13th Annual Oktoberfest! Saturday, October 13th

13th Annual NB Oktoberfest

Mark your calendars! The SouthCoast Business Alliance is beyond excited to be able to host for a thirteenth year, the annual New Bedford Oktoberfest on October 13th, 2018 starting at 3:00pm.  This year, the event is taking place at an ALL NEW LOCATION! City Pier 3 (behind the Black Whale) is the event’s new stomping…

SCBA completes endowment funding to UMass Dartmouth

Over the last several years our board has not only sought to help with short term solutions for local educational organizations, but also kept a focus on providing long term support. On that note, we are very excited to announce that our board has recently completed funding of an commitment to endowment to UMass Dartmouth!…

book drive silvia elementary

Book Drive for Frank M. Silvia Elementary in Fall River

The SCBA is pleased to announce our next initiative. For the rest of the month of March we are doing a book drive to support the library at Frank M. Silvia Elementary in Fall River. We are looking for books that are culturally diverse geared towards pre-k through 5th grade. There are also 3 drop-off…

Update from our Star Kids participation

Over the year’s of the SCBA, one of our favorite programs is the Star Kids Scholarship Program in which we can help an underprivileged youth in the area to attend a private school to help them get the special attention they need to be successful. Every years Star Kids has several students graduate high school…

SCBA continues funding of UMass Scholarship Endowment

Over the last several years, our group has tirelessly worked to keep a long term approach with our funding. One of the scholarships we started was an endowment with the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. We are pledging $6,500 per year to the university with a goal of reaching $100K that will then be able…

SCBA supports Titan Challenge of JA

We are happy to again have been part of Junior Achievement’s Titan Challenge. What is the Titan Challenge? Business management, capital investment, charitable giving, the four Ps of marketing, the law of diminishing returns, product life cycles and research & development are just a few of the topics students were introduced to at the Titan…

South Coast Business Alliance Continues Support of YMCA Program for Childcare

South Coast Business Alliance Continues Support of YMCA Program for Childcare Last year the YMCA’s Kathleen Treglia, Executive Director of Education, reached out to the group with a request for donation in any amount to help fund their afterschool and daycare program.  The program provides daycare to children across the south coast based on a…

SCBA continues support of Star Kids program

The SCBA is happy to be able to continue our support of the Star Kids program, this year helping out our friend Nate. Learn more about Star Kids here, and see below for a great Thank You from Nate! We also excited to see that achieved straight A’s this past school year! ABOUT STAR KIDS:…

Happy to help Trips for Kids

This year we were pleased to be able to help Trips for Kids of New Bedford. Programs like this is what the SCBA has set out to assist and we are happy to see their success. Learn more about Trips for Kids here, and see their gracious Thank You! ABOUT TRIPS FOR KIDS: The mission…