February 18, 2022
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The Chamber is pleased to introduce a new marketing initiative for members: Advertising in the Friday Report e-Newsletter. The Friday Report boasts a weekly circulation of nearly 1,800 and impressive stats.

Click below to learn more about this unique opportunity to present your message to a targeted audience or to reserve your space.
2022 Historic Downtown Camden Walking Map
We’re excited to be refreshing and reprinting our popular Historic Downtown Camden Map, with updated listings of downtown Camden businesses, for 2022.

A limited number of advertising spaces are available for Chamber members on a first-come, first-served basis. The ad reservation deadline is March 17 and completed ads are due March 24. To learn more or reserve your space, contact Diane Norton at Diane@CamdenRockland.com
Chamber Board joins coalition opposed to Maine LD607
At their February 10 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce voted to join a coalition of dozens of Maine business associations opposed to Maine LD607. This bill currently being considered by the Maine Legislature would increase minimum annual salary for exempt employees from the current 3,000 times the minimum wage to 4,500 times the minimum wage by 2025.  

Our Chamber Board encourages you to educate yourself on this legislation and express your opinion to your local legislators if you are so inclined. Please click here to learn more.  
To contact your elected officials: Alphabetic lists, by town, can be found by clicking on these links:
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Presidents’ Day Weekend Sale at Grasshopper Shop of Rockland
It’s our biggest sale of the year! SAVE 25% on everything in the ENTIRE store, including items that are AREADY on sale! Shop early for the best selection of winter clothes, shoes, and accessories! We have exciting new arrivals, too... more...

The CAT’s return to service!
Bay Ferries Limited is pleased to announce the beginning of ticket sales for the Province of Nova Scotia‘s international high-speed ferry service to Maine for 2022. The 2022 operating season will commence on May 19, 2022, with service four days per week until June 22 after which service will be offered seven days per week. On September 7, service reduces to six days per week with season close on October 10. More...

Camden Rotary Club Offers Year-Round Career Technical Education Scholarships
The Camden Rotary Club is providing scholarships to support career technical education at the Midcoast School of Technology, Kennebec Valley Community College and other institutions.
The scholarships are available year-round to help students, job seekers, and experienced workers prepare for high-quality positions in manufacturing, construction, engineering design, healthcare, and other fields. More...

Jazz in June returns with Brubeck Brothers
Jazz in June, the locally produced festival that debuted in 2019, will return this summer as a one-night jazz celebration at the Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. The Brubeck Brothers Quartet, celebrating the recent Dave Brubeck Centennial; and the acclaimed guitar duo of Martin Taylor and Frank Vignola will perform a limited capacity concert Friday, June 17, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Members in the Spotlight...
Claveau joins Machias Savings Bank
Machias Savings Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Jean Claveau as Vice President, Business Banking Officer. Claveau comes to the Bank after working in commercial lending for over 20 years in the State of Maine. Claveau is based out of Rockland and will be serving the Coastal and Central Maine area. More...

Member Events...
Our online calendar is your guide to live & virtual events in the Camden-Rockland Region. Click here to view.

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Members are invited to email Amy@CamdenRockland.com with details of goods, programs, products, or services they would like to offer to their fellow members. Please limit your offer to headline + 75 words and include an end date not to exceed 1 month.
Chamber Board of Directors

Sheila Lowe, Chair

Jake Miller, Vice Chair

Jeffrey Hamilton, Past Chair

Richard 'Sandy' Cox, Secretary

Steve Matteo, Treasurer

Chris Austin

Maggi Blue

Jodie Heal

Martha Kempe

Celia Knight

Diane Lebson

Joan LeMole

Richard Lyon

Rick Manning

Dan Pease

Garry Schwall

Laura Tracy
Chamber Staff

Tom Peaco

Amy Rollins

Diane Norton

Chamber Offices

Camden Office
2 Public Landing
Camden, ME 04843 
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Mon-Fri, 10 am - 4 pm

Rockland Office
25 Park Street
Rockland, ME 04841
Information Center open:
Mon-Fri, 10 am - 4 pm
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