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Heidi Rivera, long-time Assistant Spa Director for The Norwich Spa at Foxwoods, has been named Spa Director for The Norwich Spa & Salon at Graduate Providence. All three spas are owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. Rivera began her career in the mid-'90s as the Lead Nail Professional at the then Grand Salon at Foxwoods. Rivera's career took her to GSPA at Foxwoods in 2008 as Salon Manager until she found her way to The Norwich Spa at Foxwoods in 2017 as Assistant Spa Director. The Norwich Spa at Graduate Providence is open seven days, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit for more information.


The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT will host a Business After Hours at Waterford Country School, 78 Hunts Brook Road, Quaker Hill, on Sept. 22, 5-7 p.m. Tours of the farm will be offered. Members $15, nonmembers $25, additional $5 for registrations on or after Sept. 20. Visit or call 860-701-9113 to register.

The Coastal Chapter of Business Network International will hold its visitors' day on Sept. 28 via Zoom. Visit for more information.

Chelsea Groton Bank is hosting a career fair for candidates interested in pursuing a career in banking on Monday, Sept. 20 from 3–6 p.m. at the bank's Norwich-Westside Branch, 444 West Main St., Norwich. For more information, visit



"The Three-Page Business Plan," SCORE mentor Eric Munro, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2–3:30 p.m., Zoom.

"Getting Your Non-Profit Organization Organized," Wednesday, Sept. 29, 10-11:30 a.m., Zoom.

"Managing Your Business Finances with QuickBooks," Intuit ProAdvisor Elizabeth Santaus, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2-3:30 p.m., Zoom.

For more information, contact Anne Driscoll at


The Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce Healthy Living Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m.-2p.m. at Dodd Stadium. This free events will feature healthcare screenings, interactive demonstrations, public safety and kids section, face painting, vendors, Amber Alert and crafters. For information email Angela Adams at or visit or call at (860) 887-1647.

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