Call to Chamber Members & Friends – Let’s Help the Martin Family

Many of you know how generous and giving our Chamber Vice-President Tom Martin has been his whole life.

Unfortunately, our Chamber has some bad news to share as Tom was badly injured while doing a job over Labor Day weekend.

While the injuries are extensive and will require many surgeries and many months of rehab, Tom has already amazed many who know him with his Texts or phone calls to us worrying about things like Tavern Day, the Truck-or-Treat and other things that he cares about. (more…)

The 2017 Business Forum

Central Connecticut Chambers of CommercePlease join us for an informative event focusing on the emerging trends in workforce needs, digital media marketing, sales techniques, and demographics. Hear from leading experts in these fields and come away with a better understanding of how these trends will affect your business and strategies you can use to integrate this information into your workflow for added success.

Many of our member Chambers attended meetings to help plan what we believe will be a morning well-spent to help you with your business goals and issues.

Sponsorship opportunities are available as well as being a Student Sponsor.  Read on for more details, click on the image to go to the event RSVP page. read more…

THANK YOU to our Tavern Day Sponsors!!

What a fantastic Tavern Day we had yesterday!

It was sunny (can you believe it???) in the low 80s for temperatures…perfect for a cold beverage, fine food and entertainment both historical and contemporary!

I am a Chamber member as well as the Chamber Secretary, but I also co-chaired the Tavern Day Committee with Lynn Buthe and a bunch of talented people on the Marketing Committee to pull this day off.

But, no matter how hard we all worked and planned and worked…wait, I said that already…there literally would not have been a Tavern Day had our Chamber Members not stepped up and covered most of the operating expenses of the day.  The expenses included: (more…)

Central CT Chamber Grand “Re-Opening” – Tuesday 9/26 at 3:00 pm

Central Connecticut Chambers of CommerceHave you heard?  The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce have moved!

Join the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce and the United Way of West Central Connecticut for our official grand reopening.

They are hosting an open house from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. with light refreshments and tours of our new location. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 3:30 p.m.

Their new home is very nice and modern, from the early reports!  More information below, just click the image to RSVP read more…

September Membership Meeting – 9/21 at Noon

When: September, 21st – 12 pm to 1 pm

Where: The Elton Tavern, Burlington CT

Please join Peter Bevivino, Burlington Chamber President, and other Board of Directors to learn what your Local Chamber is doing to promote and support our Member businesses, our Community and share important news from the Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce and the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce. read more…

Tavern Day Flyer – September 17th from 11 am to 4 pm

Our Chamber is still very active in Tavern Day with our call for Business Expo participants (CLICK HERE) and for Sponsors to make this family fun day happen (CLICK HERE to be a SPONSOR).

Please see the official flyer for the event.  If you can make the Business Expo, great!

If you would rather enjoy the day, then become a Sponsor so our Town and surrounding community know your business helped make this day happen.

Want to do both?  By all means please do so as all support will make Tavern Day 2017 fantastic!! (more…)

The Tunxis Trail Ultramarathon coming in August – Sponsors & Participants Wanted

A great local event to sponsor and/or participate in!

Please consider helping the Burlington Land Trust out.

All the race, sponsorship and contact details are below!

It is fantastic to see more and more events like this coming to Burlington!

What’s an Ultramarathon you ask?  It’s a 32-mile course through the woods, on pavement, by a fish hatchery and much more!

See the “world famous” landmarks of Burlington…or maybe just be a sponsor!  That’s your call!

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Calling All Halloween Decorators to our 1st Annual Truck-or-Treat Event

What will it be you ask?  Well, if you read the title you probably figured it out but it will be the 1st Annual Truck-or-Treat event to be held at the Lewis. S. Mills/Region 10 complex in Burlington on what forecasters are saying will be a boo-tiful October afternoon!

This will be two-parts “touch a truck” and one-part “business expo” for our Chamber Members…with a Halloween twist to both!

Read on for how you can represent your company and please respond so Tom can plan out a fantastic event! (more…)

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