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"How to Start & Run a Successful Non-Profit Organization," sponsored by R.B. Kent & Son Inc., SCORE counselor Bob Potter, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2–3:30 p.m., Zoom.

"Managing Your Business Finances with QuickBooks," Intuit ProAdvisor Elizabeth Santaus,Tuesday, March 2, 10-11:30 a.m. Zoom.

"Choosing the Right QuickBooks: The Basics of Setting Up Your QuickBooks Company," Elizabeth Santaus, Tuesday, March 9, 10-11:30 a.m., Zoom.

"Media in Motion," Ron Wertz, Digital Marketing Specialist at Miranda Creative, Thursday, March 18, noon–1:30 p.m., Zoom.

Contact for questions/info: Anne Driscoll,


The Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce presents Lunch & Learn Series during February from noon- 1 p.m Tuesdays and Thursdays. To register for the virtual event, visit or call (860) 887-1647/

The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT invites local professionals to lunchtime virtual networking with the Chamber on Tuesday, Feb. 23, noon-1 p.m. To register or learn more, visit or call 860-701-9113.

Young Professionals of Eastern CT will host a Virtual YPsocial with Chapter One Food & Drink on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 6-7 p.m. Young professionals network and connect while enjoying a cooking demonstration by Chapter One Executive Chef Tony Swift. Participants may cook along or stop into Chapter One for a dine in or take out special. YPECT is a program of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT. To register or learn more, visit or call 860-701-9113.


Harbor Freight Tools will open its new store in Norwich on Saturday, March 6 at 8 a.m. The Norwich store, located at 381 W Main St., is the 11th Harbor Freight Tools store in Connecticut. The 16,000-square-foot store brings approximately 25-30 new jobs to the community. As a designated essential service, the store will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. It will resume its regular hours of 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday after the COVID-19 crisis has passed. The store will stock a full selection of tools and equipment in categories including automotive, air and power tools, storage, outdoor power equipment, generators, welding supplies, shop equipment and hand tools.

The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT celebrates the grand opening of The Tin Peddler, 230 Norwich Westerly Road, North Stonington, on Feb. 26-28. The Tin Peddler Kitchen and Pantry offers locally sourced produce, meats, dry goods, and grocery in addition to a menu of hand-crafted soups, salads, sandwiches, and meals. Visit or call 860-701-9113 to learn more.


Young Professionals are invited to subscribe to the free YP newsletter at for networking events, news, community events, and volunteer opportunities tailored to local professionals in their 20s and 30s. The newsletter is part of the Young Professionals of Eastern CT, a program of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT. To learn more, subscribe, or see upcoming events, visit


The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT welcomes its newest member: DWP Events. Visit to discover a full Chamber member directory.


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