Subject: AV Chamber October 07 Email Bulletin
Email Bulletin
October 2007

In This Issue

Chamber Meetings and Volunteers Wanted!

Small Business Resource Breakfast on October 3rd

Community Events

How to Get Your Event Listed


Chamber Meetings and Volunteers Wanted!
Mike Matros, of Garage Galore, enjoys cutting the chain at his recent grand opening.

10.3 Business Resource Breakfast at Intel Hudson, featuring speakers from MA Office of Business Development, Clark University's Small Business Development Center, etc. 7:30 to 9:30 am. Free, but registration is required by noon of Tuesday (10.2).

10.4 Government Affairs Committee, Boyd Coatings Research Co., 8 am.

10.6 Maynard Fest & Rotary's Oktoberfest. 9 am. to 8 pm. Featuring 120 vendors, free family entertainment and fireworks. Vendor space is sold out.

10.8 Columbus Day. Office Closed.

10.10 Maynard Fest Wrap Up Meeting, Town Building, 8 am.

10.11 Ambassador Committee, Citizens Community Room, 8 am.

10.15 7th Annual Harvest Golf Classic. Charter Oak CC. Proceeds Benefit Scholarship Program. $225/golfer. Golf opportunities still available.

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

10.19 Women's Business Advisory Council (WBAC) Planning Meeting, Nancy's Airfield Cafe, 11:45 am.

10.23 Business Network Breakfast, Art & Soul, 71 Main St., Maynard. $7. Members only. Reservations required.

10.24 Maynard Matters Meeting, Maynard Town Building, 8 am.

10.25 Marketing Committee, Chamber Office, 8:30 am.

10.25 Downtown Trick or Treats in both Hudson & Maynard. 4 to 6 pm. Advertising sponsorship opportunities still available.

11/1 Government Affairs Committee Meeting with Hudson Town Administrator Paul Blazar. Boyd Coatings, 8 am.

Volunteers are Needed for the Following Events...

Maynard Fest (between 7:30 am. and 3:30 pm).

Maynard Downtown Trick or Treat (between 4 and 6 pm).

  • Small Business Resource Breakfast on October 3rd
  • Please join hosts Sen. Chandler, Sen. Resor, Rep LeDuc and Rep. Walrath for a morning of presentations on state resources available for small businesses.

    The program is on October 3rd from 7:30 to 9:30 and features speakers from the MA Office of Small Business, Clark's Small Business Development Center, Workforce Training Fund, SBA, Office of Women and Minority Business and the MA Office of Business Development.

    The event is at Intel Hudson (Building HD2) and is free, but registration must be received by Tuesday, October 2nd at noon. Call 978.568.0360 or email

  • Community Events
  • Friends of the Maynard Library are seeking volunteers to sort and prepare books. Interested parties should contact Pat at 978.897.4836.

    Through November, SuAsCo Watershed Community Council will be hosting a raffle to win a Holeb Outdoors Kayak. $10 ea. 3 for $25. 978.461.0735.

    Harvest Cafe presents Open Mike every Friday night in October. 978.567.0948.

    Through November 4th, Star Custom Framers in Stow presents photographers Gail Handelmann & Dan Hnatio. 978.461.2155.

    On Fridays, the Hudson Community Acupuncture Clinic will be offering services on a sliding scale from 3 to 6 pm. Veterans especially welcome. 978.562.5720.

    10.1 Pro Musica Youth Chorus Audition & Registration Night. For grades 3 to 12. Hudson HS. Room C110. $. 978.562.1646.

    10.2 Joint Band Concert featuring HHS and Aerophon from Helmstedt, Germany. 7 pm. Free.

    10.5 Arts Alliance presents Keepers of the Earth, Native American tales told by Michael Caduto. Hudson Town Hall. $. 7:30 pm. 978.562.1646.

    10.6 Maynard Fest and Oktoberfest in downtown Maynard. 9 am. to 8 pm. Featuring free family entertainment, over 120 vendors and sidewalk sales, pony rides, etc. Vendor space is sold out.

    10.6 First United Methodist Church of Hudson Yard Sale & Chicken Barbecue. 8 am. to 3 pm. 978.562.2932.

    10.6 Friends of the Maynard Library Annual Used Book Sale at the Library. 10 am. to 3 pm. 978.897.4836.

    10.6 and 10.7. ArtSpace Maynard Open Studios. Featuring over 78 artists. Noon to 5 pm. 978.897.9828.

    10.6 Emblem Club Yard Sale. Hudson Elks Pavilion. 9 am to 3 pm. 978.562.2705.

    10.11 Arts Alliance Juried Art Exhibit Reception. Citizens Bank, Hudson. 5:30 to 7 pm. 978.562.1646.

    10.11 Sweet Dreams Gala to Benefit the Boys & Girls Club of MetroWest. Includes auctions, cocktail reception, 3 course dinner and entertainment. 6 to 11 pm. @ Sheraton Framingham Hotel. $. RSVP on

    10.13 and 10.14. Friends of the Hudson Public Library Book Sale at VFW on Palmieri Drive in Hudson. 10.14 features $4/bag sale. 978.568.8235.

    10.13 9th Annual Women's Tea @ 1st United Methodist Church of Hudson. 2 pm. All welcome. Reservations appreciated. 978.562.2932.

    10.16 Arts Alliance River's Edge Chorale begins rehearsals. Adults and HS students welcome. 7 to 9 pm. $. HHS Room C110. 978.562.1646.

    10.20 Hudson Pumpkin Fest. Morgan Bowl, HHS. 3 pm. Fireworks. For more info, call the Hudson Park & Rec Dept. @ 978.568.9642.

    Assabet Valley Chamber presents Downtown Trick or Treats in both Hudson and Maynard downtowns. 4 to 6 pm.

    10.25 Arts Alliance Visual Arts Committee, Harvest Cafe in Hudson, 6:30 pm. 978.562.1646.

    10.30 Hudson Catholic HS Open House. 198 Main St., 4:30 to 7:30 pm. 978.562.6701.

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

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