Welcome to our newest member!

Laura Caputo from Urbane A Hair Salon was inducted into the Shoreline East chapter on August 1st. Say goodbye to the bad hair day! Urbane A Hair Salon is located at 2489 Boston Post Road, Unit G, in Guilford, which is right next to Laura’s sponsoring member, Michael Trulli at Therapeutics and Sport Techniques Massage […]

Our newest member…

Jules West of PrimePay became our newest member on Tuesday July 11th. PrimePay’s goal is to take care of back-office tasks so small businesses can get back to doing what they love. The Chapter inducted Jules with the BNI Code of Conduct and heard why Jules made the decision to join our chapter. Welcome Jules!

BNI Education Opportunities

Every week the Chapter’s Education Coordinator (or another selected member) provides a short educational talk about business practices or BNI. Here is our current Coordinator, Andrew Stephens of Yerkes-Stephens Insurance, in action!

In Search Of…. New Members

The Shoreline East Chapter is actively searching for new members in the following categories (and more!): Payroll Pest control Commercial real estate Office furniture sales Hair salon Optometrist We love visitors in non-competing categories! Contact us to schedule a visit. For a complete list of current members and categories please visit BNI CT.

Chapter Happy Hour at Penny Lane Pub

Many thanks to member and Special Events Coordinator, Rachel Jensen from Woodford Dental for our chapter happy hour in January. Chapter members turned out on January 11th at Penny Lane Pub in Old Saybrook for a few hours of networking and socializing. Based on the pictures there was some deep thought too!  

Shoreline East Chapter Pay It Forward Award

Every month the leadership team awards a chapter member with the Pay It Forward award (and chalice). The Pay It Forward award recognizes members that have contributed significantly to the chapter in the previous month- referrals, 1:1’s, TYFCB, visitors and leadership. The award (and chalice) gives the recipient 1 minute for their weekly sales manager […]

Chapter Members Contribute To Help Madison Residents

In December, our Shoreline East BNI Chapter members made contributions to Madison Social Services to help Madison residents in need.  More information about Social Services available in Madison is available at: http://www.madisonct.org/419/Social-Services

Networking event benefits the Shoreline East Scholarship Fund

The Shoreline East recently held an networking event for Members and guests at the Madison Beach Hotel’s Grassy Strip Wednesday night concert. Current Chapter President Michael Perry led the whole crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance and the group enjoyed the music of Scott Kirby- Vibes of Margaritaville. Our event raised over $300 for the Shoreline East scholarship […]

How do you clean a Flokati rug?

We’ve got the solution! Absolute Best Cleaning has had 3 flokati rugs come in this month for cleaning.  They are very shaggy white/off white wool rugs.  Most are made by the Vlachs in the Pindu Mountains of Greece.  They  are very cool and fit in with contemporary decor.  Here’s what my customers have told me […]

Leadership- in BNI, business and your life

Humor me and close your eyes for a few seconds. Think about yourself in the organizations you work in- your business, our BNI chapter, and your community organizations. Now think specifically about if, and how, you are acting as a leader in those situations. Leaders mobilize others to make extraordinary things happing in organizations. How […]