Peeper 5K Run/Walk
The race is held the first Saturday of May. Runners gather behind the post office on Mallego Road with walk-in registrations beginning at 8:00 a.m. This USAT&F sanctioned race begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. Parking is located at the Barrington Elementary School. Bicycles, roller blades and dogs are not allowed in the race.
2014 date is May 3.
Consider becoming part of the organizational committee for this extremely important event. For information please contact the chamber administrative assistant at 664-2200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This annual event is held at Nippo Lake Golf Club on the first Friday in June. This event funds the operating expenses of the Greater Barrington Chamber of Commerce. Supported by sponsorships, please contact the Chamber office at (603) 664-2200 to be a part of this exciting event.
The Greater Barrington Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual college scholarship program which is fully funded by the annual Peeper 5K Run/Walk held in May.
Scholarship applications are available to children of Chamber members who plan to further their education. Two $1,000 scholarships and one $500 scholarship are awarded each year to graduating high school seniors and those currently enrolled in a higher learning institution.
Applications are reviewed by the Chamber’s Scholarship Committee. Grade point average, extracurricular school activities and community service, as well as the student’s future plans for continuing education and community service are considered for eligibility.
A Scholarship Awards Reception is held in June to honor those chosen for these awards.
The Chamber BINGO BASH is held at the Rochester Country Club and open to the public. Chamber members will be able to purchase table space to display their company information. Members who sponsor this event will be given prime space in the main room where the game will be held. Lots of door and raffle prizes will be available. This event will be held in September. There is no cost to the public to play BINGO, however, food and drink will be available to purchase.
The Chamber Annual Dinner is held the first Saturday in November. During this event, the Chamber recognizes the “Business Leader of the Year” and the “Citizen of the Year” The Business Leader of the Year must be a member of the Greater Barrington Chamber of Commerce and who demonstrates excellence in his/her work, making significant contributions to the Barrington business community. The Citizen of the Year is an individual who, through leadership and action, has made significant contributions to the betterment of the Town of Barrington. This event is open to the public.