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March 2019

Where: Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Will YOU Be Part of the Picture This Year?

Last year a RECORD-SETTING 17 Avon Chamber members (pictured below) made the trip to Hartford to join with hundreds of other businesses from across the state to voice their support for legislation aimed at improving the state's economic growth

(l-r):  Jeffrey Hoess-Brooks, Avon Old Farms Hotel | Kevin Colvin, Keller Williams Realty/The Colvin Group | Margaret McCarthy, U.S. Wealth Farmington Valley/Tim McCarthy, CPA | Adam Horelik, Norcom Mortgage | Shihan Farzinzad, Shihan Skin Care | Carmine Fortino, Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate | Lori Macgowan, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | Jim Gordon, The Salvation Army | Susan Lederman, P'zazz | Claudia Rucci, Claudia Decor | Lucien Rucci, Claudia Decor | Jerri Bonnell, People's United Bank | Kristina Mozzicato, Abundant Health Massage Therapy & Wellness
Missing: John Carmon, Carmon Funeral Home & Family Center | Dana Culligan, Personally Poetic | Capri Frank, Miller Foods/Oma's Pride | Cal Miller-Stevens, Miller Foods/Oma's Pride

Travel to the State Capitol with Your Avon Chamber as we join with hundreds of other business leaders from across the state to take part in the biggest business-focused day of the year.

The morning begins with a networking breakfast followed by a welcome session. Breakout sessions are also scheduled that will give you an opportunity to meet with your legislators and share your successes and challenges.

               Legislators Need to Hear From Businesses
> Engage local lawmakers and other state policymakers
Help deliver our message of promoting fiscal responsibility

Here Are the Members Attending This Year:

  Peter Bakker
Bakker Consulting 
  Jerri Bonnell
People's United Bank 
  Jeff Borges
Peter M. Bakker Agency 
  Adelina Cirikovic
Cugino's Restaurant of Farmington 
  Kevin Colvin
Keller Williams Realty/The Colvin Group
  Len Diana
An Infinite Abundance
  Robin DiNicola
Edward Jones
  Shihan Farzinzad
Shihan Day Spa
  Carmine Fortino
Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate
  Lauren Gardner
FOCUS Center For Autism/Fresh Start School
  Yvonne Gardner
FOCUS Center For Autism/Fresh Start School
  Sharon Gauthier
Patient Advocate For You
  Jim Gordon
The Salvation Army
  Jeffrey Hoess-Brooks
Avon Old Farms Hotel
  Bill Lacourciere
Molly Maid of Farmington and Greater Hartford
  Susan Lederman
  Lori Macgowan
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  Margaret McCarthy
U.S. Wealth Farmington Valley/Tim McCarthy, CPA
  Claudia Rucci
Claudia Decor 
  Alan Stauch
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  Katie Vukas
K V Vukas Consulting

Reserve Your Place by THURSDAY, MARCH 14


  • 7:30 AM  Check-In/Networking/Light Breakfast
  • 9:00-11:00 AM  Welcome/Programs
  • 11:00 AM          Visit With Your Legislators

NOTE:  Please be aware that metal detectors are now in use at the Legislative Office Building. Access is through the West (Main) Entrance. Bags/briefcases may be subject to search.

LUNCH will be available for a nominal fee immediately following the program (around 12:15 p.m.) - details to be announced

If parking is unavailable at the Legislative Office Building, please use this guide

Connecticut Business Day is FREE OF CHARGE and sponsored by CBIA and the Connecticut Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE)

For more information contact Avon Chamber of Commerce at 860.675.4832 ext. 1.


Avon Chamber of Commerce - 412 West Avon Road - Avon, CT 06001 - 860-675-4832
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