Gusto Trattoria has been named the
Regional Chamber Business of the Week
Indulge in authentic Italian cuisine at their charming location on 255 Boston Post Rd, Milford, CT. From classic pasta dishes to mouth watering pizzas, Gusto Trattoria has something for everyone!
Visit their website at for menu options and specials, or give them a call at 203-876-7464 to make a reservation.

Let's show our support for Gusto Trattoria as they continue to delight taste buds in our community!
Weekly wrap up with Simon
March 18 - 22
Join Simon each Tuesday for a weekly wrap up of what's happened across our Chamber family.
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Papa Dough's Ribbon Cutting

Come celebrate the opening of West Haven's newest gourmet pizza spot! 

Wednesday, March 27th
2:00 PM
845 Jones Hill Rd,
West Haven CT
Tyde at Walnut Beach Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Friday, April 5, 2024 5:00 PM
72 Broadway Milford CT

Come celebrate the Grand Opening of Tyde at Walnut Beach.
We will cut the ribbon at 5:00, followed by a celebration inside.
Food and drinks will be served.
Tyde at Walnut Beach
Wednesday, April 17th, 5 - 7 PM
72 Broadway Milford CT

Join us for Business After Hours as we celebrate the Grand Opening of Tyde at Walnut Beach!
Your ticket includes 2 Drink tickets, Entry into Raffle Prizes, and a great view.
Everyone who purchases their ticket online, will be entered into our special early bird raffle!
11:00 - Noon - Panel discussion with Q&A
Noon - Lunch is served
12:45- 3:00 - Educational Workshop to hone in on specific details of marketing plans that will be to your benefit
Tickets $15 Chamber Members Only

Marketing Your Business
Thursday, April 18th
11:00 AM

Our panel includes:
Bob Abbate, BAM Marketing
Dr. Yue (Christine) Liu SCSU School of Business, Professor of Marketing
 Alisa White, TrinityPoint Financial

Sponsored by:
Chimichurri Ribbon Cutting Grand Opening

Friday, April 19th,
4:00 PM
2 Schooner Ln., Milford

Come and experience the vibrant and authentic flavors of Argentina as we celebrate the grand opening of Chimichurri.

Fridays After Five are back!
This year's concerts are sponsored by Joe Tramuta, Minnella & Tramuta LLC, Attorney at Law, with support from On the Mark, Weichert Realtors.

Music Starts at 6PM
May 24th - Kathy Thompson Band
May 31st - Shakedown
June 7th - Remember September
June 14th - Steppin Danger
June 20th (Thursday) - Silver Steel band
June 28th - Rumrunners
2024 Chamber Trust Golf Classic Presented by Colonial Toyota

Monday, July 29th
8:00 AM thru 04:00 PM
This event sold out last year - Sign up early!

Our First Year at
Racebrook Country Club
246 Derby Ave
Orange, CT
This past Friday, the Chamber and the Network of Executive Women hosted our annual Women in Leadership Summit at Bin100

"Women Who Advocate for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion."
Thank you to our panelists
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz
Secretary of the State of CT Stephanie Thomas
Jennifer Paradis - Executive Director of Beth-El Center
Dr. Diane M. Ariza, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, SCSU
Moderator, Wanda Carlson of Carlson State Farm Insurance
2024 Chamber Trust Golf Classic Presented by Colonial Toyota sponsorships available
The Milford Chamber Trust is a charitable arm of the Milford Chamber of Commerce, dedicated to fostering educational and professional development within the community. The Trust is primarily funded through the annual golf tournament, sponsored by Robert Crabtree and his team at Colonial Toyota.
Multiple sponsorship levels available!

Your sponsorship not only promotes your business but also leaves a lasting impact on the lives of aspiring scholars in our community. Your support plays a pivotal role in empowering deserving students to pursue their academic goals.
To learn more, click the button or email Simon.

Let's come together to invest in the future of our community through education.

Scorp Zone Ribbon Cutting for their new larger new age superstore!
Located at
1602 Boston Post Road
Milford, CT

Hilton Garden Inn Grand
Re-Opening &
Ribbon Cutting was a blast!

Discover excellence in local accommodations at their beautifully refurbished hotel on 291 Old Gate Lane, Milford, CT.
Think of them for your next stay!

Congratulations to
Northeast Electronics Corp.
Join us in celebrating Northeast Electronics Corp., they are honored as a Legacy Member, marking 63 years with the Regional Chamber of Commerce!

Specializing in high reliability, precision glass-to-metal seals, visit them at or find them at 455 Bic Drive, Milford, CT.

Congratulations on this special milestone, Northeast Electronics Corp.!

Take 5 Oil Change savings!
1083 Orange Ave.,
West Haven, CT
Beginning Today
The Office of Military & Veteran Affairs at the University of New Haven cordially invites you to attend our 8th Annual Salute to Service Awards Ceremony

This event is open to students, staff, faculty, and families as we celebrate the accomplishments of our student veterans and thank those who go above and beyond to support these student veterans. This year's ceremony will honor and present four deserving individuals with an award for Outstanding Dedication and Commitment to the Student Veteran and Military Community at the University of New Haven as well as celebrate the accomplishments of our student veterans. In addition to our Salute to Service Awards we will also be inducting students into the SALUTE National Honor Society and we are honored to welcome Commissioner Ronald P. Welch as our guest speaker this year.

Thursday March 28th at 5:30
The Woodwinds
29 School Ground Road Branford, CT
Milford Kiwanis invites you to visit our Annual Easter Flower Sale
It's being held at The Milford Bank, 33 Broad St, on Easter Weekend
March 29th and 30th - 9am-5pm
March 31st - 9am -12 Noon.
Colorful flowering plants offered this year include Tulips, Lilies, Hyacinths, Hydrangeas, Mums, Azaleas, Daffodils, Tete-A-Tetes and hanging baskets of Pansies. They not only make wonderful Easter Holiday gifts for your loved ones, but these annual plants will bloom year after year and also add much color to your home and garden. Also be assured that the proceeds from your purchases will be used "Investing in Milford’s Children." 

Between the years of 2018 through 2022 Kiwanis has:
Donated $138,685.12 to these organizations/families/individuals: Adopt A Family, AED Defibrillators to local high schools, Beth El Shelter, Boys & Girls Club, Food-to-Kids, I Can Bike for Disabled Children, Heating Fuel/Electric Heat Through Milford Warm, Kiwanis Sponsored Key Clubs at Foran, Law, Platt Tech, Lauralton Hall Leadership/Convention/Community Service Programs, Baseball/Soccer Youth Sports Programs, Kids Count, Milford Prevention Opioid/Substance Abuse, Yale Children's Psychiatric Hospital, Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute, Milford Hospital Pediatric Ward, Scouts, Literacy, Rape Crisis, Bridges Mental Health, Platt Tech Robotics, Local HS Music Programs and more!
Awarded $84,500.00 in merit-based College Scholarships to eligible, worthy HS students from Foran, Law, Lauralton Hall and Platt Tech.
Milford Kiwanis, "Serving Milford Since 1950" , is part of a global organization network of like-minded community volunteers dedicated to make a difference by improving the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis partners with organizations whose missions mutually align to serve kids who need us most.
Downtown Milford Easter Eggstravaganza
Join the Downtown Milford Business Association for their annual Easter Eggstravaganza!
This fun-filled family event has a new feature this year, Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, a special ticketed event. Enjoy story-time, face-painting, vendors, music, children’s activities on the green and an Easter Egg Hunt through participating downtown shops: La Unique Boutique, Milford Photo, Milford Pharmacy, Scratch Bakery, Arciuolo’s, Keller Williams Realty, Lovet Shop, Frosty Twist, Sunshine Ceramic Studio and School of Rock!
Does your little one want to have breakfast with the Easter Bunny?
Then join us for our Breakfast with the Easter Bunny! The breakfast is a ticketed event ($25 per person) and you’ll enjoy Lasse’s catered pancake breakfast with sausage & beverages in the Taylor Memorial Library AND the Easter Bunny will have a special treat for your little one at the end of the breakfast. Seating is 8:30 am, 9:30 am & 10:30 am and tickets can be purchased on our website under event tickets. We hope you’ll join us this year, it’s sure to be eggcellent!

They Are Collecting:
Clothes, household Textiles, small household goods, small electronics, books & media and much more!
Please use bags for clothes and textiles and tightly packed boxes of small household goods. Separate books from household goods and media. All items must be clean and in saleable condition.
Clean your closets to benefit ArtsWest CT
Saturday April 6th, 9 AM-12 Noon
377 Main St West Haven, CT 06516
An eco-friendly, drive up fundraiser that will help you with Spring cleaning! Save it. Bag it. Bring it. Help us get the word out to meet our goal of $1,000 for this year's Make Music Day. When the big day comes, simply roll up to the municipal lot behind our offices (between Center & Main streets) and drop off your boxes and bags.
We'll be there loading up trucks and happy for volunteer help!
The Downtown Milford Business Assoc. Food Truck Festival

Come have some food and fun at the DMBA's Inaugural Food Truck Festival to kick off our Downtown Milford Farmers Market season! On Sunday, April 14th from 10-3, there will be a great lineup of over 10 food trucks, music, vendors, activities, plant sale, raffle and more! So mark your calendars and come on down to Wasson Field in Milford (70 W River Street)!

Friday, April 19
90 New Haven Avenue Milford, CT 

The goal of this breakfast is to educate landlords on the resources available when partnering with Beth-El Center and to assist us in investing $5000 to strengthening partnerships with landlords. The program will include story sharing on successful placements, learning the programs of Rapid Rehousing, Rapid Exit and Diversion services and collectively generating an action plan to best use a recent award to support landlords we partner with!

Milford Rotary Shred Event
Sunday, April 21, 2024 at 9 AM
440 New Haven Ave, Milford, CT

Join us between 9 AM and 12 PM on a mission to support our community. Bring your documents and electronic devices for secure disposal, and let's contribute to a great cause. Here are the details:
Dispose of your sensitive documents and electronic equipment securely.
Paper goods will be destroyed on-site.
Electronics will be transported to a specialized facility for safe destruction on the same day.
All proceeds from this fundraiser will go back into our community.
Enjoy our convenient drive-thru service. Just pop your trunk, and we'll handle the rest. If you'd like, you can even reclaim your containers afterward.
$5 for a bag of paper.
$10 for a bankers box.
$20 per electronic item (we'll accommodate bulk quantities of small items).
Help us protect your privacy while supporting your community!

32nd Auction!
Rotary Club of West Haven

The Rotary Club Foundation, Inc. 501(c)3 and The Rotary Club of West Haven are bringing back the Annual Benefit Auction which will be held on Saturday, April 27th at Cielo Ballroom. This is our Club’s major fundraiser and we count on our Rotarians, friends and members of the greater West Haven community to participate in this fun and festive event that supports programs like: Dictionaries for every third grader in West Haven, High School Students of the Month, Blind Veterans Luncheon, UN Day, Career Shadowing Day, Rotary Youth Leadership Conference, Amber Alert Project, ‘Operation Warm’ coat donations to WH grammar schools, Scholar-Athlete Awards, West Haven Adult Ed Scholarship, Rotaract (UNH) and Interact (Notre Dame & West Haven ) High School and Bailey Middle School Clubs.
Healing Through Music
A fundraiser for Epilepsy and SUDEP Awareness honoring Heather Lindsey's Memory

Event net proceeds will be divided between Heather's daughter Olivia's educational fund and the Epilepsy Foundation of CT Inc.
For questions regarding the event email:
Mark or Betsy
Thank you for your support. It is greatly appreciated!
The Milford Artisan Market will take place on Saturday and Sunday, May 11 and 12, 2024 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on the Milford Green at 168-176 Broad Street in downtown Milford, CT.
Over one hundred local artisans will be selling their handmade items including pottery, woodwork, jewelry, natural products, paintings and more. The event will also feature Mother’s Day photo opportunities, kids’ activities, a free yoga class, live music, food vendors and artist demonstrations. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by LeafFilter and Renewal by Andersen.

The event is organized by Artisan Events by Ally