Bounce for a Cure at Party Plus
For $10 per child, children can bounce in an assortment of party bounces, play games and enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy and Slusheez all to benefit the Greater Waterbury Relay for Live, American Cancer Society, Sunday, September 29 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., at Party Plus, 95 Wolcott Road, Wolcott.
We All Scream for Ice Cream...
Have you ever seen someone frown while eating ice cream? Everyone has a fun time, and CT Web Factory had a great time designing and developing this site for family-owned and operated Ice Cream Catering CT. With a 30-year history serving Baskin-Robbins to the public, their decision to offer mobile ice cream catering services was easy. www.icecreamcateringct.com. Learn more about how CT Web Factory can help market your business by calling today 203.565.6578 or visit them online at www.CTWebFactory.com
CT Tech Services
-- Important Announcement
Microsoft is dropping support for its Windows XP operating system on April 8, 2014. This may leave you with many uncertainties and questions, and can also compromise the security of your computer. What does that mean to you? CT Tech Services has the answer to these questions and more. For more information on what to do, contact us today by calling 203.704.7478 or visiting www.cttechservices.com.
Fascia's Chocolates Welcomed Governor Malloy
Fascia's Chocolates, celebrating 50 years of success, welcomed Governor Dannel P. Malloy August 28 to their soon-to-open chocolate-making factory and retail store at 44 Chase River Road. The new 12,500 square foot factory's Grand Opening Celebration will be held October 12, 13 and 14, will include factory tours, free samples of Fascia's Chocolates, their new gelatos and sorbets, and raffle prizes. Music and entertainment will be offered Saturday and Sunday. Factory tours, held between noon and 6:00 p.m., are $5/person, and $10/person and include the opportunity to 'make-your-own chocolate bar'. For information, visit www.fasciaschocolates.com, or call 203-753-0515.
Relocation for Flooring America
Flooring America is happy to announce the relocation of the Woodbury store to Southbury, 88 Main Street South - 203-266-4689. For all your floor covering needs. www.flooringamerica.com
Energy Systems Sales & Training LLC (ESST) & IMTI Receive VA Approval for Solar PV & Other "Green" Trade Apprenticeship Training Programs
ESST-Energy Systems Sales & Training LLC and IMTI-Industrial Management & Training Institute at 233 Mill Street in Waterbury announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has approved their "green jobs" apprenticeship training programs for solar PV energy professionals, electrical technicians, electronics systems technicians, HVAC and plumbing technicians. Marcel Veronneau, ESST and IMTI Founder and CEO, said that with VA approval any U.S. Veteran is eligible to obtain VA funding to take the courses to become certified and job-ready in the career of their choice. IMTI trains electricians, plumbers, electronic systems and HVAC technicians and is open seven days a week with day, evening and weekend classes. For more information, visit www.IMTIUSA.COM or call 203-753-7910.
Losing Weight with Elizabeth
Elizabeth Petruccione, author of "Losing Weight with Elizabeth: The Handbook" and motivational weight loss coach, is presenting a 20-week weight loss course Wednesdays at noon at the Greater Waterbury Regional Chamber. The cost is $200 for the 20-week session, payable in installments, and focuses on planning and preparing tasty low-calorie foods, exercise tips, suggestions for dining out, and group support to attain your weight loss goals. For more information, contact Elizabeth Petruccione at 203-592-3007.
Naugatuck Savings Bank Gives Employees Awards for Outstanding Customer Service
Naugatuck Savings Bank (NSB) awarded their quarterly customer service commendation to Craig Wallace, Assistant VP, Infrastructure Operations. The SARF Award (Safety & Security, Accuracy, Responsiveness and Friendly, Personalized Service) is given every quarter to the employee who best represents the Bank's engrained culture of giving customers the service and dedication they deserve, every day. Craig has worked for NSB for 10 years, mentors at the Children's Community School in Waterbury, and resides in Marlborough. Photo - left to right - Sorrina Salvatore, Branch Manager; John Jahne, VP, CIO; Craig Wallace AVP, Infrastructure Operations; Deborah Wheelahan, EVP, COO.
Branagan Communications Consultants LLC Launches PR Campaigns for Waterbury "Legends":Fascia's Chocolates, O'Rourke & Birch Florist, The Grotto Restaurant
This spring, Branagan Communications Consultants (BCC) launched a regional eastern United States publicity campaign to announce Fascia's Chocolates' 50th anniversary and the purchase of their own building at 44 Chase River Road. In August, a campaign was launched to publicize the 90th anniversary of O'Rourke & Birch Florist Inc., 170 Freight Street, named an FTD Master Florist and creator of Vera Wang Wedding floral arrangements making them one of only eight designated florists in Connecticut. Virginia "Ginny" O'Rourke Cookson, owner of O'Rourke & Birch for 44 years, has been named the Waterbury Regional Chamber's 2013 Volunteer of the Year. BCC also launched a publicity campaign to announce the 75th anniversary of The Grotto Restaurant, 634 Watertown Avenue, which will host anniversary special events including a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. on September 11 and special dinner offerings and door prizes through September 14. To learn more about the awareness-building publicity placement services of BCC, visit www.branagancommunications.com or call 860-210-0149.
Naugatuck YMCA Welcomes New Executive Director and Hosts Future Events
Come and meet Susan Talbot, the new CEO of the Naugatuck YMCA at an Open House on Tuesday, September 17 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and while you're there, check out the programs being offered this fall. Light refreshments will be offered throughout the day. The Pre-Auction Gift dinner will be held on Wednesday, September 11 at Santos' Restaurant from 6:00-8:00 pm. A Fine Wine and Liquors will host a wine tasting prior to dinner. Guests are asked to bring an auction gift with a minimum $25 retail value. For further information contact Cathie Mauritz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Songs for a Cure - An evening of musical entertainment performed by local artists: Chuck Czajkowski, members of the Farmertan Band and the group A Will A Way on Wednesday, September 26 from 6:00-10:00pm. Light refreshments and cash bar available. Tickets ($20 donation per person) are available at the YMCA and Santos' Restaurant. Proceeds will go to Theresa's Battleship to help fight Pediatric Sarcoma in memory of Theresa Fitzpatrick.
Connecticut Community Foundation Gives Local Challenge
The Connecticut Community Foundation (CCF) is celebrating its 90th Anniversary by sponsoring GiveLocal 2013-- a 36-hour online giving challenge in mid-November to inspire people in our community to give generously to local nonprofit organizations that make our region a stronger, more vibrant community for all. Every gift will generate matching funds; participating organizations may also win cash prizes. CCF is seeking business partners that will contribute matching funds/prizes as an incentive for individual giving. Sponsors will be acknowledged as donors throughout the GiveLocal 2013 challenge. To find out more, contact Edwin Rodriguez at 203-753-1315 x 102 or email@example.com.
Traver IDC 75th Anniversary Celebration
Traver IDC invites Chamber members to their 75th Anniversary Celebration on October 9, from noon to 6 p.m. at 151 Homer Street in Waterbury, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2:30 for the new engineering and panel shop. Plant tours will run throughout the afternoon and will include informational tables highlighting products, services, and special offers available that day, including 75% off select items. This fourth generation business does "everything electrical". The company, founded in 1938 as a motor repair shop by Al Traver Sr., has since expanded to further specialize in electrical contracting, product sales, engineering services, and energy conservation projects, which all compliment its original department of motor repair. The business remains family owned and operated, with three generations currently working for the company. Check out their video at www.traveridc.com and for more information and to RSVP, contact Nancy Traver at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A celebration to benefit Quilts That Care, Inc. will be held Thursday, October 24, 5-8 pm at The Village at East Farms, 180 Scott Road, Waterbury. Come join The Village, Leever Cancer Center, American Cancer Society and many more for hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, live music, door prizes and quilt displays. For sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets email: QuiltsThatCare.Deb@Gmail.com
Upcoming Workshop with Victoria Ann Diaz, Life Balance Health Coach
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Tuesday, October 8, 7:00-8:00pm Write Yourself Free Meeting House, Westport - What's Eating You? The Food and Stress Connection That's Keeping Us Fat!
Explore how a more balanced lifestyle combined with healthier food choices can keep you energized, reduce stress and weight naturally, eliminate sugar cravings, help you get a more restful sleep, improve your love life, and reduce the risk of disease! Fee: $15 for early registration or $20 at the door. http://www.lifebalancehealthcoach.com/contact-victoria-ann