“You don’t have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it’ll go.” ~ Yogi Berra
GRAND OPENING RIBBON CUTTING - GREEN WEALTH MANAGEMENT
Last week, a ribbon cutting was held to mark the grand opening Green Wealth Management's new home at 555 Heritage Road, Suite 2W, in Southbury. www.gwmgllc.com.
L to R: Kevin Bielmeier, Economic Development Director for the town of Southbury; Deb Brayden; Eva Goutzos; Southbury First Selectmen Jeff Manville; Andrew Heatley, Green Wealth Management co-founder; Alan Green, co-founder; Lori DosSantos, co-founder; Dave Kania; Fran Gallo; and Joseph Violette, Public Policy and Economic Development Director for the Waterbury Regional Chamber.
RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY - ARTS ESCAPE
Arts Escape held a ribbon cutting earlier this month to celebrate reopening in their new space at 493 Heritage Rd., Suite 4C, in Heritage Village. www.artsescape.org.
SOUTHBURY BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT - SOUTHBURY BAKING COMPANY
Cathy Kleros, owner of Southbury Baking Company, a new retail bakery and gourmet shop at 250 Main Street South, has had a love baking since the age of four. She has followed that passion to bring delicious artisan, handcrafted baked goods to the market. Every delectable morsel is made with wholesome ingredients, by scratch and in small batches to ensure freshness. Stop by and see (and taste) for yourself. www.southburybakingcompany.com.
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY SPOTLIGHT
2 Pomperaug Office Park #108 (2 levels)
Professional or Medical Condominium. Ground Floor Unit with Finished Basement. For Lease: $1,200.00 Gross + Utilities. More details: Listing.
Bookkeeper / Client Manager
A fulltime bookkeeper is needed for an expanding CT business. Must have QuickBooks and accounting experience. To apply e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Location: 49 Peter Road, Southbury.
For a list of all those hiring in town, or to post your openings, go to Work in Southbury.
Parley Manor’s Ground Breaking Ceremony, May 11th from 4:00pm – 6:30pm. Organized by The Lutheran Home of Southbury, 990 Main St N. RSVP by May 6th.
CONNECTICUT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WEEK - Save the Date
CEDAS in partnership with AdvanceCT and the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) are excited to announce this year's CONNECTICUT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WEEK, set for May 9th-13th!
Economic Development Week was created by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in 2016 to increase awareness of local programs that create jobs, advance development opportunities, and improve the quality of life in communities everywhere.
Mark your calendars for our 2022 events:
- Monday, May 9th: Kick-Off to Economic Development Week with DECD
- Tuesday, May 10th: 10:00 to 11:00am, Women in Business
- Wednesday, May 11th: 10:00 to 11:00am, Marketing our Communities
- Thursday, May 12th: 10:00 to 11:00am, Arts & Culture & Economic Development: At the intersection of Arts and Main Street
- Friday, May 13th: 10:00 to 11:00am, Renewable Energy in the Real World
Further details to come in the next week including registration information for these exciting webinars.
WELCOME CENTERS OPENING MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Connecticut Welcome Centers will open in time for Memorial Day weekend — and remain open through October 2022 with full-time tourism personnel.
Please send copies of your literature to the addresses listed here. For each location, plan on providing between 250-500 copies of your materials. You may drop them off in person or send them FedEx. Please note, neither UPS nor the U.S. Post Office delivers to these locations.
NEVI STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT MEETINGS
Upcoming CT Stakeholder Meetings on National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) for business owners and local orgs interested in EV charging on May 6th.
- If you’re looking to get the attention of top young talent, check out these tips on what recent college grads want most from employers.
- Hello Alice recently launched round two of the Small Business Growth Fund. Fifty small business owners will be awarded $5,000 grants and must apply by May 20. Find more eligibility requirements on the grant announcement page.
- More grant & program information can be found here.
SOUTHBURY OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
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