The New Bedford Area Inside July - August 2010
Marriot Fairfield Now Open ..............2
Small Business of the Year .................3
Regency Apartment Viewing .............5
Good News ...........................................6
Recent Chamber News ......................11
South Coast Rail Update ...................12
Working Waterfront Festival ............13
Business News for and about Members of the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce July - August 2010 Member Highlight .............................14
Chamber Welcomes Over 130 New Members During Campaign! 2010 SouthCoast Business
The New Bedford Area Chamber of Expo - Bigger and Better
Commerce conducted a very successful
Planning for the 16th Annual
New Member Campaign for the Second
SouthCoast Business Expo is underway
year in a row! On June 8th and June 9th,
and we anticipate it being one of our
over sixty-five business leaders contact-
ed thousands of businesses in Greater
New Bedford. The campaign resulted in This years’s EXPO will take place on
over 130 new members! Wednesday, October 20th at White’s
of Westport. This annual event is
“The success of the New Bedford Area
co-sponsored by the New Bedford
Chamber of Commerce’s membership
and Fall River Area Chambers of
campaign is evidence of the strength
Commerce. Attendees will have the
of our local business community,” said
chance to network with exhibitors
James Pratt, Jr., Managing Partner at
to find solutions to everyday business
Hodgson, Pratt & Associates, P.C. and
challenges beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Chairman of the Board of Directors of
and continue until the Business
the Chamber. “Chamber membership
After Hours networking event wraps
has never been more valuable to local
up at 6:00 p.m.
businesses and it is particularly hearten-
ing to see so many new businesses take With over 100 new members recruited
advantage of the many benefits offered in our membership drive, the New
by the Chamber.” Beford Area Chamber of Commerce
continues to build and strengthen.
A special thank you to everyone who
We have new members representing
volunteered their time, contributed
a myriad of fields in the SouthCoast
a suggestion, or donated an incentive
Region and they will be exhibiting at
prize. The generous contribution of time,
our Business Expo.
skill, and support continues to strengthen
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2010 Chamber Invitational Golf Tournament is
Filling Up Quickly. Register Soon to Get Your Spot
Sponsored by: Wonder Bowl, Holiday
Lanes, East Providence Lanes &
Bristol County Savings Bank
The 2010 Golf Tournament will tee off
at noon on Tuesday, September 7th at the
LeBaron Hills Country Club in Lakeville,
Massachusetts. This championship 18
hole golf course features lush fairways,
sparkling ponds, spacious greens, and
a selection of tees. It’s panoramic “links”
style layout provides challenge and The 2010 Winning Team, The Nery Corporation,
enjoyment for both the beginner and (L-R) Kevin Nery, Barry Higham, Paul Debortoli,
accomplished golfer. continued on page 8... Bruce Barboza
Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites Open in New Bedford
The New Bedford Area Chamber Focus is the official news publication of the
New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce Richard Lafrance, President and C.E.O.
794 Purchase Street • New Bedford, MA 02740
of Lafrance Hospitality, announced
508-999-5231 • fax 508-999-5237 • email@example.com
Editor: Kate Ouellette that the Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites,
Photographer: Deborah L. Hynes located at 185 MacArthur Drive, New
Printer: The Standard-Times Bedford - the newest jewel in the hotel
DEADLINES: 1st of the month preceding publication for email press releases and camera-ready or
group, has opened ahead of schedule in
Board of Directors
“Everyone involved in the project,
Officers system, and an in-room refrigerator and
Chair of the Board
from the general contractors, through
James R. Pratt, Jr., Hodgson Pratt & Associates to our new staff members, have given microwave.
a tremendous effort to open the hotel
Vice Chair of Government Affairs
in time to serve the summer leisure The facility also offers a business
Lynne Mastera, Precix library, guest laundry, 24-hour market,
travelers, as well as business clients,” said
Vice Chair of Community Affairs Richard. “We are delighted to announce fitness center, a hotel courtesy shuttle
Mary Harrington, SouthCoast Media Group
that reservations can be made by calling to area businesses, and an indoor pool
Vice Chair of Economic Affairs the hotel directly, at 774-634-2000, or and Jacuzzi. There are meeting facilities,
Jose S. Castelo, The Castelo Group through the Marriott reservation system as well, with an Executive Board Room.
at www.marriott.com/ewbfi. A 3,000 square foot full service Confer-
Vice Chair of Membership Advancement
Jim Rattray, Southcoast Hospitals ence Center, called the Waypoint Event
Construction took about ten months. Center, which includes a ballroom and
Treasurer three meeting rooms, is in the final
Minnie Saleh, Sovereign Bank The general contractor was Bufftree
Building Co. stages of planning with an anticipated
Assistant Treasurer September 1st opening. The facility is
Chuck Mitchell, RothTec
Extended Stay Suites include separate the ideal location for both weddings
Immediate Past Chair areas for working, relaxing, and sleeping and regional conferences with ample
Peter J. Muise, First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union – including an entertainment area with meeting rooms and a function room
President & CEO flat screen television and ihome stereo accommodating 175 guests.
Roy Nascimento, New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce
Eileen Lonergan 508.317.3755
Beth Sylvia Caldwell, Sylvia Group of Insurance Agencies firstname.lastname@example.org www.eileenlonergan.com
Ray Cebula, Acushnet Company
Timothy H. Dyer, Dyer Capital Management
Dennis Galvam, NSTAR
June Goguen, Bridgewater Savings Bank
Ellen Gitlin, Diversified Marketing Group
Liz Isherwood, Moore & Isherwood, Inc.
Charlene J. Jarest, Lafrance Hospitality
Valarie Lacasse, Citizens Bank
Douglas Leatham, Leatham & Associates, CPA’s
Eugene Lonergan, Merrill Lynch
David Maher, Lockheed Martin
Joseph Michaud, Law office of Joseph L. Michaud
Donald Monaghan, Jr., Monaghan Printing Co.
Lynn Motta, BankFive
Chris O’Neil, Tomlinson and O’Neil Insurance Agency
Kevin Pelland, Citizens-Union Savings Bank
Kim Perry, Waring-Sullivan Funeral Homes
John Sbrega, Bristol Community College
Jack Silva, Bristol County Savings Bank
Paul Vigeant, South Coast Development Partnership
Joel E. Burns
Your Chamber Staff
President, Roy M. Nascimento - Ext. 25
Director of Operations & Finance, Dorothy Botelho - Ext. 20
Supported Employment Network Coordinator, Joanne Rego - Ext. 28
Communications Director, Kate Ouellette - Ext. 27
Events Manager, Robyn Branco - Ext. 26
Greater New Bedford Connecting Activities Partnership - Ext. 5
Director of Education Workforce Development, Stephanie Barnes - Ext. 24
Small Business of the Year Award Presented This year’s Small Business of the
Year Award was presented to
Small Employer Tax
to NWD Trucking of New Bedford. NWD Trucking of New Bedford.
NWD Trucking was established in
Credit with Health
1979 and incorporated in 1982 by Care Reform Law
Richard and Lorraine DeCosta. Richard
DeCosta started the company as a sole The IRS has issued information on the
operator with one truck behind a diner tax credit given to certain small
in New Bedford. Today, the business employers who provide employee
has nearly fifty employees and services health care coverage, under the new
the eastern seaboard and the midwest. health reform law, effective with tax
years beginning in 2010 through 2013,
The Entrepreneur of the Year Award with transition relief for 2010.
was presented to Townwear of
Mattapoisett. TownWear is a locally Eligible small employers or “qualified
owned, socially conscious apparel line employers” providing health care
that was founded in 2006 by Kerrin coverage need to meet certain
Adrian to support Mattapoisett’s 150th requirements. These include: fewer
anniversary celebration. TownWear’s than 25 full-time-equivalent employees
custom-designed, community-specific for the tax year, an average annual wage
Eric and Loraine DeCosta of NWD Trucking, Inc. accepting the Small Business of the Year Award at the
Good Morning SouthCoast on May 12, 2010. artwork first appeared in 2007 on t-shirts for its employees less than $50,000 per
and hats sold in a local retail store. FTE, and the employer must pay
The New Bedford Area Chamber of Chamber’s Good Morning SouthCoast! the premiums under a “qualifying
Commerce and BankFive are pleased to business series. The remaining four businesses arrangement.”
recognize the significant contributions nominated for this year’s awards were:
and achievements of the region’s small The New Bedford Area Chamber of Blue Point Restaurant of Acushnet; For more information, contact
businesses with the presentation of the Commerce applauds each small business PharmaHealth Pharmacy of Dartmouth; Warren Rutherford, The Executive
2010 Greater New Bedford Entrepreneur for its entrepreneurial spirit and gives Stephen & Company Hair and Beauty Suite at 508-778-7770.
and Small Business of the Year Awards. special recognition to two businesses. of Dartmouth; and Thompson Farland
The awards were presented on May 12, Six outstanding candidates were nomi- Surveying and Engineering of
2010 at a special edition of the nated this year creating a competitive New Bedford.
Chamber Welcomes Over 130 New Welcome New Members
Members During Campaign! ABC Early Learning Arena Tile & Stone
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Wareham, MA 02751 Acushnet, MA 02743
the New Bedford Area Chamber. Prize Sponsors: Phone: 508-295-1734 Phone: 508-998-3074
With 17 new members, the campaign’s AAA Acorn Management Auto Specialists of NB Inc.
top-recruiter was David Biggs of Back Nine Club 218 Willard Street 1451 Cove Road.
Quincy, MA 02169 New Bedford, MA 02740
Biggs-Partners & You Communications. Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Phone: 508-984-7788 Phone: 508-990-3701
James R. Pratt, Jr., CPA of Hodgson, Arboretum Fax: 617-479-2424 Fax: 508-984-7036
Pratt & Associates PC and Chairman Buttonwood Park Zoo Email: email@example.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, Café Funchal Aircraft Repairs Unlimited Bento Real Estate Group
came in second with 12 new members Caddy Shack New Bedford Airport 1 Aster Lane
1800 Shawmut Ave Dartmouth, MA 02748
and Julie Lariviere of W.B. Mason Cardoza’s Wine & Spirits Dartmouth, MA 02747 Phone: 617-901-9671
who brought in 9 new businesses to Carousel Family Fun Center Phone: 508-990-0166
Benevides Brothers Auto Service
the Chamber, placed third. Other top Cheesecake Factory All Clear Title 5 Services, Inc. 54 Grape Street
recruiters included Alan Zexter of Colonial Air 30 Cedar Hill Drive New Bedford, MA 02740
Acushnet, MA 02743 Phone: 508-992-2427
Raymon Pielech Zexter PC and Diversified Marketing Phone: 508-763-4431 Email: email@example.com
Wendy Cullum of Michel Cullum Dunkin Donuts Phone: 508-763-4137
Fax: 508-763-4168 Best Friends Construction Co.
Associates, Inc. who both recruited F1 Boston Email: Allcleartitle5@hotmail.com 62 Chipaway Road
6 new members each. Ginger Grille www.allclearseptic.com E. Freetown, MA 02717
Grape Moments Apollo Safety, Inc. Fax: 508-995-3123
The top corporate teams were the Hodgson Pratt & Associates P.C. 57 Walnut Street Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Chamber Ambassadors” captained JCPenney Fall River, MA 02720
Big Wheels, Inc.
by David Biggs with 32 new members; LaFrance Hospitality Fax: 508-677-0647 42 Quanapoag Road
“Jack’s Golfers” captained by Jack Silva M&C Café Email: email@example.com E. Freetown, MA 02727
www.apollosafety.com Phone: 508-763-5927
of Bristol County Savings Bank with McDonald’s
19 new members; and the “HPA Group” NB Bay Sox Apriori Beauty Black Bass
51 Grove Street 3 Water Street
captained by James R. Pratt, Jr. with 18 New England Revolution Norfold, MA 02056 Dartmouth, MA 02748
new members; Preservation Society of Newport Phone: 508-320-0105 Phone: 508-999-6975
County Ann Borges, CPA
The Chamber would like to recognize Whareham Crossing Arbonne International 25 Old Westport Road
74 Jenny Lind Street Dartmouth, MA 02747
the corporate and prize sponsors who Seekonk Speedway New Bedford, MA 02740 Phone: 508-992-8787
contributed to the success of the Tatlock Gallery Phone: 774-930-7473
Brick House Mortgage
campaign. To name just a few: Zeiterion Theatre Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
220 Perry Hill Road
Trinity Repertory Co. Acushnet, MA 02743
Campaign Sponsors: Vineyard Fast Ferry
Whaling Museum The Broken Tee
166 County Road
Lakeville, MA 02347
For a complete list of corporate sponsors Phone: 508-923-4653
and prize contributors please visit Brownell Trailers LLC
www.newbedfordchamber.com/campaign. 129 Alden Road
Fairhaven, MA 02719
Media Sponsors: Brunswick Biomedical
4 Little Brook Road
Bristol County Women’s Journal West Wareham, MA 02576
Comcast Phone: 508-291-1830
New Bedford Internet Fax: 508-295-6615
SOCO Magazine Email: email@example.com
SouthCoast Media Group www.brunswick-biomedical.com
Telemundo Burns Tools
350 Mariano Bishop Blvd.
WJAR NBC-10 Fall River, MA 02720
Breakfast & Lunch Sponsors: Burr Bros Boats Inc.
Domino’s Pizza of New Bedford 309 Front Street
Mirasol’s Café Marion, MA 02738
Grand Prize Sponsors for the Top The Butcher Shop
123 Dartmouth Street
Recruiters: New Bedford, MA 02740
Direct Air Phone: 508-994-4942
Fairfield Inn & Suites Caldwell Architectural Associates, Inc.
Hampton Inn 10 Whitweed Drive
The Pasta House Dartmouth, MA 02747
Waterfront Grille Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Regency’s Sales Office is Up and Running
with Model Apartment Available for Viewing
The extensive redevelopment of These units will lease fast, so people
The Regency apartment building is on should not wait.”
track with the sales office now open
and staff in place to show prospective Working alongside Mr. Nirenberg is
tenants around the model apartment Sheila A. Adams, who serves as The
that opened for viewing on June 1st. Regency’s Assistant Property Manager
and supervising leasing agent.
The sales office hours are: 9:00 a.m. -
7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10:00 “This is a completely new Regency,”
a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Saturday; and noon says Ms. Adams. “I remember this
- 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Acquired by building in its ‘before’ stage. The trans-
Trinity Financial in 2009, the property formation that is taking place is pretty
is being managed by HallKeen incredible. The apartments look great
Management. and the views from the building are
unlike anything I have seen in this area.
“With construction fully underway, The most rewarding part of my job is
now is a great time to find a new home seeing current residents excited about
in these wonderful apartments with un- their new apartment, and new residents
imaginable views here at The Regency,” that are proud to call The Regency home.
says Glenn Nirenberg, Property Man- People really need to stop by and visit.”
ager of the 16-story luxury residence.
“We have some very great leasing deals For more information on The Regency,
as we lease up, and I invite people to visit www.hallkeen.com/res-regency
come by, talk to one of our leasing or call HallKeen Management at
agents and get ready to be impressed. 508-996-3800.
John B. Day Matthew The GNB Voc-Tech team of Ryan or organizations who have made
recently Schondek, Pallatroni and Kyle Ferry placed a significant contribution to the marine
announced Chief Executive third and the team of Matthew industry.
his intention to Officer of Fall Blouin and Tyler Hemingway placed
retire in July 2011 River Municipal fourth. Students from both of those
as President Credit Union, teams are majoring in Programming &
& CEO of is pleased to Web Development at GNB Voc-Tech.
Southcoast announce the All four are juniors. Mr. Pallatroni
Health System promotion of lives in Fairhaven, Mr. Ferry lives in
after more than 32 Nancy Couture Dartmouth, and Mr. Blouin and Mr.
years, capping a career that improved to Branch Manager. Couture has been Hemingway live in New Bedford.
access to advanced medical services by with the Credit Union since 2009 and
bringing a strong regional approach to has 28 years of experience in banking The contest was sponsored by the
health care. working her way up from Teller to Computer Information Systems De- The Annual Dinner with the
Branch Manager. partment at Bristol Community College Governor marked the end of Attorney
Day, 59, informed the Southcoast and the National Science Foundation. Dan Surprenant’s term as President
Health System Board of Trustees Mr. Schondek of the Bristol County Bar Associa-
of his decision at its June 2nd meeting is also pleased At the tion. Governor Patrick was on hand as
and informed Southcoast employees to announce Commercial the guest speaker on May 12, 2010 at
and physicians on June 3rd. The board the following Marine Expo, the annual dinner of the Bristol County
voted unanimously to name Keith A. additions to Mayor Scott Bar Association.
Hovan, currently President & CEO of the Fall River W. Lang hon-
Southcoast Hospitals Group, as Day’s Municipal Credit ored Captain The Governor spoke about his
successor. Upon Day’s retirement, Union staff: Martin Manley administration’s accomplishments and
Hovan will assume responsibility for Lorie Gervasio and Howard W. goals for our area, and thanked Dan
both the Health System and the has joined Fall Nickerson in for his service to the bar association
Hospitals Group. River Municipal Credit Union has an perpetuity with and a job well done. Attorney Dan
Assistant Branch Manager. Gervasio the Mayor’s Professional Mariners Surprenant is with the law firm of
After making his announcement to the has worked in the banking field for 25 Award and announced Harriet Surprenant & Beneski, P.C. which
board, Day reflected on his career at years and was most recently an Assistant Didriksen as the 2010 award recipient. specializes in providing Estate, Tax,
Southcoast and, before that, St. Luke’s Banking Office Manager at a regional Medicaid and Disability Planning,
Hospital, where he began as a hospital bank. Harriet Didriksen is constantly with offices located in New Bedford
administrator in 1978. fighting for fishing families, the fishing and Hyannis MA.
Stephanie way of life, and the American dream.
“Health care has changed in dizzying Medeiros has She steadfastly attends New England In partnership with the National
ways over the last three decades,” Day joined Fall River Fisheries Management Council Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star
said. “The landscape of health care Municipal Credit meetings from Connecticut to Maine. Families, the New Bedford Whaling
—what services are offered, where pa- Union has an She also is a regular at hearings in Museum is proud to participate in
tients are treated and how health care is Assistant Branch Washington – which she attends at the Blue Star Museums Program,
paid for —is vastly different than it was Manager. Medeiros her own expense – and is a tireless which offers free admission to
when I arrived in 1978. I am proud to has worked in advocate. Harriet owns the F/V Settler. active-duty military personnel and
say the Southcoast of today can stand banking for 8 She owned the F/V Bagatell, which their families.
with any hospital in the state in terms years and has is now an educational vessel at Stony
of our top-tier services, our dedicated experience being a Senior Teller and Brook University. She is owner and Currently, more than 750 museums are
and compassionate caregivers and our Operations Manager. operator of New Bedford Ship Supply, part of the program. “We are proud to
strength and stability for our region.” one of the oldest ship chandleries on participate in this worthy initiative in
In his years leading Southcoast, Day Student teams from Greater New the East Coast. Mrs. Didriksen’s father partnership with the NEA, Blue Star
has overseen more than $450 million in Bedford Regional Vocational dragged in the winter and scalloped in Families and many of the nation’s lead-
capital improvements, the implementa- Technical High School swept three the summer. He emigrated from ing museums. As a Blue Star Museum,
tion of new services such as open heart of the four top spots at a regional Norway to Brooklyn and moved to we invite our servicemen and women,
surgery, comprehensive cancer care, website design competition sponsored New Bedford to be closer to Georges currently serving our country, to
neurosurgery, and weight loss surgery by Bristol Community College. Bank. Her uncles were also fishermen. enjoy the Whaling Museum with their
as well as the building of a health Her brother is a shore-side business families at no cost. It is a small way we
system that includes more than 100 Placing first in the BCC competition and vessel owner. She is the mother can thank them for their service,” says
primary care and specialty physicians was the team of Ashleigh Mota and of two. New England fishermen are James Russell, museum president.
at 20 sites across the region. Steven DuBois. Miss Mota and Mr. fortunate to have her on their side.
DuBois graduated from GNB Voc-Tech Free admission is available to any bearer
this month, majoring in Media Technology. The Mayor’s Professional Mariners of a Geneva Convention common
Award was created to honor individuals access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173
ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID each took time to award grants and honor Leadership SouthCoast is pleased
card, which includes active duty military the dedication of these individuals. to announce the 4 partial scholarship
(Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast recipients in this year’s class of 23
Guard), National Guard and Reserve SFN Group, students. They are Linnea Michel,
members, and up to five immediate parent Company Esq., Supervisor of the Community
family members. to Spherion Development Clinic at the UMass Law
Staffing, recently School; Michaela Gagne, Teacher and
For the full list of participating held their annual Art Therapist at St. Vincent’s Home
museums, visit www.arts.gov/bluestar- meeting in in Fall River; Mary Cochrane, MSW,
museums. The program ends on Labor Denver, CO. The LICSW, Clinical Consultant,
Day, Sept. 6, 2010. Sales Excellence Steppingstone; and Catherine
award was given Bourassa, Director of Programs
to Karen Enroth and Services, YWCA SEMA.
recognizing her consistent sales focus
and positive attitude in a down economy. The scholarships for these four women
With an overall increase in business, were made possible by contributions
including an expansion of her territory from BankFive, Southcoast Hospitals
has given Karen the number one spot Group, The Women’s Fund, Saint Anne’s
in the New England group. Hospital, the Community Foundation
of Southeastern MA, the New Bedford
Spherion, specializes in Temp/Contract, Area Chamber of Commerce, and
Angel Flight Northeast announced Direct Hire Placement in the South- individual donations from graduates
that Richard (“Richie”) Canastra, eastern MA area. Whether your looking and Board members of Leadership
an Angel Flight Northeast volunteer for work or looking for employees, call SouthCoast.
pilot since 2005, has been honored Spherion today.
as a Community MVP by the New The recruitment process has begun for
England Patriots Charitable the new class beginning in September,
Foundation. 2010. The application are now available
“We are thrilled that Richie has been
recognized as a Community MVP. He Do you have any good news to share?
is a great example of the dedication of Please e-mail your press releases with photos
our volunteer pilots who give tirelessly to email@example.com.
of their time, airplane, and the cost of Due to space limitations, we can not guarantee
flying to ensure our patients in need any articles will be printed. We do try our best
to the medical care they could not to fit as much member news in the Chamber
Dartmouth Building Supply has Focus as possible.
otherwise have access to,” said Larry completed installation of the region’s
Camerlin, President of Angel Flight largest private solar energy project
Northeast. “We could not serve those at its 958 Reed Road manufacturing
in need of air transportation without facilities location in North Dartmouth.
the generosity and compassion of
Richie and our entire network of The solar photovoltaic grid system consists
volunteer pilots.” of 960 solar panels producing 201,600
kilowatts of electricity annually― enough
The New England Patriots Community to provide 80% of DBS’s manufacturing
MVP Awards, supported by the facilities’ power needs. Unused power
Fidelity® Charitable Gift Fund generated on weekends will be sold back
(“Gift Fund”), honors individuals who to the grid. According to President Joseph
exemplify leadership, dedication, and Delgado, “investment in solar energy
a commitment to improving their represents our ongoing commitment to
communities through volunteerism. long-term growth, cost containment and
This year, 21 individuals were recognized leadership in Green Technology.”
whose charitable and volunteer efforts
around New England help improve The project qualified for financial rebates
their communities. A recognition granted through the Massachusetts
luncheon was held at Gillette Stadium Renewable Energy Trust and will further
on Thursday, May 27th. Attendees receive Federal Energy Tax Credits that
included Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick, reduce the firm’s investment cost and
Andre Tippett, and Kevin Faulk who payback period.
2010 Chamber Invitational Golf Tournament is
Filling Up Quickly. Register Soon to Get Your Spot
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Proceeds of this tournament support the efforts of the New Bedford Area
Chamber of Commerce in our mission to enhance education, economic
development, and tourism in our region. The registration fee, which includes
a box lunch, 18 holes of golf, bottled water during play, gift bag full of goodies,
awards ceremony, and dinner, is just $150 per player!
Registration for the Golf Tournament will begin on the 7th at 11:00 am. The event
will wrap up after dinner which begins at 6:00 p.m.
Please register by calling the chamber at 508-999-5231, emailing events@newbed-
fordchamber.com, or visiting www.newbedfordchamber.com
2010 SouthCoast Business Expo - Bigger and Better
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This business to business trade show will provide your company with the
exposure it needs to help market your services effectively and efficiently in
this one day all inclusive Expo. A great way to expose yourself in addition to
a booth is to host a workshop or seminar!
Past exhibitors will be given first right of refusal…deadline is August 20, 2010
You can download applications for workshops and exhibitor booths at
Save the Date • November 18, 2010 • Annual Meeting
Welcome New Members
Dr. Susan M. Camacho Ann Desnoyers, Chiropractor Flagship Roofing & Sheet Metal ITWorks!
118 Alden Road 982 Kempton Street 159 County Road 1611 Main Street, Route 6A
Fairhaven, MA 02719 New Bedford, MA 02740 E. Freetown, MA 02717 West Barnstable, MA 02668
Phone: 508-994-2255 Phone: 508-990-1217 Phone: 508-763-8883 Phone: 508-477-6444
Captain Frank’s Seafood Market Douglas Wine & Spirits Fleet Fisheries, Inc. Fax: 508-539-3111
360 Hathaway Road 500 Kings Hwy 20 Blackmer Street Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
New Bedford, MA 02740 New Bedford, MA 02745 New Bedford, MA 02744
Phone: 508-992-3000 Phone: 508-985-9600 Phone: 508-996-3742 J & J Driving School & Logistics, Inc.
Phone: 508-993-3335 The leading name in wine & spirits retail. Fax: 508-996-3785 978 Nash Road
Fax: 508-984-1905 Douglas Wine & Spirits, experience the difference! Email: email@example.com New Bedford, MA 02745
Celia’s Boutique Down to Earth Natural Foods Inc. Foundation Gaming Group
111 William Street 751 Kempton Street 9414 Three Rivers Road Joe’s Auto Mall Inc.
New Bedford, MA 02740 New Bedford, MA 02740 Suite 1 547 Belleville Avenue
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 508-999-1995 Gulfpost, MS 39503 New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: 508-994-3833 Email: email@example.com Phone: 228-576-4879 Phone: 508-994-3381
Fax: 508-994-9799 www.downtoearthnaturalfoods.com Phone: 508-951-8284
www.celiasboutique.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org John C. Bentley Jr. & Associates, P.C.
Downing Custom Builders www.foundationgaminggroup.com 32 Cornell Street
Celtic Coffee House 11 Evergreen Drive New Bedford, MA 02740
42 North Water Street Acushnet, MA 02743 Phone: 508-992-0104
New Bedford, MA 02740 Phone: 774-202-7772 418 Rivet Street
Phone: 508-992-1004 Joseph’s Hair Design
New Bedford, MA 02740
Duponte Landscaping 54 Wood Street
Ceramtec Dental Studio Inc. Phone: 508-99-FRESH (37374)
P. O. Box 375 New Bedford, MA 02745
4 Mark Drive Email: email@example.com
Mattapoisett, MA 02738 Phone: 508-998-7147
Fairhaven, MA 02719 www.frescagrill.com
Phone: 508-758-6508 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 508-999-5939 www.josephshairdesign.net
Mark Gallant, CPA
Eastern Auto Sales
Charlton College of Business UMass Dartmouth 683 State Road
832 Rockdale Avenue Kitchen & Bath Details
285 Old Westport Road Westport, MA 02790
New Bedford, MA 02740 81 1/2 Fairhaven Road
Dartmouth, MA 02747 Phone: 508-679-5929
Phone: 508-999-4475 P. O. Box 1297
Phone: 508-999-9288 Mattapoisett, MA 02739
Green Gal Catering
Fax: 508-999-8776 Ecco Lounge Phone: 508-758-6083
191 Hixville Road
Email: email@example.com 1669 Acushnet Avenue Phone: 508-758-6087
Dartmouth, MA 02747
www.umassd.edu/charlton New Bedford, MA 02746
The Charlton College of Business strives to create future Phone: 508-400-0005 Knuckleheads Bar & Grille LLC
business leaders and good citizens for the region and beyond Hair In Motion 85 MaCarthur Drive
by offering a well rounded general education, including an Edie & Marie Boat Settlements New Bedford, MA 02740
219 Rockdale Avenue
understanding of the global environment, evolving information 113 MacArthur Drive Phone: 508-984-0008
technology and the ethical practice of business. The College New Bedford, MA 02740 Phone: 508-654-3065
Dartmouth, MA 02748
offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Phone: 508-996-0525 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
seven majors and offers an MBA degree as well as graduate Fax: 508-991-3227 Hathaway Mills LLC
certificates. 84 Gifford Street LaBelle Shore Engineering, Inc.
Edward Jones-Marion 4 Fielding Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
China Star 340 Front Street, Unit C New Bedford, MA 02745
963 Kempton Street Marion, MA 02738 Phone: 508-965-2573
New Bedford, MA 02740 Phone: 508-748-0908 Healthy Grille Restaurant & Lounge Email: email@example.com
Email: 501238812@QQ.com Phone: 877-511-7699 634 D State Road
Phone: 508-999-2391 North Dartmouth, MA 02747 Lech Garage & Auto Body Shop
Elegant Nails by Jacqueline 103 North Front
CLE Engineering 106 New Boston Road New Bedford, MA 02740
15 Creek Road, Suite 101 Fairhaven, MA 02719 Phone: 508-993-7661
Marion, MA 02738 Phone: 508-990-0383
Phone: 508-748-0937 Henley House B & B Local Oracle
Executive Dog 56 North Water Street
194 Rockland Street
Anne T. Converse, Photography 105 Sconticut Neck Road New Bedford, MA 02740
Dartmouth, MA 02748
P.O. Box 209 Fairhaven, MA 02719 Phone: 508-369-3942
Marion, MA 02738 Phone: 508-990-7070 Phone: 808-386-9435
Phone: 508-748-0638 Email: djones194@comcast. net Email: localoracle.com
Fairfield Inn & Suites, Marriott/Waypoint Event
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.thehenleyhouse.com www.localoracle.com
Thomas Crotty & Associates, PC 185 MacArthur Drive Eileen Lonergan, Inc.
Holden & Associates Advertising, Inc.
388 County Street, 3rd Floor New Bedford, MA 02740 58 Cove Corcle
78 Faunce Corner Road
New Bedford, MA 02740 Phone: 774-634-2000 Marion, MA 02738
Dartmouth, MA 02747
Phone: 508-996-8201 Fax: 774-634-2001 Phone: 508-317-7355
Dartmouth Wasabi www.marriott.com/ewlofi Lynch Botelho Corporation
747 State Road 250 Cape Highway
Dartmouth, MA 02747 Farrell Electric East Taunton, MA 02718
C. L. Hollis Insurance Agency
Phone: 508-951-8284 93 County Road Phone: 508-880-7406
184 Main Street
Email: email@example.com Marion, MA 02738 Phone: 508-962-2852
Wareham, MA 02571
www.menujoy.com Phone: 508-748-1236
M & B Sea Products, Inc.
Field Engineering Co., Inc. Phone: 781-344-8578
Decas Cranberry Products Inc. 110 Herman Melville Blvd.
P. O. Box 1178 Fax: 508-259-9898
4 Old Forge Drive New Bedford, MA 02740
11 D Industrial Drive Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Carver, MA 02330 Phone: 508-979-1020
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 www.insurehollis.com
Phone: 508-866-8506 Email: email@example.com
Fax: 508-866-9020 Phone: 508-758-2749 wwwfreshseascallops.com
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 508-758-2849
1143 Tucker Road
www.decascranberry.com Email: email@example.com Martha’s Bike Shop
www.fieldengrg.net 4 Lagoon Pond Road
Designed Temperatures, Inc. We are a full service consulting engineering firm P. O. Box 990
Dartmouth, MA 02747
27 Veranda Avenue providing professional design services from initial site planning Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Fairhaven, MA 02719 and design through project construction for residential, Phone: 508-693-6593
Phone: 508-992-7255 commercial, and industrial site development projects.
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ENTERPRISING MINDS Back to School Already?
by Joanne Rego, Supported Employment Network Coordinator
I know. Summer is just beginning and
Taco Bell’s Hard Working Crew Member the next school year is in the distant
future. While you are enjoying the sun
Jose Sanchez, often referred by his
and the beach, it is a good time to be
co-workers as Johnny, was initially hired
thinking about staffing and contributing
to work at Taco Bell in Fairhaven for two
to the community during the upcoming
days a week. The shrewd management
of Taco Bell was so impressed with
Sanchez’s job performance that they soon The Greater New Bedford Connecting
increased his schedule to five days a week. Activities Partnership will once again
be working with area businesses to
Sanchez has been employed with Taco
provide youth with a meaningful with area youth during the past year.
Bell for almost three years. His duties
Sean O’Brien, Jose Sanchez, and Nolan Clark at worksite experience. We work with all This year we are offering more ways
there include: attending to dining room
work at Taco Bell, Fairhaven, MA regions in the Greater New Bedford than ever for employers to become
and kitchen maintenance, bathroom
Area and focus on creating a strong more involved. In addition to
maintenance, trash clean up, window Working at Taco Bell is not only a
student/employer match. internships for students, there is also
washing, and parking lot maintenance. pleasure for Sanchez but because he is
an opportunity for job shadowing,
a recently married man, his paycheck These experiences are centered around
Sanchez says that working at Taco Bell teacher externships, and career fairs. All
is essential. He and his wife have their internships which are typically one
is “so good! This is one of the best participation will help area youth to gain
own apartment so there are bills to pay semester with a flexible weekly and
jobs that I ever had.” He says he has more career knowledge and improve
each month. When there is extra money, hourly schedule, and are unpaid. They
gotten to know all of his co-workers the skills of our future workforce.
Sanchez likes to treat his wife to dinner provide an opportunity for high school
personally and they have become good and a movie or go to local festivals. seniors to experience a career that they Please contact Stephanie Barnes,
friends to him adding “we are like family
may be interested in pursuing. The stu- Employer Specialist for Connecting
here.” Co-worker Sean O’Brien from If you have any questions about the
dents gain valuable skills as interns, and Activities, at 508-999-5231 ext 24 or
Taco Bell says that Mr. Sanchez is “a Supported Employment Network or
also provide valuable support for their email@example.com to
great guy and a hard worker. Johnny is are interested in hiring a person with
employers. Through our program, over participate in this program. We look
fun to be around and a real pleasure to a disability please call Joanne Rego at
250 employers have already worked forward to working with you.
work with.” the Chamber, 508-999-5231 ext. 28.
Upcoming Business After Hours
Thursday, July 22, 2010
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the
651 Orchard Street, 4th Floor
New Bedford, MA 02744
Sponsored by: Office Technology Group
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at
Bristol County Savings Bank
1307 Ashley Boulevard
New Bedford, MA 02745
Sponsored by: BankFive
To register for upcoming Business After Hours, please call the Chamber office at
508-999-5231 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Coast Rail Update
South Coast Rail announced that As part of the agreement, the
the Massachusetts Department of Commonwealth now controls the
Transportation (MassDOT) has closed tracks and will be able to dispatch
on the legal transaction with CSX passenger trains once the South Coast
Transportation to acquire the rail lines Rail line begins operation.
necessary for the restoration of
commuter rail service between Boston Also, a new request for proposals was
and the South Coast region. released June 10th for the reconstruction
of three rail bridges in New Bedford.
The newly-acquired 30 miles of track The Obama Administration awarded
run from Cotley Junction in Taunton MassDOT $20 million in competitive
along the Fall River Secondary to Fall stimulus TIGER funds to replace the
River and separately along the New deteriorating railroad bridges. Bridge
Bedford Main Line to New Bedford. construction will begin in the fall.
Buzzards Bay Fueling Operation Lures Yachts to
Welcome New Members Historic Whaling Port with Concierge Services
Sea Fuels Marine collaborates with world-class gourmet grocer Sid Wainer & Son
Marx Enterprises, Inc. dba Marx Auto Center Precision Plumbing & Heating and seafood wholesaler Fleet Fisheries ‘skip the middleman’ Fisherman’s Market
132 Rockdale Avenue 11 Moravia Avenue
Dartmouth, MA 02748 Fairhaven, MA 02719
Phone: 508-997-2377 Phone: 508-996-3349 The secret is out. Buzzards Bay is in. According to editors at the internationally-
Reis Asphalt Inc.
respected Superyacht Services Guide to the U.S. (www.superyachtservicesguide.
Good people, Great cars, Excellent service. 476 Hixville Road com), New Bedford harbor’s status as an East Coast destination for the luxury
Dartmouth, MA 02747
Auto sales & Repair service.
yachting set is on the rise (“New Bedford and Fairhaven are fast becoming major
Medical Equipment Dynamics, Inc. Specializing in Driveways and Parking lots. Full range of ser- Superyacht destinations.”) and John Liarikos’ fueling facility in the heart of this
vices: patios, hydroseeding, retaining walls, tree & stump removal,
171 Mount Vernon Street water & sewer connections. We also sell loam, fill, mulch, and dynamic working waterfront is in the driver’s seat.
New Bedford, MA 02740 wallstone. Family owned for over 24 years.
Fax: 774-202-6575 Robert Paul Properties As president of Sea Fuels Marine Services, a subsidiary of the Sea Land Energy
Melaleuca, Independent Representative
155 Front Street Group (www.SeaLandEnergy.com), Liarikos’ launch of a Concierge Service Desk
P. O. Box 428
1098 Phillips Road Marion, MA 02738 – that helps to source specialty provisions and coordinates courtesy drivers to shuttle
New Bedford, MA 02745
Phone: 508-748-2400 captains and chefs to procure them – is very much in synch with New Bedford’s
Phone: 508-985-3746 ‘creative economy’ and a business ethic that focuses attention on customers.
Email: email@example.com Saigon Cafe Restaurant
www.teams4biz.com 37 Rockdale Avenue, #4
New Bedford, MA 02740 “We saw an opportunity to deliver a service and the superior food products that
Moby Dick Motel
671 State Road
Phone: 508-999-4410 megayachts want,” says Liarikos, “and recognized the benefits of collaborating
Dartmouth, MA 02747 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with top local businesses like The Gourmet Outlet at Sid Wainer & Son and Fleet
Sanders & Associates Fisheries’ new Fisherman’s Market, suppliers that can help ‘siphon off ’ a share
Moniz Insurance Agency, Inc.
268 County Street
35 Arnold Street of those luxury yachts that frequent nearby ports, like Hyannis, Martha’s Vineyard,
New Bedford, MA 02740
New Bedford, MA 02740 Phone: 508-999-2010 Nantucket, Newport, and Block Island, during the summer season.
Phone: 508-991-7662 Fax: 508-999-5120
Monster Mini Golf Scott’s Electrical Services
8 Sarah’s Way 820 Hixville Road
Fairhaven, MA 02719 Dartmouth, MA 02747
Phone: 508-999-4222 Phone: 508-996-6896
Email: email@example.com Screen Works, LLC
www.monsterminigolf.com 208 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA 02719
New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home, Inc. Phone: 508-993-1860
200 Hawthorn Street Fax: 508-993-1860
New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: 508-997-9314 Seaside Seafood Restaurant
Fax: 508-996-3664 1 Brigham Street
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org New Bedford, MA 02740
Oriental Food Market Email: email@example.com
418 Quequechan Street
Fall River, MA 02723 Send Out Cards
Phone: 508-677-9278 c/o Roland Manny
11 Burt Street
Paul’s Electric Acushnet, MA 02743
739 Ashley Boulevard Phone: 508-965-4288
New Bedford, MA 02745 Sea Fuels Marine Services, 250 Ft. Fuel Dock
Phone: 508-998-5333 Shawmut Diner
Fax: 508-998-8511 943 Shawmut Avenue
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org New Bedford, MA 02746
Phone: 508-993-3073 Working Waterfront Festival Unveils Winning Design
Peking Garden Buffet Phone: 508-993-3161
33 Faunce Corner Road Email: email@example.com
Dartmouth, MA The Working Waterfront Festival is pleased to announce the
Phone: 508-990-1128 Shepley Insurance & Financial Services winner of its 2010 Design Contest. Julie (Nagel) Joseph of
Fax: 508-990-3232 55 County Road
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org P. O. Box 748 New Bedford submitted the winning design. “We were
People Acting in Community Endeavors, Inc.
Mattapoisett, MA 02739 impressed with Julie’s artistic ability and we liked the way she
166 William Street Fax: 508-758-2412 incorporated so many elements of the theme into her design,”
New Bedford, MA 02740
Email: email@example.com said Laura Orleans, Festival Director.
Fax: 508-999-3728 Slocum Sales
Web Site: www.paceinfo.org 352 Slocum Road Slated for September 25th & 26th, the 2010 Working Waterfront
Dartmouth, MA 02747
Phillips & Garcia PC Phone: 508-415-5638 Festival will explore the many ways that immigrants from around the globe
13 Ventura Drive
Dartmouth, MA 02747
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org have shaped New England’s working waterfront communities with the theme
Phone: 508-998-0800 Southeastern Insurance Agency All in One Boat: the Cultural Mosaic of New England’s Working Ports.
439 State Road
Portas Da Cidade Dartmouth, MA 02747
231 State Road Phone: 508-997-6061 The Working Waterfront Festival is an award winning, family friendly event
Westport, MA 02790
Fax: 508-992-3538 celebrating the history and culture of New England’s commercial fishing industry.
Fax: 508-837-6815 www.southeasternins.com The free festival presents all that goes into bringing seafood from the ocean to the
table in a way that is hands-on, educational and fun and features: live music, children’s
activities, cooking demonstrations, vessel and harbor tours, fisherman’s contests,
continued on page 14...
and much more. Navigate to the Festival at www.workingwaterfrontfestival.org.
Welcome New Members Member Highlight
First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union
Eileen Bravo, Branch Manager
Southeastern Massachusetts Educational Town & Country HCP, LLC 1341 Cove Rd., New Bedford, MA
Collaborative P. O. Box 8173
12 Welby Road New Bedford, MA 02740
508-997-6267 • www.firstcitizens.org
New Bedford, MA 02745 Phone: 508-984-1055
Phone: 508-991-5477 Fax: 508-984-1160
Fax: 508-998-5959 Email: email@example.com
How would you describe First
Citizens’ Federal Credit Union to
Surf N Turfs/ Captain Clam Cakes Vasco Da Gama Restaurant, Inc.
164 South Main Street 86 Dartmouth Street Chamber members?
Acushnet, MA 02743 New Bedford, MA 02740 First Citizens’ is proud to be a local
Phone: 508-998-3333 Phone: 508-993-4340
www.surfnturfs.com community-based financial institution.
Veterans Transition House
Summit Referral Group, Inc. 20 Willis Street
We believe in building strong, long-
c/o 500 Faunce Corner Road New Bedford, MA 02740 term relationships with our members
Building 100, Suite 120 Phone: 508-992-5313 x11
Dartmouth, MA 02747 Phone: 508-990-3458
and are committed to the communities
Phone: 508-742-9242 Fax: 508-999-3909 we serve. We are aware of the issues
Fax: 508-742-9342 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email: email@example.com www.vetshouse.org
faced by the people we do business
www.summitreferralgroup.com with and understand that our primary Eileen Bravo, Branch Manager of the First Citizens’
Voice Solutions Federal Credit Union South New Bedford Bank.
Sweet Ginger 306 Hancock Street purpose and function is to take care of
181 Huttleston Avenue Fall River, MA 02721 the financial assets of our members. organizations that allow them to reach
Fairhaven, MA 02719 Phone: 508-672-5622
Phone: 508-717-0278 out to our membership. Through the
www.sweetgingerrestaurant.com Walmart - Dartmouth We continuously search for and develop “Think Community” program, local
506 State Road
Technical Solutions Dartmouth, MA 02747 new resources to help members better charitable organizations can advertise
2510B Cranberry Highway Phone: 508-984-7771 manage their finances. Whether per- upcoming events going on in the com-
Wareham, MA 02571 Fax: 508-984-7781
Phone: 508-294-1400 sonal or business banking, we are dedi- munity. These listings are posted on our
13 MacArthur Drive
cated to supporting our members in Facebook fan page and on the news
Thermax, Inc. New Bedford, MA 02740 reaching their financial goals. We strive page at firstcitizens.org.
540 Hawthorn Street Phone: 508-992-9524
Dartmouth, MA 02747
to provide the very best in personal
Phone: 508-999-1231 service, innovative financial products In addition, as free a benefit of doing
and state-of-the-art technology for your your business banking at First Citizens’,
current and future banking needs. each business is offered special advertis-
ing and cross marketing opportunities.
Silkwraps • Acrylics • Gells • Manicures • Pedicures How has your company impacted Many of our business members also
the region? choose to offer a special or discount ex-
Elegant Nails Responsible management, prudent and clusive to other First Citizens’ members.
careful decision-making and awareness This generates extra value for our mem-
of market conditions has allowed us bers, translating into more dollars spent
to continue to offer financial stability with community-based merchants.
Jaqueline Marashio • 508-990-0383
throughout difficult economic times. To
106 New Boston Road, Fairhaven, MA 02719
this end, we also develop products and Also, each month we spotlight one of
services that make a difference in the our business members and one chari-
Kick off the Summer Season! a $25 dollar pedicure,
community. For example, the Hero and table organization in our e-newsletter.
regular 30 will get you in tip toe shape.
Champion accounts, and mortgage and
lending programs like The Home for What accomplishments are you
Bridal Packages & Manicure/Pedicure Parties
the Brave program allow us to positive- most proud of since starting with
Resonable Rental Space for hair dresser or massage therapist. ly impact the financial and economic First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union?
well being of the people who work and Fifteen years ago, I started my banking
live in our neighborhoods and beyond. career at First Citizens’ as a part time
teller. Over the years I have con-
Plans are also in place to support tinuously developed my professional
continued growth of our company and abilities and resources while working in
the expansion of our geographic foot- various departments and advancing my
print, resulting in job creation in the position. First Citizens’ is dedicated to
region. Now, and in future endeavors, the education and advancement of their
we look to build relationships with area employees and promotes from within
businesses and support local business whenever possible. I am proud to say
in the communities that we serve. I was recently promoted to the branch
manager of our South New Bedford
What is one aspect of your company Branch location. I am very excited to
many people do not know about? take this next step in my career and I
First Citizens’ has great opportunities look forward to the new challenges that
available for local business and non-profit this opportunity presents.
Member - to - Member Discount Program
Take advantage of these great discounts offered by your fellow Chamber members by showing your company ID card or business card. It’s that simple!
Aaron Pools & Spas Inc. folia Interstate All Battery Center Pateakos & Poulin
595 State Road An Invitation & Stationery Boutique 154G Faunce Corner Road Attorneys at Law
Dartmouth, MA 02747 by Wendy Joblon Dartmouth, MA 02747 324 Union Street
508-996-3320 354 Elm Street 1-866-299-8019/508-991-8028 New Bedford, MA 02740
Free preferred customer discount card good for Dartmouth, MA 02748 firstname.lastname@example.org 508-985-9535
15% off all chemicals, free 508-992-2950 10% discount off all products. www.pateakosandpoulin.com
curbside delivery on spas. 10-20% off on all invitations & stationery $100 off any real estate closing.
Avis-Rent-A Car The Fox Center for Aesthetic Surgery & 657 Quarry Street Paul & Dixon Insurance
New Bedford Regional Airport MEDI SPA Fall River, MA 02723 388 County Street
1569 Airport Road Richard S. Fox, M.D., P.C. 508-675-5733 New Bedford, MA 02740
New Bedford MA 02745 300A Faunce Corner Road, Suite 202 15% discount on all services. 508-996-8593
508-999-9602 North Dartmouth, MA 02747 email@example.com
Additional 10% off for Chamber members 508-995-2226 • www.thefoxcenter.com MetLife Home Loans, Free complete analysis of your business
10% discount on Restylane & Perlane a Division of MetLife Bank, N.A. or personal insurance program.
Brandon Woods Adult Day Health treatments - $100 off Cutera Pearl Laser treat- 28 County Way Includes alternative quotes.
567 Dartmouth Street ment - 10% discount off Therapeutic Message Dartmouth, MA
Dartmouth, MA 02748 or Signature Facial - Free Skin Analysis 508-997-9381 • firstname.lastname@example.org Paychex, Inc.
508-997-3956 $200 off closing costs for a reverse 200 Foxborough Boulevard
$5/day savings if person attends Greater NB Regional Voc-Tech mortgage. Foxborough, MA 02035
program 5-6 days/week or one free take home Adult Education 508-698-9600
meal/week if person attends 3 or more days/ 1121 Ashley Boulevard Merrill Lynch 15% off of payroll processing
week. New clients only. New Bedford, MA 02745 Eugene G. Loneran, CFP, CRPC (offer valid to new customers only)
508-998-3321 • email@example.com One Citizens Plaza, Suite 1000
The Castelo Group $10 off weekly classes, $5 off Saturday and Providence, RI 02903 The Sylvia Group of Insurance
1815 Acushnet Avenue seminar classes. Winter and spring sessions. 401-863-8624 Agencies
New Bedford, MA 02740 Free Retirement Plan Review 500 Faunce Corner Road
508-995-6291 Hampton Inn New Bedford-Fairhaven Building 100, Suite 120
1 year home warranty 1 Hampton Way Mirasol’s Cafe Dartmouth, MA 02747
Fairhaven, MA 439 State Road 508-995-4553 • www.sylviainsurance.com
Chiropractic USA at Faunce Corner 508-990-8500 North Dartmouth, MA 02747 Insurance program review at no cost
145 Faunce Corner Road #2 www.newbedfordfairhaven.hamptoninn.com 508-996-2323 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Dartmouth, MA 02747 20% off our rack rate for overnight stays, based www.mirasolscafe.com Surprenant & Beneski, P.C.
508-999-4045 upon availability & $25 off meeting room 10% discount on all private events held at the 35 Arnold Street
Set Your Healing Power Free! Full spine rentals. cafe, up to 75 guests. Plus, the one-day liquor New Bedford, MA 02740
& nervous system evaluation: consultation, permit fee will be waived. Contact Mirasol’s 508-994-5200 • nbelderlaw.com
exam & x-rays for just $35 to members. Healthtrax at the Southcoast Wellness Cafe for full details. Free 1-hour consultation for new clients
Center Also, send the CHiPPiMobile to your best
Extra Space Storage 250 Faunce Corner Road clients or your staff as a Thank You!!! The Technobuffs, Inc.
3131 Acushnet Avenue Dartmouth, MA 02747 CHiPPiMobile fees will be waived. 651 Orchard Street
New Bedford, MA 02745 508-999-2171 New Bedford, MA 02744
508-998-2494 2 week complimentary “first time” Arthur Moniz Gallery 508-990-9788
One month Free Storage membership to local residents 18+ years 22 William Street Free onsite consultation & analysis
New Bedford, MA 02740 of your computer & networking needs
Eye Health Vision Centers High Point Real Property Appraisers 508-997-8644
51 State Road 138 Hatch Street www.arthurmonizgallery.com Thompson Farland, Inc.
North Dartmouth, MA 02747 New Bedford, MA 02742 10% off all custom framing & inhouse framed Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
508-994-1400 508-993-5534 pieces. 30 N. Water Street
1. Laser Vision Correction: $500 off normal fee Fax: 508-999-9881 New Bedford, MA 02740
or $100 less than currently advertised special 10% off your next residential Real Estate New Bedford Festival Theatre 508-717-3479
2. Hearing Aids: 35% to 65% off MSRP Appraisal 684 Purchase Street www.ThompsonFarland.com
3. Contact Lenses: 20% off hard; New Bedford, MA 02740 email@example.com
10% off soft Hodgson, Pratt & Associates, P.C. 508-991-5212 10% off any engineering or land surveying
4. Complete pair eyeglasses starting at $89.00 or 72 North Water Street www.nbfestivaltheatre.com service for new clients
30% off most frames in the store New Bedford, MA 02740 $4 off all ticket prices for GYPSY -
508-990-2600 • firstname.lastname@example.org The Greatest Americal Musical. Anne Whiting Real Estate
Fileguard Records Management and Stor- Free 1-hour consultation for new clients July 16th - 18th and 22nd - 25th at the 253 Elm Street
age Corporation Zeiterion Theatre. Dartmouth, MA 02748
7 Industrial Drive Howland Place Fitness Center 508-999-1010 • email@example.com
Mattapoisett, MA 02747 651 Orchard Street Nery Corporation Buyers-1 Year Home Warranty,
508-758-2112 • www.fileguardonline.com New Bedford, MA 02744 700 Pleasant Street, Suite 330 Sellers-Free Deed & Prehome Inspection
Free 30 day trial of services, please 508-994-2100 • firstname.lastname@example.org New Bedford, MA 02740
contact Matt Murphy, www.howlandplacefitness.com 508-990-9800 Your Theatre
email@example.com One year membership for only $199. firstname.lastname@example.org 136 Rivet Street
($100 Savings) Free 1 hour consultation for Business New Bedford, MA 02744
Fine Finish Contracting, Inc. Owners contemplating selling their 508-993-0772
15 Sleepy Hollow Road company. $2 off regular ticket price.
Dartmouth, MA 02747
10% off labor costs for any job we
preform with a $500 minimum per project.
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New Bedford Area
Chamber of Commerce
794 Purchase Street
Held at BankFive, the June Business After Hours Dave Biggs of Biggs-Partners & You Communications Charlie Fellows of Lafrance Hospitality and Paul
was a very successful networking event with over 100 and Cynthia Gilchrest of Common Sense Environmental, Medeiros of BankFive. P.O. Box 8827
attendees. Inc. joined us at the June Business After Hours. New Bedford, MA 02742
New Bedford Chamber Calendar - Upcoming Events
Business After Hours Business After Hours Chamber Invitational SouthCoast Human Business After Hours SouthCoast
Golf Tournament Resources Council Business Expo
Thursday, July 22 at the
Wednesday, August 18 at
Wednesday, September 22 at
Skyroom Bristol County Savings Bank Tuesday, September 7th at Wednesday, September 15nd at Southern Mass Credit Union Wednesday, October 20th at
LeBaron Hills Country Club Rachel’s Lakeside, 5:30 p.m. White’s of Westport
651 Orchard Street 1307 Ashley Boulevard Part 1: Health Care Reform 2926 Acushnet Ave.
4th Floor New Bedford, MA 02745 183 Rhode Island Road 2010-2011 New Bedford, MA 02745 66 State Road
New Bedford, MA 02744 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Lakeville, MA 02347 5:00 p.m - 7:00 p.m. Westport, MA
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 20 at nd
10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Free for Chamber members White’s of Westport, Noon Free for Chamber members
Free for Chamber members & $15 for non-members (cash $150 per player Part 2: Health Care Reform & $15 for non-members Free for attendees
& $15 for non-members (cash at door) $600 per foursome 2012 and Beyond (cash at door)
Sponsored by: Sponsored by: Sponsored by: Foley & Foley P.C. Sponsored by: Southern Mass
Sponsored by: Bristol County Savings Bank Wonder Bowl - Holiday Lanes - Credit Union
Office Technology Group East Providence Lanes & Call Dorothy Botelho to register,
Bristol County Savings Bank 508-999-5231 x20