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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

Beginners Crochet Workshop - Gallery 53

Tuesday, August 2, 2022 through Thursday, August 4, 2022

Description: Tuesday, August 2nd, 6:15 7:45 & Thursday, August 4th, 6:15 7:45with Ariana D'Avanzo

Crocheting may look difficult, but when you learn step-by-step with expert guidance, you'll realize that anyone can learn to crochet! In this 2-night class with popular instructor Ariana D'Avanzo, you'll learn everything you need to get started crocheting: selecting yarn, holding your yarn and hook, basic crochet stitching and more. You'll create a lovely potholder to take home!

REGISTER: https://www.gallery53.org/store/p572/crochetsummer.html

40 - members / $45 - non-membersmaterials included

Location Info: 53 Colony St, Meriden, CT 06451

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, August 3, 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 Puerto Rican Festival

Sunday, August 7, 2022 at 12:00 PM–8:00 PM
At Hubbard Park

Description: On Sunday, August 07, 2022, the 55th Meriden Annual Puerto Rican Festival will take place at Hubbard Park from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The goals of this festival are to promote pride in the Puerto Rican culture, share this culture with the wider community and bring families together.

There will be live Latin entertainment providing a variety of Latin music including Salsa and Merengue. A cultural tent will feature displays of Puerto Rican food, art, information about famous Puerto Ricans, cultural customs, and more. There will also be activities for children, families and the elderly. Numerous food vendors will be on hand to provide a wide offering of Spanish food.

The event is free to all Meriden and non-Meriden residents.

Location Info: 999 West Main Street, Meriden

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.

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.

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.

Business Expo 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.

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

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

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.

CBN-Alliance Networking Group

Tuesday, September 13, 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, September 14, 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.

Get to know the Midstate Chamber of Commerce

RSVP Now Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 4:00 PM
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.

Human Resources Roundtable

RSVP Now Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 9:00 AM
At Record Journal

Description: This Chamber Committee has focused discussions in relation to various HR issues/topics. Chamber members are invited to attend for discussion, networking, best practices, etc. The group meets every other month at 9:00am.

Location Info: 500 South Broad Street, Floor 2, Meriden, CT 06450

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

CBN-Alliance Networking Group

Tuesday, September 27, 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.