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Holiday Party and Networking Night

Join us at the elegant Victorian offices of Lennon Insurance and SSJM Attorneys located at 629 Main Street in Woburn. Take a break before the rush of the Holiday season and enjoy mingling with the network you have grown throughout the year and meet some new faces too.

Enjoy touring the plush offices and appreciate the meticulous restoration of this gracious building. Savor delicious appetizers over an exceptional glass of wine.

We hope you will be able to join us in this celebration of the Holiday season and we invite you to bring an unwrapped toy to be donated to Toys for Tots. 

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Learn more about our hosts SSJM Attorneys and Lennon Insurance:

Robert A. (Bob) Jutras

  

University of New Hampshire
University of Maine Law School
Admitted in MA and NH

Specializing in: Divorce and Family Law, Probate Administration, Elder Law, Personal and Business Litigation, Estate, Trust and Medicaid Planning, Securities and Commercial Litigation,  Business General Counsel, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Click to email > | Click for full bio >

Sonja Starins

Boston University
University of Maine Law School
Admitted in MA, ME and CA

Specializing In: Divorce, Post Divorce Modifications, Prenuptial Agreements, Estate and Trust Planning Click to email > | Click for full bio >

Peter J Lennon CPCU

Peter is the founder of Lennon Insurance Agency, Inc. which has been in business for over twenty years.   Peter attended the University of Maine, Orono and Salem State College where he earned his B.A. in Political Science. He earned his Charted Property Casualty Underwriting (CPCU) Designation in 1995.  Peter attributes his success largely to community involvement.  Peter is an active member of the Woburn Historical Society.  He enjoys restoring old houses and in 2004 was the first ever recipient of the City of Woburn’s Historical Commission’s Preservation Award for Historical Architectural Restoration of the Lennon Insurance Building. Peter enjoys spending quality time with his wife Dawn and their two sons Peter and Jack.

Email: pjlennon@lennoninsurance.com
(781) 937-0050 ext. 116

Event Description:
Join area business women for a fun, no pressure speed networking event. Bring plenty of business cards and plan to meet 20-30 new people.  When you arrive you’ll be asked to fill out a short form with key facts about your business.  After some casual networking you’ll join a table of 8 or 10 other business women and when the speed networking round starts you’ll use those key points to introduce yourself and your business to the others at your table. When the round is complete you’ll move on to another table and introduce yourself to that group. Each round will last approximately 15 minutes and there will be 3 rounds.  There’ll be plenty of time for casual networking and socializing afterwards.
 Location:
Temazcal – 2nd Floor
2 Wall St, Burlington
Date/Time Information:
Monday, April 8
5:30 – 6:00 – Check-in and casual networking
6:00 – 7:00 – Speed Networking
7:00 – 7:30 – Casual Networking
Fees/Admission:
$10 – Members
$20 – Non-members

Join us on March 20th for Opening Day at McCue’s Garden Center!

Our host Megan McCue has generously invited the Women of Woburn back for another visit!

Enjoy the beautiful displays and fuel up on all that extra oxygen inside the greenhouse. We will enjoy a bite and a Make and Take project to help get us in the mood for Spring.

Be sure to take a peak around as she will be offering a discount for the day of our event.

 

Space is limited, please RSVP to hold your spot!

200 Cambridge Road
Woburn MA 01801

12:00pm – 1:15pm

 

McCue Garden Center Fundraising
To meet the financial challenges facing today’s schools, groups and other organizations, McCue Garden Center is proud to offer a variety of fundraiser programs to help non-profit organizations, like yours, raise funds for charitable works, church and school activities, and community programs. Call early as our calendar fills up quickly!

 

 

The Woburn Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Celebration

You are cordially invited to join the members and friends of the Woburn Chamber of Commerce on November 7th from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the Hilton Boston/Woburn for our Annual Celebration. Our theme is “The Value of Community” and we will be honoring businesses and organizations that embody a valuing of community.

We are proud to announce this year’s award winners! Our Humanitarian Award winner is Social Capital Inc. Founded by their President, David Crowley in 2002, they help communities find ways to build social capital and strengthen their futures. Our Business of the Year is Tocci Building Corp. who set an example on how to run a successful business while valuing the communities they touch and the overall wellness of their employees.  Our keynote speaker for the celebration will be announced on October 24th. If you would like this info as well as event updates and community news. please add yourself to the email list, SUBSCRIBE

Sponsorship Opportunities

Our Annual Celebration offers great opportunities for sponsorship and range from placing your business logo on our silent auction bid sheets to Event Sponsorship and lots in between.

To purchase tickets and learn more about becoming a sponsor, please visit our Annual Celebration page.

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You’re Invited to Jack’s Coal Fired Pizza on July 25th

The Woburn Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us at the Summer Biz Brew Mixer. Reading Cooperative Bank is hosting a summer mixer for area professionals on the patio at Jack’s Coal Fired Pizza located at 2 Wall Street in Burlington. Enjoy summer breezes on the patio and meet professionals from lots of local communities- all while supporting our community.

Reading Cooperative bank’s Charitable Foundation will be matching our donation of $5 from every ticket purchased.

TICKETS

Amy Smith, aka the Social Media Smith will be presenting a workshop aimed at small businesses and solopreneurs. Managing their social media is a chore for many small businesses. It can be hard to tell if it’s effective and even harder to find time to create content.

Amy Smith will explain how creating a social media strategy can help!

This FREE workshop is being presented by the Woburn Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Woburn Public Library and is being hosted by our friends at MindTrek VR. MindTrek VR is a brand new concept in virtual reality gameplay. With locations in Woburn and Marlboro, gamers are physically immersed in the virtual reality experience. Through clever use of social media, this company has effectively shared their concept and built excitement which has supported their growth. Workshop attendees are encouraged to try for themselves with discounted gameplay after the workshop.

You can register for both the workshop and the gameplay through the library.

REGISTER

 

Join us at Polcari’s

Kick off the New Year with some new connections! The Woburn Chamber of Commerce, the Stoneham Chamber and the North Suburban Chamber invite you to join us at our After Hours Mixer on January 24th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Polcari’s in Woburn.

Enjoy delicious authentic Italian favorites while meeting lots of local professionals. Be sure to bring plenty of business cards and remember to drop one in our business card raffle!

A cash bar will be available.

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After Hours Networking on November 29th
We will be at The Local on November 29th from 5:30 to 7:30 for After Hours business networking.

Join us for amazing appetizers and a cash bar. Take a break from the Holiday hustle and relax in the company of area professionals.

Your timely RSVP is greatly appreciated.

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Networking Tips from the Experts

For many of us, stepping into a networking event can be an intimidating proposal. At the Woburn Chamber of Commerce, we take pride in hosting events that are friendly and welcoming. Introductions are easily made and we always enjoy meeting new people!

Here are some tips on breaking the ice from Ivan Misner, author of Networking Like A Pro. In his article for Entrepeneur.com called, “Hate Small Talk? How to Break the Ice When Networking for Business”, Ivan has two main suggestions.

  1. Current Events: Even if you don’t have any interest in sports or the latest celebrity gossip, taking just a cursory glance at the headlines on websites like CNN, ESPN or People arms you with conversations starters for all ages.
  2. Ask Questions: Give the person you are meeting the opportunity to be the expert! Ask them about their business and let them do the talking. You might learn something interesting and they will enjoy being able to share more about their business.

 

 

After Hours Networking at Joe’s
“Dive Into Summer” on June 14th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Joe’s American Bar & Grill at our last after hours networking event before summer officially begins. Enjoy a signature cocktail, a sampling from their new menu, as well as their completely renovated restaurant and bar. Enjoy a summer evening with old friends and new!

On the Menu

Baby Back Ribs
Caprese Skewers
Watermelon Salad
Chicken Brocolli and Ziti
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Gazpacho Soup

 

We understand that summer’s get busy with vacations, pool time and trips to the beach. We also know it’s important for you to stay in touch with your network. The June Network Gathering is traditionally a time for members and friends to catch up on summer plans and connect before the summer is upon us.

Your busines card enters you into the raffle to win the “Dive Into Summer” prize basket. We look forward to seeing you at Joe’s!

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