For Immediate Release:
August 28, 2012
Southcoast Health System and New Bedford Symphony to cohost Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours
September 13 event to be held at the Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care in Fairhaven
During the September edition of the Chamber's popular business networking event, Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care oncologists and staff will be available to give tours of the facility and to provide updates on new oncology programs and services offered at both the Fairhaven and Fall River centers.
Keith A. Hovan, President & CEO of Southcoast Health System and Southcoast Hospitals Group, will give an update on the status of Southcoast's new ambulatory care center in Fairhaven, which is currently under construction and scheduled to open in the summer of 2013.
David Prentiss, President & CEO of the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, will present information on the upcoming 2012-13 season as well as the multiple education programs that serve more than 30,000 students in the South Coast community.
The Chamber's Business After Hours provides an opportunity for members and non-members to network and build business relationships in an informal, relaxed business setting. The mixers are held on a monthly basis in partnership with member businesses and attract business professionals from many industries.
Attending the Business After Hours is free for Chamber members and their guests. Non-members are also encouraged to attend. The cost for non-members is $15. The event includes complimentary hor d'oeuvres, a cash bar, and a raffle prize. For more information or to register for the event, please contact the Chamber at 508-999-5231 or visit www.newbedfordchamber.com.
About the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra (NBSO) is a professional orchestra performing a seven-concert series of classical and pops music annually. The Symphony regularly performs with prize-winning guests artists from around the world. The NBSO is dedicated to building a Community of Music in the South Coast, celebrating music and music-making and collaborating with other music groups and cultural and educational organizations. The NBSO's numerous educational programs include Music in the Morning, SchoolsMusic!, Young People's Concerts, New Bedford Symphony Youth Orchestras, Master Classes, Symphony Tales and Be Our Musical Guest. For more information, please visit www.nbsymphony.org.