Debbie Siena, Loan Depot has been named the
Regional Chamber Business of the Week
Congratulations to Debbie Siena for her outstanding dedication and service in the mortgage industry providing expert mortgage solutions tailored to your needs. Their dedication to serving our community exemplifies the values we cherish in our Regional Chamber members.
Debbie provides top-notch mortgage services at 2 Broad St, Milford, CT 06460. Reach out to her at 203-996-6913.

Weekly wrap up with Simon
Ending April 5
Join Simon each Tuesday for a weekly wrap up of what's happened across our Chamber family.
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TOMORROW at Tyde at Walnut Beach
Wednesday, April 17th, 5 - 7 PM
72 Broadway Milford CT
*Purchase your tickets ahead on the link below to be entered into a exclusive raffle open just to pre-registered ticket sales *

Join us for Business After Hours as we celebrate the Grand Opening of Tyde at Walnut Beach!
Your ticket includes 2 Drink tickets, Entry for Raffle Prizes, and a fabulous 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
Lunch is provided by Small American Kitchen
Tickets $15 Chamber Members Only
This week- 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.

Remarks and Ribbon Cutting will take place from 4:15 - 4:45, followed by a reception.
AFC Urgent Care Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, April 23rd
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: 354 Saw Mill Rd., West Haven

Locally owned and operated, AFC West Haven offers urgent care, occupational medicine, and other non-emergency health care services. Experience their high-tech, high-touch approach, featuring digital x-rays, state-of-the-art diagnostics, and electronic medical records.

HyperFit MD
New location Ribbon Cutting Grand Opening

Join us for a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, April 25th at 11 AM to celebrate the relocation of HyperFit MD, A Preventative Age Management Center!
HyperFit MD has moved to their new location at 2080 Bridgeport Ave to accommodate their growing practice.

Don't miss out on this exciting event! Open to the public!
Dr. Charles Guglin and Francesca Guglin are excited to celebrate this milestone with you!
urSwim Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, April 25th at 3PM
Connecticut Post Mall,
inside L.A. Fitness

Dive into the celebration as we mark the grand opening of UR Swim's latest location. Explore their offerings and discover a world of aquatic fitness and fun!

2024 Summer Health & Wellness Fair
We're seeking vendors interested in participating in the 2024 Summer Health & Wellness Fair at Old Grove Park in West Haven

All applications will be carefully reviewed and approved by the Health and Wellness Committee.
Due to space limitations, there will be a cap on the number of vendors in each field, so submit your application early!
Applications must be received by Monday, May 20th.
Each vendor will be provided with a 10 x 10 space. Don't forget to bring your tent, tables, and chairs for your setup.
Contact Phyllis Mullins for more information and to receive the application link.
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

Congratulations to Precise Construction Services on their
Ribbon Cutting

185 Research Dr. Unit 3, Milford, CT

Guests enjoyed our non-profit seminar- Organize your Organization last week!

Thank you to our panelists-
Jen Fiorillo - CEO & President Bridges Healthcare
Allie Levene - Levene Legal 
Richard Popilowski Chief Development Officer at Beth El Center

Thank you to B's Twisted Eats for providing lunch for this event.

Thanks to The M.A.C for hosting us
Did you miss last weeks EPIC Pizza Party?
Are you a young professional?

Thank you to 8 Thousand Pizza for hosting our April EPIC meeting and providing pizza!

email Simon for more information on how to join Emerging Young Professionals in the Community!
2024 Chamber Trust Golf Classic Presented by Colonial Toyota

Help us support our college bound local youth
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.
How to support the scholarshop fund!

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.
Donate prizes, services, gift certificates or other items for our Tournament Raffle. Procedes from the raffle go to funding the trust.
To learn more, click the button or email Simon.

Let's come together to invest in the future of our community through education.
We are happy to recognize and celebrate Berchem Moses PC for their 56 years of membership with the Regional Chamber of Commerce!
Berchem Moses PC has been an integral part of our community, providing exceptional legal services and contributing to the growth and success of businesses and individuals alike.
Conveniently located at 75 Broad St, Milford, CT  
Here's to many more years of collaboration and success together!
Milford & West Haven
Bulk Pickup details
Welcome to The Bohemian High
420 Festival
This is a FREE MUSIC event to help bring the community together!
Bring a lawn chair and a cooler and hang out a while.
Visit Hair of the Dog for some food and libations
Remember September 6-8
The Brotherhood 330-530
Acoustic Dudes 12 - 130
Dye By Deezy LLC
The Crafty Artisan
Fairy and the Wizard
Cottage Cove
Canna Cutie Crafts
Dave Tripp, pins and jewelry

Tuesday, April 20th
12:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Bohemian High
156 Bridgeport Ave
Milford, CT
For More Info:
Richard Krouch

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!

Men Who Cook is back!

TEAM’s 16th Annual Men Who Cook fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2024. We had the most successful year EVER last year, raising close to $80,000 for our programs, and we are working towards another record year!
We hope you will be able to join us for an evening of culinary creations from over 30 teams of volunteer chefs in our community, along with drinks, dancing and raffles.
TEAM’s Men Who Cook fundraiser is essential to keep programs such as Meals on Wheels, housing and food support programs, income tax assistance, home heating help, the regional diaper bank, medical transportation for older adults, and so many more running and able to meet the needs of all who are in need of a little help. With more people than ever turning to TEAM in the most difficult of circumstances, we hope you will stand alongside us as we aim to ensure all who turn to us have the support and resources they need. And by attending Men Who Cook, you will be a part of making a meaningful difference in the lives of over 17,000 individuals and families who turn to TEAM each year.
How does Milford Micro work?
Instead of buses on fixed routes, Milford Micro passenger vans and vehicles operate on-demand in a designated zone to connect you to where you want to go…when you want to go. When you order a ride, the program will look to match you with a vehicle headed in your direction – it’s as simple as that!
Milford Micro
The newest way to get around
Starting April 8th, 2024
What Is Milford Micro?
Milford Micro is an innovative, accessible, on-demand ride service. This exciting service is available to anyone wanting to get to work, go to restaurants, and more! Funded by the Connecticut Department of Transportation and the Milford Transit District, the program uses accessible vans and sedans to bring people all over Milford. This program utilizes fully vetted and trained drivers and is operated by a local company, M7.

Milford Environmental Concerns Coalition (ECC) to host Earth Day Celebration at the Milford Public Library & Fowler Pavilion
The Milford Environmental Concerns Coalition (ECC) will host an Earth Day 2024 celebration on Saturday, April 20 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Milford Public Library and Fowler Pavilion.
This family-oriented event is free to the public, and will feature numerous how-to exhibits including recycling, composting, and nature. There will also be numerous activities for children including The Therapy Mini horses! Learn about foraging for wild, natural, organic food from The 3 Foragers in the Library program room from 11:00 AM -1:00 PM plus many more events throughout the day. Therapy Mini Horses will be on site all day.
The ECC welcomes nonprofit environmental groups, musicians, artists, educators, civic organizations, and businesses to set up a table. No fee is required to participate, but each group must supply and set up its own table. Organizers are encouraging groups that will feature activities and/or displays to inform and engage the public on environmental issues. To reserve space, go to and complete the online exhibitor application.
According to ECC Chairperson Ann Berman, a number of environmental groups and agencies have already signed on, including the UCONN Extension Gardeners, Alice’s Re-loved Workshop, the Milford Arts Council, the CT Audubon Society Coastal Center at Milford Point and NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – Milford Lab) the Milford Garden Club, plus many more!
Contact: Peggy Kearney

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!

Pantochino Productions Inc presents
“The Executioner’s Wife”
April 26-May 12 

At Milford Arts Council, the MAC, 40 Railroad Avenue, Downtown Milford

Heads will roll…with laughter!
Set in medieval times, “The Executioner’s Wife” is a musical
‘sitcom’ following an executioner and his scheming wife in her quest for popularity and acceptance. Part Mel Brooks, part I Love Lucy, part Monty Python—it’s laugh-out-loud fun. (For Adult and teen audiences).
Cabaret Seating! Bring your own food and drink to enjoy during the show! Recommended for audiences 13 and up.
All seats $30.00 - Click Below!
The Ward-Heitmann House plant sale

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!
Downtown Milford Spring Festival

The Downtown Milford Business Association is excited to bring you a new Spring Festival on the Milford Green on Saturday, May 4th from 10am-3pm! Join us for an old fashioned spring fair with a plant sale, used book sale, raffle, lots of vendors, and fun activities for the kids. And of course, our local downtown businesses are ready to welcome you and the good weather! (Raindate: May 5)
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
Juneteenth Fundraiser
Please help defray the costs associated with the Juneteenth Celebration on June 15, 2024 10am-3pm on the historic Milford Green. 

May 16th 5:30-8:30

Prom Reboot
A night To Remember

Two for one tickets while supplies last! 

Prom Reboot: Adults Only