Welcome To The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce
At the November 21st membership breakfast with over 200 members and guests in attendance, the Corridor Nine Chamber awarded 22 mini-grants to educators totaling $7,866.79. Grants were awarded for special and worthy projects that benefit students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. The Chamber's mini-grant program is designed to support the development of innovative teaching ideas and increase student motivation and enthusiasm by providing funds for instructional experimentation and enrichment activities.
Since the mini-grant program's inception, 375 grants have been awarded totaling over $112,118. Funding for the grants is dependent upon donations from Chamber members. Donations have been made from private individuals, businesses and corporations in our community. Special thanks to the following 22 grant sponsors: Platinum Sponsor: Berkshire Bank; Gold Sponsors: Avidia Bank, Bank of America, Emseal Joint Systems Ltd., Marlborough Savings Bank, PENTA Communications, Inc., St. Mary's Credit Union; and United Bank; Silver Sponsor: Central One Federal Credit Union; Bronze Sponsors: Aalanco Service Corporation, Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Centers, BJ's Wholesale Club, CK Educational Services, Cumulus Global, Datachem Software, Inc., Glick Nissan, Marriott Residence Inn, New England Coaching, Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union, and Webster Five Cents Savings Bank; Copper Sponsors: Precision Marketing Group, LLC, and UniBank.
PHOTO: 2013 Mini-Grant Recipients
Photo by Ron Bouley, Ron Bouley Photography
Welcome to the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce website! Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic business organization that represents a thriving, vibrant region of Central Massachusetts. Corridor Nine's core towns of Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, Shrewsbury, and Grafton are known for their great geographic accessibility and superb schools which have contributed to the development of an exceptional quality of life.
We welcome you to explore our website to discover why our diverse group of businesses believe membership in Corridor Nine Chamber is essential to successful business in Central Massachusetts!