JULY    2018 NEWSLETTER
 
 
 
 
2018 Cranberry Country Chamber Scholarship Golf Tournament
 
 
 
 

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LeBaron Hills Country Club - 183 Rhode Island Road, Lakeville
 Monday, July 16, 2018    7:00 a.m. Registration   /   8:00 a.m. Shotgun Start

Proceeds of the Golf Tournament benefit the Cranberry Country Chamber of Commerce and its Scholarship Fund. The Cranberry Country Chamber of Commerce has awarded over $56,000 in the last 20 years to deserving, graduating high school students continuing their education in an undergraduate or trade school in a business related field.


Click above to learn more about sponsorship opportunities and to register to play!


 
 
 
 
Meet our 2018 Scholarship Recipients 
Congratulations to all of them!
 
 
 
 
Evan Gwozdz from Middleboro High School will be attending Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the Fall
 
 
 
 
Mackenzie Jones, Middleboro High School, will attend Bridgewater State University
 
 
 
 
Leanne Kendall of Apponequet Regional High School will be attending Bryant University.
 
 
 
 
 
     Flag Sponsor:                            Corporate Sponsor:
 
 
 
 
 
     Luncheon Sponsor:                      Cart Sponsor:
 
 
 
 
 
Corporate Sponsor:
 
 
 
 
 
Beverage Cart Sponsor:
 
 
 
 
 
ACE Sponsors:
 
 
 
 
 
Hole Sponsors:
 
 
 
 
 
July Speaker Series:  Workforce Training and Grants Available

Employers: Are you interested in staff training and the grants that help pay for it? Please join Massasoit Community College & the Cranberry Country Chamber of Commerce for


Workforce Training Fund Program Info Session

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

8:30AM – 10:30AM


Massasoit Community College

49 Union St., Middleboro, MA



The Workforce Training Fund is an employer-funded program providing match dollars to eligible Massachusetts employers for staff training. The General program can match up to $250,000! The Express program reimburses up to $3,000 per employee. Come learn about the application and eligibility from Commonwealth Corporation, and see if the Workforce Training Fund Program is right for you.

 Please call Massasoit Community College at 508-588-9100 ext. 1302 or 1322

with any questions.   

This a free workshop but you must register in advance:  

 
 
 
 
 
 BUSINESS AFTER HOURS:
 
 
 
 

July Business After Hours

Pilgrim Belle Sunset Cruise
Tuesday, July 24th 7:00 – 8:30 pm.
 77 Water St, Plymouth, MA 02360
Cost:  $20.00 per person
Network as we cruise along the Harbor watching Sunset!
Bring some snacks!  Cash Bar available!  Don’t miss this fun networking event!

PLEASE REGISTER BY FRIDAY, JULY 20TH!
 
 
 
 
 
August Business
After Hours

Join us for Poolside Networking!
Tuesday, August 7th 5-7:00 p.m.
111 Cranberry Drive
Halifax, MA
Once a year, the Seckingers, owners of Muckey’s Liquors, open up their pool and yard for a great Chamber evening of relaxing and connecting.  Bring a friend you think might benefit from meeting and networking with local business owners in the community!  Bring a swim suit or clothes you don’t mind getting wet or just enjoy the party!
Please make sure you register ALL who will be attending so we have
count for food and beverages!  Please register by: Friday, August 3rd.
 
 
 
 
Member News & Events: 
 
 
 
 
THANK YOU TO:
...Bookkeeping Connections, Pet Recess and T.M.Ryder Insurance for hosting and providing food and raffle prizes for the June Business After Hours at Loon Pond Lodge at Ted Williams Camp
 
 ...The Bartending Service of New England and Southeast Event Management for providing an Open Bar for the event!

...Lorenzo's for catering the delicious food!
 
 
 
 
 
Thank you to our Friend Sponsors:
 
 
 
 
Thank you to our speakers...
Jill Beresford who helped us understand how to relate to women and men in the workplace
Rubina Motta who shared organization tips: SPACE
             Sort / Purge / Assign / Containerize / Equalize
Stacey Shipman sharing the 3C's of Communication: Confidence/Content/Connections
Mary Musat-Crandall encouraging us to write notes, letters sending a small piece of ourselves is truly rewarding to those who receive it
Meg Garfield who helped us breathe and understand our bodies

 
 
 
 
 
MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS
(check website for details as dates get closer):

August         Women's Coffee & Collaboration-Somethin's Brewin
September    Business After Hours Residence Inn/Marriott in
                      Bridgewater
October         Fairfield Inn Middleboro
                          Women's Coffee & Collaboration - Lakeville CC
                      Legislative Luncheon

 
 
 
 
 
Legislative Info
 
 
 
 
Bob Burke & Bill Seckinger
Cordially invite you to a Fundraising Reception in Honor of
Keiko Orrall
Candidate for Massachusetts State Treasurer
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
VIP Reception 6:00 - 7:00 pm
General Reception 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Oak Point, Middleboro, MA

VIP Reception $250 Minimum Contribution
General Reception $100 Minimum Contribution
Please make checks payable to: "The Committee to Elect Keiko Orrall"

For additional information on joining the Host Committee or to RSVP, please contact:
Ieva Smidt at ieva@votekeido.com or 850-567-8022
Donate online www.votekeiko.com/donate

If you are unable to attend, please send checks to:
The Committee to Elect Keiko Orrall
P.O. Box 146724
Boston, MA 02114

Paid for by The Committee to Elect Keiko Orrall
The maximum contribution to  The Committee to Elect Keiko Orrall is $1,000 per person/$2,000 per couple per calendar year.
 
 
 
 
Celebrate our Country's Freedom and Independence Locally!

Carnival, Fireworks & Fourth of July
Each summer the Middleborough Park Department hosts the Annual Carnival at Peirce Playground (26 Jackson St., Middleborough) featuring games, rides, and fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July!

Tuesday, July 3rd 6-10 pm
Wednesday, July 4th 2-6 & 6-10 pm - Double Wristbands
Thursday, July 5th 6-10 pm Wristbands

Friday, July 6th 6-11 PM FIREWORKS!!!
Saturday, July 7th 6-10 pm Wristbands 

On Tuesday, July 4th, they will be opening early for families! Daytime wristbands will be sold from 2pm-6pm, and separate Night time wristbands will be sold from 6-10pm!
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Bridgewater Fireworks
Wed, Jul 4, 2018, 9:30 pm - 10:00 pm
WHERE: 
Legion Field
200 Bedford St.
Bridgewater, MA
 
 
 
 
 
Welcome to our New Members!!!!
Bob Dovner - Personal Auto Consumer Advocate
Mutual Bank - 4 branches​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
 
 
 
 
Thank you to our renewing Members:
Ashley Funeral Home
Bannister Heating & Air Conditioning(HACR)
Bridgwood, Benoit & Company PC
Central Congregational Church
Decas Cranberry Products
R.J. Gabriel Construction Co. Inc.
Heritage Flowers and Balloons
Hideaway Restaurant
J.K. Olivieri Insurance Agency
LaForce Realty
Lakeville Animal Hospital
Middleboro Mini Storage
Morse Insurance Agency
Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.
Quality Inn - Raynham
SCC Travel
South Eastern Economic Development (SEED)
Southcoast Kitchen Designs
​​​​​​​Standish Enterprises
Stone Forest Farm Home Improvement
Waterstone Retail/Waterstone Southeast Holding

 
 
 
 
 
 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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