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City by city: April 8

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) – Western Mass News goes city by city!

A local car dealership continues to support a campaign for healthy kids in Springfield.

Balise Auto presented a check for $4,000 to Square One, in support of its campaign for healthy children. The money was raised through Balise’s Tires to Inspire initiative, where donations were made to Square One when customers purchased a set of new tires.

The Healthy Kid campaign aims to provide healthy meals, physical fitness, social and emotional well-being, and a healthy learning environment.

In West Springfield, the three-day Quarter Horse Show is underway at the Big E Fairgrounds. The show takes place inside the Colosseum.

The beginner and youth event is hosted by the Massachusetts Quarter Horse Association and runs through Sunday.

In Holyoke, the Ukrainian flag now flies in front of City Hall. Mayor Joshua Garcia was joined by other city and state leaders, as well as members of Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church in Ludlow. The city said it wants to show its solidarity with the people of Ukraine as their country continues to face the Russian invasion.