Winchester Center shops will open for special hours from 6 to midnight tonight.
Small Business 2012
Monday, November 26, 2012
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Start your holiday shopping at locally owned stores during Small Business Saturday.
Small Business Saturday is on Nov. 24 this year, two days after Thanksgiving. It is a day for everyone to support the small businesses that their community thrives on. American Express founded the day in 2010 to help small businesses get exposure during the holiday season, when they might be otherwise overlooked. With retailers buzzing around the holidays, it is important to support local small businesses that rely on their neighbors in order to continue prospering and building the local economy in Winchester. Two upcoming Winchester Chamber of Commerce events are the annual Midnight Madness where Winchester Center shops will open special hours from 6 p.m. to midnight on Nov. 26, and Winchester's Lights of Love at 7 p.m. on Dec. 6. Last …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Before you head out for the holiday deals, think about supporting small businesses with local gift certificates.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The Winchester Community Music School will be performing in several Winchester Center stores while you shop.
Winchester Center shops will open for special hours from 6 p.m. to midnight the Monday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 26. Holiday shoppers will find music groups, refreshments and special sales. Winchester Community Music School students will also perform at several shops. Each store, restaurant or service business does its own promotion, entertainment or refreshments. The Winchester Chamber of Commerce said this one day is often the single biggest shopping day of the year, and every Winchester Center shop is packed full and looks forward to welcoming hundreds of shop local supporters. This popular event showcases Winchester shops like no other time. Be part of the vibrant and exciting town center and shop, support and save.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Get started on your Christmas shopping at Mahoney’s Christmas Shoppe till 9 p.m.
Purchase tickets for the first sports lover event in Winchester on Tuesday, Nov. 20.
Winchester Football alumni, parents and fans are gathering to honor a new tradition in the name of the sport they all know and love. The first Winchester Football Pride Night will bring together fanatics while supporting local charities with all the proceeds. The throwdown is Tuesday, Nov. 20 at the Sons of Italy on Swanton Street. Cocktails start at 6 p.m. and dinner follows at 7 p.m. The night will include: Tickets are $35 per person, and tables of 10 are available for reservation. Attendees must be at least 21 years old to attend, and seating is limited. You can secure your ticket by contacting any of the following people:
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Power Hour will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Winchester Town Hall.
The Winchester Chamber of Commerce and Winchester’s Climate Action Committee are holding a meeting for small businesses to provide information regarding energy efficiency and solar measures that save money and improve the bottom line. A representative from NSTAR will speak about their Direct Install Program for small businesses, featuring a free energy assessment and payment of up to 70 percent of the total cost of retrofitting qualifying lighting and mechanical systems.While the business pays the remaining 30 percent, financing is available at a 0 percent interest rate. A number of Winchester businesses have been through the program and the reaction has been favorable. In addition, a representative from Blue Selenium Solar will speak …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Purchase a Trees for Troops tree for $24.50 at any of the eight Mahoney's locations.
Members of the Military and their families make many sacrifices, especially during the holidays. Starting this Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, show your support and appreciation to an active member and their family, by donating a Christmas tree through the “Trees for Troops” program. Mahoney’s Garden Centers is again the host of the Trees for Troops program in Massachusetts. To participate in the program, visit any of Mahoney’s eight locations in eastern Massachusetts beginning Nov. 11, and purchase a Trees for Troops tree for $24.50. Special tree cards are available to write a note of thanks or holiday wishes to the family. Or, new this year, call the Mahoney’s Trees for Troops hotline at 781-721-4691 to purchase a tree over the phone. “We’re …
A Winchester brokerage group joins the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate.
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate announced the addition of Winchester-based brokerage The Shanahan Group, serving Winchester and its surrounding areas. The company will now operate as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate The Shanahan Group. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate The Shanahan Group is led by broker/owner Nan Shanahan, who founded the brokerage in 2007, based on the philosophy of providing a superior level of service to homebuyers and sellers. “Nan Shanahan launched her company on the principle that finding a home is more than simply a transaction; it’s a lifestyle choice,” said Sherry Chris, president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC. “She and her team mirror the mission of Better Homes and Gardens …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Support more than 60 local merchants with gift certificates this holiday season.
The Winchester Chamber of Commerce encourages residents to SHOP LOCAL this holiday season. The Shop Winchester Gift Certificates are a tool to make it easy for people to shop Winchester. Shop Winchester Gift Certificates are great gifts for the holidays and throughout the year. They are available at Century Bank, Northmark Bank, Winchester Co-operative Bank and Winchester Savings Bank. The certificates may be redeemed at over 60 local merchants. The participating businesses include: 247 Drums Mary Kay Cosmetics Absolute Precision Plumbing & Heating Mirabai Acupuncture & Wellness Alessandro Salon Monet Allen Plumbing New Look Optical An Elegant Affair Pairings Wine & Food Another Yarn Phoenix Salon & Spa Black Horse Tavern Piantedosi Bread …