April 13, 2023 | Issue 15

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Please Welcome Our Newest Member, The Bayside Store!

The Bayside Store is your one-stop-shop for subs, pizza, ice cream, penny candy, & a large beer selection! Get your daily favorites or plan lunch and dinner without delay!

As the weather gets warmer, plan to stop by and Bayside Store will put together a picnic basket for you or you can enjoy sitting outside on the deck right there! They also make morning baskets for cottage goers and will even do your shopping for you if you call ahead. Conveniently located on Route One in Northport, just a minute from Northport Golf Club and Bayside Village on the ocean!

1336 Atlantic Hwy. Northport, ME 04849 | 207-338-6118 | facebook.com/thebaysidestore

Please Welcome Our Newest Member, Soul Winds Empowerment!

As an empowerment coach and embodiment facilitator, Emma Schurink of Soul Winds Empowerment offers one-on-one sessions and workshops to guide you to embody your authentic self and live a meaningful, connective life. Through your work together, you will strengthen your ability to hear your intuition and make decisions that feel good in your body. Because empowerment starts within and emanates outward, we help transform our culture as we transform ourselves.

Emma is a Certified Spiritual & Life Coach and a Somatic Experiencing™ Practitioner in-training.

Based in Searsmont, ME | 207-860-0585 | soulwindsempowerment.com

Recent New Members:

Belfast Social Capital | Young's Cleaning & Sanitation | Ironwood Maine

Craig Olson Books | Belfast Coworking | R H Lambeth Builders

April 6th Newsletter

1) Chamber Job Search (108th consecutive week)

2) Bell the Cat Wine & Charcuterie Night

3) Arts in the Park 2023

4) Coastal Mountains Land Trust Nature Walk

5) Belfast Flying Shoes, Belfast Free Library Events

April Business After Hours

Every month our Chamber hosts an after hours event designed for members to meet and build relationships with business people from companies and organizations representing a variety of industries in our region. Join us every third Wednesday!

Belfast Soup Kitchen

Wednesday, April 19, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

31 Belmont Ave. Belfast

BSK Press Release on New Kindness Community Market Ribbon Cutting

Click Here for a printable 2023 BAH schedule

Chamber Job Search (HOT ITEM)

Still looking for that new job? Need to know what's available in the greater Belfast area? We have a great page full of job opportunities large and small!


Chamber Members - you can submit your job postings by logging into your

ChamberMaster account or email chamberoffice@belfastmaine.org

Upcoming Member Events

Announcements & News

Ananda Yoga & Wellness - Yoga + Vision Board April 15

Belfast Free Library -

April Programs

Belfast Garden Club - Maine Biologist Discusses Invasive Plants April 18

Belfast Historical Society & Museum - 'Moving the Charles Treadwell House' Talk April 24

Belfast Parks & Recreation Director Norm Poirier to Retire (TRJ)

Belfast Poet Laureate 2023 - Maya Stein of Toad Hall Editions

Belfast Senior College - What's Under Belfast's Geodesic Dome and More April 25

Belfast Soup Kitchen to Mark the Opening of Community Market at Chamber Business After Hours

But Still I Am One - Donate to Capital Campaign

Coastal Mountains Land Trust Offers Volunteer Informational Session

Keeping Belfast Maine Beautiful Returns May 13

Left Bank Books Hosts

John Freeman April 28

Maine Maritime Museum - Free School Vacation Programs

Nordic Aquafarms - Status Update, Belfast, Maine

SeaHorse Stables Spring

Horse Show April 22

United Realty -

April Highlights

USA Today 10 Best - Vote for Searsport Shores Ocean Campground

Waldo County Pet Food Pantry Cookie Fundraiser at Wasses Hot Dogs April 15th

Member Promotions
Click on ad for more information (where available)

Your Chamber Working For You!

Dorothy Havey, Executive Director


Scott Smith, Operations Manager


Board of Directors

Sue Beemer



Montessori School

Erin Merrifield

Vice President

RE/MAX Jaret & Cohn

Michelle Curtis
First National Bank

Christy Lewis


Fellows, Kee, Tymoczko & Lewis

Megan Day

Waldo County

General Hospital

Paul Dean

Councilor, City of Belfast

Dawn Gintz

Captain Nickels Inn

John McKeith

The Belfast Center

Chris Nickerson

Whale's Tooth Pub & Northport Inn & Lodge

Elaine Potoker


Terri Tower

Camden National Bank

Mary Tripp

Bank of America

Staff Photography by Dave Waddell, Down East Magazine

Consider Becoming a Member!

The Mission of the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce

is to champion a thriving business environment for its members through promotion, networking, advocacy, community partnerships and access to relevant information.

Follow the link above to find information about membership benefits and learn how we can promote you and help you achieve your goals.

Community Links:

Belfast Free Library | City of Belfast | Harbormaster

Waldo County General Hospital | YMCA

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