Email Bulletin
April '08

In This Issue

Chamber Meetings and Volunteer Salute

Help Wanted

Community Events

How to Get Your Event Listed


Chamber Meetings and Volunteer Salute
WBAC Chairman, Mary Beth Parker of Citizens Bank, welcomes members to February's Meeting.

WBAC Chairperson, Mary Beth Parker of Citizens Bank, welcomes Tina Nolin, Brenda Eldredge and Rosalie Dolan to the February gathering.

4/9 After Five Networking at Morey's Tavern, 27 Main St., Maynard. Refreshments, Raffles and Music. 5 to 7 pm. $10 Members. $15 for nonmembers. Reservations Requested.

4/10 Ambassador Committee, Citizens Community Room, 8 am.

4/16 Board of Directors Meeting, Citizens Community Room, 7:45 am.

4/17 Marketing Committee, Chamber Office, 8:30 am.

5/1 Maynard Matters Committee and the Maynard Community Chest present a Roundtable with Beacon Editor Jesse Floyd: Making the Most Out of Your Local Newspaper. Open to the public, but reservations required. 7:45 Coffee & Registration. 8 am. Program.

5/2 Golf Committee Meeting, Chamber Office, 8:30 am.


5.9 Joint Women's Business Council Meeting with Marlborough CoC.

5.14 After Five Networking at Serendipity in Hudson

5.31 Annual Hudson Fest

6.11 Joint Business After Five Networking at the Holiday Inn Boxborough with Middlesex West and Nashoba Valley CoCs

6.20 Business Network Breakfast at Citizens Bank in Hudson

Volunteer Salute

Special thanks to the following who assisted us with our 13th Annual Auction...

...Our Auctioneers, John Cain of Cain Electric and Paul Tucker of Sign Logics...

...from Middlesex Savings Bank...Paula Copley, Ben Dallas, Lisa Lawton, Brandon Liberis, Susan Mason, Tina Saulnier and Marlene Thomas...

...Allyson Daley and Caitlyn Parker from Worcester Academy...

...and Glenn Davis (Architect), Carol & Dennis DeMaria (Hudson Bookkeeping), Dick Downey & John Kovacs (Boyd Coatings Research Co.), Mary Holtorf (Art & Soul), Chuck Randall (Randall Properties), Dave Rykbost (Dave's Landscape Management), Todd Wood (St. Mary's Credit Union) and Linda Dodge (UMASS Marlborough Hospital).

Last, but not least, our appreciation is extended to our scholarship committee members who are spending countless hours pouring over 21 applications...Jean Coyne (Grace Baptist Church), Karen Freker and Pippa Jollie (Harvest Cafe), Marianne Vergano Laughton (Hudson Education Foundation), and Eric Gulko (The Capital Benefits Group).

Due to incredible support from our Members, the 13th Annual Chamber Auction was the most successful to date! Together, we grossed $15,600, exceeding last year's figures by almost $2000.

Roughly 10% of you returned surveys this past February and March. Thank you for your time and insight. It was extremely useful at our Board of Directors Planning Session. Special thanks to Boyd Coatings Research for hosting the program and to Dick Downey for facilitating it.

It's almost Hudson Fest Time! We are seeking sponsors and volunteers to serve on a brainstorming committee and work at the event itself! If interested, call or email.

  • Help Wanted
  • Avidia Bank seeks a FT Facilities Asst to assume responsibility for physical plant maintenance and to coordinate the purchasing of supplies, equipment and related services. Full job description is on Avidia's web site. Qualified applicants should email or fax their resume, ASAP, to Carol Parker at jobs@avidiabank.com, 978.567.3604.

  • Community Events
  • 4/9 Friends of the Maynard Library Big Band Dance featuring music from the 1940s. 7 pm. at the Knights for Columbus Hall. Free, but must pick up tickets at the Maynard Public Library. 978.897.2863. dotmac@verizon.net

    4/11 Annual Intel Community PC/TV and Small Appliance Recycling Days at the Stop & Shop Plaza in Hudson. Hours for April 11th are noon to 6 pm. Hours for April 12th are 8 am. to 2 pm. Minimum $10 donation matched by Intel and donated to the United Way of Tri-County. 978.53.5390.

    4/11, 4/12 and 4/18. Arts Alliance River's Edge Players present Rumors by Neil Simon. Hudson Town Hall. 7:30 pm. $. 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.org.

    4/12 Hudson Community Partnership Family Fun & Resource Fair at the Kane School in Marlboro. 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. 978.567.6113.

    4/14 and 4/15. Hubert Kindergarten Registration, Hudson. 978.567.6130.

    4/14 Deadline for Local Initiative Project Home available for sale to eligible low/mod income buyers. 3 Bdrm. home on Blueberry Lane in Hudson for $219.250. Max income of $66,150 for a family of 4. Potential buyers must submit app and supporting materials to Jen Burke, Hudson Town Planner by 4 pm. on 4/14. Apps and policy are online at www.townofhudson.org or call 978.562.9963.

    4/17 Arts Alliance Visual Arts Committee Mtg., Harvest Cafe, Hudson, 6:30 pm. All welcome. 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.org.

    4/23 Arts Alliance presents The Accordion Warrior at Marlboro's Bigelow School, 1 pm., $. 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.org.

    4/26 and 4/27. 5th Annual Clean Up Hudson in celebration of Earth Day. Gather family and friends to clean up your neighborhood! Free trash bags are available at Beyond Real Estate, 241 Main St. The Town of Hudson will provide free trash pick up at Riverside Park, South St. Parking Lot and at the Thomas Williams Park. For more information, contact Kristen Gray Lembo at 978.562.4248.

    4/29 Arts Alliance River's Edge Chorale Rehearsals begin. Tuesdays, 7 to 9 pm., at Hudson HS. $. 978.562.4118. www.upwitharts.org

    Ongoing Events

    Morey's Tavern on Main St. in Maynard offers Irish sessions, sing-a-longs, storytelling, and good old fashioned family fun on Sundays from 3 to 6 pm. 978.479.2622. www.moreystavern.com.

    Harvest Cafe in Hudson hosts music on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. For a calendar of events, log onto www.harvestcafeonline.com.

    Serendipity of Hudson is hosting a series of spring jewelry making workshops. For more information, log onto www.serendipityinhudson.com or call 978.562.7756.

  • How to Get Your Event Listed
  • To get your event listed, email information to info@assabetvalleychamber.org. For additional listings, visit www.assabetvalleychamber.org.

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