Entries by Ryan Murphy

RUN – ELECT – SERVE Civic Leadership Series

As part of its civic leadership efforts, the Chamber and the Elect North Central Coalition are hosting a series of webinars to provide anyone interested in serving in public office with an introduction to and expectation of what to expect. The webinar series will cover the nuts and bolts of running for office in Massachusetts, […]

State Announces COVID-19 Small Business Grants – Apply Today!

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has made $50.8 million in grants available to support small businesses, microenterprises, and their employees, families, and communities. Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) will be administering these funds to businesses experiencing economic hardship and a loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   Grant funding is intended to help businesses adversely […]

Core Communication Center: Office Space available for Lease!

Office Space available for Lease!  Fitchburg.  Second floor office space available for lease.  1,498.00/month.  This includes heat/electric, lot maintenance.  Bright, window lit offices, glass walls separating office areas, high ceiling, private bathroom, kitchenette area, onsite parking.  Main entrance as well as private staircase entrance.  Conveniently located 1-mile off of Rte. 2.  Recently renovated in 2019.  […]

Coronavirus Impact Survey

In an effort to gain an accurate assessment of COVID-19’s ongoing impact to businesses in North Central Massachusetts, the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce has created this new survey. This is a follow-up to a survey conducted in March at the onset of the pandemic. The first survey was very helpful to our initial response […]

Weekly Download | What to Do If Zoom Goes Down Again

  Like many of us around the globe, you’re probably used to working from home, including using Zoom, an engaging, user-friendly meeting application. However, an unexpected outage from Zoom caused thousands of workers immense frustration, as they were unable to access Zoom webinars and attended Zoom meetings. It’s always smart to have a back-up solution, […]

Fraud Prevention: Protect Yourself and Your Business

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce would like to remind members to always be on the lookout for possible scams and frauds. Online fraud is on the rise and businesses continue to be a target of thieves and scammers looking to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic for their gain.  Often fraudsters try to impersonate trusted […]

Webinar: Financial Foundations – Budgeting & Cashflow Essentials

Join us online on October 21, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. for a presentation and conversation to help strengthen your business’s financial foundation. Topics will include budget creation and review; how to monitor and forecast cashflow; and the internal and external financial review process.  Bryan Acuto, Senior Manager at Cunningham & Associates will be the presenter. […]

North Central Mass Development Corp Provides Funding to Moon Hill Brewing Co in Gardner

The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC) – the economic development arm of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce – recently provided an Economic Recovery Fund (ERF) loan of $50,000 to Rick Walton, owner of Moon Hill Brewing in Gardner.  The ERF program, funded through contributions received by local community banks and credit unions, […]