This Weeks Feature
Hartford News - Hartford Chamber of Commerce Holiday Decorating Contest
You’re invited to deck the yard, the porch, the doors, the windows, and more for the very first Hartford News - Hartford Chamber of Commerce Holiday Decorating Contest. It’s your chance to shine brightly and spread the joy of the season by sharing your creation with the community. Prizes for best residential day and residential night displays; best business / organization day and night displays.


News & Notes
Home For The Holidays (In Case You Missed It!)

“It’s a challenging time for many businesses, especially small ones,” acknowledged Shannon Mumley, Director of Small Business Development for the Hartford Chamber of Commerce. “Events like Shop Home are a way we can help showcase some of our local vendors—true gems in our community—and bring people downtown.” We've compiled a list of the small businesses that participated in our event. You can support them through the holidays and, at the same time, check off your holiday shopping list.


CSBDC Presents "Get Your Local Business on Google"

Small business owners are invited to take part in a free webinar offered by the Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC) The event will take place Wednesday, December 9 at 11:00 a.m. Local businesses can learn to:


  • Create or claim their Business Profile on Google 
  • Manage business info across Google Search and Maps
  • Use "Google My Business" to connect with potential customers

Presented by Sixcia Devine, Social Entrepreneur and Grow with Google presenter and moderated by Matthew Nemeth, Business Advisor, CTSBDC.


Time of Giving: The Colt Park Tree Plan

Colt Park needs your help with its goal of creating a future that supports the City’s Tree Canopy Plan, includes the historic components of the park, provides the shade our visitors desire, and facilitates the donations or grants for new trees in our park. This takes money, and fortunately Sustainable CT has generously agreed to match every dollar donated!


Member Spotlight
Rush Bowls Make Eating Healthy Easier

Rush Bowls creates customizable blends of all-natural fruits and vegetables with your choice of toppings. We’re such fans, they’re a staple of our “Health Food Crew” at the Chamber. A great holiday present, Rush Bowls is offering $10 dollars off gift cards.


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