To visit each organizations website simply click the name listed.

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Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce

Executive Team

The mission of the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce is to be an advocate for business and tourism; to promote business alliances; to provide valuable benefits and services to our members; and to serve as a strong community partner in the economic development efforts in the Greater Mystic area.  Join today!

Phone: (860) 572-9578

Board of Directors:

  • Stephen Clemente, Chair
  • Dale Wolbrink, Vice Chair
  • Andrea Frickman, 2nd Vice Chair
  • Helen D'Alessio, Treasurer
  • David Brown, Secretary
  • Susan Bailey
  • Bob Briere
  • Heather Caulkins
  • Mary Hartmann
  • Ken Kopchik
  • Dan McFadden
  • Mary Jane McLaughlin
  • Vin Pacileo
  • Ashley Polo
  • Rita Rivera
  • Al Valente
  • Ebbie Young

Economic Development


Town of Groton Economic Development

Paige Bronk, Manager of Economic and Community Development, (860) 448-4095

The EDC seamlessly combine their extensive in-house economic development capabilities with a wide range of state and regional business support resources to give you all the advantages you need to be successful in Groton. Whether it’s marketing information, available space, labor force requirements, state and local regulations, business networking or infrastructure issues, they are here with people, information, tools and experience to support you!

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Downtown Mystic Merchants Association

Judy Hartley, President/Treasurer, Contact

Established in 2013, the Downtown Mystic Merchants is a non-profit initiative aimed at promoting Historic Downtown Mystic economically, culturally and aesthetically for the merchants, residents and visitors of our Historic Downtown. Our mission is to enhance the experiences of shopping, eating, and simply strolling through our historic riverfront community.



Groton Business Association

(860) 572-9578

The Groton Business Association (GBA) is an affiliate of the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce. The GBA hosts a monthly networking event at select member businesses in the greater Groton and Mystic area. Free breakfast, a networking session, and guest speaker presentations are the traditional agenda. As a combination of local business owners and civic leaders, we come together to help enhance the economic vitality of the Groton Business Community. 

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Groton Rotary Club

Club 6730 in District 7980 | Contact

Rotary is a volunteer organization with 33,000 clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. It initiates humanitarian projects that address today’s challenges affecting the world today, such as hunger, poverty, and illiteracy.

The Groton Rotary Club meets each Tuesday at 12:15 PM at the Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa in the Octagon Steakhouse Restaurant. Our meetings include a great buffet (cost of $20.00 per person).

President (2015-2016)
  • Tricia Cunningham
Board Members & Officers
  • John Silsby (President-elect)
  • Jim Streeter, Vice President
  • Gary Weale, Secretary
  • Lea Doran, Treasurer
Board Members At-Large
  • Rich Kent, Jr.
  • Greg Thevenet
  • John Scott
  • R.B. Kent
  • Lian Obrey
  • Peter Grader
  • Bill Anhalt
Groton Rotary Foundation Board Members
  • Lee Vincent, Chair
  • Bo Bohannon
  • Frank Winkler
  • Dave Brown

All Club Officers also serve as Foundation Board Members.  They are: Cunningham, Silsby, Streeter, Weale and Doran.