“Keep It Local” TV Show

Episode 9

On this edition of Keep It Local we interview Rich Grant of Mayer Tree Service who talks about protecting your lawn in winter and the many services provided by Mayer Tree Service.
The Founder of “Things To do in Salem”, Alyse Grimm can not only tell you the best hidden gems of Salem to experience, but also helps local businesses reach their digital marketing goals.
Bobbie Antinarelli is a former educator turned sales consultant and motivator. Her business open Door Selling can give your sales team a reboot!
Dean Berg is the Executive Director of Green Beverly, a local non-profit force of volunteers helping residents and businesses go green with a variety of programs and events.

Episode 8

On this edition of Keep It Local we interview David Lopes of The Loan Depot about the current housing market and what to expect. We feature Mark Fratto of HomeWell Cares who tells how their caregiving is evolving to meet the changing needs of families and clients.
Our Keep It Local Show sponsor Sean Anderson of Big-A’s Home Improvement joins us to tell us no job is too big or too small, and we highlight the new GBCC Communications and Membership Manager Donna Musumeci who brings a wealth of experience to the Chamber office. As the holidays approach, Co-hosts Leslie and John also discuss the Greater Beverly Gift Certificate, how it works and where to buy them!

Episode 7

Have you heard about the local Innovation Business Networking chapter? John Colantoni, President of Innovation Business Networking, discusses how they help your business build a network of success.
Karen Johnston owner of Curves Topsfield discusses how she helps her clients reach their health and wellness goals.
Alex Ray of Leslie Ray Insurance tells us how they shop for the best rates for their clients and their family legacy in the community.

Episode 6

On this edition we talk with new Greater Beverly YMCA Executive Director Tim Flaherty, Matthew Schroeder of Great Point Wealth Advisors, Maureen O’Grady rep for Opulenza Designs, Sterling Silver Jewelry; Darren Burke, Beverly Athletic Club Fitness and Wellness Director and Dylan Lukitsch, City of Beverly Economic Development Planner.

Episode 5

On this edition of the GBCC’s “Keep It Local” BevCam TV show we check in with BevCam’s new executive director Rob Chapman about what viewer’s can expect and the value of having a local cable tv station in your community. Promotional products are big business all year round but especially this holiday season, we speak with Hannah Kurman Martino of AllStates Business Solutions. The Larcom Theatre offers nightlife and family entertainment on Wallis Street in Beverly. We talk with owner Donnie Crowell about upcoming shows! Promote your business or family affair with a 360 experience for the world to see. Jay Salois owner of VRtical Media explains the importance of having this feature on your multi-media communications. Lastly, we check in with Beverly City Planner Darlene Wynne about projects happening around town.

Episode 4

On this edition of “Keep It Local” John King and Leslie Gould recap the recent Business Showcase that was held during Small Business Week; they check in with The Cabot executive director Casey Soward about the new Off Cabot Comedy and Event Venue; KW Realtor Linda Turcotte provides an update on the rollercoaster real estate market; Beverly Homecoming President Medley Long III gives Leslie the scoop on 2022 Beverly Homecoming activities and updates us on the rebranding of his business now called Medley Creative Group. Lastly, John speaks with North Shore 104.9 GM Todd Tanger about why keeping it local on radio is good for your business!

Episode 3

On this edition of Keep It Local, we visit Soul Warrior Fitness on 131 Dodge Street in Beverly and find out that it’s more than diet that helps you leads to total body wellness. We spoke with Service Core of Retired Executive (S.C.O.R.E.) business counselor Bart Schick, about how they help all businesses with their most urgent business needs.

We check in with Infinite Media founder, Nancy Parshley who tells us what’s trending in digital marketing in 2022. Financial Advisor for Edward Jones, Walter Hartford explains how to save in a volatile market. Lastly, we get an update from City of Beverly ARPA Manage Jaimie Corliss about the ARPA Fund application process and what those that apply can expect.


Episode 2

This show is all about GIVING! On this episode we feature Flip the Bird’s Battle of the Bird’s Tasty charitable initiative. We also speak with Grateful Friends executive director Kim Paratore about how they help thousands of cancer patients and we speak with Beverly Bootstraps executive director Sue Gabriel, Pathways For Children Program Administrator Patty Donahue and North shore Community Action Program executive director, Laura Meisenhelter about their organizations most urgent needs and the programs and services they provide families in our region.


Episode 1

This episode features Bill Hanney from the North Shore Music Theater, Marisa L. Cole from Sensational Travel, and Sydney Ortega from Simply Placed.


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Keep It Local is a no-cost member-benefit for GBCC members. Hosted by Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Leslie Gould, and Chamber Member, John King, of Headway Strategies. Keep it Local is produced by the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce and BevCam.

If you’re a GBCC member and want to be featured, please email Leslie Gould at lgould@greaterbeverlychamber.com.

Keep it Local Sponsor: Big A’s Home Improvement

I joined the chamber ins 2014 and have enjoyed the opportunity to meet many of the chamber members through committee work, programs,  networking events as well as through the “Voice of Business and “Keep It Local” TV Shows I’ve hosted on Bev Cam. With the pandemic mostly passed I look forward to meeting with the new members in the future. But above all, remember to “Keep It Local” and support our chamber member’s organizations.

John King

Owner, Headway Strategies