September Business Meeting Agenda

OfficersAdam Sachs, President; Tricia Kendall, Vice President; Vacant, Secretary; Dick Bennett, Treasurer; Cynthia Whitty, Marketing Director, Alan MacIntosh, Technology Director

Members at LargeDenise Conti, Ken Erdelt, Martha Fletcher, Bill Gath, Mike Kane, Nadine Nesbitt, Beth Reynolds, Chrissy Reynolds, Gene Tarsky


Pre-Meeting Networking (Sign –in) 5:30 – 6:00

Refreshments Courtesy of:  Janet Gamache, Happy Tails Dog Walking.

Business Table:

Janet Gamache, Happy Tails Dog Walking which serves Ashland/Hopkinton/Holliston.

Community Table:

Dylan Marra/Innovative Collaborative Engineering Design project, presented to NASA Langley this past year.


Meeting Agenda

ABA Business 6:00 – 6:25            

            Welcome & Introductions                                                                    All members & guests


·   ABA Updates                                                                                             Adam Sachs

·   Events Committee/Ashland Day                                                     Mike Kane

·   Town Update                                                                                            Beth Reynolds


New Business


·         Steering Committee Member Recommendation                      Tricia Kendall

to approve Susan Atherton as ABA Member:

ABA Partner Spotlights 6:25 - 6:40

Town Manager Michael Herbert will describe the upcoming Downtown Revitalization Forum.

Ashland Police Chief Craig Davis will talk about the benefits of businesses registering with the APD.

Guest presentation with Q & A 6:40 – 7:25

Mark Altman, founder of MindsetGo, a provider of educational training programs for all aspects of professional development, will lead a hands-on, interactive program on business networking.

Upcoming meetings…

&    Next Business Meeting – Tues., October 3: 5:30-7:30 @ Ashland Library.

&    Next Steering Committee – Tues., September 12: 11:00am at Town Hall, Lower Level – All members welcome.

      Next Social Meeting – Holiday Party, December 5th, Location TBD.


About the ABA

The Ashland Business Association (ABA) is a group of business owners, executives, managers, and employees working together to foster ties between business and community. The ABA is dedicated to increasing profitability and visibility for its members, and to advocating for a positive business environment within the Town of Ashland.

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