Chamber Updates
Monday, October 4, 2021
Ad sales for the 2022-23 Greater Dover Visitor & Relocation Guide will commence this week!
Dover Chamber members save 20% on their ads!

The Chamber is getting ready to produce our brand new 2022-23 Greater Dover Visitor & Relocation Guide! This publication will engage, entertain and inform residents and visitors about all that our area has to offer. We are excited to announce that our publishing partner for the guidebook is Lure Creative Design, a full-service destination marketing agency that
specializes in assisting Chambers like ours across the country with the production of their guides.

In the next few weeks you'll be hearing more about guidebook advertising opportunities from the Lure Creative sales team, headed by Steve Copley. In the meantime, if you have any questions, you can reach Steve at 440-732-5547 or, or you can contact Chamber President Margaret Joyce at 603-742-2218 or
Morning Mixer (VIRTUAL)
Wednesday, October 6, 8-9 a.m.

Join October's Morning Mixer host, Dover Mental Health Alliance, virtually for our monthly Morning Mixer, sponsored by First Seacoast Bank.

Since Dover Mental Heath Alliance doesn't have a physical space, they are invited members to join them virtually to learn about their programs and ways to get involved in the community.

Zoom link to be sent in reminder email the day before the event. Question, contact
Business Open House
Tuesday, October 19, 5-7 p.m.

Pope Memorial Humane Society- Cocheco Valley invites Chamber members to visit in person for this month's Business Open House. Bring plenty of business cards and enjoy an evening of networking with friends and colleagues. Light refreshments will be provided. If interested in providing a raffle prize, contact Melissa at
Registration is free- anyone can attend!
Local Expert Series: Upright Acupuncture and Wellness
Wednesday, October 27

Go behind the scenes of Upright Acupuncture and Wellness to learn more about the world of acupuncture, cupping, and Chinese medicine. Virtual vs. In-Person format to be determined. Stay tuned for more details about this event.

This will be the last Local Expert Series for the year. If you are interested in hosting a Local Experts Series next year, contact

Thank you to our Local Expert Series Sponsor Ourea Solutions!
Business Resources
Business Resiliency Survey extended

The Business Resiliency Survey has been extended till Friday, October 8. Phase 3 survey results will directly impact how economic development partners create programs and add services to help you and other small businesses thrive once again.
The survey should take 10 –15 minutes to complete.

COVID-19 Expenses Relief Program extended

The Governor's Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR) announced that the application deadline for the COVID-19 Expenses Relief Program has been extended to Friday, October 8. We highly recommend members apply if they are seeking relief opportunities. 

Meals & Rooms Tax Changes
Started October 1

The Meals & Rooms (Rentals) Tax rate will decrease from 9% to 8.5%. POS systems, marketing materials, and staff training may need updating to reflect the new tax rate.

For more information, click here.
Thank you to our Direct Connect supporters
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