Results Found: 36
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Looking for an opportunity to get involved and volunteer in the community? Communitas (formerly known as EMARC), a non-profit organization that delivers individualized, family-centered services, programs and support for people of all abilities, is looking for volunteers to join its Career Services Networking and Outreach Committee. We meet once a month for one hour, usually Tuesdays 4-5 pm. The ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Join us for some fun at one of our fabulous Vacation Programs this year. The Christmas Vacation Program runs from Wednesday, December 19th, through Friday, December 28th, from 7:30AM to 6:00PM. Children are assigned to different age groups (Preschool, K-1st & 2nd-5th and current Toddlers) and will participate in age appropriate activities throughout the day. Our caring teachers are CPR, First ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Monday, December 10, 2018
On Wednesday, November 28th, the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) hosted its Annual Meeting & Networking Dinner at Tuscan Kitchen. Business professionals from the area gathered to gain insight on the BACC’s programs and how it supports its membership and communities. While attendees enjoyed their meals, Chamber executives discussed the BACC’s progress and strategies for success in the ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Friday, November 30, 2018
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program                             Advocate for residents' rights The Ombudsman Program provides a means for persons in long-term care facilities to voice their problems and concerns and have their complaints addressed.  The program is mandated by state and federal law and funded by the Older Americans Act through the Executive Office of Elder Affairs. Ombudsmen are ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Various BACC members participated in Career Exploration Day at Burlington High School, a program offered to all BHS juniors and seniors. Local professionals with expert knowledge and relevant experience meet with small groups of students to discuss their work. Discussions include explaining the daily routine of their job & the experience/education necessary for their specific field, and giving ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Looking to cater your next breakfast or afternoon meeting? Let True North Catering help! Our Breakfast Combo options make ordering simple. Order for your entire office with just one click! Or try our A La Carte options, and customize your order to please even the pickiest eaters! Pickup or delivery available. Check out our website for full details. 
Categories: Press Release
Friday, October 12, 2018
Archer Hotel Burlington is honored to announce that the American Automobile Association (AAA) has awarded Archer its Four Diamond designation. AAA inspects hotel properties and assigns a Diamond rating that informs members of the type of experience they can expect. This hotel apprisal system is one of the few that rely on physical on-site evaluations. Only about 6 percent of more than 27,000 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber
Thursday, October 11, 2018
BACC Ambassadors are Chamber Members selected for their ability to inform, promote and encourage meaningful participation in Chamber programs. How long have you been in your current career? Describe any promotions, and/or circumstances that led you to this career. I’ve been a hairstylist since 1984 and opened my own salon, Sharper Image Hair Design in Burlington, MA in 1988.  Since I was a very ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Andrew Gallinaro has been promoted to Partner, Director of Asset Management.  Andrew joined National Development in 2010 as part of its acquisitions team and, in 2016, became Senior Vice President, Director of Asset and Property Management.  Managing a team of nearly 100 employees overseeing over 9 million square feet of assets and 2,400 apartment units, Andrew has been a key contributor to the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest
Thursday, August 02, 2018
BOSTON, MA (August 1, 2018) – Workbar, Boston’s coworking space trailblazer, has announced plans to open a 20,500 square foot workspace located immediately off Route 95 on Summit Drive in Burlington, MA. Slated to open early December 2018, the new workspace will serve as Workbar’s 9th location in Massachusetts, and extend on its commitment to the “hub and spokes” model of offering its members ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber
Thursday, July 26, 2018
BURLINGTON, Mass. & PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE: KDP) today announced the successful completion of the merger between Keurig Green Mountain and Dr Pepper Snapple Group. The transaction creates the seventh-largest company in the U.S. food and beverage sector and third-largest beverage company in North America, with annual revenues of approximately $11 ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Thursday, July 26, 2018
By Rich Hosford, Burlington CAble ACcess TV Proposed changes to a big part of the Burlington Mall are one step closer to becoming a reality.   Last Thursday the Burlington Planning Board approved an application for a site plan for the former Sears and Sears Automotive sites at the mall.   As reported on BNEWS, representatives of Simon Property Group, the company that owns the mall, have ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
A few weeks ago, it appeared that Massachusetts voters were going to have plenty to think about in November.  Ballot printers were readying the presses to see if voters wanted to raise the minimum wage, decrease the sales tax, institute paid family leave and levy a 4% surtax on all income earned in excess of $1 million annually.  In all, seven questions would be on the ballot.  But after a rapid ...read more
Categories: Economic
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, Education, Chamber
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: Community, Chamber
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Northeastern's Innovation Campus in Burlington Massachusetts is growing. The university on Wednesday broke ground on a new, three-story, 104,000 square-foot facility designed to increase collaboration among students, faculty, and government and industry partners.The facility will feature research labs, a meeting area for workshops, and a makerspace with a suite of high-tech equipment, including ...read more
Categories: Education
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: Chamber, Economic, Community, General News Article
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
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
BURLINGTON, MA -- The Massachusetts School Superintendents Association named Burlington Public Schools Superintendent Eric Conti its president for the 2018-19 school year. In a news release, Conti said he wanted to focus on expand curriculum development, as well as computer science instruction, as head of the group."These pathways have to be made available to all of our students - urban, rural, ...read more
Categories: Education
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: Chamber, Community
Friday, April 27, 2018
Nordblom Company Opens The Huntington in BurlingtonNew Luxury Apartment Building Now Open at 3rd Ave in BurlingtonBURLINGTON, MA, April 26, 2018 – Nordblom Company announced the opening of The Huntington, a 117-unit luxury apartment community located in Burlington, MA.  More than a refined luxury community, The Huntington is an all-access pass to the heart of the Route 128 tech corridor and the ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
BACC Ambassadors are Chamber Members selected for their ability to inform, promote and encourage meaningful participation in Chamber programs.How long have you been in your current career? – Describe any promotions, and/or circumstances that led you to this career.  I accidentally fell into the Hospitality industry. I landed a position as an Event Planner for a larger hotel & conference center ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Cambridge Savings Bank is introducing CSB @ Work Employee Financial Wellness Program. The bank is offering financial education to businesses of all types, free of charge.
Categories: Education
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Burlington elementary school students and their families are having fun playing games, and in the process, are discovering that math can be fun! For the past 3 weeks, students from Pine Glen School, Fox Hill School, and Memorial School have enjoyed a fun night out with their families. They have played various card games, dice games, and other fun activities. More than 20 games are available, and ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community
Friday, February 02, 2018
Applications for Simon Youth Foundation’s community scholarship are now open to graduating seniors in Burlington. Simon Youth Foundation will help a graduating senior living near a Simon Mall or Simon Premium Outlets center in New England take the next step on their educational journey. Recipients will receive up to $1,500 toward tuition and other educational expenses at an accredited ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
On Saturday, January 20th, the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce held its second annual Black Tie Gala Benefit at the Café Escadrille, presented by Herb Chambers of Burlington. The sold out event raised more than $32,000 for the eight organizations that make up the BACC’s Charitable Partnership Program. The beneficiaries included: Neurofibromatosis Northeast, HELPIS, The Skate for the 22 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Life Time Burlington Athletic Resort Slated to Open Late Spring 2018Life Time is further expanding its healthy way of life presence in the Greater Boston area, with the planned Late Spring 2018 opening of Life Time Athletic Burlington. The new Diamond-level club will allow members access to the Framingham and Westwood locations, as well as most of the company’s 127 Life Time destinations ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Has the storm left you stranded or without power?  Many of our hotels will offer emergency discounts.  Call our member hotels and as always, check our member-to-member discounts.”  
Categories: Chamber, Community
Friday, December 29, 2017
​ Servizio Cafe & Corporate Catering partnered with the Burlington Food Pantry in their mission to provide food to those in need in the Burlington Community. The Food Pantry serves more than 4,000 people each year, distributing more than 160,000 lbs. of food.  Beginning in July, Servizio began an initiative to match all of the money that their employees earn on tips, and donate that total to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Looking for some healthy ways to kick off the New Year? BACC members have you covered! Check out their New Year's offers here by clicking on the links beneath the logos.TITLE Boxing ClubCYCL3Xtend BarreFitness TogetherLucky 13 FitnessCrossFit ExclamationLife Time FitnessLife Cycle Wellness  
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Get to know our Charitable Partners by clicking on each of their logos! All proceeds from our 2nd Annual Black Tie Gala will provide much needed support to each of these local charities.                 
Categories: Chamber, Community
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Still looking for plans this New Year's Eve? Look no further than your fellow BACC Members! Tuscan Kitchen Rat Pack NYE DinnerChopps American Bar and Grill NYE MenuBoston Marriott Burlington NYE PackageRedstone Grill NYE MenuIsland Creek Oyster Bar *Menus determined daily, NYE specials TBDOsteria Nino  
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
On Monday, December 11th, BACC directors and members volunteered at the People Helping People Wish Tree. The annual event is hosted at the Burlington Mall for three weeks, and provides gifts for more than 100 Burlington families during the holiday season. Those who want to donate pick a wish from a child in need, and buy the desired item(s). People Helping People then distributes these gifts to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest

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