Prospector Theater receives ‘Compassion in Commerce’ award from Chamber

The Prospector Theater received the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce’s “Compassion in Commerce” award at the annal State of the Town meeting Friday, March 15. The Prospector’s victory was represented in a sparkly, pink trophy that will look right at home at the theater. The Chamber ceremony was held at Silver Spring Country Club, and began with new Executive Director Kim … read more

Guest bartenders to pour drinks in support of Rides for Ridgefield

The Advisory Council of the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce is hosting a special guest bartending event Thursday, Nov. 29, from 6 p.m. until 9 pm at Gallo Ristorante (5 Grove Street, Ridgefield) benefitting Rides for Ridgefield. Guest bartenders will be First Selectman Rudy Marconi, Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kim Bova and Ridgefield Advisory Council President Christine Mullen. The Advisory Council … read more

New Chamber director looks forward to ‘matchmaker’ role

Kim Bova is a business owner’s dream advocate. A cellist with a passion for theater and for writing, she can be a creative person’s best friend. If that weren’t enough, this midwesterner-turned-Connecticutian is also an avid hiker — someone who loves to explore the outdoors with her greyhounds. “I’m comfortable wearing all the hats, it comes natural to me,” she … read more

Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce names Kim Bova executive director

The Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce has announced Kim Bova as its new executive director effective Thursday, Oct. 4. In the role as executive director, Bova will continue the tradition of engaging, supporting, and growing the Ridgefield business community. “We were very pleased at the response for this position as well as the quality of the candidates,” said Theresa Santoro, who … read more

Fireworks, food, Frisbee: Family Fourth offers plenty of fun

Boom! Ka-bang! Sizzle. Ahhh… Fireworks! Picnics, blankets and lawn chairs, food vendors, a DJ — the Ridgefield Family Fourth will again turn the fields around Ridgefield High School into lawns of summer fun as townspeople relax waiting for dusk to fall and for the skies to light up with a $40,000 pyrotechnic show. The annual fireworks extravaganza is planned for … read more

Three Roots Education cuts Chamber ribbon

Ridgefield’s newest arts and nature school, Three Roots Education, is now open at 15 Danbury Road, inside Ridgefield Flowers. The Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce welcomed the school with a ribbon cutting on June 13. Three Roots Education was founded by Shannon Carey, a lifelong Ridgefield resident who attained her art education degree from Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. Three Roots … read more

Ridgefield High School hosts first-ever ‘Business and Culinary Symposium’

Students at Ridgefield High School participated in the first annual “Business and Culinary Symposium” Thursday, April 19. As part of the symposium, 80 RHS business and culinary students collaborated to develop solutions to real-world challenges faced by local business owners.   Senior Mackenzie Fitzpatrick said she learned the importance of preparing for presentations. “It’s important to listen to people you … read more

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