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North Shore Chamber of Commerce • 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100 • Danvers, MA 01923 • (978) 774-8565 • Fax (978) 774-3418

Title Sponsors

Join these Sponsors and clients at the Annual Dinner on Wednesday, October 26 with Keynote Speaker Senator Scott Brown from 5-8:00pm at the CoCo Key Hotel in Danvers. Call (978) 774-8565 for more info or tickets. Presenting Sponsor EBSCO Publishing Careers

Title Sponsors C.P. Berry Construction Co. NorthEast Community Bank Oxford Global Resources R & L Associates Salem Five Bank Corporate Sponsors Beverly Cooperative Bank Bridgewell Cabot Money Management

Century Bank Connolly Brothers, Inc. Eastern Bank Endicott College Energi Insurance, Inc. Excelerate Energy L.P. Hospice of the North Shore Lawrence B. Morse & Associates MacLean Holloway Doherty Ardiff Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline North Shore Bank North Shore Medical Center North Shore Workforce Investment Board Northeast Health System North Shore Community College OSRAM SYLVANIA Parent, McLaughlin & Nangle, CPAs, Inc. People's United Bank Salem State University The First National Bank of Ipswich Tinti, Quinn, Grover & Frey, P.C.

Scott Vandersall, Regional VP, TD Bank - Chairman 2011 North Shore Chamber Membership Drive

November 2, 2011 Executive Breakfast Forum

“North Shore Economic Development Update Projects & Programs” Talk by Marty Jones, New President & CEO, MassDevelopment

Sheraton Colonial Hotel Wakefield, MA 7:30-9:00am

Scott Vandersall, Regional Vice President, TD Bank and Chairman of this year’s Membership Drive

The North Shore Chamber of Commerce is conducting it’s largest membership campaign ever on Nov 15, 16 & 17 . Join our Board Members and “Captain” a Team. One of the keys to making our Drive a success is having strong, regional business leaders involved. Continued on Page 3

Get Involved as a 2011 Membership Drive Team Captain

- On November 15, 16 or 17 - Gain Recognition & Leadership - Win Grand Prizes & Trips - Executive Level Networking - Build Chamber Member-Base - Easy & Fun Commitment Call (978) 774-8565 to Sign Up

The North Shore Chamber’s photos are on iCloud and Facebook Visit: and press the Apple and Facebook buttons.

John Hall, Senior Vice President, Salem Five Bank and Chairman of the North Shore Chamber of Commerce welcomes attendees to the September 7th Executive Breakfast Forum featuring local area hospital CEO's on Health Care. Also shown in the photo l to r are Robert Norton, President & CEO, North Shore Medical Center and Dr. Howard Grant, President & CEO, Lahey Clinic

Dr. Howard Grant, President & CEO, Lahey Clinic, discusses his view on Health Care and his vision for a combined Northeast Health System and Lahey Clinic to be called “Lahey Health System.” To hear and see more of Dr. Grant, visit the North Shore Chamber’s YouTube page on

Robert Norton, (left), president & CEO, North Shore Medical Center led the discussion on Health Care Reform and moderated the meeting between health care leaders and their institutions. Also piictured in the photo are Dr. Howard Grant, Ken Hanover and Sandra Fenwick, president and CEO, Children’s Hospital.

Ken Hanover, president & CEO, Northeast Health System addresses the over 350 executives who attended the Executive Breakfast Forum on on “Healthcare Reform and What Lies Ahead”. Hanover also discussed Northeast Health System’s merger with Lahey Clinic and the benefits ahead.

Sandra Fenwick, president & CEO, Children’s Hospital, finished up the Executive Breakfast Forum by talking about the need for reform at the Boston level with Children’s Hospital and other prestigious and renowned health care facilities in Boston. Sponsors for the Breakfast included: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Children’s Hospital, Health Service Administrators, Lahey Clinic, Northeast Clinical Services, Northeast Health System, North Shore Medical Center and Shields Healthcare Group.

Posing for a shot after the September Executive Breakfast are from l to r: John Hall, Salem Five Bank, Sandra Fenwick, Children’s Hospital, Ken Hanover, Northeast Health System, Dr. Howard Grant, Lahey Clinic, Robert Norton, North Shore Medical Center, Jerry McCarthy, Northeast Clinical Services and Jeff Rich, Health Services Administrators. Thank you to all who attended.

Join the Effort • Become a Team Captain on Nov. 15, 16 & 17 2011 Membership Drive - Call (978) 774-8565 to Get Involved

November 15, 16 & 17 - Gain Recognition for your Firm • The Chamber will contact thousands North Shore businesses and become headquarters for an exciting outreach campaign to recruit new members. The North Shore Chamber is requesting 30 leading executives from local firms to “captain” a team and recruit 4 other people from their company to serve as Teammates for this year’s Membership Drive.

Small Business Fridays

Coming Soon to the North Shore Chamber of Commerce

If you are a small business owner or have small business interests, spend a Friday morning at the North Shore Chamber. • Running/Starting a Business • Business Leads Group • Sales Training • Social Media & SEO • Chamber Orientation • Young Professionals • International Trade & More

Little Time Commitment Volunteer for 3 hours only. Each team in turn only has to recruit 10 new members - that’s only 2 new members per Teammate. Volunteers can also “Pre-Sell” Memberships before the the Drive and still have it count towards their grand total. Use Special Incentive Package to Recruit New Members- Special incentives are created to make it easy for you and your Team to sign up new firms during the Drive. Win Prizes and Getaways - Team Captains and teammates will be rewarded for recruiting new members with prizes such as restaurant gift certificates, sporting, fair and theater event tickets, golf foursomes, bottles of wine and many more prizes donated by members make this Drive the best! The top 20 winners in number of new members will receive a either a

Executive Breakfast Sponsorships “Takeoff” with New Program

The North Shore Chamber of Commerce offers exceptional opportunities designed to give you the most value out of your membership. One way to have your firm be seen and heard is to sponsor an Executive Breakfast.

Our Executive Breakfast Forums feature timely topics and important community speakers. Over 250 North Shore business leaders attend each event. November Sponsorships are open. • $799 Corporate Sponsorship • $499 Presenting Sponsorship

Visit: or Call (978) 774-8565 to Sponsor.

trip to a Caribbean/Overseas destination or a Bed and Breakfast stay all across New England! Learn Sales Training & Gain Positive PR - During the Campaign, your Corporate Team will receive public recognition in various publications the North Shore Business Journal, newspapers, special events and more. With twenty-five thousand pre-mailed business prospects, we know this Campaign will be successful and profitable for all involved! Network with leading Executives The Membership Drive also creates great networking opportunities for you to get to know other leading North Shore business executives. To sign up, call Erik Smith, VicePresident, at the Chamber to get involved at (978) 774-8565. By working together, the North Shore can only get better.

Nov. 30th • 5-7pm New Member Reception

Join Several Hundred at the new 43 Church Steakhouse and Wine Bar in Salem Free for all Members Meet the New Firms & Members from the 2011 Membership Drive!

Members - Advertise in Chamber Newsletter or on Chamber’s Email Blasts with Web Banners, Leaderboards and Buttons. new revenue streams in this economy on our websites and email sponsorships.

MANY SMALL BUSINESSES ARE STARTING TO ADVERTISE ONLINE through purchasing buttons and banners to drive traffic to their sites and to increase

Web Banners are simply constructed images that are displayed when a web page is loaded in visitor’s internet browser. When the viewer clicks on the web banner, the viewer is directed to the website advertised in the banner. The North Shore Chamber site receives thousands of hits a month and is now accepting submissions from members who wish to advertise on:, which copy to our Facebook, Twitter, Blog and more.

Standard Sizes are: Leaderboard (728w x 90h pixels) Web Banner (468w x 60h pixels) Button/Logo (120w x 60h pixels)

Pricing for each are: *Leaderboard $129/month Web Banner $99/month Button/Logo $79/month

* Also on 3 Email Blasts to Membership

Please call (978) 774-8565 for more information or email Erik Smith at

See select Video cuts and recaps from all NS Chamber Events on YouTube at

The Board of Directors of the North Shore Chamber of Commerce met on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 with State Representative Steven Walsh (center), Chair of the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing. Also in the photo are Chairman John Hall (left), Salem Five Bank and Board Member, Cathleen Wardley, Peabody Marriott Hotel. Walsh gave an overview of Healh Care updates.

Also shown at the September Board of Directors Meeting are Board Members from left to right, Thomas Alexander, Alexander & Femino, Stephen Connolly IV, Connolly Brothers, Inc. and William Howard, Beverly Cooperative Bank.

Shown above addressing attendees at the October 7th Executive Breakfast is Scott Vandersall, Regional Vice President, TD Bank and 2011 Membership Drive Chairman. Vandersall offered a brief update on the North Shore Chamber of Commerce Membership Drive, which takes place on November 15, 16 & 17 and encouraged business leaders to get involved.

Karen Andreas (right), publisher of The Salem News chaired the October 5 Executive Breakfast featuring keynote speaker Donna Cupelo (l), Regional President for Verizon New England which featured a talk on “The Future of Technology”. Over 230 business leaders Attended. Corporate Sponsors included the North Shore United Way, People’s United Bank and Verizon.

Shown after the October Executive Breakfast are from l to r are: Dr. Patricia Maguire Meservey, President, Salem State University, Representative John Keenan, Chair, Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy, Donna Cupelo, Regional President for Verizon New England, Karen Andreas, publisher, The Salem News and Past Chair Dr. Wayne Burton, president, North Shore Community College.

Tim Crimmins (right), President, Massachusetts Region, People’s United Bank also poses for a photo with Board Member Scott Vandersall (left), Regional Vice President, TD Bank and this year's Membership Drive Chairman. Thank you to all who attended. The next Executive Breakfast will feature a talk by the new president of MassDevelopment, Marty Jones at 7:30am on Wed., November 2nd at the Sheraton Colonial Hotel in Wakefield.

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