News & Notes
The Chamber wrapped up our first year. We've made huge strides in communicating important information to members, providing access to events and education, and connecting you to the right people. We're looking forward to a productive 2021. Please take our quick survey to help us enhance our efforts.

Chamber Meeting

Our first meeting of 2021 will be held tomorrow Wednesday, January 27, at 9:30 a.m. Please register and share with your network and anyone you think may be interested in learning what the Chamber has to offer.
January is National Mentoring Month 

reSET seeks volunteer members on an ongoing basis. “Our involvement in the reSET Accelerator exposed us to great mentors,” notes serial entrepreneur Andréa Hawkins. She and her husband Doug Barber participated in the 2017 Impact Accelerator, two years after opening Berkins Blend Café in Glastonbury. Since then they opened a second location, Berkins on Oak, in Hartford.

This Is My Hartford
Ed Johnetta Miller

"People often point out that I’m internationally known and I’ve traveled the world. They ask: Why are you still in Hartford? With my artistic interests, they assume I would’ve moved to New York City. My response is: Why would I? This is home," said Ed Johnetta Miller, an internationally renowned artist, quilter, and longtime resident of Hartford’s Blue Hills neighborhood.
Julio's Hartford History
This week, we take a look at the Travelers Building. When constructed more than 100 years ago, in 1919, the Travelers Tower was the tallest building in New England and the seventh tallest building in the world.  

Member Spotlight
“Our goal had always been to have some sort of presence downtown. We wanted to have roots in Hartford where we could really feel like part of the community, contribute to the community, and be involved in Hartford’s revival,” says El Pollo Guapo Co-Owner Heather Riedl.
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