Email Bulletin
May 2006

In This Issue

Chamber Meetings, Volunteer Salute and Miscellany

Director Spotlight: Gavin Livingstone

Community Events

How to Get Your Event Listed

Property for Lease/Sale


Chamber Meetings, Volunteer Salute and Miscellany
Developer of The Hastings Building, Tony Antico, cuts the Ribbon as Mark O'Connell (Hudson Savings Bank), Dick Downey (Chamber Chairperson) and Selectman Sonny Parente look on.

5.3 Maynard Fest Committee, Maynard Town Building, Room 201, 8 am.

5.5 Golf Committee, Citizens Community Room, 8:30 am.

5.10 Business After Five Networking @ DF Murphy Insurance Agency, 50 Main St., Hudson. 5 to 7 pm. $7/members. $14/nonmembers. Reservations requested.

5.11 Ambassador Committee, NETCO Extruded Plastics. 8 am.

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

5.23 Business Networking Breakfast @ Edward Jones. 25 South St., Hudson. 8 to 9 am. Light Breakfast Served. $7 members. Registration required.

5.25 Marketing Committee, Hudson Savings Bank, 8:15 am.

5.26 Government Affairs Committee, Boyd Coatings Research, 8 am.

5.29 Memorial Day (Office Closed)

5.31 Maynard Matters, Maynard Town Building, 8 am. Featuring Downtown Development Update with Consultant Planner Carolyn Britt.

6.2 Golf Committee, Citizens Community Room, 8:30 am.

6.3 20th Annual Hudson Community Fest. 9 am. to 3:30 pm. Free family entertainment and over 80 vendors. For a detailed list of events, visit www.assabetvalleychamber.org.

Volunteer Salute

Special thanks to the nine volunteers who assisted us at Auction--Gavin and Cathy Livingstone (Bryley Systems), Nancy Opp (Eclectica Designs) and the Middlesex Savings Crew who assisted with both set- up and check out...Paula Copley, Marlene Thomas, Lisa Lawton, Tina Saulnier, Brandon Liberis and Susan Mason. We couldn't of done it without you. Also, we applaud John Cain (Cain Electric) for serving as our Auctioneer for the past decade!

Also, our gratitude is extended to the eleven volunteers who helped us distribute 3000 maps to advertisers and Town Halls--Gavin Livingstone (Bryley Systems), Alan Boemer (Architect), Bob Larkin (Frick & Frack Enterprises), Paula Copley (Middlesex Savings Bank), Dave Rykbost (Dave's Landscape Management), Ken Simms (Hudson Savings Bank), Alice Pillivant (Gramps' Garage), Dave Herrington (Active Oak LLC), Bill Sullivan (RW Holmes Realty), Mary McDonald (Hudson Savings Bank) and Frank Murphy (NETCO Extruded Plastics).


Congrats to Serendipity of Hudson, who is celebrating its 1st Anniversary on May 10th.

Fond farewell to retiree Al Micchiche from Samuels Studio. The Studio will also be closing its doors this coming June, however the Micciche's will continue to work out of their home.

Also farewell to long-time Hudson Light and Power Board member Horst Huehmer and to retiree Chief Dusseault of the Hudson Fire Dept.

The Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 20th Annual Hudson Community Fest on Saturday, June 3rd, 9 am to 3:30 pm. in Downtown Hudson.

New programs included in this year's event include "Art in the Park" (South St. Park that is) with the Arts Alliance, and a Truck Zoo (think petting zoo, but with all sorts of Trucks) on South St. and sponsored by the Hudson Savings Bank. Of course the event will also include the standard fare--free family entertainment all day, sidewalk sales and special promotions, church events at St. Luke's and 1st United Methodist, and storytime and a used toy sale at the Library. For a complete listing of events, log onto www.assabetvalleychamber.org (after 5/3) or pick up a brochure at dozens of area businesses.

The Fest goes on rain or shine. Incase of rain, all entertainment will be in the Hudson Town Hall Auditorium.

  • Director Spotlight: Gavin Livingstone
  • With over 24 years of experience in the computer and telecommunications industries, Livingstone has considerable knowledge of leading-edge technologies and business productivity tools. He founded Bryley Systems in 1987 and has successfully steered the firm to 13 employees. His latest venture is Bryley Communications, founded in 2004. Livingstone is a Novell Master Certified Netware Engineer (v5), a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (v3.51) and a Boston College MBA. Gavin and his family live in Berlin, and in addition to his work on the Chamber's Board of Directors, Gavin also serves on the Chamber's Ambassador Committee.

  • Community Events
  • 5.4 to 5.19. Arts Alliance Photography Exhibit at Citizens Bank. May 4th reception from 5 to 6:30 pm. 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.org.

    5.5 to 6.30. Hudson Art & Framing presents Jeanette Staley's "Small Windows, Big Sky" Exhibit. Oil & Multi Media. May 5th reception from 6 to 8 pm. 978.562.5582. www.hudsonartandframing.com.

    5.5 The Friends of the Maynard Public Library present the Robin Ellis Gospel Singers at the Union Congregational Church, 80 Main St., Maynard. Free, but must pick up tix at the Maynard Library. 978.897.1010

    5.6 Symphony Pro Musica presents On and Beyond Mozart including music of Mozart, Villa-Lobos and Prokofiev. 7:30 pm. @ HHS. $ 978.562.0939. www.symphonypromusica.org.

    5.6 Jennifer Hunter Yates Sarcoma Walk. Hudson HS. 9 am. 978.562.8657. www.jenniferhunteryatessarcomafoundtation.org.

    5.6 1st United Methodist Church of Hudson Bid of Hope Auction. Hudson Portuguese Club. 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Hors d'oeuvres, desserts and cash bar. Proceeds to benefit ministries including Open Door Medical Clinic. $ 978.562.2932. www.hudsonfumc.com.

    5.6 Harvest Cafe presents Kate Finn & Dennis Alves (Boston Pops Trumpeter). Jazz, blues & acoustic rock. No cover, but artist donations welcome. 7 to 9 pm. 978.567.0948. harvestcafe@verizon.net.

    5.7 Friends of the Assabet River Nat'l Wildlife Refuge Historical Bus Tour. $ Bus leaves from Clock Tower Place parking lot at noon sharp. Will return at 2 pm. 978.897.5311. www.farnwr.org.

    5.13 Harvest Cafe presents the Metro Sax Quartet. Classical to free-form jazz. No cover, but artist donations welcome. 7 to 9 pm. 978.567.0948. harvestcafe@verizon.net.

    5.14 Harvest Cafe presents an acoustic Mother's Day brunch with Julie Dougherty. Jazz, funk & Celtic. No cover, but artist donations welcome. 11 am. to 1 pm. 978.567.0948. harvestcafe@verizon.net.

    5.17 Friends of the Assabet River Nat'l Wildlife Refuge Annual meeting featuring an illustrated talk with Barry W. Van Dusen (www.barryvandusen.com). Sudbury United Methodist Church. 7 pm. www.farnwr.org. barb620@theworld.com.

    5.20 Harvest Cafe presents Kathy Phipps and Wendy Sobel. Acoustic folk & rock. No cover, but artist donations welcome. 7 to 9 pm. 978.567.0948. harvestcafe@verizon.net.

    5.31 HHS Baccalaureate Ceremony. HHS Aud. 7 pm. 978.567.6250.

    6.3 20th Annual Hudson Community Fest. Downtown Hudson. 9 am. to 3:30 pm. Free family entertainment. Over 80 vendors. 978.568.0360. www.assabetvalleychamber.org.

    6.4 Hudson High Graduation Ceremony. 1 pm. 978.567.6250.

    6.6 through 6.11, 26th Annual Bank of America Senior Golf Championship @ Nashawtuc CC. www.bankofamericachampionship.com

  • 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.

  • Property for Lease/Sale
  • Hudson-6 South St., Hudson. Two leases available. 700 sq. and 2000 sq. For more info, contact Dick Kerdok at 978.568.8746.

    Hudson-12 condos for sale ranging from $170 to $500K 45 Main St. For more info., contact Kevin Santos at 978.790.0292.

    p. 978.568.0360 f. 978.562.4118

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