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Resource Organizations

From local chambers of commerce to statewide trade groups, Connecticut is full of organizations that can assist your business. Find the professionals who can enhance your company with everything from grants to networking opportunities.

The Chamber is a vital part of the business community representing businesses in Brentwood, East Kingston, Epping, Exeter, Kensington, Kingston, Newfields, Newmarket, Raymond and Stratham. The Chamber also represents many businesses in other towns, although they do not fall within our prescribed area.

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is an active, non-profit business membership organization comprised of businesses and professionals who are dedicated to fostering a favorable economic climate in which to live and work.

Hasbro, Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate with the toy, board game, and media assets, headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

FM Global is an American mutual insurance company based in Johnston, Rhode Island, United States, with offices worldwide, that specializes in loss prevention services primarily to large corporations throughout the world in the Highly Protected Risk (HPR) property insurance market sector.

Embrace Home Loans Inc., formerly Advanced Financial Services Inc. (AFS), is an American full-service direct mortgage lender. It is headquartered in Newport, Rhode Island.

Daniele, Inc., is a maker of Italian style specialty foods such as prosciutto, salame, pancetta, capocollo and sopressata. The company was founded in Pascoag, Rhode Island, by Italian immigrant Vlado Dukcevich in 1976.

Breeze Publications is a privately owned publisher based in Lincoln, Rhode Island, serving northern and western Providence County with five free tabloid-format weekly newspapers.

Bess Eaton or Bess Eaton Management LLC is a small chain of coffee shops based in Rhode Island and Connecticut, serving doughnuts, bagels, and muffins.

The Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based Apex Companies is a holding company that at different times since its founding had retail, online retail, commercial and residential real estate development, real estate management, specialty, wholesale, and manufacturing businesses in New England.

APC by Schneider Electric (formerly American Power Conversion Corporation) is a manufacturer of uninterruptible power supplies, electronics peripherals, and data center products.

Ann & Hope was a Rhode Island-based retailer that pioneered practices now common in modern big box stores.

American Tourister is a brand of luggage owned by Samsonite. Brothers Sol and Irving Koffler founded American Luggage Works in Providence, Rhode Island, the United States in 1933.

Aloha Partners LP is a telecommunications company based in Providence, RI. It is the largest owner of the 700 MHz spectrum in the United States.

The Washington Trust Charitable Foundation provides financial assets to programs and projects focused on affordable housing and revitalization, business and economic development, and hospital, health and human services that directly benefit underprivileged local residents.

The Trust Agreement establishing the Trust in 1981 mandates that the money and income received thereon be distributed for the charitable purpose of “promoting social welfare in Rhode Island” by aiding or assisting its citizens in the areas of housing, health, education, and welfare.

Dexter Donation

The Dexter Donation is a trust established in 1824.

Providence Bank & Trust (PB&T) was formed in 2004 as a de novo community bank in South Holland, IL, with 14 employees.  The bank is so sincerely committed to the neighborhoods it serves, that they incorporated the Providence Bank & Trust Stewardship Program into their corporate principles when the Bank was founded – promising that ten percent of the Bank’s profits would be donated to local civic, non-profit, and Christian organizations.

The Wellfleet Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization whose mission is to represent the business community, assist visitors and promote communication between businesses, residents, guests and town agencies.

Wachusett Area Chamber of Commerce

The Wachusett Area Chamber of Commerce, formerly the Holden Area Chamber, serves the towns of Holden, Paxton, Princeton, Rutland, Sterling, Boylston and West Boylston.


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