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These are the upcoming events that are important to the Business community. The list includes events sponsored by the Chamber as well as other business seminars, workshops and networking opportunities.

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August 2019

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.

Current Drug Trends Presented by Rushford and the Meriden Healthy Youth Coalition

RSVP Now Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 5:30 PM–7:00 PM
At Meriden Health & Human Services Dept.

Description: Our office, Rushford and the Meriden Healthy Youth Coalition are hosting a presentation on Current Drug Trends on Wednesday, August 21, from 5:30-7. Join us and learn about the current drug trends among our youth. Adults will learn the signs of potential problems and what to do for prevention. Potential paraphernalia will be on display.

This presentation is open to adults only! Parents/guardians, community leader, educators and counselors are encouraged to attend. This presentation is FREE and open to Meriden and non-Meriden residents!!

Pizza dinner will be served 5:30-6; the presentation is from 6-7pm. Several medication lock boxes ($35 value) will be raffled off. We will also have lots of other give-aways and information.

Location Info: 165 Miller Street, Meriden

Contact Info: We highly encourage registration so we order enough pizza; please call Megan at 203-630-5357 or email her at megan.fitzsimons@hhchealth.org.

NO Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 8:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: The committee will not be meeting in August.

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

RSVP Now Tuesday, August 27, 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.

Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
At AJ's Oasis Café

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: 142 Hanover St., Meriden, CT

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

Breakfast Club Celebrates Featuring Governor Ned Lamont

RSVP Now Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 7:30 AM–9:00 AM
At Il Monticello

Description: Celebrate SUMMER with the Midstate Chamber of Commerce and join us in welcoming Gov. Ned Lamont at his first address to our members. We've also invited members of the Hamden Regional Chamber and Cheshire Chamber, making for an AMAZING networking event. Sponsors to date include Eversource, MidState Medical Center, PROSHRED, RJ Media Group, MxCC - Middlesex Community College. There is plenty of room for more sponsors!

Program Timing: 7:45-8:15: Arrival, Networking, Breakfast 8:15-8:30: Chamber Announcements 8:30-9:00: Presentation including Q&A

$25 pp for MEMBERS in advance; $220 for a table of 10; $30 at the door; $40 for not-yet-members. To sponsor call the friendly chamber staff: 203.235.7901.

Location Info: 577 South Broad St., Meriden

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

September 2019

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 8:30 AM
At Regency House Health & Rehabilitation

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: 181 E Main St., Wallingford, CT 06492

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

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Tuesday, September 10, 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, September 11, 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.

SCORE: Free Confidential Coaching for Small Business Folk

RSVP Now Thursday, September 12, 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.

Business After Hours: United Way of Meriden & Wallingford Campaign Kickoff

RSVP Now Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Augusta Curtis Cultural Center

Description: This is a "can't miss" opportunity to meet with UWMW staff, board of directors and agency directors - all under one roof! Mingle with business and community leaders from Meriden & Wallingford and learn how our United Way provides critical support to our residents, with the help of donors like you and through key relationships with area agencies.

Location Info: 175 East Main St., Meriden

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

Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, September 17, 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.

Breakfast Club: The Business of Medical Marijuana

RSVP Now Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 7:45 AM–9:00 AM
At Hunter's Ambulance Training & Education Facility

Description: ALL members and guests of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce are invtied to join us for this program, which is timely and will be chock full of information on the topic of Medical Marijuana. The balanced panel will represent the business side, the legal side and the legislative side.

Program Timing: 7:45-8:15: Arrival, Networking, Breakfast 8:15-8:30: Chamber Announcements 8:30-9:00: Presentation including Q&A

$25 pp for MEMBERS in advance; $35 at the door; $50 for not-yet-members. To sponsor call the friendl chamber staff: 203.235.7901.

Location Info: 450 West Main St., Meriden

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

Young Business Leaders of CT Meeting

RSVP Now Thursday, September 19, 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.

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, September 24, 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.

Speed Networking with Midstate, Hamden Chambers

RSVP Now Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
At Brooker Building at Gaylord Specialty Healthcare

Description: Join members of the Midstate, Hamden and Cheshire Chambers of Commerce

8 am arrival, mingling, refreshments;
8:30 program start - 1 hour of speed networking.

Only $15 per person.

Location Info: 50 Gaylord Farm Rd., Wallingford, CT

Contact Info: Cost is $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Call the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 12:00 PM–1:30 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

YBLCT Miniature Golf Tournament

RSVP Now Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 5:30 PM
At Putters Paradise

Description: ALL are invited - chamber members, general public, friends, families. This is a perfect family outing or team building event and supports two great causes.

5:30 - 6 :00 reg with 6:00 START. This program is presented by the Young Business Leaders of CT, a committee of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds benefit the YBLCT Dan M. Hunter Education Award and the Meriden Boys & Girls Club.

$30 per player, or sponsorships range from $100 - $500.

Location Info: 1823 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT.

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

October 2019

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, October 2, 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.

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Tuesday, October 8, 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.