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The Business of Greater Newport

The Business of Greater Newport | hosted by The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce

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The Business of Greater Newport Jan 20

Jan 20 2022

January 20th, 2022 12:00am

Our show’s host joining Bruce is Chamber Sales Associate, Lori Burke Meet New Member - Rich Palizzolo, Springline Coffee Segment 3 & 4: Special Double Double Business of the Week sponsored by Humphrey's Bldg Supply with Heather Strout, Executive Director, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center. Heather will talk about the Ton of Love food drive, led by the Chamber Ambassadors, which is happening throughout the month of February in support of the center’s food pantry.

The Business of Greater Newport Jan 13

Thursday Jan 13 2022

January 15th, 2022 12:00am

Business of Greater Newport Our show’s hosts are WADK’s Bruce Newbury and the Chamber’s Business Outreach Specialist for Connect Greater Newport, Isabel Marsh. Segment 1 -3: Benjamin Brown, Director of Industry Education, The Business Network for Offshore Wind. Ben will be speaking about the free offshore wind training program for RI businesses that starts on February 4th. Segment 4: Business of the Week: Sam Sylvester, Vice President and Life and Benefits Manager, Oceanpoint Insurance Agency.

Business of Greater Newport Jan 06 2022

January 7th, 2022 12:00am

Our show’s hosts are WADK’s Bruce Newbury and the Chamber’s Executive Director, Erin Donovan-Boyle Segment 1: Jennifer Fairbank, CEO, Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice Segment 2: Marty Sinnott, President & CEO, Child & Family Segment 3: Jamie Lehane, Executive Director & CEO Newport Mental Health Segment 4: Business of the Week: Bevan Linsley, Executive Director, Aquidneck Community Table Member since 2020. There will be a Ribbon Cutting at the Aquidneck Grower’s Market this Saturday at 9am to kick off the 2022 season.

Business of Greater Newport Dec 23 2021

Thursday Dec 23 2021

December 24th, 2021 12:00am

Chamber host: Innovate Newport’s Mollie Frazer Williams Guests: Winner and Runner Up of Pitch Contest: Adam Reisberg from Rent Beetle and Ian Estaphan-Owen, Jaia Robotics Business of the Week sponsored Humphreys Bldg Supply: Brenda Brock, Farmaesthetics

Business of Greater Newport Dec 16

New Member Spotlight Dec 16 2021

December 17th, 2021 12:00am

The Business of Greater Newport’s New Member Show! Chamber host = Chamber’s Sales Associate, Lori Burke. Guests: from Folk Vintage- Sydney Gordon, Owner; from Little Gold- co- owner, Des Halaka ; from Love Defeats Fear- co-founder, Eames Yates ;This week's Business of the Week sponsored by Humphrey's Bldg Supply: Newport Historical Society. Alexandra D’Agostino, co-manager of the Museum of Newport History and Shop , a participant in the Holidays by the Sea Window Contest (photos to be shared on social media in the coming days)

Business of Greater Newport Dec 16

New Member Spotlight Dec 16 2021

December 17th, 2021 12:00am

The Business of Greater Newport’s New Member Show! Chamber host = Chamber’s Sales Associate, Lori Burke. Guests: from Folk Vintage- Sydney Gordon, Owner; from Little Gold- co- owner, Des Halaka ; from Love Defeats Fear- co-founder, Eames Yates ;This week's Business of the Week sponsored by Humphrey's Bldg Supply: Newport Historical Society. Alexandra D’Agostino, co-manager of the Museum of Newport History and Shop , a participant in the Holidays by the Sea Window Contest (photos to be shared on social media in the coming days)

The Business of Greater Newport Dec 09

Thursday Dec 9

December 10th, 2021 12:00am

Today's Chamber Host: the Chamber's Business Outreach Specialist, Isabel Marsh Guests: Maggie Longo, Restaurant and Hospitality Business Counselor, RI Small Business Development Center; and Sarah Burke, Youth Career Specialist, Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the East Bay Community Action Center Business of Week spons by Humphrey's Building Supply: Steve Iwanski, Owner of Charter Books

Business of Greater Newport Oct 21 21

New Member Spotlight Oct 21 2021

December 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Chamber Host: Lori Burke, Sales Associate Guests: Segments 1-3 -New Chamber Members: Segment 1: Kathy Ablaschai, Mosquito Mary’s https://mosquitomarys.com/ Segment 2: Christen Diluglio, Owner, Skin Deep https://skindeepri.com/team Segment 3: Julie Lipoff, Director of Recruiting, Precise Systems https://www.goprecise.com/ Segment 4: Business of the Week: Donna Medeiros, Location Manager, First Student Chamber member since 2016. www.firststudentinc.com Bruce calling at 10:45 #230-2958

Business of Greater Newport Dec 2

Thursday Dec 2 from Innovate Newport

December 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Segment 1: Kate Grotteberg, events, development and programs director, with an update on upcoming Chamber events and programs, including the Holidays by the Sea Virtual Auction (also the upcoming Holidays by the Sea window contest, Economic Update Luncheon on 12/14, and Business During Hours networking hour on 12/16.) Segment 2: Erin Donovan-Boyle, the Chamber’s executive director is co-hosting starting at segment 2. Chamber news with Erin Donovan-Boyle. Segment 3: Guest: Courtney Hunter, Marketing Manager at People’s Credit Union. People’s is a Gold Sponsor of the Chamber- the official sponsor of the quarterly economic update luncheon series and the sponsor of the Shop Greater Newport gift card program. Courtney will discuss some of the community giving and activities People’s is supporting this holiday season. Segment 4: Business of the Week: Brian Woolery, GM of Diego’s Newport, Diego’s Barrio Cantina, and The Wharf Southern Kitchen.

Business of Greater Newport Nov 18 2021

New Member Spotlight Nov 18 2021

November 18th, 2021 12:00am

Chamber host: Sales Associate, Lori Burke. It's A New Member Spotlight! Segment 1: New Member, Jay LeBlanc, Knot Norms Catering Co. Segment 2: Business of the Week #1- Mary T. O’Sullivan, Encore Executive Coaching Two Businesses of the Week sponsored by Humphrey's Building Supply! Segment 3:New Member, Sarah Emhoff, The Huddle Segment 4: Business of the Week #2- Casey’s Oil & Propane. Matt Buckley, Head of the Propane department

Business of Greater Newport Nov 4 2021

Biz of Greater Newport Nov 4 2021

November 5th, 2021 12:00am

Business of Greater Newport WADK’s Bruce Newbury and executive director, Erin Donovan-Boyle, live from room 202 at Innovate Newport. LIVE from Innovate Newport Host: Erin Donovan-Boyle, Exec Dir, Greater Newport Chamber Guest: Governor Dan McKee Segment 4: Business of the Week- Jose Lora, Manager, Branch Operations, Navy Federal Credit Union.

Business of Greater Newport Oct 28

Business of Greater Newport

October 29th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Oct 28 - At Innovate Newport - Host: Kevin Buck, Community Manager - Guests: Bill Geasey, Famous Financial - Trish White, P. White Creative - Business of Week - Gil's Appliance

Business of Greater Newport Oct 14 2021

Business of Greater Newport

October 15th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday October 21 - LIVE at Innovate Newport - Business of Greater Newport - Live from Innovate Newport: Chamber host: Isabel Marsh, the Chamber’s Business Outreach Specialist Topic: Business Pulse Week October 26 – 28. This is a virtual business walk where businesses can sign-up for a 30-minute video interview to discuss challenges they might be facing and to share their ideas about how we can create a better business climate in the Greater Newport region. Sign up today! Isabel will be joined by Paul Harden of the Rhode Island Small Business Resource Center Business of the Week sponsored by Humphrey's Building Supply: Adrienne Krueger, Bowen's Wharf

Business of Greater Newport Oct 07 2021

Business of Greater Newport

October 8th, 2021 12:00am

Oct 07 2021 - Live From Innovate Newport - Chamber Host: Erin Donovan-Boyle - Live from Innovate Newport: Liz Hickox, Core Financial Partners Liz will chat with Erin about the Chamber’s newest, valuable member benefit: a pooled employer program for 401K retirement plans.

Business of Greater Newport Sept 30 2021

Business of Greater Newport

October 4th, 2021 12:00am

Sept 30 2021 Hosts: WADK’s Bruce Newbury and Erin Donovan-Boyle, Executive Director, Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce 10:02: Kelly Lee : Exec. Director, Lucy’s Hearth- Will speak about our event Fall for Lucy’s Hearth and “set the stage” for this virtual fundraiser, during which we will honor two Housing Heros (Sen Euer and Kristina Contreras Fox). If time permits, can also speak to life at Lucy’s for families during the pandemic. 10:15: -Senator Dawn Euer and Aida Neary (Host for FFLH and affordable housing advocate) -Will speak about the impact short term rentals and expensive housing has upon little to no availability for working families on Aquidneck Island. They will also speak to suggestions for improvements to address this issue. Sen Euer will join Aida at her Salve office for the call 10:30: Kristina Contreras Fox: Policy Director for the RI Coalition for the Homeless- will speak about ARPA funding priorities to address housing instability & homelessness, along with supporting statistics. 10:45 Business of the Week: Power Options Heather Tackle, CEO https://poweroptions.org/ Member since 2018

The Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport

September 28th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Sept 23 - Host: Mollie Frazer-Williams, Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Innovate Newport Guests: Discussing Design Week RI starts tomorrow Segment 1: Keydell Fuller, Owner, Aquidneck Fabrications Segment 2: Liliane Wong, Professor , Department of Interior Architecture, Rhode Island School of Design Segment 3: Annette Tonti, Managing Director, RIHub Discussing RI Start Up Week (Oct. 18-22) Segment 4: Business of the Week sponsored Humphreys Bkdg: Phil Ayoub, Beau Tyler

The Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport

September 18th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Sept 16 - Biz of Greater Newport - Host for the Greater Newport Chamber, Lori Burke, Sales Associate - so its a NEW MEMBER SPOTLIGHT Guests: Peter Yalanis, Dog Up A Tree; Julia Carty, Island Canine Academy Business of the Week: Alzheimer’s Association of RI (Member since 2018) - Kate Spinella, Director of Development

The Business of Greater Newport

The Business of Greater Newport

September 10th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Sept 9 2021 - Host: Isabel Marsh, Connect Greater Newport - Renee Jones, Tiverton Economic Development Commission

Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport

August 27th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Aug 26 - Business of Greater Newport We welcome today's chamber host: Innovate Newport’s Community Manager, Kevin Buck Kevin will update us on what is going on at IN Guests: Jordan Durand, Owner, Simple Merchant Coffee; and Nathan Whittaker, Director of Solutions, Vizsafe Business of the Week : Kim Fuller: Rise To Life

Business of Greater Newport

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August 18th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday August 12 - Business of Greater Newport Chamber host: Connect Greater Newport’s Business Outreach Specialist, Isabel Marsh. Guests: 1) Bob Silva, Chair of the Middletown Economic Development Advisory Committee. Bob will talk about the committee's priorities and share an update on Middletown’s economic development projects. 2) Excellence in Business Award Winner for Woman -Owned Business, Martha Parker, owner, Team One Newport Business of Week sponsored by Humphrey's Bldg Supply: The Reef restaurant - Joe Vita, General Manager

Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport

August 6th, 2021 12:00am

Business of Greater Newport - August 5 2021 Chamber host: executive director, Erin Donovan-Boyle Guest: John Kelly, District Manager, Insperity - the sponsor of the HR Roundtable series - We have two Businesses of the Week: Silva, Thomas, Martland & Offenberg, Ltd. with Cris Offenberg, Esq. and Roger Williams Park Zoo with Corrie Ignagni, Manager of Digital Communications

Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport

August 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Thursday July 22 - 10:00 Business of Greater Newport Chamber host: Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Innovate Newport, Mollie Frazer Williams. Mollie will have an update on upcoming news and events at Innovate Newport Guests: Leslie Medeiros, Founder, Basil & Bunny; and Allyson Cote, CEO & Co-founder, Ocean State Shields and we will meet this week's Business of the Week sponsored by Humphrey's Bldg Supply

Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport

August 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Thursday July 29 - 10:00 Biz of Greater Newpt Michael Leverett, Store Manager, Clements’ Marketplace (Small Business winner) Segment 2: Audrey Finocchario, Owner, The Nitro Bar (Emerging Leader winner) Segment 3: Tanja Melendez Lynch, Owner & Publisher, Newport Neighbors and Portsmouth Living Magazine (Micro Business winner) Business of the Week: Ross Cann, Managing Principal, A4 Architecture & Planning

Business of Greater Newport

Thursday July 15

July 19th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday July 15 - Erin Donovan-Boyle host - Biz of Greater Newport Chamber host - executive director, Erin Donovan-Boyle Guests: Filmmaker and 2021 Women in Business keynote - Susan Sipprelle of Renewables Newport

Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport

July 9th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday July 8 - Chamber Hosts: Business of Greater Newport Chamber hosts: Isabel Marsh, Business Outreach Specialist for Connect Greater Newport, and Sarah Burke, Youth Career Specialist for the Chamber in partnership with EBCAP. Guests: Chris Semonelli, Chair of RI Force; Joanna Scocchi, Director at The Arc of Rhode Island; Ken Renaud, Associate Director, The Arc Business of the Week: Jairo Rugel, President, Newport County Computers

Business of Greater Newport

Thursday July 1

July 6th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday July 1 2021 - Chamber Host - Erin Donovan-Boyle Guest: Senator James Seveney Business of the Week sponsored Humphreys Bldg Supply: Ruth Taylor, Newport Historical Society

The Business of Greater Newport

New Member Spotlight

June 22nd, 2021 12:00am

New Member Spotlight - Thurs June 17 - Lori Burke, host - Guests: Max McLaughlin, Clean Ocean Access ; Heather Maher, Agency Owner, Allstate – Main Rd Insurance Agency ; Colleen Gill, MS, PT, Owner, 101 Mobility of Eastern CT and RI Business of the Week: Marc Tripari, Skydive Newport - Member since 1999

The Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport June 3 2021

June 4th, 2021 12:00am

Chamber Host: Erin Donovan-Boyle, Exec Director - Guest: State Rep Jay Edwards - Laura Voller, EBCAP - mobile vaccination site opportunities available for businesses as well as the overall vaccine collaborative that EBCAP is a part of along with other orgs in the area.

Business of Greater Newport

Thursday May 27

May 29th, 2021 12:00am

Chamber Host: Erin Donovan-Boyle - Tiverton Wastewater District Board Chair, Leroy Kendricks - Business of the Week: Oceanpoint Insurance John Kaull, Sr. Vice President/Commercial Lines Manager and Sam Sylvester, Vice President, Life and Benefits

Business of Greater Newport May 13

Thursday May 13

May 18th, 2021 12:00am

Chamber Host - Erin Donovan-Boyle - The topic of discussion is workforce development and employment opportunities which you have heard a lot about. Erin Donovan-Boyle's guests are Sarah Burke, Youth Career Specialist, Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce and East Bay Community Action Program; Kristin Allain from Newport Restaurant Group; and Karen Riley Tungett and Niki Smith from Blackstone Caterers Business of the Week sponsored by Humphrey's Bldg Supply: Kim Chandler, Innerlight Center for Yoga & Meditation

April 23rd, 2021 12:00am

On today's Business of Greater Newport, we have Erin Donovan-Boyle's interviews with the 2021 Women of Excellence award winners - Mary Beth Daigneault from St Clare, Nancy Piffard from the Boat Show, Elizabeth Lynn of van Beuren Charitable Foundation and Debbie Proffitt of Purvis Systems.

The Business of Greater Newport

New Member Spotlight

April 19th, 2021 12:00am

Biz of Greater Newport - spotlighting new Chamber Members - Chamber Sales Associate, Lori Burke joins Bruce and welcomes: ->Denise DiGangi, Lucky Paws RI - -> Vanessa Theodore, La Vie en Rose bakery - -> Paul Marshall, Tightline Consulting - and Kelly Furtado, Advanced Remarketing Services - our Business of the Week sponsored by Humphreys Bldg Supplies - (Advanced Remarketing Services has been a Chamber member since 2017 and is a past Excellence in Business award winner!)

The Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport Apr 8 2021

April 9th, 2021 12:00am

Hosts: WADK’s Bruce Newbury and Erin Donovan-Boyle Guest: Cristina Feden, SVP and Regional President, Berkshire Bank (Annual Meeting sponsors) 10:45 Biz of Week spons Humphrey's Bldg Supply - French Confection - Xavier Mauprivez, Co-owner (Members since 2011!)

The Business of Greater Newport

April 1 2021

April 2nd, 2021 12:00am

Erin Donovan-Boyle is chamber host - Today's topic: Economic Rebounding Guest: Rich Overmyer from "Fourth Economy" and Connect Greater Newport Business of week sponsored by Humphreys Bldg Supply

The Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport Mar 25 2021

March 26th, 2021 12:00am

Chamber Host: Chamber Sales Associate, Lori Burke Guests: Steve Senteio, Chair, Greater Newport Chamber Ambassador Committee ; Heather Strout, Executive Director, and Alyson Novick, Director of Development, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center ; Business of the Week sponsored by Humphreys Bldg Supply: Brenda Brock, Founder, Farmaesthetics

The Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport Mar 18 2021

March 19th, 2021 12:00am

March 18 - New Member Spotlight - This week’s show will highlight new Chamber Members: Chamber Host: Sales Associate, Lori Burke Guests: Eric Offenberg, P-E LEED A-P Managing Director, Rhode Island, W-S-P USA - Minwoo Lee, President, Electroshield Corporation - Jacki Lane, CEO, Pulse FItness Newport 10:45: Business of the Week: Maureen Pagliaro, Linen Drops

The Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport Mar 11 2021

March 12th, 2021 12:00am

Host Erin Donovan-Boyle - State Rep Lauren Carson - Business of Week - Gulf Stream Bar & Grille

The Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport Mar 4 2021

March 5th, 2021 12:00am

Host Erin Donovan-Boyle - Guest: Keith Stokes - Business of Week - Stoneacre Brassiere

The Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport Feb 25 2021

February 26th, 2021 12:00am

0:00 Business of Greater Newport with Bruce and chamber host Erin Donovan-Boyle Guest: Diane Crosby, Mortgage Loan Officer, People’s Credit Union People's is a Chamber Gold Sponsor: Gift Card Program Sponsor and Economic Update Series Sponsor. This Week's Business of the Week spons by Humphrey's Bldg Supply: Ryan Tucker, NPT Sportswear

The Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport Feb 18 2021

February 19th, 2021 12:00am

Bruce Newbury and Lori Burke with New Members Spotlight : Kyle Costa, Bay Shores Real Estate Tracy Coppola, Bellevue Nutrition Mike Levesque, Cullinan Real Estate Business of the Week spons by Humphrey's Bldg Supply: Anastasia Arnold, Fitness Coach

The Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport

February 12th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday feb 11 - Host Erin Donovan-Boyle - Guest: Mark Hayward, RI Dist Director, Small Business Administration - Business of Week - Henry Collins Inn-Innkeeper Sarina Rodriguez

The Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport

February 5th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Feb 4 - Chamber Host - Erin Donovan-Boyle - Guest: Rep Terri Cortvriend, Dist 72 Portsmouth-Middletown - Business of Week - Caleb & Broad-Rich Willis

The Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport

January 29th, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Jan 28 - Blue Innovation Symposium Director Toby Stapleton - Business of Week - John Callaghan

The Business of Greater Newport

Business of Greater Newport

January 22nd, 2021 12:00am

Thursday Jan 21 - Rep Deb Ruggerio - Jamestown,Middletown - Business of Week - Newport Playhouse

The Business of Greater Newport

January 14 2021

January 15th, 2021 12:00am

Business of Greater Newport - chamber host: Lori Burke - Guests: Sandy Kristiansson with a Chamber Connections overview; Dick Strout and Dawn Ryan, Membership Co-Chairs to discuss Connections Membership Benefits and how to join; Business of the Week: Charlie Holder, Operations Manager, Midtown Oyster Bar and Surf Club

The Business of Greater Newport

January 7 2021

January 8th, 2021 12:00am

Erin Donovan-Boyle, chamber host - Commodore Philip Lotz, New York Yacht Club, Team American Magic America's Cup Challenge - Business of Week-Newport Film

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