Holly’s Nail Salon

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in

Holly’s Nail Salon

For the month of February we will be highlighting one of our newest partners- Holly’s Nail Salon. It is the perfect place to treat yourself to some Valentine’s Day or mid-winter pampering. You actually might recognize Holly from 90’s Nails at the Holyoke mall and now she owns her own salon. Holly’s Nail Salon is located on 2257-B Northampton St. in Holyoke, in the Kmart plaza. It is a full service nail care salon including, gel manicures, acrylic, pedicures and more!...

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5 Benefits to Waking Up Early

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in

Are you an early riser in the morning? If not, you should highly consider becoming an early bird. Why? Many studies have shown that there are numerous benefits to waking up earlier. Many of us have to wake up early for work however, this blog is about adding an extra hour to your morning rather than waking up and running out the door. I admit it’s going to be hard at first if you’re not used to it, but if you’re still not convinced check out the benefits below. Waking up...

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Is your child getting enough exercise?

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in

Obesity rates have more than doubled among children over the last 30 years. Nearly one-third of all children in the United States are overweight or obese. This is a serious health issue because it increases the risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes and asthma. Like adults, children need exercise. Children need at least an hour of physical activity every day. Exercise helps children: • Keep a healthy weight • Sleep better at night (an added benefit for parents) • Feel less...

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Guest Blog-Karen Blanchard: Woman of the Year Event

Posted by on Jun 19, 2013 in

On Thursday, June 6, 2013 I attended the Professional Women’s Chamber of W.M.  “Woman of the Year” event at The Cedars in Springfield.  This award is given annually by the Chamber in recognition of extraordinary achievement by a woman in the greater Springfield community whose efforts exemplify the leadership, community involvement, and professional goals of the Chamber.  This year’s honoree was Jean M. Deliso, the President/Owner of Deliso Services.  I’ve known Jean for...

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Halfway Home Cat Rescue

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in ,

In April, we did a series of blogs that focused on a cat and kitten rescue group, Alpha Rescue. They were working to obtain non-profit status and recently found a way to do so. One of Alpha Rescues founders Barb Hebert, had a friend who was the founder of another animal rescue group named Halfway Home. She was going to dissolve the company but decided to transfer it to Alpha Rescue. Alpha Rescue had to change their name for legal reasons and they are now called Halfway Home...

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