, like Autism or Sensory Processing Disorder, to enjoy a more relaxing visit with Santa Claus.   “What we’ve learned over the past four years is that ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Media Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Tuesday, November 27, 2018
    Nov. 27, 2018   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   SPRINGFIELD — BusinessWest, the business journal covering Western Massachusetts, will honor their inaugural Women of Impact on  Thursday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m.-1:45 p.m., at the Sheraton Springfield, One Monarch Place, Springfield, MA.   BusinessWest has consistently recognized the contributions of women within the business community and has now created ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, November 21, 2018
    MERCEDES-BENZ OF SPRINGFIELD PARTNERS WITH MGM SPRINGFIELDLet the games begin… Chicopee, MA, November 21, 2017– Mercedes-Benz of Springfield has partnered with MGM Springfield during the holiday season.I think we all agree, MGM is a wonderful addition to Springfield…We are proud to partner with the premier resort and casino in the Pioneer Valley and beyond. We invite everyone to come out and take ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    THE CITY OF CHICOPEE, MASSACHUSETTS  MAYOR RICHARD J. KOS       MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, November 21, 2018                   Contact: Nathan Moreau, Communications Manager (413)594-1506, nmoreau@chicopeema.gov  Swearing in new Police Sergeants  Who: Mayor Richard J. Kos, City Clerk Keith Rattell, Police ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Media Release, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, November 19, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rebecca MacGregor, 413-534-2532   HOLYOKE VNA HOSPICE LIFE CARE ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF  DEBRA STREMPEK AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR   HOLYOKE, MA — November 19, 2018 —Holyoke VNA Hospice Life Care, a member of Valley Health Systems and affiliate to Holyoke Medical Center, has announced the appointment of Belchertown native Debra Strempek, RN, BSN, as its ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    PRESS RELEASE   CHICOPEE RECEIVES GRANT FOR THE INSTALLATION OF TWO (2) ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING STATIONSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHICOPEE – On Thursday, November 8th, 2018, The Chicopee City Council accepted a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) totaling $9,825.00 to help offset 50% of the costs associated with the purchase of equipment for two (2) ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest