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Good Day CMS Chamber Members,
I hope you are all well and staying safe during these trying times. The Chamber continues to operate with a temporary staffing change. Our Executive Director, Alexandra McNitt, has taken a brief furlough and is expected to return soon. She is doing well and looks forward to returning to continue her leadership, which is so valued by all of us. Meanwhile, Paulette and Jack are holding down the fort and providing the ongoing stability needed in order to keep things running smoothly.   

I want to assure you that the Chamber continues to provide local businesses with as much support as is physically possible, in light of the current situation. The Board of Directors continues to meet, but as is the case with most groups, has done so remotely. As soon as we are able to get back to the familiar way of conducting business, we will be ready to do so. We all miss seeing one another at our Fun At Five events. No doubt, it will be a happy day of reuniting with friends and business acquaintances, old and new, when we can all convene once again. Until then, we will continue to support one another through the challenges presented by the pandemic as we look to brighter days ahead.  
Warmest regards,
Laurie Cashman
Chairperson, Board of Directors 
Chamber of Central Mass South
Introducing our new Venly Fellow: Sydney Covitz

The Chamber of Central Mass South partners with the Cambridge, MA-based, social media consultancy firm Venly to help local businesses grow, create jobs, and strengthen the community. Venly provides in-person training services to local business owners to get the most out of the big ten social media channels (Facebook, YouTube, Yelp, etc). Our new Venly Fellow Sydney Covitz will replace our current Fellow Hannah London beginning in June. Read Sydney's bio below. Contact us if we can answer any questions you may have or connect you with Venly for a free Best Practice Session to analyze your business' performance on social media.

Raised in Washington, D.C., Sydney Covitz is a 2020 graduate of Swarthmore College where she studied Computer Science and English Literature. Sydney’s dual interest in systems and communication has led her into artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, cybersecurity, creative writing, and journalism. In addition to her coursework, Sydney spent her summers in a range of applied learning and research-based internships at Carnegie Mellon University's Institute for Software Research, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, and The Washington Post. During her time at Swarthmore, Sydney was a member of the Swarthmore College Computer Society and wrote for her college newspaper, The Phoenix. All of Sydney’s interests depended on collaboration skills which she strengthened as captain of Swarthmore's soccer team and as a member of the College’s track team. Prior to her graduation which was moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sydney already had been passionate about the discipline of disaster recovery which she learned about in her courses and professional work. In the Fellowship, Sydney wants to apply her energy and experience to help local businesses and their communities grow in a world of Networked AI & Big Data.

The Venly Fellowship selected Sydney as its inaugural Fellow for our national roll-out because of her commitment to strengthening community collaboration locally and globally. We also admire Sydney’s dedication to applied learning.

"We focused on candidates from Swarthmore because of the College’s longtime role in postgraduate innovation from President Frank Aydelotte’s U.S. leadership of the Rhodes Scholarship to Swarthmore’s current efforts in service learning," said Chiderah Okoye, Venly Institute's Executive Director. "We’ve benefited from that experience directly through the guidance of our Co-Chair for Training, Nancy Bekavac, Swarthmore ‘69, who directed the Watson Fellowship after being a Fellow herself during the Watson Fellowship’s inaugural year."

Reopening Massachusetts: Baker-Polito Administration
Initiates Transition to First Phase of Four-Phase Approach

Public health data, key metrics established to track real-time progress, determine advancement to future phases while mandatory workplace safety standards, sector-specific guidance issued to all Phase 1 industries, businesses, customers and activities

BOSTON, May 18, 2020 — Today, the Baker-Polito Administration released Reopening Massachusetts, the Reopening Advisory Board’s report, which details a four-phased strategy to responsibly reopen businesses and activities while continuing to fight COVID-19. The Administration also released a new “Safer At Home” Advisory, which instructs residents to stay at home unless engaging with newly opened activities, as a way to continue limiting the spread of COVID-19. Starting today, based on current public health data and trends, Massachusetts will begin Phase 1 of a cautious reopening, and workplaces that are permitted to open are required to follow new safety protocols and guidance.

Learn more about the reopening process:   

Detailed in Reopening Massachusetts, each phase of the reopening will be guided by public health data and key indicators that will be continually monitored for progress and will be used to determine advancement to future phases. Industries, sectors, and activities that present less risk will open in earlier phases. Those that present more risk will open in later phases.

The 17-member Reopening Advisory Board, co-chaired by Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy, consists of public health experts, municipal leaders and members of the business community representing many facets of the Massachusetts economy. Since its formation on April 28, the Board met with a total of 75 stakeholder groups ranging from industry associations, regional chambers of commerce, community coalitions, and labor organizations, representing over 112,000 different businesses and more than two million workers across the Commonwealth. The Reopening Advisory Board also considered written comments from over 4,500 employers, organizations, and individuals in the development of its plan. 

Safer at Home Advisory:
Effective today, the Department of Public Health also updated the Stay at Home Advisory, replacing it with a new, “Safer at Home” Advisory. The new Safer at Home Advisory instructs everyone to stay home unless they are headed to a newly opened facility or activity. It also advises those over the age of 65 and those with underlying health conditions to stay home with the exception of trips required for health care, groceries, or that are otherwise absolutely necessary. All residents must continue to wear a face covering in public when social distancing is not possible, and individuals are advised to wash their hands frequently and be vigilant in monitoring for symptoms. Restrictions on gatherings of more than 10 people remain in effect.
Reopening Massachusetts In Phases:
The goal of this phased reopening plan is to methodically allow businesses, services, and activities to resume, while avoiding a resurgence of COVID-19 that could overwhelm the state’s health care system and erase the progress made so far.  
  • Each phase will last a minimum of three weeks and could last longer before moving to the next phase;
  • If public health data trends are negative, specific industries, regions, and/or the entire Commonwealth may need to return to an earlier phase;
  • The Commonwealth will partner with industries to draft sector-specific protocols in advance of future phases (example: restaurant-specific protocols will be drafted in advance of Phase 2);
  • If we all work together to defeat COVID-19, we can proceed through each phase.

Success in earlier phases will refine criteria for future phases including travel, sizes of gatherings, as well as additional retail openings, lodging and accommodations, arts, entertainment, fitness centers, museums, restaurants, youth sports, and other activities.   

Industry-Specific Guidance:
Businesses are not required to reopen, and may not do so if they are unable to follow safety protocols. The Baker-Polito Administration has developed specific guidance so that each industry reopens as safely as possible. Businesses are expected to implement these protocols in addition to the more general Mandatory Workplace Safety Standards.

A Thank You to Our Harrington Community
Ed Moore
President and CEO, Harrington HealthCare System

Despite the constant flow of news and information about the novel coronavirus and the worldwide pandemic it has spawned, it can still be challenging to describe the enormity and complexity of the situation before us. It requires that we all make personal decisions – sometimes at great sacrifice – to limit risk to the most vulnerable among us and avoid the collapse of our healthcare system.

In a career that spans over 40 years in healthcare, I have never experienced a time like this. Despite the fact that we are required to be physically distant from one another, I have never felt such a powerful spirit of unity and connectedness within our community.

As a community healthcare system, we have always had a special responsibility to our local residents. Because the healthcare environment is so challenging and ever-changing, we have had to make difficult decisions about where to focus our resources, sometimes reducing or closing services that we can no longer provide in a financially sustainable way. But we have always done so with an eye towards assuring our long-term ability to serve as a local and reliable critical healthcare provider.

It was this dedication that drove our strategic decision to be acquired by the UMass Memorial Health Care System; assuring that we could maintain our position as a health care partner and safety net for our community. Little did we know that a completely different challenge would be before us in a matter of weeks.

The Harrington HealthCare team has always based our decisions, both large and small, on how we can continue to make our community healthier and safer. Today, we are seeing that commitment return to us in spades. Our departments work seamlessly to ensure compassionate quality care. That is why we have received our 14th “Grade A” in LeapFrog Group’s spring 2020 Hospital Report. 

I couldn’t be more proud of the way every single member of our team – from front line clinicians to support staff – has pulled together to plan for and face the coronavirus in our community. Everyone has contributed to assure that Harrington HealthCare facilities will continue to be safe accessible resources. Across all floors and units of our hospital campuses, in offices and satellite locations, we have been a resource for safe testing and have created protocols to limit the spread of infection while caring for our community. This is the power of local healthcare.  

We are heartened by the outpouring of support we have received from our community. We have long known that all of our employees are “Harrington Heroes;” and we are so glad to know that you see it too. Not only do we greatly appreciate donations of food supplies, homemade masks, and other personal protective equipment (thank you!), we are also so encouraged and motivated that in a time of global challenge you are thinking of us. This knowledge is particularly meaningful as we celebrate our staff in observance of Hospital Week this week. We also had the opportunity to honor our Nurses during National Nurses Week the previous week. A special thank you to MAPFRE Insurance Group who went above and beyond to make our nurses and staff feel extra special by delivering dedicated treats, signs and snacks. It is truly remarkable to see the outpouring of support from our community.

We urge the public not to delay seeking care out of fear that they may contract the COVID-19 virus at a healthcare facility. Extensive infection control measures have always been in place at HHS and additional measures aimed specifically at preventing the spread of COVID-19 have also been in place since early March. 

Our goal right now is to assure everyone that they can safely access care for all emergency, urgent and chronic care needs, and to remind them that they should also continue to receive routine care through in-office visits and Telehealth appointments where possible. 

We at Harrington are doing our part to help you, and we thank you for doing your part to help us. We will get through these trying times. When we do, we will never forget that it was by working together; healthcare and community, that we beat this pandemic. 
Who is Open?
Restaurant, Retail and Services

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How Can I Help?

These past few months have wreaked havoc on many of us mentally, emotionally and financially. The uncertainty as to what lies ahead for our businesses, our financial security, is at the heart of our stress.

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The next 12-18 months are going to be very different and so we need sharp our skills and attitudes to be move forward and stay focused during these trying times.

Be well. Stay safe. Stay strong.

~ Rita
Community Garden Launching Third Season

The Community Food Collaborative (CFC) is entering its third growing season at its garden located behind the Sturbridge Town Hall lower parking lot. The land is owned by the Federated Church of Sturbridge and its use is being generously donated to the CFC garden committee. The committee members have been busy planning and implementing upgrades to the garden for 2020.

After doubling the size of the garden in 2019, the CFC was able to more than double the donation of fresh organic vegetables. The Saint John Paul II Food Pantry in Southbridge gladly accepted 3,107 pounds of vegetables last year from the CFC to help feed the local food insecure citizens of both Southbridge and Sturbridge.

“It takes a lot of effort to grow and harvest that many vegetables and the volunteers have been up to the task and deserve all the credit,” boasted Pauline White, a member of the committee. “Between the regular volunteers and the guest volunteers from outside groups, we had 485 volunteers work a total of 1,114 hours in 2019. We could not have done it without them. It’s a community effort. The volunteers, including the students at Tantasqua Regional High School, are so giving of their time and talent to work on this project to help feed the less fortunate. We are very proud of them.”

In the fall, the Southbridge Garden Club volunteered to enhance the area around the CFC garden sign by planting a variety of shrubs, an ornamental tree, and several plants which they donated and planted as well. They intend to add additional plants each year to the bank in front of the garden.

What are the plans for the CFC garden in 2020? The CFC committee identified two goals they wanted to meet in 2020. They wanted to fence in the garden with strong metal fencing and wanted to finish completing the irrigation system to the remaining half of the garden. The first goal of fencing was completed in March by a local company, Steadfast Fence. The second goal of completing the irrigation system has recently been designed by engineers who have generously donated their time. Piping materials have been purchased and two 400-gallon water tanks are on order. The installation is expected to be completed in June. While only having two goals may not seem like much, the money necessary to meet these goals is significant. How did they reach these goals? They applied to The Last Green Valley last summer for a $6,000 Community Enrichment Grant and were fortunate enough to be awarded the grant. “The grant is a matching grant,” per Joe Coan, president of the garden. “As you can imagine, we’ve been very busy since January raising funds to meet this grant requirement. Our generous donors, most who have been with us all along, helped us reach our goal. We were just about there, then March came and the arrival of COVID-19 changed everything for everyone. Many companies were faced with their own challenges and had to refocus their priorities.” Coan isn’t complaining because he’s a businessman himself and knows what everyone is going through. He added, “We are extremely grateful for the aid they have given us this year and in years past. We certainly wouldn’t be where we are today without their generosity to us and ultimately to those who rely on the food pantry.”

Coan stresses, “We are riding the waves of the pandemic and paying close attention to guidelines given to everyone. Being a volunteer-driven community garden, we can’t have more than 10 people at a time working in the garden. Committee members of the garden are doing some prep work at the garden right now with masks on and leaving six feet between each other. The challenge will come once we plant the garden at the beginning of June. Then the volunteers come in mid-June to help weed and do other tasks at the garden. We are hoping the disease has wilted by then and the guidelines will be relaxed, but we certainly don’t want to rush anything. The safety of our volunteers and ourselves is paramount. Rumors of a resurgence of the virus in the fall should make everyone cautious about returning to normal activities too soon. It may take more coordination on our part with our volunteers but we’ll do what we have to do to get the job done.”

There’s been a lot of talk about all the people out of work, which in the long term will mean the food pantries may see a much higher demand. Home gardeners are also asked to plant more than they can consume and donate the extra food to the pantries. Unfortunately, there may always be individuals who are food challenged. Regardless of the virus, the CFC is committed to its mission and will strive again this year to produce and donate even more to the Saint John Paul II Food Pantry. Coan says, “The mission and purpose of the Community Food Collaborative is, and has always been, to help those who rely on the Saint John Paul II Food Pantry to have access to fresh produce. We, like everyone else, are needed now more than ever to help those in our communities and we will certainly do our part. We are all in this together.”

Check out the garden’s Facebook page at or website at or email them at The garden committee welcomes volunteers, donations of funds, new or used garden tools, and in-kind services. Pay a visit and take a look at the garden and see the amazing work these folks are doing.
A message from the Brimfield Antique Flea Markets Guide

We are very sorry to announce that due to circumstances beyond our control the Brimfield Antique Flea Markets will be closed for the July event as well. We will post updates for the future events as they become available. Please stay safe and healthy! We hope to see you all in September!

Check back with for updates and information as soon as it's available.
Thank you for being a part of the Brimfield Family!
Harrington Hospital in Southbridge Implements Emergency Curbside Triage

SOUTHBRIDGE, MA, MAY 15, 2020 – As of Monday, May 18, patients who arrive in a car to the Emergency Department (ED) at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge will be directed through a new “curbside triage” process. This new process allows patients to avoid gathering in a common space with others in the traditional ED waiting room, greatly reducing the risk of spreading COVID-19 while the virus remains a threat. Protocols for patients who arrive at the ED by ambulance will remain the same.

Public Safety will greet patients who arrive in a car to a triage nurse. The triage nurse will then screen, register and direct the patient to a dedicated ED Triage parking space. Once there, staff will come to the car to conduct the initial check-in and patient registration process, and a nurse will conduct an initial evaluation of symptoms.

As is the case during normal ED operations, patients with serious life-threatening symptoms will be taken into the hospital for immediate care. Patients with less serious symptoms will remain in their cars until a private exam room is available, if one is not available immediately. Patients have the choice to come in and wait inside if they prefer.

“We believe this will help to ease fears about coming into the ED, as it virtually eliminates any risk of coming into contact with COVID-19 while awaiting care with other patients in the ED waiting area,” said Ed Moore, President & CEO at Harrington HealthCare System.

“We want to remind and urge people not to put themselves or their loved ones at risk needlessly,” Moore said. “We hope that the measures we’re taking at our Southbridge ED and all across our system will assure people that they can safely return to getting all the healthcare they need, whether it’s emergency care or routine preventive care. Coronavirus is far from the only threat to one’s health, and in fact you’re far more likely to suffer negative consequences from an untreated chronic condition than you are to contract coronavirus while receiving the healthcare you need.”

The implementation of the Curbside Triage will be rolled out in the Harrington HealthCare Emergency Department at Webster in the coming weeks. Further information about emergency care services and coronavirus precautionary measures at Harrington Healthcare System is available at .

Harrington HealthCare System is a comprehensive regional healthcare system serving more than 25 communities across south central Massachusetts and northeastern Connecticut. The system includes Harrington Hospital in Southbridge, Harrington HealthCare at Webster and three additional major medical office buildings: Harrington HealthCare at Charlton , Harrington HealthCare at 169 , also in Charlton, and Harrington HealthCare at Spencer ; Harrington Physician Services , our primary care and multi-specialty physician group; UrgentCare Express at Harrington in Charlton and Oxford; The Cancer Center at Harrington in Southbridge, and the region’s largest Behavioral Health programs for mental health and substance use.
Federated Church of Sturbridge & Fiskdale Services to Continue Online for Immediate Future

The Federated Church of Sturbridge & Fiskdale has announced that its Meetinghouse at 8 Maple Street, Sturbridge will remain closed to the public until its reopening committee has completed its work.
In an email to Church Members on May 21, Executive Board President Leigh Darrin told Members of the congregation that “in spite of Governor Baker's permission for places of worship to reopen at 40% capacity, the Executive Board of Sturbridge Federated Church has voted to follow the recommendations of our umbrella denominations and we will not be resuming in person worship at this time.”
Pastor Gretchen Switzer has been streaming weekly 9:30 a.m. services from the Church on Facebook Live since March 29 with a skeleton crew, with follow-up video posts on the Church’s website and YouTube channel. Sunday services will continue in the online forum for the immediate future, according to Darrin.
Darrin said the Church has appointed a five-member reopening committee representing the worship team, choir and music interests, trustees, the faith formation team, and members at large.
“The goal of this committee is to have a reopening framework in place by June 15th. This does NOT mean we will resume worship services and all of our other activities on that day,” said Darrin. “It just means we hope to have a roadmap in place to safely and responsibly reopen the Meetinghouse to aid us in service to our God when the time is right.”
When the Church does reopen, in order to respect the 40% capacity guideline, Darrin says services will continue to be streamed online. “Members and friends who are not feeling well, are at particular risk for contracting COVID-19, or simply not yet comfortable assembling with a group will be encouraged to join us through the online service.”
The Federated Church of Sturbridge and Fiskdale has remained vibrantly active throughout the pandemic, especially through its mask-making project that resulted in the donation of more than 2,400 masks to Harrington Hospital, along with various nursing homes, group homes, restaurant and convenience store employees, and other individuals throughout the community. The project, led by Holice Turnbow and Barbara Stietzel, was supported by more than 25 members of the Church and the Sturbridge Senior Center.
The Church also remained open for weekly meetings of the local Alcoholics Anonymous chapter, provided a weekly meal to the guests at St. Luke's Guest House in Southbridge, and supported local food pantries through its missions program. Local residents in need of assistance during this pandemic should call the Church office at (508) 347-3915 or email Pastor Gretchen Switzer at .
Upcoming Online Opportunities

Check out these options for keeping mentally and physically fit during the shutdown of non-essential businesses. Are you offering online learning opportunities, webinars, or podcasts? Please add them to our calendar or email Jack the pertinent info and we will be happy to share!

Worcester Chamber offers webinars available to CMS Chamber Members for free or at the Member rate.

Supporting Behavioral Health Needs in the Community and Workplace during COVID19
Wednesday, June 3, 10 am
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Recalls, Refusals, and the Future of Unemployment
Wednesday, June 3, 2 pm
Financial risk of COVID-19 Unemployment charges, Tracking & protesting charges, 
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The Breakfast Club - Online
June 11, 9 am - 10 am
See the article below for more info and to register.

ONLINE | What your Business Needs to Know about Phishing
and Other Social Engineering Attacks & How to Prevent Becoming a Victim
Tuesday, June 16, 8:30 am
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See more on the Worcester Chamber's calendar of upcoming events here.

COGGNO is the Chamber's 24/7 Training platform. Low cost and even free online courses are available.


June 2: 10 Principles to Running a Virtual Company Extremely Well
With the social distancing and remain-in-place orders around the country, many companies have shifted to having part or all of their staff work remotely. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

June 9: Simple Ways to Boost Your Productivity While Working Remotely
Working from home is not easy, especially if you're new to the game. Learn how to get yourself in the "work zone" and stay productive throughout your day. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

June 11: National Safety Guidance to Protect You and Your Workers from COVID-19 Exposure
Get the latest federal government and professional safety organizations guidelines to protect you and your employees from COVID-19 exposure. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Connect with YMCA personal trainers via free Zoom access. Check out their schedule here.

Offers online sessions through Zoom, Skype and Facetime. Call Deb at (508) 579-6314 or visit online for more.

The Farmers' Market will be open every Saturday from 9 am - 2 pm. Visit the link for the guidelines.
Worcester Regional Chamber: The Breakfast Club - June 11
Learn online, on your time for FREE, now through July 5th!

A well-trained team is more engaged and more productive... leading to better, smarter results for your business.

Available Now:

  • Managing the Virtual Workspace:Tips & Strategies
  • Crisis Management
  • Employee Accountability
  • Skype for Business
  • Creating Winning Webinars
  • Successfully Managing Change

Coming Soon:

  • Microsoft (various levels): Excel 2016, Office 365, Teams
  • Soft Skills: Customer Service, Stress Management, Social Selling, Leadership Skills
  • Call Center Training
  • Building a Brand on Social Media
  • Communications for Small Business
  • Effective Performance Reviews

For more information or to register please email or call Christine McNally at or Eileen Morgan at or call 508-751-7900.

REGISTER FOR FREE CLASSES TODAY! D on't Miss this Opportunity for FREE Training!

50+ Job Seekers Regional Networking Groups
Your AGE really is your EDGE©!
to All 50+ Job Seekers in Massachusetts
There is no doubt that dealing the current Covid19 Challenge of CDC self-quarantine/social distancing guidance – now extended thru May - has created another major and unprecedented hurdle during the already challenging job search process for the 50+ demographic.
We are so excited to announce that with the overwhelming support and generosity of MCOA, our funding-sponsor, we will now be able to offer the 50+ program in a virtual format using Zoom - beginning on April 6! Please check our web site for the updated schedules for all of our 17 host sites – noting that there may be changes in day or time in order to avoid virtual session overlap.
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Not only will this allow us to continue to provide guidance, content, strategies and support to all of you who are currently participants in this program, but now, with this new virtual modality, we will be able to offer this vital and timely program to others in the region who, up until now, may have been geographically challenged to attend one of our 17 host site locations in MA.
If you are new to our program and interested in attending one of our upcoming sessions, you must register on our website in order to start receiving email notifications on upcoming meetings. [If you are already registered for the program, you do not need to register again.]
We will be providing additional information and guidance on our virtual programming in the coming days thru direct email, our LI and FB groups as well as our web site.
For specific information on the program, registering etc. please contact me
At 508-330-0343 or via email at or by FB, LI or messaging.
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K+K Face Shield
Protecting those who care for us
PPE / Face Shield

K&K Thermoforming in Southbridge, is manufacturing face shields in response to the COVID-19 crisis. These are available for institutions as well as local businesses and individuals.

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K&K Thermoforming, 380 Elm Street, Southbridge, MA 01550, 508.764.7700
SEPTEMBER 23, 2020
9:00am Shotgun Start
Heritage Country Club, Charlton, MA
Benefits The Chamber Scholarships & Charities Fund
Executive Committee

Laurie Cashman, Chair
Yellow Iris Farm

Erika Travinski, 1st Vice Chair
The Center of Hope

Jessica Bettencourt, Immediate Past Chair

Bruce Watkins, Treasurer
Karl Storz Endovision, Inc.
Board of Directors

Brad Arcoite
Table 3 Restaurant Group

Michael Checkosky
Cornerstone Bank

Angela Chviek
Harrington Hospital

Alycia Dzik
Webster First Federal Credit Union

Rich Eichacker
Vibrance Technology Corp
Michelle Fanion
ERA Key Realty

Steve Gardiner
Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center

Les Gardner
Les Gardner Photography

Nathan Hardt
Old Sturbridge Village

Leila Hurt
Country Bank

Lynn Mero
Southbridge Credit Union

Rich Suitum
Exsel Advertising Group

Michael Wales
Michael L. Wales Painting Company

James Donahue
Old Sturbridge Village
Honorary Board Member

Padgett Berthiaume
Berthiaume & Berthiaume
46 Hall Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
Paulette Hughes
Finance & Administration
Jack Starkey
Communications & Media