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Please be informed that we have CANCELLED our Dinner Meeting scheduled for today January 26, 2015 at The Knights of Columbus due to severe weather! Please read new Meeting Announcement with new date!


Date:                                    February 2nd – Dinner Program


Place:                                   Castle of Knights, 1599 Memorial Drive, Chicopee, MA


Time:                                   4:30pm to 5:00pm          Registration & Networking

                                             5:00pm to 5:15pm         Announcements and Vendor of the Month

                                             5:15pm to 6:30pm         Program Presentation (1.25 hours)

                                              6:30pm to 7:15pm       Dinner Buffet


Please email your registration to:  Be sure to note on your registration if you are requesting HRCI recertification credit.  There is a $35 fee for guests (payable at the door) and a $20 fee for “no shows” (those who do not cancel by noon on the business day of the dinner meeting and by 4pm the day before a breakfast meeting.)



For your convenience we now have Paypal to enable you to pay online for all fees and invoices. 

Please go to the More Tab for the link!

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.


We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!


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Human Resource Management Association of Western New England

Dear HR Professional,  

Welcome to the web site created for human resources, personnel and industrial relations professionals from throughout Western New England.

Since 1945, the Human Resource Management Association of Western New England, originally known as the Industrial Relations Association, has been a progressive ogranization who's purpose is to:

  • promote professional relationships; encourage and facilitate operating effectiveness of human resource professionals;
  • bring to members a greater understanding of human resource issues;
  • improve standards of performance in our profession;
  • and provide a means for exchanging ideas and discussing problems common to human resources administration;

Dinner meetings are normally held the third Monday of each month featuring speakers and programs on a variety of human resource topics. Meeting times, locations and topics are announced here on our website's Calendar of Events and via email. If you would like to receive meeting announcements via email, please send an email to Evelyn Rivera-Riffenburg, Membership Chairperson, at

Membership is open to persons responsibly engaged in human resource/personnel work for a member organization of the Human Resource Management Association. Consultants and other third parties are eligible for limited membership status. For information on the HRMAWNE Privacy Policy, click on Privacy Policy. For more information, please click on the Membership menu option. Please feel free to browse our site.

For more information, be sure to contact us via phone (413) 789-6400, fax (413) 789-6470, email, or mail at:

Human Resource Management Association of Western New England
P.O. Box 1070
Agawam, MA 01001-6070

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