Thursday, May 9, 2019
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  Economic Development Commission Meeting Cancelled
Meeting Cancellation Notice – Lack of Quorum The Economic Development Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 9, 2019 has been cancelled due to lack of quorum. The next regularly scheduled meeting is Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. in the Directors Room of the Lincoln Center, 494 Main Street, Manchester

Unity in Diversity Ghanaian Families
A special opportunity to deepen our understanding about cultural norms related to child rearing, parenting , education and views about acculturation from Mr. and Mrs. Ntem-Mensah of Ghana. 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM - Light Meal Served 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM - Presentation by Mr. and Mrs. Ntem-Mensah 7:00 PM-7:45 PM - An informal discussion with members of the Ghanaian community about best practices to support Ghanaian families and their children. To register and get more info: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe9cKzFLColo7_HWPKI5OnYbg6ipYCR9V-oM3doVMBn3uuwBg/viewform For more info contact : Rhonda Philbert at 860-647-4557 or b25rphil@mpspride

11:00am [11:00am] The MOMS Club®
The MOMS Club® of Manchester/East Hartford is the local chapter of MOMS Club® International, which is a national nonprofit organization with hundreds of chapters across the country. MOMS stands for Moms Offering Moms Support. We meet at the South United Methodist Church on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 11 AM. This is a great way to meet other at-home Moms in your community and participate in fun activities all year long. Internationally, the MOMS Club has over 2,000 chapters in 7 countries, and we represent more than 100,000 members. Locally, our chapter has about 15 members and we are always looking for other moms to join. We hope you will join us for fun activities, great friendships, and a wealth of ideas and information! We do have a $25 membership fee and this goes towards our dues to International and for use of the church space, where our monthly socials are held. In addition to our monthly social we have numerous activities scheduled throughout the week at places like Jump Off, The Lutz, parks and play dates at people’s houses. We also do one Moms Night Out a month and every summer we have a family picnic. If you would like to join us or are interested in more information, please email us at momsclubofmanchestereh@yahoo.com

12:00pm [12:00pm] Small Business Lunch & Learn
* * * * Lunch & Learn Series * * * * May 6th - 9th from 12:00 pm-1:15pm $10 per program or $30 for all 4 Details & Registration via: http://workspacemanchester.com/events-programs/ MONDAY - 5.6.19 Women Owned Businesses: Challenges & Opportunities - Led by: Milena Erwin of the Women’s Business Center TUESDAY - 5.7.19 7 Steps to Take your Business to the Next Level - Led by: Michelle Koehler of the CTSBDC WEDNESDAY - 5.8.19 The Cyber Mafia and You - Led by: Andrew Tyler & Brian Mulligan of Kelser Corp. THURSDAY - 5.9.19 Beyond Social Media: Tips & Tools for Optimizing your Online Presence Led by: A panel of WORK_SPACE members specializing in digital marketing including • Allison Butler, Animator & Video Editor • Phil Ly, President of I DO STREAM • Emma Petersen, WORK_SPACE Associate

1:00pm [1:30pm] Blood Mobile Manchester
Please visit a blood drive today and save a life! To schedule your appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit us online at the website below. Walk-ins are welcome or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

5:00pm [5:30pm] Manchester Arts Commission Meeting
2019 Meeting Dates February 21, 2019 March 7, 2019 April 11, 2019 May 9, 2019 June 13 - State of the Arts/Arts Hall of Fame September 12, 2019 October 10, 2019 November 14, 2019 December 12, 2019 Meetings begin at 5:30 p.m.