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AMHERST AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

www.amherstarea.com

(413) 253-0700

• June 8: New-member reception, 5-7 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, 423 Russell St., Hadley. This is an opportunity to showcase your own business, learn from new members, and network with a variety of individuals from other businesses. Enjoy an evening with music, light fare, and cheer while you get acquainted with more than 60 new members. Tickets: free for new members who joined between January and June 2016, $10 for other members, $15 for non-members.

• June 16-19: Taste of Amherst, on the Amherst Common, Thursday, 5-9 p.m.; Friday, 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, noon-10 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. This is a wonderful way to showcase your restaurant or business. Come join in the fun with more than 20,000 attendees throughout the weekend.
 For more information, contact the chamber office at (413) 253-0700 or [email protected]

• July 18: 13th annual Golf Tournament, at Hickory Ridge Golf Course, Pomeroy Lane, Amherst. Schedule: 10 a.m.: full-swing pro clinic; 10:30 a.m.: registration, putting contest, light lunch; noon: shotgun start, scramble format; 5 p.m.: social hour, cash bar; 6 p.m.: dinner, awards ceremony, live auction. Hole-in-one, longest drive, closest-to-pin contests. Cost: $135 per player, $540 per foursome.

GREATER CHICOPEE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

www.chicopeechamber.org

(413) 594-2101

• June 3: Lunch & Learn: Protecting Your Data, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Residence Inn by Marriott, 500 Memorial Dr., Chicopee. Have some lunch from Hamel’s Catering and learn about protecting your data. Patrick Lostaglia, owner of Data Safe Guard, will discuss backup disaster recovery plans, why your data should be encrypted, what is PCI and why you should be compliant, basic law and compliance for the data you use, why anti-virus is not enough, and how to avoid cybercriminals. Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members.

• June 22: Three-chamber Networking Event, 5-7 p.m., at Hadley Farms Meeting House, 41 Russell St., Hadley. The Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce, Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce, and South Hadley & Granby Chamber of Commerce will host “A Networking Night in the Tropics,” featuring island/beach music by Rum & Steel. Taste the food of the islands. Cost: $15 for members, $20 cash for non-members. For more information, call the chamber at (413) 594-2101.

GREATER EASTHAMPTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

www.easthamptonchamber.org

(413) 527-9414

• June 6: Move the Mountain networking event, 5-7 p.m., at Holyoke Country Club, Country Club Road, Holyoke. Networking collaboration between the Greater Easthampton and Greater Holyoke chambers. Refreshments and door prizes. Cost: $10 for members in advance, $15 for non-members and walk-ins. Tickets are available through the Greater Easthampton Chamber of Commerce at 33 Union St., Easthampton, (413) 527-9414 (or register online at easthamptonchamber.org); or the Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce at 177 High St., Holyoke; (413) 534-3376.

• June 17: Second annual Speaker Breakfast, 7:30-9 a.m., at Williston Northampton School, 19 Payson Place, Easthampton. The keynote speaker is U.S. Rep. Richard Neal. How are your local business concerns being discussed at the federal level? Register online at easthamptonchamber.org or call the chamber at (413) 527-9414

• July 14: Networking By Night, 5-7 p.m., at the Oxbow Marina Sports Center, Old Springfield Road, Northampton. Register online at easthamptonchamber.org or call the chamber at (413) 572-9414.

• July 29: 32nd annual Golf Tournament at Southampton Country Club, 329 College Highway. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Sign up early and save. Register online at easthamptonchamber.org or call the chamber (413) 527-9414.

GREATER HOLYOKE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

holyokechamber.com

(413) 534-3376

• June 3: Holyoke Chamber Day with the Valley Blue Sox, Mackenzie Stadium, Beech Street, Holyoke. Stop by the chamber office at 177 High St., Holyoke to pick up complimentary tickets.

• June 6: Move the Mountain networking event, 5-7 p.m., at Holyoke Country Club, Country Club Road, Holyoke. Networking collaboration between the Greater Easthampton and Greater Holyoke chambers. Refreshments and door prizes. Cost: $10 for members in advance, $15 for non-members and walk-ins. Tickets are available through the Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce at 177 High St., Holyoke, (413) 534-3376; or the Greater Easthampton Chamber of Commerce at 33 Union St., Easthampton, (413) 527-9414.

• June 8: Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Business Person of the Year Awards, 5:30-9 p.m., at the Yankee Pedlar, 1866 Northampton St., Holyoke. Board elections, networking, food stations, announcement of 2016 Business Person of the Year and the Volunteer Award winner, and celebration of local legacy businesses. Cost: $35 for members, $40 for non-member guests. The public is invited to attend. Register online at holyokechamber.com.

• June 15: Chamber After Hours, 5-7 p.m., at the Renaissance Manor on Cabot, 279 Cabot St., Holyoke. Mix and mingle with your friends and colleagues at this casual networking event. Refreshments and 50/50 raffle. Cost: $10 for members, $15 for non-members and walk-ins. Sign up at holyokechamber.com.

• July 13: Chamber Coffee Buzz Morning Networking, 7:30-8:30 a.m., at Ruwac Inc., 54 Winter St., Holyoke. Jump-start the day with this opportunity to meet business and community leaders while enjoying coffee and a light breakfast at this respected world leader in industrial vacuum systems. This event is free to members of the business community and is sponsored by Lyon & Fitzpatrick LLP.

GREATER NORTHAMPTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

www.explorenorthampton.com

(413) 584-1900

• June 1: June [email protected], 5-7 p.m., at Fort Hill Brewery. Sponsors: Advanced Restoration Group, Czelusniak Funeral Home, Delap Real Estate, Lia Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Northampton, New England Public Radio.

• June 3: “Microsoft Excel: Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts” workshop, 9-11 a.m., at Greenfield Savings Bank, 325A King St., Northampton. Presented by Pioneer Training. Cost: $35 for chamber members, $45 for non-members.

• June 9: “QuickBooks 101” workshop, 9-11 a.m., at Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce, 99 Pleasant St., Northampton. Presented by Pioneer Training. Reservations: Cost: $25 for members; $35 for non-members.

• July 13: July [email protected], 5-7 p.m., at Cooley Dickinson Hospital. Joint event with Northampton Area Young Professionals. Sponsors: Brain Analysis & Neurodevelopment Center, Highview of Northampton, the Healing ZONE Therapeutic Massage.

GREATER WESTFIELD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

www.westfieldbiz.org

(413) 568-1618

• June 2: “Everyday Ways to Protect Your Body from Disease” workshop, 8:30-10 a.m., at the Holiday Inn Express, 39 Southampton Road, Westfield. Presented by John Hoime, owner-practitioner, Alternative Health, Southwick. Refreshments will be served. Cost: free to chamber members, $30 for non-members. To register, call the chamber office at (413) 568-1618.

• June 6: Mayor’s Coffee Hour with Mayor Brian Sullivan, 8-9 a.m., at Tekoa Country Club, 459 Russell Road, Westfield. This event is free and open to the public. To register, call the chamber office at (413) 568-1618.

• June 8: After 5 Connection, 5-7 p.m., at Westfield Bank, 141 Elm St., Westfield. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to network, and bring your business cards. Refreshments will be served. Cost: $10 for members, $15 for non-members. To register, call the chamber office at (413) 568-1618.

• June 13: “Wage & Hour Law Compliance” workshop, at Holiday Inn Express, 39 Southampton Road, Westfield. Registration/networking, 8:30 a.m.; workshop, 9-10 a.m. Presented by Karina Schrengohst, attorney with Royal, P.C. Refreshments will be served. Cost: free to chamber members, $30 for non-members. To register, call the chamber office at (413) 568-1618.

• June 17: June Chamber Breakfast, at the the Ranch Golf Club, 100 Ranch Club Road, Southwick. Registration, 7 a.m.; breakfast, 7:20, a.m.; program begins, 7:50 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Hampden County District Attorney Anthony Guilluni. Platinum sponsor: Mestek Inc.; gold sponsor: Berkshire Bank; silver sponsor: First Niagara Bank; coffee bar sponsor: Spherion Staffing. Golf Special: chamber members who are registered for the breakfast can golf for $45 with a cart following the breakfast. Call the golf shop to reserve your spot and mention that you are a chamber member. 50/50 raffle to support two Citizen’s Scholarships. Tickets: $25 for members, $30 in advance for non-members. To register, call the chamber office at (413) 568-1618.

• June 22: Three-chamber Networking Event, 5-7 p.m., at Hadley Farms Meeting House, 41 Russell St., Hadley. The Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce, Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce, and South Hadley & Granby Chamber of Commerce will host “A Networking Night in the Tropics,” featuring island/beach music by Rum & Steel. Taste the food of the islands. Cost: $15 for members, $20 cash for non-members. To register, call the chamber office at (413) 568-1618.

SOUTH HADLEY & GRANBY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

shgchamber.com

(413) 532-6451

• June 22: Three-chamber Networking Event, 5-7 p.m., at Hadley Farms Meeting House, 41 Russell St., Hadley. The Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce, Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce, and South Hadley & Granby Chamber of Commerce will host “A Networking Night in the Tropics,” featuring island/beach music by Rum & Steel. Taste the food of the islands. Cost: $15 for members, $20 cash for non-members. For more information, call the chamber at (413) 532-6451.

SPRINGFIELD REGIONAL CHAMBER

www.myonlinechamber.com

(413) 787-1555

• June 1: [email protected], 7:15-9 a.m., at Springfield College, Flynn Campus Union, 263 Alden St., Springfield. Honoring the 2016 Richard J. Moriarty Citizen of the Year, Patrick Leary. Featuring motivational speaker Norm Bossio. Celebrating the successes of the Springfield Regional Chamber’s 2015-16 year and electing chamber board of directors. Sponsored by MGM Springfield and United Personnel. Coffee bar sponsor: Wolf & Co., P.C. Cost: $20 for members in advance ($25 at the door), $30 for general admission. Reservations may be made online at www.springfieldregionalchamber.com.

• June 28: Springfield Regional Chamber Lunch ‘n’ Learn, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., hosted by Lattitude, 1388 Memorial Ave., West Springfield. “The New Overtime Rule — What Is It, and How Will It Impact Me?” Guest Speaker: Timothy Murphy, attorney with Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C. Cost: $25 for members, $35 for general admission. Reservations may be made online at www.springfieldregionalchamber.com.

• July 28: Chamber Golf Tournament, at the Ranch Golf Club, 65 Sunnyside Road, Southwick. Registration/course-side lunch: 11 a.m. to noon; shotgun start: 12:30 p.m.; dinner immediately following. Sponsored by Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, Florence Bank, Chicopee Savings Bank, and the MassMutual Center. Cost: $600 per foursome, $160 per individual golfer. Reservations may be made online at www.springfieldregionalchamber.com.

WEST OF THE RIVER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

www.ourwrc.com

(413) 426-3880

• June 1: Wicked Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Storrowton Tavern, 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield. Free for chamber members, $10 for non-members. Event is open to the public; non-members must pay at the door. Wicked Wednesdays are monthly social events, hosted by various businesses and restaurants, that bring members and non-members together to network in a laid-back atmosphere. For more information, contact the chamber office at (413) 426-3880 or e-mail [email protected]

• June 23: Annual Meeting, 7-9 a.m., at Chez Josef, Agawam. The event will kick off with the welcoming of new chairman Brian Houle and the incoming WRC board of directors. Guest speaker: Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito. Cost: $35 for chamber members, $40 for non-members. For more information and for tickets, contact the chamber office at (413) 426-3880 or e-mail [email protected]

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