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Facebook Offering A 'Boost' To Small Business In Western Mass.

     Facebook is bringing an education program for small business owners to Springfield, Massachusetts later this year.

     Springfield is one of 30 cities where Facebook will offer its Community Boost program.

     It is a two-day free series of workshops, training and networking sessions intended to give small business owners the digital tools and tips needed for success.

    WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Doug Frisbie, Facebook’s global marketing director for Community Boost.           

     The schedule for the Community Boost program in Springfieldon September 10 and 11th has not been finalized.

The record-setting tenure of Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno. The 2011 tornado and its recovery that remade the largest city in Western Massachusetts. The fallout from the deadly COVID outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers Home. Those are just a few of the thousands and thousands of stories WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill has covered for WAMC in his nearly 17 years with the station.
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