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Making News: Cummington Fair wins awards, marketing, new gym, more

Cummington Fair wins awards

According to fair spokesman Cliff Thayer, Cummington Fair won five awards including first place awards in both the radio and television categories, second place in overall advertising and two third-place awards in the website and fair premium book categories. The fair competed in the medium fair designation competition.

Agency recognized in marketing contest

An annual competition, the Aster Awards recognize health care marketing professionals.

LogicTrail, in partnership with client Noble Hospital of Westfield, won gold for their “Did You Know” newspaper advertising series in addition to their internal “Yes, Noble” campaign.

Founded in 2009, LogicTrail has worked with companies including Keurig, Samsung, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Loews Hotels and Stephen Starr Restaurants.

Workshop focuses on communication

“Practiced Spontaneity: Applying Improv Theater Principles to Enhance Personal and Professional Success” will be held at the college’s Kittredge Center, 303 Homestead Ave. The cost is $129.

The workshop is aimed at people in the areas of sales, marketing, business development, advertising, product development, problem solving, management, leadership and entrepreneurship.

For more information, contact Gesell at 413-586-2634 or email him at izzy@izzyg.com. To register, visit www.practicedspontaneity.eventbrite.com.

Coolidge is secretary of law library association

Coolidge, who lives in Belchertown, has a master’s degree in library and information science from the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science in Boston. She also has a law degree from the Western New England University School of Law in Springfield and a bachelor’s degree from Carleton College in Minnesota.

Advocacy Center receives $10K donation

The Children’s Advocacy Center offers a private, comfortable setting where children receive the services they need to heal. Its mission is providing safety, healing and justice for children.

In 2012, 325 children from Hampshire and Franklin counties and Athol received services from the Children’s Advocacy Center and the Child Abuse Unit of Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan’s office.

Kathy Mullin, vice president at PeoplesBank of Holyoke, nominated the center to foundation board members.

New gym opens in Florence

The gym is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Membership is $20 per month. People must be 18 or older to lift weights. For more information call 413-320-1107.

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