MEETING 11/8/2011 – Learn About “Shop Sudbury”!

This Holiday Season Member Businesses will be Hosting a series of Events, Specials and Discounts!
 

 

 

Shop Sudbury celebrates the diversity and creativity of Sudbury businesses and is designed to support local businesses during the Holidays. The Chamber Spotlights and Hosts a series of events including our annual TOYS for TOTS drive, Pictures with Santa, Route 20 Holiday Banners, Reusable Shop Sudbury Shopping Bags and much more to help promote Sudbury Businesses! www.Sudbury.org showcases the many Events, Specials and Discounts being offered by our member businesses.

Meeting 10/11/11 – The New Sudbury Chamber of Commerce Web Site? Learn How and Why We Built it!

In this talk Chamber board member David Gadarian will walk you through some of the “digital decisions” regarding how and why we made the most recent Sudbury Chamber of Commerce website.  In addition Gadarian will be providing ideas, tips and suggestions about how you might want to apply some of these same principles to your own website with an added emphasis on local marketing.

Please join us at our General Network Meeting

 Where:               

Middlesex Savings Bank

454 Boston Post Road, Sudbury

 

Featuring:          

David Gadarian

Gadarian Digital

 

When:      

Tuesday October 11th, 2011

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.

 

Next meeting:

Tuesday, November 8th

June 14 General Meeting – “Communities Connected by Water”

“Communities Connected by Water” presentation to the Sudbury Chamber of Commerce – June 14, 2011

Nancy Bryant, Executive Director, SuAsCo Watershed Community Council

For the past fourteen years, Nancy has been the Executive Director of the SuAsCo Watershed Community Council, leading the organization from a “good idea” to a “successful reality”.  This non-profit organization is comprised of representatives from businesses, municipal/state/federal and regional government, and environmental organizations.  The Council’s mission is to “promote blue waters and a green economy through education and collaboration”.  Nancy has led the Council to a strong and respected reputation in the watershed, organized the Council’s well attended annual “River Visions” conferences, created the “Stormwater Matters Program”, and recruited and managed volunteers.  Promoting educational efforts through media interviews, press releases, website design, brochures, guest lectures, and representation on a number of local Boards, Nancy is truly known as the “voice of the SuAsCo”.

Nancy holds a Bachelors Degree from Bowdoin College, a Masters Degree in Water Resources Management from the University of Wisconsin and a Masters in Elementary Education from Lesley College.  She has also worked as an environmental consultant, a science and math teacher, and as an aquatic biologist for the State of Vermont.

Tonight Nancy will be speaking to us about watersheds, stormwater, and what we can do to make a difference in improving our environment, specifically right here in the Sudbury-Assabet-Concord River Watershed.

Nancy Bryant, Executive Director
SuAsCo Watershed Community Council
Stormwater Community Assistance Program
info@suasco.org
978-461-0735
www.suasco.org
www.stormwatermatters.org

May 10 Meeting Recap

This month’s Chamber meeting touched on a number of topics of interest to Sudbury businesses and residents.  The meeting was held Tuesday evening at the Wayside Inn. 

Our keynote speaker was John Fossett, Senior Vice President at Middlesex Savings Bank, who spoke about the recent turmoil John Fossett Middlesex Savings Bank Sudbury MA Chamber of Commerceand change in the banking industry.  After providing some perspective by comparing the recent crisis to others over the past 40 years, John gave us some “insider” advice on how small businesses can best work with their banks.

Louis Stephan, the Chamber president, also gave an update on the Rt. 20 sewer project.  The $1 million design phase funding Louis Stephan speaks at Sudbury Chamber of Commerce Meetingwas preliminarily approved at the Town Meeting last week, but must now be approved in a special election on June 7.  The proposed project has significant implications for the Sudbury business community and for the long-term viability of our downtown business district.

Louis also provided an update on The Event Under the Tent, the upcoming fundraiser to support Sudbury’s Fourth of July Parade.  The Event takes place this Saturday, May 14, from 7:00 PM to midnight at the Wayside Inn.  Capacity is limited, so we strongly encourage people to buy their tickets in advance.  For more information, visit the Event webpage at http://www.sudbury.org/event.

For more details on the Chamber meeting, see this excellent article in the Sudbury Patch by reporter Helen Young.