CHAMBER NEWS | March 1, 2019
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Camden, ME 04843 
207.236.4404

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Rockland, ME 04841
207.596.0376 

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Monday - Friday,
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Chamber News and Happenings...
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree to speak at March 20 Business Breakfast
Please join us for a morning with US Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine. A resident of North Haven, Pingree has represented Maine's 1st District in Congress since first being elected to this post in 2008.

Rep. Pingree will speak about current issues facing the US Congress and her work on the Appropriations and Agriculture Committees.

7:00 AM - Coffee & Networking
7:30 AM - Breakfast service begins
8:00 AM - Presentation/Q&A
9:00 AM - Conclusion

This event is open to the public. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. Admission, which includes breakfast, is $25 for Chamber members and $30 for non-members. After March 15, admission increases to $30 for Chamber members and $35 for non-members.
Click here to register now.
Business Expo Booths Going Fast!
One prime Silver Sponsorship booth in downstairs hallway still available!

The 26th Annual Business & Community Expo will take place on April 10, 2019 at the Samoset Resort. Chamber members, this is your opportunity to tell the community what your organization is up to, plus you can network with representatives from more than 100 business and non-profit organizations serving our region—all under one roof!

Booths are filling quickly - don't delay!
You will need your logon credentials to select and pay for your booth.
If you need to be reminded of your User Name and Password, please contact  Amy@CamdenRockland.com .

For more information about our fantastic Silver Sponsorship opportunities, contact Diane Norton at 207-691-0131 or Diane@CamdenRockland.com

Thank you to our Gold Sponsor:
Chamber to print Historic Downtown Camden Walking Map

With the support of the Camden Area Business Group and blessings from the map’s historian & writer, Ann Morris, and map artist Deborah Beckwith Winship, the Chamber is thrilled to assume management of this wonderful resource.

Advertising opportunities are available now to Chamber members. To find out more, contact Diane Norton at 207-691-0131 or email Diane@CamdenRockland.com
Next 12@12 lunch is March 5

Are you are interested in participating in a FREE lunch with 12 Chamber members and our Executive Director and Board Chair? It's a great opportunity to network and discuss the current business climate. To attend our March event or another upcoming 12@12, click here.
March 13
Business After Hours at
Midcoast Federal Credit Union

Come socialize with fellow Chamber members
on Wednesday, March 13, from 5 to 7 pm, at
Midcoast Federal Credit Union, 209 New County Road, Thomaston. Enjoy delicious food and drink, and great company.
Hope to see you there!

Midcoast Federal Credit Union is a full service, not-for-profit financial cooperative, owned by its members. The Credit Union serves the financial needs of hardworking folks and small businesses in Maine's midcoast communities from Yarmouth to Camden. 
Hiring Workers from the Justice System: A Maine Downtown Institute comes to Rockland on March 20
The Maine Development Foundation will bring a Maine Downtown Institute to the University of Maine Augusta, Rockland Center, on March 20, from 9 am to 12 pm. You are invited to participate in this informative and inspirational session that will share experience, strategies and opportunities to recruit and train people returning to the workforce. For details and to register, click here .
Spring Hiring Fair
is April 17 in Rockland
Rockland Main Street, Inc. will host its 3rd Annual Spring Hiring Fair on Wednesday, April 17, from 3:30 to 6:00 pm at South School, 30 Broadway in Rockland. Early-bird pricing for employer tables is $49, which is good through March 1. Price goes to $59 after March 1. The Chamber is proud to be a sponsor of this event. For more details, click here.
Member News...
Submit your news releases to Amy Rollins for inclusion in our Friday Report: Member News edition, published every other week. Member news releases are always available for viewing on the Chamber website. Click here to read the latest.