Ready? Set? Indoor Sidewalk Sales! Starts Thursday ...

They start Thursday and run through Saturday. Here's what you need to know, along with other information about upcoming events from the Madison Chamber of Commerce.


This information was provided by the Madison Chamber of Commerce:

Were we REALLY complaining about how hot it was in August? 

Geez... let's make the most of this frigid winter weather with some INDOOR activities, starting with the Madison Chamber's  Inside Sidewalk Sales starting Thursday, Jan. 24 and running through Saturday.

Enjoy great bargains (up to 75% off) at the following stores:

  • Asiye's Boutique
  • Attitude Plus
  • bella Perlina
  • Ciao Bella
  • Country Shop
  • Domestic Possessions
  • France Ameriques
  • Inoscentsofmadison.com
  • Jennie Fresa Makeup and Skincare
  • Jolie Boutique
  • Khaki and Black
  • Maggie's of Madison
  • Nosey Goose
  • Opticare
  • Peter Indorf Jewelry
  • Poppie's Children's Boutique
  • Walker Loden

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February is right around the corner, and the days are getting longer! 
Join the Madison & Clinton Chambers as we repeat last year's sold out

on Monday, February 4 from 5:30 to 7:30pm

at Donahue's Madison Beach Grille

1320 Boston Post Road, Madison

Enjoy delicious appetizers, cash bar,
door prizes, networking and fun. 
This event is sponsored by:

$10 for Chamber members (if prepaid); $20 for non-members.  
Additional $5 if not prepaid. Click here to RSVP & pay with a credit card.   or mail in your payment to:
MCC, PO Box 706, Madison CT 06443 to hold your admission price to $10.
 We hope to see you on February 4
Please let us know if you're bringing a door prize.

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Madison residents, Francine Larson and Ann Marino, have volunteered to inform and mobilize people from Madison to attend the Rally in Hartford on February 14th.  

To help build a Madison coalition and coordinate the effort, Francine and Ann ask that you contact them at francinelarson26@gmail.com.

For more information regarding March For Change, go to www.marchforchange.org and see March For Change on Facebook

March For Change
Change the Conversation.  Change the Culture.  Change the Law.

March in Hartford on Thursday, February 14, 2013
to Demand Safer Gun Laws

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 11am-1pm, March For Change will hold a Rally at the Capitol in Hartford as a show of support for common sense gun laws in Connecticut, including a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines.

March For Change is a bi-partisan, action-driven grassroots effort started by two Fairfield County area moms, Nancy Lefkowitz and Meg Staunton, following the December 14th shootings in Newtown, CT.  The mission of March For Change is the enactment of safer gun legislation in Connecticut. To that end, March for Change has partnered with Connecticut Against Gun Violence (CAGV), a non-profit organization that has been dedicated to reducing gun violence through public education and legislative advocacy in Connecticut since 1993.  

If you would like to attend the Rally on a bus from Madison, please visit www.ctmomsonline.com/marchforchange to make a reservation and pay.  As time is of the essence if buses are going to be arranged for, interested persons must reserve a seat ASAP.  Ideally, people would travel from Madison to Hartford together on a bus or buses depending on numbers.  For those who wish to drive separately, they could carpool and caravan.


Recently there has been a resurgence in Abraham Lincoln as a brand - in books, movies, and commercials.  To put Lincoln's life and accomplishments into historical perspective, the Madison Republican Town Committee is hosting an essay contest, "What I admire about Abraham Lincoln."  The goal of this essay is to encourage students' development of thorough research skills that lead to a broad understanding of this historical figure and the events that influenced his life, our Nation, and future generations.


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