Thursday, March 21, 2013
Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone painted a bright picture of the city in his address to the Somerville Chamber of Commerce.
Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone, in an address delivered Wednesday to members of the city's business community, said, "We have created something special in Somerville." But he added, in what became a refrain in his speech, "We're just getting started." The mayor, speaking at the eighth annual Business Town Meeting, organized by the Somerville Chamber of Commerce, spoke about a broad range of topics affecting the Somerville business community and city at large, but his overall message was that Somerville has achieved many successes over the past decade. "We have here in Somerville a community all pulling in the same direction," he said. The mayor was upbeat about the character of Somerville. "Somerville has an irrepressible and infections…
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The Business Town Meeting will feature a discussion about the mayor's business and economic agenda.
Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone will address members of the Somerville business community Wednesday at the eight annual Business Town Meeting, hosted by the Somerville Chamber of Commerce. The mayor will speak about the city's business and economic agenda, and there will be a question and answer session after the talk, according to the Chamber of Commerce's website. Afterword there will be networking event at Saloon. The talk starts at 5:30 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.) at Davis Square Theatre. Read about Curtatone's 2012 address to the Somerville Chamber of Commerce.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The annual B2Green Expo lets Somerville's environmentally friendly businesses show off what they do.
Somerville's B2Green Expo is set to take place April 4, according to the Somerville Chamber of Commerce website. The expo features "green" businesses and non-profits from around the city, and this year marks the fifth year the Somerville Chamber of Commerce has organized the event. It takes place at the Holiday Inn. Check out some photos of last year's expo. The deadline for businesses and organizations to register for the event is Friday, March 22, according to the Somerville Chamber of Commerce. Those interested can email Rebecca Schrumm at firstname.lastname@example.org or Stephen Mackey at email@example.com.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Zonghetti has helped transform Somerville into a top restaurant and nightlife destination, according to the Somerville Chamber of Commerce.
Ray Zonghetti of Somerville's Zonghetti Consulting, who's also chair of the Somerville Chamber of Commerce's Dining & Nightlife Group, will receive the Chamber of Commerce's John W. Fitzgerald Lifetime Achievement Award, according to an announcement from the business organization. In an announcement about the award, the Chamber of Commerce said Zonghetti has "helped establish Somerville’s famous, hip, metropolitan-class dining and nightlife scene." Here's the announcement: The 2012 recipient of the John W. Fitzgerald Lifetime Achievement Award – named for the founder of Ames Safety Envelope Company, now Ames Business Park, and the first Chair of the Somerville Chamber of Commerce – will be Ray Zonghetti of Zonghetti Consulting. The award …
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Steve Grossman, Massachusetts' state treasurer and chairman emeritus of Somerville's Grossman Marketing Group, will give the keynote address at the Chamber of Commerce annual dinner on Nov. 7.
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Steve Grossman, Treasurer and Receiver General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, will give the keynote address at the Somerville Chamber of Commerce's 66th Annual Dinner and Awards night, according to an announcement from the Chamber of Commerce. Among other things, Grossman spent most of his career as head of Somerville's Grossman Marketing Group, which has been around since 1910. The Chamber of Commerce event takes place Nov. 7 at the Holiday Inn. Here's the announcement from the Somerville Chamber of Commerce: The Somerville Chamber of Commerce announced today that State Treasurer Steven Grossman has been scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the Chamber’s 66th Annual …
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Opening ceremonies, including an Olympic flame, will start at 6 p.m.
Somerville is hosting it's own local Olympics Thursday, according to an email from the Somerville Chamber of Commerce, which is sponsoring the athletic event. Here's a slightly edited version of what the Chamber of Commerce sent: Somerville Olympics When: Thursday July 26th 2012 (rain date: August 3rd) Athletes & Volunteers to arrive @ 5pm Where: Trum Field Broadway Somerville Details: Sunsetter performers open at 5:30pm Opening ceremonies commence at 6:00pm This fun evening includes a parade led by the Sheriffs Department and Somerville Fire & Police Guards. Olympic flame ceremony with team track & field events followed by awards. Interested in volunteering? OR, want to sign up as an athlete for track and field events? Contact Emma …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
The annual Chamber of Commerce event included a chocolate fountain and a table of Fluff. If you've got photos of Taste of Somerville, feel free to add them here.
Taste of Somerville drew hundreds to the Holiday Inn Tuesday night to sample food from some of the best resturants in the city. Read more about the event here. If you were there and want to share some photos, click "Upload Photos and Videos."
Monday, June 4, 2012
Casa B, Painted Burro and Highland Kitchen are among the restaurants featured in this year's Taste of Somerville.
Taste of Somerville, taking place Tuesday, will feature some hot new Somerville restaurants, notably Casa B and Painted Burro, along with local favorites such as Highland Kitchen, Redbones and Kickass Cupcakes. The Somerville restaurant event, organized every year by the Somerville Chamber of Commerce, is now in its 14th year. This year, proceeds from the event will benefit Somerville-based RESPOND, Inc., New England's first domestic violence agency. Jessica Brayden, executive director of RESPOND, said its the first year the organization has partnered with the Chamber of Commerce for Taste of Somerville. "We're always thrilled to have the community come together to support [us]," Brayden said. She said proceeds from ticket sales for the …
Friday, May 4, 2012
The B2Green Expo, organized by the Somerville Chamber of Commerce, was held Thursday.
The Somerville Chamber of Commerce's B2Green Expo, held Thursday at the Holiday Inn on Washington Street, featured a number of the city's environmentally friendly businesses and organizations. Here are some photos. Disclosure: Somerville Patch, part of a paperless media company, had a table at the event.
Monday, April 23, 2012
The Somerville Chamber of Commerce is hosting the B2Green Expo on May 3. If you're a business or non-profit who wants to participate, the deadline to register is Tuesday.
The Somerville Chamber of Commerce's B2Green Expo features some of the city's green businesses and organizations, including businesses like Recover, which specializes in green roofs, and Metro Power Pedal, which makes deliveries throughout the Boston area using bicycle-powered delivery "trucks." The B2Green Expo takes place May 3 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, and if you're a business or organization who wants to participate, you need to register by Tuesday. Below is the call for exhibitors from the Somerville Chamber of Commerce: The Somerville Chamber of Commerce Green Committee and the City of Somerville invite local business and non-profit organizations to exhibit at the 2012 B2Green Expo & Networking—a jam packed mini-expo …