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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 2024

128th Annual Meeting, Dinner, Awards & Silent Auction

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 4:30 PM
At Aqua Turf

Description: Join us for our 128th Annual Meeting, Dinner, Awards, and Silent Auction! During this time, we will be recognizing our 2023 award winners and celebrating all that we have accomplished this past year.

Location Info: 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901, email info@meridenchamber.com, or register online.

Hamden Chamber of Commerce-Healthcare Warrior Awards

Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 8:30 AM

Description: Hamden Chamber of CommerceHealthcare Warrior AwardsNominations for the Healthcare Warrior Awards is NOW open in the below categories. Help us shine a light on our local health care and essential workers in our community.

Recognizing deserving individual in he following categories:Nursing, CNAs, Volunteers, Social Services, Physician/Physician Assistant/APRN, Healthcare Staff, Fire, Police, Healthcare Advocates, Home Care, Rehabilitation Professionals

Deadlne: 2-16-24Call for more information at 203-288-6431

Contact Info: https://hamdenregionalchamber.com/

EmpowHER - Chamber Women in Business Group

RSVP Now Friday, April 12, 2024 at 10:00 AM
At Meriden Historical Society

Location Info: 41 West Main St., Meriden, CT 06450

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

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Friday, April 12, 2024 at 2:00 PM–3:00 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. The committee is working on the 2024 Legislative Action Agenda- please submit information on issues that may impact your business / organization in this legislative session.Open to ALL!

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

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

Chamber Meet & Greet

RSVP Now Tuesday, April 16, 2024 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 email us, or register online.

TriCircle's Drop-in Setback Game at 1741 Pub & Grill

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 5:00 PM
At 1741 Pub & Grill at Lyman orchards

Description: Join TriCircle at 1741 Pub & Grill for Drop-In Games of Setback. The First of 6 games starts at 6 pm. $20 buy-in, no partner needed. Registration starts at 5 pm, Games start at 6 pm. First come, first serve. Half of the buy-in benefits TriCircle, an organization that provides resources for individuals, families, and communities affected by the disease of addiction. Go to TriCircle's website for more information.

Location Info: 70 Lyman Rd, Middlefield, CT

Chamber Membership & Ambassador Committee

RSVP Now Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 9:00 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: The purpose of the Membership Committee is to develop, support and enhance the Membership Efforts of the Greater Meriden Chamber of Commerce. The Membership Committee has established four written goals:

- To Support the Efforts of the Chamber Ambassadors

- To Review and Recommend Membership Benefits

- To Conduct and Evaluate Membership Surveys and

- To Review and Recommend Changes in Dues Structure.

The Membership Committee meets at 9:00 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month.

Location Info: 3 Colony St., Ste. 301, Meriden

Contact Info: RSVP to the Greater Meriden Chamber at 203-235-7901 or info@meridenchamber.com.

Young Business Leaders Meeting & Knowledge Nugget: How to I Join a Board & What -

RSVP Now Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 4:30 PM
At MidState ARC

Description: Are you 21-35 and looking for an OPPORTUNITY to meet fellow young folks interested in business and community while enjoying professional development segments AND giving back? Join us for this meeting!

Organization & Community Leader, Pam Fields, Executive Director, MidState ARC, will host the meeting and provide information on the organization and WHAT IT MEANS when asked TO BE ON A BOARD of a NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION!

Weigh in on branding of this group and how to reach more members and increase membership.

Location Info: 200 Research Parkway, Meriden

Contact Info: RSVP to the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203-235-7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

Student Career & Industry Exploration Fair at Meriden Public Library

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 9:00 AM–2:00 PM
At Meriden Public Library

Description: Come out and join us for a career & industry exploration fair - targeted to high school students! This event is brought to you by The Midstate Chamber of Commerce Education & Technology Committee and sponsored by Workforce Alliance.

There will be interactive demos along with workshops to provide tips on resume building / resume writing, interview skills, and more.

Location Info: 470 Lewis Avenue, Meriden

Contact Info: For more information contact the Chamber at 203-235-7901 or email info@midstatechamber.com. Registration link coming soon!

Join TriCircle on the Mat

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Description: Recharge and practice self-care with beginners gentle yoga. No cost to attendees- floor space is limited to the first 10 people. Mats, bolsters, and rolled towels are suggested but not required. Contact TriCircle for more information.

Location Info: 549 Center St, Wallingford, CT

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, April 30, 2024 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.

HOLA Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 3:30 PM–4:30 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: The Chamber's Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action (HOLA) Committee will be meeting.

Location Info: 546 S. Broad St., Ste. 2C, Meriden

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

May 2024

Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

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: 546 South Broad St, Suite 2 C, Meriden CT 06450

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

2024 Business & Community Expo at the Meriden Daffodil Festival

Saturday, May 4, 2024 through Sunday, May 5, 2024 at 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
At Hubbard Park

Description: The Midstate Chamber of Commerce presents our 2024 Business & community Expo held inconjunction with the Meriden Daffodil Festival.

Location Info: W. Main St., Meriden

Midstate Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 3:30 PM–5:00 PM
At TBA

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

EmpowHER - Chamber Women in Business Group

RSVP Now Friday, May 10, 2024 at 10:00 AM
At Meriden Historical Society

Location Info: 41 West Main St., Meriden, CT 06450

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

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Friday, May 10, 2024 at 2:00 PM–3:00 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. The committee is working on the 2024 Legislative Action Agenda- please submit information on issues that may impact your business / organization in this legislative session.Open to ALL!

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

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

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Friday, May 10, 2024 at 2:00 PM–3:00 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. The committee is working on the 2024 Legislative Action Agenda- please submit information on issues that may impact your business / organization in this legislative session.Open to ALL!

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

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

Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce -The Madras Opemn

Monday, May 13, 2024 at 8:30 AM
At Farms Country Club

Description: Join us for Hamden Chamber's THE MADRAS OPEN Charity Golf Tournment presented by: Toyota of Wallingford

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Golf Tournment - This 18 hole player package includes the following per player: 4 person scramble at CTs premier private country club; Mimosa and Bloody Marys at registration; Exciting Contest holes for men and women golfers; Brunch, Hot Dogs on the Turn, Cocktail Hour (1 hour open bar), Dinner; Silent auction, raffle and awards reception. Player thank you gift and so much more!

Registration & Fees: New Early Bird rates expire on 2/29

Chamber Membership & Ambassador Committee

RSVP Now Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 9:00 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: The purpose of the Membership Committee is to develop, support and enhance the Membership Efforts of the Greater Meriden Chamber of Commerce. The Membership Committee has established four written goals:

- To Support the Efforts of the Chamber Ambassadors

- To Review and Recommend Membership Benefits

- To Conduct and Evaluate Membership Surveys and

- To Review and Recommend Changes in Dues Structure.

The Membership Committee meets at 9:00 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month.

Location Info: 3 Colony St., Ste. 301, Meriden

Contact Info: RSVP to the Greater Meriden Chamber at 203-235-7901 or info@meridenchamber.com.