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Business After Hours - Feb 21

The Windsor Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Business After Hours networking event on Wednesday, February 21st hosted by Kimberly Hall located at One Emerson Drive in Windsor from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.  Build relationships with other local business people for mutual gain.  Enjoy refreshments, a raffle and bring your business cards for networking with other regional businesses.

Windsor Chamber Cares: Supporting Non-Profits

The Windsor Chamber of Commerce has has been supporting the Windsor community for over 30 years with its annual benefit auction, called Windsor Chamber Cares. 

The auction will support the Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit business membership organization, as well as two active non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations: The Career and Technical Education Program at Windsor High School and First Town Downtown. "Plan to bring your family, friends, neighbors, and business associates," says Paula Pierce, co-chairperson, "to support these very important non-profit organizations." 

Windsor Chamber Cares - April 6

Get your tickets now for central Connecticut's most anticipated charity auction: Windsor Chamber Cares! The auction takes place on Friday, April 6th at 5:30 pm at Maneeley's Banquet Facility in South Windsor with scrumptious hot and cold hors d’oeuvres and carving stations, good company and lots of exciting auction items up for grabs. 

There's nothing better than a Friday night full of delicious food and laughter with friends and colleagues while supporting two active non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations (Windsor High School Technical programs including Go Baby Go, and First Town Downtown) and the Windsor Chamber of Commerce. Windsor Chamber Cares is sponsored by Konica Minolta Printing Solutions and Windsor Federal Savings.

Young Professionals Network in Windsor

For millennials and other young professionals breaking into the working world, there’s a new kind of networking group to help you get started. It’s called the Young Professionals of Windsor, or YPW.  The group was specifically designed to provide working people between the ages of 21 and 40 with the tools, guidance and thought processes to help them make the most out of their business knowledge and connections to build their careers and become leaders.

The group is part of the Windsor Chamber of Commerce. "We are excited to provide this essential service for our younger membership" says Jane Garibay, WCC Executive Director who with with a core group including Rick Haglund (GE), Aaron Simons (360 Federal Credit Union),  Michelle Hawran (Michelle Hawran Illustrations), Nate Adajian (Windsor Federal Savings), Victoria MacGregor (Century 21 All Points Realty) and David Broxterman (Windsor Federal Savings).  Together they developed the mission, structure and the group's first events.

Web Developer Hosting Connecticut, LLC Turns 15

Hosting Connecticut, LLC, a Windsor, Connecticut-based web development and hosting company, celebrates its fifteenth anniversary in 2018. Founded and owned by Paula Pierce, Hosting Connecticut develops and hosts websites and offers website marketing strategy services to its clients, which are primarily local businesses and non-profit organizations. Hosting Connecticut customizes its services to each client’s needs, whether it’s a new website or a redesign of an existing site that isn’t producing the desired results. Recognizing that a website is part of a total marketing strategy, Pierce works with clients to deliver other related services, such as search engine optimization and credit card processing. 

Windsor Feud Signing Up Teams

The Windsor Feud is a live game show fundraiser held by the Windsor Chamber of Commerce in support of its community, education and business programs, all to support Windsor. The Chamber is recruiting teams to play in this year's Feud. Businesses and civic groups form teams of four, dress in costume, raise money before and during the event and compete against each other for one of four trophies.

Republican Candidates For Governor To Hold Debate in Windsor

The Connecticut Republican Party will hold the first of multiple debates among the Republican candidates aiming to become the first Republican Governor of Connecticut, since Governor Jodi Rell decided not to run for re-election in 2010, in Windsor. Until now, 11 Republicans have declared they are exploring a run for Governor on the Republican side of the aisle, with candidates ranging in experience from successful business people, City and Town Mayors or Selectmen/women, Legislators, and a former Federal official. The rather large and almost daily increasing field is easy to explain, said, Thursday, Ron Eleveld, chairman of the Windsor Republican Town Committee.

#SeligSelfie $100 Giveaway

James Selig Estate Jewelry & Antiques LLC had a $100 giveaway contest on Small Business Saturday, November 25th.  Shoppers could enter, by going to the store on the 25th, taking a selfie and posting it to their Facebook page with the hashtag #seligselfie. The winner was the sefie with the most votes.  Congratulations to Jean Riordan for submitting the most popular #seligselfie!

150 Year Old Tuttle House Gets a Makeover

Thanks to the support of the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation, Grace Episcopal Church’s Tuttle House roof is getting a makeHover. This 1865 GothicHstyle brick house on Windsor’s Town Green was the home of The Rev. Reuel H. Tuttle, the first resident rector of the church. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the house was deemed “one of the finest examples of the style in the town” according to the town’s Historic Survey, of August 1981.