September 29, 2021

Event Calendar

October 6

October 26

November 30

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Chamber News
Bear's Den
Wayne A. Berube, P.C.
Biedak & Finlay Law, PLLC
Bloom Bus Lines, Inc.
Cornerstone Law Group, LLC
Edible Arrangements
Homes For Our Troops
LeBaron Hills Country Club
MBL Land Development & Permitting, Corp.
Package Hound Courier, Inc.
Pine Hill Estates, Inc.
Michael J. Scanlon, DDS
SCU Credit Union
Taunton Community Access & Media, Inc.
Taunton Gardens
Sponsor October's Chamber Chat

You could sponsor October’s Chamber Chat for only $50! As the sponsor, your logo will be featured in the event promotion and you’ll have time on the call to promote your business. You can even provide fun facts that we’ll use to create poll questions for the group. We’ll run the session, provide fun breakout room topics, trivia questions and prizes. In addition, as the Chamber Chat sponsor, you will select the date and time that work best for you.

To sponsor the October Chamber Chat, contact TACC President Kris Silva at kris@tauntonareachamber.org.
Diamonds in the Rough Ladies Golf Outing

Even with the rain, our golfers still had fun last week at our sold out Diamonds in the Rough tournament!

We are so grateful for all of our generous sponsors, raffle item donors, golf committee, the staff at Hillside Country Club, our co-sponsor Cranberry Country Chamber of Commerce and everyone who supported the event!
Morton Hospital Team
NER (New England Recycling) Team - 1st Place Winners!
Replay of Q&A with Mayor O'Connell
Join us for a lively Oktoberfest celebration on October 6th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.! All attendees will get a TACC Oktoberfest coozie donated by Quality Beverage and will be entered into a door prize raffle for a Berkley Beer Company swag bag! This event is nearly sold out so get your tickets now!

Ticket prices: $30 for members; $35 for non-members. Register online here.

Sponsorships Sold:

Entertainment Sponsor $500 – SOLD! The Arbors at Taunton

Pint Sponsor $500 SOLD! Freshly Baked Company

Cornhole Sponsor $500 SOLD! Taunton Federal Credit Union

Beer Garden Sponsors $150 SOLD!
Christopher Coute City Council, Express Employment Professionals, Shafer Development Services, Wood Palace Kitchens
We celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success. Discover documents, exhibits, films, blog posts and more from the National Archives and Presidential Libraries that highlight Hispanic culture at https://www.hispanicheritagemonth.gov/.
Business & COVID Information
Get State Funded Training Grants

Massachusetts Association of Community Colleges and Commonwealth Corporation will be hosting a free webinar on Friday, October 1st from 10:00 -11:30 a.m.

This virtual webinar will discuss how businesses can best position themselves for post-Covid success using state-funded training grants. Topics covered include: the features and requirements of each program, success stories from local employers, funding availability, and details on the application process.

Following the information session, participants should be able to determine which grants are best suited for their business needs and how to begin the application. Register here.
La Cámara de Comercio del Área de Taunton se enorgullece de presentar la Serie de Negocios Latinos para nuestros propietarios de pequeñas empresas de habla hispana. Patrocinado por HarborOne Bank, este seminario web gratuito explicará los requisitos contables y bancarios para que su negocio se encamine.

Conozca los pasos básicos que debe seguir una pequeña empresa para encauzar su empresa:
● Abra una cuenta bancaria
● Realice un seguimiento de sus gastos
● Desarrolle un sistema de contabilidad
● Establezca un sistema de nómina
● Determine cómo le pagarán
● Establezca procedimientos de impuestos sobre las ventas si vende bienes
● Determine sus obligaciones fiscales
● Solicite financiamiento, si es necesario
● Busque un contador o CPA de alta calidad Reevalúe
● periódicamente sus procesos

Ingrid Rodríguez, VP, Oficial de Servicios Comerciales de Harbor One brindará consejos sobre cómo elegir el banco correcto y los beneficios de tener una cuenta comercial separada de una cuenta personal.
Get an update on state happenings and have your questions answered during this Q&A with State Representative Carol Doherty. Submit questions in advance here. Register below to attend this Zoom session on November 30th at 9:00 a.m.

Sponsor this Q&A!
You could sponsor this Quarterly Q&A for only $200! Contact Lisa for more info.
Member News
Bristol County Savings Presents $25,000 Grant to Taunton Fire Dept. 

The Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation marked its 25th Anniversary with a $25,000 grant to the Taunton Fire Department during a check presentation ceremony held recently at the Central Station.  Read the press release.
Jack Rua Invitational Raises Over $70k to Benefit Camp Jack

On Tuesday, September 14, People Incorporated held its annual Jack Rua Invitational at Crestwood Country Club. The golf tournament raises funds to support the Jack Rua Camp for Children with Diabetes. Read the press release.
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.
Protecting Your Business from Cybercrime- 2021-22 Cybersecurity Updates

Is your business protected from Cybercrime? Cybersecurity Experts Mitchel Chang, Jon Clay, and Cindy Liebes, will discuss the latest overview on scams and fraud challenges which we are facing in the United States. Sign up the this free Cybersecurity webinar on October 5th at 1:00 p.m.

Detailed examples will be shared of how both organized criminals and cybersecurity professionals are in a technological race by leveraging the latest technology progressions such as artificial intelligence (AI), public cloud, and internet of things (IoT). Register 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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$5 off orders of $50 or more

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

Offering Chamber members $10/unit for Botox. $150 off a syringe of Dermal Filler.

10% off first week temporary services.
Email Joni for more info.

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

5% off your auto insurance.
Relaxation Works Spa
$10 off any facial. Enter code TACC online. (Does not include membership appointments.)

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.

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

10% off for TACC Members
Taunton Area Chamber of Commerce, 6 Pleasant Street, Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 824-4068