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Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Annual Dinner at Toscana Forno


Peabody, MA – Oct 5. 2023 - The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce its highly anticipated annual dinner, set to take place at the recently opened Toscana Forno on November 1, 2023, from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM.  Presenting sponsor of the event is Community Credit Union, who shares the chamber’s goal of bringing our diverse community together as well as by providing financial products and services that help each member realize his or her greatest potential.

This year's annual dinner promises to be a memorable evening, featuring esteemed guest of honor Mark Whiting, retired General Manager of the Northshore Mall. Mr. Whiting will be presented with a well-deserved lifetime achievement award by the chamber in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the local business community.
The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner is widely regarded as the membership event of the year, offering an opportunity for attendees to connect with some of the region's most influential business and community leaders. It is an evening dedicated to celebrating the successes of the past year while collectively envisioning a stronger and more prosperous future for our community.

"Our annual dinner is a testament to the vibrant and dynamic business community we have," said Deanne Healey, President of the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce. "This evening is devoted to celebrating our business community, our members who have achieved significant milestones, and fostering connections among like-minded business professionals who share our vision for a brighter future."

The event will feature a delightful evening of networking, delicious cuisine, and an inspiring program highlighting the accomplishments of the chamber and its members throughout the year. It is an opportunity to come together and build strong relationships that will contribute to the continued growth and success of the Peabody area.
“All year we have been working a strategic plan to help provide members with access to resources, grants and opportunities to grow or strengthen their business,” commented Dave Olson, PACC Chairman of the Board. “If it is anything like last year, the energy in the room was amazing and many attendees walked away with new business relationships with connections they made over dinner.”

Eight (8) new leaders will join the board of directors for the coming year, each chosen to provide balance between industries, business size and individual skill sets to ensure the leadership team of the chamber is representative of our membership:

Cindy Castro, Granite Girls USA
Joe Cincotta, Spectra Networks
Stalin Cortorreal, HOTWorx Infrared Studio Danvers
Jessy Elghoul, Salem Five Bank
Doug Garabedian, Duffy Insurance
Ali Haydock, North Shore Childrens Museum
Allison Matos, DeMatos Landscaping
Sarah Narcus, Olio Event Space

Tickets and Sponsorship opportunities are available at Save $10 if purchased prior to 10/17/23.  Local businesses are invited to reserve a spot today and be part of this remarkable celebration of our business community's achievements and join a who’s who of business leaders such as our gold sponsors which include: Big Pig BBQ & Catering, Boston Childrens Hospital, Gravoc, Institution for Savings, JJR Entperise, M&T Bank, MRG Construction Management, North Shore Bank,  Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, Salem Five Bank, Sandra Network, and Spectra Networks.

For media inquiries or sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Deanne Healey
About the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce:
The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to fostering economic growth and community development by promoting and supporting local businesses. With a commitment to collaboration and innovation, the chamber works to create a thriving business environment in Peabody, Danvers, Lynnfield, and Middleton.

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