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 BUSINESS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES
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QUABOAG VALLEY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORP. AND QUABOAG VALLEY BUSINESS ASSISTANCE CORP.
23 West Main St., Ware, MA 01082
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     RIVER VALLEY INVESTORS
1350 Main St., 5th Floor, Springfield, MA 01003 (413) 667-9886; www.rivervalleyinvestors.com
SCORE
One Federal St., Bldg. 101, Springfield, MA 01105 (413) 785-0314; www.westernmassachusetts.score.org
SPRINGFIELD BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
1331 Main St., Springfield, MA 01103
(413) 781-1591; www.springfielddowntown.com
Paul Silva
Len Gendron Mychal Connolly
Chris Russell
Premier angel-investor group in the Pioneer Valley; invests in startups in the Northeast
Provides free and confidential business consultation and mentoring to new and established businesses; free online and face-to-face counseling available on site or at SCORE locations throughout Western Mass.; educational seminars on starting a business, preparing a business plan, using social media, and sources of financing
Private, not-for-profit corporation that strives to revitalize the downtown through investment, marketing, economic development, special events, cleaning, security services, and supplemental beautification; aims to increase property values and urban vitality by continuing to make the downtown a safe, clean, and friendly place to live, work, and play
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Services to small businesses and entrepreneurs; U.S. Treasury-certified lender; offers professional and employee computer training (some
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a partnership with Holyoke Community College offering workforce training and online credit-bearing classes in the Quaboag Region;
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RIVERSIDE INDUSTRIES
1 Cottage St., Easthampton, MA 01027 (413) 527-2711; www.rsi.org
Charlene Gentes
Provides employment and life-enrichment skills to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live rich and full lives; servicing more than 33 cities and towns in the tri-county area
SMALL BUSINESS LEGAL CLINIC AT WESTERN NEW ENGLAND UNIVERSITY
Blake Law Center, 1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA 01119 (413) 782-1469; www.wne.edu
Marie Fletcher
Provides pro bono legal services to small businesses unable to afford an attorney on a wide range of business-related legal issues from legal entity and trademarks to contracts and employment policies; free and open to the public; new clients admitted in August and January
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Take part in our workshops to help you conduct a successful job search and learn important skills.
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