Five Town Chamber of Commerce

East of the River

Chamber of Commerce

East of the River

Chamber of Commerce

The East of the River Five Town Chamber of Commerce promotes an environment that fosters the economic growth of the towns of East Longmeadow, Hampden, Longmeadow, Ludlow, and Wilbraham through the creation and expansion of businesses and jobs.

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Attorney Amelia Holstrom of Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., a leading labor and employment law firm serving employers in the greater Springfield area, has been recognized as one of the 2023 Top Women of Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. The Top Women of the Law program celebrates the outstanding achievements of exceptional women in the legal profession. Each year, the publication and accompanying event scheduled for November 1, 2023, honors women who have demonstrated great accomplishments in their field.
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly has a long tradition of recognizing pioneers and role models in the legal field,” said Attorney Holstrom. “I am honored and humbled to be recognized among so many exceptional women in the legal profession.”
Attorney Holstrom has been with Skoler Abbott since 2012 and was named a partner in 2019. She defends employers in litigation involving claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, wage and hour violations, contract disputes, and other employment issues.  She also advises clients with respect to compliance challenges, personnel policies and day-to-day employment issues, and provides custom training programs and materials on a variety of important topics, including harassment, paid and unpaid leave, and ADA accommodations.
Attorney Holstrom, who resides in Wilbraham with her family, is an active participant in the Greater Springfield Community.  She is the Chair of the Wilbraham Personnel Advisory Board, a member of the Wilbraham Commission on Disability, the boards of Clinical and Support Options Inc. and the East of the River Five Town Chamber of Commerce, the board development committee for the Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts, and the personnel committee for the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.


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Holiday Networking Spectacular!

December 6th, 2023

With the holdays just around the corner, we invite you to take part in our annual Holiday Networking Spectacular on December 6th. Bring an unwrapped toy to support the Ronald McDonalds House Kids, wear your ugliest holiday sweater, and come ready to vote for your favorite cocktail of the evening. Click the link provided to register for this fun filled holiday event!

O’Connell Care At Home Ribbon Cutting Event

December 7th, 2023

Please join us December 7th as we celebrate the Ribbon Cutting of O’Connell Care at Home located in East Longmeadow. The event will begin at 10:30 AM at 310 North Main Street. Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on the opportunity to celebrate this company

Mingle & Jingle at Williams Place

December 13th, 2023

Join us for a memorable evening of mingling and jingling at the Williams Place in Longmeadow as we celebrate some amazing businesses and the upcoming holiday season. We have an exciting itinerary planned for the night, so please stop in at Razzmatazz for a truly unique experience filled with happiness and joy that only a toy store can provide. Then come visit the Four Seasons Liquor Store for a wine tasting, and be sure to visit our other merchants to say hello and learn more about the wonderful services they provide.
To wrap up the evening on a high note, we invite you to join us at The Thirsty Dog, where you can unleash your inner rockstar on their karaoke night. It’s the perfect opportunity to showcase your talent and have a blast with friends and colleagues.
Save the date and get ready for an evening filled with fun, laughter, and great memories. We look forward to celebrating with you!

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