Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

The 18th Annual Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce Santa Claus Parade is less than two weeks away! HACC staff member Nancy O’Hanley tells us that plans are well underway to bring the jolly old fella with the white beard and red suit back through Hampton on his way home to the North Pole. The theme […]

Is Stretching Part of Your Routine?

By Jen Gendron: Health & Wellness Coach Does the thought of stretching after a workout bore you completely? Do you have a hard time slowing down and making the time to incorporate some flexibility in to your workout routine? If you are someone who likes to skip the stretch, hopefully you will be convinced after […]

Women Come Together to Make a Difference

By Mark Bettle, Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership “Every woman here is making a difference.” Those were the words of Maureen Robichaud who, with Jill Darrah, organized the recent women’s luncheon at which Anne Scott presented her new book “Making a Difference: The Story of the Starfish Program”. Since then, several women who attended expressed how much […]

NCC Holiday Light Challenge

The Nauwigewauk Community Club invites our Neighbors (Nauwigewauk/Darling’s Island Residents) to a Holiday Decorating Challenge. Let’s Brighten up our Community with Lights and Luster and raise funds for a family in need this season. Rules: Please fill out the registration form and include your minimal donation/registration fee of $10 and have your yard decorated/lit up […]

MS Christmas Cake & Cookie Fundraiser

Again, this year, Hampton resident Tanya Henderson is taking orders for MS Cakes and Cookies to help in the fight with those living with Multiple Sclerosis. These make a great Christmas (or anytime) gift, and if you are looking for that gift for your employees or clients/customers while also supporting a great cause. Cakes will […]

Soupfest Returns

The ‘Cook and Chat’ program, held monthly at Hampton United Church, is holding its annual fundraiser – a ‘Soupfest’ – on Monday, November 11 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at Hampton United (24 Robb Ct).  The cost for adults is $10; children 12 and under pay only $5.  You will receive three 4-ounce servings of […]

Lessons From the Mountain

By Jen Gendron: Health & Wellness Coach When was the last time you took yourself out of your comfort zone? Is there a challenge that you would like to embark on in your life? This past weekend, I had the opportunity to step WAY outside of mine! I took on a challenge with ten other […]

It’s More than a Donation

By Mark Bettle, Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership Every year at this time, the Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership starts to look forward to the next school year in Piggs Peak that starts in January. Part of that process is Bev Harrison’s trip there, paid from his own pocket, to evaluate potential candidates for our Starfish Program that pays […]

Gala Event to Mark 40th Anniversary of Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce

On Wednesday, October 30, the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 40th anniversary, along with the 75th anniversary of Small Business Week. John Herron will emcee the event, which will include guest speakers David Lutz, Q.C., several founding members, Carley Parish President, Marcelle Belanger Vice President, board members, small business owners and community […]

Taking Imperfect Action

  By Jen Gendron: Health & Wellness Coach Imperfect action beats perfect inaction every time” – Harry Truman. I just love this quote as it is so true! Often, we get held back from pursuing our goals as we are waiting for the “right time” to get started. Frequently, I hear clients say things like, […]