Metro South Chamber of Commerce
Leading Businesses. Leading Communities
March 22, 2010
Sponsored by:
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Tuesday, March 23, 2010
THIS WEDNESDAY,
Sample tastes from over 50 restaurants!

18th Annual Taste of Metro South
Wednesday, March 24, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Shaw's Center, Brockton

Taste Picture

Participating Restaurants:   Art Kitchen @ the Fuller Craft Museum  Auntie Anne's Pretzel Baypointe Rehabilitation Becka's Gourmet Bakery  Bella's II Pizzeria Seafood & Grille Blue Hill's Brewery Boston Market BHS - Fine Arts Cafe  Brockton Rox Burrito Wraps, Mexican Grill Bertucci's Brockton  Cabot Creamery Cooperative Catering by Linda Chili Head BBQ Christo's  Costco Wholesale Crocetti's Oakdale Packing Co. Edible Arrangements   El Mariachi Embassy Rehabilitation and Health Center Freda's Fine Food & Spirits  Good Samaritan Medical Center Gourmet Cafe Gowell's Candy Halfway Cafe Hardy Catering  Heights Crossing Honest Tea Beverages Irish Cultural Centre of New England  Josephine's Famous Food Lambert's Narragansett Brewing, Co.  Patriot Pub & Grille Prisco's Market & Deli Racks Restaurant  Shaw's Supermarkets  Signature Healthcare Sophia's Restaurant Starbucks Stoneforge Grill  Tastefully Simple Texas Road House The Breakfast Connection  The Grill Restaurant The Lobster Barn The Naked Chicken The Peruvian Place  The Shaw's Center  TKO Shea's Sports Cafe Trader Joe's   X&O Restaurant Wine Palace

Participating Organizations:
1460AM WXBR Boston Masspass Brockton Historical Society Brockton VNA Crescent Credit Union Good Samaritan Medical Center Lincoln Tech Metro South Chamber of Commerce Michele's Massage Studio Nissan 24 Old Colony Elder Services Old Colony Hospice  Rob Peters Entertainment Signature Healthcare The Enterprise U.S. Census Bureau WATD 95.9 FM

Free H1N1 shots courtesy of Brockton Neighborhood Health Center

Visit www.metrosouthchamber.com/taste.html

to learn what each restaurant will be serving.

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Tickets are now available
at the Chamber, 60 School Street, Brockton,
Brockton Shaw's Supermarkets
$25 in advance/ $30 at the door
Call 508.586.0500 for more information.
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IComplyNow Member-Led Workshop
Icomply Workshop

Location: Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton.

Registration:
On-Line Registration iComplyNow (click here):
Questions: Please call (888) 445-4843
Enter Coupon Code at check out: M04202010


Featured Speaker: 
Joe Burns, a 40 year information technology veteran and author of The Essential Guide for 201 CMR 17.00 Compliance, will present a practical and cost effective approach for developing your business' specific Written Information Security Program (WISP) consistent with the regulations.

Cost: Members $25 - Non-Members $35

Bonus: Each participant will leave the workshop with a guide for Protecting Personal Information, links to expert sites and a discount coupon worth $250 toward the purchase of The Essential Guide for 201 CMR 17.00 Compliance by Joe Burns (maximum of one coupon per company). Sign-up today for this informative discussion and learn how to "smartly" comply with challenges presented in these regulations.

Pre-Requisite: Participants are expected to have read and be familiar with the requirements of Code of Massachusetts Regulation 201 CMR 17.00 and its related Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

201 CMR 17.00 - Effective March 1, 2010 - It's Never Too Late!
This strict data security law requires every person (business) who owns or license personal information about a resident of the Commonwealth to implement and to document an information security program that is compliant with the regulations.
You will learn how to:
  • Locate and protect your personal information
  • Factor company size into the compliance equation
  • Perform an assessment of your current information security program and identify areas needed for improvement.
  • Implement and document the complex technical provisions of Section 17.04 of the regulations.
  • Create (and format) your WISP
  • Use your WISP to train employees....and much, much more
Mr. Burns will parse the regulation into its eighteen (18) sections and provide you with "reasonable actions for compliance". iComplyNow employed the industry accepted business development framework of People, Process & Technology to create The Essential Guide for 201 CMR 17.00 Compliance. This business systems development process is being successfully used today by many of your fellow colleagues who are actively engaged in developing their business' WISP.
Legislative Luncheon
Friday, April 9,  12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Bridgewater State College's East Campus Dining Hall

2009 adsSpeaker of the House Robert DeLeo will be the keynote speaker for this fast-paced, educational, and entertaining event. Representative DeLeo became Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 2009. He vowed to target House rules, ethics, transportation and pension reform. Within 100 days of assuming the Speakership, the House passed sweeping reforms in each of those areas.

In addition, many Metro South legislators will be in attendance. This is a great opportunity for business people to interact with their legislators to learn about the most recent proposed business initiatives for the 2010-2011 legislative session.

To register, simply call the Chamber office at 508-586-0500 ext. 225 or register online. The luncheon is $39.00 for Chamber members and $49.00 for non-members. Tables of ten
are also available.


Winning Government Contracts
Thursday, April 1, 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
A description about this market and how it works
Why the government is the biggest and best customer is the entire world
Why the government wants to pay you in thirty days
Why you will not get a multi-million dollar contract.
Explaining away the myths
Where you must register in order to be awarded contracts.
Where some of the sales opportunities are.
What is set-aside for small businesses?
What is the definition of a Minority Owned Small Business;  Women Owned Small Business;  Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB); Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB)
What you must do to fill out a bid that is estimated to be $25,000 and ABOVE and where they are located.

To register for this free Member-Led workshop with Malcolm Parvey, contact Lisa Keene at 508.586.0500 x 225, or email
lkeene@metrosouthchamber.com.

As an independent sales and marketing professional, Malcolm Parvey has more than 30 years of experience assisting small businesses in selling their products and services to the United States federal government. He has completed hundreds of offers for clients from many different industries--from individual distributors to manufacturers and service related companies. Mr. Parvey works exclusively to assist small businesses with every aspect of the federal government marketplace. Mr Parvey is the author of "Winning Government Contracts". His new book, "The Definitive Guide to Government Contracts" will be available in the summer of 2010 at amazon.com and all Barnes & Nobles.
Living your Dream, Starting Your Own Business
SCORE Small Business Workshop
Thursday, March 30, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm (reg. at 9:00 am)
Massasoit Conference Center, Brockton


Take the first step to success in SCORE's interactive workshop where
SCORE will help you test the feasibility of your idea, understand financing,
and get you started on marketing your business. SCORE counselors assist clients on opening almost 20,000 new businesses each year.
Topics include self assessment, financing requirements, cash flow and
basic money management, financing a startup and marketing.

This workshop is free for Chamber Members. Register by calling Lisa
Keene at 508.586.0500 x 225 or email lkeene@metrosouthchamber.com. The cost for non-members is $25.
Social Media Workshops at the Irish Cultural Centre

MA Small Business Development Center, Metro South Chamber of Commerce, Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Irish Cultural Centre of New England are joining to offer a series of social media workshops.

LinkedIn & Facebook
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Join us for this FREE workshop that will teach you how to open a
LinkedIn and Facebook account. We will discuss registering businesses in both networks along with fan pages and discussion groups.

Tweets & Blogs
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Join us for this FREE workshop where you can learn strategies for
creating business communities using Twitter and blogs.

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All workshops will take place at the Irish Cultural Centre of New England, 200 New Boston Drive, Canton.For registration/information, contact Tammi or Alison at the MSBDC at 508-673-9783 or register online at www.msbdc.org/semassand click on Event Calendar. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Visit Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou, Suzhou, China
October 11-19, 2010
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**Information Session**

Sunday, April 11, 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
The Shaw's Center (at the Brockton Garden Show)
1 Lexington Way, Brockton

See photos from last year's trip, find out about destinations and travel information, and learn about Chinese culture and economy.

RSVP to Lisa Keene at the Chamber, 508-586-0500 x 225,
email lkeene@metrosouthchamber.com.

2009 ads
NEW China Website
Containing an itinerary, travel info, photos from last year's trip,
info on the 2010 World Expo, and more.


Featured Attractions on the Trip:
World Expo 2010, the Great Wall of China, Terracotta Warriors, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, Ming Tombs, Yu Garden, Jade Factory, Summer Palace, Kunming Lake, Longevity Hill, Tiger Hill, Green Tea Plantation, Chinese Acrobat Show, Pudong  Economic Development Zone, Huaqing Hot Spring Park, and more ...

Space is Limited! Reserve your Place Now! *Price of 1,999 is based on double occupancy and deposit before April 30. For more information, contact Lisa Keene at the Chamber at 508.586.0500 x 225 or email lkeene@metrosouthchamber.com.

March 2010 Action Report
Chamber Member/ Community
Events & Workshops

March 22-June 28: Reading and Math Enhancement Course, a 26 Class Session, Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm at the Adult Learning Center, 211 Crescen Street, Brockton.  Improve reading comprehension and math skills necessary for success, improve test taking skills, practice pre-enrollment assessments for allied health certificate programs or college programs.  Class size is limited, call 508-580-7475.

Tuesday, March 23:
The D W Field Park Association will host Ranger Yahrmarkt, supervisor of Borderland State Park  at the Brockton Parks and Recreation Department 45 Meadow Lane. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m.  The public is welcome to learn about  "Fauna and Flora Growing Naturally In Our Parks".  For more information please contact Pat at 508-586-4425.


Wednesday, March 24: The Spring 2010 Job Fair will be held at Bristol Community College, 11 Field Road, Attleboro, 9am-1pm. Meet with leading regional employers. Free and open to the public. Bring plenty of resumes and dress for success! For more information, or if you are an employer interested in participating, contact Michael Tartaglia at the Self Help, Inc. Employment Opportunity Center at508-588-4049.

Wednesday, March 24:  Blood Drive at Brockton Masonic Hall, 279 Prospect Street.  Complimentary lunch.  For appointment, call 1-800-redcross or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Saturday, March 27: Michele's Massage Studio Customer Appreciation Day.  Public Welcome.  1-4pm at 455 West Centre Street, West Bridgewater.  Check out the new location.  Offering free chair massages from professional trained therapists from Lincoln Tech and discounts on gift certificates from the studio.  In addition, Tastefull Simple will offer delicious samples from the Spring line and recipies that are easy to prepare.  Margery Kager will also be on hand demonstrating Emtional Freedom Tapping, EFT.  Now introducing Karen Boyle, new Massage Therapist Extraordinaire.

Saturday, March 27: Free Flu Clinic at Westgate Mall.  H1N1, seasonal and adult pneumonia vaccines available to everyone.  Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.  Limited amounts of seasonal and adult pneumonia available. Some age and health restrictions apply.  200 Westgate Mall, Brockton from 12-4pm near the Best Buy wing. 

Saturday, March 27:  City of Brockton Commission on Women's Issues presents the 2010 Women of the Year Awards breakfast, 10am-12pm at the Shaw's Center Brockton.  Honored will be Tracy Stiers, Jo Rutkaukas, Maria Harris, Charlotte Ramona Jackson, and Officer Rose Vazquez Brown and Connie Tevis.  A special 2010 Woman of Courage award will be presented to Margaret Malone.  Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children.  Tickets also available at Brockton Rockland Trust branches and by calling 508-894-6923.

Saturday, March 27: Henson Jackson Art Gallery Presents Women Connecting Through Art.  This years celebration features Ekua Holmes, visual artist and Radiant Jasmin, poetry and performance artist. Join us for a night of fine art and refreshments, 6-9pm with a poetry reading at 7:30 pm.  This even honors Swan Day, a new international annual holiday that  celebrates women artists.  At the Henson Jackson Art Gallery, 2 Canton Street, Stoughton.  For more information, visit hensonjacksonartgallery.com or call 781-297-5220.


Saturday, March 27: Wine Palace Spring Grand Tasting Event, 4-8 pm.  Featuring 60 new wines, complemented with delicious appetizers from Simply Smiths Catering.  10 dollar entrance fee with an opportunity for rebates and extra discounts.  A Wine Palace glass will be yours to keep. 793 West Center Street (Route 106), West Bridgewater.  Visit www.mywinepalace.com.


Tuesday, March 30: Blood Drive, American Red Cross Bus at Lincoln Tech, 375 Westgate Drive, Brockton.  For appointment, call 1-800-redcross or visit www.redcrossblood.org.


Thursday, March 31: Self Help Inc.,/CoWorx Staffing On-Site Recruitment.  Accepting resumes and conducting interviews for full time and part time customer service call center representatives.  1:30 pm - 3:20 pm, Self Help Employment Opportunity Center, 142 Crescent Street, Brockton.  Call 508-588-4049 x 117.

Thursday, April 1: Comedy Night to benefit the re-election campaign of Senator Brian A. Joyce at the Irish Cultural Centre, Canton, 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm.  MC'd by Ed Regal, featuring comedians Grag Murphy, Jim Colition, and from the Sopranos, Frank Santorelli.  Dinner at 7, show at 8pm.  Minimum suggested donation, $100 per person.

Tuesday, April 6: The Joseph W. Martin Institute for Law and Society will host a performance of "And Still We Rise!" an authentic documentary theater humanizing the lives-the struggles and the triumphs-of those touched by incarceration. And Still We Rise Productions is a collaboration of theatre artists and social justice. The event will take place in the Martin Institute Auditorium, Stonehill College at 7:00 p.m. April 6. There is plenty of free parking in Lot 11 behind the Sports Complex with a short walk to Martin Institute.  For more information, please go to http://www.stonehill.edu/martin.xml
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Wednesday, April 7: 2010 Massasoit Job Fair. Save the Date! --  from 10:00am-1:00pm Brockton Campus, Student Center, upper lounge. All are welcome. For more information, call 508-588-9100 x1406.

Thursday, April 8: Signature Healthcare Prostate Health Education Evening. Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer affecting American men, yet prostate health is little understood.  On April 8th at 6:30pm, improve your knowledge of prostate health, symptoms and treatment options available at this free event.  Men and women are invited, a light supper will be served, and all attendees will have the chance to win a $50 gift card to Modell's or Macy's. Location: 110 Liberty Street, 3rd floor conference room, Brockton MA 02301. Call our registration line at 508-941-7550 to register for the event.

Friday, April 9:  Finding the Green: New Markets Tax Credit. Massasoit Conference Center, 770 Crescent St, Brockton. Experiencing a credit crunch? New Market Tax Credits might be able to help!  In this in-depth seminar you will learn how you can use New Markets tax Credit to help finance projects in your community!  David Trevisani, Director National Development Council, the country's foremost economic development training organization and a leader in New Markets Tax Credits.  Sponsored by: Rockland Trust and Old Colony Planning Council.  Register by emailing jenniferreid@massedc.org, or calling  (978) 630-4014. MEDC member rate: $30.00 - Non-member rate: $45.00. Visit our website for more information www.massedc.org.

Thursday, April 15:  As lawmakers in Washington grapple with healthcare reform, a panel of local experts will discuss the issue during the 19th annual Peter Mareb Memorial Lecture.
"A Rational Talk About Rationing Care- Looking at Final Options" will be the topic of this year's Mareb Lecture.  The event will take place on April 15 at the Joseph W. Martin Jr. Institute for Law & Society at Stonehill College. A reception will take place from 6-7:15 p.m. with the lecture immediately following.


Saturday, April 17: Please join St. Joseph Manor in celebrating their 45th Year Anniversary at their Anniversary Dinner Dance on Saturday, April 17, 2010, at the Massasoit Conference Center, 770 Crescent Street Brockton, MA.  Cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and Dinner at 7:30 p.m.  Entertainment will be provided by the band GQ and the Lady.  Come join us for this special event and enjoy a fabulous night of dinner and dancing in addition to great raffle prizes and silent auction items!  Admission is $60 per person.  Tickets are available at St. Joseph Manor, 215 Thatcher St., Brockton, by calling 508-583-5834, or emailing mdunton@SJMBrockton.org


Saturday, April 17:  Brockton City Lights, at Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street, Brockton, 7pm-1am.  Please join us for an elegant and stylish party, cocktails, dinner and dancing and live muisc, eye popping artwork and a great night to remember.  For tickets, visit www.brocktoncitylights.com.

Wednesday, April 28:  13th Annual Career Day at The Shaw's Center in Brockton from 8:15-11:45.  This initiative is designed as an opportunity to build stronger connections between schools and the community.  By connecting schools with area businesses and organizations, students can see the meaning and relevance of what they are learning in school, invigorating the school culture and the classroom, while they begin to consider their potential careers.  Businesses, organizations, and High Schools wishing information on participation can contact Cheryl Showstack, Educational Outreach Manager at 508-427-4010.

Thursday, April 29: The second session of Sandler Training Sales Seminar at the Metro South Chamber of Commerce: "Upset about long sales cycles? Tired of giving unpaid consulting? Strategies on how to move your opportunities forward!" Sandler Training's clients include Fortune 500 companies, as well as Massachusetts based businesses involved in financial, professional services, technology, manufacturing, construction, staffing, human resources, business consulting, and more. To register, contact Lisa Keene at 508.586.0500 x 225 or email lkeene@metrosouthchamber.com.

Sunday, May 2nd: 3:00 P.M.  Brockton Symphony Spring concert at West Middle School. Admission $20, $15 for seniors and students. Works by Stravinsky-Firebird Suite, Rimsky- Korsakov-Capriccio Espagnol, Lalo-The cello concerto, featuring 12 year-old Leland Ko, and other works. Visit www.brocktonsymphony.com for further information.

Friday, May 21: The Brockton Area Arc is giving you a chance to win $10,000! Only 300 tickets will be sold! Once there're gone, there're gone.  For $100, you could win $10,000 and you and a guest will enjoy music and entertainment by Boston legend, Jim Plunkett; dancing, yummy hors d'oevres, cash bar and a night out.  There will be other raffle tickets for sale & a Silent Auction.  The event will be held at The Shaw's Center in Brockton.  Contact the Brockton Area Arc for details and tickets at 508-583-8030 or check out our website at www.brocktonareaarc.org where you can download a form and mail it in.

Monday, May 24: Massasoit Community College Foundation Golf Classic at Thorny Lea Golf Club, 11:30 a.m. registration/box lunch and 1:00 p.m. shotgun start, scramble start. $200 per player, includes lunch, golf, and dinner. Contact Marilyn Burke @ 508-588-9100, x2602 or mburke@massasoit.mass.edu or visit our website at www.massasoit.mass.edu  for further golfing information. Sponsorship Opportunities available as well.  Please call Sheryl Savage @ 508-588-9100 X2603 or ssavage@massasoit.mass.edu for details.

Friday, May 28:  The Brockton Rox will kick off the baseball season with a three game home set against the Worcester Tornadoes.  For a full schedule, visit www.brocktonrox.com.


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The Irish Cultural Centre of New England in Canton is offering Tin Whistle, Bodhran, Fiddle, Gaelic Language, Set Dancing, Step Dancing, Rambling House and Irish Banking classes for beginners to advance levels.  For dates, times and prices, please visit www.irishculture.org or call 781-821-8291.

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Clothing & Food Drive for Haiti Relief

Please bring your canned goods, non-perishables, toiletries, clothes, shoes, sandals, diapers, towels, etc. to My Storage Space, Brockton, 230 Oak Street, Brockton, 02301.  Call 508-941-0009 for more information.

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Massachusetts Community Health Services
WATER, FLASHLIGHTS & BATTERY Drive for Haiti

1106 Main street Brockton MA, (508)427-6671, 10am-7pm
Please start bringing in your water, flashlights, batteries and money to help the relief efforts in Haiti. Massachusetts Community Health Services (MCHS) is a 501.(c) (3) corporation serving the Haitian community in the Greater Brockton area since 2000.  MCHS's mission is to promote health and foster economic development in a culturally and technologically appropriate manner for immigrant newcomers, particularly Haitians living on the South Shore of Massachusetts.  Mass Community Health Services has collaborated with the MASSACHUSETTS HAITIAN-AMERICAN EARTHQUAKE TASK FORCE , GEP for Haiti, Mass Emergency Relief Fund and Center for Haitian Civic Rights by providing English as Second Language (ESL) and Civic Education classes to Haitian immigrants on this effort.
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Special Discount for Chamber Members
 
Visit Living the Dream Auto Care and receive 10% off any repair or service over $100 until March 31st  2010.  Located at 363 Neponset Street, Canton.  Visit www.ltdac.com for more information or call 339-237-4711.
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Fuller 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 Tuesday- Sunday, 10am-5pm. Closed Mondays.

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Free Tax Preparation

If you are a low to moderate income family, live in the Greater Brockton area and at least one member of your household worked, even part time in 2009, you may be eligible for this free service.  Don't go to tax preparers who charge you to do your taxes and charge you again to get a loan for an early refund.  Most people can get their state refund in 3 to 5 days and their federal approximately 7days later and save hundreds of additional dollars in preparer and loan fees.  Claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a federal and state tax benefit for people who work.  With both the federal and state tax credits, workers may get up to $5,657 in refunds.  Workers can claim both the federal and state EITC, even if they do not owe income tax, simply by filing federal and state income tax returns.  You will receive a state credit equal to 15% of the federal amount.

Where and When:
Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. starting February 1, 2010:
MultiCultural Banking Center, HarborOne, 68 Legion Parkway, Brockton
Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. starting January 30 and Wednesday evenings from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. starting February 3, 2010: Self Help Healthy Housing and Community Resource Center, 142 Crescent St., Brockton

 
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Sandler Sales Training Workshops
April 29, 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Metro South Chamber, 60 School Street, Brockton


Join Bill Scher and Peter Oliver of Sandler Training for a series of Member-Led sales training seminars designed to help you grow your business.

April 29: "Upset about long sales cycles? Tired of unpaid consulting? Strategies on how to move your opportunities forward."

Bill and Peter's training clients include Fortune 500 companies, as
well as Massachusetts based businesses involved in financial, professional services, technology, manufacturing, construction, staffing, human resources, business consulting and more.

These workshops are free to attend. To register, contact Lisa Keene at 508.586.0500 x 225, or email lkeene@metrosouthchamber.com.
Added Benefits for Chamber Members

Constellation NewEnergy Power Program: An Electricity aggregation program to help members better manage their energy costs.

Expanded Health Insurance Services from Health Services Administrators (HSA): Introducing the One Resource Solution website, offering up to dating information and resources to help you, your business and employees find the best plan.

For more information on either of these programs, visit www.metrosouthchamber.com/insurance.html
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.
green plus
Take the Sustainability Survey


A recent study revealed that 83% of consumers say it is somewhat or very important to them to purchase products and services from responsible, sustainable companies, but few companies know how to improve sustainability performance and communicate their green and sustainable efforts to customers and employees. 
 
The Metro South Chamber has partnered with Green Plus (www.gogreenplus.org) to announce a new initiative which will allow businesses to achieve a credible "green" certification in order to convey their commitment to responsible and sustainable operations. Please complete a brief survey on sustainability so that the Chamber may assess the needs of the business community and help to increase knowledge, community engagement, environmental impact and business success.   Sustainability Survey.


In This Issue
iComply Workshop
Legislative Luncheon
Winning Gov Contracts
CHINA Info Sessions
Action Report
IComply Guide
www.iComplyNow.com

For more on an iComply 201CMR 17.00 Workshop on April 27, 2010, see left column article.

Upcoming Chamber Meetings:

March 24:
Taste of Metro South

March 30:
Starting Your Business Workshop
More Information

April 1:
Winning Government Contracts
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April 9:
Legislative Luncheon
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