Subject: AV Chamber July '09 Email Bulletin


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Email Bulletin

 

May '09

 

In This Issue

 

 

Chamber Programs, Gratitude Galore, New Media Committee and Think Green!

Community Events

 

 

 

Dennis DeMaria (Hudson Bookkeeping) and Doreen Howes (BlueSkies Studios) enjoy great food from Harvest Cafe at last month's After 5 Networking event hosted by Calare Properties.

7/4 Independence Day (Office closed on 7/3 and 7/6)

7/8 Women's Business Council Planning Committee Mtg. Harvest Cafe. 11:45 am.

7/10 Golf Committee Meeting, Avidia Conference Rm.,

7/15 Board of Directors' Meeting, Citizens Community Room, 8 am.

7/22 Business Network Breakfast, Harvest Cafe, Washington St., Hudson. 8 to 9 am. $10 pp. Reservations required.

7/29 Maynard Matters Meeting, Gianotis Room, Maynard Town Building, 8 am.

8/7 Golf Committee Meeting, Avidia Conference Rm., 17 Pope St. 8:30 am.

8/12 Maynard Matters Meeting, Gianotis Room, Maynard Town Building, 8 am.

8/19 Board of Directors' Meeting, Citizens Community Room, 8 am.

9/4 Golf Committee Meeting, Avidia Conference Rm., 17 Pope St. 8:30 am.

9/7 Labor Day (Office Closed)

9/9 Women's Business Council Meeting, Harvest Cafe, 11:45 To 1 pm. $15. Reservations Required.

9/18 Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting at McGowan Financial Coaching, 75 Main St., Hudson. Free. 11:45 am. to 1 pm. Light lunch. Reservations appreciated.

9/23 Business After 5 Networking at 577 Main St., in Hudson. 5 to 7 pm. $10 pp. Reservations Required.

10/3 17th Annual Maynard Fest. 9 am. to 3:30 pm., Downtown Maynard. Followed by the Maynard Rotary Club Oktoberfest and Clock Tower Place Fireworks. For vendor space, go to "forms" at www.assabetvalleychamber.org.

Gratitude Galore to...

Bob Flynn and Erin Gannon (Calare Properties) for hosting a wonderful After 5 Networking Event this past May...

Town Administrator John Curran & Selectperson Sally Bubier for attending the last Maynard Matters Meeting...

Cathy Harragian (Dave's Landscape) and Donna O'Connor (Marlboro Hospital) for serving as guest speakers for our Women's Business Council meetings.

Ray Murphy and crew (Avidia Bank) for installing our air conditioners...

Gavin Livingstone (Bryley Systems) for providing IT support...

Steve Ziegler (Star Custom Framers) for framing our aerial of Hudson...

Susan Getgood (Getgood Marketing) for giving an outstanding seminar...

the Hudson Economic Development Commission for co- hosting our Legislative Seminar, Boyd Coatings Research for co-sponsoring this event...and to Rep. Kate Hogan for giving such a wonderful presentation.

New Media Committee

HUD TV and Hudson's Local Access Station have asked the Chamber to partner on a media program to showcase area businesses. The Chamber is currently creating an ad hoc committee to explore this opportunity. If interested, let us know with an email.

Think Green

Tired of recycling all that paper? Would you like to receive one less mailing? If yes, sign up for the Chamber's Do Not Mail program. Except for billing, all other correspondence will be emailed! Sign up today!

 

 

23rd Annual Hudson Fest a Smashing Success...

Great weather, supportive sponsors and a spectacular volunteer team insured a great event at our new South St. location.

Special thanks to all sponsors who helped underwrite free family entertainment for the day. Gold sponsors were Avidia Bank, Boyd Coatings Research and the Hudson Rotary Club. Silver sponsors were Murphy Insurance Agency, NETCO and Wal-Mart.

Bronze sponsors included Better Accounting Services, Cain Electric, Citizens Bank, Country Glass Co., Dave's Landscape Mgmt., Glenn Davis-Architect, Hudson Appliance Center, L & S Kerrigan Insurance, Law Offices of Giannetti-Hastings & Sousa, Nashoba Blue, Parente Service Center, Stanis Insurance and Yates Law Offices.

Additionally, there would be no way to manage 114 vendors without our stellar volunteer crew--Tom Davis (495 Realty), Allen Boemer (Architect), Glenn Davis (Architect), Ray Murphy & Justin Provencher (Avidia Bank), Bill Ross (Better Accounting Services) John Kovacs (Boyd Coatings Research Co.), Bob Larkin (Frick & Frack), Tony Loureiro (L & S Kerrigan Insurance), Sonny Parente (Parente's Service Center) and Christine Monteiro (St. Mary's Credit Union).

If you have some constructive criticism, we'd love to hear it. Email away!

 

 

 

 

 

·  Community Events

 

6/25 Arts Alliance presents Art in the Hudson Town Hall Reception, featuring "A Diverse Body of Work," by Ernest Stonebraker. 6:30 to 8 pm. On display through mid-September. 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.org.

6/29 The Arts Alliance Summer Drama Workshop and Summer Arts Programs begin. For more info. call 978.562.1646 or log onto www.upwitharts.org.

7/1 The Community Preservation Committee is now accepting applications for funding. All applications must be submitted by 7/23/09. For more info, contact Jennifer Burke at 978.562.9963 or jburke@townofhudson.org.

7/1 Wood Park (Hudson) Summer Music Series presents a Fifth of Jazz. 6:30 pm. 978.568.9642. No rain site.

7/9 Boys & Girls Club of Assabet Valley (Maynard) Summer Parks Program begins. 978.461.2871. www.bgcav.org.

7/8 Wood Park (Hudson) Summer Music Series presents Swing Legacy. 6:30 pm. 978.568.9642. No rain site.

7/15 Wood Park (Hudson) Summer Music Series presents Storm Fab 17. 6:30 pm. 978.568.9642. No rain site.

7/18 Saturdays on South St (Hudson)., co-sponsored by the Arts Alliance & the Hudson Rec. Dept. present Cornell Coley, Afro-Latin Drumming & Dancing. Cellucci Park, 2 pm. Rain site--Boys & Girls Club. 978.568.9642. www.upwitharts.org.

7/22 Wood Park (Hudson) Summer Music Series presents Pan Neubean Steel Band sponsored by the Arts Alliance. 6:30 pm. 978.568.9642. Rain site--Hudson HS Aud.

7/23 & 7/24. Arts Alliance Children's Theater presents Disney's Alice in Wonderland, Jr. 7 pm. Marlboro Middle School. $. 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.org.

7/25 Saturdays on South St (Hudson)., co-sponsored by the Arts Alliance & the Hudson Rec. Dept. present Story Caravan--Stories from the Middle East. Cellucci Park, 2 pm. Rain site--Boys & Girls Club. 978.568.9642. www.upwitharts.org.

7/29 Wood Park (Hudson) Summer Music Series presents The Jazz Bones. 6:30 pm. 978.568.9642. No rain site.

7/31 & 8/1. Arts Alliance's Youth Theater presents Grease. Hudson HS. $. 7:30 pm. 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.org.

 

 

 

 

 

The Hudson Natural Health Center hosts an inexpensive acupuncture clinic every Friday from 2 to 6 pm. Appointments are required. 978.562.5720. www.hudsonnaturalhealth.com.

Harvest Cafe (Hudson) hosts open mike every Wednesday, and live music every Friday & Saturday. Additionally, the cafe hosts a weekly Songwriter's Circle. 978.567.0948.

The Hudson Sr. Center hosts a Meat Raffle at 10 am. on every first Saturday of the month and a Quilt Gallery, 10 am. to noon, on the 2nd Saturday of the month. 978.568.9638.

The Riverview Portuguese Club (Hudson) hosts weekly drop-in Zumba classes on Tuesdays from 6 to 6:45 pm. $8/class. 978.567.1929.

The Friends of the Maynard Public Library are seeking book and DVD donations for their weekly book sales at the Maynard Farmers' Market. Donations may be dropped of at the Maynard Library.

 

 

 

 

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