Entries by Dave Ginisi

Chamber Welcomes Fitchburg State Intern and Navy Veteran

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Nicholas Jones of Fitchburg State University as an intern for the summer semester. Nicholas, currently a senior, is majoring in Communications Media with a concentration in Professional Communications and a double major in Graphic Design.  His focus on online communications such as interactive social […]

Leominster Credit Union Donates Books to Local Organizations

For the nineteenth consecutive year, Leominster Credit Union was pleased to participate in Children’s Book Month, an annual event sponsored by the Cooperative Credit Union Association.   During the month of April LCU members and employees collected donations of 1,161 new and used children’s books.  The books were distributed to Leominster Community Coalition, MOC (Child […]

North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce Selected for Education and Workforce Fellowship Program

 Christopher McDermott selected for prestigious national program which connects chambers with opportunities to engage on critical education and workforce issues The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is one of 35 state and local chambers chosen to take part in a national program aimed at addressing critical education and workforce issues. Sponsored by the U.S. […]

2nd Annual North Central Massachusetts Real Estate Summit

  The 2nd Annual North Central Massachusetts Real Estate Summit is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Great Wolf Lodge, 150 Great Wolf Way, Fitchburg, MA.  The Real Estate Summit is a collaboration between the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce and the North Central Massachusetts Association of Realtors. […]

Canadian Sales Mission

Last month, Marketing & Communications Manager, David Ginisi, participated in a Sales Mission representing our tourism affiliate Visit North Central Massachusetts. The Media Mission took place in Toronto and Montreal and was sponsored by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism and included meetings and presentations to tour operators, travel media and other trade contacts.  […]

Update on Recent Legislation Expanding Room Occupancy Excise

CHANGES TO ROOM OCCUPANCY EXCISE  The new law expands the room occupancy excise to include short-term rentals. Aside from taxing short-term rentals, there are some aspects of the law that impact traditional lodging establishments already charging room occupancy excise, like bed and breakfast establishments, hotels, lodging houses and motels. The following lists are meant only […]