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Lawyer Kyle J. Zrenda of Amman Shapiro was sworn in as a member of the Mohegan Gaming Disputes Court Bar on August 11. Zrenda was also admitted to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court. For more information, visit


SCORE webinar, “Advertising and Measuring the Impact of LinkedIn,” sponsored by Essex Savings Bank; the presenter is the brand manager Meghan Crawford by Miranda Creative; Wednesday Sept. 15, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Zoom. For more information, contact Anne Driscoll at [email protected]


The Eastern CT Chamber of Commerce will organize a Business After Hours and YPSocial in Monza Karting, Foxwoods Resort Casino August 25 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bring school supplies to donate. $ 15 for members, $ 25 for non-members. Register at or at 860-701-9113.

The Greater Norwich Region Chamber of Commerce will host Business After Hours, co-organized by Kleemann and Rose City BNI Service Center, Thursday August 19 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm The event takes place at the Kleemann Service Center, 401 N. Main Street, Norwich. GNACC members $ 15 and non-members $ 20. RSVP at 860-887-1647 or

The Greater Norwich Region Chamber of Commerce will host a BizBlender networking event sponsored by Premier 82 Tuesday, September 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 181 West Town St., Norwich. GNACC members $ 10 and non-members $ 15. Lunch included. RSVP at 860-887-1647 or

The Eastern CT Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Breakfast and Mini-Expo: The Business of Cannabis on September 8 from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Holiday Inn, 10 Laura Blvd., Norwich, sponsored by Triton Technologies and Curaleaf. Guest speakers will include Michelle Seagull, Commissioner, State Department of Consumer Protection; Kurt Smith, Business Line Director, Fuss & O’Neill, Inc .; and Kyle Zrenda, lawyer, Suisman Shapiro. To attend or display, visit or 860-701-9113.


The Greater Norwich Region Chamber of Commerce The BAB Open Day will take place at Chelsea Groton Westside branch Thursday, August 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at 444 West Main St., Norwich. To register, visit or call (860) 887-1647.


Greater Norwich Region Chamber of Commerce Healthy Living Festival will take place on Saturday, September 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dodd Stadium. These free events will include healthcare screenings, interactive demonstrations, a section on public safety and children, face painting, vendors, Amber Alert and artisans. Applications are accepted for vendors, farmers, businesses / organizations. For more information, email Angela Adams at [email protected] or visit or call (860) 887-1647.


Chelsea Groton Bank was the primary lender for the Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in the region. The Bank approved 1,027 loans totaling over $ 116 million. Additionally, Chelsea Groton has developed its own small business relief loans. For more information, visit


The Eastern CT Chamber of Commerce welcomes its new members: Wild Briars Family Farm, North Stonington; The Cow Bell Trading Post, Preston; Creative Services, Inc., Mansfield, Massachusetts; and DGT Associates, Inc., Preston. Visit for a complete directory of Chamber members.

The GNACC welcomes its new members: Rustic Streets, LLC; Riders Insurance Agency / Farmers Insurance, Norwich; Eastern Regional Tourist District; Development of blue water; Fan-assisted dental care, Norwich; Haj Wellness, llc, James Hodge; Patrice and associates, Taftville; and Waters website developer, Norwich. For more information, contact Angela Adams at (860) 887-1647 or visit

The coastal chapter of BNI in Waterford welcomes its new members: Cara Joseph, from Caramia Bien-être, and Michael Whitehouse, from The Guy Who Knows A Guy. Visit to view the complete membership directory. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 7.15am via Zoom.

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