CALLING ALL ARTISTS,
CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS & AREA BUSINESSES
THAT PROMOTE THE ARTS
The Greater Shelburne Falls Area Business Association (GSFABA) announces the launch of a new regional initiative – Connecting Commerce & Community – funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Our goal is to build a stronger, more sustainable rural economy for area towns and businesses, achieved by integrating the skills of our residents with the power of local associations and the support of local institutions.
We will begin this multi-year effort by first learning as much as we can about the region’s creative economy by collecting and analyzing data gathered from as many people as possible representing a variety of economic sectors. We invite you, your friends, neighbors, and colleagues to participate in this initiative by completing the survey. The data collected will help GSFABA better understand and serve you, whether you are an artist, a member of an arts group, or a business that supports and promotes the arts.
Once the information is gathered and analyzed, we plan to:
Your help is crucial to the success of this initiative.
The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete and to show our appreciaion, your name will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift certificate to a local establishment once you have completed the survey!
The Greater Shelburne Falls Area Business Association (GSFABA) serves the businesses and towns of western Franklin County with a wide range of programs and services.
Tour our site, learn about how the GSFABA can serve you, and become a member to help our region’s businesses, economy and communities to grow and prosper.
The Greater Shelburne Falls Area Business Association (GSFABA) Placemap continues to be one of the most successful advertising tools for the Shelburne Falls area. We are pleased to say local artist Susan Wyant will be designing the 2015 expanded Placemap that will allow additional businesses to take advantage of this great marketing opportunity.
If you are interested in placing an ad, please contact the GSFABA office at 413-625-2526. Ads will be reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Events
GSFABA Annual Auction -- Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 6:00 PM at the Shelburne / Buckland Community Center
This premier fund-raising event will auction over 100 items ranging from certificates from local businesses to items produced by renowned local artisans.
By making a donation to the 19th Annual Greater Shelburne Falls Area Art Walk Business Association (GSFABA) Auction you have an opportunity to showcase your product and/or services that your business provides.
For your generous donation, your business will be listed in the event program and on ShelburneFalls.com. If you would like to make a donation, please email Wanda Mooney.
The 19th Annual GSFABA Auction will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 starting at 6:00 PM at the Shelburne-Buckland Community Center located at 53 Main Street in Shelburne Falls, MA. Hors d'oeuvres will be prepared by Elmer's Store. A cash bar will be available. Tickets are ONLY $10 per person. Tickets at the door will be $15 per person.
To make reservations for the 19th Annual GSFABA Auction, please mail checks to the GSFABA office at P.O. Box 42, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370. Cash payments can be made at the GSFABA office located at 75 Bridge Street, Shelburne Falls. Credit card payments can be made in person or by calling 413-625-2526.
If you have questions or need additional information please contact the GSFABA office at 413-625-2526 or email email@example.com.