October 27, 2022 | Issue 43

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Please Welcome Our Newest Member, Center for Wildlife Studies!

The Center for Wildlife Studies (CWS) is a Maine-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose global mission is to provide accessible environmental education and promote wildlife conservation through science. CWS advances wildlife conservation by equipping students and professionals around the globe with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful leaders in wildlife research, conservation, management, and education. CWS's three main activities include:

1. Providing specialized training for wildlife researchers, conservation specialists, natural resource professionals, and environmental educators.

2. Supporting wildlife research efforts to advance our scientific understanding of the natural world and to inform conservation efforts, resource management, and policy.

3. Delivering education programs to local communities to encourage environmental awareness and stewardship.

Funds from the race will go to supporting wildlife conservation in Maine and CWS's commitment to deliver community education programs in the region to encourage environmental awareness and stewardship. Find out more about the their team, their research and specialized course offerings, and their local education programs today!

36 High Street, Camden, ME 04843 | 330-703-4280 | centerforwildlifestudies.org

Recent New Members:

Searsport Self StorageFon's KitchenThe Parsonage Gallery

Jon Linn Aerial Photography | Central Maine Power Co.

Congratulation to our 2022 Chamber Awards Winners!

* 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!

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!


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 [email protected]

October 21st Newsletter

1) Chamber Job Search (84th consecutive week)

2) The Healing Garden

3) Our Town Belfast - Keeping Belfast Maine Bootiful


5) United Farmers Market of Maine - Harvest Festival

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

Happy Halloween

Announcements & News

Allen Insurance & Financial - Greg Karlik Joins Benefits Team

Belfast Curling Club Selected to Host USWCA Scottish Women's Tour November 5th

City of Belfast - Partial Harbor Walk Closure for Construction

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

First Church of Belfast -

Holiday Love Lights

Out on a Whimsey - Whimsical Belfast-Based Toy Store to Open Downtown Bangor Shop (BDN)

Trilly - Thanksgiving and Special Announcement

North Star Adventures Announces 2023 Women's Programs

Zulieve Law - Top 5 Questions Clients Ask

Member Promotions
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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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