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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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June 2018

 AAC Recovery Allies Group!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 through Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 6:30 PM–8:30 PM
At Middlesex Community College, ROOM 808A

Description: Be a part of our Recovery Allies Group. Recovery Allies is a welcoming, honest support group created just for the families and friends of people struggling with addiction.

Recovery Allies is a free community service offered by American Addiction Centers. With coast-to-coast treatment options and a ďwhole personĒ approach to long-term recovery, American Addiction Centers has spent decades helping people recover from drug and alcohol addiction in specialized healing environments across the country. Learn More.

Doors open at 6:30
Group meeting 7:00 - 8:30*
*Group begins promptly at 7:00

Meets every other Tuesday: 04/10/18, 4/24/18, 5/8/18, 5/22/18, 6/5/18, 6/19/18Ö

Location Info: 100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, CT.

Contact Info: Questions? Email us at recoveryallies@contactaac.com

If you or a loved one is struggling with substance abuse, please call 860-573-4408

 WEEK of ACTION - United Way of Meriden & Wallingford

Monday, June 18, 2018 through Friday, June 22, 2018

Description: Our annual Week of Action will be from June 18-22, 2018 and this yearís request will be for much-needed personal care items (shampoo, conditioner, body soap, toothpaste and toothbrushes, feminine products, shaving products, razors, deodorant, etc.) and baby diapers in assorted sizes.

Our United Way is working in partnership with the Rotary Club of Meriden to collect as many of these items as possible for New Opportunities our local Community Action Network.

You can begin your collection now or wait until June 18-22, in either case, if you are interested in participating, please let us know as soon as possible.

We are grateful for your generosity and support of this event. Thank you

Location Info: at YOUR Business

Contact Info: Lizandra MejŪas-Salinas, Volunteer Coordinator, The Volunteer Center: United Way of Meriden and Wallingford, 35 Pleasant Street, Suite 1E, Meriden, CT 06450 (203) 235-4403, ext. 12. www.unitedwaymw.org

 2018 Travelers Championship

Monday, June 18, 2018 through Sunday, June 24, 2018

Description: The Travelers Championship will be held June 18 -24. This year's field includes Rory McIlroy to date.

More information to come.

Location Info: Cromwell, CT.

Contact Info: Click here for more information or to purchase tickets./a> or visit them on Facebook.com/TravelersChampionship, or @TravelersChamp on Twitter.

 Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

 Ribbon Cutting: 100 Years in Business - V. Czapiga & Son Kielbasa

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 5:00 PM–6:00 PM
At V. Czapiga & Son Kielbasa

Description: All are invited to come out to celebrate this milestone with past and current owners! Mayor Scarpati will be on hand to assist with the Ribbon Cutting which will take place at 5:15pm.

Location Info: 10 Cooper Street, Meriden

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

 Young Business Leaders of CT *SOCIAL*

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 5:30 PM–7:15 PM
At Gouveia Vineyard

Description: The Young Business Leaders of Connecticut invites all young professionals between 21 and 39 years old to come and be INvolved in this group affiliated with the Midstate Chamber of Commerce that offers personal and professional growth opportunities to all.

Location Info: 1339 Whirlwind Hill Road, Wallingford

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

 Designer Handbag BINGO Benefits easterseals

Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 5:00 PM
At Polish National Alliance Club

Description: Enjoy a night out with friends and help raise money for a good cause! Doors open at 5 pm and BINGO starts at 6:30 pm. BYOB and Food.

$40 per person includes $15 games of BINGO, 3 boards per game. Each game will have a different designer bag as the prize - for a chance to win brands like: Coach, Michael Kors, Kate Spade, Vera Bradley & more!

Only 200 tickets will be sold so register ASAP!

Location Info: 117 North Plains Industrial Rd., Wallingford

Contact Info: events@eswct.com; Gege Pelletier: 203.754.5141 - ext. 251 or https://pocketbookbingo.eventbrite.com/

 Twilight Music Series, with Pop Up Tent and Food Vendors

Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 4:00 PM–10:00 PM
At The Amphitheater at the Meriden Green

Description: Featured preformer "The Bernadettes".

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

Contact Info: For more information, contact Dave Grodzicki at 860.335.7356 or grodzd@aol.com

 Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, June 26, 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.

 Business After Hours Featuring Apple Rehab Coccomo

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Apple Rehab Coccomo

Description: Apple Rehab Coccomo would like to invite you to a great summer networking event. We will also be honoring our 2018 Sanford S. Shorr Education Award Winners. Enjoy Refreshments, Networking, Tours, Door Prizes, and more!

Sponsored by Liberty Bank.

Location Info: 33 Cone Ave., Meriden

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

 Save the Date 6/28/2018
Downtown Meriden Entrepreneurial Match Up

Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 4:00 PM–8:00 PM
At Silver City Ballroom

Description: SAVE THE DATEÖ!

Event Goals:
? Create excitement about bringing businesses that will help define and differentiate the city to downtown Meriden
? Engage and spark interest with downtown property owners; showcase nearby available properties in downtown district
? Highlight the intersection of entrepreneurship and opportunity zones in the Silver CIty and how small businesses can benefit
? Match downtown Meriden property owners and developers with new & expanding business owners, young upstarts, entrepreneurs, innovators and small business owners and change-makers

You can expect fabulous speakers, walking tours, match making activities, ED updates and more! LOTS of opportunities to connect with the movers and shakers in downtown Meriden.

Presented by the Making Meriden Downtown Business Center.

Location Info: 16 Colony St., Meriden, CT.

Contact Info: Call David Cooley at 203.494.5575 or Lisa Biesak at 860.798.2119 for more details. Click here to register now.

 Twilight Music Series

Friday, June 29, 2018 at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
At The Amphitheater at the Meriden Green

Description: With Dan Stevens and Clayton Allen.

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

Contact Info: For more information, contact Dave Grodzicki at 860.335.7356 or grodzd@aol.com

July 2018

 Twilight Music Series

Friday, July 6, 2018 at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
At The Amphitheater at the Meriden Green

Description: With "Wastin' Bullets".

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

Contact Info: For more information, contact Dave Grodzicki at 860.335.7356 or grodzd@aol.com

 Meriden Farmers Market

Saturday, July 7, 2018 through Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 8:30 AM–12:00 PM
At Downtown Meriden Green

Description: Visit http://www.meridenfarmersmarket.org for details

Location Info: Pratt St., Meriden, CT.

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, July 10, 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, July 11, 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, July 12, 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, July 12, 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.

 Twilight Music Series

Friday, July 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
At The Amphitheater at the Meriden Green

Description: Save the date as details are to be announced very soon.

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

Contact Info: For more information, contact Dave Grodzicki at 860.335.7356 or grodzd@aol.com

 Meriden Farmers' Market

Saturday, July 14, 2018 through Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 8:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Meriden Green

Description: This event only takes place on Saturdays. Rain or Shine. Fresh produce, specialty food booths, live music and a variety of guest vendors every week.

Location Info: Pratt Street at East Main St., Meriden, CT.

 Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Tuesday, July 17, 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.

 Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, July 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
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 So. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

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

 Twilight Music Series, with Pop Up Tent and Food Vendors

Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 4:00 PM–10:00 PM
At The Amphitheater at the Meriden Green

Description: Save the date as details are to be announced very soon.

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

Contact Info: For more information, contact Dave Grodzicki at 860.335.7356 or grodzd@aol.com

 Wayne D'Amico Memorial Golf Outing

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Description: 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.

 Twilight Music Series

Friday, July 27, 2018 at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
At The Amphitheater at the Meriden Green

Description: Save the date as details are to be announced very soon.

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

Contact Info: For more information, contact Dave Grodzicki at 860.335.7356 or grodzd@aol.com

 Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, July 31, 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.

August 2018

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, August 1, 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.

 Twilight Music Series

Friday, August 3, 2018 at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
At The Amphitheater at the Meriden Green

Description: Save the date as details are to be announced very soon.

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

Contact Info: For more information, contact Dave Grodzicki at 860.335.7356 or grodzd@aol.com

 Save the Date 51st Meriden Annual Puerto Rican Festival

Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 12:00 PM–8:00 PM
At Hubbard Park

Description: Save the date for the 51st Meriden Annual Puerto Rican Festival. The goals of this festival is to promote pride in the Puerto Rican culture, share this culture with the wider community and bring families together. There will be live Latin entertainment, a cultural tent which will feature Puerto Rican food, art, information about famous Puerto Ricans, cultural customs and more. There will also be many activities for children, families, and the elderly. And of course there will be numerous food vendors.

More information to come.

Contact Info: this event is free to all Meriden families. Residents from other towns are also encouraged to attend.

 Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, August 8, 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, August 9, 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, August 9, 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.

 Twilight Music Series

Friday, August 10, 2018 at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
At The Amphitheater at the Meriden Green

Description: Save the date as details are to be announced very soon.

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

Contact Info: For more information, contact Dave Grodzicki at 860.335.7356 or grodzd@aol.com

 2nd Annual Fred Ulbrich Jr. Golf Marathon

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 8:00 AM–8:00 PM
At Farms Country Club

Description: The Ulbrich Boys & Girls Club of Wallingford presents their 2nd Annual Fred Ulbrich Jr Golf Marathon. If you sign up to play in this Golf Marathon, you must also agree to collect at least a total of $200 in per hole donations. After signing up, the Fred Ulbrich Memorial Fund will send you a gift, information packet, and doantion cards to give out to friend and family. This fundraising event is available to a limited number of participants.

8:00 am - Continental Breakfast 8:10 - Early Tee Off 10:00 am - Last Tee Off 12:30 pm - Lunch 1:00 pm - Putting Contest 5:00 pm - Silent Auction Opens 6:00 pm - Last Hole Played 7:00 pm - Dinner

Location Info: 180 Cheshire Rd., Wallingford

Contact Info: Click here for more information.

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, August 14, 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.

 YBLCT Miniature Golf Tournament

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 5:30 PM
At Putters Paradise

Description: Wed, Aug 15, 2018, 5:30PM - 7:00PM YBL Minii Golf Tournament 5:30 - 6 :00 reg Start @ 6:00 START for about an hour!

Location Info: 1823 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT.

 Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, August 17, 2018 at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
At TBD

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!

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

 Twilight Music Series

Friday, August 17, 2018 at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
At The Amphitheater at the Meriden Green

Description: Save the date as details are to be announced very soon.

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

Contact Info: For more information, contact Dave Grodzicki at 860.335.7356 or grodzd@aol.com

 23rd Annual Franciscan Golf Classic

Monday, August 20, 2018

Description: The 23rd Annual Franciscan Golf Classic will be held to benefit the programs and services of the Franciscan Lilfe Cente and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. The day includes 18 hols of golf, lunch on the course, an outdoor dinner, and four chances to win a Hole-In-One. Other prizes include $23,000 in cash, a trip for 2 to St. Andrews, and a trip for 2 to Augusta National.

More information to come.

Location Info: 87 Town Farm Rd., Farmington

Contact Info: Cost to play is $175 per person. Sponsorship Opportunities are available. Click here for more information or call 203.237.8084.

 Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Tuesday, August 21, 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.

 Business After Hours featuring MxCC@Platt

Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Platt High School

Description: Middlesex Community College Meriden Campus has moved to Platt High School. They would like to introduce their programs to you. Enjoy Refreshments, Networking, Tours, Door Prizes, and more!

Location Info: 220 Coe Ave., Meriden

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

 Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, August 28, 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.

September 2018

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, September 5, 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.

 Business After Hours Campaign Kick-Off for United Way of Meriden & Wallingford

Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At TBD

Description: Don't miss this powerful networking event, the United Way of Meriden and Wallingford's 2018-2019 LIVE UNITED Community Campaign Kick-Off. Enjoy Networking, Door Prizes, Refreshments, and more. RAIN or SHINE.

More information to come.

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

 Twilight Music Series, with Pop Up Tent and Food Vendors

Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 4:00 PM–10:00 PM
At The Amphitheater at the Meriden Green

Description: Save the date as details are to be announced very soon.

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

Contact Info: For more information, contact Dave Grodzicki at 860.335.7356 or grodzd@aol.com

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, September 11, 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, 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.

 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.

 Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
At TBD

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!

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

 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.

 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.

 Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Tuesday, October 16, 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.

 Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, October 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
At TBD

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!

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

 Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, October 30, 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.

November 2018

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, November 7, 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.

 SCORE - Counseling Sessions for Businesses

Thursday, November 8, 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, November 8, 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.

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, November 13, 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, November 14, 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.

 Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
At TBD

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!

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

 Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Tuesday, November 20, 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.

 Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, November 27, 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.

 Business After Hours Showcasing Gallery 53

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Gallery 53

Description: Gallery 53 is all decked out for the Holiday Season. You are invited to come and peruse their showroom for the perfect holiday gifts on your giving list. Enjoy Refreshments, Networking, Door Prizes, and more!

More information to come.

Location Info: 53 Colony St., Meriden

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

December 2018

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, December 5, 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, December 11, 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, December 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, December 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, December 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.

 Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, December 18, 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.

 Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Thursday, December 20, 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.

 Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, December 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
At TBD

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!

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

January 2019

 SCORE - Counseling Sessions for Businesses

Thursday, January 10, 2019 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.

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