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The Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce will present Business After Hours at The Spa at Norwich Inn, 607 W. Thames St. on Thursday, June 17 from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Members, $15; non-members, $20. RSVP at 860-887-1647 or

The Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce will host its Legislative Breakfast on Tuesday, June 22 at the Holiday Inn, Norwich from 7–9 a.m.  Breakfast brought to you by GNACC Legislative Affairs Committee and the Holiday Inn. Members, $15; non-members, $20. RSVP at 860-887-1647 or

The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT will host an in-person Business After Hours on Wednesday, June 16, 5-7 pm at Hygienic Art Park, 81 Bank St., New London. The outdoor, socially responsible networking event features hors d'oeuvres, soft drinks, beer, and wine as well as door prizes. Cost $15 members, $25 nonmembers. Register at or 860-701-9113.


The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT celebrates the grand opening of Creative Konnection, 243 Bank St., New London with a ribbon cutting on Friday, June 18, 4-6 p.m. Live music by Ethan Cash and refreshments, merchandise, prizes and giveaways. Learn more at or 860-701-9113.

The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT celebrates the grand opening of CENTURY 21 Shutters and Sails' new office, 41 East Main St., Mystic, with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, June 24, 4-6 p.m. Fishers Island Oysters, Brat Diggity Dawgz, live music, and drinks by Cask & Keg. Hosted by CENTURY 21 Shutters & Sails and Movement Mortgage. Learn more at or 860-701-9113.

The Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce will host the Chelsea Groton Westside Brand Ribbon Cutting event on Wednesday, June 30 from 8–9 a.m. at 444 West Main St. There is no cost to attend and no need to RSVP. For more information, visit or call (860) 887-1647.


The Eastern Connecticut Association of Realtors held its annual awards banquet at Great Neck Country Club in Waterford on Wednesday. Greg Hanner of Garden Realty in Waterford, who as immediate past president of ECAR helped members navigate the CARES Act and organized food drives, was named Realtor of the Year. Current ECAR President Bonnie Nault, of William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty in Old Lyme, is ECAR's nominee for the Connecticut REALTORS State Realtor of the Year Award. Chelsea Laukaitis of Navy Federal Credit Union was named Affiliate of the Year, Heather Ash-Spadola of RE/MAX Home Team of Killingly was named Rookie of the Year, and Molly Bruno of eXp Realty in Norwich was named Young Professional of the Year, an award she also won in 2018.


The Jonnycake Center of Westerly has been selected as a beneficiary of the Stop & Shop "Bloomin' 4 Good" program for the month of June. The Jonnycake Center's Food Pantry will receive a $1 donation for every $9.99 Bloomin' 4 Good bouquet purchased at the Stop & Shop at 91 Voluntown Road, Pawcatuck. For more information, go to and


The Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce has welcomed new members Reagan Homes, FCP Live-In Care and Mystic Paint and Decorating. For information on joining call Morgan Yandow, Membership Manager, at (860) 572-9578, email at or visit GMCC in person at 22 East Main St.

The Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes their newest members Waterford Country School; Niantic Children's Museum; Heavitree of Griswold B&B; Aging and Disability Services, Bureau of Education, Windsor; Fat Cat Grill & Bar, Norwich; FWRD Content, Norwich; Comfort Suites, Norwich; Norwich Coin & Jewelry; Wicked Tulips Flower Farm, Preston; Capik Creative Design Studio; Rediscovering History, Inc.; Sacred Heart University, Griswold Campus; and WDW Getaways, Norwich. Fo more information on joining call  Angela Adams at (860) 887-1647 or visit

The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT welcomes its newest members: CorrTech, Inc.; CTrides, CTDOT; Pedego Electric Bikes; Suntastic Solutions. Visit to discover a full Chamber member directory.

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