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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
Friday, August 28 2015
New England Science & Sailing (NESS) offers afterschool, homeschool and weekend fall programs for students ages 3-18 as well as programs designed for adults and families. Courses include adventure sports (fishing, kayaking, snorkeling, SUP, surfing), marine science, power boating, sailing, and more. NESS educational programs are geared toward building students' confidence, teamwork and ...read more
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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
Tuesday, August 11 2015
First Command Financial Services was founded in 1958 with a mission to improve the financial well-being of America’s military families. Today, First Command serves people from all walks of life, developing and delivering personalized financial plans to assist them in their efforts to reduce debt, build wealth and get their financial lives squared away. Along with investment, insurance and ...read more
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Monday, August 10 2015
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus (ECSC) is currently seeking singers for their upcoming 2015-2016 season, featuring Ola Gjeilo’s Sunrise Mass and Elgar’s Coronation March . Audition will be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 in Leamy Hall on the Coast Guard Academy campus. The ECSC offers singers a unique opportunity to join a musical enterprise of symphonic proportion in ...read more
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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
Stonington COMO to Introduce Full Day Preschool Option Full Day Preschool Option now enrolling to begin August 24th Stonington, CT – The Stonington Community Center, Inc. is excited to introduce a new full-day preschool option this August to supplement the current traditional preschool and extended day programs offered at their Doris Muller Preschool. Doris Muller Preschool was recently ...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
Wednesday, July 15 2015
The Benefits of Ballet: Students at Eastern Connecticut Ballet learn more than just the right steps If parents are considering enrolling a child in dance lessons this fall, they may be asking important questions. Why should a young person study classical ballet? Will it be worth the investment of time and effort by both the student and the family? These are valid concerns in today’s busy ...read more
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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
Thursday, March 26 2015
The Bowerbird Announces New Recipient for Annual Donation The Bowerbird has selected Connecticut Children's Medical Center located in Hartford, Connecticut as the recipient of the proceeds from their 2014 gift-wrap program. The program runs from November 1, 2014 through October 31, 2015. The Bowerbird in Old Lyme recently wrapped up their 2014 gift-wrapping campaign to raise funds for the ...read more
Categories: General
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
Tuesday, March 10 2015
Call for Artists and Crafters - 2nd Annual Fair Sunday, May 31, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Eastern Connecticut Ballet Studios (indoor and outdoor) Route 1/Boston Post Road, East Lyme Eastern Connecticut Ballet will be hosting an Arts and Crafts Fair/Fundraiser at its East Lyme location. As a non-profit organization dedicated to providing enriching educational experiences for both its students and the ...read more
Monday, March 09 2015
Southeastern CT Women's Network Presents The Writers Tour Event Features Member Writers at March 18 Luncheon New London, CT – The Southeastern CT Women’s Network will hold its March luncheon at 11:30 am, Wednesday, March 18th at the Holiday Inn on Governor Winthrop Boulevard in New London. This program, The Writers Tour, will feature 20 Network members who are published authors ...read more
Friday, March 06 2015
March is Mystic Irish Parade Month! 2015 Parade features 12 pipe bands, 8 fife and drum bands, the Super Bowl Championship New England Patriot Mascot and Cheerleaders, 35 non-profit groups, fire and police persons from all over the state, media groups, and the usual marchers! As we gear up for our 12th Annual Parade, we would like to invite you to the following events that we have set up keep the ...read more
Friday, March 06 2015
Connecticut Business Day 2015 Wednesday, March 25 | 7:30 am to noon | State Legislative Office Building, Hartford On Wednesday, March 25, come to the state Legislative Office Building in Hartford and join other Chambers of Commerce and their members for Connecticut Business Day 2015. Based on the CT 20x17 campaign, we’ll focus on how to make Connecticut a top state for business and what ...read more
Friday, March 06 2015
Listed below are upcoming events that focus on training companies regarding bidding and contracting with the federal, state and municipal governments and related topics. Registration is usually required and most events are offered without a fee. Upcoming PTAP Talk Webinars: PTAP Talk Webinar - Think Like a Government Buyer Wednesday, Mar 25th Why do companies select one professional services firm ...read more
Friday, March 06 2015
Scholar and Activist Dr. Rose M. Brewer to Speak at Mitchell College Thursday, March 19, 2015 Free and Open to the Public New London, CT – Scholar-activist Rose M. Brewer will be visiting Mitchell College on Thursday, March 19, at 4:30 p.m. to present “Scholar Activism in a Period of Change and Resistance in the United States.” The lecture will be held at the Mitchell College ...read more
Friday, March 06 2015
Three Rivers Community College Business Club Networking Returns March 16 Master in person networking, learn the basics to becoming a power networker. Walk into a room and people will be lining up to meet you and get your business card. Come have some fun, win some prizes and meet new friends. Bring lots of business cards! The 3rd Annual Three Rivers Community College Business Club Networking ...read more
Thursday, March 05 2015
Charter Oak Provides Financing for Downtown Niantic Project Construction Underway for New Bayside Commercial/Residential Complex Waterford, CT ­– March 5, 2015 – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has provided a multimillion-dollar financing package for the new Bayside commercial-and-residential rental complex under construction in downtown Niantic. “This new Bayside project ...read more
Monday, March 02 2015
Newly Accredited Professionals Boost Team Strengthens Commitment to Practice Organic Land Care Across Southeastern Connecticut Gales Ferry, CT – Sprigs & Twigs, Inc., a leading landscape design, lawn care and tree service provider in southeastern Connecticut for 19 years, today announced that two more of its staff have become Accredited Organic Land Care Professionals (AOLCP) through ...read more
Friday, February 27 2015
Nature Center Teams with Inn at Mystic to Offer ‘Women in the Woods’ Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center and the Inn at Mystic/Harbour House restaurant have partnered to offer an exciting and unique experience for women this spring in historic and bucolic Mystic — Women in the Woods. Planned for May 1-3, 2015, Women in the Woods offers women a chance for a ...read more
Friday, February 27 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop on “Search Engine Marketing” DATE & TIME : Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT LOCATION : Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 Reserve Your Seat : Register Now! Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, ...read more
Friday, February 27 2015
Writer's Block Ink to Launch Introductory Arts Program for group ages 6-9 Saturday Program Includes Music, Dance, Acting New London, CT – The Writer’s Block Ink is set to launch The Building Blocks Program for younger participants in the New London County area. Youth between the ages of 6-9 will now have the opportunity to be exposed to introductory performing arts classes that ...read more
Wednesday, February 25 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop: “Improving Your Use of QuickBooks™ to Manage Your Business Finances II” Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank. Partners: Town of Guilford Economic Development Commission; Shoreline Chamber of Commerce, Guilford-Branford Alliance DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2015 TIME: 9:00 – 10:30am LOCATION: Guilford Fire House, 390 Church Street, Guilford, CT ...read more
Tuesday, February 24 2015
Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT Announces Recipients of Regional Chamber Awards Awards to be Bestowed at Chamber’s March 3, 2015 Annual Meeting Featuring CT Governor Dannel Malloy Waterford, CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is pleased to announce the winners of the Regional Chamber Awards , which will be given at the Chamber’s March 3, 2015 Annual Meeting ...read more
Tuesday, February 24 2015
Charter Oak is No. 1 Mortage Lender for 5th Consecutive Year Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union is again the Number 1 mortgage lender in eastern Connecticut, according to 2014 figures compiled by The Warren Group, earning the top ranking for an unprecedented five years in a row. Since 2010, Charter Oak has originated more than 5,200 residential mortgages across New London and ...read more
Thursday, February 19 2015
Registration Begins for "Summer Dance" at Eastern Connecticut Ballet East Lyme – Eastern Connecticut Ballet’s Summer Dance program will help all young dancers to grow and improve. The school for classical ballet training is offering four different workshops at its East Lyme studio in July and August with options of taking a single or multi-week program. The youngest dancers ...read more
Categories: General
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
Monday, December 08 2014
On Tuesday, December 9th, Wreaths Across America will stop at Mohegan Sun as part of their annual pilgrimage from Harrington, Maine, to Arlington National Cemetery. After their 12:30pm arrival, there will be a touch-a-truck event in the Winter Lot followed by a 1:30pm Wreath Ceremony in The Uncas Ballroom and Convention Center. Wreaths Across America is an organization whose mission - Remember, ...read more
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Wednesday, December 03 2014
Suisman Shapiro has been selected by the 2015 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” among all law firms in Connecticut for Personal Injury Litigation and Plaintiffs Workers’ Compensation - Claimants. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous national evaluation process that includes the collection of ...read more
Wednesday, December 03 2014
STEPS is seeking members to join their Board. STEPS’ mission is to provide adolescent girls the tools necessary to build lives of integrity and self-sufficiency through the empowerment of positive choice. Please contact Beatrice Jennette at 860.941.7949 if you are interested in becoming a member. Many thanks.
Tuesday, December 02 2014
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center welcomes the writers and cast working in residency on Home Street Home, a new musical that is about survival and love among runaway teenagers living on the street. Based on true stories of the authors’ experiences of homelessness and punk culture, the story revolves around Sue, a 16-year old runaway who plunges headfirst into the deviant subculture and ...read more
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Tuesday, December 02 2014
Join us for a cheerful holiday gathering at the Monte Cristo Cottage Friday, December 12 from 5-7pm. The event is free! Enjoy light refreshments and explore the boyhood home of Eugene O’Neill. Following the party, make the short drive to the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center where the National Theater Institute Fall Class will be presenting their Company Debut, a free performance open to ...read more
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Monday, December 01 2014
Backus Hospital has been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission. The award recognizes the hospital’s “commitment to assuring that evidence-based interventions are delivered in the right way and at the right time.” Backus was recognized for key quality measures, heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care. The program is based on data ...read more
Monday, December 01 2014
Backus Hospital has been named a 2014/2015 Consumer Choice Award winner by National Research Corporation. The annual award identifies hospitals across the United States that health care consumers choose as having the highest quality and image. The announcement was made in the Oct. 13 issue Modern Healthcare. Winners are determined by consumer perceptions on multiple quality and image ratings ...read more
Wednesday, November 26 2014
Suisman Shapiro attorneys and staff participated in No-Shave November to raise money for cancer awareness. The goal of No-Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free. Donate the money you usually spend on shaving and grooming for a month to educate about cancer prevention, save lives, and aid those fighting the ...read more
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Tuesday, November 25 2014
New London Youth Affairs is seeking children’s book donations for its Whale’s Tales Children’s Book Bank. Please contact Tina Salcedo, tsalcedo@ci.new-london.ct.us, or call 860-701-7699 if you would like to donate.
Tuesday, November 25 2014
This December, ballet lovers in eastern Connecticut can enjoy a live performance by several stars of the New York City Ballet without the hours of travel into Manhattan. They need look no further than the Garde Arts Center in New London to see a professional performance of the Nutcracker by Eastern Connecticut Ballet and guest artists. Eastern Connecticut Ballet (ECB) will share the magic of ...read more
Monday, November 24 2014
GROTON, Conn. – For Chelsea Groton, it’s all about investing in our community, so in celebration of the bank’s 160th anniversary, Chelsea Groton employees completed kind acts throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island by directing $160 each to a charitable cause or non-profit organization of their choosing, funded by the bank. A variety of charities have benefited –schools, ...read more
Monday, November 24 2014
Cross Sound Ferry was honored to accept its second certificate of recognition from the New London Beautification Committee before the City Council on Monday, Nov. 17. The committee annually recognizes New London businesses that contribute to the seasonal blooms around the city and according to committee co-chair Diane Smith, giving two awards to one business is both rare and very well deserved. ...read more
Friday, November 21 2014
The William W. Backus Hospital reported an increase in access to outpatient care, improvements to quality and patient safety and continued financial strength during its Annual Meeting of Corporators on Wednesday, November 19. The meeting, with the theme “Connecting to Our Community,” included highlights of the year for the not-for-profit hospital including: • The opening of ...read more
Friday, November 21 2014
The SouthEastern CT Enterprise Region (seCTer) held its Annual Meeting on Nov. 20 at the Holiday Inn in New London. At the breakfast meeting, Chairman Jerry Lamb reported on activities and accomplishments of the organization for the recently completed fiscal 2014. Mr. Lamb noted that since its inception in 1993, seCTer has been consistent in programmatic content and delivery of services despite ...read more
Thursday, November 20 2014
United Community & Family Services (UCFS) is the recipient of the Backus 2014 President’s Award. The award, which includes a $10,000 donation to UCFS, was announced at Backus Hospital’s Annual Meeting on Nov. 19. It was established five years ago by Backus President Dave Whitehead to honor people and organizations that collaborate with Backus to help improve health and quality of ...read more
Thursday, November 20 2014
High Hopes is pleased to announce that Liz Adams, High Hopes Program Director, has successfully completed the requirements to be a PATH Intl. Master Instructor, one of only 29 in the country. The PATH Intl. Master Instructor Certification is the highest certification level an instructor can achieve through PATH Intl., designed for those instructors with career involvement in therapeutic riding ...read more
Friday, November 14 2014
Credit Union Commits Financial Support to Community Organization for Three Years Waterford, CT – November 12, 2014 – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has awarded $15,000 to United Community & Family Services, Inc. of Norwich. The $15,000 grant was awarded to United Community & Family Services in October, and will be paid over the duration of three years. “We’re ...read more
Friday, November 14 2014
Catherine A. Marrion has joined Waller, Smith and Palmer, P.C. Attorney Marrion will continue her practice in business, commercial and nonprofit law, and will also practice in the areas of estate planning, probate administration and litigation, and municipal law. Attorney Marrion received her BA from Connecticut College and her JD from the University of Connecticut School of Law. After serving a ...read more
Tuesday, November 11 2014
Old Lyme, CT November, 2014 -- Volunteers, former and current board members, riders, family and friends gathered in the arena at High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Center for the 40 th Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration on Sunday, October 16th. High Hopes is one of the country’s premier therapeutic riding centers, serving riders and their families throughout Southeastern Connecticut from its ...read more
Monday, November 10 2014
Chelsea Groton Bank announced it is ranked 149 th out of 6,500 banks across the United States by depositaccounts.com, which recognizes financial institutions who demonstrate exceptional fiduciary responsibility. Each year, deposit accounts.com evaluates the financial health of every federally insured bank in the United States, more than 6,500 in total. Each institution is graded on a number of ...read more
Monday, November 10 2014
Several of MAC’s founders were under 40 years old when our organization came to be. Charles Davis was 57 when he founded MAC and worked side by side with younger co-founders, creating a continuity of community that nurtured artists for generations to come. Younger artists serve as a reflection on the unique issues and identity of their generation. Their aesthetic may come from a combination ...read more
Thursday, November 06 2014
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in New London County – walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders, anyone wanting to make a difference – to organize and recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, seek refreshments and prizes, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2015 event. Relay ...read more
Monday, November 03 2014
It is that time of year for everyone to "Fall Back". As we turn our clocks back this weekend, MFP Human Resource Management has a fall savings for you. Feel confident that your Company is in compliance with Human Resource Laws Penalties for non-compliance can be enough to put you out of business. Sometimes it only takes a phone call from a disgruntled employee to start the ball ...read more
Wednesday, October 29 2014
At the beginning of the summer, all that could be seen was the foundation and then the frame of the 2014 Connecticut Showcase Home. Each month, Graduate Master Builder, Nort Wheeler of Mystic River Building Company held an Open House, so that the public could see various stages of construction. The 3,443 sf four bedroom Green Home is located on a beautiful one acre hilltop lot at The Reserve at ...read more