Weekly Newsletter
As 2019 comes to a close we are excited to announce
we've set dates for a number of our major events and
hope you will add them to your calendars for 2020!

  • 63rd Annual President's Awards - Friday, January 31st
  • Sponsorship Opportunities available HERE
  • Advanced Tickets are Required and can be purchased online HERE or from the Chamber Office
  • Scholarship Fund Pancake Breakfast - Saturday, April 11th
  • Scholarship Applications Open in January
  • Career & Community Connections Fair - May 1st
  • Table registration coming soon
  • Auction Gala - Saturday, May 30th
  • Sponsorship Opportunities available HERE
  • Fall Festival & Chili Cook-Off - Saturday, October 3rd
  • Sponsorship & Exhibitor information coming soon

Please email Elyse with any questions and to reserve your sponsorship level.
Bios for our recipients will be included in future publications
Chamber Member News & Events
“Yee Haws and Ha Has”
Hilarious stand-up comedy and sensational country music come to the Claremont Opera House on January 25th
Comedian Paul D’Angelo and Nashville recording artist Lexi James will be co- headlining a “Yee Haws and Ha Has” event for a night of hilarious stand-up comedy and sensational country music.

Comedian Paul D’Angelo has been headlining A-List comedy clubs around the country for over thirty years, entertaining hundreds of prominent corporate clients and opening for over sixty international stars such as Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, The Beach Boys, Chicago, Tony Bennett and Tom Jones. He co-starred in the Showtime movie, ‘The Godfathers of Comedy’ and is the author of two multiple award-winning books, ‘Stories I Tell’ and its sequel, ‘More Stories to Tell’.

As a New England front-runner in Pop-Country music, singer/songwriter Lexi James has amassed more than 16,000 Facebook fans in her short career. She’s toured up and down the Northeast and beyond with her message of feel-good, be yourself lyrics paired with a soulful vocal performance. Lexi James has shared the stage with country legends such as Charlie Daniels Band, Marshall Tucker and Brad Paisley. She recently released her last record, Ripple in the Water in 2018, and in 2019 she expanded her touring and moved to Nashville part-time!
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online  with print at home option, by phone at 603-542-4433 or in person at the Opera House Box office in City Hall Complex at 58 Opera House Square. 
Turning Points Network Survey
Turning Points Network is conducting a community needs assessment to provide us with feedback about our services, and about any unmet needs of survivors in Sullivan County. The information collected from this survey will help us to enhance and improve our work with survivors, and our prevention work.

The survey is open to survivors, providers, and all community members. Please take the survey below, we really appreciate it!

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!
Community News & Events
ServSafe in Mandarin Chinese
A ServSafe class that will be taught entirely in Mandarin Chinese will be held in Manchester on January 14. 2020.
Upper Valley Land Trust - Corporate Volunteer Program
The Upper Valley Land Trust has an exciting opportunity to offer Upper Valley businesses and employees! Now in its second year of operation, the Corporate Volunteer Program puts your employees to work in the community, volunteering with our local environmental nonprofit to make a difference socially and ecologically. This offering is designed to provide an opportunity for your Upper Valley business to spend time volunteering in the outdoors and strengthen bonds between your team members. This program will benefit your business in many ways:
·         Engaging employees in team building activities in a beautiful environment outside of the typical workplace
·         Involving your group with our local social and natural communities
·         Providing a philanthropy opportunity for a business and its employees
·         Reenergizing and resetting a team dynamic before diving back into work projects
We are ready to create a volunteer experience tailored to the needs of your company! Contact Paul Blazevich ( (603) 643-6626 x 201) for program offerings, more information on CVP, or to begin customizing your own volunteer experience. UVLT’s current project offerings for CVP are attached below, which also includes program logistics and a recommended packing list for participants.
The Upper Valley Land Trust is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, committed to preserving natural areas, working farmlands, and priority habitat so residents and visitors alike can enjoy the scenic landscapes that make the Upper Valley so special.