March 2015 - Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce

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Proceeds from the raffle will be used for chamber programs that
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in this issue
President’s Note
Business Monadnock Trendsetters Awards
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Member Services Manager
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Business After Hours Registration
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November BAH Fun Photos
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Member Spotlight 6&7
New Memebers
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Member News
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Member Events
GKCC Events
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10, 11 & 12
Thursday, March 5th from 5:00 – 7:00 PM
at Centennial Hall, Alumni Center, Keene State College
Business Monadnock, the Keene Sentinel and Keene Young Professionals Network (KYPN)
invite you to attend the Second Annual Trendsetters Awards Reception, featuring Amy LaBelle,
owner of LaBelle Winery of Amherst. 18 up-and-coming professionals from the
Monadnock Region will be recognized. A portion of the proceeds will go to KYPN.
Tickets are $25 and include light hors d’oeuvres. Cash bar.
To purchase tickets, call (603) 352-1234 ext. 1603 or email [email protected]
visit our website! keenechamber.com
President’s Note
Phil Suter
RCAM has a new
executive director –
Bill Gurney, former
Co-Superintendent
of SAU-29. We are
fortunate to have
Bill’s knowledge of
the Keene community and Monadnock
region, as well as his
educational background, leading the conversation
for which RCAM has become known.
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More than five years ago, in response to concerns
expressed by Chamber members and others in
Keene and the Monadnock Region about the dwindling “pipeline” of trained machinists to fill jobs
in advanced manufacturing for companies in the
area, the Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce
launched an initiative called the Regional Center
for Advanced Manufacturing (RCAM).
The Chamber’s workforce development coordinator at the time, Susan Newcomer, reached out to
educational institutions in the area for support.
Keene State College, River Valley Community College, the Keene School District, and the leaders of
those organizations, signed on with the president
of the Chamber to become the “principals” of the
new initiative.
Local manufacturers joined the RCAM initiative and, for the first time – at
least in recent memory – educational institutions, the business community,
and stakeholders from the public sector met regularly to explore ways to develop a sustainable manufacturing workforce for the 21st century. That group,
RCAM’s Business Advisory Committee (BAC) has been meeting ever since. In
addition, RCAM’s Operations Committee – made up of its educational and
training partners – has been meeting regularly, and will continue to do so, led
by Keene State College.
There are a number of programs in place now that did not exist before RCAM:
Keene Community Education, under the leadership of Jan Barry, now offers a
Machining Apprentice Program; River Valley Community College has offered
a Machine Tool Boot Camp, and is the regional home to an unique program
called Work Ready; and Keene State College now offers a major called Sustainable Product Design & Innovation (SPDI), one of the fastest growing majors
on its campus. In yet another example of RCAM inspired collaboration, each
of these RCAM partners has been able to use the SPDI Lab on the Keene State
campus for one or more of its courses (several pieces of the equipment in the
lab were purchased with funds raised by the RCAM initiative).
We may take this kind of collaboration we see in RCAM for granted in the
Monadnock Region, but it is not seen that way in other parts of the state and
beyond. While workforce development issues have gained visibility in the
state in recent years, and there is no magic or quick formula for “fixing it,” the
consortium we call RCAM is a model for how the issue can be discussed, and
solutions formulated.
Bill Gurney will be based at Keene State College, where he can be reached at
[email protected], or 603-358-2296. Please contact him with thoughts on how
we can continue to make progress on developing and maintaining the advanced
manufacturing and high technology workforce our region needs to thrive.
GKCC Officers & Directors – 2014-2015
Past Chair - Bob Cox, Monadnock Radio Group
Chair - Maryann Lindberg, Keene State College
Ben Fournier - SCORES Sports Bar & Grille
Malcolm Katz – Katz Architects
Chair Elect - Heather Minkler, Clark-Mortenson Insurance
Sarah Kossayda – Abel Twitchell
Vice Chair - Rich Randall, Markem-Imaje
Mary Ann Kristiansen – Hannah Grimes
Vice Chair - Don Driscoll, MSA Group Insurance Co.
Cole Mills – C&S Wholesale Grocers
Sandie Phipps – Cheshire Medical Center
Vice Chair - Rita Schrader, Liberty Mutual NE Region
Tim Murphy - SWRPC
Vice Chair - Deb Byrne Johnson, PrintFusion
Lisa Nugent - People’s United Bank
Treasurer – Christine Greenwood, Savings Bank of Walpole
Secretary – Bob Lyle, Keene Sentinel
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Jarvis Coffin – Hancock Inn
Rob Phillips - Phil-Mack Media
Larry Sportello – Budget Blinds Keene
Cameron Tease – Monadnock United Way
Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce
Member Services Manager
Christine Hadlow
Promote Your
Business through
the “Member
Information
Center”
Share good news about your business or organization, offer a
promotion (hot deal), announce a job opening and promote your
upcoming events through the members only Member Information
Center (MIC). Hot deals, job postings, and events, (once approved)
will appear on the Chamber’s high traffic website (almost 5,000
page views/day) at www.keenechamber.com.
To access the MIC, go to “member login” at www.keenechamber.com.
Your user name is your email address. If you don’t know your password, choose “forgot password” and you will receive an email with
instructions to set up or retrieve your password.
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Experience
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Music & Percussion Workshops
Nancy Salwen
Music All Around
MusicAllAround.net
[email protected]
603-357-4693
Music is a Natural!
Connect Your Team
Share Leadership
Shift Dynamics
Re-Vitalize Creativity
Gain Insight
Contact me today to discuss creating the perfect team-building
workshop for your organization, using the magic of music!
Absolutely no musical experience is necessary!
The MIC is easy to use and intuitive, but if you would like to
learn more, be sure to attend a Chamber 101 Workshop, held the
2nd Tuesday of each month in the GKCC conference room from
12 – 1 PM.
View the following videos to learn how to update your personal
profile (http://www.screencast.com/t/dOTxxuEu6MPL) or update
your company profile (http://www.screencast.com/t/8HHFR9un8).
If you have any questions, please contact me at (603) 352-1303.
The more members who use MIC, the more beneficial it will be
to everyone.
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GKCC Business
After Hours
Raynor Dental
650 Court Street, Suite 4
March 18, 5:30-7:00 pm
Join us on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 for Business After Hours at Raynor Dental, located at 650
Court Street, Suite 4. Enjoy refreshments and great company!
Yes! I will attend the March Business After Hours from 5:30 to 7:00pm
name:
company:
Please RSVP to the GKCC at (603) 352-1303 or email [email protected]
We hope to see you there!
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Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce
Osterman Propane is now in Keene!
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a longstanding reputation for reliability and personal customer service.
If you are looking to add propane service for cooking, fireplaces, generators,
water heating or heat give us a call.
We’re ready to welcome you to our family.
149 Emerald St., Keene, NH
1-866-BURN-GAS
www.ostermangas.com
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Member Spotlight
Monadnock Family Services (MFS) is the Monadnock region’s community
mental health center. Almost 200 team members work with about 500 children
and 800 adults each year through mental wellness programs,
including those described below that receive Monadnock United Way funding.
ActingOut is a teen improvisational theater initiative. Middleand high-school students develop performance skills that also
cultivate their social, emotional, and leadership abilities. Students
who lack friends or don’t take part in extracurricular activities
often find a home with ActingOut. One girl told us “this is the
first place where I feel like I can be myself ”.
MFS clinicians in Acute Care Services are on call 24 hours every
day of the year to respond to persons experiencing a mental
health crisis. Our team teaches people in crisis how to calm
themselves and manage their feelings while the clinician makes
an initial diagnosis and plans next steps in the person’s care and
treatment. For individuals whose condition is serious but less
urgent, an Acute Care Service team member can arrange for a
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quick appointment with a therapist at MFS for a more detailed
assessment and treatment plan.
The All R Kids Supervised Visitation Center, or ARK, in Jaffrey
is unique in the Monadnock region. It’s the area’s only neutral,
professionally supervised, child-friendly place where children can
safely spend time with parents who are under a court order to
visit their children only under supervision, due to a high risk of
abduction or violence against the child.
Some families in our region live in jeopardy of poverty, unemployment, homelessness, and hunger. Many perpetuate the ineffective or counterproductive approaches to parenting that they
experienced when they were young.
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or mental health specialists if needed. As they improve their ability
to foster their children’s healthy development, MFS professionals
coach them to become effective advocates for their family.
The Monadnock Adult Care Center – MACC – welcomes adults
age 18 and older who need medical or other forms of care or
supervision during weekdays. MACC’s nurses and staff provide
more than medical services, physical and speech therapy, and podiatry care. They also offer structured programs that maintain and
strengthen cognitive skills and memory, the ability to socialize, and
to enjoy life with games, movies, events, outings, and a breakfast
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Monadnock RSVP’s volunteers donate their time to 45+ nonprofit
and public agencies in Cheshire and western Hillsborough counties. The Neighbors-in-Deed program offers one-to-one friendship
and non-medical assistance to seniors, adults with disabilities, and
veterans and military families to help them maintain their homes
and their independence.
Sharon E. Price Graphic Design
(603) 357-5615
www.designandformat.com
America Reads pairs trained adults with children in kindergarten
through third grade to help ensure that all students can read competently by the time they enter the fourth grade.
Kinder Morgan
(603) 568-2511
www.kindermorgan.com
Monadnock Substance Abuse Services is a team of trained, licensed
therapists able to help people overcome addiction to alcohol and
drugs. MFS helps individuals determine if they have a substance
abuse problem, and carry out individual or group treatments that
guide each person in understanding their personal triggers and
warning signs.
Monadnock Family Services
64 Main Street, Suite 201
Keene, NH
603-357-4400
www.mfs.org
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David O’Neil Construction, LLC
(603) 876-9000
www.davidoneilconstruction.com
Art for Water
603-283-8831
www.artforwater.org
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Member News
Four ARC Mechanical technicians:
Dan Bagley, Tyson Hayes, Jeff Morris and
Jessie Webster successfully completed Mitsubishi Electric’s City Multi course. As a
Mitsubishi Electric Diamond Dealer, ARC
is committed to the quality sales, service
and installation of Mitsubishi Electric heat
pumps and VRF systems.
www.arcmech.com
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Bank of New
Hampshire is proud
to announce that
Barry Leonard has
been promoted to
Senior Vice President
- Chief Commercial
Banking Officer after
the recent retirement
of Louis H. Guevin, Jr. Leonard joined
Bank of New Hampshire in February 2010
and has over 15 years of experience in the
financial services industry.
www.BankNH.com
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The four New Hampshire regional offices
of Big Brothers Big Sisters recently announced their consolidation to form one
state-wide agency: Big Brothers Big Sisters
of New Hampshire (BBBSNH). This
agency currently serves more than 1400
children in six counties across the state.
In addition to sharing strategies and best
practices for establishing successful mentoring relationships to all children who
need and want them, the merged agency is
a stronger, unified voice to better advocate
for youth facing adversity throughout the
Granite State; a more significant presence
with greater leverage to attract funding;
one agency with greater operational efficiencies through shared resources and cost
management strategies. The state-wide
agency will be led by Kevin Fusco, Chief
Executive Officer and will be served by a
single Board of Directors and supported
by the Advisory Boards of each region.
www.BBBSNH.org
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Cheshire Medical
Center/DartmouthHitchcock Keene
(CMC/DHK) recently
presented the Third
Quarter FY2015
Presidents’ Service
Excellence and
Leadership Awards to
six outstanding staff
members. Leadership Awards went to:
Debra Robinson, RN,
clinical leader, Pain
Clinic; Carol Shelley,
information management technician,
Patient Accounts; and
Ed Venezia, carpenter, Engineering. The
Leadership Award
recipients were: Kevin
Forrest, technical
services manager,
Information Services;
Heather McLean, lead
inpatient physical
therapist, Farnum
Rehab; and Scott
Simundza, director,
Material Management.
The American Diabetes Association (ADA)
Education Recognition Certificate for
a quality diabetes
self-management education program was
recently renewed for
the Cheshire County
Diabetes Self-Management Education
Program at Cheshire
Medical Center/
Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Keene (CMC/DHK).
ADA believes that this
program continues
to offer high-quality education that is an
essential component of effective diabetes
treatment.
www.cheshiremed.org
Monadnock
Humane Society
(MHS) recently
announced the
appointment of
Joseph Olsen as its
Transition Leader.
The selection was
made after a national
search and selection process completed by a
search committee comprised of MHS board
members, staff, and volunteers.
The role of the Transition Leader, a newly
created, one-year position, is to develop a
strategy for a sustainable business model
which will help insure that MHS continues
to fulfill its mission.
www.mhs.org
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Service Credit Union employees once
again joined forces with the American Heart
Association in New Hampshire as part of
National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 6th to show their support heart disease
awareness. For the seventh straight year,
Service Credit Union employees donated $5
a piece toward the cause and participated in
a dress down day at the credit union. Close
to 300 employees took part in the event.
Service Credit Union matched employee
donations for a $3,000 contribution to the
American Heart Association.
www.servicecu.org
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Take your career to the next level by your
improving MS Excel ® skills at a Keene
State College Continuing Education weekend class. Learn basic Excel
commands such as formatting and printing, then move on to advanced commands
such as conditional formatting, charting,
database commands, and pivot tables.
Classes meet Friday, March 6 from 5:00 –
9:30 PM and Saturday, March 7 from 8:30
AM – 6:00 PM. For more information, call
the Keene State College Office of Continuing Education at (603) 358-2290.
www.keene.edu/academics/conted/
Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce
Bragdon, Dowd & Kossayda, P.C.
is pleased to
announce
that Erin Shea
Meenan has
joined the firm
as an associate. Attorney
Meenan will
focus her practice on litigation in civil,
probate, family and criminal matters. She
earned her B.A. in Criminology and English
from Stonehill College and her J.D. from
UNH School of Law (formerly Franklin
Pierce Law Center).
www.bragdonlaw.com
Michelle Hayward,
Mortgage Loan
Officer for the
Savings Bank of
Walpole (SBW),
was recently chosen
by the New Hampshire Housing
Authority (NHHA)
to participate in their inaugural Homeownership Fellowship Program. The
NHHA selected only eight Fellows through
a competitive process that was open to
members of the state’s mortgage lending
community. The program’s focus is to
discuss and learn about the mortgage lending system and the creation of affordable
housing in New Hampshire.
Savings Bank of Walpole (SBW) employees
Heather Way, Heather Scheck, Donna Potter and Kendra Carter were recently recognized for receiving diplomas or certificates
from the Center for Financial Training and
Education Alliance (CFTEA). SBW also
welcomed Brenda Gorman, who joins the
Bank as an Electronic Banking Specialist.
www.walpolebank.com
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Shop in Downtown Keene
Friday, March 6 - Saturday, March 7
FREE PARKING • GREAT DEALS
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Member Events
Visit www.keenechamber.com/events
for event details.
Home Healthcare, Hospice
and Community Services
Conversation Café: Honoring Health Care
Decisions
Wednesday, March 11 from 3:00 to 4:30 PM
312 Marlboro Street, Keene
Planning ahead for future health care wishes is more important than ever. At the Conversation Café, Jennifer McCalley,
MSW, will lead a discussion about understanding your health
care decisions and insuring they will be honored.
Refreshments will be available. No charge, but reservations
are necessary. Call Karen at (603) 352-2253. Residents of any
area community are welcome to attend.
Monadnock Family Services
Men Who Cook
Saturday, March 14 at 6:00 PM
Zorn Dining Commons at Keene State College
Proceeds benefit the MFS Acting Out Program, a program to
help youth build self-esteem while exploring contemporary
issues through expressive arts, group and peer interaction.
Tickets: Adults, $25 and Children (10 & Under), $7.
For reservations contact Mary Delisle at (603) 283-1568
or [email protected]
Fast Friends
6th Annual Road Race and Walk
Saturday, March 28
For more information or to register call (603) 355-1556 or
visit www.helpinggreyhounds.org.
Cheshire Medical Center/
Dartmouth Hitchcock Keene
Sports Medicine 8th Annual
5K Run / Walk & Kid’s Run
Saturday, April 11
For event details and to register visit CheshireSportsMed5K.org.
Mark your
2015 Calendars!
GKCC GOLF TOURNAMENT
Wednesday, June 24th
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Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce
March B2B
Brown Bag Lunch
Diversify Your Customer Base
and Discover New Business
Opportunities: Government
Contracts Explained
with New Hampshire Department of
Resource and Economic Development
Friday, March 13th from noon - 1 PM
in the GKCC Conference Room
Do you want to diversify your customer base and discover new
business development opportunities for your business? If so, then
you should consider pursuing government contracts. Dave Pease,
Program Manager, NH Department of Resource and Economic
Development will discuss the importance of government contracts to New Hampshire’s economy, the wide array of companies
that succeed at selling to the government and the broad spectrum
of supporting expertise and services that the NH-Procurement
Technical Assistance Program (NH-PTAP) staff provides to hundreds of NH companies.
To register, call the GKCC at (603) 352-1303 or email Nancy
Bishop at [email protected] The cost is $5 for members and $15 for not-yet members.
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Keene Young Professionals Network
Monthly Social
Wednesday, March 4, 5:30 pm
Waxy O’Connors, Keene
B2B Brown Bag Lunch
Friday, March 13, Noon – 1 pm
GKCC Conference Room
How to Sell to the Government
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Wednesday, March 18, 5:30-7:00 pm
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Distributor. The company is a distributor of safety equipment to
contractors, industrial firms, manufacturers and communications
providers. Government regulations and insurance company
requirements are revenue drivers. High level of repeat business.
Excellent name recognition and superior customer service.
Revenue exceeding $2 million generates an operating profit
approaching $200,000. Growth opportunities through product
expansion, enhanced marketing (web site and social marketing),
extending current territory, educational programs and more, can
contribute to a significantly larger company. The business which
includes real estate and other fixed assets is offered at $500,000 plus
inventory and accounts receivable.
2JAS1115 - Established Electrical Contractor Serving a Highly
Desirable 4-Season Resort Region. For 30 years, this electrical
contractor has served a growing and popular area of Vermont,
providing services for commercial, industrial and residential
customers. Significant repeat business. Revenue of $1.6 million
generates an operating profit to the owner of $300,000. This is a
desirable acquisition for an individual or another electrical company.
The business priced at $560,000 plus inventory.
8BK0715- Prestige Publisher serving a prime resort region. For
three decades, this successful publisher has established a loyal and
growing readership as well as advertisers within its market area. The
publication focuses on country lifestyle, travel, arts and outdoor
related activities. Revenue of approximately $300,000 generates an
operating profit of $180,000. The price of the business is $595,000.
2RLW1231 - Bagel Manufacturer and Sales. Situated in a desirable
location in one of Vermont’s most popular resort areas, this company
produces and sells high quality New York Style Bagels. Breakfast,
lunch and deli sandwiches, soups, salads, coffee and other beverages
are all offered. Revenue has grown, and sales of $640,000 provide an
operating profit to the owner of almost $230,000. The business is
being offered for sale for $420,000 plus inventory ($10,000). Owner
financing is available.
2SB801 - Proprietary light manufacturer/internet retailer. Here’s
an ideal business for a talented marketing person. For many years, the
company generated over $1 million in revenue from its 2 stores,
wholesale sales, and more recently the internet. But the business
model is changing focusing on the internet. Gross profit margins are
+80%, the business cash flow of $120,000 and the owner projects this
should increase to $180,000 as the mode of operation changes. Huge
potential (the product is jewelry) and priced to sell at $350,000.
2JAS082015 - Wholesale—Specialized Building Materials. This
company wholesales and retails specialized building materials to
contractors, architects, institutions and consumers. This is a
substantial business with $11 million in revenue generating an
operating profit of $885,000. The business operates from its own
complex and has a well maintained fleet of delivery, sales and
service vehicles and yard equipment. The business is being offered
for sale at $4 million plus inventory and accounts receivable.
1PHS0123 - Leading Service Company. This professional company
is a highly respected inspector of homes as well as reserve studies and
comprehensive needs assessments. The company is part of a
nationwide network, & inspections can be conducted only by
professional engineers or registered architects. Revenue will approach
$1 million this year and generate an operating profit to the owners
(husband and wife) of $260,000. The price is $350,000 and the sellers
are prepared to finance a portion of the transaction.
7DFG802 - Custom Designed Branded Wood Products. The
company is a leading manufacturer of “higher end” American-made
wood products for the home. Product is sold in an attractive
showroom or wholesaled. The facility is modern and a seasoned
management team is in place. Current revenue of $3.2 million
generates a business cash flow of $300,000. The business is offered
for sale at $1,375,000 and is well supported by the substantial fixed
asset base.
1PHS624 - Highly reputable and profitable accounting practice.
This firm is comprised of a CPA and an administrative assistant.
The firm provides audits (30% of revenue), business tax returns
(30%), individual returns (20%) Review statements (12%) as well as
consulting. Revenue approaching $400,000 generates compensation
and benefits to the owner of $230,000. The owner is seeking an exit
strategy whereby he can begin easing his work load in the next 3
years or so, and turn his clients over to a partner(s). Recognizing
that the value of his practice is predicated on client retention, the
final price and terms will be determined by retention.
7DFG0803 - Precision Metal Manufacturing and Fabrication.
OEMs from across the region seek out this client as a supplier of
critical components. With over 300 active accounts, major customers
represent advanced energy, electronics, and water treatment
technologies. Almost all business is repeat, with 100 of the 300 active
accounts responsible for most of the revenue. Modern, automated
CNC equipment and adherence to ISO9001. Revenue $5mm, business
cash flow exceeds $1mm. The business and the associated fixed assets
are offered at $3,650,000 plus inventory and accounts
receivable. (under contract).
Country Business, Inc.
P.O. Box 940 Brattleboro, VT 05301 Tel. 800-730-7119 Fax. 802-254-4900
Offices located in principle cities in New England, New York, and Atlantic Canada including:
 Brattleboro, VT  Burlington, VT  Manchester Center, VT  Portland, ME  Manchester, NH
 Springfield, MA  Albany, NY  Lake Placid, NY  St. John, NB  St. Andrews, NB  Halifax, NS
For additional information please visit our website: http://www.countrybusiness.net
Montessori Schoolhouse of Cheshire County
First Annual
Golf Outing
Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
Keene Country Club
Form a team and join us for a day of golf, games, raffles, prizes, and FUN!
All proceeds benefit the Montessori Schoolhouse tuition assistance program and enrichment programs for the children.
Cost: $125 Per player includes:
* Driving Range, Greens Fees & Cart
* Box Lunch
* Goody Bag with towel, balls & more!
* Awards Ceremony with BBQ Banquet
Schedule:
* 8:00 am Registration
* 9:00 am Shotgun start / Scramble
* Awards ceremony with BBQ luncheon to follow
Become a sponsor and join us for a spectacular day!
The Montessori Schoolhouse Golf Outing offers your business premier visibility with signage,
event promotion and advertising, and provides an opportunity to meet potential clients.
Platinum Sponsorship- $5,000
* Official Sponsor of BBQ Banquet
* Large Thank You Banner
* Company logo prominently displayed in all event advertising
* Golf package for 8 players
* Sponsorship signs at all 18 tees
* Corporate recognition at awards ceremony
and opportunity to speak
* Plaque of appreciation
* Opportunity to include corporate literature/promotional
items in gift bags
Gold Sponsorship- $2,500
* Company logo prominently displayed in all event advertising
* Prominent placement on Thank You banner
* Golf package for 4 players
* Sponsorship signs at 9 holes
* Corporate recognition at awards ceremony
* Plaque of appreciation
* Opportunity to include corporate literature/promotional
items in gift bags
Cart Sponsorship- $1,500
* Golf package for 4 players,
* Sponsorship signs with your company logo
prominently displayed in all carts,
* Opportunity to include corporate literature/promotional
items in gift bags
Beverage Tent Sponsorship- $1,000
* Golf package for 2 players
* Thank You banner at beverage tent located at
1 tee with your company logo
* Opportunity to include corporate literature/promotional
items in gift bags
Hole-in-One Sponsorship- $1,000
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Golf package for 2 players
Thank You banner at your tee
Table for promotional materials
Opportunity to meet guests and present your products
Prize Sponsorship-
Donate an item or cash to be awarded at the tournament.
Prizes may be raffled or awarded for Competitions, such
as longest drive or putting contest.
* Company logo displayed on prize banner and signage
* Recognition at the awards ceremony.
Hole Sponsorship plus Foursome- $600
* Golf package for 4 players
* Sponsorship sign at 1 hole with company logo
Hole Sponsorship- $125
* Sponsorship sign at 1 hole with company logo
To Sponsor or Register, please go online at www.mshocc.org or contact MSHOCC fundraising co-chairs:
Margaret Orciari at (603) 903-5769/[email protected] or Ken McGee at (603) 313-3019/[email protected]
The Montessori Schoolhouse is a non-profit school governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. For over 25 years we have been
providing quality toddler, preschool, and kindergarten education programs, as well as enriching after-care and summer camp programs.
AN EVENING OF
A CAPPELLA
A BENEFIT FOR MAPS COUNSELING SERVICES
Saturday, April 11 8:00PM
THE
COLONIAL
THEATRE
Live Entertainment
& Fine Film
95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431
TICKETS
603/352-2033
TheColonial.org
The Colonial Theatre is a
501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
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