Project Relaunch The Amherst Area Chamber is proud to bring to you our Gift Card of the Amherst Area. We are excited to begin adding new merchants to our program. Contact the Chamber office to learn more!
The UUSA's Stone Soup Bazaar & Cafe Arts & Crafts, Shopping, Raffles, Kids Zone, Music Food! Saturday, December 5, 2015 9:00 A.M - 3:00 P.M.
Unitarian Universalist Society Meetinghouse 121 North Pleasant St. Amherst
Come to gift shop and stay for lunch!
Holiday shopping at the stands of local artisans, have fun at the kids zone, bid on the generous themed raffle baskets, enjoy homemade soups, breads, sweets, and more!
Don't forget the quilt raffle, this stunning string block Queen/King (96' x 108') sized quilt could be yours. (Only $10.00 for five tickets or $3.00 for one)
Raffle tickets can also be purchased at your local Amherst Area Chamber, stop by anytime Mon-Fri 8:30 A.M - 4:30 P.M. to purchase your's today!
The mission of the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce is to create, maintain and promote a vital, thriving business climate throughout the Amherst area and to initiate and support the civic, educational, recreational and economic well being of the Amherst Area.
The Chamber should be an important part of your Marketing Plan! By being involved and exercising your marketing opportunities, an Amherst Area Chamber Membership is a wise and valuable investment that will pay your business back in large dividends! To join or to learn more, call Marketing & Membership Director Kim Alli at 413-253-0700.
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The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce is made up of over 500 member businesses, organizations, and individuals with the mission to create, maintain, and promote a vital, thriving business climate throughout the Amherst Area while also supporting its civic, educational, recreational, and economic wellbeing. There are few places in America that compare to Amherst and its surrounding area. Amherst is a town where world famous academics dine next to you at area restaurants, where it is likely you will walk past a resident rock star downtown, and where renowned artists make their homes and open museums. We've got all the rural charm and big city appeal you need.
We hope you'll agree that the Amherst Area is the Perfect Place . . . for everything!
RIBBON CUTTING & GRAND OPENING Advance Auto Parts will need to temporarily postpone this event. The Chamber will provide new date as soon as we are aware.
346 RUSSELL ST. HADLEY, MA. 01035 12:00
The Chamber is pleased to be a part of this grand opening. Show your support to Advance Auto Parts. They will be offering 10% off store wide during their grand opening. Advance Auto Parts is the leading auto parts retailer. You'll always find the best car parts, great customer service and the right prices at Advance Auto Parts.
The Amherst Area Chamber and the Amherst Business Improvement District are proud to present the 40th anniversary of Merry Maple on December 4th, 2015.
Please come join us in celebrating the 40th year of the downtown tree lighting.
The schedule will be the same as almost every year with the Fire Station kicking this event off with an open house and hot chocolate. Followed by Hayrides from Muddy Brook Farms, craft room with a ton of great crafts, Amherst Regional Middle School Chorus on the front steps of the Town Hall,The UMass Marching Band and last but never least the Tree Lighting.
Cider Doughnuts and Hot Apple Cider will be sold by our Chamber staff, donated by Atkins Farms Country Market.
We could not pull this event off without the help of our generous sponsors.
If you would like to sponsor this event please contact Carrie@amherstarea.com Presented By:
Holiday Party December 9, 2015 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Bring in some holiday cheer this evening with the Amherst Area Chamber. PeoplesBank is happy to host the Chamber's annual holiday party. A wonderful time of year to see familiar faces, make new acquaintances, along with welcoming new members to the Chamber. The menu for the night is listed below. This Chamber event will be limited to 70 attendees.
Cheese & crackers, fruit/veggie station
Passed Hors d’oeuvres will be:
Maryland crab cakes w/ re'moulade sauce Jamaican Jerk Beef Skewers Medallions of Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Miniature Bruschetta Eggplant Tapenade
February 17 & 18 Amherst Regional Middle School 8:00 - 4:00
The Amherst Police Department is hosting an ALICE training also known as Alert, Lock-down, Inform, Counter and Evacuate. In the wake of mass shooting incidents at schools and universities around the country, a two-day course offered by the Amherst Police Department will teach survival strategies in the event of such an incident locally at any workplace.The eight-hour sessions, which will be held Feb. 17 and 18 at the Amherst Regional Middle School, are geared toward area schools and businesses and are being coordinated with the ALICE Training Institute of Medina, Ohio. Amherst Police Lt. David Knightly said that the training will assist people in surviving should a violent situation occur — in particular during the time between when an incident starts and when police arrive. To learn all the details or to register click HERE
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