The Day – Enterprise Briefs



“How to Start and Run a Successful Nonprofit Organization,” sponsored by RB Kent & Son Inc., SCORE consultant Bob Potter, Wednesday, February 24, 2–3: 30 pm, zoom.

“Manage Your Business Finances with QuickBooks” Intuit ProAdvisor Elizabeth Santaus, Tuesday, March 2nd, 10-11: 30 a.m. Zoom.

“Choosing the Right QuickBooks: The Basics of Setting Up Your QuickBooks Business” Elizabeth Santaus, Tuesday, March 9, 10-11: 30 a.m., zoom.

“Media in Motion” Ron Wertz, Digital Marketing Specialist at Miranda Creative, Thursday, March 18, 12: 00-1: 30 p.m., Zoom.

Contact for questions / information: Anne Driscoll, [email protected].


The Greater Norwich Chamber of Commerce presents the Lunch & Learn series in February from 12 noon to 1 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. To register for the virtual event, visit or call (860) 887-1647 /.

Eastern CT Chamber of Commerce invites local experts on Tuesday, February 23, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., to network with the Chamber at lunchtime. To register or to learn more, visit or call 860-701-9113.

Young professionals from Eastern CT will host a virtual YPsocial with Chapter One Eating & Drinking Tuesday, February 23, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Young professionals network and connect while enjoying a Chapter One Executive Chef cooking demonstration Tony Swift. Participants can cook with them or stop at Chapter 1 to dine or take out something special. YPECT is a program of the Eastern CT Chamber of Commerce. To register or to learn more, visit or call 860-701-9113.


Port Freight Tools will open its new store in Norwich at 8am on Saturday 6th March. The Norwich store at 381 W Main St. is Connecticut’s 11th Harbor Freight Tools store. The 16,000-square-foot store will bring about 25 to 30 new jobs to the community. The shop is open Monday to Saturday, seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will resume its regular opening hours from Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. after the end of the COVID-19 crisis. The store will stock a full selection of tools and equipment in categories such as automotive, air and power tools, storage, outdoor electrical appliances, generators, welding accessories, shop fixtures and hand tools.

Eastern CT Chamber of Commerce celebrates the grand opening of The sheet metal dealer, 230 Norwich Westerly Road, North Stonington, February 26th and 28th. The Tin Peddler Kitchen and Pantry offers local produce, meat, dry goods and groceries, as well as a selection of handcrafted soups, salads, sandwiches and meals. Visit or call 860-701-9113 to find out more.


Young Professionals are invited to subscribe to the free YP newsletter at for networking events, news, community events and volunteer opportunities tailored to local professionals in their twenties and thirties. The newsletter is part of the Young Professionals of Eastern CT, a program run by the Eastern CT Chamber of Commerce. To learn more, to register or to see upcoming events, visit


Eastern CT’s Chamber of Commerce welcomes its newest member, DWP Events. Visit for a complete directory of Chamber members.

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