Spring meetups

We have a spring series of meetups for mutual support and networking. Want to discuss your work-life dilemmas? Want feedback on work in progress? Just want to get away from the computer? Please come.

We’ll meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 5-6:30 p.m. In February and April, the location is The Works in Amherst; in March and May, The Roost in Northampton. (Note that there are five Wednesdays in March. The meetup is on the fourth Wednesday, the 23rd.)

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