Summer Workshops For Small Business Owners, Interested Participants

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Jul 162019

The Orange Chamber of Commerce shared this list of workshops for small business owners — none of them are in Orange.

Entrepreneurship in 3 Easy Steps!

This workshop series lays the groundwork for helping new and aspiring entrepreneurs launch a business idea and understand the steps to building a business that is credit ready. The information is laid out simply in three modules. Come to all three or attend the one that fits your needs. The three modules focus on:

  1. 7/12 – READY: Basics of Business Startup (Covers what you need to consider and prepare for in the early stages)
  2. 7/19 – SET: Essentials of becoming credit-ready (Where to get money; five C’s of Credit; how to prepare a business loan application)
  3. 7/26 – GO: How and where to find additional small business support and educational resources. (SBA District Office, SCORE, SBDC, Center for Women & Enterprise, Veteran’s Centers)

Place: New Britain Public Library, 20 High St. New Britain, CT 06051

Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm

Register: Aubrey Muscaro, (860) 224-3155 ext.155

Women’s Business Development Council hosts Community Coffee / Café con la Comunidad – July 23

WBDC invites you to coffee or tea and treats so we can share experiences, challenges, and explore ideas for how we might support organizations and businesses owned by the Latino community of Southeastern CT. As a community leader, your perspective is valuable and we want to understand where there are challenges and exciting opportunities for us to help with the free programs and tools we have available.

Comience el día con una dosis de cafeína y una multitud de grandes conexiones para aumentar el impacto que podemos tener juntos en nuestra comunidad!

WBDC te invita a un café o té y refrigerios para que podamos compartir experiencias, desafíos, y explorer ideas de como podemos ayudar y apoyar a los dueños de organizaciones y negocios de la comunidad Latina del Sureste de CT. Como líderes de la comunidad Hispana, su perspectiva es valiosa y queremos entender dónde hay desafios y oportundidades para poderle ayudar con los programas e instrumentos completamente gratuitos que podemos ofrecerle.  

Date: Tuesday, July 23

Time: 8:30am-10:00am

Place: WBDC, 300 State St. Ste., 419, New London, CT

RSVP: (860) 574-9246

Orange Chamber Announces October Events

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Oct 112018

The Orange Chamber of Commerce announced the following October events:


• Tuesday, Oct 16, 11:45 a.m., WOW – Women in Business lunch at TGI Fridays $12 includes lunch


• Tuesday, Oct. 23, 8-9 a.m. – “Morning Jolt” at Eli’s Orange

Bring your business cards and network! Meet new people! Expand your contacts!

FREE and OPEN to area business people!


• Thursday, Oct. 25, 7:30 a.m. – Orange Chamber Awards Breakfast, Grassy Hill Country Club, Orange

Dr. Henry Lee, Guest Speaker, $25 per person

Reservations and payment must be made in advance!

Call: 203-795-3328 or email: director@orangectchamber.com


• Tuesday, Oct. 30, 5-7 p.m. – “Octoberfest” After Hours at the MILFORD BANK!

$10 per person, reservations please!


Visit the Orange Chamber’s new Website today for all the latest business and community events and information. This will be your go to site for area goods and services.


E-mail Carol Smullen at director@orangectchamber.com or call 203-795-3328