April

QuickBooks Tips & Tricks

April 24 • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM • Chelsea Groton Bank - Center Groton Branch • 1319 Gold Star Highway • Groton, CT 06340

Learn the basics of Quickbooks, Intuit Inc's set of software solutions designed to manage payroll, inventory, sales and other needs of a small business. The software's features include marketing tools,...

★ Art After Dark

April 24 • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM • Mystic Museum of Art • 9 Water Street • Mystic, CT 06355

MMoA’s family-friendly concert series returns with live music by the Chris Leigh Band, live art by Amelia Onorato, balloon art by April Brunelle, Pizzetta pizza, drinks, and dancing, all under...

Budgeting Basics

April 25 • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM • Chelsea Groton Bank - Center Groton Branch • 1319 Gold Star Highway • Groton, CT 06340

Learn what a budget is and the process of creating a budget for whatever your situation. Register

Book Club - Triggers

April 26 • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM • Chelsea Groton Bank - Center Groton Branch • 1319 Gold Star Highway • Groton, CT 06340

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Military Matters Series: 150th Anniversary of the Sub Base

April 26 • 6:00 PM • La Grua Center • 32 Water Street • Stonington, CT 06378

In honor of the 150th anniversary of our naval base this month, we are pleased to present Capt. Paul Whitescarver, Commanding Officer of Naval Submarine Base New London. He will...

Job Fair Exclusively for Work It! Students & our GMCC Members

April 28 • 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM • Mystic Museum of Art • 9 Water Street • Mystic, CT 06355

This year's "Work It! Build Your Career Confidence" workshop serviced over 175 students from Grasso Tech, Stonington High, and Fitch High School. These students were trained in Customer Service Skills...

★ Mystic Muddy Mayhem 5K Mud Run

April 28 • 9:00 AM • Fields of Fire Adventure Park • 715 Noank Ledyard Road • Mystic, CT 06355

A 5K muddy run with obstacles all along the trails of Fields of Fire Adventure Park. Fun for all ages and what memories!! Open to those 10 years old and...

Public Speaking

April 28 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM • Chelsea Groton Bank - Center Groton Branch • 1319 Gold Star Highway • Groton, CT 06340

Be a more confident public speaker. Whether you are in school, starting a new job, or well established in your career, having the confidence to speak in public is an...

Get On Track with Time Management

April 30 • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM • Chelsea Groton Bank - Center Groton Branch • 1319 Gold Star Highway • Groton, CT 06340

The Time Management for a Small Business module provides an overview of time management and is designed to help participants to understand how time management can benefit their business. Register

May

HomeStyle Renovation Mortgage with Liberty Bank

May 01 • 9:00 AM • Town Hall Annex • 134 Groton Long Point Road • Groton, CT 06340

Got your eye on a fixer upper? With the HomeStyle® Renovation Mortgage*, you can include the cost of home improvements in your financing, for purchase or refinance: • Cost-effective way to renovate or...

3-Day Virtual Conference during National Small Business Week.

May 01 • 1:00 PM - May 03 • 5:30 PM

This online conference will take place Tuesday, May 1 through Thursday, May 3 between 12:30 pm ET and 6:30 pm ET each day. Registration is free to the public. Join...

Cost, Price & Profit

May 02 • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM • Groton Public Library • 52 Newtown Road • Groton , CT 06340

ost & price are independent, yet together they determine your business success & profit. Pricing to be competitive & being profitable are not mutually exclusive. This workshop explores how to...

Business Before Hours - Ignite Thames River Innovation

May 03 • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM • CURE Innovation Commons • 93 Shennecossett Road • Groton, CT 06340

Hosted by the Ignite Program of Thames River Innovation Place, in partnership with The Innovation Commons Networking before work, coffee and refreshments included.  No charge for event, public is welcome. 

Economic Development Commission

May 03 • 5:30 PM • Town Hall Annex • 134 Groton Long Point Road • Groton, CT 06340

Regular meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. in Community Room 1 at the Town Hall Annex on the first Thursday of the month

First Weekend of Sailing

May 05 - May 06 • 8:00 AM • Argia Mystic Cruises • 12 Steamboat Wharf • Mystic , CT 06355

Discover breathtaking scenery and wildlife as you relax aboard the sailing ship ARGIA. Explore the seafaring village of Mystic CT, so rich in maritime history, and the surrounding islands from...

DOWNTOWN MYSTIC SPRING STROLL 2018

May 05 • 10:00 AM

Head to the bridge for shopping, dining and super savings in Downtown Mystic!

★ North American Tech Tour

May 08 • 12:00 PM - May 10 • 11:59 PM • CURE Innovation Commons • 93 Shennecossett Road • Groton, CT 06340

Investor and Thought Leader Paul Singh returns to Groton/New London for three days of activities and conversation about how we build innovation and entrepreneurship here. There will also be workshops...

Artini Hour: Nature Drawing with Lisa Adams

May 10 • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM • Mystic Museum of Art • 9 Water Street • Mystic, CT 06355

Mix cocktails and creativity for your next happy hour. For May, Lisa Adams teaches how to capture nature in graphite. The evening’s martini: The Lemon Drop.   Find more details here 

Art After Dark

May 15 • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM • Mystic Museum of Art • 9 Water Street • Mystic, CT 06355

MMoA’s family-friendly concert series returns with live music by the Troublemakers, live art by Liz Lomax, balloon art by April Brunelle, Pizzetta pizza, drinks, and dancing, all under the tent...

SBA Workshop: Financing Your Small Business

May 16 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM • Mystic & Noank Library • 40 Library Street • Mystic, CT 06355

Finding capital for your small business is not impossible.  Get pointers from the SBA that will help you get your business moving toward financial stability.  Topics discussed will be traditional...

TRHP Water Taxi Season Launch

May 25 • 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM • Thames River Landing • 301 Thames Street • Groton, CT 06340

Hop aboard the Thames River Heritage Park Water Taxi where you’ll discover a collection of national and historic sites – linked by a water taxi – that tell the story...

ANNUAL GROTON BUSINESS UPDATE

May 31 • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM • Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa • 625 North Road • Groton, CT 06340

Congressman Joseph Courtney will be the featured speaker at the Annual Groton Business Update Congressman Joe Courtney, who serves Connecticut’s Second District, will be the featured speaker at the Annual Groton...

June

Economic Development Commission

June 07 • 5:30 PM • Town Hall Annex • 134 Groton Long Point Road • Groton, CT 06340

Regular meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. in Community Room 1 at the Town Hall Annex on the first Thursday of the month

★ Tour de Noank 5K and Kids Fun Run

June 09 • 9:30 AM • Esker Point Beach • 900 Groton Long Point Road • Groton , CT 06340

Take in the scenic streets of Noank with this certified 5K road race. Race begins and ends at Esker Point Beach. A portion of the proceeds from the race benefits...

SBA: Contracting 101

June 20 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM • Mystic & Noank Library • 40 Library Street • Mystic, CT 06355

Learn how to do business with the State of Connecticut and the Federal Government. Topics covered will be where you need to be registered, how to find the bids, State...

Groton Business Before Hours - Cardinal Honda

June 21 • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM • Cardinal Honda • 531 Route 12 • Groton , CT 06340

Doing business in Groton, Groton business issues, networking and GBA's "Best Host" Cardinal Honda.  Bring business cards, announcements, flyers.  Refreshements and prizes.  No charge for this event. 

July

Economic Development Commission

July 05 • 5:30 PM • Town Hall Annex • 134 Groton Long Point Road • Groton, CT 06340

Regular meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. in Community Room 1 at the Town Hall Annex on the first Thursday of the month

Art After Dark

July 17 • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM • Mystic Museum of Art • 9 Water Street • Mystic, CT 06355

MMoA’s family-friendly concert series returns with live music by The Carleans, live art by Lief Nilsson, balloon art by April Brunelle, Pizzetta pizza, drinks, and dancing, all under the tent...

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