February 16, 2023 | Issue 7

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Please Welcome Our Newest Member, Rest Assured Maine!

Rest Assured Maine is a short-term rental management and consulting business exclusively servicing the Belfast area. Owner Samantha Gehin-Scott is a longtime resident of Maine and wanted to provide a service that directly benefits fellow, hardworking, Belfast residents. By working exclusively with locals, they embrace doing business the "Maine way".  

Rest Assured Maine takes the hassle out of managing a rental by providing full-service, short-term rental property management. Their goal is to make short-term renting more accessible while maximizing the earning potential of your property. Please reach out via phone or email with any questions!

(207) 763-4290restassuredmaine.com | [email protected] | @rest_assured_maine

Recent New Members:

Aster & Rose | Youngtown Inn | Treworgy & Baldacci

Renew Me Day Spa | Midcoast Sports Exchange

February 9th Newsletter

1) Chamber Job Search (100th consecutive week)

2) Aster & Rose Restaurant

3) Rio's Valentine's Weekend

4) Left Bank Books - In Conversation with Rockefeller, Conley

5) Youngtown Inn

Special Thanks

Thanks to Down East Magazine staff photographer Dave Waddell for our newsletter cover photo this week. Dave has been making his way around Waldo County for images that will be seen in our 2023 magazine. He was also kind enough to take some new staff photos for us that can be seen towards the end of our newsletter. Thanks to Belfast Free Library and 15 Front Street for the time and space.

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 [email protected]

Upcoming Member Events

Announcements & News

Belfast Area HS Girls Soccer Kindness Fundraiser

Belfast Flying Shoes - Nonprofit Will Use Dancing to Help Kids Overcome Pandemic’s Social Impacts (BDN)

Belfast Free Library Youth Services - Music Together and Other Children's Fun

Belfast Garden Club Hosts Agriculture Professor Doug Tallamy Feb. 21

BlueJacket Shipcrafters - February ShipShape Newsletter

Brio Custom - Top Picks For 2023

Castine Kayak - Become a Registered Maine Sea Kayak Guide

Direct Communications and the Towns of Brooks and Waldo Partner to Expand High Speed Broadband

Friends of Fort Knox - Individual Membership Drive

Hannaford Installing Defibrillators at All 185 of its Supermarkets

KeyBank Seeking Nominations for Small Business Spotlight Initiative

Maine State Chamber Names Munsey as New President

Maritime Energy Donates $15K to Maine Cancer Foundation

New York Times - In Maine, a Rare Influx of New Residents, and a Housing Crunch

United Midcoast Charities Announces Three New Board Members

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

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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