Above, Jim Brennan, center left holding celebratory scissors, and Rick Crews, center right, Doctors Express master franchisees for Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, celebrate with the staff and friends at the grand opening of the second Doctors Express Urgent Care Center in the area. The new facility recently opened on the site of the former IHOP restaurant on the corner of Union Street and Park Avenue in West Springfield; the first center is located on Cooley Street in Springfield. The center offers care for non-life-threatening medical issues. At left, the marketing and medical care staff of the West Springfield Doctors Express pose in the waiting room on opening day.
Arbors Celebrates Summer
Residents from the Arbors at Chicopee and children from the Arbors Kids recently enjoyed the harvest of locally grown and farm fresh summer produce from local farms. Above left, The Arbors at Chicopee’s chef, Ray Guillemette Jr., brings home a large sack of corn from McKinstry’s Farm in Chicopee, while resident Eda Blair, above, shucks the fresh corn in the courtyard. Below, left, Below, Sondra Jones (left), marketing director, and Michele Johnson, activities director, purchase homemade ice cream from Randall’s Farm in Ludlow for an ice cream social with The Arbors Kids and The Arbors residents.