Tuesday, Aug 1, 2023
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The Rhode Show | WPRI.com with Brendan Kirby, Co-host of The Rhode Show on WPRI/CBS 12 strolled down Main Street in Warren on Friday, July 28th

What a great day of Golf at Swansea Country Club! Thank you to all our Golfers, volunteers, and sponsors!
Congratulations to all our WInners!
First Place
Nancy Diemoz, Valerie, Blinn, Michael Edwards and Bryan Lebeau
Second Place
Adam Duclos, Steve Melo, Jon Richmond, Geoff Waldman
Third Place
Steve Squatrito, Shawn Simbad Ron Grant, Brian Jodoin
Watch for more photos on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/eastbaychamberri
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Our special vacation package for East Bay Chamber of Commerce members is here!
Members, friends, and family of the East Bay Chamber are invited to join us for a luxurious trip to the Azores this November.

Sign up now while openings are still available → https://www.atlantivacations.com/tour/chamber/
Member News
People's Credit Union Realigns Marketing Department with New Heads of Marketing Communications and Community Development

MIDDLETOWN, RI (July 27, 2023): People’s Credit Union announces a realignment of the Marketing Department with the creation of two new roles, Head of Marketing Communications and Head of Community Development. Jessica Holden, a seven-year veteran of the Marketing Department, will now be the Head of Marketing Communications.
Holden’s responsibilities will be developing the Credit Union’s communications for all marketing initiatives covering branding and product campaigns inclusive of media planning, website, social media content, and member communications.

With over twenty years at the Credit Union, Courtney Hunter has been appointed the new Head of Community Development. Hunter’s responsibilities will include cultivating and identifying opportunities with civic, nonprofit, and community organizations while also administering charitable donations and leading the Credit Union’s Community Involvement Program. Both Holden and Hunter will report to the Head of Member Delivery and Marketing for the Credit Union.
Courtney Hunter, Head of Community Development
Jessica Holden, Head of Marketing Communications
Join us for a Ribbon Cutting Grand Opening for

Tracy's Cream & Sugar
458 Main Street | Warren, RI

Friday, August 4, 2023
5:00 pm
Let us know you are attending click here
SAVE THE DATE: SUPPORT OUR NEW BUSINESSES!

August 24th, 5:00pm Bay State Physical Therapy
576 Metacom Avenue, Suite 4, Bristol RI

Happy 50th and thank you 1776 Liquors Ltd. located at 597 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, for your years of loyalty and support with this special summer raffle for our East Bay Chamber Annual Golf Tournament. We love our Chamber members!

Looking for a job?! Funny story...we are looking for employees!! Please click on the link below to apply!
 

DeVine & Associates, LLC is hiring a part-time bookkeeper. 

Resumes can be sent to mark.devine@devineaccounting.com

The Chris Woodard Team at Keller Williams Coastal Realty, www.thechriswoddardteam.com
Mack's Original Pizza Pub, www.kcsburgerbar.com
TDR Properties, LLC, www.tdrproperties.net
Rhode Island Line Striping, www.rhodeislandlinestriping.com
PNG Visuals, www.pngvisuals.com
LUCA Boutique Resale, www.luca-ri.com
Bristol Historical & Preservation Society, www.bhpsri.org
The Perfect Sweet Shoppe, www.theperfectsweet.com
Tracy's Cream & Sugar, www.creamandsugar.net
Photographer Lisa Anne, www.photographerlisaanne.com
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island, www.bigsRI.org
Reynolds Physical Therapy and Wellness, www.reynoldspt.com
New York Life Insurance Company - Craig L. Corsetti,
East Bay Food Pantry & Thrift Shop, www.eastbayfoodpantry.org
Skills for Rhode Island's Future, www.skillsforri.com
Bay State Physical Therapy, www.baystatept.com
Sea Me Rise Restorative and Wellness 
87 Gooding Avenue
Bristol, RI 02809
A great Yoga & Wellness Center!
Beau Bleu Boutique & Gifts receiving their Ribbon Cutting Certificate. They are located at 423 Hope Street, Bristol RI
Events
CHAMBER EVENTS
Mark your calendar!

Aug 4: Ribbon Cutting at Tracy's Cream & Sugar, 458 Main Street, Warren 5:00 pm
Aug. 24: Ribbon Cutting, Bay State Physical Therapy, 576 Metacom Ave., Bristol 5:00 pm
Aug. 31: Art Night Bristol Warren - Youth Art Exhibit , Chamber Office 5:30 - 8:30
Sept: 13: Monthly Mingle, at the Blount Clam Shack on the Waterfront in Warren, 5:30 pm
* Acoustic music by Dos Burros, Sponsored By Marshall Building & Remodeling
Sept. 20: New Member Orientation / Chamber 101 9:00 am Chamber office
Sept 29: Coffee & Commerce, Guest Speaker Kathryn Farrington, CFEE Vice President of Marketing, DiscoverNewport, 8:00 am at Blithewold Carriage House, Bristol


We are excited that Ocean State Food Truck Festivals will be joining us-over 15 food trucks lots of yummy choices!
Important Resources

REMINDER: Deadline for small businesses & nonprofit organizations to apply to the RI Rebounds Technical Assistant Program extended to August 15! 
Click here to learn more: https://www.risbhub.com/ri-rebounds
The Rhode Island Small Business Development Center
Director, Paul Harden is available at the Chamber office Thursday mornings.

The Rhode Island Small Business Development Center (RISBDC) provides small business owners in the state with the services and expertise they need to succeed: no-cost expert counseling, relevant training, and access to vital resources. The RISBDC supports businesses at every stage, from start-up through maturity, and continues to support small businesses throughout the COVID crisis.
For more info or CALL for appointment:: https://web.uri.edu/risbdc/ pharden@uri.edu | 401-447-0148
East Bay Merchant Groups
August 13th: James D. Riley Charity Car Show
Aug. 13th: Bristol Harbor Festival
Sept 16th: State Street Art Fair 10 - 5
Oct.14th State St. Harvest Festival 10 - 4
Oct. 29 Halloween Walkabout 1-3
Nov 17th & 18th Holiday Preview
Nov. 17th - Dec 17th Snowflake Raffle
Dec. 9th & 10th Bristol Christmas Festival
Dec. 17th Snowflake Raffle Drawing 5 pm
July 23,: Outdoor Summer Concert & Artisans Market
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm Burr’s Hill Park, 550 Water St, Warren, RI 02885
Aug 19th: Warren Folks Festival VII. Seven years of bringing the fest to the folks 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm 30 Cutler Street,

𝐀𝐧𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐣𝐨𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐄𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐁𝐚𝐲 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐞:
𝕃𝕖𝕒𝕣𝕟𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕗𝕣𝕠𝕞 ℙ𝕖𝕖𝕣𝕤:
The East Bay Chamber of Commerce brings together businesses from diverse industries and sectors. This creates a valuable environment for knowledge-sharing, collaboration, and learning from the experiences and expertise of fellow members. Engaging with like-minded professionals can provide insights, ideas, and inspiration to grow and improve your business.
2023 New Laws and Enactment Dates
 
 
Throughout the year, the Chamber actively tracked 329 pieces of legislation.
Here is a list of new laws Read More 
2023 Board of Directors. Learn more at: https://www.eastbaychamberri.org/board-of-directors.html
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