Email Bulletin
May 2007

In This Issue

Chamber Meetings and Help Wanted!

Director Spotlight: Steve Ziegler

Community Events

How to Get Your Event Listed


Chamber Meetings and Help Wanted!
Ed Soave (St. Mary's Credit Union) and Dave Herrington (Active Oak LLC) enjoy good cheer at the Citizens Bank After Five.

5.2 Maynard Fest Meeting, Maynard Town Building, 8 am.

5.3 Government Affairs Committee, Boyd Coating Research Co., 8 am.

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

5.8 Business Network Breakfast, Marlborough Hospital, 8 to 9:15 am. $7. Reservations Required.

5.10 Ambassador Committee, Citizens Community Room, 8 am.

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

5.18 Downtown Roundtable Meeting, Citizens Community Room, 8 to 9:15 am. Featuring Michelle Ciccolo, Director of Community Development and Jen Burke, Town Planner.

5.23 Business After Five Networking at Hudson Appliance Center, 167 Main St., Hudson, 5 to 7 pm., $7, Reservations Requested.

5.23 Maynard Matters Meeting, Maynard Town Building, 8 am. Featuring Asst. Town Administrator Catherine O'Dea.

5.24 Marketing Committee, Hudson Savings Bank, 8:30 am. Home Page Design Review.

5.28 Memorial Day (Office Closed)

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

6.2 Hudson Community Fest and Truck Zoo. Downtown Hudson, 9 am. to 3:30 pm.


Horseshoe Pub in Hudson seeks breakfast wait staff. Experience desired, but not necessary. Interested parties should contact Nick at 978.568.1265.

Aubuchon Hardware seeks pt and ft staff members for both its Hudson and Maynard locations. Interested parties should contact John Bairos at 978.562.3500 or 978.897.2500.

Harvest Cafe of Hudson seeks pt prep and line cooks to help grow their evening hours. Interested parties should contact Karen or Pippa at 978.567.0948.

We've had a few calls from area HS students and returning college students who are seeking summer employment. If you're willing to hire, please let us know!

The 21st Annual Hudson Community Fest is right around the corner, and there are many ways you can help celebrate this June 2nd event.

We are still seeking sponsors ($100, $250 and $500). Sponsorship underwrites the cost of our free family entertainment throughout the day. This year's entertainment includes a children's sing-a-long, big band, world music, bluegrass, Celtic and a meandering magician. Sponsors are listed on all of our materials, and 5000 brochures are distributed in the Assabet Valley Region.

Host a sidewalk sale or special promotion. Whether it's hosting entertainment, putting your wares on the sidewalk, or giving out free balloons, your participation will get you noticed, not to mention included on 5000 brochures as well. Stumped for an idea, give us a call.

Participate in the Truck Zoo sponsored by the Hudson Savings Bank. Do you have a nifty vehicle you'd like to share from noon to two? If yes, you can join the 15 or so fascinating vehicles in the Bank's South St. lot. This is a great free way to get business exposure as well.

Volunteer. We could use a few volunteers to help us distribute materials in our region before hand, and we desire a half-a-dozen volunteers the day of the Fest. Unless you want more, we will assign no more than 2 hours of work/person.

Last, but not least, come to the event! Weather permitting, we promise that it will be spectacular!

  • Director Spotlight: Steve Ziegler
  • Steve bought Star Custom Framers located in the Stow Shopping Center in 2005. Prior to that, he spent 30 years in the shoe industry beginning with the Kinney Shoe Corp where he progressed through the Manager Training Program and on to NYC where he worked in distribution for the chain's 1500 shoe stores. He was promoted back to his hometown of Chicago as a Regional Buyer, and three years later was promoted back to the NYC, where he ended up buying for the largest department in the company with sales exceeding $54 million. In 1989, he moved with his wife and two sons to Marlborough, and served as VP of Product Development for Sporto Co. until he decided to purchase Star Custom Framers.

  • Community Events
  • 5.1 thru 6/19. Arts Alliance welcomes adult and HS singers to River's Edge Chorale Rehearsals on Tuesday's at 7 pm. $. 978.562.1646.

    5.1 MetroFuture and Boston College Citizens Seminar--This Way to a Greater Boston Region. 7:30 am. complimentary breakfast and 8 pm. program. Hyatt Regency Hotel in Boston. www.MetroFuture.org.

    5.1 HHS Band and Chorus Concert, Free, 7 pm. HHS Aud.

    5.4 Prom Jewelry Workshop at Serendipity, Downtown Hudson. 4 to 6 pm. Registration Required. 978.562.7756.

    5.4 Bid of Hope Auction to benefit 1st United Methodist Church programs including the Medical Open Door Clinic and Habitat for Humanity. Riverview @ the Hudson Portuguese Club. 7 pm. Hors d'oeuvres and dessert. Cash Bar. $20/$25. 978.562.2932.

    5.5 Third Annual 12,402 Steps to Cure Sarcoma Walk, 10 am. HHS Football Field. Sponsored by the Jennifer Hunter Yates Sarcoma Foundation. www.jenniferhunteryatessarcomafoundation.org.

    5.5 3rd Annual Hudson Portuguese Club Ball to honor Dr. Manuela Bairos, Consul General of Portugal. 6 pm. reception. 7 pm. Dinner and Entertainment. jjfigueiredo@comcast.net.

    5.10 Arts Alliance Visual Arts Action Committee, 6:30 pm. @ Ariba. 978.562.1646.

    5.15 thru 6.15. Arts Alliance Creative Shakespeare Workshop for grades 6-12. Tues.- Thurs. $. 978.562.1646.

    5.26 HHS Drama Society Competitive Plays. 4:30 pm. 978.567.6250 x0131.

    6.2 21st Annual Hudson Community Fest and Truck Zoo. Downtown Hudson. 978.568.0360.

    6.3 5th Annual Community Chest Team Triathlon Fundraiser. Like to bike, run or paddle, join a team today. For athletes of all abilities. maynardchest@verizon.net.

  • 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.

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