• A+ Awards Dinner 2018

    The Chamber gives A+ Awards to individuals and organizations that enrich the life of the community through their work in education, business, and civic engagement across the area that the Chamber serves (Amherst, Belchertown, Hadley, Leverett, Pelham, Shutesbury, and Sunderland) and the Pioneer Valley as a whole.

    This year, on Thursday, October 4, 2018 we honored:

    2018 A+ Awardees:

    Lifetime Achievement 

    Former Congressman, John Olver

    Community Service Award

    Catalina Arrubla, Multi-Arts Camps for Children

    Economic Vitality Award

    Amherst Cinema

      Community Service Award

    David C. Dann, Village Neighbors

    Young Professional Award

    Jen Loebel Strong, CHD’s Big Brothers Big Sisters Hampshire County

    Chamber MVP

    Kim Alli, Greenfield Savings Bank

    Thank you to PeoplesBank, our Presenting Sponsor, Giving Back since 1885.

    Please visit our Facebook page for full photo album of the 220 guests who gathered to celebrate business and community.

    Thank you to ALL who supported this event. See you next year!