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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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October 2021

Midstate Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, October 13, 2021 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, October 14, 2021 at 8:30 AM–9:30 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, Meriden, CT 06450

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

Connecticut Counseling Centers, Inc. Ribbon Cutting

RSVP Now Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 5:00 PM–6:30 PM
At Connecticut Counseling Centers, Inc.

Description: In response to the ongoing opioid epidemic, Connecticut Counseling Centers, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of their newest Opioid Treatment Program in Meriden. The treatment center will provide Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction. Please join the celebration at the Open House Reception and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Light refreshments will be served. Clinic tours will be available.

Location Info: 285 Kensington Avenue, Meriden, CT

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

Horror Film Fest Night Curated by Patrick Herget

Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 7:00 PM
At Gallery 53

Description: Doors open at 7 pm, films start at 8 pm.

Get ready for goosebumps at G53's first-ever Horror Film Fest! Free popcorn. Beer, wine and soda available for a small donation. $10 per person

Location Info: 53 Colony Street, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Click here to register.

"Art from the Other Side" Exhibit Lecture with Calvin Von Crush

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 8:00 PM–9:00 PM
At Gallery 53

Description: $10 per person

Spend an evening with Calvin Von Crush as he explores the rich history behind spirit photography and talking boards. His extensive collection is sure to get you in the Halloween spirit as he walks you through each piece on display.

Location Info: 53 Colony Street, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Click here to register.

Ghostly Photographs Lecture with Julie Griffin

Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 7:00 PM
At Gallery 53

Description: Time: 7:00 - 7:45 PM (with additional 45 minutes afterwards for questions/comments)

$10 per person

Join Julie Griffin, photographer, writer, investigator, and medium, as she talks about her experiences photographing The Great Beyond! See her photographs and hear her amazing stories!

Location Info: 53 Colony Street, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Click here to register.

Spirit Investigation at Gallery 53 with Thomas Gormley

Friday, October 22, 2021 at 7:00 PM
At Gallery 53

Description: $30 per person

Is 53 Colony Street haunted? Come see for yourself! With 30 years experience under his belt, ghost investigator Thomas Gormley takes you through a brief explanation of tools used in the trade, before you set out on a guided tour of our 100+ year old building to conduct a real-time investigation!

Location Info: 53 Colony Street, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Click here to register.

WICKED WOODS BASH

Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 7:00 PM–10:00 PM
At Gallery 53

Description: $20 per person

Social Event featuring appetizers, drinks (for suggested donation), $5 Tarot readings, costume contest, raffles, and goody bags!

Location Info: 53 Colony Street, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Click here to register.

CBN-Alliance Networking Group

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 8:30 AM–9:30 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.

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, October 26, 2021 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.

CEDF: Strengthening Your Business to Become Bankable

Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 1:00 PM–2:00 PM
At Virtual

Description: Free but registration required.

Want to nurture your business to the level where banks will compete for your loan business? Want to take advantage of the lowest rates and the widest range of financial products? Learn what you'll have to do to make your company attractive to the commercial banking world. Understand the ratios, yardsticks and milestones that bankers and their underwriting departments expect so you can work toward getting your financials in shape.

Contact Info: Click here to register.

WFC: The Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour!

Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 6:00 PM–10:30 PM
At Mohegan Sun

Description: Join us in support of the Women and Families Center (WFC) as we enjoy a great concert featuring The Doobie Brothers in the Earth Suite at the Mohegan Sun Arena. You will enjoy a private entrance to the Suite with plenty of seating overlooking the stage. The accommodations include private bathrooms and a cashbar right in the Earth Suite. Come support the Women and Families Center while you are enjoying the concert in the "Lap of Luxury" in the beautiful Earth Suite! Tickets are $100 and includes admission and d'oeurves from 6pm - 7pm.

If you are unable to attend please consider purchasing a ticket so we can send one of our program participants or dedicated volunteers .You can purchase a ticket for a survivor of sexual assault; one of the participants in our English as a Second Language or Workforce Education adult students; or a homeless youth. There are many ways to help the Women and Families Center it all starts by just clicking the Attend Event button!

The WFC mission is to promote equity and quality of life through services that foster empowerment and independence.

WFC provides outreach and transitional housing services for youth experiencing housing instability; crisis intervention and counseling services for sexual assault victims; enriched after school programming with an emphasis on Science, Technology, Art and Recreation; vocational training and job placement assistance for low income men, women and youth; and operates the 24 hour sexual assault hot line for Central Connecticut. About 3000 clients are served each year.

Thank you for your support!

Contact Info: Click here to buy your tickets!

Midstate/Hamden Chamber Comedy Night!

RSVP Now Friday, October 29, 2021 at 7:00 PM
At Il Monticello

Location Info: 577 South Broad Street, Meriden, CT 06450

November 2021

Chamber Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, November 3, 2021 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.

Business After Hours at MembersFirst FCU

RSVP Now Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Description: Join us for a Business After Hours at MembersFirst FCU! Must RSVP.

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

CBN-Alliance Networking Group

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
At Hamden Regional 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: 3074 Whitney Ave Building 1, Hamden, CT 06518

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

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Tuesday, November 9, 2021 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.

Midstate Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, November 10, 2021 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, November 18, 2021 at 4:30 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, Meriden, CT 06450

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

CBN-Alliance Networking Group

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 8:30 AM–9:30 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.