The following was submitted by the Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce:
of Commerce hosted its fifth Annual Women Celebrating fundraiser on Wednesday, May 10, in the ballroom of the Boston/Woburn Hilton Hotel in Woburn. The annual event is aimed at showcasing women-centered vendors in an expo-like setting. More than 40 vendors took part in the event which hosted more than 350 guests. In addition to enjoying shopping and martinis, guests were entertained throughout the night by DJ Music on the Move and three fashion shows featuring salon styles and fashions courtesy of local businesses, and .
“The Chamber is dedicated to promoting the idea of buying locally and I am confident this event demonstrated the creative and unique businesses we have right here in the Reading and North Reading area. Our goal is to remind everyone that they do not need to drive out of town to get what they need,” said Chamber Executive Director Julie Higgins.
Participating Reading businesses included , , , , , , Five Points Acupuncture, , , , and Core Barre. North Reading participants included , ’, Reading Co-operative Bank, , , , , and .