Chamber after-hours, beautification award presentation at Compounce Aug. 20

The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce will be hosting a Business After Hours and Beautification Awards presentation at LakeCompounce on Wednesday, Aug. 20. The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in the picnic pavilion; however, tickets bought for the event are good for admission all day in the park.

The chamber’s Beautification Committee and Men’s Bristol Garden Club will be presenting the 2014 Beautification Awards, which are sponsored by Covanta Energy.

Nominations for the awards were gathered from the Bristol community. The Men’s Bristol Garden Club will select the winning businesses and individuals throughout the City of Bristol based on who made strides to beautify their property through landscaping, maintenance, or physical improvements.

Tickets include admission to the park for the day as well as a buffet picnic that includes: BBQ pork ribs, hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage and peppers, chicken, taco bar, baked potato bar, salads, ice creams, soda, and more.

Tickets for this event are $15 per person. Tickets are limited and available only to chamber members and award winners (please see the chamber’s website to view ticket restrictions).

To buy your tickets, call (860) 584-4718 or mail in the reservation form found on the website,, under the Lake Compounce Business After Hours & Beautification Awards in the Events Calendar.