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  • 2016 Chamber Directory is coming!

    The latest KACC directory of members was sent to RC Brayshaw to be printed. We should be picking them up on Monday, October 3rd. Let us know if you'd like some for your business or organization and how many you want.

  • Rock Your Holidays in 2016
    Monday, October 3, 2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    Sprout for Business
    6 Chenell Dr, Unit 220, Concord, NH

    Give Yourself the Gift of New Customers. It’s that time of year – the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us. There is no better time to reach out to your customers, bring new clients in, and boost repeat and referral business! Whether you have a retail shop, provide a specialized service or work business-to-business, this workshop will provide simple, practical tips. This session is best suited for beginners in online marketing but all skill levels are welcome. The subject matter is less about technology and more about how to grow your business or organization. For more info, click here

  • Red Cross Blood Drive
    Tuesday October 4, 12:30pm - 5:30pm

    New England College
    23 Bridge St, Henniker NH

    Please stop by and share the gift of life. Sponsored by New England College

  • Warner Fall Foliage Festival
    Friday - Sun, October 7 - 9, 2016

    Warner Village
    Main St, Warner NH

    Come celebrate rural life and vibrant foliage at our free, family-oriented community festival in the village of Warner, NH. Three days of events include a full lineup of open-air concerts, 2 parades, a 5-mile road race, kids’ fun run and dance party, oxen and woodsmen’s contests, fresh lobster and chicken BBQ, amusement rides, street performers, and a host of artisans, farmer’s market, and food vendors. Since 1947, the people of Warner have hosted the Warner Fall Foliage Festival to welcome old and new friends to our community. The Festival is Warner’s invitation to share the natural splendor of New Hampshire’s vibrant autumn colors while enjoying the entertainment and events on Warner’s main streets. For more information, vist the Festival website wfff.org.

  • KCPA Performances
    Saturday October 8, 10:00am and 2:00pm ; Sunday October 9, 1:00pm

    Warner Village
    16 East Main St, Warner, NH

    10/8/16 10:00 a.m. SLEEPING BEAUTY Children’s Show at the Jim Mitchell Amphitheater
    10/8/16 2:00 p.m. Dancing and singing on the street between Schoodacs and Sugar River Bank. We will be performing favorites from the SPRING SHOW 2016 and giving a sneak peek of our upcoming Holiday Show THE SNOW QUEEN
    10/9/16 1:00 p.m.Marching and Dancing in the Grand Parade
    THIS IS A FREE EVENT!

  • Columbus Day Savings
    Monday, October 10, 2016, 8:00am - 2:00pm

    Barn Store of New England
    96 Old Turnpike Road, Salisbury NH

    Stop in and save 20% off in-stock clothing and boots. 5% off Husqvarna snow blowers. 5% off any Browning Buckmark Pistol purchased in the month of October. The Barn Store is open from 8am - 2pm on Columbus day. Stop in for even more day-of savings!

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  • Business After Hours
    Thursday, October 20, 2016 5:00pm - 7:30pm

    Sprout for Business
    6 Chenell Dr, Suite 220, Concord, NH

    Network with multiple chambers, BNI chapters, and the Sprout team. Members and non-members are welcome and invited to attend. Drinks and assorted treats from Smokeshow BBQ and Sally's Table will be served. Contact Sprout for Business for more info. Like and follow our Facebook Event Page as well.

  • Red Cross Blood Drive
    Friday October 28, 2:00pm - 7:00pm

    Hopkinton Fire Department
    9 Pine St, Contoocook NH

    Please stop by and share the gift of life.

  • Movie Night! "Pillow Talk"
    Friday, October 28, 2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    New Hampshire Telephone Museum
    One Depot St, Warner NH

    This great classic brings Doris Day and Rock Hudson together for the first time. Pillow Talk is about playboy songwriter Brad Allen's (Rock Hudson) succession of romances which annoy his neighbor, interior designer Jan Morrow (Doris Day), who shares a telephone party line with him and hears all his breezy routines. After Jan unsuccessfully lodges a complaint against him, Brad sets about to seduce her in the guise of a sincere and upstanding Texas rancher. When mutual friend Jonathan (Tony Randall) discovers that his best friend is moving in on the girl he desires, however, sparks fly. Movie starts at 6:30 p.m.

    This event is Free and is part of the 4th Phridays At the Phone Museum series.

  • Pumpkin Carving & Lighting
    Saturday, October 29, 2015 12:00pm - 6:00pm

    Schoodacs
    1 East Main St, Warner NH

    Come out and carve pumpkins. Bring your own carving implements or purchase some kid-safe carving tools here at the shop. Feel free to bring your own pumpkin to carve or already carved for display in town. Pumpkins are available at no cost to you, but we will be accepting donations for the Warner Fire Department FIrefighter's fund. Stick around for spooky tales from master storyteller Odds Bodkin at Warner Town Hall doors opening at 5pm (tickets sold separately). Pumpkins will be lit that evening.

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  • Odds Bodkin: Dark Tales of the Supernatural
    Saturday, October 29, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Warner Town Hall
    5 East Main St, Warner NH

    Ghoulish tales for ages 10 and older. Doors open at 5pm. Tickets are $10 paid in advance, $15 at the door. Tickets go on sale in September 2016. Come to the pumpkin carving at Schoodacs from 12pm to 5pm.

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  • Halloween Family Fun
    Sunday, October 30, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Roberts Greenhouse
    1020 Long St, Webster, NH

    Halloween Family Fun at Roberts Greenhouse & Nursery. Scavenger Hunt, Costume Contest, Games & More!!

  • Red Cross Blood Drive
    Tuesday November 1, 1:00pm - 6:00pm

    Our Lady of Fatima Church
    724 Main St, New London NH

    Please stop by and share the gift of life.

  • Red Cross Blood Drive
    Friday November 11, 1:00pm - 6:00pm

    United Church of Warner
    45 East Main St, Warner NH

    Please stop by and share the gift of life.

  • Red Cross Blood Drive
    Monday November 14, 1:30pm - 6:30pm

    St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
    354 Main St, Hopkinton NH

    Please stop by and share the gift of life.

  • Business Before Hours
    Thursday, November 17, 2015 7:00am - 8:30am

    Schoodacs
    1 East Main St, Warner, NH

    See what's new. Meet our staff. See what's brewing! Members and non-members are welcome and invited to attend. Contact Schoodacs for more info.

  • Warner Festival of Trees Preview Party
    Friday, December 2, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Warner Town Hall
    5 East Main St, Warner NH

    Join us for this annual tradition in Warner where you will spend a fun evening meeting up with friends and families during this holiday season. See the fifteen Christmas trees that have been decorated by area organizations and businesses. The theme this year is The Spirit of Christmas. Unlike in years past, this years Preview Party will be open to families and is free. Area restaurants and businesses will be donating festive treats to eat while enjoying the trees in the town hall. No alcohol will be served so no need to worry about little ones getting the wrong refreshments.

  • Explore Contoocook - Starry Starry Weekend
    Friday, December 2 - Sunday December 4

    Contoocook Village
    Contoocook, NH

    A New England tradition in it's 12th year, Starry Starry Weekend is filled with creative shopping venues, holiday events and good eats!! Located in the quaint sister villages of Hopkinton and Contoocook just off I-89 Exit 6 it's only a short ride from Concord, Manchester and New London. With lots of holiday spirit to fill you with plenty of good cheer, this is a wonderful way to spend a day!!

    Again this year a "Preview Night" is being added on Thursday, December 1st from 5pm - 7pm. In addition to many of the shops opened late this evening, the 'Christmas at the Depot' artisans' show will be open. For a small donation of $5, you can have the advantage of first choice at the many local artisan gifts and decor. Additional information can be found on their website. Shops will be open the following hours:

    • Friday: 10a - 8p
    • Saturday: 10a - 6p
    • Sunday: 10a - 4p

  • Warner Holiday Shopping Gala
    Saturday, December 3 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Downtown Warner Village
    Warner NH

    This is the annual holiday shopping tour in Warner. Bring your family downtown for family-friendly festive fun! There will be an indoor farmers market, artisans, caroling, story time, kids activities, raffles and more.

  • Kearsarge Maple Festival
    March 18 & 19, 2017

    Warner & Webster NH

    It's maple sugar season! More info will be provided when the event date gets closer.

New Members / Member Highlights:
We'd like to welcome our newest members: Elior Acres, Belletetes
Hollyhock Flowers And Gifts of Henniker pulled in 4 blue ribbons from the Hopkinton Fair and the Deerfield Fair this year.

With the help of Heather Shaw, Emma Tasker and Heather Wolf the girls were all awarded Blue ribbons for their displays at the Hopkinton Fair and Deerfield Fair.

Heather, Emma, and Heather blue ribbons at the Hopkinton Fair for their display Theme Anniversary, They did Steam Punk style with an Anniversary feel. Heather S- made a dried arrangement with all her elements and principles. Heather W- made a colorful beautiful garden planter .

Heather, Emma and Heather all worked together for the Deerfield Fair Theme Butterflies. They created a Hobbit Butterfly Wedding setting with plants that our( out door gardener ) Heather Wolf at HollyHock Flowers, grew for our cut your own flowers garden. Flowers arrangements by Heather Shaw. ( Owner and Head Designer). And Emma Tasker (designer) construction and planner of this exhibit. You can stop by at 196 Bradford Rd , Henniker to see the displays set up. Or visit Tea at HollyHocks ( 3rd Saturday of each month at 2pm) to see the displays


Chamber Area News:
  • During much of the past year, the 3,000 crew members of the USS Kearsarge were deployed in the Middle East. The crew performed exercises with other navies and dropped 86 bombs on Isis targets. We are indebted to them for their hard work and bravery in protecting us. When 11 sailors from the USS Kearsarge visited Warner in late August, they climbed the mountain and cleared brush from the overlooks. The Chamber generously sponsored a luncheon for them, and the pizza, salad, cookies and beverages were a big hit! More info on the visit can be found at chamber member YCN Your Local View! in their news item dated 9/13/16.

  • TDS announces new collaboration tools: TDS Telecom has announced that new collaboration tools are available for local businesses. The TDS cloud-based Voice over IP (VoIP) service, called managedIP Hosted, now enables colleagues to connect via live chat, video call or HD phone call. A popular desktop sharing tool allows teams to share a computer screen and collaborate by viewing documents, websites and applications. TDS has also enhanced the service by adding a suite of mobile applications that allow managedIP Hosted customers to easily move their voice or video calls between a desk phone, computer, tablet or smart phone. Click here for more information.

  • Warner 3/17/16: The onset of Spring means it's time for maple sugaring! Our March Business After Hours was held at Beaver Meadowbrook Farm Sugar House in Warner.


  • Warner 11/19/15: Another successful Business After Hours at Knoxland Equipment in Warner.


  • Member business YCN Now is in a struggle to have TDS carry their WYCU/YCN programming on the TDS new fiber TV service. YCN is currently carried on the TDS analog cable service. YCN has been run around in circles since June. With every passing day that new subscribers are added to their new system YCN looses viewership of YCN News, Game of the Week, Kearsarge Chronicle, Capital Connections and specials like the Kearsarge Chorale concert Thanksgiving week and parades from the New London Hospital Days and Warner Fall Foliage Festival. The problem is that should TDS decide to carry YCN in the first quarter of next year, it still takes another 60 to 90 days to get on the air because of subscriber notification requirements. Please contact TDS at http://info.tdstelecom.com/tdstv/channelrequestform and let them konw that you want YCN Now on their fiber TV service. Thank you for your help, Greg Uhrin, GM & COO, YCN ... Your Local View!

  • Warner 10/15/15: We had a good turnout at October's Business After Hours at Cyr Lumber in Warner. Were you there?


  • 10/10/15: The Kearsarge Area Chamber of Commerce printed brochure is now available at many area businesses. If you'd like some for your business, please send us a note and we'll get them to you.

  • Warner 9/30/15: Three KACC board members joined in the ribbon cutting ceremony at Schoodacs Coffee House in Warner on Sept. 30.


  • USS Kearsarge Lunch Warner 8/30/15: The Kearsarge Chamber provided lunch at the Jim Mitchell Park for the USS Kearsarge crew visiting Warner. Thank you to Cheryl Johnson of The Maples at Warner and Barbara Lassonde of Granite Publicity & Promotion for cooking up a fabulous meal.

    NHPR has a nice article on this visit on their website


  • Warner 7/16/15: The Velvet Moose Ice Cream Shoppe was filled with chamber members and visitors having some tasty ice cream on a warm summer night.

  • MainStreet Warner will be hosting musicians on their stage Friday nights during the summer. There will also be a number of daytime events on select weekends. Please see their 2015 schedule for more information.

  • Warner 6/16/15: The Maples At Warner was filled with area business representatives and artisans on a beautiful Tuesday evening. Thanks to Cheryl Johnson for opening her inn and for making the scrumptious edibles.

  • Salisbury 5/28/15: There was a good turnout for the Business After Hours at Barn Store of New England. I think everyone learned at least a little something new at the event. The pictures show that there can be friendly co-opetition amongst members as we had representatives from three of the area hardware/lumber stores: Barn Store of NE, Lumber Barn, and Cyr Lumber.


  • Warner 5/27/15: Thanks to the hard work of Sean Bohman and many others, the Red Cross had a successful blood drive at the Pillsbury Free Library in Warner.


  • Warner 5/1/15: The Board of Directors of the Kearsarge Area Chamber of Commerce were invited to help celebrate the grand opening of Cyr Lumber and Home Center in Warner recently.

    Founder of the company, Ron Cyr, cut the ribbon as members of his family and others looked on. The Cyr family purchased the former Hamilton Building Supply Company on Route 103 last summer, and have been remodeling, updating and stocking the shelves ever since.

    "This is a great area, and we're excited about becoming part of the community and providing our customers with great quality and service, as we have in our Windham store," said Kevin Cyr, president of the company. "Being just off Exit 7 of I-89, makes this a convenient location for many people."

    Photo caption: L-R Paul Hamel, Kevin McKay, General Manager, Brian Cyr, Paul Cyr, Patrick Miller, Kearsarge Area Chamber of Commerce President, Ron Cyr, Rachel Cyr, Kevin Cyr, Caitlin Cyr.

  • Bradford: Rail Trail Project - Jim Bibbo, on behalf of Rural Heritage Connecion, requested support to pursue a grant to develop town owned land as part of an area wide recreational trail. Selectmen voted to approve the use of the Tillie Wheeler Trail and support the grant application.
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