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Thanks to all who came out to enjoy Summer Fest at the French River Park on June 27th! For pictures from the day go to our Facebook page HERE.


 

Summer Fest Flyer 2015


 

EARTH DAY CLEANUP RESULTS


The WDBA had another very successful Earth Day cleanup on May 2. 2.68 Tons (5,360lbs.) of trash and .54 tons (1080lbs.) of recycling were collected from the roadside, riverside, lakeside, parks and vacant lots in Webster and Dudley by over 225 volunteers including individuals, local businesses and organizations, Girl & Boy Scout Troops and families of all ages. In addition, 287 tires were collected by Pete's Tire & Oil and several TV's were recycled. Special thanks to the following sponsors: The Last Green Valley; Pratt Trucking; Pete's Tire & Oil; Gentex Optics; MAPFRE Insurance; Honey Dew Donuts.

2015 Chili Cook Off champs show off their prizes with Isador's Organics owner Justin Szostakowski and prize sponsor Don Bourque of ActiveTemps

2015 Chili Cook Off champs show off their prizes with Isador's Organics owner Justin Szostakowski and prize sponsor Don Bourque of ActiveTemps



The 4th Annual Chili Cook Off, co-hosted by The Webster Dudley Business Alliance and Isador's Organics, was held on March 1st at Isador's Organics in Oxford. Over 100 people tasted and judged the entries and $558 was raised for the Hand Fruit Program run by Isador's who will be delivering fresh organic fruit to local elementary schools in Webster, Dudley and Oxford.

This year's winners are as follows: (pictured L to R)

Justin Szostakowski, owner of Isador's Organics; Brent Andersen of Auburn, 1st Place ; Mike Morin of Oxford, 3rd Place; Joe McCassie of Oxford, 2nd Place; Don Bourque of ActiveTemps, awards sponsor.

 

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Several hundred people came out to enjoy Webster's 7th Annual Tree Lighting Event held on December 5th at the Webster town hall. The Webster Dudley Business Alliance & Town of Webster would like to thank the following sponsors who helped make this event possible:

  • Christopher Heights of Webster

  • The Fels Family Foundation

  • Gentex Optics of Dudley

  • Hometown Bank of Webster

  • Webster/Dudley/Oxford Chamber of Commerce

  • Webster First Federal Credit Union

  • Webster Five Cents Savings Bank


Our In kind sponsors:


  • The Webster Fire Dept.

  • The Webster Police Dept.

  • Art For Kids at Cindy’s Studio in Webster

  • Bay Path Culinary Arts Dept.

  • Diamond DJ Tim Cromwell

  • Norbert Savard

  • Prestige Parties

  • Price Chopper of Webster

  • Tastefully Michelle’s Catering of Webster

  • The Webster Dudley Boys & Girls Club

  • The Webster Recreation Committee

  • Windham Pepsi Cola


Performers:


  • Girl Scout Troop #30552

  • The Webster Middle School Choir under the direction of Ms. Barry Baggett

  • A Cappella Group from the Blackstone Valley Music School

  • Local musicians Mark Mandeville & Doug Williamson

2014-15 WDBA Executive Board

2014-15 WDBA Executive Board



 

Thank you for attending the WDBA Annual meeting & elections on October 28th at Point Breeze Restaurant in Webster.

2014-15 Officers and Board Directors are as follows:

(pictured L to R) Director John Tycz of Go Organic LLC; Treasurer Debra Rousseau of Rousseau Insurance; Vice President Don Bourque of ActiveTemps; President Debra Horan of Booklovers' Gourmet; Director Nancy Healy of The Citadel Company; Secretary Caryl Savard of Art! For Kids at Cindy's Art Studio; Director Lukasz Perzan of Insation Technologies

2014-1Member Directory

The WDBA is pleased to announce that our new local business member directories are printed and available in the following locations: Webster & Dudley town halls & public libraries; local banks; local member businesses. Pick up your copy today! Shop Local. Eat Local. Spend Local. Enjoy Local. Every dollar you spend in your community counts!! Thanks to Universal Tag in Dudley for a wonderful printing job and our other business sponsors ActiveTemps and Insation Technologies.

The Webster Dudley Business Alliance would like to thank all of our vendors & attendees who helped make the 4th Annual Sidewalk Sale Event a fun time on June 7th, 2014. Over 50 vendors offered a wide variety of  wares and services. A special thank you to the town of Webster as well as police and fire departments for their assistance and support. Hope to see everyone next year!!

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The Webster Dudley Business Alliance would like to thank everyone who helped make this year's Earth Day Cleanup such a huge success! 180 volunteers collected 4,620 pounds of trash, 780 pounds of recycling and miscellaneous items, 150 tires, and 100 pounds of recycled electronics. We would especially like to thank our sponsors who helped make the cleanup possible: The Last Green Valley, Pratt Trucking, Pete's Tire & Oil, MvP Technology, Papa Gino's, Gentex Optics, MAPFRE/Commerce Insurance, Daisy Print & Polar Beverages. Please show your appreciation by supporting them! We'd also like to thank the Webster Recreation Committee for sponsoring the first Earth Day Concert as well as t-shirts distributed to the volunteers.

Great job to all who participated! For some event photos click HERE.



The Webster Dudley Business Alliance and Isador's Organic Fruit & Deli
of Oxford would like to thank everyone for helping make our 3rd Annual
Chili Cook Off a great success! Many people came out to sample and judge
17 entries and over $700 was raised for the Hand Fruit Program run by
Isador's. The program distributes fresh, organic fruit to local
elementary schools in Webster, Dudley and Oxford. Congratulations to the
winners; 1st place Brenda Ennis of Oxford, (far right) 2nd place tie
between Denise Granger of Webster(far left) & Justin Szostakowski of
Oxford (absent from photo), 3rd place tie between Carolyn Latham of
Oxford (2nd from right) & Kim Lamprey of Webster (2nd from left). Thanks
also to our sponsor Commerce Bank of Webster. We look forward to next
year's competition!




Photo #2 - L to R, Justin Szostakowski, owner of Isador's Organics; Mina Chebbani, Commerce Bank Manager-Webster Branch;
Kimberly Rzeznikiewicz, Commerce Bank Assistant Manager-Webster Branch; Senator Richard T. Moore.




Sponsored by:

The Webster Dudley Business Alliance, Isador's Organics & Commerce Bank


The Webster Dudley Business Alliance would like to thank all of our sponsors who helped make this year's Annual Tree Lighting Event in Webster such a wonderful success. It was our best turnout ever despite the wet weather.
Our financial sponsors included: Christopher Heights of Webster, Gentex Optics, Hometown Bank, Webster Dudley Oxford Chamber of Commerce, Webster First Federal Credit Union and Webster Five Cents Savings Bank. Our in-kind sponsors were Bay Path Culinary Arts Dept., Daisy Print, DEBS Place, Diamond DJ, Prestige Parties, Price Chopper, Tents for Rent, The Webster Dudley Boys & Girls Club, Webster Fire Dept., Webster Police Dept. and The Webster Recreation Committee. We'd also like to thank our performers that evening: the Bartlett High School Choir, the Blackstone Valley Music A Cappella Club, The Dancer's Sole and the Webster Middle School Choir. Thanks to all of our volunteers including Bartlett High School National Honor students. Without their contributions and the support of the town, the event would not have happened. We thank everyone who attended and helped add to the festivities. See you next year!

WDBA Annual Meeting & Elections
Thursday, October 24, 2013
6-8 PM
At Point Breeze Restaurant
114 Point Breeze Road, Webster, MA


Special Presentation:
Grow Your Business with Email & Social Media

Featuring Alicia Williams of Constant Contact

Hors d'oeuvres, chowder & fritters served

This is a FREE event open to all local business
owners/managers and non-profit organizations. Registration is required.
Email contact@thewdba.org
 or call Deb at 508-949-6232.

Nominations are also being accepted for the following executive board positions:
Vice President (2 year term)
Treasurer (2 year term)
(3) Directors (1 year terms)
(1) Alternate Director (1 year term)

Send contact information to contact@thewdba.org. All nominees must be WDBA members in good standing.

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