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 Enterprise Holdings Foundation Awards $12,143 to Square One
 SPRINGFIELD — The Enterprise Holdings Foundation donated $12,143 to Square One in support of its Campaign for Healthy Kids.
The contribution is a piece of the Enterprise Holdings ROAD Forward com- mitment to allocate $35 million to more than 70 global Enterprise operating teams to drive local impact as part of its broader commitment to donate $55 million over five years to organizations that advance social and racial equity in the communi- ties where it operates. The local grants program empowers employees to take
the lead on identifying organizations that are best equipped to address social and racial equity gaps in their own communi- ties across three areas: early-childhood development, youth health and wellness, and career and college preparation.
“We are proud to support Square One in its commitment to providing opportu- nities for children and families in Greater Springfield,” said Shawn Fleming, Group Human Resources manager. “Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion is a compa- ny-wide priority for Enterprise Holdings, and we’re committed to strengthening our community with the help of outstanding organizations like Square One.”
This summer, Enterprise Hold-
ings awarded its inaugural local ROAD Forward grants to nearly 700 nonprofits addressing social and racial equity gaps facing youth and families in local com- munities. Combined, the grants total more than $7 million.
“We were beyond excited to learn that Enterprise selected Square One to receive this very generous gift,” said Kristine Allard, vice president of Development
& Communication for Square One.
“Our success in serving the children and families in our region is dependent upon the generosity of business and individuals who recognize the need to support our
The donation will support Square One’s Campaign for Healthy Kids, which aims to provide healthy meals, physical fitness, social-emotional well-being, and a healthy learning environment.
 important work. We are so grateful to the Enterprise Holdings Foundation for this amazing gift.”
The Campaign for Healthy Kids is a multi-year fund-development initiative focused on Square One’s commitment to providing healthy meals, physical fitness, social-emotional well-being, and a healthy learning environment. All funds raised
will directly support the children and families who rely on Square One to help meet their early-learning and family-sup- port service needs. The campaign includes numerous opportunities for businesses and individuals to become involved as donors and partners.
Square One currently provides early learning services to more than 500 infants,
toddlers, and school-age children each day, and family-support services to
1,500 families each year, as they work to overcome the significant challenges in their lives. To make a donation, visit www., or e-mail Allard at
 COVID-19 Testing at HCC Extended Through December
HOLYOKE — Free “Stop the Spread” COVID-19 testing at Holyoke Commu- nity College (HCC) has been extended through December, according to the Holyoke Board of Health.
Drive-through testing at HCC is conducted six days a week in parking lot N by the Bartley Center for Athletics & Recreation on HCC’s main campus at 303
Homestead Ave.
HCC has been serving as a “Stop the
Spread” drive-through testing site since August 2020 to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Drivers are asked to enter the campus from Homestead Avenue, turn right onto the Campus Road, and turn left into parking lot N. There are signs on site to help guide traffic.
The HCC testing site is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m.; and Tuesday and Thursday from2to7p.m.
Testing is free to all Massachusetts resi- dents and conducted on a first-come, first- served basis. There are no appointments, and no referral is necessary. Turnaround time for results is typically four days or
Testing may sometimes be canceled due
to inclement weather. Visit the Holyoke Board of Health website (www.holyoke. org/departments/board-of-health) for up- to-date information on cancellations.

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