Congratulations to the Woburn Chamber of Commerce’s Golf Tournament Winners
Congratulations and Thank You to everyone who participated in our inaugural golf tournament. While we like to think that all of our golfers are winners for coming out to participate in the tournament…there are a few special winners we would like to acknowledge.
Paul Moriarty, Golf Committee Chair
Congratulating Longest Drive Winner
Dave Trueira of ADP
Closest to the Pin
Paul Moriarty, Moriarty Financial
Congratulating Closest to the Pin Winner
Mark Herzog, NESIM
Rumson’s Rum Contest Winner
Dave Senarian, Hitachi Data Systems
with Steve Orne, Rumson’s Rum
First Place Team
In photo from left:
Heather Maguire, Exec. Director Woburn Chamber of Commerce
Mark Herzog NESIM
Chris Checksfield, NET 7
Carl Flumerfelt, Winchester Savings Bank
Paul Moriarty, Moriarty Financial
(Winner not pictured here, Bob Whitney of NESIM)
Thank You to City Council President, Rich Haggerty
We were honored to have the City Council President, Rich Haggerty join us for lunch. Our connections at City Hall are vital to a vibrant business community and we are proud to have Rich join us on this special day!
Sponsors and Donor Thank You
The following is a full list of our sponsors and donors. For lots more photos please visit our Facebook page and why not LIKE us while you’re there?!
Breakfast Sponsor: Scoreboards Sports Bar & Grill
Dessert Sponsor: Salem Five Bank
Contest Sponsor: Rumson’s Rum
Tee Box Sponsors: Personal Movers, Sal’s Pizza, NESIM Corp., Hannaford & Dumas, Murtha Cullina LLP, Reading Cooperative Bank, Scafidi & Juliano, Hillside Florist, Dole & Bailey, Allen & Major Associates, Now Business Intelligence, Commonwealth Mortgage, McLane Middleton, Woburn Municipal Federal Credit Union, Omogrosso Carey and Associates Financial Advisors, Accurate Glass & Aluminum, Stoneham Ford, Showcase Cinema, Boston Solar, Nupath, Tourkantonis & Delaney PC, Champion Cleaners, Hall & Sullivan, Stor-U-Self, Woburn Glass, Moriarty Financial Group, TD Bank, The Local Kitchen & Drinks, Edward Jones, db2/ARCHitecture, M&L Transit Systems, Council of Social Concern, Sophwell, McLane Middleton, SSJM Attorneys, Mike Rice “The Mortgage Guy”, Members Plus Credit Union, Carbone Commercial Real Estate, Superior Contracting Services LLC, Patriot Financial Group.
Our Donor List includes: Scrubadub, Red Heat, Pizzamore Flatbreads, Pizzeria Regina, Fairfield Inn, Dave & Buster’s, Merrimack Valley Golf Club, Joseph’s Catering, Lord Hobo Brewing, WT Phelan Insurance, Lawless Jeep, Boston Solar, Chowdaheadz, Joe’s American Bar & Grill, Jake & Joe’s, Kadanse Studio, Boston Sports Club, Personal Movers, Goodies Homemade, Game On Therapeutics, Courtyard Marriott, Al’s Café, Laser Craze, Woburn Bowladrome, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Texas Roadhouse, Sportsclips, Boston Sports Clubs, Bayberry Café, Crowne Plaza, The Restaurant, Oye’s, Edible Arrangements, Sophwell, Hilton Woburn, Catherine Hinds, Wicked Easy Golf, CrossFitAres, The Way Boxing.
Join us for our Transportation Conversation Breakfast
The Woburn Chamber of Commerce’s Hospitality Entertainment and Restaurant Exchange or here will be hosting a networking breakfast on April 6th from 7 to 9:30 am at the Crowne Plaza. The breakfast will feature a panel discussion of transportation issues facing the citizens and businesses of Woburn. On the panel will be Travis Pollack from MAPC presenting findings of a recent mobility study compiled on behalf of NSPC. We will also have Jeff Bennett from the 128 Business Council and Andrea Leary of Northeast Transit Planning and Management Corp.
This is an opportunity to learn more about the issues facing Woburn. We welcome businesses and residents to bring questions, concerns and comments about local transportation. It is a complex issue but we will have the experts to help us find answers.
Who is here?
The Hospitality Entertainment and Restaurant Exchange is a group formed under the umbrella of the Woburn Chamber of Commerce to provide networking, promotional opportunities and support to here businesses. Many of our members are facing staffing difficulties due to a lack of regional transportation. We have organized the Transportation Conversation Breakfast in part to help them find solutions to the problem. We are also offering free table space to businesses who are attending the breakfast. The space is limited. Please contact Heather at (781) 935-0345 or email@example.com to claim your spot.
How the Woburn Chamber of Commerce Benefits Business
The Woburn Chamber of Commerce was formed in the early 1980’s. For over 30 years we have been dedicated to supporting Woburn businesses. The Woburn Chamber of Commerce offers support at City Hall for new businesses as well as those seeking to expand or renovate. We are proud to act as a liaison between business and the many community organizations, non-profits and charities in the area. We know that giving back benefits business in many ways and we are proud of the contributions of our members that help make Woburn a strong and vibrant community. For many of our members the opportunity for varied and ongoing networking is vital to growing their contacts and their business. We have maintained ongoing network gatherings at member businesses as well as adding the Women of Woburn and the Young Professionals to our line up. We will be continuing to grow with our “Lunch and Learn” program launching this June.
What our Members Say
Featured in this short video are Steve Carr, General Manager at Dave & Busters. Steve and his team have been partners with us on many great events and have been positive community partners. Mayor Scott Galvin explains the important role of the Woburn Chamber of Commerce in advocacy and community. Our mission to encourage “Buy Local, Buy Woburn” mean we promote and encourage shopping Woburn first for products and services. President and CEO of Cummings Properties, Dennis Clarke who has been closely involved with the Woburn Chamber of Commerce for over 20 years speaks about the collaboration fostered by the Woburn Chamber of Commerce. Paul Moriarty, owner of Moriarty Financial Group shares some of the ways that businesses can use the Woburn Chamber of Commerce as a resource for support. Scott Matheson, COO at Dole & Bailey has been a longtime member, with us since the 80’s! Also in the video is Andy Hackett, owner and president of Team Logic IT of NE Massachusetts. Andy encourages you to reach out, invite us over for a tour. Sit down with us and let us share some of the ways membership can benefit your business.
Join us at The Restaurant for our February Network Gathering on February 7th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Our host, Peter Mamakos welcomes the Woburn Chamber of Commerce back to enjoy a night of great food and conversation. The Restaurant is a favorite Woburn eatery with it’s fast, fresh and delicious food and friendly staff. It’s a great place to meet for lunch or dinner, even breakfast!
Bring your appetite! Peter will provide appetizers and a cash bar.
The Woburn Chamber of Commerce’s Network gatherings are held monthly at member businesses. they are a fun place to gather and meet new people and catch up with old friends. Please invite a guest or coworker. We love to see new faces.
Remember to bring your business cards for the raffle!
Our Annual Holiday Celebration will be held on December 6th at the Crowne Plaza starting at 5:30 pm. Please join us and help to celebrate 2016. As part of the festivities we will be holding a silent auction to benefit the Council of Social Concern The stalwart Woburn charity does much good for Woburn and surrounding communities. Please help us raise much needed funds for the upcoming year.
Some of our auction items include:
- Easter Brunch for 10 at the Crowne Plaza valued at $400.00
- A private dance lesson at Studio 665 with tickets to the Dance Showcase valued at $230.00
- 50″ Samsung smart t.v. valued at $899.00
Plus much, much more!
Woburn Hospitality Restaurant And Nightlife Networking Night
The Woburn Chamber of Commerce is hosting a networking event for professionals in the Hospitality, Restaurant and Nightlife industries in Woburn. This inside the industry networking is one of the goals of our newest group under the Woburn Chamber of Commerce umbrella, WHRN. Join others who understand the specific demands and challenges that are part of the career. November 30th will be a fun way to meet some new friends, play some games and learn more about the goals of the WHRN.
One of the biggest goals of the group is to provide opportunities for work & play. Networking is an amazing way to make new contacts and expand your growth potential. Networking with people who work in the same industry provides unique opportunities to cross promote, share resources and create exciting events.
The WHRN is driven by the slogan, “Buy Local Buy Woburn”. As a group we are seeking to create a dialogue with our members to retain and attract business to Woburn. Through unique promotions, Groupon style discount offers and special events such as a” Pub Crawl Through the Wu” and “A Taste of Woburn”; we aim to partner with you to bring new business and attention to your establishments.
The Woburn Chamber of Commerce has well established relationships with City Officials. Finding solutions to common problems may be possible with assistance through city and state officials. Many of you are struggling with the same difficulties and having help and awareness of these issues is a way to source solutions that benefit everyone.
Our Annual Meeting is more than a time to take care of Association business. It is a time to celebrate and honor some of the best parts of the year. Included in that is our yearly surprise of our recipient of the Humanitarian Award. The Business of the Year Award is given to a business who has had an exceptional year based upon growth, community involvement or other substantial developments. The business climate of the upcoming year is addressed and this year the conversation will surround the passage of the new Marijuana Legislation. Specifically we will examine how it will impact business. The evening will begin at 5:30 pm on December 6th at the Crowne Plaza.
Our Holiday Celebration is graciously being planned by Catherine Stevens and her team at the Crowne Plaza/Scoreboards. We will enjoy delicious passed hor d’ouerves, a carving station as well as a pasta station. While we wine and dine we can browse the items up for auction to benefit the Council of Social Concern. Our members have generously donated a huge variety of items and with 100% of the proceeds going to the Council, you can shop and do good at the same time!
2016 has been a year of great growth and excitement at the Woburn Chamber of Commerce. Please come and help us celebrate our success and move forward into 2017 with great hope and faith that more is on the horizon.