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May 8, 2012

Business News in Brief


Facebook seminar May 16

The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry will present a seminar on Facebook Marketing for Business. Participants will learn how to leverage the power of Facebook to achieve marketing goals by focusing on the strategies, tactics and techniques necessary to lead an organization into the world of Facebook marketing. The seminar will be presented by John Haydon, author of Facebook for Dummies.

The seminar is sponsored by Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank and will be held at the Newburyport Public Library, 94 State St., Wednesday, May 16. Check-in and coffee begins at 7:30 a.m. The presentation runs from 8 to 10 a.m. Admission is $20 for chamber members and $35 for non-members, and preregistration is required. For more information and to register, contact Patty St. John at 978-462-6680 ext.14 or visit

Amesbury Chamber hosts open house

The Amesbury Chamber of Commerce & Industrial Foundation will host an open house on Thursday, May 17, 5:30 to 7 p.m., at their office at 5 Market Square. They are inviting their business community and neighbors to visit their newly renovated office and to meet executive director, Marcy Quill, and members of the board of directors. This event is open to the public and light refreshments will be served.

Member mixer at Adelynrood May 17

The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry will hold a member mixer at Adelynrood Retreat and Conference Center on Thursday, May 17. Participants can explore this retreat and conference center while business networking and take a tour of the building and grounds afterwards.

Adelynrood offers women and men an opportunity to retreat and to discover new resources for living through conferences, workshops and silent retreats.

The mixer will be held on Thursday, May 17, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Adelynrood is located at 46 Elm St., Byfield, behind The Governor's Academy. Admission is free. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be provided. All are welcome.

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