The Greater Merrimack-Souhegan Valley
Chamber of Commerce
Weekly E-Newsletter
This week's Chamber Member Spotlight features:
This week we feaure:

Get Beyond
Business Tools and Services

1. What is the name of your business/organization?    
Get Beyond Business Tools and Services

2. What is your name?      
Mike Egan

3. What is your role in the company?
I am a Business Advocate

READ the rest of our Member Spotlight on
Get Beyond Business Tools and Services here:


Would you like us to feature your Chamber Member Business? Contact us for details on how. Email Liz at: Liz.Calabria@gmsvcc.org
Chamber Member Tip of the Week!
Looking to hire new employees?
Add a job posting to the Chamber Website
Directory by logging in to your Member Login page at and add the info.
Click here to login: Login - GMSVCC, NH

If you need help logging in, Email us: Liz.Calabria@gmsvcc.org
Upcoming Meetings and Events

Visit our Chamber Calendar for details on each event and meeting.
Register now for these upcoming events:
Click each flyer below.

Lunch 'N Leads
In person at the Chamber Offices
Thursday, November 4
12:00 pm - 1:00 PM
Registration is Required

Chamber 102
Tuesday, November 2,
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Business After Hours, Hosted by: Franklin Savings Bank
1 Dobson Way, Merrimack

Interested in joining a committee? 
Learn more here: GMSVCC Committees
Contact us here: Liz.Calabria@gmsvcc.org
For Chamber Members:
News and Events
Did you know....?
That your chamber offers a Referral Group for members. This is a direct referral networking group whose meetings are a way to help members form relationships and extend their network, exchange direct referrals with viable leads, build your networking skills and share ideas that help grow your business. 
For information on how you can become part of this group, contact Annabell Hilton at:
This survey closes on November 1, 2021.
If you haven't already, your feedback would be greatly appreciated.



Visit the NHES website for a list of services for employers. https://www.nhes.nh.gov/services/employers/index.htm
Chamber Members are you Looking for employees for your business?
Let the GMSVCC website help you.
Create a Job Posting on our chamber website.
Watch a short video how-to here: JOB POSTING
Need help finding employees for your business?
Check out the resources at https://www.nhworks.org/
NH SBDC
GMSVCC is proud to partner with THE NH SBDC to connect our members to the resources to enhance the success of your business.

Take a Workshop:
QuickBooks 101 - What Can Accounting Do For Your Business?
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 2:00 PM
Learn why record keeping is important! Come away with the some small business record keeping rules. QuickBooks is one option for your business when it comes to bookkeeping and accounting. Whether you signed up simply to learn QuickBooks or are a complete newbie to the software does not matter. We will teach you the software from the beginning!
This first session will cover why record keeping is important, an Introduction to QuickBooks Online, how to navigate around in QuickBooks and how to set up a new business in QuickBooks. Learn how to simply set up customers, vendors, inventory items and employees.




NH SBDC is the leading resource for business advising and education for small businesses in the Granite State.

Some of the many benefits offered by the SBDC are listed here:

Merrimack Valley SCORE Webinars







Take a Workshop:

QuickBooks 101 - What Can Accounting Do For Your Business?
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 2:00 PM
Learn why record keeping is important! Come away with the some small business record keeping rules. QuickBooks is one option for your business when it comes to bookkeeping and accounting. Whether you signed up simply to learn QuickBooks or are a complete newbie to the software does not matter. We will teach you the software from the beginning!
This first session will cover why record keeping is important, an Introduction to QuickBooks Online, how to navigate around in QuickBooks and how to set up a new business in QuickBooks. Learn how to simply set up customers, vendors, inventory items and employees.


Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program
Wednesday, October 27, 2:00 PM
Would you like to learn if the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program is right for you? It's a no-cost MBA-level program for small businesses that links learning to action. Applications for the Spring session are now being accepted. Join us on October 27 to learn more about the program and hear from some of your peers who have graduated.

QuickBooks 102 
Thursday, October 28, 2021, 2:00 PM
Learn how to connect Online Banking to QuickBooks Online and process customer and vendor transactions. Learn about month-end accounting procedures and how to generate the most important financial reports. Know exactly how your business is doing! 
Process customer transactions including customer invoices, sales receipts, entering customer payments and making bank deposits. Process vendor invoices and paying vendor bills. Learn how to reconcile your bank account at month-end and how to generate, review and understand the basic Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet reports. Presenter: Gene Calvano - SCORE

Reputation Management Gain More Positive Online Reviews, and Manage the Negative
Friday, October 29, 2021, 2:00 PM
Learn how to respond (and not respond) to Google My Business, Yelp, TripAdvisor (if applicable) and other review sites comments and reviews. Reputation Management is not just about reviews, social media comments are always a part of it: learn how to respond to Facebook, Twitter and blog or forum comments. Learn which sites have management responses enabled and what methods you can use to combat reviews by competition or by people who have never used your services or bought your products. Find out how to use negative feedback constructively and how to set up review and comment alerts. We will also review good techniques for responding to reviews including proper customer service-oriented keywords to include.

Need help getting your new business started or solving problems with your existing business?
Over 100 business owners and executives are available for FREE, confidential, face-to-face, video and email counseling. Request a mentor today!
Capitol Connect Program
As a member of the Greater Merrimack-Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce, your business your business with 10 or fewer employees is eligible to be part of the Capitol Connect Program. The Capitol Connect Program is a program with our partner the Business & Industry Association of NH.
Click HERE to learn more.
The Business and Industry Association is New Hampshire’s statewide chamber of commerce and leading business advocate. Through advocacy with state legislators and regulators, we shape business-friendly public policy and provide counterbalance to legislation and regulations that threaten the growth and prosperity of New Hampshire businesses.


USDA Launches Resource Guide for Disaster Resiliency and Recovery 
USDA unveiled a resource guide as part of National Preparedness Month to help rural communities seeking disaster resiliency and recovery assistance. 

*** If you were unable to attend the event, please contact us
so that we can get your award to you:
The Greater Merrimack-Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce

(603) 673-4360
Liz.Calabria@gmsvcc.org
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