Metro South Chamber of Commerce
Leading Businesses. Leading Communities
October 23, 2009
Sponsored by:
Community Bank Sponsor

The Women's Business Exchange
"Selling Yourself and Your Services"
Wednesday, October 28, 9:00 am
**PLEASE NOTE** The Water and Sewer Forum scheduled for Monday, October 26 will be
postponed to January 28.       -Thank you
Business After Hours
Thursday, October 29, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Carousel Family Fun, 1055 Auburn Street, Whitman

carousel family funCome and enjoy networking opportunities, refreshments and rollerskating! Carousel Family Fun Center offers a full array of fun including roller skating, birthday parties, private parties, programs, company outings, special events, music, videos, snack bars, pro skate shops, arcades and more! Come Sunday from 7-9pm for Adult Fitness Skate. For more information about Carousel Family Fun Center, visit www.carouselskate.com. Remember to bring your business cards and roller skates or roller blades if you have them.

The cost to attend is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.  Call Kim Prosper at 508.586.0500 x 231 or register online at www.metrosouthchamber.com/register.html.

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Regional Business After Hours
Wednesday, November 4, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mansfield Holiday Inn, 31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield

Mansfield Holiday Inn Meet business people from the nine Southeastern Massachusetts area Chambers of Commerce including; Attleboro, Cranberry County, Metro South, New Bedford, Fall River, North Attleboro, Tri-Town, Plymouth and Taunton Chambers of Commerce. Last year's networking event brought together a crowd of nearly 400 business professionals and entrepreneurs. This is a great opportunity to meet members from surrounding chambers.

To register for this event please call the Chamber at 508.586.0500 ext. 231 or email kpropser@metrosouthchamber.com. The event is free for members and $10 for non-members. Come and enjoy hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, 50/50 raffle, cash bar and most importantly a lot of NETWORKING!
Metro South Power Purchasing Program
Tuesday, October 27, 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Thorny Lea Golf Club, 159 Torrey Street, Brockton


Constellation savingsSHOPPING FOR ENERGY?..... You don't have to shop alone when buying your energy through the Metro South Power Program. As a member of the Metro South Chamber of Commerce, you are invited to join us for a FREE educational breakfast seminar at the Thorny Lea Golf Club.

The seminar is intended for educational purposes and will include discussions about the current electricity market, the benefits of the Metro South Power Program aggregation, a special energy savings program for Chamber members, and renewable energy options for
your business (read more)

To register, simply RSVP to Kelly at kelly.blessington@constellation.com or 617-772-7558. Visit www.newenergy.com/metrosouth for more information on the Metro South Power Purchasing Program and special savings, brought to you by Constellation Energy. You may also register for this event on the seminars tab on the page.
annual meeting logo
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Massasoit Conference Center, Brockton


EXPO: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm & 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The Business-to-Business Expo is a great opportunity to reach over 400 hundred business people throughout the Metro South region. The cost of a booth is $309. Call before October 23 and receive the discounted price of $259. In previous years, the Chamber's response to this opportunity has been very strong. Since space is limited, registrations are on a first come, first served basis.  Call Kim at 508.586.0500 x 231 to reserve your table.  Download the EXPO application

Luncheon: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The keynote speaker will be Harvey B. Hirschhorn, CFA, Managing Director & Chief Portfolio Strategist/ Economist. Harvey B. Hirschhorn oversees the development and implementation of allocation strategies for clients served by the Global Wealth & Investment Management division of Bank of America. In this role, he evaluates the current and expected market environments and determines their potential impact on investment portfolios.  Singing the national anthem will be Brockton High School Seniors Chris Louis and Mark Joseph. The cost to attend is $45 for members and $55 for non-members. Register by calling 508-586-0500 x 231, email kprosper@metrosouthchamber.com, or register online at www.metrosouthchamber.com.  Corporate tables of 10 are available.

Gain Exposure and promote your service or product by becoming an event sponsor or donating a raffle price. Call Kim at 508.586.0500 x 231 for more information.
October 2009 Action Report
Read it Here!

Member Led Workshop
OnPoint Coaching Workshop
Wednesday, November 4, 8:30 am -9:30 am
Chamber Office, 60 School Street, Brockton

The "Fundamental Approach" for Small Business Growth - Part I Open to: General public.

A.) If you're a small business owner, this workshop will expand your business acumen on fundamental growth strategies.
B.) If you're an entrepreneur past the concept stage and in the development stage, this workshop will assist you and your business endeavors with the strategy process and execution.

Topics include:
Client Relationship Management
Marketing Plan Development
New Business Development
Strategic Planning

This free workshop will take place directly following the monthly Ambassador Meeting. To, contact John D. Lloyd, Founder/Principal of OnPoint Coaching at: Phone: 617.359.0099 | Email: info@onpointcoachingservices.com | Website: www.onpointcoachingservices.com

Plymouth County/Cape Cod Railroad Excursion
Saturday, November 21, 2009
2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Middleboro/Lakeville MBTA Station,
125 Commercial Drive, Lakeville

Travel along a beautiful rail line featuring forests, wetlands and cranberry bogs. Traverse the unique counter-weight railroad bridge spanning the Cape Cod Canal. Pass through the charming and historic Sandwich Village.

Join us for a very special charter reserved only for the Metro South Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Brockton Rotary.
Last year's sold out trip was the first to be permitted in over forty years!
This unique express train ride will board from the Middleboro/Lakeville MBTA station at 2:15 pm. After a brief pause in Sandwich Village, the train will return to Lakeville at 5:15 pm via the same route while passengers enjoy a tasty three course meal aboard the wonderfully restored dining cars of the Cape Cod Central railroad. A cash bar will be available on board.

The price of a ticket is $75.00 per person and includes a beverage. In addition, professional photographs by Rich Morgan Photography will be available for purchase following the event to help you cherish this one-of-a-kind experience.  Call Kim Prosper 508.586.0500 x 231 if you have any questions or if you would like to reserve your seat. You may also register online at www.metrosouthchamber.com/register.html. Plan your business or family Holiday Outing with us aboard the Cape Cod Central Railroad!
NEW: Metro South Chamber Social Network
(Exclusively for Chamber Members)

New Networking Site
 
Please take a moment to sign up at mymetrosouthchamber.ning.com.
This site has a lot of potential in the future for maintaining a strong Chamber and a strong business community. Over 35 Chamber members have already joined.

Contact Alison at 508.586.0500 x 222 if you have any questions.
Chamber Member/ Community
Events & Workshops


Thursday-Sunday, October 22-25: Dress Barn Friends & Family 30% off SALE!  Visit Dress Barn in Randolph or Avon and receive 30% your entire purchase of regularly priced merchandise. Refer to coupon code 712.  Offer valid at Dress Barn/Randolph, 39 Memorial Parkway, (781) 963-7061 and Dress Barn/Avon, Staples Plaza, 20 C Stockwell Drive, (508) 586-6407.

Saturday, October 24: Massasoit Fall 2009 Gala: Cabaret performance/dancing.  Massasoit Conference Center, 770 Crescent Street, Brockton, 5:30 pm to benefit the United Student Fund.  Auctions, raffles and more.  Tickets are $100 per person.  For more information, please call www.massasoit.mass.edu/gala2009 or call (508) 588-9100 x 1002.  Sponsorships are available.

Saturday, October 24: Come in costume to the Children's Museum in Easton's annual Halloween bash. 2-4pm and 6-8pm. The frightful activities for all-ages this year include plenty of Halloween crafts, trick-or-treat bag decorating, fortune telling, a creepy animal show with New England Reptile and Raptor, spooky music and games, and much more!  You can even go on a chilling lantern lit trick-or-treat romp through The Wild Place! $4.00 for members and $8.00 for non-members.  Call (508) 230-3789 to reserve your spot.

Saturday, October 24: Ian Irving Third Annual Bone Marrow Registration Drive at Moreau Hall Elementary School Cafeteria, rt. 138, in Easton from 10am-2pm. More than 35,000 patients per year, many of them children, are diagnosed with diseases treatable by a marrow or stem cell transplant.  These diseases include leukemia, lymphoma and other cancers and genetic diseases. Our first drive was a success! Colleen Corona, Chairwoman of the Easton Board of Selectmen, joined the bone marrow registry in 2007 and was a match for a 6 year old little girl.  We would like to find more perfect matches! A simple mouth swab is all it takes. For more information, visit www.crir.org, email Dianne Irving at donorregdrive@comcast.net, or watch the special YouTube video from 2002 when Ian's donor and wife came to visit.

Sunday October 25: Brockton Symphony Orchestra begins its 62nd year, "Fire and Ice", with the music of Sibelius and Grieg. Conductor James Orient will be joined by Kristhyan Benitez, exciting young Venezuelan pianist, in a performance of the piano concerto by Edward Grieg.  Music by Jean Sibelius, Finlandia and The Second Symphony, will complete the program.  Concert will take place at the West Middle School, West St. Brockton at 3:00 P.M. on October 25, 2009.  Tickets prices are:  Adults $20, seniors and students $15. For further information, call (508) 588-3841 or on line at www.brocktonsymphony.org.

Tuesday, October 27: Good Samaritan Medical Center will launch a new outreach program this month designed to be "one-stop shopping" for cholesterol, blood sugar (glucose), body mass and blood pressure screenings. The first free screening will be held on October 27, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Senior Center, 10 Father Kenney Way. The goal is to make these screenings accessible to people in the community with potential health issues. No insurance is necessary to undergo the screening. Call 1-800-488-5959 to register.

Tuesday, October 27- Saturday, October 31: Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts (APCSM) has become a "Feline Friend-Z"!  Adoption fees for all cats over 6 months old will be a reduced cost of $50. all bonded adult pairs (that's 2 cats that came into the center together) will be available at the single adult cat adoption fee of $100.00!  Join-in the "Friend-Z" by visiting the APCSM Adoption Center (1300 West Elm St. Ext., Brockton) Tue 10/27, 4-8pm; Thu 10/29, 2-8pm & Fri 10/30, 2-4pm; and Sat 10/31 12-4pm.   It will be a great time to make a new friend while providing a cat with a loving home! For more information, please contact APCSM at 508-586-2053.  www.apcsm.org
 
Wednesday, October 28: Join us at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Manor, 215 Thatcher Street, Brockton, for a complimentary CEU presentation on: Herbal Medicines-What You Need to Know.  One (1) CEU will be awarded to Nurses.  Refreshments will be served.  To reserve your spot for this complimentary CEU presentation, contact Marni Dunton, Marketing Coordinator at mdunton@sjmbrockton.orgor (508) 583-5834 ext. 3058, by Monday, October 19, 2009.

Wednesday, October 28: The Community Bank's Women's Business Exchange, "Selling Yourself and Your Services: How to Feel Comfortable with Self-Promotion", 9:00am at Thorny Lea Golf Club, Brockton, MA.  Guest speaker Bonnie Marcus, Founder and Principal of Women's Success Coaching, will examine the common stigmas and limiting beliefs women have around self-promotion and offer a simple yet effective way to create and deliver an authentic compelling message.  The event will feature a light breakfast and an opportunity for networking.  Registration will be online only.  Kindly visit www.communitybank.com/bonnie_marcus to register by 10/14.  Please register early, seating is limited to 50 guests.

Wednesday, October 28: the Martin Institute at Stonehill College will welcome Gillian Sorenson, Senior Advisor at the United Nations, who will speak on the Importance of Women and the Vital Role of the U.N. in the Global Fight on Poverty. Ms. Sorenson is the National Advocate at the United Nations Foundation in New York City on matters related to the United Nations and the United States-United Nations relationship. The event will take place at 4:00 pm in the Martin Institute Auditorium, 320 Washington Street, North Easton, MA. There is plenty of free parking in Lot 11 behind the Sports Complex.  For more information, please visit the Stonehill Website.
 
Thursday, October 29: Self Help, Inc. Employment Opportunity Center Fall 2009 Job Fair.  9am-1pm at the Conference Center at Massasoit, 770 Crescent Street, Brockton.  Entry level-executive opening with leading local employers. Among those attending are MA Dept. of Correction, FedEx, Namco, BAMSI, New England Temp Agency, Community Care Services, Road to Responsibility, Sullivan & Cogliano, Girl Scouts, Harbor One, STEPHCO Cleaning Systems and more. Free and open to the public.  Bring plenty of resumes and dress for success.  For more information, contact Self Help at (508) 588-4049 x 116 or x117, or visit www.selfhelpinc.org

Thursday, October 29: Smile!  Is your child wearing a priceless Halloween costume this year that you want to remember? Come to the Children's Museum in Easton to have a special Halloween photo taken.  Starlight Photography will be at the Museum 10:00am to 2:00pm to take photos.  Kids can enjoy candy and spooky music.  Pre-registration is required. $49.95 per family.  50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Children's Museum in Easton.  To reserve your spot, call the Museum at (508) 230-3789. 

Thursday, October 29: Martin Institute Auditorium at Stonehill College Christopher Gohl will speak on "Negotiating the Impact of Globalization:  The Case of Frankfurt Airport."  From 2005-2008 he was the project leader of the Regional Dialogue Forum Frankfurt Airport, the biggest meditative process of Germany to date.   The Martin Institute is on the campus of Stonehill College, 320 Washington Street, North Easton, MA. There is plenty of free parking in Lot 11 behind the Sports Complex with a short walk to the Martin Institute. For more information, please visit www.stonehill.edu.

Friday, October 30: Surrounded by too much candy this Halloween?  Do you want your kids to drink more milk?  Come to the Children's Museum in Easton to learn about lowfat chocolate milk, the Official Drink of Halloween!  The "got milk?" team is stopping in Easton to tell kids all the reasons why they should drink chocolate milk this Halloween. Kids will be able to try tasty recipes, win Halloween-themed prizes, and even take their own milk mustache photo.  They can also take part in fun science projects and craft activities created by the Museum. 11am-1pm.  For more information, visit the Children's Museum website.

Friday, October 30: Good Samaritan Medical Center and the Senior Behavioral Medicine Unit present a lecture by bestselling author Eva Selhub, MD who wrote "The Love Response." 1:00 pm at the J. Joseph Moakley Center at Good Samaritan, 235 N. Pearl Street. "The Love Response" provides the framework, tools and techniques to rid the body of the effects of everyday stressors that can lead to debilitating ailments, overcome hurtful past life events and shape an empowered personal future. For more information or to register, call 1-800-488-5959 x 27. Refreshments will be served.

Friday, October 30: Bridgewater State College ground breaking on a new 213,000 sq ft. science and mathematics center at 1:45 pm.  In attendance will be Governor Deval Patrick  offering remarks as well as college officials and distinguished guests. Those wishing to attend the groundbreaking ceremony can RSVP by calling the President's Office at Bridgewater State College, 508-531-1201.

Saturday, October 31: Halloween Monster Mash for Kids @ TAMBOO Bistro & Ultra Lounge, 252 Main St. Brockton. This is sure to be a SPOOKTACULAR EVENT! Time: 2pm-6pm. FREE Event for Kids 10 and under. Watch The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown from 2pm-3pm. Kids wear their costume and enter the costume contest at 3pm. Story Telling &  Ghoulish Tales from 4pm-4:30pm. Dance to spooky Sounds and Kids Favorites from 4:30- 6pm.  Also, Pumpkin Painting, Candy Buffet and Potions! Call 508.584.8585 for more information.

Sunday, November 1: from 6-7:30 Brockton Interfaith Community will be hosting the last of 9 national meetings with the Federal Reserve at St Patrick's Church, 335 Main St, Brockton. It is our hope to bring to the Federal Reserve and our Legislators the sense of Brockton, the sense of the crisis here in MA, and our suggestions of what needs to be done. We will be addressing the lack of modifications and use of President Obama's HAMP plan as well as the need for all banks and mortgage companies to be covered by the Community Reinvestment Act. Join us in our fight to stop foreclosures, help our families, and rebuild our communities. For more information please feel free to contact Janine Quinn at (508) 587-9550.

Wednesday, November 4: SOWMBA Affirmative Market Program -Connecting your Business to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts free workshop designed for businesses who are interested in learning how to do business with the State. At UMASS Dartmouth.  Learn Where to find bidding opportunities,  Bidding process for Statewide Contracts, Where to find ARRA - federal stimulus procurement & grant opportunities, Comm-PASS Overview, Marketing to public entities, How to become SOMWBA Certified,  How the Affirmative Market Program supports SOMWBA Certified businesses. Visit www.mass.gov/osd.

November 5, 2009 - "Night on the Town" to benefit Old Colony Hospice @ Grand Ballroom, Granite Links, Quincy MA.  Join us for our fall gala to benefit the patients and families in our care. Help us celebrate our 30th anniversary and honor a local community friend ~ HarborOne Credit Union ~ the first recipient of the Old Colony Hospice Humanitarian Award. This award is annually presented to an organization, individual or group that exhibits a deep-seated passion for improving the quality of life in the community through varied efforts but most particularly through leadership, philanthropy, promoting volunteerism and acting as a role model for others to emulate.  To sponsor, attend or receive more information about this event, call Linda Werman at (781) 341-4147 x 204 or send e-mail to lwerman@oldcolonyhospice.com. Tickets are $125 per person.

Saturday, November 7: The Brockton Historical Society in collaboration with the Cape Verde Association, present Voyages from Cape Verde to Brockton and surrounding areas. 2-5pm at the Brockton Public Library Lingos Room. This is the first in an ongoing series to get to know, respect and appreciate our neighbors' talents and gifts.  Dr. Aminah Pilgrim, historian and professor at UMass, Boston and current president of the Cape Verdean Association along with Dr. Joao Rosa, Professor at UMass, Dartmouth will present.  There will also be songs, poetry, art and light refreshments. Tickets are $15, and $5 for BHS students with ID.  Contact Ellie Wentworth at (508) 588-5174 or the Cape Verdean Association at 508-559-0056.

Tuesday, November 10: The Marge Levy Spirit of Hospice Award 2009 will be presented at the Annual Meeting event scheduled for Tuesday, November 10 at the Shaw's Center.  The award is presented to someone who, through their outstanding involvement and dedication, has made a significant contribution of leadership, contributed to the achievement of organizational mission or service which has improved or enriched the lives of others and the welfare of our clients and their families, and whose accomplishments reflect admirably on or has brought distinction to Old Colony Hospice. For more information, visit www.oldcolonyhospice.org

Wednesday, November 11: Turkey Day at the Easton Country Club. Buy a frozen 15+ turkey and receive your round of golf for FREE. Donations to benefit Main Spring House and My Brother's Keeper. Grocery Store gift certificates will also be gratefully accepted. $15 earns 9 holes and $25 earns 18 holes. Call 508-238-2500 for tee times.

Wednesday, November 11: Brockton Lions Club Fundraising night at Texas Roadhouse, 4 pm-10:30 pm. Pick up a coupon from a Lions Club member and support eye research by eating at Texas Roadhouse, and they will donate 10% of your total food purchases to the fundraiser.  Good at the Texas Roadhouse in Westgate Plaza, 124 Westgate Drive, Brockton.  Call ahead for seating, 508-427-6244. To receive the coupon, email Carla at carlaganter@hotmail.com.

Thursday, November 12: November is National Alzheimer's Month.
Attend the free "Rediscover Your Reasons for Caregiving" Workshop In what is often a 24/7 situation, many caregivers are under a great deal of stress, don't get enough sleep and feel disheartened and powerless as the person they care for becomes less engaged in the present. Plan to spend a couple of hours away from caregiving and attend this workshop led by Caregiver Specialist Sheryl Leary. Expect to come away feeling refreshed.  At New England Sinai Hospital's Brenner Conference Center at 150 York Street, Stoughton.  Call 781-297-1375 for more info or to register.

Wednesday, November 18: SCORE Workshop: Money Management for Small Business. 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the Stoughton Public Library.  If you understand how your business operates, but need help with financial issues, this workshop is for you. Learn how to operate your business using less cash, avoid cash flow problems, and build a cash reserve.  You'll get lots of  ideas to improve your business finances that you can put to work right away.  Learn from SCORE experts and start you business on the path to higher profits and financial stability through better money management.  The workshop is free for members and $25 for non-members.  To register, call Lisa at 508.586.0500 x 225.

Friday, November 20 and Saturday, November 21: Please join St. Joseph Manor for our Annual Holiday Bazaar from 9:00am to 3:00pm.  Come and browse hand crafted articles, gifts and also enjoy our white elephant room.  There will be raffles too!  All proceeds benefit the Recreational Department at St. Joseph Manor.  If you would like more information or would like to donate items to the Bazaar please contact, Diana Caperello, Director of Recreational Activities at 508-583-5834 ext. 3028 or via email at dcaperello@sjmbrockton.org

Thursday, December 10: The Massachusetts Conference for Women at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.  Register online at maconferenceforwomen.org. The day will include keynote speakers including Suze Orman, Marcus Buckingham, Ruth Simmons and Tory Johnson, the ReWork Career Fair, mentoring, resume critiquing and hundreds of exhibits. The Massachusetts Conference for Women is THE networking and education event of the year - Early Registration Discounts end on November 9th, so please help us SPREAD THE WORD!

Saturday, December 12: The Irish Cultural Centre's $30,000 Annual Drawing in combination with the Annual Christmas Open House. In addition, ten $1,000 prizes will be awarded and four $500 prizes. Purchase a ticket for this year's Annual Drawing and receive a complimentary individual membership for the Centre (value $50).   This offer is good for new members only.  Tickets are on sale now and make a perfect holiday gift. Tickets are $100 each.   To purchase tickets or for more information on the Drawing or the Cultural Centre please call 781-821-8291 or visit www.irishculture.org.  


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Westgate Mall Kicks off Kids World
Fun stuff for kids 12 and under

Saturday, October 24: Spook-tacular Event
The gathering of goblins will begin at 2pm in the Children's Play Area.  Waldenbooks will host an array of activities from story time to arts and crafts along with a costume contest.
Saturday, October 31: Trick or Treat...smell my feet
Select stores will be distributing goodies at 3pm.  Look for balloons outside participating stores and see mall customer service desk for details.  Children must be 12 years or younger and accompanied by an adult.

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Lambert's Deli, Brockton, Special Offer

Lambert's Deli offers a full-service deli, featuring Boars Head Brand Meats.  We have a full catering menu.  We will be happy to deliver within the local area for a nominal fee.  We appreciate a 24-hour notice on all catering orders.  If something should come up quickly, just give us a call.  We will make every effort to accommodate you.  
As a fellow Metro South Chamber member, we would like to offer you a 10% discount on all Fruit Basket or Catering Orders over $50.00.   Should you need further information, please go to our website at www.lambertsbrockton.com or call (508) 580-2736 or stop by.  We have lots of Pumpkins and fall flowers for all your decorating needs.  Please mention offer code: MSB2B09 when placing your order.  Offer expires 12/31/09
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F
uller Craft Museum

455 Oak Street, Brockton, MA 02301
www.fullercraft.org

Members Free, Adults $8, Seniors and Students $5
Children under 12 Free, Wednesday 5:00-9:00pm Free.
Open Daily 10am-5pm.
 
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In This Issue
Mayoral Forum
Networking Events
Power Purchasing
Annual Meeting & EXPO
Oct Action Report
Member Led Workshop
Railroad Excursion
Chamber Networking Site
Community Events
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