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Holyoke Trivia:

  • Once recognized as the "Queen of Industrial Cities" and the "Paper City of the World", Holyoke was a powerhouse in the industrial revolution.
  • The sport of volleyball was invented in Holyoke on February 9, 1895 by William G. Morgan.
  • Holyoke is home to the Volleyball Hall of Fame.
  • Holyoke was one of the first planned industrial communities in the United States.
  • Holyoke is home to the second largest annual Saint Patrick's Day Parade in the nation.


Young Parents – Offers pregnant and parenting out-of-school youth, aged 14-24, who have not achieved a high school diploma with a variety of educational and life skills training.

For more information on the Holyoke site and the programs offered, contact Jynai McDonald, Regional Manager,

225 High St., 2nd Floor
Holyoke, MA 01040
Phone: (413) 532-4755
Fax: (413) 532-4757

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