OCTOBER  NEWSLETTER
 
 
 
 
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Network and Knowledge through our
Monthly Speaker Series....
 
How To Maximize Your Marketing ROI
Through Responsive Website Design &  Targeted Digital and Social Media Marketing

Tuesday, October 9, 2018    7:30-9:00 a.m.
Massasoit Community College, 49 Union Street, Middleboro, MA

What You Will Learn…
    The Importance Of Responsive Website Design
    Advantages of WordPress For Small Business
    Create Effective Content For Your Website
    6 Steps To Better Website Security
    Protect Your Investment: A Website Maintenance Checklist
    How To Get Found In Google & Bing Search Results
    How To Target Your Ideal Online and Social Media Audience
    Social Media Advertising Trends and Best Practices
    Video’s Critical Role In Your Digital Marketing & Website’s Effectiveness
    Simple Steps To Increase Your Marketing Return On Investment (ROI)

Our speakers:
Kevin McNally & Paul Vecchione
Kevin McNally, Founder & CEO Interactive Palette, Inc., has built a reputation for excellence based on his more than 20 years of experience in the web design industry helping business grow their online presence.  Interactive Palette has been recognized for its experienced and creative approach to the architecture and design of both new and existing websites for small to medium sized businesses both locally in Massachusetts and nationwide.  Kevin is a recipient of the Top Young Professionals Under 40. He received his undergraduate degree from Rhode Island School of Design And a Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Design from Savannah College of Art and Design.

Paul Vecchione is a marketing consultant with ThriveHive a digital marketing agency and Google Premier SMB Partner based in Quincy Ma.  He has over 10-year experience consulting with small and medium sized businesses in a wide range of industries including contractors, legal, medical and dental services, education, retail and B2B.  Paul and his ThriveHive team provide “do it for you” services to help client’s leverage search, online, social media and video marketing strategies and services to generate leads, drive marketing conversions, build greater brand awareness, increase client engagement, and maximize marketing ROI.
 
 
 
 
 
Business After Hours
Fairfield Inn Marriott 
RELAUNCH PARTY & Ribbon Cutting!
 
 
 
 
Join us as we network and receive a tour of the newly renovated Fairfield Inn in Middleboro!
Don't forget your business cards!
Bring a potential New Chamber Member and be entered in our raffle!
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Tuesday, October 23rd    5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
4 Chalet Road, Middleboro, MA (off Route 44)
 
 
 
 
 
Legislative Breakfast
Wednesday, October 24th 
 8 - 9:30 a.m.  Check in by 7:45 a.m.


Boston Tavern
58 East Grove St., Middleboro, MA
 
Breakfast 8 - 9:30 a.m.

Cranberry Country Chamber Members $25 per person
Non-Members $30 per person

Sponsorships of this important event also available.  Click below to sponsor and/or register to attend!

Join us to learn more about local initiatives on the Ballot this November with our panel of local Massachusetts legislators, including, but not limited to:

~Senator Michael Rodrigues – Ballot Initiatives
~Susan Gifford, State Representative
~Keiko Orrall, State Representative

Guest speaker: 
     Bill Burns, Director of Gov’t Affairs/South Coast Health – Nurse/Patient Ratios
 
 
 
 
Legislative Breakfast Charter Sponsors:
 
 
 
 
Legislative Breakfast Friend Sponsor:
 
 
 
 
 

Cranberry Country Chamber / Rockland Trust / Massasoit Community College present:


Network and Knowledge through our
Monthly Speaker Series….
Become an ACTIVE prospector and CHOOSE to be busy!
Speaker:  Don Wilson
Tuesday, November 20, 2018    7:30-9:00 a.m.
Massasoit Community College
49 Union Street —  Room 109
Middleboro, MA
You will learn…
“91% of customers would refer their salesperson, however only 11% of sales people ask for referrals.” – Source, Dale Carnegie
How your MOTIVATION contributes to your prospecting success
How your MINDSET determines your behavior every day
How to ACTIVELY prospect new business for you and your network partners
How to ASK FOR REFERRALS 100% of the time in a way that’s personal and effective
Speaker:  Don Wilson
**Click below for registration and bio on Don Wilson**
 
 
 
 
 
September 1 - October 31, 2018
Check out our incentives for joining today:
 
 
 
 
 
The Cranberry Country Chamber of Commerce will be providing service to our members to list job openings.
Details to follow!  If you would like to advertise a job opening in the meanwhile, we will post it for FREE. 

We are working with a company that will have a “Career” page on our website for a fee. This benefits our members and the community as job postings will link to all the search engines: Indeed, Ziprecruiter, Craigslist, Monster, etc.
Call Chamber office to discuss 508-947-1499 or email: info@cranberrycountry.org
 
 
 
 
 
Thank you to Dennis Barbato and the Staff of Boston Tavern for hosting our September Business After Hours!   Food was delicious and service staff were amazing!  Thank you to Bill Seckinger/Muckey's Liquors for the wonderful basket as a raffle item for those bringing a prospective new member to the event!  Weather was perfect!  Amazing turnout!  And thanks to Kira Watkins for the great Selfies with over 50 attendees!
 
 
 
 
 
Thank you to Morton Hospital and its staff for hosting the Network and Knowledge evening on September 19th.

Morton Hospital has been working vigorously to bring our local communities quality health care and promote wellness!  The members of the Cranberry Country Chamber and Taunton Area Chamber together were warmly welcomed by the staff, informed of the changes and improvements at the hospital and treated to delicious h'ordeorves. Dr. Yun Xia shared very enlightening information of the Psychology of Happiness!   
 
 
 
 
L - R:  Pam Dziura, Cranberry Country Chamber; Deborah Bitsoli, Morton Hospital President; Valerie Glynn, Cranberry Country Chamber President; Dr. Yun Xia, Primary Care Specialist; Ellie Milo, Morton Hospital Chief Nursing Officer; Dr. Charles Thayer, Morton Hospital Chief Medical Officer
 
 
 
 
 
Thank you to all who attended the Business Breakfast with Keiko Orrall at the Stoneforge Tavern on September 25th!
Together with the Taunton Area Chamber we enjoyed breakfast and an informative presentation by Keiko!
 
 
 
 
 
Thank you to the following businesses
who brought in New Members during August & September!
Take some time to visit their websites by clicking on their logo to help you personally and professionally!
 
 
 
 
Wilfred Duphily
(orig of Willy's Auto)
 
 
 
 
 
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Search crancountry and watch your email for fun contests and network opportunities!  Click on Instagram (left) so we both can grow our network!
 
 
 
 
It's that time of year again...we are printing our 2019 Directory!  Make sure your listing is correct!  Check out the directory on our website to make sure it is up to date!  Watch for a call or letter from PG Chamber for your opportunity to advertise in the Directory!  Call Chamber office if you have any questions or changes at 508-947-1499 or email Pam at pdziura@cranberrycountry.org
Click on Directory photo (right) to view online directory:  
 
 
 
 
And of course follow us on Twitter!    @cranchamber
Click on Twitter Logo (right) to follow:
 
 
 
 
 
MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS
(check website for details as dates get closer):

​​​​​​​December    Business After Hours - Lorenzo's Dec. 11th
 
 
 
 
 
Legislative Info
 
 
 
 
Check our website for SEMLAC updates and events
Click below to Read More about the Cranberry Country Chamber of Commerce position on various legislative issues:
 
 
 
 
 
Welcome to our New Members!!!!
B-D Electrical Services & Construction LLC
Cody, Cody & McCarthy, LLC
Grammar Goddess Communication
Mac Roofing & Construction Inc. 
Southcoast Media Group
The Body Maintenance Place LLC
 
 
 
 
Thank you to our renewing Members:
Bristol Plymouth Regional Technical School District
​​​​​​​CT Dry Cleaners Inc.
Eggers Furniture Company
Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston 
Pet Recess & Doggie Daycare
Progroup Contracting
Safe Space Inc.
​​​​​​​TD Bank
The Arc Bristol County
​​​​​​​Water Filtration Services
 
 
 
 
Visit our New Members websites by clicking on their logo:
 
 
 
 
The Body Maintenance Place
 
 
 
 
 Do you have an event coming up that you would like to share with our members?  Is your organization celebrating a milestone, new office opening?
Let us help you spread the word!  
Our Newsletter is sent to over 1,000 people!
Contact Pam at the Chamber office:  pdziura@cranberrycountry.org
to be added to our Newsletter!  
 
 
        
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