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Issue 17 Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Job Postings Now Available on gnhcc.com
Job seekers and employers alike can now view or post job openings on the gnhcc.com homepage, under HOT DEALS- Job Postings. This is a complimentary service for chamber members.
Become a Member of the HR Council Steering Committee
The steering committee is a group of professionals, who are responsible for the programs of the HR Council.To become a member, call Maria Fisher-Proulx, MFP HR Management, LLC at 203-671-1853 or email Walter Nester at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Week! Chamber Website Training
The Chamber is hosting training sessions on Thursday, May 31 to showcase the new online benefits available on gnhcc.com. The agenda includes how consumers find your business listing and how it looks, advertising opportunities to help promote your business, and using the Chambermaster Software program. Presented by Ward Thompson, internet marketing consultant from ChamberMaster. Pre-registration is required. Click on preferred time to schedule your appointment: 8 a.m., 12 noon, or 4 p.m., or email email@example.com.
Early Bird Pricing for 2012 GNHCC Business Expo
The Chamber's Annual Business Expo takes place on Thursday, November 15, 2012. This year's must-attend event features WNPR breakfast and an afternoon keynote with marketing expert and bestselling author, Tony Rubleski. The Chamber is offering discount on booths through June 15. Don't miss your chance to make business connections! Download the event brochure here.
Contact Paul Tommaselli at 203-782-4342 with questions or to register for events.
June - Monthly Business Afters Hours
5:30-7:30 p.m., Wed June 6
Shore Line Trolley Museum, 17 River St., East Haven
$10/members, $45/Public, $5 additional for walk-ins
Network and make new business connections with area business leaders. Don't miss your chance to ride the trolley cars! Register online.
Health Care Council's
10th Annual Regional Healthcare Breakfast
7:30-9:30 a.m., Tues June 12
Knapp Auditorium- Masonicare at Ashlar Village
74 Cheshire Rd., Wallingford, CT
Presented by SCSU School of Health & Human Services & Covidien
This annual event features the presentation of the 2012 Workplace Wellness Awards, and keynote presentation by Dr. Jewel Mullen, Commissioner of the CT Dept. of Public Health, who will speak on "The National Prevention Strategy: Partnering for Healthy Communities." View details here. Register online.
Social Media Strategies for Success
8 a.m., Wed June 13
One of the most overlooked aspects of social media is the proper development and implementation of a strategy. It makes the difference between the hours of just "chatter" and actual return on "investment." In this seminar, we will walk you through some of the basics of social media marketing strategies: how to create viable plan of action, setting goals, targeting your audience, understanding the efforts of time, reading analytics to reach target audience, and planning for the future. Register online.
Human Resource Council's
Social Media in the Workplace: A Legal and Practical Overview
8 a.m., Fri June 22
Sponsored by Carmody & Torrance
Speakers Chuck Stohler and Vincent Farisello of Carmody & Torrance present an interactive overview of the issues on the use of social media in the workplace. This program will focus on policies and best practices businesses can and should adopt in this rapidly changing legal environment. Register online.
Small Business Council's
8-9:30 a.m., Mon June 25
Bring plenty of business cards and be prepared to make professional connections. This event will be fun and productive, giving you an excellent chance to broaden your network and to let others know what your business is about. Register online.
Nonprofit Resource Council's
Green and Growing:
A For-profit/Nonprofit Strategic Partnership that's Working
8-9:30 a.m., Mon June 26
Park City Green is a nonprofit mattress recycling business that partners with companies, municipalities and other institutions in the Northeast to increase their recycling rates, while empowering individuals through job creation. Most of its staff are formerly underemployed/unemployed persons. Profit from the business goes to help other nonprofit organizations. This panel discussion addresses lessons learned from this successful partnership model. Presented by: Michael McCarthy, Director of bluegreen Research Institute at the Workplace in Bridgeport; Jeff Leichtman, Managing Partner, Global Infrastructure Strategies, LLC; Adrienne Farrar Houel, Founder, President, and CEO of Greater Bridgeport Community Enterprises.
19th Annual McGladrey Golf Classic
Full day event, Mon July 23
New Haven Country Club, 160 Hartford Tpke, Hamden
$275/ per person.
Foursomes are available. Fee includes lunch, greens fees, cart rental, gift package, reception, awards and dinner. For sponsorship opportunities or to donate raffle prizes, contact Sue Rapini at 203-782-4317. Register online.
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Chaseland Painting, an interior/exterior painting company serving all of Connecticut, is offering 15% discount to all GNHCC members. Services including deck refinishing, surface cleaning, trimwork, window cleaning, pressure washing, drywall, wall coverings, textured and faux finish painting. Call 203-641-2200 or visit www.chaselandpainting.com.
The Carmen Anthony Restaurant Group shares that it has sold its Carmen Anthony Fishhouse of Avon to the owner of The Grist Mill. This decision will allow The Carmen Anthony Restaurant Group to strengthen operations in its four other locations, The Carmen Anthony Steakhouse of Waterbury, The Carmen Anthony Fishhouse of Woodbury, The Carmen Anthony Fishhouse of Wethersfield and The Carmen Anthony Steakhouse of New Haven.
Wiggin and Dana attorneys Steven Camerota, Abigail Cotterill, Daniel Goren, and Elisabeth Pimentel volunteered with Junior Achievement on April 25 at the Hill Central Music Academy in New Haven, to teach third and fourth graders about economics, finance, and business.
The Travelers Championship is adding five top golfers to its tournament field, as Matt Kuchar, Charl Schwartzel, Carl Pettersson, Sean O'Hair and J.J. Henry have officially committed to compete at TPC River Highlands from June 18 to 24.
Millie Grenough had an eye-popping write up in the New Haven Register recently. Here's the link. In addition, Millie has been asked to be a regular guest on WTNH-TV Good Morning CT, giving tips on how to stay sane in a crazy world. View her recent interview. Millie Grenough will be offering her 4 session OASIS TeleTraining Intensive Immersion, starting June 5, 5-9 p.m. Go to www.milliegrenough.com for more info and to register.
Dale Carnegie Training of Western CT has just released its professional growth training schedule. Courses include sales success, high impact presentation, and effective communication. For complete program descriptions and dates, visit www.westernct.dalecarnegie.com.
SCORE New Haven
offers FREE business counseling every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Receive advice on business plans, marketing, bookkeeping, ct taxes, websites, and more. For schedule, visit www.newhavenscore.com
Tues, May 29 - Sacred Heart University's Master of Arts in Communication (MACOMM) program hosts the inaugural SHU Media Exchange, 6-7 p.m., 5151 Park Ave., University Commons. Learn more and register here.
Tues, May 29 - Blue Plate Radio interviews guitarist Jeff Golob, 9 p.m. at www.blueplateradio.com.
Wed, May 30 - American Cancer Society Greater New Haven
holds breakfast program, New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Ave.,
New Haven. $50 per person. For information, tickets, or sponsorship opportunities contact Debbie Colgan at 203-379-4751.
Fri, June 1 - Music Haven holds Student Performance Party to celebrate the accomplishments of their 56 students with performances by the Haven String Quartet and Music Haven soloists and ensembles, 6 p.m., Charles Garner Recital Hall, SCSU, S501 Crescent St., New Haven, Free. Visit www.musichavenct.org.
Sat, June 2 - American Heart Association holds Greater New Haven Heart Walk, a 3 mile non-competitive walk held at Savin Rock Beach in West Haven. Dogs welcome. Register or make a donation online at www.newhavenheartwalk.org, To join the PULSE walking team, click here.
Sun, June 3 - New Haven Chorale presents multi-media exploration of the vibrant melodies and pulsating rhythms of choral and instrumental music from Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina, 4:30 p.m., Woolsey Hall, New Haven. Tickets: at 203-776-SONG or www.NewHavenChorale.org.
Mon, June 4 - Blue Plate Radio interviews Saxtress Paula Atherton, 9 p.m., www.blueplateradio.com.
Tues, June 5 - Second Wind Media holds its Green Business Awards event, 4:30 - 8 p.m., The Carousel, Lighthouse Point Park, 2 Lighthouse Point Rd., New Haven, CT. $12 per person. For list of honorees and to register, click here.
Wed, June 6 - The Metro Hartford Alliance, in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford presents an all-day summit designed to bring together key CT and Israeli business representatives, including venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and academic experts, for interactive discussions and the opportunity to build productive partnerships: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., The Club Room, Rentschler Field, 615 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT. Cost: $54. Register at www.metrohartford.com.
Thurs, June 7 - Music Haven presents Bubbles & Britten: An exuberant spring wine tasting to benefit the New Haven Free Public Library, 7 p.m., New haven Free Public Library, Elm St., New Haven. $50, Visit nhfplfoundation.org.
Sat, June 9 - Travelers Championship hosts BlumShapiro 5K Run for Camp Courant. Register and get details here.
Mon, June 11 - Blue Plate Radio interviews saxophonist for Billy Joel and Bernie Williams - Richie Cannata. 9 p.m., www.blueplateradio.com.
Wed, June 13- Wiggin and Dana Women's Network hosts Forging New Directions with guest speaker Laura Berman Fortgang, 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Inn at Longshore, 260 Compo Road South, Westport. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mon, June 18 - Blue Plate Radio interviews saxman Will Donato, 9 p.m., www.blueplateradio.com.
Mon, June 18 - Shubert Theater presents Willie Nelson & Family Live in Concert, 7:30 p.m., Tickets $58-$100. Purchase at shubert.com.
Tues, June 19 - Murtha Cullina presents Planning for a Sale Transaction, 7:30 a.m., Hartford Office, CityPlace I, 185 Asylum Street, 29th Flr. Experts from Alliance Bernstein will discuss insights and present on the planning business owners should consider in advance of a sale transaction. Free. RSVP to email@example.com.
Tues, June 19 - CG Consulting presents Creating An Impressive Personal Image And Brand, 8-9:30 a.m., Chamber offices. Presented by fashion stylist and image consultant Alicia Valentino. Learn the golden rules for dressing to impress, impact of color and fabric coordination, developing your best elevator speech, presenting yourself to clients and potential employers, and more. Free. Learn more at www.cgimageconsulting.com.
Thurs, June 21 - CT PTAP is partnering with the Dept. of Administrative Services, the General Services Administration, University of Hartford, and the Small Business Administration to host a matchmaker/training event, Connecticut Business Advantage, at the University of Hartford. This event will bring together approximately 100 prime government contractors and government agencies to meet with Connecticut small businesses. Register here.
Fri, June 22 - Albertus Magnus College presents The Artist as Storyteller: Using Narrative Art Therapy with Adolescents, 6 - 9 pm Reception at 5 p.m., Albertus Magnus College, Tagliatela Academic Center, 700 Prospect St., New Haven. This workshop will provide an opportunity to learn theory and practice that can be used in creating a narrative art therapy approach to working with adolescents.
Advanced registration $35 for professionals, $40 at the door
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tues, June 26 - Dr. Cathy LoMartra, DC hosts spa breakfast at Waters Edge Resort & Spa, from 7:15 -9 a.m. Learn The Doctor's SECRETS to healthy eating.$29 includes full breakfast, gift bag valued at $100, and presentation on healing superfoods to slash inflammation and your risk of heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, allergies, premature aging and certain cancers, and much more. Click here for flyer and details.
Thurs, June 28 - The New Haven Public Library and the Connecticut Association of Nonprofits hosts a Subway Seminar on Proposal Writing and Management, presented by Judith Margolin, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., at the downtown library, 133 Elm St. $50 per person. Includes lunch. Register by June 18 at 203-946-8130 x 211.