CHAMBER NEWS | March 29, 2019
Thanks to our Premium Members:
Camden Office:
2 Public Landing
Camden, ME 04843 
207.236.4404

Rockland Office:
1 Park Drive,
Rockland, ME 04841
207.596.0376 

Our Visitor Centers are
open 5 days a week: 
Monday - Friday,
10 am - 4 pm in Camden
9 am - 4 pm in Rockland

Chamber News and Happenings...
Two Expo Booths Remain!

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!

Just 2 Booths Left - Reserve Yours Today!
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 .
Business After Hours at the Expo
April 10, 5 - 7 pm
Join us in the Samoset's Baypoint Ballroom for our April Business After Hours, with hors d'oeuvres
compliments of our sponsor, Heal Accounting. Cash bar.

Thank you to our EXPO Gold Sponsor/Business After Hours Sponsor:
Volunteers needed for Chamber Membership Drive
Kickoff meeting at Flatbread, April 2 @ 5 pm

Help us spread the good word about Chamber membership! Our Chamber Membership Committee is organizing a focused, month-long membership campaign, and we're looking for a few more volunteers to join the team. Your commitment would involve contacting 5-6 prospective Chamber member businesses between mid-April and mid-May. It's a great opportunity to help grow the Chamber while expanding your network of contacts in the region.

Interested? Come to a kickoff/training meeting on Tuesday, April 2, from 5pm to 6pm, at Flatbread in Rockport. FMI, contact our Executive Director Tom Peaco at Tom@CamdenRockland.com or 596-0376, or just stop by Flatbread on Tuesday!
Eaton Peabody Legal Series:
Workplace Impacts of
Marijuana Legalization
Tuesday, April 30 @ 16 Bay View

Eaton Peabody attorneys Gretchen Jones and Sarah Newell will discuss issues for consideration by Maine businesses as a result of the illegality of marijuana and marijuana businesses under federal law. They will share the current status of the law and guidance intended to assist professionals, businesses, and insurers in assessing and addressing the risks presented by marijuana legalization in Maine.

8:00 - 8:30 AM - Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:30 - 10:00 AM - Presentation/Q&A
10:00 AM - Conclusion

This event is open to the public. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. Admission, which includes continental breakfast, is $10 for Chamber members, and $20 for non-members. Registration deadline is Friday, April 26, at 3 pm. Click here to register now.
Chamber Auction Returns!
Saturday, June 1, 5 - 7 pm
at the Maine Lighthouse Museum, Rockland

Join us for a fun, early evening of socializing and the opportunity to win some amazing auction items! Auctioneer Bruce Gamage will entertain us and lead us through more than two dozen live items, featuring many unique experiences and items contributed from our members and others in the community. 

$10 per person includes complimentary hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine. This event is open to the public. Purchase your auction tickets and make an auction donation here .

Thank you to our Gold Sponsor:
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. A few employer tables are still available for $59. The Chamber is proud to be a sponsor of this event. For more details, click here.
Last 12@12 of the season is May 7
Would you like to participate in a FREE lunch with 12 Chamber members and our Executive Director and Board Chair? 12@12 is a great opportunity to network and discuss the current business climate in a small setting. To attend our May event - the last one until September- 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.