March 2018 Newsletter
Thank you to TownePlace Suites in Wareham!

Pat Stockford and staff provided a wonderful event for us to network and meet new business partners!   The appetizers were delicious and everyone enjoyed the Valentine's Day themed Network activity!
TownePlace Suites by Marriott
Rosebrook Event Center
50 Rosebrook Place - Wareham, MA
Thank you to Damon and Marie at The Hideaway for hosting our Women's Coffee & Collaboration! 
We enjoyed delightful breakfast meals, pastries and fruit as we networked and heard Rubina Motta, At Capacity, discuss eliminating Waste and Clutter from our lives!
Thank you to all our attendees!  See you in April!
Annual Meeting Premier & Lead Sponsors:
Business During Hours
& Legislative Update   
Quarterly "Southeastern Massachusetts Legislative Alliance" Meeting
 March 23, 2018        8:30 AM - 10:00 AM 

Event Description:
The SouthCoast Chamber, Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber,
Cranberry Country Chamber and the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce represent the “Southeastern Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce Alliance” (SMCCA).

The purpose behind the four regional chambers collaborating
on government affairs is to address regional challenges and
opportunities in current and future legislation at the State
House in Boston and Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
On the Agenda:
$15.00 Minimum Wage

Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank (upstairs conference room)
10 Rosebrook Pl, Wareham, MA 02571
Date/Time InformationFriday, March 23, 2017  8:30 am - 10:00 am.
Contact Information:
Ian Abreu, Manager of Business Development & Public Policy

FREE Admission:
FREE for all chamber members, friends, guests and regional elected officials. 
March Business
After Hours

Lakeville Country Club
44 Clear Pond Road, Lakeville

Tuesday, March 27th

Time:    4:30 - 6:30 pm
Speaker Series: Using Live Video (Facebook Live) to Market your Small Business
Speaker: Brad Powell
Date:       Tuesday, March 20th
Time:       8-9:30 a.m.
Place:      Massasoit Community College
                 49 Union Street, Middleboro

You’ve heard of Social Media Marketing, but did you know that you can use live video, for example Facebook Live, to drive customers to your small business?Come to this interactive workshop to learn how!

We’ll cover the strategic aspects of using live video for marketing, and talk about how to get people to “know, like, and trust” you and your business. We’ll discuss how to convert your video viewers into clients, so that your videos are doing your selling for you. We’ll talk about how to grow your audience quickly, easily, and without spending a lot of time or money. We’ll discuss what might be holding you back, and give you easy tips for learning the ropes. Bring your smartphone and get started with live video marketing right in the workshop!

Presented by Brad Powell: Brad is a business video coach and live streaming videographer who teaches entrepreneurs how easy it is to create engaging video campaigns with just a smartphone and good storytelling. Brad inspires entrepreneurs to find everyday moments that make great marketing and he's dedicated to helping small businesses get over the limiting belief that video marketing is too daunting.

(check website for details as dates get closer):

April 5 - Business DURING Hours at Business Expo 12-4pm 
              at TownePlace Suites, Wareham

April 6 - Women's Coffee & Collaboration 8-9:30am 
               Special Guest Speaker: Jill Beresford

May 9 - Business After Hours with Taunton Chamber /
          at Wood Palace Kitchens 5-7pm

June 8 - Elements for Excellence at TownePlace Suites,

July 16 - 2018 Scholarship Golf Tournament at Lebaron Hills
           Country Club

July 31 - Workforce Training Fun Session at Massasoit CC
Member News: 
Lorenzo's Family Restaurant
500 W. Grove St., Middleboro:

Join Dr. Kristy Lamoureux of Comfort of Home Audiology on Friday, April 13 at 8:00am for a talk about:

Hearing Loss and Treatment Options

Topics include:

  • Causes of Hearing Loss
  • How can I improve my hearing?
  • How can I protect my hearing?
  • Communication strategies for those with hearing loss.
  • Do hearing aids really help?

**FREE HEARING SCREENINGS will be offered after the talk**

Location:  Cranberry Country Chamber of Commerce

9 Clayton Road, Middleboro, MA

Bristol-Plymouth Regional High 
Presents an opportunity to 
 help and recruit students! 
 If you are interested in hiring part-time, summer help, full-time or Co-op students this is a wonderful opportunity to gain visibility and get to know our students. You will be able to maximize your recruiting budget by participating. If you have any questions regarding the Job Fair please contact Kerrie Carrelas at 508-823-5151 x130. ​​​​​​​
If you would like to participate please fill out the registration form through this link:
Welcome to our New Members!!!!
Boston Connect Real Estate 
Burgess Pest Management
Catholic S.E.A.L. Foundation
Finlay Legal Services
Planet Fitness
Robin's Corner Flower Shop
Thank you to our renewing Members:
Albert R. Gamache Carpenter & Builder
Bay State Sewage
​​​​​​​Bookkeeping Connection LLC
Citrin Cooperman
Fairfield Inn/Middleboro
First Citizens Federal Credit Union
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Jack Conway Real Estate
Kelly's Tire Mart
Maggie's Hair Salons
Middleboro/Lakeville Cesspool
Muckey's Liquors
​​​​​​​Wayne Perkins
Right Key Mortgage
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