Baystate Health awards $1M to five community initiatives

Published: Apr. 14, 2022, 9:07 a.m. By Ray Kelly SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Health has awarded $1 million in Better Together Grants to five community initiatives with partner organizations as part of its Community Benefits Program. “Baystate Health is proud to invest our Determination of Need Community Health Initiative funding in the communities served by our four [...]

OnBoard Matching Event draws organizations, individuals (photos)

L to R- Nicole Coakley from Springfield College, Patricia Caudle from CVS, Executive Director Kristel Applebee and Terrie Thompson from The Consortium, and Naftalia Anderson from the Ronald McDonald House at On Board- United Way of Pioneer Valley taking place at Valley Venture Mentors on Bridge St. in Springfield on December 7th. (Ed Cohen [...]

The Consortium Announces New Development Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristel Applebee Western Massachusetts Training Consortium (413) 536-2401 x3041 kapplebee@wmtcinfo.org The Consortium Announces New Development Director Terrie Thompson is the Consortium’s New Director of Development HOLYOKE, MA November 9, 2021 – The Consortium is excited to announce it has a new Director of Development, A. Terrie Thompson. Terrie Thompson has joined [...]

Web design business gives back through donation

Published: 2/11/2021 1:33:59 PM GREENFIELD — Common Media, a web design and communications business based at 278 Main St. Greenfield, recently donated to the Western Massachusetts Training Consortium, an umbrella organization that supports numerous local recovery communities. According to a Western Massachusetts Training Consortium press release, the donation will support the work of The RECOVER Project, [...]

Local Web Design Business Gives Back to Franklin County Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mary Kate Farley The Consortium (413) 536-2401 x5511 mfarley@wmtcinfo.org Local Web Design Business Gives Back to Franklin County Community During the holiday season, Common Media of Greenfield gifts gracious donation to the Consortium HOLYOKE, MA January 25, 2021 – The Western Massachusetts Training Consortium is pleased to announce it has received [...]

New directors with The RECOVER Project, Consortium announced

Published: 8/27/2020 1:36:25 PM The Western Massachusetts Training Consortium, which supports The RECOVER Project and The Salasin Project in Greenfield, is promoting Peggy Vezina, formerly the director of The RECOVER Project, to be the Consortium’s director of program and community development. Taking Vezina’s seat as RECOVER Project director is Abbi Cushing. [CONTINUE READING]

New Directors Within the RECOVER Project and the Consortium Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mary Kate Farley-Dimino The Consortium (413) 536-2401 x5511 mfarley-dimino@wmtcinfo.org New Directors Within the RECOVER Project and the Consortium Announced Welcome Peggy Vezina and Abbi Cushing in their leadership opportunities! HOLYOKE, MA August 19, 2020 – The Consortium is excited to announce the promotions of two strong advocates within the Western Massachusetts [...]

Massachusetts One of Four States Participating in an NIH Study Investigating Strategies for Addressing Opioid Epidemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mary Kate Farley-Dimino Western Massachusetts Training Consortium (413) 536-2401 x5511 mfarley-dimino@wmtcinfo.org Massachusetts One of Four States Participating in an NIH Study Investigating Strategies for Addressing Opioid Epidemic Holyoke Native Heads the HEALing Communities Study Coalition HOLYOKE, MA July 22, 2020 – The bricks on the path of Rafael Rodriguez’s addiction and [...]

The Consortium’s Statement on Addressing Injustice

From Executive Director, Kristel Applebee June 12, 2020 Racism – let’s talk about it.  The Consortium has a 45-year history of creating conditions for community by deeply listening to wisdom gained from those who have made meaning of their life experience, or, what we call lived experience. Our Mission: The Consortium creates conditions in which [...]

Thank you for your dedication

Greenfield Recorder Letter to the Editor - Published: 5/21/2020 9:03:06 AM ... Almost every family has someone who has mental health needs. Those who are close to that person and those who receive services know how important it is for them to have front line advocates, counselors, direct care workers, social workers and a vast [...]

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