Commerce Connections

May 2024

Matthews Matters Minute

with Jessica


Quick Links to Register for the May Opportunities

May 2nd - Golf Tournament @ Olde Sycamore

May 7th - Ribbon Cutting @ H & S Therapeutic Services

May 14th - Women in Business- Book Swap at Cellar & Ale

May 15th - Monthly Luncheon - Advocacy Roundtables

May 16th - Business after Hours - Garrity & Gossage, LLP

May 17th - Grand Re-Opening & Ribbon Cutting - Bear Food

May 29th - Matthews Young Professionals - Feed the Firefighters

Click the quick link to register!

Or, see below for more info on each event!

Looking forward to seeing you at these events!

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

H & S Therapeutic Services

1150 Crews Rd, Suite H


Tuesday, May 7, 2024

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ribbon will be cut at 11:30 AM

Join us to check out all H & S Therapeutic Services has to offer!

Register for Ribbon Cutting

Women In Business

Book Swap

Join us as we have a fun evening of candle making with Luxury Promise Candles.

Tuesday May 14, 2024

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cellar & Ale

131 Matthews Station Street


Free for Women in Business Members

$10 for guests

Register for Women in Business

May Luncheon

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Advocacy Roundtables

Join us at the May Luncheon for an in depth look at the results of the recent Matthews Chamber Advocacy Survey and have a discussion about how the key take-aways from the survey impact your business.

Register for the May Luncheon

Don't forget we always have door prizes at the end of each luncheon -- bring something from your business and you get to plug your business from the podium!

Business After Hours at

Garrity & Gossage, LLP

Please join us for a fun Business after Hours on Thursday, May 16th from 5 PM - 7 PM at Garrity & Gossage, LLP, 344 W. John Street, Matthews




Register for Business after Hours


Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon cutting at Bear Food's New Location - 189 N. Trade St., Matthews

Friday May 17, 2024

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Ribbon will be cut at 12:00 Noon

Help us welcome Bear Food to their new location at 189 N. Trade St., Matthews. (Former Temple's Edge Location).

Register for Ribbon Cutting

Matthews Young Professionals

Feed the Firefighters

Calling all Matthews Young Professionals! Let's get together and show some love to our amazing Matthews Fire Department heroes! We're getting together to express our gratitude by teaming up with Mario's Italian Restaurant to bring our Fire Department dinner. It's our small way of saying "Thank You" for keeping our community safe. We can't wait to see you there!

Wednesday May 29, 2024

Mario's Italian Restaurant

2945 Matthews Weddington Road


Register for Young Professionals Feed the Firefighters



June 15th

9 AM - 1 PM

Sensory Friendly

Quiet Hour 9 AM - 10 AM

Stumptown Park

Join us on Saturday June 15, 2024 for a family fun event in Stumptown Park.

Registration Open for Luncheons and Business After Hours throughout the Year!

Take a moment to review our upcoming Events, many of which are open on our calendar and available for registration.

Register for Chamber Events

Welcome to our New Members

Proximity Ads

Pleasant Plains Baptist Church

Shelf Improvement

Waldron Law Firm, PLLC

Reliable Heating & Cooling, LLC

Out of the Box Advisors

Via Health Partners

Corporate Cleaning Group

Moo & Brew

Are you a Young Professional or do you have someone in your business who is age 21-45 and wants to network with other young professionals?

We are excited that the Matthews Young Professionals program is being revamped for 2023. We look forward to growing this group of Young Professionals in Matthews and the surrounding areas. It's going to be a great year with new opportunities to bring everyone together to make new connections and grow their networks! The annual program fee for Young Professionals is $75 and covers your entry for all Young Professionals events this year and gets you discount pricing for special events!

Learn more about Matthews Young Professionals

Ways to Get Involved

Join our Ambassador Program!

I Want to Get Involved

Interested in sponsoring a Commerce Connections Newsletter? Email Jessica to learn more.

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