Posted here is the most recent Press Release of the Chamber.

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Posted here is the most recent press release published by the Chamber. For additional information call the Office at 802-228-5830

Okemo Valley News

Okemo Valley News
October 2005

Business After Hours October 27th 5 to 7 PM @ Golden Stage Inn, located on Depot St in Proctorsville. The Inn is well known for its super Halloween Parties and they have invited all our members to this fun Fall event. In fact to make it MORE FUN come in costume and you can win a special prize.
Pot of Gold drawing at 6 PM will be for a minimum of $137, You must be present to WIN. PLEASE....RSVP to 226-7744

November: NO EVENT Holiday
Business After Hours Tuesday, December 7th 5:30 to 7:30 @ Bank North - Chester for their annual pre holiday event.
Next open date is April 2005. Call to get your Month reserved. 875-2939 or 228-5830

Annual Banquet and Meeting The event will be held in early December, a special mailing will be sent shortly. There are some vacancies on the Board of Directors.
Call Jack Burns 875-4288 or Dennis Mills 228-8188 for details.

New Members
Welcome to the nineteen new members who have joined during the “Drive to 330". Cavendish Inn, a country inn located in Cavendish; Resort Interactive Marketing, a video touch screen kiosk marketing specialists, located in Killington; Five Star Framing, a construction company specializing in framing, located in Chester; Tri Mountain Mortgage, a licensed mortgage broker, located in Proctorsville; Mill River Wildflower Farm, a Bed and Breakfast located in Shrewsbury; Move to Learn, a Feldenkrais Method means of regaining and refining movement, located in Cavendish; Alan Regier Site Consultant, design of waste water systems, located in Proctorsville; Over Andover Used Books, merchants of used books, located in Andover; Sanderson Contracting, a excavation contractor, located in Ludlow; Black River Business Service, a bookkeeper, located in Proctorsville; BulletWorks Platform Tennis in Belmont offering “the other winter sport” on a quarter sized tennis court; Davis Insurance in Ludlow, insuring homes and providing IRAs; Springfield Royal Diner offering dining in a restored 1956 Mahony Diner; Precision Valley Corvette Museum in Springfield featuring five generations of Corvette cars; Sugar Rock Landscapes in Chester specializing in dry-laid stone walls, patios, steps and walkways; Vail Law Offices, specializing in real estate and general business law, located in Chester. and Scott Baitz, Property Management in Ludlow, providing snow removal, lawn care, security checks to homeowners. Additional application are in process.

Member Benefits We offer a number of optional benefit programs including Health Insurance. To receive a full package explaining each of the programs ...Call Wendy 228-5830 and she will mail the package.

FREE Small Business Training Seminars
Our new series of Small Business Training Seminars has two events in November both designed to assist small business owners in preparing for 2005. Additional Seminars are being planned for 2005 and will be announced shortly.

Thursday Nov 4th “New Changes to Small Business Tax Laws and Tax Planning” 8:00 to 10 AM at the News Bank Conference Center, Main St, RT 11, Chester. Guest Speaker is Annette Spaulding of Spaulding & Madden Tax Services, LLC. Annette has over 25 years experience as a tax preparer and consultant. She is currently teaching tax related courses at UVM. With the year end fast approaching now is the time to prepare. Don’t miss this opportunity! We will bring the Coffee.
To Reserve Space.... Call Fran Cheslock 875-2151

Wednesday, November 10th “Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning for Small Business” Guest speakers will be the staff of Northern Benefits
8:30 AM to 10 AM Cavendish Pointe Hotel Junction Rt 103 & 131
Is the cost of choosing high quality benefits stopping you from even considering such a step? This seminar will offer you a blend of knowledge and skill to assist you in making those critical employee benefits decisions facing your business today. Come and learn about the options available to your business today. Free Breakfast on us!!
To Reserve Space.... Call Mary Rita Batesole 228-5015.

Philly Brochures
We will again be an exhibitor at the Philly Ski Show Oct 22-24th. The show is held at the Plymouth Meeting Mall in the Philadelphia suburbs. As was the case last year we will most probably be the only Destination.... all the others (50+) will be ski areas.
We will be handing out copies of the CD rom Video and will have a 48 slot brochure rack for your Brochure at the Show. To have your Brochure at the SHOW: Deliver up to 100 copies of your Brochure and a check for $50 to the Chamber Office before 4 PM Wednesday Oct 20th. Simple yet cost effective....

Video Kiosk Resort Interactive Marketing is introducing a new direct marketing service to the Okemo Valley using video kiosks. The kiosks are placed in high traffic areas where visitors looking for area information can access the ads on the kiosk. The system includes your custom designed message, tracking reports and web sites. The kiosk s are well suited to promote shopping, dining and activities businesses. For Details... Call 802-747-6966

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