Join a committee of the Wethersfield Chamber

Effective 5/23/24

BBQ & Beer Annual event at Webb Barn

Chairperson: Cristina Orsini, D’Esopo Funeral Chapel and Debra Raymond, Eagle Eye Realty

Chamber Anniversary Party Will be held in Mid-May along with the “Best of Wethersfield” Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner Honors those Wethersfield Businesses and Chamber members


Board of Directors Committee Seek out chamber membership for appointment to the board of directors.


Committee Members: Natia Shukakidze, Chamber President

Business After Hours (BAH) Committee This committee reaches out to businesses for BAH opportunities, helps coordinate the details and helps get attendees. This is a great, low-cost way to network and bring attention to your business.

Chairperson: Anna Laurie, Coldwell Banker Realty and Foodie Q Fit

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Car Show Committee This annual event, which is held with the “Over the Hill Gang,” attracts 100 classic and muscle cars – many trophies awarded. A fundraiser for the chamber.

Chairperson: Kim Notaro, Kim’s Flower Shop

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Cornfest Committee This event is an updated, wonderful community tradition that is held on the Cove Park (near DMV) in Historic Old Wethersfield.

Chairperson: Dorena Federici, Living Healthy with Dorena

Committee Members: Charlie Hart, Christina Wilcox, Dutch Point Credit Union, Elona Biraci, M&T Bank, Angela Aiello, Berkshire Hathaway home Services

Executive Committee Made up of the President, Immediate Past President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and Executive Director, this committee looks at Chamber Strategic Planning and By-Laws.


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Finance Committee Our Treasurer, along with a select few that comprise this committee, prepares the annual budget, reviews our monthly finances, and make suggestions to the board based on the results.

Chairperson: Brian Wilkinson, Treasurer, Barron, Yanaros & Carouso

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Holidays on Main A highly attended community event is held the first Thursday in December and attracts over 6,000 people. The Silent Auction at the Webb Barn, Tree Lighting, Carol Sing, and Wagon rides along Main Street will captivate the crowd for hours. Sponsorships welcome. A fundraiser for the Chamber.

Chairperson: Natia Shukakidze, Chamber President

Committee Members: Dorena Federici, Living Healthy with Dorena, Anna Laurie, Coldwell Banker Realty, Julie Lemos, Century 21, Christina Wilcox, Dutch Point Credit Union, Elona Biraci, M&T Bank

Membership & Marketing Committee Work with the Chamber executive director, and board members in helping grow the membership base.


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New Members Breakfast Organized a quarterly breakfast ceremony to welcome new members to the chamber.

Chairperson: Anna Laurie, Realty with Good Taste

Committee members: Dorena Federici, Living Healthy with Dorena

Nominating Committee To present a slate of officers prior to the annual meeting according to the by-laws.

Chairperson: Cristina Orsini, Immediate Past President-D’Esopo Funeral Chapel

Committee members: President

Scholarship Committee Review and discuss scholarship applications submissions. A neutral party decides the winner(s).The Chairperson, the Executive Director, and committee attend the Awards night at Wethersfield High School to present the awards.

Chairperson: Maureen Horowitz-Agnelli Realty, Debra Raymond-Eagle Eye Realty

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Town Committee The Chamber is a liaison to the Economic Development and Improvement Commission (EDIC) and attends monthly meetings.


Committee members: Ivana Marrero, Executive Director, Anna Laurie, Coldwell Banker Realty