May 9, 2017

Chamber Chatter

In This Issue

Annual Charity Auction

Ribbon Cuttings

Brewfest

Member Highlights

Annual Charity Auction
Thursday May, 18, 2017 at 5pm
Bridgton Academy
For more information or to buy tickets, click link below
To view a list of auction items click HERE

To purchase tickets online click HERE
Ribbon Cutting
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate
Saturday May 20, 2017 at 12:00pm
692 Roosevelt Trail in Naples
Ribbon Cutting
Bridgton Consignment & Storage
Saturday June 3, 2017 at 11am
293 Portland Road in Bridgton
For more information click HERE
After Hours
Loon Echo Land Trust
Thursday May 25, 2017 - 5-7pm
8 Depot Street, Suite 4 in Bridgton
For more information click HERE
2017 Maine Lakes Brewfest
Saturday September 30, 2017 
If the words beer and “sampling” are music to your ears, you’ll love the 13th Annual Maine Lakes Brew Fest, Saturday, September 30th at Point Sebago in Casco.  From 11am – 4pm  This 21-plus event features live music, over 35 brewers and 15 vendors to satisfy your appetite.  Your ticket includes a Souvenir Sampling Glass.


To Purchase Tickets Click  HERE
Member Spotlight
Rufus Porter Museum
121 Main Street, Bridgton
The Rufus Porter Museum was founded in 2005 to celebrate the life of Rufus Porter (1792-1884), a painter, inventor, musician, and writer. The museum began by preserving and exhibiting Rufus Porter Style wall murals, and since has expanded to encompass Porter...
To continue reading click HERE
Rocky Ridge Guide Service
8 Ridge Road, Lovell
Rocky Ridge Guide Service is in Lovell Maine, which is in western Maine, nestled in the foothills of the White Mountains.

For more information click HERE
Port Harbor Marine
1328 Roosevelt Trail, Naples

In June of 1965 an abandoned fish cannery on the South Portland shore of the Fore River was converted into a small marina. By the winter of 1974 the marina had only experienced limited growth, provided few services and had less than 20 usable boat slips. In April of 1974 the marina was sold to Robert C. Soucy, Sr. and under his management expanded to a full service marina. Sales of boats and motors were added. Slips increased to 30 and 30 moorings were added.

To continue reading click HERE
ROLFE Corporation
91 Home Run Road, Bridgton

Rolfe Corporation is located in Bridgton, Maine. Edwin Rolfe Jr. started buying and selling woodlots and  real estate in the 1960s. Eddie’s son, Edwin (Rex) Rolfe III joined the company as soon as he was able to run a piece of equipment. 

For more information click HERE
BREWFEST VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Sign up to volunteer at this year's Brewefest and get FREE
Admission
Brewfest T-Shirt
Hot Dog / Hamburger
(provided by Bridgton Lions Club)
Bottled  Water

Sample for just $5.00

Contact Angie at 2047-647-3472
officemanager@mainelakeschamber.com

Fred Demers Associates, Inc. 

10% Off Career Coaching Service

HEB Engineers, Inc.

5% Off Professional Service Fees

Harvest Hills Animal Shelter

Free Pet Tag with adoption of a Cat or Dog

Michael Friedman, Esq., P.A

A 50% discount on the preparation of a simple will or a general durable power of attorney

Do you have something going on in your neck of the woods? Let us know!
  • We will put your event in our weekly Chamber Chatter
  • Deadline for the chatter is Friday!
  • Your event will post the upcoming Tuesday

Call the Chamber at 207-647-3472 or email to officemanager@mainelakeschamber.com

Sunday Brunch
Every Sunday from 10am-2pm
$4 House Mimosas
14th Annual Children's Art Festival
Saturday, May 13th 10am-1pm

FREE Arts & Crafts

Be amazed by the illusions of

Rick Hagerstrom






The American Legion Riders Chapter 155 has built a 16 foot mini tug boat from the keel up.
They are raising money for our three Veterans Outreach Programs

1.  Suicide Prevention
2.  Placement of Disabled Veterans in suitable living quarters
3.  Scholarship Funds for needy veterans' children.

A $10 ticket purchase will help us continue our goal to assist these families of brave needy men and women, who desperately need everyone's help and support.

The boat comes complete with a 40 horsepower motor and trailer.

Contact the American Legion at
Oxford Hills SCORE announces a business workshop 
"QuickBooks Basics - A  Four Part Series"
Starting May 15th.
Win a $500 Gift Certificate
 Hey everyone, we have a great opportunity here for you to win a $500 gift certificate to High Wire Hydroponics. There is a jar in the store, full of Jelly Beans.... You take a guess on how many there are, and the closest one wins. Each guess is $10. Unless you want the smokin' deal of 4 for $20. The winner will be crowned May 29th. Thanks!
Schedule of Events
To see a schedule of concerts click HERE
Public Breakfast
2nd & 4th Sunday of the month starting in May
8:00am - 10:00am
American Legion Post #155
Route 11 Naples

Adult - $8    Children under 10- $4
Home Garden Flower Show
 
Our 17th Annual HOME GARDEN FLOWER SHOW, MAY FAIR takes place May 19-21 at 10 am at the famous Fryeburg Fairgrounds. Without a doubt it is the largest and most diverse show we have ever done. We have 300+ exhibitors and 5 acres for you to explore.   There is so much for you to see, learn and enjoy!
Take a look through our show’s supplement and be sure to check online at www.homegardenflowershow.com for the latest updates and a discount coupon. Check out our FB page where we highlight some of our amazingly talented exhibitors.
Happy Spring and Summer 2017 everyone!!



The Town of Bridgton 
is looking for
Cubicles in Good Condition for new office space

Contact:
Georgiann Fleck, Deputy Town Manager
at
207-647-8786

SMCC Class offerings this fall at Lake Region High School
  • ENGL 100 – English CompositionTuesdays: 3:30 to 6:15
  • MATH 140 – College AlgebraMondays and Wednesdays: 3:30 – 4:45
  • PSYC 100 – Introduction to Psychology Wednesdays: 6:00 – 8:45Registration opens 6/22/17Classes begin the week of 8/28/17
    Registration opens 6/22/17 Classes begin the week of 8/28/17
       Call us at 627-4291 or email Rhonda.jacobson@lakeregionschools.org for more information on our College Transitions program.
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