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42nd BVCC Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony with Maj. Gen. Thomas E. Murphy

Location of the Event: The Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce is proud to present our 42nd Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony, presented by UniBank, on Thursday, November 19th 2020, at 8:00am and for the first time ever, presented virtually to our Members and friends of the community.

Through our partnership with Venly, Inc., our Keynote Speaker is Major General Thomas E. Murphy, Director of Protecting Critical Technology Task Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia.

The awards portion of the presentation will focus on the incredible and hardworking Members who have shown leadership in the areas of community giving, economic development, and business expertise. Our deserving award recipients this year are:

Gerry Gaudette Extra Mile Award                              Tim Hare Harbro Motors/Track Chair

Community Leadership Award                                    Blackstone Valley Education Hub

Cornerstone Award                                                     Medline Industries

John MacArthur Community Commerce Award         Riverdale Mills

Volunteer of the Year Award                                       InThink Agency


“2020 has been a year of firsts, and our Virtual Annual Meeting, is no exception”, said Jeannie Hebert, President and CEO of the BVCC. “Cyber security is a top of mind subject, one that affects us all. We are so pleased to boast Major General Thomas Murphy, as our keynote this year and quite proud to say he is originally from the Blackstone Valley, and still has family here”

**Please note: this is an exclusive presentation due to a directive from the Department of Defense (DOD) and will not be rebroadcasted. It will not be recorded or shared publicly following the presentation. You must purchase a ticket ahead of time for viewing.

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The mission of the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce is to promote the economic vitality of the Blackstone Valley, meet the needs of the Chamber's business members, while providing leadership on issues which impact the economy and quality of life in the Valley.