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

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September 2017

 Intro to Digital Photography with Ben Sordo

Monday, September 18, 2017 through Monday, October 30, 2017 at 6:30 PM–8:00 PM
At Meriden Public Library

Description: Photography simply stated is a way of communicating. It is a way of documenting, creating, and expressing. The key to a successful photograph is making a number of simple decisions. Photographer Ben Sordo will teach a series of six weekly classes on digital photography. In these classes, you will learn how cameras work, exposure, shutter speeds, aperture, focus, depth of field, light, types of lenses, composition, and tripod use. You will need to bring a working digital camera with manual controls or a DSLR (digital single lens reflex) camera.

Location Info: 105 Miller St., Meriden

Contact Info: This adult program is free. Seating is limited. To register for the classes, contact the Community Services Department at (203) 630-6349. Funding for this program is provided by the Friends of Meriden Public Library.

October 2017

 Amazon Job Fair

Monday, October 23, 2017

Description: Record-Journal staff The Workforce Alliance is hosting several job fairs in Hamden, New Haven and Meriden in the next two weeks to fill seasonal part-time positions at the Amazon sorting center on Research Parkway in Wallingford. The first job fair will be Monday at the American Job Center, 37 Marne St., Hamden. Candidates are asked to pre-register for one of three time slots ó 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 12 p.m. ó by calling Abby Gayle at 203-8593414 or Janice Albert at 203-8593417. Interviews are open to the first 20 registrants per time slot. Candidates should allow for two to three hours to complete application process. Candidates will take an on-line assessment and pre-employment drug screen. Those who pass will receive an offer of employment contingent upon the outcome of the drug screen and background check. Candidates will also need to provide required documentation for I-9 form. Hourly pay is $12.50. Another job fair will be at the Meriden American Job Center, 87 W. Main St., on Oct. 23 and also includes an online assessment and pre-employment drug screen. Those who pass both will be submitted to a criminal background check. Time slots for the Meriden fair are at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. To register for first and second choices, email vgelpke@workforcealliance.biz or wlary@workforcealliance.biz to reserve a spot. Another fair will be on Oct. 25 at the New Haven American Job Center, 560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd. The time slots and reservation contact information are the same as the Meriden fair. Candidates should register first with www.CTHires.com. Click on ďFind a JobĒ then the ďJob Number SearchĒ tab. The job order number is #107290. Amazon announced this week it will be hiring 120,000 people for the holiday season to work in fulfillment centers in 33 states. This adds to its 125,000 existing full-time employees. Locally, it hopes to hire 1,600 people for the Wallingford center, said a spokeswoman for Workforce Alliance. Amazon is looking for part-time seasonal fulfillment associates for four-hour shifts starting at 9 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Candidates are expected to use radio-frequency scanners and pick orders on all levels of a multi-level mezzanine, pack and ship orders, trouble-shoot resolutions. Minimum age is 18 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must be willing to work all shifts including weekends, able to work overtime as needed, lift up to 49 pounds, stand/ walk up to 10 hours, and be willing and able to work on powered equipment, forklift or cherry picker.

 Save the Date 10/23/2017
Meriden City Council / Mayoral Candidate Debate / Forum

Monday, October 23, 2017 at 6:30 PM–8:30 PM
At Washington Middle School

Description: This event is sponsored by the Midstate Chamber of Commerce, Meriden Children First Initiative and the Record Journal Publishing Company. The sponsors will have a series of pre-prepared questions for the candidates.

Meriden Mayoral and City Council Candidates have been invited to participate in the program.

Candidates running for Meriden Mayor will be participating from 6:35 to 7:05 pm.

The Meriden City Council program will be from approximately 7:10 to 8:30 p.m.

Richard Hanley, Associate Professor of Journalism and Director of the Graduate Program in Journalism at Quinnipiac University, will be returning as moderator.

This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. ALL are welcomed to attend.

Location Info: 1225 North Broad St., Meriden, CT.

Contact Info: Only candidates need to RSVP.

 14th Annual Problem Gambling Conference

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
At Radisson Hotel Hartford

Description: Please join the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling for the premier problem gambling conference: Empowering, Engaging and Enriching in an Era of Expanded Gaming. Keynote Speaker is Dr. Heather Chapman who will share her perspective as a clinical psychologist, Deputy Director of the Veterans Addiction Recovery Center and Director of the Gambling Treament Program at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, where she is on the front lines of tackling this serious issue.

Location Info: 50 Morgan St. S., Hartford

Contact Info: Click here for early bird pricing which ends September 30th. Click here for vendor information. There are a block of rooms for this event. Please call the hotel to reserve your discounted room rate today at 860.549.2400.

 9th Annual Miniature Golf Tournament Benefits YBL & Meriden Boys & Girls Club

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 5:30 PM
At Putter's Paradise

Description: Bring the family out for a fun night at the 9th Annual Young Business Leaders Miniature Golf Tournament. Proceeds to benefit the YBL Dan M. Hunter Community Service Education Award and the Boys & Girls Club of Meriden. Enjoy a light fare and beverages served during the program after golf. Shotgun start at 6:00 pm.

Location Info: 1801 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin

Contact Info: Cost is $30 per player or $100 for a foursome. Sponsorship opportunities available. Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 You Have the Power to Outsmart the Scammers

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 7:00 PM–8:00 PM
At Meriden Public Library

Description: Incidents of fraud are on the rise and scammersí tactics are becoming more complex.Thatís why itís important to educate yourself about fraud. And while no one is immune, there are steps you can take to Outsmart the Scammers.

Join us for this presentation and learn important strategies to help protect you and the ones you love. Weíll share: how to spot certain red ?ags that may indicate a fraudulent encounter, resources you can turn to in the event you or a loved one are targeted, steps you can take now to help protect yourself and your loved ones

Location Info: 105 Miller Street, Cook R., Meriden

Contact Info: All are welcome to this free program. To reserve a seat, contact Bill Passarelli at (203) 294-1305, the Community Services Department at (203) 630-6349, or click here to visit their website and click on Events tab.

 Super-Charged Networking Success: It's More Than Just a Meeting

Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
At CEDF

Description: Networking is an ongoing process of developing trusting relationships. Chip Janiszewski is an accomplished speaker who has taught thousands how to "Live with Purpose, Passion, Positivity and a Plan." He is a master at networking who can help you learn how to turn what many small business owners fear and shrink from into one of the most important tools for the success of your enterprise. Let Chip super-charge your approach to networking in this interactive seminar.

You will learn 9 valuable lessions by attending this seminar: - Why you may have totally misunderstood what networking is all about; - Why you are missing the boat if you just think of business development; - Why you have to get your mind right to be a successful networker; - Why you will fail if you havenít done this before the networking event; - Why you may be missing out by failing to utilize these opportunities; - Why you must be able to deliver your "commercial" in under 30 seconds; - How to do it using the information-packed handout you will receive; - The essential list of what you must always to and what you must never do; and - How you will blow your opportunity if you fail to do this afterward.

Location Info: 965 E. Main St., Meriden

Contact Info: This event is free to attend but registration is required. Click here to register.

 Save the Date Chrysalis Domestic Violence Services 40 Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 5:30 PM–8:30 PM
At Il Monticello

Description: Please join Chrysalis Domestic Violence Services as they celebrate their 40th Anniversary as they honor the Past and look to the Future.

Features Speaker will be Heidi Voight, NBC Connecticut Broadcaster.

Location Info: 577 South Broad St., Meriden

Contact Info: Tickets are $45 per person or tables of ten for only $400.00. Cost includes Buffet Dinner and Cash Bar. Program book ads and many other sponsorship opportunities are available. Click here for more information or call Sharlene at 203.630.1638 or e-mail. Please RSVP by October 12, 2017.

 Chamber Human Resources Roundtable

Friday, October 27, 2017 at 8:30 AM
At Chamber Office

Description: Spotlight Presentation with Rob Nevins, Slim Nation - 10-15 minute piece - come out to network, share best practices and learn about Slim Nation too!

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

Join the conversation!

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

 2nd Annual AJ's Oasis Cafť Golf Tournament

Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM
At AJ's Oasis Cafť & Farmington Hills Golf Course

Description: AJ's Oasis Cafť will be holding their 2nd Annual Golf Tournament.

- Lunch from 11am to 12:30pm at AJ's - Shotgun start at 2pm at Farmington Hills Golf Course, 141 East St., Wolcott - Dinner at 5pm at AJ's

There will be 3 prize holes: closest to line, closest to hole, longest drive.

Dinner will include Salad, Baked Potato, and choice of Steak, Chicken or Stuffed Sole.

Presentation of awards at dinner.

Location Info: 142 Hanover St., Meriden

Contact Info: Cost is $50 per person. RSVP your team by October 21st. For more information, call 203.634.4912.

 Halloween Game: Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM
At Webster Bank Arena

Description: Halloween comes early when the Sound Tigers host the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. The first 2,000 fans will receive a trick-or-treat bag at the door, which can be used to collect goodies on the concourse, and everyone is invited to participate in a costume contest.

Location Info: 600 Main St, Bridgeport, CT

Contact Info: for more information or to purchase tickets, contact Alan Fuehring (203) 345-4824 or e-mail.

 Halloween Happening

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 3:30 PM–6:00 PM
At Meriden Markham Airport

Description: Come our and enjoy a wonderful afternoon getting in the Halloween spirit. Enjoy Hayrides, Candy, Hot Chocolate, Plane Rides Raffle (for children ages 8 to 17 weather permitting), Bounce House, Music, Face Painting, Photos, Halloween Movies, Pumpkin Decorating, Pizza & Popcorn available for purchase.

Location Info: 213 Evansville Ave., Meriden

Contact Info: Free admission and parking. Proceeds from the Hayride will be for Puerto Rico Disaster Relief. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. This is a Rain or Shine event.

 Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 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 2017

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 8:30 AM
At Midstate Medical Center

Description: The Health and Wellness Council of Midstate Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to identifying and promoting best practices in community and employee health and wellness through advocacy for healthcare access, literacy, policy and programs, building healthier communities in the workplace and beyond.

Location Info: 435 Lewis Ave, Meriden CT

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

 Ladies Night Out Presented by Easterseals

Friday, November 3, 2017 at 5:30 PM–10:00 PM
At La Bella Vista, Ponte Club

Description: this is the time for ladies to shop all night long and purchase great items from a variety of vendors. Includes buffet stations and delicious desserts, door prizes, music, special drawings, and a silent auction will be there! Sponsorships available.

Location Info: 380 Farmwood Rd, Waterbury

Contact Info: Cost is $50 admission fee. For more information, call Carolee Kalita at (203) 754-5141 ext. 243

 Financial Workshop: Ready or Not? Preparing for the Unexpected

Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 3:00 PM–4:00 PM
At Meriden Public Library: Cook Room

Description: Do you have the information you need to make decisions about your financial goals? At Edward Jones, we believe financial education is an important step in helping you achieve a better future. At our Financial Workshop, youíll learn: key features of bonds, stocks and mutual funds, steps you can take to prepare for retirement, how insurance can help protect against unexpected life events, and basics of estate planning

Location Info: 105 Miller Street

 Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 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, November 9, 2017 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 9, 2017 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.

 Business After Hours Featuring Rose Flowers & Gifts

Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Rose lowers & Gifts

Description: All are invited to attend a special business after hours. Come out and meet the new owner, Nicole, peruse the many gifts, get some great ideas for Holiday gifts, and more. Enjoy Refreshments, Networking, Door Prizes, and more!

More information to come.

Location Info: 232 W. Main St., Meriden

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

 The Meriden Gravure Company - Printing Before the Digital Age - Lecture & Book Signin

Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 6:30 PM
At Meriden Public Library

Description: William (Bill) J. Glick, author of "In The Service of Scholarship: Harold Hugo & The Meriden Gravure Company", will present an illustrated talk about theMeriden Gravure Company and the talented people who were the driving force behind this world renowned, Meriden based, printing company. In his presentation, Bill will draw on his 30 year association with the company as well as on his extensive research when writing his recently published book.

Book signing will follow the discussion.

Location Info: 105 Miller St., Meriden

Contact Info: This program is free to both members and non-members of the Meriden Historical Society. Refreshments will be served.

For further information, please contact Bill Glick at 203.237.7141 or e-mail.

 "Funny Business" Midstate Chamber's Comedy Night

Friday, November 10, 2017 at 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
At St. Joseph Church Rosary Hall (basement)

Description: The Midstate Chamber presents an evening of "Funny Business" a Comedy Night full of laughs and a good time. Host Rick Carino will present Feature Comedian Howie Mason and Headliner Comedian Darren Rivera. BYOB an snacks. Must be over age 21 to attend.

Location Info: 159 W. Main St., Rosary Hall, Meriden

Contact Info: Cost is $25 per person in advance and $30 at the door.

Sponsorship Opportunities are available.

 DC Comics Presents Justice League Night: Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM
At Webster Arena

Description: Meet Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and the Joker during the Sound Tigers' matchup against the Hartford Wolf Pack. Your favorite characters will be available for pictures and autographs, and the first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a light-up trident. In addition, take advantages of limited ticket packages that include game access, food and beverage concession specials, a Justice League souvenir figurine, and early entry opportunities for character meet and greets starting at $25.

Location Info: 600 Main St, Bridgeport, CT

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

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 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.

 Business After Hours: Record Journal 150 Year Celebration with Multiple Chambers

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Record Journal - RJ Media Group

Description: Record Journal invites all members to a special 150 Year Celebration - this event is sure to be epic and includes the following chambers of commerce, making it one of the biggest networking celebrations of the year: Midstate, Quinnipiac, Cheshire, and Greater Southington. Win a $15,000 marketing makeover from RJ Media Group. Enjoy cocktails & heavy appetizers, gift bags, exciting prizes & more. Each guest is asked to please bring a non-perishable food item which will be donated to New Opportunities of Greater Meriden. This event is proudly sponsored by Bongiovanni Insurance & Financail, LLC and is OPEN to all business people in the area.

Location Info: 500 South Broad St., Meriden

Contact Info: Please click here to RSVP directly to the Record-Journal site and be sure to check "Midstate Chamber" as your chamber of choice!

 Speed Networking with the Hamden Regional Chamber

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 4:00 PM–5:00 PM
At Farms Country Club

Description: The Midstate and Hamden Regional Chambers invite you to Speed Network . In this brief time you will connect with multiple people. After take the time to re-connect while perusing the table top demos at the Business After Hours.

Location Info: 180 Cheshire Rd., Wallingford

Contact Info: Cost to Speed Network is $10; $15 if also attending the Business After Hours. Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 Table Top Demo Business After Hours

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Farms Country Club

Description: The Midstate and Hamden Regional Chambers invite you to our annual Table Top Demo Business After Hours. Attendees can get a jump on Holiday Shopping and collect valuable information on products and services.

Exhibitors needed. If you wish to exhibit, cost is $60 (includes 1 Speed Networking Participant, 2 Business After Hours attendees, 2 drink tickets, food & 1 draped 6' table).

Location Info: 180 Cheshire Rd., Wallingford

Contact Info: Cost to attend is $10 (includes 2 drink tickets), $15 if you also participate in the Speed Networking from 4 to 5 pm, or $20 for non-members (includes 2 drink tickets). Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

 MidState Medical Center Open House - New Hispanic Women's Cancer Support Group

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6:30 PM–8:00 PM
At MidState Medical Center

Description: The Cancer Institute at MidState Medical Center cordially invites you to an Open House introducing their newly formed Hispanic Women's Cancer Support Group. Come and meet some of the Oncology staff involved in your care - Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology Associates, and MMC Cancer Center Support Staff.

Location Info: 435 Lewis Ave., Conference Centers II & III, Meriden

Contact Info: This is a free community event. Light refreshments will be provided. Please register by calling 203.694.8249.

 Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, November 17, 2017 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

 Franciscan Christmas Fair

Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 9:30 AM–2:30 PM
At Franciscan Life Center

Description: The Franciscan Life Center will be hosting its annual Franciscan Christmas Fair to benefit the Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. Enjoy a Living Creche, Santa Claus, Franciscan Pottery, Homemade Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Breads, Rolls, Cookies, Crafts, "Almost New" items, Children's Activities, Fresh Cut Christmas Trees, Wreaths, Raffles, and Refreshments.

Location Info: 271 Finch Ave., Meriden

Contact Info: This event is Free and Open to the Public. Click here for more information on their website.

 Hockey and Hops: Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Friday, November 24, 2017 at 5:00 PM–6:30 PM
At Webster Bank Arena

Description: Enjoy a pre-game craft beer tasting party presented by Two Roads Brewing Company, Dichello Distributors, Stony Creek Brewery, Black Hog Brewing Co. and Brewport. A special $30 ticket package will include game entry, access to the beer tasting event and a souvenir Sound Tigers tasting glass.

Location Info: 600 Main St, Bridgeport, CT

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

 Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 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.

December 2017

 Save the Date 12/1/2017
South Meriden Christmas in the Village

Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 2:00 PM–5:00 PM
At South Meriden Main street

Description: Details to be announced soon!

 Star Wars Night: Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 7:00 PM
At Webster Bank Arena

Description: If you're a Star Wars fanatic, then this event is for you! The first 3,000 fans will take home a limited-edition Sound Tigers light saber, and the team will wear special Star Wars jerseys during the game, which will be up for bid at a silent auction benefitting the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation. Plus, bump into popular members of the Star Wars trilogy on the concourse. Limited ticket packages are available that feature access to the game, a character bobblehead, and more starting at $25. The package also includes a pass to see "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" in theatres, courtesy of Bow Tie Cinemas.

Location Info: 600 Main St, Bridgeport, CT

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

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 8:30 AM
At Midstate Medical Center

Description: The Health and Wellness Council of Midstate Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to identifying and promoting best practices in community and employee health and wellness through advocacy for healthcare access, literacy, policy and programs, building healthier communities in the workplace and beyond.

Location Info: 435 Lewis Ave, Meriden CT

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

 Save the Date 12/1/2017
Midstate Chamber Holiday Celebration

Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 5:30 PM–7:30 PM
At Four Points by Sheraton

Description: Details to be announced soon!

Sponsored by: Premier Sponsor-Liberty Bank; Sponsors-TD Bank and A & A Office Systems, Inc.

Location Info: 275 Research Parkway, Meriden, CT.

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

 Financial Workshop: Preparing Your Estate Plan

Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 3:00 PM–4:00 PM
At Meriden Public Library: Cook Room

Description: Do you have the information you need to make decisions about your financial goals? At Edward Jones, we believe financial education is an important step in helping you achieve a better future. At our Financial Workshop, youíll learn: key features of bonds, stocks and mutual funds, steps you can take to prepare for retirement, how insurance can help protect against unexpected life events, and basics of estate planning

Location Info: 105 Miller Street

 Imagine It: An Evening of Family Music

Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 6:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Augusta Curtis Cultural Center

Description: This event benefits the "Imagine It" Music Education Fund & the ACCC Summer Music Program. Light fingerfoods, a raffle table, wine tasting, and soda tasting will be available.

Location Info: 175 East Main Street, Meriden, CT

Contact Info: Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door; tickets for children 13 and under are $12, children under 5 are free. Advance tickets available at by clicking here. Call 203-213-8355 or email lisa@concertswithcauses.org

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 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 13, 2017 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 14, 2017 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 14, 2017 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, December 15, 2017 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

 Bobblehead Series: Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM
At Webster Bank Arena

Description: For the first time in team history, the Sound Tigers will offer a four part bobblehead giveaway series, which begins on Saturday, December 16th, with the Christmas "Santa" version of the team's mascot, "Storm," courtesy of Newtown Savings Bank. Other bobblehead giveaways during the 2017-18 season will include Devon Toews (Jan 20th) and players to be named on Feburary 25th and April 8th. The first 2,500 fans in attendance each day will receive the limited edition bobbleheads.

Location Info: 600 Main St, Bridgeport, CT

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

 Anime Club at the Library

Monday, December 18, 2017 at 2:30 PM
At Meriden Public Library

Description: Are you a fan of anime, manga or just like Japanese culture? All are welcome whether youíre an otaku or just discovering anime and manga.

Location Info: 105 Miller St., Griffin Rm., Meriden

Contact Info: This program is geared for teenagers 13-18. Registration is not required. Food and drink are provided. If you have any questions contact Melissa via e-mail or call (203) 238-2347.

 Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 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.

January 2018

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At United Way of Meriden & Wallingford

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: 35 Pleasant St, Meriden CT

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

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, January 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, January 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.

 Chamber Marketing & Publicity Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 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.

 Military Appreciation Night: Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM
At Webster Bank Arena

Description: The Sound Tigers will honor the heroes of the United States military, both past and present, with Military Appreciation Night, presented by Better Business Bureau Serving Connecticut. The first 2,000 fans will receive a camouflage baseball cap and the Sound Tigers will sport special military-style jerseys that will be available at a silent auction on the concourse. All veterans and active duty personnel will receive a free ticket at the Webster Bank Click It or Ticket Box Office and military families can also receive discounted tickets. In addition, the Service Leaders of Tomorrow tournament will take place all weekend long.

Location Info: 600 Main St, Bridgeport, CT

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

 33rd Annual Rev. Dr. King, Jr./Albert Owens Scholarship Breakfast

Monday, January 15, 2018 at 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
At Maloney High School

Description: All are invited to attend the 33rd Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr./Albert Owens Scholarship Breakfast with proceeds to assist exemplary young people achieve their educational goals. Keynote Speaker will be Rev. Derrill Antonio Blue, Pastor of Mt. Olive A.M.E. Zion Church in Waterbury. Also enjoy a variety of outstanding musical presentations, student essay winners and a countrified breakfast.

Location Info: 121 Gravel St., Meriden

Contact Info: Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students either at the door at from Rhudean Raye. For more information, call Rhudean at 203.235.5571. Sponsorship opportunities available.

 Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 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, January 19, 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

 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: Details to follow.

 Save the Date 1/22/2018
Pizza, Pasta and Politics

Monday, January 22, 2018 at 5:00 PM
At Hunter's Ambulance Services Education and Training Center

Description: Details to be announced.

Location Info: 450 West Main St., Meriden, CT.

 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.

February 2018

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, February 6, 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 Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At United Way of Meriden & Wallingford

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: 35 Pleasant St, Meriden CT

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce 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.

 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

 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 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 Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Thursday, February 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 Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, February 16, 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

 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 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.

March 2018

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, March 6, 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 Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At United Way of Meriden & Wallingford

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: 35 Pleasant St, Meriden CT

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce 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.

 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 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 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 Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Thursday, March 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 Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, March 16, 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

 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.

April 2018

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At United Way of Meriden & Wallingford

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: 35 Pleasant St, Meriden CT

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.

 Chamber Marketing & Publicity Committee Meeting

Thursday, April 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.

 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 dateÖdetails to follow!

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

 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 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

 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.

May 2018

 Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At United Way of Meriden & Wallingford

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: 35 Pleasant St, Meriden CT

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 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 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 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 Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Wednesday, May 16, 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

 Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Thursday, May 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 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.

June 2018

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, June 5, 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 Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At United Way of Meriden & Wallingford

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: 35 Pleasant St, Meriden CT

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 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 Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Thursday, June 14, 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 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 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

 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 Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At United Way of Meriden & Wallingford

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: 35 Pleasant St, Meriden CT

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

 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.

 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

Thursday, July 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, 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

 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 United Way of Meriden & Wallingford

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: 35 Pleasant St, Meriden CT

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

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, August 7, 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, 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.

 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 Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Thursday, August 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, August 17, 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

 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 Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, September 4, 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 Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At United Way of Meriden & Wallingford

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: 35 Pleasant St, Meriden CT

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.

 Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Thursday, September 13, 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 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 Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, September 21, 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

 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 United Way of Meriden & Wallingford

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: 35 Pleasant St, Meriden CT

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.

 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

Thursday, October 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, October 19, 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

 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 Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, November 6, 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 Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At United Way of Meriden & Wallingford

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: 35 Pleasant St, Meriden CT

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

 Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, November 7, 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 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 Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

Thursday, November 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 Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, November 16, 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

 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.

December 2018

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, December 4, 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 Health and Wellness Council Meeting

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At United Way of Meriden & Wallingford

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: 35 Pleasant St, Meriden CT

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

 Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, December 5, 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 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

Wednesday, December 19, 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 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

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