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The Eastern CT Chamber of Commerce will organize a Business After Hours at Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, Oct. 20, 5 to 7 p.m. Enjoy the Wee Fairy Village exhibit on the museum grounds. Hors d’oeuvres, drinks and door prizes. Chamber members $ 15, non-members $ 25 before October 18, additional $ 5 after. Register on or 860-701-9113.

Chelsea Groton Bank is hosting a career fair for applicants interested in pursuing a career in banking on Wednesday, October 13 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the bank’s branch in New London, One Montauk Avenue, New London. Members of the Bank team will meet and interview candidates for digital and branch customer service positions, as well as the rotational internship program. Full-time, part-time and parenting hours are available. For more information visit


Chelsea Groton Bank, in partnership with Greater Norwich Region Chamber of Commerce and Norwich Community Development Corporation, will host a Small Business Bootcamp series starting October 5. Tuesday’s events will take place at noon at CGB, 444 West Main St., or via Zoom. Thursday evenings will be at 6 p.m. at Foundry 66, 66 Franklin St. or via Zoom. For more information visit


“Getting started with Google My Business”, sponsored by Essex Savings Bank, Greg boyd, Director of Digital Marketing Services at Miranda Creative, Wednesday, October 6, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Zoom.

“Manage Your Business Finances with QuickBooks”, Intuit ProAdvisor Elizabeth santaus, Wednesday, October 13, 2:30 p.m., Zoom.

“The Basics of Starting Your Business”, Session 1: “What’s the Big Idea? », Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank, Tuesday October 26, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., Zoom.

For more information, contact Anne Driscoll at [email protected].

The cultural coalition will present a “Grantmakers Forum: Arts & Culture Insights & Information” on Tuesday, October 5 from 10am to 11:30 am via Zoom. Free with compulsory prior registration at Speakers are: Jennifer O’Brien, Community Foundation of Eastern CT; Michael Rauh, Chelsea Groton Foundation; Nancy Bulkeley, Dominion Foundation; Elizabeth Shapiro, Connecticut Bureau of the Arts; and Scott Wands, Connecticut Humanities.


Chelsea Groton Bank provides free secure document shredding services on Saturday, October 2, 9 am to noon at the Sprague Public Library, 76 Main Street, Baltic; and Saturday, October 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mystic & Noank Library, 40 Library St., Mystic. Open to members and non-members. Chelsea Groton will also collect non-perishable food items for Gemma E. Moran United Way / Labor Food Bank. To learn more, visit


The Eastern CT Chamber of Commerce will join UCFS Healthcare and Waterford Public Schools in the inauguration of their School Health Centers at Clark Lane Middle School on October 12 from 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.


The Eastern CT Chamber of Commerce welcomes its new members: No other book like this in Groton; organic food truck 87; Our grocery store and more in Groton; and The Meadows at Stoneton. Visit to find a complete directory of Chamber members.

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