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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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November 2019

Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Please

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 5:00 PM–8:00 PM
At Jaguar Land Rover North Haven

Description: Join Easterseals at Jaguar Land Rover North Haven for a wine, cheese and chocolate tasting fundraiser! All proceeds raised will support Easterseals Driver Assessment program to create a fully functional vehicle, outfitted with specialized technology and adaptive equipment.

Admission is $50 per individual and includes one entry for the Grand Prize Giveaway. You must be 21 or over to attend. Executive Cares is awarding one qualified winner a two year lease of a 2019 Acura ILX for the Grand Prize Giveaway!

To purchase tickets online go to EastersealsSamples.EventBrite.com

Location Info: 525 Washington Ave North Haven, CT 06473

Contact Info: (203)754-5141 Ext.253

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 8:30 AM–9:30 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 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.

Public Informational Meeting

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM
At Francis T. Maloney High School (Cafeteria)

Description: Public Informational Meeting South Central Regional Council Of Governments

Route 5 Corridor Study Meriden/Wallingford Meeting Location - Meriden Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Francis T. Maloney High School - Cafeteria 121 Gravel Street Meriden, CT

1. Public viewing/open house of study graphics and materials

2. Introductions -Stephen Dudley, SCRCOG -Howard Weissberg, City of Meriden -Robert Baltramaitis, Town of Wallingford

3. General Project Information and Design Presentation -Charles Baker, VHB -Bridget Boucaud, VN

4. Public Participation -Comments

SCRCOG, Meriden and Wallingford officials and VHB representatives will be available after the presentation for an informal question and answer session.

Location Info: 121 Gravel Street, Meriden, CT

Digital Essentials Workshop

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 12:00 PM
At Homebase Digital

Description: Your local chamber and your hometown digital marketing agency invites you to attend a series of FREE workshops designed to help local businesses better understand and utilize digital marketing services. In this workshop the main focus will be "Customers and Lead List. How to grow it and what to do with it once you have them " Limited to 15 participates and lunch provided by Homebase Digital.

Location Info: 500 South Broad Street, 2nd Floor, Meriden

Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, November 13, 2019 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 14, 2019 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.

Record-Journal 3rd Annual 4 Chamber Social, Business After Hours: "Around the World"

RSVP Now Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
At Record Journal - RJ Media Group

Description: The Record-Journal celebrates its 3rd Annual 4 Chamber Social, themed "Around the World".

Thank you to the Midstate Chamber of Commerce, the Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce, the Southington Chamber and the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce for their participation..

All will enjoy beverages, heavy appetizers, gift bags, exciting prizes and more!

This event is open to all businesspeople in the local area. Please use this special link to register!

The event also features (3) $3,000 Marketing Makeover prizes, given away by RJ Media Group - Learn more and enter now at: www.myrecordjournal.com/makeover

This event is proudly sponsored by Bongiovanni Insurance & Financial, LLC and Central CT Transportation.

Location Info: 500 South Broad St., Meriden, CT.

Contact Info: www.myrecordjournal.com/4chamber

Chamber Ambassadors - Membership Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, November 19, 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.

Young Business Leaders of CT Meeting

RSVP Now Thursday, November 21, 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.

28th Annual Franciscan Christmas Fair

Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 9:30 AM–2:30 PM
At Franciscan Life Center

Description: Benefitting the Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care.

Living Crèche, Santa Clause, Franciscan Pottery, Homemade Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Breads, Rolls, Cookies, Crafts, "Almost New" Items, Candles, Children's Activities, Fresh Cut Christmas Trees, Wreaths, Raffles and Refreshments.

Open to the Public - No Entrance Fee

Visit flcenter.org for more information

Location Info: 271 Finch Ave, Meriden

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, November 26, 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.

Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
At TBD

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!

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

December 2019

 Save the Date 12/3/2019

Midstate Chamber Holiday Celebration

RSVP Now Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 5:30 PM–7:30 PM
At Il Monticello

Description: Details to follow on what is known as THE HOLIDAY NETWORKING AFFAIR of the YEAR!

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, December 4, 2019 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 10, 2019 at 8:30 AM–9:30 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 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 11, 2019 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 12, 2019 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 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.

Chamber Hispanic Outreach Leaders in Action Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 12:00 PM–10:15 AM
At TBD

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!

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber 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.