March 12, 2019
Chamber Chatter
In This Issue



After Hours - Key Bank & Bridgton House of Pizza
2019 After Hours Schedule
Chamber Auction - Taste of the Lakes - Bob Marley
New Member - Edward Jones
Member Highlights



After Hours
Thursday,
March 28, 2019

Hosted by:

Key Bank
&
Bridgton House of Pizza
at
BreakRoom 248
248 Main St., Bridgton

5-7pm

After Hours in 2019


  • March 28 - Key Bank & Bridgton House of Pizza (Bhop & Bar) at the Break Room in Bridgton
  • April 25 - Clipper Merchant Tea House in Bridgton
  • May 23 - Twin Hearts Farm Bed & Breakfast in Sebago
  • June 27 - Bridgton Historical Society at Narramissic in Bridgton
  • July 25 - Denmark Arts Center in Denmark
  • August 22 - BRAG at Kendall & Anna Ham Complex
  • September 19 - Chalmers at Dragonfly Barn in Bridgton
  • October 24 - Bridgton Rotary Club & Sebago Long Lake Music Fest in Bridgton
  • November 21 - Chandler Funeral & Cremation Services in Bridgton

Mark your calendars!!!


COMING SOON!!!


Chamber Auction - Taste of the Lakes

May 15, 2019

Point Sebago in Casco

Spend the evening with the Chamber and sample some of the best food Maine has to offer! $25 per person.

Also, a performance by comedian Bob Marley 6:30-7:30pm

***CALLING ALL RESTAURANTS!!!***
If you would like to participate in this event and showcase your food, we would love to have you! Please contact the Chamber at
647-3472 or officemanager@mainelakeschamber.com
New Member
Jessica L. Stevens
Financial Advisor
Edward Jones is a full-service financial services firm offering a complete range of investments and services to individual investors. More than 15,000 financial advisors conveniently located in communities throughout the U.S. are available to meet with you in person to better understand your unique situation and financial goals. We believe that by investing the time to get to know you, we can help create investment solutions tailored specifically for you.
Member Highlights
Androscoggin Home Healthcare & Hospice
As the only independent non-profit healthcare and hospice organization in Maine, we are dedicated to improving the quality of life for all.
 
Beth's Kitchen Cafe
Serving breakfast all day. Gourmet sandwiches, homemade soups, home style entrées, hand-thrown pizza, and desserts from scratch. Open daily 7-3, Ask about our seasonal hours.
Espressos, cappuccinos, lattes and other specialty drinks are available!
Enjoy the cafés comforts inside or outside in our courtyard along Rt. 302 AND PEOPLE watch at our new location, 108 Main St. Bridgton, Me. It is our passion and pleasure to serve you!
Camp Konewago

The Club is great and strong. We have an outstanding trail system! Our Team partnership with all of our landowners has come a long way. Much gratitude a job well done.
Don’t just enjoy the trails enjoy the camaraderie at meetings Oct through April the 2nd Friday at 6 PM for pot luck supper at the Bridgton Community Center 15 Depot Street.
Deertrees Theatre
Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, Deertrees is a non-profit performing arts center presenting an eclectic offering of humor, music, and plays during a season that runs from late June until early September.

Fern Hill Farm
Bed & Breakfast
Our 1870 home is a small working farm and a bed and breakfast. All our rooms have private baths and are furnished with country victorian decor and period antiques.
Our herd of Nubian dairy goats provide us with fresh milk and cheese and we also make goods milk soap. Our B&B guests enjoy breakfast featuring fresh ingredients from the farm.
Bridgton Historical Society
Please Tell Us What You Think!
 
Here at Bridgton Historical Society we are working with Empower Success Corps (ESC) to develop a strategic plan to figure out how best to use our resources to advance our mission in a sustainable manner, so both the Museum and Archives on Gibbs Avenue and Narramissic are recognized as valuable community assets. As part of this we are conducting a survey via Survey Monkey to understand how the community views us and how we can best serve you. As members of the Greater Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce we value your input very much, and hope that you will take a few minutes from your busy schedule to respond to the survey. Even if you don’t know much about us, we need to know that too!
Babysitting Class
The Bridgton Community Center will be offering a Babysitter’s Training Course on Monday, April 15 from 9 am to 3 pm at the community center.
Allison Ross, EMT, “United Ambulance” will be conducting this course. Attendees will receive a certificate at the end of the course
The basic course gears toward 11 to 14 year-old youth, teaching the information on Leadership: Safe and Responsible Babysitting, Basic Care: The Heart of Babysitting, Stop: Think Safety, Safe Play, and Basic First Aid including infant and child Heartsaver CPR.
Fee for this class is $40.00 which covers the cost of the book and a CD as well as other information that participants will be able to take home with them for reference.
Class size is limited to 14 candidates
Bring a bag lunch.
Registration for this class must be made before Monday April 8. For more information or to register, please contact the Bridgton Community Center at 647-3116.
The Crooked River Project Referendum has been moved from March 12th to March 19th.   

Loon Echo Land Trust Hosts Hike For Mental Health at Bald Pate Mountain Preserve

For this second collaboration, Maine Master Naturalist Leigh Hayes of Bridgton will bring her expertise on animal tracking and winter tree ID to point out all the subtle signs of spring that can be missed in the gray days of March.
 
This hike is free and open to the public, however registration is required. To register, contact Loon Echo Stewardship Manager, Jon Evans, at stewardship@lelt.org or 207-647-4352, or Jana Richards at Jana.Richards@opportunityalliance.org . Snowshoes or traction devices may be required and layered clothing, water and snacks are always encouraged. Find more information about the hike on Loon Echo’s website, www.lelt.org and the LELT and Bring Change 2 Mind Facebook pages!
Marketing Your Products and Services

Date and Time:   Thursday, March 21, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location:   Norway Town Office, 19 Danforth St., Norway
Cost:  Free!
This workshop will show you how to stand out from other products or services of your competitors. We will cover the key elements of a marketing plan, including strategy, product descriptions, pricing, ideal customer profiles and more
 
For more information and to register: https://conta.cc/2sLMQLP
Both workshops are sponsored by

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and activities!
                        Youth Services
Every Week:
Tues : Tunes for Tots 10:00 am-11:00 am at Youth Department
Tues:  LEGO Club 3:30 pm-5:30 pm at Computer/Youth Services
Tues: Story Book Club 4:00 pm-5:30 pm at Meeting Room
Fri:  Preschool Storytime 10:00 am-11:00 am at Meeting Room and Children's Room
 
Adult Services
Every Week:
Tues:  Technology Help 10:30 am-11:30 am
Tues: Knitting and Needlecraft 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Wed:  Conversational Spanish 4:00 pm-4:45 pm
The Chamber would like to thank our
Premiere Members for their
continued support!









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