Tuesday, March 20, 2018
The Board of Directors of the Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce announced today that President & CEO, Jim Bellina, will be leaving the Chamber in the next several months. Due to a family illness, Mr. Bellina will be relocating to the Philadelphia area.
Mr. Bellina said “Since joining the Chamber in 2010. I have had the privilege of working with the outstanding men and women of the greater Gardner business community and local, state and national government. Each year we have had an excellent Board and the commitment of Elizabeth Penney, Director of Member Services & Programs, and the Chamber staff and volunteers is second to none.”
Caroline Chellis of Unitil, Chair of the Board of Directors said “The Board is sad to see Jim leave, but wish him all the best. For the eight years that Jim has been with the Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce, he has displayed professionalism, strength and a positive focus on small businesses within the community. I know our members will be very disappointed to see him go. “
The Greater Gardner Chamber serves 300 members. A Search Committee is being formed to identify the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer.
Please do not hesitate to contact the Chamber at 978-632-1780 email@example.com should you have any questions or concerns.
Speaker Event Postponed
Due to Tuesday’s snow storm the Suicide Prevention, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Awareness event was postponed.
New date to be determined. Please check back for updates.
Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast Sponsored by Fidelity Bank
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
7:45 am – Registration and Breakfast
Speaking program 8:00 – 10:00 am – Program
Great Wolf Lodge, 150 Great Wolf Drive
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Speakers: Jeff Furhrer, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Mark Melnik, UMass Donohue Institute
The event is in partnership with Nashoba Valley, North Central, North Quabbin and Wachusett Area Chambers of Commerce