Chelsea Groton Bank promoted of 18 employees following a Board of Trustees meeting. The employees and their new titles: Larry Walker of Salem, Director of Technology and First Vice President; Alexis Kahn of North Stonington, Vice President; Nancy Murphy of Mystic, Data Governance Manager and Vice President; Kelly Meakem of Oakdale, Assistant Vice President; Mario Siciliano of Westerly, Assistant Vice President; Richard Turner of Stonington, Assistant Vice President; Matthew Benoit of Westerly, Assistant Treasurer; Lisa Fields of Griswold, Assistant Treasurer; Carleen Lee of New London, Assistant Treasurer; Sara Lundy of Oakdale, Compliance Manager and Assistant Treasurer; Rebecca Magner of Pawcatuck, Assistant Treasurer; Sonya Manley of Mystic, Senior Learning and Development Specialist and Assistant Treasurer; Kristen Scott of East Lyme, Assistant Treasurer; Jennifer Seuferling of North Stonington, Assistant Treasurer; Renee Simao of Stonington, Assistant Treasurer; Aline Soulor of Lebanon, Assistant Treasurer; Marielle Winkelman of Ledyard, Assistant Treasurer; and Alysha Yepes of Ledyard, Assistant Treasurer.
For more information, visit www.chelseagroton.com.
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has promoted Holly DePerry to Vice President-Business Lending Manager and Evan Sywak and Matthew Voelker to Commercial Credit Analyst. DePerry joined Charter Oak’s Business Lending Department in 2017 and has extensive business lending experience in eastern Connecticut and southern Rhode Island. Both Sywak and Voelker joined the credit union in 2019 and served as Junior Commercial Credit Analysts prior to their promotions. To reach DePerry directly, email email@example.com or call 860.446.3313.
Raymond Perry, a Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant, has joined Infinex Financial Group located at Jewett City Savings Bank. Prior to moving to the Infinex Financial Group, Perry worked as a financial consultant for Infinex Financial Group located at Putnam Bank. For more information, visit www.JCSBank.com.
“Marketing Your Business with Email,” LinkedIn expert Susan Catalano and digital marketing expert Robert Clark, Wednesday, Jan. 27, noon-1:30 p.m., Zoom.
Small Business Sales Techniques, Eric Munro, Thursday, Feb. 4, 5:30–7 p.m., Zoom.
“Marketing Fundamentals,” Margo Weitekamp, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 5–6:30 p.m., Zoom.
“How to Start & Run a Successful Non-Profit Organization,” sponsored by R.B. Kent & Son Inc., SCORE counselor Bob Potter, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2–3:30 p.m., Zoom.
Contact for questions/info: Anne Driscoll, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT will co-host “CT Paid Leave: What You Need to Know” with Andrea Reeves Barton, Inaugural CEO of the Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Authority, on Thursday, Feb. 4, 10-11 a.m. To register or learn more, visit www.ChamberECT.com/events or call 860-701-9113.
The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT will host a virtual Business Breakfast with U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Thursday, Feb. 18, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Blumenthal will offer updates on federal responses to COVID-19, defense, healthcare, and other issues. There will be time for Q&A. The event is $10 for members, $20 nonmembers. To register or learn more, visit www.ChamberECT.com/events or call 860-701-9113.
The Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce seeks students to intern for the Spring semester and Summer season. Students will work with the staff on ongoing projects and special events. Also required to help out with answering phones, administrative duties, and tourism inquiries. Some before hours, after hours and weekend events required. Looking for interns with strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to adapt to the flow of a busy work environment. Internship will have a Marketing and Communications focus. Transportation is a plus, though not necessary. Non-paying internship; mileage reimbursed. Students interested in applying should send a cover letter and resume to Kristin Hartnett at email@example.com or call 860-572-9578
The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut Foundation announced that grant applications are available for eastern Connecticut nonprofits. The Foundation seeks to enhance and enrich education and economic opportunities in eastern Connecticut, with a focus on benefiting children and families. This year special consideration will be given to programs addressing challenges brought on by the COVID pandemic. Grant applications and guidelines are available online at www.ChamberECT.com/foundation. The deadline for submission is Feb. 26, with grantees awarded in the spring. To become a sponsor or to donate to the Foundation, visit www.ChamberECT.com/foundation or call (860) 701-9113.
The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT welcomes its newest members: Orchid Maids, LLC; Summer Shack, Mohegan Sun; Mhoor Art; and Quality Health and Wellness Products. Visit www.ChamberECT.com to discover a full Chamber member directory.