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February 2019
Sundays at Three
February 10
The Friends of the Avon Library are pleased to announce the next concert of their popular music series, “Sundays at Three” on Sunday, February 10 with a performance by pianist Wenting Shi. This year’s first prize winner of the “Young Artists in CT Piano Competition,” 

All are welcome to this special event. Free tickets will be available at 2:15 P.M. on the day of the performance with seating starting at 2:30 P.M. The one-hour program begins at 3:00 P.M.
Sundays at Three
March 3
The Friends of the Avon Library are pleased to announce the next concert of their popular music series, “Sundays at Three” on Sunday, March 3 with a performance by the Hot Cat Jazz Band. You will find it hard to sit still when you listen to this swing and dixieland jazz group's traditional jazz standards with original arrangements.

All are welcome to this special event. Free tickets will be available at 2:15 P.M. on the day of the performance with seating starting at 2:30 P.M. The one-hour program begins at 3:00 P.M.
Valentine's Day Packages
Packages include a stay in their luxury accommodations with access to all of the hotel's amenities. Enjoy champagne and chocolates upon arrival.
Stay and Ski Package
Start your day off with awesome conditions and beautiful views at Ski Sundown. End your day with a delicious meal and relaxing night at Avon Old Farms Hotel and Seasons Restaurant
Bridal Show | March 24
12-3 PM
No Registration Required
Award Winning Sunday Brunch

Extensive Buffet includes: Meat Carving Station featuring Prime Rib | Eggs Benedict | Custom Omelets | Egg Specials (changes weekly) | Sausage and Bacon | Belgian Waffles Made-to-Order | Cheese Blintz | Fresh Pastries | Fruit | Lox Platter | Shrimp Cocktail ... and MORE. Offered weekly at 10:00 AM. For reservations call 860.269.0240
Free Postural Improvement Workshop | February 7

Are you noticing that your upper back is starting to hunch over, your head is hanging more forward, and your shoulders are starting to round?
Weightlifting and a daily “Desk-Jockey” posture can contribute to the imbalance of your chest and back muscles, setting you up to look hunched over. Eventually you may get too tight to fix it, which can also lead to headaches, shoulder and neck pain. 
Membership Special

Farmington Woods Golf Club is offering you a chance to get away from slow play with a wonderful promotional package. For just $2800 you can become a member of Farmington Woods for the entire 2019 season!

Refer A Friend Special Offer

Refer a friend or family member and they get $25 off their arch support purchase
Half Price Wines Every Thursday
15% Off Heart Jewelry Now Through February 14
Who's Your Valentine Giveaway Now Through February 10

Third Annual Norcom Cares Beer & Wine Tasting | February 7

All proceeds from sales will benefit the Norcom Cares Foundation, which raises thousands of dollars for local and national charities.
2019 Concert Season
February 7 | March 23 | May 10

Fashion Show | March 22
Models Needed | Vendor Tables

Raymour & Flanigan Furniture & Mattresses, now open at 15 Waterville Road, will be hosting a Fashion Show to benefit the National MS Society on March 22 and is in need of MODELS! This is an open call to Avon Chamber Members - no experience needed to dress up and have FUN for a great cause! Vendor tables will also be available to showcase products and services during the event. For more information, please contact Kate Bailey Donations of raffle items welcome!!
Caregiver Support Group
2nd Thursday of the Month
The complexity of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias impacts the family and relationships. A support group provides an opportunity to learn more about the different stages of this progressive disease and offers tips on ways to cope.

RSVP by calling 860.677.2155 or email receptionrra@benchmarkquality.com
Winter Stays
With Winter upon us, you're likely thinking of your well-being or a loved one's.

We offer short-term respite care for older adults who may need a little support or who are interested in knowing what it's like to move into a senior living community. Call 860. 677.2155

Tastes of the Valley | March 30

Enjoy the tastes of some of the finest wines, beers, and cheeses available in the Farmington Valley along with food samplings from the best restaurants in the area! All proceeds go to support the charitable activities of the Rotary of Avon- Canton.




Half Price Wines Every Thursday

Launch Party | February 8

Enjoy light refreshments & a Bling-Tini. Receive a FREE BRACELET. Enter to win a FREE NECKLACE.
Adoption Awareness Night @ WolfPack Hockey | February 22
Empowered Women's Circle | February 9 | March 9

Lypossage Article Published

Congratulations to our member Kristina Mozzicato of Abundant Health Massage Therapy & Wellness for having her article Lypossage for Healthy Aging and Detoxification recently published in Natural Awakenings

Garners National Recognition

Congratulations to our member E & D Pizza Company , that was designated as a national 'Destination' for pizza in the November issue of Pizza Today magazine.
Centennial Documentary Premiers on CPTV

The hour long documentary Made Possible: The Business of Junior Achievement premiered on CPTV on December 20 and tells the story of 100 years of JA, which started in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1919.

Launches New Website

Congratulations to one of our newer members Nautilus Accounting Services on the recent Launch of their New Website  NautilusAccounting.com
Celebrating 100 Years

Congratulations to the attorneys and staff of member Pullman & Comley , who this year are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the law firm.

Jamie Girard New Executive Director

Member River Ridge at Avon recently welcomed Massachusetts native Jamie Girard as their new Executive Director. Prior to River Ridge, Girard served in a variety of capacities for Benchmark's sister community, The Village at Buckland Court in South Windsor, CT.
Sponsors Salvation Army Holiday Store and Employees Make Toy Donations

Member and Corporate Sponsor Simsbury Bank is pleased to announce that they made a $2,500 sponsorship contribution to fellow member The Salvation Army as part of the WTIC NewsTalk 1080 Annual Holiday Store program.

Dana Culligan Named Team Leader

Member Dana Culligan, recently of Personally Poetic, has joined Tocara Fine Jewelry as a United States founding business-builder. Started in 2008, Tocara is budget-friendly, fashion-forward jewelry featuring exclusive designs, gemstones, and stunning DiAmi stones.
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