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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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April 2020

*POSTPONED* Prom Angels

Monday, April 6, 2020 through Thursday, April 9, 2020

Description: Join Prom Angels for their annual free prom dress and accessory boutique April 6-9th from 3:00 - 6:00 PM at 165 Miller Street on the 2nd floor in the Teen Conference Room. Registration is required- please visit www.promangelsct.com to make an appointment online. Bring your student ID- it's required.

Location Info: 165 Miller Street

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.

*POSTPONED* 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 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.

GOLF Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce Office

Description: All members are welcome to help plan for the 33rd Annual Ray Permentier Memorial Classic. Proceeds from the tourney fund chamber programs, including the Sanford Shorr Education Awards for area students - our future leaders!

Location Info: 546 So. Broad Street, Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06451

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

*POSTPONED* Adolescent SBIRT: Adolescent Girls and Opioids

Friday, April 17, 2020 at 9:00 AM–1:00 PM
At Teen Conference Room 2nd floor

Description: On Friday, April 17, 2020 the department will be hosting a training on adolescent girls and opioids. This training will be from 9:00 AM 1:00 PM at 165 Miller Street on the 2nd floor in the Teen Conference Room. This training is FREE and will include helpful resources and referral information. To register please visit https://tinyurl.com/wyqzts8.

Location Info: 165 Miller Street

21st Annual Meriden Rotary Daffodil 5k Race/Walk

Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Description: 5K Race - All Ages Weclomed Senior Runner Categories Recognized Ages 70-79, 80-89, 90+. Kid's Free Run is FREE! Toddlers to 12 year olds can run a quick sprint around the parking lot and be in a drawing to win 1 of 4 bicycles that will be raffled off that day! Register Online: RaceHubbardPark.org

 Cancelled 4/25/2020

SUSPENDEDThe 42nd Annual Meriden Daffodil Festival & Business Showcase

RSVP Now Saturday, April 25, 2020 through Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
At Hubbard Park

Description: Contact the Midstate Chamber today if you are interested in showcasing your business to over 50,000 people on Daffodil Festival weekend.

We will have room for up to 65 vendors under the huge heated and security controlled tent.

More to follow on highlights to expect inside the tent in 2020!

You can always visit www.daffodilfest.com for specific details about the 42nd Annual event! With food, crafts, music, amusements and a parade that has to be seen to be believed, the Meriden Daffodil Festival is a springtime funfest for old and young, couples and singles, families and friends.

Location Info: West Main Street, Meriden, CT.

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

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, April 28, 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, April 28, 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.

 Postponed 4/29/2020

*POSTPONED* 124th Annual Meeting, Dinner and Silent Auction

RSVP Now Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 4:30 PM–8:00 PM
At Aqua Turf Club

Description: *POSTPONED*

Details to follow on what is known as THE BUSINESS NETWORKING CELEBRATION OF THE YEAR honoring Business and Community Leaders for their accomplishments and recognizing 124 Years of business leadership provided by your Midstate Chamber of Commerce.

Location Info: Plantsville, CT

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

May 2020

Shred Event with PROSHRED for Our Meriden Humane Society

Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Meriden Humane Society

Description: ProShred is partnering with Meriden Humane Society to provide our community with a safe and secure way to destroy personal documents; while helping our furry friends! * $10 suggested donation per box - all proceeds will benefit Meriden Humane society * Please no 3-ring binders or electronic media * Staples/Paper clips do not need to be removed

Location Info: 311 Murdock Ave, Meriden

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 8:30 AM
At Bliss Nutrition

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: 425 Broad St, Meriden, CT 06450

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

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Tuesday, May 12, 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.

Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, May 13, 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, May 14, 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.

Party at the Palace

Friday, May 15, 2020 at 5:00 PM
At Palace Theater

Description: Join us for a fabulous evening of music, dancing, and delicious food as we celebrate our 15th Anniversary with a Palace-wide party! Entertainment Includes: -Crosseyed Cat -Shaded Soul -Eran Troy Danner -Shae Apland & Marissa Famiglietti with Joseph Jacovino -The John Molbillo Jazz Experience with Bea Forgione -Nathaniel Zembruski New This Year: By joining us as a Signature Sponsor, you will receive two tickets to our Celebrate 15 wall! Tickets: $75 Includes two drink tickets, plentiful food & dessert stations and complimentary beer tasting. For group Discounts (10 or more), call the Box Office 203.346.20000 Buy 9 tickets, get the 10th ticket FREE!

Location Info: 100 East Main Street Waterbury, Ct 06702

Contact Info: Box office 203.346.2000

Celebrate 15: Party at the Palace

Friday, May 15, 2020 at 5:00 PM
At Palace Theater

Description: Join us for a fabulous evening of music, dancing, and delicious food as we celebrate our 15th Anniversary with a Palace-wide party! If you haven't attended one of our end-of-season events before, this is the year to gather up your friends and come! Entertainment Includes: Crosseyed Cat Shaded Soul Eran Troy Danner Shae Apland & Marissa Famiglietti with Joseph Jacovino The John Mobilio Jazz Experience with Bea Forgione Nathaniel Zembruski Each space in the theater will be alive with live entertainment, dancing, specialty drinks, and plentiful food stations.

Location Info: 100 E Main St, Waterbury, CT 06702

Contact Info: Call: 203-346-2000

City of Meriden's 2020 Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 25, 2020 at 10:00 AM
At Start Curtis Street, End Meriden Green

Description: On behalf of the City of Meriden's United Veterans Council we would like to invite you to participate in Meriden's 202 Memorial Day Parade. Lineup will begin on Curtis Street at 8:45. The Parade Route will start on Curtis Street, going past Veterans Memorial Boulevard onto Broad Street, then down East Main Street to Pratt Street and conclude at the New Meriden Green- after which a Ceremony will take place. Through the combined efforts of the American Legion, the City of Meriden and the Meriden Veterans Council, our mission is to Honor and Focus our attention on all of our fallen Brothers & Sisters, so we never forget! Your acceptance to participate in this most meaningful day is an important chapter in our cities/state & countries history, to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice! Please share this information with any additional groups/clubs/organizations or fellow Americans- who wish to be involved in our 2020 Memorial Day Parade-All are welcome! We are privileged to have as our 2020 Grand Marshall(s) this year, Mr. Peter Jandreau (Korea Vet) & Mr. Donald Jandreau (Vietnam Vet) who honorably served our GREAT country! Mr. Walter A. Shamock Jr. is a Korean Veteran, who honorably served in the US Airforce and is posthumously remembered by All!

Contact Info: (203) 634-9876 or 203-641-4622 FAX: 203-630-0087

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, May 26, 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.