Meet Weare Police Chief & PD Members

Meet New Weare Police Chief Veleca
Meet Weare's new Police Chief & Other PD Members
Weare Area Chamber of Commerce Event


Wednesday April 16, 2014 * 6 pm to 8 pm

Weare Town Hall, John Stark Hwy, Weare, NH

The Weare  Chamber & Weare PD  invite the public to have “Soft Drinks & Appetizers" with the Chief on April 16th at Weare Town Hall.   Meet Chief Velleca & the other members of the Weare PD.  Discuss tips & suggestions for crime prevention, and improving the Town of Weare.

Nana's Snack Shack in Weare will be providing a delicious selection of their appetizers and desserts:  Antipasto Kabobs, Taco Dip & Chips, Bacon Wrapped Smokies, Chicken Wings, Cream Puffs, Cake Balls, Cheesecake Brownies and Chocolate Chip Cookies.

The Weare Chamber will be providing coffee, water and juice.

Join Us for our April Networking Mixer


Tuesday, April 15, 2014 * 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

92 Woodbury Rd
Weare, NH 03281

ALL ARE WELCOME

Please join us for an evening of friendly small business networking.  Introduce yourself & your business and meet other local business owners while enjoying the hospitality of Pelletier Realty Group.

Bring the cover fee, lots of business cards and expect to make a great connection.

$10/per person Chamber Members * $15/per person Non-Members

Weare Chamber Featured Business of the Month

The Weare Chamber is pleased to announce a new membership benefit for our members.  We’ll be featuring a member business every month – in our newsletter, on the Girard at Large Morning Show, and on our website. 

Every month, we’ll select a business.  When your business is selected, we’ll email you the interview questions and the date and time details for your appearance on the Girard at Large Radio Show with our Chamber President, Samantha Walton.   We’ll also ask you for a photo of your business for our website and newsletter. 

If you’re selected and don’t wish to participate, we ask that you let us know as soon as possible so that another business can be selected for this unique opportunity to promote and introduce your business to the community and other Chamber members.

If you have any questions, please contact Samantha Walton at sdbz2010@gmail.com or 603.540.0935.

Nana's Snack Shack

Nanas Snack Shack Weare NH1387 S Stark Hwy, Weare, NH 03281
(603) 529-3474
Owners:  Tina and Robert Connor

Nana’s Snack Shack is conveniently located in Weare Center, and is open daily, 11-9, seasonally from May to October.  Nana’s Snack Shack features a large selection of fresh, homemade down-home (and absolutely delicious) food at affordable prices.

Nana’s hopes to see you this season, May-October, so stop by soon to enjoy their down home cooking and friendly atmosphere.  Click here for their savory and desert menus. 

Like Nana’s Snack Shack on FaceBook and keep up to date with their daily specials and their progress on their year-round bakery and catering addition.

Read Nana’s Snack Shack full interview on Girard at Large.  FM WLMV 90.7, Weekdays 6 am - 9am.

Read more: Nana's Snack Shack

Business Phone Directory 2014


The "Weare Area Business Directory" is in its final planning stages and we now are selling ads with a deadline of May 15th, 2014.


The Idea:
2500 printed directories will be included in the Welcome Bags for new residents and businesses and distributed in Town Offices, municipal buildings, libraries and local landmarks throughout Goffstown, Henniker, New Boston and Weare.

The Details: The Business Directory will be a 4 x 9 pocket book, with full color gloss cover and B&W gloss interior. This directory will contain the listing information (business name, address and phone number) organized by heading, provided by the state* for the Chamber coverage areas. Chamber member listings will appear in BOLD and Chamber members will receive a 10% discount on ads (excluding Specialty Ads and Design Fees)

Read more: Business Phone Directory 2014

Welcome Bags

Promote Your Business with Weare ChamberThe Chamber is also beginning a ‘Welcome to Town’ Campaign. We are collaborating with Real Estate Offices throughout Weare, Henniker, New Boston and Goffstown to provide a "Welcome to Town" package to new home buyers and new construction home owners.

The package will be a Weare Area Chamber of Commerce canvas shopping bag including a directory of local businesses and promotional items from local businesses.

Read more: Welcome Bags

New Boston Bulletin


In 2014, The Weare Area Chamber of Commerce began advertising in the New Boston Bulletin. In addition to our monthly happenings, we would love to feature our members' special offers, coupons and events.

The New Boston Bulletin is a fantastic platform for local advertising and we encourage businesses to both take advantage of their reach and support this local business. Our aim is to raise awareness that the Chamber is a resource for residents for community news.

We encourage our members to submit offers, coupons and special events regularly and speak with us about being included in this unique opportunity that we offer our members.

Keep your eye out for the Chamber's April 2014 Ad in the New Boston Bulletin. Contact Samantha Walton at sdbz2010@gmail.com for more info.

2014 Networking Mixers


NH Business Networking MixersOur monthly networking mixers have become the area’s best kept secret and continue to be well-attended.  If you haven't attended on of our Networking Mixer, this month, come and enjoy the hospitality of Pelletier Realty Group.  You'll enjoy our small-town atmosphere and the opportunity to connect with other business owners and a great evening of food, drink, laughter and networking.

Please Note:  In January 2014, the door fee for non-members increased to $15.  The fee for Chamber Members is $10.


2014 Mixer Schedule

Want to Host a Mixer at Your Business?

Would you like to host a Network mixer at your place of business or offer a gift certificate/item for our raffles? Please contact Thomas Carter Thomas.Carter@benefitmall.com or (603) 673-9700

Join the Chamber - Advertise Free on Our Website

RENEW OR JOIN TODAY

Why join?  At only $75.00/per year the Weare Chamber of Commerce is the best buy in business networking opportunities around.  Increase your web presence with your listing on our website and connect with other businesses.  

Click here for your Printable Renewal Form! 
Print the form, complete it & mail with your check to (Or, click here to pay online):

Weare Chamber
PO Box 61
Weare, NH 03281

Welcome New Members

Nana's Snack Shack
1387 S Main St
Weare, NH 03281
603.529.3474
Open 11-9 * 7 Days/Week
Slawsby Insurance Agency
152 S Main St
Goffstown, NH 03045
603.429.1776
jabood@minutemangroup.com
Grasshoppers Garden Center LLC
728 S River Rd
New Boston, NH 03070
603.497.5788
jon@grasshoppersgardencenter.com 
Grasshoppers Landscaping
PO Box 5517
Manchester, NH 03108
603.497.8438
jon@grasshopperslandscaping.net

What the Chamber Offers Businesses who Join


Grow Your Business with the Weare Chamber
  • Restaurant Menu on Website
  • Business Listing on Website
  • Events on Chamber Calendar
  • Reduced Price Chamber Events
  • JSRHS Business Programs
  • Use of Chamber Postal Permit
  • Referrals
  • Business Connections
  • 10% Discount Mookie Saver Coupons (Craftsmen Press)
  • Scholarships to JSRHS Students
  • “Build Your Word of Mouth” Networking Mixers
  • Cooperative Advertising Discounts on Girard at Large
  • Free Coupon in Emailing

Special Member Offers


We encourage Chamber members to promote themselves and their businesses. If you would like to offer a special discount to Chamber members please contact Samantha at 603.540.0935. Please have your Special/Coupon offer emailed to Samantha Walton by the 3rd week of each month to be included in the next month's Newsletter.

Samantha Walton Professional Photographer ­Auto Wrecking For the month of April 2014, receive $5 off your State Inspection as a Happy Birthday Gift from all of us at Allied Auto Wrecking, Inc.   Mention this WEARE CHAMBER OFFER when booking your State Inspection.  Visit their website for more info AlliedAutoWrecking.com

­Look N2 Store Self Storage ­ Rent a storage unit to store your winter toys and receive $10.00 off  first full month's rent (does not apply to prorated monthly move-ins.) for the year. Call Samantha for availability & reservations at 603.­529.­4433.   Mention  offer to receive your discount. LookN2Store.com

Photography by Samantha J Walton ­ 12x12 framed portrait $25 with purchase of a photo session. For more information, visit Samantha's website nhProfessionalPhotography.com and find her on FaceBook at facebook.com/nhprofessionalphotography Call today to schedule your appointment 603.540.0935.

BenefitMall HR & Payroll Services: Receive 15% Off payroll services to all Chamber of Commerce Members. Payroll Services include Weekly/Bi-Weekly Payrolls, Direct Deposit & Paper Check Signing/Sealing, Quarterly/941 Filing and Deposits and Year-end Filing, W2s, etc. From one employee, to 1000+ please contact Thomas Carter for a free payroll quote: Thomas.Carter@BenefitMall.com and cell, 603.673.9700.

Ingrando Family Chiropractic: Have your family's spinal health evaluated this month for only $95.00!  (Regular rate is $55/per person.)  Family Exam & Consult is for up to four family members, from infant through senior, living in the same household.  Exams do not need to be performed together.  Mention the Weare Area Chamber of Commerce when scheduling.  Contact Denise Ingrando at 603.487.1259.

Pelletier Realty Group:   Free market analysis for your home.  Thinking of selling, but not sure of your property's value?  Call Rachel Audet at 603.529.2020.

Healthier Living NH: Free health evaluation and 10% off your first purchase.  Call Megan Thellen a5 603.660.2231 or email mthellen@gsinet.net.

Town-Wide Yard Sale Sign Up

Forms needed to participate in Weare’s 20th Annual Town-Wide Yard Sale, Saturday, June 7, 2014, will be available to residents of Weare at the town office, post office, library, local businesses and on www.wearehistoricalsociety.org starting April 1st.

The forms must be returned to the Weare Historical Society by May 22.  The cost to reserve lawn space or get your location on the map will be from $8 – $15, or $20 for a group of 3 or more. 

The Yard Sale will be held rain or shine from 8 am to 2 pm.  Maps showing locations of yard sales in Weare will be on sale for $2 at the Weare Historical Society’s Stone Memorial Building in Weare Center, June 7st at 8 am.   For more information call 529-7253.

Direct Mail Marketing

The Goffstown Business Connection LLC
Ursula A Dubreuil,
18 S Mast Rd, Goffstown, NH 03045
603.384.1912
goffstownbusinessconnection@comcast.net

The Goffstown Business Connection LLC connects local businesses to every consumer in the Goffstown, Pinardville, New Boston, Dumbarton, Bedford and West Manchester areas.  

Read more: Direct Mail Marketing

Girard at Large

The Girard at Large Morning Program hosts a Chamber Chatter segment every Monday featuring the Greater Derry Londonderry, Hooksett, Weare and Merrimack Chambers on alternating weeks.  In appreciation for local businesses and chambers, they are offering:

Cooperative discounts on two weeks rotation of message spots each week.  The regular price for rotation spots is $50, but they are offering this promotion opportunity to Chamber Members at a discounted price of $40.00. 

Read more: Girard at Large

Membership

Join the Weare Chamber
If you haven't renewed your annual membership yet, please do.  A listing on our website is a free benefit of membership, for Chamber Members only. 

Many of our members "get found" through their listing on our site.   So, be sure to keep your dues up to date to keep your valuable listing!  Non-renewing members listings were removed from our website in February.

Yearly membership runs from July 1st to June 30th, and the membership fee is $75.00 for businesses and $50.00 for non-profits.

How Does Your Chamber Rank?

In January, our website’s Alexa Rank was 58,187 US and 368,928 Global.  So what’s Alexa?  Alexa is a website standing ranking system which grades website SEO.  Lower is better (Google is 1.) 

The Weare Chamber comes up better than big city Chambers.  For example the Los Angeles Chamber’s standing is 133,756 and 420,525 and the Las Vegas Chamber’s standing is 143,693 and 462,011.  

When compared to other NH Chambers, our standing looks even better – the Concord and Manchester Chambers’ standings are 3 million.  So what does this mean for our members?  It means that the website listing we offer our members as a membership benefit helps them get found!

The average open rate 24.4% for our monthly email newsletter and networking invitations.  With our mailing list, currently at 420, this means that the free promotional opportunity that we offer our members in our newsletter will be seen by 100 plus interested people in their local shopping area.

 Our open rate is for emails is above average, but our website standing is astoundingly good.

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The Weare Area Chamber of Commerce Proudly Celebrates its 30th Anniversary in 2014!

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