March 5, 2008
Trace Adkins Hunk-A-Hunk-A Man Wows ‘em in Arena
The day before New Year’s Eve at the Cabaret Theatre in Mohegan Sun, larger than life, Hunk-A-Hunk-A Man Country Music Superstar discussed his newly published book as part of the Sun’s Winning Authors event – “Trace Adkins Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Free Thinking Roughneck” and later a performance in the Arena.
Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT
Initiates City of New London – Coast Guard Celebration
During a February 7th meeting, the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT announced a celebration scheduled for Saturday, April 26th in conjunction with the USCG. (l-r) Planning for upcoming festivities to celebrate the USCG and the City of New London are Cadet Andrew Norberg, CGA, Kevin J. Cavanagh, mayor, City of New London, Rear Admiral Scott J. Burhoe, superintendent, USCGA, and Margaret Curtin, council member, City of New London, and others.
Whale Rock Oysters and Artie Valdez: Nurturing Delicious Gems of Success
Arturo Valdez’s, Groton, “Whale Rock Oysters attract devotees throughout the U.S. and internationally.”
Language Conference Focuses on Reclamation of Native American Dialects
The Fourth Biennial Conference on the Reclamation of Indigenous Languages was held Feb. 20-21 at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. Charlene Jones, Tribal Councilor/Secretary said, “It’s been in my hopes and dreams, since I was six years old, that our language would be in the community.”
March 19, 2008
Local Scottish Dancers Celebrate 25th & Robert Burns
On February 9th, the Mystic Scottish Country Dancers marked their 25th anniversary at the Groton Motor Inn during their annual salute to the “Bard of Scotland,” Robert Burns. The group has practiced and exhibited traditional Scottish dancing since 1982 and honoring the memory of Robert Burns since 1984.
Seconn Fabrication Selected Northeastern Regional Finalist
Seconn Fabrications of Waterford was chosen as the Northeastern Regional Finalist of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award. The company demonstrates what a small business should be: strives to surpass its customers’ expectations and regularly participates in improving its local community and the region. “…you need to give back when you can,” said Robert Marelli, Jr., founder and president, Seconn.
New London Historical Society Reprints Book
On February 29 , the New London Historical Society held a book release reception celebrating the most recent printing of Frances Manwaring Caulkins’ classic, “History of New London, CT: From the First Survey of the Coast in 1612 to 1860.”