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The RECOVER Project Welcomes Mary Doherty as New Director

Greenfield, MA – September 8, 2017

Mary Doherty comes to the RECOVER Project Director’s role with a diverse range of work and life experiences, with recovery at the center of it all. For years she has balanced work, family and recovery, and it brings her great joy to share what she has learned with others on […]

September 8th, 2017|

Recover Project decides on new leader

By JOSHUA SOLOMON 
Recorder Staff
Tuesday, August 08, 2017

GREENFIELD — The Recover Project will soon have a new director to lead its peer-run community on Federal Street.

Starting Sept. 5, Mary Doherty, who has a doctorate in biology and has been in recovery since 1990, will step on as director.

Doherty comes in following the departure of Michael Lewis, […]

August 8th, 2017|

Dragon puppet show teaches Asian culture

By JOSHUA SOLOMON 
Recorder Staff
Friday, June 16, 2017

GREENFIELD — Dragons from across Asia spoke to moms using the voices of a dozen or so kids.

What was going on was, of course, a puppet show.

Who was presenting? The children of the parents, who gathered in downtown Greenfield to watch a presentation three months in the making.

Thursday evening […]

June 21st, 2017|

State awards $6M to Western Massachusetts domestic violence service providers

Greenfield – May 11, 2017
By Anne-Gerard Flynn Special to The Republican

The state has awarded some $34 million in contracts each year for the next three years under a competitive bidding process to organizations that provide services to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse.

Some 10 Western Massachusetts organizations received total annual contract determined awards of more than $6.4 million…The Western […]

May 11th, 2017|

The Consortium’s Alyssa Fumo Honored with Direct Support Professional Award at ADDP Conference

MAY 4, 2017, WORCESTER, MA -Lead Staff Cited for Outstanding Work from Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers (ADDP)

Chicopee’s Alyssa Fumo of The Western Massachusetts Training Consortium’s Home & Community Connections program has won the “Direct Support Professional Award” for the Western region from the Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers. Fumo received her award at the […]

May 5th, 2017|

First pancake breakfast a hit for Recover Project

By JOSHUA SOLOMON
Recorder Staff

Sunday, March 12, 2017
Tammy Armstrong is up, getting ready to drive a kid from Athol. It’s not a workday, though — it’s a pancake day. Armstrong headed to the church across the street from The RECOVER Project. It’s not Sunday, either — it’s Saturday and over 80 people in the community […]

March 15th, 2017|

‘Giving Back in Greenfield’ toy drive helps record numbers

By SHELBY ASHLINE
Recorder Staff
Thursday, December 22, 2016

GREENFIELD — The navy blue couches at The RECOVER Project were piled high with stuffed animals, board games, books, clothes and an abundance of other toys Thursday morning, marking the third year of Giving Back in Greenfield.

Through Giving Back in Greenfield, staff at The RECOVER Project — a […]

December 23rd, 2016|

RECOVER Project in Greenfield Holds Toy Drive

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A non-profit organization in Greenfield is trying to help families in need over the holidays.

It’s the third year in a row the Recover Project in Greenfield has run their toy drive. The non-profit organization is collecting new and used toys for children of all ages.

Toys have included sports equipment, clothing, coloring […]

December 19th, 2016|

Task Force helps with holiday turkey donations

The Recorder – Monday, November 21, 2016

GREENFIELD — The Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin Region is teaming up with Big Y Foods to lighten the load faced by some during the holiday season. Until Thanksgiving, the task force will distribute 200 turkeys throughout the region to community organizations and families […]

November 22nd, 2016|

Giving Back in Greenfield – 3rd Annual Toy Drive

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The City of Greenfield is working to make sure no child in the city wakes up on Christmas morning without gifts under the tree.

The 3rd annual “Giving Back in Greenfield” toy drive has officially started. The city is asking for new and/or gently used donated toys for children 17 years or […]

November 17th, 2016|