Sen. Murphy shows off his new dental implants
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Sunday, February 28, 2016
EVENT REMINDER & NEW PROGRAM ADDITION: U.S. Senator Chris Murphy to Speak at Middlesex Chamber Breakfast on 2-29
A reminder that The Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce’s February Member Breakfast with guest speaker United States Senator Chris Murphy will occur this Monday, February 29th at 8:00 a.m. at the Radisson Hotel Cromwell, full event details are below.
A new addition to our event program is recognizing Madiha Shafqat, a 21 year-old UConn student from Middletown whose January 10th Hartford Courant Op-ed: Beneath My Headscarf, I'm As American As You spoke up against discrimination against Muslim Americans by sharing her experience wearing a headscarf. She shared her pride both as an American and a student of the University of Connecticut. Shafqat is a junior at UConn who majors in Political Science and minors in English. The Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce is happy to recognize such an outstanding student as Madiha Shafqat.
The Member Breakfast Meeting, sponsored by The Mohegan Tribe, will be held at the Radisson Hotel Cromwell,
Berlin Road, Cromwell, with networking beginning
at 7:00 A.M. followed by a breakfast buffet opening at 7:15 A.M. and the
meeting program from 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. The cost is $22 for members of the
Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce and $32 for non-members. Advance
registration required, please register online: www.middlesexchamber.com.
“We are excited about Senator Murphy’s visit our Member Breakfast, his third appearance in front of our chamber. We are expecting a large crowd for the breakfast,” said Middlesex County Chamber President Larry McHugh.
Senator Christopher S. Murphy is the junior United States Senator for
. Elected in 2012, Murphy serves
on the Appropriations Committee, the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
(HELP) Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, and the Democratic Steering
and Outreach Committee. Connecticut
Prior to his election to the U.S. Senate, Murphy served
’s Fifth Congressional District
for three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Fifth District
includes the towns of Connecticut Danbury, Meriden,
New Britain, Torrington,
During his three terms, Murphy served on the Foreign Affairs Committee, the
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Energy and Commerce
Committee, and the Committee on Financial Services. Waterbury
Before his service in the U.S. Congress, Murphy served for eight years in the Connecticut General Assembly. He spent four years representing
and the 81st district in the House, and then spent four years representing the
16th Senatorial District, which includes the towns of Waterbury,
Wolcott, Cheshire and . While in the Senate, he served
as the Chairman of the Public Health Committee. Southington
Senator Murphy grew up in
Wethersfield, Connecticut, and attended Williams
College in . In 2002, he graduated from Massachusetts UConn Law School in . He practiced real
estate and banking law from 2002-2006 with the firm of Ruben, Johnson &
Morgan in Hartford,
Connecticut . Hartford
The Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic business organization with over 2,175 members that employ over 50,000 people. We strive to be the voice of business in
and the surrounding area. Middlesex County
From our nine geographically based divisions which meet on a monthly basis throughout
, to our industry
based committees and councils, the Chamber works hard to provide a valuable
service to our members. Middlesex
Monthly Member Breakfast Meetings, held at the Radisson Hotel Cromwell, feature keynote speakers from a number of different professional fields including the business community, national politics, sports, and entertainment. In addition to high-profile speakers, Chamber Member Breakfast Meetings provide outstanding networking opportunities and attract between 500 and 800 Chamber members each month.
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce
393 Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457
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