|The goal of the HBA is
to provide businesses with resources that will help them
to grow and succeed. We work with local businesses from
Hatfield, MA and the surrounding area, while also
providing support to the local schools and community.
The HBA was started in
1987 by several business owners in the town of
Hatfield. This group began to work to find ways that
businesses in town could prosper from working together,
and how the group could help aid in the success of local
The current President
of the Hatfield Business Association is Peter
Rakelbusch of Peter-the-Picker (formally 21st
Century Antiques). Other officers include
Vice-President Rick Martin of Heavy Metal Forge,
Treasurer Maureen Hillard of Maureen's Paintin'
Pallette, and Secretary Christopher Smith of
Hatfield Printing & Publishing.