Monday, October 19, 2020
Chamber Updates
Apple Harvest Drive-In Day
Saturday, October 24

POSTPONED: Due to rain, all of the events for the Apple Harvest Drive-In Day have been pushed back to Saturday, October 24 and will remain at their scheduled times. The location of the Drive-In Day will be changed to right down the road at St. John’s United Methodist Church. Visit dovernh.org/AHD for tickets and more information.

Drive-In Schedule:
10:00-10:45am - Showtime Steve (sponsored by Cambridge Trust)
11:00-11:45am - Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate (sponsored by HRCU)
3:30-4:30pm - WOKQ Apple Pie Baking Contest (sponsored by Northeast Credit Union)
4:30-6:30pm - Acoustic Radio   

Thank you to our Apple Harvest Day Festival Underwriter
First Seacoast Bank. And thank you to our Drive-In Sponsor, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital.
Chamber 101
Thursday, October 22, 8-9 a.m.

The Dover Chamber staff invites you to join us at our Chamber 101 program. Take advantage of this orientation session to review your membership benefits. Make sure you are leveraging your Chamber membership effectively! There will be ample time for questions and networking with other members.
Morning Mixer
Wednesday, November 4, 8-9 a.m.

Join the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce online for our monthly Morning Mixer, sponsored by First Seacoast Bank and hosted by The Residence at Silver Square (virtually)!
Pre-registration is required. The program starts promptly at 8 a.m.

Participants will join the zoom meeting where Chamber staff will go over the virtual format. Once all participants have joined the zoom meeting, participants will be broken out into groups of two for networking.
The Greater Seacoast Housing Summit: The Future of Housing
Friday, November 6, 8:30-10 a.m.

Produced in partnership by the Workforce Housing Coalition of the Greater Seacoast, the Seacoast Chamber Alliance, and the State of New Hampshire. This will be brought to you on Zoom, and it is free to attend.
Community Rescources
Main Street Relief Fund 2.0
October 19-30

Governor Chris Sununu has authorized the allocation and expenditure of CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund (“flex funds”) to provide economic support to New Hampshire small businesses suffering from business interruptions as a result of COVID-19. The application period opens October 19 and closes October 30 at 4 p.m.
State of the Region
Wednesday, October 21, 9-10:30 a.m.

The Exeter Area Chamber is inviting Dover Chamber members to their upcoming 2020 State of the Region event. This will be an interactive event, featuring experts in the workforce, real estate, and healthcare/telehealth industries. The discount code for Dover Chamber members is 'PARTNER'. If you use that code, you can participate with the member rate of $15.
Conversation with Congressman Chris Pappas
Monday, October 26, 9:30-10 a.m.

Join members from the six Seacoast Chambers for a virtual conversation with Congressman Chris Pappas. The Congressman wants to hear how your business has been impacted as a result of COVID-19 and what you need in the coming months; and will provide an update on federal legislation to support local businesses.
 
This opportunity is hosted by the Seacoast Chamber Alliance and is open to members of the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce, the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth, the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and/or The Falls Chamber of Commerce.
Apple Harvest Day at Home!

Have you checked out our Apple Harvest Day website yet? Make sure you visit our vendors' virtual booths.
Normally just one day in October, this virtual festival will be available for the entire month! Live-stream demonstrations, performances, and ceremonies are planned to bring Apple Harvest Day to the comfort of your own home.

Interested in sponsorship? Contact events@dovernh.org for opportunities.
Digital Risk: Protecting Your Business From the Dark Web
October 21, 11 a.m.

Learn how to protect your business with this business security seminar for company leadership. Your data is a lucrative business opportunity for cybercriminals. With just a few key details and basic technological skills, these criminals could potentially gain access to your most important accounts.
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