In the news: Northwest chamber sponsors 4th business showcase

TORRINGTON – The Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the fourth annual “Great Giveaway Business Showcase” on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Theater’s Carole and Ray Neag Undertaking Arts Middle, 82 Primary St.

The no cost celebration will consist of free of charge food items and a funds bar. It will function more than 30 distributors, every with a doorway prize for attendees to enter to acquire. Some of the doorway prizes include things like $300 well worth of fuel and auto washes, camping gear, reward certificates and reward baskets. No buy in required to earn. The to start with 100 attendees will also get a totally free reward.

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Organization networking function carried out by Waterbury chamber

The Waterbury Regional Chamber invitations chamber members and likely new associates to its next Out for Company networking celebration, having area on July 20 at Develomark in Plantsville.

The occasion,from 5:30 to 7 p.m., provides attendees the possibility to mingle, community and appreciate foodstuff from Café Bravado and drinks in the historic Clark Brothers factory that is found in the Plantsville section of Plainville. Attendees will also have the prospect to win doorway prizes. Also, attendees will have the prospect to sit down with Develomark’s electronic marketing and advertising professionals for a absolutely free, five-minute web page audit to gain on-the-location insight on the style and design, written content and performance of your company web page.

Out for Enterprise is sponsored by the event host Develomark, a full-services design and style, lookup, and promotion company that was founded in 2017. In excess of the previous 5 yrs, the firm has developed from a one-man procedure into a group that consists of qualified graphic designers, written content writers, account managers, and lookup motor optimization experts.

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The expense for customers is $25. Opportunity customers are welcome to pay a visit to one particular Out for Small business as a guest of the chamber.

To register for the occasion, contact 203-757-0701 or go to and click on the “Events & Sponsors” tab.

Ion Monetary attaining BCI Money later in year, without the need of layoffs

Naugatuck-based mostly Ion Money, MHC, parent firm of Ion Lender, declared that it has entered into an agreement with BCI Fiscal, a Cheshire-based mostly, independently owned and operated finance firm specializing in automobile lending, to get the assets of BCI Economical later on this yr.

BCI will carry on to operate in its Cheshire location beneath the very same title BCI Financial, as a division of Ion Lender. There will be no layoffs as a final result of the acquisition.

Ion Lender President and CEO David Rotatori reported, “This acquisition permits Ion to continue to be a solid, independent, local community-concentrated lender and increase our small business holdings via the car financing method that BCI is known for.”

Timothy Rourke, president and CEO of BCI Economic, added, “We hope to continue with no alter in our functions and we seem forward to a mutually useful marriage with Ion Fiscal.”

The offer, pending regulatory approval, is anticipated to shut later on in 2022.