Weekly Newsletter - October 23, 2019
Coffee with the President,

Bach to The Beast Run! Floating Lanterns to Flu Shot Clinics!
Kids Days and Karaoke!

Lemme tell ya, Tri-Staters we have it GOING ON! The next two weekends are PACKED with things to do, places to see, and causes to support via volunteerism, donation, or just a friendly share on social media.

Scroll below to learn all about what's happening in your neck of the woods. When you get to the bottom, click "VIEW ENTIRE MESSAGE", because there's more to see!
Speaking of woods, have you been out in them lately? So beautiful! The maples have really put on a show this season, get out there and soak up the colors of autumn, you'll be glad you did. Having typed that, though, let's talk about what's coming: winter. Are you ready? Is your office or house ready for what is coming? With one nor'easter in the books, what chores do you have lingering outside that are going to make it easier to enjoy winter on the inside? What do you want to change inside this winter, and how do you want to get that done? Are you a DIY-er? Me neither! Rely on these great member businesses for sound advice, and sound workmanship:

Exterior and Storage
C & M Electric
Dave Kowalski, LLC

Interior
Sassafrass Cleaning Service Salisbury, CT
Star Light Lamp Repair Kent, CT


Jean A. Saliter
Design, Photo/Video, Social Media and Web
860.248.5585
Tri-State Chamber of Commerce, President
Renewed Members
The Housatonic Youth Service Bureau
Rebecca Saki
236 Warren Turnpike Rd
Falls Village, CT 06031
(860) 824-4720
The White Hart Inn
15 Undermountain Rd
Salisbury. CT 06068
(860) 435-0030
The Historic Sharon Burying Ground Inc.
Deborah Moore
Cemetery Hill Rd
Sharon, CT 06069
(860) 364-5818
Thank YOU to All of our Members,
We truly appreciate your continued support
Business After Hours - TOMORROW
Please click on the image below to RSVP
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Save the Date for our Next Business After Hours
Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
5PM - 7PM
Hosted by: Litchfield Bancorp
326 Main St., Lakeville, CT
Join Sharon Audubon Center for Kids’ Day on October 27
Sharon, Conn. — October 15, 2019 —  Get ready to enjoy the splendor of the season! Audubon is pleased to announce it will be hosting its annual Audubon Kids’ Day event on Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 12 – 3 p.m. at the Sharon Audubon Center located on Route 4 in Sharon, Connecticut. This fun autumn event, geared towards young children and their families, features carnival-type games, kids’ crafts, live animals, a hay bale maze, hay wagon shuttles, professional face painting, a large leaf pit for jumping, balloon twisting, and snacks, including fresh delicious apple cider donuts from Great Cape Baking Co. Children are encouraged to come in costume and join in the costume parade around the center grounds at 2:30 p.m. before ending the day with a live bat program with “the Bat Lady” Gerri Griswold.

Tips for Managing Heating Costs, Access Health Open Enrollment, ALICE Saves,
Flu Season
FALL in Love with Autumn in New England
Autumn Packages + Deals at Interlaken
Autumn Romance Package
Romance deserves more than one night… so why not take two?
Our Autumn Romance Package includes:
  • Overnight accommodations for two nights in a standard room (Sunday through Thursday nights) 
  • A $25 dining credit (redeemed by room charge only)*
  • Breakfast for two each morning
  • Prosecco and chocolate-covered strawberries in your room on arrival
Main building first floor and Woodside: $389.00 + tax ($442.08 inclusive)
Main Building Second Floor, Countryside, and Sunnyside: $464 + tax ($528.33 inclusive)

Thanksgiving Day Buffet

Gather your family + friends and join us on Thursday, November 28 for a delicious Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Morgan's!
Seatings available at 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm 
$38.95 Adults | $18.50 Children 10 & under | Children under 4 Free
Reservations are required, please call 800-222-2909

Women's Support Services
October Events
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Thursday, October 24th

Purple Thursday ! Wear purple to raise awareness about domestic violence.

We will be hosting a movie screening of  "The Mask You Live In"   at Housatonic Valley Regional High School, in Room 133, from 6-8pm. "The Mask You Live In" explores how our cultural definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men, and society - and what we can do about it.
Volunteer Opportunity! Crescendo, a national award-winning music performance organization resident to the Berkshires and northwest Connecticut, is excited to be celebrating its 15 th anniversary season. We are in need of volunteers to help distribute season brochures and posters for our anniversary concert, throughout the tri-state region. We would be pleased to have you as a guest to one of our season concerts, in exchange for your efforts on our behalf. Please contact administrator, Micheline Weiler, at micheline@worldclassmusic.org for more details.
Baroque Splendor:
Bach’s Magnificat and Handel’s Coronation Anthems
 
  On October 26 and 27, Crescendo celebrates its 15th anniversary with Baroque music for chorus, soloists, and a period instrument orchestra who together perform two of choral music’s greatest masterworks: Johann Sebastian Bach’s Magnificat and George Frideric Handel’s Coronation Anthems.
 
The splendor and jubilation of Bach’s Magnificat, written in 1723 in Leipzig, anticipated the great choruses of Bach’s later works, such as the Mass in B minor. Handel's Coronation Anthems were originally commissioned for the coronation of George II of Great Britain, and have become standard for later coronations. The four ceremonial anthems, Zadok the Priest, Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened, The King Shall Rejoice, and My Heart Is Inditing, have been popular and regularly played in concerts and festivals--even during Handel's own lifetime. They were originally composed for an enlarged choir of the Chapel Royal, with an orchestra of 160 players.
 
Performers are the Crescendo Chorus, Soprano Julianne Baird, acclaimed as “one of the most extraordinary voices in the service of early music that this generation has produced,” as well as internationally renowned singers countertenor Nicholas Tamagna, tenor Philip Anderson, and bass-baritone Joseph-Charles Beutel. The Period Instrument Orchestra of trumpets, timpani, oboes, bassoons, traversi (Baroque flutes), strings and basso continuo are played by Early Music specialists from Boston and New York. Crescendo’s Founding Artistic Director Christine Gevert will conduct. 
 
Concerts are Saturday, Oct. 26, 4pm at Saint James Place, 352 Main St. in Great Barrington, and 4pm Oct. 27 at Trinity Church, 484 Lime Rock Rd., Lakeville. Tickets are $35 general; $100 premium, $10 students. For more information and tickets:  www.worldclassmusic.org .
T asty tapas, delicious weekly specials, inventive cocktails and LIVE MUSIC every Saturday Night @ 9pm. And, don't forget our Sunday Brunch.  

Spooktacular Rocktober Line-Up:
10/26  LI Halloween Warm-Up
11/2  Last of the Marsupials 
52 Main Halloween Party!       
Come in Costume!    Drink Specials 9-12
Nov 9th Maplebrook School students out collecting donations in the local communities.
Author:
Jennifer Ives-Groebl
Things I wish I knew BEFORE
building my house
Whether you've spent months house hunting to no avail, or you've always wanted to build your own home, the idea of building your dream home sounds like an amazing idea. While building a house from the ground can deliver you the EXACT house you want, you'll probably learn some tough and expensive financial lessons along the way. To help you avoid the "I wish I knew that BEFORE I started this process" conversation with yourself, we've compiled a few must have items for your pre-build checklist here:  Continue Reading
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Salisbury Rotary News
At it’s 10/22 luncheon meeting, Salisbury Rotary Club was treated to a great presentation by newly inducted Club member, Ken Edholm:  “A short and incomplete history of men’s hats”.
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On October 26 at 11 am, join Charlie Bell, writer and long-time teacher at The Hotchkiss School, who will share stories from his 19-month, 10,000 mile solo run around the perimeter of the continental United States. After earning an engineering degree at Princeton University where he also served as Class Poet, Bell began a career selling IBM computers. Three years later, he traded in his briefcase and wingtips for a backpack and running shoes, choosing to explore the United States by foot. 
 
Bell allowed himself just one night per month in a hotel, otherwise sleeping on beaches and mountaintops, in churches and jail cells, rest areas and schoolyards, and in the homes of countless strangers who reached out to him along the way.  After the trip,  Reader’s Digest  and  Sports Illustrated  published articles about his expedition and Bell created a weekly series of first-person stories that ran for nearly a year on Connecticut Public Radio. The series resulted in a profile in  The New York Times  and a featured slot at the Connecticut Storytelling Festival. The complete account of Bell’s adventure will be published as a trilogy titled  long /run ; registration for the program is at  www.noblehorizons.org  or 860-435-9851.
 
On October 30 , at 11:30 am, representatives from the Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging (WCAAA) will explain the many changes to Medicare in 2020.  WCAAA is funded by federal state and local sources and does not sell insurance products; their information is transparent and unbiased. This program is designed to help beneficiaries understand the coverage options available to them in the coming year. Helping clients understand their coverage options will ensure they make informed decisions during Fall Open Enrollment. The program will begin with a complimentary lunch, followed by a Medicare information session with several WCAAA professionals.
 
Attendees will receive an update on changes planned for 2020 for Part D (prescription drug) plans, Medicare Advantage plans, Supplemental/Medigap plans and Medicare assistance programs which can help beneficiaries pay for their Medicare costs.   WCAAA is a private, non-profit corporation which, through its designation as an Area Agency on Aging, is an advocate and resource for information and referral to services for older adults. Registration is necessary at  www.noblehorizons.org  or 860-435-9851
Sharon Hospital announces fall community programs
 
 
Sharon, Conn. — October 8, 2019 —  Sharon Hospital will host several community programs this fall on the hospital campus, 50 Hospital Hill Road.
 
Programs range from prevention health talks and support groups to childbirth education, and from quitting smoking to weekly exercise for older adults aimed at preventing arthritis.
 
Due to limited seats, registration is requested for most offerings. To learn more about Sharon’s community programs, visit  healthquest.org/events .

THE MOVIEHOUSE PRESENTS THREE EXTRAORDINARY DOCUMENTARY FILMS THIS NOVEMBER TO BROADEN OUR HORIZONS AND SPARK NEW CONVERSATIONS!
Fantastic Funghi
Saturday, November 2, 7 PM
Director:  Louis Schwartzberg
Screenplay:  Mark Monroe
Cast:  Brie Larson.
Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound
Saturday, Nov. 9, 7 PM
Cast:  Sofia Coppola, Ryan Coogler, Ben Burtt, Erik Aadahi, Mark Berger
 Director:  Midge Costin
 Screenplay:  Bobette Buster
 Music:  Allyson Newman
FilmWorks Forum: Moving Stories
Sunday, November 10, 11 AM
Director:  Rob Fruchtman
Producers:  Cornelia Ravenal, Mikael Södersten, Wendy Sax
The Moviehouse - 48 Main Street, Millerton, NY 12546 - 518-789-0022
Making You Think: Scoville Events for November-- White Racism, Civility Lost, Industrial Medical System, Conversation on Bias, Calligraphy Workshop CT Women Leaders Russia Friend or Foe
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