November 3, 2022 | Issue 44

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Please Welcome Our Newest Member, E-Z Out Stump Grinding!

There it is... that ugly stump taking up space on your property. Don't spend another minute gawking at your property's eyesore. Call the experts at E-Z Out Stump Grinding! They'll grind your stump down 6 to 10 inches below ground level (or deeper upon request) and even remove the surface roots.

Don't let ugly stumps diminish your property value! Trust the team that can make your lawn safe and attractive again. Schedule your service today! Based out of Knox, ME - serving customers statewide.

207-568-1118 |

Recent New Members:

Center for Wildlife Studies | Searsport Self StorageFon's Kitchen

The Parsonage Gallery | Jon Linn Aerial Photography

Annual Chamber Awards Gala

Friday, November 4th @ 5:30pm, Hutchinson Center, Belfast

* Celebration Sponsor - Nordic Aquafarms *

The Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce the winners of this year's annual Chamber Awards, voted by you the people! Nearly 1,300 submissions this year! Congratulations to all the winners!

We'd also like to congratulate the runner-up winners in the following categories:

The CITIZEN OF THE YEAR Award and the CHAMBER APPRECIATION AWARD will both be announced live at the Awards Gala on November 4th!

Ho-Ho-Holiday Book Drive

Support the Chamber's efforts to collect books for this year's Holiday on the Harbor event on Saturday, December 10th, from 11am - 1:30pm. Each visiting child will be able to select a book!

New or very gently used books can be dropped off in the Chamber Visitors Center window at 14 Main St. in Belfast for the whole month of November!

Visit your local bookstores or go through your bookshelves and help us provide a book for a child this year.

2023 Chamber Magazine Advertising Kit

Thinking about 2023 already? So are we! Planning for our 2023

'Belfast: The Bay and Beyond' regional guide is already under way. Have you been thinking about how you would like to advertise your business or organization? Plan ahead and get those prime spaces while they're available!

Click Here for the 2023 Magazine Ad Kit

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 them to Scott at

October 27th Newsletter

1) Chamber Job Search (85th consecutive week)

2) Greater Joy Duck

3) Annual Chamber Awards

4) Belfast Flying Shoes - First Friday

5) Belfast Maskers - The Underground Lounge Live Music

Upcoming Chamber Events

Annual Chamber Awards Gala

November 4th, 5:30pm 

Business After Hours

November 16, 5:30pm

18 Spring St. Belfast

Upcoming Events

After-Party Live Music by Down East Dead

Announcements & News

Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition - Upcoming Bird Watching and Geology Walk

Belfast Garden Club - Talk with Food Historian, Author & Producer Robyn Metcalf November 15

Belfast Maskers Announce

Cast of 'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever"

Belfast Soup Kitchen - Philanthropic Merger Combines Kindness Programs, Soup Kitchen (VillageSoup)

Coastal Mountains Land Trust - Happy Wanderers Hike Nov. 3, Mount Tuck Preserve Trail Opening Celebration Nov. 4

First Church of Belfast -

Holiday Love Lights

Hutchinson Center Professional Development Program - Helping to Calm Strong Emotions with Resonant Language

Joy Duck - The Return


Joy Duck - The Departure

(News Center)

Owls Head Transportation Museum Announces Capital Campaign for $9.75M Expansion

The Scone Goddess Sets Sights on Rockland (VillageSoup)

Trilly - Thanksgiving and Special Announcement

Waterfall Arts Announces Powerful Exhibition "Nowhere Left" and an Accompanying Relief Printmaking Workshop

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

We are your holiday everything! Beautiful floral arrangements, florist, full service holiday décor, storefront & business décor, a wonderful gift shoppe with gifts from around the world, wedding florals, rare & specialty houseplants, winter & dried floral wreaths and much more!

Yes, we deliver! Call 207-342-2613 or online:

Your Chamber Working For You!
Dorothy Havey, Executive Director

Scott Smith, Operations Manager

Board of Directors
Alex Hawthorne
Mathews Brothers

Rob Fowler

Vice President

Waldo County

General Hospital

Michelle Curtis
First National Bank

Christy Lewis


Fellows, Kee, Tymoczko & Lewis

Sue Beemer


Montessori School

Paul Dean
Councilor, City of Belfast
Dawn Gintz
Captain Nickels Inn
John McKeith
The Belfast Center

Erin Merrifield

RE/MAX Jaret & Cohn

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.

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