Subject: AV Chamber February '08 Email Bulletin


Email Bulletin


February '08


In This Issue



Chamber Meetings and Help Wanted!

Member Benefits: Supplemental Mailings

Biz Network Breakfast & After Five Sponsorships Available

Community Events

How to Get Your Event Listed




Susan Getgood (Getgood Strategic Marketing) and Katie Murphy try to outbid each other at last year's Auction.

Susan Getgood (Getgood Strategic Marketing) and Katie Murphy attempt to outbid each other at last year's Auction.

2.6 Women's Business Advisory Council (WBAC), 11:45 am, Airfield Cafe, Stow. $15 for members and their guests. $25 for nonmembers. Speaker: Susan Getgood, Getgood Strategic Marketing. Reservations Required.

2.13 Business After Five and Annual Meeting hosted by Avidia Bank, 42 Main St., Hudson. 5 to 7 pm. $7 for members and their guests. $14 nonmembers. Reservations Requested.

2.14 Ambassador Committee Meeting, Citizens Community Room, 8 am.

2.18 President's Day (Office Closed)

2.20 Board of Directors Meeting, Citizens Community Room, 7:45 am.

2.21 Marketing Committee Meeting, Chamber Office, 8:30 am.

2.27 Maynard Matters Meeting, Gianotis Mtg. Room, Maynard Town Building. 8 am.

3.5 Women's Business Advisory Council at Harvest Cafe in Hudson. 11:45 am. Speaker: Mary McDonald (Avidia Bank). $15 for members and their guests. $25 for nonmembers. Reservations required.

Help Wanted

Members have posted the following positions on our web site over the past month. Interested parties should contact the companies directly.

Horseshoe Pub (Hudson) seeks managers and cooks. Experience desired but not necessary. Interested parties contact Nick at 978.580.6123.

Holographix LLC (Hudson), a growing high tech company seeks two employees. Holographix is looking for a reliable hands-on production technician. Experience with optics preferred but not necessary. Interested parties should forward their resume to

Holographix also seeks a motivated opto-mechanical engineer. Responsibilities include optical and mechanical design with AutoCAD, hands-on projects and troubleshooting. Experience with Gsolver, PCGrate and Zemax desired, but not necessary. Interested parties should email their resume to

Flanigan & Cotillo, CPAs (Framingham) seeks permanent pt CPA with a minimum of 5 years experience. Experience with QB, ProSystm fx Tax and Excel required. Pleasant work environment. Flexible schedule. Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to

N. Central Chamber of Commerce (Leominster) seeks applicants to fill the following positions. They seek a Government Affairs Manager. Must be able to attend evening meetings. Undergraduate degree in Political Science or related field desired. $1,230-1,540 biweekly salary + benefits.

The N. Central Chamber also seeks an Economic Development Specialist (entry level position) with an undergraduate degree in business administration or previous economic development experience. $1,077- 1,346 biweekly salary + benefits. (



March 28th marks the date of our 13th Annual Chamber Auction at Stow Acres CC--6 to 9:30 pm. As always, the event promises delicious food, great music and plentiful product to bid on. Once again, this year's event will feature a jazz trio and the humorous antics of Auctioneers John Cain (Cain Electric) and Paul Tucker (Sign Logic).

Interested in donating product, volunteering or purchasing tickets? Contact the Chamber today!






·  Member Benefits: Supplemental Mailings


There are three ways you can make our mailings work for you.

Members may insert flyers into our mailings for a mere $65. You provide 550 unfolded copies on 8.5" x 11" paper.

Additionally, members may submit business card sized--camera ready artwork to be published on our bi- monthly new member listings. Cost is $15 per publication.

Last but not least, email a one-page word document describing your business, and we'll be glad to include it as a "business spotlight" in our next mailing.





·  Biz Network Breakfast & After Five Sponsorships Available


The following sponsorship opportunities have opened up.

The Chamber is seeking members to sponsor a Business After 5 Networking Event on Wednesday, May 14th, and a Business Network Breakfast on Friday, June 20th. Interested parties should email Sarah at





·  Community Events


2.2 St. Michael Parish Texas Hold 'Em Fundraiser. Riverview Portuguese Club. 7 pm. 978.568.1113.

2.7 Arts Alliance Opening Art Reception for Empowering the Artist: an Exhibit of Teacher and Student Work. Citizens Bank, 17 Pope St., Hudson. 5:30 to 7 pm. 978.562.1646.

2.8 Hudson Youth Baseball/Softball Snowball Dance. Hudson Elks Club, 7 pm. 978.621.4188.

2.12 Maynard Community Chest Annual Meeting, Roosevelt Room, Maynard Public Library. 7 pm. All welcome, but please email if you plan to attend.

2.16 Hudson Youth Baseball/Softball Winter Clinics begin at HHS. Register at Hudson Rec. Dept. 978.568.9642.

2.20 Arts Alliance presents Cowboy Skip Gorman--Music of the Old West at Marlborough's Bigelow School. Includes both performance and music making workshop. 1 pm. 978.562.1646.

2.28 Arts Alliance Photography Exhibit Registration deadline. 978.562.1646.

2.29 Arts Alliance presents The Kerry Boys--A Celtic Evening. Hudson Town Hall. 7:30 pm. 978.562.1646.

3.2 Maynard Education Foundation's 6th Annual Taste of Maynard Fundraiser. Maynard Elks. Tickets available at Nason St. Middlesex Savings Bank or online at 978.897.3148.

Serendipity (Hudson) offers weekly jewelry and beading workshops through March. 978.562.7756.

The Chamber is now accepting vendor applications for the Hudson Fest, scheduled for Saturday, May 31st. Vendor Applications are available on line at 978.568.0360.





·  How to Get Your Event Listed


To get your event listed, email information to For additional listings, visit





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