MEMBER NEWS | November 15, 2019
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Camden, ME 04843 

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Rockland, ME 04841

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Gordon Page is Community Person of the Year at Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce Gala
The Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce Year in Review Awards Gala took place at the Samoset Resort on Thursday, November 14, 2019. The top award of the evening, the coveted Community Person of the Year Award, was presented to Gordon V. Page, Sr. of Owls Head. For a complete recap of the evening's award recipients, click here.
Member News...
Today's Friday Report is dedicated to what's happening with our members. Next week we'll bring you a "Chamber News" edition.
UMA Rockland spring semester registration opens November 12
Registration for the Spring Semester at UMA Rockland opens on Tuesday, November 12th. There are 30+ University certificate and full degree programs available in Rockland. Free academic planning appointments are available.  More...
“Thanksgiving” Book Sale at the Blue Door Book Shed
This year, give thanks for an amazing selection of reasonably priced used books! On Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, the Camden Public Library is holding a “Thanksgiving” book sale at the Blue Door Book Shed. More...
Learning is ongoing - check out new courses at MCST!
A variety of personal and professional development courses are being offered, starting soon. Come enrich yourself in our beautiful new building! View or register on our website: Details are in our Fall ‘19 catalog, which is also viewable online. Or call 596-7752 opt.3 and speak to Heidi or Betsy to register over the phone. More...
Check out the latest classes at Five Town CSD Adult and Community Ed
Help us celebrate 50 years of Adult Education in the Camden-Rockport area. We are always adding new courses for personal and professional growth. Check us out! More...
Mid-Coast Audubon Presentation at Camden Public Library
On Thursday, November 21, at 7:00 pm the Camden Public Library will co-host a program in with Mid-Coast Audubon entitled: “Birds, Songs, and Flowers.” Presenter Gary Roberts will facilitate a dynamic conversation exploring Maine birds, their unique songs, and the native plants and flowers that can be found in each bird’s habitat. More...
Natalie's Winter Bistro is Back!
After a wonderful high season with many highlights, including being ranked number 8 Best Hotel Restaurant in the USA by USA Today last August, Natalie's at Camden Harbour Inn is getting ready for Winter. More...
"Get in the Game" with the Amtrak Downeaster!
The Amtrak Downeaster and Our Tickets and Tours have teamed up to offer special Bruins and Celtics sports packages. The price includes round-trip transportation to Boston along with a game ticket. Call 207-787-3184 to reserve your seat.  More...
Get ready today to file 2019 federal income tax returns
The Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers to act now to avoid a tax-time surprise and ensure smooth processing of their 2019 federal tax return. This is the first in a series of reminders to help taxpayers get ready for the upcoming tax filing season.  More...
Incumbent Worker Training Funds Available
Are you a MAINE BUSINESS located in Waldo, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, Cumberland or York Counties? Is your business in the Advanced Manufacturing, Retail Services, Healthcare, or Construction/Skilled Trades or Accommodation/Food Service Sector? Are you looking for training assistance to cover costs of upskilling and upgrading the skills of your current employees to help them advance in the career path? If so, this funding may be for you. More...
Knox County Homeless Coalition Sleep-out Challenge Fundraiser
The Knox County Homeless Coalition hosted its second annual One Night Without a Home from 6:00 p.m. November 8, 2019 to 6:00 a.m. November 9, 2019.  More...
Rock Coast Rollers announces rebrand
The Rockland, Maine-based flat track roller derby league, the Rock Coast Rollers, recently announced a rebrand and are now operating under the new moniker Rock Coast Roller Derby. Along with the new name comes a new logo, designed by local graphic designer and retired roller derby player Kate Greene.. More...
Camden National Bank recognizes 2019 Leaders & Luminaries with $22,000 in grants
Camden National Bank recognized six nonprofit board directors with 2019 Leaders & Luminaries Awards and $22,000 in grants for their respective organizations.  More...
Members in the Spotlight...
Skelton Taintor & Abbott Ranked Tier 1 Firm by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®
Skelton Taintor & Abbott has been named a Tier 1 Metropolitan “Best Law Firm” for Family Law, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, and Trusts & Estate Law, by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® in 2020. More...
Member Events...
Our online calendar is chock full of great events happening in the Camden/Rockland Region all year long, and it's updated every day! 

Click here  to view our complete Events Calendar
Click here to view This Week's Events (Monday-Sunday)

Have an event to share? Members are invited to share events on the Chamber Calendar. Login to your Chamber Profile Page to get started.
Member-to-Member Marketplace...

Bring your event to Rock Harbor Brewing Co. Tap Room
Our recently renovated Tap Room at 5 Payne Avenue, Rockland, is a perfect space for your meeting, birthday party, or holiday gathering, up to 150 people. Serving local craft beer, wine, cider and hard seltzer. Our Main Street restaurant can cater, choose another caterer or bring your own food. Amenities include full kitchen, projector with large drop-down screen, pool table, arcade games and outdoor seating with fire pit. Rent the whole room or half. Email

Heal Accounting - Your Growth & Profitability Advisors. 
We work with entrepreneurs that want to take their business to the next level. If you are interested in growing your business and making it more profitable, contact us to schedule a discovery meeting. All Chamber members get a discovery meeting with us at no cost. Contact us at 207-354-5190 or .

Amtrak Downeaster offers 15% discount
Do you or your colleagues regularly travel to Boston for meetings, conferences, training, or corporate outings? Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce members save 15% on Amtrak Downeaster fares through December 31, 2019. Visit, click "Buy Tickets", select "Adult", and enter promo code V503. Discount valid on all Downeaster trains with a 3-day advance purchase. Other restrictions may apply.

Your offer could be here!
Members are invited to email  Amy Rollins 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 3 months.