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Walktober is Happening Now!


The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is kicking off the 26th year of Walktober with a cavalcade of spectacular activities in the National Heritage Corridor! What started out as a “Walking Weekend” years ago has expanded to more than a month’s worth of adventures led by enthusiastic volunteers. Most activities are free and many are family-friendly. You can find it all in…


Added by CMS Chamber Online on September 19, 2016 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Sturbridge Rotary Golf Classic Winners

The Militia Team were the winners of the recent Sturbridge Rotary Golf Classic held at Cohasse Country Club.  After a great round including several birdies, the team shot a 51.  Team members include (L to R) Austin Jenkins, Dave Tetzel, Howard Mosher and Joe…


Added by Pauline White on September 6, 2016 at 2:19pm — No Comments

2016 Annual Awards: Nomination Deadline Extended to December

Help us recognize greatness:

The Chamber seeks nominations for 2016 Annual Awards

The Chamber is now accepting nominations for three annual awards. Central Mass South will recognize the Business of the Year, Chamber Volunteer of the Year and Citizen of the Year at our annual meeting in January. We are seeking nominees who have demonstrated…


Added by CMS Chamber Online on August 31, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Woman in Business & Dudley-Charlton Education Foundation Sponsor an “Up in the Air” Fundraiser at Charlton Old Home Day

Sturbridge, MA – Woman in Business, Inc. (WIB), a 501c(3) that supports women by fostering networking, sharing information and experiences, and providing educational opportunities, has teamed up with The Dudley-Charlton Education Foundation to raise…


Added by Maxine Carter-Lome on August 8, 2016 at 1:25pm — No Comments

SpencerBANK Donates to StandUp For Kids Worcester

Pictured here are Nada Kanaan, senior branch manager of SpencerBANK’s Worcester Office along with Donna Katsoudas, executive director of the Worcester chapter of StandUp for Kids.

Spencer, MA—SpencerBANK recently made a $1,000 donation to the Worcester chapter of StandUp for Kids, an organization whose mission is to end youth homelessness.

“StandUp for Kids plays a very important role in our…


Added by SpencerBANK on August 3, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

September 21- Mark your calendar for The Hurricane That Transformed New England!

Opacum Land Trust brings author Stephen Long to Sturbridge to share his new book:  Thirty-Eight: The Hurricane That Transformed New England

September 21, 2016 from 6:00 to 9:00pm; Dinner and Program at the Publick House

September 21st is the anniversary of the great 1938 hurricane that devastated our region, flooding the town of Southbridge and flattening many of our woodlands.  Opacum Land Trust is proud to host Stephen Long,…


Added by Jennifer Ohop on July 30, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

SpencerBANK Donates $5,000 to Worcester State Foundation

Pictured here, left to right: Randal D. Webber, Executive…


Added by SpencerBANK on July 20, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Sturbridge Rotary Golf Classic: August 29

Sturbridge Rotary Club Presents the 2016 Charity Golf Classic

At Cohasse Country Club, the spectacular 1916 Donald Ross designed Championship world class layout.

The private course will be wide open for all to appreciate!

Save the date and register soon: August 29, 2016.

See the complete details in the…


Added by CMS Chamber Online on July 18, 2016 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Sturbridge Rotary Welcomes New Member

Kelli Robbins of Holland, MA was welcomed to Sturbridge Rotary recently.  She is an attorney and serves as the Executive Secretary to the Town of Holland.  In her free time she enjoys training seeing eye dogs.  Past-President Larry Mandell is…


Added by Pauline White on July 15, 2016 at 3:27pm — No Comments

SpencerBANK Launches Affordable First Time Home Buying Program

SpencerBANK is pleased to announce the launch of its new Affordable First Time Home Buying Program. This fixed-rate mortgage product was designed to help make home ownership affordable for low to moderate income first-time homebuyers. The product is also available for first-time buyers looking to purchase property in qualifying census tract areas.

The Bank, which has designated $2 million per year for this program, is committed to assisting individuals and families looking to fulfill…


Added by SpencerBANK on June 29, 2016 at 12:10pm — No Comments

T & G's 2016 Best of Central Mass: Get Nominated!



This contest is going to be HUGE and if you go to the below link I would…


Added by CMS Chamber Online on June 28, 2016 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Rotary Announces Scholarship Recipients

Sturbridge Rotary is pleased to announce the five winners of the 2016 Rotary Scholarships.  The students, all from Tantasqua, will share the $6,000 scholarship award.  Over the past 43 years, Sturbridge Rotary has awarded nearly $206,000 in scholarship funds.   Rotary…


Added by Pauline White on June 15, 2016 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Jenkins Awarded Paul Harris Fellowship

Sturbridge Rotary awarded Honorary Rotarian Kim Jenkins with a Paul Harris Fellowship for her role in implementing the Club’s Open House events and all the Dinner Dance Fundraisers.  Kim’s behind-the-scene work has been critical to the success of many meetings as well. …


Added by Pauline White on June 15, 2016 at 11:26am — No Comments

SpencerBANK and Southbridge Savings Bank Employees Collect and Donate $1,425 to March of Dimes

Pictured here (from left): Lori Kelly, Vice President/Branch Administrator, SpencerBANK; Patty Kady, Development Manager, New England Chapter of March of Dimes; and Bonnie Losavio, Assistant Vice President/Human Resources,…


Added by SpencerBANK on June 10, 2016 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Sturbridge Rotary Donates to Food Pantry

The 3rd Annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser held recently was another success.  Members and guests enjoyed a great buffet, chances to win prizes and danced the night away.  President Austin Jenkins (left) presented Father Peter Joyce with a $3,000 check to…


Added by Pauline White on June 9, 2016 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Sturbridge Rotary Inducts New Member

Charles Battersby was recently welcomed into membership of the Sturbridge Rotary Club.  The induction ceremony was led by Past District Governor Klaus Hachfeld and Past President Bill Lemke.  After returning to Sturbridge from a 13-year absence, Battersby is looking…


Added by Pauline White on May 30, 2016 at 11:59am — No Comments

Hachfeld Receives Rotary’s Highest Honor

Klaus D. Hachfeld of Sturbridge was honored recently by Rotary International for his commitment to Rotary.  Hachfeld has been a member of the Sturbridge Rotary Club since 1982 and has served in many capacities including President of the Club in 1987-88, Governor of District…


Added by Pauline White on May 24, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Hitchcock's Farmers Market: Want more? You got it!

Want more from your local Farmers Market, well, you got it:

The Community Involved in Sustainable Agriculture (CISA) is working to help local Farmer's Markets promote their markets. As a part of the CISA outreach, Hitchcock…


Added by CMS Chamber Online on May 19, 2016 at 1:36pm — No Comments

Woman In Business Thank Participants & Sponsors for Successful Local Business Expo

Woman In Business, Inc. would like to thank the following individuals who contributed to the success of WIB’s first Business Expo held on May 11, at Old Sturbridge Village.

Sponsors, vendors, volunteers, silent auction donors, and attendees, we could not have done this without your support!

Gold Sponsors and Vendors:  Webster First Federal Credit Union; Your Hometown Shopper Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. Sturbridge; Spiewak Consultants; Silver…


Added by Maxine Carter-Lome on May 13, 2016 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Local Business Expo May 11 at Old Sturbridge Village

First Annual Woman In Business, Inc. 2016 Business Expo

Wednesday, May 11, 5pm-8pm

Oliver Wight Tavern, Old Sturbridge Village



Added by Maxine Carter-Lome on May 4, 2016 at 9:58am — No Comments

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