Hudson – The Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce will host this month's Women's Business Network, Friday May 17, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Harvest Cafe, 40 Washington St. The guest speaker is Michelle Ciccolo, Community Development Director for the Town of Hudson. Ciccolo will speak about the journey from her early career working for former U.S. Sen. John Kerry to generating $33 million in grant funding for local and regional revitalization projects. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn what makes community planning work and how to make changes in one's own backyard. The cost is $16 for members and their guests; $21 for non-members. Reservations are required by contacting 978-568-0360 or [email protected].