June 29, 2022

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Chamber Events
Advanced Eye Centers
Anchor Barre
C.H. Babb Company
Bank of America
BayCoast Bank
Bluestone Bank
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro South
Bristol County Savings Bank
Brownstone Realty Group
Dennis K. Burke
Burke & Lamb, PC
Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
Davol-Taunton Printing
Dermody Cleaners
Town of Dighton
DreamScape Designs, LLC
Express Employment Professionals
Eye Health Vision Centers
Fault Line Kustoms
Field Engineering Co.
JW Fishers Manufacturing
Foley & Foley, PC
Hampton Inn Raynham
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Laborers' Union Local 876
Longmeadow of Taunton
G. Lopes Construction
MacDonald Moving Services
Mechanics Cooperative Bank
Morton Federal Credit Union
North Easton Savings Bank
PayQuick, LLC
Permier Martial Arts
ProtoPlus - a division of GTR Manufacturing
RE/MAX Platinum
W.H. Riley & Son
Rockland Trust
SCU Credit Union
Silko Honda
Spotlight Dance Studio
Sullivan & Tire Auto Service
Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant
Taunton Public Schools
Toldo Law Group, P.C.
FJ Torres Insurance Agency
Triumph, Inc.
Trucchi's Supermarkets
Yukon Landscaping
Business After Hours at Happy Health Center
TACC Golf Tournament
Business Information
Join the SBA on June 30th for a webinar to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI+) Pride Month. The webinar will feature a live panel discussion with Larry Webb, District Director, SBA Washington Metropolitan Area District Office; Justin Nelson, Co-founder and President, National LGBT Chamber of Commerce; and small business owner Rachel Kalenberg of Pizza Carrello from Gillette, Wyoming.

The discussion will focus on financial wellness and the importance of equity and opportunity to help uplift and support LGBTQI+-owned small businesses. The panel will also discuss SBA initiatives and resources that support small business recovery, LGBTQI+ startups seeking to launch, and help for existing LGBTQI+-owned small businesses as they pivot and grow in a post-COVID world. Register here.
5 Ways to Level Up Your Small Business Marketing (and yes, it’s time)

If you’re interested in ways to reach more people, and you’re ready to start maximizing technology, it’s time to look at these business solutions.
Chamber Events
Cool off with a cone and connect at the Chamber’s Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, July 12th at Noon! The Star’s delicious full food menu will be available for purchase as well if you want to grab lunch. We hope to see you there! Register below. (Rain date: July 14)
The Jockey Club will be hosting a Summer Spectacular Networking on Tuesday, August 9th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. This is a joint event with Cranberry Country Chamber. Join us in the tent for some apps and drinks! 

Business After Hours is an evening of fun, food, and fellowship among Chamber members and their guests, with a chance to network, make new friends, and meet potential customers. Register below.
Member News
Mechanics Cooperative Bank Donates $2,500 to PRIDE

The Mechanics Cooperative Bank Board of Directors and Executive Leadership Team are pleased to announce the support of PRIDE Inc. in Taunton with a $2,500 gift in support of their pavilion capital campaign. PRIDE Inc. is actively raising money to purchase a pavilion so that our participants, families, and community stakeholders have a place to gather outside that is safe, comfortable and inviting. Read the press release.
Summer is around the corner, and People Incorporated is looking forward to seeing everyone return for another great Jack Rua Invitational in September. Attached is the sponsor and registration brochure for the tournament. Between playing, sponsoring, advertising, or all of the above, there are many ways to be a part of it! If you have questions or need further info, please reach out to Peter Daley at 774-488-5333 or pdaley@peopleincfr.org.
Community News
City of Taunton Has Published a Business and Development Guide 

Mayor Shaunna O’Connell recently announced that the City of Taunton has published a Business and Development Guide to assist residents, businesses, and prospective developers in more easily navigating the permitting process in Taunton. Read the press release.
Town of Dighton Invites Community Members to Attend 2nd Annual Firecracker Festival 

Dighton Parks and Recreation Chairman Kevin Smith, together with the Board of Selectmen and Town Administrator, are pleased to invite community members to attend Dighton’s second annual Firecracker Festival - Saturday, July 9th from 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Dighton Town Hall. The Taunton Area Chamber will be there! Learn more.
SCORE Business Resources
Help For Your Small Business
Let SCORE business advisors help you navigate the SBA Debt Relief Programs or the start-up and growth of your small business. All services are FREE and CONFIDENTIAL. If you are an existing SCORE client, please send an email to your SCORE counselor to schedule a phone call or Zoom conference. If you are new to SCORE, please complete the Request a Mentor form and someone from SCORE will contact you via email to schedule an appointment with an advisor. Sign up for SCORE webinars here. View upcoming webinars here.
The Basics of TikTok Digital Marketing

TikTok is just one tool in every smart marketer’s arsenal, but to begin your TikTok journey on the right foot you need to understand TikTok SEO, hashtags, influencers, and how to optimize your profile.

During this webinar, Mike Corso, founder of Roovio, will walk you through his proprietary 8 Step TikTok Domination Method. Do not waste another minute trying to promote your business on TikTok until you join us on June 30th.

During this one-of-a-kind webinar you will learn:

  • How to master TikTok SEO
  • How the TikTok algorithm works
  • Everything you need to know about TikTok ads
  • What kind of videos to post
  • How to optimize your profile and why it is SO important

Presented by: Mike Corso, Founder and CEO of Roovio Digital Marketing

Register here.
SCORE’s Small Business Resilience program

This year, during an unprecedented national health crisis, small businesses needed help more than ever before. In order to support these business owners when they needed it most, the SCORE Foundation provided funding for SCORE’s Small Business Resilience program. This platform allowed SCORE to pivot their mentoring and educational services onto virtual platforms, where clients could easily access the pandemic-related information, guidance and resources they needed to survive and thrive. Learn more here.
Volunteer At SCORE

Are you looking for ways to help your small business community? Would you like to grow your network or develop professionally? As a SCORE volunteer, you get it all!

Join the SCORE network of 10,000 volunteers. SCORE relies on volunteers to help small business around the country thrive.

Interested? Visit the volunteer web page to find about the many benefits of volunteering and the right opportunity for you!
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Taunton Area Chamber of Commerce, 170 Dean Street, Taunton, MA 02780
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