Chamber Testifies at Brockton Casino Hearing

Chamber President & CEO, Christopher Cooney, and many business owners, testified in favor of moving forward on the development of a  Brockton Destination Resort Casino at the Brockton Fairgrounds in front of the five-member Massachusetts Gaming Commission during the  final public hearing. Cooney discussed his recent trip to Des Plaines, Illinois, a similar suburban Rush […]

Chamber Supports Brockton Destination Resort Casino

In the wake of losing six hundred jobs after entertainment gaming (dog racing)was banned in Massachusetts by referendum a few years ago, The Metro South Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted that if entertainment gaming were made legal again in Massachusetts that this region, the Metro South region, should be given top priority. “In […]

South Shore Women’s Business Network Becomes Affiliate

Chamber Affiliates Grow Combined Membership to Over 1,600 The South Shore Women’s Business Network (SSWBN), dedicated to the success of over 300 members, recently signed an affiliation agreement with the Metro South Chamber of Commerce. With this latest addition of an affiliate it brings the total number of business members to more than 1,600. SSWBN […]

Chamber Receives $100K from Good Samaritan; Largest Cash Donation in Chamber’s History

The Metro South Chamber of Commerce has received the largest cash donation in the organization’s one hundred year history from Good Samaritan Medical Center. Good Samaritan Medical Center, a part of the Steward Health Care System LLC, has pledged $100,000 to the Metro South Chamber of Commerce Centennial Innovation Campaign.  The donation establishes Good Samaritan […]

Water/Sewer Rates: Chamber Urges Freeze

The Brockton Water Commission recently held a hearing to consider a rate increase where Chamber president and CEO Christopher Cooney, CCE testified. Cooney requested a comprehensive strategic plan be developed by the commission with specific items such as efficiency measures and cost cutting analysis be made prior to any increase. Cooney said, “Brockton is well […]