Tri-Chamber Business After Hours: Seacoast business news

News from the Seacoast business community.

SOMERSWORTH — Tri-City Masonry will host the first 2023 Tri-Chambers Business After Hours on Thursday, Feb. 16. Co-sponsored by the Greater Dover, Rochester, and Falls Chambers of Commerce, this event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m.

at the company's location, 384 NH-108 in Somersworth.Tri-City Masonry is a dealer distributor for hardscape materials such as tile, slate, brick block, and stone, and they are a staple in the Somersworth area. They are a family-operated business that has been used by contractors and homeowners across New England for 40 years. With over four decades of experience, the staff at Tri-City Masonry can be entrusted to understand their customers' needs.Tri-Chamber Business After Hours  provide a forum for members of the region's business community to make new business contacts, renew acquaintances, and network with members of other area Chambers.Both members and non-members can register for the event on the Falls Chamber of Commerce website at URL.MaineCF invites grant proposals from York County nonprofitsYORK COUNTY, Maine — Nonprofit organizations in York County may be eligible for grants from the Maine Community Foundation's Community Building Grant Program.

The grant program invests in local projects and organizations that help build strong communities. Last year nine York County nonprofit organizations were awarded grants totaling $67,010.The Community Building Grant Program supports efforts that strengthen community resources, promote well-being and help residents acquire skills and knowledge. These community resources include organizations, partnerships and natural and built environments.

The program also requires that applicants engage the people they serve in design, delivery and/or evaluation of the grant-funded work.The Community Building Grant Program is MaineCF's largest grant program. It is one of the only grant programs in the state that supports a broad range of interest areas, including arts, education, environment, economic development and human services.The grant program offers two types of funding: project grants and general support. Project grants are for new or expanding projects.

General support is geared towards operational needs for smaller organizations that meet certain criteria.Learn more about Community Building Grant Program qualifications and the application process at URL. The deadline to submit proposals is Feb. 15.Seacoast SCORE event: January Women's ForumPORTSMOUTH — Your business flourishes when you flourish.

When we center ourselves and quiet our environment, we reduce stress and become more aware. Sharpen your focus, and come fill your cup on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 10 to 11 a.m.

at Seacoast SCORE Women's Forum January in-person meeting with Kaitlin Muller-Cusack, M.E.d., RYT, Somatic Breathwork Facilitator in the Portsmouth Public Library's, Levenson Room. Kaitlin is the founder of Taking Root, a Nature Based Education and Wellness business here in Portsmouth. Kaitlin will explain the science behind mindfulness and take us through an hour-long session of discovery and relaxation. Register at online workshop: Business Finance I, for BeginnersPORTSMOUTH — The focus of this free workshop is on understanding and using those confusing financial terms that all small business owners need to know.

We will start at square one and use language that you can understand. Our goal is to strip away the mystery surrounding business finance. We cover the must -knows.

The program will be held live Monday, Jan. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. on ZOOM.

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