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, jmcdonald@tra-inc.org.

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

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