June 28, 2023

Event Calendar


Young Professional's Street Food Social

June 30

Ribbon Cutting at Renew Cannabis Co.

July 11

Ice Cream Social

July 12

Nonprofit Network

E-News Sponsor


Network with other young professionals (21 to 40) while enjoying cocktails and street food. This event is hosted & sponsored by Malis. Each guest will receive a complimentary cocktail, courtesy of Taunton Federal Credit Union!

Cost: No cost for TACC Members and $10 for Non-Members. Register below.



Join us for the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for our newest member Renew Cannabis Co.! The festivities will take place on Friday, June 30th at 11:00 am and will include giveaways, special pricing, and a food truck on-site. We hope to see you there!


Cool off with a cone and connect at the Chamber’s Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, July 11th at Noon! The Star’s delicious full food menu will be available for purchase as well if you want to grab lunch. Your purchase will help support The Purpose Locker Foundation.

Cost: Free for TACC Members and Prospective Members can attend 1 time at no charge.

We hope to see you there! Register below. (Rain date: July 13)



The Nonprofit Network group provides a virtual forum for members to share resources, challenges and best practices. Register below.

Cost: No charge for TACC Members; Prospective Members can attend 1 time at no charge.


Are you interested in volunteering to support the communities we serve? Join the TACC Community Service Corps! This new group will engage in various hands-on service that may include community clean-ups; meal prep/service; event assistance; and other opportunities to be determined!

If you’re interested in joining or would like to learn more, contact TACC President Kris Silva at kris@tauntonareachamber.org; 508-824-4068 x 1.

TACC Annual Golf Tournament

TMLP Online Team

Special thanks to Aroma Joe's Raynham for serving complimentary coffee and pastries!

Taunton Federal

Credit Union Team

Business Information


Senator Warren Small Business Virtual Forum

Senator Elizabeth Warren will host a virtual meeting with special guest Deputy Secretary of Energy David Turk to discuss how the Inflation Reduction Act can help small businesses combat the climate crisis and save on energy costs. This meeting is TODAY at 3:50pm and will include an overview of upcoming funding opportunities specifically for small businesses. Register here.

Strengthen Your Defense Against the Dark Side of AI!

Join Braver Technology Solutions TOMORROW at 1:00 pm as they dive into the ever-evolving world of cyber criminals using AI to launch sophisticated, successful attacks on businesses like yours!


Get ready to uncover the sinister tactics employed by these tech-savvy criminals. They will unmask their machine learning-based evasion techniques, intelligent phishing schemes, and mind-boggling deepfake tricks. Prepare to be on the edge of your seat as they explore real-life examples and dissect their diabolical methods.


But fear not! Braver's expert details and advice will arm you with the knowledge to detect, defend, and neutralize AI-driven attacks.

In this online workshop, you will learn:

• What is AI (Artificial Intelligence)

• The Threat: AI in the Hands of Hackers

• Understanding the Tactics

• Detecting AI-driven Attacks

• Strengthening Cyber Defense

• Mitigating the Risks

Secure your spot today and be part of the cyber defense revolution. Register here.

Health Connector for Business

The Massachusetts Health Connector is hosting a free informational webinar on July 12th at 12:00 noon. Learn about quality health insurance for small businesses of 1-50 full-time employees with extensive cost savings through the state’s small business marketplace. Do you have a small business that has concerns or interest in offering affordable quality health/dental coverage to your valued employees? If so, you should attend one of the upcoming information sessions to learn more on Health Connector for Business’ exclusive options. Register here.

How Does Your Business Compare to the Latest NFIB Small Business Optimism Index?

Recently, the May NFIB Small Business Optimism Index results came out. While they were certainly not surprising, if you’re feeling concerned about your business, you’re not alone. Seeing what others are struggling with (and what they’re doing in the face of these struggles) can be helpful. This article gives you the highlights of the Index results for May.

Member News
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.

SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs

Visit the hub to see all of SCORE's best content specifically for Black business owners in one place. You'll find success stories, webinars, and other resources you can use for your business.  Learn more.

FREE Excel Workshops

SCORE holds Excel workshops that are LIVE via ZOOM and FREE, and happen just about every week! SCORE also holds workshops in multiple languages. Please check out this link that lists all of the workshops that SCORE conducts for Excel in the coming months.  

Website Planning 101



Ready for a new website? Whether you're building it yourself or you decide to work with a pro, getting organized is the key to your website's success! 

• Define your audience.

• Set your website's goals.

• Determine key functionality and features.

• Plan your website content.

• Get your accounts and logins in order.

After this webinar, you'll have a comprehensive plan in place for your business's website. Attendees may also request the free workbook upon completion of the webinar.

Presenter: Jessica Baldwin, Co-Founder and COO of Cardsetter

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!

SCORE's Partners In Success Newsletters

·    Using ChatGPT

·    Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

·    AI - A Progress Report on ChatGPT, Google’s Bard, and Microsoft’s Bing Chatbot

·    What Consumers Want to See on Your Website

·    Conversion Copywriting Tips to Grow Revenue

·    Conversion Optimization Tools

·    Creating Powerful Ads on Facebook

·    Facebook is Redesigning its News Feed: What Marketers Need to Know

·    Nonprofit Marketing Trends 2022

·    How Consumers Learn About Products in 2022

·    Consumer Behavior Stats for 2022

·    2022 Top Marketing Challenges

·    Blogging Tips

·    New Rules of Marketing in 2020

·    Digital Marketing Rules

·    Cash Management


$5 off first session for Chamber Members

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 10% off regular priced services.

Burger King

10% off Senior Discount

(only valid at 716 County St., Taunton )

Download the BK App to access exclusive discounts and deals!

CB Disco

10% discount to members on first order over $250 or

5-10 free lapel pins. Contact Andrew for more info.

The Cleaning Queen

$50 off initial deep cleaning for all Chamber Members

Couture Kreations

10% off first wholesale order for Chamber members.

Contact Kylee for more info.

Distinguished Details, LLC

15% off contracted services.

Email Camille for more info.

Engayge, Inc.

Claim 50% off the LGBTQ+ Competency Audit for TACC Members Only using code: TACCENGAYGE. Email for more info: info@engayge.us.

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 Furnishings

10% off for Chamber members

Hometown's Tacos Locos

10% off for Chamber members

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

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. 


10% off for Chamber Members

MBL Land Development & Permitting, Corp.

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

Michelle's Ah-Mazing Grazing

10% off all in-store purchases for Chamber members, including special order grazing boards for a future date - not valid for grazing table setups or purchases made online. Contact Michelle for more info.


15% off for Chamber members. Contact Daniel for details.

Plymouth Rock & Correira Insurance

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

R&D Cleaning Co.

10% off cleaning services

Contact Renay for more info.

Rego Electric

10% off for Chamber Members. Contact Duane for more info.

Relaxation Works Spa

TACC members receive $10 off $95 or more when scheduling a facial or whole health massage. Use code TACC when scheduling online or mention the code at check out.

Shaw Consulting LLC

$15 off one hour consultations (per hour) for Chamber members or $50 off per month on a 3-month contract.

Soulibre, LLC

10% off workshops and one-on-one mentoring for Chamber Members. Contact Jordan for more info.

The Star Drive-In

10% off any purchase


Sign up for the Staples Chamber Discount Program and get 30% off all purchases! Chamber Members must sign up through this form and also register for a rewards account either online or in person at the store.

Sullivan Tire

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

Kundalini Pearls-Yoni Steaming Spa

25% off for Chamber members.

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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