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A Meet & Greet was held to foster the connections of our chamber’s businesses within our Sterling area

A Meet & Greet was held to foster the connections of our chamber’s businesses within our Sterling area. The attendees included Bill Caldwell the town administration of Sterling; our hosts, Matthew Kooyomjian and Mary Elizabeth Tinervin from MEM Dance Theatre; Robert Jumper and JoLisa Chouinard from LCU; Melissa Gallo, Carol Ann Gjeltema, and Josh Halterman […]

Chamber Hosting Office Hours with State Economic Development Officials

In a partnership with the Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD), MassDevelopment, and Mass Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC), the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce will be hosting state economic development officials for one-on-one appointments with local developers, manufacturers and business owners. The meetings are an opportunity to discuss any specific matters related to their […]

United Way Event Celebrates Generosity of Local Community

Community Celebration Event recognizes efforts of community members and partners to strengthen North Central Massachusetts United Way of North Central Massachusetts (UWNCM) recently recognized local individuals, businesses and organizations for making a difference in the region at their Community Celebration event on Wednesday, May 9. More than 150 guests gathered at Wachusett Mountain Ski Area […]

North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation approves financing to Soto Hydraulic Repair

Funding purchases equipment for new repair start-up The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC), the economic development arm of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce, recently approved a $35,000 loan to Soto Hydraulic Repair LLC, located in Winchendon. Funding will provide equipment for the growing hydraulic repair start-up which specializes in repairing systems for […]

Joshua Allen Design Brings a New Twist to Interior Design

With new growth comes new opportunities, and Joshua Allen Design (JAD) does exactly that with the recent launch of their kitchen cabinetry in 2022 and their mobile app, set to release to the public in Summer 2023. Established 5 years ago by owner Joshua Allen Halterman, Joshua Allen Design is consistently reaching new heights. Originally […]

Main Street Bank Announces Technology Upgrade and Continued Commitment to Community Banking

MARLBOROUGH, MA – Main Street Bank has announced that they will be upgrading their banking technology, performing branch renovations at select locations, and moving their back-office Operations center from downtown Marlborough to 26 Forest Street, Marlborough. These updates are in the interest of providing a better customer experience. Alongside these updates, Main Street Bank will […]

Berkshire Bank Announces Nearly $600k in Community Investments in Q1 2023

Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Bank, a leading, socially responsible community bank with financial centers in New England and New York, announced its foundation provided $584,361 in philanthropic investments during the first quarter of 2023 (January 1- March 31) to foster upward economic mobility, racial equity, and enhance opportunities for success in the regions Berkshire Bank […]

First Line Supervisor Training

Upskill Your Employees, Build Your Supervisory Pool This 90-hour, practical supervisory course takes strong performers and develops them into strong leaders. This course is designed for employees that were promoted to supervisor as well as those employees you are cultivating to a supervisory position. Key topics include: Effective Communication Team Building Time Management Planning and […]

Spring Breakfast

It’s the start of the busy spring building season — help us to kick it off at the Habitat NCM annual Spring Breakfast! You’ll enjoy a scrumptious breakfast and hear news of our latest builds in Acton and Fitchburg, our Critical Home Repair program, meet our newest Acton homeowners, and celebrate long-term volunteers. Our Keynote […]