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Local 1459 showed our support again to another nursing home – Chapin Center in Springfield with a food drive on Friday, June 5th. https://www.wwlp.com/news/local-news/hampden-county/ufcw-food-drive-benefits-union-members-working-the-front-lines
Local 1459 recognized those on the frontlines for the work they do with a food drive at Governors Center in Westfield and Willimansett East and West in Chicopee on Tuesday, June 2nd. https://www.westernmassnews.com/news/food-drive-for-front-line-workers/video
Holyoke Council On Aging: The unit is returning to work on a limited basis preparing meals for curbside pick up. The shuttle buses are being fit with Plexiglas and they will be doing one person pick ups for medical appointments. Everyone is to continue with distancing and masks. All staff are still being paid in full.It is not clear what the new fiscal year will bring because the Federal government has yet to fund the States.