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Mark Light has joined Jewett City Savings Bank as Vice President, Senior Commercial Loan Officer. A resident of Coventry, Light has worked as Vice President, Relationship Manager at Centreville Bank and for the Savings Institute Bank & Trust Company. For more information, visit


SCORE is holding a "Marketing Your Business with Email" workshop by LinkedIn expert Susan Catalano and digital marketing expert Robert Clark, Wednesday, Nov. 17, noon to 1:30 p.m. on Zoom. For more information contact Anne Driscoll at


Norwich Community Development Corporation presents Cannabis Conversations: Starting Your Business in Norwich, Nov. 19 at 4 p.m.  at Foundry 66. Registration is required at

Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut's Business After Hours, hosted by Thames Valley Council for Community Action, will be held at Secor Subaru in New London on Nov. 18 from 5-7 p.m. Every car purchased this season benefits TVCCA's "Meals on Wheels." For more information, visit

The Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours, presented by Taquerio, on Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 5-6:30 p.m. The event is $10 for members and $25 for non-members. Admission will include a drink ticket and light hors d'oeuvres. Tickets can be purchased at or at the door.


The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT Foundation Holiday Gala will be held  Dec. 10 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Mohegan Sun. Tickets are available at or by calling 860-701-9113 to learn more.


Stephen Coan, CEO and President of Mystic Aquarium, and Stephan Ambrosch, owner of Deviant Donuts and Mangos Wood Fired Pizza, will be honored by Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce with the 2020 Joyce Resnikoff Tourism Award. The event will be Dec. 2, 5-8:30 p.m. at the Velvet Mill in Stonington Borough.

This year's GMCC's Annual Party of 12 event will also feature the first ever 15 Over 50 Ballast Awards, acknowledging those business icons over 50 years of age. The Ballast Awards will be presented to Mystic businesses representing all categories.


Holmgren Subaru in Franklin has been selected by Subaru America as part of the Share The Love campaign. Over the last 13 years, Subaru has donated $170 million+ to charity. From Nov. 18 to Jan. 2, Subaru will donate $250 for every new vehicle purchased or leased. Holmgren Subaru is located at 3 New Park Ave., North Franklin. For more information, call (888) 710-3132 or visit

The Westerly Community Credit Union will be collecting donations of new, unwrapped toys and selling $1 paper medallions through Nov. 30 to benefit the Minis Making A Difference charity. Donated toys will be accepted during regular business hours at all 4 WCCU branches in Westerly, Richmond and Wakefield. All toys and donations will benefit the following charities: Jonnycake Center of Westerly, Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, and Central Baptist Church of Westerly. Visit

The Jonnycake Center of Westerly has been selected as the beneficiary of the Pawcatuck Stop & Shop's "Bloomin' 4 Good" program for the month of November 2021. For every specially marked $10.99 bouquet sold at the Pawcatuck location (marked with a red circle sticker), the Jonnycake Center of Westerly's Food Pantry and Social Services office will receive a $1 donation.

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