- Monday, January 19, 2015
The Newtown Economic Development Commission and the Newtown Chamber of Commerce have partnered with the US Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Connecticut District Office to offer free seminars for small business owners and those thinking about entering the world of entrepreneurship.
All seminars will be held in the lower meeting room of C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, from 8 to 9:30 am. Coffee and bagels will be served.
The following workshops are scheduled:
- Thursday, June 12, 2014
The streets have names like Old Farm Road, Washington Square Street, Fairfield Circle, Primrose Street, and Loop Lane. It sounds like a nice neighborhood, except no one lives there.
- Friday, January 31, 2014
First Selectman Pat Llodra is seeking residents to fill several opening on local appointed boards and commissions. In some cases the appointments are required to be affiliated with a specific political party, while in other cases unaffiliated voters are encouraged to consider serving.
Current openings exist on:
The Economic Development Commission, with a position available to any registered voter; last day to apply is February 3.
- Friday, November 22, 2013
The Newtown Economic Development Commission (EDC) is reminding Newtown community members that Small Business Saturday is November 30, Thanksgiving weekend.
According to EDC assistant Betsy Paynter, when people shop at small, independent, locally owned businesses, 68 percent of what they spend stays right in their community supporting local organizations and services.
- Thursday, July 25, 2013
Are you prepared for the next storm or potential emergency? The Newtown Economic Development Commission (EDC) will offer “Community Preparedness: Small Businesses and Families Leading the Way by Preparing Themselves,” a free seminar, on Tuesday, August 13.
The program will be presented in Newtown Municipal Center Council Chambers, 3 Primrose Street, from 8:30 to 10 am.
Attendees will learn how to prepare and protect themselves and their businesses in case of an emergency.