DARIEN, Conn. – After three robbers entered David Harvey Jewelers on Tuesday and smashed display cases with sledgehammers, Carol Wilder-Tamme decided that other businesses should know how to protect themselves from robberies. The Chamber of Commerce leader will work with the Darien Police Department on an education program for Darien businesses.
Written by Carol Wilder-Tamme
Saturday, March 17, 2012 07:00 AM
As was mentioned in a previous column, the Darien Chamber is celebrating its 55th anniversary and so many business anniversaries will be highlighted in the coming months.
Sampling fine wine and good food, enjoying the company of friends while supporting great causes — that will all happen at the seventh annual Darien Chamber Wine Tasting & Charity Auction.
“In that time, the job has changed so dramatically. When I came in everything was computerized, but the type of retail we had in Darien and the size of the retail district was miniscule. To keep everything fresh and up to pace in the chamber, we really had to make a lot of changes,” Tamme said in the quiet offices while May showers poured down outside.
DARIEN, Conn. – Businesses are looking to boost their sales in the summer after a rough winter filled the streets with snow and made it difficult for people to go shopping. The annual Darien Sidewalk Sales and Family Fun Days will last three days all over town and will feature around 80 businesses, as well as entertainment.