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Featured Chamber: East Greenwich

The East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce has enjoyed a busy and events-filled year right up until August, and our September and fall will be equally hectic.

The EG Chamber is blessed with a great mix of many small businesses, creative entrepreneurs, corporate sponsors, nonprofits, a dedicated Main Street Merchants committee, great restaurants, a health and wellness community, lively arts and much more. All of this makes our business community vibrant and ever-changing. The Chamber’s strength lies in the diversity and contributions of its membership all in an effort to make the East Greenwich community a better place to live, work and do business.

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East Bay Chamber

Mark G. DeVine, CPA, Chairman

Our mission is to promote businesses as the foundation for community growth and well-being by being the most reliable resource and leading advocate for businesses throughout the East Bay and surrounding areas. We are here to help you succeed!

East Bay Chamber Partners is excited to partner with SaaS Markets to Launch a New App Store. Business owners and entrepreneurs now have access to pre-qualified software-as-a-service applications (SaaS) designed to add value to their businesses.  The app store is accessible through our Chamber website, and is now live and available to Chamber members at http://eastbaychamberri.saasmarkets.com/.

Welcome New East Bay Chamber Members:

Speedpro Imaging
United Way of Rhode Island

Paul Gagnon Realty

Go Campus Delivery
Hoss Home Care, LLC

Suzanne Munroe

East Bay Chamber of Commerce

16 Cutler Street, Suite 102

Warren, RI  02885

Tel: 401-245-0750

Fax: 401-245-0110

www.eastbaychamberri.org


Cranston Chamber

On August 21st, the Cranston Chamber of Commerce held an informational seminar on the Affordable Health Act at Theater 82, Rolfe Square. Over 50 businesses attended the session presented by Lt. Governor, Elizabeth Roberts. The Chamber event was sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, HealthSourceRI, and The Small Employer Health Task Force. The Lt. Governor emphasized the fact that for the first time businesses don’t have to pick one health plan to fit their entire workforce since employers can now give their employees the option of “Employee Choice.”  Employees can now go to HealthSourceRI and pick a plan that best suits their financial status and healthcare needs. The Cranston Chamber will be actively doing outreach for the small business community by scheduling additional seminars with various business groups and organizations.

New Members:

Conroy’s at Your Service

Mortgage Access Corp

Natural Awakenings

Stephen C. Boyle, President

The Greater Cranston Chamber of Commerce

150 Midway Road, Suite 178

Cranston, RI 02920

401-785-3780


Central RI Chamber of Commerce

“Your Business Resource…if you have a question, ask.”  The Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce strives to help its members reach their goals.  The dedicated staff, volunteer Board of Directors and Ambassadors are available by phone or email to assist members in maximizing their membership. Each month, there are a number of business opportunities where individuals can meet potential clients or further develop relationships with existing ones. The Central Rhode Island Chamber is always expanding what they have to offer their members based on what needs are being expressed.  If you are looking for a working partner for your company that is friendly and accessible, give us a call. We welcome the opportunity to speak with you.

Adlife

Cornerstone Group

Discover You Events

Indigo Hair Studio & Day Spa

Lotus Life – T-Shirts Designed to Inspire

Neptune-Benson Inc.

The Growth Coach

The Mutual Fund Store

ZipRecruiter, Inc.

 

 


Northern RI

John C. Gregory, President/CEO

6 Blackstone Valley, Suite 402, Lincoln, RI 02865
401 334 1000 | nrichamber.com

The Northern Rhode Island Chamber has formed a partnership with the Employers Association of the Northeast to provide a variety of seminars to help businesses grow and to address issues in the workplace. The fall schedule of seminars includes topics such as: Leadership Skills, Managing Difficult Employees, Legal Liabilities of the Supervisor, Communication Skills & Conflict Management and Employee Training & Coaching Skills. All sessions will be held in the Chamber’s conference room. To learn more about the seminars and to register, visit www.nrichamber.com or call 334-1000.

Welcome New Members

Dental Associates of Cumberland

Generations Comprehensive Health & Rehabilitative Services

Greenville Kitchens & Baths

KC Bookkeeping Service

SES America

Subway at Diamond Hill


Southern RI

Southern RI Chamber of Commerce (SRI Chamber)

Elizabeth Berman, Director of Mission Development

230 Old Tower Hill Road, Wakefield, RI

(401) 783-2818 www.srichamber.com

Southern Rhode Island Chamber welcomes the following new members:

Point Judith Yacht Club

Hopkinton Liquor Depot

Wakefield Painting Company

Sa-Tang Restaurant

Gifford & Perkins

Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

The 401 Studio

The Hive RI

Teresa Occhiuzzo, Mary Kay

The SRI Chamber is busy planning varied events for members and the community. Our popular International Wine & Local Cuisine of Southern Rhode Island event takes place September 26 and features tastings from member businesses of culinary specialties, wines, and spirits. The event takes place at historic Peace Dale Mill. Our second Ignite! Southern RI takes place November 23 at The Contemporary Theater Company. Upcoming networking events include September 18 Business After Hours, hosted by Stagecoach House Inn, 1136 Main Street, Wyoming, 5 to 7 p.m.;  and October  4 First Friday Coffee, hosted by South County Hospital, 8 to 9 a.m. All networking events are $5/person; all are welcome. Details on all events may be found at www.srichamber.com.


Central RI

Lauren E.I. Slocum, President/CEO

3288 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886
(401) 732 1100 | www.centralrichamber.com

Networking – Support – Advocacy. We are thrilled to work collaboratively with the Rhode Island Chambers of Commerce on the Chamber Block Party to be held in August. www.ChamberBlockParty.com  The Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce strives to foster the business-to-business and business-to-consumer operations of our members. The Central RI Chamber advocates for the interests of our members both economically and legislatively through the Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce Coalition. To continue to bring our members top-tier service, we are spearheading innovative changes to our website and social-media outlets. By working closely with our members, the Chamber can continue to be a positive influence on the Rhode Island economy.

New Members:

CPC Plastics, Inc.

Open Mobile Services

Safelite AutoGlass


Narragansett Chamber

http://www.narragansettcoc.com/

We are looking forward to the 11th annual Narragansett Chamber of Commerce Summer’s End Festival on September 22 at Narragansett Town Beach. Brass Attack, RI’s Hottest Horn Band, will once again be featured from 2-4pm. We’re celebrating the success of the season with food trucks, area restaurants, beer & wine, local merchants and kite flying. 77 Boston Neck Rd., Narragansett. Noon-5pm. Free admission. $5 parking donation. Sponsorships and Merchant space are available.

The Narragansett Chamber is organized to promote a healthy business climate in Narragansett, Washington County, and the State of Rhode Island.
Narragansett Chamber New Members
Ryan P. Drugan & Jason A. Smith
Prudential Insurance Company of America
Maguire Art Design (MADink)
Local Stage Productions
Island Style Parasail
DeQuattro Orthodontics
Maison Bienvenue Bed & Breakfast
Meldgie’s Diner
Meldgie’s Rivers Edge Cafe
Congregation Beth David of Narragansett
Rhody Landscape
Gansett Rides
Del’s of South County
Merrimack Mortgage Company
Blissful Events Wedding & Event Planning
Astute Home Services
Legacy Wealth Management
De La Salle Christian Brothers
Storm Guardian
The Pier Washtub
Narragansett Surf & Skate


Newport Chamber

 NEW Health and Wellness Seminar Series

Slated to begin September 2013

The Newport County Chamber has long offered educational and business-orientated seminars to their members.  The Chamber is grateful that as of September 18th, they are offering members a new series of Health and Wellness Seminars.  This series is being sponsored by Olympic Physical Therapy.  Don Levine, co-owner of OPT will be presenting the topic Workplace Wellness Programs for Small Business Owners.  Health and Wellness Seminars will be scheduled each month on the third Wednesday.  More information about the series can be found at www.NewportChamber.com.

New Members

Constellation CG

Three Islands

 

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