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Events

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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December 2019

Our Lady Queen Of Angels Open House

Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM–3:00 PM
At St Joseph Churs and Pastoral Center

Description: Christmas Season Open House at our church and campus. Come for a visit, enjoy a treat nd experience what the campus has to offer. Fill out a raffle ticket for a Grand Prize.

Bring your favorite Christmas cookies or dessert to share.

Location Info: 22 Goodwill Ave , Meriden, CT

Augusta Curtis Concert Band - Christmas Concert

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM–8:30 PM
At St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

Description: This is Meriden's premiere community concert band performing Christmas music with director, JC Caillouette conducting along with featured guest conductors. The concert is on Monday, December 16th at 7pm and will run to approximately 8:30pm at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 20 Catlin Street in Meriden (next to city hall). Ample free parking available within walking distance. This is an event that is sure to please the entire family and put you in the Christmas Spirit1 Admission is at the door or tickets may be purchased at JC Music located at 526 W. Main Street in Meriden. For more information, call JC Music at (203)630-0234

Location Info: 20 Catlin Street, Meriden

Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, December 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.

POSTPONED: Business After Hours with Green Olive Diner Plaza Chamber Members

RSVP Now Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 5:00 PM–6:30 PM
At Green Olive Plaza with Bliss Nutrition & Instant Imprints

Description: This event will be held in February!

It's a PLAZA STROLL featuring some of the Midstate Chamber members in the plaza: Green Olive Diner, Bliss Nutrition & Instant Imprints. Enjoy mingling and refreshments and a chance to win tickets to Bridgeport Soundtigers Hockey games!

Location Info: 477 South Broad St., Meriden

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

Young Business Leaders of CT Meeting

RSVP Now Thursday, December 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.

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting: King's House Church International

RSVP Now Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 5:00 PM–6:00 PM
At King's House Church International

Description: WELCOME King's House Church International - Celebrate the Grand Opening of the church and new member of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce. Meet Bishop Joshua and church leaders. Ribbon Cutting will be at 5:15 with Mayor Kevin Scarpati.

Location Info: 410 Colony St., Meriden

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 Friday, December 20, 2019 at 12:00 PM–10:15 AM
At Mojitos 190 Camp Street, Meriden

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: 190 Camp Street, Meriden

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

Christmas Carol Service

Friday, December 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM
At Kings House Church International

Description: Come Join us for an evening of superb Christmas Carols ranging from tradional to the unexpected.

Location Info: 410 Colony St, Meriden, CT 06451

CPR Certifcation for Youth

Monday, December 30, 2019 at 9:00 AM–1:30 PM
At The Meriden Department of Health and Human Services, Teen room

Description: Come learn American Heart Association CPR for Adult and Children on your winter break! This course is open to Meriden Youth in grades 7-12. Cost of class is $20 (cash/check) and must be paid in advance. Youth are not registered until payment is received. Spots are limited so please register early! Snacks will be provided.

Location Info: 165 Miller St, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: For more information please call 203-630-4239

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, December 31, 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.

Cross Over Night

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 7:00 PM
At Kings House Church International

Description: Cross Over Night

Location Info: 410 Colony St, Meriden CT 06451

January 2020

All White Service, Presented by Kings House Church

Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 10:30 AM
At Kings House Chruch International

Description: Presented by Kings House Church International Things to bring to church. 1. Bottle of Apple Cider 2. Wine glass 3. White handkerchief.

Location Info: 410 Colony St, Meriden, CT 06451

Our Lady Queen of Angels Open House

Monday, January 6, 2020 at 1:00 PM–8:00 PM
At Holy Angels Church & Center

Description: Christmas Season Open House at our church and campus. Come for a visit, enjoy a treat nd experience what the campus has to offer. Fill out a raffle ticket for a Grand Prize.

Location Info: 585 Main St, So Meriden, CT 06451

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 8:30 AM
At Higher Movement

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: 164 Scott St, unit 12, Meriden, CT 06450

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

Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, January 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, January 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, January 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.

2020 CT Employment Law and Human Resource Practices Update

Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 8:00 AM–2:00 PM
At Hilton Garden Inn

Description: Home Learning & Development Training 2020 CT Employment Law & Human Resource Practices Update Join us for an action packed day that captures many of the big issues facing CT employers today.

Agenda for Thurs., Jan. 16 Conference 8:00 am | Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30 am | Legislative Update & Headline News 9:30 am | Mental Health in the Workplace 10:15 am | Break 10:30 am | I-9 Compliance in an Era of Increasing Scrutiny 11:15 am | Critical Wage & Hour Update 12:15 pm | Lunch 12:45 pm | Workplace Safety | Hire Smart, Fire Right 2:00 pm | Close

Average HRCI™ & SHRM® Credits: 4.5 To register please click here.

Location Info: Wallingford, CT

Contact Info: Sponsored by the Employers Association of the Northeast www.EANE.org 1-877-662-6444

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, January 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, January 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.