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Setting the Agenda for 2015

As we turn the calendar from 2014 to 2015 we are looking forward to a prosperous year for all of our members. There will be some changes in the political landscape with a new Governor being sworn in on Thursday and a new Senate President shortly after that. This presents opportunities and challenges for the business community and it’s important for us to build good working relationships with the new administration. Read more »

Giving Thanks and Giving Back

As we approach the end of the year and enjoy the holiday season there are two things that often come to mind; reflecting back on the year that is closing and thinking about those less fortunate. In doing so, I am always happily reminded how much good the business community does for those in need. One of the pleasures of Chamber work is being in a position to see the positive impacts that businesses like yours make in our communities. Of course there are the obvious benefits of providing jobs, paying taxes and providing needed products or services. However, what often goes unnoticed is the charitable work that businesses and their employees do, very often in a quiet and humble manner. Read more »

6 Tips for Combating the Winter Blues - Naturally!

As the days get shorter, the weather turns colder and it feels like you never see daylight, it is sometimes difficult to stay energetic and uplifted. Some experience the “winter blues” which can feel like a depression of sorts. Some people may have low energy, lack of motivation, mood swings, a “chill” in your body. There are many natural ways to get you out of this “funk” or “rut” you may be in. Find the right resolution for you. Read more »

Chamber Promotes “Shop Small” Campaign in Norwood

The Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that it has signed on as a “Neighborhood Champion” in support of Norwood Center merchants that are rallying together this year to bring a day-long shopping event to their customers. Small Business Saturday is a national movement to drive shoppers to local merchants across the United States. Special sales, discounts, refreshments, live music and free items such as reusable shopping bags will be available all day to shoppers who make the trip to Norwood Center on November 29th. Additionally, those who visit at least three locations will be entered into a raffle to win American Express Gift Certificates and special items donated by the merchants. Read more »

No, No, No - Chamber takes positions on Ballot Questions

A large part of the Chamber’s mission is to support regional economic development and the regional business community. To that end, the Chamber board of directors recently voted to oppose three Ballot Questions that we feel will negatively impact economic development and business in the Neponset Valley. Read more »

Back To Work

Well the school buses are rolling again and the Patriots season is about to kick off. I hope everyone had a chance to take a break this summer and enjoy some time away from work, your computer and other electronic devices we seem so attached to. September always feels like the beginning of a new year to me. The kids are back in school, the cooler air re-energizes people, our event calendar picks up and people seem eager to get back to work. It’s a good time to take a look at your business goals and see where you stand before the end of the third quarter. Read more »

Easy Ways to Maintain Movement in Your Life

I have always believed that exercise, daily if possible, is key to great health. I recently had a patient ask me what I do for exercise and I was pleased that I could share with her the variety of enjoyable physical activities that I do Read more »

Non-Compete Ban Does Not Pass

The Massachusetts Legislative session ended on July 31, 2014 without the passage of a ban or restriction on non-competition agreements. A bill which would have significantly restricted the use of non-competition agreements in employment was approved by the state Senate but in the end, did not pass in the full Legislature. Read more »

Independence Day

Many years ago when rifling through some photos in the Chamber archives I found one of the Fourth of July parade in Norwood probably in the late 50’s (when we were the Norwood Chamber of Commerce). It showed a young women riding in a convertible Cadillac with a sash across her front that said “Chamber of Commerce”. Read more »

Everything You Should Know about Sinusitis - Brigham & Woman’s Hospital

Along with warmer weather and longer days, spring brings allergies and colds – often the cause of sinusitis. Read more »

Plimpton Press Development Good for Norwood Center

The Mission Statement of the Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce is “To enhance quality of life and economic development in the Neponset Valley Read more »

Playing Well in the Sandbox

Often when I speak to community groups Read more »

Shop Local and Save

The other night my family went out to eat at the British Beer Company in Walpole. The main reason we went is that the BBC was donating 10% of our total bill to the Oldham Elementary School in Norwood, which our 2nd grade girls attend. The other reasons are that they are a Chamber member, and their food is good Read more »

Is It Time for a Raise?

The Massachusetts House of Representatives will soon be debating the merits of raising the Commonwealth’s Minimum Wage rate. Read more »

Guest Blog - The Search for the Fountain of Youth by Master Calvin Chin, Visions HealthCare

Youthfulness, health and longevity - how is this achieved? Does anyone know the magic formula? As a long-term practitioner of Tai Chi and martial arts (over 50 years), I am approached by students and friends who are fascinated with how I have aged, since I appear to be much younger than my chronological age. Read more »

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