August 2013   


In This Issue
Chamber Directory
Bedford Day 2013
Bedford First
Alewife Shuttle to Crosby Drive
Chamber Connections
I am a Bedford Business
Chamber Directory to be published 
The Chamber will be publishing a local Business Guide, the guide is a bio-based, print and online directory of all Camber members . In late Fall, 2013, the print directory will be mailed to every home in Bedford.  The print Directory is filled with half-page profiles written by Chamber members as well as traditional display advertisements. It also includes a category-based Member Directory with contact information for all members of the Chamber. The print Directory is a full-color, glossy publication the size of a playbill. Solicitation for ads will begin in August. To learn more about Chamber Profiles, please go to 




 Bedford Day is a day to celebrate all things Bedford. The fair which begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. is  gathering where  hundred non-profit organizations and businesses have booths on the Town Hall Complex on Mudge Way. This is a unique opportunity to get in front of thousands of Bedford residents. Businesses are not allowed to sell anything, but you can have give aways and provide information. Applications are due AUGUST 9! Click here to download an application!



          Bedfordfirst  BEDFORD FIRST 


Participating members as of 5/2


B & D Advertising Agency - 10% discount on any size
advertisement placed in the Bedford (or surrounding town) "Town
Book" Directory

Bedford Vision Center & Dr. Kiana Kaymanesh - 20% off any

frame & lens combination

Bedford Plaza Hotel - 10% discount off rack rate - use code SP10

Garrison Knight Financial Planning, LLC -Complimentary "get
acquainted" meeting plus 15% discount on all hourly financial

planning services

Great Road Gallery & Framing - 10% off all complete customframing
Quality Data Base Design -Free initial consultation, 10 %
discount on development fee

Baldwin Insurance - 5 % member discount

JRM Antiques - Purchases $1-$50.00 - 10%, $50.00 and up- 20%

The UPS Store - 15% off packaging/shipping supplies, 5% off shipping charges, 25% off Printing/Copying/Large format printing/blue printing, 20% off Notary Service

SORA - 10 % off any food in the restaurant or lounge

Bedford Florist - 10% off all purchases
First Parish of Bedford - 10% discount on cost of building usage

New England Nurseries, Inc. - 10% on all purchases except year end clearance items
Art Smith & Associates - 2 hour design consult
Christine Pinney Marketing - 10% off on all interent consultin services
  Watson Law Offices - I-9 Annual audit review offered at half price to           

 OrganizingWorks!- 10% off first organizing session, 5 % off second session

             existing members & free to potential members who agree to attend one Chamber function

                                                  Connected View -25% of subscription 




                                         Click here for information and an application .

Middlesex Savings Bank Customer Satisfaction Seminar


In the current business climate, service organizations need to provide the ultimate customer satisfaction to drive loyalty and repeat business. From your customer's perspective this means having the right person, with the right skills, at the right time. Dr. Carol DeMoranville, Professor and Chair of Marketing at Bryant University will show you how to offer consistent, high quality service to maximize customer satisfaction and increase sales. Guests will also learn about the foundations of successful relationship marketing, communication management strategies and effective service recovery tactics.


To register, please visit by September 9, 2013.


We look forward to seeing you at our Business Success Seminar.

Maud Dentico
Business Development Officer
Email me




September 13, 2013
Westin-Waltham Boston Hotel
Waltham, MA
For more info click here





     offers guaranteed ride home program

 Did you know the 128 Business Council's offfers guaranteed ride home, along with several other member benefits such as


  • DEP Rideshare Regulation Compliance
  • RideMatching
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Commuter Benefits Events
  • Shuttle Bus Services
  • Transportation Advocacy Programs
128 Business Council could be your one-stop resource for alternative transportation and pro-sustainability solutions for the 128 West region. Their  shuttles connect major employers, institutions and communities to public transit (MBTA stations), making commuting more effective and reducing Route 128 West and related roadway congestion.  
 Please contact the Chamber office at 781-275-8503 if your company is interested in participating in this Shuttle Program and/or if you know some other companies in the Crosby Drive area that you think would be interested. 




 Each month, Executive Director Maureen Sullivan tapes the Chamber Connections at the Bedford Tv Studio. Check out the links below of who she has interviewed and if you are  interested in being a guest, email her at


Madeline Altman ~ Bedford TV

Linda Stimson ~ Inner Visions Interiors


Adam Schwartz - Business Development

Mara Briere - Grow a Strong Family

The UPS Store


 Joan Turnberg - Live Life Well

Dr. Jean Marc Slak ~ Slak Chiropractic Group

Lea Ann Knight ~ Garrison Knight Financial


The Goddard School


Brookline Bank

Kristen Presley/Bedford VA

Karen Kenney/ OrganizingWorks

JRM Antiques


                                                                    The Bedford Citizen


 The Bedford Children's Center


                                                                         Sign Bylaw 






I am a Bedford Business

I am a Bedford Business





August 6,13,20,27
Patriot Golf Course
200 Springs Road
Bedford, MA
contact Josh Cohen
   August 6
Atria Longmeadow
Multi-Chamber Networking
42 Mall Road
Burlington, MA
5:30-7:30 PM

September 12
Board of Directors Meeting
Bedford Police Station
7:30 AM

September 13
128 Business Expo
Westin -Waltham Hotel
70 Third Ave
Waltham, MA
10:30-3:00 PM
Click here to register

September 21
Bedford Day
Applications are
 due August 9   


Welcome to new member

 Shovi Websites
26 Liberty Road
Bedford, MA 01730


2013 Members


Amptek Inc.

Art Smith & Associates

Atlantic Capital Strategies
Atlantis Sports Club
Atria Longmeadow Place

B & D Advertising Agency
Baldwin Insurance Agency

Baudanza Electric Company
Bedford Acupuncture
Bedford Car Wash

Bedford Center for the Arts


Children's Centre
Bedford Family Connection
Bedford Farms
Bedford Florist  Bedford Funeral Home
Bedford Historical Society
Bedford Montessori
Bedford Motel
Bedford Orthodontics
Bedford Vision Center
Bedford Plaza Hotel
Bedford TV
 Brookline Bank
Brown & Brown, P.C.
Cafe Luigi
Callahan's Karate Studio
Calling All Pets
Cambridge Savings Bank
Carlton & Duran CPAs

Carleton-Willard Village
Christine Pinney Marketing
Connected View
Cormier Law, LLC  

Dalya's Restaurant
Debbie Spencer Higgins Group

 Design 1 Kitchen & Bath
Design 2 Order
Design Photo
Dr. Dianne Bridgeman
Diane Cadogan Hughes/The Higgins Group
Doubletree Bedford Glen Hotel

Dr. Kiana Kaymanesh

DSA Printing


Jones Investments
Elm Brook Place
EMD Millipore
Enterprise Bank & Trust Co
First Parish Church  Flatbread

 FUJIFILM Recording Media USA, Inc.
Garrison Knight Financial Planning LLC

Genetti's Wine & Spirits
Get in Shape for Women
Good Together  
Great Road Gallery & Framing 
Hanscom Federal Credit Union
Harold Nichols Insurance Agency
  Heritage At Bedford Springs 
Independent Living Innovations
Inside Out Staging and Design
JRM Antiques
Keller Williams Realty
Kimberly Bee Design
Leary Auto Repair
Lexington Symphony

 Live Life Well

McColough Associates, Inc.
Mead Bors. Tree Serice
Mettler-Toledo Thorton, Inc.
Middlesex Savings Bank

Minuteman Volkswagen Inc.

New England Nurseries, Inc

North Road Chiropractic
Organix Spa & Salon

Oscar S. DePriest IV, DMD,PC
Panera Bread
Patrick Sullivan/The Middlesex Group

Patriot Pediatrics
Paychex, Inc.
Peter C. Quinn Insurance Agency

Progress Software

Quality Data Base Design 
Rental Car Momma
  Richard Egan Insurance

 Right At home
Salon OZ
Serenity Yoga
Slak Chiropractic Group
Spaulding Management
Spencer Company

St. Michael Parish Center
Strawberry Hill Properties
Summit Health & Fitness
TD Bank
The Bedford Citizen
The Bedford Minuteman
The Boardroom Bistro

The Goddard School
The Higgins Group Realtors
The UPS Store
Pulte Homes of New England, LLC

Vela Ventures

Watson Law Office 
William Raveis Real Estate