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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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January 2018

 Recovery Allies Support Group for people struggling with substance abuse.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 through Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 6:30 PM–8:30 PM
At Middlesex Community College

Description: Introducing down-to-earth support groups for the adult family and friends of people struggling with substance abuse.

2018 dates are: January 2 , 16 & 30 • Feb. 13 & 27 • March 13 & 27 January 2 , 16 & 30 • Feb. 13 & 27 • March 13 & 27

Recovery Allies is a free community service offered by American Addiction Centers. With coast-tocoast treatment options and a “whole person” approach to long-term recovery, American Addiction Centers has spent decades helping peopleecover from drug and alcohol addiction in specialized healing environments across the country.

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

Location Info: 100 Training Hill Rd., Room 808A, Middletiwn, CT.

Contact Info: For questions, please contact Kelley Moore at 860.566.9864 or kmoore@contactaac.com

 Simple Excel Functions to Make Momentous Business Decisions

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 through Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 6:00 PM–8:30 PM
At CEDF

Description: John J. Pastorelle will present 2 nights of Simple Excel Functions.

Part 1 will be Tuesday, January 16th entitled Using Excel to Determine If You Should Add a new Venture to Your Existing Business. At this session you will learn the right way to think through three common scenarios using only the magic of Excel and a basic P&L statement as a starting point.

Part 2 will be held on Thursday, January 18th entitled Using Excel to Determine If You Will Even Be in Business Next Quarter. Almost every business experiences occasional hard times. In this session you will learn how to do some basic forecasting using only Excel and a P&L statement as a starting point. This information is useful for avoiding or managing a cash flow crisis.

Location Info: 965 E. Main St., Meriden

Contact Info: Each session cost $20. Click here for more information or to register for Part 1. Click here for more information or to register for Part 2.

 Focus Group - Explore & Build the Young Business Leaders of CT

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: The Young Business Leaders of Connecticut invites all young professionals between 21 and 39 years old to come and learn about this group affiliated with the Midstate Chamber of Commerce that offers personal and professional growth opportunities to all involved. TELL US what you want / need to achieve your goals for 2018 and beyond.

Location Info: 546 South Broad St., 2C, Meriden

Contact Info: Light snacks will be served. Cash Bar. Call the Greater Meriden Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@meridenchamber.com.

 Chamber Human Resources Roundtable

Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At Augusta Curtis Cultural Center

Description: The HR Roundtable is an interactive forum for anyone who has Human Resources/personnel responsibility, including small business owners, office manager, and front line supervisors.

Our objective is to: • Provide a forum to exchange ideas • Offer guidance regarding employee related concerns (Hiring, Firing, FMLA, Performance Reviews, etc…) • Discuss current HR trends • Stay informed regarding legislation • Provide chamber members with another avenue for professional development and networking

Join the conversation!

Location Info: 175 E. Main St., Meriden

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

 Save the Date 2018 Legislative Roundtable Breakfast

Friday, January 19, 2018 at 7:30 AM–9:00 AM
At Il Monticello

Description: Sponsored by AT&T, this event (prior to the start of the Legislative Session on 2/7/18), brings members of the business community together with our elected officials in our state delegation.

The Midstate and Cheshire Chambers and HUBCAP Wallingford invite you our our Annual Legislative Roundtable to bring you closer to your CT Legislators. All of the CT Legislators from the Meriden, Cheshire, and Wallingford areas have been invited. The below Legislators will be attending to give you a chance for you to sit with them in a small group setting and benefit from this remarkable networking opportunity. Our CT Legislators serve on virtually every legislative committee in Hartford so bring your questions and concerns to their attention.

Attending CT Legislators to date: Rep. Cathy Abercrombie, Rep. Buddy Altobello, Rep. Vincent Cadelora, Sen. Len Fasano, Rep. Craig Fishbein, Sen. Joe Markley, Rep. Hilda Santiago, and Sen. Len Suzio.

Location Info: 577 So. Broad St., Meriden

Contact Info: Cost is $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $30 for non-members. Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, January 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
At Café Dolce Café Dolce

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 Meriden’s 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: 33 W. Main St., Meriden

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

 HUBCAP Wallingford Presents a Bridal Expo

Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
At HUBCAP Wallingford / Wallingford Center Inc.

Description: Bridal Expo! Now you don’t a have to travel to attend an elegant 2018 Bridal Extravaganza! HUBCAP Wallingford is hosting an afternoon for brides and bridal parties at 128 Center St., Wallingford on January 20th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission is Free for attendees.

Location Info: 128 Center St., Wallingford, CT.

Contact Info: To receive additional information or make reservations, please contact Chris Wallace at: (203) 626-9351 or Cwallace@hubcapwallingford.org .

 Pizza, Pasta and Politics with Meriden City Council & Mayor

Monday, January 22, 2018 at 5:00 PM–8:00 PM
At Hunter's Ambulance Education Center

Description: The City of Meriden Mayor and Councilors have been invited to attend. Bring your questions to ask our city leaders or feel free to submit questions in advance.

The Midstate Chamber of Commerce provides access and forums to meet one-on-one and in groups with our elected officials. This event brings our diverse membership base and politicians together to discuss issues that are important to the business community.

Location Info: 450 W. Main St., Meriden

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

 QuickBooks Online Version Overview

Monday, January 22, 2018 through Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 6:00 PM–8:30 PM
At CEDF

Description: Janice Barsalou, Certified QB Pro Advisor, will present the first QB course focusing on the Online version. Classes are Monday, Jan. 22nd, Wednesday, Jan. 24th, Monday, Jan. 29th, and Wednesday, Jan. 31st. You must attend all 4 sessions.

Location Info: 965 E. Main St., Meriden.

Contact Info: Cost is $80. Prerequisite is Financial Fundamentals. Click here for more information or to register.

 Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Tuesday, January 23, 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 Best Western Plus New England Inn & Suites

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Best Western Plus New England Inn & Suites

Description: the Midstate, Greater New Britain and Newington Chambers of Commerce invite you to attend a special business after hours. Come out and tour the newly renovated property complete with new art work, full-size pullout sofa beds, light fixtures, and more. Also meet the new Management Team! The Best Western will be offering tours to showcase their other amenities such as a full hot breakfast buffet, deluxe guest rooms, fitness center and laundry area, business center, indoor heated pool and more. Enjoy Tours, Refreshments, Networking, Door Prizes, and more!

Location Info: 2253 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin

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

 Chamber Business BEFORE Hours - New Year Networking Session

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
At Café Dolce

Description: Stop in on your way to the office and join us for some great mornign Networking. Non-members, new members and seasoned members are welcomed to come and meet Paula, the new owner. Coffee is on her and bring your smile and busienss cards. Mingle, learn about the chamber as we learn more about YOU and your business.

Location Info: 33 West Main St, Meriden

Contact Info: Please RSVP so that we can save a cup of coffee for you. Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 Marvel Night and Boy Scout Sleepover: Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 7:00 PM
At Webster Bank Arena

Description: Meet Spiderman, Hulk, Iron Man, and Captain America during the Sound Tiger's matchup against the Hershey Bears. Your favorite characters will be available for pictures and autographs on the concourse with special ticket packages that are available featuring access to the game, a t-shirt, food, and ice beverage concession specials starting at $25. All Boy Scout troops are also invited to skate on the Webster Bank Arena ice before the game and sleep over afterwards. Discount tickets to all boy scout troops.

Location Info: 600 Main St, Bridgeport, CT

Contact Info: For more information or to purchase tickets contact Alan Feuhring at (203) 345-4824 or e-mail.

 Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, January 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.

 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting of Dawg House Bar & Grill

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Dawg House Bar & Grill

Description: Join us in WELCOMING the Dawg House Bar & Grill to MERIDEN and to the Midstate Chamber of Commerce! ALL are invited to this special event to enjoy food samples, drink specials and a Ribbon Cutting with Mayor Kevin Scarpati.

Location Info: 999 Broad St., Meriden

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

 AAC Introduces New Recovery Allies Group!

Tuesday, January 30, 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 “whole person” 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

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.

 MxCC 8th Annual Legislative Breakfast

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 7:45 AM–9:00 AM
At Middlesex Community College

Description: Please join MxCC Lead Campus Administrator Steven Minkler and CSCU President Mark Ojakian for the 8th Annual Legislative Breakfast.

Gathering with light breakfast at 7:45 with program starting at 8:00 a.m. (Snow date is 02/02/2018)

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

Contact Info: Please RSVP to Corey Martel at 860.343.5701 or cmartell@mxcc.edu

February 2018

 Super Brew: A Winter Fun & Fundraising Event

Friday, February 2, 2018 at 5:30 PM–8:30 PM
At Stony Creek Brewery

Description: The Women and Families Center will host Super Brew: a Winter Fun & Fundraising Event. The fun-filled evening will include a Cornhole Tournament, Kickoff Cooler Raffle and Silent Auction. Funds raised will help support the programs and services of the WFC such as outreach and housing for at-risk and homeless youth, employment training for low-income youth and adults, and accompaniment , advocacy and counseling for victims of sexual violence.

Location Info: 5 Indian Neck Ave., Branford

Contact Info: Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, please contact Astrid Ojeda at 203.235.9297 ext. 110 or via e-mail.

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At Meriden Center

Description: ALL members are invited to attend this meeting, which will include a special briefing / presentation on ERGONOMICS with Deborah Faulkner Crowell PT | Director, Faulkner Physical Therapy Group - - A member of the IVYREHAB Network. She'll discuss body mechanics for lifting; proper positioning at the desk; and avoiding repetitive stress injury as well as provide tips and stretches for the workplace.

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.

Location Info: 845 Paddock Ave., Meriden

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

 SCORE - Counseling Sessions for Businesses

Thursday, February 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, February 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.

 Wellness After Work Networking & More at Easterseals

Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Easterseals

Description: The Health & Wellness Council invites you to network and get more information about the Eastersals facility and driver assessment program - the only one in the state of CT that has a certified driver training specialist!

Location Info: 158 State Street, Meriden

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

 Pink in the Rink: Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 7:00 PM
At Webster Bank Arena

Description: The overall theme is bigger than the game itself. The Sound Tigers will celebrate Pink in the Rink, benefitting breast cancer research, with a pre-game wine-tasting party at Webster Bank Arena. A special ticket package is available that includes access to the game, access to the tasting party and a souvenir wine glass for $30.

Location Info: 600 Main St, Bridgeport, CT

Contact Info: Contact Alan Feuhring (203) 345-4824

 The "I Love My Library" Dinner

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 12:00 PM–4:30 PM
At Violi's

Description: The Friends of the Meriden Public Library will sponsor a "I Love My Library" Dinner. Proceeds will benefit the Library Building and Renovation Fund.

Location Info: 688 Westfield Ave., Meriden

Contact Info: Cost is $25 per person and includes Buffet, Soda, Dessert, and Coffee. A cash bar is available. Tickets are available at the Friends of the Library Bookstore, 105 Miller St., east side of the Library, Meriden. Hours are: Mon., Tues., Wed., & Fri.'s from 10 am to 4 pm, Thurs.'s from 10 am to 8 pm and on Sat.'s from 10 am to 1 pm.

NOTE: $7 of your ticket is tax deductible as a charitable donation. If a ticket is not used, you may deduct the full $25 as a charitable donation. Every ticket given as a business gift is tax deductible as a cost of doing business.

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, February 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, February 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 Chamber’s 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.

 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting Business After Hours of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: The Midstate Chamber of Commerce would like to invite all members to the Open House/Business After Hours of our new Office. Tour our new home and network with fellow members. Refreshments provided by several Chamber Members.

More info to come.

Location Info: 546 S. Broad St., Suite 2C, Meriden

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

 Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, February 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 Meriden’s 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

 Princess Night: Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Description: Meet popular fairy-tale princesses during the Sound Tigers' matchup against the Hartford Wolf Pack. Each princess will be available for pictures and autographs on the concourse and all fans can take advantage of special ticket packages that include access to the game, food vouchers, and a light up magic wand starting at $25.

 Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Tuesday, February 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 Golf Committee

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 4:00 PM–5:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: ALL are welcome to join this committee that helps coordinate the annual Midstate Chamber golf tourney - the Ray Parmentier Classic - in its 31st year in 2018: SAVE THE DATE: Wed., June 6th!

The event is the main fundraiser for the Sanford S. Shorr Education Awards that are given annually to area students. To date, over $117,000 has been awarded to help our future leaders further their education.

Location Info: 546 South Broad St., 2C, Meriden

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

 Business After Hours with the Hamden Regional Chamber

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At The Farms Country Club

Description: The Hamden Regional and Midstate Chambers of Commerce invite you to this special Networking event which brings together members from 2 Chambers. Come and get connected with someone you do not k now to see how you can help each other grow.

More information to come.

Location Info: 180 Cheshire Rd., Wallingford

Contact Info: Cost is $10 per person and includes refreshments and 2 drink tickets. Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, February 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.

 AAC Introduces New Recovery Allies Group!

Tuesday, February 27, 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 “whole person” 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

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

 Save the Date Literacy Volunteers 2018 Scrabble Challenge

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 5:30 PM–8:00 PM
At Four Points by Sheraton

Description: Save the date for the 2018 Scrabble Challenge presented by Literacy Volunteers. This event is Literacy Volunteers major fund raiser for the Meriden-Wallingford communities. We help empower adults through literacy - you can make a difference!

More information to come.

Location Info: 275 Research Parkway, Meriden

Contact Info: Please call 203.235.1714 for details.

March 2018

 Chamber Golf Committee

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 4:00 PM–5:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: ALL are welcome to join this committee that helps coordinate the annual Midstate Chamber golf tourney - the Ray Parmentier Classic - in its 31st year in 2018: SAVE THE DATE: Wed., June 6th!

The event is the main fundraiser for the Sanford S. Shorr Education Awards that are given annually to area students. To date, over $117,000 has been awarded to help our future leaders further their education.

Location Info: 546 South Broad St., 2C, Meriden

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

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At TBD

Description: ALL members are invited to attend this meeting, which will include a special briefing / presentation on ERGONOMICS with Deborah Faulkner Crowell PT | Director, Faulkner Physical Therapy Group - - A member of the IVYREHAB Network. She'll discuss body mechanics for lifting; proper positioning at the desk; and avoiding repetitive stress injury as well as provide tips and stretches for the workplace.

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, March 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, March 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.

 25th Annual NFL Players Silent/Live Auction & Dinner Buffet

Friday, March 9, 2018 at 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
At Zandri's Stillwood Inn

Description: Attend the Live and Silent Auction and Dinner Buffet. Mingle with over 20 NFL players from the Buccaneers, Eagles, Bears, Patriots, Ravens and Redskins! Purchase some great NFL memorabilia, enjoy delicious food and have fun!

Exclusive Event Sponsor is Flublok by Protein Sciences. Other Sponsors include Fosdick Fulfillment Corp., Pyramid Time Systems, Pyramid Time Systems, Sound Spectrum Entertainment, Hunter Limousines, Record-Journal, and Webster Bank.

This fundraising event will benefit educational programs for our youth through the United Way of Meriden and Wallingford.

Location Info: 1074 So. Colony Rd., Wallingford

Contact Info: Registrations, tickets, and sponsorship opportunities are available now. Reserve before February 24th at the Early-Bird price for your table of 10 for $650 or $325 for a half-table of 5 or $75 per person.

For more information call 203.235.4403 or click here to visit their website.

 25th Annual NFL Players Youth Clinic

Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 12:00 PM–3:00 PM
At Worthington Johnson Athletic Center, Choate Rosemary Hall

Description: Sign up students to attend the Youth Clinic where youth between the ages of 8 and 14 can spend the afternoon with NFL players.

Exclusive Youth Clinic Sponsor is Fosdick Fulfillment Corp. Exclusive Event Sponsor is Flublok by Protein Sciences. Additional Sponsors include Pyramid Time Systems, Hunter Limousines, Sound Spectrum Entertainment, Record-Journal, and Webster Bank.

This fundraising event will benefit educational programs for our youth through the United Way of Meriden and Wallingford.

Location Info: Christian St., Wallingford

Contact Info: Cost is $50 per youth with limited spaces. Pre Registration is mandatory. For more information call 203-235-4403 or visit their website.

 25th Annual NFL Players "Bowl with the Pros"

Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 6:00 PM–9:30 PM
At Brunswick Colony Lanes

Description: Sponsor a child to Bowl with Professional NFL Players. A Celebrity or NFL player will be on a sponsored lane.

Exclusive Event Sponsor is Flublok by Protein Sciences. Other Sponsors include: Fosdick Fulfillment Corp, Pyramid Time Systems, Sound Spectrum Entertainment, Hunter Limousines, Record-Journal, and Webster Bank.

This fundraising event will benefit educational programs for our youth through the United Way of Meriden and Wallingford.

Location Info: 600 S. Colony St., Wallingford

Contact Info: Cost for a Lane Sponsorship is $750 per lane. For more information call 203-235-4403 or visit their website.

 Pucks and Paws: Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 3:00 PM
At Webster Bank Arena

Description: The Sound Tigers encourage all fans to bring their dogs to the game for Pucks and Paws day, presented by VCA Animal Hospitals. While many fans may bring their own dogs, local animal rescue organizations will be on hand to showcase adoptable pets as well.

Location Info: 600 Main St, Bridgeport, CT

Contact Info: Contact Alan Feuhring (203) 345-4824

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, March 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, March 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 Chamber’s 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, March 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 Meriden’s 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, March 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 Golf Committee

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 4:00 PM–5:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: ALL are welcome to join this committee that helps coordinate the annual Midstate Chamber golf tourney - the Ray Parmentier Classic - in its 31st year in 2018: SAVE THE DATE: Wed., June 6th!

The event is the main fundraiser for the Sanford S. Shorr Education Awards that are given annually to area students. To date, over $117,000 has been awarded to help our future leaders further their education.

Location Info: 546 South Broad St., 2C, Meriden

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

 Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, March 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.

 AAC Introduces New Recovery Allies Group!

Tuesday, March 27, 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 “whole person” 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

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

April 2018

 Chamber Golf Committee

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 4:00 PM–5:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: ALL are welcome to join this committee that helps coordinate the annual Midstate Chamber golf tourney - the Ray Parmentier Classic - in its 31st year in 2018: SAVE THE DATE: Wed., June 6th!

The event is the main fundraiser for the Sanford S. Shorr Education Awards that are given annually to area students. To date, over $117,000 has been awarded to help our future leaders further their education.

Location Info: 546 South Broad St., 2C, Meriden

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

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At TBD

Description: ALL members are invited to attend this meeting, which will include a special briefing / presentation on ERGONOMICS with Deborah Faulkner Crowell PT | Director, Faulkner Physical Therapy Group - - A member of the IVYREHAB Network. She'll discuss body mechanics for lifting; proper positioning at the desk; and avoiding repetitive stress injury as well as provide tips and stretches for the workplace.

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, April 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.

 Save the Date 4/12/2018
Midstate Chamber's 122nd Annual Meeting, Dinner and Silent Auction

Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 4:30 PM–8:30 PM
At Aqua Turf Club

Description: Save the date…details to follow!

Location Info: Kay's Pier South, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville, CT.

 Chamber Golf Committee

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 4:00 PM–5:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: ALL are welcome to join this committee that helps coordinate the annual Midstate Chamber golf tourney - the Ray Parmentier Classic - in its 31st year in 2018: SAVE THE DATE: Wed., June 6th!

The event is the main fundraiser for the Sanford S. Shorr Education Awards that are given annually to area students. To date, over $117,000 has been awarded to help our future leaders further their education.

Location Info: 546 South Broad St., 2C, Meriden

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

 Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Thursday, April 19, 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, April 20, 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 Meriden’s 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, April 24, 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.

 2018 Business & Community Showcase

Saturday, April 28, 2018 through Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
At Hubbard Park

Description: All are welcome to the 2018 Business & Community Showcase held at the Meriden Daffodil Festival. Come to the big white tent to view exhibits from medical providers, financial institutions, non-profit organizations, and more. Free Shuttle Bus service to and from the event, Arts & Crafts Section, Food Tent featuring non-profit organizations, Amusements, 3 stages with musical entertainment, and more. The Meriden Daffodil Festival estimates approximately 50,000 visit the park for this 2 day event.

Title Sponsor is MedExpress.

Location Info: W. Main St., Meriden

Contact Info: The event is free to attend. Please call the Chamber for exhibiting information.

May 2018

 Chamber Golf Committee

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 4:00 PM–5:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: ALL are welcome to join this committee that helps coordinate the annual Midstate Chamber golf tourney - the Ray Parmentier Classic - in its 31st year in 2018: SAVE THE DATE: Wed., June 6th!

The event is the main fundraiser for the Sanford S. Shorr Education Awards that are given annually to area students. To date, over $117,000 has been awarded to help our future leaders further their education.

Location Info: 546 South Broad St., 2C, Meriden

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

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At TBD

Description: ALL members are invited to attend this meeting, which will include a special briefing / presentation on ERGONOMICS with Deborah Faulkner Crowell PT | Director, Faulkner Physical Therapy Group - - A member of the IVYREHAB Network. She'll discuss body mechanics for lifting; proper positioning at the desk; and avoiding repetitive stress injury as well as provide tips and stretches for the workplace.

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, May 8, 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 Golf Committee

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 4:00 PM–5:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: ALL are welcome to join this committee that helps coordinate the annual Midstate Chamber golf tourney - the Ray Parmentier Classic - in its 31st year in 2018: SAVE THE DATE: Wed., June 6th!

The event is the main fundraiser for the Sanford S. Shorr Education Awards that are given annually to area students. To date, over $117,000 has been awarded to help our future leaders further their education.

Location Info: 546 South Broad St., 2C, Meriden

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

 Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, May 9, 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 Chamber’s 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, May 10, 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, May 10, 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, May 15, 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 Golf Committee

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 4:00 PM–5:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: ALL are welcome to join this committee that helps coordinate the annual Midstate Chamber golf tourney - the Ray Parmentier Classic - in its 31st year in 2018: SAVE THE DATE: Wed., June 6th!

The event is the main fundraiser for the Sanford S. Shorr Education Awards that are given annually to area students. To date, over $117,000 has been awarded to help our future leaders further their education.

Location Info: 546 South Broad St., 2C, Meriden

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

 Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, May 18, 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 Meriden’s 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

 Chamber Golf Committee

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 4:00 PM–5:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: ALL are welcome to join this committee that helps coordinate the annual Midstate Chamber golf tourney - the Ray Parmentier Classic - in its 31st year in 2018: SAVE THE DATE: Wed., June 6th!

The event is the main fundraiser for the Sanford S. Shorr Education Awards that are given annually to area students. To date, over $117,000 has been awarded to help our future leaders further their education.

Location Info: 546 South Broad St., 2C, Meriden

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

 Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, May 29, 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 Golf Committee

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 4:00 PM–5:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: ALL are welcome to join this committee that helps coordinate the annual Midstate Chamber golf tourney - the Ray Parmentier Classic - in its 31st year in 2018: SAVE THE DATE: Wed., June 6th!

The event is the main fundraiser for the Sanford S. Shorr Education Awards that are given annually to area students. To date, over $117,000 has been awarded to help our future leaders further their education.

Location Info: 546 South Broad St., 2C, Meriden

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

June 2018

 31st Annual Chamber Golf Tournament

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM–8:00 PM
At Hunter's Golf Course

Description: Join members of the Midstate Chamber for their 31st Annual Golf Tournament, The Ray Parmentier Classic. Registration starts at 10am, Shotgun Start at 12pm, followed by Dinner, Awards, and Raffle. All proceeds to benefit the Sanford S. Shorr Education Awards.

More information to come.

Location Info: Westfield Rd., Meriden

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

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, June 12, 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, June 13, 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 Chamber’s 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, June 14, 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, June 14, 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 Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, June 15, 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 Meriden’s 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, June 19, 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, 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.

July 2018

 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 Chamber’s 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.

 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 Meriden’s 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

 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: ALL members are invited to attend this meeting, which will include a special briefing / presentation on ERGONOMICS with Deborah Faulkner Crowell PT | Director, Faulkner Physical Therapy Group - - A member of the IVYREHAB Network. She'll discuss body mechanics for lifting; proper positioning at the desk; and avoiding repetitive stress injury as well as provide tips and stretches for the workplace.

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 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 Chamber’s 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.

 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.

 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 Meriden’s 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, 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.

 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: ALL members are invited to attend this meeting, which will include a special briefing / presentation on ERGONOMICS with Deborah Faulkner Crowell PT | Director, Faulkner Physical Therapy Group - - A member of the IVYREHAB Network. She'll discuss body mechanics for lifting; proper positioning at the desk; and avoiding repetitive stress injury as well as provide tips and stretches for the workplace.

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, 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 Chamber’s 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 Meriden’s 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.

October 2018

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

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

Description: ALL members are invited to attend this meeting, which will include a special briefing / presentation on ERGONOMICS with Deborah Faulkner Crowell PT | Director, Faulkner Physical Therapy Group - - A member of the IVYREHAB Network. She'll discuss body mechanics for lifting; proper positioning at the desk; and avoiding repetitive stress injury as well as provide tips and stretches for the workplace.

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 Chamber’s 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 Meriden’s 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: ALL members are invited to attend this meeting, which will include a special briefing / presentation on ERGONOMICS with Deborah Faulkner Crowell PT | Director, Faulkner Physical Therapy Group - - A member of the IVYREHAB Network. She'll discuss body mechanics for lifting; proper positioning at the desk; and avoiding repetitive stress injury as well as provide tips and stretches for the workplace.

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 Chamber’s 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 Meriden’s 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: ALL members are invited to attend this meeting, which will include a special briefing / presentation on ERGONOMICS with Deborah Faulkner Crowell PT | Director, Faulkner Physical Therapy Group - - A member of the IVYREHAB Network. She'll discuss body mechanics for lifting; proper positioning at the desk; and avoiding repetitive stress injury as well as provide tips and stretches for the workplace.

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 Chamber’s 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 Meriden’s 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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