Email Bulletin
Sept '08

In This Issue

Chamber Meetings & Volunteer Salute!

Space for Lease/Biz for Sale

Community Events

Help Wanted

member2member Discount Program


Chamber Meetings & Volunteer Salute!
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 www.assabetvalleychamber.org.

8/27 Ribbon Cutting & Open House at Revelations by Robyn, 37 Nason St., Maynard. 5 to 7 pm. Cutting at 5:30 pm.

9/1 Labor Day--Office will be closed on 8/29, 9/1 and 9/2.

9/5 Golf Committee Meeting, Avidia 2nd floor Conference Rm., 17 Pope St., 8:15 am.

9/10 Maynard Fest Meeting, Gianotis Meeting Room, 8 am.

9/10 Women's Business Council, 11:45 am. Avidia Bank Board Room. Speaker: Candy Szymanski, COO, Marlborough Hospital. Topic: Women & Healthcare. $15 for members and their guests. $25 for nonmembers. Reservations required.

9/11 Ambassador Meeting, Citizens Community Room, 8 am.

9/12 Government Affairs Committee, Boyd Coatings Research, 8 am.

9/17 Board of Directors Meeting, Citizens Community Room, 7:45 am.

9/17 Business After Five Networking & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony @ BlueSkies Studios, 43 Broad St., Hudson. 5 to 7 pm. $10 for members and their guests. $20 for nonmembers.

9/18 Marketing Committee, Chamber Office, 8:30 am.

9/19 Golf Committee, Avidia Bank Conference Rm., 17 Pope St., 2nd floor, 8:15 am.

9/23 Hudson Downtown Roundtable featuring Director of Community Development, Michelle Ciccolo. Citizens Community Room. Free, but reservations are required.

9/24 Maynard Matters Planning Meeting, Gianotis Room, 8 am.

9/26 Business Network Breakfast, Leahy Conference Room @ Marlborough Hospital. $10 for members and their guests. $15 for nonmembers. Reservations Required.


Special thanks to the following members of the Maynard Fest Committee who have worked hard over the summer to guarantee a fabulous event...Alice Pillivant (Gramps' Garage), Bob Larkin (Frick & Frack), Bruce Lucier (Marquee Photoworks), Fred Batstone (The Outdoor Store), Marlene Thomas and Paula Copley (Middlesex Savings Bank) and Mary Holtorf (Art & Soul).

...also, thanks to Gavin Livingstone (Bryley Systems), Carol DeMaria (Final Approach) and Dave Herrington (Active Oak) for their assistance with the Test Drive Promotion and to Mary McDonald (Avidia Bank) for proofing the directory copy!

We couldn't have done it without you!

Upcoming deadlines...

If you wish to be listed on the Maynard Fest brochure as a sponsor or participant in any way, we need your information no later than Wednesday, September 3rd.

Check out your info on our membership directory at www.assabetvalleychamber.org 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, September 12th, 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!

  • Space for Lease/Biz for Sale
  • Hudson. Large 1 bdrm apt. within walking distance of downtown. Newer kitchen, bath, windows & furnace. Fully applianced, plentiful storage. Available 9/1. $775/mo plus utilities. First/Last/Sec. 978.502.4215.

    For a complete listing of space available visit "bulletin boards" at www.assabetvalleychamber.org.

  • Community Events
  • 8/27 Maynard Community Band @ Memorial Park, Maynard. 7 pm.

    9/6 Hudson Senior Center Meat Raffle (10 am) and Quilt Gallery (10 to noon). 978.568.9638.

    9/7 1st United Methodist Church Open House from 8 am. to noon. Includes free breakfast, a visitor-friendly worship and Sunday School Reg. BBQ, water volleyball, sing-a-long and outside worship to resume at 5 pm. 978.562.2932. www.hudsonfumc.com.

    9/9 and 9/10. Auditions for River's Edge Community Player's Alice in Wonderland. Must be 17 or older. 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.org.

    9/11 River's Edge Community Band rehearsals begin. New members welcome (8th grade +) 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.org.

    9/15 Rehearsals for Pro Musica Chorus begin (grades 3-12). New members welcome. 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.org.

    9/25 Riverview Hudson Portuguese Club Golf Tournament sponsored by S & F Concrete. Proceeds to benefit the Club. 9 am. shotgun at Juniper Hills. For info, call 978.562.3495. For registration materials go to www.hudsonportugueseclub.org/golf.pdf.

    9/25 Registration due date for Arts Alliance Annual Fall Juried Art Exhibit. 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.org.

    9/25 Opening reception for "Art in the Hall" featuring painter Randi Isaacson. Hudson Town Hall. 6:30 to 8 pm. Music & refreshments. 978.562.1646. www.upwitharts.org.

    10.4 Maynard Fest features free family entertainment, fabulous sidewalk sales, vendors, ArtSpace Open Studio, Maynard Rotary Club Oktoberfest B and Wellesley Co. Fireworks over the Mill Pond. For more info, call 978.568.0360 or email info@assabetvalleychamber.org.

    Ongoing Events

    Serendipity (Hudson) offers jewelry making workshops for all ages. For more info, visit www.serendipityinhudson.com or call 978.562.7756.

    Harvest Cafe (Hudson) hosts open mic and a plethora of live music Wed-Sat. For more info, log onto www.harvestcafeonline.com.

    The Hudson Natural Health Ctr. hosts Community Acupuncture every Fri. Cost is on a sliding scale. Appointments requested. 978.562.5720. marianne.volpe@comcast.net.

  • Help Wanted
  • Horseshoe Pub (Hudson) seeks managers and cooks. Contact Nick at 978.580.6123.

    Morey's Tavern (Maynard) seeks employees for all positions. 978.251.1157.

    Flanigan & Cotillo CPAs (Framingham) seeks an experienced pt CPA to join firm. 508.626.1991.

    Hudson Bookkeeping seeks pt, work at home, entry level bookkeeping assistants. $10-12/hour. Will train. 978.568.1181.

    NETCO Extruded Plastics (Hudson) seeks employees to fill the following positions--Experienced Extrusion Machine Operator and Machine Operator Assistants (must be able to identify when the process changes and handle the necessary paperwork). Benefits. Interested parties should stop by and fill out an application, or email resume to

    Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce (Gloucester) seeks Executive Director for 1200 member organization. For more details, log onto help wanted at www.assabetvalleychamber.org.

  • member2member Discount Program
  • Recently, over 500 discount cards were sent to membership. The program includes discounts at over 40 Chamber members. If interested in obtaining cards for your employees, contact the Chamber today.

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