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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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October 2020

Curbside Flu Shots: Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 through Monday, November 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
At Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care

Description: Appointments preferred for curbside vaccination. Regular and high dose available Monday through Fridays 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (203) 238-1441. Coverage by Medicare and most health insurances OR $40 (regular) / $70 (high dose) without coverage.

Location Info: 267 Finch Avenue; Meriden, Connecticut 06451

Contact Info: Rich Zettergren, Flu Clinic Coordinator(203) 238-1441. Email: rzettergren@franciscanhc.org; Website: www.franciscanhc.org

Virtual Recruitment Event Series Hosted by Workforce Alliance

Monday, October 26, 2020 through Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Description: Virtual Recruitment Event series for Multiple Businesses hosted and moderated by Workforce Alliance Business Services Specialists with hiring representatives LIVE.

The Companies presented include Amazon, Aerotec, FedEx and more.

Click the link below to access the flyer with dates for the individual session, to register for a Virtual hiring event and for more information on hiring by other companies.

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Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, October 27, 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.

Early Detection and Surviving Lung Cancer

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Description: Early Detection and Surviving Lung Cancer.

Join us for a free virtual class.Join our interactive class right from the comfort of your phone,computer or tablet and learn more about:

¦ Who is at risk and who can benefit from screening¦ Types and stages of lung cancer¦ Treatment options¦ Plus, LIVE Q&A with the surgeon

PRESENTER:Stefan Kachala, MDBoard certified in thoracic surgery

Contact Info: REGISTRATION REQUIRED:Call 1.855.HHC.HERE (1.855.442.4373) or go toHartfordHealthCare.org/VirtualClasses.After you register, you'll receive an email witheasy instructions on joining the virtual class

Shoulder Arthritis and Advances in Treatments

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 6:00 PM–7:00 PM

Description: Shoulder Arthritis and Advances in Treatments

Join our interactive class right from the comfort of your phone,computer or tablet and learn more about:

¦ Shoulder pain & symptoms of arthritis¦ Types of arthritis that affect the shoulder¦ Latest treatment options¦ Plus, LIVE Q&A with the expert

Eric Padegimas, MDOrthopaedic surgeon

Contact Info: REGISTRATION REQUIRED:Call 1.855.HHC.HERE (1.855.442.4373) or go toHartfordHealthCare.org/VirtualClasses.After you register, you'll receive an email witheasy instructions on joining the virtual class

Don't Let Headaches Rule Your Life.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
At Virtual

Description: Don't Let Headaches Rule Your Life.

Join our interactive class right from thecomfort of your phone, computer or tabletand learn more about:PRESENTER:Nicole Gill, DOBoard certified in Neurology

Contact Info: REGISTRATION REQUIRED:Call 1.855.HHC.HERE (1.855.442.4373) or go toHartfordHealthCare.org/VirtualClasses.After you register, you'll receive an email witheasy instructions on joining the virtual class

Children's Halloween Parade

Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 5:30 PM–6:30 PM
At Apple Rehab Coccomo

Description: You are Invited to a Children's Halloween Parade, Trunk or Treat Drive through only.

Come Dressed to Impress.

Candy will be prepackaged.

Location Info: 33 Cone Ave., Meriden, CT 06450

Virtual Information Session on Becoming a Foster Parent

Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 7:00 PM
At Virtual Zoom meeting.

Description: Make a Difference: Be a Foster Parent.

On any given day, there are over 4,000 children in foster care in Connecticut.

This informational Zoom session will discuss the Foster Parent program. Attendees are under no obligation to become licensed Foster Parents.

Location Info: The Zoom link is as follows:https://zoom.us/j/91276360256?pwd=bFplemttQnNP-MzhDV1FGRHpGT3REUT09

Contact Info: Meeting ID; 912 76368 256

Password: info

WheelerClinic.org/journey or call 860-793-7277

November 2020

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Tuesday, November 3, 2020 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.

ALICE Instructor Certification Training

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 through Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Description: ACES Security Services and the ALICE Training Institute have teamed up to bring ALICE Instructor Certification Training to the New Haven region.

This two day Instructor Certification course is designed to teach proactive option-based strategies to increase survivability in a violent critical incident. The ALICE strategies empower individuals to participate in their own survival in the gap between when a violent situation begins and when law enforcement arrives.

ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate and is a valuable strategy for everyone: law enforcement, schools, universities, hospitals, businesses and places of worship. Completing the ALICE Certification Instructor course provides individuals with certification in ALICE proactive strategies and allows them the opportunity to bring those same strategies back to their organization. Additionally, registrants will gain access to exclusive ALICE resources

Location Info: 130-B Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden, CT 06517

Contact Info: For Registration details visit:

aces.org/services/security-services/Alice-instructor-certification-training

For Aces Security Services information visit:

aces.org/services/security-services

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, November 4, 2020 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.

Grand Opening Catherine & Company II A Shoreline Salon

Friday, November 6, 2020 at 1:00 PM
At Catherine & Company II A Shoreline Salon

Description: Join us for the GRAND OPENING of Catherine & Company II A Shoreline Salon, Est. 1995.

Ribbon cutting with the Westbrook Chamber of Commerce.

Free raffles with prizes including hair services, product gift baskets and more!

Treats, (individually wrapped for safety).

25% off all products and services booked during the grand opening event.

Complimentary hair consultations.

Covid compliant event, please bring a mask.

Location Info: 1921 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT 06498

Kiwanis Foundation Cow Chip Raffle

Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 12:00 PM
At Ceppa Field

Description: The Kiwanis Foundation of Meriden, CT, INC presents Cow Chip Raffle.

Proceeds to benefit the Kiwanis Foundation of Meriden, CT, INC.

Two Prizes will be awarded, 1st "True Plop"=$3,000.00, 2nd "True Plop"=$1,000.00.

The event will be held rain or shine. Both prizes will be awarded upon completion of the event,.

Location Info: 83 Gale Ave, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Please contact any Kiwanian or call 203-237-1140 to obtain a "registered DEED" for one square yard of the raffle pasture for $10.00 per square.Or contact Doreen at email below

Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, November 11, 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, November 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 Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, November 24, 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.

December 2020

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, December 2, 2020 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, December 8, 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, December 9, 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, December 10, 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.