Be sure to check the Dolphin Store, Groton CT Facebook page to view new merchandise postings and be advised of any snow related closures.
About Us: We are a non-profit store staffed by SOSA and SNECSA volunteers. Our proceeds benefit the Dolphin Scholarship Foundation (www.dolphinscholarship.org).
Location: We are located in Building 108 next to the Navy Marine Corp Thrift Shop.
You can find us easily by the Fleet Sheets Banner that is on our building.
Hours:Tuesdays and Fridays 11:00a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
We would love to expand our hours. Let Heather know what times and days would work best for you. There are many behind the scenes opportunities to volunteer for with the store. Please pick up a flyer at the sign in table for more information. We have a play area at the store if you would like to bring your children with you when you volunteer.
Merchandise: The Dolphin Store carries a great selection of submarine- and Navy-themed clothing ... plus home decor, gift items and more! A large portion of our inventory is handcrafted by vendors around the country, and many items are available for customization and special order. Also, if you have an artistic or crafty side and would like to have your items sold in the store on consignment, give Heather a call. We're always looking for new & fresh merchandise, so check back often to see what's new!
Special Events: The store is available for your FRG/FSG meetings, Meet & Greets, and other special functions. Please give us a minimum of two weeks notice, and we’ll be glad to accommodate your group as best we can. (See our store FRG Guidelines link above.
Mrs. Clean?: Do you love to clean? The store is much busier these days and it's hard to clean when we are open. Twice a month to do the basics is all that is needed.
-save extra small & small zip plastic bags (that extra buttons come in)
-save plastic pant hangers
We can use these items in the store for storage and display purposes.
Contact Info: Please contact us at 860-449-9118 if you have any questions or requests.
Volunteers: We're always looking for volunteers to work in the store! Shifts are two hours long, and the work is easy & rewarding. Children are welcome ~ there is a small play area in the back with a chalkboard, exersaucer, play kitchen, and coloring table. All you need to do is shadow one shift to learn the basics of opening and closing, credit card transactions and special orders. Contact Heather if you'd like to volunteer!
Talk to Heather if you'd like to schedule an in-store event ... or if you'd like the store to attend your Meet & Greet or other gathering. Please allow a minimum of two weeks for us to accommodate your request.
The Dolphin Store is now on Facebook! www.facebook.com/dolphinstore Become a "fan", and you'll receive news about upcoming events, specials, and featured merchandise. We're always working to find new vendors and items that our customers will love. If you'd like to volunteer, or if you have a suggestion or question, contact Heather
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