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Central Mass. nonprofits share $383K of state small-business grants

The Linwood Mill home of the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce. The chamber was one of seven Central Massachusetts organizations to receive state small-business funding. Seven nonprofits in Central Massachusetts will share $383,000 among more than $2 million...

Operational Excellence Information Sessions Series

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2 The Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership will host an Operational Excellence Information Sessions Series from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Oct. 2 at the chamber, 670 Linwood Ave., Building A, Suite 5,...

Governor Baker to cut the ribbon for Blackstone Valley Education Hub

“I heard from one local manufacturer recently that they have 40 openings they can’t fill,” said Jeannie Hebert, explaining why the first focus of the new Blackstone Valley Education Hub (BV Ed Hub) will be advanced manufacturing. Manufacturing is the second biggest...

The 15th Annual Home and Business Expo is March 2nd

WHITINSVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS -- The 15 th Annual Valley Home & Business Expo hosted by The Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce and presented by UniBank and Gaudette Insurance will take place on Saturday, March 2nd from 10:00AM – 3:00PM at Northbridge High School...

Pet Rock Fest 2012 Heroes Announced

People are doing wonderful things out there for animals. And animals do wonderful things for people. Pet Rock each year focuses on a few of these wonderful people, animals and acts of kindness. This year, the Pet Rock Hero Awards are presented to: Karen Windsor In...

Savers Bank Announces Donation to NEADS

Southbridge, MA (September 12, 2012) – Savers Bank announces a $1,400 donation to NEADS, a non-profit organization established in 1976 to train and provide canine assistance for people who are deaf or have a disability. As part of the donation, Savers held a "Name...

Valley Tech to Comply with Records Regulations

UPTON � In accordance with state and federal regulations, Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School keeps student transcripts (a record of student grades) for 60 years. Student records, including Special Education files, are destroyed seven years...

Millbury Groundbreaking for New Fidelity Bank Branch, July 23

16 South Main St., Millbury, 9 a.m., Mon., July 23 Local dignitaries members of the VFW, and senior executives of Fidelity Bank, which has offices throughout Central Mass. New 3,700 square-foot branch to replace Elm St. branch, plus extensive renovations to the...

FBSmarty Social Media Courses Chamber Discount

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Social Media Courses Offered by FBSmarty Special Discount for Blackstone Valley Chamber members Three different virtual courses, offered by Michelle Fontaine of FBSmarty, begin in August. Introduction to Social Media, Facebook for Business and...

Recycle Responsibly and Protect Your Identity! April 28 Worcester

Recycle Responsibly and Protect Your Identity! Freely Gathered Assembly and First Unitarian Church of Worcester Electronics Recycling Collection Event Assembly Collection Saturday, April 28th 2012 8:30am – 1:30am Parishioners may drop off materials through May 27th 90...

Valley Tech Senior, Michael Hennessy, Named 2012 Plumbing All Star

UPTON � Top Students from Vocational Technical schools throughout the state recently represented their classmates at the 2012 Vocational Technical School All Star program at the Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors of Massachusetts' (PHCC) annual Trade Show in...

3rd Annual Chad A. Holbrook Memorial Golf Tournament Announced

UPTON - The 3rd Annual Chad A. Holbrook Memorial Golf Tournament will take place on Friday, June 22 at Blissful Meadows Golf Club in Uxbridge. Registrations are currently being accepted and sponsorship opportunities are available. The cost is $500 per foursome and a...

Social Media Boot Camp for Small Business and Entrepreneurs

Social Media is Social Business, and it’s serious. Do you have a handle on strategies for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and other social network business too ls? This full-day training program will help you create a plan you can begin using immediately for the...

Performing Arts Show at Valley Tech

Valley Tech students, together with individuals from Seven Hills Foundation, will be hosting a performance arts show at Valley Tech on Friday, April 13 at 10:30 a.m. The show features various forms of performance art, including a drum performance, sign language, and...

Social Media Flyer May 2012

Are you ready to get your Social Media Fit Quick? Need to strengthen your market reach? Learn...

Savers Bank Names New Commercial Lender

Southbridge, MA (March 17, 2012)�Savers Bank has announced the appointment of Jordan Hoy as Vice President of Commercial Lending/Small Business Services, effective March 12, 2012. With over 18 years of experience in the financial industry, Jordan's most recent...

MRA Multisport Holding Kick-off Meeting for their Triathlon Club

MRA Multisport is holding a kick-off meeting for their Triathlon Club on Thursday night March 29, 2012 at Red Rock Grill & Bar in Upton, MA at 7:30pm. If you're looking to get involved with a local multisport group interested in swimming, biking, or running (or all...

SkillsUSA State Competition at Valley Tech

UPTON - This annual State Conference (based in Marlborough) runs from Thursday to Saturday with the highlight being the more than 50 vocational technical trade and employment contests at Valley Tech on Friday, April 27 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.. SkillsUSA Massachusetts...

Charter Business – Experts in Technology Event

Join Charter Business, Cisco and a panel of experts to discuss: · Network performance in the cloud · Network optimization · Virtualizing your work force · Various other applications to help increase productivity at your business RSVP to Maria Dias at 774.312.4908 or...

Savers Bank: Recognized as a Five Star Superior Bank

Southbridge, MA (February 25, 2012) — Savers Bank is proud to be recognized as a 5-Star Superior Bank by BauerFinancial, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation's bank rating firm. Earning the highest 5-Star rating for strength and stability, Mr. Joseph Coderre, CEO,...

Blackstone Valley Tech Culinary Arts Students to Host Dinner Fundraiser

UPTON — On Wednesday, February 8, Blackstone Valley Tech Culinary Arts students along with their instructors will host a Pre-Valentine's Day dinner in the school's Three Seasons Restaurant from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The gourmet menu features lobster risotto cakes...

Valley Tech Recognizes “No Name Calling Day”

Kevin Farrell, a Valley Tech junior from Bellingham, displays his anti-bullying ad campaign that was unveiled on January 25, which was recently declared "No Name Calling Day" by Governor Deval Patrick. UPTON — As part of the state's initiative to cut down bullying in...

Savers Bank Names New Business Development Officer

Southbridge, MA (January 25, 2012) – Savers Bank has announced the appointment of Eugene Santos-Roesler as Business Development Officer, effective January 12, 2012. With over seven years experience in the banking industry, Eugene most recently was employed by...

Blackstone Valley Tech Superintendent’s Dinner Popular Fundraiser

UPTON — The students of Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School work daily to refine and strengthen sophisticated 21st century skills and talents. Each year the system highlights the efforts of several vocational technical programs, in particular...

Valley Tech to Receive Award from USDA for Nutrition Program

UPTON — Blackstone Valley Tech is making national news again by supporting and improving the health of students through a comprehensive approach to nutrition. As a result, the school has been awarded the HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) Silver Award by the United...

Blackstone River Greenway Moving Ahead

Senator Moore says it's a top priority BLACKSTONE  Officials from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) held a public meeting this week (Tuesday, October 04, 2011) in the Blackstone Public Library to unveil plans for design and construction...

PUBLIC MEETING ON BLACKSTONE RIVER GREENWAY SEGMENT 1

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Blackstone Public Library 86 Main Street, Blackstone At this meeting, DCR will provide an overview of the Blackstone River Greenway Project and present the Segment 1 design and early action items on bridge construction,...

Blackstone Valley Women’s Business Networking Luncheon

"Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders" WHITINSVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS: The Blackstone Valley Women's Business Network Luncheon on Thursday April 21st 11:30-1:30 at Unibank, 49 Church Street Whitinsville, MA will focus on a timely topic, "Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders"....

Executive Director of Destination Salem

WHITINSVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS: The Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly membership breakfast this Wednesday, April 13th at Pleasant Valley Country Club, 42 Armsby Road Sutton, MA in collaboration with the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce...

Utilize Facebook to its fullest potential

WHO: This event is ideal for the small marketing firm, the entrepreneur, the hobbyist, the marketer and the non-profit volunteer. Facebook can be a powerful tool for all these entities. We focus on the small business or organization and how to make the most out of...

13th Annual Blackstone Valley Home & Business Expo

WHITINSVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS — The 13th Annual Valley Home & Business Expo hosted by the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce and presented by UniBank will take place on Saturday, March 5, 2011 from 10:00AM - 3:00PM at Northbridge High School Field House, Linwood...

Morales Comm hcfp bvcc breakfast

WHITINSVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS: David Morales, Commissioner of the Division of Health Care Finance and Policy for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will be the featured speaker at the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce Membership Breakfast this Wednesday, February...

Contact:

Chamber:
Jeannie Hebert
President & CEO
Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce
110 Church Street
Whitinsville, MA 01588
508.234.9090 x102
jhebert@blackstonevalley.org

Economic Development:
Joe Deliso
Chair, Economic Development Committee
Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce
110 Church Street
Whitinsville, MA 01588
508.234.9090 x102
jdeliso@blackstonevalley.org

Tourism:
Administrator
Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce
E-Mail: administrator@blackstonevalley.org
508-234-9090

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