November 9, 2022

Event Calendar


Business After Hours at Platinum City Gaming

November 10

Google Series: Make Better Decisions with Analytics

November 16

Learn About Supplier Certification 

November 17

Hiring How-To: Learn How to be Competitive in Recruiting

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Chamber News


Platinum City Gaming will be hosting a Business After Hours TODAY from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.  It is FREE for TACC Members to attend!

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. Don't forget your business cards to enter in the raffle!

Register below by 4:00 today.

Would you like to host a Business After Hours? Contact Lisa for more information.


We’re thrilled to introduce our newest member, Brennan / Recupero / Cascione / Scungio / McAllister LLP!

They work with individuals, businesses & financial institutions, school districts, and municipalities. Their firm has been recognized for multiple awards and they take pride in their efforts in giving back to the community.

Learn more about their specialties, and team of attorneys, at www.brcsm.com or follow them on Facebook at BRCSM!

Welcome to the TACC family, BRCSM! We’re so happy to have you!

Get in the holiday spirit by donating to the Holiday Cheer Campaign! Again this year, all donations will be matched by our campaign sponsor Morton Hospital. Proceeds will support Taunton Diversity Network , Old Colony History Museum and A Life Worth Living. Let’s show our support for these deserving organizations!

Donations accepted until December 28th. Donate below.


Host a Networking Event in 2023!

Would you like to host a Coffee & Conversation, Noontime Networking, or Business After Hours in 2023? Contact Lisa for availability and more details. 

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting at Bristol County Wine & Spirits

Business Information

November is National

Entrepreneurship Month

America’s entrepreneurs not only contribute greatly to their local communities, but they are also drivers of the national economy as a whole. That, in and of itself, is worth celebrating. During National Entrepreneurship Month, check out the variety of resources to help you start or grow your business, including local business assistance, funding programs and online learning platforms. Learn more.

Global Entrepreneur Week November 14-17

The world needs entrepreneurs – the doers and makers of things – but not all ecosystems enjoy the

entrepreneurial culture that is prevalent in startup hubs like Silicon Valley, Singapore and São Paulo.

Through Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the Academic Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) at

Bristol Community College will celebrate the successes and impact of entrepreneurs in an effort to

help break down cultural barriers and reach new audiences, expanding the entrepreneurial spirit. The Taunton event will be on Tuesday, November 15th at noon. Learn more here.

Save a Small Business This Holiday Season

It’s officially Small Business Season and that means it’s time to give a little love to small business. With rising interest rates, soaring costs, and online competition, small businesses are feeling the crunch. This season, do a little extra for your neighbors and make a concerted effort to shop small. If you do, you could be saving a small business this year. There are many ideas for saving small business that won’t cost you anything. Read more.

Chamber Events


Google Series: Make Better Decisions with Analytics

November 10 

10:00 a.m.

Join Bryan Caplan, Trainer for Grow with Google, for an info-packed webinar dedicated to growing your business online. In this 45-minute webinar, you'll learn , then turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions. A focus on Google Analytics and how to use this tool to make better business decisions.

(Minimum 25 registrants required to hold this workshop)

In this workshop you will learn:

  • Best practices and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online
  • How to turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions
  • About Google Analytics and how to use this tool to make better business decisions.



Join the Taunton Area Chamber of Commerce and M&A Supplier Diversity Consultants and unravel the value and utilization of certification. Learn about supplier certifications to boost your business in this 45-minute seminar on Wednesday, November 16, at 10:00 a.m. You can attend in-person or virtually. Register below.

Business certifications come with various perks and resources to help small businesses stand out among competitors. Learn more here




Hiring How-To presented by Career Services at Bridgewater State University. Learn how to be competitive in recruiting. Register below.

Topics include:

  • How to attract new grads and interns
  • On-campus interviews, job fairs and panel opportunities
  • Using Handshake to jobs and internships
  • CUBEs Career Readiness Program 

Attend in-person or via Zoom. Light lunch will be served. 


Tis the season! Join us for the TACC Holiday Cocktail Party on Wednesday, December 7th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center - Ivy Cafe! Tickets are $25 for TACC members, $30 for future members. Deadline is Monday, November 28th!

Space is limited so get your tickets today! We can’t wait to see you! REGISTER BELOW.

Get in the holiday spirit by donating to the Holiday Cheer Campaign! Learn more here!

Member News

GATRA - RFP for Legal Services due December 1st

The Greater Attleboro‐Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA) is seeking to contract with a qualified legal firm to provide various legal services for GATRA as general counsel starting January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023 and continuing for up to four additional years. The firm selected will have to be qualified to do business in the Commonwealth of MA. The firm will be under contract with GATRA and report directly to the GATRA Administrator and related staff. Learn more here.

November Programs and Events at the OCHM

All are invited to join the Old Colony History Museum (OCHM) for family-friendly events, both in person and virtually this month. To see all the events they have to offer, please visit the Calendar online at https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/events. Highlight tours with the Curator take place daily at noon, and regular hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn more here.

Seggy Memberships

Segregansett Country Club (Seggy) has corporate and individual membership opportunities available. Please call Dawn Poole at 508-824-9110, ext. 112 for more information.

Community News

Dighton Council on Aging and Veteran’s Services Partner Together to Host ‘Veteran’s Week’

Executive Director of the Council on Aging Anabela Powell and Veteran’s Services Officer Raymond Hague are pleased to announce that Dighton’s Council on Aging and Veteran’s Services have partnered together to host a week’s worth of events in honor of Dighton’s veterans.

Beginning on Monday, Nov. 7, until Saturday, Nov. 12, a veteran’s-themed event will be held every day as part of Dighton’s “Veteran’s Week.” This week coincides with the Veteran’s Day holiday which is observed annually on Nov. 11 in honor of the military veterans of the United States Armed Forces. 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.

Simplifying Social Media Marketing for Small Business



Social Media can be a powerful tool for winning new customers and clients, as well as continuing a relationship with existing ones, but it can also become very time consuming and expensive. We will help keep you focused and get you moving forward.

This webinar addresses the key questions every small business owner has to answer when they embark on an online marketing effort to support their business: 

• What do I need to start? 

• What Social Media should I use? 

• How does it work? 

• What does it cost? 

Register here.

So You Wanna Sell Online, Huh?

Fri, Nov. 11 | 12:00 PM


There is no doubt that eCommerce is changing the way consumers and businesses shop for goods and services. There is a plethora of offerings out there which can be confusing and stressful to decipher. 

In this webinar we will cover the Big 6 platforms of Amazon, eBay, Shopify, Etsy, Facebook (Meta), and Google. We will cover their Key Element, Costs, Use Cases, and Benefits to help entrepreneurs and small businesses determine which platform is best for them.

Presented by: Rob Stutzman, SCORE Boston Subject Matter Expert

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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A1 Pizza Taunton

$5 off orders of $50 or more

Anchor Barre

20% off your first month membership or class package. Email Melynda for more info

Andi's Aesthetics

Offering Chamber members 20% off regular priced services.

Back Bay Staffing Group

10% off first week temporary services.

Email Joni for more info.

Distinguished Details, LLC

15% off contracted services.

Email Camille for more info.

Engayge, Inc.

Claim your business on their platform and you will receive a year subscription free of charge. Email Maryellen for more info.

The Exodus Experience

10% off photobooth experience for Chamber Members

Growth Arise Consulting LLC

20% off DISC assessment with debriefing for Chamber members. Contact Patricia for more info. 

Hometown's Tacos Locos

10% off for Chamber members

(discount applies to individual orders for members not catering events)

JDN Publications

10% off for Chamber members

KS Dance Studio

10% off for Chamber members

Junkluggers of Southeastern MA & RI

$25 off 1/4 truck or more! Please redeem at time of booking. Limit one per household. Cannot be combined with other offers. Learn more here

MacDonald Moving Services

free estimates for all moves and 10% off the first month of storage for Chamber members. Contact Pauline for more info.


10% off for Chamber Members

MBL Land Development & Permitting, Corp.

10% off most services. Contact Kerry for more info.

Plymouth Rock & Correira Insurance

5% off your auto insurance. Contact Luke for details.

Quesos with Love

10% off for Chamber Members. Email Nery for details.

R&D Cleaning Co.

10% off cleaning services

Contact Renay for more info.

Relaxation Works Spa

$10 off any facial. Enter code TACC online. (Does not include membership appointments.)

The Star Drive-In

10% off any purchase


10% off regular price items on the sales floor, and 20% off print and marketing orders over $50.00. Chamber Members must access through the Members Only section of the TACC website. Email Lisa for assistance.

Sullivan Tire

10% all parts, labor on applicable services. Email Ken Rubino for more information.

Ask us how you can participate in the Member to Member Discount Program!

Taunton Area Chamber of Commerce, 170 Dean Street, Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 824-4068
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