Serving Western Massachusetts for 60 years



The Valley Press Club is deeply grateful to Mr. Bob Simone, WWLP-TV Vice President and General Manager, and the whole 22News team, for donating a scholarship each year for the past four decades.

The Republican Newspaper


The Valley Press Club is deeply grateful to Mr. George Arwady, publisher, Mr. Wayne Phaneuf, executive editor, and Ms. Cynthia Simison, managing editor, for their support and the Republican Scholarship each year, for the past four decades.

Mr. Albert M Jaffe


Mr. Albert M. Jaffe, retired senior vice president for talent negotiation and production recruitment at ESPN, and recipient of the Valley Press Club’s first scholarship in 1964, attends the Scholarship event every year and generously presents a scholarship in gratitude of his successful career. Thank you!

Mercy Medical Center


Mercy Medical Center has supported the Press Club and has donated meeting space for scholarship candidate interviews, and their banquet facilities for the awards event each year for decades. Thank you!