Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Invited Speaker for April Membership Meeting

Mark your calendars!

There is an invited speaker for the upcoming April Meeting.

Speaker: Laury Hammel
Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Greenwood Park Center in Longmeadow, MA

We have invited Laury Hammel to speak to us about our new Living Local organization and how to continue to grow its membership and influence in our community.

In 1988, Laury founded the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts (SBN) and he is its Executive Director.  The SBN has grown to almost 1,000 business members and several Local First business networks.  In 2001 Laury co-founded the national organization called the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) and for the first six years he served as its co-chair. Laury is a frequent speaker about local sustainable economies, and is also the author of the book, Growing Local Value, which features over 20 local businesses that have made major contributions to their communities.

Laury is the President and CEO of The Longfellow Clubs of Massachusetts. His business includes health and sports clubs, holistic health centers, children’s centers, and camps that serve 10,000 members. Honored by the Boston Globe as one of the top places to work in MA, Longfellow is a recognized industry leader in innovative business practices, environmental responsibility, and community service.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Living Local Membership Continues to Grow Rapidly

With the addition of White Hut, Inc., Joseph Racco Roofing, Inc. and NRG Real Estate Services, Inc. our membership is now at 70. 

With our planned participation at the 2014 Home Show from March 27 -31, 100 members is not too far away!

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Our Next Membership Meeting

There will be Home Show info/ training for all those manning the booth and helping us become successful at this important event.  

We can still use some additional volunteers.