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November Edition of Good Morning North Central features U.S. Small Business Adminstration Official

The next edition of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber’s popular Good Morning North Central breakfast series is scheduled for Friday, November 16, 2018 from 6:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton, 99 Erdman Way, Leominster, MA.  The September edition is sponsored by the Doubletree by Hilton, Leominster. The Good Morning North Central […]

 North Central Mass Development Corp Lends to Two New Local Businesses

The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC) granted a $19,000 micro-loan to Charles Simmons, owner of Simmons & Sinclair Logistics located in Leominster, to assist with the purchase of a tractor.  Simmons & Sinclair Logistics will offer local and long-distance transportation for a variety of products to include wood and metals.  Ray Belanger, Director of […]

Chamber Urges “No” on Question 1

On the surface, Question 1’s proposal to implement nurse staffing ratios seems like a good idea. Assigning fewer patients per nurse sounds good, but the reality is that the provisions of this proposed mandate would have devastating unintended consequences for our community hospitals and patients. Should this measure pass, hospitals in Massachusetts would be held […]

Question 1 Briefing

On November 6th, voters in Massachusetts will be asked to vote on a series of ballot questions, including Question 1 – a proposal to mandate nurse staffing levels in hospitals in the state.  Your support is desperately needed in helping voters understand the negative impact Question 1 will have on patient care, our communities and North Central Massachusetts. […]

Chamber Hosts Regional Bus Tour to Promote Manufacturing

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce and its economic development affiliate the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation hosted a special manufacturing bus tour on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 for education and community leaders as part of their efforts to promote careers in manufacturing and highlight the importance of manufacturing to North Central Massachusetts. Attendees […]

Matthew Myers, IOM, Appointed to Northeast Board of Regents of Institute for Organization Management

A Four-Year Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, has appointed Matthew Myers, IOM, marketing & communications manager of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce, to the Northeast Board of Regents. “A strong Board of […]

Getting to Know Your Chamber & 7 Chamber After Hours Scheduled for Thursday, November 8th

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce will host “Getting to Know Your Chamber” business orientation on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Great Wolf Lodge, 150 Great Wolf Drive, Fitchburg. This chamber orientation is designed to help new members navigate the perks and programs of Chamber membership, but is […]

Chamber Welcomes Kathleen Deal

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of Kathleen Deal to its professional staff in the position of Events & Programs Manager. In her new position, Ms. Deal will be responsible for planning and executing the many events and programs of the Chamber and its affiliate organizations.  These include […]

The Importance and Essentials Of a Successful Business Plan

Thursday, October 25, 2018 6:00–7:00 p.m. presented by Raymond Belanger Director of Small Business at New Vue Communities at Wachusett Business Incubator 35 Sanborn Street, Gardner, MA Advance Registration 978.410.9250 or info@wachusettincubator.org Free to Wachusett Business Incubator members • $15 for non-members Light refreshments will be served Attention Entrepreneurs wachusettincubator.org

Aroma Joe’s 1 Year Anniversary in Leominster!

Come on down to celebrate our anniversary! FREE 16oz Hot or Iced Coffee ALL DAY as well as $2 Blue Devil Rushes! We will have raffles and giveaways throughout the day as well! Also, if you bring a non-perishable food item to donate, you will get a coupon for a free 24oz drink to use […]