50th Anniversary

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Riverside is 50!

To celebrate 50 years of empowering adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live rich and full lives, we are hosting a number of events throughout the year. Keep checking back for the latest news. 




Seed Packs and Yard Signs Around the Valley

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Have you seen our signs? We want all of Western Mass to know that we're celebrating our 50th Anniversary. You can help by placing a yard sign in front of your home or business. Contact Kathleen Dowd to get one (or more) at kdowd@rsi.org.

Keep an eye out for our displays in local businesses offering FREE sunflower seed packets. (Please note that the date for our Celebration Concert is incorrect on the packets. The event is September 16th NOT September 15th.)

You can find seeds at these area businesses: 

Amy’s Place
Brass Cat
Canon Real Estate
Cleary Family Dentistry
Crooked Stick Pops – at various farmers markets and at their store in Eastworks
Easthampton Savings Bank – 10 locations
Finck & Perras
Greenfield Savings Bank – 10 locations
Manchester Hardware
Mt. Tom Ice Cream
Paint Box Theater
Pioneer Valley Popcorn
Riverside Gardens – Easthampton Farmers Market
Teddy C. Smiarowski III Farm Stand and Creamy
Taproot Designs – at Amherst and Greenfield Farmers markets
Westhampton Public Library
WRSI – booth at Taste Amherst

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 Riverside Stories

Get to know Riverside better with our featured story. Each one of our participants has a story to tell, and we're here to help them tell it. 

Jalil is a newer participant at Riverside, but is already getting involved in a BIG way. As a participant in Life Enrichment, Jalil is encouraged to be involved in the community. For a few months now, he has been a member of Easthampton's Commission on Disability. Jalil was recently sworn in at the town offices and continues to attend meetings monthly. Thank you, Jalil, for lending your voice and opinions to your community!














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Riverside Industries, Inc.: One Cottage Street, Easthampton, MA 01027 | (413) 527-2711 | (800) 339-2711 | TTD (413) 527-4911 | FAX (413) 529-9715 | info@rsi.org