Subject: AV Chamber October '08 Email Bulletin


Email Bulletin


October '08


In This Issue



Chamber Meetings & Volunteer Salute!

Community Events

Ongoing Events




Harvest Golf Classic

Join us on Monday, October 20th for the 8th Annual Harvest Golf Classic to benefit the Chamber's scholarship programs. At Charter Oak Country Club and featuring Bacardi USA and Gina Cigar, this tournament provides an unrivaled golf experience. For more information, contact the Office or log onto community events at

10/3 Golf Committee, Avidia Conference Room, 2nd Floor of 17 Pope St., Hudson. 8:15 am.

10/4 Maynard Fest. 9 am. to 3:30 pm. Full schedule at Free entertainment and over 150 vendors, sidewalk sales & special promotions.

10/7 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Ed Mascari Piano Studio, 14 Main St., 2nd floor, Hudson. Light lunch will be served. 11:45 am. to 1 pm.

10/10 Golf Committee, Avidia Conference Room, 2nd Floor of 17 Pope St., Hudson. 8:15 am.

10/13 Columbus Day (Office Closed)

10/15 Board of Directors Meeting, Citizens Community Room, 7:45 am.

10/16 Marketing Committee, Chamber Office, 8:30 am.

10/17 Golf Committee, Avidia Conference Room, 2nd Floor of 17 Pope St., Hudson. 8:15 am.

10/20 Harvest Golf Classic. Charter Oak CC. $225 per golfer. Limited golf & sponsor opportunities still exist. Call today!

10/22 Maynard Matters, Gianotis Room, Maynard Town Building, 8 am.

10/22 Business After 5 Networking hosted by Hudson Family Dental Care, 414 Main St., Hudson. 5 to 7 pm. $10 members and their guests. $15 nonmembers. Reservations Requested.

10/30 Downtown Trick or Treats in both Hudson and Maynard. 4 to 6 pm. Nason St. will be closed in Maynard and Main St. will be closed in Hudson. Please seek alternative commute routes.

11/5 Women's Business Council Meeting, Harvest Cafe, 11:45 am. to 1 pm. Joint event with Wachusett Chamber of Commerce. Guest Speaker: Paula Camara, Small Business Development Center at Clark University. $15 for members and their guests. Reservations Required.


Special thanks to the following members of the Golf Committee who have worked hard over the summer to guarantee a fabulous event...Allen Boemer (Architect), Dori Senerchia (New York Life), Glenn Davis (Architect), Ray Murphy (Avidia Bank), Tony Loureiro (L & S Kerrigan Insurance), Tom Dixon (Citizens Bank) and Bill Sullivan (RW Holmes Realty).



Upcoming deadlines...

Our Downtown Trick or Treats, scheduled for Thursday, October 30th in both Hudson and Maynard, attract thousands to our downtowns! We are still registering participants for both Hudson and Maynard and taking sponsorships ($65 for a business card size ad) for Maynard until Wednesday, October 8th. On October 9th, we'll publish 3000 brochures for both communities.

Check out your info on our membership directory at to make sure it's accurate. Also, give special attention to your classification listings. We will be forwarding this information to Village Profile on Friday, October 11th, Since we will be publishing 7000 copies of the business & community directory and expect a shelf life of 3 years, it's important that your info is accurate!

We still have a few golf and sponsorship opportunities available for our Harvest Golf Classic slated for Monday, October 20th. Registration deadline is October 13th.






·  Community Events


10/2 Arts Alliance Juried Art Exhibit Opening at Citizens Bank, Hudson. 5:30 to 7 pm. Exhibit open to the public until 10/31. 978.562.1646.

10/4 16th Annual Maynard Fest. Downtown Maynard. 9 am. to 3:30 pm. Free family entertainment and over 150 vendors, sidewalk sales & special promotions. Brochures available at

10/4 Maynard Rotary Club Oktoberfest at Clock Tower Place featuring beer garden, children's activities and food. Fireworks sponsored by Wellesley Management Co. at 7:45 pm.

10/4 and 10/5. ArtSpace Maynard Annual Open Studios. Summer St. Visit over 80 working artists. 12 to 5 pm.

10/4 and 10/5. Annual BIG Used Book Sale at the Maynard Library, Nason St. Saturday from 10 am. to 3 pm, Sunday from 1 to 4 pm.

10/4 Free Food Safety Training Course for Community Volunteers hosted by the Hudson Board of Health. 10 am. to 12 pm. To register, call 978.562.2020 or email

10/4 Fall Bike Ride through Concord with the Unitarian Church of Hudson. Rain or shine. All invited. To register call 978.562.9180 or log onto

10/7 and 10/28. Free Trigger Point Massage Workshops with Stow Family Chiropractic, 118 Great Rd., Suite 215, Stow. 6 to 7:30 pm. Light dinner provided. To register, call 978.897.1770 or visit

10/9 Knox Trail Council Boy Scouts of America 2008 Distinguished Citizens Award to honor Anthony Consigli at Westboro's Doubletree Hotel. For more info call 508.872.6551.

10/12 Fall Foliage Walk at Purgatory Chasm with the Unitarian Church of Hudson. 1:30 to 5 pm. Walk is of medium difficulty. To register call 978.562.9180 or log onto

10/14 River's Edge Chorale Rehearsals begin at Hudson HS for adults and HS students. 978.562.1646.

10/15 Hudson Emblem Club Annual Fashion Show at the Hudson Elks. Dinner included. $25 pp. 978.562.2705.

10/17 St. Luke's Episcopal Church Silent Auction at the Riverview in Hudson. 6 to 11 pm. 978.562.2701.

10/18 and 10/19. Friends of the Hudson Public Library Used Book Sale at the VFW on Palmieri Dr.

10/18 Hudson Park & Rec Pumpkin Fest at Hudson HS's Morgan Bowl. 3:30 to 8:30 pm. 978.568.9642.

10/20 Harvest Golf Classic to benefit Chamber Scholarship Fund at Charter Oak CC. 978.568.0360.

10/20 Kendall Rose Davis Memorial Golf Tournament at Marlboro CC to benefit Boston's Children's Hospital. 978.212.5615.

10/23 Rachel's Challenge, a multi-media non-violence program based on the life of Rachel Joy Scott, the first victim of the Columbine Tragedy. Hudson HS. 6:30 pm. Free & open to the public.

10/23 Arts Alliance Visual Arts Action Committee, Harvest Cafe, 6:30 pm.

10/23 and 10/24 Hudson HS Drama Society presents Fools at 7 pm.

10/24 Arts Alliance presents acoustic Jazz with Made in the Shade at the Hudson Town Hall. 7 pm. 978.562.1646.

10/30 Downtown Trick or Treats in both Hudson and Maynard. 4 to 6 pm.





·  Ongoing Events


Serendipity of Hudson presents a series of fall jewelry making workshops for children and adults alike. 978.562.7756.

BlueSkies Studios of Hudson presents open studios on Saturdays from 10 am. to 2 pm.





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