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Girls Inc. of the Valley Hosts Business Leaders Reception in honor of International Day of the Girl

By October 11, 2021No Comments

In honor of International Day of the Girl, Girls Inc. of the Valley invites business leaders in the community for an event at Venture X, Holyoke titled “Riding the Wave: Back to Work and School in a Pandemic”. Attendees will hear from speakers for an intimate discussion about successes and learning moments about managing staff and students during a pandemic.

Special guest speakers for this event include:

  • Tricia Canavan, Executive Vice-President of Corporate Relations & Advocacy at United Personnel
  • Denise Hurst, Member-At-Large of the Springfield School Committee
  • Xiomara DeLobato, Chief of Staff at the Western MA Economic Development Council

Girls Inc. of the Valley will also announce the support of the Holyoke Macy’s store as a Corporate Champion for Girls. During the month of September, Macy’s customers were encouraged to round up their in-store and online purchase to support Girls Inc. $2,500 was raised from this initiative.

“We have an incredibly vibrant and diverse business community in the Valley,” said Suzanne Parker, Executive Director of Girls Inc. of the Valley. “We look forward to an engaging discussion with business leaders about how they’ve adjusted and adapted during the past 18 months.”