For most EBMA dinner meetings, members have the option of either being assigned a seat at random or reserving a table for them and their guests using the EBMA Meeting Table Form. If reserving a table, a minimum of four ticketed guests is required. Dinner meeting and special events tickets can be purchased from your EBMA Booster or by PayPal (if applicable) on the EBMA Tickets page.
|2023 EBMA Holiday Collection for Kids||November 28, 2023 – December 8, 2023||Beginning Nov. 28, 2023, through Dec. 8, 2023, volunteers will be collecting monetary donations for local community shelters and organizations. Please look for bell ringers located at Electric Boat’s Groton and New London facilities and consider making a monetary donation to help spread holiday cheer to families in our neighborhood. Donations can also be made via check; more information in flyer.|
VOLUNTEER BELL RINGERS NEEDED
The EBMA is in need of bell ringers for the upcoming 2023 Holiday Collection for Kids Drive. Volunteers will be needed at the locations in Groton and New London for both morning (6 a.m. – 8 a.m.) and afternoon (2 p.m. – 4 p.m.) shifts. There are 109 open timeslots to fill. If you would like to volunteer as a bell ringer, please find more information in the linked flyer.
|Electric Boat Groton|
Main Gate, South Gate, Bldg. 221, Kings Highway
Electric Boat New London
Front Entrance, Garage Entrance
6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
|EBMA Ugly Sweater Holiday Party||Sunday, December 3, 2023||Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased from your EBMA Booster or at the EBMA Office. There are only 250 tickets available for this event, and sales will end on Nov. 28, 2023, or when capacity is reached. Tickets are $30 for EBMA members and $35 for guests, and include hors d’oeuvre stations, a cash bar, bowling, billiards, shuffleboard and door prizes. The EBMA is getting a contract for 10 rooms at Foxwoods for anyone who wants to stay overnight. Please email Mark Wiggins and Rufina Ganeto for more information if you are interested in one of the guestroom reservations.||High Rollers Luxury Lanes & Sports Lounge, Foxwoods|
350 Trolley Line Blvd., Ledyard, CT 06338
|4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.|
|EBMA Children’s Holiday Party||Sunday, December 17, 2023.||Bring your children to visit with a receive a gift from Santa! Plus, enjoy lunch, craft-making and games. Tickets are $10 for adults and children ages 3+ and $5 for children under age 3. Please contact Erin Pedone, coordinator of EBMA’s children’s parties, for tickets by Dec. 13, 2023.||Groton Senior Center|
102 Newtown Rd., Groton, CT 06340
|12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.|
Note: Visit the EBMA Gallery to view images from our past events.
2023 Elevator Speech Contest
Congratulations to the winner of the 2023 EBMA Elevator Speech Contest, Aaron Ide! Aaron will receive a $250 Visa gift card and have his speech used as an EBMA recruiting tool. We received several great entries; thank you to all EBMA members who participated.
April 10, 2023 | USS Thresher 60th Anniversary Memorial Dinner
A memorial dinner, sponsored by the EBMA, was held at the Mystic Marriott on April 10, 2023, marking the 60th anniversary of the loss of the USS Thresher. All Electric Boat employees were invited to attend and join us in honoring the 129 men lost with the Thresher on April 10, 1963.