Email Bulletin
June 2007

In This Issue

Chamber Meetings, Volunteer Salute, etc.

Staff Spotlight: Sarah Cressy

Community Events

How to Get Your Event Listed


Chamber Meetings, Volunteer Salute, etc.
Frick & Frack of Stow, gets ready to serve up Fest Fare for this year's event.

6/2 21st Annual Hudson Community Fest, at and around Hudson Town Hall. 9 am. to 3:30 pm. Also features Truck Zoo on South St. from noon to 2 pm. Fest goes on, rain or shine.

6/6 Maynard Fest Committee Meeting, Maynard Town Building, Room 201, 8 am.

6/7 Government Affairs Committee invites members to attend a Roundtable Discussion on Healthcare Reform with guest speaker Eric Gulko of Capital Benefits Group. Citizens Bank Community Room. Coffee courtesy of Citizens Bank. 8 to 9:15 am. Free for members. $7 for nonmembers.

6/8 Golf Committee Meeting, Citizens Community Room, 8:30 am.

6/13 Business After Five Networking Meeting at Premier Kitchens & Granite, 34 Main St., Hudson. 5 to 7 pm. $7 Members. $14 Nonmembers. Last After 5 until September, so mark your calendars.

6/14 Ambassador Committee Test Drive Meeting, Chamber Office, 9:30 am.

6/20 Board of Directors Meeting, Citizens Community Room, 7:45 am.

6/22 Harvest Cafe Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting, 11 am. to 12 noon. All invited to welcome the Cafe to its new location at 40 Washington St.

6/27 Maynard Matters ad hoc Parking Meter Committee, Maynard Town Building, Room 201, 8 am.

6/28 Marketing Committee Meeting, Hudson Savings Bank Board Room, 8:30 am.

7/4 Independence Day (Office Closed)

Mark Your Calendars...

10/6 Maynard Fest & Oktoberfest

10/15 Harvest Golf Classic at Charter Oak Country Club

Volunteer Salute

Special thanks to the following volunteers who assisted us at Fest this year...Dave Rykbost (Dave's Landscape Management), John Kovacs (Boyd Coatings Research Co.), Chuck Randall (Randall Properties), Rich Harrity and Ray Murphy (Hudson Savings Bank) and Mary Beth Parker (Citizens Bank).

Join us in welcoming Amanda Wolfe to the Chamber Staff. Currently a 9th grade student at Hudson High, Amanda assists us a few hours a week after school. When not at school or work, Amanda enjoys church and drama club activities.

The July/August Supplemental Mailer will be merged. Those interested in inserting materials should call the office to insure space, and deliver materials to the Chamber Office no later than June 20th.

The Chamber recently awarded scholarships to Michael Burke (Hudson High), Corey Andrews (Hudson High) and Brett Elizabeth Murphy (Maynard High). The Chamber received 29 applications this year. Michael plans to attend Harvard, Corey plans to attend Northeastern and Brett plans to attend Brandeis in the fall.

  • Staff Spotlight: Sarah Cressy
  • Cressy has served as President of the Chamber since its inception. She worked as Hudson's Main Street Manager in '86-'87 and stayed on to start the Hudson Chamber of Commerce. In '92, Cressy facilitated the merger between the Hudson and Maynard Chambers, and the Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce was born. Before the Chamber, Cressy worked for Trinity Repertory Theatre, March of Dimes and as an intern with the City of Hartford's Office of Community Development. Cressy possesses a MPA from the University of Hartford and a BA in History from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She currently serves on the Boards of Symphony Pro Musica, Hudson Education Foundation and the Hudson Economic Development Commission. In her spare time, Cressy enjoys spending time with her family, reading, gardening and skiing.

  • Community Events
  • 6/2 Hudson Community Fest, Downtown Hudson, 9 to 3:30 pm. Event includes South St. Truck Zoo from noon to 2 pm, and various yard sales at St. Michael Parish, St. Luke's, 1st United Methodist Church and Boys & Girls Club.

    6/3 Family Walk & BBQ to benefit Andrew's Helpful Hands. Eagles Club, Litchfield St., Leominster. 508.380.1797. www.andrewshand.org.

    6/3 5th Annual Community Chest Triathlon Team Fundraiser. For athletes of all abilities. www.maynardchest.org.

    6/4 St. Michael Parish School Golf Tournament at Wedgewood Pines. 978.562.7174 x310. vmaher@stmikes.org.

    6/4 Streetscape Improvements in Downtown Maynard Public Hearing. Maynard Town Building, Room 201, 7 pm.

    6/5 Arts Alliance Audition Workshop for Adults and Teens led by Lynne Johnson. $. Room F101 at Hudson HS. 7 pm. 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.org.

    6.6 Arts Alliance Community Theatre announces auditions for Fame--the Musical in Hudson High Aud. 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Call backs on 6.7. 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.

    6.9 9th Annual Safe Summer Day at Marlborough Hospital, 157 Union St, 10 am. to 2 pm. Rain or Shine. Free for all. 508.481.5000.

    6.10 Harvest Cafe brings back it's music series with Harmony 421 at their new Washington St. location. 6:30 to 8 pm. 978.567.0948. www.harvestcafeonline.com.

    6.13 Employment Law Challenges and Solutions for Business Owners for attorneys, CPAs and Tax professionals. Sponsored by Edward Jones. Reservations required. 978.567.9729.

    6.18 Arts Alliance Fundraiser, Spring into Summer Celebration, at Coral Seafood in Marlboro. $40/$45 pp. To reserve tickets, call 978.562.164.

    6.20 Bryley Systems presents a Free Avaya PARTNER Advanced Communication System Training Seminar, 9 to 10:30 am. at their 12 Main St, Hudson location. To register, call 978.562.6077 or email events@bryley.com.

    6.20 10th Anniversary Yesue Memorial Concert featuring River's Edge Community Band and Chorus at Wood Park in Hudson. Free. 6:30 pm. Rain location: Hudson High Aud. 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.org.

    6.22 and 6.23. Harvest Cafe Grand Opening Weekend. Includes 6/22 Ribbon Cutting at 11 am., music on 6/23 from 8 to 10 pm., and art opening and reception with Jeanette Staley. 978.567.0948. www.harvestcafeonline.com.

    6.23 International Wine & Beer Tasting to benefit the Hudson Elks Scholarship Fund. $15 pp. 7 to 10 pm. Tickets available at Bacon's Spirits or the Hudson Elks Club.

    6.25 through 6.28. First United Methodist Church of Hudson Vacation Bible Camp. Camp Theme: Avalanche Ranch-A Wild Ride through God's Word. For preschool through 5th grade. Registration is required. 978.562.2932.

  • How to Get Your Event Listed
  • To get your event listed on the Chamber's Monthly Email Bulletin, email information to info@assabetvalleychamber.org. For additional listings, visit www.assabetvalleychamber.org.

    p. 978.568.0360 f. 978.562.4118

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