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Five Star Building Corp. Makes $20,000 Donation to Chamber's WorkHub on Union Initiative

EASTHAMPTON, Mass., July 1, 2024 – The Chamber of Greater Easthampton is pleased to announce a significant contribution of $20,000 from Five Star Building Corp. towards its ambitious co-workspace project, WorkHub on Union. The donation will support the development of a vibrant and collaborative co-working space, providing valuable resources for entrepreneurs, and businesses in the Greater Easthampton region.
 
“We were thrilled to be chosen as the general contractor for this project and even more pleased to be able to give back to support its success,” said Five Star Building Corp. President Kevin Perrier. “We know first-hand what it takes to turn a concept into reality, then grow, then thrive; so, for us, we see investing in startups and supporting small businesses as not only helping to drive economic growth but also paving the way for the next generation of entrepreneurs like Five Star to transform industries and improve lives."
 
WorkHub on Union aims to create an innovative and inspiring environment where entrepreneurs, freelancers and small business owners can converge and thrive. Through this partnership with Five Star Builders Corp., The Chamber of Greater Easthampton will be able to enhance the support and services offered to local professionals, fostering growth, and stimulating economic development in the community.
 
“We are immensely grateful to Kevin and for Five Star’s generous contribution towards our WorkHub on Union initiative and for their continued commitment to our local community,” said Moe Belliveau, Executive Director, The Chamber of Greater Easthampton. “This donation is a significant step towards the needed funding that will enable us to provide professional workspace, as well as essential resources and entrepreneurial training to individuals and small businesses, empowering them to succeed in today’s competitive market.”
 
In addition to offering a dynamic and flexible workspace, the WorkHub on Union will provide access to mentorship programs, networking events, educational programming and other support services designed to accelerate the growth of startups and small business. Through this collaboration, The Chamber of Greater Easthampton and Five Star Building Corp. aim to empower entrepreneurs, foster innovation, and establish the Greater Easthampton region as a hub for business excellence.
 
WorkHub on Union located at 33 Union Street, Easthampton, is slated to open towards the end of the summer.
 
About the Chamber of Greater Easthampton
The Chamber of Greater Easthampton is fulfilling its purpose-driven mission of economic development through professional development, leadership education, The WorkHub on Union, Blueprint Easthampton, relationship building, resource navigation and connection, technical assistance, marketing and promotion and entrepreneurial support. For more information visit www.easthamptonchamber.org.
 
About Five Star Building Corp.
Five Star Building Corp. was founded in 2000 with a singular goal: to create spaces that bring out the best in people, The firm has grown into New England’s premiere full-service construction management and general contracting firm, specializing in education, healthcare, commercial, industrial and historic restoration projects. Headquartered in Easthampton, the firm also has offices in Boston.
 

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