Every October, the city of Exeter, New Hampshire holds the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. The community unites at this inspiring event to raise funding and awareness for breast cancer. This event assists the American Cancer Society in researching groundbreaking new treatments. In addition to raising money, the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk also takes time to honor survivors and provide education on reducing the risk of breast cancer.
It’s Not Too Late To Sign Up
The walk itself will be taking place on October 22nd. Registration will begin at 9 A.M, while the walk itself will start at 11 A.M. It will take place at Lincoln Street School. If you don’t want to participate, you can also provide donations to the American Cancer Society. Registration can be done online or in person. There will also be live entertainment and a section just for survivors and caregivers with special programs and services.
In October We Wear Pink
Remember to dress in your favorite pink clothes or, like many participants, dress up in elaborate costumes to honor those who have fought breast cancer. The 2017 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is a great way to participate in and support your local community while also championing a cause.
Here at Amesbury Chevrolet, we love to give back to our community in any way we can! Check out all that we are currently involved with!
Cooler temperatures and spectacular colors aren’t the only things to look forward to this fall. Don’t miss the Amesbury Country Music Festival and Harvest Fair, held from September 22 to September 24. This three-day event will offer something for everyone, whether you’re a country music fan, a food-lover, or looking for a fun weekend with the family!
Country Music Festival
Enjoy three days and nights of live country and Americana music in Landry Stadium from award-winning national and regional artists, including The Charlie Daniels Band, Travis Tritt, Craig Morgan, the Steeldrivers, and many more. In addition to all of the incredible music, concert-goers can enjoy gourmet food and drinks from a variety of vendors.
Whether you plan to take part in the Country Music Festival or not, don’t forget the Harvest Fair, which will be held in conjunction with the Music Festival in Downtown Amesbury. The Fair is free and open to the public, featuring a farmers market, beer garden, history tours, family games and activities, a pie-baking contest, and plenty of great music from local country bands.
Amesbury Chevrolet is proud to be a sponsor of this year’s Country Music Festival and Harvest Fair. Mark it on your calendars now and be sure to come say goodbye to summer with us.
Spring is a magnificent time of year. The natural world is in bloom, temperatures are warming up, and you have a million things you need to do, like gardening, repairing your house, and building that new swingset. Get these jobs done in a snap with your Chevrolet Silverado.
A fresh layer of mulch can really bring your front garden back to life. Depending on the trim level and engine, the Silverado has a maximum payload rating of up to 2,250 pounds, and that’s a lot of mulch. Imagine how much easier this job will be when you can load everything right into the bed of your Silverado.
But, the Silverado isn’t all work. You can have fun, too. Want to go on a spring bike ride along the coast? Load up the whole family’s collection of bikes into your bed, and be on the road faster. You won’t have to deal with removing the front tires or feeling like they might fall off the roof while you’re driving. If your weekend fun involves some bigger toys, like a boat, the Silverado can tow up to 12,500 pounds.
All of these activities with your Chevy Silverado, whether working or playing, will be easier than ever. Come see what else the Silverado can accomplish today at Amesbury Chevrolet.
The Little League of Amesbury was founded in 1952 and has thrived for the last 65 years, thanks to an active community and hundreds of dedicated volunteers. Registration for the Amesbury Little League is open, so if you want your kids on a team this summer, register them soon.
The A.L.L. website has posted information on divisions and age requirements, and the date set for kids eligible for AA, AAA, and Majors teams is Saturday, March 11. Tryouts are just for evaluation—everyone gets placed on a team. Coach and volunteer registration is also open, and the A.L.L. is always looking for good help, so don’t hesitate to sign up if you’re at all interested.
The A.L.L. will also hold an Umpire Rules and Mechanics Clinic on March 18 for umpires in the league, coaches, and anyone who wants to better understand Little League rules.
The Amesbury Little League receives tons of support from the community, especially during Dick’s Appreciation Day at Dick’s Sporting Goods, which gives 20% off on purchases made by participants from March 18 through March 19. It’s great that the Amesbury community cares so much about its children, and at Amesbury Chevrolet we’re proud to be part of it.
There are plenty of holiday events in Amesbury this winter, including a Holiday Open House, Christmas Cookie Workshop, and a Christmas music event. All ages are welcome at these events, making them perfect for families. If you’re looking for a fun time this holiday season, these are just some of the many places to check out.
According to EventBrite, the Holiday Open House will be held on December 10th at 11:00am. This will take place at the Farm at Eastman’s Corner in Kensington. You can take pictures with Santa, sample meals, and participate in kids’ events. There will also be Christmas trees for those who still need to pick up an evergreen for their home.
You can stick around Eastman’s Corner for a Christmas Cookie Workshop at 2:30pm. Kids can learn how to decorate gingerbread, and there will also be sugar cookies. Supplies are provided, and you can even take home a mason jar of hot cocoa or cider. This event is just $25 for all those interested.
Stop by BrookRidge Community Church for a Christmas Music Experience from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. You can enjoy a special night of tunes for free thanks to this great organization. There will also be a collection for Meals Ministry, which serves free meals to those in need.
Listen to music, attend a cookie workshop, or see Santa—these are some of the events this holiday season.
If you’re looking to give back to the Amesbury community, there are tons of things you can do this holiday season. From soup kitchens to animal rescues, everyone can truly make a difference by volunteering. Whether you help for a day or you dedicate time every week, every little bit helps to make a difference.
Our Neighbors’ Table
One of the most important volunteer groups in the area is Our Neighbors’ Table. More than 400 people per year volunteer their time and money to provide food for those in need. There is a food pantry, dinners, holiday programs, emergency assistance, and more. Whether someone needs a bite to eat or is looking for emotional support, this program provides caring hearts, warm meals, and open minds.
Animal Rescue Merrimack Valley
You can also give back by volunteering at Animal Rescue Merrimack Valley. One of the most important things you can do is foster a pet. Foster homes provide support to the organization by socializing pets and opening up space at the facility. Donation coordinators are always needed, as well as adoption coordinators, feeders, transporters, and more. Pets are frequently abandoned around the holidays, making it especially important that you volunteer your time if possible.
These are just some of the many ways you can volunteer in Amesbury, MA. Giving back is one of the greatest things you can do. We hope to see you volunteering this winter.
Fall is finally here and that means it’s time to switch gears and have some fun! The kids are heading back to school, but there’s still plenty of time to make some memories this season. Whether you’re out for adventure or to learn, Amesbury has something for everyone. Here are some fun fall activities in Amesbury this fall as suggested by us at Amesbury Chevrolet!
The Noshery – Although it was established just a few years ago, The Noshery has made a name for itself among locals and visitors alike. As it turns out, grabbing a bite to eat at a local hotspot is a great way to have some fun. Enjoy the baked goods or handmade soups on a cool fall day.
Lowell’s Boat Shop – A visit to Lowell’s Boat Shop is perfect for those who love the water and building boats. Originally founded in 1793, Lowell’s Boat Shop is the oldest continuously operating boat shop in the United States. Take a trip through history on the water, and learn a new craft at the same time!
Cider Hill Farm – Fall is a time known for apple cider and Halloween. At Cider Hill Farm, families can walk through the orchards, take a hayride, and enjoy a cup of mulled cider all in one place.
No matter how you spend your autumn season, we hope that you try some new fall activities in Amesbury with your friends and family!
On Tuesday, November 17th, Steve Buonomo was involved in a serious accident on Route 110. As a sales consultant for Amesbury Chevrolet, Steve is an important and beloved member of our staff. That’s why we held the Stevie B. River Cruise Benefit. Proceeds are in benefit of the recovery fund for our great employee and friend.
The Stevie B. River Cruise Benefit was held on Friday, August 26th at 6:30pm aboard the Captain’s Lady II at the Newburyport Waterfront Park. There was plenty of dancing, a DJ, drinks, and good-hearted fun. There was even a 50/50 raffle for those looking to walk away with some great prizes. The grand prize winner of the Point Sebago Getaway with golf package was Ms. Makarewicz.
The accident on November 17th left Steve with several injuries, including a traumatic brain injury and fractured bones. Initially airlifted to the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, he is now working toward recovery by performing extensive rehabilitation.
Part of the recovery fund was built on donations from a GoFundMe campaign that was able to raise more than $10,000 to help with this long and difficult process. Nonetheless, more money is needed for medical bills and living expenses. If you wanted to have a fun time while doing some good, we hope you were able to come down to the Stevie B. River Cruise Benefit.
Thankfully, we were able to raise a whopping $10,000 during this fundraiser! Thanks to everyone in the community to helped us help out a dear friend.
The 5th Annual Amesbury Chevy Classic Car Show was a great success. In mid-July, auto enthusiasts from around the area brought their classic cars to put them on display. Proceeds from the event went to support the American Cancer Society, specifically the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign.
This Classic Car Show event featured some unforgettable cars, including hot rods, classic muscle cars, and more. The event ran from 11am to 4pm, with music, food, and prizes offered. All car enthusiasts were invited, not just Chevy owners, and the models were judged in four different categories: Best Classic, Best Truck, Best Import, and Best in Show.
“It’s a fun summertime event to give our staff and all our guests a fun day,” said our General Sales Manager Justin Fecteau.
Amesbury Chevrolet also had a raffle to give away prizes like certificates for free oil changes, car detailing, business gift certificates, and more. Food was provided by The American BBQ, helping to increase the turnout thanks to their good eats.
This car show is one of many events we here at Amesbury love to put on. The proceeds always go to a great cause, and this show helps to bring our community closer together. We can’t wait until next year’s Amesbury Chevy Classic Car Show.