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Monday, April 22, 2019
Stonington, CT – As part of the ongoing implementation of the Town’s Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD), the Stonington Economic Development Commission (EDC), with assistance from the Department of Planning (DOP), have been exploring ideas to increase the Grand List for Stonington. Ideas include ways to encourage and attract responsible private investment, and identifying sources of ...read more
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Friday, April 19, 2019
Ivo H. Daalder, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and James M. Lindsay, Council on Foreign Relations, present “America’s Abdication of Global Leadership” Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council meeting takes place on May 2 at the First Congregational Church, Old Lyme $20 for the General Public; Free for SECWAC members, educators and studentsWaterford, CT – The Southeast Connecticut World ...read more
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Friday, April 19, 2019
Marcum Associates, Accountants will answer tax and accounting questions  Groton, CT – Ignite, a program of Thames River Innovation Place, will hold  its monthly Office Hours program with Marcum Associates. The accounting firm is returning before the end of the year to answer tax and accounting questions. Business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to schedule a one-on-one appointment between ...read more
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Friday, April 19, 2019
Peter and the Wolf - Sunday, May, 5, 2019  @ 2pm Resurrección Espinosa-Frink, Narrator Eastern Connecticut Ballet, Artistic Director, Gloria Govrin Special pricing: $10/adults, $5/children 18 & under Location: Palmer Auditorium, Connecticut College, New London, CT   Join the ECSO for the continuation of its popular family concert offering as we explore the excitement of orchestral music! ...read more
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Thursday, April 18, 2019
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Thursday, April 18, 2019
Overhead Door of Norwich, along with Classic Windows and Doors and Awnings of Eastern CT, is holding an open house at 88 Route 2A in Preston CT on Saturday April 27, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Our staff will be on hand to answer all your home improvement questions in a relaxed enjoyable atmosphere.   Please join us for refreshments and information as we head into spring! 
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Juggling the demands of tasks and time as a small business owner can be frustrating and stressful. This workshop with SCORE mentor Eric Munro will look at the way we use the hours in a day to become more productive and manage time better. Learn skills to improve productivity (and perhaps lower your blood pressure!).       Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Time:  6:00 to 7:30 PM Location: The Mystic & ...read more
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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 what defines a non-profit, recruiting volunteers, fundraising, managing your Board & Staff, fine-tuning your strategic plan, securing sponsorships, and ...read more
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Monday, April 15, 2019
This interactive workshop with Business Executive and SCORE Mentor Margo Weitekamp provides marketing fundamentals for individuals with no formal training who want to grow their business. Learn to create customer engagement, define key elements of your marketing strategy, and discuss digital ‘must-haves’ for your on-line presence.      Date: Monday, May 13th, 2019Time:  5:30 PM – 7:00 ...read more
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
What will the future bring? Is your current path secure? Imagining the future is only half of the equation. Anticipating those changes and plotting your course for success will insure the sustainability and growth of your organization. This interactive workshop with Tom Gezo will help you rough out a high-level plan for your organization.    Date: Thursday, May 9th, 2019Time:  12:00 noon – 1:30 ...read more
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Tourism/hospitality industry professionals invited to increase their knowledge of eastern CT arts, cultural, and tourism attractions  Eastern CT – A coalition of eastern CT tourism and hospitality industry partners, led by the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT, will host an industry “Fam Tour” (familiarization tour) of regional arts, cultural, and tourism attractions on Monday, April 29 from 8:00 ...read more
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Tuesday, April 09, 2019
Sponsored by Brown & Brown Insurance   You may have a great digital campaign underway -- but how are you tracking your activity and conversions? Join respected media marketer Maria Miranda for a deep dive into digital marketing placements and measurement options. Maria will share best practices for: Dashboards (vendor, third-party and others); Google Analytics integrations; tracking tools such ...read more
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Monday, April 08, 2019
Eastern CT – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT has announced that it will hold a Business Luncheon with Governor Ned Lamont on Thursday, April 25th, 2019, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Port ‘n Starboard at Ocean Beach Park in New London (98 Neptune Avenue), sponsored by the Waterford Hotel Group and Foxwoods Resort Casino. Tickets are available for purchase at ChamberECT.com/events or (860) ...read more
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Friday, April 05, 2019
ECSO and ECSC Continues 72nd Season – Saturday, April 27, 2019, 7:30pm – Titans Concert takes place at the Garde Arts Center, New London, CT Featuring the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus; Terrence Fay, Tenor; Matt Sullivan, Baritone; and Caroline Olsen, Mezzo-soprano  Note: the new concert time is 7:30pm, and the pre-concert chats will begin at 6:30pm. The season finale opens with a piece ...read more
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Thursday, April 04, 2019
SCORE Southeastern Connecticut Presents: “Fundamentals of Starting or Growing Your Business, #5: Show Me the Money!”   The Concluding Session of the NEW Free Small Business Workshop Series, Sponsored by Northstar Wealth Partners, Old Saybrook office   The concluding workshop in the Fundamentals of Starting or Growing a Business five-session series covers start-up and operating costs and ...read more
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Friday, March 29, 2019
Thursday, April 4, 2019 2 p.m. Eastern Time; 1 p.m. Central Time; 12 p.m. Mountain Time; 11 a.m. Arizona;   11 a.m. Pacific Time; 10 a.m. Alaska; 8 a.m. Hawaii    This free 60-minute webinar is open to all Why you want to file your tax return and pay taxes timelyPayment options available to pay your taxesWhat to do when you owe, but can't payHow to apply for more time to file your tax ...read more
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Thursday, March 28, 2019
Session Four of the NEW Free Small Business Workshop Series, Sponsored by Northstar Wealth Partners, Old Saybrook office   The fourth workshop in the Fundamentals of Starting or Growing a Business five-session series  discusses where and how you will sell your product or service – the channels to use, selling tactics, how to take the fear out of selling, and the right sales cycle for your ...read more
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Thursday, March 28, 2019
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Thursday, March 28, 2019
Mooney Wins National Championship in 5,000 Meters With DIII Record Time   Boston, MA – Sophomore Kaitlyn Mooney ran the fastest time ever recorded in Division III history to win the National Championship in the 5,000 meters and was the anchor of the DMR team which earned All-America honors with a third place finish at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championship at the Reggie Lewis ...read more
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
New London, CT – Spring Stride, the Lawrence + Memorial Hospital road race, which annually drew upwards of 1,000 participants is returning this year after a seven-year absence.   The 5K and 10K road race will be held Saturday, May 4, and is welcoming to walkers and runners of all abilities and ages, including children 2+ to participate in kids’ races.   “For years, this race was an important ...read more
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Friday, March 22, 2019
Thursday, March 28, 20192 p.m. Eastern Time; 1 p.m. Central Time; 12 p.m. Mountain Time; 11 a.m. Arizona;  11 a.m. Pacific Time; 10 a.m. Alaska; 9 a.m. Hawaii   This free 60-minute webinar is open to all  You’ll want to attend if:You made a mid-year change to your withholding in 2018You were not satisfied with the amount you had withheld in 2018Your circumstances changed in 2018 or you expect ...read more
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
Session Three of the NEW Free Small Business Workshop Series, Sponsored by Northstar Wealth Partners, Old Saybrook office   The third workshop in the Fundamentals of Starting or Growing a Business five-session series helps determine any barriers to entering your particular market. We'll discuss Product (features & benefits), Price (cost/profit), Place (how the product will be provided), and ...read more
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
Stephen M Walt, Harvard Kennedy School, presents “America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy” Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council meeting takes place on April 11 at the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme $20 for the General Public; Free for SECWAC members and studentsWaterford, CT – The Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) announced today that ...read more
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
New London, CT – Chinese Landscape Rethought, a new group exhibition opening at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, presents a rethinking of Chinese landscape or shanshui (“mountain-water”) art through the convergence of traditional Chinese ink painting and contemporary experimental art. The exhibition will be on view March 29 through June 9, 2019. It was organized by guest curator, Dr. Yibing Huang, ...read more
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Norwich, CT – Three Rivers Community College is pleased to announce that Frederick-Douglass Knowles II, Hartford Poet Laureate and associate professor at Three Rivers, will be the keynote speaker at the College’s fifty-fourth commencement ceremony, which will take place on Wednesday, May 22 at 5 p.m. outdoors on the campus green.   “Frederick-Douglass’s community activism, appointment as ...read more
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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Friday, March 15, 2019
Join us Saturday March 23, 2019 for our Sip & Makeup Event. For the $20 fee you will receive:  A basic cleanse of the faceWarm towel refreshA Patchology Sheet Mask treatmentWarm paraffin treatment on the handsA Mimosa or glass of champagneA makeup touch-up of the eyes and lipsAnd a Swag Bag of amazing samples to take home!  This service will take about 30 minutes and does need to be reserved in ...read more
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
SCORE Southeastern Connecticut Presents: “Fundamentals of Starting or Growing Your Business, #2: Customer and Competition”   Session Two of the NEW Free Small Business Workshop Series, Sponsored by Northstar Wealth Partners, Old Saybrook office   The second workshop in the Fundamentals of Starting or Growing a Business five-session series covers vision statements, target customers, and trends ...read more
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Norwich, CT – Three Rivers Community College invites high school seniors and their families to Senior Night. This event is an opportunity to learn more about Three Rivers and its available programs and resources. Senior Night will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. It is free and open to the public, but attendees are asked to RSVP at www.timecenter.com/trcc. The evening features ...read more
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019 2 p.m. Eastern Time; 1 p.m. Central Time; 12 p.m. Mountain Time; 11 a.m. Arizona;   11 a.m. Pacific Time; 10 a.m. Alaska; 9 a.m. Hawaii    This free 120-minute webinar is open to all.  Identifying types of relief available to taxpayers in a disaster areaCalculating disaster area casualty lossesDocumenting disaster area casualty lossesObtaining information about ...read more
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
New London, CT – Registration for The Light House’s Autism Education Conference on May 3rd at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum is now open. Now in its 13th year, AEC continues to bring in dynamic speakers with fresh perspectives, valuable insights, and practical strategies to our region. As the only autism focused conference in Eastern Connecticut, AEC gives educators, parents, caregivers and ...read more
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Monday, March 11, 2019
SCORE Southeastern Connecticut Presents:  “Fundamentals of Starting or Growing Your Business, #1: What's the Big Idea?”   Session One of the NEW Free Small Business Workshop Series Sponsored by Northstar Wealth Partners, Old Saybrook office   The first workshop in the Fundamentals of Starting or Growing a Business five-session series explores the feasibility of your product/service idea, how it ...read more
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Monday, March 11, 2019
Catholic Charities will celebrate its 98th anniversary at our “Hope Anchors the Soul” Gala on Saturday, April 13th at the Mystic Yachting Center.  The evening begins at 5:00 PM with a silent auction, cocktail reception, and dinner, followed by dancing from 8:00 – 10:00 PM.  Tickets are $100.00 per person, cocktail attire.  Sponsorships for the event are available.    For more information, ...read more
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Friday, March 08, 2019
Voluntown, CT – Coming into its 2nd year, the Rustic estate Tamarack Lodge announces an exciting Grand Re-Launch of the Restaurant and Tavern under the creative direction of On The Spot Catering! The Grand Re-Launch will kick off on Thursday, March 21st with a ribbon cutting ceremony by the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut from 4:30pm-5:30pm with the ribbon cutting taking place at ...read more
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
UCFS Healthcare is pleased to announce that Mamta Mishra author of Autism: Our Journey and Finding Happiness will be speaking at The Edward and Mary Lord Family Health Center, 47 Town Street, Norwich on Monday, April 1st from 12:00 pm-1:30 pm. Her presentation includes an overview of our journey in tackling Autism, where we have come, and the continuous journey. She encourages parents, caregivers ...read more
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
On-Site Interviews Available March 21 & 23  Mystic, CT – With the warmer months fast approaching, Mystic Aquarium is hosting its annual career fair with immediate on-site interviews available on Thursday, March 21 and Saturday, March 23. A wide-array of great seasonal part-time positions are available.   WHEN: Thursday, March 21, 3:30pm- 5:30pm Saturday, March 23, 10am-2pm   WHERE: Mystic ...read more
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Springtime Lark Concert takes place at the Garde Arts Center, New London, CT Featuring Tessa Lark, violin  Note: the new concert time is 7:30pm, and the pre-concert chats will begin at 6:30pm. The ECSO ushers in spring with an eclectic blend of repertoire sure to entice listeners of all varieties. Continuing the tradition of featuring women composers, Joan Tower’s work Fanfare for the Uncommon ...read more
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Norwich, CT – Three Rivers Community College will be hosting Vets Connect, its annual veterans resource fair, a one-stop resource for jobs, education, health services, networking and more.  This year the fair will include 40 organizations and 20 yellow-ribbon colleges. Vets Connect will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Three ...read more
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra invites the general public to attend its annual Instrumental Competition. This competition, now in its 60th year, was established to recognize the outstanding talents of emerging young musicians through the age of 25. 12 contestants have been selected for the final round held at Evans Hall on the campus of Connecticut College in New London, CT on ...read more
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Monday, March 04, 2019
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Monday, March 04, 2019
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Friday, March 01, 2019
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Thursday, February 28, 2019
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Thursday, February 28, 2019
Series Sponsored by Northstar Wealth Partners, Old Saybrook office       The Fundamentals of Starting or Growing a Business, a five-session business planning workshop series led by Anne Driscoll, Eric Munro and Arlene Saffron, is for individuals who are considering starting a business or current business owners looking for insights and inspiration for growing their business. The interactive ...read more
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Thursday, February 28, 2019
Local Treasures Series: The Mohegan Tribe~25 Years Since Federal Recognition, with Mark BrownWednesday, March 6 at 6pmJoin us for an evening with Mark Brown, the only member of the Mohegan Tribe who has served on its Tribal Council continuously since 1995, in conversation with community leader Bill Stanley (Yale-New Haven L+M Hospital). How has the Mohegan Tribe’s growth contributed to our local ...read more
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Thursday, February 28, 2019
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
How important is it to have a business plan? Do you know what a SWOT analysis is? Can the two be connected? With Economic Development Specialist Tanisha Baptiste of the Small Business Administration, you will learn the importance of both, what they are used for, what information they should contain, and what they say about your business.   Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 ...read more
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council meeting takes place on March 12 at Crozier Williams Student Center, Connecticut College $20 for the General Public; Free for SECWAC members and studentsWaterford, CT – The Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) announced that CJ Chivers is to speak on “Americans in Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq” at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, ...read more
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Groton, CT – Whiskey, Wine and Coke, an acoustic trio, will be featured in the last City Cabaret 2019 concert of the season.  The concert will held on Sunday, March 10, at 3 p.m. The trio includes lead singers, Renee and Dave, and guitarist, Dean.  In addition to the Coyote River Band set list, the group does cover songs by The Beatles, Carly Simon, James Taylor, The Eagles, and Etta James. All ...read more
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Monday, February 25, 2019
Cost and price are independent, yet together they determine your business success and profit. Pricing to be competitive and being profitable are not mutually exclusive. This workshop with SCORE Mentor Eric Munro explores how to develop costs and prices, separately, and avoid common pitfalls such as underestimating real costs, mixing your pricing message and trying to be the lowest price ...read more
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Monday, February 25, 2019
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Thursday, February 21, 2019
Respected media marketer and brand manager Maria Miranda will show you 10 key actions you can take to improve your chances of being found by your target audience on the leading search tools of Google, Yahoo, Bing and Facebook. You'll leave the class empowered to make changes in your marketing efforts and will improve your search results in fewer than 30 days!          Date: Thursday, March 21, ...read more
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Thursday, February 21, 2019
New London, CT – In a unique collaboration between two leading southeastern Connecticut cultural institutions, the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (The Kate) in Old Saybrook and the Garde Arts Center co-present The High Kings on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 8 pm at the historic Garde Theater, 325 State Street, New London.   The High Kings, contemporary heirs of Ireland’s folk heritage, are ...read more
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
This informative and interactive session will improve your organizational alignment and boost your operational efficiency. Whether you are just starting out or are well into your journey, this workshop with Tom Gezo, intended for 501c3 organizations, will provide ideas and insight into board development, governance, organizational structure, and succession planning. It will also provide you with ...read more
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Most small business owners realize they ought to use the internet to advertise, attract new customers, and develop a regular client/customer base. Yet many are hesitant to wade into a digital world dominated by media giants. And there is the concern about exposing your (and your clients’) ideas and personal data to theft and manipulation. This workshop presents a realistic assessment of the ...read more
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Friday, February 15, 2019
Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will perform Mozart’s Requiem at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich, CT on Sunday, April 14 at 7:30pm. General admission seating is free and the doors will open at 6:45pm.The Edward and Mary Lord Foundation has given a significant grant to ensure that this concert is an accessible benefit to all of Southeastern CT and beyond. The Foundation ...read more
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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Dance into summer with Eastern Connecticut Ballet’s Summer Programs for ages 3 ½ through pre-professional and adults. The school for classical ballet training offers many different programs at its East Lyme studio in July and August with options of participating in a single or multi-week program.  Students will receive superior training with preeminent resident faculty Gloria Govrin (Artistic ...read more
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Small business owners not only have to manage their business every day, they also have to sell. In this workshop with Jim Jackson of the CT Small Business Development Center, learn the principles and details of a successful consultative selling process based on actual field experience, including the five cardinal rules of selling, keeping score and closing the sale, qualifying prospects, and ...read more
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month! Please join us to learn more about expanded legalized gambling in Connecticut and the impact it can have on your community. Hear directly from people in treatment who want to share their impactful stories with you. Free and open to all community members, this event will discuss the programs and services offered by the Connecticut Council on ...read more
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Friday, February 08, 2019
This interactive, hands-on workshop with Marketing expert Arlene Saffron introduces the importance of Branding businesses and products, whether you are a solo entrepreneur or a 50-person company, and discusses what a Brand is and is not. It is recommended that workshop participants have a business plan, even a simple one.     Date: Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 Time:  5:30 PM to 7:00 PM ...read more
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Thursday, February 07, 2019
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