Residents on business networking team

The Westport BNI Chapter recently received BNI awards for the Connecticut chapter: Gold Chapter for more than 50 members and Platinum Chapter for closing more than $3.1 million worth of business between October 2012 and October 2013.

In addition, the Westport Chapter of BNI recently elected a new slate of members to its Leadership Team for the upcoming year, including Mark Moeller of Shelton, who was named secretary/treasurer. Other members of the leadership team include Cara Mocarski of Shelton.

Members of BNI carry each other’s business cards and hand them out to someone who needs the services of one of the members. BNI was started in 1985. Weekly meetings are held at Post 154 Restaurant, 154 Post Road East, Westport.

For more information on how to join BNI or visit the Westport Chapter, visit