Joint Chambers’ Women’s Leadership Conference A Success

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Apr 042019

Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz opened the Annual Women’s Leadership Conference on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at the West Haven Italian American Club, West Haven. This event was sponsored by W.O.W., West Haven & Orange Women in Business, a joint committee of the West Haven and Orange Chambers of Commerce.

This year, 200 area women and high school students were able to hear local business women sharing their stories of conviction, commitment, and courage. The speakers included: Jennifer Heath, President & CEO, United Way of Greater New Haven; Monique Bolt, Director of Events, Undergraduate Admissions, University of New Haven; and Sara Longobardi, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking, People’s United Bank.

The proceeds from the conference benefit the Women in Business Scholarship program for female, college-bound, high school seniors from Amity High and West Haven High Schools.

Scholarships were presented to Jenna Nicole Acanfora, and Taylor Joy Gourdier, both from Amity High School. Jenna will be attending the University of Rhode Island where her interests lie with a career in Business. Taylor will be going to the University of Connecticut, she is interested in pursuing a career combining business and social action. Two students from West Haven High also received scholarships.

Major sponsors contributing to the success of this event include TD Bank, Yale University, University of New Haven, The Milford Bank and the West Haven Voice.

Nearby DMV Express Offers Limited, But Convenient Services

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May 252018

The Orange Chamber of Commerce released the following information that may be useful to town residents. 

The West Haven Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the city of West Haven and the CT DMV is operating the new DMV Express at the West Haven City Hall, 355 Main St, West Haven, on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

It’s a quick and easy place to renew your CT license or ID, replace a lost CT license or ID, make an address change or name change, and to get a verified license for domestic travel.

The new office offers easy access and ample parking

The phone number is 203-933-1500. 

E-mail westhavenchamber.com/DMV