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This is the combined event calendar for the Business and Community events so you can best plan your activities in the Greater Meriden area. In addition, Business and Community Events which have been sanctioned by the Bicentennial Steering Committee appear on the Official Bicentennial Calendar for the City of Meriden.

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September 2018

 Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 8:30 AM–10:00 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: The Chamber's Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Committee invite all members regardless of nationality to attend their monthly meetings. HOLA's Objectives are: Encourage participation in the Chamber; Encourage participation in the Community; Grow leadership from the Hispanic Community; Improve business connections; Participate in promoting Hispanic Heritage including in Meridenís Bicentennial and in October which is Hispanic Heritage Month; Share success stories of the group; Encourage and mentor the youth by providing excellent Hispanic role models; Have some fun!

Open to ALL!

Location Info: 546 South Broad St., Meriden

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com

 Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 3:30 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: The Chamber Board of Directors is made up of business leaders from different sectors who meet monthly to provide oversight to the Chamberís program of work and set policy for the organization. The Board meets on the second Wednesday of each month.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 SCORE - Counseling Sessions for Businesses

Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Chamber of Commerce

Description: Looking for FREE business advice? Perhaps you are looking to expand your services or are considering a new product - or something else! Call or email to make an appointment for this free and confidential 1 hour Business Counseling session. Chamber members get first preference for appointments. SCORE is a group of volunteer business people - more info on them may be found here at their website.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 Chamber Marketing & Publicity Committee Meeting

Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 4:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: This Committee develops, directs & promotes the marketing efforts of the Chamber and Community. Among its tasks are brochures, ads, web site and the annual membership directory. It coordinates with other local, regional and statewide marketing efforts. Open to ALL!

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 New Date 9/14/2018
Wayne D'Amico Memorial Golf Outing

Friday, September 14, 2018

Description: All are welcomed to participate in the Wayne D'Amico Memorial Golf Outing on September 14th, 2018 and consider this as your personal invitation.

Cost per person:

$150 Includes golf, BBQ lunch and buffet dinner
$550 Foursome - includes the above
$50 Dinner only
Raffles, silent auction, tournament prizes (closest to the pin, longest drive) and more!

EVENT and HOLE Sponsorships are available. For more information please contact David Rothberg at drothberg26@gmail.com

About the Wayne D'Amico Scholarship Fund
All proceeds from the tournament will go to the Wayne D'Amico Memorial Fund. The CCIM Foundation, the charitable arm of the CCIM Institute, has created the Wayne D'Amico Memorial Fund. The CCIM Institute and Foundation have contributed the initial $10,000 to start the fund which will be used to provide financial assistance to sons James and Max for their college education. Donations made to this fund are tax deductible.

Professionally, Wayne was a commercial real estate broker for over 25 years at Wayne D'Amico & Co., Inc. Wayne was deeply committed to all his endeavors and the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) Institute was one of his passions. Over his 15 years of service he was elected to the Board of Directors, served on committees and elected President of the Institute for 2013. He created lifelong professional and personal friendships that his family will cherish forever. CCIM members have been Wayne's extended family and continue to offer their support. Wayne recently fulfilled a personal dream to work in New York City. As EVP Corporate Development and Strategic Relations with Xceligent he was based in the New York City office on Madison Avenue. They too became like family to him.

Wayne graduated NYU with a B.A. in Real Estate and Finance and was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. He was a Member of two different Rotary Clubs for over 25 years, where he served on multiple committees helping to raise thousands of dollars for those in need. He also served as a Trustee of Essex Savings Bank.

Location Info: 330 Southington Road, Berlin, CT.

Contact Info: Click here to register and pay or email David Rothberg at drothberg26@gmail.com for more event or hole sponsorship opportunities.

 5th Annual Poker Fest and 1st Annual Music Fest by Tamarack

Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 11:00 AM
At Tamarack Lodge

Description: The Poker Run is a benefit for TriCircle, Inc. The company offers real solutions for individuals and families struggling with disease of addiction. Substance-free options available all day. The Tamarack Music Fest begins after the Run at 1 PM, and will have food, friends, and prizes. There will be all day music, and the evening will end with acoustic fireside fun. To attend the music fest, it is $20 for adults and $5 for kids. To attend both the Poker Run and the music fest, it is $30 for a rider and $15 for a passenger.

Location Info: 21 Ten Rod Road, Voluntown, CT

Contact Info: Ceci Iliff: (860) 303-3387 Pat Frankopoulos: (860) 608-1548

 Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: The Ambassadors have traditionally had the role of retaining and increasing membership of the Chamber, and in recent years have been developing a network for welcoming new businesses to the area and thanking businesses that continue their membership on an annual basis.

The Ambassadors Membership Committee meets at 8:30 a.m. on the first Tuesday of each month.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 Silver City Wine and Brewfest

Friday, September 21, 2018 at 5:30 PM–8:00 PM
At Mountain Mist Ė YMCA Outdoor Center

Description: ALL are invited to the Silver City Wine and Brewfest!

Tickets are $30 in advance/$35 at the door and include a variety of tasty food samples and items from area eateries, and beer and wine tastings all evening.

Sponsored by the Meriden Rotary Club in support of United Way and other non-profit organizations.

Location Info: High Hill Road, Meriden

Contact Info: Get your tickets at the United Way of Meriden & Wallingford, Midstate Chamber of Commerce or from any Meriden Rotarian - additional ticket outlets will be announced soon.

 Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: This Committee provides school-to-career opportunities for students of all ages, educators and businesses. It promotes business education and training partnerships in the greater Meriden area. The committee meets at 8:30 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month. Open to ALL!

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: RSVP to the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203-235-7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 Special Business After Hours & Fundraiser: Bongiovanni Ins. & Fin., BSP Insurance

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Bongiovanni Insurance & Financial

Description: Join Bongiovanni Insurance and Financial and BSP Insurance in choosing love and creating a better tomorrow. Proceeds from this special event will benefit Meriden Public Schools and the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation. Donation: $20 includes full dinner, beer, wine, tremendous raffle, door prizes and special guest speaker, Scarlett Lewis. This is a special event that you will not want to miss.

Call 203.237.7900 for Sponsorship details ranging from $100-$500.

Location Info: 107 E. Main St., Meriden

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 Ribbon Cutting: The Dapper Gentleman & Elegant Lady/Brows by Design

Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 5:00 PM–6:00 PM
At The Dapper Gentleman & Elegant Lady/Brows by Design

Description: All are invited to come out to celebrate the grand opening of this new business that offers special spa services for both men and women including facials, shaves, microblading, spray tanning and more. Once you step inside the salon, you are immediately showered with relaxation! Ribbon Cutting will take place at 5:15pm. Come out and network with chamber members, friends and dignitaries.

Location Info: 425 South Broad Street, Meriden

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com

 Save the Date 9/28/2018
Parade for Meriden Police Department 150th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, September 28, 2018

Description: The Meriden Police Department was founded in 1868! Save the Dates!

Join us as we celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Meriden Police Department. The festivities begin with a community event Friday, September 28th on the Green, a parade on Saturday, September 29th going from Ceppa Field to the Green with a ceremony following and culminating with a Policeman's Ball at the Aqua Turf from 6 pm to 11 pm. Ticket prices and other details for these events to follow. The public are welcome at all events!

Parade runs from Ceppa Field to the Meriden Green.

Details to follow!

 Save the Date 9/28/2018
Meriden Police Department 150th Anniversary Celebration Event

Friday, September 28, 2018 at 5:00 PM–8:00 PM
At Meriden Green

Description: The Meriden Police Department was founded in 1868! Save the Dates!

Join us as we celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Meriden Police Department. The festivities begin with a community event Friday, September 28th on the Green, a parade on Saturday, September 29th going from Ceppa Field to the Green with a ceremony following and culminating with a Policeman's Ball at the Aqua Turf from 6 pm to 11 pm. Ticket prices and other details for these events to follow. The public are welcome at all events!

Location Info: Between Pratt and State Streets in downtown Meriden, CT.

Contact Info: DETAILS TO FOLLOW.

 Policeman's Ball - Meriden Police Department 150th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 6:00 PM–11:00 PM
At Aqua Turf Club

Description: The Meriden Police Department was founded in 1868. Save the Dates!

Join us as we celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Meriden Police Department. The festivities begin with a community event Friday, September 28th on the Green, a parade on Saturday, September 29th going from Ceppa Field to the Green with a ceremony following and culminating with a Policeman's Ball at the Aqua Turf from 6 pm to 11 pm. Ticket prices and other details for these events to follow. The public are welcome at all events!

October 2018

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At TBD

Description: The Council is dedicated to identifying and promoting best practices in community and employee health and wellness through advocacy for health care access, literacy, policy and programs.

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At Chamber Board Room

Description: The Government & Business Development Committee monitors local, state (in coordination with CBIA) and federal (in coordination with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce) legislative issues impacting business and considers programs to add value for Chamber members dues investment.

This committee meets at 8:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. Open to ALL!

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 3:30 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: The Chamber Board of Directors is made up of business leaders from different sectors who meet monthly to provide oversight to the Chamberís program of work and set policy for the organization. The Board meets on the second Wednesday of each month.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 SCORE - Counseling Sessions for Businesses

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Chamber of Commerce

Description: Looking for FREE business advice? Perhaps you are looking to expand your services or are considering a new product - or something else! Call or email to make an appointment for this free and confidential 1 hour Business Counseling session. Chamber members get first preference for appointments. SCORE is a group of volunteer business people - more info on them may be found here at their website.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 Chamber Marketing & Publicity Committee Meeting

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 4:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: This Committee develops, directs & promotes the marketing efforts of the Chamber and Community. Among its tasks are brochures, ads, web site and the annual membership directory. It coordinates with other local, regional and statewide marketing efforts. Open to ALL!

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 Join Team Red Cross at the 2018 Eversource Hartford Marathon!

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Description: Enjoy a top-notch marathon experience, from expo to post-race party: a plethora of resources and expertise; high-energy crowds; and pomp and circumstance filling the streets. Thorough marathon and half marathon course amenities, including fuel, pacers, security and medical services. A festive celebration in Bushnell Park with beer, a menu of food choices and live music in held after the race. Special swag to support big-time bragging rights in also included.

Team Red Cross welcomes runners and walkers at any level, from the recreational runner to the experienced marathoner. Marathon events include the marathon, half marathon, 5k, relay and HMF Fit Kids.

How to register: Step 1 - Register to run at:by clicking here.and use "CHARITY18AREDCROSS" to save $5 on your adult registration fee Step 2 - Register to raise funds for the American Red Cross After registration, a team member will contact you about race day and send you your marathon toolkit.

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Join Us for Our Next Major Event
Business After Hours *and* Ribbon Cutting at Middlesex Community College (Meriden) - MxCC@Platt - 1 Year Anniversary on Thu., August 23, 2018! Click here for details and to RSVP! GET IN: INformed - INvested - INvolved