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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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July 2024

EmpowHER - Chamber Women in Business Group

RSVP Now Friday, July 12, 2024 at 10:00 AM
At TBD

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

Government and Business Development Committee

RSVP Now Friday, July 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.

Meriden Farmer's Market

Saturday, July 13, 2024 through Saturday, October 19, 2024 at 8:30 AM–12:00 PM
At Meriden Green

Description: Come and purchase fresh produce, view specialty food booths, and enjoy live music. Rain or Shine!

Location Info: Mill St., Meriden, CT

HR - Human Resources - Roundtable & Networking

RSVP Now Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 8:45 AM–9:45 AM
At Midstate Chamber

Description: We invite you to attend the Midstate Chamber of Commerce Human Resources Roundtable Meeting. This group provides networking and information sharing in the human resources space.

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

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

Chamber Meet & Greet

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

Music Under the Stars at the Park on Tuesday's at PNA

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 5:30 PM–8:30 PM
At Polish National Alliance - Lodge #513

Description: The Polish Nat'l Alliance of Wallingford presents Music Under the Stars at the Park on Tuesday evenings beginning in June 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Johnny Roz will be playing the music at the PNA park in the lower level.

Dates: June 11th & 25th, July 16th & 30th, August 13th & 27th.

Music Themes are as follows: 1) Oldies 2) Country 3) Polka 4) Rock 5) A Children's Dance 6) The British Invasion

Beverages & Refreshments are available from the Polish Nat'l Alliance Club, NO BYOB. PLUS, The Wright Way Burgers & BBQ Food truck will be on site providing delicious food throughout the evening (available for purchase). AND, Scoopy's Ice Cream Shop from Yalesville serving fabulous treats for ALL! (available for purchase)

Location Info: 171 N Plains Industrial Rd., Wallingford, CT 06492

Ribbon Cutting at Med-A-Tron

RSVP Now Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 5:00 PM–6:00 PM
At Med-A-Tron

Description: All are invited to join us to welcome this new business and new chamber member! Ribbon cutting scheduled at 5:30pm.

Location Info: 626 E. Main Street

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

Chamber Membership & Ambassador Committee

RSVP Now Thursday, July 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: 546 South Broad St., Meriden, Suite 2C

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

Job Fair Presented by Midstate Chamber & Workforce Alliance & AJC

RSVP Now Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
At Meriden Public Library

Description: Recruiters and Employers: Register for your table today by contacting Angelica Lozano-Gomez via email, providing the folloing information:-Company name-Industry represented -Maximum capacity of attendees (2)

At NO cost and includes table and chairs. All industries welcome! Hosted by: Meriden Public Library

For job seekers: this event is free and open to all who are looking for employment. We look forward to seeing you if you are looking for a new job or a change in careers!

Location Info: 105 Miller Street Meriden, CT 06451

Contact Info: Contact: alozano-gomez@workforcealliance.biz

Young Business Leaders Meeting & Networking

RSVP Now Thursday, July 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!

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.

CBN-Alliance Networking Group

RSVP Now Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
At Hamden Regional Chamber

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: 2969 Whitney Ave., Hamden

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

Phish Concert Fundraising Event

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 6:00 PM
At Mohegan Sun Uncasville

Description: Please join TriCircle on Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in the Earth Sky Box Suite. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the night will be kicked off with Phish at 7:30pm.

We will be enjoying the show in the luxurious Earth Skybox Suite. We have a private entrance to the Earth Suite. Dinner, dessert and a non-alcoholic beverage is included in the price of you ticket and will be be made available soon after the doors open at 6:30 pm. Additional Non-alcoholic refreshments will be available n the skybox for purchase. We will have private bathrooms, and fantastic seating to watch and enjoy the show.

TriCircle will also have a raffle, chock full of great items to choose from and the tickets will be on sale as the event opens.

Come out and enjoy the show in style while supporting TriCircle.

Together WE are Stronger!

Tickets are $150 and after purchase will be available at will call on 7/23/24.

Eventbrite linkPhish with TriCircle Tickets, Tue, Jul 23, 2024 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite

Location Info: 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville, CT 06382

Contact Info: Phish with TriCircle Tickets, Tue, Jul 23, 2024 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite

35th Annual Hartford Healthcare/Hunter's Ambulance Golf Classic

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 10:00 AM
At The Farms Country Club

Description: Proceeds from the Golf Classic support educational programs, training programs, and also fund financial scholarship awards for individuals pursuing a vocation in the medical field.

Shotgun start at 12:00 pm followed by an Awards Dinner. Many Sponsorship opportunities to choose from.

Location Info: 180 Cheshire Rd., Wallingford, CT 06492

Contact Info: For more information contact Meghan Kesilewski at 203.514.5115 or email Meghan.Kesilewski@hhchealth.org

Ribbon Cutting-Grand Reopening at G.T. Silver City Tire Co. Inc.

RSVP Now Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 5:00 PM–6:00 PM
At G.T. Silver City Tire Co. Inc.

Description: G.T. Silver City Tire Co. Inc. invites you to their grand reopening. Come and see their NEW LOCATION with the same outstanding service! Ribbon cutting scheduled at 5:30pm. Open to all!

Location Info: 606 Pomeroy Avenue, Meriden, CT 06540 Unit C

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

The Meriden Historical Society Program-Scavenger Hunt

Friday, July 26, 2024 through Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 5:00 PM
At The Meriden Historical Soiety

Description: The scavenger hunt begins at 5PM on July 16th. Back again this year with new places to discover! Embark on an exhilarating adventure through Meriden's past with our upcoming historical scavenger hunt! Join us for a 24-hour contest that will test your knowledge of local history. Each clue will lead you closer to unraveling the mysteries of our town's rich heritage. Gather your friends, family, or colleagues and get your team together to spend a day of fun challenges and fascinating discoveries. Whether you're a local history buff or just looking for a unique way to spend the day, this scavenger hunt promiss excitement and enlightenment for all. Don't miss out on the chance to be part of this - mark your calendars and join us as we uncover Meriden's historical secrets, one cue at a time!

Two ways to win- Be the first team to return with at least 30 points OR take the entire 24 hours and accumulate the most points! All entries must be returned to the Meriden Museum by the deadline. Prizes will be awarded! Register your team here.

Location Info: 41 West Main Street, Meriden CT

Contact Info: Call 203.639.1913 or visit www.meridenhistoricalsociety.org

Music Under the Stars at the Park on Tuesday's at PNA

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 5:30 PM–8:30 PM
At Polish National Alliance - Lodge #513

Description: The Polish Nat'l Alliance of Wallingford presents Music Under the Stars at the Park on Tuesday evenings beginning in June 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Johnny Roz will be playing the music at the PNA park in the lower level.

Dates: June 11th & 25th, July 16th & 30th, August 13th & 27th.

Music Themes are as follows: 1) Oldies 2) Country 3) Polka 4) Rock 5) A Children's Dance 6) The British Invasion

Beverages & Refreshments are available from the Polish Nat'l Alliance Club, NO BYOB. PLUS, The Wright Way Burgers & BBQ Food truck will be on site providing delicious food throughout the evening (available for purchase). AND, Scoopy's Ice Cream Shop from Yalesville serving fabulous treats for ALL! (available for purchase)

Location Info: 171 N Plains Industrial Rd., Wallingford, CT 06492

HOLA Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, July 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.

August 2024

Twilight Concert Series featuring The Alpaca Gnomes

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
At Meriden Green

Description: Come out and enjoy the 2024 Twilight Concert Series featuring The Alpaca Gnomes!

Join us as we celebrate Jerry Garcia's birthday with the Alpaca Gnomes! Theu are a 7-piece rock-folk jam band from Bridgeport. Their ensemble currently features violin, electric & acoustic guitar, bass, drums, sax, and percussion.

Location Info: 77 State St., Meriden, CT

57th Meriden Annual Puerto Rican Festival

RSVP Now Sunday, August 4, 2024 at 12:00 PM–8:00 PM
At Hubbard Park

Description: Announcing the 57th Annual "Meriden Puerto Rican Festival"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 vendors will be on hand to provide a wide offering of Spanish foods and miscellaneous novelties. The event is free to all Meriden and non Meriden residents.

Location Info: 979 West Main Street, Meriden, CT

Contact Info: For more information coantact Hector Cardona Sr. via phone at 203-537-0117 or e-mail.

Health and Wellness Council Meeting

RSVP Now Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 8:30 AM–8:30 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: Always Best Care, 20 Ives Rd. #202B, Wallingford, CT

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