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  • A Backstage Look At Town Players

    Through a collaboration between Newtown Chamber of Commerce and The Town Players of Newtown a free backstage look into the world of performing arts is being offered on Wednesday, July 29, from 6:30 to 8 pm, at The Little Theatre, 18 Orchard Hill Road.

    This special event is being offered as a sneak preview before the Town Players’s “Hot August Nights — An Evening of One-Acts,” a series of one-act plays written by both established authors and budding playwrights, debuts on July 31.

  • Newtown Chamber Event Will Focus On Payment Processing

    The Newtown Chamber of Commerce is continuing to host free monthly networking events open to all local business professionals.

    The next event will be held at Sal e Pepe Contemporary Italian Bistro, 97 South Main Street, on Wednesday, July 8, from 8 to 9 am. The guest speaker is Lucille Harriman of Wells Fargo Bank.

    Ms Harriman’s presentation, titled “Preparing for the ‘Chip’ — What Your Business Needs to Know About Payment Processing,” will explain the upcoming federally mandated changes to credit card processing.

  • An Annual Showcase Of Local Business

    St Rose School Principal Sister Colleen Smith speaks with Newtown Chamber of Commerce President Tim Haas and Treasurer Scott Anderson on May 20. The three were among those attending Destination Newtown, an annual business showcase presented by the local Chamber of Commerce. 

  • Second Annual Martini Madness Competition Slated

    The Newtown Chamber of Commerce presents its second annual Martini Madness Tasting & Competition Wednesday, March 25, from 6 to 10 pm, in the gymnasium of Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street.

    Local restaurants and vendors will send their best mixologists to compete for the title of Best Cocktail in Newtown. Attendees will have the opportunity to taste a small sample of each cocktail and vote on their favorites.

  • Chamber Breakfast Talk On Budgeting, Maintaining Good Credit

    In an effort to help foster business opportunities in the Greater Newtown area, the Newtown Chamber of Commerce continues to host free monthly networking events open to all local business professionals.

    The next event will be at Sal e Pepe Contemporary Italian Bistro, 97 South Main Street, on Wednesday, November 12, from 8 to 9 am. The guest speaker is George Herring, vice president of Savings Bank of Danbury. 

  • Chamber Oktoberfest Being Planned At My Place Restaurant

    As a collaboration between the Newtown and Bethel Chambers of Commerce, an Oktoberfest after hours event is being hosted Wednesday, October 29, at My Place Restaurant, 8 Queen Street, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

    Local business professionals are invited to join both chambers for this festive celebration. Those who attend will have the opportunity to mingle and network with other business professionals in the newly renovated, private room at My Place Restaurant.

  • Inaugural Chili Cook-Off To Feature Local Restaurants

    The Newtown Chamber of Commerce is hosting the inaugural Newtown Chili Cook-Off Wednesday, November 5 in the gymnasium at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, from 5:30 to 8 pm.

    Local restaurants will perfect their chili recipes and enter to compete for the title of “Best Chili in the Greater Newtown Area.”

  • Chamber Breakfast Talk On Building Legacy, Community

    The Newtown Chamber of Commerce continues to host free monthly networking events open to all local business professionals.

    The next event will be at Sal e Pepe Contemporary Italian Bistro on Wednesday, October 8, from 8 to 9 am.  The guest speaker is Amy Fallas-Kerr, co-president of Newtown Historical Society. 

  • Chamber To Host Breakfast Talk On Healthy Trees

    The Newtown Chamber of Commerce continues its free monthly networking events open to all local business professionals at Sal e Pepe Contemporary Italian Bistro on September 10 from 8 to 9 am. 

    The guest speaker is Jeff Cowden of Yacko and Sons Tree Service. Mr Cowden’s presentation is titled “Simple Steps to Maintain Healthy Trees” and will include a workshop that actively improves guests’ knowledge of maintaining their trees and shrubs.

  • Workshop To Explore Anatomy, Psychology Of Facebook

    MONROE — The Power Network, sponsored by the Monroe and Newtown Chambers of Commerce, will host a workshop featuring Lynn Moore of Moore Marketing on Thursday, July 24, from 8 to 9:15 am, at the Collaborative Work Center, located on the second floor of 500 Monroe Turnpike.

    “The Anatomy and Psychology of Facebook for Business Owners” will address key tips and techniques on how business owners can use Facebook to manage privacy and other settings, when to post and where to share and how to boost posts to grow your community.