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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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May 2018

 May Artisan Fair

Saturday, May 5, 2018 through Saturday, June 2, 2018

Description: Gallery 53 will be hosting their May Aritisan Fair.

Location Info: 53 Colony St., Meriden

Contact Info: Click here for more information or call 203.235.5347.

 Meriden Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 28, 2018 at 10:00 AM
At Curtis St. to New Meriden Green

Description: The City of Meriden's United Veterans Council invites you to participate at attend the 2018 memorial Day Parade. The parade will start at Curtis St., proceed north on Broad Street past the monuments, turn west down East Main Street and conclude at the New Meriden Green on Pratt Street. The Grand Marshall will be Mr. Larry Prescott, a Vietnam POW veteran. Come out and honor our Fallen Brothers and Sisters who shall never be forgotten!

Location Info: Meriden, CT.

Contact Info: For more information, contact Bob Williams at 203.630.3451 or Ron Perry at 203.235.5635.

 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.

 Senior Medicare Patrols (SMPs) Volunteer Training

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Description: Join the SMP team and protect yourself and others from Medicare fraud and identity theft. Senior Medicare Patrols (SMPs) empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling, and education. Volunteers have flexibility to take part based on their interests. Opportunities include fraud counseling, presentations, promotions, office support and more.

Upcoming Training to get you started on your volunteer path: New Haven – Agency on Aging – Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Learn more at www.ct.gov/agingservices/SMPVolunteer

Free Lunch and Training Materials Provided

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90MP0237, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services and is administered by the State Unit on Aging within the Department of Rehabilitation Services. The program is operated throughout the state by the Area Agencies on Aging.

Location Info: 1 Long Wharf Dr, New Haven, CT 06511

Contact Info: Talk with a SMP Volunteer Coordinator today at you local Area Agency on Aging at 1.800.994.9422.

 Chamber Golf Committee

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

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

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

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

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

June 2018

 Neil Simon's "Rumors" at Castle Craig Players

Friday, June 1, 2018 through Sunday, June 10, 2018

Description: Castle Craig Players presents Neil Simon's "Rumors" for 2 weeks only. At a large, tastefully-appointed townhouse, the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples are about to expreience a severe attached o Farce. Gathering for their 10th wedding anniversary, the host lies bleeding in the other room, and his wife is nowhere in sight. His lawyer, Ken and wife, Chris, must get "the story" straight before the other guests arrive. As the confusions and mis-communications mount, the evening spins off into classic farcical hilarity!

Presented in Caberet Style with Table Seating! Patrons are invited to bring their own food and beverages to enjoy! Sponsored by Castle Craig Adult Learning Center in membor of the late John O. Kenney.

Location Info: 59 W. Main St., Meriden

Contact Info: Friday and Saturday's shows are at 7:30 pm and Sunday's shows are at 2:00 pm. There is a special Thursday Performance on June 7th at 7:30 pm. Click here to purchase tickets or call 1-800-838-3006.

 Young Business Leaders of CT Meeting

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 8:30 AM–9:45 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

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

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

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

 33rd Annual Franciscan Sports Banquet and Silent Auction

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 5:30 PM–9:30 PM
At Aqua Turf Club

Description: ALL are WELCOME and INVITED to the 33rd Annual Franciscan Sports Banquet and Silent Auction.

- St. Francis Award Recipient- Rece Davis, Sports Commentator, ESPN, Dean of Sports Award Recipient: Joe D'Ambrosio, "Voice of the Huskies"-26 Years - St. Clare Award Recipient - Claire Smith, Coordinating Editor, ESPN? - Jim Calhoun Community Service Award Recipient - Bernie Schilberg, CEO, Prime Materials Recovery - Mother Shaun Appreciation Award Recipients - John Salerno and Betsy Tooker, Owner & Partner, Tops Marketplace - Honored Guests - Jim Calhoun, Former Men's Head Basketball Coach, University of Connecticut; Athletes; Special Olympics, Connecticut; Emcees: Al Terzi, "The Real Story" Fox 61 Host and Tony Terzi, Fox 61News Reporter - Honorary Chairmen - Robert Fiondella, Raymond Peach.

Proceeds to benefit the programs and services of the Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care.

Location Info: 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville, CT 06479

Contact Info: Tickets are $65 Per Adult - and - $30 Per Child (12 and under). For more information call (203) 237-8084 or click here for Sponsorship Information or click here to register.

 31st Annual Chamber Golf Tournament - The Ray Parmentier Classic

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

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

This tournament is one of the best run in the area and fills up FAST. Registrations are now open. Click here to see our special Midstate Chamber Golf Tournament web page! You will not want to miss out!

Location Info: Westfield Rd., Meriden

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

 Wheeler's 33rd Annual Golf Classic

Monday, June 11, 2018

Description: Wheeler Clinic invites you their 33rd Annual Golf Classic. This year the classic supports Wheeler's Family Health & Wellness Center which expands access to critically needed primary, behavioral health and dental care services for medically underserved and vulnerable individuals and families.

Location Info: 806 Farmington Ave., Farmington

Contact Info: Click here for more information on sponsorships and to register or call Sue O'Connell at 860.793.4214.

 2017 Economic Census Deadline

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Description: The U.S. Census Bureau measures the nations population once very 10 years and U.s. businesses every 5 years with the Economic Census. There are 3 important dates to remember: April 9th-Records Preparation; May 8th - Webinar Invitation; June 7th - Due Date Reminder. The final deadline is June 12th.

Contact Info: Click here for more information and updates.

 Chamber Government and Business Development Committee

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 8:30 AM
At Chamber Board Room

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

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

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

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

 Respect in the Workplace - Diversity, Inclusion & Other Relevant Issues

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 8:00 AM–10:30 AM
At HUBCAP Wallingford

Description: The Midstate Chamber Health & Wellness Council and Human Resources Roundtable Group present "Respect in the Workplace." Fellow Midstate Chamber member and experts in their field, EANE - Employers Association of New England, will discuss such relevant issues in today's workplace including diversity and inclusion.

$20pp in advance; $30pp at the door.

Great sponsorships with advertising and promotion start at just $100!

Location Info: 128 Center St., Wallingford

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

 Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 3:30 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

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

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

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

 Volunteer Meeting: Travelers Championship Hole 12 with Midstate Chamber

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 5:30 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: This is a special meeting for volunteers who have registered to be hole monitors at #12 at Travelers Championship.

Volunteer at Hole #12 with Midstate Chamber of Commerce at Travelers Championship! You can't get much closer to the action and to the players than this!

TO REGISTER: VISIT www.travelerschampionship.com - click on Volunteers - Register - Create Your Account - follow instructions and use code midstate2017 to volunteer with the Midstate Chamber of Commerce!

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

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

 SCORE - Counseling Sessions for Businesses

Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Chamber of Commerce

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

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

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

 Chamber Marketing & Publicity Committee Meeting

Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 4:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

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

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

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

 Ribbon Cutting: Harte Volkswagon

Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 5:00 PM–6:00 PM
At Harte Volkswagon

Description: All are invited to come out to celebrate this new entity for the Harte Auto Group!

Location Info: 375 South Broad Street, Meriden

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

 ATTENTION JOB SEEKERS - Come to the Downtown Meriden Job Fair

Friday, June 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM–5:00 PM
At 24 Colony Street

Description: Employers looking to hire can find the talent on Friday, June 15, 2018 at the 2018 Job, Employment and Career Fair at 24 Colony Street, Meriden, CT 06451

The lower level of #24 Colony Street, Meriden will be transformed into a networking space from 12:00 Noon through 5:00 PM and feature 25 employers or more.

The job fair is co-hosted by Workforce Alliance, the American Jobs Center, the Midstate Chamber of Commerce and the Making Meriden Business Center.

This is one of a series of job fairs held this spring/summer in South Central Connecticut to bring together jobseekers and employers in the region. Workforce Alliance runs four American Job Centers in New Haven and Middlesex Counties…including the one right at 85 West Main St., Meriden CT.

Jobseekers can get more information at the American Job Centers in Meriden, New Haven, Middletown or Hamden, or visit www.workforcealliance.biz/business-services/recruiting-hiring.

Additional Employer and Job Seeker resources will be onsite during the Job Fair including the Business Services Unit of the Workforce Alliance and a photographer to take LinkedIn profile photos.

All are encouraged to come for the jobs and stay for the music. After the Job Fair, head over to the first concert in the Summer Music Series at the new amphitheater at the Meriden Green from 7-9 PM. The 14-acre Meriden Green is on State and Mill Streets and along Pratt Street.

Both the job fair and the park are easily accessible from the new Meriden train station, which features a pedestrian bridge that connects the downtown area and the Meriden Green.

Employer registration is $300 and includes a box lunch and a reception following the job fair. Free event parking for employers and jobseekers will be provided at the public parking garage directly behind 24 Colony Street and at various sites in downtown Meriden. Food trucks are expected to be in the area for a portion of the day.

Location Info: 24 Colony St., Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Employers can register through the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at (203) 235-7901, email d.belanger@midstatechamber.com or contact the Workforce Alliance at (203) 867-4030 x 254.

Employers can also visit www.midstatechamber.com/Content/JobFair2018.asp for more details and to see which other businesses are participating!

 Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

Friday, June 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
At TBD

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

Open to ALL!

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

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