Chamber News & Community Events for September

Noble House Gives Back

Not too long ago, Noble House Media Group gave away a free website, "The Website for Local Business" package at the Chamber's Darien Wine & Food Tasting and Charity Benefit. The winner was the Holmes Elementary School PTO. Their site was recently launched and looks amazing! Please take a look: https://holmespto.com/. Thank you Noble House for your donation, time and talent!

Who is the Blue Wave Booster Club?

They are a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit committed to supporting the athletic programs of the Darien school community. HOW YOU CAN HELP? Join! Your membership includes season passes to home football and basketball games, along with special member only events, so it pays to join early! Please visit here to learn more about the Blue Wave Booster Club and make a donation. Visit @BlueWaveBooster on IG! We hope you’ll join by becoming a member and supporting the teams at DHS!

Darien Candidates to Speak on NWT Darien Podcast

NWTD is a local Podcast hosted by Liz Geiger and Taylor Carter featuring topics for and about the town of Darien. This fall, NWTD is inviting candidates for Darien's Board of Education and Board of Selectmen to give a brief introduction of their qualifications and campaign platforms. The show will also feature Jim Cameron, Media Specialist and host of CH79 (our town television station) and Chamber Member Ken Skovron of the Darien Cheese Shop. Click here for the links to listen!

To purchase a town wide gift certificate, please visit DR Bank in Darien. Purchase in time for the holidays, perfect for teachers, coaches, babysitters, family, friends and more! Darien Dollars, our new e-gift card program is now launching in 2022! Over 80 local merchants currently participate. Purchase your gift certificates today to help #shoplocal and boost our community's economic vitality!

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The Waters Happy Hour Breast Cancer Benefit
at The Waters Edge at Giovanni’s. October 1 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

SKYHUNTERS IN FLIGHT: Birds of Prey Demonstration at the DCA
October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Salt Cave of Darien: Restorative Yoga with Sound Bowl Meditation
October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Everwell’s Money Series for Entrepreneurs w/ Kelsey Banfield–Part 2: Doing Money Work
October 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Greenhouse Group Fall Gardening Workshop at the DCA
October 19 @ 9:30 am - October 19 @ 12:30 pm

HAYVN PRESENTS; HAYVN HATCH(LET)
October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Barrett Bookstore and the DCA Present Elizabeth Strout at the DCA
October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm $35

Welcome Evolution Physical Therapy and Fitness, proud physical therapy partner for
The Premier Lacrosse League!

- Evolution Physical Therapy and Fitness
- Four Forks
- League of Women Voters of Darien
- Now We're Talking Darien

When looking for a service or product (anything from insurance, architects, lawyers to restaurants, shopping, or new places to live), we serve as a database for reputable, neighborhood-friendly, local options.

Job seekers can utilize our site to find job openings. Are you looking for a job in the community? Posts expire after 30 days, so our jobs page is always up-to-date!

Abilis, At Home Darien, Club Pilates, Darien Sport Shop, M&T Bank, Hollow Tree Self Storage,The Bar Method, Palmers Market, Sipstirs, Williams & Company, Darien YMCA are hiring!

Check out our job postings for the entire listing or inquire at each location.

The Darien Arts Center and Darien Parks and Recreation's 2nd Annual Rocktoberfest, is being held on October 2 from noon-6pm at Highland Farm, to benefit the DAC. The event will feature three musical guests, family-friendly activities and food, drink, business, and craft vendors. Musical guests Shotdown, Waller and Doug Allen are performing at the concert. Fun and creative family-friendly events will include chalk drawing and mural painting led by DAC Visual Arts instructors, strolling magician Steve Dane and performances by DAC dancers.

YWCA 2nd Annual Light the Night Fundraiser
October 18 - October 24
As part of the YWCA’s annual WEEK WITHOUT VIOLENCE National initiative, the YWCA Darien/Norwalk will be selling Luminary Kits’ to be lit on Sunday October 24th at sundown to shed light on Domestic Violence against women and girls. Each kit includes 10 luminaries to display in front of your home or business. It will also provide access to 7 days of prevention and intervention help and resources. Funds from sales will be used to send children who have been abused to CAMP HOPE where they learn to heal and regains some of their childhood, as well as to support the YWCA’s Advocacy and mission driven programming.