December 2019
Gift Certificates
December 31
For every $100 spent on Gift Certificates and Packages, you will receive a $25 credit to use toward a session or another Gift Certificate. There is no limit and credits do not expire. (not valid with any other offer)
Special Certificate of Deposit Rates | Limited Time Offer
Meet Dr. Bing Shue and Dr. Robert Botta of The Vascular Experts, Farmington. Learn what Vascular Disease is, what to look for, how your doctor diagnoses it, and some of the newest treatments available.

Community Education Series
December 10
3rd Annual Holiday Food Drive
Through December 31
Avon Plumbing & Heating is collecting non-perishable food items for local Farmington Valley food pantries. Donations can be given to a field technician during a service visit or dropped off at their Kitchen and Bath Showroom, 124 Simsbury Road, Avon.
Special Discounts
Through December 15
Bring a Screen Shot of the Card to Redeem for Your Savings. (good for in-stock items only, excludes repairs & batteries)
Toy Drive to Benefit
Gifts of Love
Through December 15
Consider dropping off a New, Unwrapped Toy to Bill Selig Jewelers between now and December 15 to benefit fellow Chamber member Gifts of Love
Refer A Friend Special Offer

Refer a friend or family member and they get $25 off their arch support purchase
Charity Spin Class
December 15
Hoffman Auto Group is hosting a Charity Spin Class at fellow Chamber member Cyclebar Canton with all proceeds benefitting Foodshare.
Budgeting Boot Camp
January 31
Attend their 2020 Budgeting Boot Camp!!! How did the Holiday Season go? Hopefully, it was filled with fun, food, family, and precious memories! But at what cost? Like many of us, you may have spent more than you thought or planned. Now is the time to make good on some of those New Year's resolutions and get back to being financially fit.
Winter has officially arrived! It is now time to knock the rust off those old boards and take them for a spin. Got cabin fever? No problem! Need a ride? We are on our way! Feeling a little "under the weather?" We have just the remedy! Ski Butternut is a family area featuring skiing, riding, and tubing on more than 22 trails in the Berkshires. $20 registration fee includes 1-day lift ticket. Please register early to reserve your spot!
Snow Day @ Ski Butternut
February 14
Leap Year Lunch
February 28
They say that good things come in threes. But, dog years are typically measured by sevens. People who are born on leap year day claim to be four times younger than their contemporaries. Is it possible to still generate four times as much income every 16 years? Join them for a lively discussion on what steps we can all take to maximize our wealth potential. $10 registration fee includes lunch and a cash bar. Please register early to reserve your spot!
Please join them for their Muddy March Accounting Happy Hour (MMAHH). Blow off some accounting steam and fill out your NCAA tournament brackets in a friendly atmosphere. Share ideas on how to keep dear Uncle Sam from consuming all of our "liquid" assets. Price of $10 for CPAs and clients earns them complimentary appetizers and one drink token. $20 for all CPA groupies. Be there or be square! Please register early to reserve your spot!
March Mudness Accounting Happy Hour
March 18
Junior Achievement Golf Classic
June 1, 2020

Up to 50% Off
Through December 24
Ring in the holidays and enjoy up to 50% Off the entire store. (excludes special orders, previous sales or layways, repairs and custom orders; other exclusions may apply)
Join The Fight
December 14 and 15
Think Max A Mia When Planning A Holiday Event
3rd Annual Roasts for the Holidays Fundraiser
Through December 15
This annual event raises funds to allow the Max Cares Foundation to provide quality meals during the holidays to those most in need who live in the Greater Hartford & Greater Springfield areas. 
Feast of the Seven Fishes
December 16, 17, 18
Half Price Bottles of Wine
Every Thursday
2020 Concert Series

5x2=10, Double Quintet
February 9

Music of the Bach Family
March 21

Musical Flowering
May 9
Holiday Open House
December 12
10th Annual Holiday Bazaar
Through December 31
Four rooms of carefully curated gifts both large and small from over 30 talented New England Crafters.
Winter Stays
With the cold weather here, you're likely thinking of the well-being of your loved one. River Ridge at Avon can help. They offer short-term respite care for older adults who may need a little support or who may be interested in knowing what it's like to move into a senior living community. For more information call 860.677.2155
Caregiver Support Group
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
Farmington Farm Truck
December 12
The truck carries a beautiful assortment of hand decorated wreaths as well as lots of locally made Farm products including honey, jams, hot sauces, pickles, Bloody Mary mix, baked goods and more!
Holiday Open House
December 10
Featuring the photographs of Barbara Steele, along with a food and wine tasting. During this event they will also be collecting Trikes for Tots Please consider bringing a tricycle or new, unwrapped toy to benefit children in Connecticut. RSVP 'yes only' to  Walk-Ins are also welcome.
Brunch With Santa
December 15 and 22
The North House will be offering Brunch With Santa Claus from 11 AM to 3 PM on both days. The brunch will include a special buffet for children, including a candy and dessert station, pictures with Santa Claus, and more! Adults will enjoy a prix fixed brunch menu with some of their most popular brunch offerings. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to one of several local charities, including fellow Chamber members Gifts of Love and the WTIC NewsTalk 1080 Holiday Store to Benefit The Salvation Army . Cost is $39/Adults, $30/Children, plus Tax and Gratuity. For Reservations Call 860.404.5951 and Mention the Santa Brunch. 

Half Price Wine Every Thursday
Family STEM Saturdays: Geology & Genetics
December 14
AM Session (9AM-Noon): Geology
Real-life fossils and amazing minerals help explore your inner geologist! Explore real fossils, create casts, crack open your own geode and go home with a rock and mineral collection!
PM Session (1-4 PM): Genetics
Use real genetics to solve a mystery! Pipetting, PCR, gel Electrophoresis crack a "who-done-it" case. DNA lessons and crafts, and get to know each other with some genetics BINGO.

10% Discount for Avon Chamber Member
Attention Avon Chamber Members Advertise in Today Magazine and you will receive a 10% Discount for your entire ad campaign.
Member and Corporate Sponsor E.N.E. Realty Associates and the Chamber Premier New Co-Working Space
On Wednesday, October 23, E.N.E. Realty Associates and the Avon Chamber cut the ribbon on a new Co-Working Space , conveniently located in the heart of the Farmington Valley. If you are a local remote worker, freelancer or entrepreneur looking for professional, quality, affordable Co-Working Space you will want to check this out. Open to both Member and Non-Member area businesses.
Makes Donation to the Avon Chamber

A BIG THANK YOU goes to one of the Chamber's newest members, Imagine Float and owners Michele Beaule and Lynne Tapper who, at their recent grand opening, donated large scissors to the Chamber for use at future ribbon cutting ceremonies.
Fundraiser for the No.3 Schoolhouse

Member the Avon Historical Society is in the process of raising funds in order to reopen No. 3 Schoolhouse, located at 8 East Main Street, as a modern museum with a detailed interpretation of Avon's history and in time for its 200th Anniversary in 2023
Purchases 22 Waterville Road
Member and Corporate Sponsor E.N.E. Realty Associates recently purchased the three-story, 53,266 square foot building at 22 Waterville Road in Avon
Produce/Host Video Series

Everyday Seeders is a video series produced and hosted by Member Seedership that features local businesses and organizations planting seeds of kindness and inspiring good in their communities.
Welcome To Our New Members
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Recent Events
Morning Business Network Connection
Power Networking
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
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Business After Hours
Fall Tailgate
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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Avon Old Farms Hotel
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
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U.S. Wealth Management
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Thank You To Our Sponsors
Welcome to Our Newest Corporate Sponsor!
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