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Martinis for Melanoma raises a glass to combat cancer

Event organizer Meghan Rothschild and Rock 102’s John O’Brien pose at Martinis for Melanoma, a benefit for the Melanoma Foundation of New England. The event raised over $7,000 Tuesday night at Luxe Burger Bar in downtown Springfield. Sponsors included Chicopee Savings Bank, ArchtectureEL Inc., Adam ...
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PVPC releases health survey

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, on behalf of the Oversight Committee of the Hampden County Shared Public Health Nurse Assistance program, has announced an online Hampden County community health survey and invites the public to participate.This survey is conducte...
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Phoenix House run/walk to step off Sept. 20 at Forest Park

SPRINGFIELD – Phoenix House New England will host Phoenix House Runs and Walks – For the Health of It! on Sept. 20 at Forest Park, 302 Sumner Ave. This celebration of life, health, and wellness offers participants the choice of a 3K (1.8-mile) walk or a 5K (3.1-mile) run through the beautifu...
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Local health centers get ACA funds

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced recently $8,770,906 in Affordable Care Act funding to 37 health centers in Massachusetts to expand primary care services.The city of Springfield received $197,570, while Caring Heath Center Inc. of Sprin...
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