Weekly Newsletter
2019 Board of Directors Ballots were sent Wednesday, May 15th via email.
Each membership will cast one ballot.
If you have questions on this process or are unsure who the individual with voting powers for your business or organization is please contact Elyse via emai l or by calling the Office at 603-543-1296
Chamber Advertising Opportunity
The Marketing & Membership Committee has been hard at work on our new information booklet and is seeking 7 more members (12 total) to purchase $70 logo ads. We will be printing 750 copies and these will be distributed to current and prospective members throughout the Greater Claremont area.
If you are interested in purchasing an ad please contact Elyse .

A preview of the document can be seen online here .

Thank you
Clark-Mortenson Agency
Doolittles PrintServe
AmComm Wireless
Sugar River Bank
H&R Block
for being our first five to purchase logo ads!
Upcoming Chamber Events - Save the Dates
July Business After Hours
Hosted by Claremont Senior Center
Tuesday, July 9th 5:30pm-7:00pm

Chamber Member News & Events
Sullivan County Commissioners Meeting
The Sullivan County Commissioners will convene for a public meeting Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. to continue discussions related to a draft of the FY20 County Commissioners proposed budget. Other County business may be discussed during this portion of the meeting. 

View the notice for the meeting.  Questions related to this notice may be directed to the Sullivan County Commissioners Office Tel. (603) 863-2560 Monday through Friday 8:00am–4:00pm or by emailing.
A Message from Arrowhead Recreation Club
** Work Sessions are every Saturday from 9:30AM to 1PM. This Saturday, May 25 th , need a good size crew to help with various tasks.
** Looking to add people to the Board of Directors. Not looking for operational people but advisory help in all areas of the organization, if interested contact us.
** The Annual meeting is next Tuesday May 28 th , 6:30 PM at Arrowhead, public welcome to attend. Will have election of officers, presenting the annual report, a general overview and time for questions and answers.
** We are very short of help and support people, so need people for public relations, marketing, recruitment, mechanical maintenance, heavy equipment knowledge and anyone with a skill or who just wants to help. If you want to learn more or wish to join us, please contact us.

email:  arrowhead@arrowheadnh.com  - best contact method 
Phone: (603) 542-7016 - Leave a message
WordPress Workshop
Saturday, May 25th from 9am-4pm
SCORE is offering a full-day, hands-on WordPress workshop, Saturday, May 25 th  from 9 am - 4 pm at Franklin Pierce, 24 Airport Road, Lebanon. WordPress is the most popular online publishing platform for websites and blogs.
This course is a comprehensive review of WordPress and how to use it to build websites and/or blogs and publish your content on the Web. The workshop is suitable if you want to brush up on the newest version of WordPress, learn techniques, better understand theme installation, page and blog post publishing, adding images and video content, search engine optimization, and more.
“What makes this workshop hands-on is each participant will have their own workstation and work on a live WordPress website/blog,” said Gary Horsman, the workshop presenter who oversees Marketing at a Global Reach, a business development and Internet Marketing Company in Woodstock “This is a perfect practice environment to learn or brush up on WordPress where key concepts will be explained and demonstrated so participants can implement on the spot. There will also be time for discussion.”
The cost of the workshop is $300. If you want to bring a colleague or friend (and share a workstation) the additional fee is $150. There will be a one-hour break for lunch (lunch not included) and light refreshments will be available in the room for the morning session.
Gary Horsman  will be the workshop presenter. Horsman oversees Marketing at A Global Reach, a business development and Internet Marketing Company located in Woodstock, Vermont. He also teaches programs on search engine optimization and content marketing.
For more information about the workshops or to reserve a spot , visit Upper Valley Score or call (603) 448-3491.
ABOUT SCORE:  SCORE is the largest volunteer mentoring network in the USA. For more than 50 years, SCORE has served as America’s premier source of confidential business mentoring and education. Through a nationwide network of more than 300 chapters and 10,000 volunteers, SCORE helps small businesses to start up, grow, and achieve their goals. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SCORE Upper Valley was founded in 1967 as Chapter 184. With more than 30 volunteer mentors, who give freely of their time and talent to help small business owners and potential small business owners achieve success and improve the economic health of their local communities. SCORE mentoring is always free and our educational services are free or at a low cost.
Congratulations to all of this year's leaders but a very special congratulations to
Ivy Condon of Claremont!
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust First Annual Pet Supply Drive
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust invites you to participate in their first annual Pet Supply Drive from May 6 thru May 31, 2019. Collection boxes are located at all of our branch locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont; more than 50 locations! Please visit your local branch and make a contribution of unopened pet food, litter, cleaning supplies, new toys and bedding. No cash donations are being accepted. All donations benefit local, non-profit animal shelters or humane societies. Want to know which shelter will receive your donation? Just ask a branch employee!
“We are introducing the Pet Supply Drive to address a need in our local communities – caring for the pets in local animal shelters,” said Joseph Schmitt, SVP/Chief Marketing Officer at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. “Thank you in advance for your generous contributions. Partnering together we can do more.”
The Common Man Restaurant Now Offering
Large Party To Go Menu
We’ve created a menu with many of our event favorites and crowd pleasers so that those planning events like backyard barbecues, business meetings, and family reunions can easily order from our menu and either pick it up or have it delivered to their site. Each selection feeds about 20 people, and half orders for 10 can be requested, and all orders from our Large Party To Go menu come with disposable plates, Common Man logoed cocktail napkins, plastic flatware, and serving utensils. View their Large Party To Go Menu Here !
Help the Sullivan County Humane Society reach their fundraising goal of $15,000 this year!

They are off to a great start with $3,000 in corporate sponsorships - what can your company contribute?

Contact Laurie Waterman for more information on sponsorship opportunities via email or 603-381-0716
Taverne on the Square is now offering a 15% discount for lunch to all business members of the Claremont Chamber of Commerce. Lunch is served from 11:00am to 4:00pm

For your convenience you may consider calling an hour ahead of your desired pick up time. Then simply pick up your lunch order to go. If you prefer, we will be happy to have it ready to serve to you!

Simply mention promo code: Jasper56
Places we LOVE in
Sullivan County
Choose your favorite outdoor place, building, restaurant, business or historical site. Any place where others can visit is perfect to share. Use your smart phone to snap a photo, then visit bit.ly/LoveSullivan to upload and describe what makes it special to you!
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