Springfield College to Receive Super 60 Award as Major Contributor to Regional EconomyOctober 24, 2007
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Oct. 24, 2007 – Springfield College is a recipient of the 2007 Super 60 Award of the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield, Inc., topping the list of significant contributors to the region’s economy.
Responding to the chamber’s announcement, Springfield College President Richard B. Flynn said, “Springfield College is pleased to be recognized as a major contributor to the economic strength of Greater Springfield. The college is one of the area’s largest employers and purchasers of local goods and services. Our campus building and renovation projects also enhance the local economy, and grants that we leverage support a wide range of community programs that benefit local residents. We look forward to continuing to be a positive force in the economic health of the region.”
The college will be honored at the Super 60 Luncheon and Recognition Program, on Oct. 26, at Chez Josef, in Agawam, Mass., sponsored by Health New England; Hampden Bank; Sullivan, Hayes & Quinn; Westfield Bank; Sovereign Bank; and WWLP22 News.
This marks the third year that Springfield College has received the award. Nominating the college was the law firm of Cooley, Shrair, P.C., counsel to the college. Nominees include private institutions or companies with revenues of at least $1 million in the last fiscal year and which are based in Hampden or Hampshire counties or are ACCGS members.