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Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Charles G Cogan, PhD , will speak on “Saudi Arabia in the Throes of Dramatic Change” on September 20th, 2016 at Old Lyme Middle School, 53 Lyme St., Old Lyme. Reception begins at 5:15 p.m.; a short annual meeting will be held at 5:45 pm, prior to the 6:00 PM start of the presentation. Dr. Charles G. Cogan is an Associate at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. ...read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Date : Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 Time : 10:00AM – 11:30AM EDT Location : The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How to Start Your ...read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Don't miss your opportunity to join some of the nation's most prominent business executives, thought leaders, and academic experts. Get your business involved in the Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference: Leadership Transitions and Building Winning Teams October 26 - 27, 2016 Mohegan Sun Convention Center Review this year's confirmed speakers As the University of Connecticut's ...read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
One-Day Free Event Showcases Mental, Physical Health Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, in partnership with the Mohegan Tribal Council, has announced that the fourth annual Total Life Expo will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at Mohegan Sun’s Convention Center from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Total Life Expo is a quality-of-life event that ...read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will award $100,000 in 100 days to 501(c)(3) charities via its new Matching Gifts Program. Philanthropy is an important focus for Charter Oak, and the credit union is proud to offer its members the opportunity to maximize their giving power. Donations of up to $100 per member will be doubled now through Wednesday, November 23rd. The credit ...read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Join us on September 15, 2016 from 6-8 pm at Harbour House, 3 Williams Ave, Mystic, CT for Canvases For A Cause. Canvases for a Cause is a month-long marine art exhibition and sale to benefit Sails Up 4 cancer. All are welcome for amazing art, delicious appetizers, music and cash bar. Past exhibitors include: Doug Aaberg, Ralph Acosta, Del-Bourree Bach, David Bareford, Peter Barrett, Pam Carlson, ...read more
Monday, August 29, 2016
Date : Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 Time : 5:30PM to 8:00PM EDT – Doors open at 5:30; presentation starts at 6PM Location : Penny Lane Pub, 150 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 FREE FOOD & SOFT DRINKS. Cash bar available. REGISTER TODAY The event is free, but you must be registered to attend. Attendance is limited to 50 individuals. Please bring your laptop if you want to get ...read more
Friday, August 26, 2016
SAVA Insurance Group is pleased to introduce Erica Rosado to the SAVA Team as the newest Personal Lines Account Manager. “Our team is committed to helping all of our customers live better, safer, and happier lives”, said Donna Yother, President and Owner. “We are thrilled that Erica is a part of our personal lines department and our SAVA Family.” Erica has worked in the ...read more
Friday, August 26, 2016
Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council Dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on global issues The Rev. Canon Nicholas T. Porter will speak on “Syria, Iran and the Great Game in the Middle East” on September 20th, 2016 at Old Lyme Middle School, 53 Lyme St., Old Lyme. Reception begins at 5:15 p.m.; a short annual meeting will be held at 5:45 pm, prior to the 6:00 pm start ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Date : Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Time : 10:00AM to 11:30AM EDT Location : The Mystic & Noank Library, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT 06355 REGISTER TODAY Attendance is limited to 20; pre-registration is required. Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Coming fall of 2016 Foundry 66 CoWork Space is your home away from home for your small business. We offer a business work space at gym membership prices. The space will provide flexible workspace options for startups and entrepreneurs seeking access to a networked community of diverse talent. All this while saving money and having all the conveniences of an office, broadband wifi, ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
New London, CT – Jacalyn Dietrich, President of The Thames River Water Taxi has announced a limited schedule of tours of the Thames River as an “end of season” special. On August 27 and 28, and September 3, 4, 17 and 18, River Tours at 10:30am and Sunset Tours at 5:30pm will be run. All tours will depart from Pier 7 at Ft. Trumbull. Prices for the River Tours are $20 for adults, ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is producing and sponsoring a number of financial literacy seminars this September to educate members of the community on improving credit scores, home-buying, budgeting, preventing identity theft, and more. Classes are free and open to the public. “Chelsea Groton Bank is always looking for ways to provide financial tools and resources to the ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
The tradition of a back-to-school band concert for children and families returns to the Norwich area for 2016. The Silver Cornet Band, a popular professional concert band that has performed on the Norwich concert series for many years will be putting on a concert of music and activities designed for children and families, including a wide variety of toe tapping music sure to please people of all ...read more
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
New Haven, CT – Frontier Communications today announced the launch of Vantage Sports Network (VSN-CT) from Frontier Communications, a new all-local channel dedicated to bringing viewers year-round coverage of Connecticut’s high school, collegiate and youth sports. The channel will officially launch in early September and will be exclusive to Frontier’s Vantage TV™ ...read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank Date : Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Time : 9:30am – 11:30am Location : Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 REGISTER TODAY Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop with Elizabeth ...read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
New London, CT – Three lawyers from Suisman Shapiro Attorneys at Law were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® 2017. Matthew E. Auger was selected in the practice area of Medical Malpractice Law; John A. Collins, III in the field of Personal Injury Litigation; and Robert B. Keville in the area of Workers' Compensation Law. ...read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union is hosting two free upcoming workshops to educate the community entitled “How to Prepare, Pay & Stay in College” with information about Student Choice , our Educational Loan program. The information is appropriate for any high school student, particularly Juniors and Seniors. CorePlus Credit Union offers private student lending solutions to help ...read more
Monday, August 22, 2016
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced an award of $40,000 to United Community and Family Services, Inc. as part of its quality improvement initiative to support Federally Qualified Health Centers in their efforts to deliver superior health care that engages patients, improved care coordination and bridges overall access to care. Health centers received these funds ...read more
Monday, August 22, 2016
Waterford, CT – SAVA Insurance Group and The Day are partnering up to help support the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation with the 4th Annual “Bump” Out Breast Cancer Volleyball Tournament. Tournament will take place on Saturday, September 10th from 9am-2pm at Ocean Beach Park in New London. Teams will have fun while raising money for the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer ...read more
Friday, August 19, 2016
Looking for a local Driver’s Education option, or need to complete Connecticut’s mandated 8 hour Drug & Alcohol Course? The COMO has your solution! The Stonington Community Center is once again partnering with Rae’s Driving School to offer two sessions for the upcoming fall. Short on time? Both of our sessions offer an accelerated pace, so you can choose between a ...read more
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Stonington, CT – Horses Healing Humans presents their annual Farm to Stable to Table Benefit Dinner on Sunday, September 18th from 5 to 9 in the evening. Tickets are now available and limited on a first-come first-serve basis. Tickets are $120 per person, or $1,000 for a table of eight. Ticket includes an Al Fresco dinner on the Horses Healing Humans' grounds featuring locally sourced ...read more
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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Stonington, CT – On Saturday, September 10th from 3:30-5:30pm join Horses Healing Humans for their Fall Open House and Horse Show for newcomers and current participants! If you're already involved at HHH bring your family and friends! Cheer on your favorite horses and riders as they showcase their skills and learn about the various programs that HHH has to offer. Entry is free and ...read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
On Saturday, August 20, donate two food items and receive a free regular sub! What: On Saturday, August 20, Jersey Mike’s Subs in Norwich is hosting a food drive to benefit the United Way’s Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center. As a thank you to the community for their participation, donors will receive a free regular sub with a donation of two (2) food items. When/where: ...read more
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union announces 2 upcoming Shred Days in the Eastern Connecticut area. These FREE events are held in partnership with Infoshred as a way to protect individuals from identity theft, a growing concern. People may bring personal documents, financial records, credit card statements, insurance forms, canceled checks, bank statements and tax preparation worksheets to be shredded. ...read more
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Free and open to the public at Bank Square Books on August 24. 2016 Mystic, CT – Authors Dr. Joanne Z. Moore and Lisa Saunders will collaborate to present "After the Loss of a Spouse," the next installment of Bank Square Books' Self-Improvement Series on August 24. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 6 p.m. Talk: "After the Loss” Self-Improvement Series Bank Square Books, 2nd floor ...read more
Monday, August 15, 2016
New London, CT – The National Theatre of the Deaf is set to return to the Hygienic Art Park in New London, CT with seven performances of their newest family-oriented production It’s in the Bag on August 14-21, 2016. This is the fifth summer season of TIP (Theatre Immersion Program) produced in collaboration with ASD and the renowned outdoor performance/gallery space on Bank Street - ...read more
Friday, August 12, 2016
Overhead Door Co of Norwich is having an OPEN HOUSE on August 20, 2016 from 9am-2pm with ONE DAY DISCOUNTS! Including 30% off of Retractable Awnings, 15% off of Garage Doors, 5% off of Electric Motors for Garage Doors, 10% off for All Flags, including United States Flags! Come Visit us and just say hello and enjoy a cold drink, free food and some music! See you at 88 Route 2A, Preston.
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Thursday, August 11, 2016
Frontier Communications today announced it will be hosting a job fair at its East Region Headquarters (CT, NY, PA, WV, OH). The event will be held on Wednesday, August 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 310 Orange Street in New Haven. In response to the recent announcement that Cablevision is laying off more than 600 Connecticut employees, Frontier recruiters will be available to meet with potential ...read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
When - Labor Day Weekend, Sunday September 4, 10am-4pm Where - Hadlyme Country Market, One Ferry Road (Corner of RT 148 & RT 82) and Brockway-Hawthorne proposed preserve property tours Contact - Humphrey Tyler hstyler45@yahoo.com or (518) 253-4844 OR Milt Walters, Development Committee Chair Lyme Land Conservation Trust Milton.Walters@lymelandtrust.org or (203) 485-6070 To make a pledge or to ...read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
The Medal of Honor Recipient Recognition ’56 Ford Thunderbird will be the centerpiece of an interactive exhibit and heroes tribute coming to the dealership during the 2016 holiday season and beyond New London, CT – On Sunday, August 14, at 1pm the public is invited to witness the unveiling of a one-of-a-kind Medal of Honor Recipient Recognition 1956 Ford Thunderbird at Mike’s ...read more
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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos/Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage Center has revamped its Homeschool STEM program to better serve its students and families and to accommodate the recent growth the program has seen. The Nature Center has been offering a monthly homeschool STEM class for more than a decade. Last year a second class each month was added because of increased demand. In ...read more
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Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Quaker Hill, CT — Waterford Country School’s Golf Committee is excited to announce their 6th Annual “Bring Your Mojo” Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 15th at the Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. The tournament is held in memory of founding family member, Gary Saunders who passed away suddenly on Jan. 27, 2011. He loved life in every way – ...read more
Monday, August 08, 2016
Purchase and donate some of these items needed for the 2016 school year: Pack of #2 pencils Backpacks Pens Glue sticks Spiral notebooks Crayons Lunch boxes Pocket Folders Pencil boxes Markers Donated items are distributed to children in need at local schools. Thank you for your donation and support! Drop off donated items Aug 12 through Sept 9th at: TVCCA 83 Huntington Street New London, CT ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Join us Wednesday, August 17th at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. Jessica Vargas will present “The Branding Workshop” which is designed to help business owners learn the basics of effectively marketing their company, including the four keys of branding. She will look at various national companies as case studies and ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Aspire to excellence! Registration for Eastern Connecticut Ballet’s 2016-2017 25 th Anniversary Season is underway. Students (ages 3 through adult and professional) will enjoy challenging and age-appropriate classes in ballet, pointe, modern, jazz, tap and more. Classes are offered at ECB’s main studios at 435 Boston Post Rd., East Lyme, centrally located and convenient off of I-95. ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Westerly, RI – New England Science & Sailing (NESS) Foundation, the Westerly Recreation Department, and the Misquamicut Business Association will co-host the 14th Annual Misquamicut Beach Salt Pond Challenge on Tuesday, August 16 (rain date Monday, August 29) at 6:30pm at the Winnapaug Salt Pond. All proceeds from the one-mile swim will benefit Westerly schools' field trips to NESS ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – High Hopes announces their annual car raffle to benefit the programs and participants of High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Center based in Old Lyme, Connecticut. The grand prize is the 2016 Subaru IV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium Station Wagon courtesy of Reynolds Subaru; 2nd prize is the Apple iPad Air 2; 3rd prize: New York City Overnight Stay at the Penn Club with dinner and Broadway ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Please join us for: "Positioning Your Business for Growth: Next Level Financing" Speaker: Mark Vickery, Vice President, Small Business Loan Center, Liberty Bank Date : September 29, 2016 Time : 8:00-9:30 a.m. Place : Uncasville Diner (884 Norwich-New London Turnpike, Uncasville) This event is free. Hot breakfast will be served. RSVP by September 22, 2016 to BWeintraub@Liberty-Bank.com
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Atlanta, GA – The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters in Connecticut of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by the apartment building fire on June 6, 2016. The deadline to submit applications for physical damage is Sept. 6, 2016. Low-interest disaster loans are ...read more
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
In honor of the Connecticut Submarine Century and National Aviation Day, a special Air & Sea Celebration will be held on Friday, August 19 from 6 – 9 p.m. in the North Hangar at the Groton-New London Airport in Groton. Join the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, Groton Business Association, and Mystic Jet Center for a night of excellent food, entertainment, and fun, all in the view of ...read more
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Groton, CT – BAUERFINANCIAL Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, proudly announced that Chelsea Groton Bank has once again earned its highest 5-Star rating. This marks the 89th consecutive quarter that Chelsea Groton Bank has earned this top rating which puts it into an even more elite group of “Sustained Superiority Banks”. This designation is only available to ...read more
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
An Introduction to the Competitive Grant Process & Community Development Initiatives hosted by Congressman Joe Courtney Windham Community Investment Corporation Connecticut Housing Finance Authority CT Dept. of Economic & Community Development Institute of Museum and Library Services U.S. Environmental Protection Agency U.S. Small Business Administration Friday, August 5, 2016 Eastern ...read more
Monday, August 01, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) family-friendly concert series continues Tuesday, August 16 from 6pm to 8:30pm, and features Pizzetta pizza, drinks, live art, and live music. This event is held on the MMoA patio (weather permitting) and in the galleries featuring MMoA’s Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 105th Annual Juried Exhibition . This month features live music by Wooly ...read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Riverfront Recapture and New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will offer joint riverfront adventure programming beginning in the fall of 2016. The two nonprofit organizations announced the collaboration in June. NESS, a nonprofit organization based in Stonington, CT, aligns their sailing, marine science, and ocean adventure programs with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and ...read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Date : Thursday, August 25th, 2016 Time : 12:00PM – 1:30PM Location : Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443 Reserve Your Seat : REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "Online Marketing: What to ...read more
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
When: Wednesday, August 17 Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Program at 8 a.m. Meal packing at 8:30 a.m. Where: ​ Mohegan Sun Casino Uncas Ballroom in the Convention Center 1 Uncasville Boulevard Uncasville, CT 06382 Please join us! Hear the "state of the United Way," engage a young leader, and feed someone facing hunger...all in one morning! Virginia L. Mason, President & CEO of United ...read more
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
New London, CT – Safe Futures, New London County’s premier provider of domestic violence and sexual assault services, on July 26 celebrates 40 years of saving lives, restoring hope and changing the future for women, children and men affected by violence. Founded in 1976 as The Women’s Center of Southeastern Connecticut, the agency was one of the first five to emerge in the ...read more
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Planning what to do in case of a disaster is an important part of being prepared. The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to safeguard their records. Some simple steps can help taxpayers and businesses protect financial and tax records in case of disasters. Listed below are tips for individuals and businesses on preparing for a disaster. Preparing for Disasters (Video) Take Advantage of ...read more
Monday, July 25, 2016
Newest Board Member Has Extensive Credit Union, Financial Services Experience Waterford, CT – The Board of Directors of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has appointed Annette Janovic to serve on the seven-member board that oversees eastern Connecticut’s largest credit union. Janovic had been serving as a member of Charter Oak’s Supervisory Committee, which has board oversight ...read more
Friday, July 22, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – Make a difference in the life of someone by volunteering at High Hopes Therapeutic Riding in Old Lyme CT. This fall High Hopes has volunteer opportunities in sidewalking, leading, horse care, equine therapy programs, special events, office support and more. Experience is not required; training is provided. The minimum age for volunteers is 14 years old. No horse experience is ...read more
Friday, July 22, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Norwich, CT, appointed Credit Union Member Richard J. Pascal, Esq. to its Supervisory Committee on July 13. He established the law firm of Attorney Richard J. Pascal, LLC in February of 2016 for business clients and individuals’ legal needs. Most recently, he had been a Partner at Block, Janney and Pascal, LLC in Norwich. He received his Juris ...read more
Friday, July 22, 2016
Miscellaneous Deductions Can Trim Taxes Miscellaneous deductions may reduce your tax bill. These may include certain expenses you paid for in your work if you are an employee. You must itemize deductions when you file to claim these costs. Many taxpayers claim the standard deduction, but you might pay less tax if you itemize. Here are some IRS tax tips you should know about these deductions: The ...read more
Friday, July 22, 2016
We're giving away $100,000 in 100 days via our new Matching Gifts Program, and we need your help! Please join us on Friday, July 29th to learn how your 501(c)(3) non-profit organization can benefit from our new Matching Gifts Program. Promotional tools will be distributed at the meeting, and will help you promote this opportunity to your donors. DATE : Friday, July 29th TIME : 9:00 AM LOCATION ...read more
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank launched a suite of new products, services and technology enhancements designed to further enrich the Bank’s extensive business banking offering. The enhancements support the Bank’s commitment to match extraordinary customer service with innovative solutions, which includes evolving the product and service offering to meet the ever-changing needs ...read more
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Supporting Sponsor: Dime Bank DATE : Tuesday, August 9th, 2016, 9:30-11:30am LOCATION : Dime Bank, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 (park in the back parking lot) 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 businesses, will present a free Small ...read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) announces the opening of INNER SANCTUM next week. The exhibition, which is sponsored by StoneRidge Senior Living Community, will be on view in the MMoA galleries August 5th – September 17th, from 11 am to 5pm daily. INNER SANCTUM is a solo exhibition of oil paintings by Sarah Stifler Lucas, the 1st prize winner of last year's Annual ...read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
LOOK : Are You Signed Up or Are You Going to MISS OUT? Amazing venue, fabulous food, music, fun activities, networking, 2 free drink tickets and LOOK FREE : relaxing Massages; make-up artist to give you some new tips; fun psychic; and bring home a souvenir from the caricaturists; and more! Fun games or simply catch up with friends. MUSIC from our rockin’ Guitarists à Stroll out on ...read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
An expanded herb garden and knowledge of the practical uses of herbs are the right ingredients for a new program at the Avery-Copp House, 154 Thames St. in Groton. Museum Director Leslie Evans will teach a class on “Herbs for Hearth and Health,” August 6, from 4 PM to 6 PM. Evans’ experience includes the design and planting of the herb and heirloom vegetable gardens at the Nathan ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
Thomas A. Borner, President and CEO of Putnam Bank recently announced the hiring of Kim Brian Bushey to lead the commercial lending department as a Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Lending Officer. “I’m pleased with the growth we’ve experienced at Putnam Bank, and adding this position to our commercial department, with Kim’s leadership and experience, is an important ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
The Stonington Community Center, Inc. (COMO) is excited to announce the introduction of a self-defense class tailored to women. The R.A.D. System of Self Defense was founded in 1989 and has since expanded their programming across the globe. Thanks to the efforts of over 8,000 dedicated instructors, RAD has become the world’s largest self-defense training organization in the world, and is ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
Want to see the magic of the Fair happen behind the scenes? Volunteer with the Stonington Community Center (COMO) at the 64th Annual Village Fair! We have a variety of engaging volunteer opportunities, from concessions to our pie tent, silent auction to treasures and trifles. Volunteers can choose to lend a hand on Friday, August 5th, for set up hours, or Saturday, August 6th, for Fair events or ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) seeks submissions from artists for The 60th Regional Show. The all media juried show is open to all artists and is sponsored by Chelsea Groton Bank. The Museum is pleased to announce that Margot McIlwain Nishimura, the Deputy Director of Collections, Programming & Public Engagement at the Newport Restoration Foundation will act as juror for this exhibition. The 60th ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union’s Mortgage Officers have been named “Top Loan Originators” in the second annual statewide Top Loan Originators survey by the Commercial Record magazine. Charter Oak Mortgage Officers Ann Gauthier, Sharon DiMarco, and Meg Polubiatko ranked in the Top 10 listings for statewide credit unions for dollar Volume of Loans as well ...read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Norwich, CT – For the sixth straight year, Backus Hospital has been recognized as one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the nation with a “Most Wired” award by Hospitals and Health Networks, a health care publication of the American Hospital Association (AHA). Most Wired Award winners are selected based on the Annual Health Care’s Most Wired Survey, ...read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016
One in every 5 Americans is affected by a disability – that’s 56 million Americans. Easterseals Walk With Me Mystic , happening on Saturday, September 10 at Olde Mistick Village, will provide crucial support for Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut’s services for people challenged with disabilities, services that include medical, pediatric, and traumatic brain ...read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Stonington, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation presented New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) with a $500 check earlier this month. This is the third consecutive year that Chelsea Groton has awarded a grant to NESS to support their ocean adventure STEM education programs in New London, CT. Since 2014, NESS has provided New London Public School students with opportunities to ...read more
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Health Educated, Inc. has released its Annual Benefit Corporation Report, with a Cover Letter from the CEO providing an overview for the first year of operations as a CT Benefit Corporation. The Cover Letter and the Annual Benefits Report are available for download on the company website; www.healtheducated.com . The company is an insurance agency that operates in the individual health insurance ...read more
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Stonington, CT – Spike Lobdell, founder and president of New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS), will receive the National Recreation Foundation's 2016 Robert W. Crawford Achievement Prize in recognition of his service to the youth of New England. Spike will be formally presented with the award on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at a ceremony at Hotel Emma in San Antonio, ...read more
Monday, July 11, 2016
Hot Rod Café’s recent addition of Rod’s Arcade Pub has adults reliving their childhood days with classic arcade games. But the fun doesn't stop there. Owner Rod Cornish is calling all adults with a competitive spirit to join him Thursday nights, 6:00pm to close, for free game night. Each week, an arcade gaming competition will take place in Rod’s Arcade Pub. The game ...read more
Monday, July 11, 2016
UCFS will be holding a blood drive on Tuesday, August 9th from 8 am - 1 pm at The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center at 47 Town Streeet. If you would like to donate, please email Jennifer Ermler at jermler@ucfs.org or call 860-822-4147.
Monday, July 11, 2016
Superior Rating Shows Credit Union's Financial Condition Remains Strong Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has earned a top 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc. for the first quarter of this year, which indicates Charter Oak remains one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation. “This five-star rating reflects the strength of our financial ...read more
Monday, July 11, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank recently presented scholarships to a select group of graduating seniors who represent 16 area high schools. Each of the individuals who applied for the scholarships excelled in academia, leadership and extracurricular activities during their high school years, and plans to pursue college degrees. “Part of our responsibility as a community bank is to ...read more
Friday, July 08, 2016
Norwich, CT – Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $1,000 to The Arc New London County for the purchase of a Troy-Bilt Horse Garden Tiller to support The Arc Farmstand and community agriculture project in Ledyard. The Arc Farmstand provides on-the-job vocational training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in the areas of retail, farming and distribution. This ...read more
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Levin will open offices at 2 Union Plaza and serve as of counsel for the largest law firm in eastern Connecticut New London, CT – Suisman Shapiro has announced that Jay B. Levin will join the firm as of counsel, and will add a new practice area to its already broad offering of legal and business services. Levin's offices will be located at 2 Union Plaza in the building that houses ...read more
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Hamden, CT – Community Investment Corporation (CIC), a small business lender based in Hamden , has opened a Providence office to expand financial options for Rhode Island small businesses and entrepreneurs. The firm provides business consulting and financing services through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 504, Community Advantage and MicroLoan Programs. CIC’s new ...read more
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
An evening with the Haunted Collector, John Zaffis, at the Nathan Hale Homestead in Coventry, Connecticut. John Zaffis has been nicknamed “The Godfather of the Paranormal” for his expertise in the world of hauntings over the past 30 years. Having trained with Ed and Lorraine Warren, (his aunt and uncle) as a young man, he gained authentic insight into a world of history and mystery. ...read more
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Maggie Jones of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center to Receive Prestigious Award at Dinner Celebration This Fall Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has announced that Maggie Jones , Executive Director of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the William Crawford Distinguished Service Award. She will ...read more
Monday, July 04, 2016
Veterans invited to learn more about job opportunities at Frontier and to apply for sales and service positions in Connecticut New Haven, CT – Frontier Communications today announced it will be hosting a job fair for military veterans at Mohegan Sun. The event will be held on Sunday, July 10 from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Mohegan Sun’s “Spring Gateway,” located just outside ...read more
Monday, July 04, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) family-friendly concert series continues Tuesday, July 19th from 6pm to 8:30pm, and features Pizzetta pizza, drinks, live art, and live music on the MMoA riverfront patio, weather permitting, and in the galleries showcasing Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 105th Annual Juried Exhibition. This month features live music by Marcy Kelly Trio, live art by ...read more
Monday, July 04, 2016
At 5pm on July 5th at Groton's Fitch High School, All Navy sailors, civilians, families and community members are encouraged to participate in a free, family fun event. Before the softball fame, the community will create the largest "Human Submarine" made by a flash mob. While our Submarines may be made of steel, it is the people of the Southeast Connecticut who truly make up our ...read more
Thursday, June 30, 2016
East Haddam, CT – Julia Balfour, LLC is privileged to have had ten projects recognized for thirteen awards at this year’s Connecticut Art Directors Club awards, held at Marques Events in Hartford on Thursday June 23rd. The pieces recognized were honored in these categories: Logos, Posters, Brochures & Letters, Websites, Emails and Ad Campaigns. The following partners and work ...read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
New London, CT – The Board of Directors of the newly established Thames River Heritage Park Foundation (TRHPF) will host a ceremony to celebrate the launch of Water Taxi Service on the Thames River Sunday July 3 at Pier 7, Fort Trumbull State Park, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM. The taxi service will be operated by The Thames River Water Taxi LLC of Voluntown, CT using two surplus US Navy launches ...read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Race logo designed by Bennie Dover Jackson 5th Grader Jenaliz Eli Cordero Gomez Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT has announced that its annual Sailfest Charter Oak Federal Credit Union 5k Road Race will be held on Sunday, July 10, 2016 starting from New London’s Parade Plaza. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. for a 9:15 a.m. shotgun start. Sponsored by Charter Oak Federal ...read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Cormac O’Malley, of Stonington, will launch his most recent book Western Ways: Remembering Mayo Through the Eyes of Helen Hooker and Ernie O’Malley at Hanafin’s Pub, 312 State Street, New London, on Tuesday, July 12, at 5:30 PM. The book is a collection of hauntingly captured photographs and associated texts that reveal the rural life of Ireland in the late 1930’s early ...read more
Monday, June 27, 2016
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Friday, June 24, 2016
The Hoffman Auto Group is proud to continue its support of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). The Hoffman family presented a check for $19,550 to MADD representing their partnership in the annual Tie One On For Safety (TOOFS) campaign and Walk Like MADD event. Not only is someone injured every two minutes, but 28 people will die every day as a result of a drunk driver. MADD is the ...read more
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Board of Directors has approved fund distributions in the amount of $2,519,460 for the fiscal year 2016-16. This funding supports 47 programs at 21 nonprofit organizations in New London County that work together to provide a network of safety net of services to help those in need. In addition to these distributions, United Way 2-1-1 receives $52,492. ...read more
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has awarded $88,000 in college scholarships, its largest disbursement of scholarship funds to date. The accomplishments of 44 students were celebrated during a private reception at Charter Oak’s headquarters on May 26, 2016. Charter Oak’s Board of Directors as well as its senior management team were present, and cheered on each of ...read more
Monday, June 20, 2016
Groton, CT – Jennifer Seuferling has been promoted to Branch Manager of Chelsea Groton Bank’s North Stonington location. Jen was previously the Assistant Branch Manager in Pawcatuck. “Throughout Jen’s time at Chelsea Groton, she has established strong relationships with her customers and understands the importance of the Bank’s role in the community,” said Lori ...read more
Monday, June 20, 2016
Want to see the magic of the Fair happen behind the scenes? Volunteer with the Stonington Community Center (COMO)! We have a variety of engaging volunteer opportunities, from set up and break down to concessions or our used book sale. Volunteers can choose to lend a hand on Friday, August 5th, for set up hours, or Saturday, August 6th, for Fair events or breakdown. Visit www.thecomo.org to sign up ...read more
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Horses Healing Humans is offering Therapeutic Horseback Riding programs July 5th through September 25th for their Summer Semester! Programs are available for children and adults with physical, cognitive, and/or emotional challenges. Registration is open now for the 12-week Summer Semester. Visit our website for details at www.horseshealinghumansct.org or contact Kathryn Vine at 860-381-0755 for ...read more
Friday, June 17, 2016
On Thursday, June 16th, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced funding to increase integrated oral health care services and improve health outcomes for Health Center Program patients. President and CEO Jennifer Granger stated: “We are very grateful to HHS, our federal and state legislators who supported our grant, and to the Town of Griswold for their ...read more
Thursday, June 16, 2016
The public is invited to sample craft beers and cider and join in the chorus led by Mystic Seaport Chantey Foreman Geoff Kaufman, June 25, from 5 PM to 7 PM at the Avery-Copp House riverfront property, 154 Thames St. in Groton, CT. The event is being sponsored by CorePlus Credit Union, Johnson’s True Value Hardware, Mazzella Carpet, Paul’s Pasta, Blue Serenity Spa, Bailey Agencies ...read more
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Credit Union Improves Work Spaces at Three Local Non-Profits Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union continuously finds new ways to improve, enrich, and enhance the communities it serves. Most recently, the credit union donated office furniture to three local non-profits: the Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, Waterford Country School, and the Stonington Community ...read more
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Foxwoods Resort Casino invites you as a fellow Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT member, plus a friend, to be our guests at the World Premiere of Nik Wallenda’s Zirkus : Wednesday, June 29: 2:00pm and 7:30om Thursday, June 30: 2:00pm and 7:30pm Friday, July 1: 6:00pm and 9:30pm ​ Simply email us at partnertix@foxwoods.com . Please supply the name of your business, the date and time ...read more
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
A Haunting Afternoon Tea and Tour with Andrea Perron and George R Lopez 4:00 Pm to 7:00 PM Join authors, paranormal experts, radio hosts and supernatural witnesses, Andrea Perron ( The House of Darkness , House of Light trilogy, the true life story behind The Conjuring ) and George R Lopez ( In a Flicker and Dead Air Paranormal Radio ) as they join us in Mystic, Connecticut for an afternoon tea ...read more
Monday, June 13, 2016
New London, CT – SCORE members from Southeastern Conn.,, who are part of a national organization of small business volunteers and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, teamed up this spring with the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to provide business management coaching to junior and senior cadets enrolled in the Department of Management. Lt. Nicholas Zieser and Capt. Kevin ...read more
Monday, June 13, 2016
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $94,550 in grants to 59 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island this spring. Inclusive of these donations, the Foundation has provided over $2.1 million in total grants to the community since 1999. The Foundation reviews applications and awards grants two times per year. “As a community bank, one of our most ...read more
Friday, June 10, 2016
Nicholas K. Fortson, President & CEO of CorePlus Federal Credit Union announced that Jodie Bartnicki has been hired as the credit union’s Human Resources Manager. Jodie has vast experience in the financial services industry, holding positions of Vice President of Sales and Service, Vice President of Marketing and positions in corporate Accounting. Jodie held the position of President of ...read more
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Join us Wednesday, June 15th at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. Join in the fun as awards for this year are presented, and meet the new Officers and Board Members for the coming year. Officers for the 2016-2017 year are Kathy Greene, President ; Patti Rodgers-Longo, Vice President; Carol Burgess, Secretary; and Donna Parrotte, ...read more
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Groton, CT – Max Spelman has been promoted to the Deposit Operations Manager at Chelsea Groton Bank. He has worked for the Bank in the Deposit Services Department as a Risk Management and Compliance Specialist for over a year. Max will now oversee tasks and responsibilities assigned to the Deposit Services Department. “Max has proven himself over the last year as our Risk and ...read more
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Frontier Communications is taking innovation to the next level with VantageTV, a premium, all-digital platform offering a full suite of features designed to make your viewing experience more customizable and user-friendly. For those of you who have made the switch (and for those considering it), here are a few of the features that really make this service stand out to customers: Finding Shows Has ...read more
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Main Courses PRIME RIB OF BEEF AU JUS or GRILLED PRIME RIB Topped with caramelized onions, green and red peppers. Soup or salad, vegetables, potato, and dessert. $21.75 CHICKEN OSCAR Boneless chicken breast baked with our crabmeat "crust" that is made with bread crumbs, crabmeat and garlic then finished with 4 sauteed shrimp, asparagus and creamy bearnaise sauce. Serviced with soup or ...read more
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Join the SECT Women’s Network for a fun evening of networking and great prizes on Monday, June 13th, 5:30-7:30 PM at Filomena’s Restaurant, 262 Boston Post Rd in Waterford. The SECT Women’s Network will host a raffle basket fundraiser with networking. The cost is a $5.00 donation at the door. Registration is required at http://sectwomensnetwork.org/give-back-2016.php . The ...read more
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Date: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 Time: 10:00AM – 12:00PM Location: The Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 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 businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How to ...read more
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Summer Performance Series Celebrates New Outdoor Venue Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announced today it will host “Arts on the Quad,” a new series of outdoor concerts and theater this summer. Each performance will be staged on the new McGraw Gallery Quadrangle, the center of the redesigned north end of the Museum grounds where the audience will take in the show from the lawn. The ...read more
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Old Saybrook, CT – Legendary interviewer and author Dick Cavett has been chosen to receive the inaugural Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award. The award, given by the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, will be bestowed yearly upon an individual who embodies the spirit, independence, and character of the legendary actress. The award itself is a graceful statuette sculpted in the likeness ...read more
Monday, June 06, 2016
Nancy Cowser, Senior Vice President of Strategy at UCFS has been appointed to the Population Health Council for the Connecticut State Innovation Model (SIM). The purpose of the Council is to advise on the population health planning initiative by developing strategies to: a) maintain a system of overall population health metrics, b) establish community-based prevention service centers, and c) ...read more
Monday, June 06, 2016
Mystic Seaport Elects Kenneth S. Siegel, J. Robert Mann, Jr., to Its Board of Trustees Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announces today the election of Kenneth S. Siegel, J. Robert Mann, Jr., to its Board of Trustees. Mr. Siegel is the Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. in Stamford, CT. He has been with Starwood since 2000. He is a ...read more
Monday, June 06, 2016
Norwich, CT – Pulmonologists Dr. Setu Vora, MD and Olimpia Radu, MD will host a free community education event “Better Sleep for Better Health” on Wednesday, June 22 from 6:30–8 pm in the Backus Hospital Main Lobby Conference Rooms at 326 Washington Street in Norwich. The talk will focus on sleep apnea and ways to improve sleep for better health. Registration is required. ...read more
Monday, June 06, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art continues to celebrate creativity, culture, and community this summer with the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 105th Annual Juried Show. The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) presents its 105th annual juried exhibition of works in all fine arts media, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, graphics and fiber. CAFA is a non-profit arts ...read more
Friday, June 03, 2016
Stonington, CT – Horses Healing Humans presents their Summer Open House on Saturday, June 11th from 3:30-5:30 pm. Come by the farm to meet the directors, volunteers, and horses, and to learn about the various programs that are available! We offer mounted and un-mounted programs designed to meet the specific needs of each client between the ages of 4 and 94. Programs include our Equine ...read more
Friday, June 03, 2016
Patrick J. Sloyan, journalist and author, will speak on “The Politics of Deception” on June 21st 2016 at the Old Lyme Country Club, McCurdy Road, Old Lyme. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.; presentation begins at 6:00 p.m. Patick J Sloyan has covered national and international affairs since 1960. He has been awarded journalism’s most distinguished prizes for domestic and foreign ...read more
Thursday, June 02, 2016
A New Local Resource for Consumers Navigating Senior Care in New London County Christine Baker, local businesswoman and owner of QC Home Care Solutions in New London County, has just launched The New London County Eldercare Channel, a video-guided web directory and online magazine highlighting local senior care. The New London County Eldercare Channel offers an interactive and multimedia platform ...read more
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – Thanks to a grant from The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, all residents of New London County receive free admission to the Florence Griswold Museum on second Sundays this summer - June 12, July 10, August 14, and September 11. The Museum’s riverfront landscape is situated on a 13-acre site in the historic village of Old Lyme. In addition to the restored ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. The program offers free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National ...read more
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Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Groton, CT – Celebrate strong girls in our community on June 11 at “ICONIC,” S.T.E.P.S. 3rd Annual Variety Show. The show raises funds to continue S.T.E.P.S. programs for young women in New London and Groton schools. It is also a chance for girls in the S.T.E.P.S. program to build self-confidence through performance. Buy a ticket, join the audience, and support S.T.E.P.S. girls. ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
The Small Business/Self-Employed Division of IRS is offering recent graduates jobs as part of a new IRS program in several locations around the country. Earn $32,318 - $75,567 per year while you learn and gain valuable hands-on work experience in a world class Accounting and Tax environment! Upon program completion – and with your successful work performance – you may be converted into ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Donna Yother, Owner and President of SAVA Insurance Group, is pleased to welcome Stacy McDougal to the Sava team as the Agency Business Development Account Manager. “Stacy’s passion for insurance and experience in the insurance industry will be a great addition to the Sava Insurance team,” said Donna Yother. SAVA works closely with their clients to build trusted relationships, ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Groton, CT – Frank Fetzer recently joined the residential lending team at Chelsea Groton Bank Lending Center in Glastonbury. Frank will work to build new relationships throughout Hartford, Tolland and Middlesex counties, and assist clients in finding the right lending solutions for their needs, including traditional mortgages, affordable lending programs, and specialty financing. He is ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Polynesian Voyaging Canoe Hōkūle‘a to Make Stop on Worldwide Journey The largest gathering of wooden boats and enthusiasts in New England will converge at Mystic Seaport for the 25th annual WoodenBoat Show Friday through Sunday, June 24-26. The WoodenBoat Show, hosted in a partnership with WoodenBoat Publications, offers something for all wooden boat enthusiasts and maritime ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Stonington, CT – Stonington residents and visitors are invited to jump aboard a replica of the original sailing yacht America , which in 1851 stunned the world by winning the legendary sailing race around the Isle of Wight and won the trophy that now bears her name, the America's Cup. America will be at the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (70 & 72 Water Street, ...read more
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Groton, CT – On Friday, June 10, Chelsea Groton Bank will present a Small Business Expo at the Bank’s Norwichtown branch. Current and aspiring small business owners are invited to attend to meet with the Bank’s representatives in cash management, business banking, commercial lending and financial planning to learn how to manage business disbursements more efficiently, increase ...read more
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
9th Annual MSP 501 Ranking and Study Identifies World’s Most Progressive MSPs in Information Technology I-M Technology, LLC ranks among the world’s most progressive 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs), according to Penton Technology’s 9th-annual MSP 501 list and study. The top MSP 501 companies ranked this year include organizations from around the world and from diverse ...read more
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) invites you to join us on Saturday, June 11 for “Summer by the Sea,” our annual summer fundraiser in support of our mission. We will honor the Mystic Garden Club for their dedication to local non-profits including MMoA for over 90 years. The Summer by the Sea Annual Fundraiser will feature original works of art by MMoA Elected Artists and ...read more
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
A practical guide to evaluating business concepts from an owner’s perspective. Date: Thursday, June 23, 2016 Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Groton Public Library, Meeting Room 1, 52 Newtown Road, Groton, CT 06340 Free; there is no charge to attend. To register, e-mail Lauren at lpost@groton-ct.gov Join us as we discuss trending business strategies and hot concepts in today's ...read more
Thursday, May 26, 2016
New designer joins team; new location introduces company to new audience while continuing extraordinary service to long time customers East Lyme, CT – Marvel Home Decorating, a leading provider of home decorating design and products, is proud to announce its new location at Flanders Plaza in East Lyme, Connecticut. Formerly located in New London, the shop will continue to bring a ...read more
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Stonington, CT – On Wednesday, June 15, New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will unveil their new Sailing Center at its Stonington, CT, location. The Sailing Center previously served as one of NESS's teaching facilities and at one point was the Garbo Lobster and Mohegan Tribe aqua-culture facility. The former NESS wharf building underwent a significant renovation that ...read more
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank is pleased to welcome the addition of an assistant vice president and branch manager of our new Colchester branch location at Dime Bank, a mutual bank headquartered in Norwich. Charles Maynard joined the bank in January, and is responsible for the operation and growth of the Colchester branch, developing new business relationships and ensuring all staff provide ...read more
Monday, May 23, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, will offer free admission to all Connecticut residents on Saturday, June 11, as part of Connecticut Open House Day. In addition, the Nature Center will host a free Pond Exploration program and a free guided hike that day. 2016 is the 11th annual CT Open House Day. The Connecticut Office of Tourism sponsors the ...read more
Friday, May 20, 2016
List to be Published on Father’s Day Safe Futures announces its 21st annual Men Against Domestic Violence Campaign and invites the men of southeastern Connecticut to join together to take a stand against all forms of domestic violence. Men who submit a registration form are eligible to have their name included in a list to be published in The Day and the Norwich Bulletin and on LymeLine.com ...read more
Friday, May 20, 2016
Hello New London/Mystic! Please let us introduce ourselves: We are “Ocean Beach Park Polka Days” which takes place June 22 – 25, 2016 at the beautiful Ocean Beach Park right here in New London, CT! We’re now in our third year of this annual event and have been drawing great crowds from all over the USA and Canada. We are looking for additional sponsors from the local ...read more
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Jessica Bialowas Izzarelli Leads Team at Credit Union’s Waterford Branch on Route 85 Waterford, CT ­– Jessica Bialowas Izzarelli has been named Branch Manager of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union’s branch at its headquarters complex on Route 85 in Waterford. “Jessica’s strong banking experience combined with her management skills made her the right choice to lead ...read more
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Board of Trustee members and an excited audience gathered for the first film in the new arts collaboration between Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts and the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, entitled Bridging the Arts . Bridging the Arts is a curated film series featuring a selection of art films owned by the College and produced by the highly-regarded Checkerboard Film Foundation in New ...read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
SAVA Insurance Group, a Waterford, Connecticut-based independent insurance agency, is promoting community patriotism and the American Spirit with its 2016 United States Flag Exchange. Local residents can bring their faded or tattered flags to the agency during Flag Week, June 13th-17th, and receive a complementary replacement. Those without an American flag can receive a flag and mounting kit at ...read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Learn the Right Steps to Take Now to Grow Your Business Date : Tuesday, June 14th, 2016, 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 Whether your small business is just starting, or now starting to grow, knowing your customers and how to expand your products and services are among the most ...read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Visitors Can Board, Sail on Replica of Famous Racing Schooner Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announces the yacht America will be visiting the Museum June 11-14. America is a replica of the schooner that won the Royal Yacht Squadron’s “100 Guinea Cup” race around the Isle of Wight in 1851. Renamed the America’s Cup, the trophy was successfully defended by the United ...read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Is 2016 going to be the year that you buy a home? Do you have questions about mortgage financing options, applications, approvals, appraisals, assessments, and inspections? CorePlus Federal Credit Union will host a Home Buyer Seminar on Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 5.30pm – 7.00pm. The seminar will be held at CorePlus’ Plainfield branch location at 67 Lathrop Road. Light refreshments ...read more
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Groton, CT – The Center for Financial Training (CFT) recently honored 16 Chelsea Groton Bank employees – Kelly Allard of Gales Ferry, CT, Elaine Brunelle of New London, CT, Joanne Cain of Old Lyme, CT, Laurie Davis of Pawcatuck, CT, Dawn DeCristofaro of Ledyard, CT, Dee Houde of New London, CT, Kerri Johnson of Norwich, CT, Teri LaBranche of Groton, CT, Stacey Melia of North ...read more
Monday, May 16, 2016
UCFS invites you to walk with Dr. Rachna Walia as we kick off the Walk with A Doc program. Walk with A Doc is a national non-profit organization that encourages healthy physical activity for people of all ages. Additional walks will be held on July 9 th , August 6 th , September 3 rd and October 1 st . All walks will begin at 8:30 am at The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center, 47 Town ...read more
Monday, May 16, 2016
Seeking runners, walkers, sponsors, and volunteers The sixteenth annual Twilight Trail Run to benefit Safe Futures will take place on Friday, June 3rd at 6:00 p.m. at Bluff Point State Park and Haley Farm in Groton, CT. More information, application, and a link to on-line registration can be found at www.TwilightTrailRun.com . The Twilight Trail Run accommodates everyone from serious runners ...read more
Monday, May 16, 2016
The seventh annual GardenFest at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme is a ten day celebration of the site’s historic gardens, featuring special events, displays, demonstrations, and family activities. From June 3 through 12, visitors can enjoy a wide variety of activities for all ages and interests. Most events are included with Museum admission. Children 12 and under are always free. ...read more
Friday, May 13, 2016
The Lyme Art Association Presents American Waters: A Marine Art Exhibition , Purely Pastel , and Celebrating Lyme’s Beauty Old Lyme, CT – Visitors of all ages will enjoy the Lyme Art Association’s summer exhibition of work by the country’s premier maritime artists, American Waters , on view in the LAA’s beautiful sky-lit galleries from June 10 through August 26. The ...read more
Friday, May 13, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – The annual Celebrating Lyme's Beauty event, co-organized by the Lyme Art Association and the Lyme Land Conservation Trust, will showcase paintings of the Hamburg Bridge District on Joshuatown Road and Old Hamburg Road in Lyme. This themed exhibition will be displayed in Lyme Art Association’s Goodman Gallery from July 22nd through August 26th. A special Paint Out ...read more
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Performers from around the world gather to celebrate music of the sea Mystic, CT – Musicians from around the world will come to Mystic Seaport to celebrate the musical traditions of the Golden Age of Sail at the 37th annual Sea Music Festival, Thursday through Sunday, June 9-12, 2016. The Festival is the premier sea music event in North America. This year’s roster includes music from ...read more
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Eastern CT – Participants of the newly established C.O.R.E. (Calendar of Regional Events) project announce outreach meetings to be held on May 24, 25, 31 and June 1 at various venues across the region to provide information about and a demonstration of this new regional calendar tool. Representatives of the participating agencies will be on hand at each meeting to preview the regional ...read more
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Credit Union Recognized for Community Giving Efforts During 2015 Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has received the Corporate Citizen of the Year Award from The Chamber of Commerce, Windham Region for its contributions during the past year that benefitted local communities throughout the Windham region. “We’re honored to receive this annual award from the Windham ...read more
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
A Contemporaries Event: Burgers, Bourbon & Pop-Up Art Mystic, CT – The Mystic Museum of Art Contemporaries Committee will host an event for art and bourbon enthusiasts alike on Friday, May 13 th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at their 15 Water Street Gallery location. “Burgers & Bourbon” is an exclusive event, sponsored by Engine Room Restaurant, featuring Engine Room ...read more
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
PB Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: PBBI), bank holding company of Putnam Bank rang the Nasdaq opening bell on Monday, May 2nd, 2016. Putnam Bank is the only Putnam, CT based, publicly traded company. The ceremony celebrated the reorganization of the company from a two-tier mutual holding company to a fully-public stock holding company. “We're delighted and honored to be here today in our ...read more
Friday, May 06, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Backus Arthritis Center and Rheumatology Department will host “Understanding Lupus,” an educational seminar, on Tuesday, May 17, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Backus Outpatient Care Center conference room at 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich. The program will be presented by Sandeep Varma, MD, Medical Director of the arthritis center. Dr. Varma will educate participants ...read more
Friday, May 06, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host the 12th annual Safety Camp on Saturday May 14 from 10am-1pm in the Backus Hospital parking lot outside of the Medical Office Building entrance at 326 Washington Street, Norwich. Organized by the Backus Trauma and EMS Departments and American Ambulance, Safety Camp gives children and their families an opportunity to learn about safety in a fun ...read more
Friday, May 06, 2016
The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887–1920 culminates its national tour at the Florence Griswold Museum, where it is complemented by the Museum’s Historic Garden and Landscape, June 3–September 18, 2016. The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut, is the only New England venue for the exhibition, The Artist’s Garden: ...read more
Friday, May 06, 2016
Norwich, CT – Orthopedic surgeons William Cambridge, MD, of New London County Orthopedic Surgery and Scott Stanat, MD, of Norwich Orthopedic Group will conduct a free community education event on MAKOplasty technology for knee and hip procedures on Tuesday, May 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Hartford HealthCare System Support Office, 11 Stott Avenue, Norwich. Backus Hospital is the first ...read more
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Polkas are returning to beautiful Ocean Beach Park in New London, CT for the Third Annual “Ocean Beach Park Polka Days” taking place June 22 thru the 25, 2016. Richie, Wally and Jarek Dombrowski of Polka Country Enterprises and the Polka Country Musicians of Jewett City, CT are happy to be featuring this event at the beautiful, sunny Ocean Beach Park in New London, CT. The “Polka ...read more
Thursday, May 05, 2016
The Lyme Art Association’s third annual Swing for Art Golf Party will be held on Monday, May 23 at the Old Lyme Country Club. This event is going to be a fun and relaxing nine-hole party for men and women at any playing level, followed by cocktails and hearty hors d'oeuvres. Even if you’re not a golfer, you can participate in the event. You and your guests are invited to attend ...read more
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Residents Sponsor Two Exhibitions at Cultural Institution Mystic, CT – StoneRidge Life Plan Community stepped forward last week to recognize the cultural contributions of Mystic Museum of Art and to underwrite programming at the art institution by sponsoring two exhibitions this summer. “The artists who reside at StoneRidge have regularly tapped the educational opportunities and ...read more
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Jonathan Stevenson, International Institute for Strategic Studies, will speak on “Order and Chaos in the Middle East; America and the Legacy of the 1916 Sykes Picot-Agreement” May 10th 2016 at the Old Lyme Middle School, Old Lyme Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.; presentation begins at 6:00 p.m. Jonathan Stevenson is a Senior Fellow for U.S. Defense at the UK-based International ...read more
Monday, May 02, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank recently recognized five employees for outstanding contributions to the Bank and community. Jennifer Eastbourne of Ledyard, CT, Financial Services Program Coordinator; Becky Jacoinski of Westerly, RI, Benefits and Wellness Administrator; Lisa Price of Westerly, RI, Retail Lending Administrator; and Bonnie Stanford of Groton, CT, Assistant Branch Manager of ...read more
Friday, April 29, 2016
DEEP's Boating Division is focused on safety while boating and will be starting a "Positive Ticket Program" in spring 2016. The division will be accepting coupons and promotional deals from businesses statewide and handing those out to boaters who are wearing a life jacket while underway, as well as taking other noticeable safety precautions. The Boating Education Assistants at our ...read more
Friday, April 29, 2016
New London, CT – The Kiwanis Club of New London will host its Annual Golf Tournament at Shennecossett Golf Course on Monday May 23rd with awesome volunteers, golfers and hopefully great weather!! This event is significant as all the proceeds fund grant requests and scholarships given by our club to local organizations, individuals and events within our community! The more we raise - the ...read more
Friday, April 29, 2016
The libraries of eastern Connecticut present “Surviving BRAC” on May 4 at 7:00 p.m. at the Academic Building on the campus of the University of Connecticut, Avery Point. BRAC, Base Realignment and Closure, is the congressionally authorized process the Department of Defense has used to reorganize its base structure to more efficiently and effectively support our forces, increase ...read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Washington, DC – The Internal Revenue Service is marking National Small Business Week, May 1 to 7, by encouraging small business owners and self-employed individuals to check out several products to help them understand and meet their tax obligations. The products include a series of educational webinars to help them not only be tax compliant, but also to help their businesses thrive. The ...read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Groton, CT – Elaine Brunelle of New London, Assistant Secretary, Branch Manager of Chelsea Groton’s Waterford branch; Kelly Meakem of Norwich, Cash Management Services Specialist; and Sonya Mis of Norwich, Assistant Secretary, Training Specialist, recently graduated from the Connecticut Bankers Association’s Connecticut School of Finance and Management (CSFM). Sonya was ...read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Pet Food Drive for the Connecticut Humane Society at Stop & Shop in Waterford 117 Boston Post Road This Saturday, April 30th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop & Shop in Waterford will be collecting donations, pet food and supplies to help families in the community to feed their companion pets. The wish list includes: Pet food. (canned and dry) Cat and dog treats. Cat and dog toys. Peanut ...read more
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Credit Union’s Assets, Loans, Deposits and Income Show Substantial Gains Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union produced strong financial results for 2015 with significant gains in loans, deposits and income and a more than 10 percent jump in assets to $935 million – a new high point for Charter Oak. Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak’s President and Chief Executive ...read more
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The Lyme Art Association presents the annual showcase of the best new works of art by Elected Artists Members. These artists are professionals of note and significance whose works are known, collected, and exhibited throughout the country, as well as along the Shoreline. Body Language , displaying artwork based on the human figure in all its forms, runs concurrent with the Elected Artist Show, on ...read more
Monday, April 25, 2016
Groton, CT – Christine LeVasseur recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as a Retail Loan Originator, based at the Bank’s Lending Center in Glastonbury. In this position, Christine will work with clients throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island in need of a variety of lending solutions, including traditional mortgages, first-time homebuyer and affordable lending programs, as well as ...read more
Friday, April 22, 2016
Date : Monday, May 16th, 2016 Time : 10:00AM – 12:00PM 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 businesses, offers a free workshop on “Improving Your Use of ...read more
Friday, April 22, 2016
Norwich, CT – Celebrating the hospital’s history and how it has laid the foundation for current success was the theme of the fifth annual Backus Bennies—the hospital’s annual awards ceremony for benefactors. Held in the East Region System Support Office in Norwich on April 1, the event had a movie theme and Academy Awards flavor. But the glitz and glamour was overshadowed ...read more
Thursday, April 21, 2016
New London, CT – The Connecticut Storytelling Center, in residence at Connecticut College, New London, celebrates its 35th Annual Storytelling Festival and Conference April 29-30th at College Center at Crozier Williams on the campus. The Friday/Saturday event (plus informal story swapping on Sunday morning at the Clarion Hotel) offers storytelling concerts and workshops on storytelling art ...read more
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Exhibition and Sale to Highlight Form and Color Mystic, CT – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport is proud to open its 2016 season April 30 with “New Horizons in Modern Maritime Art,” an exhibition and sale of original works of art by leading maritime artists. This show will inject a new twist to the Gallery’s familiar theme by focusing on color and form in depictions of ...read more
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Norwich, CT – Forty-eight physicians on the medical staffs at Backus and Windham hospitals have been named to Connecticut Magazine’s annual listing of “top doctors” in the state. “This annual listing is a reflection of the outstanding work done each year by the entire medical staff at both Backus and Windham hospitals, and I congratulate you all,” said Bimal ...read more
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Financial highlights and other successes were shared during the Bank’s 161st Annual Meeting Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank held its 161st annual meeting of Bank officers, Board members and Corporators on Tuesday, April 19 at the Mystic Marriott in Groton, Connecticut. President and CEO Michael Rauh reported on the Bank’s 2015 financial results. Highlights of the year included ...read more
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Date : Monday, May 9th, 2016, 12:00PM - 1:30PM Location : The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 Reserve Your Seat : REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "Growing Your Business with Email ...read more
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Middletown, CT – Dr. Joanne Z. Moore PT, DHSc, OCS, Editor and Founder of Pathfinder: A Companion Guide for the Widow/er’s Journey , shares her unique perspective on how to not only survive a loss, but also handle the small things that frequently overwhelm you as a result. Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Middlesex Hospital Outpatient Center Conference Center (2nd Floor next ...read more
Monday, April 18, 2016
New London, CT – Quinn & Hary Marketing, a subsidiary of Regan Communications Group has hired a new employee to join their growing Public Relations department. Jay Stapleton has joined the team as Public Relations Account Director. Stapleton brings more than 18 years of experience in public relations and journalism. He has led communications and public relations campaigns in sectors ...read more
Monday, April 18, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) announces our annual non-juried exhibition, celebrating our members and esteemed Elected Artists open April 21st and runs through June 4th. The opening reception is free and open to the public and will be held from 6:30pm to 8:00pm on Thursday, April 21st. The exhibition is sponsored by StoneRidge Life Plan Community. Exhibition award winners are: ...read more
Monday, April 18, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) family-friendly concert series returns Tuesday, April 19th from 6pm to 8:30pm, and features Pizzetta pizza, drinks, live art, and live music on the MMoA riverfront patio! This event will be held on the MMoA patio (weather permitting) and in the galleries which will feature MMoA’s Annual Members and Elected Artists Exhibition. This month will ...read more
Monday, April 18, 2016
Is 2016 going to be the year that you buy a home? Do you have questions about mortgage financing, applications, appraisals, assessments, inspections? CorePlus Federal Credit Union will host another Home Buyer Seminar on Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 5.30pm – 7.00pm. The seminar will be held at CorePlus’ Waterford location at 40 Boston Post Road. Light refreshments will be served. Led ...read more
Monday, April 18, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will be offering free shredding services to the community on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at three branch locations: 589 Hartford Pike in Dayville; 1055 Hartford Turnpike in Waterford; and One Connecticut Avenue in Norwich from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Charter Oak hosts an annual Shred Day event to educate and protect the public from the risks of ...read more
Monday, April 18, 2016
The Stonington Community Center, Inc. is proud to administer several college scholarship funds as a service to the community and to support the continuing education of Stonington youth. Stonington youth, high school seniors and college students, are invited to apply to the Francis Drake Endowment Fund, the Robert and Doris Ramsbotham Scholarship Endowment Fund, the Frank Turek Scholarship ...read more
Monday, April 18, 2016
Credit Union Marks Occasion With Major Exhibit Sponsorship at Mystic Aquarium Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union opened its newest branch today in Mystic, expanding its branch network to 15 across eastern Connecticut and offering greater banking convenience for its growing membership in the Mystic and Stonington areas. Charter Oak also announced today that it is donating ...read more
Friday, April 15, 2016
Annual Community Free Day Showcases Museum Offerings Old Lyme – The Florence Griswold Museum presents its annual Community Free Day on Saturday, May 7 from 10am to 5pm in Old Lyme. The event offers free admission to the Museum’s 11-acre campus, and includes family activities as well as two performances by Master Storyteller Tom Lee. A performer for all ages, Tom Lee presents Mysteries ...read more
Thursday, April 14, 2016
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut hosted its Campaign Celebration event to recognize local businesses and organizations that ran outstanding fundraising campaigns and volunteer year-round on behalf of United Way. Those in attendance were also among the first to learn how much had been raised during the organization’s annual fundraising campaign. More than 320 community leaders and ...read more
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Join us Wednesday, April 20th at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. Join the SECT Women’s Network on Wednesday, April 20 at 11:30 AM at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for their monthly luncheon meeting. The luncheon will feature “Tourism in Southeastern Connecticut”. Members from local ...read more
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Mystic Seaport will present its 2016 America and the Sea Award to Bob and Rod Johnstone – J/Boats. Given annually by the Museum, the prestigious award recognizes individuals or organizations whose contribution to the history, arts, business, or sciences of the sea best exemplify the American character. The Johnstones will receive the award Saturday, October 22, at a gala dinner held in their ...read more
Monday, April 11, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – Caitlin Nuhn of Westbrook, CT, has joined High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc. as Program Director. In this role, she will oversee High Hopes’ therapeutic riding programs which serve more than 1,500 participants a year. A graduate of John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, Caitlin earned a Master’s degree in Forensic Psychology. She is a life-long ...read more
Monday, April 11, 2016
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank Date : Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016, 9:30-11:30AM Location : Guilford Fire Department, 390 Church Street, Guilford, CT 06437 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 businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop ...read more
Monday, April 11, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union has hired Barbara Marchini of Niantic as the Branch Manager for their full service location in East Lyme, CT. Barbara has over 7 years of retail banking experience and has extensive skills in operations, lending, compliance and customer service. She was most recently with Bank of America. Marchini says, “I am committed to delivering world class service to our ...read more
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Dedication of John E. Avery House & Welcome Center and Jules X. Schneider Nature & Arts Barn marks completion of the transformation of Coogan Farm into a regional Nature & Heritage Center. Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will officially open the John E. Avery House & Welcome Center and the Jules X. Schneider Nature & Arts Barn at its Coogan Farm ...read more
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announced today that Nicholas R. Bell has been named Senior Vice President for Curatorial Affairs, a new position at the Museum that will be responsible for the care, management, strategic development, and exhibition of the Museum’s collections. Bell will assume the position June 1, 2016. Bell is presently The Fleur and Charles Bresler Curator-in-Charge at ...read more
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Southeast CT World Affairs Council: Dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on global issues Mr. Curt Goering (Center for the Victims of Torture), will speak on“The Story behind the Syrian Refugee Story – the Need for Rehabilitative Care during Humanitarian Crises” on April 12th, 2016 at Blaustein Hall, Connecticut College, New London. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.; ...read more
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
The April 18 deadline to file your federal tax return is less than two weeks away. Don’t wait until the last minute. If you haven’t filed yet, the IRS has these 10 tax-time tips to help you. 1. Gather your records. Make sure you have all your tax records . This includes receipts, canceled checks and other records that support income, deductions or tax credits that you claim. If you ...read more
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Michael Ballirano To Lead Team at Credit Union’s 15th Branch, Which Opens April 18th Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has announced that Michael Ballirano will manage the credit union’s new Mystic Branch at 4 Hendel Drive, which will open its doors to the public at 10 a.m. on April 18th. Ballirano has served as the manager of Charter Oak’s Headquarters ...read more
Monday, April 04, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host its fifth annual head and neck cancer screening event on Friday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference room at 326 Washington Street in Norwich. The screening is on a walk-in basis and preregistration is not required. Screening will be provided by local ENT physicians and dentists. The screening is free and open ...read more
Monday, April 04, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host a community education event about gout on Tuesday, April 26, from 5-6 p.m. at the Backus Outpatient Care Center, 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich. Sandeep Varma, MD, Medical Director of the Backus Arthritis and Rheumatology Center will host a talk on this painful arthritic condition that impacts millions of Americans. Symptoms of gout can include pain in ...read more
Monday, April 04, 2016
Horses Healing Humans Summer Camp Program “HEALS- Human and Equine Alternative Learning in Summer” is now accepting registrations for week-long Summer Day Camp programs in July and August for children of developmental ages of 6-12 . This Equine and Arts -Themed summer camp is an inclusional program for typically developing children and those with special needs. The experiential ...read more
Monday, April 04, 2016
Marielle Winkelman Named Assistant Branch Manager in Groton Carleen Lee Named Assistant Branch Manager in New London Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank’s Marielle Winkelman of Ledyard has been named Assistant Branch Manager of the Bank’s Groton branch, and Carleen Lee of New London has been named Assistant Branch Manager of the Bank’s New London branch. “Both Marielle ...read more
Monday, April 04, 2016
eXtreme Croquet Challenge May 15 2016 to Benefit Veterans Programs, Scholarships PLAYERS WANTED! Horses Healing Humans is holding an eXtreme Croquet Challenge on Sunday, May 15, from 1-5 pm at Horses Healing Humans, 340 New London Tpke in Stonington, followed by Dinner and Awards.100% of all donations to the Fun/Fund/Friend-Raiser event will support HHH Veterans Programs, Scholarship Fund, and N. ...read more
Friday, April 01, 2016
Council donates to The Arc New London County Knights of Columbus Council #12705 in Norwich has gifted The Arc New London County with $840 raised during this year’s Tootsie Roll Drive. The popular fundraiser is part of the Knights of Columbus’ Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities. The dollars raised benefit The Arc’s Community Life and Advocacy Program, funded ...read more
Friday, April 01, 2016
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank Date : Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 Time : 12:00pm – 1:30pm Location : Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443 Reserve Your Seat: REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on ...read more
Friday, April 01, 2016
The Internal Revenue Service has some advice for taxpayers this April Fool’s Day that may prevent them from being the victim of a tax scam: Don’t be fooled by scammers. Stay safe and be informed. Here are some of the most recent IRS-related scams to be on the lookout for: Telephone Scams . Aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents remain an ongoing ...read more
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art is the recipient of an $8,500 grant from the Frank Loomis Palmer Foundation, Bank of America Trustee. The grant monies will be utilized to deliver art programming to New London youth grades Pre-K to 12, both on site and at school sites, MMoA’s Education Outreach Programs are the museum’s way of partnering with schools and social service ...read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) presents its 2016 Summer Camp schedule, with new exciting activities for ages 3.5 – 15 running in weekly camp formats from June 20th through August 26th. MMoA Art Camps encourage creativity and imagination in children as they explore different topics and media, all while having fun with new friends. Half- and full-day camps are available, often with lunch and ...read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Members and Elected Artists Exhibition: April 15 – June 4, 2016 Opening Reception: Thursday, April 21, 6:30 – 8pm Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center calls for entries into our annual non-juried show open to all MMoA members and Elected Artists. Receiving: Sunday, April 10, 11am – 5pm, and Monday, April 11, 11am – 5pm. Entry fee is $15 and membership must be current ...read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Writer's Block Ink and Safe Futures Collaborate in Raising Voices Against Domestic Violence Community Forum and Arts Studios Continue April 16th and 30th New London, CT – Writer’s Block Ink and Safe Futures are collaborating to bring the community together in raising awareness and using expressive arts with Raising Voices Against Domestic Violence. Writer’s Block Ink and Safe ...read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Chamber Foundation Provides $103,987 to 35 Nonprofits That Benefit Local Children and Families Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT Foundation has announced the distribution of $103,987 to 35 eastern CT nonprofits that will improve the quality of life for thousands of children in the region. The Foundation raised funds throughout 2015 with fundraisers including the 4th Annual ...read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
New Facility Is 15th Branch in Credit Union’s Expanding Eastern CT Network Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will hold grand opening ceremonies on Monday, April 18th, for our newest full-service branch in Mystic, which will be the 15th in our continuing branch expansion across New London and Windham counties. Grand-opening ceremonies, which are open to the public, will ...read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union announces 2 upcoming Shred Days in the Eastern Connecticut area. These FREE events are held in partnership with Infoshred as a way to protect individuals from identity theft, a growing concern. People may bring personal documents, financial records, credit card statements, insurance forms, canceled checks, bank statements and tax preparation worksheets to be shredded. ...read more
Thursday, March 24, 2016
In celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day and the Mystic Irish Parade in year thirteen, thank you for joining us this parade day, with Irish spirit and tons of green! The Mystic Irish Parade Foundation extends their sincerest thanks to the Southeastern Connecticut community for joining us in celebration of this Celtic Holiday. The parade would not be as grand as it is today without continued ...read more
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Horses Healing Humans Summer Camp Program “HEALS- Human and Equine Alternative Learning in Summer” is now accepting registrations for week-long Summer Day Camp programs in July and August for children of developmental ages of 6-12 . This Equine and Arts -Themed summer camp is an inclusional program for typically developing children and those with special needs. The experiential ...read more
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
You don’t need to be a tax expert to run a business, but knowing the basics about taxes can help you run it better. You’ll find the basics and much more on the IRS.gov Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center . You can apply for an Employer Identification Number , download a form or learn about employment taxes . The Tax Center also includes the following resources: IRS Video ...read more
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Waterford, CT ­– Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has announced the promotion of four employees, including a new Vice President of its Deposit Operations/Electronic Services Department and a new Vice President of its Loan Servicing Department. Waltnita Brown has been promoted to Vice President-Deposit Operations/Electronic Services and Thomas Maher has been promoted to Vice ...read more
Monday, March 21, 2016
CT DECD, CERC to Outline Job Growth Plans in Groton Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT will co-host a Regional Economic Development Forum with seCTer (Southeastern CT Enterprise Region) on March 30, 2016, 8:30 – 10 a.m. at Groton’s Municipal Building on Meridian Street. The forum will be open to the public with no cost for admission. The Regional Economic ...read more
Monday, March 21, 2016
Sponsored by Dime Bank Date : Tuesday, April 12th, 2016, 9:30-11:00am Location : Dime Bank Headquarters, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 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 businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How ...read more
Monday, March 21, 2016
Is 2016 going to be the year that you buy a home? Do you have questions about mortgage financing, applications, appraisals, assessments, inspections? CorePlus Federal Credit Union will host a Home Buyer Seminar on Thursday, April 14, 2016 from 5.30pm – 7.00pm. The seminar will be held at CorePlus’ Waterford location at 40 Boston Post Road. Light refreshments will be served. Led by ...read more
Friday, March 18, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host a free community education event on Alzheimer’s disease on Monday, April 11 from 6:30–8 p.m. in the main lobby conference rooms at Backus Hospital, 326 Washington Street, Norwich. “Alzheimer’s Disease: A Conversation with Experts”, presented by Mahmoud Okasha, MD, who is board-certi­fied in Psychiatry and Neurology ...read more
Friday, March 18, 2016
The Small Business Self-Employed Division of the IRS is conducting two Affordable Care Act webinars - one on 3/30 and the other on 4/6 - that will be of interest to employers and tax practitioners! Interested parties can register for these webinars at: · Affordable Care Act: Applicable Large Employers Information Return Requirements (IRC 6056) for Tax Year 2015 · Affordable Care Act: ...read more
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Guest Speaker: Joseph Walsh, General Dynamics Electric Boat Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is set to present the Regional Chamber Awards and recap its activities in 2015, as well as review its projections for 2016, at its Annual Meeting on Tues. March 22, 2016, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Hilton Mystic. With awards sponsored by CMEEC – the CT Municipal Electric Energy ...read more
Thursday, March 17, 2016
New Britain, CT – More than 987,000 Connecticut residents, businesses and municipalities took advantage of Energize Connecticut’s home and business energy efficiency solutions in 2015. As a result, these consumers will collectively save nearly $1 billion in lifetime energy costs, according to a report recently released by the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Board (EEB). The EEB’s ...read more
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Carriage House Mercedes-Benz of New London has listed its donation wishlist for its March 24, 2016 supply drive at the Waterford Stop & Shop benefiting New London Community Meal Center: Stop & Shop Gift Cards (any denomination) Chicken, beef, of vegetable bullion (dry or cubed - Better than Bullion brand is most economical) Coffee - ground and instant Coffee creamer Sugar Iced Tea Soups ...read more
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Old Saybrook, CT – The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (the Kate) is pleased to welcome three new members to the Board of Trustees that oversees the Kate. Joining the board as of February, 2016 is Devin Carney, Thomas Gezo, and Anne Barosewicz-Mele. Mr. Carney is the Connecticut State Representative for the 23rd District, which includes Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, and Westbrook. ...read more
Monday, March 14, 2016
Typically known for their famous wings, Hot Rod Café is quickly becoming a destination for foodies and craft beer enthusiasts alike. The restaurant recently took home three chowder awards at the 13 th Annual Charity Chowder Cook-Off & Cabin Fever Festival at Olde Mistick Village. Hot Rod’s proudly won first place for Heartiest Chowder, tied with Frank’s Gourmet Grille for ...read more
Friday, March 11, 2016
How do you make investment decisions? Whether it’s up or down, the market is always on the move. How will you react to changing market conditions and what effects could your actions have on your financial approach? Many people have questions about their investment strategy, yet they never find the time to get them answered. We'll discuss: - How emotions affect investment decisions - ...read more
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation is currently accepting applications for grants that will be distributed to local and regional charitable organizations this spring. Formed in June 1998, the Foundation has, to date, awarded over $2 million in grants to hundreds of organizations located within the Bank’s market area. The Foundation accepts grant applications two times per ...read more
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
The Southeastern CT Women’s Network will host “Aunt Hattie’s House,” a special event commemorating the year of their 40th Anniversary, at 7:00 PM, Friday, March 18th, at Filomena's Restaurant, 262 Boston Post Road, Waterford, CT. Enjoy an evening of fun and education. Travel back to 1865 and find out what compelled Harriet Beecher Stowe to pen Uncle Tom's Cabin , ...read more
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Synonymous with grace, beauty and artistry, Oscar®-winning actress Sophia Loren will captivate audiences with an intimate onstage conversation and Q/A. The prolific career of this legendary star spans over five decades earning a remarkable array of notable accolades, including the first Academy® Award presented for a foreign language role with “Two Women.” Decades later, in ...read more
Friday, March 04, 2016
Mystic, CT – The region’s largest annual youth art exhibition, Young at Art returns to Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA). Young at Art showcases creative work from hundreds of regional students ages 18 and younger in MMoA’s galleries. See original artwork in a variety of media from oil, photography, sculpture and mixed media. Individual submissions and group projects range in origin ...read more
Friday, March 04, 2016
Presented in Stonington by Act II Publications, LLC, Pathfinder Stonington, CT – There will be a daylong retreat in a serene setting on April 30 to inspire, encourage, and help those who have experienced the loss of a loved one move forward in their grief journey via expressive art and writing exercises and a walking meditation. This is an opportunity to connect with others on a similar ...read more
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Carriage House Mercedes-Benz of New London and Stop & Shop in Waterford are partnering to help the New London Community Meal Center! The Wakeup Show with Teresa and Shawn from 106.5 WBMW will be broadcasting live. Event Date : March 24th Where : Stop & Shop Waterford Time : 7 a.m.-10 a.m. Join us as we collect food and donations for The New London Community Meal Center!
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Council donates to The Arc New London County Knights of Columbus Council #8903 in Oakdale has gifted The Arc New London County with $108 raised during this year’s Tootsie Roll Drive. The popular fundraiser is part of the Knights of Columbus’ Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities. The dollars raised benefit The Arc’s Community Life and Advocacy Program, funded solely ...read more
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank Foundation has awarded $4,000 to Eastern Connecticut Housing Opportunities (ECHO) to help cover the costs of kitchen renovations in one of 22 deteriorated one-and two-family properties in New London that will be acquired, rehabilitated, and then sold to low-income, first-time homebuyers. These homes are all part of ECHO’s “Home New London Program” ...read more
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
"The Power of the Inbox: Tips and Tricks for Successful Email Marketing” Date: Monday, March 28th, 2016 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Location: The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 Reserve Your Seat: REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small ...read more
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Waterford, CT – U-Haul Company of Connecticut is pleased to announce that Lowe Carting & Recycling has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Waterford community. Lowe Carting & Recycling at 998 Hartford Turnpike will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pickup for boxes. Hours of operation for U-Haul rentals are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. ...read more
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Eunice Lima-Brooks Honored at Annual YP Banquet in Mystic Waterford, CT – Eunice Lima-Brooks, a Member Service Representative with Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, has been named a “Young Professional of the Year” by the Young Professionals of Eastern Connecticut. “We’re very pleased to see Eunice honored as a Young Professional of the Year,” said Brian A. ...read more
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Date: Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 Time: 9:30am – 11:00am Location: Guilford Fire Department, 390 Church Street, Guilford, CT 06437 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 businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How to Start ...read more
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
The Power of Purple campaign, founded by the Rose Conrad Memorial Fund of Safe Futures in partnership with Hadassah American Affairs of Eastern Connecticut, will present a special awareness luncheon, featuring artist and domestic violence survivor, Ewa Grochowska, on Thursday, April 7th at the Holiday Inn in Norwich. For more information, visit www.SafeFuturesCT.org or call (860) 884-8945. The ...read more
Monday, February 22, 2016
Promoting automatic savings to help people reach their savings goals Norwich, CT – As part of America Saves Week 2016, scheduled for February 22 – 27, 2016 Dime Bank is spreading the saving message and urging its network to encourage people to make savings automatic as part of America Saves Week. Dime is offering financial workshops at Jack Jackter Intermediate School in Colchester, ...read more
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Monday, February 22, 2016
Date : Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 Time : 1:00pm – 2:30pm Location : The Mystic Noank Library, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT 06355 Reserve Your Seat: REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "Getting Started with Facebook for ...read more
Monday, February 22, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) and the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce are partnering to host a special Art After Dark on Tuesday March 15th from 6pm to 8:30pm. This family-friendly concert series features Pizzetta pizza, drinks, live art, and live music on the MMoA riverfront patio! This early kick-off to the Art After Dark series will be held in the MMoA galleries during the ...read more
Monday, February 22, 2016
Groton, CT – Maryann Donnell recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as a Retail Loan Originator. In this position, Maryann will work with clients across New London County in need of a variety of lending solutions, from traditional mortgages, to first-time homebuyer and affordable lending programs, to specialty financing and home equity loans. She is certified by the Nationwide Mortgage ...read more
Friday, February 19, 2016
Hartford, CT – Kia A. Baird, founder of Kia B Music will present in the 6x6x6 exhibitions at Connecticut Arts Day Wednesday March 2nd 2016, 1:30pm, in room 310 of the CT State Capitol. This event is produced by the Connecticut Office of the Arts in partnership with the Designated Regional Service Organizations, the Connecticut Arts Alliance, the Connecticut Arts Council and the Connecticut ...read more
Friday, February 19, 2016
Waterford, CT ­– Charter Oak Federal Credit Union is again the Number 1 residential mortgage lender in eastern Connecticut, earning the top ranking for a record six consecutive years. Since 2010, Charter Oak has originated 6,265 residential mortgages across New London and Windham counties, with a combined value exceeding $782 million. “Being the top mortgage lender since 2010 is a ...read more
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Date : Tuesday, March 15th, 2016, 12:00-1:30pm Location : The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 To register now : Click here to register for this event Learn the Right Steps to Take Now to Grow Your Business Whether your small business is just starting, or now starting to grow, knowing your customers and how to expand your products and services are among ...read more
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council Dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on global issues Mr Ed Moloney (Journalist and Author), will speak on “The Irish Peace Process: how it happened, and will it unite the country” on March 7th, 2016 at Blaustein Hall, Connecticut College, New London. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.; presentation begins at 6:00 p.m. Ed Moloney has ...read more
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Waterford, CT – Join other local businesses for happy hour and networking at Monte Cristo Cottage, Eugene O’Neill’s summer boyhood home. Hosted by the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, enjoy drinks, snacks, and conversation, and learn more about how businesses are coming together to restore a hidden New London cultural gem. Thursday, February 25, 2016 5:30 - 7:00 PM Monte ...read more
Friday, February 12, 2016
Old Saybrook, CT – The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center is pleased to announce that Dana Foster joined the organization as Director of Development and External Relations in November. Dana joins an already robust organization that has successfully operated for the past six years. Under the helm of a new Executive Director, Brett Elliott, the Kate is embracing the future by bringing in ...read more
Friday, February 12, 2016
Inaugural Community Forum and Arts Studios to Take Place February 27th New London, CT – Writer’s Block Ink and Safe Futures are pleased to announce the inaugural event of Raising Voices Against Domestic Violence, a collaborative project using the arts to spread awareness of domestic violence in Southeastern Connecticut. Writer’s Block Ink and Safe Futures believe that every ...read more
Friday, February 12, 2016
Waterford, CT – During Americana Furniture’s “Applefest and Veteran’s Day Celebration” on November 7, 2015, the iconic Waterford retailer announced that in honor of the November 11th Veteran’s Day, they would provide a complimentary “Room Re-Design” to a local area military veteran. Americana Furniture President, Jon Hendel, proudly introduced U.S. ...read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Is a criminal record following you? You may be eligible for a pardon! Learn more with Connecticut Pardon Team, Inc. Monday, February 29, 2016 at Connecticut Pardon Team 307 Main Street Norwich, CT 06360 6:00 p.m. Promptly The Connecticut Pardon Team, Inc. will give a presentation on how we can introduce our services toward the New Application for a Full Pardon or Certificate of Employability ...read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Sponsored by Essex Savings Bank Date : Tuesday, March 8th, 2016, 9:00-11:00am Location : Madison Senior Center, 29 Bradley 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 to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on ...read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) has recently secured three exclusive catering partnerships for special event rentals. After much consideration, MMoA has selected A Thyme to Cook, Coastal Gourmet, and Ivy’s Simply Homemade to cater their event rentals effective January 7, 2016. This exclusive partnership will remain in effect through January 5, 2017. Each year, MMoA serves as ...read more
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Superior Ranking Reflects Credit Union’s Strong Financial Condition Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has again earned the top 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc., which indicates that Charter Oak is one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation. “This top rating is a clear indication of Charter Oak’s superior financial condition,” said ...read more
Monday, February 08, 2016
CompTIA Managed Services Trustmark™ signifies commitment to industry best practices Taftville, CT – I-M Technology, LLC, a leading managed IT services provider, announced today it has received the CompTIA Managed Services Trustmark™, a respected industry credential that signifies its adherence to best practices for technology service delivery and customer interaction. ...read more
Friday, February 05, 2016
Sponsored by Dime Bank Date : Monday, February 29th, 2016, 12:00-1:30PM Location : Dime Bank, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 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 businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How Connecticut ...read more
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Comcast Business’ National Program for Startups and Entrepreneurs Returns for the Third Year Philadelphia, PA – Comcast Business announced that for the third consecutive year the company will seek out the nation’s most innovative startup companies and entrepreneurs to participate in its Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs competition. Current and aspiring business owners can enter the ...read more
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
The Disabled Workers Committee, Inc. has announced a $10,000 scholarship in honor of Matthew Shafner. The Committee is a Connecticut-based not-for-profit organization whose mission is to help impaired workers. Shafner, a nationally recognized attorney and former Chairman of the Disabled Workers Scholarship Subcommittee, passed away in September 2015. The scholarship will assist a child of a worker ...read more
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Groton, CT – Amy Jock recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as a Retail Loan Originator, based at the Bank’s Lending Center in Glastonbury. In this position, Amy will work with clients in need of a variety of lending solutions, from traditional mortgages, to first-time homebuyer and affordable lending programs, to specialty financing and home equity loans. She is certified by the ...read more
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Free Car Wash! To help you celebrate Valentine’s Day, Carriage House Mercedes-Benz in New London is offering the public a free car wash. When : February 13th Time : 9 a.m.-12 noon Where : Carriage House Mercedes-Benz, 488 Colman Street, New London We hope to see you at Carriage House Mercedes-Benz! "Where Excellence is Earned" www.MercedesCT.com
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Free admission for children with a paying adult Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport celebrates Presidents’ Day Weekend with Winter’s Aweigh Saturday, February 13 through Monday, February 15. Children ages 17 and younger will be admitted for free when accompanied by a paying adult. Visitors are invited to explore the Museum’s 19th-century seafaring village, historic vessels, and ...read more
Monday, February 01, 2016
North American Soccer League Commissioner Bill Peterson shares insights from a career in professional sports management at Mitchell College Weller Center on Thursday, February 11, 2016 Free and Open to the Public New London, CT – Bill Peterson, Commissioner of the North American Soccer League, has a career that spans soccer, cycling, football as well as oversight of numerous premier ...read more
Friday, January 29, 2016
“Improving Your Use of QuickBooks™ to Manage Your Business Finances II” Date : Thursday, February 25th, 2016 Time : 10:00 – 11:30am Location : Essex Library, 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT 06426 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 ...read more
Friday, January 29, 2016
Wireless Zone Co-Owners and Local Philanthropists to be Celebrated This Spring Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT has announced that Scott Gladstone and Neil Ryan , current Co-Owners of five Wireless Zone – Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer stores in Eastern CT and noted community supporters, will be honored as eastern CT’s 66th Citizens of the Year. The ...read more
Friday, January 29, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Backus Weight Loss Center will hold free informational sessions for individuals who are considering to have a surgical weight loss procedure on Feb. 3 and Feb. 17 starting at 6 p.m. at the Backus Outpatient Care Center at 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich. For more information or to register, contact the Backus Weight Loss Center at (860) 425-8740.
Friday, January 29, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host a free community education event on heart disease and atrial fibrillation on Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Backus Hospital main lobby conference room at 326 Washington Street in Norwich, “Heart Disease and Atrial ­Fibrillation: Are you at risk?” will be presented by John Foley, MD, of Hartford HealthCare Medical Group ...read more
Friday, January 29, 2016
February 12 through May 29, 2016 Old Lyme, CT – The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut, presents Ten/Forty: Collecting American Art at the Florence Griswold Museum , on view February 12 through May 29, 2016. This exhibition commemorates the fortieth anniversary of Jeffrey Andersen’s tenure as Director of the Museum, and the tenth anniversary of Curator Amy Kurtz ...read more
Friday, January 29, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host a free community education event “Are Nutritional Supplements Safe” on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 6-7pm at the Hartford HealthCare System Support office at 11 Stott Avenue in Norwich. The talk, hosted by Dr. Eric Secor, Jr., PhD, ND, MPH, MS, Lac, Associate Medical Director of Integrative Medicine, Hartford Hospital, will focus on: How to ...read more
Friday, January 29, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host a free community education event on Alzheimer’s disease on Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 6:30–8 p.m. in the main lobby conference rooms at Backus Hospital, 326 Washington Street, Norwich. “Alzheimer’s Disease: A Conversation with Experts”, presented by Mahmoud Okasha, MD, who is board-certi­fied in Psychiatry and Neurology ...read more
Friday, January 29, 2016
Norwich, CT – Orthopedic surgeons William Cambridge, MD, of New London County Orthopedic Surgery and Scott Stanat, MD, of Norwich Orthopedic Group will conduct a free community education event on MAKOplasty technology for knee and hip procedures on Tuesday, March 8 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Waterford Community Center at 24 Rope Ferry Road, in Waterford. Backus Hospital is the first hospital ...read more
Thursday, January 28, 2016
New London, CT – Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra announced today that Lynn Holland has joined the Board of Directors. Lynn is a Senior Medicare Compliance Officer at Aetna. Prior to coming to Aetna in 2011, she was employed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency within the US Department of Health & Human Services. Her focus at both Aetna and at CMS ...read more
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Credit Union Funds 11 Grants and Donates to 10 Local Food Pantries in December Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union donated more than $75,000 to community organizations in its fourth-quarter. Donating food and money to local food pantries has become a key funding initiative for Charter Oak. This past December, the credit union donated $34,000 to local food pantries in an effort ...read more
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is pleased to announce it was again awarded a 5-Star Superior rating for financial strength by BauerFinancial, Inc. This rating indicates, among other things, that the financial institution excels in areas of capital, loan quality, and profitability. BauerFinancial has recommended Chelsea Groton Bank for the most recent 87 quarters, earning the Bank an even ...read more
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
21st Annual Men Against Domestic Violence Campaign Radiothon Benefitting Safe Futures February 1st through 5th, 2016 WCTY 97.7 FM WNLC 98.7 FM ROXY 100.9 FM WICH 1310 AM Norwich, CT – Now in its 21st 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, ...read more
Monday, January 25, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of seven employees, following its Board of Trustees meeting. “Chelsea Groton Bank is the long-standing financial institution it is because of the hard-working people behind it,” said Michael Rauh , President and CEO of Chelsea Groton Bank. “Each of these employees has proven to be dedicated to their ...read more
Monday, January 25, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – Lyme Art Association’s 24th Annual Associate Artist Exhibition of landscape, portrait, and still life paintings, as well as sculpture by Associate Artist members will be on view in the Association’s front galleries, and runs from January 22 through February 26. Wonders of Winter , which showcases winter scenes by members of all levels, will be on display in the ...read more
Monday, January 25, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union is hosting two free upcoming workshops to educate our members and the general public entitled “How to Prepare, Pay & Stay in College” with information about Student Choice, our Educational Loan program. CorePlus Federal Credit Union offers private student lending solutions to help fill the funding gaps that scholarships, grants and federal aid can ...read more
Monday, January 25, 2016
Date : Tuesday, February 16th, 2016, 9:30-11:00am Location : Guilford Fire Department, 390 Church Street, Guilford, CT 06437 To Register Now : Click here to register for this event The Greeks believed in the concept of entropy – All things left untouched will lose function and form. Businesses, careers, and relationships will all be lost if they do not respond to change and evolve. This ...read more
Monday, January 25, 2016
Officials at Three Rivers Community College will hold a public forum to present the draft Multi-Campus Hazard Mitigation Plan on Thursday February 4, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in room B127. This forum is designed as an open house where students, faculty, staff and members of neighboring communities are invited to attend, gather information and provide feedback. The Multi-Campus Hazard Mitigation Plan has ...read more
Monday, January 25, 2016
Chief Executive Had Served as Vice Chairman, Co-Chaired Successful $5.7 Million Campaign Drive Waterford, CT – Brian A. Orenstein , President and Chief Executive Officer of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut. “It’s an honor for me to chair the United Way board and to work with such ...read more
Monday, January 25, 2016
Eastern CT – The Young Professionals of Eastern CT (YPECT) have announced their 2015 Young Professionals of the Year honorees, as well as their new network Vice Chair, all of whom will be recognized at a formal dinner on February 5 at Latitude 41 Restaurant & Tavern in Mystic. YPECT is a group that provides networking, career building, and volunteer opportunities for young adults ...read more
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council Dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on global issues Professor Elisabeth Wood, Yale University, will speak on “Sexual violence in conflict: why some armed groups engage in it and the policy implications” on February 3rd, 2016 at the Saybrook Point Inn, 2 Bridge Street, Old Saybrook, CT. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.; presentation ...read more
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Longtime New London-Area Cardiologist Mark Fiengo, DO, Joins Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Cardiology in Norwich and Willimantic Norwich, CT – Cardiologist Mark Fiengo, DO, has joined Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Cardiology in Norwich and Willimantic and is currently accepting new patients. Fiengo, who has practiced in the New London area for more than 20 years, is board certified ...read more
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra invites senior citizens and students to the annual Free Open Rehearsal on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at The Garde Arts Center in New London from 2:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. Generously sponsored by the Frank Loomis Palmer Fund, it is a full, live rehearsal of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Toshiyuki Shimada, Music Director and ...read more
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
“The Price They Paid – Enduring Wounds of War,” by Journalist Michael Putzel, shares the true story of a legendary helicopter commander in Vietnam and the flight crew that followed him into intensive helicopter warfare. It also discusses Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, (PTSD) with which many Vietnam Veterans continue to struggle even today. Norwich Free Academy star athlete, ...read more
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Sponsored by Dime Bank, Norwich Date : Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 Time : 9:30am – 11:00am Location : Dime Bank, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 Reserve Your Seat : REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How to ...read more
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Fiddleheads Natural Foods Cooperative will celebrate its 8 th birthday and recent renovations throughout the weekend of February 5 – 7 with live music, special sales and the unveiling of the co-op’s new owner benefits. “This year our birthday celebration is particularly exciting because it will give us a chance to show off our new store layout, lower pricing, and improved owner ...read more
Friday, January 15, 2016
New London, CT – Seven potential operators for a proposed water taxi on the Thames River joined members of the Thames River Heritage Park (TRHP) Transition Team on January 13 at Crocker’s Boatyard in New London to view the Park’s recently acquired boats and to clarify questions regarding the planned operation. Mayor Marian Galbraith of the City of Groton, James Butler of the ...read more
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank’s Richard Balestracci and Rachel Carlson were named winners of Southeastern Connecticut’s 4th Annual 40 Under Forty Award. Nominated by peers and selected by the Greater Mystic, Ocean Community and the Greater Norwich Area Chambers of Commerce, and The Day, the winners are individuals under 40 years of age who have demonstrated excellence in ...read more
Thursday, January 14, 2016
New Music Series “The Kate” from CPTV and the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center Brings Back the Boldness and Spirit of the Series Muse, January 22nd! Tune in and see the Kate on TV! Old Saybrook, CT – Katharine Hepburn once famously quipped, “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” Ã?? A lively and original new national music series, "The ...read more
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
" After the Loss of a Spouse: What's Next? " Mystic, CT – Joanne Z. Moore, PT, DHSc., author of “After the Loss of a Spouse: What's Next?” will discuss her new guidebook at Bank Square Books on January 24 . Sunday, January 24, 1-3 p.m. “After the Loss of a Spouse: What’s Next?” Book signing with Dr. Joanne Z. Moore Bank Square Books 53 W ...read more
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
SBA New England Administrator Seth Goodall, CT DECD Commissioner Catherine Smith to Address Small Business Community at Jan. 22 Business Breakfast Eastern CT – Seth Goodall , the U.S. Small Business Association’s (SBA) New England Regional Administrator, and Catherine Smith , Commissioner of the CT Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) will be the keynote speakers ...read more
Monday, January 11, 2016
DATE : Thursday, January 28th from 12:00 to 1:30 PM EDT 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 to the success of small business, will host a free Small Business Workshop, “The Succinct ...read more
Monday, January 11, 2016
New logo, new look! This spring, CorePlus Federal Credit Union will have a new look! The credit union will be undergoing a major renovation at their Salem Tpke, Norwich branch, and unveiling a bright, fresh new logo and slogan: Smart Banking. Community Trusted. With these changes, CorePlus is demonstrating that we are a different type of credit union – one that is tailor-made to meet our ...read more
Monday, January 11, 2016
Workshops will cover social media, digital marketing, sales, workplace trust Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT invites the region’s business community to a series of informative workshops held throughout the months of January, February, and March 2016. Each workshop will be held 12-1 p.m. at the Chamber’s office in Waterford (914 Hartford Turnpike [CT Route 85], ...read more
Friday, January 08, 2016
Celebrate like you are on the red carpet and watch the Oscars on our big screen, February 28th! Old Saybrook, CT – The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center will hold a fundraising benefit on Oscar Night, February 28th, beginning at 6:30 and going until the Oscars are all given out! The Oscar Party is the Kate’s annual red-carpet event that honors our 12-time Oscar Nominated, ...read more
Friday, January 08, 2016
Eastern CT – An exciting, national wellness initiative is launching across the country in February and our community is invited to join the MOVEment! NBC and The Biggest Loser are launching The Biggest Loser Community Challenge in February. Teams of four are invited to join this eight-week, online health & wellness community challenge. The challenge is for people of all fitness levels ...read more
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Comcast announced plans Wednesday to hire more than 200 customer service personnel statewide this year. The company, which has 1,200 employees statewide currently, had added more than 100 people to its Connecticut workforce last year. The new hires would include customer care representatives, customer care supervisors, and technicians. "We're thrilled to be growing our workforce in the ...read more
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMA) is pleased to launch their new museum designation in conjunction with the opening of its newest exhibition, an unprecedented show of drawing by notable American artists. Drawn from a Private Collection: Works on Paper from 1880-2009 will open January 15th in conjunction with the unveiling of MMA’s refurbished Liebig Gallery. Generously loaned by ...read more
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Groton, CT – Pam Days-Luketich, CRA Coordinator and Community Outreach Officer at Chelsea Groton Bank, was recently selected as a New Leader in Banking by the CT Bankers Association and The Warren Group. This honor is awarded to up-and-coming professionals from across Connecticut. The 13 recipients are considered to be outstanding employees who have made a notable impact in their bank and ...read more
Wednesday, January 06, 2016
The Corporation for National and Community Service’s Senior Corps Programs tap the SKILLS, TALENTS and EXPERIENCE of more than 330,000 Americans age 55 and over to meet a wide range of community challenges. Choose from several opportunities for service through TVCCA’s Senior Volunteer Programs. New London County: (860) 425-6608 | Windham County: (860) 774-9286 Friendly Visitor Become a ...read more
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will proudly present more than 40 scholarships totaling over $80,000 to student-members in New London and Windham counties in 2016. Student-members throughout the region are invited to apply for a college scholarship now through April 1, 2016. Grades will be taken into consideration; however, the student’s community involvement will be ...read more
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
DATE : Monday, January 25th, 2016, 10:00-11:30am LOCATION : Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06385 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Do your marketing messages get set aside or leave customers wanting to know more? Whether your customers find you on a web page, a postcard mailer, or a face to face handshake, the first few seconds of contact are ...read more
Monday, January 04, 2016
Sponsored by Dime Bank DATE : Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 TIME : 9:30am – 11:00am LOCATION : Dime Bank Community Room, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 Reserve Your Seat : REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "The ...read more
Monday, January 04, 2016
Export Documentation Basics These seminars will assist Connecticut firms learn how to prepare and process export documentation. This workshop will focus on the principal documents required for exports shipments. The understanding of the various types of export documents and how they are used has helped many companies streamline their internal processes, simplifying the export process, and lead to ...read more
Monday, January 04, 2016
Norwich, CT – A new partnership between The William W. Backus Hospital and ShopRite supermarket in Norwich will connect people across the region to healthier eating. It tackles nutrition-related problems on the front lines: right in the supermarket aisles. Backus Hospital and the local Shop Rite are partnering on Just Ask, a program to help those seeking to live healthier lives choose food ...read more
Monday, January 04, 2016
Southeastern CT’s Duncklee Cooling & Heating Recognized Out of 3000 Companies Jonathan Duncklee, president of Duncklee Cooling & Heating, recently received the Mitsubishi Electric Cooling and Heating Outstanding Achievement Award. From a group of over 3000 other companies ranked as national diamond contractor dealers throughout the country, Duncklee Cooling & Heating, Inc. was ...read more
Monday, January 04, 2016
Now through January 31, you can support the Chamber Foundation simply by purchasing your favorite products from Omaha Steaks through their “Steaks for Good ” campaign. 10% of your purchase will be donated to the Foundation to benefit local children’s charities. Not only will you be enjoying quality foods, but during this limited time, you can score major discounts on a variety ...read more
Thursday, December 24, 2015
A SPECIAL INVITATION AND OFFER TO SEE IMAGINE DRAGONS AT FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO NEW YEAR’S EVE! Imagine Dragons is bringing their passionately inventive brand of alt-rock to arenas with hits like “Radioactive,” “It’s Time,” “On Top of the World,” and “Demons.” Rock out with Imagine Dragons and opener MS MR this New Year’s Eve ONLY ...read more
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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank was recently named a Preferred Lender Program (PLP) by the Small Business Administration (SBA). This designation allows Chelsea Groton Bank to decide unilaterally on SBA participation in eligible loans. The PLP is part of SBA’s effort to streamline the procedures necessary to provide financial assistance to the small business community. “The SBA ...read more
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC), soon to be Mystic Museum of Art, seeks submissions from local and regional artists for our upcoming themed exhibition, Black & White, which will be on view from January 15 to February 27. This juried theme exhibition is open to all artists, working in all media, with the exclusion of photography. The theme Black & White is open to the ...read more
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has awarded over $438,000 in annual $100 cash bonuses to its Gold Rewards members in December – a new record for the credit union – and the total payout of bonuses since Gold Rewards began has grown to more than $2 million. “Gold Rewards is our unique way of saying thank you and happy holidays to the increasing number of ...read more
Monday, December 21, 2015
Hadlyme, CT – New owners of the Hadlyme Country Market Lisa Bakoledis and Susan Raible Birch have been working to restore the historic landmark since purchasing the building and business in 2012. They are proud to celebrate three years in business and unveil a completely refurbished and restored market. The new Hadlyme Country Market is much like it was in 1905, a place for locals and ...read more
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Hartford, CT – Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Thursday announced two leadership changes: David Whitehead , president of the HHC East Region, which includes Backus Hospital and Windham Hospital, will become Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer for Hartford HealthCare. Bimal Patel , HHC’s vice president for operational integration, will become president of the East Region. Both retain ...read more
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Locally owned and family operated, the Seven Wireless Zone- Verizon Premium Wireless Retailers, nominated multiple non-profit organizations in the Eastern Connecticut community to receive grants from the Wireless Zone Foundation in 2015. Owners Scott Gladstone and Neil Ryan elect several local charities in their territory who go above and beyond to impact the people in need in the community. In ...read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director and Conductor Toshiyuki Shimada, continues its 69th season on Saturday January 9, 2016 at 8 PM with "The Sounds of Winter" at the Garde Arts Center in New London. Composer Polina Nazaykinskaya demonstrates her ability to sonically conjure imagery of a winter Russian village with her work, Winter Bells . The renowned ...read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Willimantic, CT – Windham Hospital will begin to offer expanded services for senior citizens in January, when it opens its Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging program. The center helps seniors and their families connect with programs and services to maintain health and wellness as they age. In partnership with Natchaug Hospital and Hartford HealthCare’s Community Network, the center ...read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut Foundation announced it raised $115,000 at its 32nd Annual Holiday Gala at Mohegan Sun on December 11. The funds will be used to assist children’s charities throughout our region. Lou Ziegler , the Foundation’s Board Chair, worked tirelessly to continue the success of the Gala. He acknowledged the community, especially ...read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital’s next session of the American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking® Program begins on Jan 5, 2016 at the Backus Outpatient Care Center at 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich. The Freedom From Smoking® program includes eight sessions and features a step-by-step plan for quitting smoking. Each session is designed to help smokers gain control ...read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Norwich, CT – Orthopedic surgeons William Cambridge, MD, of New London County Orthopedic Surgery and Scott Stanat, MD, of Norwich Orthopedic Group will conduct a free community education event on MAKOplasty technology for knee and hip procedures on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 from 6 to 8 pm at the Plainfield Recreation Center, 482 Norwich Road, Plainfield. Registration is required. Call ...read more
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra announced today that Daniel Brandl has joined the New London-based nonprofit arts organization to serve as its new Executive Coordinator. Daniel comes with a wealth of experience in music, education, and arts administration. Currently, he is the Resident Music Director of the Chestnut Street Playhouse in Norwich, CT as well as secretary of its Board of ...read more
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host a general cancer support group for patients and their families on Dec. 15 from 6-7 p.m. in the Backus Hospital Radiation Therapy waiting room at 326 Washington Street. The group meets on the third Tuesday of every month and will continue to do so through February 2016. No registration is required and the program is free. For more information, contact ...read more
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Winter Celebrations Concert: December 14, 2015 The Winter Concert will be held at 7pm on December 14, 2015 at Northeast Academy Elementary School in Groton. The concert will open with the String Ensemble, followed by the Youth Orchestra. Two of the Youth Orchestra musicians will be performing solos as well. Highlights will include music by Tchaikovsky, Handel, and Mozart. A suggested donation of ...read more
Monday, December 07, 2015
AAA invites you to donate a toy for the Connecticut Children's Medical Center through Wednesday, December 16, 2015. AAA will collect donations at its office in Waterford in the Waterford Shopping Plaza at 117 Boston Post Road in Waterford. AAA's goal is to drop off hundreds of toys for kids who can't be home for the holidays, making the season a little brighter for them and their ...read more
Monday, December 07, 2015
When : December 17th, 2015 Where : 4 to 5PM Lyman Allyn Museum 5PM Talk back and reception at Connecticut College What : Tracing the History & Impact of the O'Neill Panelists : George C. White (Founder), Tom Viertel (Broadway Producer & O'Neill Chairman), and Jeffrey Sweet (Author), Preston Whiteway (Executive Director) This panel will explore the writing Of The O’Neill: The ...read more
Friday, December 04, 2015
Atlanta, GA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding Private NonProfit (PNP) organizations in Connecticut of the Jan. 8 deadline to submit Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications for damages caused by a severe winter storm and snowstorm on Jan. 26 – 28, 2015. PNPs that provide non-critical services located in the following counties are eligible to apply: New Haven, New ...read more
Friday, December 04, 2015
IT security is such an IMPORTANT topic, I-M Technology has put together a series of weekly IT security tips to show you and your employees how to drastically reduce your chances of being a victim of cybercrime. Since we already do this for our clients, it doesn’t cost us anything to include other local businesses as well. We want to do everything we can to educate business owners and their ...read more
Friday, December 04, 2015
Washington, DC – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced it has reopened the filing period for survivors in all states affected by Superstorm Sandy on December 2, 2015 to apply for low-interest disaster loans. The new filing deadline for physical damage and economic injury losses is December 1, 2016. “The additional time for businesses, homeowners and renters to request ...read more
Friday, December 04, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mayflower II is scheduled to arrive by tugboat at the mouth of Connecticut’s Mystic River on Saturday, December 5 at 3:30 p.m., and pass through downtown Mystic at 4:30 p.m. (all times are approximate). Although Mystic Seaport grounds will not be open to visitors for the ship’s arrival, the public will have the opportunity to view the ship as it makes its way ...read more
Thursday, December 03, 2015
Webster Bank has won four 2015 SBA Eagle Awards from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The bank was honored as Lender of the Year by Dollar Volume, Top Third Party Lender of the Year, Top Lender to Veterans, and Top Lender for Job Creation and Retention during a ceremony last month in New Haven. Webster was part of a significant increase in SBA lending in Connecticut for the fiscal year ...read more
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
CharterOak.org Features Fresh Design, Easy Navigation, Brighter Graphics Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has launched its new CharterOak.org website that features a fresh, new design and easy-to-use navigation as well as an accompanying new mobile site for smart phone users. The new website, which was launched on November 18, 2015, was designed by the Essex, CT-based ...read more
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
Bottomless Champagne, Dinner & Dessert Buffet, Live & Silent Auctions Highlight Regional Favorite Event Funds Raised Support Children’s Charities Throughout Eastern CT Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT Foundation has announced that it will hold its 32nd Annual Holiday Gala at Mohegan Sun’s Convention Center on Fri. Dec. 11, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 ...read more
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Mayflower II , Plimoth Plantation’s 1957 replica of the ship that carried the Pilgrims to Massachusetts in 1620, will leave her mooring on the Plymouth waterfront Tuesday, December 1 to head to Mystic, CT, for preservation work during the winter at the Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard at Mystic Seaport. In this next phase of a multi-year preservation initiative for the nearly ...read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
What : 2015 New London Homeless Memorial When : Monday, December 21, 2015, 6:30 p.m. Where : Hosted by Church Of The City, City Center, 250 State Street, New London, Ct. Sponsored by : St. Francis House and New London Homeless Hospitality Center Contact : Len Raymond, 860-460-8752 Family, friends, and neighbors will gather on the longest night of the year to hear the names and lives of New ...read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Special Series to Help Taxpayers Available Through January IRS YouTube Video: Taxes.Security.Together. – English Washington, DC – The Internal Revenue Service, state revenue departments and the tax industry today released the first in a series of special tax tips designed to provide people critical information to help protect their tax and financial data. The first of the Security ...read more
Monday, November 23, 2015
Special invitation to see Legends in Concert's Holiday Show at Foxwoods Resort Casino Legends in Concert is thrilled to be returning again to Foxwoods Resort Casino with their holiday show in the Fox Theater. Over 300,000 people have seen the “World’s Greatest Tribute Show” and it is the most popular entertainment attraction of its kind in the history of Foxwoods. Legends in ...read more
Monday, November 23, 2015
East Lyme, CT – Act II Publications, LLC, announces the release of the new guidebook, After the Loss of a Spouse: What's Next? by Joanne Z. Moore, PT, DHSc. Dr. Moore is the owner of Shoreline Physical Therapy, LLC., and editor of the digital magazine Pathfinder: A Companion Guide for the Widow/er’s Journey . After the Loss of a Spouse: What's Next? is a concise guidebook for ...read more
Friday, November 20, 2015
Norwich, CT – The United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Project Warm–Up, a heating assistance program that collaborates with other organizations to meet the home heating needs of Southeastern Connecticut families, is the recipient of the Backus 2015 President’s Award. The award, which includes a $10,000 donation to the initiative, was announced at Backus ...read more
Friday, November 20, 2015
Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa 5th Annual Toy Drive Up Benefiting Child & Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut Thursday, December 10, 2015 7:30-9:30 a.m. : Drive up and drop off an unwrapped toy & receive a complimentary Starbucks coffee to go! 4:30-6:30 p.m. : Stop in with your toy and take a photo with Santa & receive a cookie or hot cocoa. Random givers will win gift ...read more
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Increased Access to Care, Improvements to Quality and Patient Safety, and Advancements in Robotic Surgical Technology Highlight Backus Hospital 2015 Annual Meeting Nowich, CT – Backus Hospital reported expanded outpatient offerings and strategic growth, including a new family health center in Ledyard and construction of a 40,000-square-foot Center for Specialty Care in Plainfield, during ...read more
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Old Lyme, CT – High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, one of the oldest and largest therapeutic riding centers in the United States, recently elected two new members to its Board of Trustees. John Catlett, and Jacqueline Kangley, both of Hadlyme, were voted into office at High Hopes’ 41st Annual Meeting in late October. John Catlett spent 26 years with global consulting firm Accenture before ...read more
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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Flyers, posters, customizable coupons, social media messages, and more available from ChamberECT.com/sbs Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT has announced that promotional toolkits are available from its website to help advertise the region’s Small Business Saturday special offers. Toolkits can be downloaded at no cost from www.ChamberECT.com/sbs . The ...read more
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Groton, CT – Bill Checkosky recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as Vice President, Commercial Lending and Greater Hartford Market Manager. He will be based at the Bank’s new Lending Center in Glastonbury. In this position, Bill will work to develop commercial loan and commercial mortgage relationships with centers of influence in the Hartford market area. “With over 25 years of ...read more
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Show Features Small Paintings by Top Maritime Artists Mystic, CT – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport presents its annual winter exhibition and sale, Maritime Miniatures by Maritime Masters , November 22, 2015 through April 3, 2016. The invitational exhibition features more than 100 small paintings displayed and available for purchase – each no larger than 10 inches in height or ...read more
Friday, November 13, 2015
Create your own code, play futsal, paddle tennis and basketball, sketch a work of art, or mold your own piece of pottery- you can do all this and much more with COMO winter programs- now open for registration! The COMO is proud to offer a variety of programs from arts to athletics, for youth and adults alike, at their campus in the Stonington Borough. Winter programs include basketball programs, ...read more
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Mystic, CT – With the 'Mystic Coyote' causing quite a stir in town and on social media recently, the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center presents a free program about coyotes and other predators we have in our southeastern Connecticut backyards. The program is 6-7 p.m., Thursday, November 19, 2015. Molly Check has been the Education Director at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center ...read more
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Date : Tuesday, December 8, 2015 Time : 9: 30am – 11: 00am Location : Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook , CT 0647 Reserve Your Seat: REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "The Basics of Social ...read more
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra continues its 69th season on Saturday, November 21 at 8 PM with "Euro-Latin Passion", at the Garde Arts Center in New London. ECSO Music Director Toshiyuki Shimada opens up the night with a symphonic flourish of Le Carnaval Romain Overture by Hector Berlioz. Queen Elizabeth Prize silver medalist Aleksey Semenenko adds to the energy with a ...read more
Monday, November 09, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport, in conjunction with the artists of the New York-based Dalvero Academy, will open a new exhibit, “Journey of Transformation: An Exploration of Our Evolving Relationship with the Whale by Dalvero Academy,” on Saturday, November 21. The exhibit is the second collaboration with the artists of Dalvero. The Museum’s relationship with the Academy ...read more
Friday, November 06, 2015
High farce, satire, humor and a fast-moving plot await the audience of Molière’s “The Miser” presented by Mitchell College’s Drama Society this weekend and next. The play will be performed Friday and Saturday, November 6-7 and 13-14 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 8 and 15 at 2:30 p.m. in Mitchell College’s Clarke Center Populated by some of ...read more
Friday, November 06, 2015
New London, CT – Safe Futures, Think S.A.F.E. and the Rose Conrad Memorial Fund will be hosting a local screening of The Mask You Live In on Sunday, November 15 at1:00 pm at Olin Hall, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Avenue in New London. After the screening, there will be panel discussion led by Patrick Sheehan-Gaumer, Community Educator at Safe Futures. The free event is open to the ...read more
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
We now have brand new luxury suites for sale in the award-winning Mohegan Sun Arena. Entertain clients, reward employees, incentivize customers with VIP access to over 120 events each year. Each luxury suites includes: - 15 tickets for every event at Mohegan Sun Arena (total capacity 23 people) Concerts WNBA Games National Lacrosse League Games AAC Women's Basketball Tournament Basketball ...read more
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host a free community education program—“Winning the Carb Battle”—on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 5 – 7 pm at the Backus Outpatient Center at 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich The program, presented by the Backus Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism will offer innovative ways to approach carbohydrate challenges including: ...read more
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
New London, CT – Looking for a place to host your next event? Hot Rod Café, home of national award winning wings, offers private party space for groups of 20 people or more. Room rental is free with a minimum spend of $350. A variety of food packages are available to suit your needs. Choose from 24 varieties of wings, 24 beers on tap and an extensive menu of appetizers, entrees, ...read more
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Mike's Famous Harley Davidson & Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation/Foxwoods to be Recognized at Nov. 13, 2015 Military Appreciation Breakfast Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT’s Military Affairs Council has selected Mike’s Famous Harley Davidson of New London and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation/Foxwoods Resort Casino of Mashantucket as the ...read more
Monday, November 02, 2015
Annual event to be held November 7 at Coast Guard football game at Cadet Memorial Field. New London, CT – The United States Coast Guard Academy and the City of New London will celebrate their special relationship with the annual “Celebrate New London” football game on November 7th. The Academy will host New London public school students and their families when the Coast Guard ...read more
Monday, November 02, 2015
New London, CT – Safe Futures, the local domestic violence service provider for all twenty-one towns in New London County, has received a $20,000 grant from The Mary Kay FoundationSM. With October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Foundation has awarded $20,000 in grants to 150 domestic violence shelters in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, for a total of $3 ...read more
Monday, November 02, 2015
Put your experience, knowledge and interests to work helping meet the needs of our communities! The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Thames Valley Council for Community Action is looking for volunteers to help make a difference in the lives of seniors. RSVP attracts volunteers age 55 and older to: Be a Friendly Visitor or Grocery Shopper for homebound and isolated seniors in our ...read more
Friday, October 30, 2015
Willimantic, CT – Savings Institute Bank & Trust announced today that the bank, in partnership with CB Leasing, Inc., has provided $1.5 million in municipal lease financing to the Town of South Windsor, CT for new synthetic turf fields at the South Windsor High School stadium. South Windsor is a town with an excellent S&P credit rating of AA. Incorporated in 1845, South Windsor is ...read more
Friday, October 30, 2015
Panel Discussion with International Experts Will Address Digital Safety Concerns Eastern CT – The Southeastern CT World Affairs Council (SECWAC) and the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT have partnered to present a special luncheon calling attention to the critical issue of cybersecurity. The luncheon will be held Tues. Nov. 3 at Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m ...read more
Thursday, October 29, 2015
OIC of New London County, Incorporated has been a staple in the community for 45 years. This year we celebrate our commitment to helping people help themselves by providing effective and efficient quality services through our basic skills, supportive counseling and job development services. OIC advocates primarily for low income and/or traditional or non-traditional adults regardless of race, ...read more
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) seeks fine art from local and regional artists for our annual holiday exhibition, the Holiday Gift Show. Receiving: Sunday, November 8th and Monday, November 9th from 11am to 5pm. The show will run from November 13th through December 27th. Requirements: The Holiday Gift Show is a non-juried show. Three works may be submitted and MUST be for sale. ...read more
Monday, October 26, 2015
Stamford, CT – CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the U.S., has announced the appointment of Paul Gulbin as a Managing Director in the Firm’s Advisory practice. Paul will lead the Firm’s digital services platform as part of the Technology and Digital Advisory Practice. Paul specializes in digital and customer strategy, digital marketing, ...read more
Monday, October 26, 2015
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $74,100.50 in grants to 48 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island this fall. Inclusive of these donations, the Foundation has provided $185,579.05 this year and over $2 million in total grants to the community since 1999. “As a mutual bank, our commitment to serve our community is part of our mission,” said ...read more
Friday, October 23, 2015
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will offer three important security seminars focusing on protecting individuals against the growing threat of financial fraud, scams and identity theft. All three seminars are free and open to the public and will be presented by Frank Jarvis, Charter Oak's Corporate Security Manager. His career covers more than 38 years of U.S. Navy, ...read more
Friday, October 23, 2015
Become an HR Super Hero! Developing partnerships with your local veteran and diverse-ability supporters! Thursday, November 12, 2015 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. Holiday Inn - New London 35 Governor Winthrop Boulevard New London, CT 06320 Register online at www.HRLACT.org . HRLA Members: $25 Guests: $35 Featured speaker: Sandy Spencer , SPHR and SHRM-SCP Human Resources Director, S&S Worldwide The race ...read more
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank DATE & TIME : Thursday, November 19th, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM LOCATION : Guilford Fire Department, 390 Church Street, Guilford, CT 06437 Reserve Your Seat : RegisterNow! Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business ...read more
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Everyone loves a good party. Do you have a party or get-together with friends or family planned, but don’t want to deal with the hassle of cooking and cleaning up? Carmelo’s Bean & Leaf has got you covered! Every Tuesday through Thursday night after 5 p.m., Carmelo’s Bean & Leaf is available for your private party. Beat the stress and let us provide the atmosphere, feed ...read more
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Madison, CT – Coastal Connecticut magazine and its parent company, Post Road Media, have signed a major newsstand circulation deal that now places the magazine on premium newsstands from New York to Hartford to Boston, and increases its presence in luxury resorts and other desirable sites. The publication will now be sold in retail locations including Barnes & Noble, Hudson News, and a ...read more
Thursday, October 22, 2015
New London, CT – “American Restaurants, American Cuisine and American Society” will be the topic of Yale Professor of History Paul Freedman, whose book Food: The History of Taste received a prize from the International Association of Culinary Professionals and was nominated for a James Beard award. He will talk at Mitchell College on Wednesday, November 4, at 7:00 p.m. in the ...read more
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Date : November 9th, 2015 Time : 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Location : Groton Public Library 52 Newtown Road, Groton,CT If you are researching or deciding on starting a franchise, this FREE “must-attend” event will show you: • How to jumpstart your business • Personalized assessments for finding the right business for YOU • Best practices to ensure your success • What to ...read more
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Ledyard, CT – People’s United Community Foundation has granted $4,000 to The Arc New London County Farmstand allowing for an expansion of a garden, pumpkin patch and expanded employment training opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). In 2013, The Arc New London County’s Employment Transition Center (ETC) began implementing an aquaponics ...read more
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has again earned the top 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc., which indicates the credit union is one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation. "This top rating reflects Charter Oak's strong financial condition, from our growing assets to our strong net worth," said Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak's President ...read more
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Annual Breakfast Event Featuring Keynote Speaker Governor Dannel Malloy To Take Place at Mohegan Sun Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT recently announced its next Business Breakfast featuring keynote speaker Governor Dannel Malloy is set for Wed. Oct. 28, 2015 at Mohegan Sun’s Uncas Ballroom from 7:45 – 9:00 a.m. Governor Malloy will present the State’s ...read more
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Entries into Americana Furniture’s “Why Apple Pie Makes Me So Happy” Essay Contests for kids and adults is this Friday, October 23rd. Lori Friedlander, Americana Furniture Sales Manager and director of the store’s newly-introduced Design Center, announced the iconic store is, “Receiving dozens of entries every day into this contest that is open to residents throughout ...read more
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) public programs continue in October with Art After Dark, Art of Wine and Halloween crafts! On Tuesday, October 20th, from 6 to 8:30pm, Art After Dark concludes for the season at Mystic Arts Center with live music by John Fries Band and live art by local painter, Caroline Roque . This family-friendly Tuesday night summer concert features pizza by ...read more
Monday, October 19, 2015
Attend a Seminar on Guaranteeing Income in Retirement What lies ahead for you? Whatever your retirement goals are, ensuring a steady stream of income during retirement will be an important part of the road ahead. Social security, how to use your 401(k) and other investments are common concerns during retirement income planning. Join us for an informational seminar to address these concerns and ...read more
Monday, October 19, 2015
Groton, CT – Jamie Goulas recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as a Retail Loan Originator, based in Norwich, CT. In this position, Jamie will work with clients in need of a variety of lending solutions, from traditional mortgages, to first-time homebuyer and affordable lending programs, to specialty financing or home equity loans. Jamie is certified by the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing ...read more
Monday, October 19, 2015
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Mohegan Sun A day to make a difference by providing our veterans with valuable resources along with world-class entertainment and workshops to celebrate Veterans Day. The Vets Rock Expo will spotlight many opportunities for veterans with selected companies, organizations, government agencies, and non-profits in the following categories: • ...read more
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Safe Futures is pleased to announce that it has re-established a full-time counseling and advocacy office in downtown Norwich. The office is located at 241 Main Street, suite 102. Counseling and Advocacy services will be offered on Mondays through Fridays, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. There is no charge to meet with a Safe Futures advocate and all information is kept confidential. Appointments ...read more
Thursday, October 15, 2015
New London, CT – New London native and renowned mathematician and artist Edward Belbruno ’71 will be returning to his alma mater, Mitchell College, to present and discuss the new award-winning documentary about his artwork, “Painting the Way to the Moon.” It will take place on Wednesday, October 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the Mitchell College Weller Center and is free and open to ...read more
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Panera Bread will present the 5th annual SPOOK-A-THON family fundraiser on Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Dodd Stadium in Norwich, Connecticut, home of the Connecticut Tigers. People of all ages (and their pets) are invited to “Dress Up to Scare Cancer” at this Halloween-themed event, which will feature the Halloween Costume Parade and costume contest, as ...read more
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus (ECSC) is currently seeking singers for the remainder of their 2015-2016 season, featuring Elgar’s Coronation March and Handel's coronation anthem Zadok the Priest on the stage at the Garde Arts Center in April 2016. Auditions will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, in Leamy Hall on the Coast Guard Academy campus. The ECSC offers singers a ...read more
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Fiddleheads Food co-op has a lot going on this fall! The natural foods cooperative in downtown New London has hired an Interim General Manager. Fiddleheads’ Board of Directors hired Wynston Estis, who hails from Madison Wisconsin, to join the Co-op to develop staff capacity and to improve store layout, offerings and pricing. Under Ms. Estis’ leadership Fiddleheads is planning a store ...read more
Monday, October 12, 2015
As part of the Thames Academy 10th Anniversary Celebration, Thames Academy at Mitchell College will host guest speaker Susan Yellin on Saturday, October 17 from 9:30–11:30 a.m. in the Fox Room in Mitchell Hall. The title of her presentation is “Next Steps: How Students and Parents Can Plan for Life After Thames Academy.” Her presentation is relevant to any parent who has a ...read more
Monday, October 12, 2015
Sponsored by Essex Savings Bank DATE : Monday, November 9, 2015 TIME : 9:00 – 10:30am LOCATION : Chester Town Hall, 203 Middlesex Avenue, Chester, CT 06412 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 businesses, offers a free workshop on ...read more
Friday, October 09, 2015
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will offer free prostate cancer screenings on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 9am − 1pm, in the hospital’s main lobby conference rooms at 326 Washington Street, in Norwich. Urologists will conduct a DRE prostate exam, and a PSA blood test will be drawn. PSA results will be available in a week. Men who have not seen a urologist within the past year are ...read more
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Americana Furniture is excited to announce the opening of its in-store Apple Pie Café. We would like to welcome all local non-profit, social, and/or community based groups to use the Apple Pie Café for their next meeting, event, or presentation, free of charge. Don't miss out on this opportunity! Contact us: 35 Great Neck Road, Waterford (860) 442-8587 ...read more
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Mayor Deb Hinchey to Participate in Panel Discussion on Housing Need Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is presenting an Affordable Housing Forum on Thursday, October 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Otis Library in Norwich. Mayor Deb Hinchey of Norwich, Selectman Rob Simmons of Stonington, Jude Carroll of the Connecticut Housing Coalition, Erica Schwarz of Local Initiatives ...read more
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Theatrical Performances Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announces the return of its Halloween production, Nautical Nightmares, beginning October 16. The performance is a dramatic experience that explores ghost tales, legends and unsolved mysteries of days gone by. This year’s production, “Tales of Terror: An Evening with Poe,” invites visitors to ...read more
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
In celebration of the opening of their customizing Design Center, and Veterans Day on November 11, the iconic Americana Furniture in Waterford, Connecticut will host a free indoor “Americana Applefest & Veteran’s Day Celebration” 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 7. Featuring live country-western and bluegrass music by the Still Pickin’ band, strolling magician, ...read more
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Due to the appeal of Americana Furniture’s “Why Apple Pie Makes Me So Happy” Essay Contests for kids and adults, the iconic retailer has announced an extension of the deadline for entries from October 16 to midnight on Friday, October 23rd. Lori Friedlander, Americana Furniture Sales Manager and director of the store’s newly-introduced Design Center, announced the extension ...read more
Friday, October 02, 2015
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank DATE : Wednesday, October 21st, 2015, 10:00-11:30am LOCATION : Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 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 businesses, will present a free Small ...read more
Friday, October 02, 2015
New York, NY – Frank P. Longobardi today takes office as Chief Executive Officer of CohnReznick , one of the top accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the U.S. Longobardi, a valued, long-time CohnReznick executive, was elected by the Firm’s partnership on May 28, 2015 . Former co-CEOs Ken Baggett and Tom Marino will step down pursuant to the terms of the partnership agreement. As ...read more
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Lauren received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Boston College, William F. Connell School of Nursing in 2012 and attended Yale University School of Nursing where she received her Master of Science degree in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner in May 2015. Lauren is accepting new patients at our Plainfield Health Center located at 120 Plainfield Road, Moosup as well as Norwich Health ...read more
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Join us and learn how you can make a difference at the 2015 Affordable Housing Forum. Otis Library, 261 Main Street, Norwich, CT Thursday, October 22nd 9:00 to 11:00 am Attention business leaders, non-profits, government officials and concerned citizens... Some of our towns have seen Grand Lists flatten or fall, challenging funding of increasing costs of municipal services. We need to think about ...read more
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
New Facility Will Be Credit Union's 15th Branch in Eastern CT Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union announced Wednesday, September 30, 2015, that it will open a new full-service branch in Mystic – the 15th in its growing eastern Connecticut network – as it continues its multi-year expansion of branches across New London and Windham counties. "Mystic is an ...read more
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Mystic, CT – The forest and trails at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will be full of ghosts, goblins, ghouls and other scary surprises when the annual Spooky Nature Trail opens Oct. 23 and 24 at the center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic. The trail is open 5:30-7:30 p.m., both nights. Brave visitors are invited to put on their costumes and join us for our annual Halloween event! ...read more
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center announced today it will change its name to the Mystic Museum of Art (MMA). Having recently celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2013, the organization intends to operate all of its affairs according to the established professional standards of the industry. Mary Anne Stets, President of the Board of Directors said, “This new designation befits the ...read more
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Mystic, CT – Join us at 5:30pm this Thursday, October 1st for the opening reception for Photo Show 37 and The Artists of Gallery One Exhibitions. Photo Show 37 is an open juried photography exhibition and will be on view in the MAC galleries from September 25th through November 7th, alongside an exhibition of works by The Artists of Gallery One, an independent show from a group of local ...read more
Monday, September 28, 2015
The Board of Directors of UCFS is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Granger as the new President/CEO of UCFS. In her new role as CEO, Jennifer will lead a staff of over 360 employees at 13 locations in their work to provide care to more than 17,000 individuals throughout Eastern Connecticut. “The board conducted an extensive search looking for the best candidate to lead UCFS ...read more
Friday, September 25, 2015
DATE : Saturday, October 17, 2015 TIME : 10:00am – 12:00pm LOCATION : Essex Art Association, 10 North Main Street, Essex, CT 06426 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 businesses, will present a free event on “Business Tips for ...read more
Thursday, September 24, 2015
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra will open its 69th season on Saturday, October 24, at 8 PM with “A Hero’s Life” at the Garde Arts Center in New London. ECSO Music Director Toshiyuki Shimada conducts a performance that begins with Ludwig van Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3 . Clarinetist and guest artist David Shifrin will then join the orchestra to perform ...read more
Thursday, September 24, 2015
DATE : Tuesday, October 13th, 2015, 12:00-1:30pm LOCATION : Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown, CT 06457 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 businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How to Manage Your ...read more
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Groton, CT – James ‘Jim’ Venditti recently joined Chelsea Groton Financial Services as Vice President and as a representative of Infinex Investments, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC. In this position, James will work with clients to understand their current financial situation and determine strategies to help them meet their financial objectives. Most recently, Jim was a Wealth Manager ...read more
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport celebrates fall and the harvest season with its annual Chowder Days on Columbus Day weekend, October 10-12. The public is invited to participate in a range of family-friendly activities and partake in an à la carte menu featuring a variety of chowders and other seasonal delights prepared by Mystic’s Coastal Gourmet. The weekend’s family-fun ...read more
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
The new ACA Information Center for Applicable Large Employers page on IRS.gov features information and resources for employers of all sizes on how the health care law may affect them if they fit the definition of an applicable large employer. The web page includes the following sections: What’s Trending for ALEs, How to Determine if You are an ALE, Resources for Applicable Large ...read more
Monday, September 21, 2015
Dear Valued Business Customer: Eversource Energy is pleased to invite you to attend a webinar presentation on Wednesday, September 30, “Energy Efficiency 101: The Value of Energy Efficiency for Your Business.” With energy efficiency - one of the easiest and most cost effective ways to reduce the cost of doing business- and integrating simple and proven energy efficiency measures, our ...read more
Monday, September 21, 2015
Groton, CT – Ishmael Bryan has been promoted to Collection Manager at Chelsea Groton Bank. In this position, Ishmael will oversee all activity in the Collection department, and work with borrowers to develop corrective action plans when loans are not paid within the established parameters. “With over 10 years of banking experience, and much of that time spent in lending and collection ...read more
Monday, September 21, 2015
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will be hosting a blood drive on Thursday, October 1st at its Branch & Headquarters in Waterford at 1055 Hartford Turnpike. The public is invited to donate blood between 11:00am and 4:30pm. Donors must be at least 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in good overall health. Eligible donors are able to donate blood every two ...read more
Thursday, September 17, 2015
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Youth Orchestra (ECSYO) has appointed Kathleen Anderson as its Music Director. Kathleen (Kate) Anderson comes with a wealth of experience in music performance and education in the state of Connecticut. Currently, Anderson is the Director of Music at Tourtellotte Memorial High School in Thompson, where she conducts three performing ensembles and teaches classes in ...read more
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Mystic, CT – Each year Qualified Remodeler Magazine reviews thousands of applications for their Top 500 Remodeler Award. The magazine has specific criteria and documentation that must be reviewed and approved by a Certified Public Accountant before the companies may be considered for the award. For the third consecutive year, Advanced Improvements has been named one of the Top 500 ...read more
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport is holding a series of events to celebrate the opening of its newest exhibit, “Ship, Clocks, & Stars: The Quest for Longitude” on Saturday, September 19. A media preview will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Thursday, September 17. "Ships, Clocks & Stars" celebrates the 300th anniversary of the British Longitude Act of 1714, which offered a ...read more
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Norwich, CT – The Arc New London County and The Cactus Jack Foundation invite people of all ages and abilities to celebrate wellness and family fun at the 38th Annual Jack O'Keefe Memorial Strides Road Race at Camp Harkness in Waterford, CT, from 8:00am-12:30pm on Sunday, October 4, 2015 . This unique fund-raiser features cash prizes for top male & female finishers in 5K and 10K ...read more
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
The Power of Purple Hosts 3rd Annual Hot Cider Walk and Rally: An End to Domestic Violence Sunday, October 25 at Eastern Point, Groton Walk to Raise Awareness, Education and Take Action Commemorates Domestic Violence Awareness Month New London, CT – The Power of Purple campaign, founded by the Rose Conrad Memorial Fund of Safe Futures in partnership with Hadassah American Affairs of ...read more
Monday, September 14, 2015
New London, CT – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is pleased to announce the largest donation it has ever received, $250,000 given anonymously by a private foundation, which will enable a complete reinstallation of its primary exhibition of American Art. This historic grant has been received just as the museum is about to modernize its HVAC facilities (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) ...read more
Monday, September 14, 2015
MYSTIC, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) seeks submissions from local and regional artists for our upcoming exhibition, Photo Show 37 . Photo Show 37 is an open juried photography exhibition and will be on view in the MAC galleries from September 25th through November 7th, alongside an exhibition of works by The Artists of Gallery One. The opening reception for both shows will be Thursday, ...read more
Monday, September 14, 2015
Date : Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Time : 9:00am – 11:30am Location : Dime Bank, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 To Register Now : Click here to register for this event Sponsored by Dime Bank Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop with Maria ...read more
Monday, September 14, 2015
Mystic, CT – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport opens the 36th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale Sunday, September 27. The International is the most comprehensive collection of contemporary marine art in the United States. Award-winning artists from around the world will present more than 100 examples of their most recent work. Represented in this show are exceptional ...read more
Monday, September 14, 2015
The U.S. Commercial Service and Connecticut Small Business Development Center Invite you to attend a program on: Website Design for Global Business to Business Marketing Did you know?? Your Website Drives Business Domestically and Internationally! • 94% of B2B buyers conduct internet research before buying* • 50% of Internet traffic in the United States originates overseas as of 2010*** ...read more
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
New London, CT – Come In! Elizabeth Enders Recent Work will open at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum on September 12, 2015 and run through January 3, 2016. This exhibition will provide a lyrical and meditative look at a broad range of works by contemporary American artist and New London native, Elizabeth Enders. On display will be about seventy abstract bold and colorful works, featuring a ...read more
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Date : Tuesday, September 29th, 2015, 12:00-1:30pm Location : Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443 To register now : Click here to register for this event Sponsored by People’s United Bank Learn the Right Steps to Take Now to Grow Your Business Whether your small business is just starting, or now starting to grow, knowing your customers and how to expand your ...read more
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is producing and sponsoring a number of financial literacy seminars this fall to educate members of the community on improving credit scores, home-buying, budgeting, preventing identity theft, and more. Classes are free and open to the public. “Chelsea Groton Bank is always looking for ways to provide financial tools and resources to the ...read more
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Local business executives join SCORE to provide mentoring for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Old Saybrook, CT – SCORE, a national non-profit volunteer organization and resources partner of the Small Business Administration (SBA), was established 50 years ago and offers a wide variety of free business building services and tools, including one-on-one mentoring, educational seminars and ...read more
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
The U.S. Commercial Service and Connecticut Small Business Development Center Invite you to attend a program on: Website Design for Global Business to Business Marketing Did you know?? Your Website Drives Business domestically and internationally! • 94% of B2B buyers conduct internet research before buying* • 50% of Internet traffic in the United States originates overseas as of ...read more
Friday, August 28, 2015
The Eastern Connecticut Association of Realtors® will be conducting a pancake breakfast on September 12th from 8am – 11am at the Waterford V.F.W. to raise money for the V.F.W. Relief Fund. VFW Relief Funds are maintained by each Post for the exclusive use as a fund to provide aid, comfort, relief, and assistance to needy or disabled veterans or members of the Armed Forces and their ...read more
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Mystic Arts Center (MAC) public programs continue in September with Craft Bar, Art After Dark and Art of Wine. On Monday, September 7 th from 7 to 8pm, MAC Elected Artist Alison Ives will lead a discussion about how artists translate something as intangible as emotions into visual art at MAC’s new 15 Water Street Gallery for our Art of Wine Series. Owner Stephen Clemente will lead the ...read more
Thursday, August 27, 2015
The Earth Skybox at the Mohegan Sun Arena will be the setting Sept. 18 for a special concert promotion benefitting the New London Homeless Hospitality Center. Four classic ’90s performers – Boyz II Men, Wilson Phillips, En Vogue and Coolio – will be joining forces that evening for a concert at the Arena. Guests who order skybox tickets through NLHHC will enjoy snacks and ...read more
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop On "How to Make it Rain: Four Steps to Growing the Bottom Line” Sponsored by Liberty Bank DATE : Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015, 9:30-11:00am LOCATION : Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit ...read more
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Chamber Announces Recipients of 2015 Crawford Award Reverends Michel Belt and Catherine Zall to Receive Prestigious Award November 12 at Foxwoods Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has announced that Reverend Michel Belt and Reverend Catherine Zall have been selected as the recipients of this year’s William Crawford Distinguished Service Award. They will be ...read more
Monday, August 24, 2015
Harley-Davidson® and Mike’s Famous® Partner with Wounded Warrior Project® on Operation Personal Freedom to Teach Current and Former U.S. Military Personnel to Learn to Ride for Free New London, CT – To thank the people who have courageously defended our country and everyone’s personal freedom to ride, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company® of Milwaukee, WI and ...read more
Monday, August 24, 2015
Chelsea Groton Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications for Fall 2015 Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation is currently accepting applications for grants that will be distributed to local and regional charitable organizations this fall. Formed in June 1998, the Foundation has, to date, awarded over $1,930,000 in grants to hundreds of organizations located within the Bank’s ...read more
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Three lawyers from Suisman Shapiro Attorneys at Law were again selected by their peers for inclusion in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 . Matthew E. Auger was selected in the practice area of Medical Malpractice Law; John A. Collins, III in the field of Personal Injury Litigation; and Matthew Shafner in the area of Workers’ Compensation Law. Since it was first ...read more
Thursday, August 20, 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop On "Managing Your Non-Profit Business" DATE : Wednesday, September 16, 2015 TIME : 12:00pm – 1:30pm 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, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to ...read more
Thursday, August 20, 2015
New Exhibition: “Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude” The Solution to One of History’s Greatest Technical Challenges Produced by the National Maritime Museum, London Proudly sponsored by United Technologies Corporation On Exhibit September 19, 2015 – March 28, 2016 Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport proudly presents “Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest ...read more
Friday, August 14, 2015
Lyman Allyn Art Museum Offers Art History for All New London, CT – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is proud to announce the continuation of its lifelong learning program, Art History For All. This fall’s course, beginning September 17th, is entitled “Inventing America: How Art & Literature Shaped American History.” Richard J. Friswell, cultural historian and award-winning ...read more
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Get back to the basics during this FREE 1-hour webcast Topic : Business Taxes for the Self-Employed: The Basics Date : Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Time : 11:00 a.m. (Pacific); Noon (Mountain); 1:00 p.m. (Central); 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) Highlights of What's Covered: Reporting profit or loss from a business or profession Self-employment tax and estimated tax payments Schedule C and C-EZ ...read more
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Chelsea Groton Certified Financial Planner Named ‘2015 Connecticut Five Star Wealth Manager’ Groton, CT – Robert Fradette, CFP®, CLTC, ChFC, of Colchester, a financial planner with Chelsea Groton Financial Services and an Infinex Investment Executive, was named a ‘2015 Connecticut Five Star Wealth Manager’ by Five Star Professional. With over 30 years of ...read more
Thursday, August 06, 2015
United Community & Family Services Celebrates National Health Center Week 2015. Impacting 17,000 lives. Fulfilling 1 Mission. Eastern CT – United Community & Family Services (UCFS) with Health Centers in Plainfield, Griswold, Norwich, Colchester and New London, will be recognizing National Health Center Week in 17,000 ways. From Monday, August 10th through Friday, August 14th an ...read more
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
59th Regional Show and Cuba! Cuba! Open at Mystic Arts Center Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) announces the opening of two exhibitions next week. Our 59th Regional Show and Cuba! Cuba! will be on view in the MAC galleries from 11am to 5pm daily, August 7th through September 19th. The 59th Regional is an all media juried show of works by local and regional artists. Cuba! Cuba! is a ...read more
Friday, July 31, 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop On “How To Quick Start Your Business Plan” Sponsored by Dime Bank DATE : Thursday, August 27th, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT LOCATION : Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich 06360 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit ...read more
Thursday, July 30, 2015
All employers: Please join us for a presentation on the new certificate of employability. Wednesday, August 19, 2015 307 Main Street, Norwich, CT 06360 Second Floor Begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. We would like to welcome you to share our insight of developing careers within your organizations. Call (860) 823-1571 to register. 307 Main Street, Norwich, CT 06360 (860) 823-1571 - Fax (860) 383-4543 ...read more
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Serious Fun with Tosh Sheridan Trio Sunday, August 2 at 7pm, $8 Hygienic Art Park 79 Bank Street, New London, CT 06320 hygienic.org Tosh Sheridan is a guitarist and composer working and living in New York since 1998. Tosh earned his Bachelors of Arts degree in Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music in 1998. In 2004, he went on to earn his Masters in Jazz Performance from City College of ...read more
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Art of Wine Continues at Frizzante Wine Bar Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center’s (MAC) art and wine education and tasting series continues on Monday, August 3rd at 7pm at Frizzante Wine Bar (15 Water Street, Mystic, ground floor) with “Art of Wine: Color Theory, Whites.” Artist Pamela Pike Gordinier elaborates on the scientific theories behind the use of color in artworks ...read more
Monday, July 27, 2015
Charter Oak Presents $2,500 to the Brian T. Dagle Memorial Foundation Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union awarded $2,500 to the Brian T. Dagle Memorial Foundation on Friday, July 24th. The Brian T. Dagle Memorial Foundation promotes hope and healing for people who are grieving the loss of someone special or struggling with the challenges of life by providing support services, ...read more
Monday, July 27, 2015
Chamber’s and Mohegan Tribal Council’s Total Life Expo Returns Sept. 19 One-Day Event to Showcase Mind, Body, Spiritual Health Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, in partnership with the Mohegan Tribal Council, has announced that the third annual Total Life Expo will take place Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 at Mohegan Sun’s Convention Center from 10:00 ...read more
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Call to Artists: 59th Regional Show at Mystic Arts Center Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) seeks submissions from local and regional artists for their upcoming exhibition, The 59th Regional Show, an all media open juried show. The 59th Regional Show will be on view in the MAC galleries from August 7th through September 19th, alongside a solo photography exhibition of works by ...read more
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
United Way Conducting Countywide School Supplies Drive Gales Ferry, CT – United Way of Southeastern Connecticut wants to ensure kids go back to school with confidence and with the material supplies needed to perform successfully in the classroom. The organization is inviting individuals, groups, and businesses from all across New London County to donate school supplies or run a drive to ...read more
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The Berry Company Announces New Frontier Local Shopping Guide and 'Think Yellow Go Green' Recycling Drive in Connecticut Berry Teams Up with Area Baseball Leagues for Environmental Awareness Program That Encourages Community to Recycle Outdated Telephone Directories NEW LONDON, CT – The Berry Company, LLC, publisher of the new Frontier Local Shopping Guide, announced that residences ...read more
Monday, July 20, 2015
Maritime Gallery Artists to Paint en Plein Air at Mystic Seaport Public Invited to Watch Artists at Work July 21-25 Mystic, CT – An exhibition of unique works created by the nation’s leading maritime artists, “The Plein Air Painters of the Maritime Gallery Exhibition and Sale,” will open at the Mystic Seaport Maritime Gallery Saturday, July 25. The exhibition is a ...read more
Monday, July 20, 2015
Mystic Seaport to hold “Moby-Dick” Marathon July 31-August 1 Classic Novel to be Read Aloud on Board the Charles W. Morgan Mystic, Conn. (July 17, 2015) — Mystic Seaport will hold its annual marathon reading of Herman Melville’s novel, “Moby-Dick”, July 31-August 1. The reading begins at noon on July 31 with an actor portraying Melville reciting the first ...read more
Friday, July 17, 2015
UCFS Clinician Receives National Recognition UCFS is pleased to announce that Becky Moore, LPC at the UCFS Colchester office has become nationally certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is an evidenced based treatment that helps children and adolescents recover from traumatic events that have occurred in their lives. ...read more
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Presents Scholarships to 16 Rising College Students Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank recently presented scholarships to a select group of graduating seniors who represent 16 area high schools. Each of the individuals who applied for the scholarships excelled in academia, leadership and extracurricular activities during their high school years, and plans to pursue ...read more
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
New Energize Connecticut Video to Help Small Businesses Save Energy and Money If you’re like many small businesses, you might not have the time, financial resources or in-house expertise necessary to analyze and reduce your energy use. Luckily, Energize CT’s turnkey small business program delivers energy-saving strategies and technologies specific to your business, with the goal of ...read more
Friday, July 10, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank to Host Small Business Expo in New London on July 29 Groton, CT – On Wednesday, July 29, Chelsea Groton Bank will present a Small Business Expo at the Bank’s New London branch at One Montauk Avenue. Current and aspiring small business owners are invited to attend to meet with the Bank’s experts in cash management, business banking, commercial lending and ...read more
Thursday, July 09, 2015
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum Showcases International Artists New London, CT – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is proud to present a three part international art exhibition, titled The Artist’s Journey , organized by the Griffis Art Center. In celebrating 25 years their remarkable program of hosting international artists in New London, the Griffis Art Center invites you to share in the ...read more
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Mashantucket Pequot Fireworks Extravaganza Set to Light Up the Sky Once Again at Sailfest 2015 23rd Consecutive Year Sponsored Exclusively by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Foxwoods MASHANTUCKET, CT – The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Foxwoods Resort Casino are once again proud to be sponsoring the annual “Mashantucket Pequot Fireworks Extravaganza” on ...read more
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Summertime Means Cruise Time at Project Oceanology Ocean Research Cruises / Lighthouse Expeditions / Marine Science Programs and Camps Winter Seal Watch Cruises / Winter Eagle Watch Cruises Groton, CT – Experience the majestic coastal waters of Long Island Sound, Fishers Island Sound, and the Thames River on a Project Oceanology summer cruise like none other offered in southeastern ...read more
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Kevin S. Morin, CFP of Morin Associates, LLC, Named Platinum Member in the Principal Financial Group Privileged Partner Program for the Fourth Year Groton, CT – Kevin S. Morin, CFP of Morin Associates, LLC has achieved platinum status in the 2015 Group Benefits Privileged Partner Program for the Principal Financial Group®. Members reach this elite status by offering outstanding client ...read more
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Comcast Increases Speeds for No Additional Cost for Majority of its Xfinity Internet Customers From New England Through the Mid-Atlantic Introduces New Performance Pro 75 Mbps Speed Tier and Increases Blast! to 150 Mbps Across Its Northeast Division Philadelphia, PA – Comcast today announced it is increasing the speed of its popular Blast! tier by almost 50 percent to 150 Mbps (formerly 105 ...read more
Monday, July 06, 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop On "How to Start Your Non-Profit Business" DATE : Thursday, July 30, 2015 TIME : 9:30am – 11:00am LOCATION : Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 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 ...read more
Monday, July 06, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Brings Back the Beetle Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank debuted a new and improved version of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle, accompanied by the Chelsea A. Corn mascot and a number of employees and their families, at the Groton Fourth of July Parade. The Beetle will continue to make its rounds at community and volunteer activities, Foundation check presentations, and ...read more
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Dime Bank Finances Multimillion Dollar Project for Norwich Orthopedic Group Expansion Norwich, CT – Dime Bank financed a multimillion dollar project for Norwich Orthopedic Group’s real estate affiliate to construct a medical office building in East Lyme, Connecticut, scheduled to open May, 2016. The new building, and second location, will be at 11 Industrial Park Road. The new offices ...read more
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Mystic Arts Center Hosts 104th Annual CAFA Show Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center continues to celebrate creativity, culture, and community this summer with the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 104th Annual Juried Show. The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) presents its 104th annual juried exhibition of works in all media, including painting, photography, sculpture and graphic arts. ...read more
Monday, June 29, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Again Awarded 5-Star Rating by BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc. Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is pleased to announce it was again awarded a 5-star rating for superior financial strength by BauerFinancial, Inc. This rating indicates, among other things, that this institution excels in areas of capital, loan quality and profitability. BauerFinancial has recommended Chelsea Groton ...read more
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Mystic Seaport Readies for Invasion by Civil War Soldiers and Sailors, July 18-19 Special Event: “The Hunt for the Australia,” a Civil War Scavenger Hunt sure to Delight All Ages Mystic, Conn. (June 25, 2015) – Mystic Seaport and the Connecticut Civil War Commemoration Commission will host one of the final Civil War encampments of the 150th anniversary July18-19. More than 200 ...read more
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
John Uyeki Joins Chelsea Groton Financial Services as Senior Vice President Groton, CT – John Uyeki recently joined Chelsea Groton Financial Services as Senior Vice President, Producing Manager and as a representative of Infinex Investments, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC. In this position, John will have his own portfolio of client accounts, while also overseeing the Financial Services area within ...read more
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Dime Foundation Awards $2,000 to New England Science and Sailing Norwich, CT – The Dime Bank Foundation has awarded $2,000 to New England Science and Sailing (NESS) for their Extended Learning Program for at-risk students from the STEM Magnet Middle School at Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School. This adventure STEM education program provides unique learning opportunities such as marine ...read more
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Internal Revenue Service Webinar: Tangible Property Regulations Acquisition? Production? Improvements? Safe Harbor? Election? Simplified Procedures? Get your questions answered during the FREE 2-hour webinar... Topic : Tangible Property Regulations Date : Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Time : 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) Highlights of What's Covered: • General rules contained in the Internal Revenue ...read more
Friday, June 19, 2015
Mitchell College and NESS (New England Science & Sailing Foundation) Announce Partnership to Expand Sailing and Waterfront Offerings in New London New London, CT – Mitchell College and the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) are delighted to announce a joint partnership that will enable both to expand their sailing and water sports offerings for the greater New London ...read more
Thursday, June 18, 2015
First-Ever Non-Profit Collaboration among Mashantucket Pequots and Mohegan Tribe to Benefit Prostate Cancer Research at Dana Farber North Stonington, CT – The 20th Annual Prostate Cancer Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 22, 2015, at Lake of Isles Golf Course - for the first time. The tournament is organized by Sheffield Pharmaceuticals in collaboration with Arnold ...read more
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Mystic Arts Center, Florence Griswold Museum, and Nathan Hale Elementary School Outreach Project Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) has teamed up with the third graders at Nathan Hale Elementary School in New London, Connecticut to build houses for the Wee Faerie Village at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut. The Wee Faerie Village will open October 1 st. The Faerie ...read more
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Mystic Arts Center Offers Summer "DIY" and Craft Workshops Mystic, CT – This summer, Mystic Arts Center (MAC) will be introducing new craft and DIY (“do it yourself”) classes for adults and teens. The DIY classes are inspired by the current trend for homemade products and gifts brought on by the popular website “Pinterest”. MAC will be offering three DIY ...read more
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The WoodenBoat Show Sails into Mystic Seaport June 26-28 Event is the largest gathering of wooden boats and watercraft on the east coast Mystic, CT – The largest gathering of wooden boats and enthusiasts in New England will converge at Mystic Seaport for the annual WoodenBoat Show Friday through Sunday, June 26-28, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The WoodenBoat Show, hosted in a partnership with ...read more
Monday, June 15, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Purchases Building to Better Serve Customers in Hartford County Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank has purchased a building at 273 Hebron Avenue, Glastonbury. The property will house the Chelsea Groton Lending Center, the Bank’s first Loan Production Office (LPO). Retail and commercial lending personnel will be based in the LPO to better assist individuals, families ...read more
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Summer Fest at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum New London, CT – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum invites you and your family to celebrate the start of summer at Summer Fest, the Lyman Allyn’s community picnic, on Saturday, June 27 from 11am-5pm. Summer Fest is FREE for everyone and will feature food trucks, live entertainment (amplified, unplugged, performance and participatory), and family ...read more
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The Berry Company Announces New Frontier Local Shopping Guide and 'Think Yellow go Green' Recylcing Drive in Connecticut Berry Teams Up with Area Baseball Leagues for Environmental Awareness Program That Encourages Community to Recycle Outdated Telephone Directories New London, CT – The Berry Company , LLC, publisher of the new Frontier Local Shopping Guide, announced that ...read more
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Dime Bank Launches DimePerks – A New Line of Checking Accounts Connecting Bank Customers with Local Merchants Regional consumers will save time and money with multi-level checking accounts offering local deals from neighborhood merchants direct to smartphone or web browser Eastern CT and Westerly, RI – Buy local, shop local, save local. That’s the idea behind DimePerks, a new ...read more
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Mystic Aquarium’s 4th Annual Seals on the Rocks Fundraiser Set for June 21 Mystic, CT – On Sunday, June 21, Mystic Aquarium and its Animal Rescue Program will host the fourth annual Annual Seals on the Rocks fundraiser. This fun night out will support the Animal Rescue Clinic. Taking place on Father’s Day, this event is the perfect way to celebrate Dad’s with strong hands ...read more
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Chamber to Host DECD Commissioner Catherine Smith, Deputy Commissioner Tim Sullivan at June 12 Breakfast Waterford, CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has announced that Catherine Smith , Commissioner of CT’s Department of Economic and Community Development, and Deputy Commissioner Tim Sullivan will be the featured guests at its next Business Breakfast, held 7:45 ...read more
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Mystic Seaport Opens "Voyaging in the Wake of the Whalers" June 20 New Exhibit Explores Impact and Influence of Iconic Industry Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport will open its newest exhibit, “Voyaging in the Wake of the Whalers”, on Saturday, June 20. The exhibit is a groundbreaking approach to the story of America and whaling that places 19th-century commercial whaling ...read more
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
SECT Women's Network to Host Luncheon June 17th Installation of Officers and Presentation of Awards The Southeastern CT Women’s Network will hold its June luncheon at 11:30 am, Wednesday, June 17th at the Holiday Inn on Governor Winthrop Boulevard in New London. The program will feature installation of 2015-2016 Network officers and an awards presentation. For more information and to ...read more
Monday, June 08, 2015
Charter Oak Awards $25,000 to Organizations in Eastern Connecticut Community Giving Program Continues to Positively Impact Region's Non-Profits and Students Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union had an exciting first quarter, announcing the expansion of its $70,000 scholarship program and awarding $25,000 in grants to local organizations. Grant recipients from the first ...read more
Thursday, June 04, 2015
What : Free Webinar – Taxability of Fringe Benefits Part Three: Other Compensation and Payments to Employees When : July 9, 2015; 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) How : Register for this event . You will use the same link to attend the event. Learn about : Uniforms and clothing allowances Other types of compensation Payment of awards and prizes Professional licenses and dues What else : Don’t ...read more
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank to Host Small Business Expo on June 19 Groton, CT – On Friday, June 19, Chelsea Groton Bank will present a Small Business Expo at the Bank’s Mystic branch. Current and aspiring small business owners are invited to attend to meet with the Bank’s experts in cash management, business banking, commercial lending and financial planning to learn how to manage ...read more
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Local Knights Support The Arc New London County with Tootsie Roll Drive Council in Southeastern Connecticut donates $1100 A local Knights of Columbus council has chosen The Arc New London County to receive $1,108.00 raised during this year’s Tootsie Roll Drive. One of its most popular fundraisers, The Tootsie Roll Drive is part of the Knights of Columbus’ Campaign for People with ...read more
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Charter Oak Supervisor Named Investigator of the Year Waterford, CT – Cathie Forier, a Supervisor of Corporate Security for Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, has been named “Investigator of the Year” by the Connecticut chapter of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI). “We’re proud to see Cathie’s investigatory skills ...read more
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Chelsea Groton Foundation Surpasses $1.9 Million in Giving Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $111,478 in grants to 62 non-profit organizations from Eastern Connecticut and Southern Rhode Island this spring. Inclusive of these donations, the Foundation has provided over $1.9 million in total grants to the community since 1999. “One of our responsibilities as a mutual ...read more
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Pfizer Awards Grants to 51 of Region's Nonprofits Pfizer Inc. has announced that 51 nonprofits in Connecticut and Rhode Island, including the Garde Arts Center and Project Oceanology, will receive funding support this year. Other recipients were Aluminum Falcon Robotics, Bethsaida Community Inc., Center for Hospice Care Southeast Connecticut, Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, ...read more
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
SCORE To Host Franchise Panel Discussion DATE & TIME : Thursday, June 25th, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT LOCATION : E. Lyme Town Hall, Upper Meeting Room, 108 Pennsylvania Avenue, Niantic, CT 06357 Reserve Your Seat: Register Now! Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, presents a ...read more
Monday, June 01, 2015
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union proudly recognized the accomplishments of 39 college-bound students in a private reception on Thursday, May 28, 2015, where each student was awarded one $2,000 scholarship. “In January, we formally announced the expansion of our scholarship program stating that our annual investment in Connecticut’s youth was going to increase by ...read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Mystic Seaport to Host 36th Sea Music Festival June 11-14 Performers from Around the World Gather to Celebrate Music of the Sea Mystic, CT – Musicians from around the world will come to Mystic Seaport to celebrate the musical traditions of the Golden Age of Sail at the 36th annual Sea Music Festival, Thursday through Sunday, June 11-14. The Festival is the premier sea music event in North ...read more
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Coastal Connecticut Magazine Signs on as Apex Sponsor of The Branford Festival 2015 Coastal Connecticut Magazine will be the Apex sponsor of this year’s Branford Festival, taking place June 19-21 on Branford Green and throughout the town. This sponsorship is the latest in a growing list of community, charity and cultural events supported by the publication. Celebrating 31 years, the ...read more
Friday, May 22, 2015
Charter Oak Honored by United Way Credit Union Receives Innovation, Benefactor Awards Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has received awards from the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut for its innovative fundraising efforts and benefactor support of the Gales Ferry-based social services agency. “We’re honored to receive United Way’s 2014 Innovative ...read more
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Supports Local Military Organization in Honor of Military Appreciation Month Groton, CT – In honor of Military Appreciation Month this May, Chelsea Groton Bank made a donation to Devyn’s Charm, Inc., a 501(c)3 organization located in Groton. Devyn’s Charm provides military families who have children that need extended hospital stays with “Charm ...read more
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Mystic Seaport to Hold Safety on Sea and Shore Weekend May 30-31 First Responders Receive Free Admission and Family Discount Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport’s Safety on Sea and Shore Weekend honors the work of present-day emergency personnel, while also celebrating the people, methods, and vehicles involved in maritime rescues during the 19th and early 20th centuries. As part of ...read more
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The 7th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards Gala Norwich, CT – B2 Productions LLC in Norwich, CT is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards. (CHSMTA) The Black Tie Awards Gala will be held Monday, June 1, 2015 at The Palace Theater in Waterbury, CT at 6:30pm and will feature the most outstanding high school musical theater performances from ...read more
Monday, May 18, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Employees Honored by Center for Financial Training Groton, CT –The Center for Financial Training (CFT) recently honored six Chelsea Groton Bank employees – Elaine Brunelle of Waterford, Dawn DeCristofaro of Ledyard, Jennifer Seuferling of Groton, Lisa Lelek of Groton, Alyssa Bryan of New London, and Regan Nichols of Ashaway, RI – during the annual graduation ...read more
Monday, May 18, 2015
Charter Oak Names New Mortgage Officer Meg Polubiatko Has 25 Years of Local Banking and Lending Experience Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has named Meg Polubiatko, a local banker with extensive mortgage-lending experience, as its new Mortgage Officer. "Meg's a well-known mortgage originator, and her many years of experience combined with her knowledge of the local ...read more
Thursday, May 14, 2015
'Young Marine Artist Search' (YMAS) Southeastern Connecticut Regional Competition Call to Artists The American Society of Marine Artists, a 500-member national association of painters, sculptors, collectors and scholars, interested in the promotion of marine art and maritime themed artworks, is sponsoring a regional competition for student-age (16-23) artists who show an interest in ...read more
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Mitchell College Holding 71st Commencement and Inauguration of Janet L. Steinmayer, J.D., as Seventh President of Mitchell College Saturday, May 16 at 10:00 a.m. New London, CT – This Saturday, May 16, at 10:00 a.m., Mitchell College will hold a double celebration — the College’s 71st Commencement Ceremony and the Inauguration of Janet L. Steinmayer, J.D., as seventh president ...read more
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Art After Dark Continues at Mystic Arts Center Mystic, CT – On Tuesday, May 19th, from 6 to 8:30pm, Art After Dark continues at Mystic Arts Center with live music by The Crows Toes and live art by Mystic Arts Center faculty Lisa Lyman Adams. This family-friendly Tuesday night summer concert features a great line-up of food, drinks, live music, and live art on our riverfront patio. The Crow ...read more
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
New Haven County Added For SBA Disaster Declaration in Connecticut Atlanta, GA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that the county of New Haven has been added to for the Presidential disaster declaration in Connecticut for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by a severe winter storm and snowstorm on Jan. 26 – 28, 2015. PNPs located in the following ...read more
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
15th Annual Twilight Trail Run to Take Place May 29, Safe Futures to Benefit Seeking runners, walkers, sponsors, and volunteers Groton, CT – The fifteenth annual Twilight Trail Run to benefit Safe Futures (formerly the Women’s Center of Southeastern CT) will take place on Friday, May 29th at 6:00 p.m. at Bluff Point State Park and Haley Farm in Groton, CT. More information, ...read more
Monday, May 11, 2015
SBA Deadline for Physical Damage Disaster Loans For Private NonProfit Organizations in Connecticut is June 8 Atlanta, GA –The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding eligible Private NonProfit (PNP) organizations in Connecticut of the June 8 deadline to submit disaster loan applications for physical damages caused by a severe winter storm and snowstorm on Jan. 26 – 28, 2015. ...read more
Monday, May 11, 2015
Butterfly Extravaganza Set For June 27 Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will host its first-ever Butterfly Extravaganza from 2 to 4:30 p.m., Saturday June 27 at the Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic. Activities include a Butterfly Parade, and the release of live butterflies, as well as the official opening of the Native Butterfly and Moth House. The house was ...read more
Monday, May 11, 2015
SECT Women's Network Presents Wendy Bury, Director of SECT Cultural Coalition May 20th Luncheon The Southeastern CT Women’s Network will hold its May luncheon at 11:30 am, Wednesday, May 20th at the Holiday Inn on Governor Winthrop Boulevard in New London. The program will feature the Southeastern Connecticut Cultural Coalition’s Executive Director, Wendy Bury. Reservations ...read more
Monday, May 11, 2015
Homeward Bound: Date Set for Mayflower II’s Return to Plymouth Following First Phase of Restoration at Mystic Seaport, Historic Ship Heads Home for Busy Visitor Season Plymouth, MA – Plimoth Plantation and Mystic Seaport announced today that Mayflower II is currently scheduled to depart Mystic Seaport on the morning of May 16 for her return trip to Plymouth. In the past several ...read more
Monday, May 11, 2015
Mystic Seaport Launches New Salute to Summer Event May 23-24 Museum Kicks off Season on Memorial Day Weekend Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport will kick off the start of the summer season on Memorial Day weekend with Salute to Summer, a new event that celebrates the best New England has to offer when the weather turns warm. The event runs Saturday and Sunday, May 23-24 and includes historic games ...read more
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Tour de Lyme Sponsors SEcond Annual Used Bike Collection for Bikes for Kids Donate those dust collecting unused bikes for a great cause. Tour de Lyme, Lyme, CT is sponsoring its second annual used bike collection for Bikes-for-Kids, Old Saybrook, CT. Unused bikes can be donated three ways: Home Pick-Up : Call 860-388-2453 General Public Drop Off : May 11 to 23, 2015 at Reynolds Subaru, 268 ...read more
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport to Open 36th Annual Spring Exhibition and Sale May 17 Modern Marine Masters to Feature Leading Contemporary Maritime Artists Mystic, CT – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport is proud to open its 2015 season with the 36th Annual Spring Exhibition and Sale, Modern Marine Masters, on Sunday, May 17. The exhibition celebrates the timeless beauty of the sea ...read more
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank and N. Stonington Affordable Housing Committee to Co-Host Homebuyer Expo on May 19 Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank and the North Stonington Affordable Housing Committee are producing and sponsoring a homebuyer expo. The event will be held at Wheeler High School on Tuesday, May 19 at 5:30 p.m. and will include a 30-minute presentation on home buying, as well as an ...read more
Friday, May 01, 2015
Dime Bank Branch Manager Receives Honors Award from CT School of Finance & Management Norwich, CT – Dime Bank is proud to announce that Terri Salas, East Lyme Branch Manager, recently graduated from the Connecticut School of Finance & Management. Salas received the Michael J. Piette Honors Award for graduating in the top 10 percent of the class. The Finance & Management program ...read more
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Mystic Seaport Receives Major Grant from National Park Service and Maritime Administration to Support Restoration of Museum’s 1908 Steamboat Sabino Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announced today that it has been awarded a $199,806 grant by the National Park Service, in partnership with the Maritime Administration (MARAD), to support the restoration of its 1908 steamboat Sabino . The ...read more
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Mystic Arts Center Announces George G. King as New Executive Director Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) Board of Directors announces the engagement of a new Executive Director, George G. King. King has more than 25 years as an art museum professional, and has served as director of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, the Katonah Museum of Art and the American Federation of Arts. King is ...read more
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Expands Branch Hours and Further Enhances Services Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is expanding branch hours and adding several convenient services for customers, whether they prefer to bank in-person, online or with a mobile device. “Bank branches are not going away,” said Lori Dufficy, SVP, director of Sales & Service. “While many of our ...read more
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The Madison Beach Hotel presents the 2015 Grassy Strip Music & Art Series In partnership with Coastal Connecticut Magazine Madison, CT – Coastal Connecticut Magazine is proud to announce its partnership with the Madison Beach Hotel for the 2015 Grassy Strip Music & Art Series. The incredibly popular Grassy Strip concerts are free and open to the public. The series returns on July 1 ...read more
Monday, April 27, 2015
Chelsea Groton Employees Graduate from CT School of Finance and Management Groton, CT – Jennifer DeLucia of Norwich, Program Manager at Chelsea Groton Financial Services and Kristen Scott of Pawcatuck , Branch Manager of Chelsea Groton Bank’s Center Groton branch, recently graduated from the Connecticut Bankers Association’s Connecticut School of Finance and Management ( CSFM ...read more
Friday, April 24, 2015
Charter Oak Reports 'Landmark Year' in 2014 Credit Union Experienced Strong Gains in Assets, Loans, Deposits Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union reported increases in its assets, deposits, loans and net income during 2014, and its President and CEO told members attending its Annual Meeting that 2014 proved to be a landmark year for the credit union. "This past ...read more
Friday, April 24, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Promotes Penni Harlow to Branch Manager Groton, CT – Penni Harlow has been promoted to Branch Manager of Chelsea Groton Bank’s Mystic location. Previously, Penni was Mystic’s Assistant Sales & Service Manager. Penni’s predecessor, Melinda Burridge, will increase her business development activities as Regional Sales & Service Manager. “Penni ...read more
Friday, April 24, 2015
The Mitchell College Drama Society Presents The Wizard of Oz Friday-Sunday, May 1 – 3 New London, CT – The Mitchell College Drama Society is pleased to present the family musical favorite The Wizard of Oz . Come along for the adventure as Dorothy and her little dog Toto are transported over the rainbow into the magical land of Oz. The musical will take place at Mitchell ...read more
Monday, April 20, 2015
Charter Oak Board of Directors Promotes Brian Orenstein Orenstein to Serve as President As Well as CEO of Eastern CT's Largest Credit Union Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union's Board of Directors has promoted Brian A. Orenstein to President in addition to Chief Executive Officer of the nearly $850 million credit union. "Brian's promotion reflects his ...read more
Friday, April 17, 2015
Mitchell College Celebrates Earth Day 2015 Featuring Landscape Expert Linda Lillie Speaking on Native Plants Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Free and Open to the Public New London, CT – Mitchell College ‘s Earth Day Celebration will feature landscape expert and author Linda Lillie, owner of Sprigs and Twigs, Inc., giving a presentation entitled “Native Plants - Who Needs ‘em ...read more
Friday, April 17, 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop: “Improving Your Use of QuickBooks™ to Manage Your Business Finances II” Sponsored by Liberty Bank DATE : Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 TIME : 12:00 – 1:30pm LOCATION : Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown, CT 06457 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of ...read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Chamber to Host Transportation Commissioner April 30 Waterford, CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT announced today that James P. Redeker , Commissioner of the CT Department of Transportation, will be the keynote speaker at the Chamber’s next Business Breakfast scheduled for Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Groton Inn & Suites . The April 30 Business Breakfast is titled ...read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015
SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Private Non-Profit Organizations in Connecticut Atlanta, GA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today certain private non-profit organizations (PNPs) that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low interest rate disaster loans. These loans are available following the Presidential disaster ...read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Charter Oak Names New VP-Sales Manager Sundae Franklin Has Extensive Branch, Service and Sales Experience Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has promoted Sundae Franklin to Vice President-Sales Manager for its 14-branch network stretching across eastern Connecticut. “Sundae has broad banking experience and a detailed knowledge of our branch operations in both New London ...read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Charter Oak Hosts Annual Free Shred Day April 18 Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will be offering free shredding services to the community on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at three branch locations: 589 Hartford Pike in Dayville; 1055 Hartford Turnpike in Waterford; and One Connecticut Avenue in Norwich from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Charter Oak hosts an annual Shred Day event to ...read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Jonathan Wood and Laurie Gervais P romoted to Executive Vice President Willimantic, CT – Rheo Brouillard, President & CEO at Savings Institute Bank & Trust announced the news that Jonathan Wood and Laurie Gervais have been promoted to Executive Vice President. Jonathan Wood has been promoted to Executive Vice President - Retail Banking. “Mr. Wood came to Savings Institute Bank ...read more
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop On "How to Grab Attention: The Power of Consumer Insight in Building Your Business” Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank. DATE : Tuesday, May 12th, 2015, 9:00-10:30am LOCATION : Guilford Savings Bank, Madison Branch, 589 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Do your marketing messages get set aside or ...read more
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Safeco Insurance® recognizes SAVA Insurance Group for strong performance Waterford, CT – Safeco Insurance has recognized SAVA Insurance Group in Waterford, CT with a Safeco® Premier Partner Program award for performance and partnership. Fewer than 10% of independent insurance agencies countrywide that sell Safeco personal lines products receive this distinguished honor. Only the ...read more
Monday, April 13, 2015
The Thames club is hosting an event to help benefit cancer fighters & survivors. Tickets for members are discounted at $10 per person and guests are $20. We’d love if you could come and help support this great cause. Listed below are the vendors participating. There is also going to be raffle tickets sold for great gifts. You can purchase tickets for this event at the Club through Jen or ...read more
Monday, April 13, 2015
Tour de Lyme Used Bike Drop Off for Bikes for Kids Lyme, CT – The Lyme Land Conservation Trust announced it is pleased to again host used bike drop offs for Bikes for Kids, Old Saybrook, CT. Volunteers from Gowrie Group will be on hand to collect used bikes from Tour de Lyme riders at our annual cycling event on May 17, 2015, at Ashlawn Farm on Bill Hill Rd in Lyme. Drop offs can also be ...read more
Monday, April 13, 2015
Downtown New London's Annual Spring Food Stroll Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Streets of downtown filled with strollers celebrating New London's best food with music. WHO : New London Main Street with support from Presenting Sponsor Dime Bank, City of New London, The Day, Legrand and Garde Arts Center. Premiere local talent will perform along the stroll route. WHAT : New ...read more
Friday, April 10, 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop On "How To Grow Your Business” Sponsored by Dime Bank DATE : Thursday, May 7th, 2015, 10:00-11:30am LOCATION : Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Learn the Right Steps to Take Now to Grow Your Business Whether your small business is just starting, or now starting ...read more
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money Learning how to manage money is the first step individuals can take toward achieving their financial goals. Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money is our program for helping people do that while also driving awareness about the need for financial literacy. This year, we are working with nonprofit organizations in your community and others to provide more ...read more
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Singer-Songwriter Tony Memmel to Speak at Mitchell College on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Free and Open to the Public New London, CT – Singer, songwriter, composer and clinician Tony Memmel will be visiting Mitchell College on Tuesday, April 14, at 4:30 p.m. to present “An Evening with Tony Memmel: Music, Entrepreneurship, and Serving your Community.” The speaking event will be held ...read more
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Hoffman Audi of New London Receives the 2014 Magna Society Award New London, CT – Hoffman Audi of New London received the 2014 Audi Magna Society Award, a distinction presented by Audi of America to dealers who achieved excellent performance in 2014. Dealers must demonstrate an exceptional level of customer service as well as strong business performance to earn Audi Magna Society ...read more
Monday, April 06, 2015
SAVA Insurance Group Inc earns President’s Award from Safeco Insurance for Excellent Performance Waterford, CT – SAVA Insurance located in Waterford CT has earned the Safeco Insurance® President’s Award, an honor given annually to an elite group of the company’s top-performing independent agent partners. The award recognizes SAVA Insurance Group’s success with ...read more
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Celebrates Financial Literacy Month with Free Community Seminars Groton, CT – In honor of Financial Literacy Month this April, Chelsea Groton Bank is producing and sponsoring a number of seminars throughout Eastern Connecticut. Sessions on home-buying, improving credit scores, and identity theft are free and open to the public. “Chelsea Groton Bank is excited to ...read more
Thursday, April 02, 2015
What’s your favorite place to grab a slice of pizza? Who gets your vote for best family doctor? Who will win best yoga studio? Norwich Magazine wants to know your favorite things in Eastern Connecticut! Our 3rd Annual Best of Norwich Magazine contest is your chance to support you favorite businesses, events and places. Go to norwichbulletin.com/bestofnorwich to cast your votes or go to the ...read more
Thursday, April 02, 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop: “Get Expert Help with Your Business Finances” Sponsored by Essex Savings Bank DATE : Wednesday, April 29, 2015 TIME : 5:30pm – 7:00pm LOCATION : Essex Savings Bank, Madison Branch, 99 Durham Road, Madison, CT 06443 TO REGISTER NOW: Click here to register for this event Improve the operation of your business! Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern ...read more
Thursday, April 02, 2015
CorePlus to Offer College Financing Informational Seminars CorePlus Federal Credit Union is hosting two (2) upcoming seminars to educate our members and the general public entitled “College Financing 101 - Understanding Your Award Letter” with information about Student Choice, our credit union private Educational Loan program. Tuesday, April 28 at CorePlus, 40 Boston Post Road, ...read more
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Debra Neuman Named Senior Vice President of Advancement for Mystic Aquarium Mystic, CT – Mystic Aquarium is pleased to announce the appointment of Debra Neuman to Senior Vice President of Advancement. In her role, Debra will be responsible for building and growing a comprehensive fundraising program and growing individual major gifts programs in support of the mission programs at Mystic ...read more
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Comcast Business Launches 10 Gigabit-per-Second Ethernet Services Across Six Towns and Cities in New London County, Connecticut Most Recent Fiber Expansions in Bozrah, Franklin, Lisbon, Norwich, Preston and Sprague Bring Total Availability of Secure, Scalable Network Capacity to 66 Nutmeg State Communities Norwich, CT – Comcast Business today announced that its full portfolio of ...read more
Monday, March 30, 2015
Norwich Free Academy is hosting its first Career Day on April 10, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Local professionals are sought to speak to students about career readiness, basic skills, and the job application process, such as resume writing, interview do’s and don’ts, etc. Each speaker will present four half-hour sessions during the morning to groups of NFA students. More details are available ...read more
Monday, March 30, 2015
Auxiliary of Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Sponsors Afternoon Tea at Ocean House Watch Hill, RI – The Auxiliary of Lawrence + Memorial (L + M) Hospital is holding an Afternoon Tea Party at the Ocean House in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, on Saturday April 18 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Also, both a Chinese Auction and silent auction will be held during the event. Tickets are $50. All proceeds ...read more
Monday, March 30, 2015
SCORE Comes to New London; Good News for Local Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Old Saybrook, CT – Small business is the engine that creates jobs and stimulates economic progress in the U.S. and SCORE wants to help small businesses thrive in New London. To make this possible, SCORE is partnering with the City of New London and several key community organizations to bring mentoring ...read more
Monday, March 30, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Invites the Community to Participate in Spring Shred-It Days Groton, CT – To commemorate Money Smart Week (April 18 – 25), Chelsea Groton Bank is hosting Shred-It Days on April 18, April 25 and May 2. Shred-It Days provide the local community with an opportunity to bring confidential, personal and business documents to a location for shredding, to ensure safe and ...read more
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
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 May 27 at a banquet held in his ...read more
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
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 Foundation 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 throughout ...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
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
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
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
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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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