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Middlesex Chamber to Offer Free “Professional Training & Development” Program

Submitted by Haley Stafford

(February 9, 2024) — Chairman Sean Hayes of the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce has announced that the Chamber once again plans to offer its “Professional Training & Development Program” free of charge in 2024. Classes will be conducted virtually, via Zoom, during the months of April, May and June.

This important workforce development program has trained more than 2,000 people since its inception in 1986. It has received many awards along the way, including a Presidential Citation, and The Governor’s Laurel Award.

Chamber Workforce Development Director Lorenzo Marshall noted, “We are excited to once again offer these free classes for those who want to improve their skillsets and their professional prospects. We are grateful to the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development for their support of this important program for our community.”

Classes offered include:

  • Grant Writing
  • Managing Yourself and Leading Others
  • Google Sheets
  • Google Docs
  • Google Slides
  • Career/Personal Coaching
  • Money Matters/Financial Management

These programs are available to the public free of charge, and are open for registration at this time.

For additional information on the program, please visit  and click on the “For Business” tab to access the Professional Training and Development site. You also may register there as well.

Please note that this program is grant-funded and contingent upon receipt of grant funds.

To schedule a pre-course appointment, or for more information concerning or signing up for classes offered, please contact Lorenzo Marshall at 860-347-6924 or

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