Member Announcements

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Friendly Hands Food Bank will host a fundraiser entitled:

An Evening with Psychic Medium Rebecca Anne LoCicero, on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 152 Litchfield Street, Torrington, CT. Rebecca Anne will reconnect us with our dearly departed loved ones and entertain us with her humor and wit. She is the author of “Living with Messages from Heaven” a guide to conversations from the beyond. Rebecca Anne is a certified medium and has worked with clients worldwide for over 23 years.

This great night out will feature hors d’oeuvres, cash bar along with Italian cookies and baked delights for purchase.

Doors will open at 5 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase $25 per person by calling Friendly Hands Food Bank at (860)482-3338 or visit the food bank located at 50 King Street, Torrington, M – TH 9-3 p.m. All proceeds to benefit the Friendly Hands Food Bank, a 501c3 non-profit entity.

Connecticut Workers Compensation Commission and
Robin Denny and Associates LLC Presents

Establishing and Administering an Effective Safety and Health Committee

Friday June 27th 8:30am-10:00am
Northwest CT Chamber of Commerce
333 Kennedy Drive, Torrington CT

Discussion of:

  • The Safety Committee Requirements
  • Considerations for an Effective Safety Committee
  • Organization of the Workers Compensation Commission
  • Resources of the W.C. Commission

Michael Pitosa, a Supervisor and Educator for the Safety and Health Division of the Workers Compensation Commission, has 41 years experience in the Workers Compensation field. Along with his supervisory duties, Mike is a guest speaker educating Unions, Insurance Companies, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Human Resources, and Safety Committee personnel.

To RSVP send an email with “June chamber seminar” in the subject line- email-

Staples Store in Torrington Joins the Chamber

The Staples store in Torrington has just joined the Chamber and are happy to share a 20% off coupon with their fellow members for cell phone repairs. Click here to download the coupon.

Chapman Lumber’s Grand Re-opening

Under New Management and Recently Renovated

THOMASTON, CT – APRIL 21, 2018, 8am -4pm The new management team at Chapman Lumber has reinvented the store’s look and has reinvigorated the company’s outlook. The public is welcome to experience this newly renovated ACE hardware store, Benjamin Moore paint center, and full service lumberyard.

The entire space has a fresh, modern vibe and is filled with new and exciting inventory items. An expanded Decking Center makes Chapman’s the largest and most comprehensive decking and outdoor living display in all of New England!!  Stop in on Saturday, April 21st where there will be live music featuring the Randall Kane Jazz Quartet, along with a live broadcast from 97.3 WZBG radio with host Dale Jones. Manufacturers reps from Azek and Trex decking, Benjamin Moore, Cabot, Rustoleum, Milwaukee Tool and Freud Tool will be on hand to answer all of your questions. Special one-day pricing on power tools, raffles for amazing gifts and a sign up booth for our exciting new Chapman Rewards program will be just some of the reasons to stop by. Chapman is also holding organized tours of the facility hosted by Millwork Shop manager Bret Loomis!!  Don’t miss out on this fun event. Stop in to see for yourself why Chapman Lumber is your friendly, hometown lumber yard and hardware store. Why go anywhere else?

And if that is not enough, “We’ve Gone Solar”!!  Ask us about our brand new 10,000 sf solar array and see live on screen just how much Green Power Chapman Lumber is now generating!!  

Chapman Lumber Inc. is a full service lumber yard and home center

NW CT Arts Council will host 3 State Arts Grant info sessions:

April 4th @ The Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts
58 Main St, Torrington, CT 06790
8:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.

April 5th @ The Judy Black Memorial Park & Gardens
1 Green Hill Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794
8:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.

April 9th @ The Falls Village Children’s Theater
103 Main St, Falls Village, CT 06031
5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Register at

NW CT Arts Council brings Make Music Day to NWCT
Come learn about a great international event that is landing in NWCT on June 21, and find out how you can host or perform as part of MAKE MUSIC NWCT.

March 29 (Thursday) @ The Music Shop
22 McDermott Avenue, Torrington, CT 06790
5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

April 21 (Saturday) @ The Makery Co-Workig Space
20 Bank Street, New Milford, CT 06776
10:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

The NW CT Arts Council will tell you how easy it is to become part of this amazing, joyous day of music. If you can’t make the session, go to for the full scoop or call (860) 618-0075

CultureMIX, co-hosted by the NW CT Arts Council and Hurley Business Park’s Artists Wing, will be Thursday, April 19 from 5:30 – 7 pm. This free networking session is where you will not only meet others in the field, but learn about the latest news from the Arts Council. Refeshments complements of Parrot Delaney Tavern. RSVP at