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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN SETS CHILDREN ON THE PATH TO SUCCESS . . . ONE BOOK AT A TIME Families are invited to join 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. We are thrilled to be starting our own ‘1KBK’ (as it’s known) at the Mystic & Noank Library. This nationwide effort focuses on early childhood literacy. Thanks to generous funding from the Groton Education Foundation , ...read more
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Eastern Connecticut Association of Realtors has awarded $750 to The Arc New London County, which provides individual and group supported employment and training to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in Southeastern Connecticut. The grant will help The Arc’s popular Farm Stand, located on Rt 117 in Ledyard, improve its produce garden ...read more
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Special Awareness Lunch - The Power of Community: Women, Language, and Activism Thursday, April 6 at Holiday Inn - Norwich New London, CT – The Power of Purple Campaign, founded by the Rose Conrad Memorial Fund of Safe Futures in partnership with Hadassah American Affairs of Eastern Connecticut, will present a special awareness luncheon, featuring New York Times bestselling author Dawn ...read more
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Free and Open to the Public New London, CT – The New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) will sponsor a college fair at Mitchell College which is free and open to the public on Thursday, March 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The fair will be held in Mitchell College’s Yarnall Center gym. Representatives from over 100 public and private colleges, universities, ...read more
Friday, February 17, 2017
The Riverfront Children’s Center announced Friday that longtime organizational veteran Susan Corrice will step down from her role as Finance Director this April. Corrice has been involved with the center since 1996, and informed the center’s board of her plans in 2016 to allow for sufficient time to find a replacement. “I have loved my time with Riverfront and it is difficult to ...read more
Categories: General
Friday, February 17, 2017
Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) and two of its employees received US Sailing Community Sailing Awards for their 2016 achievements. US Sailing is the governing body for the sport of sailing in the United States while its Community Sailing Committee promotes and supports community sailing across the country. US Sailing's Community Sailing awards ...read more
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Coach Kevin Bratland has brought a winning culture to the Coast Guard Academy wrestling program, which is ranked nationally (No. 16 in the latest Division III poll) for the first time in recent memory. This article was originally published in The Day on February 02. 2017 8:41PM | Updated February 02. 2017 9:13PM By Gavin Keefe Day staff writer New London, CT – During his first practice ...read more
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Credit Union Originates Over $1 Billion in Eastern CT Mortgages Since 2010 Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union is once again the Number 1 residential mortgage lender in eastern Connecticut, earning this top designation for an unprecedented seven consecutive years. Since 2010, Charter Oak has originated 8,683 residential mortgages in New London and Windham counties combined, ...read more
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Company Changes Name to Keep Up with Capabilities Founded as Outthink, renamed Overabove Essex, CT – The full-service strategic marketing firm founded as Outthink has been renamed Overabove to represent its full suite of capabilities more accurately. The new web address will be overabove.com. Since its founding in 2002, the firm has been built for the way people consume information today. ...read more
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
“Cat’s Paw” Liability Employer Liability for Employee Discriminatory Conduct As employers have come to understand, hiding one’s head in the sand is not a viable strategy for dealing with complaints of sexual harassment or other employee misconduct. And if any doubt remained, a U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision recently put a claw in it. Using the so-called ...read more
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Stonington, CT – Stonington’s Mystic River Boathouse park is the newest recipient of the State’s of Connecticut’s Brownfield Grant Program administered by the Department of Economic and Community Development. At noon today DECD Deputy Director Tim Sullivan announced that the Governor had approved the Town’s request for $200,000 of Brownfield Assessment funds which ...read more
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is producing and sponsoring a number of financial literacy seminars this winter to educate members of the community. All classes are free and open to the public. “Chelsea Groton Bank is always looking for ways to provide financial tools and resources to the community,” said Pam Days-Luketich, AVP, Community Outreach Officer at Chelsea Groton ...read more
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Weekend-long exhibition features New England’s most experienced home improvement specialists Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT and the Builders and Remodelers Association of Eastern CT (BAEC) have partnered to present the 2017 Eastern CT Premier Home Show Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5 at Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa in Groton, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. ...read more
Monday, February 13, 2017
Upcoming Webinars: How to Prepare a Commercial Export Invoice- Part I How to Properly Assign and Document Values to a Warranty and Repair Transaction- Part II Date : Tuesday, March 21, 2017 and Thursday, March 23, 2017 Time : 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern Venue : At Your Desk Cost : $15.00 each * You must register for each webinar separately Please join the U.S. Commercial Service and Robert Gresham of ...read more
Monday, February 13, 2017
Originally published in The Day on January 29, 2017 by Brian Hallenbeck Ledyard, CT – Joshua’s Limousine Service aims to please. “Five percent of what we do is transportation,” Gary McKeon, the Gales Ferry-based livery’s director of operations, said in an interview last week. “The rest is customer service.” Take the football fan who flew down to the ...read more
Monday, February 13, 2017
Second Year Collaborating through Community Forums and Arts Studios to To Raise Awareness Opening Reception to be held February 27th New London, CT – Writer’s Block Ink and Safe Futures are pleased to announce that they are partnering again in Raising Voices Against Domestic Violence, a collaborative project using the arts to spread awareness of domestic violence in Southeastern ...read more
Friday, February 10, 2017
Nancy Lindborg, President, United States Institute for Peace Presents: "Building Peace in a Fragile World" We hope you can join us for our highly-anticipated first meeting of the second half of the 2016-17 season: When : February 15, 2017, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentation Where : Saybrook Point Inn, 2 Bridge St, Old Saybrook The Topic : Building Peace in a Fragile World Presenter : ...read more
Friday, February 10, 2017
Groton Congregational Church invites you to a folk concert in support of Mystic Area Shelter & Hospitality on Friday, Feb. 17th at 7:30 pm! Curtis Brand and the On Call Band Curtis Brand's music starts with the words. In the tradition of singer songwriters like Harry Chapin, Jim Croce, and Willie Nelson, Curtis playfully jabs the listener with the existential absurdity of our everyday ...read more
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Waterford, CT – The Board of Directors of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has appointed Richard W. Stout III to serve on its Supervisory Committee, which has oversight and audit responsibilities for Charter Oak’s seven-member Board of Directors. “We’re pleased to have someone with Rick’s broad experience on our Supervisory Committee,” said Guy Henry, Chairman ...read more
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Check out Aer Lingus' EUROFREE promotion! Fly to Ireland on Aer Lingus from Bradley International Airport, then take off to one of twenty-seven European cities free! Travel dates are February 6th to June 15th, 2017. Book by February 16th to take advantage of this special offer. Fly Now! Terms and conditions apply.
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Join us Wednesday, February 15 at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. Business Improv—Amp Up Your Confidence and Lead! Our best and brightest leaders think on their feet, adapt to change, and engage effectively with others in a variety of situations. Learn how it’s done! During this fun, interactive introduction to ...read more
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Join us Friday, February 24 at the Drunken Palette, 259 State Street, New London, CT, for Mardi Gras Night from 7-9 pm. This promises to be a fun evening! Join us! Bring your friends! Sample the beignets, explore your artistic talents and make new friends! This is a wonderful opportunity for those who cannot attend the luncheons. Cost is $35 per person plus gratuity – $25 if registered by ...read more
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Groton, CT – Bill Mundell recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as AVP, Direct Banking / eCommerce Department Manager. In this role, Bill will be responsible for all electronic banking services, including online, mobile and telephone banking, debit cards and management of the Bank’s ATMs. He will also oversee the sales and service activities of the Bank’s Customer Care Center. ...read more
Monday, February 06, 2017
On April 1, 2017, $139,638 will be available in Emergency Food & Shelter Program funds (EFSP) to organizations in New London Census County to supplement already existing emergency food and shelter programs. The funds are made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency. Funding amounts are determined nationally by a board chaired by FEMA. In 2016, ...read more
Categories: General
Monday, February 06, 2017
The 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment, completed by Ledge Light Health District (LLHD) and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, reported that diabetes rates have been rising steadily, both in New London County and nationally, mirroring the rising rates of obesity. In response, LLHD has increased the number of diabetes self-management programs it provides throughout SECT. “Live Well with ...read more
Monday, February 06, 2017
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has been named “Best Credit Union in Connecticut” in The Commercial Record magazine’s ninth annual reader survey. “It’s an honor for all of us at Charter Oak to be chosen as the Best Credit Union in Connecticut,” said Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our ...read more
Friday, February 03, 2017
Newest Exhibition Highlights Work of Leading Papercut Artist Mystic, CT – In her first exhibition on the Eastern Seaboard, papercut artist Nikki McClure brings her vision of the world to Mystic Seaport with “Life in Balance: The Art of Nikki McClure,” a collection of original pieces that is now open in the museum’s C.D. Mallory Building. Considered one of the leading ...read more
Friday, February 03, 2017
Hartford HealthCare and Backus Hospital have expanded their services in southern New London County to include primary care, urgent care, cardiology, urology, women’s health, oncology, pediatrics, surgery, physical and occupational rehabilitation, behavioral health, home healthcare and more. To learn more, visit www.hartfordhealthcare.org/shoreline
Friday, February 03, 2017
Mystic, CT – Oyster Club, an award winning farm-and-sea to table restaurant located in Mystic, CT is excited to present a dinner at Oyster Club in partnership with Bank Square Books. On Sunday, February 12, at 6:30pm, Oyster Club invites guests to dine with award-winning author Colman Andrews in celebration of his latest book, The British Table. Enjoy a five-course dinner with drink ...read more
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Newest Board Member Is Partner in Regional Accounting Firm, Active With Local Non-Profits Waterford, CT – The Board of Directors of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has appointed Paul Filippetti, a local financial-services executive and Certified Public Accountant, to serve on the seven-member board that oversees eastern Connecticut’s largest credit union. Filippetti had served as a ...read more
Thursday, February 02, 2017
The Coast Guard Academy held its sixth annual Women's LeadHERship Symposium on Tuesday in Billard Hall with over 120 women in attendance. Patti Phillips, the CEO of the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) gave the keynote address to begin the symposium. "Anytime we can get out and connect with women leaders throughout the country is super ...read more
Thursday, February 02, 2017
World Premiere Screening of Exhibition on Screen’s The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism. A March 16th Benefit for the Florence Griswold Museum and the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center Old Saybrook, CT – The world premiere of Exhibition on Screen’s production of The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism , featuring the Florence Griswold Museum is taking ...read more
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Below are also a few tweets and social media images debunking myths the IRS has seen floating around: #IRS addresses early #tax season myths. http://go.usa.gov/x9HZu When it comes to your #IRS #tax refund, can you tell myth from fact? See http://go.usa.gov/x9HZu Not all #IRS #tax refunds are delayed. Avoid the myth: http://go.usa.gov/x9HZu Calling #IRS or my #TaxPro won’t provide a better ...read more
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Nancy Lindborg, President, United States Institute for Peace Presents: "Building Peace in a Fragile World" We hope you can join us for our highly-anticipated first meeting of the second half of the 2016-17 season: When : February 15, 2017, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentation Where : Saybrook Point Inn, 2 Bridge St, Old Saybrook The Topic : Building Peace in a Fragile World Presenter : ...read more
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Liberty Bank Foundation has awarded a $2,500 grant to The Arc New London County to support the Arc SPARCS (Student Peer Advocates Raising Community Support) Program. “We’re happy to support the Arc SPARCS program, which provides the tools needed to succeed in school, compete for employment, and become active and contributing members of the community,” ...read more
Monday, January 30, 2017
Waterford, CT – Eastern Connecticut’s largest credit union will be awarding $90,000 in college scholarships this spring. Charter Oak Federal Credit Union is now accepting applications for its $2,000 individual scholarship giveaway to students in New London and Windham counties. Applications can be found at CharterOak.org, and must be returned to the credit union by Friday, March 31, ...read more
Monday, January 30, 2017
Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will open registration for their 2017 Summer Programs on Wednesday, February 1. NESS summer programs run Mondays through Fridays for 9 weeks (June 26 - August 25, 2017). The half-day and full-day programs are open to students ages 4-17 and located in Stonington, CT and Westerly, RI. NESS, a nationally-recognized and ...read more
Monday, January 30, 2017
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Friday, January 27, 2017
Channel 3 Kids Camp is holding its 9th annual W.R.A.P. (Women Raising Awareness Philanthropically) Luncheon on May 21st at the Connecticut Convention Center in downtown Hartford. The event was created to help build positive networking opportunities while honoring the work of a woman for notable philanthropic contributions in her field and community. Channel 3 Kids Camp is pleased to honor Chief of ...read more
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Friday, January 27, 2017
Safe Futures is pleased to introduce our new Executive Director, Katherine Verano. Katherine Verano is no stranger to Safe Futures – for the past 23 years, she has worked in all direct service areas of Safe Futures, making her the natural choice to lead the organization into its next phase. Ms. Verano will bring passion and vision to her leadership of Safe Futures. While she is focused on ...read more
Friday, January 27, 2017
In Spite of Having Raised Most of the Needed Building Funds, Center for Hospice Care Reluctantly Cancels Plans to Build Hospice House Norwich, CT – In spite of having raised nearly $6 million towards a $7.5 million Hospice House Campaign fund raising goal, Center for Hospice Care announced that it has canceled plans to build Hospice House on its campus in Norwich because unforeseen changes ...read more
Friday, January 27, 2017
Washington, DC – The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry today renewed their warning about an email scam that uses a corporate officer’s name to request employee Forms W-2 from company payroll or human resources departments. This week, the IRS already has received new notifications that the email scam is making its way across the nation for a second time. ...read more
Friday, January 27, 2017
CorePlus Federal Credit Union is hosting three free upcoming workshops to educate the community entitled “How to Prepare, Pay & Stay in College” with information about Student Choice, our Educational Loan program. The information is appropriate for any high school student, particularly Juniors and Seniors. CorePlus Credit Union offers private student lending solutions to help fill ...read more
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Norwich, CT – Vascular and endovascular surgeon Akhilesh K. Jain, MD, RPVI, FACS has joined the Backus Hospital medical staff and has begun seeing patients in Norwich. Dr. Jain’s areas of interest include abdominal aortic and iliac aneurysms, thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissection, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), limb salvage surgery (open and endovascular), carotid artery ...read more
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Oscar Party Live at the Kate! Celebrate like you are on the red carpet and watch the Oscars on our big screen, February 26th! The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center will hold a fundraising benefit on Oscar Night, February 26th, beginning at 7:00 and going until the Oscars are all given out! The Oscar Party is the Kate’s annual red-carpet event that honors our 12-time Oscar Nominated, ...read more
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Courtesy of Vickie Fulkerson, The Day New London, CT – Coast Guard Academy men's lacrosse coach Ray LaForte talks to his team about grit on a daily basis. LaForte refers to both the straight-up definition of grit: courage and resolve, strength of character. He also refers to GRIT as an acronym standing for greatness, respect, intensity and team. And then Wednesday afternoon, ...read more
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut Foundation announced that grant applications are available for eastern CT non-profits and charities that benefit local children and families. Applications are available online from www.ChamberECT.com/foundation or by calling the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut office at (860) 701-9113. The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern ...read more
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Regional partnership will promote this key sector of Connecticut’s economy Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT has announced the formation of the Greater Mystic Tourism Marketing Committee (GMTMC), a 12-member group that will facilitate and streamline the region’s efforts to grow eastern CT’s position as the state’s premier tourism destination. The ...read more
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Lisa M. Sanders, M.S., SHRM-CP, PHR and professional artist (Flower Branch Studio) launches "a boutique human resources firm" to assist small businesses with their HR needs! HR Masterpiece, L.L.C. can serve as your personal human resources assistant without the costs associated with the overhead of a full-time hire. - “I have a M.S. in Organizational Psychology and over ten years ...read more
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Stonington, CT – Horses Healing Humans, Inc is now accepting Registrations for our 2017 Summer H.E.A.L.S Camp (Humans and Equine Alternative Learning in Summer). The inclusive, small group program is open to special needs and typically developing children of developmental ages of 6-12 who participate in Riding, Art, Theater, Play, and Nature immersion activities. Weekly activities include ...read more
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Norwich, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has awarded $2,000 to The Arc NLC’s Employment Transition Center (ETC) which provides individual and group supported employment opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in Southeastern Connecticut. The grant will help The Arc expand its existing Aquaponics program by adding vertical growing walls to ...read more
Monday, January 23, 2017
Attention: High School Juniors & Seniors Write an essay, short story, poem, play, movie script or Novella about the African-American experience in the maritime world for the chance to win a $1000 New London Maritime Society scholarship! The Reid MacCluggage Black Maritime History Award was established to foster an awareness of the experience of African-Americans in the context of maritime ...read more
Monday, January 23, 2017
Three talented bands. Beautiful venue. Awesome charity. On Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 7 - 11pm, Support Sails Up 4 Cancer and enjoy three amazingly talented local bands at Olde Mistick Village’s Luxury Cinemas (Coogan Blvd.). Newly renovated, the cinema offers the best seating, sound and now offers beer and wine. Tickets are $10 at the door or in advance at www.su4c.org . Wooly Mammoth ...read more
Monday, January 23, 2017
22nd Annual Men Against Domestic Violence Campaign RADIOTHON ​Benefitting Safe Futures February 6th through 10th, 2017 WCTY 97.7 FM WNLC 98.7 FM ROXY 100.9 FM WICH 1310 AM Norwich, CT – Now in its 22nd 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 ...read more
Friday, January 20, 2017
Preston, CT – Senator Paul Formica (R-20), Senator Heather Somers (R-18) and Representative Mike France (R-42) on Tuesday attended the unveiling of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority’s plan to redevelop the former Norwich Hospital property as a tourism destination. “Seeing this redevelopment plan come together is an incredible step forward for our region. Tourism is a key ...read more
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
The Workplace Health Symposium is a FREE event for Eastern Connecticut organizations to come together and discuss the importance of wellness in the workplace, learn about tools and resources available to them and network with other leaders in the community. The American Heart Association is organizing this event in partnership with the Hartford HealthCare Heart and Vascular Institute. The ...read more
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Groton, CT – Lori Dufficy, SVP, Director of Sales & Service at Chelsea Groton Bank, was recently selected as a New Leader in Banking by the CT Bankers Association and The Warren Group. This honor is awarded to up-and-coming professionals from across Connecticut considered to be outstanding employees who have made a notable impact in their bank and their community; only thirteen ...read more
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Interested in learning more about your phone? Your local AT&T Groton store (located at 744 Long Hill Road) is pleased to announce a free Customer Phone Training class once a month from now until until May (6-8 pm). Whether you just need to learn the basics or you are ready to familiarize yourself with all the additional features your smartphone offers, we are happy to assist you! Please call ...read more
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Anne Capano Charitable Foundation for Giving has presented The Arc New London County with $4,000 to be used for maintenance and support of two of its older residential facilities in Ledyard and Norwich. The Arc NLC operates 14 group residences throughout southeastern Connecticut, which are home to 62 men and women with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). ...read more
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Elsie Brown Fund has presented The Arc NLC with a generous donation of $10,000 to support its services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families in southeastern Connecticut. The Arc NLC operates 14 residences, employment and school-to-work transition services, in-home supports, and day and evening programs and activities. ...read more
Friday, January 13, 2017
Registration Open for Camps, Sailing Instruction, and Schooner Cruises Mystic, CT – There’s no better way to ward off cabin fever than browsing the summertime offerings at Mystic Seaport. Registration is now open for Summer Day Camps, Community Sailing programs, and excursions on the schooner Brilliant. Mystic Seaport Summer Camps offer children the chance to delve into the ...read more
Friday, January 13, 2017
Join us Wednesday, January 18 at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. Healthy Boundaries for Kind Business People. Healthy boundaries are the container for all the work you do – they are the infrastructure for your life and relationships. You want them to be healthy, easily articulated, clear, and kind (to both others and ...read more
Friday, January 13, 2017
Middletown, CT – Makiaris Media Services , an award-winning Connecticut-based media planning and buying service, is proud to celebrate 30 years as a leader in creating and implementing strategic, custom media plans for its clients. To commemorate the milestone year, and in keeping with its tradition of giving back to the community, Makiaris Media will donate 30 food items per month to the ...read more
Friday, January 13, 2017
The Avery-Copp House will host an illustrated lecture on lace making and conservation by textile conservator Susan J. Jerome, Saturday February 25, 1 PM at 154 Thames Street in Groton, CT. The program will focus on the history of handmade lace and the development of the machine-made lace industry. It will include the identification of laces, using images from the Mabel Foster Bainbridge Lace ...read more
Friday, January 13, 2017
Aer Lingus Flash Sale! Great Savings on March Travel. Hurry, Sale ends January 17th Hartford to Dublin Fly from $499* *Roundtrip Restrictions apply Vacation Store Bonus Fly & Drive package from $500** per person Package includes round trip airfare to Dublin and manual car rental for 5 days. ** Round trip , per person, based on two people traveling together, including taxes & fees. ...read more
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
High Hopes is PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center Internationally renowned for training & education, and a 501c3 Non Profit Center--Four Star Charity through Charity Navigator. Winter Lecture Series January & February 2017 Click here for more information High Hopes offers full and half day lectures conducted as part of the PATH International Approved Instructor Training Course. Lectures ...read more
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Local Wireless Zone-Verizon Premium Wireless Retailers are back at it again in true holiday spirit! Family owned and operated, Wireless Zone nominated multiple non-profit organizations in the eastern Connecticut community to receive grants from the Wireless Zone Foundation in 2016. A grand total of $50,000 will be donated to these neighboring organizations this year. Business partners and ...read more
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Dick Shriver, Former Defense Department Official & Local Author Presents: "The Cold War: It's Start, End, Aftermath, and Relevance Today" Happy New Year to our members and friends of SECWAC. We hope you can join us for our first meeting of 2017: When : January 24, 2017, 5:30pm reception, 6:00pm presentation Where : Old Lyme Country Club, 40 McCurdy Road, Old Lyme The Topic : The ...read more
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) announced the appointment of Jane Leipold to its Board of Directors effective January 1, 2017. Jane Leipold is an accomplished global executive with well over 30 years of business experience in engineering, operations, and human resources. Over the past ten years, Ms. Leipold served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for ...read more
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
This informative workshop with Social Media Strategist April Heavens-Woodcock will help you make sense of all the social media possibilities, and show you the right strategies, tools and tactics to make your small business marketing efforts as effective as possible. Learn what a “campaign” is, how to make the most of the combination of email and social media for your business, and gain ...read more
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Please join us February 2, 2017 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa 625 North Road, Route 117, Groton CT 06340 with guest speakers Jon Smith , Vice President, Wealth Planning, Stifel and Richard E. Cripps, CFA Chief Investment Officer, EquityCompass Strategies For many individuals and married couples, Social Security represents a major portion of their retirement income. ...read more
Monday, January 09, 2017
UCFS is hosting an Access Health CT enrollment event on Saturday, January 21st from 9:30am – 1pm at its health center at 47 Town Street, Norwich for anyone who needs to enroll in or renew health insurance coverage through the Access Health CT health insurance marketplace. Certified Application Counselors and Access Health CT Enrollment Specialists will be available to help with the online ...read more
Monday, January 09, 2017
Join us on January 18th and on April 12th to learn valuable security tips from our IT and Corporate Security Departments. Both sessions will take place at our headquarters located at 1055 Hartford Turnpike in Waterford . This opportunity os open to the public and requires advance registration. RSVP to (860) 446-3441 or CharterOakMarketing@COFCU.com . Credit & Debit Card Fraud Wednesday, ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
You have started your own business, and you have bills to pay, customer sales to track, and taxes to file, requiring paper and more paper. If you have turned to QuickBooks™ for help as a new user, and find you need help setting up the program, this workshop is for you. Feel free to bring a laptop with Quickbooks loaded to follow along with the presenter. Date : Thursday, January 19th, 2017 ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
If you find it difficult to choose the right media for your organization, this presentation is for you. In this interactive session, experts from Miranda Creative will guide you through a media buying decision tree. They will discuss the right questions to ask, common measurement tools, and much more. Date : Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 Time : 10:00AM – 12:00PM EDT Location : The Public ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
Waterford, CT – The Board of Directors of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has appointed Joyce L. Gresh to serve on its Supervisory Committee, which has various oversight and audit responsibilities for the credit union’s seven-member Board of Directors. Gresh is currently serving as the Interim Principal at Woodstock Elementary School in Woodstock, CT, and has nearly four decades of ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is looking for young artists to participate in a drawing contest for a calendar entitled "Long Island Sound and Its Watershed: What It Means to Me." NESS adopted the contest last year after the Long Island Sound Foundation oversaw it for 19 years. NESS, a nationally-recognized and award-winning nonprofit ocean ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
A Panel Discussion: Women in the U.S. Coast Guard January 12, 2017 January 12, 2017 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Latitude 41° Restaurant & Tavern Women have been an integral part of the U.S. Coast Guard since they first became lighthouse keepers in the 1830s. Since then, the proud history of females in the service include the Women's Reserve (SPARS), a critical component during World War II, ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
Waterford, CT – FASTSIGNS® of Waterford, a locally owned and operated sign and visual graphics business, has once again earned the highest customer satisfaction ratings out of more than 650 FASTSIGNS locations worldwide with a near perfect rating of 99 percent from surveyed customers. “We thank our customers for their support and for taking the time to provide feedback so we can ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
New London, CT – Safe Futures is pleased to announce that Katherine Verano is its new Executive Director, effective January 1, 2017. Ms. Verano has been with Safe Futures for 23 years and is the natural choice to lead the organization into its next phase of serving those impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault throughout the area. Ms. Verano will bring passion and vision to her ...read more
Friday, January 06, 2017
If you send or receive flowers on Valentine’s Day, you might want to attend the Victorian Valentine Workshop, Sunday, February 5 at 1 PM at the Avery-Copp House. The hidden meaning in the flowers might surprise you. During the Victorian Era, when the rules of etiquette proscribed what could and could not be declared, flowers were used to convey affection – or the opposite. Learn the ...read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Dime Bank Foundation recently awarded $4,000 to Operation Warm to help provide new winter coats to underprivileged school-aged children attending educational programs at TVCCA’s Norwich and New London locations. With assistance from employees of Dime Bank, the staff at TVCCA distributed the brightly colored coats to students who were most in need. Operation Warm is a non-profit organization ...read more
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Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has awarded over $487,000 in annual $100 cash bonuses to its Gold Rewards members this December, which is the largest one-time bonus payout in the program’s history. Since 2010, when the unique member-appreciation began, Charter Oak has paid out more than $2.5 million to its Gold Rewards members. “We’re pleased to be able to ...read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Whether your small business is just starting or now starting to grow, knowing your customers and how to expand your products and services are key elements of growing your business incrementally. Workshop presenter Eric Munro will teach you these vital steps. Date : Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 Time : 9:30AM – 11:00AM EDT Location : Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT ...read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
With expert April Heavens-Woodcock, learn the fundamentals of a Facebook business page, how to optimize your Facebook business page and create compelling content to reach your current and potential clients. Participants are welcome to bring a laptop to follow along with the class; please be sure that your Facebook account is active and working. Date : Thursday, January 12th, 2017 Time : 10:00AM ...read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Norwich, CT – The Liberty Bank Foundation has awarded $2,500 to The Arc New London County for its newly developed SPARCS (Student Peer Advocates Raising Community Support) program for 20 young men and women ages 16-23 with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) living in Southeastern CT. A combination of classroom activities, group sessions, and team building exercises helps ...read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
If you are thinking about starting or are now running a non-profit organization, understanding how to effectively manage your organization is key to long-term success. SCORE counselor Bob Potter will guide you through important areas such as fundraising, managing your Board & Staff, fine-tuning your strategic plan, securing sponsorships, and more. Date : Thursday, January 26th, 2017 Time : ...read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
SAVE the DATE What is Russia Up To? January 24, 2017 Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council at the Old Lyme Country Club An expert with three decades of field experience will share his insights. He has lived it all first hand; the Cold War, the Fall of the Iron Curtain, and now Russia’s reassertion of power. We’re fortunate to have our very own Dick Shriver share living the ...read more
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Exhibition Open now through February 5th at Foxwoods Resort & Casino Located in the Great Cedar Exhibition Hall $3 Chamber member discount! Visitors will experience the exhibition as a journey from birth to fame to breakup and beyond. As such, the exhibit is divided into four parts: Beginnings; Influences and Life in Liverpool; Life on the Road; Innovation ...read more
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Looking for a new business challenge? Southeastern CT SCORE is looking for you. We need volunteers, both men and women, to mentor clients, present at our workshops, schedule clients and work in chapter administration. SCORE is America’s premier source of free and confidential small business mentoring and advice service. More than half a million entrepreneurs count on SCORE each year for help ...read more
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation has awarded $960 to The Arc NLC’s Individualized Home Supports (IHS) program, which provides a variety of support services to families living with loved ones with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout southeastern Connecticut and beyond. The program also operates a Life Skills Center at the agency’s Norwich facility, ...read more
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Sacred Heart School located at 50 Sacred Heart Drive, Groton, CT will be holding its annual Open House on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at the school. The Open House will begin at 6:00 PM. Sacred Heart has students in grades Pre-K (4 yr olds) to 8th. Pre-K and Kindergarten fill up quickly and you may register at the Open House event.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Join us for a New Year, New YOU Seminar at Rob Nevins' Slim Nation! 428 Long Hill Road, Groton, CT with Rob Nevins and Scot Haney of Channel 3 and Better CT! Enter to win a FREE 3-month custom diet plan: submit your story (by 1/3/17) about your weight loss struggles to: Support@MySlimNation.com . Have you or someone you love struggled to lose weight? Have you tried every diet out there only ...read more
Monday, December 19, 2016
"Tomorrow We Sail" Open House January 12th, 2017 5:00pm to 7:00pm Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres 78 Viets Street New London, CT 06320 RSVP: (860) 437-5407 Harbor Village Nursing & Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
Monday, December 19, 2016
The Otto Graham Hall of Athletic Excellence opened on Sept. 29, 2016 in the renovated Billard Hall at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. The Hall is named after Otto Graham who was the Academy’s former CGA Head Football Coach and Athletic Director, as well as inductee to both the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame. This space now pays tribute to the history of ...read more
Friday, December 16, 2016
We are excited to announce the launch of a new website for Dime Investment Services: DimeInvestmentServices.com The new website offers an impressive library of articles, videos, and slideshow presentations on a wide variety of financial investment topics. It also allows users to create mock investment portfolios and track its changes over time. The site can be viewed on PCs, laptops, tablets, or ...read more
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Enjoy the Florida Georgia Line concert with special guests Dustin Lynch and Chris Line and support UCFS Healthcare Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. $125 per ticket Mohegan Sun Arena - Skybox Includes food and dessert, cash bar. For tickets, please contact Jennifer Ermler at (860) 822-4147 or JErmler@UCFS.org .
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Savings Institute Foundation has awarded $3,000 to The Arc New London County to help support empowerment/enrichment groups and activities provided by the Community Life & Advocacy program serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). The empowerment/enrichment groups are key to introducing participants to the concept of viewing themselves as ...read more
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Norwich, CT – CorePlus Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Norwich, CT, appointed Credit Union Member Kenneth P. Levy, C.P.M. to its Supervisory Committee on September 27, 2016. He has been Director of Procurement and Contracts for over 35 years, working for multinational firms headquartered in CT, MA, VA, and Europe. He has experience in the biopharma, insurance, logistics, defense ...read more
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) is offering the opportunity to learn something new this year during their newest winter session of studio art programs. Art classes for adults and teenagers are offered from January through May 2017, at their 9 Water Street building. Registration is open to the public with substantial discounts for members of MMoA. To allow for flexibility, ...read more
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
After 40 years in the legal and consulting field, Jay Levin was considering what to do with the next phase of his life. While discussing the matter with Attorney Jeff Hill, a shareholder and director of Suisman Shapiro, Hill suggested that Levin should join the firm. Levin says he knew two of Suisman Shapiro’s founding attorneys, Max Shapiro and Louis Wool, and appreciated the work of their ...read more
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Facility Rentals Available Year-Round High Hopes Therapeutic Riding center located in Old Lyme CT opens its doors and grounds for facility rentals throughout the year! High Hopes is available for your special event from equestrian functions, corporate events, business meetings/ retreats, weddings, receptions & other celebrations. Our bucolic 120-acre grounds, indoor/outdoor arenas, heated ...read more
Friday, December 09, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Builders and Remodelers Association of Eastern Connecticut raised $1,744 on behalf of The Arc New London County at its November 25th “Denim and Diamonds” annual gala and fundraiser. Named BAEC’s charity of the year, The Arc NLC provides day and residential services to over 620 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their ...read more
Friday, December 09, 2016
Norwich, CT – Six women with Intellectual Disabilities who through the years have come to identify as family will now have a stove large enough to cook a holiday turkey thanks to Lowe’s Home Improvement in Waterford. Several decades of living in a community home operated by The Arc New London County led to the women’s wish to invite family members into their own home to host ...read more
Friday, December 09, 2016
Special invitation to our Chamber partners: This New Year’s Eve, experience an evening of enchantment and the coolest party on the East Coast. At Foxwoods' Winter Wonderland New Year's Eve Celebration, snow goddess aerialists fly above and a glowing white dance floor beckons below in the transformed Grand Pequot Ballroom. And reigning over this magical ice palace will be the king of ...read more
Friday, December 09, 2016
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $93,059 in grants to 47 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island this fall. Inclusive of these donations, the Foundation has provided over $2.2 million in total grants to the community since 1999. The Foundation reviews applications and awards its community grants two times per year. “As a mutual bank, our ...read more
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT has announced that it is partnering with Miranda Creative, Inc. to present a series of workshops and seminars that will help educate the region’s business community through 2017 and beyond. Built around the theme of ‘Passport to a More Profitable Business,’ these workshops are ideal for small business owners and staff in ...read more
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Survey of business leaders shows half would consider selling in 2017 Boston, MA – The number of mid-sized U.S. companies already engaged in or open to buying and selling has risen sharply since last year, setting the stage for a very active 2017 merger market, according to the sixth annual Citizens Commercial Banking Middle Market M&A Outlook. The survey of 600 business leaders shows a ...read more
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Corporate and Long Term Visits Starting at $99.00 Norwich, CT – Tim Kenyon, Director of Operations for The Spa at Norwich Inn, just finished checking in a corporate executive from Boston, visiting his Groton office for the next two weeks. This is the third time this year this gentleman has stayed in the Villas on the grounds of the property. For this stay, he chose one of the Duplex Units ...read more
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
CorePlus Credit Union has announced the introduction of the new CardNav by CO-OP app, which empowers CorePlus debit card holders to manage their cards by remote control from their smartphones or tablets. CardNav offers unprecedented, real-time control that adds another level of security to cards by letting cardholders decide how and when their cards can be used, and generating alerts when any ...read more
Monday, December 05, 2016
Alan Greenwald, MD, Digestive Disease Specialist, is now affiliated with Coastal Connecticut Research in New London as a study investigator. Dr. Greenwald will continue to maintain his private practice in New London, Digestive Disease Associates, while participating as an investigator with Coastal Connecticut Research. Dr. Greenwald is board-certified in both internal medicine and ...read more
Monday, December 05, 2016
New Facility Will Be 16th in Credit Union's Growing Network Across Eastern CT Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will open a new full-service branch at Mohegan Sun in spring 2017 as part of its continuing multi-year expansion of its branch network in eastern Connecticut. "This new branch will offer Mohegan Sun employees all the amenities of our other full-service ...read more
Friday, December 02, 2016
Dime Bank is an official pick-up and drop-off site the The Salvation Army Angel Tags this holiday season. You can help make a wish come true for a local child in need by picking up an Angel Tag at any Dime Bank branch and doing the following: Each tag has the first name, age, gender, and gift of a child. Take one or multiple tags and purchase the gift for the child. Return the gift unwrapped ...read more
Friday, December 02, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Rotary Club of Niantic has awarded $500 to The Arc New London County to help support one of its Empowerment/Enrichment programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. “Elements of Ellen” is offered through The Arc’s Community Life and Advocacy component and is designed to help men and women develop confidence, poise and public ...read more
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Dime Bank is once again partnering with The Salvation Army for their annual Angel Tree program, which provides new clothing and toys for children of needy families. Each Angel Tree is decorated with paper angel tags with the first name, age, and gender of a child in need of a gift. Contributors remove one or more tags from the tree and purchases gifts for the child described on the tag. Dime Bank ...read more
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Technology has changed the ways that businesses and consumers interact; taking advantage of that technology is at the heart of digital marketing. In this workshop with Social Media Strategist April Heavens-Woodcock, you will learn about trends in digital marketing and all the ways it can help your small business in the year ahead. Date : Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 Time : 9:30AM – 11:30AM ...read more
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Norwich, CT – This week marked the 20-year anniversary of the opening of Dime Bank’s corporate office site, located at 290 Salem Turnpike in Norwich. “A lot has happened in the two decades Dime Bank has been centered here at 290 Salem Turnpike,” said Dime Bank President Nicholas Caplanson . The Bank was founded in Norwich though when we needed to expand our offices 20 ...read more
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Committee to collaborate on improving the economic impact of tourism on eastern Connecticut and ensuring a positive customer experience for visitors. Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has announced the creation of the Eastern Connecticut Regional Tourism Committee (ECRTC), which will expand its responsibility for maintaining and growing tourism in the Mystic ...read more
Monday, November 28, 2016
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank recently hosted a group of 25 Bacon Academy students at its Colchester branch to promote financial literacy through Dime Academy-a community education initiative designed to empower our community to manage their financial future. The Academy’s goal is to create long-term relationships with schools in the Bank’s footprint to encourage financial literacy ...read more
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Monday, November 28, 2016
Thursday, December 15 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Please join us for our exclusive holiday event filled with complimentary services! Chair Massages - have a seat and relax! EA Pro "Hand Facials" - try our newest product line! Hair Color Consultations - pick that holiday hair color! Makeup Refreshers - find new makeup for the holidays! Join us for holiday music, sips and snacks, gift ...read more
Friday, November 25, 2016
EXCLUSIVE OFFER FOR CHAMBER MEMBERS! Foxwoods on Tap is coming to Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday, December 10th from 2-5 p.m., or upgrade to VIP from 1-5p.m. Sample over 100 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries! Foxwoods is offering you, as a Chamber Member, $10 off your purchase of tickets for Foxwoods On Tap! Simply CLICK HERE to purchase tickets and enter the code ...read more
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Jennifer M Harris will speak on “Geoeconomics and Statecraft” on December 6th, 2016 at the Old Lyme Country Club, Old Lyme. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m., the main presentation at 6 pm. Jennifer M. Harris is Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York. Prior to joining the Council, Harris was a member of the policy planning staff at the U.S. Department of State, ...read more
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
UCFS is hosting an Access Health CT enrollment event on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 9am – 1pm at its health center at 47 Town Street, Norwich for anyone who needs to enroll in or renew health insurance coverage through the Access Health CT health insurance marketplace. Certified Application Counselors and Access Health CT Enrollment Specialists will be available to help with the online ...read more
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year, it has successfully led the promotion of Small Business Saturday in eastern CT, which occurs on November 26, 2016. Small Business Saturday is an annual one-day celebration of the country’s small business communities. It was first developed by American Express in 2010 to ...read more
Monday, November 21, 2016
What is an Apprentice? How does someone become an Apprentice? If you are asking yourself these questions, please attend our apprenticeship overview session on: December 9, 2016, 10 AM to 11 AM at the Danielson American Job Center and December 9, 2016 from 2 PM to 3 PM At the New London American Job Center
Monday, November 21, 2016
Guilford, CT – Philip Regas has joined the southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE as a new member of its Guilford mentoring team. SCORE is a volunteer organization that provides free counseling to start-ups and existing small businesses each month in Guilford and eight other Southeast CT locations. Margo Weitekamp, Chair of southeastern Connecticut SCORE, stated: "We're ...read more
Friday, November 18, 2016
Top to Top Global Climate Expedition Sunday, November 27, 2016 Events from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visit Mystic Aquarium to meet the family behind the TOPtoTOP Global Climate Expedition. They have traveled the seven seas on their 50 foot sailboat throughout a sixteen-year journey and they're not done yet. With a vital mission to promote a better future through appreciation of nature and ...read more
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Norwich, CT – Reliance Health, formerly Reliance House, a Norwich-based non-profit community mental health center on a mission to enhance health through mental wellness, is the recipient of the Backus 2016 President’s Award. The award, which includes a $5,000 donation to the organization, was announced at Backus Hospital’s Annual Meeting on Nov. 16. It was established in 2011 ...read more
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Thursday, November 17, 2016
The Ghost of Christmas Past and other scary figments of Ebenezer Scrooge’s haunted imagination come alive in Jennifer Emerson’s dramatic reading of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol , December 16 and 17 at 6 PM in the parlor of the historic Avery-Copp House, 154 Thames Street in Groton, CT. Historic interpreter and Dickens devotee, Emerson has returned every December since 2011 ...read more
Thursday, November 17, 2016
The public is invited to discover how Christmas was celebrated in Groton years ago at the Avery-Copp House’s Annual Christmas Open House, Sunday December 11 from 4 PM to 6 PM. No admission will be charged. Located at 154 Thames Street in Groton, the house will be decked in its traditional Yuletide finery, including a table laden with Christmas cookies and refreshments. Costumed docents will ...read more
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Motor vehicle crashes remain the #1 killer of teens. Pretty scary, especially for parents. When teens begin to drive, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council, the sobering statistics start to pile up: Car crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens ages 14 through 18. A teen’s crash risk is three times that of more ...read more
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
As the holiday reason is fast approaching, we’d like to invite you to our new Edible Arrangements location at 243 State Street in New London, CT. Edible Arrangements first opened its doors in 2003 to our customers on Boston Post Road in Waterford, CT. Since then we have proudly served our community for over a decade. We have moved to New London, CT in 2014 and officially closed the doors ...read more
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Celebrating five years as the emerging leader of college access in the state of Connecticut, Higher Edge announces its 5-year Anniversary Celebration taking place on Saturday, November 19th. The event will showcase a uniquely designed timeline exhibit, chronicling the organization’s growth. Additionally, Higher Edge will honor Dr. Walter Diaz – Dean of Students at Eastern Connecticut ...read more
Friday, November 11, 2016
Groton, CT – Kathleen Ringler recently joined Chelsea Groton Financial Services as Vice President and as a Financial Advisor representative of Infinex Investments, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. In this position, Kathleen will work with clients on developing investment strategies based on their current financial situations and future goals to achieve financial independence. “Kathleen ...read more
Friday, November 11, 2016
Theatrical Performance Based on The Nutcracker Mystic Seaport will open the 2016 season of its Lantern Light Tours Friday, November 25. A New England holiday tradition, Lantern Light Tours is a 70-minute progressive play that is set on Christmas Eve in 1876. Featuring actors from Connecticut and neighboring states, the cast weaves a heart-warming holiday story in the setting of the historic ...read more
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) announces their holiday event series. Friday, November 18 , 6pm – 8pm, Holiday Preview Party - Join us for the opening of our Holiday Gift Show to view original works for sale by local and regional artists! Support local artisans and give something special to your loved ones this holiday. Enjoy festive food by Go Fish, cocktails, music and good ...read more
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank will run a Warm Wear Drive to benefit the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut at its 14 locations from Nov. 1-18. The Warm Wear Drive will collect new hats, gloves, socks, scarves and sweatshirts (all sizes) for donation to the United Way. The items will be distributed to organizations that provide assistance to families and individuals in need. ...read more
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Dime Bank Foundation recently awarded $2,250 to the Children’s Museum of West Hartford to help support seven STEM educational programs for K-8 homeschooling families living in the New London and Groton areas. Each program will feature hands-on science and environment-based activities, as well as provide access to unique assets and learning opportunities that cannot be found elsewhere in the ...read more
Monday, November 07, 2016
Over 60 vendors, hayrides, kids korral, food trucks, car raffle, and more! Mark your calendar and plan to come to High Hopes for one of Connecticut's 'don't miss' events of the holiday season. Located on a beautiful 120-acre farm in Old Lyme, the indoor arena will be transformed into a marketplace with something for every member of the family with over 60 booths featuring unique ...read more
Monday, November 07, 2016
United Community & Family Services ( UCFS ) received a $1,000 grant from Charter Oak Federal Credit Union. Funding will be used to purchase dental kits for diabetic, hypertensive, and behavioral health clients of UCFS’s Griswold and Plainfield Health Centers. Clients with these diagnoses are at higher risk for oral health disease which is also linked to higher rates of heart attack. ...read more
Thursday, November 03, 2016
Groton, CT – Jim Elliott recently joined Chelsea Groton Financial Services as Vice President and as a Financial Advisor representative of Infinex Investments, Inc. member FINRA/SIPC. In this position, Jim will work with clients to understand their current financial situations and determine strategies to help them meet their financial objectives. “Jim brings to us 24 years of ...read more
Thursday, November 03, 2016
Join us Wednesday, November 16th at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. We will be honoring our Veterans, Active Duty and Fallen Heroes with our Military Appreciation Luncheon on November 16, 2016. Our program will include the Connecticut Patriot Guard, Sub Vets Color Guard and special flag presentations with Honor and Remember. ...read more
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
A new federal law moves up the W-2 filing deadline for employers and small businesses to Jan. 31. The new law makes it easier for the IRS to find and stop refund fraud. It also delays some taxpayer refunds. Those taxpayers claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit won’t see refunds until Feb.15, at the earliest. Here are some key points to keep in mind: ...read more
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Avery-Copp House Museum Director Leslie Evans will offer the second part of the program on Herbs for Hearth and Health Sunday, November 13 from 2 PM to 4 PM. The program will be held in the historic kitchen of the Avery-Copp House at 154 Thames St. in Groton, and will include how to make seasonal skin care products and a traditional remedy for coughs and colds. Participants will be able to take ...read more
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
The parade will proceed through Downtown New London to Mohegan Sun Casino New London, CT – On November 9, 2016 VetsRock 5-day event hosted by the Mohegan Sun and Til Duty is Done kicks off at Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson with a procession to the Mohegan Sun. The ride leaves Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson, 951 Bank Street, New London, CT at 11:00am. It will travel down Bank ...read more
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
New London, CT – Firm shareholders Matthew E. Auger, James P. Berryman, Michael A. Blanchard, John A. Collins, III, and Jeffrey W. Hill recently elected Eileen C. Duggan as a Shareholder of Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law. She is the first woman to serve in this senior leadership role for the largest law firm in eastern Connecticut. Eileen heads the firm’s Labor, Employment and ...read more
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Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) seeks fine art from local and regional artists for our annual holiday exhibition, the Holiday Gift Show. Receiving for Fine Art: Sunday, November 13th and Monday, November 14th from 11am to 5pm. The show will run from November 19th through December 30th. Requirements : The Holiday Gift Show is a non-juried show. Three works may be submitted and MUST ...read more
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
As a special friend of Safe Futures, you are invited to the launch of our 40th anniversary celebrations. Langley's at the Great Neck Country Club 28 Lamphere Road Waterford, Connecticut Thursday, November 10th Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. Presentation and Champagne Toast at 6:15 p.m. Festive hors d'oeuvres will be served. RSVP by November 3rd: Amanda Boaz (860) 447-0355 x 220 ...read more
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank Foundation recently awarded $2,000 to Save The Bay in support of a STEM based, hands-on, marine science education program which will benefit students at Westerly Middle School and the Tower Street School Community Center. This program will engage students in the discovery of their local ecosystem, Little Narragansett Bay and the Pawtuxet River Watershed. Founded in ...read more
Friday, October 28, 2016
Marine Corps League Thames River Detachment #1334 hosts the Toys 4 Tots Campaign kick-off party at Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson, 951 Bank Street, New London, CT New London, CT – On November 1, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., the Thames River Detachment Marine Corps League #1334 will host their annual Toys for Tots Campaign kick-off party at Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson, located at 951 ...read more
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Kick-Off Your Holiday Shopping Sunday, November 13, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.! Join High Hopes for the 6th Annual Holiday Market with over 6o Vendors, Food Trucks, Kid’s Korral games and activities, Hayrides, and an amazing car raffle! Win a 2016 SUBARU IV CROSSTREK 2.0i Premium in the High Hopes benefit raffle with only 1500 tickets sold at $50.00/tkt. Drawing will take place at the High Hopes ...read more
Thursday, October 27, 2016
November 14th, 2016 at Blaustein Hall, Connecticut College, New London The Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) announced today that Andrew J. Bacevich – the prominent U.S. foreign policy critic and New York Times best-selling author – will deliver a presentation based on his most recent book America’s War for the Greater Middle East at Connecticut College in ...read more
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Businesses that are online are expected to grow 40% faster than those that aren't. Put your business #OnTheMap at SECT SCORE’s Free Networking Event November 15th, 2016, 10:00AM-12:00PM, at The Public Library of New London. Date : Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 Time : 10:00AM – 12:00PM EDT Location : The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 How to ...read more
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Norwich, CT – Savings Institute Bank & Trust will host a Fall Business Showcase on November 1, 2016 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at their 108 Salem Turnpike, Norwich location to provide a space for local business owners to demonstrate their services to the community. More than ten diverse businesses will feature their products and services while light refreshments are served. "A group ...read more
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Businesses to be Recognized at Nov. 4, 2016 Military Appreciation Breakfast Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT’s Military Affairs Council has selected GEICO of Waterford and the Mohegan Tribe as the recipients of the 2016 Military Community Support Award. Both businesses will be recognized at the Chamber’s 7th Annual Military Appreciation Breakfast, which will ...read more
Friday, October 21, 2016
Stonington, CT – West Marine Inc. named New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) as one of its BlueFuture Heroes in October 2016. This recognition came after West Marine's BlueFuture Fund awarded NESS a $1,500 grant in the spring of 2016. West Marine's BlueFuture fund provides "ongoing grant support to nonprofit, community-based organizations that share our passion ...read more
Friday, October 21, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport will present its 2016 America and the Sea Award to Bob and Rod Johnstone – J/Boats. Given annually by the Museum, the prestigious award recognizes individuals or organizations whose contribution to the history, arts, business, or sciences of the sea best exemplify the American character. The Johnstones will receive the award Saturday, October 22, at a gala ...read more
Friday, October 21, 2016
Norwich, CT – People’s United Community Foundation has awarded $4,000 to The Arc New London County’s Community Life and Advocacy program in support of critical inclusion programming for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Due to segregation in schools and society, people with IDD traditionally have been denied a host of basic opportunities and ...read more
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union is standing behind another meaningful community initiative by donating $20,000 to the Center for Hospice Care. The Center for Hospice Care, located in Norwich, has been serving eastern Connecticut since 1985. They provide end-of-life care, and strive to maximize the quality of life for both the patient and the family. Their services extend ...read more
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Stonington Officials secure $500,000 to re-initiate the Pawcatuck Streetscape Project Stonington, CT – The State of Connecticut Department of Housing has announced that the Town of Stonington’s application for a $500,000 for the Pawcatuck Streetscape Project has been approved. In a letter from Housing Commissioner Evonne Klein to First Selectman Rob Simmons, the funding is anticipated ...read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Norwich, CT – Center for Hospice Care is excited to announce the hiring of Sean Mitchell as its new Director of Development. Mitchell brings with him over 17 years of experiences in fundraising and consulting for New England based nonprofit organizations, and most recently served as the Director of Development for the Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Prior to ...read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
New London, CT – The National Theatre of the Deaf has launched their Fall Touring Season with a varied and comprehensive bill featuring: Two by Twain -Experience of the McWilliamses directed by Guest Artist Joey Caverly and Mrs. McWilliams and the Lightning directed by Guest Artist William C. Martin. These two comic gems are ushered onstage by a curtain warmer of American Poets all ...read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
CorePlus Credit Union recently held its seventh “Unsung Heroes Recognition” event on WINY 1350AM Radio’s Morning Show with host “Gary O” in Putnam, CT. This popular event has members of the listening audience call in to name an ‘unsung hero’ in their community or someone who may have had a special impact on their life so that that person might receive ...read more
Monday, October 17, 2016
Carlin Construction of New London recently teamed with Amenta Emma Architects of Hartford on the Design-Build of the new corporate headquarters for Symmetry Partners, LLC in Glastonbury, CT. Symmetry Partners, LLC is an investment advisory firm founded in 1994. The project provided for the adaptive reuse of an aging and unoccupied 40,000 square foot former data center. The contemporary design ...read more
Friday, October 14, 2016
The Entrepreneur of the Year Award was established by CURE and Shipman & Goodwin in 2013 to acknowledge the importance of showcasing unique accomplishments of entrepreneurs in our community. The award recognizes individuals who are imaginative, passionate, and game-changers in Connecticut bioscience, and whose accomplishments would be heralded outside of Connecticut. If you know of an ...read more
Friday, October 14, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital is teaming up with the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, United Community and Family Services and Health Transformers for the Healthy Living Festival and other community partners on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 11 am – 3 pm at the Norwich Free Academy Atrium and Gym at 305 Broadway in Norwich. The free community event will include health screenings, ...read more
Friday, October 14, 2016
Groton, CT – Marilyn M. Graham, Executive Director of H.O.P.E., Inc., was named the winner of the Connecticut Mortgage Bankers' Affordable Housing Award. She was nominated for this honor by Chelsea Groton Bank. Nominees demonstrated leadership in the affordable housing arena by providing individuals with tools to achieve homeownership, increase the affordable housing supply and/or ...read more
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Norwich, CT – The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Backus Hospital as one of 60 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care. As a participant in ACS NSQIP, Backus is required to track the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures and collect data ...read more
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has named Alicia Zurowski as its new Mortgage Officer. “Alicia’s very familiar with the housing markets and communities of eastern Connecticut so she knows the right lending products to meet our members’ needs,” said Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “She's joining an already strong ...read more
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Norwich, CT – During October 16-22, 2016, Connecticut’s Credit Unions will celebrate the first-ever Connecticut Credit Union Week in conjunction with International Credit Union Day® on Thursday, October 20. CorePlus Credit Union has a role in improving the community they serve by being an affordable alternative of financial services. In honor of this special week, CPCU invites its ...read more
Monday, October 10, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is pleased to again partner with Stonewall Apiary of Hanover, CT, to offer Beekeeping 101, a series of four classes designed to teach the basics of successful beekeeping. The center will offer two four-week sessions, an evening session beginning Monday Jan. 2, and a Saturday morning session beginning Jan. 7. Cost is $100 for the session, ...read more
Friday, October 07, 2016
During the period of 10/13 through 10/21, all Liberty Bank ATMs will be upgraded to read and process debit cards with chip technology. We hope you are already using your new Liberty Bank chip-enabled debit card that we mailed you a few months ago. If you have not activated your chip-enabled debit card yet, please do so immediately as the old magnetic stripe debit cards will be deactivated soon . ...read more
Friday, October 07, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Dime Bank Foundation has awarded $1,536.00 to The Arc New London County to help provide transportation for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) who are attending The Arc’s digital literacy training course. The repeating 8-week course is funded by a grant from Comcast and teaches participants and their caregivers how to use the ...read more
Thursday, October 06, 2016
There is no “easy” money. Nobody’s immune to fraud. While it may seem like the elderly and less tech savvy are targets of choice for scammers, it’s not necessarily true. Lately young, tech-savvy consumers have also gotten caught up in fraud schemes. The temptation is irresistible, especially for those without a lot of ready cash ... for example, students, single parents, ...read more
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
We would like to thank the Chamber of Commerce for the recognition and especially to our active members of the Interpreters Community in helping us stand out, grow our business, and in elevating the standards of our profession and last but not least; a big thank you to all of our clients who have trusted us to provide them with our Language Services. Our History: My Language Link is an ...read more
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union provided a $10,000 grant to the Ocean Community YMCA’s Mystic Branch on September 30th. The donation will be disbursed in $2,000 increments over the course of the next five years, and will be allocated towards upcoming expenses associated with renovations at the Mystic Branch. The proposed renovation will transform the existing ...read more
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Donation Fulfills Goal for Major Capital Campaign ​ Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announced today it has received a $1 million gift from the Thompson Family Foundation to support the Thompson Exhibition Building, the Museum’s first new exhibition building in more than four decades. The Thompson Building opened to visitors on September 24, 2016. The Thompson Family ...read more
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will hold its 8th Annual Benefit Gala on Saturday, November 5, 2016. This year's gala will highlight NESS's year-round ocean adventure educational programs for students in grades PreK-16 as well as honor all those who helped NESS serve more than 6,000 students throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island since last ...read more
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Superior Ranking Indicates Credit Union’s Strong Financial Condition Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has earned the top 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc. for the first six months of this year, affirming that Charter Oak remains one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation. “We’re pleased to again receive the top financial rating from ...read more
Monday, October 03, 2016
During October, donate a coat and receive a complimentary entrée, regular sub or five free wings What: During the month of October, Mohegan Holding Company-owned restaurants are hosting a coat drive to benefit local charities. To thank the community for its donation of a new or gently used coat of any size: get a complimentary entrée with a donation at Smashburger, a regular sub ...read more
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Oct. 22 fundraiser for Sofia Sees Hope to feature Jean Bennett M.D., Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Mystic, CT – Dr. Jean Bennett, M.D., Ph.D., a groundbreaking researcher from the University of Pennsylvania who is working to cure blindness, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Dinner in the Dark event to benefit local charity Sofia Sees Hope. In its first two years, ...read more
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Mystic, CT – The world’s largest Viking ship, the Norwegian Draken Harald Hårfagre , will be docking at Mystic Seaport beginning October 2. The Draken will arrive at Mystic Seaport 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 2. They will be docked near the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan , and there will be a brief ceremony welcoming the crew. Pending US Coast Guard inspection on Monday ...read more
Thursday, September 29, 2016
In this follow-up workshop to QuickBooks (I), Intuit ProAdvisor Elizabeth Santaus will guide you through a step-by-step demonstration in setting up a company within QuickBooks. You’ll leave prepared to start using the program right away! Date : Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 Time : 9:30AM – 11:00AM EDT Location : Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06355 How to ...read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
The Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) recently saluted attorneys who devoted their time to providing free legal assistance to low income persons through the programs and agencies in the Connecticut Pro Bono Network in 2015. Matthew Auger, Raymond Baribeault and Kristi Kelly were recognized for their generous volunteer work. Attorneys Auger and Kelly work with the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center ...read more
Monday, September 26, 2016
If you are a new, expanding or relocating business, this interactive workshop will show you how to connect to the abundance of services Connecticut offers to help businesses achieve success. Date : Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 Time : 10:00AM – 11:30AM EDT Location : The Mystic & Noank Library, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT 06355 How to register : REGISTER NOW Contact : Ward Feirer, ...read more
Monday, September 26, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is producing and sponsoring a number of financial literacy seminars this October to educate members of the community on improving credit scores, home-buying, budgeting, preventing identity theft, and more. Included in this October’s class offering is a credit and home-buying seminar that will be offered in English and Spanish. All classes are free and ...read more
Monday, September 26, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Arc New London County was awarded $3,235, raised by Comcast/NBCUniversal employees as part of last Spring’s national Comcast Cares Day. The Arc had been selected as the regional site for the annual event, in which Comcast employees volunteer at a non-profit agency and complete a variety of projects. Comcast purchased materials and supplied volunteers, who worked ...read more
Friday, September 23, 2016
September 30th 40th Anniversary Celebration Join the Southeastern Connecticut Women’s Network Friday, September 30th at 6:00 – 10:00 PM at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club as they celebrate their 40th Anniversary. Everyone is welcome. The Southeastern Connecticut Women’s Network was formed in 1976 when Millie Devine, a bank officer in New London, realized ...read more
Friday, September 23, 2016
Museum Completes Transformation of Grounds, Strategic Expansion of Indoor Exhibit Capacity Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport celebrated the opening of the Thompson Exhibition Building, a 14,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility to enhance and increase the Museum’s ability to host world-class exhibits and succeed in its mission to inspire an enduring connection to America’s ...read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport opens the 37th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale Sunday, October 2. The International is the most comprehensive collection of contemporary marine art in the United States. Award-winning artists from around the world will present nearly 100 examples of their most recent work. Represented in this show are exceptional ...read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank is pleased to welcome the addition of an assistant vice president and branch manager of our Corporate branch location at Dime Bank, a mutual bank headquartered in Norwich. Todd Bower is responsible for the operation and growth of the Corporate branch, developing new business relationships and ensuring all staff provide high-quality customer service. Bower brings with ...read more
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) announced that the Board of Directors has elected William (Bill) Follett as its first Chairman of the Board. Bill Follett has been a director on NESS's Board for two years. He recently retired as Founder and CEO of Dotcom Distribution, the premier distribution company he owns in Edison, New Jersey. Bill previously held ...read more
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Hartford Courant. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC , a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including ...read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Donald J. Trump vs. Hillary Clinton Winner Take All! Please join morning show host Lee Elci Monday Night, 9/26/29, at the amazing Fox Theater at Foxwoods where 94.9FM News Now will present the first presidential debate. We are expecting campaigning politicians, incumbents, state and city leaders along with hundreds of passionate radio listeners for a live radio broadcast from 7:30 p.m. until 9:00 ...read more
Friday, September 16, 2016
October 1, 2016 – January 29, 2017 Old Lyme, CT – The exhibition In Place: Contemporary Photographers Envision a Museum , on view at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut, October 1, 2016, through January 29, 2017, brings together artists Tina Barney, Marion Belanger, Adrien Broom, Kate Cordsen, Peter Daitch, Alida Fish, Ted Hendrickson, Sophie Lvoff, James Welling, ...read more
Friday, September 16, 2016
Museum Celebrates “History on the Half Shell” with Food, Music, and Fun Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport will host the first ever Mystic River Oyster Festival on Saturday, October 1. The festival is a new event to celebrate the history, growing, and cuisine of the popular shellfish in Mystic and southern New England. The Museum is opening its grounds to a variety of growers, ...read more
Friday, September 16, 2016
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center is pleased and proud to share that the White House has announced that it will receive the 2015 National Medal of Arts ! Our Executive Director Preston Whiteway will join our Board Chairman Tom Viertel and Founders George and Betsy White to accept the award from President Obama on Thursday, September 22 in a special White House ceremony. The event will be live ...read more
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Norwich, CT – On Thursday, September 22, 2016, local chefs will come together to battle it out to support the Center for Hospice Care at the 2nd Annual Tasting & Party in the Garden from 5:30pm-7:30pm. This year, it will take place in the beautiful gardens of Enders Island in Mystic, Connecticut. The party will feature two rounds of a live cooking competition with audience ...read more
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Please come to learn about the Groton-New London/New London-Groton community partnership to have our region designated by the state as an Innovation Place – the Thames River Innovation Place. The team is just forming and we would like to reach out to have many join in. See the link below for your invitation. Please spread the word! ...read more
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) is showing a collection of works by renowned contemporary painter Walter Robinson this fall. The show has been curated by MMoA Executive Director George King. Robinson is best known for his paintings of the melodramatic scenes of desire based on illustrations done for pulp paperback covers of the 1940s and '50s. Robinson’s recent series of ...read more
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
The Power of Purple Hosts 4th Annual Hot Cider Walk and Rally: An End to Domestic Violence Sunday, October 23 at Beth El Synagogue, New London Walk to raise awareness, educate, and take action 2016 theme: safe homes include safe pets New London, CT – The Power of Purple campaign, founded by the Rose Conrad Memorial Fund of Safe Futures in partnership with Hadassah American Affairs of ...read more
Monday, September 12, 2016
Join us Wednesday, September 21st at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. Join us for this fun variation of “Speed Networking”! Attendees will answer questions at their table pertinent to their business and needs and then move to another group to meet and network further with other members and guests. Each table captain ...read more
Monday, September 12, 2016
Business management resources and tools, as well as tastes from area eateries, will be shared Groton, CT – On Friday, September 23, Chelsea Groton Bank will present a Small Business Expo at the Bank’s Groton branch. Current and aspiring small business owners are invited to stop by between 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. to meet with the Bank’s representatives in cash management, ...read more
Monday, September 12, 2016
New Facility Completes Transformation of Museum Grounds Mystic, CT – On September 24, 2016, Mystic Seaport will celebrate the opening of the Thompson Exhibition Building, an event that ushers in a new era at the Museum and completes a transformation of the north end of the grounds that will enhance and increase the Museum’s capacity to succeed in its mission to inspire an enduring ...read more
Monday, September 12, 2016
Atlanta, GA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations in Windham County in Connecticut as a result of the drought that began on Aug. 30, 2016. “This county is eligible because ...read more
Friday, September 09, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Coogan Farm Nature & Heritage Center is home to an official Little Free Library, thanks to the Gionet family of Mystic. A ribbon cutting and reception to officially open the Little Free Library is 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22 at Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic. The public is invited to attend. This is the second Little Free Library to be opened on Denison ...read more
Friday, September 09, 2016
Nicholas K. Fortson, President & CEO of CorePlus Federal Credit Union announced that Echo Montey has been promoted to Finance Manager. In her expanded role, Echo will be responsible for the integrity and maintenance of the credit union’s accounting records, timely reporting to regulatory authorities, and managing the credit union’s investment portfolio. Montey started at the credit ...read more
Thursday, September 08, 2016
A Paranormal Investigation Event with Paranormal Tech, research expert and television personality, Brian Cano of SyFy’s Haunted Collector and Scared! on Saturday October 8th, 2016 at Leffingwell House Museum in Norwich, CT. Assisted by paranormal researchers from the Seaside Shadows team and Revolutionary War Ghosts of Connecticut author, Courtney McInvale – guests will embark to find ...read more
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Balfour Beatty Community Management Office New London Homes 100 Tern Road, Groton, CT 06340 Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 12 noon - 8 p.m. Work Order Administrators Responsible for receiving service request phone calls from current residents and creating/distributing work orders for the maintenance team accurately and in a timely fashion to ensure prompt response. Requirements : High school ...read more
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank recently presented financial literacy education grants to three area teachers, for use in a Special Education classroom at Norwich Free Academy, in a Personal Finance class at Montville High School, and a Consumer Math class at Waterford Country Day School. All teachers receiving grants were trained to teach the FDIC Money Smart Program to their class. They ...read more
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
The local board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) has approved grants to expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in New London County. The total amount of the grants is $138,481, and it was awarded to nineteen local programs. The local EFSP Board, comprising volunteers from across southeastern Connecticut, determined how the funds awarded to New London County are ...read more
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos/Coogan Farm Nature & Heritage Center’s 15th annual Wild Mushroom Festival, which celebrates wild edibles and offers mushroom delicacies prepared by local chefs and vendors, is 1-4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic. Participating restaurants this year are Capt. Daniel Packer Inne, Gray Goose Cookery, ...read more
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art’s (MMoA) family-friendly concert series, Art After Dark continues Tuesday, September 27 from 6pm to 8:30pm, and features Pizzetta pizza, drinks, live art, and live music on the MMoA riverfront patio, weather permitting, and in the galleries showcasing MMoA’s Photo Show 38. This month’s event includes live music by Green tea, live art by ...read more
Friday, September 02, 2016
SCORE To Host Free Workshop: “All that and a bag of chips – The Art of Salesmanship” Sponsored by Essex Savings Bank Date: Thursday, September 29th, 2016 Time: 9:30AM – 11:30AM EDT Location: Chester Town Hall, 203 Middlesex Avenue, Chester, CT 06426 Reserve Your Seat: REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit ...read more
Friday, September 02, 2016
Stonington, CT – Dominion Foundation presented New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) with a $15,000 grant in August 2016. The grant will fund NESS's "Long Island Sound & Its Watershed" calendar drawing contest, community outreach, and awards ceremony for Connecticut students in grades K-6. NESS, a 501(c)(3) ocean adventure nonprofit organization based in ...read more
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announces Citizens Bank will be hosting Family Fun Day at Mystic Seaport on Saturday, September 17. Children ages 17 and younger will receive free admission when accompanied by a paying adult. “Citizens Bank is proud to sponsor the Family Fun Day at Mystic Seaport, bringing the community together for a day of learning and fun the whole family can ...read more
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Florence Griswold Museum Presents A Flutter in Time: Faerie Houses Around the World & Across the Ages October 1 - 30, 2016 It’s the return of the Florence Griswold Museum’s highly anticipated annual outdoor exhibition, Wee Faerie Village. This year the walking trail highlights thirty-two faerie-sized places that traverse time and place. Last year nearly 16,000 visitors enjoyed the ...read more
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Stonington, Connecticut – Does the school year already have you feeling frazzled? Nip your worries in the bud and ensure scheduling ease by enrolling in COMO Kids and IMPACT with The Stonington Community Center. These two state-licensed programs offer state-licensed childcare, and provide the quality and convenience you are looking for! The COMO Kids program runs before and aftercare at our ...read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Charles G Cogan, PhD , will speak on “Saudi Arabia in the Throes of Dramatic Change” on September 20th, 2016 at Old Lyme Middle School, 53 Lyme St., Old Lyme. Reception begins at 5:15 p.m.; a short annual meeting will be held at 5:45 pm, prior to the 6:00 PM start of the presentation. Dr. Charles G. Cogan is an Associate at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. ...read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Date : Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 Time : 10:00AM – 11:30AM EDT Location : The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How to Start Your ...read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Don't miss your opportunity to join some of the nation's most prominent business executives, thought leaders, and academic experts. Get your business involved in the Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference: Leadership Transitions and Building Winning Teams October 26 - 27, 2016 Mohegan Sun Convention Center Review this year's confirmed speakers As the University of Connecticut's ...read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
One-Day Free Event Showcases Mental, Physical Health Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, in partnership with the Mohegan Tribal Council, has announced that the fourth annual Total Life Expo will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at Mohegan Sun’s Convention Center from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Total Life Expo is a quality-of-life event that ...read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will award $100,000 in 100 days to 501(c)(3) charities via its new Matching Gifts Program. Philanthropy is an important focus for Charter Oak, and the credit union is proud to offer its members the opportunity to maximize their giving power. Donations of up to $100 per member will be doubled now through Wednesday, November 23rd. The credit ...read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Join us on September 15, 2016 from 6-8 pm at Harbour House, 3 Williams Ave, Mystic, CT for Canvases For A Cause. Canvases for a Cause is a month-long marine art exhibition and sale to benefit Sails Up 4 cancer. All are welcome for amazing art, delicious appetizers, music and cash bar. Past exhibitors include: Doug Aaberg, Ralph Acosta, Del-Bourree Bach, David Bareford, Peter Barrett, Pam Carlson, ...read more
Monday, August 29, 2016
Date : Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 Time : 5:30PM to 8:00PM EDT – Doors open at 5:30; presentation starts at 6PM Location : Penny Lane Pub, 150 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 FREE FOOD & SOFT DRINKS. Cash bar available. REGISTER TODAY The event is free, but you must be registered to attend. Attendance is limited to 50 individuals. Please bring your laptop if you want to get ...read more
Friday, August 26, 2016
SAVA Insurance Group is pleased to introduce Erica Rosado to the SAVA Team as the newest Personal Lines Account Manager. “Our team is committed to helping all of our customers live better, safer, and happier lives”, said Donna Yother, President and Owner. “We are thrilled that Erica is a part of our personal lines department and our SAVA Family.” Erica has worked in the ...read more
Friday, August 26, 2016
Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council Dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on global issues The Rev. Canon Nicholas T. Porter will speak on “Syria, Iran and the Great Game in the Middle East” on September 20th, 2016 at Old Lyme Middle School, 53 Lyme St., Old Lyme. Reception begins at 5:15 p.m.; a short annual meeting will be held at 5:45 pm, prior to the 6:00 pm start ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Date : Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Time : 10:00AM to 11:30AM EDT Location : The Mystic & Noank Library, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT 06355 REGISTER TODAY Attendance is limited to 20; pre-registration is required. Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Coming fall of 2016 Foundry 66 CoWork Space is your home away from home for your small business. We offer a business work space at gym membership prices. The space will provide flexible workspace options for startups and entrepreneurs seeking access to a networked community of diverse talent. All this while saving money and having all the conveniences of an office, broadband wifi, ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
New London, CT – Jacalyn Dietrich, President of The Thames River Water Taxi has announced a limited schedule of tours of the Thames River as an “end of season” special. On August 27 and 28, and September 3, 4, 17 and 18, River Tours at 10:30am and Sunset Tours at 5:30pm will be run. All tours will depart from Pier 7 at Ft. Trumbull. Prices for the River Tours are $20 for adults, ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is producing and sponsoring a number of financial literacy seminars this September to educate members of the community on improving credit scores, home-buying, budgeting, preventing identity theft, and more. Classes are free and open to the public. “Chelsea Groton Bank is always looking for ways to provide financial tools and resources to the ...read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
The tradition of a back-to-school band concert for children and families returns to the Norwich area for 2016. The Silver Cornet Band, a popular professional concert band that has performed on the Norwich concert series for many years will be putting on a concert of music and activities designed for children and families, including a wide variety of toe tapping music sure to please people of all ...read more
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
New Haven, CT – Frontier Communications today announced the launch of Vantage Sports Network (VSN-CT) from Frontier Communications, a new all-local channel dedicated to bringing viewers year-round coverage of Connecticut’s high school, collegiate and youth sports. The channel will officially launch in early September and will be exclusive to Frontier’s Vantage TV™ ...read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank Date : Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Time : 9:30am – 11:30am Location : Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 REGISTER TODAY Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop with Elizabeth ...read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
New London, CT – Three lawyers from Suisman Shapiro Attorneys at Law were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® 2017. Matthew E. Auger was selected in the practice area of Medical Malpractice Law; John A. Collins, III in the field of Personal Injury Litigation; and Robert B. Keville in the area of Workers' Compensation Law. ...read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union is hosting two free upcoming workshops to educate the community entitled “How to Prepare, Pay & Stay in College” with information about Student Choice , our Educational Loan program. The information is appropriate for any high school student, particularly Juniors and Seniors. CorePlus Credit Union offers private student lending solutions to help ...read more
Monday, August 22, 2016
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced an award of $40,000 to United Community and Family Services, Inc. as part of its quality improvement initiative to support Federally Qualified Health Centers in their efforts to deliver superior health care that engages patients, improved care coordination and bridges overall access to care. Health centers received these funds ...read more
Monday, August 22, 2016
Waterford, CT – SAVA Insurance Group and The Day are partnering up to help support the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation with the 4th Annual “Bump” Out Breast Cancer Volleyball Tournament. Tournament will take place on Saturday, September 10th from 9am-2pm at Ocean Beach Park in New London. Teams will have fun while raising money for the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer ...read more
Friday, August 19, 2016
Looking for a local Driver’s Education option, or need to complete Connecticut’s mandated 8 hour Drug & Alcohol Course? The COMO has your solution! The Stonington Community Center is once again partnering with Rae’s Driving School to offer two sessions for the upcoming fall. Short on time? Both of our sessions offer an accelerated pace, so you can choose between a ...read more
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Stonington, CT – Horses Healing Humans presents their annual Farm to Stable to Table Benefit Dinner on Sunday, September 18th from 5 to 9 in the evening. Tickets are now available and limited on a first-come first-serve basis. Tickets are $120 per person, or $1,000 for a table of eight. Ticket includes an Al Fresco dinner on the Horses Healing Humans' grounds featuring locally sourced ...read more
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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Stonington, CT – On Saturday, September 10th from 3:30-5:30pm join Horses Healing Humans for their Fall Open House and Horse Show for newcomers and current participants! If you're already involved at HHH bring your family and friends! Cheer on your favorite horses and riders as they showcase their skills and learn about the various programs that HHH has to offer. Entry is free and ...read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
On Saturday, August 20, donate two food items and receive a free regular sub! What: On Saturday, August 20, Jersey Mike’s Subs in Norwich is hosting a food drive to benefit the United Way’s Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center. As a thank you to the community for their participation, donors will receive a free regular sub with a donation of two (2) food items. When/where: ...read more
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union announces 2 upcoming Shred Days in the Eastern Connecticut area. These FREE events are held in partnership with Infoshred as a way to protect individuals from identity theft, a growing concern. People may bring personal documents, financial records, credit card statements, insurance forms, canceled checks, bank statements and tax preparation worksheets to be shredded. ...read more
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Free and open to the public at Bank Square Books on August 24. 2016 Mystic, CT – Authors Dr. Joanne Z. Moore and Lisa Saunders will collaborate to present "After the Loss of a Spouse," the next installment of Bank Square Books' Self-Improvement Series on August 24. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 6 p.m. Talk: "After the Loss” Self-Improvement Series Bank Square Books, 2nd floor ...read more
Monday, August 15, 2016
New London, CT – The National Theatre of the Deaf is set to return to the Hygienic Art Park in New London, CT with seven performances of their newest family-oriented production It’s in the Bag on August 14-21, 2016. This is the fifth summer season of TIP (Theatre Immersion Program) produced in collaboration with ASD and the renowned outdoor performance/gallery space on Bank Street - ...read more
Friday, August 12, 2016
Overhead Door Co of Norwich is having an OPEN HOUSE on August 20, 2016 from 9am-2pm with ONE DAY DISCOUNTS! Including 30% off of Retractable Awnings, 15% off of Garage Doors, 5% off of Electric Motors for Garage Doors, 10% off for All Flags, including United States Flags! Come Visit us and just say hello and enjoy a cold drink, free food and some music! See you at 88 Route 2A, Preston.
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Thursday, August 11, 2016
Frontier Communications today announced it will be hosting a job fair at its East Region Headquarters (CT, NY, PA, WV, OH). The event will be held on Wednesday, August 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 310 Orange Street in New Haven. In response to the recent announcement that Cablevision is laying off more than 600 Connecticut employees, Frontier recruiters will be available to meet with potential ...read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
When - Labor Day Weekend, Sunday September 4, 10am-4pm Where - Hadlyme Country Market, One Ferry Road (Corner of RT 148 & RT 82) and Brockway-Hawthorne proposed preserve property tours Contact - Humphrey Tyler hstyler45@yahoo.com or (518) 253-4844 OR Milt Walters, Development Committee Chair Lyme Land Conservation Trust Milton.Walters@lymelandtrust.org or (203) 485-6070 To make a pledge or to ...read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
The Medal of Honor Recipient Recognition ’56 Ford Thunderbird will be the centerpiece of an interactive exhibit and heroes tribute coming to the dealership during the 2016 holiday season and beyond New London, CT – On Sunday, August 14, at 1pm the public is invited to witness the unveiling of a one-of-a-kind Medal of Honor Recipient Recognition 1956 Ford Thunderbird at Mike’s ...read more
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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos/Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage Center has revamped its Homeschool STEM program to better serve its students and families and to accommodate the recent growth the program has seen. The Nature Center has been offering a monthly homeschool STEM class for more than a decade. Last year a second class each month was added because of increased demand. In ...read more
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Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Quaker Hill, CT — Waterford Country School’s Golf Committee is excited to announce their 6th Annual “Bring Your Mojo” Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 15th at the Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. The tournament is held in memory of founding family member, Gary Saunders who passed away suddenly on Jan. 27, 2011. He loved life in every way – ...read more
Monday, August 08, 2016
Purchase and donate some of these items needed for the 2016 school year: Pack of #2 pencils Backpacks Pens Glue sticks Spiral notebooks Crayons Lunch boxes Pocket Folders Pencil boxes Markers Donated items are distributed to children in need at local schools. Thank you for your donation and support! Drop off donated items Aug 12 through Sept 9th at: TVCCA 83 Huntington Street New London, CT ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Join us Wednesday, August 17th at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. Jessica Vargas will present “The Branding Workshop” which is designed to help business owners learn the basics of effectively marketing their company, including the four keys of branding. She will look at various national companies as case studies and ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Aspire to excellence! Registration for Eastern Connecticut Ballet’s 2016-2017 25 th Anniversary Season is underway. Students (ages 3 through adult and professional) will enjoy challenging and age-appropriate classes in ballet, pointe, modern, jazz, tap and more. Classes are offered at ECB’s main studios at 435 Boston Post Rd., East Lyme, centrally located and convenient off of I-95. ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Westerly, RI – New England Science & Sailing (NESS) Foundation, the Westerly Recreation Department, and the Misquamicut Business Association will co-host the 14th Annual Misquamicut Beach Salt Pond Challenge on Tuesday, August 16 (rain date Monday, August 29) at 6:30pm at the Winnapaug Salt Pond. All proceeds from the one-mile swim will benefit Westerly schools' field trips to NESS ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – High Hopes announces their annual car raffle to benefit the programs and participants of High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Center based in Old Lyme, Connecticut. The grand prize is the 2016 Subaru IV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium Station Wagon courtesy of Reynolds Subaru; 2nd prize is the Apple iPad Air 2; 3rd prize: New York City Overnight Stay at the Penn Club with dinner and Broadway ...read more
Friday, August 05, 2016
Please join us for: "Positioning Your Business for Growth: Next Level Financing" Speaker: Mark Vickery, Vice President, Small Business Loan Center, Liberty Bank Date : September 29, 2016 Time : 8:00-9:30 a.m. Place : Uncasville Diner (884 Norwich-New London Turnpike, Uncasville) This event is free. Hot breakfast will be served. RSVP by September 22, 2016 to BWeintraub@Liberty-Bank.com
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Atlanta, GA – The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters in Connecticut of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by the apartment building fire on June 6, 2016. The deadline to submit applications for physical damage is Sept. 6, 2016. Low-interest disaster loans are ...read more
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
In honor of the Connecticut Submarine Century and National Aviation Day, a special Air & Sea Celebration will be held on Friday, August 19 from 6 – 9 p.m. in the North Hangar at the Groton-New London Airport in Groton. Join the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, Groton Business Association, and Mystic Jet Center for a night of excellent food, entertainment, and fun, all in the view of ...read more
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Groton, CT – BAUERFINANCIAL Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, proudly announced that Chelsea Groton Bank has once again earned its highest 5-Star rating. This marks the 89th consecutive quarter that Chelsea Groton Bank has earned this top rating which puts it into an even more elite group of “Sustained Superiority Banks”. This designation is only available to ...read more
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
An Introduction to the Competitive Grant Process & Community Development Initiatives hosted by Congressman Joe Courtney Windham Community Investment Corporation Connecticut Housing Finance Authority CT Dept. of Economic & Community Development Institute of Museum and Library Services U.S. Environmental Protection Agency U.S. Small Business Administration Friday, August 5, 2016 Eastern ...read more
Monday, August 01, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) family-friendly concert series continues Tuesday, August 16 from 6pm to 8:30pm, and features Pizzetta pizza, drinks, live art, and live music. This event is held on the MMoA patio (weather permitting) and in the galleries featuring MMoA’s Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 105th Annual Juried Exhibition . This month features live music by Wooly ...read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Riverfront Recapture and New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will offer joint riverfront adventure programming beginning in the fall of 2016. The two nonprofit organizations announced the collaboration in June. NESS, a nonprofit organization based in Stonington, CT, aligns their sailing, marine science, and ocean adventure programs with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and ...read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Date : Thursday, August 25th, 2016 Time : 12:00PM – 1:30PM Location : Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443 Reserve Your Seat : REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "Online Marketing: What to ...read more
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
When: Wednesday, August 17 Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Program at 8 a.m. Meal packing at 8:30 a.m. Where: ​ Mohegan Sun Casino Uncas Ballroom in the Convention Center 1 Uncasville Boulevard Uncasville, CT 06382 Please join us! Hear the "state of the United Way," engage a young leader, and feed someone facing hunger...all in one morning! Virginia L. Mason, President & CEO of United ...read more
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
New London, CT – Safe Futures, New London County’s premier provider of domestic violence and sexual assault services, on July 26 celebrates 40 years of saving lives, restoring hope and changing the future for women, children and men affected by violence. Founded in 1976 as The Women’s Center of Southeastern Connecticut, the agency was one of the first five to emerge in the ...read more
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Planning what to do in case of a disaster is an important part of being prepared. The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to safeguard their records. Some simple steps can help taxpayers and businesses protect financial and tax records in case of disasters. Listed below are tips for individuals and businesses on preparing for a disaster. Preparing for Disasters (Video) Take Advantage of ...read more
Monday, July 25, 2016
Newest Board Member Has Extensive Credit Union, Financial Services Experience Waterford, CT – The Board of Directors of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has appointed Annette Janovic to serve on the seven-member board that oversees eastern Connecticut’s largest credit union. Janovic had been serving as a member of Charter Oak’s Supervisory Committee, which has board oversight ...read more
Friday, July 22, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – Make a difference in the life of someone by volunteering at High Hopes Therapeutic Riding in Old Lyme CT. This fall High Hopes has volunteer opportunities in sidewalking, leading, horse care, equine therapy programs, special events, office support and more. Experience is not required; training is provided. The minimum age for volunteers is 14 years old. No horse experience is ...read more
Friday, July 22, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Norwich, CT, appointed Credit Union Member Richard J. Pascal, Esq. to its Supervisory Committee on July 13. He established the law firm of Attorney Richard J. Pascal, LLC in February of 2016 for business clients and individuals’ legal needs. Most recently, he had been a Partner at Block, Janney and Pascal, LLC in Norwich. He received his Juris ...read more
Friday, July 22, 2016
Miscellaneous Deductions Can Trim Taxes Miscellaneous deductions may reduce your tax bill. These may include certain expenses you paid for in your work if you are an employee. You must itemize deductions when you file to claim these costs. Many taxpayers claim the standard deduction, but you might pay less tax if you itemize. Here are some IRS tax tips you should know about these deductions: The ...read more
Friday, July 22, 2016
We're giving away $100,000 in 100 days via our new Matching Gifts Program, and we need your help! Please join us on Friday, July 29th to learn how your 501(c)(3) non-profit organization can benefit from our new Matching Gifts Program. Promotional tools will be distributed at the meeting, and will help you promote this opportunity to your donors. DATE : Friday, July 29th TIME : 9:00 AM LOCATION ...read more
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank launched a suite of new products, services and technology enhancements designed to further enrich the Bank’s extensive business banking offering. The enhancements support the Bank’s commitment to match extraordinary customer service with innovative solutions, which includes evolving the product and service offering to meet the ever-changing needs ...read more
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Supporting Sponsor: Dime Bank DATE : Tuesday, August 9th, 2016, 9:30-11:30am LOCATION : Dime Bank, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 (park in the back parking lot) TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small ...read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) announces the opening of INNER SANCTUM next week. The exhibition, which is sponsored by StoneRidge Senior Living Community, will be on view in the MMoA galleries August 5th – September 17th, from 11 am to 5pm daily. INNER SANCTUM is a solo exhibition of oil paintings by Sarah Stifler Lucas, the 1st prize winner of last year's Annual ...read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
LOOK : Are You Signed Up or Are You Going to MISS OUT? Amazing venue, fabulous food, music, fun activities, networking, 2 free drink tickets and LOOK FREE : relaxing Massages; make-up artist to give you some new tips; fun psychic; and bring home a souvenir from the caricaturists; and more! Fun games or simply catch up with friends. MUSIC from our rockin’ Guitarists à Stroll out on ...read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
An expanded herb garden and knowledge of the practical uses of herbs are the right ingredients for a new program at the Avery-Copp House, 154 Thames St. in Groton. Museum Director Leslie Evans will teach a class on “Herbs for Hearth and Health,” August 6, from 4 PM to 6 PM. Evans’ experience includes the design and planting of the herb and heirloom vegetable gardens at the Nathan ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
Thomas A. Borner, President and CEO of Putnam Bank recently announced the hiring of Kim Brian Bushey to lead the commercial lending department as a Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Lending Officer. “I’m pleased with the growth we’ve experienced at Putnam Bank, and adding this position to our commercial department, with Kim’s leadership and experience, is an important ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
The Stonington Community Center, Inc. (COMO) is excited to announce the introduction of a self-defense class tailored to women. The R.A.D. System of Self Defense was founded in 1989 and has since expanded their programming across the globe. Thanks to the efforts of over 8,000 dedicated instructors, RAD has become the world’s largest self-defense training organization in the world, and is ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
Want to see the magic of the Fair happen behind the scenes? Volunteer with the Stonington Community Center (COMO) at the 64th Annual Village Fair! We have a variety of engaging volunteer opportunities, from concessions to our pie tent, silent auction to treasures and trifles. Volunteers can choose to lend a hand on Friday, August 5th, for set up hours, or Saturday, August 6th, for Fair events or ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) seeks submissions from artists for The 60th Regional Show. The all media juried show is open to all artists and is sponsored by Chelsea Groton Bank. The Museum is pleased to announce that Margot McIlwain Nishimura, the Deputy Director of Collections, Programming & Public Engagement at the Newport Restoration Foundation will act as juror for this exhibition. The 60th ...read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union’s Mortgage Officers have been named “Top Loan Originators” in the second annual statewide Top Loan Originators survey by the Commercial Record magazine. Charter Oak Mortgage Officers Ann Gauthier, Sharon DiMarco, and Meg Polubiatko ranked in the Top 10 listings for statewide credit unions for dollar Volume of Loans as well ...read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Norwich, CT – For the sixth straight year, Backus Hospital has been recognized as one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the nation with a “Most Wired” award by Hospitals and Health Networks, a health care publication of the American Hospital Association (AHA). Most Wired Award winners are selected based on the Annual Health Care’s Most Wired Survey, ...read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016
One in every 5 Americans is affected by a disability – that’s 56 million Americans. Easterseals Walk With Me Mystic , happening on Saturday, September 10 at Olde Mistick Village, will provide crucial support for Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut’s services for people challenged with disabilities, services that include medical, pediatric, and traumatic brain ...read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Stonington, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation presented New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) with a $500 check earlier this month. This is the third consecutive year that Chelsea Groton has awarded a grant to NESS to support their ocean adventure STEM education programs in New London, CT. Since 2014, NESS has provided New London Public School students with opportunities to ...read more
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Health Educated, Inc. has released its Annual Benefit Corporation Report, with a Cover Letter from the CEO providing an overview for the first year of operations as a CT Benefit Corporation. The Cover Letter and the Annual Benefits Report are available for download on the company website; www.healtheducated.com . The company is an insurance agency that operates in the individual health insurance ...read more
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Stonington, CT – Spike Lobdell, founder and president of New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS), will receive the National Recreation Foundation's 2016 Robert W. Crawford Achievement Prize in recognition of his service to the youth of New England. Spike will be formally presented with the award on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at a ceremony at Hotel Emma in San Antonio, ...read more
Monday, July 11, 2016
Hot Rod Café’s recent addition of Rod’s Arcade Pub has adults reliving their childhood days with classic arcade games. But the fun doesn't stop there. Owner Rod Cornish is calling all adults with a competitive spirit to join him Thursday nights, 6:00pm to close, for free game night. Each week, an arcade gaming competition will take place in Rod’s Arcade Pub. The game ...read more
Monday, July 11, 2016
UCFS will be holding a blood drive on Tuesday, August 9th from 8 am - 1 pm at The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center at 47 Town Streeet. If you would like to donate, please email Jennifer Ermler at jermler@ucfs.org or call 860-822-4147.
Monday, July 11, 2016
Superior Rating Shows Credit Union's Financial Condition Remains Strong Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has earned a top 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc. for the first quarter of this year, which indicates Charter Oak remains one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation. “This five-star rating reflects the strength of our financial ...read more
Monday, July 11, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank recently presented scholarships to a select group of graduating seniors who represent 16 area high schools. Each of the individuals who applied for the scholarships excelled in academia, leadership and extracurricular activities during their high school years, and plans to pursue college degrees. “Part of our responsibility as a community bank is to ...read more
Friday, July 08, 2016
Norwich, CT – Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $1,000 to The Arc New London County for the purchase of a Troy-Bilt Horse Garden Tiller to support The Arc Farmstand and community agriculture project in Ledyard. The Arc Farmstand provides on-the-job vocational training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in the areas of retail, farming and distribution. This ...read more
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Levin will open offices at 2 Union Plaza and serve as of counsel for the largest law firm in eastern Connecticut New London, CT – Suisman Shapiro has announced that Jay B. Levin will join the firm as of counsel, and will add a new practice area to its already broad offering of legal and business services. Levin's offices will be located at 2 Union Plaza in the building that houses ...read more
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Hamden, CT – Community Investment Corporation (CIC), a small business lender based in Hamden , has opened a Providence office to expand financial options for Rhode Island small businesses and entrepreneurs. The firm provides business consulting and financing services through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 504, Community Advantage and MicroLoan Programs. CIC’s new ...read more
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
An evening with the Haunted Collector, John Zaffis, at the Nathan Hale Homestead in Coventry, Connecticut. John Zaffis has been nicknamed “The Godfather of the Paranormal” for his expertise in the world of hauntings over the past 30 years. Having trained with Ed and Lorraine Warren, (his aunt and uncle) as a young man, he gained authentic insight into a world of history and mystery. ...read more
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Maggie Jones of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center to Receive Prestigious Award at Dinner Celebration This Fall Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has announced that Maggie Jones , Executive Director of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the William Crawford Distinguished Service Award. She will ...read more
Monday, July 04, 2016
Veterans invited to learn more about job opportunities at Frontier and to apply for sales and service positions in Connecticut New Haven, CT – Frontier Communications today announced it will be hosting a job fair for military veterans at Mohegan Sun. The event will be held on Sunday, July 10 from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Mohegan Sun’s “Spring Gateway,” located just outside ...read more
Monday, July 04, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) family-friendly concert series continues Tuesday, July 19th from 6pm to 8:30pm, and features Pizzetta pizza, drinks, live art, and live music on the MMoA riverfront patio, weather permitting, and in the galleries showcasing Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 105th Annual Juried Exhibition. This month features live music by Marcy Kelly Trio, live art by ...read more
Monday, July 04, 2016
At 5pm on July 5th at Groton's Fitch High School, All Navy sailors, civilians, families and community members are encouraged to participate in a free, family fun event. Before the softball fame, the community will create the largest "Human Submarine" made by a flash mob. While our Submarines may be made of steel, it is the people of the Southeast Connecticut who truly make up our ...read more
Thursday, June 30, 2016
East Haddam, CT – Julia Balfour, LLC is privileged to have had ten projects recognized for thirteen awards at this year’s Connecticut Art Directors Club awards, held at Marques Events in Hartford on Thursday June 23rd. The pieces recognized were honored in these categories: Logos, Posters, Brochures & Letters, Websites, Emails and Ad Campaigns. The following partners and work ...read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
New London, CT – The Board of Directors of the newly established Thames River Heritage Park Foundation (TRHPF) will host a ceremony to celebrate the launch of Water Taxi Service on the Thames River Sunday July 3 at Pier 7, Fort Trumbull State Park, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM. The taxi service will be operated by The Thames River Water Taxi LLC of Voluntown, CT using two surplus US Navy launches ...read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Race logo designed by Bennie Dover Jackson 5th Grader Jenaliz Eli Cordero Gomez Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT has announced that its annual Sailfest Charter Oak Federal Credit Union 5k Road Race will be held on Sunday, July 10, 2016 starting from New London’s Parade Plaza. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. for a 9:15 a.m. shotgun start. Sponsored by Charter Oak Federal ...read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Cormac O’Malley, of Stonington, will launch his most recent book Western Ways: Remembering Mayo Through the Eyes of Helen Hooker and Ernie O’Malley at Hanafin’s Pub, 312 State Street, New London, on Tuesday, July 12, at 5:30 PM. The book is a collection of hauntingly captured photographs and associated texts that reveal the rural life of Ireland in the late 1930’s early ...read more
Monday, June 27, 2016
Click to view Hartford HealthCare's June 2016 'Healthy Happenings' newsletter (full size).
Friday, June 24, 2016
The Hoffman Auto Group is proud to continue its support of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). The Hoffman family presented a check for $19,550 to MADD representing their partnership in the annual Tie One On For Safety (TOOFS) campaign and Walk Like MADD event. Not only is someone injured every two minutes, but 28 people will die every day as a result of a drunk driver. MADD is the ...read more
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Board of Directors has approved fund distributions in the amount of $2,519,460 for the fiscal year 2016-16. This funding supports 47 programs at 21 nonprofit organizations in New London County that work together to provide a network of safety net of services to help those in need. In addition to these distributions, United Way 2-1-1 receives $52,492. ...read more
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has awarded $88,000 in college scholarships, its largest disbursement of scholarship funds to date. The accomplishments of 44 students were celebrated during a private reception at Charter Oak’s headquarters on May 26, 2016. Charter Oak’s Board of Directors as well as its senior management team were present, and cheered on each of ...read more
Monday, June 20, 2016
Groton, CT – Jennifer Seuferling has been promoted to Branch Manager of Chelsea Groton Bank’s North Stonington location. Jen was previously the Assistant Branch Manager in Pawcatuck. “Throughout Jen’s time at Chelsea Groton, she has established strong relationships with her customers and understands the importance of the Bank’s role in the community,” said Lori ...read more
Monday, June 20, 2016
Want to see the magic of the Fair happen behind the scenes? Volunteer with the Stonington Community Center (COMO)! We have a variety of engaging volunteer opportunities, from set up and break down to concessions or our used book sale. Volunteers can choose to lend a hand on Friday, August 5th, for set up hours, or Saturday, August 6th, for Fair events or breakdown. Visit www.thecomo.org to sign up ...read more
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Horses Healing Humans is offering Therapeutic Horseback Riding programs July 5th through September 25th for their Summer Semester! Programs are available for children and adults with physical, cognitive, and/or emotional challenges. Registration is open now for the 12-week Summer Semester. Visit our website for details at www.horseshealinghumansct.org or contact Kathryn Vine at 860-381-0755 for ...read more
Friday, June 17, 2016
On Thursday, June 16th, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced funding to increase integrated oral health care services and improve health outcomes for Health Center Program patients. President and CEO Jennifer Granger stated: “We are very grateful to HHS, our federal and state legislators who supported our grant, and to the Town of Griswold for their ...read more
Thursday, June 16, 2016
The public is invited to sample craft beers and cider and join in the chorus led by Mystic Seaport Chantey Foreman Geoff Kaufman, June 25, from 5 PM to 7 PM at the Avery-Copp House riverfront property, 154 Thames St. in Groton, CT. The event is being sponsored by CorePlus Credit Union, Johnson’s True Value Hardware, Mazzella Carpet, Paul’s Pasta, Blue Serenity Spa, Bailey Agencies ...read more
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Credit Union Improves Work Spaces at Three Local Non-Profits Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union continuously finds new ways to improve, enrich, and enhance the communities it serves. Most recently, the credit union donated office furniture to three local non-profits: the Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, Waterford Country School, and the Stonington Community ...read more
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Foxwoods Resort Casino invites you as a fellow Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT member, plus a friend, to be our guests at the World Premiere of Nik Wallenda’s Zirkus : Wednesday, June 29: 2:00pm and 7:30om Thursday, June 30: 2:00pm and 7:30pm Friday, July 1: 6:00pm and 9:30pm ​ Simply email us at partnertix@foxwoods.com . Please supply the name of your business, the date and time ...read more
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
A Haunting Afternoon Tea and Tour with Andrea Perron and George R Lopez 4:00 Pm to 7:00 PM Join authors, paranormal experts, radio hosts and supernatural witnesses, Andrea Perron ( The House of Darkness , House of Light trilogy, the true life story behind The Conjuring ) and George R Lopez ( In a Flicker and Dead Air Paranormal Radio ) as they join us in Mystic, Connecticut for an afternoon tea ...read more
Monday, June 13, 2016
New London, CT – SCORE members from Southeastern Conn.,, who are part of a national organization of small business volunteers and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, teamed up this spring with the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to provide business management coaching to junior and senior cadets enrolled in the Department of Management. Lt. Nicholas Zieser and Capt. Kevin ...read more
Monday, June 13, 2016
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $94,550 in grants to 59 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island this spring. Inclusive of these donations, the Foundation has provided over $2.1 million in total grants to the community since 1999. The Foundation reviews applications and awards grants two times per year. “As a community bank, one of our most ...read more
Friday, June 10, 2016
Nicholas K. Fortson, President & CEO of CorePlus Federal Credit Union announced that Jodie Bartnicki has been hired as the credit union’s Human Resources Manager. Jodie has vast experience in the financial services industry, holding positions of Vice President of Sales and Service, Vice President of Marketing and positions in corporate Accounting. Jodie held the position of President of ...read more
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Join us Wednesday, June 15th at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. Join in the fun as awards for this year are presented, and meet the new Officers and Board Members for the coming year. Officers for the 2016-2017 year are Kathy Greene, President ; Patti Rodgers-Longo, Vice President; Carol Burgess, Secretary; and Donna Parrotte, ...read more
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Groton, CT – Max Spelman has been promoted to the Deposit Operations Manager at Chelsea Groton Bank. He has worked for the Bank in the Deposit Services Department as a Risk Management and Compliance Specialist for over a year. Max will now oversee tasks and responsibilities assigned to the Deposit Services Department. “Max has proven himself over the last year as our Risk and ...read more
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Frontier Communications is taking innovation to the next level with VantageTV, a premium, all-digital platform offering a full suite of features designed to make your viewing experience more customizable and user-friendly. For those of you who have made the switch (and for those considering it), here are a few of the features that really make this service stand out to customers: Finding Shows Has ...read more
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Main Courses PRIME RIB OF BEEF AU JUS or GRILLED PRIME RIB Topped with caramelized onions, green and red peppers. Soup or salad, vegetables, potato, and dessert. $21.75 CHICKEN OSCAR Boneless chicken breast baked with our crabmeat "crust" that is made with bread crumbs, crabmeat and garlic then finished with 4 sauteed shrimp, asparagus and creamy bearnaise sauce. Serviced with soup or ...read more
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Join the SECT Women’s Network for a fun evening of networking and great prizes on Monday, June 13th, 5:30-7:30 PM at Filomena’s Restaurant, 262 Boston Post Rd in Waterford. The SECT Women’s Network will host a raffle basket fundraiser with networking. The cost is a $5.00 donation at the door. Registration is required at http://sectwomensnetwork.org/give-back-2016.php . The ...read more
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Date: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 Time: 10:00AM – 12:00PM Location: The Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 To Register Now: Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How to ...read more
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Summer Performance Series Celebrates New Outdoor Venue Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announced today it will host “Arts on the Quad,” a new series of outdoor concerts and theater this summer. Each performance will be staged on the new McGraw Gallery Quadrangle, the center of the redesigned north end of the Museum grounds where the audience will take in the show from the lawn. The ...read more
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Old Saybrook, CT – Legendary interviewer and author Dick Cavett has been chosen to receive the inaugural Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award. The award, given by the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, will be bestowed yearly upon an individual who embodies the spirit, independence, and character of the legendary actress. The award itself is a graceful statuette sculpted in the likeness ...read more
Monday, June 06, 2016
Nancy Cowser, Senior Vice President of Strategy at UCFS has been appointed to the Population Health Council for the Connecticut State Innovation Model (SIM). The purpose of the Council is to advise on the population health planning initiative by developing strategies to: a) maintain a system of overall population health metrics, b) establish community-based prevention service centers, and c) ...read more
Monday, June 06, 2016
Mystic Seaport Elects Kenneth S. Siegel, J. Robert Mann, Jr., to Its Board of Trustees Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announces today the election of Kenneth S. Siegel, J. Robert Mann, Jr., to its Board of Trustees. Mr. Siegel is the Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. in Stamford, CT. He has been with Starwood since 2000. He is a ...read more
Monday, June 06, 2016
Norwich, CT – Pulmonologists Dr. Setu Vora, MD and Olimpia Radu, MD will host a free community education event “Better Sleep for Better Health” on Wednesday, June 22 from 6:30–8 pm in the Backus Hospital Main Lobby Conference Rooms at 326 Washington Street in Norwich. The talk will focus on sleep apnea and ways to improve sleep for better health. Registration is required. ...read more
Monday, June 06, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art continues to celebrate creativity, culture, and community this summer with the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 105th Annual Juried Show. The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) presents its 105th annual juried exhibition of works in all fine arts media, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, graphics and fiber. CAFA is a non-profit arts ...read more
Friday, June 03, 2016
Stonington, CT – Horses Healing Humans presents their Summer Open House on Saturday, June 11th from 3:30-5:30 pm. Come by the farm to meet the directors, volunteers, and horses, and to learn about the various programs that are available! We offer mounted and un-mounted programs designed to meet the specific needs of each client between the ages of 4 and 94. Programs include our Equine ...read more
Friday, June 03, 2016
Patrick J. Sloyan, journalist and author, will speak on “The Politics of Deception” on June 21st 2016 at the Old Lyme Country Club, McCurdy Road, Old Lyme. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.; presentation begins at 6:00 p.m. Patick J Sloyan has covered national and international affairs since 1960. He has been awarded journalism’s most distinguished prizes for domestic and foreign ...read more
Thursday, June 02, 2016
A New Local Resource for Consumers Navigating Senior Care in New London County Christine Baker, local businesswoman and owner of QC Home Care Solutions in New London County, has just launched The New London County Eldercare Channel, a video-guided web directory and online magazine highlighting local senior care. The New London County Eldercare Channel offers an interactive and multimedia platform ...read more
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – Thanks to a grant from The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, all residents of New London County receive free admission to the Florence Griswold Museum on second Sundays this summer - June 12, July 10, August 14, and September 11. The Museum’s riverfront landscape is situated on a 13-acre site in the historic village of Old Lyme. In addition to the restored ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. The program offers free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National ...read more
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Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Groton, CT – Celebrate strong girls in our community on June 11 at “ICONIC,” S.T.E.P.S. 3rd Annual Variety Show. The show raises funds to continue S.T.E.P.S. programs for young women in New London and Groton schools. It is also a chance for girls in the S.T.E.P.S. program to build self-confidence through performance. Buy a ticket, join the audience, and support S.T.E.P.S. girls. ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
The Small Business/Self-Employed Division of IRS is offering recent graduates jobs as part of a new IRS program in several locations around the country. Earn $32,318 - $75,567 per year while you learn and gain valuable hands-on work experience in a world class Accounting and Tax environment! Upon program completion – and with your successful work performance – you may be converted into ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Donna Yother, Owner and President of SAVA Insurance Group, is pleased to welcome Stacy McDougal to the Sava team as the Agency Business Development Account Manager. “Stacy’s passion for insurance and experience in the insurance industry will be a great addition to the Sava Insurance team,” said Donna Yother. SAVA works closely with their clients to build trusted relationships, ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Groton, CT – Frank Fetzer recently joined the residential lending team at Chelsea Groton Bank Lending Center in Glastonbury. Frank will work to build new relationships throughout Hartford, Tolland and Middlesex counties, and assist clients in finding the right lending solutions for their needs, including traditional mortgages, affordable lending programs, and specialty financing. He is ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Polynesian Voyaging Canoe Hōkūle‘a to Make Stop on Worldwide Journey The largest gathering of wooden boats and enthusiasts in New England will converge at Mystic Seaport for the 25th annual WoodenBoat Show Friday through Sunday, June 24-26. The WoodenBoat Show, hosted in a partnership with WoodenBoat Publications, offers something for all wooden boat enthusiasts and maritime ...read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Stonington, CT – Stonington residents and visitors are invited to jump aboard a replica of the original sailing yacht America , which in 1851 stunned the world by winning the legendary sailing race around the Isle of Wight and won the trophy that now bears her name, the America's Cup. America will be at the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (70 & 72 Water Street, ...read more
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Groton, CT – On Friday, June 10, Chelsea Groton Bank will present a Small Business Expo at the Bank’s Norwichtown branch. Current and aspiring small business owners are invited to attend to meet with the Bank’s representatives in cash management, business banking, commercial lending and financial planning to learn how to manage business disbursements more efficiently, increase ...read more
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
9th Annual MSP 501 Ranking and Study Identifies World’s Most Progressive MSPs in Information Technology I-M Technology, LLC ranks among the world’s most progressive 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs), according to Penton Technology’s 9th-annual MSP 501 list and study. The top MSP 501 companies ranked this year include organizations from around the world and from diverse ...read more
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) invites you to join us on Saturday, June 11 for “Summer by the Sea,” our annual summer fundraiser in support of our mission. We will honor the Mystic Garden Club for their dedication to local non-profits including MMoA for over 90 years. The Summer by the Sea Annual Fundraiser will feature original works of art by MMoA Elected Artists and ...read more
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
A practical guide to evaluating business concepts from an owner’s perspective. Date: Thursday, June 23, 2016 Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Groton Public Library, Meeting Room 1, 52 Newtown Road, Groton, CT 06340 Free; there is no charge to attend. To register, e-mail Lauren at lpost@groton-ct.gov Join us as we discuss trending business strategies and hot concepts in today's ...read more
Thursday, May 26, 2016
New designer joins team; new location introduces company to new audience while continuing extraordinary service to long time customers East Lyme, CT – Marvel Home Decorating, a leading provider of home decorating design and products, is proud to announce its new location at Flanders Plaza in East Lyme, Connecticut. Formerly located in New London, the shop will continue to bring a ...read more
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Stonington, CT – On Wednesday, June 15, New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will unveil their new Sailing Center at its Stonington, CT, location. The Sailing Center previously served as one of NESS's teaching facilities and at one point was the Garbo Lobster and Mohegan Tribe aqua-culture facility. The former NESS wharf building underwent a significant renovation that ...read more
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank is pleased to welcome the addition of an assistant vice president and branch manager of our new Colchester branch location at Dime Bank, a mutual bank headquartered in Norwich. Charles Maynard joined the bank in January, and is responsible for the operation and growth of the Colchester branch, developing new business relationships and ensuring all staff provide ...read more
Monday, May 23, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, will offer free admission to all Connecticut residents on Saturday, June 11, as part of Connecticut Open House Day. In addition, the Nature Center will host a free Pond Exploration program and a free guided hike that day. 2016 is the 11th annual CT Open House Day. The Connecticut Office of Tourism sponsors the ...read more
Friday, May 20, 2016
List to be Published on Father’s Day Safe Futures announces its 21st annual Men Against Domestic Violence Campaign and invites the men of southeastern Connecticut to join together to take a stand against all forms of domestic violence. Men who submit a registration form are eligible to have their name included in a list to be published in The Day and the Norwich Bulletin and on LymeLine.com ...read more
Friday, May 20, 2016
Hello New London/Mystic! Please let us introduce ourselves: We are “Ocean Beach Park Polka Days” which takes place June 22 – 25, 2016 at the beautiful Ocean Beach Park right here in New London, CT! We’re now in our third year of this annual event and have been drawing great crowds from all over the USA and Canada. We are looking for additional sponsors from the local ...read more
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Jessica Bialowas Izzarelli Leads Team at Credit Union’s Waterford Branch on Route 85 Waterford, CT ­– Jessica Bialowas Izzarelli has been named Branch Manager of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union’s branch at its headquarters complex on Route 85 in Waterford. “Jessica’s strong banking experience combined with her management skills made her the right choice to lead ...read more
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Board of Trustee members and an excited audience gathered for the first film in the new arts collaboration between Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts and the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, entitled Bridging the Arts . Bridging the Arts is a curated film series featuring a selection of art films owned by the College and produced by the highly-regarded Checkerboard Film Foundation in New ...read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
SAVA Insurance Group, a Waterford, Connecticut-based independent insurance agency, is promoting community patriotism and the American Spirit with its 2016 United States Flag Exchange. Local residents can bring their faded or tattered flags to the agency during Flag Week, June 13th-17th, and receive a complementary replacement. Those without an American flag can receive a flag and mounting kit at ...read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Learn the Right Steps to Take Now to Grow Your Business Date : Tuesday, June 14th, 2016, 12:00pm-1:30pm Location : Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443 To Register Now : Click here to register for this event Whether your small business is just starting, or now starting to grow, knowing your customers and how to expand your products and services are among the most ...read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Visitors Can Board, Sail on Replica of Famous Racing Schooner Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announces the yacht America will be visiting the Museum June 11-14. America is a replica of the schooner that won the Royal Yacht Squadron’s “100 Guinea Cup” race around the Isle of Wight in 1851. Renamed the America’s Cup, the trophy was successfully defended by the United ...read more
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Is 2016 going to be the year that you buy a home? Do you have questions about mortgage financing options, applications, approvals, appraisals, assessments, and inspections? CorePlus Federal Credit Union will host a Home Buyer Seminar on Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 5.30pm – 7.00pm. The seminar will be held at CorePlus’ Plainfield branch location at 67 Lathrop Road. Light refreshments ...read more
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Groton, CT – The Center for Financial Training (CFT) recently honored 16 Chelsea Groton Bank employees – Kelly Allard of Gales Ferry, CT, Elaine Brunelle of New London, CT, Joanne Cain of Old Lyme, CT, Laurie Davis of Pawcatuck, CT, Dawn DeCristofaro of Ledyard, CT, Dee Houde of New London, CT, Kerri Johnson of Norwich, CT, Teri LaBranche of Groton, CT, Stacey Melia of North ...read more
Monday, May 16, 2016
UCFS invites you to walk with Dr. Rachna Walia as we kick off the Walk with A Doc program. Walk with A Doc is a national non-profit organization that encourages healthy physical activity for people of all ages. Additional walks will be held on July 9 th , August 6 th , September 3 rd and October 1 st . All walks will begin at 8:30 am at The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center, 47 Town ...read more
Monday, May 16, 2016
Seeking runners, walkers, sponsors, and volunteers The sixteenth annual Twilight Trail Run to benefit Safe Futures will take place on Friday, June 3rd at 6:00 p.m. at Bluff Point State Park and Haley Farm in Groton, CT. More information, application, and a link to on-line registration can be found at www.TwilightTrailRun.com . The Twilight Trail Run accommodates everyone from serious runners ...read more
Monday, May 16, 2016
The seventh annual GardenFest at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme is a ten day celebration of the site’s historic gardens, featuring special events, displays, demonstrations, and family activities. From June 3 through 12, visitors can enjoy a wide variety of activities for all ages and interests. Most events are included with Museum admission. Children 12 and under are always free. ...read more
Friday, May 13, 2016
The Lyme Art Association Presents American Waters: A Marine Art Exhibition , Purely Pastel , and Celebrating Lyme’s Beauty Old Lyme, CT – Visitors of all ages will enjoy the Lyme Art Association’s summer exhibition of work by the country’s premier maritime artists, American Waters , on view in the LAA’s beautiful sky-lit galleries from June 10 through August 26. The ...read more
Friday, May 13, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – The annual Celebrating Lyme's Beauty event, co-organized by the Lyme Art Association and the Lyme Land Conservation Trust, will showcase paintings of the Hamburg Bridge District on Joshuatown Road and Old Hamburg Road in Lyme. This themed exhibition will be displayed in Lyme Art Association’s Goodman Gallery from July 22nd through August 26th. A special Paint Out ...read more
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Performers from around the world gather to celebrate music of the sea Mystic, CT – Musicians from around the world will come to Mystic Seaport to celebrate the musical traditions of the Golden Age of Sail at the 37th annual Sea Music Festival, Thursday through Sunday, June 9-12, 2016. The Festival is the premier sea music event in North America. This year’s roster includes music from ...read more
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Eastern CT – Participants of the newly established C.O.R.E. (Calendar of Regional Events) project announce outreach meetings to be held on May 24, 25, 31 and June 1 at various venues across the region to provide information about and a demonstration of this new regional calendar tool. Representatives of the participating agencies will be on hand at each meeting to preview the regional ...read more
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Credit Union Recognized for Community Giving Efforts During 2015 Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has received the Corporate Citizen of the Year Award from The Chamber of Commerce, Windham Region for its contributions during the past year that benefitted local communities throughout the Windham region. “We’re honored to receive this annual award from the Windham ...read more
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
A Contemporaries Event: Burgers, Bourbon & Pop-Up Art Mystic, CT – The Mystic Museum of Art Contemporaries Committee will host an event for art and bourbon enthusiasts alike on Friday, May 13 th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at their 15 Water Street Gallery location. “Burgers & Bourbon” is an exclusive event, sponsored by Engine Room Restaurant, featuring Engine Room ...read more
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
PB Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: PBBI), bank holding company of Putnam Bank rang the Nasdaq opening bell on Monday, May 2nd, 2016. Putnam Bank is the only Putnam, CT based, publicly traded company. The ceremony celebrated the reorganization of the company from a two-tier mutual holding company to a fully-public stock holding company. “We're delighted and honored to be here today in our ...read more
Friday, May 06, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Backus Arthritis Center and Rheumatology Department will host “Understanding Lupus,” an educational seminar, on Tuesday, May 17, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Backus Outpatient Care Center conference room at 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich. The program will be presented by Sandeep Varma, MD, Medical Director of the arthritis center. Dr. Varma will educate participants ...read more
Friday, May 06, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host the 12th annual Safety Camp on Saturday May 14 from 10am-1pm in the Backus Hospital parking lot outside of the Medical Office Building entrance at 326 Washington Street, Norwich. Organized by the Backus Trauma and EMS Departments and American Ambulance, Safety Camp gives children and their families an opportunity to learn about safety in a fun ...read more
Friday, May 06, 2016
The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887–1920 culminates its national tour at the Florence Griswold Museum, where it is complemented by the Museum’s Historic Garden and Landscape, June 3–September 18, 2016. The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut, is the only New England venue for the exhibition, The Artist’s Garden: ...read more
Friday, May 06, 2016
Norwich, CT – Orthopedic surgeons William Cambridge, MD, of New London County Orthopedic Surgery and Scott Stanat, MD, of Norwich Orthopedic Group will conduct a free community education event on MAKOplasty technology for knee and hip procedures on Tuesday, May 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Hartford HealthCare System Support Office, 11 Stott Avenue, Norwich. Backus Hospital is the first ...read more
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Polkas are returning to beautiful Ocean Beach Park in New London, CT for the Third Annual “Ocean Beach Park Polka Days” taking place June 22 thru the 25, 2016. Richie, Wally and Jarek Dombrowski of Polka Country Enterprises and the Polka Country Musicians of Jewett City, CT are happy to be featuring this event at the beautiful, sunny Ocean Beach Park in New London, CT. The “Polka ...read more
Thursday, May 05, 2016
The Lyme Art Association’s third annual Swing for Art Golf Party will be held on Monday, May 23 at the Old Lyme Country Club. This event is going to be a fun and relaxing nine-hole party for men and women at any playing level, followed by cocktails and hearty hors d'oeuvres. Even if you’re not a golfer, you can participate in the event. You and your guests are invited to attend ...read more
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Residents Sponsor Two Exhibitions at Cultural Institution Mystic, CT – StoneRidge Life Plan Community stepped forward last week to recognize the cultural contributions of Mystic Museum of Art and to underwrite programming at the art institution by sponsoring two exhibitions this summer. “The artists who reside at StoneRidge have regularly tapped the educational opportunities and ...read more
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Jonathan Stevenson, International Institute for Strategic Studies, will speak on “Order and Chaos in the Middle East; America and the Legacy of the 1916 Sykes Picot-Agreement” May 10th 2016 at the Old Lyme Middle School, Old Lyme Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.; presentation begins at 6:00 p.m. Jonathan Stevenson is a Senior Fellow for U.S. Defense at the UK-based International ...read more
Monday, May 02, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank recently recognized five employees for outstanding contributions to the Bank and community. Jennifer Eastbourne of Ledyard, CT, Financial Services Program Coordinator; Becky Jacoinski of Westerly, RI, Benefits and Wellness Administrator; Lisa Price of Westerly, RI, Retail Lending Administrator; and Bonnie Stanford of Groton, CT, Assistant Branch Manager of ...read more
Friday, April 29, 2016
DEEP's Boating Division is focused on safety while boating and will be starting a "Positive Ticket Program" in spring 2016. The division will be accepting coupons and promotional deals from businesses statewide and handing those out to boaters who are wearing a life jacket while underway, as well as taking other noticeable safety precautions. The Boating Education Assistants at our ...read more
Friday, April 29, 2016
New London, CT – The Kiwanis Club of New London will host its Annual Golf Tournament at Shennecossett Golf Course on Monday May 23rd with awesome volunteers, golfers and hopefully great weather!! This event is significant as all the proceeds fund grant requests and scholarships given by our club to local organizations, individuals and events within our community! The more we raise - the ...read more
Friday, April 29, 2016
The libraries of eastern Connecticut present “Surviving BRAC” on May 4 at 7:00 p.m. at the Academic Building on the campus of the University of Connecticut, Avery Point. BRAC, Base Realignment and Closure, is the congressionally authorized process the Department of Defense has used to reorganize its base structure to more efficiently and effectively support our forces, increase ...read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Washington, DC – The Internal Revenue Service is marking National Small Business Week, May 1 to 7, by encouraging small business owners and self-employed individuals to check out several products to help them understand and meet their tax obligations. The products include a series of educational webinars to help them not only be tax compliant, but also to help their businesses thrive. The ...read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Groton, CT – Elaine Brunelle of New London, Assistant Secretary, Branch Manager of Chelsea Groton’s Waterford branch; Kelly Meakem of Norwich, Cash Management Services Specialist; and Sonya Mis of Norwich, Assistant Secretary, Training Specialist, recently graduated from the Connecticut Bankers Association’s Connecticut School of Finance and Management (CSFM). Sonya was ...read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Pet Food Drive for the Connecticut Humane Society at Stop & Shop in Waterford 117 Boston Post Road This Saturday, April 30th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop & Shop in Waterford will be collecting donations, pet food and supplies to help families in the community to feed their companion pets. The wish list includes: Pet food. (canned and dry) Cat and dog treats. Cat and dog toys. Peanut ...read more
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Credit Union’s Assets, Loans, Deposits and Income Show Substantial Gains Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union produced strong financial results for 2015 with significant gains in loans, deposits and income and a more than 10 percent jump in assets to $935 million – a new high point for Charter Oak. Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak’s President and Chief Executive ...read more
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The Lyme Art Association presents the annual showcase of the best new works of art by Elected Artists Members. These artists are professionals of note and significance whose works are known, collected, and exhibited throughout the country, as well as along the Shoreline. Body Language , displaying artwork based on the human figure in all its forms, runs concurrent with the Elected Artist Show, on ...read more
Monday, April 25, 2016
Groton, CT – Christine LeVasseur recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as a Retail Loan Originator, based at the Bank’s Lending Center in Glastonbury. In this position, Christine will work with clients throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island in need of a variety of lending solutions, including traditional mortgages, first-time homebuyer and affordable lending programs, as well as ...read more
Friday, April 22, 2016
Date : Monday, May 16th, 2016 Time : 10:00AM – 12:00PM Location : Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06385 To Register Now : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, offers a free workshop on “Improving Your Use of ...read more
Friday, April 22, 2016
Norwich, CT – Celebrating the hospital’s history and how it has laid the foundation for current success was the theme of the fifth annual Backus Bennies—the hospital’s annual awards ceremony for benefactors. Held in the East Region System Support Office in Norwich on April 1, the event had a movie theme and Academy Awards flavor. But the glitz and glamour was overshadowed ...read more
Thursday, April 21, 2016
New London, CT – The Connecticut Storytelling Center, in residence at Connecticut College, New London, celebrates its 35th Annual Storytelling Festival and Conference April 29-30th at College Center at Crozier Williams on the campus. The Friday/Saturday event (plus informal story swapping on Sunday morning at the Clarion Hotel) offers storytelling concerts and workshops on storytelling art ...read more
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Exhibition and Sale to Highlight Form and Color Mystic, CT – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport is proud to open its 2016 season April 30 with “New Horizons in Modern Maritime Art,” an exhibition and sale of original works of art by leading maritime artists. This show will inject a new twist to the Gallery’s familiar theme by focusing on color and form in depictions of ...read more
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Norwich, CT – Forty-eight physicians on the medical staffs at Backus and Windham hospitals have been named to Connecticut Magazine’s annual listing of “top doctors” in the state. “This annual listing is a reflection of the outstanding work done each year by the entire medical staff at both Backus and Windham hospitals, and I congratulate you all,” said Bimal ...read more
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Financial highlights and other successes were shared during the Bank’s 161st Annual Meeting Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank held its 161st annual meeting of Bank officers, Board members and Corporators on Tuesday, April 19 at the Mystic Marriott in Groton, Connecticut. President and CEO Michael Rauh reported on the Bank’s 2015 financial results. Highlights of the year included ...read more
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Date : Monday, May 9th, 2016, 12:00PM - 1:30PM Location : The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 Reserve Your Seat : REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "Growing Your Business with Email ...read more
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Middletown, CT – Dr. Joanne Z. Moore PT, DHSc, OCS, Editor and Founder of Pathfinder: A Companion Guide for the Widow/er’s Journey , shares her unique perspective on how to not only survive a loss, but also handle the small things that frequently overwhelm you as a result. Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Middlesex Hospital Outpatient Center Conference Center (2nd Floor next ...read more
Monday, April 18, 2016
New London, CT – Quinn & Hary Marketing, a subsidiary of Regan Communications Group has hired a new employee to join their growing Public Relations department. Jay Stapleton has joined the team as Public Relations Account Director. Stapleton brings more than 18 years of experience in public relations and journalism. He has led communications and public relations campaigns in sectors ...read more
Monday, April 18, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) announces our annual non-juried exhibition, celebrating our members and esteemed Elected Artists open April 21st and runs through June 4th. The opening reception is free and open to the public and will be held from 6:30pm to 8:00pm on Thursday, April 21st. The exhibition is sponsored by StoneRidge Life Plan Community. Exhibition award winners are: ...read more
Monday, April 18, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) family-friendly concert series returns Tuesday, April 19th from 6pm to 8:30pm, and features Pizzetta pizza, drinks, live art, and live music on the MMoA riverfront patio! This event will be held on the MMoA patio (weather permitting) and in the galleries which will feature MMoA’s Annual Members and Elected Artists Exhibition. This month will ...read more
Monday, April 18, 2016
Is 2016 going to be the year that you buy a home? Do you have questions about mortgage financing, applications, appraisals, assessments, inspections? CorePlus Federal Credit Union will host another Home Buyer Seminar on Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 5.30pm – 7.00pm. The seminar will be held at CorePlus’ Waterford location at 40 Boston Post Road. Light refreshments will be served. Led ...read more
Monday, April 18, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will be offering free shredding services to the community on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at three branch locations: 589 Hartford Pike in Dayville; 1055 Hartford Turnpike in Waterford; and One Connecticut Avenue in Norwich from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Charter Oak hosts an annual Shred Day event to educate and protect the public from the risks of ...read more
Monday, April 18, 2016
The Stonington Community Center, Inc. is proud to administer several college scholarship funds as a service to the community and to support the continuing education of Stonington youth. Stonington youth, high school seniors and college students, are invited to apply to the Francis Drake Endowment Fund, the Robert and Doris Ramsbotham Scholarship Endowment Fund, the Frank Turek Scholarship ...read more
Monday, April 18, 2016
Credit Union Marks Occasion With Major Exhibit Sponsorship at Mystic Aquarium Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union opened its newest branch today in Mystic, expanding its branch network to 15 across eastern Connecticut and offering greater banking convenience for its growing membership in the Mystic and Stonington areas. Charter Oak also announced today that it is donating ...read more
Friday, April 15, 2016
Annual Community Free Day Showcases Museum Offerings Old Lyme – The Florence Griswold Museum presents its annual Community Free Day on Saturday, May 7 from 10am to 5pm in Old Lyme. The event offers free admission to the Museum’s 11-acre campus, and includes family activities as well as two performances by Master Storyteller Tom Lee. A performer for all ages, Tom Lee presents Mysteries ...read more
Thursday, April 14, 2016
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut hosted its Campaign Celebration event to recognize local businesses and organizations that ran outstanding fundraising campaigns and volunteer year-round on behalf of United Way. Those in attendance were also among the first to learn how much had been raised during the organization’s annual fundraising campaign. More than 320 community leaders and ...read more
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Join us Wednesday, April 20th at 11:30 am at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for our monthly luncheon meeting. Join the SECT Women’s Network on Wednesday, April 20 at 11:30 AM at Langley’s Restaurant at Great Neck Country Club for their monthly luncheon meeting. The luncheon will feature “Tourism in Southeastern Connecticut”. Members from local ...read more
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Mystic Seaport will present its 2016 America and the Sea Award to Bob and Rod Johnstone – J/Boats. Given annually by the Museum, the prestigious award recognizes individuals or organizations whose contribution to the history, arts, business, or sciences of the sea best exemplify the American character. The Johnstones will receive the award Saturday, October 22, at a gala dinner held in their ...read more
Monday, April 11, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – Caitlin Nuhn of Westbrook, CT, has joined High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc. as Program Director. In this role, she will oversee High Hopes’ therapeutic riding programs which serve more than 1,500 participants a year. A graduate of John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, Caitlin earned a Master’s degree in Forensic Psychology. She is a life-long ...read more
Monday, April 11, 2016
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank Date : Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016, 9:30-11:30AM Location : Guilford Fire Department, 390 Church Street, Guilford, CT 06437 To Register Now : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop ...read more
Monday, April 11, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union has hired Barbara Marchini of Niantic as the Branch Manager for their full service location in East Lyme, CT. Barbara has over 7 years of retail banking experience and has extensive skills in operations, lending, compliance and customer service. She was most recently with Bank of America. Marchini says, “I am committed to delivering world class service to our ...read more
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Dedication of John E. Avery House & Welcome Center and Jules X. Schneider Nature & Arts Barn marks completion of the transformation of Coogan Farm into a regional Nature & Heritage Center. Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will officially open the John E. Avery House & Welcome Center and the Jules X. Schneider Nature & Arts Barn at its Coogan Farm ...read more
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announced today that Nicholas R. Bell has been named Senior Vice President for Curatorial Affairs, a new position at the Museum that will be responsible for the care, management, strategic development, and exhibition of the Museum’s collections. Bell will assume the position June 1, 2016. Bell is presently The Fleur and Charles Bresler Curator-in-Charge at ...read more
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Southeast CT World Affairs Council: Dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on global issues Mr. Curt Goering (Center for the Victims of Torture), will speak on“The Story behind the Syrian Refugee Story – the Need for Rehabilitative Care during Humanitarian Crises” on April 12th, 2016 at Blaustein Hall, Connecticut College, New London. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.; ...read more
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
The April 18 deadline to file your federal tax return is less than two weeks away. Don’t wait until the last minute. If you haven’t filed yet, the IRS has these 10 tax-time tips to help you. 1. Gather your records. Make sure you have all your tax records . This includes receipts, canceled checks and other records that support income, deductions or tax credits that you claim. If you ...read more
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Michael Ballirano To Lead Team at Credit Union’s 15th Branch, Which Opens April 18th Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has announced that Michael Ballirano will manage the credit union’s new Mystic Branch at 4 Hendel Drive, which will open its doors to the public at 10 a.m. on April 18th. Ballirano has served as the manager of Charter Oak’s Headquarters ...read more
Monday, April 04, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host its fifth annual head and neck cancer screening event on Friday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference room at 326 Washington Street in Norwich. The screening is on a walk-in basis and preregistration is not required. Screening will be provided by local ENT physicians and dentists. The screening is free and open ...read more
Monday, April 04, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host a community education event about gout on Tuesday, April 26, from 5-6 p.m. at the Backus Outpatient Care Center, 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich. Sandeep Varma, MD, Medical Director of the Backus Arthritis and Rheumatology Center will host a talk on this painful arthritic condition that impacts millions of Americans. Symptoms of gout can include pain in ...read more
Monday, April 04, 2016
Horses Healing Humans Summer Camp Program “HEALS- Human and Equine Alternative Learning in Summer” is now accepting registrations for week-long Summer Day Camp programs in July and August for children of developmental ages of 6-12 . This Equine and Arts -Themed summer camp is an inclusional program for typically developing children and those with special needs. The experiential ...read more
Monday, April 04, 2016
Marielle Winkelman Named Assistant Branch Manager in Groton Carleen Lee Named Assistant Branch Manager in New London Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank’s Marielle Winkelman of Ledyard has been named Assistant Branch Manager of the Bank’s Groton branch, and Carleen Lee of New London has been named Assistant Branch Manager of the Bank’s New London branch. “Both Marielle ...read more
Monday, April 04, 2016
eXtreme Croquet Challenge May 15 2016 to Benefit Veterans Programs, Scholarships PLAYERS WANTED! Horses Healing Humans is holding an eXtreme Croquet Challenge on Sunday, May 15, from 1-5 pm at Horses Healing Humans, 340 New London Tpke in Stonington, followed by Dinner and Awards.100% of all donations to the Fun/Fund/Friend-Raiser event will support HHH Veterans Programs, Scholarship Fund, and N. ...read more
Friday, April 01, 2016
Council donates to The Arc New London County Knights of Columbus Council #12705 in Norwich has gifted The Arc New London County with $840 raised during this year’s Tootsie Roll Drive. The popular fundraiser is part of the Knights of Columbus’ Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities. The dollars raised benefit The Arc’s Community Life and Advocacy Program, funded ...read more
Friday, April 01, 2016
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank Date : Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 Time : 12:00pm – 1:30pm Location : Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443 Reserve Your Seat: REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on ...read more
Friday, April 01, 2016
The Internal Revenue Service has some advice for taxpayers this April Fool’s Day that may prevent them from being the victim of a tax scam: Don’t be fooled by scammers. Stay safe and be informed. Here are some of the most recent IRS-related scams to be on the lookout for: Telephone Scams . Aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents remain an ongoing ...read more
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art is the recipient of an $8,500 grant from the Frank Loomis Palmer Foundation, Bank of America Trustee. The grant monies will be utilized to deliver art programming to New London youth grades Pre-K to 12, both on site and at school sites, MMoA’s Education Outreach Programs are the museum’s way of partnering with schools and social service ...read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) presents its 2016 Summer Camp schedule, with new exciting activities for ages 3.5 – 15 running in weekly camp formats from June 20th through August 26th. MMoA Art Camps encourage creativity and imagination in children as they explore different topics and media, all while having fun with new friends. Half- and full-day camps are available, often with lunch and ...read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Members and Elected Artists Exhibition: April 15 – June 4, 2016 Opening Reception: Thursday, April 21, 6:30 – 8pm Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center calls for entries into our annual non-juried show open to all MMoA members and Elected Artists. Receiving: Sunday, April 10, 11am – 5pm, and Monday, April 11, 11am – 5pm. Entry fee is $15 and membership must be current ...read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Writer's Block Ink and Safe Futures Collaborate in Raising Voices Against Domestic Violence Community Forum and Arts Studios Continue April 16th and 30th New London, CT – Writer’s Block Ink and Safe Futures are collaborating to bring the community together in raising awareness and using expressive arts with Raising Voices Against Domestic Violence. Writer’s Block Ink and Safe ...read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Chamber Foundation Provides $103,987 to 35 Nonprofits That Benefit Local Children and Families Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT Foundation has announced the distribution of $103,987 to 35 eastern CT nonprofits that will improve the quality of life for thousands of children in the region. The Foundation raised funds throughout 2015 with fundraisers including the 4th Annual ...read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
New Facility Is 15th Branch in Credit Union’s Expanding Eastern CT Network Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will hold grand opening ceremonies on Monday, April 18th, for our newest full-service branch in Mystic, which will be the 15th in our continuing branch expansion across New London and Windham counties. Grand-opening ceremonies, which are open to the public, will ...read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union announces 2 upcoming Shred Days in the Eastern Connecticut area. These FREE events are held in partnership with Infoshred as a way to protect individuals from identity theft, a growing concern. People may bring personal documents, financial records, credit card statements, insurance forms, canceled checks, bank statements and tax preparation worksheets to be shredded. ...read more
Thursday, March 24, 2016
In celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day and the Mystic Irish Parade in year thirteen, thank you for joining us this parade day, with Irish spirit and tons of green! The Mystic Irish Parade Foundation extends their sincerest thanks to the Southeastern Connecticut community for joining us in celebration of this Celtic Holiday. The parade would not be as grand as it is today without continued ...read more
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Horses Healing Humans Summer Camp Program “HEALS- Human and Equine Alternative Learning in Summer” is now accepting registrations for week-long Summer Day Camp programs in July and August for children of developmental ages of 6-12 . This Equine and Arts -Themed summer camp is an inclusional program for typically developing children and those with special needs. The experiential ...read more
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
You don’t need to be a tax expert to run a business, but knowing the basics about taxes can help you run it better. You’ll find the basics and much more on the IRS.gov Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center . You can apply for an Employer Identification Number , download a form or learn about employment taxes . The Tax Center also includes the following resources: IRS Video ...read more
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Waterford, CT ­– Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has announced the promotion of four employees, including a new Vice President of its Deposit Operations/Electronic Services Department and a new Vice President of its Loan Servicing Department. Waltnita Brown has been promoted to Vice President-Deposit Operations/Electronic Services and Thomas Maher has been promoted to Vice ...read more
Monday, March 21, 2016
CT DECD, CERC to Outline Job Growth Plans in Groton Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT will co-host a Regional Economic Development Forum with seCTer (Southeastern CT Enterprise Region) on March 30, 2016, 8:30 – 10 a.m. at Groton’s Municipal Building on Meridian Street. The forum will be open to the public with no cost for admission. The Regional Economic ...read more
Monday, March 21, 2016
Sponsored by Dime Bank Date : Tuesday, April 12th, 2016, 9:30-11:00am Location : Dime Bank Headquarters, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 To register now : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How ...read more
Monday, March 21, 2016
Is 2016 going to be the year that you buy a home? Do you have questions about mortgage financing, applications, appraisals, assessments, inspections? CorePlus Federal Credit Union will host a Home Buyer Seminar on Thursday, April 14, 2016 from 5.30pm – 7.00pm. The seminar will be held at CorePlus’ Waterford location at 40 Boston Post Road. Light refreshments will be served. Led by ...read more
Friday, March 18, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host a free community education event on Alzheimer’s disease on Monday, April 11 from 6:30–8 p.m. in the main lobby conference rooms at Backus Hospital, 326 Washington Street, Norwich. “Alzheimer’s Disease: A Conversation with Experts”, presented by Mahmoud Okasha, MD, who is board-certi­fied in Psychiatry and Neurology ...read more
Friday, March 18, 2016
The Small Business Self-Employed Division of the IRS is conducting two Affordable Care Act webinars - one on 3/30 and the other on 4/6 - that will be of interest to employers and tax practitioners! Interested parties can register for these webinars at: · Affordable Care Act: Applicable Large Employers Information Return Requirements (IRC 6056) for Tax Year 2015 · Affordable Care Act: ...read more
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Guest Speaker: Joseph Walsh, General Dynamics Electric Boat Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT is set to present the Regional Chamber Awards and recap its activities in 2015, as well as review its projections for 2016, at its Annual Meeting on Tues. March 22, 2016, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Hilton Mystic. With awards sponsored by CMEEC – the CT Municipal Electric Energy ...read more
Thursday, March 17, 2016
New Britain, CT – More than 987,000 Connecticut residents, businesses and municipalities took advantage of Energize Connecticut’s home and business energy efficiency solutions in 2015. As a result, these consumers will collectively save nearly $1 billion in lifetime energy costs, according to a report recently released by the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Board (EEB). The EEB’s ...read more
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Carriage House Mercedes-Benz of New London has listed its donation wishlist for its March 24, 2016 supply drive at the Waterford Stop & Shop benefiting New London Community Meal Center: Stop & Shop Gift Cards (any denomination) Chicken, beef, of vegetable bullion (dry or cubed - Better than Bullion brand is most economical) Coffee - ground and instant Coffee creamer Sugar Iced Tea Soups ...read more
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Old Saybrook, CT – The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (the Kate) is pleased to welcome three new members to the Board of Trustees that oversees the Kate. Joining the board as of February, 2016 is Devin Carney, Thomas Gezo, and Anne Barosewicz-Mele. Mr. Carney is the Connecticut State Representative for the 23rd District, which includes Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, and Westbrook. ...read more
Monday, March 14, 2016
Typically known for their famous wings, Hot Rod Café is quickly becoming a destination for foodies and craft beer enthusiasts alike. The restaurant recently took home three chowder awards at the 13 th Annual Charity Chowder Cook-Off & Cabin Fever Festival at Olde Mistick Village. Hot Rod’s proudly won first place for Heartiest Chowder, tied with Frank’s Gourmet Grille for ...read more
Friday, March 11, 2016
How do you make investment decisions? Whether it’s up or down, the market is always on the move. How will you react to changing market conditions and what effects could your actions have on your financial approach? Many people have questions about their investment strategy, yet they never find the time to get them answered. We'll discuss: - How emotions affect investment decisions - ...read more
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation is currently accepting applications for grants that will be distributed to local and regional charitable organizations this spring. Formed in June 1998, the Foundation has, to date, awarded over $2 million in grants to hundreds of organizations located within the Bank’s market area. The Foundation accepts grant applications two times per ...read more
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
The Southeastern CT Women’s Network will host “Aunt Hattie’s House,” a special event commemorating the year of their 40th Anniversary, at 7:00 PM, Friday, March 18th, at Filomena's Restaurant, 262 Boston Post Road, Waterford, CT. Enjoy an evening of fun and education. Travel back to 1865 and find out what compelled Harriet Beecher Stowe to pen Uncle Tom's Cabin , ...read more
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Synonymous with grace, beauty and artistry, Oscar®-winning actress Sophia Loren will captivate audiences with an intimate onstage conversation and Q/A. The prolific career of this legendary star spans over five decades earning a remarkable array of notable accolades, including the first Academy® Award presented for a foreign language role with “Two Women.” Decades later, in ...read more
Friday, March 04, 2016
Mystic, CT – The region’s largest annual youth art exhibition, Young at Art returns to Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA). Young at Art showcases creative work from hundreds of regional students ages 18 and younger in MMoA’s galleries. See original artwork in a variety of media from oil, photography, sculpture and mixed media. Individual submissions and group projects range in origin ...read more
Friday, March 04, 2016
Presented in Stonington by Act II Publications, LLC, Pathfinder Stonington, CT – There will be a daylong retreat in a serene setting on April 30 to inspire, encourage, and help those who have experienced the loss of a loved one move forward in their grief journey via expressive art and writing exercises and a walking meditation. This is an opportunity to connect with others on a similar ...read more
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Carriage House Mercedes-Benz of New London and Stop & Shop in Waterford are partnering to help the New London Community Meal Center! The Wakeup Show with Teresa and Shawn from 106.5 WBMW will be broadcasting live. Event Date : March 24th Where : Stop & Shop Waterford Time : 7 a.m.-10 a.m. Join us as we collect food and donations for The New London Community Meal Center!
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Council donates to The Arc New London County Knights of Columbus Council #8903 in Oakdale has gifted The Arc New London County with $108 raised during this year’s Tootsie Roll Drive. The popular fundraiser is part of the Knights of Columbus’ Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities. The dollars raised benefit The Arc’s Community Life and Advocacy Program, funded solely ...read more
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank Foundation has awarded $4,000 to Eastern Connecticut Housing Opportunities (ECHO) to help cover the costs of kitchen renovations in one of 22 deteriorated one-and two-family properties in New London that will be acquired, rehabilitated, and then sold to low-income, first-time homebuyers. These homes are all part of ECHO’s “Home New London Program” ...read more
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
"The Power of the Inbox: Tips and Tricks for Successful Email Marketing” Date: Monday, March 28th, 2016 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Location: The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 Reserve Your Seat: REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small ...read more
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Waterford, CT – U-Haul Company of Connecticut is pleased to announce that Lowe Carting & Recycling has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Waterford community. Lowe Carting & Recycling at 998 Hartford Turnpike will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pickup for boxes. Hours of operation for U-Haul rentals are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. ...read more
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Eunice Lima-Brooks Honored at Annual YP Banquet in Mystic Waterford, CT – Eunice Lima-Brooks, a Member Service Representative with Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, has been named a “Young Professional of the Year” by the Young Professionals of Eastern Connecticut. “We’re very pleased to see Eunice honored as a Young Professional of the Year,” said Brian A. ...read more
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Date: Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 Time: 9:30am – 11:00am Location: Guilford Fire Department, 390 Church Street, Guilford, CT 06437 To Register Now: Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How to Start ...read more
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
The Power of Purple campaign, founded by the Rose Conrad Memorial Fund of Safe Futures in partnership with Hadassah American Affairs of Eastern Connecticut, will present a special awareness luncheon, featuring artist and domestic violence survivor, Ewa Grochowska, on Thursday, April 7th at the Holiday Inn in Norwich. For more information, visit www.SafeFuturesCT.org or call (860) 884-8945. The ...read more
Monday, February 22, 2016
Date : Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 Time : 1:00pm – 2:30pm Location : The Mystic Noank Library, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT 06355 Reserve Your Seat: REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "Getting Started with Facebook for ...read more
Monday, February 22, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) and the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce are partnering to host a special Art After Dark on Tuesday March 15th from 6pm to 8:30pm. This family-friendly concert series features Pizzetta pizza, drinks, live art, and live music on the MMoA riverfront patio! This early kick-off to the Art After Dark series will be held in the MMoA galleries during the ...read more
Monday, February 22, 2016
Groton, CT – Maryann Donnell recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as a Retail Loan Originator. In this position, Maryann will work with clients across New London County in need of a variety of lending solutions, from traditional mortgages, to first-time homebuyer and affordable lending programs, to specialty financing and home equity loans. She is certified by the Nationwide Mortgage ...read more
Monday, February 22, 2016
Promoting automatic savings to help people reach their savings goals Norwich, CT – As part of America Saves Week 2016, scheduled for February 22 – 27, 2016 Dime Bank is spreading the saving message and urging its network to encourage people to make savings automatic as part of America Saves Week. Dime is offering financial workshops at Jack Jackter Intermediate School in Colchester, ...read more
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Friday, February 19, 2016
Hartford, CT – Kia A. Baird, founder of Kia B Music will present in the 6x6x6 exhibitions at Connecticut Arts Day Wednesday March 2nd 2016, 1:30pm, in room 310 of the CT State Capitol. This event is produced by the Connecticut Office of the Arts in partnership with the Designated Regional Service Organizations, the Connecticut Arts Alliance, the Connecticut Arts Council and the Connecticut ...read more
Friday, February 19, 2016
Waterford, CT ­– Charter Oak Federal Credit Union is again the Number 1 residential mortgage lender in eastern Connecticut, earning the top ranking for a record six consecutive years. Since 2010, Charter Oak has originated 6,265 residential mortgages across New London and Windham counties, with a combined value exceeding $782 million. “Being the top mortgage lender since 2010 is a ...read more
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Date : Tuesday, March 15th, 2016, 12:00-1:30pm Location : The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 To register now : Click here to register for this event Learn the Right Steps to Take Now to Grow Your Business Whether your small business is just starting, or now starting to grow, knowing your customers and how to expand your products and services are among ...read more
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council Dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on global issues Mr Ed Moloney (Journalist and Author), will speak on “The Irish Peace Process: how it happened, and will it unite the country” on March 7th, 2016 at Blaustein Hall, Connecticut College, New London. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.; presentation begins at 6:00 p.m. Ed Moloney has ...read more
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Waterford, CT – Join other local businesses for happy hour and networking at Monte Cristo Cottage, Eugene O’Neill’s summer boyhood home. Hosted by the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, enjoy drinks, snacks, and conversation, and learn more about how businesses are coming together to restore a hidden New London cultural gem. Thursday, February 25, 2016 5:30 - 7:00 PM Monte ...read more
Friday, February 12, 2016
Old Saybrook, CT – The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center is pleased to announce that Dana Foster joined the organization as Director of Development and External Relations in November. Dana joins an already robust organization that has successfully operated for the past six years. Under the helm of a new Executive Director, Brett Elliott, the Kate is embracing the future by bringing in ...read more
Friday, February 12, 2016
Inaugural Community Forum and Arts Studios to Take Place February 27th New London, CT – Writer’s Block Ink and Safe Futures are pleased to announce the inaugural event of Raising Voices Against Domestic Violence, a collaborative project using the arts to spread awareness of domestic violence in Southeastern Connecticut. Writer’s Block Ink and Safe Futures believe that every ...read more
Friday, February 12, 2016
Waterford, CT – During Americana Furniture’s “Applefest and Veteran’s Day Celebration” on November 7, 2015, the iconic Waterford retailer announced that in honor of the November 11th Veteran’s Day, they would provide a complimentary “Room Re-Design” to a local area military veteran. Americana Furniture President, Jon Hendel, proudly introduced U.S. ...read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Is a criminal record following you? You may be eligible for a pardon! Learn more with Connecticut Pardon Team, Inc. Monday, February 29, 2016 at Connecticut Pardon Team 307 Main Street Norwich, CT 06360 6:00 p.m. Promptly The Connecticut Pardon Team, Inc. will give a presentation on how we can introduce our services toward the New Application for a Full Pardon or Certificate of Employability ...read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Sponsored by Essex Savings Bank Date : Tuesday, March 8th, 2016, 9:00-11:00am Location : Madison Senior Center, 29 Bradley Road, Madison, CT 06443 To register now : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on ...read more
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) has recently secured three exclusive catering partnerships for special event rentals. After much consideration, MMoA has selected A Thyme to Cook, Coastal Gourmet, and Ivy’s Simply Homemade to cater their event rentals effective January 7, 2016. This exclusive partnership will remain in effect through January 5, 2017. Each year, MMoA serves as ...read more
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Superior Ranking Reflects Credit Union’s Strong Financial Condition Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has again earned the top 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc., which indicates that Charter Oak is one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation. “This top rating is a clear indication of Charter Oak’s superior financial condition,” said ...read more
Monday, February 08, 2016
CompTIA Managed Services Trustmark™ signifies commitment to industry best practices Taftville, CT – I-M Technology, LLC, a leading managed IT services provider, announced today it has received the CompTIA Managed Services Trustmark™, a respected industry credential that signifies its adherence to best practices for technology service delivery and customer interaction. ...read more
Friday, February 05, 2016
Sponsored by Dime Bank Date : Monday, February 29th, 2016, 12:00-1:30PM Location : Dime Bank, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 To Register Now : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How Connecticut ...read more
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Comcast Business’ National Program for Startups and Entrepreneurs Returns for the Third Year Philadelphia, PA – Comcast Business announced that for the third consecutive year the company will seek out the nation’s most innovative startup companies and entrepreneurs to participate in its Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs competition. Current and aspiring business owners can enter the ...read more
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
The Disabled Workers Committee, Inc. has announced a $10,000 scholarship in honor of Matthew Shafner. The Committee is a Connecticut-based not-for-profit organization whose mission is to help impaired workers. Shafner, a nationally recognized attorney and former Chairman of the Disabled Workers Scholarship Subcommittee, passed away in September 2015. The scholarship will assist a child of a worker ...read more
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Groton, CT – Amy Jock recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as a Retail Loan Originator, based at the Bank’s Lending Center in Glastonbury. In this position, Amy will work with clients in need of a variety of lending solutions, from traditional mortgages, to first-time homebuyer and affordable lending programs, to specialty financing and home equity loans. She is certified by the ...read more
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Free Car Wash! To help you celebrate Valentine’s Day, Carriage House Mercedes-Benz in New London is offering the public a free car wash. When : February 13th Time : 9 a.m.-12 noon Where : Carriage House Mercedes-Benz, 488 Colman Street, New London We hope to see you at Carriage House Mercedes-Benz! "Where Excellence is Earned" www.MercedesCT.com
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Free admission for children with a paying adult Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport celebrates Presidents’ Day Weekend with Winter’s Aweigh Saturday, February 13 through Monday, February 15. Children ages 17 and younger will be admitted for free when accompanied by a paying adult. Visitors are invited to explore the Museum’s 19th-century seafaring village, historic vessels, and ...read more
Monday, February 01, 2016
North American Soccer League Commissioner Bill Peterson shares insights from a career in professional sports management at Mitchell College Weller Center on Thursday, February 11, 2016 Free and Open to the Public New London, CT – Bill Peterson, Commissioner of the North American Soccer League, has a career that spans soccer, cycling, football as well as oversight of numerous premier ...read more
Friday, January 29, 2016
“Improving Your Use of QuickBooks™ to Manage Your Business Finances II” Date : Thursday, February 25th, 2016 Time : 10:00 – 11:30am Location : Essex Library, 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT 06426 To Register Now : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of ...read more
Friday, January 29, 2016
Wireless Zone Co-Owners and Local Philanthropists to be Celebrated This Spring Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT has announced that Scott Gladstone and Neil Ryan , current Co-Owners of five Wireless Zone – Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer stores in Eastern CT and noted community supporters, will be honored as eastern CT’s 66th Citizens of the Year. The ...read more
Friday, January 29, 2016
Norwich, CT – The Backus Weight Loss Center will hold free informational sessions for individuals who are considering to have a surgical weight loss procedure on Feb. 3 and Feb. 17 starting at 6 p.m. at the Backus Outpatient Care Center at 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich. For more information or to register, contact the Backus Weight Loss Center at (860) 425-8740.
Friday, January 29, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host a free community education event on heart disease and atrial fibrillation on Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Backus Hospital main lobby conference room at 326 Washington Street in Norwich, “Heart Disease and Atrial ­Fibrillation: Are you at risk?” will be presented by John Foley, MD, of Hartford HealthCare Medical Group ...read more
Friday, January 29, 2016
February 12 through May 29, 2016 Old Lyme, CT – The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut, presents Ten/Forty: Collecting American Art at the Florence Griswold Museum , on view February 12 through May 29, 2016. This exhibition commemorates the fortieth anniversary of Jeffrey Andersen’s tenure as Director of the Museum, and the tenth anniversary of Curator Amy Kurtz ...read more
Friday, January 29, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host a free community education event “Are Nutritional Supplements Safe” on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 6-7pm at the Hartford HealthCare System Support office at 11 Stott Avenue in Norwich. The talk, hosted by Dr. Eric Secor, Jr., PhD, ND, MPH, MS, Lac, Associate Medical Director of Integrative Medicine, Hartford Hospital, will focus on: How to ...read more
Friday, January 29, 2016
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host a free community education event on Alzheimer’s disease on Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 6:30–8 p.m. in the main lobby conference rooms at Backus Hospital, 326 Washington Street, Norwich. “Alzheimer’s Disease: A Conversation with Experts”, presented by Mahmoud Okasha, MD, who is board-certi­fied in Psychiatry and Neurology ...read more
Friday, January 29, 2016
Norwich, CT – Orthopedic surgeons William Cambridge, MD, of New London County Orthopedic Surgery and Scott Stanat, MD, of Norwich Orthopedic Group will conduct a free community education event on MAKOplasty technology for knee and hip procedures on Tuesday, March 8 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Waterford Community Center at 24 Rope Ferry Road, in Waterford. Backus Hospital is the first hospital ...read more
Thursday, January 28, 2016
New London, CT – Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra announced today that Lynn Holland has joined the Board of Directors. Lynn is a Senior Medicare Compliance Officer at Aetna. Prior to coming to Aetna in 2011, she was employed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency within the US Department of Health & Human Services. Her focus at both Aetna and at CMS ...read more
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Credit Union Funds 11 Grants and Donates to 10 Local Food Pantries in December Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union donated more than $75,000 to community organizations in its fourth-quarter. Donating food and money to local food pantries has become a key funding initiative for Charter Oak. This past December, the credit union donated $34,000 to local food pantries in an effort ...read more
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is pleased to announce it was again awarded a 5-Star Superior rating for financial strength by BauerFinancial, Inc. This rating indicates, among other things, that the financial institution excels in areas of capital, loan quality, and profitability. BauerFinancial has recommended Chelsea Groton Bank for the most recent 87 quarters, earning the Bank an even ...read more
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
21st Annual Men Against Domestic Violence Campaign Radiothon Benefitting Safe Futures February 1st through 5th, 2016 WCTY 97.7 FM WNLC 98.7 FM ROXY 100.9 FM WICH 1310 AM Norwich, CT – Now in its 21st year, the Annual Men Against Domestic Violence Radiothon will be a 5-day on-air and on-line campaign. The awareness and fundraising effort, which benefits Safe Futures , will run from Monday, ...read more
Monday, January 25, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of seven employees, following its Board of Trustees meeting. “Chelsea Groton Bank is the long-standing financial institution it is because of the hard-working people behind it,” said Michael Rauh , President and CEO of Chelsea Groton Bank. “Each of these employees has proven to be dedicated to their ...read more
Monday, January 25, 2016
Old Lyme, CT – Lyme Art Association’s 24th Annual Associate Artist Exhibition of landscape, portrait, and still life paintings, as well as sculpture by Associate Artist members will be on view in the Association’s front galleries, and runs from January 22 through February 26. Wonders of Winter , which showcases winter scenes by members of all levels, will be on display in the ...read more
Monday, January 25, 2016
CorePlus Federal Credit Union is hosting two free upcoming workshops to educate our members and the general public entitled “How to Prepare, Pay & Stay in College” with information about Student Choice, our Educational Loan program. CorePlus Federal Credit Union offers private student lending solutions to help fill the funding gaps that scholarships, grants and federal aid can ...read more
Monday, January 25, 2016
Date : Tuesday, February 16th, 2016, 9:30-11:00am Location : Guilford Fire Department, 390 Church Street, Guilford, CT 06437 To Register Now : Click here to register for this event The Greeks believed in the concept of entropy – All things left untouched will lose function and form. Businesses, careers, and relationships will all be lost if they do not respond to change and evolve. This ...read more
Monday, January 25, 2016
Officials at Three Rivers Community College will hold a public forum to present the draft Multi-Campus Hazard Mitigation Plan on Thursday February 4, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in room B127. This forum is designed as an open house where students, faculty, staff and members of neighboring communities are invited to attend, gather information and provide feedback. The Multi-Campus Hazard Mitigation Plan has ...read more
Monday, January 25, 2016
Chief Executive Had Served as Vice Chairman, Co-Chaired Successful $5.7 Million Campaign Drive Waterford, CT – Brian A. Orenstein , President and Chief Executive Officer of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut. “It’s an honor for me to chair the United Way board and to work with such ...read more
Monday, January 25, 2016
Eastern CT – The Young Professionals of Eastern CT (YPECT) have announced their 2015 Young Professionals of the Year honorees, as well as their new network Vice Chair, all of whom will be recognized at a formal dinner on February 5 at Latitude 41 Restaurant & Tavern in Mystic. YPECT is a group that provides networking, career building, and volunteer opportunities for young adults ...read more
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council Dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on global issues Professor Elisabeth Wood, Yale University, will speak on “Sexual violence in conflict: why some armed groups engage in it and the policy implications” on February 3rd, 2016 at the Saybrook Point Inn, 2 Bridge Street, Old Saybrook, CT. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.; presentation ...read more
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Longtime New London-Area Cardiologist Mark Fiengo, DO, Joins Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Cardiology in Norwich and Willimantic Norwich, CT – Cardiologist Mark Fiengo, DO, has joined Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Cardiology in Norwich and Willimantic and is currently accepting new patients. Fiengo, who has practiced in the New London area for more than 20 years, is board certified ...read more
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra invites senior citizens and students to the annual Free Open Rehearsal on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at The Garde Arts Center in New London from 2:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. Generously sponsored by the Frank Loomis Palmer Fund, it is a full, live rehearsal of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Toshiyuki Shimada, Music Director and ...read more
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
“The Price They Paid – Enduring Wounds of War,” by Journalist Michael Putzel, shares the true story of a legendary helicopter commander in Vietnam and the flight crew that followed him into intensive helicopter warfare. It also discusses Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, (PTSD) with which many Vietnam Veterans continue to struggle even today. Norwich Free Academy star athlete, ...read more
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Sponsored by Dime Bank, Norwich Date : Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 Time : 9:30am – 11:00am Location : Dime Bank, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 Reserve Your Seat : REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How to ...read more
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Fiddleheads Natural Foods Cooperative will celebrate its 8 th birthday and recent renovations throughout the weekend of February 5 – 7 with live music, special sales and the unveiling of the co-op’s new owner benefits. “This year our birthday celebration is particularly exciting because it will give us a chance to show off our new store layout, lower pricing, and improved owner ...read more
Friday, January 15, 2016
New London, CT – Seven potential operators for a proposed water taxi on the Thames River joined members of the Thames River Heritage Park (TRHP) Transition Team on January 13 at Crocker’s Boatyard in New London to view the Park’s recently acquired boats and to clarify questions regarding the planned operation. Mayor Marian Galbraith of the City of Groton, James Butler of the ...read more
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank’s Richard Balestracci and Rachel Carlson were named winners of Southeastern Connecticut’s 4th Annual 40 Under Forty Award. Nominated by peers and selected by the Greater Mystic, Ocean Community and the Greater Norwich Area Chambers of Commerce, and The Day, the winners are individuals under 40 years of age who have demonstrated excellence in ...read more
Thursday, January 14, 2016
New Music Series “The Kate” from CPTV and the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center Brings Back the Boldness and Spirit of the Series Muse, January 22nd! Tune in and see the Kate on TV! Old Saybrook, CT – Katharine Hepburn once famously quipped, “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” Ã?? A lively and original new national music series, "The ...read more
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
" After the Loss of a Spouse: What's Next? " Mystic, CT – Joanne Z. Moore, PT, DHSc., author of “After the Loss of a Spouse: What's Next?” will discuss her new guidebook at Bank Square Books on January 24 . Sunday, January 24, 1-3 p.m. “After the Loss of a Spouse: What’s Next?” Book signing with Dr. Joanne Z. Moore Bank Square Books 53 W ...read more
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
SBA New England Administrator Seth Goodall, CT DECD Commissioner Catherine Smith to Address Small Business Community at Jan. 22 Business Breakfast Eastern CT – Seth Goodall , the U.S. Small Business Association’s (SBA) New England Regional Administrator, and Catherine Smith , Commissioner of the CT Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) will be the keynote speakers ...read more
Monday, January 11, 2016
DATE : Thursday, January 28th from 12:00 to 1:30 PM EDT LOCATION : Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small business, will host a free Small Business Workshop, “The Succinct ...read more
Monday, January 11, 2016
New logo, new look! This spring, CorePlus Federal Credit Union will have a new look! The credit union will be undergoing a major renovation at their Salem Tpke, Norwich branch, and unveiling a bright, fresh new logo and slogan: Smart Banking. Community Trusted. With these changes, CorePlus is demonstrating that we are a different type of credit union – one that is tailor-made to meet our ...read more
Monday, January 11, 2016
Workshops will cover social media, digital marketing, sales, workplace trust Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT invites the region’s business community to a series of informative workshops held throughout the months of January, February, and March 2016. Each workshop will be held 12-1 p.m. at the Chamber’s office in Waterford (914 Hartford Turnpike [CT Route 85], ...read more
Friday, January 08, 2016
Celebrate like you are on the red carpet and watch the Oscars on our big screen, February 28th! Old Saybrook, CT – The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center will hold a fundraising benefit on Oscar Night, February 28th, beginning at 6:30 and going until the Oscars are all given out! The Oscar Party is the Kate’s annual red-carpet event that honors our 12-time Oscar Nominated, ...read more
Friday, January 08, 2016
Eastern CT – An exciting, national wellness initiative is launching across the country in February and our community is invited to join the MOVEment! NBC and The Biggest Loser are launching The Biggest Loser Community Challenge in February. Teams of four are invited to join this eight-week, online health & wellness community challenge. The challenge is for people of all fitness levels ...read more
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Comcast announced plans Wednesday to hire more than 200 customer service personnel statewide this year. The company, which has 1,200 employees statewide currently, had added more than 100 people to its Connecticut workforce last year. The new hires would include customer care representatives, customer care supervisors, and technicians. "We're thrilled to be growing our workforce in the ...read more
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Mystic, CT – Mystic Museum of Art (MMA) is pleased to launch their new museum designation in conjunction with the opening of its newest exhibition, an unprecedented show of drawing by notable American artists. Drawn from a Private Collection: Works on Paper from 1880-2009 will open January 15th in conjunction with the unveiling of MMA’s refurbished Liebig Gallery. Generously loaned by ...read more
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Groton, CT – Pam Days-Luketich, CRA Coordinator and Community Outreach Officer at Chelsea Groton Bank, was recently selected as a New Leader in Banking by the CT Bankers Association and The Warren Group. This honor is awarded to up-and-coming professionals from across Connecticut. The 13 recipients are considered to be outstanding employees who have made a notable impact in their bank and ...read more
Wednesday, January 06, 2016
The Corporation for National and Community Service’s Senior Corps Programs tap the SKILLS, TALENTS and EXPERIENCE of more than 330,000 Americans age 55 and over to meet a wide range of community challenges. Choose from several opportunities for service through TVCCA’s Senior Volunteer Programs. New London County: (860) 425-6608 | Windham County: (860) 774-9286 Friendly Visitor Become a ...read more
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will proudly present more than 40 scholarships totaling over $80,000 to student-members in New London and Windham counties in 2016. Student-members throughout the region are invited to apply for a college scholarship now through April 1, 2016. Grades will be taken into consideration; however, the student’s community involvement will be ...read more
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
DATE : Monday, January 25th, 2016, 10:00-11:30am LOCATION : Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06385 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Do your marketing messages get set aside or leave customers wanting to know more? Whether your customers find you on a web page, a postcard mailer, or a face to face handshake, the first few seconds of contact are ...read more
Monday, January 04, 2016
Sponsored by Dime Bank DATE : Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 TIME : 9:30am – 11:00am LOCATION : Dime Bank Community Room, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 Reserve Your Seat : REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "The ...read more
Monday, January 04, 2016
Export Documentation Basics These seminars will assist Connecticut firms learn how to prepare and process export documentation. This workshop will focus on the principal documents required for exports shipments. The understanding of the various types of export documents and how they are used has helped many companies streamline their internal processes, simplifying the export process, and lead to ...read more
Monday, January 04, 2016
Norwich, CT – A new partnership between The William W. Backus Hospital and ShopRite supermarket in Norwich will connect people across the region to healthier eating. It tackles nutrition-related problems on the front lines: right in the supermarket aisles. Backus Hospital and the local Shop Rite are partnering on Just Ask, a program to help those seeking to live healthier lives choose food ...read more
Monday, January 04, 2016
Southeastern CT’s Duncklee Cooling & Heating Recognized Out of 3000 Companies Jonathan Duncklee, president of Duncklee Cooling & Heating, recently received the Mitsubishi Electric Cooling and Heating Outstanding Achievement Award. From a group of over 3000 other companies ranked as national diamond contractor dealers throughout the country, Duncklee Cooling & Heating, Inc. was ...read more
Monday, January 04, 2016
Now through January 31, you can support the Chamber Foundation simply by purchasing your favorite products from Omaha Steaks through their “Steaks for Good ” campaign. 10% of your purchase will be donated to the Foundation to benefit local children’s charities. Not only will you be enjoying quality foods, but during this limited time, you can score major discounts on a variety ...read more
Thursday, December 24, 2015
A SPECIAL INVITATION AND OFFER TO SEE IMAGINE DRAGONS AT FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO NEW YEAR’S EVE! Imagine Dragons is bringing their passionately inventive brand of alt-rock to arenas with hits like “Radioactive,” “It’s Time,” “On Top of the World,” and “Demons.” Rock out with Imagine Dragons and opener MS MR this New Year’s Eve ONLY ...read more
Categories: General
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank was recently named a Preferred Lender Program (PLP) by the Small Business Administration (SBA). This designation allows Chelsea Groton Bank to decide unilaterally on SBA participation in eligible loans. The PLP is part of SBA’s effort to streamline the procedures necessary to provide financial assistance to the small business community. “The SBA ...read more
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC), soon to be Mystic Museum of Art, seeks submissions from local and regional artists for our upcoming themed exhibition, Black & White, which will be on view from January 15 to February 27. This juried theme exhibition is open to all artists, working in all media, with the exclusion of photography. The theme Black & White is open to the ...read more
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has awarded over $438,000 in annual $100 cash bonuses to its Gold Rewards members in December – a new record for the credit union – and the total payout of bonuses since Gold Rewards began has grown to more than $2 million. “Gold Rewards is our unique way of saying thank you and happy holidays to the increasing number of ...read more
Monday, December 21, 2015
Hadlyme, CT – New owners of the Hadlyme Country Market Lisa Bakoledis and Susan Raible Birch have been working to restore the historic landmark since purchasing the building and business in 2012. They are proud to celebrate three years in business and unveil a completely refurbished and restored market. The new Hadlyme Country Market is much like it was in 1905, a place for locals and ...read more
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Hartford, CT – Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Thursday announced two leadership changes: David Whitehead , president of the HHC East Region, which includes Backus Hospital and Windham Hospital, will become Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer for Hartford HealthCare. Bimal Patel , HHC’s vice president for operational integration, will become president of the East Region. Both retain ...read more
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Locally owned and family operated, the Seven Wireless Zone- Verizon Premium Wireless Retailers, nominated multiple non-profit organizations in the Eastern Connecticut community to receive grants from the Wireless Zone Foundation in 2015. Owners Scott Gladstone and Neil Ryan elect several local charities in their territory who go above and beyond to impact the people in need in the community. In ...read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director and Conductor Toshiyuki Shimada, continues its 69th season on Saturday January 9, 2016 at 8 PM with "The Sounds of Winter" at the Garde Arts Center in New London. Composer Polina Nazaykinskaya demonstrates her ability to sonically conjure imagery of a winter Russian village with her work, Winter Bells . The renowned ...read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Willimantic, CT – Windham Hospital will begin to offer expanded services for senior citizens in January, when it opens its Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging program. The center helps seniors and their families connect with programs and services to maintain health and wellness as they age. In partnership with Natchaug Hospital and Hartford HealthCare’s Community Network, the center ...read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut Foundation announced it raised $115,000 at its 32nd Annual Holiday Gala at Mohegan Sun on December 11. The funds will be used to assist children’s charities throughout our region. Lou Ziegler , the Foundation’s Board Chair, worked tirelessly to continue the success of the Gala. He acknowledged the community, especially ...read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital’s next session of the American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking® Program begins on Jan 5, 2016 at the Backus Outpatient Care Center at 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich. The Freedom From Smoking® program includes eight sessions and features a step-by-step plan for quitting smoking. Each session is designed to help smokers gain control ...read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Norwich, CT – Orthopedic surgeons William Cambridge, MD, of New London County Orthopedic Surgery and Scott Stanat, MD, of Norwich Orthopedic Group will conduct a free community education event on MAKOplasty technology for knee and hip procedures on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 from 6 to 8 pm at the Plainfield Recreation Center, 482 Norwich Road, Plainfield. Registration is required. Call ...read more
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra announced today that Daniel Brandl has joined the New London-based nonprofit arts organization to serve as its new Executive Coordinator. Daniel comes with a wealth of experience in music, education, and arts administration. Currently, he is the Resident Music Director of the Chestnut Street Playhouse in Norwich, CT as well as secretary of its Board of ...read more
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host a general cancer support group for patients and their families on Dec. 15 from 6-7 p.m. in the Backus Hospital Radiation Therapy waiting room at 326 Washington Street. The group meets on the third Tuesday of every month and will continue to do so through February 2016. No registration is required and the program is free. For more information, contact ...read more
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Winter Celebrations Concert: December 14, 2015 The Winter Concert will be held at 7pm on December 14, 2015 at Northeast Academy Elementary School in Groton. The concert will open with the String Ensemble, followed by the Youth Orchestra. Two of the Youth Orchestra musicians will be performing solos as well. Highlights will include music by Tchaikovsky, Handel, and Mozart. A suggested donation of ...read more
Monday, December 07, 2015
AAA invites you to donate a toy for the Connecticut Children's Medical Center through Wednesday, December 16, 2015. AAA will collect donations at its office in Waterford in the Waterford Shopping Plaza at 117 Boston Post Road in Waterford. AAA's goal is to drop off hundreds of toys for kids who can't be home for the holidays, making the season a little brighter for them and their ...read more
Monday, December 07, 2015
When : December 17th, 2015 Where : 4 to 5PM Lyman Allyn Museum 5PM Talk back and reception at Connecticut College What : Tracing the History & Impact of the O'Neill Panelists : George C. White (Founder), Tom Viertel (Broadway Producer & O'Neill Chairman), and Jeffrey Sweet (Author), Preston Whiteway (Executive Director) This panel will explore the writing Of The O’Neill: The ...read more
Friday, December 04, 2015
Atlanta, GA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding Private NonProfit (PNP) organizations in Connecticut of the Jan. 8 deadline to submit Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications for damages caused by a severe winter storm and snowstorm on Jan. 26 – 28, 2015. PNPs that provide non-critical services located in the following counties are eligible to apply: New Haven, New ...read more
Friday, December 04, 2015
IT security is such an IMPORTANT topic, I-M Technology has put together a series of weekly IT security tips to show you and your employees how to drastically reduce your chances of being a victim of cybercrime. Since we already do this for our clients, it doesn’t cost us anything to include other local businesses as well. We want to do everything we can to educate business owners and their ...read more
Friday, December 04, 2015
Washington, DC – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced it has reopened the filing period for survivors in all states affected by Superstorm Sandy on December 2, 2015 to apply for low-interest disaster loans. The new filing deadline for physical damage and economic injury losses is December 1, 2016. “The additional time for businesses, homeowners and renters to request ...read more
Friday, December 04, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mayflower II is scheduled to arrive by tugboat at the mouth of Connecticut’s Mystic River on Saturday, December 5 at 3:30 p.m., and pass through downtown Mystic at 4:30 p.m. (all times are approximate). Although Mystic Seaport grounds will not be open to visitors for the ship’s arrival, the public will have the opportunity to view the ship as it makes its way ...read more
Thursday, December 03, 2015
Webster Bank has won four 2015 SBA Eagle Awards from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The bank was honored as Lender of the Year by Dollar Volume, Top Third Party Lender of the Year, Top Lender to Veterans, and Top Lender for Job Creation and Retention during a ceremony last month in New Haven. Webster was part of a significant increase in SBA lending in Connecticut for the fiscal year ...read more
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
CharterOak.org Features Fresh Design, Easy Navigation, Brighter Graphics Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has launched its new CharterOak.org website that features a fresh, new design and easy-to-use navigation as well as an accompanying new mobile site for smart phone users. The new website, which was launched on November 18, 2015, was designed by the Essex, CT-based ...read more
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
Bottomless Champagne, Dinner & Dessert Buffet, Live & Silent Auctions Highlight Regional Favorite Event Funds Raised Support Children’s Charities Throughout Eastern CT Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT Foundation has announced that it will hold its 32nd Annual Holiday Gala at Mohegan Sun’s Convention Center on Fri. Dec. 11, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 ...read more
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Mayflower II , Plimoth Plantation’s 1957 replica of the ship that carried the Pilgrims to Massachusetts in 1620, will leave her mooring on the Plymouth waterfront Tuesday, December 1 to head to Mystic, CT, for preservation work during the winter at the Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard at Mystic Seaport. In this next phase of a multi-year preservation initiative for the nearly ...read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
What : 2015 New London Homeless Memorial When : Monday, December 21, 2015, 6:30 p.m. Where : Hosted by Church Of The City, City Center, 250 State Street, New London, Ct. Sponsored by : St. Francis House and New London Homeless Hospitality Center Contact : Len Raymond, 860-460-8752 Family, friends, and neighbors will gather on the longest night of the year to hear the names and lives of New ...read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Special Series to Help Taxpayers Available Through January IRS YouTube Video: Taxes.Security.Together. – English Washington, DC – The Internal Revenue Service, state revenue departments and the tax industry today released the first in a series of special tax tips designed to provide people critical information to help protect their tax and financial data. The first of the Security ...read more
Monday, November 23, 2015
Special invitation to see Legends in Concert's Holiday Show at Foxwoods Resort Casino Legends in Concert is thrilled to be returning again to Foxwoods Resort Casino with their holiday show in the Fox Theater. Over 300,000 people have seen the “World’s Greatest Tribute Show” and it is the most popular entertainment attraction of its kind in the history of Foxwoods. Legends in ...read more
Monday, November 23, 2015
East Lyme, CT – Act II Publications, LLC, announces the release of the new guidebook, After the Loss of a Spouse: What's Next? by Joanne Z. Moore, PT, DHSc. Dr. Moore is the owner of Shoreline Physical Therapy, LLC., and editor of the digital magazine Pathfinder: A Companion Guide for the Widow/er’s Journey . After the Loss of a Spouse: What's Next? is a concise guidebook for ...read more
Friday, November 20, 2015
Norwich, CT – The United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Project Warm–Up, a heating assistance program that collaborates with other organizations to meet the home heating needs of Southeastern Connecticut families, is the recipient of the Backus 2015 President’s Award. The award, which includes a $10,000 donation to the initiative, was announced at Backus ...read more
Friday, November 20, 2015
Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa 5th Annual Toy Drive Up Benefiting Child & Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut Thursday, December 10, 2015 7:30-9:30 a.m. : Drive up and drop off an unwrapped toy & receive a complimentary Starbucks coffee to go! 4:30-6:30 p.m. : Stop in with your toy and take a photo with Santa & receive a cookie or hot cocoa. Random givers will win gift ...read more
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Increased Access to Care, Improvements to Quality and Patient Safety, and Advancements in Robotic Surgical Technology Highlight Backus Hospital 2015 Annual Meeting Nowich, CT – Backus Hospital reported expanded outpatient offerings and strategic growth, including a new family health center in Ledyard and construction of a 40,000-square-foot Center for Specialty Care in Plainfield, during ...read more
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Old Lyme, CT – High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, one of the oldest and largest therapeutic riding centers in the United States, recently elected two new members to its Board of Trustees. John Catlett, and Jacqueline Kangley, both of Hadlyme, were voted into office at High Hopes’ 41st Annual Meeting in late October. John Catlett spent 26 years with global consulting firm Accenture before ...read more
Categories: General
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Flyers, posters, customizable coupons, social media messages, and more available from ChamberECT.com/sbs Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT has announced that promotional toolkits are available from its website to help advertise the region’s Small Business Saturday special offers. Toolkits can be downloaded at no cost from www.ChamberECT.com/sbs . The ...read more
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Groton, CT – Bill Checkosky recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as Vice President, Commercial Lending and Greater Hartford Market Manager. He will be based at the Bank’s new Lending Center in Glastonbury. In this position, Bill will work to develop commercial loan and commercial mortgage relationships with centers of influence in the Hartford market area. “With over 25 years of ...read more
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Show Features Small Paintings by Top Maritime Artists Mystic, CT – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport presents its annual winter exhibition and sale, Maritime Miniatures by Maritime Masters , November 22, 2015 through April 3, 2016. The invitational exhibition features more than 100 small paintings displayed and available for purchase – each no larger than 10 inches in height or ...read more
Friday, November 13, 2015
Create your own code, play futsal, paddle tennis and basketball, sketch a work of art, or mold your own piece of pottery- you can do all this and much more with COMO winter programs- now open for registration! The COMO is proud to offer a variety of programs from arts to athletics, for youth and adults alike, at their campus in the Stonington Borough. Winter programs include basketball programs, ...read more
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Mystic, CT – With the 'Mystic Coyote' causing quite a stir in town and on social media recently, the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center presents a free program about coyotes and other predators we have in our southeastern Connecticut backyards. The program is 6-7 p.m., Thursday, November 19, 2015. Molly Check has been the Education Director at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center ...read more
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Date : Tuesday, December 8, 2015 Time : 9: 30am – 11: 00am Location : Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook , CT 0647 Reserve Your Seat: REGISTER NOW Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "The Basics of Social ...read more
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra continues its 69th season on Saturday, November 21 at 8 PM with "Euro-Latin Passion", at the Garde Arts Center in New London. ECSO Music Director Toshiyuki Shimada opens up the night with a symphonic flourish of Le Carnaval Romain Overture by Hector Berlioz. Queen Elizabeth Prize silver medalist Aleksey Semenenko adds to the energy with a ...read more
Monday, November 09, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport, in conjunction with the artists of the New York-based Dalvero Academy, will open a new exhibit, “Journey of Transformation: An Exploration of Our Evolving Relationship with the Whale by Dalvero Academy,” on Saturday, November 21. The exhibit is the second collaboration with the artists of Dalvero. The Museum’s relationship with the Academy ...read more
Friday, November 06, 2015
High farce, satire, humor and a fast-moving plot await the audience of Molière’s “The Miser” presented by Mitchell College’s Drama Society this weekend and next. The play will be performed Friday and Saturday, November 6-7 and 13-14 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 8 and 15 at 2:30 p.m. in Mitchell College’s Clarke Center Populated by some of ...read more
Friday, November 06, 2015
New London, CT – Safe Futures, Think S.A.F.E. and the Rose Conrad Memorial Fund will be hosting a local screening of The Mask You Live In on Sunday, November 15 at1:00 pm at Olin Hall, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Avenue in New London. After the screening, there will be panel discussion led by Patrick Sheehan-Gaumer, Community Educator at Safe Futures. The free event is open to the ...read more
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
We now have brand new luxury suites for sale in the award-winning Mohegan Sun Arena. Entertain clients, reward employees, incentivize customers with VIP access to over 120 events each year. Each luxury suites includes: - 15 tickets for every event at Mohegan Sun Arena (total capacity 23 people) Concerts WNBA Games National Lacrosse League Games AAC Women's Basketball Tournament Basketball ...read more
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will host a free community education program—“Winning the Carb Battle”—on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 5 – 7 pm at the Backus Outpatient Center at 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich The program, presented by the Backus Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism will offer innovative ways to approach carbohydrate challenges including: ...read more
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
New London, CT – Looking for a place to host your next event? Hot Rod Café, home of national award winning wings, offers private party space for groups of 20 people or more. Room rental is free with a minimum spend of $350. A variety of food packages are available to suit your needs. Choose from 24 varieties of wings, 24 beers on tap and an extensive menu of appetizers, entrees, ...read more
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Mike's Famous Harley Davidson & Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation/Foxwoods to be Recognized at Nov. 13, 2015 Military Appreciation Breakfast Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT’s Military Affairs Council has selected Mike’s Famous Harley Davidson of New London and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation/Foxwoods Resort Casino of Mashantucket as the ...read more
Monday, November 02, 2015
Annual event to be held November 7 at Coast Guard football game at Cadet Memorial Field. New London, CT – The United States Coast Guard Academy and the City of New London will celebrate their special relationship with the annual “Celebrate New London” football game on November 7th. The Academy will host New London public school students and their families when the Coast Guard ...read more
Monday, November 02, 2015
New London, CT – Safe Futures, the local domestic violence service provider for all twenty-one towns in New London County, has received a $20,000 grant from The Mary Kay FoundationSM. With October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Foundation has awarded $20,000 in grants to 150 domestic violence shelters in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, for a total of $3 ...read more
Monday, November 02, 2015
Put your experience, knowledge and interests to work helping meet the needs of our communities! The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Thames Valley Council for Community Action is looking for volunteers to help make a difference in the lives of seniors. RSVP attracts volunteers age 55 and older to: Be a Friendly Visitor or Grocery Shopper for homebound and isolated seniors in our ...read more
Friday, October 30, 2015
Willimantic, CT – Savings Institute Bank & Trust announced today that the bank, in partnership with CB Leasing, Inc., has provided $1.5 million in municipal lease financing to the Town of South Windsor, CT for new synthetic turf fields at the South Windsor High School stadium. South Windsor is a town with an excellent S&P credit rating of AA. Incorporated in 1845, South Windsor is ...read more
Friday, October 30, 2015
Panel Discussion with International Experts Will Address Digital Safety Concerns Eastern CT – The Southeastern CT World Affairs Council (SECWAC) and the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT have partnered to present a special luncheon calling attention to the critical issue of cybersecurity. The luncheon will be held Tues. Nov. 3 at Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m ...read more
Thursday, October 29, 2015
OIC of New London County, Incorporated has been a staple in the community for 45 years. This year we celebrate our commitment to helping people help themselves by providing effective and efficient quality services through our basic skills, supportive counseling and job development services. OIC advocates primarily for low income and/or traditional or non-traditional adults regardless of race, ...read more
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) seeks fine art from local and regional artists for our annual holiday exhibition, the Holiday Gift Show. Receiving: Sunday, November 8th and Monday, November 9th from 11am to 5pm. The show will run from November 13th through December 27th. Requirements: The Holiday Gift Show is a non-juried show. Three works may be submitted and MUST be for sale. ...read more
Monday, October 26, 2015
Stamford, CT – CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the U.S., has announced the appointment of Paul Gulbin as a Managing Director in the Firm’s Advisory practice. Paul will lead the Firm’s digital services platform as part of the Technology and Digital Advisory Practice. Paul specializes in digital and customer strategy, digital marketing, ...read more
Monday, October 26, 2015
Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $74,100.50 in grants to 48 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island this fall. Inclusive of these donations, the Foundation has provided $185,579.05 this year and over $2 million in total grants to the community since 1999. “As a mutual bank, our commitment to serve our community is part of our mission,” said ...read more
Friday, October 23, 2015
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will offer three important security seminars focusing on protecting individuals against the growing threat of financial fraud, scams and identity theft. All three seminars are free and open to the public and will be presented by Frank Jarvis, Charter Oak's Corporate Security Manager. His career covers more than 38 years of U.S. Navy, ...read more
Friday, October 23, 2015
Become an HR Super Hero! Developing partnerships with your local veteran and diverse-ability supporters! Thursday, November 12, 2015 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. Holiday Inn - New London 35 Governor Winthrop Boulevard New London, CT 06320 Register online at www.HRLACT.org . HRLA Members: $25 Guests: $35 Featured speaker: Sandy Spencer , SPHR and SHRM-SCP Human Resources Director, S&S Worldwide The race ...read more
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank DATE & TIME : Thursday, November 19th, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM LOCATION : Guilford Fire Department, 390 Church Street, Guilford, CT 06437 Reserve Your Seat : RegisterNow! Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business ...read more
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Everyone loves a good party. Do you have a party or get-together with friends or family planned, but don’t want to deal with the hassle of cooking and cleaning up? Carmelo’s Bean & Leaf has got you covered! Every Tuesday through Thursday night after 5 p.m., Carmelo’s Bean & Leaf is available for your private party. Beat the stress and let us provide the atmosphere, feed ...read more
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Madison, CT – Coastal Connecticut magazine and its parent company, Post Road Media, have signed a major newsstand circulation deal that now places the magazine on premium newsstands from New York to Hartford to Boston, and increases its presence in luxury resorts and other desirable sites. The publication will now be sold in retail locations including Barnes & Noble, Hudson News, and a ...read more
Thursday, October 22, 2015
New London, CT – “American Restaurants, American Cuisine and American Society” will be the topic of Yale Professor of History Paul Freedman, whose book Food: The History of Taste received a prize from the International Association of Culinary Professionals and was nominated for a James Beard award. He will talk at Mitchell College on Wednesday, November 4, at 7:00 p.m. in the ...read more
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Date : November 9th, 2015 Time : 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Location : Groton Public Library 52 Newtown Road, Groton,CT If you are researching or deciding on starting a franchise, this FREE “must-attend” event will show you: • How to jumpstart your business • Personalized assessments for finding the right business for YOU • Best practices to ensure your success • What to ...read more
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Ledyard, CT – People’s United Community Foundation has granted $4,000 to The Arc New London County Farmstand allowing for an expansion of a garden, pumpkin patch and expanded employment training opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). In 2013, The Arc New London County’s Employment Transition Center (ETC) began implementing an aquaponics ...read more
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has again earned the top 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc., which indicates the credit union is one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation. "This top rating reflects Charter Oak's strong financial condition, from our growing assets to our strong net worth," said Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak's President ...read more
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Annual Breakfast Event Featuring Keynote Speaker Governor Dannel Malloy To Take Place at Mohegan Sun Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT recently announced its next Business Breakfast featuring keynote speaker Governor Dannel Malloy is set for Wed. Oct. 28, 2015 at Mohegan Sun’s Uncas Ballroom from 7:45 – 9:00 a.m. Governor Malloy will present the State’s ...read more
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Entries into Americana Furniture’s “Why Apple Pie Makes Me So Happy” Essay Contests for kids and adults is this Friday, October 23rd. Lori Friedlander, Americana Furniture Sales Manager and director of the store’s newly-introduced Design Center, announced the iconic store is, “Receiving dozens of entries every day into this contest that is open to residents throughout ...read more
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) public programs continue in October with Art After Dark, Art of Wine and Halloween crafts! On Tuesday, October 20th, from 6 to 8:30pm, Art After Dark concludes for the season at Mystic Arts Center with live music by John Fries Band and live art by local painter, Caroline Roque . This family-friendly Tuesday night summer concert features pizza by ...read more
Monday, October 19, 2015
Attend a Seminar on Guaranteeing Income in Retirement What lies ahead for you? Whatever your retirement goals are, ensuring a steady stream of income during retirement will be an important part of the road ahead. Social security, how to use your 401(k) and other investments are common concerns during retirement income planning. Join us for an informational seminar to address these concerns and ...read more
Monday, October 19, 2015
Groton, CT – Jamie Goulas recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as a Retail Loan Originator, based in Norwich, CT. In this position, Jamie will work with clients in need of a variety of lending solutions, from traditional mortgages, to first-time homebuyer and affordable lending programs, to specialty financing or home equity loans. Jamie is certified by the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing ...read more
Monday, October 19, 2015
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Mohegan Sun A day to make a difference by providing our veterans with valuable resources along with world-class entertainment and workshops to celebrate Veterans Day. The Vets Rock Expo will spotlight many opportunities for veterans with selected companies, organizations, government agencies, and non-profits in the following categories: • ...read more
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Safe Futures is pleased to announce that it has re-established a full-time counseling and advocacy office in downtown Norwich. The office is located at 241 Main Street, suite 102. Counseling and Advocacy services will be offered on Mondays through Fridays, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. There is no charge to meet with a Safe Futures advocate and all information is kept confidential. Appointments ...read more
Thursday, October 15, 2015
New London, CT – New London native and renowned mathematician and artist Edward Belbruno ’71 will be returning to his alma mater, Mitchell College, to present and discuss the new award-winning documentary about his artwork, “Painting the Way to the Moon.” It will take place on Wednesday, October 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the Mitchell College Weller Center and is free and open to ...read more
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Panera Bread will present the 5th annual SPOOK-A-THON family fundraiser on Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Dodd Stadium in Norwich, Connecticut, home of the Connecticut Tigers. People of all ages (and their pets) are invited to “Dress Up to Scare Cancer” at this Halloween-themed event, which will feature the Halloween Costume Parade and costume contest, as ...read more
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus (ECSC) is currently seeking singers for the remainder of their 2015-2016 season, featuring Elgar’s Coronation March and Handel's coronation anthem Zadok the Priest on the stage at the Garde Arts Center in April 2016. Auditions will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, in Leamy Hall on the Coast Guard Academy campus. The ECSC offers singers a ...read more
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Fiddleheads Food co-op has a lot going on this fall! The natural foods cooperative in downtown New London has hired an Interim General Manager. Fiddleheads’ Board of Directors hired Wynston Estis, who hails from Madison Wisconsin, to join the Co-op to develop staff capacity and to improve store layout, offerings and pricing. Under Ms. Estis’ leadership Fiddleheads is planning a store ...read more
Monday, October 12, 2015
As part of the Thames Academy 10th Anniversary Celebration, Thames Academy at Mitchell College will host guest speaker Susan Yellin on Saturday, October 17 from 9:30–11:30 a.m. in the Fox Room in Mitchell Hall. The title of her presentation is “Next Steps: How Students and Parents Can Plan for Life After Thames Academy.” Her presentation is relevant to any parent who has a ...read more
Monday, October 12, 2015
Sponsored by Essex Savings Bank DATE : Monday, November 9, 2015 TIME : 9:00 – 10:30am LOCATION : Chester Town Hall, 203 Middlesex Avenue, Chester, CT 06412 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, offers a free workshop on ...read more
Friday, October 09, 2015
Norwich, CT – Backus Hospital will offer free prostate cancer screenings on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 9am − 1pm, in the hospital’s main lobby conference rooms at 326 Washington Street, in Norwich. Urologists will conduct a DRE prostate exam, and a PSA blood test will be drawn. PSA results will be available in a week. Men who have not seen a urologist within the past year are ...read more
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Americana Furniture is excited to announce the opening of its in-store Apple Pie Café. We would like to welcome all local non-profit, social, and/or community based groups to use the Apple Pie Café for their next meeting, event, or presentation, free of charge. Don't miss out on this opportunity! Contact us: 35 Great Neck Road, Waterford (860) 442-8587 ...read more
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Mayor Deb Hinchey to Participate in Panel Discussion on Housing Need Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is presenting an Affordable Housing Forum on Thursday, October 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Otis Library in Norwich. Mayor Deb Hinchey of Norwich, Selectman Rob Simmons of Stonington, Jude Carroll of the Connecticut Housing Coalition, Erica Schwarz of Local Initiatives ...read more
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Theatrical Performances Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announces the return of its Halloween production, Nautical Nightmares, beginning October 16. The performance is a dramatic experience that explores ghost tales, legends and unsolved mysteries of days gone by. This year’s production, “Tales of Terror: An Evening with Poe,” invites visitors to ...read more
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
In celebration of the opening of their customizing Design Center, and Veterans Day on November 11, the iconic Americana Furniture in Waterford, Connecticut will host a free indoor “Americana Applefest & Veteran’s Day Celebration” 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 7. Featuring live country-western and bluegrass music by the Still Pickin’ band, strolling magician, ...read more
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Due to the appeal of Americana Furniture’s “Why Apple Pie Makes Me So Happy” Essay Contests for kids and adults, the iconic retailer has announced an extension of the deadline for entries from October 16 to midnight on Friday, October 23rd. Lori Friedlander, Americana Furniture Sales Manager and director of the store’s newly-introduced Design Center, announced the extension ...read more
Friday, October 02, 2015
Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank DATE : Wednesday, October 21st, 2015, 10:00-11:30am LOCATION : Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small ...read more
Friday, October 02, 2015
New York, NY – Frank P. Longobardi today takes office as Chief Executive Officer of CohnReznick , one of the top accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the U.S. Longobardi, a valued, long-time CohnReznick executive, was elected by the Firm’s partnership on May 28, 2015 . Former co-CEOs Ken Baggett and Tom Marino will step down pursuant to the terms of the partnership agreement. As ...read more
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Lauren received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Boston College, William F. Connell School of Nursing in 2012 and attended Yale University School of Nursing where she received her Master of Science degree in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner in May 2015. Lauren is accepting new patients at our Plainfield Health Center located at 120 Plainfield Road, Moosup as well as Norwich Health ...read more
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Join us and learn how you can make a difference at the 2015 Affordable Housing Forum. Otis Library, 261 Main Street, Norwich, CT Thursday, October 22nd 9:00 to 11:00 am Attention business leaders, non-profits, government officials and concerned citizens... Some of our towns have seen Grand Lists flatten or fall, challenging funding of increasing costs of municipal services. We need to think about ...read more
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
New Facility Will Be Credit Union's 15th Branch in Eastern CT Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union announced Wednesday, September 30, 2015, that it will open a new full-service branch in Mystic – the 15th in its growing eastern Connecticut network – as it continues its multi-year expansion of branches across New London and Windham counties. "Mystic is an ...read more
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Mystic, CT – The forest and trails at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will be full of ghosts, goblins, ghouls and other scary surprises when the annual Spooky Nature Trail opens Oct. 23 and 24 at the center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic. The trail is open 5:30-7:30 p.m., both nights. Brave visitors are invited to put on their costumes and join us for our annual Halloween event! ...read more
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center announced today it will change its name to the Mystic Museum of Art (MMA). Having recently celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2013, the organization intends to operate all of its affairs according to the established professional standards of the industry. Mary Anne Stets, President of the Board of Directors said, “This new designation befits the ...read more
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Mystic, CT – Join us at 5:30pm this Thursday, October 1st for the opening reception for Photo Show 37 and The Artists of Gallery One Exhibitions. Photo Show 37 is an open juried photography exhibition and will be on view in the MAC galleries from September 25th through November 7th, alongside an exhibition of works by The Artists of Gallery One, an independent show from a group of local ...read more
Monday, September 28, 2015
The Board of Directors of UCFS is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Granger as the new President/CEO of UCFS. In her new role as CEO, Jennifer will lead a staff of over 360 employees at 13 locations in their work to provide care to more than 17,000 individuals throughout Eastern Connecticut. “The board conducted an extensive search looking for the best candidate to lead UCFS ...read more
Friday, September 25, 2015
DATE : Saturday, October 17, 2015 TIME : 10:00am – 12:00pm LOCATION : Essex Art Association, 10 North Main Street, Essex, CT 06426 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free event on “Business Tips for ...read more
Thursday, September 24, 2015
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra will open its 69th season on Saturday, October 24, at 8 PM with “A Hero’s Life” at the Garde Arts Center in New London. ECSO Music Director Toshiyuki Shimada conducts a performance that begins with Ludwig van Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3 . Clarinetist and guest artist David Shifrin will then join the orchestra to perform ...read more
Thursday, September 24, 2015
DATE : Tuesday, October 13th, 2015, 12:00-1:30pm LOCATION : Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown, CT 06457 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How to Manage Your ...read more
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Groton, CT – James ‘Jim’ Venditti recently joined Chelsea Groton Financial Services as Vice President and as a representative of Infinex Investments, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC. In this position, James will work with clients to understand their current financial situation and determine strategies to help them meet their financial objectives. Most recently, Jim was a Wealth Manager ...read more
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport celebrates fall and the harvest season with its annual Chowder Days on Columbus Day weekend, October 10-12. The public is invited to participate in a range of family-friendly activities and partake in an à la carte menu featuring a variety of chowders and other seasonal delights prepared by Mystic’s Coastal Gourmet. The weekend’s family-fun ...read more
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
The new ACA Information Center for Applicable Large Employers page on IRS.gov features information and resources for employers of all sizes on how the health care law may affect them if they fit the definition of an applicable large employer. The web page includes the following sections: What’s Trending for ALEs, How to Determine if You are an ALE, Resources for Applicable Large ...read more
Monday, September 21, 2015
Dear Valued Business Customer: Eversource Energy is pleased to invite you to attend a webinar presentation on Wednesday, September 30, “Energy Efficiency 101: The Value of Energy Efficiency for Your Business.” With energy efficiency - one of the easiest and most cost effective ways to reduce the cost of doing business- and integrating simple and proven energy efficiency measures, our ...read more
Monday, September 21, 2015
Groton, CT – Ishmael Bryan has been promoted to Collection Manager at Chelsea Groton Bank. In this position, Ishmael will oversee all activity in the Collection department, and work with borrowers to develop corrective action plans when loans are not paid within the established parameters. “With over 10 years of banking experience, and much of that time spent in lending and collection ...read more
Monday, September 21, 2015
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will be hosting a blood drive on Thursday, October 1st at its Branch & Headquarters in Waterford at 1055 Hartford Turnpike. The public is invited to donate blood between 11:00am and 4:30pm. Donors must be at least 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in good overall health. Eligible donors are able to donate blood every two ...read more
Thursday, September 17, 2015
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Youth Orchestra (ECSYO) has appointed Kathleen Anderson as its Music Director. Kathleen (Kate) Anderson comes with a wealth of experience in music performance and education in the state of Connecticut. Currently, Anderson is the Director of Music at Tourtellotte Memorial High School in Thompson, where she conducts three performing ensembles and teaches classes in ...read more
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Mystic, CT – Each year Qualified Remodeler Magazine reviews thousands of applications for their Top 500 Remodeler Award. The magazine has specific criteria and documentation that must be reviewed and approved by a Certified Public Accountant before the companies may be considered for the award. For the third consecutive year, Advanced Improvements has been named one of the Top 500 ...read more
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport is holding a series of events to celebrate the opening of its newest exhibit, “Ship, Clocks, & Stars: The Quest for Longitude” on Saturday, September 19. A media preview will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Thursday, September 17. "Ships, Clocks & Stars" celebrates the 300th anniversary of the British Longitude Act of 1714, which offered a ...read more
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Norwich, CT – The Arc New London County and The Cactus Jack Foundation invite people of all ages and abilities to celebrate wellness and family fun at the 38th Annual Jack O'Keefe Memorial Strides Road Race at Camp Harkness in Waterford, CT, from 8:00am-12:30pm on Sunday, October 4, 2015 . This unique fund-raiser features cash prizes for top male & female finishers in 5K and 10K ...read more
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
The Power of Purple Hosts 3rd Annual Hot Cider Walk and Rally: An End to Domestic Violence Sunday, October 25 at Eastern Point, Groton Walk to Raise Awareness, Education and Take Action Commemorates Domestic Violence Awareness Month New London, CT – The Power of Purple campaign, founded by the Rose Conrad Memorial Fund of Safe Futures in partnership with Hadassah American Affairs of ...read more
Monday, September 14, 2015
New London, CT – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is pleased to announce the largest donation it has ever received, $250,000 given anonymously by a private foundation, which will enable a complete reinstallation of its primary exhibition of American Art. This historic grant has been received just as the museum is about to modernize its HVAC facilities (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) ...read more
Monday, September 14, 2015
MYSTIC, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) seeks submissions from local and regional artists for our upcoming exhibition, Photo Show 37 . Photo Show 37 is an open juried photography exhibition and will be on view in the MAC galleries from September 25th through November 7th, alongside an exhibition of works by The Artists of Gallery One. The opening reception for both shows will be Thursday, ...read more
Monday, September 14, 2015
Date : Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Time : 9:00am – 11:30am Location : Dime Bank, 290 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360 To Register Now : Click here to register for this event Sponsored by Dime Bank Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop with Maria ...read more
Monday, September 14, 2015
Mystic, CT – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport opens the 36th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale Sunday, September 27. The International is the most comprehensive collection of contemporary marine art in the United States. Award-winning artists from around the world will present more than 100 examples of their most recent work. Represented in this show are exceptional ...read more
Monday, September 14, 2015
The U.S. Commercial Service and Connecticut Small Business Development Center Invite you to attend a program on: Website Design for Global Business to Business Marketing Did you know?? Your Website Drives Business Domestically and Internationally! • 94% of B2B buyers conduct internet research before buying* • 50% of Internet traffic in the United States originates overseas as of 2010*** ...read more
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
New London, CT – Come In! Elizabeth Enders Recent Work will open at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum on September 12, 2015 and run through January 3, 2016. This exhibition will provide a lyrical and meditative look at a broad range of works by contemporary American artist and New London native, Elizabeth Enders. On display will be about seventy abstract bold and colorful works, featuring a ...read more
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Date : Tuesday, September 29th, 2015, 12:00-1:30pm Location : Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443 To register now : Click here to register for this event Sponsored by People’s United Bank Learn the Right Steps to Take Now to Grow Your Business Whether your small business is just starting, or now starting to grow, knowing your customers and how to expand your ...read more
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is producing and sponsoring a number of financial literacy seminars this fall to educate members of the community on improving credit scores, home-buying, budgeting, preventing identity theft, and more. Classes are free and open to the public. “Chelsea Groton Bank is always looking for ways to provide financial tools and resources to the ...read more
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Local business executives join SCORE to provide mentoring for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Old Saybrook, CT – SCORE, a national non-profit volunteer organization and resources partner of the Small Business Administration (SBA), was established 50 years ago and offers a wide variety of free business building services and tools, including one-on-one mentoring, educational seminars and ...read more
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
The U.S. Commercial Service and Connecticut Small Business Development Center Invite you to attend a program on: Website Design for Global Business to Business Marketing Did you know?? Your Website Drives Business domestically and internationally! • 94% of B2B buyers conduct internet research before buying* • 50% of Internet traffic in the United States originates overseas as of ...read more
Friday, August 28, 2015
The Eastern Connecticut Association of Realtors® will be conducting a pancake breakfast on September 12th from 8am – 11am at the Waterford V.F.W. to raise money for the V.F.W. Relief Fund. VFW Relief Funds are maintained by each Post for the exclusive use as a fund to provide aid, comfort, relief, and assistance to needy or disabled veterans or members of the Armed Forces and their ...read more
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Mystic Arts Center (MAC) public programs continue in September with Craft Bar, Art After Dark and Art of Wine. On Monday, September 7 th from 7 to 8pm, MAC Elected Artist Alison Ives will lead a discussion about how artists translate something as intangible as emotions into visual art at MAC’s new 15 Water Street Gallery for our Art of Wine Series. Owner Stephen Clemente will lead the ...read more
Thursday, August 27, 2015
The Earth Skybox at the Mohegan Sun Arena will be the setting Sept. 18 for a special concert promotion benefitting the New London Homeless Hospitality Center. Four classic ’90s performers – Boyz II Men, Wilson Phillips, En Vogue and Coolio – will be joining forces that evening for a concert at the Arena. Guests who order skybox tickets through NLHHC will enjoy snacks and ...read more
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop On "How to Make it Rain: Four Steps to Growing the Bottom Line” Sponsored by Liberty Bank DATE : Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015, 9:30-11:00am LOCATION : Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit ...read more
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Chamber Announces Recipients of 2015 Crawford Award Reverends Michel Belt and Catherine Zall to Receive Prestigious Award November 12 at Foxwoods Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has announced that Reverend Michel Belt and Reverend Catherine Zall have been selected as the recipients of this year’s William Crawford Distinguished Service Award. They will be ...read more
Monday, August 24, 2015
Harley-Davidson® and Mike’s Famous® Partner with Wounded Warrior Project® on Operation Personal Freedom to Teach Current and Former U.S. Military Personnel to Learn to Ride for Free New London, CT – To thank the people who have courageously defended our country and everyone’s personal freedom to ride, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company® of Milwaukee, WI and ...read more
Monday, August 24, 2015
Chelsea Groton Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications for Fall 2015 Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation is currently accepting applications for grants that will be distributed to local and regional charitable organizations this fall. Formed in June 1998, the Foundation has, to date, awarded over $1,930,000 in grants to hundreds of organizations located within the Bank’s ...read more
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Three lawyers from Suisman Shapiro Attorneys at Law were again selected by their peers for inclusion in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 . Matthew E. Auger was selected in the practice area of Medical Malpractice Law; John A. Collins, III in the field of Personal Injury Litigation; and Matthew Shafner in the area of Workers’ Compensation Law. Since it was first ...read more
Thursday, August 20, 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop On "Managing Your Non-Profit Business" DATE : Wednesday, September 16, 2015 TIME : 12:00pm – 1:30pm LOCATION : The Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to ...read more
Thursday, August 20, 2015
New Exhibition: “Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude” The Solution to One of History’s Greatest Technical Challenges Produced by the National Maritime Museum, London Proudly sponsored by United Technologies Corporation On Exhibit September 19, 2015 – March 28, 2016 Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport proudly presents “Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest ...read more
Friday, August 14, 2015
Lyman Allyn Art Museum Offers Art History for All New London, CT – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is proud to announce the continuation of its lifelong learning program, Art History For All. This fall’s course, beginning September 17th, is entitled “Inventing America: How Art & Literature Shaped American History.” Richard J. Friswell, cultural historian and award-winning ...read more
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Get back to the basics during this FREE 1-hour webcast Topic : Business Taxes for the Self-Employed: The Basics Date : Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Time : 11:00 a.m. (Pacific); Noon (Mountain); 1:00 p.m. (Central); 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) Highlights of What's Covered: Reporting profit or loss from a business or profession Self-employment tax and estimated tax payments Schedule C and C-EZ ...read more
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Chelsea Groton Certified Financial Planner Named ‘2015 Connecticut Five Star Wealth Manager’ Groton, CT – Robert Fradette, CFP®, CLTC, ChFC, of Colchester, a financial planner with Chelsea Groton Financial Services and an Infinex Investment Executive, was named a ‘2015 Connecticut Five Star Wealth Manager’ by Five Star Professional. With over 30 years of ...read more
Thursday, August 06, 2015
United Community & Family Services Celebrates National Health Center Week 2015. Impacting 17,000 lives. Fulfilling 1 Mission. Eastern CT – United Community & Family Services (UCFS) with Health Centers in Plainfield, Griswold, Norwich, Colchester and New London, will be recognizing National Health Center Week in 17,000 ways. From Monday, August 10th through Friday, August 14th an ...read more
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
59th Regional Show and Cuba! Cuba! Open at Mystic Arts Center Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) announces the opening of two exhibitions next week. Our 59th Regional Show and Cuba! Cuba! will be on view in the MAC galleries from 11am to 5pm daily, August 7th through September 19th. The 59th Regional is an all media juried show of works by local and regional artists. Cuba! Cuba! is a ...read more
Friday, July 31, 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop On “How To Quick Start Your Business Plan” Sponsored by Dime Bank DATE : Thursday, August 27th, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT LOCATION : Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich 06360 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit ...read more
Thursday, July 30, 2015
All employers: Please join us for a presentation on the new certificate of employability. Wednesday, August 19, 2015 307 Main Street, Norwich, CT 06360 Second Floor Begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. We would like to welcome you to share our insight of developing careers within your organizations. Call (860) 823-1571 to register. 307 Main Street, Norwich, CT 06360 (860) 823-1571 - Fax (860) 383-4543 ...read more
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Serious Fun with Tosh Sheridan Trio Sunday, August 2 at 7pm, $8 Hygienic Art Park 79 Bank Street, New London, CT 06320 hygienic.org Tosh Sheridan is a guitarist and composer working and living in New York since 1998. Tosh earned his Bachelors of Arts degree in Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music in 1998. In 2004, he went on to earn his Masters in Jazz Performance from City College of ...read more
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Art of Wine Continues at Frizzante Wine Bar Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center’s (MAC) art and wine education and tasting series continues on Monday, August 3rd at 7pm at Frizzante Wine Bar (15 Water Street, Mystic, ground floor) with “Art of Wine: Color Theory, Whites.” Artist Pamela Pike Gordinier elaborates on the scientific theories behind the use of color in artworks ...read more
Monday, July 27, 2015
Charter Oak Presents $2,500 to the Brian T. Dagle Memorial Foundation Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union awarded $2,500 to the Brian T. Dagle Memorial Foundation on Friday, July 24th. The Brian T. Dagle Memorial Foundation promotes hope and healing for people who are grieving the loss of someone special or struggling with the challenges of life by providing support services, ...read more
Monday, July 27, 2015
Chamber’s and Mohegan Tribal Council’s Total Life Expo Returns Sept. 19 One-Day Event to Showcase Mind, Body, Spiritual Health Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, in partnership with the Mohegan Tribal Council, has announced that the third annual Total Life Expo will take place Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 at Mohegan Sun’s Convention Center from 10:00 ...read more
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Call to Artists: 59th Regional Show at Mystic Arts Center Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) seeks submissions from local and regional artists for their upcoming exhibition, The 59th Regional Show, an all media open juried show. The 59th Regional Show will be on view in the MAC galleries from August 7th through September 19th, alongside a solo photography exhibition of works by ...read more
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
United Way Conducting Countywide School Supplies Drive Gales Ferry, CT – United Way of Southeastern Connecticut wants to ensure kids go back to school with confidence and with the material supplies needed to perform successfully in the classroom. The organization is inviting individuals, groups, and businesses from all across New London County to donate school supplies or run a drive to ...read more
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The Berry Company Announces New Frontier Local Shopping Guide and 'Think Yellow Go Green' Recycling Drive in Connecticut Berry Teams Up with Area Baseball Leagues for Environmental Awareness Program That Encourages Community to Recycle Outdated Telephone Directories NEW LONDON, CT – The Berry Company, LLC, publisher of the new Frontier Local Shopping Guide, announced that residences ...read more
Monday, July 20, 2015
Maritime Gallery Artists to Paint en Plein Air at Mystic Seaport Public Invited to Watch Artists at Work July 21-25 Mystic, CT – An exhibition of unique works created by the nation’s leading maritime artists, “The Plein Air Painters of the Maritime Gallery Exhibition and Sale,” will open at the Mystic Seaport Maritime Gallery Saturday, July 25. The exhibition is a ...read more
Monday, July 20, 2015
Mystic Seaport to hold “Moby-Dick” Marathon July 31-August 1 Classic Novel to be Read Aloud on Board the Charles W. Morgan Mystic, Conn. (July 17, 2015) — Mystic Seaport will hold its annual marathon reading of Herman Melville’s novel, “Moby-Dick”, July 31-August 1. The reading begins at noon on July 31 with an actor portraying Melville reciting the first ...read more
Friday, July 17, 2015
UCFS Clinician Receives National Recognition UCFS is pleased to announce that Becky Moore, LPC at the UCFS Colchester office has become nationally certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is an evidenced based treatment that helps children and adolescents recover from traumatic events that have occurred in their lives. ...read more
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Presents Scholarships to 16 Rising College Students Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank recently presented scholarships to a select group of graduating seniors who represent 16 area high schools. Each of the individuals who applied for the scholarships excelled in academia, leadership and extracurricular activities during their high school years, and plans to pursue ...read more
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
New Energize Connecticut Video to Help Small Businesses Save Energy and Money If you’re like many small businesses, you might not have the time, financial resources or in-house expertise necessary to analyze and reduce your energy use. Luckily, Energize CT’s turnkey small business program delivers energy-saving strategies and technologies specific to your business, with the goal of ...read more
Friday, July 10, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank to Host Small Business Expo in New London on July 29 Groton, CT – On Wednesday, July 29, Chelsea Groton Bank will present a Small Business Expo at the Bank’s New London branch at One Montauk Avenue. Current and aspiring small business owners are invited to attend to meet with the Bank’s experts in cash management, business banking, commercial lending and ...read more
Thursday, July 09, 2015
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum Showcases International Artists New London, CT – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is proud to present a three part international art exhibition, titled The Artist’s Journey , organized by the Griffis Art Center. In celebrating 25 years their remarkable program of hosting international artists in New London, the Griffis Art Center invites you to share in the ...read more
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Mashantucket Pequot Fireworks Extravaganza Set to Light Up the Sky Once Again at Sailfest 2015 23rd Consecutive Year Sponsored Exclusively by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Foxwoods MASHANTUCKET, CT – The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Foxwoods Resort Casino are once again proud to be sponsoring the annual “Mashantucket Pequot Fireworks Extravaganza” on ...read more
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Summertime Means Cruise Time at Project Oceanology Ocean Research Cruises / Lighthouse Expeditions / Marine Science Programs and Camps Winter Seal Watch Cruises / Winter Eagle Watch Cruises Groton, CT – Experience the majestic coastal waters of Long Island Sound, Fishers Island Sound, and the Thames River on a Project Oceanology summer cruise like none other offered in southeastern ...read more
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Kevin S. Morin, CFP of Morin Associates, LLC, Named Platinum Member in the Principal Financial Group Privileged Partner Program for the Fourth Year Groton, CT – Kevin S. Morin, CFP of Morin Associates, LLC has achieved platinum status in the 2015 Group Benefits Privileged Partner Program for the Principal Financial Group®. Members reach this elite status by offering outstanding client ...read more
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Comcast Increases Speeds for No Additional Cost for Majority of its Xfinity Internet Customers From New England Through the Mid-Atlantic Introduces New Performance Pro 75 Mbps Speed Tier and Increases Blast! to 150 Mbps Across Its Northeast Division Philadelphia, PA – Comcast today announced it is increasing the speed of its popular Blast! tier by almost 50 percent to 150 Mbps (formerly 105 ...read more
Monday, July 06, 2015
SCORE To Host Free Workshop On "How to Start Your Non-Profit Business" DATE : Thursday, July 30, 2015 TIME : 9:30am – 11:00am LOCATION : Old Saybrook Town Hall, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 TO REGISTER NOW : Click here to register for this event Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of ...read more
Monday, July 06, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Brings Back the Beetle Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank debuted a new and improved version of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle, accompanied by the Chelsea A. Corn mascot and a number of employees and their families, at the Groton Fourth of July Parade. The Beetle will continue to make its rounds at community and volunteer activities, Foundation check presentations, and ...read more
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Dime Bank Finances Multimillion Dollar Project for Norwich Orthopedic Group Expansion Norwich, CT – Dime Bank financed a multimillion dollar project for Norwich Orthopedic Group’s real estate affiliate to construct a medical office building in East Lyme, Connecticut, scheduled to open May, 2016. The new building, and second location, will be at 11 Industrial Park Road. The new offices ...read more
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Mystic Arts Center Hosts 104th Annual CAFA Show Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center continues to celebrate creativity, culture, and community this summer with the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 104th Annual Juried Show. The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) presents its 104th annual juried exhibition of works in all media, including painting, photography, sculpture and graphic arts. ...read more
Monday, June 29, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Again Awarded 5-Star Rating by BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc. Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is pleased to announce it was again awarded a 5-star rating for superior financial strength by BauerFinancial, Inc. This rating indicates, among other things, that this institution excels in areas of capital, loan quality and profitability. BauerFinancial has recommended Chelsea Groton ...read more
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Mystic Seaport Readies for Invasion by Civil War Soldiers and Sailors, July 18-19 Special Event: “The Hunt for the Australia,” a Civil War Scavenger Hunt sure to Delight All Ages Mystic, Conn. (June 25, 2015) – Mystic Seaport and the Connecticut Civil War Commemoration Commission will host one of the final Civil War encampments of the 150th anniversary July18-19. More than 200 ...read more
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
John Uyeki Joins Chelsea Groton Financial Services as Senior Vice President Groton, CT – John Uyeki recently joined Chelsea Groton Financial Services as Senior Vice President, Producing Manager and as a representative of Infinex Investments, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC. In this position, John will have his own portfolio of client accounts, while also overseeing the Financial Services area within ...read more
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Dime Foundation Awards $2,000 to New England Science and Sailing Norwich, CT – The Dime Bank Foundation has awarded $2,000 to New England Science and Sailing (NESS) for their Extended Learning Program for at-risk students from the STEM Magnet Middle School at Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School. This adventure STEM education program provides unique learning opportunities such as marine ...read more
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Internal Revenue Service Webinar: Tangible Property Regulations Acquisition? Production? Improvements? Safe Harbor? Election? Simplified Procedures? Get your questions answered during the FREE 2-hour webinar... Topic : Tangible Property Regulations Date : Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Time : 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) Highlights of What's Covered: • General rules contained in the Internal Revenue ...read more
Friday, June 19, 2015
Mitchell College and NESS (New England Science & Sailing Foundation) Announce Partnership to Expand Sailing and Waterfront Offerings in New London New London, CT – Mitchell College and the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) are delighted to announce a joint partnership that will enable both to expand their sailing and water sports offerings for the greater New London ...read more
Thursday, June 18, 2015
First-Ever Non-Profit Collaboration among Mashantucket Pequots and Mohegan Tribe to Benefit Prostate Cancer Research at Dana Farber North Stonington, CT – The 20th Annual Prostate Cancer Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 22, 2015, at Lake of Isles Golf Course - for the first time. The tournament is organized by Sheffield Pharmaceuticals in collaboration with Arnold ...read more
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Mystic Arts Center, Florence Griswold Museum, and Nathan Hale Elementary School Outreach Project Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) has teamed up with the third graders at Nathan Hale Elementary School in New London, Connecticut to build houses for the Wee Faerie Village at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut. The Wee Faerie Village will open October 1 st. The Faerie ...read more
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Mystic Arts Center Offers Summer "DIY" and Craft Workshops Mystic, CT – This summer, Mystic Arts Center (MAC) will be introducing new craft and DIY (“do it yourself”) classes for adults and teens. The DIY classes are inspired by the current trend for homemade products and gifts brought on by the popular website “Pinterest”. MAC will be offering three DIY ...read more
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The WoodenBoat Show Sails into Mystic Seaport June 26-28 Event is the largest gathering of wooden boats and watercraft on the east coast Mystic, CT – The largest gathering of wooden boats and enthusiasts in New England will converge at Mystic Seaport for the annual WoodenBoat Show Friday through Sunday, June 26-28, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The WoodenBoat Show, hosted in a partnership with ...read more
Monday, June 15, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Purchases Building to Better Serve Customers in Hartford County Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank has purchased a building at 273 Hebron Avenue, Glastonbury. The property will house the Chelsea Groton Lending Center, the Bank’s first Loan Production Office (LPO). Retail and commercial lending personnel will be based in the LPO to better assist individuals, families ...read more
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Summer Fest at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum New London, CT – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum invites you and your family to celebrate the start of summer at Summer Fest, the Lyman Allyn’s community picnic, on Saturday, June 27 from 11am-5pm. Summer Fest is FREE for everyone and will feature food trucks, live entertainment (amplified, unplugged, performance and participatory), and family ...read more
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The Berry Company Announces New Frontier Local Shopping Guide and 'Think Yellow go Green' Recylcing Drive in Connecticut Berry Teams Up with Area Baseball Leagues for Environmental Awareness Program That Encourages Community to Recycle Outdated Telephone Directories New London, CT – The Berry Company , LLC, publisher of the new Frontier Local Shopping Guide, announced that ...read more
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Dime Bank Launches DimePerks – A New Line of Checking Accounts Connecting Bank Customers with Local Merchants Regional consumers will save time and money with multi-level checking accounts offering local deals from neighborhood merchants direct to smartphone or web browser Eastern CT and Westerly, RI – Buy local, shop local, save local. That’s the idea behind DimePerks, a new ...read more
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Mystic Aquarium’s 4th Annual Seals on the Rocks Fundraiser Set for June 21 Mystic, CT – On Sunday, June 21, Mystic Aquarium and its Animal Rescue Program will host the fourth annual Annual Seals on the Rocks fundraiser. This fun night out will support the Animal Rescue Clinic. Taking place on Father’s Day, this event is the perfect way to celebrate Dad’s with strong hands ...read more
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Chamber to Host DECD Commissioner Catherine Smith, Deputy Commissioner Tim Sullivan at June 12 Breakfast Waterford, CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has announced that Catherine Smith , Commissioner of CT’s Department of Economic and Community Development, and Deputy Commissioner Tim Sullivan will be the featured guests at its next Business Breakfast, held 7:45 ...read more
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Mystic Seaport Opens "Voyaging in the Wake of the Whalers" June 20 New Exhibit Explores Impact and Influence of Iconic Industry Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport will open its newest exhibit, “Voyaging in the Wake of the Whalers”, on Saturday, June 20. The exhibit is a groundbreaking approach to the story of America and whaling that places 19th-century commercial whaling ...read more
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
SECT Women's Network to Host Luncheon June 17th Installation of Officers and Presentation of Awards The Southeastern CT Women’s Network will hold its June luncheon at 11:30 am, Wednesday, June 17th at the Holiday Inn on Governor Winthrop Boulevard in New London. The program will feature installation of 2015-2016 Network officers and an awards presentation. For more information and to ...read more
Monday, June 08, 2015
Charter Oak Awards $25,000 to Organizations in Eastern Connecticut Community Giving Program Continues to Positively Impact Region's Non-Profits and Students Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union had an exciting first quarter, announcing the expansion of its $70,000 scholarship program and awarding $25,000 in grants to local organizations. Grant recipients from the first ...read more
Thursday, June 04, 2015
What : Free Webinar – Taxability of Fringe Benefits Part Three: Other Compensation and Payments to Employees When : July 9, 2015; 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) How : Register for this event . You will use the same link to attend the event. Learn about : Uniforms and clothing allowances Other types of compensation Payment of awards and prizes Professional licenses and dues What else : Don’t ...read more
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank to Host Small Business Expo on June 19 Groton, CT – On Friday, June 19, Chelsea Groton Bank will present a Small Business Expo at the Bank’s Mystic branch. Current and aspiring small business owners are invited to attend to meet with the Bank’s experts in cash management, business banking, commercial lending and financial planning to learn how to manage ...read more
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Local Knights Support The Arc New London County with Tootsie Roll Drive Council in Southeastern Connecticut donates $1100 A local Knights of Columbus council has chosen The Arc New London County to receive $1,108.00 raised during this year’s Tootsie Roll Drive. One of its most popular fundraisers, The Tootsie Roll Drive is part of the Knights of Columbus’ Campaign for People with ...read more
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Charter Oak Supervisor Named Investigator of the Year Waterford, CT – Cathie Forier, a Supervisor of Corporate Security for Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, has been named “Investigator of the Year” by the Connecticut chapter of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI). “We’re proud to see Cathie’s investigatory skills ...read more
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Chelsea Groton Foundation Surpasses $1.9 Million in Giving Groton, CT – The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded $111,478 in grants to 62 non-profit organizations from Eastern Connecticut and Southern Rhode Island this spring. Inclusive of these donations, the Foundation has provided over $1.9 million in total grants to the community since 1999. “One of our responsibilities as a mutual ...read more
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Pfizer Awards Grants to 51 of Region's Nonprofits Pfizer Inc. has announced that 51 nonprofits in Connecticut and Rhode Island, including the Garde Arts Center and Project Oceanology, will receive funding support this year. Other recipients were Aluminum Falcon Robotics, Bethsaida Community Inc., Center for Hospice Care Southeast Connecticut, Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, ...read more
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
SCORE To Host Franchise Panel Discussion DATE & TIME : Thursday, June 25th, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT LOCATION : E. Lyme Town Hall, Upper Meeting Room, 108 Pennsylvania Avenue, Niantic, CT 06357 Reserve Your Seat: Register Now! Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, presents a ...read more
Monday, June 01, 2015
Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union proudly recognized the accomplishments of 39 college-bound students in a private reception on Thursday, May 28, 2015, where each student was awarded one $2,000 scholarship. “In January, we formally announced the expansion of our scholarship program stating that our annual investment in Connecticut’s youth was going to increase by ...read more
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Mystic Seaport to Host 36th Sea Music Festival June 11-14 Performers from Around the World Gather to Celebrate Music of the Sea Mystic, CT – Musicians from around the world will come to Mystic Seaport to celebrate the musical traditions of the Golden Age of Sail at the 36th annual Sea Music Festival, Thursday through Sunday, June 11-14. The Festival is the premier sea music event in North ...read more
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Coastal Connecticut Magazine Signs on as Apex Sponsor of The Branford Festival 2015 Coastal Connecticut Magazine will be the Apex sponsor of this year’s Branford Festival, taking place June 19-21 on Branford Green and throughout the town. This sponsorship is the latest in a growing list of community, charity and cultural events supported by the publication. Celebrating 31 years, the ...read more
Friday, May 22, 2015
Charter Oak Honored by United Way Credit Union Receives Innovation, Benefactor Awards Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has received awards from the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut for its innovative fundraising efforts and benefactor support of the Gales Ferry-based social services agency. “We’re honored to receive United Way’s 2014 Innovative ...read more
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Supports Local Military Organization in Honor of Military Appreciation Month Groton, CT – In honor of Military Appreciation Month this May, Chelsea Groton Bank made a donation to Devyn’s Charm, Inc., a 501(c)3 organization located in Groton. Devyn’s Charm provides military families who have children that need extended hospital stays with “Charm ...read more
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Mystic Seaport to Hold Safety on Sea and Shore Weekend May 30-31 First Responders Receive Free Admission and Family Discount Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport’s Safety on Sea and Shore Weekend honors the work of present-day emergency personnel, while also celebrating the people, methods, and vehicles involved in maritime rescues during the 19th and early 20th centuries. As part of ...read more
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The 7th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards Gala Norwich, CT – B2 Productions LLC in Norwich, CT is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards. (CHSMTA) The Black Tie Awards Gala will be held Monday, June 1, 2015 at The Palace Theater in Waterbury, CT at 6:30pm and will feature the most outstanding high school musical theater performances from ...read more
Monday, May 18, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Employees Honored by Center for Financial Training Groton, CT –The Center for Financial Training (CFT) recently honored six Chelsea Groton Bank employees – Elaine Brunelle of Waterford, Dawn DeCristofaro of Ledyard, Jennifer Seuferling of Groton, Lisa Lelek of Groton, Alyssa Bryan of New London, and Regan Nichols of Ashaway, RI – during the annual graduation ...read more
Monday, May 18, 2015
Charter Oak Names New Mortgage Officer Meg Polubiatko Has 25 Years of Local Banking and Lending Experience Waterford, CT – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has named Meg Polubiatko, a local banker with extensive mortgage-lending experience, as its new Mortgage Officer. "Meg's a well-known mortgage originator, and her many years of experience combined with her knowledge of the local ...read more
Thursday, May 14, 2015
'Young Marine Artist Search' (YMAS) Southeastern Connecticut Regional Competition Call to Artists The American Society of Marine Artists, a 500-member national association of painters, sculptors, collectors and scholars, interested in the promotion of marine art and maritime themed artworks, is sponsoring a regional competition for student-age (16-23) artists who show an interest in ...read more
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Mitchell College Holding 71st Commencement and Inauguration of Janet L. Steinmayer, J.D., as Seventh President of Mitchell College Saturday, May 16 at 10:00 a.m. New London, CT – This Saturday, May 16, at 10:00 a.m., Mitchell College will hold a double celebration — the College’s 71st Commencement Ceremony and the Inauguration of Janet L. Steinmayer, J.D., as seventh president ...read more
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Art After Dark Continues at Mystic Arts Center Mystic, CT – On Tuesday, May 19th, from 6 to 8:30pm, Art After Dark continues at Mystic Arts Center with live music by The Crows Toes and live art by Mystic Arts Center faculty Lisa Lyman Adams. This family-friendly Tuesday night summer concert features a great line-up of food, drinks, live music, and live art on our riverfront patio. The Crow ...read more
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
New Haven County Added For SBA Disaster Declaration in Connecticut Atlanta, GA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that the county of New Haven has been added to for the Presidential disaster declaration in Connecticut for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by a severe winter storm and snowstorm on Jan. 26 – 28, 2015. PNPs located in the following ...read more
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
15th Annual Twilight Trail Run to Take Place May 29, Safe Futures to Benefit Seeking runners, walkers, sponsors, and volunteers Groton, CT – The fifteenth annual Twilight Trail Run to benefit Safe Futures (formerly the Women’s Center of Southeastern CT) will take place on Friday, May 29th at 6:00 p.m. at Bluff Point State Park and Haley Farm in Groton, CT. More information, ...read more
Monday, May 11, 2015
SBA Deadline for Physical Damage Disaster Loans For Private NonProfit Organizations in Connecticut is June 8 Atlanta, GA –The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding eligible Private NonProfit (PNP) organizations in Connecticut of the June 8 deadline to submit disaster loan applications for physical damages caused by a severe winter storm and snowstorm on Jan. 26 – 28, 2015. ...read more
Monday, May 11, 2015
Butterfly Extravaganza Set For June 27 Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will host its first-ever Butterfly Extravaganza from 2 to 4:30 p.m., Saturday June 27 at the Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic. Activities include a Butterfly Parade, and the release of live butterflies, as well as the official opening of the Native Butterfly and Moth House. The house was ...read more
Monday, May 11, 2015
SECT Women's Network Presents Wendy Bury, Director of SECT Cultural Coalition May 20th Luncheon The Southeastern CT Women’s Network will hold its May luncheon at 11:30 am, Wednesday, May 20th at the Holiday Inn on Governor Winthrop Boulevard in New London. The program will feature the Southeastern Connecticut Cultural Coalition’s Executive Director, Wendy Bury. Reservations ...read more
Monday, May 11, 2015
Homeward Bound: Date Set for Mayflower II’s Return to Plymouth Following First Phase of Restoration at Mystic Seaport, Historic Ship Heads Home for Busy Visitor Season Plymouth, MA – Plimoth Plantation and Mystic Seaport announced today that Mayflower II is currently scheduled to depart Mystic Seaport on the morning of May 16 for her return trip to Plymouth. In the past several ...read more
Monday, May 11, 2015
Mystic Seaport Launches New Salute to Summer Event May 23-24 Museum Kicks off Season on Memorial Day Weekend Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport will kick off the start of the summer season on Memorial Day weekend with Salute to Summer, a new event that celebrates the best New England has to offer when the weather turns warm. The event runs Saturday and Sunday, May 23-24 and includes historic games ...read more
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Tour de Lyme Sponsors SEcond Annual Used Bike Collection for Bikes for Kids Donate those dust collecting unused bikes for a great cause. Tour de Lyme, Lyme, CT is sponsoring its second annual used bike collection for Bikes-for-Kids, Old Saybrook, CT. Unused bikes can be donated three ways: Home Pick-Up : Call 860-388-2453 General Public Drop Off : May 11 to 23, 2015 at Reynolds Subaru, 268 ...read more
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport to Open 36th Annual Spring Exhibition and Sale May 17 Modern Marine Masters to Feature Leading Contemporary Maritime Artists Mystic, CT – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport is proud to open its 2015 season with the 36th Annual Spring Exhibition and Sale, Modern Marine Masters, on Sunday, May 17. The exhibition celebrates the timeless beauty of the sea ...read more
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank and N. Stonington Affordable Housing Committee to Co-Host Homebuyer Expo on May 19 Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank and the North Stonington Affordable Housing Committee are producing and sponsoring a homebuyer expo. The event will be held at Wheeler High School on Tuesday, May 19 at 5:30 p.m. and will include a 30-minute presentation on home buying, as well as an ...read more
Friday, May 01, 2015
Dime Bank Branch Manager Receives Honors Award from CT School of Finance & Management Norwich, CT – Dime Bank is proud to announce that Terri Salas, East Lyme Branch Manager, recently graduated from the Connecticut School of Finance & Management. Salas received the Michael J. Piette Honors Award for graduating in the top 10 percent of the class. The Finance & Management program ...read more
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Mystic Seaport Receives Major Grant from National Park Service and Maritime Administration to Support Restoration of Museum’s 1908 Steamboat Sabino Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport announced today that it has been awarded a $199,806 grant by the National Park Service, in partnership with the Maritime Administration (MARAD), to support the restoration of its 1908 steamboat Sabino . The ...read more
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Mystic Arts Center Announces George G. King as New Executive Director Mystic, CT – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) Board of Directors announces the engagement of a new Executive Director, George G. King. King has more than 25 years as an art museum professional, and has served as director of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, the Katonah Museum of Art and the American Federation of Arts. King is ...read more
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Chelsea Groton Bank Expands Branch Hours and Further Enhances Services Groton, CT – Chelsea Groton Bank is expanding branch hours and adding several convenient services for customers, whether they prefer to bank in-person, online or with a mobile device. “Bank branches are not going away,” said Lori Dufficy, SVP, director of Sales & Service. “While many of our ...read more