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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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January 2021

Swim Lessons at the Meriden YMCA

RSVP Now Saturday, January 2, 2021 through Sunday, February 14, 2021

Description: The Meriden YMCA will be offering swimming lessons to children and adults. There are Saturday and Sunday times.

Click here to see which swimming group you should register for.

Click here for more information and to view the swimming groups time schedule.

For more information call the Meriden YMCA at 203.235.6386

Location Info: 110 West Main St., Meriden

Contact Info: Cost is $55 for full members and $85 for program members. Click here to register.

PPP Loans--Learn what's new, Virtual Presentation

Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 1:30 PM
At Virtual webinar

Description: TOPIC: PPP Loans are available again - Learn what's new!

Presented by the BBB.

First Draw PPP Loans, Second Draw PPP Loans, Loan Forgiveness... Where do you start?

Join us on Thursday at 1:30 PM, when our guests will be Glendowlyn Thames, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD), and Catherine Marx, District Director from the CT Small Business Administration (SBA).

It seems like every time we blink, these rules are updated and changed. Not to worry - Glendowlyn and Catherine will be here to help us make sense of it all. • How do we apply?
• What are the guidelines/timelines?
Glendowlyn and Catherine will cover all these topics AND MORE so, register now!

register here

Contact Info: After registering, you will receive an email with information to join the webinar.

Blood Drive Sponsored by Maloney High School

Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 8:00 AM–1:00 PM
At Maloney High School, Main Entrance

Description: Blood Drive Through Red Cross, sponsored by Maloney High School.

Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes byvisiting RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass to complete yourpre-donation reading and health history questions on the day ofyour appointment.

Give Something that Means Something®| RedCrossBlood.org | 1-800-RED CROSS

Location Info: 121 Gravel St,. Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) orvisit RedCrossBlood.org andenter: MaloneyMusic to schedule an appointment.

February 2021

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, February 3, 2021 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.

Getting Your Credit Right, Boost Your Score, Virtual Event

Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 6:00 PM
At Virtual via Zoom

Description: Getting Your Credit Right for Business, Boost Your Credit Score>

Brought to you by the Midstate Chamber of Commerce, Ball Headz, The Meriden Public Library, ctyp and the SBA.

Good credit is vital to developing a thriving business. During this workshop from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), we'll review how to read your credit report, rebuild damaged credit, build new credit, and maintain a positive credit history.

Contact Info: Registration required.click here to register

Maintaining Professionalism in the Face of Danger-a Live Interactive Webinar

Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 6:30 PM–7:45 PM
At via Webinar

Description: Please Join Whitney Rehabilitation Care Center and Joanna Frankel MSW, LCSW-C of Jenerations Health Education for this live interactive webinar for continuing education credits.

The program is geared for Social Workers and Certified Case Managers in Connecticut.

The Webinar will provide strategies for best serving our patients and clients.

Contact Info: For more program information and to register please visit: https://jenerations.ce21.com/item/Whitneyrehab

For any additional questions about the program or registration, please email Stephanie@jenerationshealth.com.

Fall Prevention Webinar Presented by Gaylord Specialty Healthcare

Friday, February 5, 2021 at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
At via zoom

Description: Presented by the Physical Therapy Department of Gaylord Specialty Healthcare in partnership with Cheshire Chamber of Commerce.

Danielle Letendre, PT, DPT will be there to discuss:
* Identifying fall risk factors in the home.
* Strategies for fall prevention.
*Identifying treatment strategies for patients currently experiencing balance and walking difficulties.
* Q&A session.

Contact Info: Please RSVP to Jean@cheshirechamberber.org for Zoom login information.

CBN-Alliance Networking Group

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
At Via Zoom

Description: CBNAlliance OPEN Networking Group Meeting: Join Chamber Business Network Alliance which is an OPEN LEADS Group comprised of members from the Midstate Chamber and the Hamden Chamber. All industries welcome (and multiple individuals from the same industry are welcome). Network and make new connections in this NEW YEAR!Join Zoom Meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85818236122?pwd=L1E2ZXQ0akhMWDB0MjZmOWJnVUVkUT09Meeting ID: 858 1823 6122 | Passcode: 1103 | One tap mobile:+16465588656,,85818236122#,,,,*1103# US (New York)

Location Info: Meeting ID 858 1823 6122Passcode 1103

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

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 9:00 AM–10:00 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 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.

Opportunities for SB that focus on AI & Data Analytics, Virtual Webinar

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 11:00 AM
At Virtual

Description: Webinar: Opportunities for Small Businesses Focused on Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics.

Does your small business provide artificial intelligence and data analytics? Are you interested in working with the Federal government?

Join the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for a webinar on February 10, 2021, to learn about federal opportunities available for your small business..

Contact Info: register here

Midstate Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 3:30 PM–5:00 PM
At Chamber Board Room

Location Info: 546 So. Broad St., Meriden, CT

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

SCORE: Free Confidential Coaching for Small Business Folk

RSVP Now Thursday, February 11, 2021 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 Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 3:00 PM–4:00 PM
At via Zoom..see above for Zoom information

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!

Reserve this date on your calendar
Zoom Meeting ID: 939 1628 0846
Passcode: 109245
One tap mobile
+19292056099,,93916280846#,,,,*109245# US (New York)

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

Golf Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
At Via Zoom..see Meeting ID and Passcode above

Description: Golf Tournament scheduled for June 16, 2021 at Hunters Golf Course.

Meeting will be via Zoom
Meeting ID:
Passcode:
One tap mobile
+19292056099,,94153070534#,,,,*710084# US (New York)

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

CBN-Alliance Networking Group

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
At Via Zoom

Description: CBNAlliance OPEN Networking Group Meeting: Join Chamber Business Network Alliance which is an OPEN LEADS Group comprised of members from the Midstate Chamber and the Hamden Chamber. All industries welcome (and multiple individuals from the same industry are welcome). Network and make new connections in this NEW YEAR!Join Zoom Meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85818236122?pwd=L1E2ZXQ0akhMWDB0MjZmOWJnVUVkUT09Meeting ID: 858 1823 6122 | Passcode: 1103 | One tap mobile:+16465588656,,85818236122#,,,,*1103# US (New York)

Location Info: Meeting ID 858 1823 6122Passcode 1103

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

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, February 23, 2021 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.

Diet & Exercise for Heart Health, Presented by Gaylord Specialty Healthcare

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
At Via Zoom

Description: Join Amanda Perriello, RD,CDN and Eric Sokolowski, PT, DPT, CMPT, CSCS for a Zoom Presentation; Diet & Exercise for Heart Health.

The discussion will include:
* Heart disease overview
* Benefits of physical activity on heart health
* Specific exercise prescription for heart health
* Nutrition recommendations for heart health
* Types of dietary fat
*Reading food labels for heart health
* Q & A

Contact Info: For login information, please RSVP to jamesrusso@gaylord.org

March 2021

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, March 3, 2021 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.

CBN-Alliance Networking Group

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
At Via Zoom

Description: CBNAlliance OPEN Networking Group Meeting: Join Chamber Business Network Alliance which is an OPEN LEADS Group comprised of members from the Midstate Chamber and the Hamden Chamber. All industries welcome (and multiple individuals from the same industry are welcome). Network and make new connections in this NEW YEAR!Join Zoom Meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85818236122?pwd=L1E2ZXQ0akhMWDB0MjZmOWJnVUVkUT09Meeting ID: 858 1823 6122 | Passcode: 1103 | One tap mobile:+16465588656,,85818236122#,,,,*1103# US (New York)

Location Info: Meeting ID 858 1823 6122Passcode 1103

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

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 9:00 AM–10:00 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 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.