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Monday, June 24, 2019
On the evening of June 6th,  the Simon Youth Foundation held its 3rd annual graduation ceremony at Burlington High School. Simon Youth Foundation graduates were surrounded by friends, family and the Burlington Mall Management team to accept their diplomas as they get ready to start their next chapter. Simon Youth Foundations (SYF) operates 35 Simon Youth Academies in 15 states, including one at ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Thursday, March 07, 2019
Oak Furnitureland Names Room to Dream Foundation as First US Charity PartnerNew to the Boston-area, leading UK furniture retailer will assist with giving young patients room makeovers for health and healing    London, UK, March 7, 2019 Oak Furnitureland, the UK’s largest retailer of solid hardwood furniture, today announced it has selected the Room to Dream Foundation, an organization that ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, February 14, 2019
The BACC's Government Affairs Committee met on Wednesday, January 30th. We were thrilled to have Paul Sagarino visit our monthly meeting. The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously in 2018 to appoint Paul to the Town Administrator position, effective March 1, 2019. The Committee looks forward to working closely with Paul and his staff. This month's agenda included a recap of Town Meeting's votes ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Political
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
On Saturday, January 26th, the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) held their 3rd annual Black Tie Gala at Café Escadrille to benefit the eight local charitable organizations that make up the BACC’s Charitable Partnership Program. The BACC formed this program to serve as a conduit between area businesses and the charitable organizations that support the Burlington community. The program ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Monday, July 23, 2018
According to Bankrate, 63% of Americans don't have enough money saved to cover a $500 emergency. At Liberty Bay Credit Union we are committed to empowering our community members with the skills they need to change this trend and thrive financially.This is why Liberty Bay is proud to announce the launch of our interactive, online financial education platform FA$Ttrack! This new program is available ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Education
Friday, July 13, 2018
Categories: Community
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Kings Dining & Entertainment recently hosted a joint fundraiser in support of long-time Burlington resident Dottie Yeadon and the Adopt-A-Class program, where 100 percent of proceeds were split equally between the two causes. The event was held in Kings’ brand-new “1Up Retrocade”, an entertainment center filled with more than 50 retro arcade games, such as Pac-Man, Pinball and Mortal ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Four nonprofit BACC members were awarded  grants from the Cummings Foundation: The Burlington Police Department, Lahey Health, Nashoba Learning Group, and Minuteman Senior Services. Through their grant programs, the Cummings Foundation has awarded more than $170 million to nonprofits in Massachusetts in recent years.$100K for 100 Grants Cummings Foundation awards $10 million each year to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
From Lahey Health: Lahey Health will host its 13th annual 5K Cancer Walk & Run at Burlington High School on Saturday, June 23. This year's $400,000 fundraising goal will enhance a full range of cancer services offered by the Lahey Health Cancer Institute. Since the first 5K in 2005, donors have raised $2.4 million in support of cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Proceeds from this ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, May 24, 2018
 We want to hear from you! Will your businesses be affected by a ban of plastic check-out bags? Answer a few short questions here. If you know of other businesses that may be impacted, please share this link with them.The following information was intended to be voted on at Burlington's May 2018 Town Meeting. While the item was withdrawn in May, it is anticipated that the article will be presented ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Five BACC members were named Chopps Champions by Boston Marriott Burlington at their 5th annual ceremony at the hotel. Chopps Champions is an online, voting-based contest, presented by Chopps Bar and Grill, intended to "recognize and salute local heroes" in 6 different categories: Busines, Community, Education, First Responders/Military, Helathcare and Technology. Each winner receives a donation ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Friday, May 11, 2018
The Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) held their 9th annual Golf Tournament, Presented by Herb Chambers of Burlington at the stunning Andover Country Club on Monday, May 7th. From the moment golfers arrived, they were treated to the top-notch Andover Country Club experience and hospitality.  The morning began with breakfast, driving range access, swag bags and gifts. Guests enjoyed the ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber

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