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Chamber Hosts Insurance Informational Meeting At Raymour and Flanigan

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Nov 072018

The Orange Chamber of Commerce has another informational meeting planned for Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 8 a.m.

This early morning chamber event will take place at Raymour and Flanigan, 538 Boston Post Road, Orange.

Learn What Is New In The Marketplace for 2019. Finding Affordable Health Insurance for the Small Employer and Independent Business Owner.

Learn some strategies for negotiating the insurance maze for both the employer and the employee. It’s time to change our approach to how employers provide benefits and adjust expectations on benefits delivery. In other words – Something’s Gotta Give!

Trish Pearson of Trish Pearson Insurance Services will discuss options for both small group and individual plans on and off the Health Exchange.

To make your reservation: e-mail director@orangectchamber.com.

Orange Chamber Has Many Exciting Events In September

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Aug 282018

The Orange Chamber of Commerce announced the following events planned for the month of September.

Thursday, Sept. 6 — WOW Women in Business Night Out at Consignment Originals, 320 Boston Post Road from 5-8 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 7 — OEDC Golf Tournament at Orange Hills Country Club. 11 a.m. registration with a Shot Gun Start at noon. Call 203-891-1045 for information.

Tuesday, Sept. 25 — Morning Jolt! Coffee and Conversation. at Eli’s Restaurant in Orange from 8-9 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 25 — WOW Women in Business Lunch at Her Soul, 93 Campbell Avel at 11:45 a.m. Cost is $12 per person.

Thursday, Sept. 27, Chamber Night at the Farmer’s Market, Orange Fairgrounds Pavilion from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. Wine and cheese, discounts from some of the vendors and raffle prizes.

For information and reservations, e-mail director@orangectchamber.com. 

Oxen in Orange – Stampede 2019

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Aug 142018

An example of a painted Ox Figure (from the internet)

The Orange Chamber of Commerce and the Orange Economic Development Corporation are partnering to transform the Town of Orange into a destination for tourists, shoppers, and the general public during the summer of 2019. We are asking you to join us and other town businesses to help lead the charge.

Life-size painted acrylic Oxen will be placed along the Boston Post Road and select major streets in Orange. We are now in the planning stage, identifying businesses who want to purchase and place a painted Ox in front of their company.

The cost of the Ox is $2,000. The order will be placed November 1, 2018, for delivery by April 15, 2019. The Oxen will be primed and ready for businesses to design and paint using local artists or company personnel. Stampede 2019 begins the end of June and runs through September.

Sign up for this public art display today, bring visitors to our community, create a climate for growth, and have a lasting economic impact! Lead The Stampede in 2019!

For information call Carol Smullen, Orange Chamber of Commerce, 203-795-3328 or Annemarie Sliby, Orange Economic Development, 203-891-1045.


Don’t Forget, The Orange Business and Community Expo Is On Wednesday, June 6

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Jun 062018

The 16th Annual Orange Business and Community Expo will take place on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road, Orange. The event is free and open to the public.

Registration in advance is appreciated, but walk-ins are welcome.  Each attendee will receive a visitor’s badge, welcome bag, and event program. 

To register, call 203-891-1045 or register online at www.orangeedc.com/events_activities.

Business owners, their employees, and local residents can look forward to networking, product demonstrations, activities, raffles, and food trucks.  Check our website for more information and our full vendor list at www.orangeedc.com/events_activities.

As a separate event in addition to the Expo, a One-on-One Speed Networking event is taking place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. prior to Expo opening.  This will be a fun and effective way to make connections.  Rob Thomas (ROBTHOMASCT), professional networking coach, will be the moderator.  Seating is limited and registration is required.  Cost is $15 per person and includes goodie bag, refreshments and raffle entry.

Following the Expo, the Orange Chamber of Commerce together with Eli’s Restaurant will host a Business After Hours event under the Pavilion at High Plains Community Center. See the Orange Chamber booth for details.

Many thanks to our sponsors: Gold: Cohen and Wolf, NORTHEAST Electronics Corporation, Orange Economic Development Commission, Taylor Rental/Party Plus and The Shops at Yale; Bronze: Connex Credit Union, Statefarm Insurance, ShopRite, All American Waste, Subway; Pewter: The Eagle Leasing Company and Hurwitz, Sagarin, Slossberg and Knuff. Event Bags: Colonial Properties.

For more information, call the Orange Economic Development Corporation at 203-891-1045 or visit the website at OrangeEDC.com/events_acivities.

Spring Back to Health and Networking Event  

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Mar 302015

fitness-centerThe Orange Chamber of Commerce will host a Spring Back to Health and Networking Event at ASD Fitness, Tuesday March 31 from 6-8pm.

Meet with local businesses for everything you need to get you and your family health/wellness information.

$15 for non members.

For more info: orangectchamber.com or call Anna at 203.795.3328

Spring Back To Health Crawl Features 8 Local Businesses

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Feb 202014

orange chamberThe Orange Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Spring Back to Health Crawl” on Saturday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The public is invited to take part in this free event, which features 8 local businesses showcasing different health/wellness demonstrations.

Participants can stop at each business and get their “passport” stamped.  Anyone who goes to all 8 locations will be entered to win one of 8 prizes donated by each business.

“The Chamber is very excited about this event,” said Dr. David Durso, Co-Chairperson of the Health and Wellness Committee. “It’s a chance to get the public involved and for businesses to spread awareness about health and wellness.”

The participating businesses are: Advanced Spine and Sport, Aleez Salon and Spa, Anytime Fitness, Chefs Equipment Emporium, Hawley Lane Shoes, Orange Music School, and Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center and Raymour & Flanigan Furniture.  Passports may be picked up the day of event at any of the participating businesses.

Take advantage of the following free services the day of event. Free Posture Screenings, Skin/Hair Analysis, Hydromassage, Farm to Table and Juicing Demos, Foot Scan Analysis, Kids Instrument Demos, Balance Screen/ Fall Risk Analysis, and 15% off  all mattresses.

Dr. Katz Will Be Featured Speaker At Spring Breakfast

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Apr 032013

Dr. David Katz

Dr. David Katz

The Orange Chamber’s Women’s Leadership Network welcomes Dr. David Katz, MPH, FACPM, FACP, founding director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center as the featured speaker at its Spring Breakfast at the Race Brook Country Club, 246 Derby Avenue, on Wednesday, April 24 at 7:30 a.m.

“Good Health is Good Business” is the focus of this event for area business women. Jocelyn Maminta, Emmy Award-nominated medical reporter for WTNH News 8 will be the Mistress of Ceremonies.

Kelly Connors, MPH of KC Healthcare Communications also will speak on healthcare and wellness.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by breakfast and the program.

Please sign up in advance by calling the Chamber at 203-795-3328, or email: carol@orangectchamber.com. The fee is $25.00 per person