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This is our combined event calendar for the Business and Community events so you can best plan your activities in the central Connecticut community.  We want you to know what a vibrant and active community looks like!

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July 2019

Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, July 16, 2019 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.

Meriden's Twilight Series Coyote River Band

Friday, July 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
At The Meriden Green

Location Info: 77 State St, Meriden CT 06450

Contact Info: Steve Robichaud 203-213-3752

Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 9:00 AM–10:15 AM
At Pho Ethan

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

Open to ALL!

Location Info: 1145 North Colony Road, Wallingford

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

Informational Session on Pardons

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 1:30 PM
At Griffin Room Meriden Public Library

Description: The City of Meriden is hosting an Informational Session on Pardons.

Invoted Guests: Staff from the CT Board of Pardons and Paroles

Is your criminal history holding you back? Have you been denied housing? Denied employment? Unable to volunteer?

Come learn about CT pardons from the experts and determine if you are eligible to apply.

RSVP to 203-805-6615 by July 17.

Location Info: 105 Miller St. Meriden, CT

Contact Info: RSVP to 203-805-6615 by July 17

Ribbon Cutting at Mr. Taco

RSVP Now Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 5:00 PM–6:00 PM
At Mr. Taco

Description: All members are invited to join us in WELCOMING new chamber member and new business, Mr. Taco. Meet the owner and staff and enjoy some tasty samples!

Location Info: Miller St., Meriden, CT

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

Meriden's Twilight Concert Series Live Rust (Niel Young Tribute)

Friday, July 26, 2019 at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
At The Meriden Green

Location Info: 77 State St, Meriden CT 06450

Contact Info: Steve Robichaud 203-213-3752

Castle Craig Players present GYPSY, featuring costumes by Bob Mackie

Friday, July 26, 2019 through Saturday, August 10, 2019

Description: GYPSY: A Musical Fable runs for three weeks only July 26-August 10 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00pm, with a special Thursday performance on August 2 at 7:30pm) Presented Cabaret Style with table seating, patrons are invited to bring their own dinner, drinks and snacks to enjoy! Tickets are $25 for Adults and $20 for Seniors (65+). Seating is extremely limited - so patrons are encouraged to buy in advance!

"GYPSY: A Musical Fable" is sponsored by Thompson Chocolates (http://www.thompsonchocolate.com).

Location Info: 59 West Main Street, Meriden, CT

Contact Info: Tickets may be purchased online at www.CastleCraig.org or over the phone by calling toll-free 1-800-838-3006.

Gallery 53

Monday, July 29, 2019 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Chaffinch Island

Description: Watercolor Road Trip- July 29th, 9-12, $25 per person

Meet at Chaffinch Island on the Shoreline in beautiful Guilford, Ct. We will be painting in watercolor outdoors in this beautiful shady park setting right on the water! Bring your supplies and a light snack. Watercolor artist Candace Bialczak will be there from 9:00 noon to help, advise and offer encouragement. Call 860 371 6151 for directions.

Location Info: Guilford, CT

Contact Info: $25 per person. Call 860-371-6151 for directions.

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, July 30, 2019 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 2019

Business After Hours: Huxley's & Co-Sponsor TDBank & Student Education Awardee Recogn

RSVP Now Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 4:00 PM–6:00 PM
At Huxley's Bookmark Café

Description: ALL members are welcome to attend this special event hosted by Huxley's Bookmark Café, co-sponsored by TDBank.

Network, mingle and enjoy refreshments in the beautiful NEW Huxley's Bookmark Café.

Our 2019 Student Education Award Winners will be recognized during the program.

We hope to see you there. There is no fee to attend this event, but kindly RSVP!

Location Info: 1376 East Main St, Meriden, CT 06451

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

Meriden's Twilight Concert Series (Coconuts)

Friday, August 2, 2019 at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
At The Meriden Green

Location Info: 77 State St, Meriden CT 06450

Contact Info: Steve Robichaud 203-213-3752

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 8:30 AM
At Chamber Office~ Place TBD

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

Location Info: Address TBD

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

SCORE: Free Confidential Coaching for Small Business Folk

RSVP Now Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: Please call the chamber at 203.235.7901 to make your confidential appointment with a SCORE councilor.

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.

Meriden Pop-Up Market & Twilight Concert Series

Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 4:00 PM–8:00 PM
At Meriden Green

Description: 4-8 PM Pop Up Market, Food Truck, and Opening Act TBD Click here for full schedule.

Location Info: 77 State St, Meriden CT 06450

Contact Info: Dave dave.rwta@gmail.com & Carrie carrie.rwta@gmail.com

Meriden's Twilight Concert Series UMX (The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience)

Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 8:00 PM–9:00 PM
At The Meriden Green

Description: 4-8 PM Pop Up Market, Food Truck, and Opening Act TBD UMX Performance 8-9 PM

Location Info: 77 State St, Meriden CT 06450

Contact Info: Steve Robichaud 203-213-3752

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 8:30 AM–9:30 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 generally meets at 8:30 am on the second Tuesday of each month. Open to ALL!

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

Contact Info: Call the Meriden Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@meridenchamber.com.

Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, August 14, 2019 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.

Young Business Leaders of CT Meeting

RSVP Now Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 8:30 AM–9:30 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, 2019 and beyond.

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

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

Meriden's Twilight Concert Series Marissa Cardona & Family

Friday, August 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
At The Meriden Green

Location Info: 77 State St, Meriden CT 06450

Contact Info: Steve Robichaud 203-213-3752

Franciscan Golf Classic

Monday, August 19, 2019

Description: The 24th Annual Franciscan Golf Classic includes 18 holes of golf, lunch on the course, an outdoor dinner, and 4 chances to win a hole in one: $15,000 in cash 2019 Hyundai Kona Trip for two Pebble Beach Resort, CA Trip for two Pinehurst Resort, NC This event benefits the counseling and educational programs of the Franciscan Life Center and care of the sick and end of life care services of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care.

Cost to play $180/person. Sponsorship Opportunities are Available.

Location Info: Tunxis Country Club Farmington, CT

Contact Info: Call 203-237-8084 or visit flcenter.org for more information.