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Bristol County Chamber and SouthCoast Chamber Announce Branding for Combined Entity

At separate meetings held in June, the boards of directors of the Bristol County Chamber and the SouthCoast Chamber agreed to integrate under a single corporate umbrella, effective January 1, 2020. Shortly after voting to integrate, the chambers secured a …

Celebrating Small Business Week!

The SouthCoast Chamber and Bristol County Chamber of Commerce are excited to announce that the region’s first “Celebrating Small Business Week” will begin Sunday September 15, and end Saturday September 22, 2019. This week of small business appreciation will feature …

PFML (Paid Family & Medical Leave) is HERE!

Submitted by: Curtis Nelson, President/Broker, Nelson Insurance & Financial Services Fall River MA The Massachusetts Legislature as part of the “Grand Bargain” passed PFML Paid Family & Medical Leave, and Governor Charlie Baker signed it into law last year. The …

Membership Referral Program in Full Swing

By Meighread Dandeneau, Communications Intern The new membership referral program has been making waves at the Chamber, and as we’ve reached the halfway point in the year, we’re ready to report a preliminary tally! More about the Membership Referral Program; …

Meet the SouthCoast Chamber Summer Interns!

Hello! My name is Meighread Dandeneau and I’m a recent graduate from Fitchburg State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Communications Media. I chose to do my internship with the SouthCoast Chamber to strengthen my marketing skills through event …

Bristol County Chamber and SouthCoast Chamber Announce Integration

At separate meetings held on June 27, the Boards of Directors of the Bristol County Chamber and the SouthCoast Chamber agreed to integrate under a single corporate umbrella, effective January 1, 2020. With these votes, the two chambers have declared …

Celebrating the History of the Supported Employment Network Program

By Joanne Rego, Support Employment Network Coordinator It is amazing the treasures that you find when preparing for a move. Such was the case when sorting through the many boxes and files that the Supported Employment Network Program accumulated for …

U.S. Senator Edward Markey to Speak at Legislative Lunch

United States Senator Edward Markey will be featured at the SouthCoast Chamber and Bristol County Chamber 2019 Legislative Luncheon on Friday, May 17 at White’s of Westport located at 6 State Rd., Westport, MA. Hear about his new policies and …

Meet the Chamber Interns

  Julia Costa My name is Julia Costa, and I’m in the Hospitality Program at Bristol Community College. I chose to do my internship with the Southeastern Mass Visitors Bureau, which is located within the SouthCoast Chamber. The Bureau has …

Apex Awards Night

The SouthCoast Chamber is pleased to recognize the significant contributions and achievements of our region’s businesses with the presentation of the 2019 APEX Awards in the categories of Small Business, Large Business, Non-Profit and Educational Institution. The awards ceremony this …

The WorkPlace Podcast – Summer Youth Jobs

Are you undecided about hiring youth for the summer? Listen to an employer who did.