Milford Advocacy for Homeless holds ribbon cutting

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Although they do not have an official office space, the Milford Advocacy for the Homeless recently held a symbolic ribbon cutting on the steps of the Windsor Building where the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford is housed. The ribbon cutting was designed to bring attention to this grassroots organization whose focus is providing services for Milford’s homeless and helping …

CCGM raises funds to prevent childhood hunger

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The Chamber of Commerce for Greater presented the Harry K. Foundation with a $6,000.00 check from a portion of the proceeds from the 2022 Annual Girls Night Out (GNO). The event, held each year as a fundraiser for various charitable organizations as well as daily operations of the chamber, also features the Marvelous Man of Milford contest. “This year our Marvelous …

Gilbert’s Tires, Wheels and Auto Accessories under new management

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The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, Mayor Archie Campbell, several members, friends and family recently celebrated a Ribbon Cutting for Gilberts Tires & Wheels. “Nothing has changed, just a few new faces,” Scott Calhoun, who took over the business from his parents Gilbert and Rebecca Calhoun. “It is hard to believe that it has been a year since I …

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Festival funding approved by council

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by Terry Rogers Two popular Milford festivals received funding from City Council Two popular festivals received funding from Milford City Council at a recent meeting. The Ladybug Festival, sponsored by Downtown Milford Inc. (DMI), which has been cancelled the past two years due to the pandemic, will receive $30,000 as will the Riverwalk Freedom Festival, sponsored by the Chamber of …

Milford Community Clean-Up planned

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by Terry Rogers   Milford Community Cleanup is scheduled for April 9 (Photo courtesy of Unsplash: Jeremy Bezanger) Downtown Milford Inc., the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford and Milford Parks and Recreation have joined together for the Second Annual Milford Community Clean-Up planned for Saturday April 9, 2022 from 8:00 to 10:30 AM. “We will begin in Bicentennial Park, …

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Milford young professionals encouraged to attend Chamber group

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by Terry Rogers     The 3oh2 YP group through CCGM is designed for young professionals to network and gain volunteer experience The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford (CCGM) wants young professionals to dip their toes into networking with like-minded people while also helping them add some volunteer experience to their resume. In an effort to help young people …

Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival 20th Anniversary a huge success

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On Saturday, September 18, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford sponsored the 20th anniversary of the Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival. After cancellation last year due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, Chairperson Angela Dorey wanted this to be the very special and she was not disappointed. “I think the event was the best ever,” Dorey said. “It was so very special …

CCGM focused on getting businesses back to 100 percent after pandemic

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The Chamber of Commerce of Greater Milford is focused on getting businesses in Milford back up to 100 percent occupancy as quickly as possible as health officials work to get a handle on the COVID-19 pandemic. Although she did not have specific statistics about the impact the pandemic has had on Milford area businesses, Jo Schmeiser, Executive Director, stated that …