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Corporation Events and Sponsorships

The Corporation sponsors various events throughout the year and partners with local organizations.


Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association "Walk to End Alzheimer's" is the world's largest fundraiser for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease.


Saturday, September 24, 2022

New Milford Town Green

Event Opens at 8:30 am
Promise Garden Ceremony at 10 am
Walk at 10:30 am



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September 28, 2022



at The MAXX

The Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce held its September 2022 Business Scene at The Maxx, 94 Railroad Street in New Milford.  It was also the kick-off of a new partnership formed by the Corporation for New Milford Economic Development, Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce, New Milford Public Library, and Western CT SCORE to support business in New Milford. Mayor Pete Bass and the partners of the Business Seminar & Networking Series were on location for a special edition of the Mayor’s Facebook Wednesday Night Live Video.

Complimentary refreshments were provided. This in-person event was free to attend and open to the public.

Chamber Business Scenes are a great way to make new contacts and develop leads in a casual and interesting setting, so don’t forget your business cards and feel free to bring a friend or colleague to the next one.

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Held the first weekend in October

RiverFest, organized by the town’s Riverfront Revitalization Committee and the Mayor's office, highlights our riverfront area and its connections to Downtown. 

RiverFest is a celebration of community and a time to gather with friends and family.  Taking place along the banks of Housatonic River in New Milford, CT – gateway to Litchfield County –and our historic Downtown Village Center, with its popular restaurants and diverse retail offerings, it will highlight the heart of our community.


Together the Downtown and its Riverfront are envisioned as a vibrant hub of commerce, recreation, entertainment and residential life by the Riverfront Revitalization Committee, organizers of this exciting event. 

Admission is free.  Attractions include:

  • Live music and entertainment

  • Food trucks and local food vendors

  • Beer and Wine Garden

  • Arts and crafts vendors

  • 5K River Run and Kids Super Hero Sprint

  • Cornhole Tournament

  • Bingo

  • Environmental education

  • Children’s activities

  • Guided walks along the One-Mile “Down to the River” walk

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"Best of the Best" honors those businesses in our community that represent the finest in innovation, vision and development.

The inaugural event, held in January 2020 was a live dinner, with guest speaker State of Connecticut Economic and Community Economic Development Commissioner David Lehrman.  

Due to pandemic conditions in 2021, the Corporation pivoted and held a virtual event.  The guest speaker was Dr. Jeremy Levin (Chairman and CEO of Ovid Therapeutics, Inc.;  Chairman, Biotechnology Innovation Organization; Chairman, New Milford Covid Recovery Committee).

The Corporation plans for 2023 include once again honoring the "Best of the Best" in person.    

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