Tag: Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce

State finances discussed

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce hosted a legislative roundtable event on Tuesday, May 7, where state comptroller, Kevin Lembo, discussed the state’s financial standings. Lembo reported Connecticut can expect a surplus of approximately $581 million…

Chamber salutes small businesses

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce hosted the 2019 Small Business Appreciation Breakfast on Thursday, May 9, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. Chamber president Cindy Bombard, said this event is one of her favorites…

Chamber gears up for spring events

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce will be offering a variety of activities from spring to summer. President and CEO of the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Cindy Bombard will kick off its spring activities with…

Casino night provides learning opportunity for chambers, NESMSA

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce and the New England Spring and Metal Stamping Association hosted the third casino night and tabletop show Thursday, March 14. Lynette Nadeau, the first female president of NESMA and the…

Forum for high school students, public will dispel myths of manufacturing careers

On Thursday, Oct. 2 at BristolCentralHigh School, the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, New England Spring and Metalstamping Association, Main Street Community Foundation and the Bristol Board of Education are hosting a manufacturing forum for high school students and the…

Beautification Awards given

The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce hosted a Business After Hours event and Beautification Awards at Lake Compounce on  Aug. 20. Beautification Awards, chosen by the Chamber Beautification Committee and the Men’s Bristol Garden Club, were presented to Bristol residents…

Chamber looking for branding manager to promote city’s ‘All-Heart’

by LISA CAPOBIANCO The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce is on the hunt for a full-time branding and market development manager in Bristol. During a special meeting held last month, the City Council voted unanimously to approve an agreement between…

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…

Sun’s no competition for Home Show

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER The 29th annual Bristol Home & Business Expo was another success last weekend, despite the warm temperatures and sunshine that could have distracted residents suffering from this winter’s cabin fever. Linda DiMatteo, executive assistant to…

He’s ready to work

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER After spending 20 years in the United States Air Force and over 15 years as a hospital administrator, Jim Albert said he is ready to tackle the position of the president of the Central Connecticut…

Chamber picks new president/ CEO

The Central Connecticut/Greater Bristol Chambers of Commerce announced Thursday it has hired James R. Albert of Bristol as its new president and chief executive officer. He takes over for Michael Nicastro, who left the chamber to take another position . Albert will…