February 9, 2023 | Issue 6

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Please Welcome Our Newest Member, Aster & Rose Restaurant!

Relaxed contemporary dining with a focus on local sourcing. Enjoy dishes crafted with ingredients that showcase seasonal availability and complimented with a full service beverage selection.

Start with a charcuterie and cheese plate, enjoy delicious cavatelli or braised pork collar, and finish with a sweet chocolate custard. Just a sample of amazing things to come under the new ownership of Michael and Karrie Nowak. Located in the Youngtown Inn, Aster & Rose is currently open Wednesday through Saturday 5pm - 9pm.

581 Youngtown Rd. Lincolnville, ME 04849 | (207) 763-4290asterrosemaine.com

Please Welcome Our Newest Member, Youngtown Inn!

The Youngtown Inn Bed and Breakfast is a classic 1810 farmhouse built proudly upon two centuries of New England heritage. This intimate Inn offers six comfortable and romantic guestrooms, each with a private en-suite bath. Some rooms offer queen canopy or sleigh beds, balconies and fireplaces. All rooms offer generous amenities, flat screen Smart tv, convenience of free wi-fi and a gourmet multi course breakfast.

The Inn’s worldwide reputation and recognition includes the Fodor’s Choice Award for eight consecutive years. Guests from corporations, government agencies, educational institutions, and private facilities have chosen The Youngtown Inn as the ideal location for either short or long-term stay.

581 Youngtown Rd. Lincolnville, ME 04849 | (207) 763-4290youngtowninn.com

Recent New Members:

Treworgy & Baldacci | Renew Me Day Spa | Midcoast Sports Exchange

First Baptist Church of Belfast | Seacoast Village, LLC

February Business After Hours

Belfast Curling Club

February 15, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

211 Belmont Ave. Belfast

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. Stop in for a few or stay and network for a while!

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

February 2nd Newsletter

1) Chamber Job Search (99th consecutive week)

2) Second Hand Eve Grand-Reopening & Ribbon Cutting

3) The Playhouse Open House

4) Halcyon String Quartet hosted by United Farmers Market of Maine

5) Hospice Volunteers' Nifty 50's Bowling Fundraiser at ALLPLaY

Upcoming Member Events

Announcements & News

Belfast Area Chamber - Two Ribbons Cuttings in Downtown Belfast

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

First National Bank - Waldo County Habitat ReStore Video with VP Mary Tripp

Hannaford Installing Defibrillators at All 185 of its Supermarkets

KeyBank Seeking Nominations for Small Business Spotlight Initiative

Leafsong Family Farm - Farm Flower CSA

Maine Maritime Museum Announces Opening of "SeaChange" Exhibit

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

Happy Valentine's Day

Member Promotions
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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

The Mission of the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC)
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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