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Friday, February 16, 2018Workshops

PR 101: The Basics of a Public Relations Campaign

PR 101:  The Basics of a Public Relations Campaign
Attendees can expect to learn:

A brief description of public relations and how PR fits into an overall marketing campaign
How and why PR works
Components of a PR campaign
oPress release
oSource letter
oCompany profile
oContributed thought leadership articles
oEvents
oSocial Media

When:
Friday, February 16, 2018 8:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce
134 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360

Seminar is free to attend, but registration is required.
Presented by: Jim Farrell, President/Founder of PR First & Nicole Joy Hales, Senior Account Manager of PR First
Registration:
Members & Non-Members are welcome to attend, but registration is required.

Regsiter HERE!

For more information:
Amy Naples
508-830-1620
amy@plymouthchamber.com

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Friday, February 16, 2018Workshops

Advanced Excel

Advanced Excel
Join us for hands on Advanced Excel Training
Attendees will learn:
·Excel database functions of Creating
·Sorting and Querying a Table
·Creating and applying criteria ranges subtotals
·Database functions
·SumIf and CountIf functions
·Pivot tables if majority of class with benefit from this topic
·Importing Excel into Word creating Linked and Embedded features.

When:
Friday, February 16, 2018 9:00 AM
Where:
Session Held at
Curry College
20 North Park Avenue
Plymouth, MA
Cost is $45 for members & $55 for non-members
Registration is required.
Registration:
Members & Non-Members are welcome to attend.  Registration is required and space is limited to 16 participants.  
Seats fill quickly!

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For more information:
Amy Naples
508-830-1620
amy@plymouthchamber.com

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018Business After Hours

Business After Hours Hosted by BRABO

Business After Hours Hosted by BRABO
Join the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce and BRABO benefits for Business After Hours at Alden Park!

Make new contacts and business connections at this networking event offered free to Chamber Members and $10 for Non Chamber Members.

By attending, you’ll have the opportunity to meet other local business professionals, discuss and share ideas, and build relationships in a relaxed setting. Event includes complimentary food and beverages, door prizes and raffles!

Bring plenty of business cards and be prepared to expand your network!

When:
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Hosted by BRABO Benefits
Alden Park
160 Colony Place
Plymouth MA 02360
Registration:
Registration is required to attend the event
For More Info:
Meg Doherty
508-830-1620
meg@plymouthchamber.com

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Wednesday, March 07, 2018Ribbon Cuttings

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Triple M

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Triple M
The Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce and Triple M cordially invite you to attend the Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!

Ribbon Cutting at 10:00am.

Triple M (formely known as Medical Marijuana of Massachusetts) is a locally owned and operated company that is focused on providing the best all-natural marijuana for medical use to registered patients at Triple M's dispensaries in Plymouth and Mashpee, Massachusetts.

Triple M's staff is dedicated to ensuring that every client looking to improve their quality of life receives the best experience possible in a welcoming, professional environment.  Whether you are new to medical marijuana or an experienced user, our knowledgeable staff is available to serve your needs.

Join us in meeting the staff and learning more about this great company!

When:
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 9:00 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
Triple M
9 COLLINS AVENUE
PLYMOUTH, MA 02360
P: 508-747-1970
Registration:
Registration is required to attend the event

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For More Info:
Meg Doherty
508-830-1620

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Thursday, March 08, 2018Morning Mixer

Morning Mixer Hosted by Stacey Shipman

Morning Mixer Hosted by Stacey Shipman
Power Up Your Skills!

Do you feel uneasy presenting to groups or networking with strangers? Or maybe you want better results from your speaking and networking efforts? Either way, public speaking is a vital skill for small business.

In addition to open networking, Stacey will share tools and strategies to help you speak more confidently and deliver a memorable message (new elevator speech anyone?)
Then she'll coach, on the spot, 5 volunteers to power up their public speaking skills.

Stacey believes in bringing out the best in people. Join us on Thursday March 8, 2018 from 8:30am-10:00am to connect, learn and share ideas in a relaxed setting.

This event is offered FREE to Chamber Members and $5 for Non-Chamber Members.

Bring plenty of business cards. Event will include coffee and breakfast treats!

Stacey Shipman brings out the best in people. As a communication coach, facilitator and speaker she works with business owners and leaders to power up their public speaking and communication skills. Individuals and organizations rely on her insights and strategies when they want to express ideas clearly, strengthen professional relationships and boost overall performance. In addition, Stacey hosts boutique networking events for small businesses and publishes Communicate Naturally,...  More >>

When:
Thursday, March 08, 2018 8:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Morning Mixer Hosted by:
Stacey Shipman
PACC Office
134 Court Street
Plymouth MA 02360
Registration:
Registration is required to attend

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For More Info:
Meg Doherty
508-830-1620
meg@plymouthchamber.com

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018Workshops

Microsoft Excel I

Microsoft Excel I
Attendees will learn:
Creating formulas including AutoSum
Max, Min Average functions
Applying relative and absolute referencing to formulas
Creating basic charts/graphs;
Worksheet formatting and file saving

When:
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 9:00 AM
Where:
Session Held at
Curry College Compuer Lab
20 North Park Avenue
Plymouth, MA
Cost is $45 for members & $55 for non-members
Registration is required.
Registration:
Members & Non-Members are welcome to attend. Registration is required. Each attendee will use a computer for hands on learning.

REGISTER HERE!

For more information:
Amy Naples
508-830-1620
amy@plymouthchamber.com

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018Women Mean Business Lunch

Women Mean Business Luncheon hosted by Speedwell Tavern

Women Mean Business Luncheon hosted by Speedwell Tavern
Join the PACC and Speedwell Tavern for a delightful afternoon of networking and great food!

Expand your business horizons- and your knowledge - by taking advantage of time to network and hear from members of the community that are leaders in their respective fields. When you attend our monthly Chamber Luncheons, you’ll have access to meeting over 60 other professionals, representing the full-spectrum of business.

Business representatives will have 60 seconds to promote their own business and distribute promotional and marketing materials.  Following this structured networking, guests will be given time to network with the many other professionals in attendance.

Buffet Lunch will be included

Luncheon sponsored by: Mortgages By Stacey Jordan, HomeBridge Financial

When:
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
Speedwell Tavern
47 Main Street
Plymouth MA 02360
Registration:
Registration is required to attend this event.
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Thursday, March 22, 2018Ribbon Cuttings

Achieve TMS East Ribbon Cutting

Achieve TMS East Ribbon Cutting
Achieve TMS East, a facility that offers a new hope for major depression, will be celebrating a Grand Opening and Open House on Thursday, March 22, from 5 - 7 pm at 225 Water St, Suite 200, Plymouth, MA.

The night’s festivities will begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:15 pm with the members of Plymouth Chamber of Commerce, local Plymouth dignitaries and healthcare providers from Achieve TMS East. Guests will then have the opportunity to tour the facility, sit in on an informative presentation with a Q&A, as well as witness a hands-on demo with the TMS machine. Complimentary champagne and refreshments will be provided throughout the night, and all providers and the general public are encouraged to attend. Following this Grand Opening, Achieve TMS East will be hosting open houses once a month in their Plymouth office.

When:
Thursday, March 22, 2018 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Achieve TMS East
225 Water Street
Building A, Suite 200
Plymouth MA 02360
Registration:
All are invited to attend!

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For More Info:
Meg Doherty
508-830-1620
meg@plymouthchamber.com

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018Workshops

Microsoft Excel II

Microsoft Excel II
Attendees will learn:
Financial Functions
If Statement
Data tables,
Conditional formatting
Named ranges
Creating templates
Working with multiple worksheets
Advanced Chart features.
**One should have prior knowledge of Excel topics.  It is best if attendees have attended Excel I

When:
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 9:00 AM
Where:
Session Held at
Curry College Compuer Lab
20 North Park Avenue
Plymouth, MA
Cost is $45 for members & $55 for non-members
Registration is required.
Registration:
Members & Non-Members are welcome to attend. Registration is required. Each attendee will use a computer for hands on learning.

REGISTER HERE!

For more information:
Amy Naples
508-830-1620
amy@plymouthchamber.com

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Wednesday, April 04, 2018Workshops

Employer Medical Assistance Contribution Forum

Employer Medical Assistance Contribution Forum
Did you know that a new law was passed on January 1, 2018, that effects ALL Massachusetts employers, with more than 5 employees?  Are you aware that if any of your employees are on Masshealth, you will be assessed 5% of their wages, up to  $827 per year?

Does this apply to seasonal employees?
Does this apply to part-time employees?
What if I only employ more than 5 employees just a few times per year?
These answers and many more will be answered on April 4th

When:
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 8:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce
134 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360

Complimentary session & light breakfast included
Registration:
Members & Non-Members are welcome to attend. Registration is required.

Register HERE!

For more information:
Amy Naples
508-830-1620
amy@plymouthchamber.com

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Friday, April 06, 2018Workshops

How To Catch ‘em, How To Keep ‘em ©

How to Catch ‘em.  How to Keep ‘em.
A 3 Part Workshop to Help Business Owners Attract and Retain Great Employees  

Summary:  We have an employment crisis looming.  Companies cannot attract, motivate and retain good employees. The job landscape is changing and we need new ways to cope with this massive people shift.
·The Baby Boomers are exiting the workforce taking 50 years of achievement oriented, workforce stability with them.
·The Millennial's already make up over 50% of the workforce and have very different ideas about work.
·The concept of the job is changing and management methods are not keeping pace.
And as we navigate this massive change in our workforce, we do so with Employee Engagement still at an alarmingly low 30% despite years of effort to improve it.

Session One-What You Need to Know About The Changing Workforce
Session Two-How to Attract and Motivate Great Employees
Session Three-How to Retain Great Employees

When:
from Friday, April 06, 2018 8:30 AM
thru Friday, April 20, 2018 11:45 AM
Where:
Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce
134 Court Street, Plymouth MA 02360

A 3 Part Workshop to Help Business Owners Attract and Retain Great Employees
April 6 8:30 a.m. -11:45 a.m.
April 13 8:30 a.m. -11:45 a.m.
April 20 8:30 a.m. -11:45 a.m.
Created and Presented By: Nancy O'Keefe and Doreen Lang
$97 per person for the entire series
Registration:
Members & Non-Members are welcome to attend, but registration is required.  The 3 part workshop is $97 per person.

Register Here!

For more information:
Amy Naples
508-830-1620
amy@plymouthchamber.com

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018Workshops

New Member Orientation

New Member Orientation
Make Your Chamber Membership Work For You!

We encourage our new Chamber Members to attend one of our quarterly New Member Orientation meetings.

This is your opportunity to meet the Chamber staff, introduce your business, and familiarize yourself with the variety of benefits we offer and get connected!

At each orientation, Chamber staff gives an informal presentation covering all you need to know to start making your Chamber membership work for you.

Also in attendance at the meeting are the Chamber Ambassadors. The Ambassadors are there to help you. They can answer any question or provide guidance.

The New Member Orientation is a great way to start you Chamber connection!

Orientation is open to all new and existing members, please register below!

When:
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 9:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Plymouth Area Chamber Office
134 Court Street
Plymouth MA 02360
508-830-1620
Registration:
Event is open to all new members as well as exisitng members!

Register Here!

For More Info:
Meg Doherty
508-830-1620
meg@plymouthchamber.com

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Thursday, April 12, 2018Women Mean Business Lunch

Women Mean Business Luncheon hosted by Plymouth Country Club

Women Mean Business Luncheon hosted by Plymouth Country Club
Join the PACC and Guest Speaker, Paula Harris from WH Cornerstone Investments, for an inspiring and educational lunch event.

Building wealth starts with attracting abundance. Do you have a mindset of abundance? During this lunch, we will work on ridding our self-limiting beliefs about money so we can all be abundant! As WH Cornerstone Investments’ co-founder, Paula Harris is part financial therapist and part dream architect who takes great pride in helping her clients, particularly women, obtain financial peace of mind and independence. She can be found at www.whcornerstone.com.

Business representatives will have 10 seconds to promote their own business and distribute promotional and marketing materials after the presentation.

Buffet Lunch will be included

Garden salad

Bread basket

BUFFET:

Pollo Venezia

Egg battered boneless chicken with spinach, artichoke hearts, red peppers and a light lemon wine sauce with parmesan

Rice Pilaf

Seasonal Vegetable

Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Crumb Topping

Luncheon sponsored by: Mortgages By Stacey Jordan, HomeBridge Financial

When:
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
Plymouth Country Club
221 Warren Ave
Plymouth MA 02360
Registration:
Registration is required for this event

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Friday, April 13, 2018Workshops

Google Docs - Hands on Training

Google Docs - Hands on Training
Google Docs is the free word processing software that comes with a Google account. It's designed to be easy to use, but like any program, there's always more to learn. Join us to become more proficient and efficient with Google Docs. Learn how to build documents with rich formatting, images, and tables and add features such as footnotes, headers and footers, and page numbering. Discover how to make your documents more engaging with images, drawing objects, and tables.

When:
Friday, April 13, 2018 9:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
Session Held at
Curry College Computer Lab
20 North Park Avenue
Plymouth, MA
Cost is $50 for members & $60 for non-members
Registration is required.
Registration:
Registration is required to reserve your space.  Hands on training and space is limited.

Register Here!

For more information:
Amy Naples
508-830-1620
amy@plymouthchamber.com

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Thursday, April 19, 2018Ribbon Cuttings

Movementum Realty Business After Hours & Ribbon Cutting

Movementum Realty Business After Hours & Ribbon Cutting
Join the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce and Movementum Realty as they celebrate their new Hanover location!

Movementum Realty is a real estate agency specializing in the South Shore of Massachusetts. We pride ourselves on professional transaction management, taking the stress of deadlines and obligation off the client, allowing you to enjoy the entire real estate process. We handle everything from groundwork to paperwork and are right beside you at every appointment and inspection.

Take a tour of the new building while networking with other business professionals!

Complimentary food, beer and wine!

Ribbon Cutting at 6:00pm.

When:
Thursday, April 19, 2018 5:00 PM
Where:
Movementum Realty
720 Washington Street
Suite 401
Hanover MA 02339
781-535-7505
Registration:
All are welcome to attend, but please register below!

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For More Info:
Meg Doherty
508-830-1620
meg@plymouthchamber.com

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Friday, April 20, 2018Ribbon Cuttings

Children Making Strides Ribbon Cutting

Children Making Strides Ribbon Cutting
Please join the Plymouth Area Chamber and Children Making Strides at the opening of our new Plymouth location!

Come meet our staff, tour our center and learn about all of our services! Light refreshments will be served!

Children Making Strides is Southeastern Massachusetts premier ABA agency, and has been providing services for children on the Autism spectrum since 1999.  Services provided from Children Making Strides are clinical in nature.  We are not a replacement for the services that your child should be receiving in your local school, but rather serve as an adjunct to those services, helping your child reach his or her full potential.

Our parent support programs provide resources where parents can exchange ideas, get information and provide support to each other. Through our parent support groups, training seminars and mentoring program there is always a place that a parent can find help and encouragement.

When:
Friday, April 20, 2018 8:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Children Making Strides
6 Resnik Rd
Plymouth MA 02360
Registration:
Event is open to all, please register below!

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For More Info:
Meg Doherty
508-830-1620
meg@plymouthchamber.com

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Monday, April 23, 2018Workshops

How to Invest in Real Estate - Free Workshop

How to Invest in Real Estate - Free Workshop
How to Invest in Real Estate, A Workshop providing steps from start to purhcase

Attendees can expect to learn:
*Determine the use of your investment; 2nd home VS. Rental Income
*How to locate a property
*What can my budget afford?
*Lending basics for Investment Property
*Rehab process & work write-up
*Estimated time for completion of work
*Type of Insurance needed for the investment
*Legalities to protect your investment

When:
Monday, April 23, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce
134 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360

Presented by Lisa O'Neill, Realtor Kinlin Grover Real Estate

Panelist include:
Lisa O'Neill, Realtor, Kinlin Grover
Anne Borghesani, Branch Manger, First Home Mortgage
George Post, Consultant | Personal Insurance, Rogers & Gray
Michael Scott, Builder
Michael Holden, Attorney
Registration:
Members & Non-Members are welcome to attend, but registration is required.
This workshop is free attend and includes lunch.

Register Here!

For more information:
Amy Naples
508-830-1620
amy@plymouthchamber.com

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018Workshops

Start Your Business Bootcamp

Start Your Business Bootcamp
Starting a busines is hard, so you may want to consider attending the SCORE Business Startup BootCamp. The SCORE Business Startup Bootcamp provides an overview of what you need to consider when you are planning to start a new business. It is designed to help you go from business concept to "opening the doors".
The Morning Session is a 3 hour interactive presentation, given by experienced SCORE counselors in each of the areas discussed. This session will give you a clearer understanding of what is necessary to run a business.
Key Topics include:
-Entrepreneurship: is it for you?
-Is your business concept reasonable?
-What is a business plan? How to decide if you need one? And key items to include.
-Building your financial plan and options for financing your business
-Key questions about finding customers - how you'll market your business to get sales
-What business structure should you select?
-What advisors do you need?
-Other resources available to you.
The Afternoon Sessions are small roundtable discussions led by SCORE counselors, in which you can talk about the issues you are facing and get ideas how to solve them

When:
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 8:30 AM thru 03:00 PM
Where:
Plymouth Area Chamber
134 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Cost: $20 per person
Includes a light breakfast & lunch

Presented by: SCORE Southeast Massachusetts
Registration:
Please note that there is a $20.00 per person registration fee.

REGISTER HERE!

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018Workshops

Answering Your Student Loan Questions-Educational Seminar

Answering Your Student Loan Questions-Educational Seminar
Whether they have loans from their own schooling or have incurred parent loan debt from their child’s college, borrowers can find that the student loan programs confusing and at times overwhelming.
Which payment plan should I choose?
Is consolidation a good idea?
How do I get out of default?
What if I can’t afford the payments?
Am I eligible for forgiveness?
These are just a few of the questions student loan advisors get asked on a daily basis. This session will answer these common questions and spend some time discussing the political landscape and future of the student loan programs.

This will be an open forum session so bring your own questions!

When:
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 8:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce
134 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360

Sesson is free to attend

Presented by: Betsy Mayotte, President - The Institute of Student Loan Advisors
Registration:
Members & Non-Members are welcome to attend, but registration is required.
Seminar is free to attend.

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For more information:
Amy Naples
508-830-1620
amy@plymouthchamber.com

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018Business After Hours

Meet the Artists behind the Plymouth Lobster Crawl

Meet the Artists behind the Plymouth Lobster Crawl
We welcome the community to meet the artists behind the Plymouth Lobster Crawl! An opportunity to learn more about our local artists, their inspiration and techniques.  Artists will be available for photographs and autographs.

When:
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce
134 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Registration:
All our welcome to attend!

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Pilgrim Hall BAH/ Steinway Library Ribbon Cutting

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New Member Orientation

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Plymouth 400 Open House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Women Mean Business Luncheon at Plimoth Plantation

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Flair Floral Open House Ribbon Cutting