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Chowder Recipes ~ Chamber Chowder Challenge 2020

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The Chowder Challenge event, hosted by DEANE, Inc-Rooms Ever Lasting, had seven entries from our chamber members who each cooked up a special chowder for the group. Every chowder  was different and delicious! Over 60 people attended and voted for their favorite entry. The “People’s Choice Awards” went to” 1st Place: Clear Clam Chowder-Kyle King […]

Savvy Marketing Tips #3 – Noble House Media Group-DCC Member

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  You’ve probably seen the bubbles at the top of your Instagram feed. These clickable circles take you to Instagram stories. So what is an Instagram Story? When they were announced in August of 2016, Instagram explained them as a way for users to share every moment of their day, without fear of over-posting. They […]

Darien’s 200th Birthday Celebration

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  Happy Birthday Darien! In 2020, the town will celebrate its 200th Bicentennial and plans are in the works to make this a year to remember. To learn more  go to: http://darienct.gov/2020  Be sure to mark your calendars for these special events celebrating the Darien’s birthday in 2020: Bicentennial Opening Ceremony Friday, Jan. 10 in the […]

Savvy Marketing Tips #2 – Noble House Media Group-DCC Member

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ORGANIC or PAID…..Is one better? You may post on social media, but do you post effectively? There are two types of posts, organic posts and paid advertisements. Organic posts are the kind anyone can do for free. Paid advertisements are sent to audiences targeted by demographics with a set budget that’s paid to the social platform you’re advertising on. […]

Savvy Marketing Tips #1 from Noble House Media Group-DCC Member

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Why Hashtags Are #Important The term, hashtag, is now a part of the general vernacular of social media users and business owners alike. Hashtags may seem like a last thought add on to a social media post but in reality are a powerful tool to help develop and reach a wider audience. Hashtags allow you […]

Counterfeit Bills & more info from DPD

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  The Darien Chamber, Darien Police Department, The U.S. Secret Service and the Life Solution Center of Darien partnered on a  “Business Security” talk. Chamber members and guests were given an immense amount of current information on counterfeiting, scams, bogus wire transfers and managerial tips on dealing with customers and employees. If you are interested […]

2018 Wine & Food Tasting “SAVE THE DATE”

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This year’s event will truly be a terrific “Taste of Darien” event with local restaurants and gourmet caterers promoting delicious foods to accompany the tasting of over 55 different wines presented by the WinePort of Darien. Delight yourself with appetizing creations from: Darien Butcher Shop, Darien Cheese & Fine Foods, Fjord Fish Market, The Goose […]

Computer Skill Improvement

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  EXCEL LOGICAL FUNCTIONS WEBINAR Some of the most common and powerful functions for Excel users are “logical functions”.  These are preset formulas that allow you to test cells for various conditions and return text or values depending on their adherence to criteria that you define.  In the webinar, we will demonstrate how to use […]

United We Stand-Tips for Small Business to SUCCEED!

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Small Biz Tip of the Month: Embrace Your Small Business Niche Independent, locally owned businesses offer everything from best-selling books and next-generation electronics to organic produce and freshly baked sweets – but they may rarely sell them in one place. More often than not, local businesses specialize in a particular niche, such as books, sporting […]

NEW MEMBERS SUMMER EVENT ….PHOTOS AND NEWS

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Louie’s Italian Bar & Restaurant, Darien’s newest restaurant and Darien Chamber Member, hosted a wonderful new member’s event on July 26th. The Chamber combined its popular “Summer STOPOVER” themed Business After Hours event with introducing its many new members to each other. Jayme Stevenson, First Selectman and Susan Marks, Selectman attended to welcome our new […]