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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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August 2022

CBN-Alliance Networking Group

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

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!

Location Info: 546 South Broad Street, Meriden, CT 06450

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

Midstate Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, August 10, 2022 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.

LIVE WEBINAR: What Your Banker Wishes You Would Know

Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 1:00 PM
At Online

Description: LIVE WEBINARWhat Your Banker Wishes You Would Know-- Jill Wilson-Hromadka, Assistant Vice President, Citizens Bank

Building a productive relationship with a loan officer at a commercial bank can be a long journey for new and young small businesses that have not yet achieved substantial profits. Preparing to be bankable requires not just reaching financial milestones, but becoming savvy about other expectations your banker will have.Learn what a commercial lender wishes every potential small business customer would know about financial realities, communication, proactivity, your professionalism and polishing your reputation. Get direct answers to the questions that you might have felt afraid to candidly ask your banker.

Register here: https://www.cedf.com/training/2022/07/21/are-sweat-equity-shares-right-for-your-company/

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Friday, August 12, 2022 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.

Meriden Rotary Pet Fair and 5K

Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 9:00 AM
At Hubbard Park

Description: The Meriden Rotary Pet Fair Dog Walk and 5K Road Race supports the lifesaving programs and services of Saving Paws, and the projects of the Meriden Rotary Foundation. The day begins with the 5K road race where runners will take our scenic self tour of our beautiful Hubbard Park here in Meriden. The dog walk follows after the run.Entry to both events is via this online portal only, online registration shall be accessible until 8:50 am on race day morning. Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners.

Register here: https://runsignup.com/Race/CT/Meriden/MeridenRotaryPetFair5K

Location Info: 999 W Main St Meriden, CT US 06451

Ice Dye Workshop at Gallery 53

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 through Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 6:30 PM–8:00 PM
At Gallery 53

Description: Tuesday, Aug. 16 & Thursday, Aug. 18 6:30 - 8:00 pm$35 members , $40 non-membersincludes materials / participants bring fabric or clothing item to dye

Make a fabric masterpiece with Ice Dying! In this 2-session workshop, instructor Lynn Fisher will guide you through folding techniques and color selection to create a garment or piece of fabric with a vibrant, cloud-like watercolor look. See how easy it is to achieve the nuanced shading and unexpected effects that has made ice dying a popular sensation!

Participants should bring fabric or items made of natural fiber such as cotton, rayon, bamboo, or linen. Suitable items include clothing, "fat quarters" for quilting and pillowcases. Everything should be washed ahead of time with no fabric softeners or dryer sheets, to remove any chemicals that will interfere with the dye. The instructor will have some dye blanks, various size t-shirts, infinity scarves, and flour sack towels available for sale.

Location Info: 53 Colony St, Meriden, CT 06451

Get to know the Midstate Chamber of Commerce

RSVP Now Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 8:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: Join us to chat and gather information on how the Midstate Chamber can help YOUR BUSINESS GROW! Learn about our variety of programs as well as our phenomenal Committees. This event is FREE and we encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity!

This program is designed for "not-yet members" - feel free to invite other friends in business.

Location Info: 546 South Broad Street, Suite 2C, Meriden 06450

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

YMCA and Rotary Golf Tournament

Monday, August 22, 2022 at 10:00 AM
At Wallingford Country Club

Description: Come golf with us on a beautiful golf course while supporting the community work of the YMCA and Rotary. Visit our website for more information: https://www.meridenymca.org/ymca-and-rotary-golf-tournament/

Location Info: 195 Long Hill Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

CBN-Alliance Networking Group

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

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!

Location Info: 546 South Broad Street, Meriden, CT 06450

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

YBL Meeting

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 4:00 PM
At Nesso Group Offices

Description: The next Young Business Leaders event will take place on August 23rd at the Nesso Group Offices!

Location Info: 409 Canal St. Milldale, CT

Wooden Trivet Workshop!

Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
At The Crafty Toolbox

Description: Classes at the Crafty Toolbox! Attend from 6-8PM Contact thecraftytoolboxbw@gmail.com for more information!

Location Info: 930 Old Colony Rd, Meriden, CT 06451

Business & Artist Showcase at the Meriden Farmers Market

RSVP Now Saturday, August 27, 2022 at 8:00 AM–1:00 PM
At Meriden Green

Description: SAVE THE DATE! Stay tuned for more information!

Location Info: State Street, Meriden, CT 06450

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

Overdose Awareness Day 2022

Saturday, August 27, 2022 at 1:00 PM–5:00 PM
At Hubbard Park

Description: Please join us on August 27, 2022 from 1-5 at Hubbard Park for Meriden's annual overdose awareness day! We are selling shirts once again as a fundraiser for our narcan fund that helps our clients get lifesaving medications that they may not be able to access or afford. You can choose either a crew neck or v-neck shirt in green or purple. Click the link below to buy your shirt today:

https://overdoseawarenessday2022.itemorder.com/shop/home/

Location Info: 999 West Main Street, Meriden, CT

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, August 30, 2022 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.

September 2022

32nd Annunal Boys & Girls Club Alumni Association Golf Tournament

Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
At Hunter Golf Course

Description: 32nd Annual Boys & Girls Club of Meriden Alumni Association Golf Tournament. The Event provides critical funding for programs and activiites at the club.

There are many sponsorship opportunities available from Title Sponsor for $5,000 to sponsor a club kid for $100..

The event includes carts, lunch and dinner at Violi's Restaurant

Location Info: 688 Westfield Rd, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Please call 203-235-8185 for more information or e-mail. Please register by August 1, 2022. Make checks payable and send to Boys and Girls Club of Meriden, 15 Lincoln St., Meriden, CT 06451

Boys & Girls Club of Meriden 32nd Annual Golf Tournament

Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 10:00 AM
At Hunter Golf Club

Description: The Boys and Girls Club of Meriden will be hosting their 32nd Annual Golf Tournament on Thursday September 1st 2022 at Hunter Golf Club.

Register today at www.bcgmeriden.org

Location Info: 688 Westfield Road, Meriden CT

The Olde Church Summer Spin-Off Series: Jake Kulak & The Lowdown w/ Eddie Seville

Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 6:30 PM
At Hubbard Park Bandshell

Description: Join us for a evening of music from Jake Kulak and the Lowdown with special guest Eddie Seville at the Hubbard Park Bandshell

Location Info: 999 W Main St, Meriden, CT 06451

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, September 7, 2022 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.

Meriden Lions Club's 25th Anniversary Golf Tournament

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Description: A message from the Meriden Lions Club 25th Anniversary Golf Committee: "We would love for you to save this date and seriously consider becoming a sponsor for this very special event. We have many forms of sponsorship and we are sure that one (or more) will fit your individual situation. Please also consider a donation of a prize for our famous Golf Raffle at the Aqua Turf and possibly a trinket with your company name for our golf bags. We welcome and appreciate any participation. Looking forward to seeing you in 2022.

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Friday, September 9, 2022 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.