Connecticut Small Business Development Center: PPP Forgiveness Webinar - June 3 at 11am
This webinar will cover information on tracking your PPP-related expenses, guidance provided to date from the Small Business Administration on forgiveness, tips to maximize forgiveness, and available assistance. CTSBDC advisors will answer questions.
State-wide Hiring Event
Capital Workforce Partners, CT Department of Labor, and other workforce investment boards are working with Indeed to offer a free Virtual Hiring event to help fill open roles in Connecticut.
Connecticut's Virtual Hiring Event will be a three day event held  Tuesday, June 16 - Thursday, June 18 . We are currently seeking employers interested in participating to quickly fill open positions.         
Employers who are interested in participating must:
1.        Have hiring needs within Connecticut
2.        Have 5 or more openings
3.        Have a Zoom Pro account
4.        Be willing to report # of hires

To participate, employers can click on and complete this intake form  and a representative from Indeed will follow up with them to complete sign up. In order to provide jobseekers with ample time to sign up for an interview time slot,  we are asking employers to complete the intake form by 5:00pm on Tuesday, June 2.   
Face Masks Available to Small Businesses with less than 50 employees
We have more masks to make available. We now have almost 4,000 left to order. Reserve yours today!

The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce which proudly supports the communities of Bristol, Burlington, Farmington, Plymouth, and Wolcott is proud to announce that we will be donating face masks to small businesses within the region we serve with under 50 employees. This donation is on a first come first serve basis, and requests can be made by clicking the link on the button below starting at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26 th Each small business will be able to reserve two masks per employee, no more than 100 masks per business The Chamber is committed to providing as many masks to small businesses as possible, and requests that you only reserve what you need to ensure we can help as many businesses as possible.

A distribution date will be in early June, with contact-less pick up of these items available at the Chamber office located at 440 N. Main Street in Bristol.

This initiative is made possible by generous donations from members including City of Bristol, Ion Bank, NBT Bank, Rotary Club of Terryville, ServPro of Bristol, TD Bank, Thomaston Savings Bank, Torrington Savings Bank, Webster Bank, and the Boards of our regional chamber affiliates Bristol, Burlington, Farmington, Plymouth, and Wolcott.

Monetary donations are welcomed and being accepted. Please contact the Chamber via email at  if you would like to make a monetary donation.
Central CT Chambers Virtual Meetings
We recently announced many virtual meetings for the upcoming weeks. We look forward to connecting face-to-face with our members and hope you can join us for one or all.

REMINDER: Chamber Members Offering Discounts? 
Join the other chamber members who have advertised their services on our business offerings page . The page is featured in our daily emails and also promoted weekly on social media.
If your business is offering a discount, or s pecial in centive, please let us know. We have created a page on our website highlighting these offers.

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