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Friday, March 27 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop: How to Use QuickBooks™ to Manage Your Business Finances (I) DATE : Thursday, April 23, 2015 TIME : 12:00pm – 1:30pm LOCATION : Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated ...read more
Friday, March 27 2015
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank is pleased to announce the addition of a new senior vice president of compliance & internal audit at Dime Bank, a mutual bank headquartered in Norwich. Crystal Sides joined the bank on March 9, and is responsible for the leadership and oversight of the compliance programs, and will manage the audit functions for the Bank and its subsidiaries. Sides brings over ...read more
Friday, March 27 2015
New London Youth Affairs has applications available for the Summer Youth Employment Program. Applications can be obtained at the Youth Affairs office on the 1st floor of the Martin Center, and at area schools.
Thursday, March 26 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank to Host Small Business Expo on March 31 Groton, CT – On Tuesday, March 31, Chelsea Groton Bank will present a Small Business Expo at the Bank’s North Stonington branch. Current and aspiring small business owners are invited to attend to meet with experts and learn how to manage business disbursements more efficiently, increase cash flow, finance working capital and ...read more
Thursday, March 26 2015
Chelsea Groton Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2015 Groton, CT – Formed in June 1998 as a Section 501(c) (3) organization and endowed with a $2,000,000 donation from Chelsea Groton Bank, the Foundation has, to date, awarded $1,799,106.40 in grants to hundreds of scientific, educational and charitable organizations located within the bank’s Eastern Connecticut and ...read more
Thursday, March 26 2015
Mitchell Etess Named Chamber’s Citizen of the Year Waterford, CT – Mitchell Etess , longtime CEO of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) , has been named Citizen of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut . He becomes the 65th person so honored by the region’s largest business organization. Etess will be recognized this spring at a banquet held in his ...read more
Thursday, March 26 2015
The Bowerbird Announces New Recipient for Annual Donation The Bowerbird has selected Connecticut Children's Medical Center located in Hartford, Connecticut as the recipient of the proceeds from their 2014 gift-wrap program. The program runs from November 1, 2014 through October 31, 2015. The Bowerbird in Old Lyme recently wrapped up their 2014 gift-wrapping campaign to raise funds for the ...read more
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Wednesday, March 25 2015
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank held its annual corporators meeting on Wednesday, March 18, at Lake of Isles in North Stonington, CT. Nicholas Caplanson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dime Bank reported that Bank assets finished the year at $756.2 million, demonstrating strong growth year-over-year. Deposits grew by $6.6 million from 2013, ending the year at $530.4 million. The ...read more
Wednesday, March 25 2015
The Pink Mermaid...a Mastectomy Boutique that opened in Groton in January of 2012, is happy to announce they are now enrolled with a very popular insurance in the area - United Healthcare! The Pink Mermaid offers confidential and private fittings that will make a difference in your life. Customers can be fit with everything needed following a breast cancer diagnosis-post surgical camisoles which ...read more
Wednesday, March 25 2015
Mystic, CT – On Tuesday, April 21, Art After Dark returns to Mystic Arts Center with live music by Josi Davis & Hot Damn, and live art by Shaun Bugbee. This family-friendly Tuesday night summer concert features a great line-up of food, drinks, live music, and live art on our riverfront patio. Art After Dark is designed to integrate various art forms and showcase Mystic Arts ...read more
Tuesday, March 24 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop On “The Succinct Business Plan” DATE : Tuesday, April 21st from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EDT LOCATION : Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06385 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small ...read more
Tuesday, March 24 2015
A Breakthrough for Hip and Knee Patients Backus’ new robotic surgical technique a more precise and less invasive alternative to hip replacement and knee resurfacing NORWICH, CT – Backus Hospital is the first hospital in Eastern Connecticut to offer a new robotic surgery for hip and knee procedures. In March, Backus performed its first MAKOplasty® for partial knee resurfacing and ...read more
Monday, March 23 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop on “Basics of Social Media” Sponsored by Dime Bank DATE : Friday, April 10, 2015 TIME : 12:00pm – 1:30pm LOCATION : Three Rivers Community College, Room B-127, 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 Reserve Your Seat: Register Now Learn the basics of social media – why use it, which channels to use, and what to say. Have you been thinking ...read more
Monday, March 23 2015
Discover what you may be missing during this FREE 45-minute webcast… Topic: Ten Things to Ask Your Accountant Date : Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Time : 11:00 a.m. (Pacific); Noon (Mountain); 1:00 p.m. (Central); 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) Highlights of What's Covered: This webcast provides small business owners with: • The basics for effective conversations with their accountants, • ...read more
Monday, March 23 2015
Pine Point to Host Royce Speaker Series for Community Conversations Stonington, CT — Pine Point School will host two important speakers on campus in April as part of the newly established Royce Speaker Series. Generously backed by current Pine Point grandparents Chuck and Deborah Royce, the Speaker Series will prove to be a great resource for Pine Point families and the greater community. ...read more
Monday, March 23 2015
Help us to reshape the treatment for Alzheimer's disease. Are you or is someone you know diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease? CCRstudies in New London is seeking adults aged 50 and older diagnosed with probable Alzheimer's disease for a clinical research trial called the STARBEAM study. The study is testing an add-on medication that is designed to help improve memory, thinking and ...read more
Saturday, March 21 2015
MYSTIC, CT – This past week David Preka , President of Advanced Improvements and Mark Palmerino , Partner and Financial Consultant for CCR Wealth Management , were named the 2015 Co-Chairs for the Annual Mystic Walk for the March of Dimes Connecticut Chapter . Preka and Palmerino were both Chairs for the walk individually in past years and proposed to the March of Dimes Connecticut ...read more
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Friday, March 20 2015
Chamber Foundation Provides $88,674 to 27 Nonprofits to Benefit Thousands of Children and Families in Region Waterford, CT — The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut Foundatio n today announced the distribution o f $88,674 to 27 eastern Connecticut nonprofits that will improve the quality of life for thousands of children in eastern Connecticut. The Foundation raised funds ...read more
Friday, March 20 2015
SCORE Comes to New London This Spring! Join in Helping Local Businesses and Entrepreneurs Succeed Old Saybrook, CT – SCORE, “Counselors to America's Small Business” and business affiliate of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is pleased to announce the opening of a new mentoring location in New London this spring. With 11,000 members at 350 local chapters throughout the ...read more
Thursday, March 19 2015
SAVA Insurance Group Names Two Company VPs Donna Yother, Owner and President of SAVA Insurance Group, is pleased to announce that Diana Buscetto and Debbie Kane have both been promoted to Vice Presidents of the company. Yother speaks to their capabilities, “I am very confident in both Diana and Debbie taking on their new management roles in the agency. It’s important to us that our ...read more
Thursday, March 19 2015
Dove Self-Esteem Workshop at Mitchell College on Sunday, April 12, 2015 New London, CT – On Sunday, April 12, students in the Mitchell College Behavioral Science Club and Psychology of Women class will present the Seventh Annual Dove Self-Esteem Workshop for girls and their adult female mentors. “Girls face more pressure than ever to fit the stereotypically defined image of beauty: ...read more
Wednesday, March 18 2015
Land Trusts Photo Contest Winners Announced Lyme, CT – The 9th Annual Land Trusts Photo Contest winners were announced at a March 6, 2015 reception highlighting the winning photos and displaying all entered photos. Land trusts in Lyme, Old Lyme, Salem, Essex and East Haddam jointly sponsor the annual amateur photo contest to celebrate the scenic countryside and diverse wildlife and plants ...read more
Wednesday, March 18 2015
UConn's Technology Incubation Program (TIP) to Host Networking Event Groton, CT – UCONN's Technology Incubation Program is hosting a networking and learning event for entrepreneurs, researchers and others in our innovation community. The Foundation for Building an Emerging Growth Company event will feature a discussion of the keys to building a scalable business and is scheduled ...read more
Monday, March 16 2015
Charter Oak to Host Free Home Buyer Seminar March 28 Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, the Number 1 mortgage lender in eastern Connecticut for five consecutive years, will host a free Home Buyer Seminar on Saturday, March 28th at its headquarters, 1055 Hartford Turnpike in Waterford. The seminar will take place in the Community Room from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and is open ...read more
Thursday, March 12 2015
Life. Style. Web Coastal Connecticut magazine is finally online. Madison, CT – Coming this April, we're launching our first dedicated online presence, bringing content from the magazine and more-articles, photo essays, every stirring line of poetry- into a bold new digital experience. We've engaged digital guru Keith Blanchard (the creative mind behind Maxim, Rolling Stone, Us ...read more
Tuesday, March 10 2015
New London, CT – Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-At-Law will again assist with financial support for New London Main Street’s events and programs designed to bring tourists downtown. In 2015, New London will welcome hundreds of thousands of visitors as the epicenter of the State of Connecticut’s “Coast Guard Summer” campaign; a celebration of the U.S. Coast Guard's ...read more
Tuesday, March 10 2015
Call for Artists and Crafters - 2nd Annual Fair Sunday, May 31, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Eastern Connecticut Ballet Studios (indoor and outdoor) Route 1/Boston Post Road, East Lyme Eastern Connecticut Ballet will be hosting an Arts and Crafts Fair/Fundraiser at its East Lyme location. As a non-profit organization dedicated to providing enriching educational experiences for both its students and the ...read more
Monday, March 09 2015
Southeastern CT Women's Network Presents The Writers Tour Event Features Member Writers at March 18 Luncheon New London, CT – The Southeastern CT Women’s Network will hold its March luncheon at 11:30 am, Wednesday, March 18th at the Holiday Inn on Governor Winthrop Boulevard in New London. This program, The Writers Tour, will feature 20 Network members who are published authors ...read more
Friday, March 06 2015
March is Mystic Irish Parade Month! 2015 Parade features 12 pipe bands, 8 fife and drum bands, the Super Bowl Championship New England Patriot Mascot and Cheerleaders, 35 non-profit groups, fire and police persons from all over the state, media groups, and the usual marchers! As we gear up for our 12th Annual Parade, we would like to invite you to the following events that we have set up keep the ...read more
Friday, March 06 2015
Connecticut Business Day 2015 Wednesday, March 25 | 7:30 am to noon | State Legislative Office Building, Hartford On Wednesday, March 25, come to the state Legislative Office Building in Hartford and join other Chambers of Commerce and their members for Connecticut Business Day 2015. Based on the CT 20x17 campaign, we’ll focus on how to make Connecticut a top state for business and what ...read more
Friday, March 06 2015
Listed below are upcoming events that focus on training companies regarding bidding and contracting with the federal, state and municipal governments and related topics. Registration is usually required and most events are offered without a fee. Upcoming PTAP Talk Webinars: PTAP Talk Webinar - Think Like a Government Buyer Wednesday, Mar 25th Why do companies select one professional services firm ...read more
Friday, March 06 2015
Scholar and Activist Dr. Rose M. Brewer to Speak at Mitchell College Thursday, March 19, 2015 Free and Open to the Public New London, CT – Scholar-activist Rose M. Brewer will be visiting Mitchell College on Thursday, March 19, at 4:30 p.m. to present “Scholar Activism in a Period of Change and Resistance in the United States.” The lecture will be held at the Mitchell College ...read more
Friday, March 06 2015
Three Rivers Community College Business Club Networking Returns March 16 Master in person networking, learn the basics to becoming a power networker. Walk into a room and people will be lining up to meet you and get your business card. Come have some fun, win some prizes and meet new friends. Bring lots of business cards! The 3rd Annual Three Rivers Community College Business Club Networking ...read more
Thursday, March 05 2015
Charter Oak Provides Financing for Downtown Niantic Project Construction Underway for New Bayside Commercial/Residential Complex Waterford, CT ­– March 5, 2015 – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has provided a multimillion-dollar financing package for the new Bayside commercial-and-residential rental complex under construction in downtown Niantic. “This new Bayside project ...read more
Monday, March 02 2015
Newly Accredited Professionals Boost Team Strengthens Commitment to Practice Organic Land Care Across Southeastern Connecticut Gales Ferry, CT – Sprigs & Twigs, Inc., a leading landscape design, lawn care and tree service provider in southeastern Connecticut for 19 years, today announced that two more of its staff have become Accredited Organic Land Care Professionals (AOLCP) through ...read more
Friday, February 27 2015
Nature Center Teams with Inn at Mystic to Offer ‘Women in the Woods’ Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center and the Inn at Mystic/Harbour House restaurant have partnered to offer an exciting and unique experience for women this spring in historic and bucolic Mystic — Women in the Woods. Planned for May 1-3, 2015, Women in the Woods offers women a chance for a ...read more
Friday, February 27 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop on “Search Engine Marketing” DATE & TIME : Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT LOCATION : Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 Reserve Your Seat : Register Now! Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, ...read more
Friday, February 27 2015
Writer's Block Ink to Launch Introductory Arts Program for group ages 6-9 Saturday Program Includes Music, Dance, Acting New London, CT – The Writer’s Block Ink is set to launch The Building Blocks Program for younger participants in the New London County area. Youth between the ages of 6-9 will now have the opportunity to be exposed to introductory performing arts classes that ...read more
Wednesday, February 25 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop: “Improving Your Use of QuickBooks™ to Manage Your Business Finances II” Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank. Partners: Town of Guilford Economic Development Commission; Shoreline Chamber of Commerce, Guilford-Branford Alliance DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2015 TIME: 9:00 – 10:30am LOCATION: Guilford Fire House, 390 Church Street, Guilford, CT ...read more
Tuesday, February 24 2015
Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT Announces Recipients of Regional Chamber Awards Awards to be Bestowed at Chamber’s March 3, 2015 Annual Meeting Featuring CT Governor Dannel Malloy Waterford, CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is pleased to announce the winners of the Regional Chamber Awards , which will be given at the Chamber’s March 3, 2015 Annual Meeting ...read more
Tuesday, February 24 2015
Charter Oak is No. 1 Mortage Lender for 5th Consecutive Year Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union is again the Number 1 mortgage lender in eastern Connecticut, according to 2014 figures compiled by The Warren Group, earning the top ranking for an unprecedented five years in a row. Since 2010, Charter Oak has originated more than 5,200 residential mortgages across New London and ...read more
Monday, February 23 2015
Eastern CT Symphony Orchestra to Present Free Concert March 29 Mozart’s Requiem will be presented at Saint Patrick Cathedral, 213 Broadway, Norwich, on Palm Sunday, March 29th at 7:30 PM. The performance features members of The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director Toshiyuki Shimada, along with 90-plus singers including the ECSO Chorus prepared by Mark ...read more
Monday, February 23 2015
Eastern CT Symphony Orchestra to Present Concert March 21 The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra continues the 2014-2015 concert series on Saturday, March 21, at 8 PM, at the Garde Arts Center in New London. ECSO Music Director, Toshiyuki Shimada, conducts a performance that includes Liszt’s Les Preludes (Symphonic Poem No. 3) , a North American Premiere of John Foulds’ Dynamic ...read more
Thursday, February 19 2015
Registration Begins for "Summer Dance" at Eastern Connecticut Ballet East Lyme – Eastern Connecticut Ballet’s Summer Dance program will help all young dancers to grow and improve. The school for classical ballet training is offering four different workshops at its East Lyme studio in July and August with options of taking a single or multi-week program. The youngest dancers ...read more
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Wednesday, February 18 2015
Call to Young Artists: Mystic Arts Center Seeks Submissions for Young At Art Exhibition MYSTIC, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) seeks submissions from regional youth artists ages 18 and under for their upcoming exhibition Young At Art (YAA). Young at Art, the region’s biggest annual youth art exhibition, will showcase creative mixed media work from hundreds of regional students ...read more
Friday, February 13 2015
New London - The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra invites the public to a free afternoon of music and refreshments. The 56th Annual ECSO Instrumental Competition Finals will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 1 PM in Evans Hall on the Connecticut College Campus in New London. Finalists from the top music conservatories across the country will compete for a first prize of $3,000 and ...read more
Friday, February 13 2015
Charter Oak Employee Named Young Professional of the Year Alex Hau Honored During YP Organizaton's Annual Banquet in Mystic Waterford, CT – Alex Hau, a Marketing Assistant with Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, has been named a "Young Professional of the Year" by the Young Professionals of Eastern Connecticut organization. Hau was one of three Young Professionals to receive ...read more
Friday, February 13 2015
DPNC’s Summer Nature Camp 2015: A New Approach to an Old Favorite Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center’s 2015 Summer Nature Camp has undergone a makeover - the same great experiences for children ages 3-15, brought to a new level with the addition of weekly theme camps. “We’re excited to be unveiling a new approach to our Nature Camp,” said Camp ...read more
Wednesday, February 11 2015
Mitchell College Celebrates Dr. Seuss’s Birthday with the 14th Annual Cat in the Hat Ball New London – Mitchell College’s Education Department is hosting its 14th Annual Cat in the Hat Ball, a family celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, on Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Clarke and Weller Centers. (Snow date is Sunday, March 1.) The event is ...read more
Wednesday, February 11 2015
Mystic Seaport Names New Director of Exhibits Mystic – Mystic Seaport has promoted Elysa Engelman to be the Museum’s new Director of Exhibits. Engelman will be responsible for creating and delivering an ongoing program of dynamic, interdisciplinary exhibits that attract diverse audiences and introduce new scholarship and content in support of the Museum’s mission and strategic ...read more
Wednesday, February 11 2015
Renee Fournier Joins Chelsea Groton as Assistant Vice President, Marketing Manager GROTON, CT – Renee Fournier has joined Chelsea Groton Bank as Assistant Vice President, Marketing Manager. In her position, Fournier will be responsible for developing strategies that will enhance the Bank’s brand, as well as managing all day-to-day marketing and public relations efforts. Fournier is a ...read more
Tuesday, February 10 2015
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has earned the top 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc., indicating that Charter Oak is one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation. BauerFinancial awards the 5-Star rating to those institutions that excel in their capital, asset quality, profitability and other financial areas. This latest BauerFinancial rating is based on ...read more
Tuesday, February 10 2015
As a component of the New London Youth Affairs Family Center, Health 180 spoke with early childhood families about the relationship of nutrition to children’s wellness and sensory integration. This learning was enhanced with a hands-on site visit to Fiddleheads Food Co-op, whereby families benefited from a tour and sampling of healthy foods.
Tuesday, February 10 2015
THE POWER OF PURPLE HOSTS ATTORNEY NANCY TYLER at a SPECIAL LUNCHEON TO INSPIRE AND EMPOWER To End Domestic Violence in our Community WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2015 Langley's Restaurant, Waterford, CT from Noon - 2:00 P.M. New London – The Power of Purple campaign, founded by the Rose Conrad Memorial Fund of Safe Futures in partnership with Hadassah American Affairs of Eastern Connecticut ...read more
Friday, February 06 2015
Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs Competition to Award More Than $450,000 for Best Use of Tech Comcast Business’ National Program for Startups and Entrepreneurs Returns after Successful Inaugural Campaign Philadelphia – Comcast Business announced that for the second consecutive year the company will seek out the nation’s most innovative startup companies and entrepreneurs to compete ...read more
Friday, February 06 2015
February 25 CONN-OSHA Seminar Addresses Safe Operation of Powered Fork Trucks Wethersfield – Driving a powered industrial truck isn’t as simple as climbing in behind the wheel, turning the key and shifting the vehicle into gear. Operators of these “fork trucks,” as they are commonly known, meet the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Powered Industrial ...read more
Friday, February 06 2015
Free Webcast about Employer Provided Vehicles: How and What to Report for Federal Tax Purposes When : February 19, 2015 2 p.m. (Eastern) Learn about: • What is taxable? • What sorts of use are exempt? • Which vehicles are exempt? • How to value personal use Register for this event. You will use the same link to attend the event. If you have a technical or procedural question ...read more
Friday, February 06 2015
IRS Launches Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers; Online Tool Offers New Option to Help Taxpayers Washington —The Internal Revenue Service today announced the launch of a new, online public directory of tax return preparers. This searchable directory on IRS.gov will help taxpayers find a tax professional with credentials and select qualifications to help them prepare their tax ...read more
Thursday, February 05 2015
Mayflower II Highlights Winter’s Aweigh at Mystic Seaport Museum Reopens to Visitors with Free Admission for Children February 14-22 Mystic – Mystic Seaport celebrates its reopening on Presidents Day Weekend with Winter’s Aweigh beginning Saturday, February 14. Children ages 17 and under will be admitted for free when accompanied by a paying adult. A special feature this year ...read more
Thursday, January 29 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop On "Helping Your Customers Buy: How Your Business Needs to Prepare” Sponsored by Dime Bank DATE : Thursday, February 26th, 2015, 7:00-8:30pm LOCATION : Dime Bank, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event A workshop for entrepreneurs and business professionals who interact with customers directly or ...read more
Thursday, January 29 2015
NORWICH – Backus Hospital will host a free community education program on chronic neck and back pain on Tuesday, February 10 from 6:30 to 8pm in the Backus Hospital main lobby conference at 326 Washington Street in Norwich. The discussion called “Innovative Treatments in Managing Chronic Neck and Back Pain” will be led John Paggioli, MD, of the Eastern Connecticut Pain Treatment ...read more
Thursday, January 29 2015
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union formally announced the expansion of its scholarship program Thursday afternoon. The expansion will impact more than 35 college-bound students in high schools throughout eastern Connecticut. Each student will receive one $2,000 scholarship to be used towards their fall 2015 tuition. “We are increasing our annual investment in ...read more
Wednesday, January 28 2015
MYSTIC, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) presents a series of wine tasting and discussion on the relationship between art and wine, in conjunction with Frizzante Wine Bar, which will be located on the ground floor of MAC’s new building at 15 Water Street. Owner Stephen Clemente will lead the tastings and artists and art-professionals will lead discussions on various topics relating art ...read more
Tuesday, January 27 2015
Waterford, CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut is proud to announce the recipients of its Young Professionals of the Year awards. This year’s awards will be given during the Young Professionals of the Year Banquet , held Fri., Jan. 30 at Latitude 41 in Mystic. Young Professionals of the Year are Kayla Castronova , Alex Hau , and Amy Munoz . They will be celebrated ...read more
Monday, January 26 2015
Now in its 20th year, the Annual Men Against Domestic Violence Radiothon will be a 5-day on-air and on-line campaign. The awareness and fundraising effort, which benefits Safe Futures, will run from Monday, February 2 through Friday, February 6, 2015, during which listeners of WCTY 97.7 , WNLC 98.7 FM , ROXY 100.9 FM and WICH 1310 AM will hear on-air spots to engage the community against ...read more
Monday, January 26 2015
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to watch out for fake emails or websites looking to steal personal information. These “phishing” schemes continue to be on the annual IRS list of “Dirty Dozen” tax scams for the 2015 filing season. "The IRS won’t send you an email about a bill or refund out of the blue. Don’t click on ...read more
Monday, January 26 2015
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity to share your business background and knowledge to help entrepreneurs and small business people in your community? Southeastern Connecticut SCORE, a resource partner of the SBA, is looking for people who can give a few hours a month as small business mentors in the Madison area. "We're looking for men and women with a variety of business ...read more
Friday, January 23 2015
New London – Stephen MacKenzie, Executive Director of the Southeastern CT Enterprise Region (seCTer), and Mayor Benjamin Blake announced today that The Connecticut Procurement Technical Assistance Program (CT PTAP) has opened an office in Milford’s Parsons Government Center. CT PTAP's mission is to provide marketing and procurement assistance to Connecticut businesses interested ...read more
Friday, January 23 2015
Providing free advice for local entrepreneurs and small businesses. Looking for a way to give back to your community in 2015? Three area women have found a great fit for their extensive business experience and their desire to help other succeed. Margo Weitekamp, Christine Paul and Gaile Greenwood have recently joined the Southeastern Connecticut Chapter of SCORE. SCORE is a national, non-profit ...read more
Thursday, January 22 2015
Old Saybrook – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses continues its year-round series of Small Business Workshops with “How to use QuickBooks™ to Manage Your Business Finances (I)”. You have started your own business. Now what? You have bills to pay, customer sales to track, and taxes to file ...read more
Wednesday, January 21 2015
On Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cromwell, Norton Wheeler III was sworn in as President and Chairman of the Board of the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Connecticut . The HBRA of CT is the highly respected trade organization representing the state’s home building industry, and an affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Nort ...read more
Thursday, January 15 2015
Mystic Seaport announces a gift of $1 million from the Thompson Family Foundation honoring the late Wade Thompson, a Museum trustee for 27 years. This gift directed to a new 14,000 square-foot exhibition building caps an earlier gift from the Thompsons, bringing their total gifts towards this building to $6.6 million. The new building will be named for the Thompson family. “From early on in ...read more
Tuesday, January 13 2015
Mystic Arts Center (MAC) Board of Directors has announced that Executive Director, Karen N. Barthelson, will be leaving MAC early in 2015. Barthelson, who lives in Stonington, has been MAC Executive Director for the past eight years. She has been with MAC for the past seventeen years beginning in May of 1998 and served in various positions including Director of Exhibitions and Collections before ...read more
Tuesday, January 13 2015
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has awarded more than $1 million to non-profits and charitable groups across eastern Connecticut since the inception of its Community Giving Program in 2009. Throughout the history of its program, thousands of organizations have received funding that has enabled them to better serve the underserved, improve educational resources, and to help create a sense of ...read more
Monday, January 12 2015
Students at Pine Point School raised more than $1,000 in December in funds and toys to donate to local charities. Organized by Pine Point’s G.I.V.E. Committee (Generosity, Involvement, Volunteerism and Education), the efforts benefitted the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, Jonnycake Center in Westerly, and the Center for Hospice Care of Southeast Connecticut. The G.I.V.E. Committee is an ...read more
Monday, January 12 2015
Allison Keefe, director of outpatient revenue at UCFS, was appointed to the National Government Services, Inc., website redesign steering committee. “We selectively recruited a panel of nine Medicare providers from multiple jurisdictions and lines of business to offer insight based on their claims and operational challenges and experience,” said Dave Marshall, National Government ...read more
Monday, January 12 2015
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of New London County Seashore will hold a kickoff for the annual event on February 7, 2015 from 10.am. to 12 p.m. at Great Neck Country Club, 28 Lamphere Rd. Waterford. The Society is inviting people who are interested in learning more and getting involved in the event to attend. The kickoff program will honor cancer survivors and caregivers and feature ...read more
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Friday, January 09 2015
BE SOMEONE WHO MATTTERS TO SOMEONE WHO MATTERS Ocean Community YMCA Urges: Kids Need YOU! MENTORING WORKS! The Ocean Community YMCA is urging Westerly, RI and Southeastern, CT residents to become involved in a young person’s life by volunteering some time to be a mentor as part of the Reach & Rise™ Mentoring Program. “January is National Mentoring Month,” says Debbie ...read more
Thursday, January 08 2015
United Community & Family Services (UCFS) has been awarded $31,152 from the Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation, Inc. The funds awarded to UCFS will equip a new pediatric dental operatory at the Edward and Mary Lord Family Health Center at UCFS, 47 Town Street, Norwich, CT. The room will provide expanded access to dental services for children throughout eastern Connecticut. For more ...read more
Wednesday, January 07 2015
The Auxiliary of Lawrence + Memorial (L + M) Hospital is holding a Valentine’s Day Dance on Saturday February 7 from 7:00 – 11:00 PM at the Port and Starboard Room at Ocean Beach Park with music played by The Cartells, a Chinese Auction, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Tickets are $25 and $30 if purchased at the door. All proceeds will benefit Heart Health Programs and the L + ...read more
Wednesday, January 07 2015
Workshop Series Focusing on the Business of Art Registration Opens Saturday January 3 Second Trimester: Presentation and the Fine Art of Finance Thursday, Jan. 22: Enlighten Your Audience: Writing an artist statement from the inside out Tuesday, Feb. 24: Pay Uncle Sam and Build a Business Tuesday, March 24: Protect Your Art NEW LONDON - Hygienic Art is excited to produce the second trimester ...read more
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Tuesday, January 06 2015
United Community & Family Services (UCFS) has been awarded $2,000 from the Co-Trustees for the Olga Sipolin Children’s Fund. The funds will allow uninsured children to receive preventive dental sealants through UCFS’ Smiles on the Move Dental program. The Smiles on the Move program utilizes mobile dental equipment to visit 63 area school and child care centers in 13 towns and ...read more
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Tuesday, January 06 2015
STEPS Inc. is planning three exciting fundraisers for January and February: Ninety-Nine Restaurant January 28 th (contact us for a flyer which is needed upon checkout - STEPS will receive 15% of your receipt) 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. 117 Long Hill Road, Groton Zumba February 7 th ( flyer ) 10:00 - 11:30 City of Groton Municipal Building Meridian Street Five Below February 15 th – 21 st ( contact us ...read more
Monday, January 05 2015
DATE : Monday, January 26, 2015 TIME : 9:30am – 12:00pm LOCATION : The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, Conn . ~ The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, launches its year-round series of Small Business ...read more
Monday, January 05 2015
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Monday, January 05 2015
MYSTIC, CT – December 29, 2014 – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) seeks to broaden our young artist community and better represent the scope of the art world today by introducing our newest exhibition, NextGen. NextGen is a juried, all media show featuring Millennial artists, ages 16 to 35, the next generation to sustain the art community. The show will be juried by UConn Lecturer in ...read more
Monday, December 29 2014
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he intends to re-appoint Robert T. Ross as the Executive Director of the Office of Military Affairs (OMA) when his second term in office begins on January 7, 2015. “With the military knowledge that he obtained in the Navy, and his first-hand experience in regional and municipal government, Bob Ross has been a key advocate ...read more
Monday, December 29 2014
Waterford, CT – December 22, 2014 – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has approved all eight of its fourth quarter grant requests, totaling $16,500. Recipients include the American Red Cross; The Connecticut Radio Information System, Inc.; Connecticut Storytelling Center, Inc.; Eugene O’Neill Theater Center; New London Community Orchestra, Inc.; New London Youth Affairs; Safe ...read more
Monday, December 29 2014
It is our pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Joel Bregman to the behavioral health team at UCFS. Dr. Bregman is a Board Certified general, child and adolescent psychiatrist with expertise in the treatment of those with autism spectrum disorders and related conditions. Dr. Bregman graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University Of Pittsburgh ...read more
Wednesday, December 24 2014
Mystic, CT (Dec. 23, 2014) - The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center wants your mice. Requirements are they be dead, chemical- and poison-free, and frozen. The Center used to receive donated frozen mice from Pfizer Inc. and Charles River Laboratory, both of which raise laboratory mice for research use. The companies donated their excess mice to the Center, to feed our 14+ birds of prey and our 6+ ...read more
Monday, December 22 2014
Accreditation Awarded by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission Lyme – The Lyme Land Conservation Trust has been awarded accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. “This accreditation demonstrates our commitment to permanent land conservation that benefits the entire community,” said Land Trust President John ...read more
Monday, December 22 2014
MYSTIC, CT – December 16th, 2014 – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) seeks submissions from regional artists for our upcoming open juried theme exhibition, “Home.” The juror for this show will be Harley Bartlett. Two works may be submitted. All media is welcome with the exception of photography. Theme is open to the artist’s interpretation. All work should be original in ...read more
Monday, December 22 2014
UCFS is pleased to announce that our Plainfield Health Center has been recognized as Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH 2011) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 standards emphasize the use of systematic, patient-centered, coordinated care that supports access, communication and patient involvement. PCMH recognition, which ...read more
Friday, December 19 2014
Waterford, CT – December 9, 2014 – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union awarded over $393,000 in annual $100 cash bonuses to its Gold Rewards members in December, which is a new record for the credit union’s member-appreciation program. In total, Charter Oak has paid out more than $1.6 million in annual cash bonuses over the past five years to Gold Rewards members. In addition, the ...read more
Monday, December 15 2014
Waterford, CT – December 12, 2014 –Jeffrey Brown Jr. is the winner of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union’s recent promotion and has won two tickets to Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience World Tour, happening Saturday, December 13, 2014, at Mohegan Sun. The recent promotion was launched in October, and was primarily promoted on Facebook and in Charter Oak’s 14 ...read more
Thursday, December 11 2014
Toys for Tots and the Marines team up with Santa and Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson at the former Coca-Cola ® Factory to Bring Hope to the Community New London, Connecticut – Santa and Mrs. Claus will ride into the new Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson in New London this Saturday, December 13, from 12 - 3 p.m. to join United States Senator Richard Blumenthal and Congressman Joe ...read more
Tuesday, December 09 2014
From A Thyme to Cook: We are so proud to announce that we have been named the 2014 Connecticut Caterer of the Year by the CT Restaurant Association (CRA). The award was announced at the CRA Awards Dinner at the Mohegan Sun on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. We first won the award in 2012, making it two out of three years for us as we continue to celebrate our 30th anniversary in business. "It is ...read more
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Tuesday, December 09 2014
Plymouth, MA (December 4, 2014)—Plimoth Plantation and Mystic Seaport, both acclaimed New England history museums, are pleased to announce a collaborative project to restore and repair Mayflower II, a full-scale reproduction ship owned by Plimoth Plantation. Work on the historic ship will take place at the Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard at Mystic Seaport, adhering to The Secretary of ...read more
Monday, December 08 2014
On Tuesday, December 9th, Wreaths Across America will stop at Mohegan Sun as part of their annual pilgrimage from Harrington, Maine, to Arlington National Cemetery. After their 12:30pm arrival, there will be a touch-a-truck event in the Winter Lot followed by a 1:30pm Wreath Ceremony in The Uncas Ballroom and Convention Center. Wreaths Across America is an organization whose mission - Remember, ...read more
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Monday, December 08 2014
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony concert series continues in the New Year on Saturday, January 10 at 8 PM at the Garde Arts Center in New London. ECSO Music Director Toshiyuki Shimada conducts the program entitled “New Beginnings.” Featured are Clare Elena Semes, 2014 ECSO Instrumental Competition Winner, playing Bartok’s Violin Concerto No. 1, Mozart’s Symphony No. 35 ...read more
Wednesday, December 03 2014
Suisman Shapiro has been selected by the 2015 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” among all law firms in Connecticut for Personal Injury Litigation and Plaintiffs Workers’ Compensation - Claimants. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous national evaluation process that includes the collection of ...read more
Wednesday, December 03 2014
STEPS is seeking members to join their Board. STEPS’ mission is to provide adolescent girls the tools necessary to build lives of integrity and self-sufficiency through the empowerment of positive choice. Please contact Beatrice Jennette at 860.941.7949 if you are interested in becoming a member. Many thanks.
Tuesday, December 02 2014
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center welcomes the writers and cast working in residency on Home Street Home, a new musical that is about survival and love among runaway teenagers living on the street. Based on true stories of the authors’ experiences of homelessness and punk culture, the story revolves around Sue, a 16-year old runaway who plunges headfirst into the deviant subculture and ...read more
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Tuesday, December 02 2014
Join us for a cheerful holiday gathering at the Monte Cristo Cottage Friday, December 12 from 5-7pm. The event is free! Enjoy light refreshments and explore the boyhood home of Eugene O’Neill. Following the party, make the short drive to the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center where the National Theater Institute Fall Class will be presenting their Company Debut, a free performance open to ...read more
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Monday, December 01 2014
Backus Hospital has been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission. The award recognizes the hospital’s “commitment to assuring that evidence-based interventions are delivered in the right way and at the right time.” Backus was recognized for key quality measures, heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care. The program is based on data ...read more
Monday, December 01 2014
Backus Hospital has been named a 2014/2015 Consumer Choice Award winner by National Research Corporation. The annual award identifies hospitals across the United States that health care consumers choose as having the highest quality and image. The announcement was made in the Oct. 13 issue Modern Healthcare. Winners are determined by consumer perceptions on multiple quality and image ratings ...read more
Wednesday, November 26 2014
Suisman Shapiro attorneys and staff participated in No-Shave November to raise money for cancer awareness. The goal of No-Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free. Donate the money you usually spend on shaving and grooming for a month to educate about cancer prevention, save lives, and aid those fighting the ...read more
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Tuesday, November 25 2014
New London Youth Affairs is seeking children’s book donations for its Whale’s Tales Children’s Book Bank. Please contact Tina Salcedo, tsalcedo@ci.new-london.ct.us, or call 860-701-7699 if you would like to donate.
Tuesday, November 25 2014
This December, ballet lovers in eastern Connecticut can enjoy a live performance by several stars of the New York City Ballet without the hours of travel into Manhattan. They need look no further than the Garde Arts Center in New London to see a professional performance of the Nutcracker by Eastern Connecticut Ballet and guest artists. Eastern Connecticut Ballet (ECB) will share the magic of ...read more
Monday, November 24 2014
GROTON, Conn. – For Chelsea Groton, it’s all about investing in our community, so in celebration of the bank’s 160th anniversary, Chelsea Groton employees completed kind acts throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island by directing $160 each to a charitable cause or non-profit organization of their choosing, funded by the bank. A variety of charities have benefited –schools, ...read more
Monday, November 24 2014
Cross Sound Ferry was honored to accept its second certificate of recognition from the New London Beautification Committee before the City Council on Monday, Nov. 17. The committee annually recognizes New London businesses that contribute to the seasonal blooms around the city and according to committee co-chair Diane Smith, giving two awards to one business is both rare and very well deserved. ...read more
Friday, November 21 2014
The William W. Backus Hospital reported an increase in access to outpatient care, improvements to quality and patient safety and continued financial strength during its Annual Meeting of Corporators on Wednesday, November 19. The meeting, with the theme “Connecting to Our Community,” included highlights of the year for the not-for-profit hospital including: • The opening of ...read more
Friday, November 21 2014
The SouthEastern CT Enterprise Region (seCTer) held its Annual Meeting on Nov. 20 at the Holiday Inn in New London. At the breakfast meeting, Chairman Jerry Lamb reported on activities and accomplishments of the organization for the recently completed fiscal 2014. Mr. Lamb noted that since its inception in 1993, seCTer has been consistent in programmatic content and delivery of services despite ...read more
Thursday, November 20 2014
United Community & Family Services (UCFS) is the recipient of the Backus 2014 President’s Award. The award, which includes a $10,000 donation to UCFS, was announced at Backus Hospital’s Annual Meeting on Nov. 19. It was established five years ago by Backus President Dave Whitehead to honor people and organizations that collaborate with Backus to help improve health and quality of ...read more
Thursday, November 20 2014
High Hopes is pleased to announce that Liz Adams, High Hopes Program Director, has successfully completed the requirements to be a PATH Intl. Master Instructor, one of only 29 in the country. The PATH Intl. Master Instructor Certification is the highest certification level an instructor can achieve through PATH Intl., designed for those instructors with career involvement in therapeutic riding ...read more
Friday, November 14 2014
Credit Union Commits Financial Support to Community Organization for Three Years Waterford, CT – November 12, 2014 – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has awarded $15,000 to United Community & Family Services, Inc. of Norwich. The $15,000 grant was awarded to United Community & Family Services in October, and will be paid over the duration of three years. “We’re ...read more
Friday, November 14 2014
Catherine A. Marrion has joined Waller, Smith and Palmer, P.C. Attorney Marrion will continue her practice in business, commercial and nonprofit law, and will also practice in the areas of estate planning, probate administration and litigation, and municipal law. Attorney Marrion received her BA from Connecticut College and her JD from the University of Connecticut School of Law. After serving a ...read more
Tuesday, November 11 2014
Old Lyme, CT November, 2014 -- Volunteers, former and current board members, riders, family and friends gathered in the arena at High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Center for the 40 th Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration on Sunday, October 16th. High Hopes is one of the country’s premier therapeutic riding centers, serving riders and their families throughout Southeastern Connecticut from its ...read more
Monday, November 10 2014
Chelsea Groton Bank announced it is ranked 149 th out of 6,500 banks across the United States by depositaccounts.com, which recognizes financial institutions who demonstrate exceptional fiduciary responsibility. Each year, deposit accounts.com evaluates the financial health of every federally insured bank in the United States, more than 6,500 in total. Each institution is graded on a number of ...read more
Monday, November 10 2014
Several of MAC’s founders were under 40 years old when our organization came to be. Charles Davis was 57 when he founded MAC and worked side by side with younger co-founders, creating a continuity of community that nurtured artists for generations to come. Younger artists serve as a reflection on the unique issues and identity of their generation. Their aesthetic may come from a combination ...read more
Thursday, November 06 2014
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in New London County – walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders, anyone wanting to make a difference – to organize and recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, seek refreshments and prizes, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2015 event. Relay ...read more
Monday, November 03 2014
It is that time of year for everyone to "Fall Back". As we turn our clocks back this weekend, MFP Human Resource Management has a fall savings for you. Feel confident that your Company is in compliance with Human Resource Laws Penalties for non-compliance can be enough to put you out of business. Sometimes it only takes a phone call from a disgruntled employee to start the ball ...read more
Wednesday, October 29 2014
Ticket sales have opened for the region’s first “Dinner in the Dark” – a fundraiser for the newly formed non-profit, Sofia Sees Hope. Dinner in the Dark will take place on Saturday, November 15, 2014, at the Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa. After cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, guests will have the unique experience of enjoying an elegant dinner while blind-folded, to ...read more
Wednesday, October 29 2014
At the beginning of the summer, all that could be seen was the foundation and then the frame of the 2014 Connecticut Showcase Home. Each month, Graduate Master Builder, Nort Wheeler of Mystic River Building Company held an Open House, so that the public could see various stages of construction. The 3,443 sf four bedroom Green Home is located on a beautiful one acre hilltop lot at The Reserve at ...read more