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Business Resources

There are many businesses in the Blackstone Valley... some of which are members of the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce.

If you are interested in speaking to someone from one of these businesses, or if you would like to start a business in the Blackstone Valley please feel free to contact us. Membership lists are free for members and $100 for non-members. The list is available in hard copy as well as Excel spreadsheet format and can be purchased through the BVCC. Membership information packets and applications are free upon request.

The membership list includes:

  • Name of Business
  • Type of Business
  • Contact Person
  • Phone Number
  • Fax Number
  • Address of Business
  • Website Address

Also, if you are interested in starting a business, there are some small business development consultants who work in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce. A couple of our consultants are as follows:


  • Richard Chaney, Regional Director
    Leo Sharkey
    MA Small Business Development Center Network (MSBDC)
    Central Regional Office - Clark University
    Mailing Address: 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610-1477
    Physical Address: 125 Woodland Street, Worcester, MA 01610
    (MSBDC) is located on the campus of Clark University in Worcester MA. For the convenience of the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce (BVCC) members and potential members, Richard Chaney and Leo Sharkey provide free and confidential one-to-one management advice and technical assistance to prospective and existing small businesses at the Chamber's facility in Whitinsville.
    SBDC at Clark University
    TEL: 508-793-7615
  • Rosemary Scrivens, Regional Director
    Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD)
    Works closely with businesses of all sizes and industries to provide rapid connections to appropriate resources and incentives that help them invest and create jobs across Massachusetts. 508-792-7506 (Work)
    617-959-1847 (Mobile)
    The Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) is a division of the Small Business Administration. Their offices are located in the Worcester Area Chamber and Blackstone Valley offices for free consultation on any business related problem. They are available Monday through Thursday. Call 508-753-2929 to make an appointment to see them.


  • Community Development Finance Corp. (CFDC)
    CFDC is a quasi-public organization providing flexible financing for small business and real estate development projects. The primary interest is to create jobs, commercial revitalization and business ownership in low-income communities.
    TEL: (617) 482-9141
  • MGCC
    MA Growth Capital Corporation
    Bob Jones, Sr Loan Officer
    (617) 337-2811
  • Industrial Services Program (ISP)
    ISP provides financial and management assistance to companies and re-employment training to workers with the goal of ensuring the competitiveness of Massachusetts manufacturing companies
    TEL: (617) 727-8158
  • Massachusetts Business Development Corp. (MBDC)
    MBDC provides supplemental financing to promising small- and medium- sized companies in Massachusetts.
    TEL: (617) 350-8877
  • Massachusetts Capital Resource Company (MCRC)
    MCRC is a limited partnership, privately-owned by seven Massachusetts- based life insurance companies. MCRC is a source of risk capital for businesses in the state.
    TEL: (617) 536-3900
  • Massachusetts Development Finance Agency (MDFA)
    MDFA provides a one-step economic development financing source and has the ability to assemble complete financing packages for companies wishing to start-up or expand in Massachusetts.
    Kelly Arvidson, VP Business Development
If you would like a membership list or packet, please contact us at:
Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 502
110 Church Street
Whitinsville, Massachusetts 01588
Telephone: 508.234.9090
Fax: 508.234.5152
Support provided by the Massachusetts Office of Business Development

Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce · 670 Linwood Ave Bldg. A Suite #5 · Whitinsville, MA 01588-1442 · Phone: (508) 234-9090 · Fax: (508) 234-5152
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