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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 »

To Your Health

A New Year and a new start. Read more »

Young Female Athletes in Danger of Osteoporosis?  POSTED BY BRIGHAM AND WOMEN’S HOSPITAL

A 19-year-old who used to run three-to-seven miles a day, Laura now feels pain and limps even when walking. Jessica is a competitive college lacrosse player who has repeatedly sat on the sidelines during the past two seasons with foot pain. Both women are being treated for stress fractures, but they also share increased risk for a condition that can lead to irreversible loss of bone density if not recognized and treated early. Read more »

Filling the Gap

I hope that everyone had a restful and enjoyable Thanksgiving weekend. The staff here at the Chamber is thankful for the ongoing support we receive from each of you throughout the course of the year. I recently attended an excellent program at Universal Technical Institute (UTI). Read more »

Guest Blog: How to Survive the Holidays Being Gluten-Free by Dr. Wendy Trubow of Visions HealthCare

To avoid any issues this holiday season, Dr. Trubow has come up with five tips to keep you safe and satisfied through the New Year. Read more »

Guest Blog: How Loudly Does Your World Speak?  By Wendie Trubow, MD, MBA

I'm not a particularly superstitious person, but I do believe each of us has lessons to learn in life. How we approach each experience makes all the difference in how easily we learn from our mistakes, take on a new perspective and make changes. The tricky part of handling these experiences is that we often don't view them as growth opportunities until afterward. Read more »

Fresh Perspective By NVCC Intern Jon Oslin

Before starting work at the NVCC I honestly had the wrong impression of what exactly I would do and that the job would be boring and tedious. Read more »

And the Winner Is…

One of the highlights of the year for the Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce is our Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner. Each year, we take a moment to recognize those businesses and business people who stand out for their contributions back to the community, their employees and to the Chamber. The good news is there are so many recipients worthy of recognition. The challenge lies in identifying them. This is where we need your help. Read more »

Greetings from our Nation’s Capital by NVCC President Tom O’Rourke

Imagine owning a multi-generational family business that sits in a flood plain requiring you to purchase costly flood insurance, then finding out that your already high premiums are going to increase dramatically. What do you do? Well, one South Shore company tore down their building and rebuilt it on higher ground above the flood plain. Read more »

Don’t Forget to Breathe! By Wendie Trubow, M.D, M.B.A.

I am a love of what I'll call "fun facts." Read more »

Make Your Goals “SMART” Goals

How you write your goals can make the difference between celebrating success and floundering with frustration. Tune up your goals before your set them into action by making them SMART! Read more »

Thank You for That Referral

As summer winds down and folks return from vacations and ease back into the school year, it doesn’t mean the end of going out and being active. In fact, the next few months are perfect for enjoying the many opportunities that exist right here in our region. And there is no shortage of opportunities, beginning this Saturday at Norwood Day in Norwood Center. Read more »

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