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If you missed the last Chamber Business After Hours, be sure to save the date for the next one: Wednesday, June 6. It will be at the EdwardJones office on Main Street in Goffstown. We just ask you to please RSVP so we can better plan. RSVP by emailing vp@tritownchambernh.org or register today at

This is a great opportunity to meet our new members, network and socialize. We’ve been busy adding new members, and are pleased to welcome:

Looking for a supplier or service for your business or personal needs? Please check out our members first! The complete Member Directory can be accessed by the link above or here.

 


Tell us about it!

MEMBERS: Is your business holding a special promotion? Did you hire someone recently? Add a service? If so, share your news with our members. Click here to submit photos and news of your business.


 

Mary Ann Chapman, owner

Why are you in this business?
I love it. I love helping people figure out what they need and helping people who do t know what they might need.

How long have you been in business?
Over 20 years at different agencies

What makes your business different?
You’re not just a policy number with me, you’re a friend. I work with you to make sure you get the best prices for exactly what you need and make sure you’re not paying for anything you don’t need.

Call Mary Ann today for your all your insurance needs. 603-673-4500, or email her at mary_ann@nhstatewide.com


Chamber events/Members’ News

  • Spring is here: Protect yourself! As the days get warmer and you start thinking about yard sales and vacations, take a moment to make sure you are protecting yourself against the most unwelcome of visitors: Bed bugs. These little critters don’t care how nice your home is or how much money you have in the bank, they are just looking for ...
  • Lisa Brackett adds new listing New listing in Weare added by KW Realty
  • New businesses turn out for April event Welcome! It was great seeing so many new faces at the April 3 event at Allison Hope Photography in New Boston. Welcome Lisa Brackett of Keller Williams Metropolitan, Keith Gentili of the New Boston Beacon and Kim Martin of Homes of NH/Century 21. Check back soon for details from the next event.

Grow Your Business

  • One wrong click and it’s curtains “Click here to have your company’s computer system compromised!” If only spearphishing schemes were this easy to spot. Train your staff to identify computer attacks and scams with the new security awareness course from BIA’s E-learning Accelerator. Only $15 an employee! One fake email, Facebook post, or hidden attachment can lead to financial theft, customer ...
  • SCORE WORKSHOP: Tax Basics for Small Business Owners Learn how to tackle your taxes from our friends at Melanson Heath. The tax experts will cover an overview of both federal and NH taxes, why entity selection matters, how to keep good books, what’s deductible, and how crossing state lines can impact your taxes. The workshop will be held June 12 at 6 p.m. ...
  • SCORE WORKSHOP: Business Valuation Do you know what your company is worth? Do you know how to add value to it? Or how to figure out the value of a business you may be interested in buying? Let our partners at Melanson Heath help you figure out ways to both add value and also determine value in this important ...
  • How To Raise Your Prices Without Losing Customers Here are 5 tips for increasing prices without inspiring rage. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE
  • 9 Self-Employment Pitfalls And How To Avoid Them Self-employeds are a special breed. We are confident risk-takers; we love a challenge; we have passion for what we do; we cannot imagine ever going or returning to a job in which we make someone else rich and in which we do not have complete control over our work life. And we live in a ...

BIA News

  • Legislative Update: Sticker Shock The House seems poised to pass SB 129, portions of which change the rate classes for power generated by biomass and renewables. The bill raises the fixed price retail suppliers must pay for that kind of electricity. Since current law mandates they purchase a certain percentage of their power from renewables and biomass, it’s a sure thing ...
  • Legislative Update:Even easier on the wallet? New Hampshire businesses got some welcome news last week as the Senate Finance Committee agreed to include further reductions in the Business Profits Tax (BPT) and the Business Enterprise Tax (BET) in the Senate version of the budget. If enacted, this will be the second budget in a row lowering business tax rates. The proposal ...
  • Legislative Update: Building bridges There is a bill that has really been flying under the radar, but could actually have a significant impact on reducing the number of “red list” bridges in New Hampshire (bridges that are either structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, or in some cases, both). SB 38 FN, which has already passed the Senate, the House ...
  • BIA Perspective: Beware PFC overreach In the latest BIA Business Perspective, President Jim Roche urges lawmakers to rely on science, not politics, when it comes to redrawing contamination standards for PFCs and other chemicals. He says NH’s best served by a measured, calculated response to understanding the science around emerging contaminants.
  • Legislative Update: May 8 All I really need to know I learned in SB 191-FN The House put a gold star on SB 191-FN, the bill that would fund full-day kindergarten throughout New Hampshire. The early childhood plan, advocated for by the governor, got tepid support from Republicans – but enough votes to make final adoption seem likely. Weighing in for ...

Join today

There is no better time than now to join or renew your Chamber membership. Membership fees are just $100 annually for businesses, or $75 for nonprofits.  To join, fill out the Membership form and submit it. If you do not wish to pay online, there is an option to mail a check.


According to the BIA: Chamber membership boosts reputation

Did You Know: businesses that belong to a chamber of commerce enjoy a bump in their reputation of up to 68%? A Schapiro Group study also finds businesses that advertise on chamber websites & newsletters see a 157% increase in clicks. The TriTown Chamber is a member of the BIA, which is the state’s Chamber of Commerce. As such, each member of the TriTown Chamber has access to the BIA and all of its benefits. For more from the BIA , click here.