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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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February 2020

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 8:30 AM–9:30 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.

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SCRABBLE Challenge

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 5:30 PM–8:00 PM
At North Italian Home Club

Description: Literacy Volunteers of New Haven hosts: Scrabble Challenge

It STARTS with YOU!

Come play with us and register a team for the Annual 2020 Meriden/Wallingford Scrabble Challenge

Two ways to register your team of 4:

1. Visit www.lvagnh.org to register online 2. Complete the mail registration form found on our website and mail to:

Literacy Volunteers, c/o Scrabble Committee

5 Science Park, Rear Entrance, New Haven, CT 06511

Prizes will be awarded for the team with the best literacy themed costume, the winning Scrabble team. A light dinner will be served.

Help empower adults through literacy. YOU can make a difference!

For more information on how to register a team to participate in 2020 Meriden/Wallingford Scrabble Challenge or for sponsorship opportunities visit here.

Location Info: 43 Thorpe Ave.

Contact Info: 203-235-1714

March 2020

Connecticut Business Day 2020

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7:30 AM–12:00 PM
At Legislative Office Building

Description: Make your voice heard! Sponsored by CBIA and the Connecticut Association of Chambers of Commerce Register Now Support this annual event by making sure your members join hundreds of business leaders from across the state at the Capitol March 4. Your participation is critical to the success of Business Day. The morning begins with a welcome session, followed by breakouts that give you an opportunity to meet with your legislators, share success stories, and discuss solutions to some of the state's biggest challenges. As a sponsoring organization, you'll be asked to: Spread the word and invite your members Promote Business Day in your communications Pledge to attend with as many members as possible For your members' convenience, they can register here.

Location Info: | 300 Capitol Ave | Hartford

Contact Info: To be listed as a supporting organization of Connecticut Business Day 2020, contact Adam Ney (860.244.1933).

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 8:30 AM
At Meriden Center Genesis Health Care

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: 845 Paddock Ave, Meriden, CT 06450

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

Ribbon Cutting - Castle Craig Players Theater

RSVP Now Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 5:00 PM–6:00 PM
At Castle Craig Players Theater

Description: A Meriden GEM:Castle Craig Players Playhouse in downtown Meriden has just undergone renovations and invites everyone to come out and celebrate with them. Mayor Kevin Scarpati will cut the ribbon around 5:30 pm.

Location Info: 59 West Main Street Meriden, CT

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

"PNA Friday Night Feast"

Friday, March 6, 2020 at 6:45 PM
At Polish National Alliance (upstairs ballroom)

Description: Join us for our St. Patrick's Irish dinner and gathering of 2020 . Special Musical Performance by the " New Haven County" Firefighters Emerald Society Pipes & Drums. ( Note: time of Performance is 6:45pm and doors open at 6:30 pm) Our "Corned Beef & Cabbage " dinner * will be prepared by Special Guest Chef--Michael's Deli of Cheshire- with Mike Gould & the gang. The Bar will be Open and our bartenders are ready to serve your favorite beverage(s)!! * Food will be sold separately for this event and is $10.00 PER PLATE Members and their guests are welcome! >> Please NOTE: Because it is lent, Macaroni & Cheese Will also be served for those eating meatless

Location Info: 15 Prince Street, Wallingford

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 3:30 PM–4:30 PM
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.

Business After Hours-5th Annual Multi-Chamber Networking Event

RSVP Now Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 5:30 PM
At Webster Bank Arena

Description: Come out for a fun night of Networking and Hockey.

Join members from the Chamber of Commerce's' across the state at 5:30 PM for an evening of networking and stay to watch the Sound Tigers take on Toronto Marlies at 7 PM at the Webster Bank Arena!

Entry Price is $30 per person Each entry includes networking, Sound Tigers game ticket, Appetizers, and ONE drink ticket.

Registration must be completed by Tuesday, March 19th, on any participating Chamber of Commerce website.

NO DAY OF GAME ORDERS. TICKETS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. RSVP TODAY TO GUARENTEE YOUR SEATS.

For any further questions, Please contact Séan Allison at the Sound Tigers home office; Phone number- 203-345-4829 or email me at: sean.allison@harboryardse.com

Location Info: 600 Main St. Bridgeport, CT 06604

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

SCORE: Free Confidential Coaching for Small Business Folk

RSVP Now Thursday, March 12, 2020 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.

Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

RSVP Now Thursday, March 12, 2020 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.

Dinner And A Show Comedy Night - a Special Event with Nutmeg State Chamber Alliance

RSVP Now Friday, March 13, 2020 at 6:00 PM
At The Farm's Country Club

Description: Hosted by Peter Vouras Bryan Flynn: of Comix Mohegan Sun, Twin River Casino ,Palace Theater and Dangerfield's. Bob Luparello: of Comedy Central, The Comedy Cellar, Comics Unleased and Aspen Arts Festival. Johnny Rizzo: of Gotham Comedy Live, Comics Unleashed, Caroline's On Broadway and Last Comic Standing. Tickets: $50.

Location Info: 180 Cheshire Rd, Wallingford, Ct

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

Business After Hours at Jonal Labs

RSVP Now Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Jonal Labs

Description: Come out for a good time of networking and getting to know the Jonal Labs Team! This longstanding Meriden company manuractures parts for the aerospace industry. This event will take you behind the scenes for a special look at their "BIG EQUIPMENT" See you there!

Location Info: 290 Pratt St. Meriden, CT (enter near loading dock - first floor)

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

Boscov's 30th Annual Berks Jazz Fest in Reading, PA

Friday, March 27, 2020 through Sunday, April 5, 2020

Description: 30th Annual Berks Jazz Fest in Reading, PA. Events will be happening at various venues through out the Reading, PA area. Please go to; berksjazzfest.com for a full list of dates, artists and venues and information on how to purchase tickets. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Weidenhammer Box Office at the Santander Arena, 7th and Penn Streets, Reading, PA or online through Ticketmaster, www.berkjazzfest.com/tickets

Contact Info: Berks Arlt Council www.berksarts.org or call 610-898-1930

EasterSeals 27th Chocolate & Food Festival

RSVP Now Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 12:00 PM–5:00 PM
At Naugatuck Event Center

Description: Come and sample an overflowing assortment of scrumptious chocolate, specialty and gourmet foods, samplings of beer and wine provided by well-respected local businesses. You can also expect: Vendors offering unique gifts, products and services. An assortment of food trucks. Music, silent auction, special drawings, door prizes, demonstrations,

Location Info: 6 Rubber Ave, Naugatuck, Ct

Contact Info: For more information email: events@eswct.com or Call: Carolee 203-754-5141, ext. 243

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 8:30 AM–9:30 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 Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 8:30 AM–9:30 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 2020

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 8:30 AM
At Midstate Medical Center Cafeteria

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: 435 Lewis Ave, Meriden, CT 06451

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

Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, April 8, 2020 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, April 9, 2020 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.

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 3:30 PM–4:30 PM
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.