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Time Efficiency-Focus on TWO Lists

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I read this and immediately wanted to share it with everyone. “The world is changing fast and if we don’t stay focused on the road ahead, resisting the distractions that, while tempting, are, well, distracting, then we increase the chances of a crash. Now is a good time to pause, prioritize, and focus. Make two […] [Read More]
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Resolve not to let Veterans Sacrifices be in Vain

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My Dad (WWII vet) always referred to Memorial Day as “Decoration Day”. (That is what the day was originally named in 1865 at the end of the Civil War.  The Federal Law changing the name was passed in 1968.)  He always bought a “poppy boutonniere” from the Veterans and wore his VFW hat.   On Memorial […] [Read More]
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Darien Chamber Winner for Volunteer of 2012

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Amy Rowe-Smith, from Atria~Darien, has been active in the Darien Chamber of Commerce for over 5 years.  She has been a Chamber Ambassador and serves on the Executive Board as Chair of Membership.  She has demonstrated excellent organizational skills to coordinate the Chamber Ambassadors with the 25 new members that need support during their first […] [Read More]
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Ribbon Cutting at BASH in Darien

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I wrote recently about the many new businesses in town—-and the Chamber had a Ribbon Cutting for BASH (one of the newest ones)  last night. CLICK HERE for more photos and info! The parking lot was packed because there was also  a full crowd sitting outside at Backstreet Restaurant and Darien Social.. ..Darien is a […] [Read More]
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Welcome New Darien Businesses

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Dock Shop, Fresh Green Light, Norseland Inc., Koko Fit Club are new in Darien and who knows what might pop up next?! The Dock Shop is a great new nautical gift shop and fishing gear shop.  They have jewelry made with sea glass, beautiful trays and other serving pieces, fishing accoutrements, books on sea glass […] [Read More]
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Darien Food Bank Donations Needed

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The drive for canned goods “Postal Carrier” pick up is this Saturday May 12th But, if you miss that opportunity—just drop your donation at the Darien Rowayton Bank anytime during May. For Month of May~Darien Rowayton Bank Hosting Food Drive for Person-to-Person For the month of May, the Darien Rowayton Bank branch, at 1001 Post […] [Read More]
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Darien Farmer’s Market Opens

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Wednesday May 9th the Darien Farmer’s Market will open on Mechanic Street (behind the Darien Fire Dept.) The Market is open from 11am until 4pm (or until they run out?) BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) How do we benefit from shopping at the Farmer’s Market? 1.  Farm to table freshness…..how fresh is that? 2.  Locally […] [Read More]
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Pizza at 1970′s Prices in Darien

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Darien’s Post Corner Pizza is celebrating their 40th anniversary by rolling back to the Pizza Prices of 1970! Next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday plan your day to take advantage of this fabulous deal! You know they are going to be crowded, but who wants to miss those party prices? It is unique  restaurants and shops […] [Read More]
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Social Media for Biz in Darien

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Last night the Darien Library had a packed auditorium for the “Website Marketing Strategies & Social Media Integration Seminar” presented by the Darien Library, Darien Chamber of Commerce, SCORE and New Canaan Chamber of Commerce.  The presenter, Rob Petersen talked about branding, content strategies that work, blogs, Face Book, LinkedIn, You Tube and Twitter.  He […] [Read More]
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New Business in Darien ~ BASH

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BASH Recently opened at 7 Tokeneke Rd (next to SPECS) Madalene Benoist d’Etiveaud does Event Planning and Catering and Party Design Services. She has some of the most beautiful table linens to rent–they are lush and gorgeous The Darien Chamber of Commerce will have a Ribbon Cutting for BASH on May 16th. For Details Click […] [Read More]
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