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Upcoming Events

Date Event Description Time / Location

A Magical Night in the French Quarter.

The Maren Sanchez Home Foundation is launching it's first annual fundraiser, A Magical Night in the French Quarter. The Foundation's mission is to "empower girls to defend themselves against emotional, psychological and verbal manipulation and physical violence." This event will raise funds to continue the Foundation's self defense programs, work shops, camps and children's books. Get ready for a magical night at the Milford Yacht Club, which will include a New Orleans themed buffet dinner, silent and live auction, bourbon tasting, live music and more! 

March 25, 2017 
6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.
The Milford Yacht Club
131 Trumbull Avenue
Milford, CT 06460

INFO 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m, The Milford Yacht Club 131 Trumbull Avenue Milford, CT 06460

Connecticut Parrot Society to Host 10th Annual Featherfest

Connecticut Parrot Society to Host 10th Annual Featherfest


Debbie Goodrich, certified parrot behaviorist and owner of Parrot Ambassadors, and Mary-Beth Kaeser, raptor rehabilitator and owner of Horizon Wings, are featured presenters.



Middletown, CT (January 31, 2017) …. For some bird owners, especially new ones, it is pretty hard to find quality supplies, advice, and information for your feathered friend in a mostly dog and cat world. If you can relate, or just love birds, you don’t want to miss the Connecticut Parrot Society’s (CPS) 10th annual Featherfest on March 25, 2017.


Featherfest is CPS’ annual bird fair at the Elks Club in Middletown, CT that includes educational speakers, bird-related vendors, and live birds (not for sale). The event is open to the public from 10 am to 5 pm, and admission is only $5 per person (children under 12 and CPS members are free).


This year’s educational speakers include the following:


  • MaryBeth Kaeser from Horizon Wings, a non-profit wildlife rehab center in Connecticut, specializing in birds of prey. She will be bringing some of their birds, including a Golden Eagle, and speaking about them at 10:30 am.
  • Debbie Goodrich, owner of Parrot Ambassadors, president and founder of Flight Club Foundation, creator and director of Seattle Parrot Expo. She will be speaking about “The Importance of Parrots” at 1:30 pm.









Other highlights of the event include:


  • Door prizes and teacup auction, including :
    • Smart TV
    • Air Purifier
  • Many vendors with an array of bird-related items such as toys, food, and jewelry
  • Free pet healthcare information at the “Ask the Vets” table; avian veterinarians will answer your questions


Featherfest is an event all bird lovers do not want to miss. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about the conservation efforts for parrots and other birds in the wild, and offers great resources for parrot owners and parrot fans.

INFO 10am-5pm, Elks Club in Middletown, CT

Columbus House's 15th Annual 'Chocolate to the Rescue!'

Help families and children experiencing homelessness while enjoying the region's finest chocolate!
◆ Sample mouthwatering chocolate delicacies from local restaurants, bakeries, caterers and chocolatiers
◆ Observe judging from a panel of culinary experts
◆ Bid on an array of silent auction items
◆ Vote for your favorite chocolate creation
◆ Tickets are $35 each
To purchase tickets online or to sponsor the event please visit http://www.columbushouse.org/chocolate
Contact Linda at lkosko@columbushouse.org or (203) 401-4400 x150 for more information.
INFO 1pm-4pm, Inn at Middletown

The Westbrook Emblem Club will be hosting a Charity Bachelor Auction!

The Westbrook Emblem Club will be hosting a Charity Bachelor Auction! 


Proceeds will be presented 

to The Danni Kemp Cancer Fund. 


This event will raise funds for Danni Kemp and her family to help with medical costs and travel to receive vital treatments in her battle with cancer. 


The event is to be held at The 

Westbrook Elks Lodge located at 142 Seaside Ave, Westbrook, CT. 


It will be held on April 21 from 7-10:30 P.M. CT's very own Pam Roxbury and Mike Lapitino from WPLR will be our Host!


Guests will be able to bid on and win a date with a Bachelor. 


Dates have been preplanned and provided through donations from our sponsors. 


Advance ticket price is $25; at the door for $30. 


Music and Entertainment by

Four Six Stix AND The Elwoods! 


Guests at the auction will also receive complimentary appetizers, drink specials, and door prizes. 


Doors Open at 6:45 pm. 


Event kicks off at 7pm with Social Mixer. 


Bachelor Auction starts at 8:00 pm. 


Bachelor Bio's with date packages will be available to view prior to event. 


For additional information on the auction, sponsorship, donations, or to purchase advance tickets 



Angela Rinaldi, President of The 

Emblem Club at 203-690-7657 or at angrinaldi@yahoo.com




INFO 7-10:30 P.M., Westbrook Elks Lodge located at 142 Seaside Ave, Westbrook, CT

Leadercast Greater Valley Chamber

Purpose is what defines us, drives us, empowers us.

What does it mean to be powered by purpose? To be part of a purpose-driven organization? To work with a team of people who understand the meaning in addition to the metrics? To recognize that the why you of what you do matters as much or more as the what you do. Where defined values drive a strong culture and intentional leadership inspires amazing results.

Come to Leadercast Greater Valley - where every detail of the experience is crafted to inspire and engage you in surprising and meaningful ways. Discover the steps you can take to uncover your purpose ... to reconnect you organization's why ... and to truly live, work and play in the world, Powered by Purpose.

The 2017 Speakers Simulcast from Atlanta:

  • Andy Stanley - Leadership Author & Communicator
  • Daniel Pink - Behavioral Science Expert, Best Selling Author & Host of Crowd Control
  • Molly Fletcher - Former Top Sports Agent & Author
  • Suzy Welch - Author, Commentator & Business Journalist
  • Dr. Henry Cloud - Acclaimed Leadership Expert, Clinical Psychologist & Best -Selling Author
  • Jess Ekstom - CEO of Headbands of Hope
  • Jim McKelvey - Co-FOunder of Square & FOunder of LaunchCode
  • Donald Miller - CEO of StoryBrand
  • Tyler Perry - Director, Playwright, Screenwriter, Producer, Actor, Author & Entrpreneur
  • Returning as emcee is Tripp Crosby.

Local Morning and Lunch Speakers to be announced shortly.

Ticket includes Simulcast, Leadercast Journal, Light Continental Breakfast, Local Morning Speaker, Coffee & Beverages throughout the day, General CEU/HR/Nursing Credits along with networking and more.

NEW in 2017 -- VIP Ticket includes all of the above plus reserved seating in the auditorium and Lunch with speaker in the Vetro Room at Il Palio. 

Please note: General Admission Ticket no longer includes lunch. There are wonderful local restaurants nearby in addition to public cafeterias located on the R.D. Scinto Corporate Park campus. We will provide additional information in the reminder email and your attendee packets.

Tickets are non-refundable.

Early Bird Tickets (through April 30th): 
General Admission Ticket -- $79
VIP Ticket - $119

Regular Price (May 1st - May 3rd):
General Admission Ticket -- $99
VIP Ticket -- $149

Late Registration (May 4th/At the Door)
General Admission Ticket -- $129
VIP Ticket -- $179

Tickets and info

INFO 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM, R.D. Scinto Inc. Auditorium 3 Corporate Drive Shelton, CT 06484

3rd Annual Locapalooza

Adventures In Music Productions presents Locapalooza, a one day music and arts festival featuring all things local to CT, on the third Sat in May every year. This family friendly event take place at beautiful Three Saints Park in Bethany, CT.


Recently, A.I.M Productions has announced the music lineup for this year's Locapalooza. We are currently booking appearances and interviews for the months of April and May for the bands and producers of the festival. If you would be interested in interviewing anyone involved with the festival on, please contact us to schedule dates.


The 2017 lineup for Locapalooza III:


Elle Sera

Brian Dolzani

Laini & The Wildfire

Five In The Chamber


Hitch & The Giddyup

Chaser Eight


Creamery Station


INFO All day, Three Saints Park in Bethany, CT