Embarking on a small farming venture can be more than just a fulfilling lifestyle choice — it can also be a profitable business if executed with precision. Launching a small farm and turning it into a lucrative enterprise requires astute planning, a thorough understanding of your target audience, and effective business strategies. In this article, we delve into crucial tactics to start and monetize your small farm.Invest in the Right Technology, Like Adobe Acrobat When embarking on the journey of
Date & Time: Sunday October 15, 2023, from 12:30 to 4PM (No Rain Date)Place: Clark Memorial Field (Fireman’s Field) 210 Elm St, Old SaybrookMenu: Macaroni, Meatballs, Sausage, Salad and Dressing, Grated Cheese, Bread and Dessert. (Utensils also supplied) Everything for a complete meal. Price: Adults - $15.00 Children - $10.00 (12 & under) Tickets are availableOld Saybrook Rotary Club Member. On-Line at www.OSRotary.orgNortheast Medical Products, 520 Boston Post Rd, Old
Pumpkin Patch Back at First Church! Come get your Halloween Pumpkins at First Church! We will have a variety of sizes and colors! Enjoy the Fall Season at First Church. 366 Main Street, OSB Open Daily from October 7-31 : 10:00am - 6:00pm
Our Cancion Tequila Dinner promises to be an unforgettable evening that combines exceptional dining, tequila expertise, and the company of fellow tequila enthusiasts. Whether you are a connoisseur or new to the world of tequila, this event is guaranteed to leave you with a newfound appreciation for this revered Mexican spirit.Crafted in Jalisco, Mexico and locally co-owned on the CT shoreline, Cancion Ultra-Premium Tequila is a small-batch, award-winning brand of 100 percent Blue Weber agave tequilas. Named
First Church of Chris in Saybrook (Congregational) Shoreline Learning Center & Cub Scout Pack 21 invite you! Community Halloween Spooktacular Trunk or Treat & Spooky Walk Games, Music & Free Raffle Prizes! Saturday, October 21st (Raindate October 22nd) 5:00-7:00 PM 366 Main Street, Old Saybrook Please bring a non-perishable iten for the Food Pantry.
Hilary Mondelci Rebekah Barrett Essex, CT— Diane H. Arnold, President & CEO of Essex Savings Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Hilary Mondelci to Vice President, Loan Administration Manager and Assistant Corporate Secretary and Rebekah Barrett to Assistant Vice President, Controller & Assistant Treasurer. “It gives me great pleasure to promote these two very accomplished women. I look forward to their continued contributions and growth within the Bank in the years to
SCORE Eastern Connecticut Presents: “Fundamentals for Starting Your Business” Free 5-Webinar Series,
Series Sponsored by Berkshire BankDATES: Five ConsecutiveTuesdays & Thursdays: October 10, 12, 17, 19, and 24, 2023 TIME: 5:30 – 7:00 PMLOCATION: Online (Zoom)LEARN MORE & REGISTER: https://www.score.org/easternct/fundamentals-starting-your-business PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE. After registering, you will receive a confirmation with information on how to join the webinar. SCORE Eastern CT (https://www.score.org/easternct), Mentors to America’s Small Businesses,
The Old Saybrook Rotary has contacted the Rotaries in Maui that have been affected by the devastating fires. Our goal is to contribute a substantial amount to the Rotary District 5000 Foundation in Maui that is set up to distribute money among the 9 Rotary Clubs that have been impacted on the island of Maui in assisting those that have been affected by the fires. For every donation, the Old Saybrook Rotary is matching one to one, up to $5000. The Rotary asked for donations at the last two July summer on
Cardone & Daughter Automotive is looking for businesses to fill their goody bags! As the host of the upcoming Chamber Connections on Thursday, September 21st from 5:30-7pm, Cardone is excited to offer everyone a goody bag filled with your gifts, giveaways and marketing items. Contact Cardone today to bring them your offerings! This event is being co-hosted by Myrcene Ale Co., who will also be providing a tasting table for everyone to enjoy. (21+ only) In honor of their Thursday Trivia nights, Cardone and
I take immense pleasure in introducing myself as a newfound real estate agent at the esteemed William Raveis office within the vibrant heart of town and as a proud new member of The Chamber. If you are looking to buy, sell, or rent, whether it's residential or commercial, look no further than 33 Main Street! If you have any real estate-related questions, you would like answered, feel free to contact me. To tell you a little about myself, I am a mother to an amazing two-year-old little girl and am
Breaking Business Barriers is a video collaboration between Sharon Lewis, business coach at AdviCoach, and Rachel Strabley, Certified Consulting Hypnotist, at Hypnosis With Rachel. In the video series we discuss strategy and mindset approaches to break through common Business Barriers. In the fourth video, we discuss how issues with trust can prevent us from achieving our goals. Trusting enough to hire, delegate, or outsource may be the key to the business growth you want or the business lifestyle you're
SCORE To Host NEW Free Webinar: “Assessing Your Company’s Financial Needs” DATE: Tuesday, September 26, 2023TIME: 10:00 to 11:30 AM EDTLOCATION: Online webinar (Zoom)REGISTRATION REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE:REGISTER NOWAfter registering, you will receive a confirmation with information on how to join the webinar. SCORE Eastern CT (https://www.score.org/easternct), Mentors to America’s Small Businesses, presents a NEW free Small Business webinar on “Assessing Your Company’s Financial Needs” with Larry
Wellness Beach Retreat: October 7, 2023 Presented by Love Your Mental Health Art & Wellness Studio, Old Saybrook This is a whole day designed just for YOU!!! Because YOU most certainly deserve it. The kids are off to school. The summer is quickly coming to an end. Join us on for a unique day of fun, love, reflection and self-care that begins at the Love Your Mental Health Main Street wellness studio in Old Saybrook and continues at Kim's private beach house on the Connecticut
The September 2023 issue of Cottage and Gardens magazine pictures, Saybrook chamber member, Christopher Arelt, Nautilus Architects. Located in old Lyme Connecticut. Nautilus has completed hundreds of projects throughout New England. The feature article in the upcoming issue features a project located on the Connecticut river in Essex/Deep River. Nautilus Architects is a three time recipient of the InnovationIn Design Award, and seven time finalist copies of the September issue are available by request
DATE: Thursday, September 21, 2023TIME: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDTLOCATION: Online webinar (Zoom)REGISTRATION REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE:REGISTER NOWSCORE Eastern CT (https://www.score.org/easternct), Mentors to America’s Small Businesses, presents a NEW free Small Business webinar on how to “Win Customers with Your Website.” How do you set your website up to win customers? Your website has to attract and engage visitors, educate them about your products and services, and convert them into customers. Success
Join The Estuary for its Bags, Bubbly, and Bourbon fundraiser on September 30 from 4:00-6:00pm. The event features over 50 handbags, sports bags, coolers, luggage, and more! In addition to the silent auction, there will also be a special Bourbon tasting from Seaside Wine and Spirits, a raffle, food and drinks, and live music! Tickets are $20pp and are on sale now at www.yourestuary.org. All event proceeds support Meals on Wheels and senior programming.
Through its Environmental Champions Awards, The Rockfall Foundation recognizes individuals and groups to highlight their contributions to the region in the area of natural resource preservation, conservation, restoration, or education. The Tom ODell Distinguished Service Award* is given for outstanding life-long accomplishments. Certificates of Appreciation are awarded to recognize significant programs and projects.Nominations for 2023 are now OPEN! Download: Download a 2023 Environmental Champion Award
The Women's Business Development Council is offering grants of up to $10,000 to qualified women-owned small businesses in Connecticut. The Equity Match Grant Program is designed to help women-owned businesses grow! Grants between $2,500 and $10,000 will be awarded for clearly defined projects that will have a measurable impact on the business, its growth and profitability. The grant funds cannot be used towards operating expenses (e.g. inventory, on-going marketing expenses, salaries), real estate
We are excited to announce that we will be having our 18th Annual Fundraiser in October. Join us virtually or in person for our full, half, quarter marathon, or family-friendly 5k! Walk as a single walker of join a team. Be a part of finding a cure. 100% of all donations raised go to breast cancer research. The full marathon starts at Saybrook Point, Old Saybrook and ends at Camp Harkness, Waterford. Opening ceremonies start at 6:30am. Walk starts at 7:00am. There are multiple routes for this
Comcast Business Kicks-off “Mobile Made Free” Event New and existing Business Internet customers can get one line of Comcast Business Mobile Unlimited Intro free for a year from July 24th – September 21st PHILADELPHIA – JULY 24, 2023 – Comcast Business today announced the kickoff of its “Mobile Made Free” event which allows eligible new and existing Comcast Business Internet customers to get one year of Comcast Business Mobile Unlimited Intro at no additional cost. Comcast Business Mobile offers
Shoreline Menus is very excited to introduce their new mobile app! DOWNLOAD NOW! Shoreline Menus, the regions only restaurant-owned food delivery service has released a new mobile application available on iOS and Android. The beautiful new app allows guests to explore and order from a massive number of independent restaurants along the shoreline! To download the new app simply visit the App Store or Google Play Store and search ‘Shoreline Menus.'
The Flocking Flamingos are back for another year with the Old Saybrook Lions Club. Flock a friend, co-worker or member of your family for their birthday, graduation, anniversary...the list goes on! Call or email us today to book your flock!
There is no requirement to possess a college degree for success in entrepreneurship. All you need are ambition, resilience, and the proper guidance. The Old Saybrook Connecticut Chamber of Commerce is here to help with several tips on how to bring your vision to life without formal training. Let's take a look.Research the Industry You’re Interested In Before starting any business, it is important to do thorough research on the industry that you are interested in. Learn as much as you can about the
Join the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce to network with other local entrepreneurs and access valuable resources for helping your business grow.Being a mom is a full-time job. But what happens when you need to make some extra money? Or, what if you want to be your own boss? Luckily, there are plenty of ways to make money online as a mom in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. With a little bit of planning and some elbow grease, you can be on your way to financial freedom. The Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce
'Tis the season of giving, and what better way to give back to your community than by launching a holiday shop local campaign? Not only will this benefit local businesses and the local economy, but it will also help strengthen the bonds within your community. Keep reading to learn more from the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce about how businesses can give back during the holidays, launch a successful shop local campaign, and promote it to ensure its success.How Can Businesses Give Back During the
When you run a business, ensuring employee buy-in is vital to promote job satisfaction and increase productivity. And when your teams collaborate effectively, your company will certainly thrive and grow. By avoiding these seven common mistakes explained by the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce, you and your staff will benefit from a healthier work environment that will lead to better performances all around. 1. Micromanagement Constantly hovering over your team members as they’re working on their
Starting your own construction business can be rewarding but requires hard work, perseverance, and organization. You need to learn some things before starting your own construction business. Once you know these basics, it’s time to go out there and make it happen.The Importance of a Business Plan A business plan is essential for a construction business because the industry is competitive. A well-thought-out business plan helps you navigate the challenges and helps your business succeed. Business plans
Bringing out desired outcomes relies on a structured approach and negotiations can often fall on aspects that are caused by a lack of planning. Creating leverage is an important part of the negotiation strategy, which can be implemented by having alternatives. Also known as BATNA (best alternative to a negotiated agreement), this tactic ensures you have another option you can pursue if the negotiation falls through. It aims to avoid the reservation point walkway and focuses on flexibility to encourage a