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October 2018
Our 7th Annual Comedy Night Was a Huge Success 
Thank you to all who made it happen:  Sponsors, Donors, Volunteers, Mixx360, and of course our comedians.
Mark Your Calendar For These Chamber Events
October
Wednesday, October 31st
15th Annual Halloween Trick or Treat in Malden Center.  Come join in on the fun from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. The fun starts in the parking lot next to the Exchange Street Apartments where kids 12 and under can pick up a special Trick or Treat Treasure Map guiding them to the best spots to visit for candy and treats in the square!  There will also be cool vehicles to visit and fun crafts. Don't forget to stop by Malden Access TV's "Haunted Studio' on your way down Pleasant Street! Thank you to My Little Best Friends for sponsoring this event.
November
Thursday, November 1st
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
New Member Reception. Help welcome the Chamber's newest members at a Business After Hours hosted by John Brewer's Tavern. New members will have the chance to highlight their business.  Wonderful food and cash bar, Free for Chamber Members or $10.00 for Non-members.  Click here to purchase tickets.

Saturday, November 24th
Small Business Saturday & Parade of Holiday Traditions.  Shop Local for the holidays and support our local businesses.
Email us to register for any of these events or to find out more information.

Upcoming Chamber Member Events and Community News:

Click any title for more information.

MATV Classes

Various Dates and Topics Including:  Journalism, Podcasting. Video and More
145 Pleasant Street, Malden

Spaulding Rehabilitation
Find Your Strength & Fitness Program
Massage Therapy
Acupuncture


City of Malden - Substance Abuse Prevention
The Chamber was proud to host a positive youth development (PYD) forum this summer, which was very well attended.  Patty Kelly, President of the Chamber reported, "The Positive Youth Forum was very well received by the Malden Chamber of Commerce community. Business owners and non -profit organizations in attendance learned a lot about creating a culture that engages our youth in meaningful activities.  At Housing Families, we provide the opportunity for students over the age of 14 to tutor in our after school program and volunteer their time in other ways, such as helping with administrative tasks. It is a way for Housing Families to keep in touch with students and to listen to what is important to them in order to have a meaningful experience as a volunteer. The PYD forum  explained in detail how this benefits the teen population in our neighborhoods. It was helpful to hear great suggestions on how to create a positive environment where we can work together to ensure teens have opportunities to feel productive and welcome in our business community." For more information about the program click here.
MCC members:  have an event you would like included in our mid-monthly newsletter?  Email it to us HERE Please send all material at least a month PRIOR to your event date for inclusion. Deadline is the 10th of the month.

Congratulations to the following Malden Businesses on their Ribbon Cuttings

Academy for Health Care Training
  
Eastern Bank Grand Re-Opening
        

Congratulations to the Malden YWCA who received an Eastern Bank "Join Us For Good" Grant for the advancement of Women and Girls.
Let us advertise any openings you have.  There is a member job and volunteer opportunities page on our website. Click here for more information.

My Little Best Friends Early Learning Center has an immediate opening for Part -Time and Full Time Teachers. Applicants should have previous experience working with young children. EEC certification or coursework is desirable. Candidate will be expected to help with the smooth daily routines and operation of the program. Applicants must have a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the feelings and needs of children, and be willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with My Little Best Friends Early Learning Center Policies and Procedures.

We seek nurturing, patience, flexible, imaginative, creative teachers who can effectively plan and problem solves with a team. The ability to understand and willingness to work with a range of learning styles. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and others. Above all, a strong respect for and love of children is essential to function effectively in our child-centered environment. We look for a long-term commitment to our center. 

Salary is based on experience and background. My Little Best Friends Early Learning Center offers a competitive benefits package.
Please send your resume to:
info@mylittlebestfriends.com


City of Malden Job Opportunity is looking for a Clerk 2 in the Controllor's office Working under the supervision of the Controller and/or his designee, performs day to day administrative duties and key functions for the Department. Processes and verifies accounts payable warrants; reviews all invoices submitted for payment for accuracy; assists in verifying and updating cash receipts; makes updates to the general ledger by performing various journal entries such as expense entries, budget transfers, and budget amendments.  Works directly with the public on requests for information relating to the Department; maintains a listing of City wide fixed assets; maintains a comprehensive database of all vendors doing business with the City and completes other tasks as assigned by the Controller.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; must have the ability to manage multiple duties and projects simultaneously; also must have effective interpersonal skills to facilitate interaction with a diverse customer base both internal and external to the Department.  Additionally, must possess a demonstrated technical skill in using Microsoft applications, financial software packages, and demonstrable proficiency in learning new software systems. Accurate record keeping and strong organizational skills are also a must. A minimum of 3 – 5 years of skilled clerical experience is required.  Multilingual preferred. Preference will be given to Malden residents. 
TO APPLY: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources Director, City of Malden:
maldenhr@cityofmalden.org
Help Us Recruit New Malden Chamber Members
Do you have business colleagues or friends who would benefit from Chamber membership? Encourage them to join and you will receive a $50 credit toward your next membership dues bill. Or, if you have a favorite Malden Chamber non profit member and would like to donate your $50 credit to them, we can make that happen!  Either way, helping us grow our membership is a benefit to us all.
We are happy to support you with this effort so contact us with any questions or for a paper version of the application.

Click here for our online membership application.
Help us make the Malden Chamber of Commerce the strongest it can be!

Click on their name below to learn more about their business.

Marty's Furniture

Councillor Ryan O'Malley - Ward 4

Mystic Valley Pride Basketball

The Law Offices of Christina Corbaci, LLC

Thomas McCartney dba DJ Tommy

Lisa Porro - Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant

We appreciate the following businesses who renewed their memberships for 2018-2019
Click on their name below to visit their website.
A&A Window Products
All Tech Electric, Inc.
Brookline Bank

Cambridge Health Alliance
Exchange Street Bistro
Frank Says Hi, Inc
Gattineri Family Ventures, LP c/o Central Place Apartments
Gumption, Inc.
Hallmark Health Medical Associates at Malden Family Health Center
Idle Hands Craft Ales
Law Office of Burton J. Hass
Malden Catholic
Malden High School Alumni Association
Malden Housing Authority
Malden Redevelopment Authority
Next Step Healthcare
Preotle, Lane & Associates
Robinson Landscape & Disposal Services
Rowe Contracting Co.
SERVPRO of Malden/Melrose
Shapiro & Hender
Spaulding Rehabilitation Outpatient Center
The Immigrant Learning Center
The Salvation Army
Triangle, Inc.
University of Massachusetts Boston
W.A.R. Automotive Technologies, Inc.
Yankee Pest Control

Other Interesting News Events

Export Compliance Fund
 

The Massachusetts Export Center, in collaboration with The Provident Bank, is pleased to introduce the Export Compliance Fund, an indirect grant fund to help committed small businesses in Massachusetts comply with federal export regulations. 

The Export Compliance Fund is designed for small businesses seeking both to understand U.S. export regulations and to develop and implement protocols that ensure compliance. Click here for more details.

2018 Diamond Sponsors
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