CHAMBER NEWS | September 13, 2019
Thanks to our Premium Members:
Camden Office:
2 Public Landing
Camden, ME 04843 

Rockland Office:
1 Park Drive,
Rockland, ME 04841

Our Visitor Centers are
now open 7 days a week: 
Mon. - Fri., 9 am - 5 pm;
Sat. - Sun., 10 am - 4 pm.

Chamber News and Happenings...
Eaton Peabody Legal Series:
Business Succession Planning
Tuesday, September 17
at the Maine Lighthouse Museum

Eaton Peabody attorneys Nathaniel Putnam and Gretchen Jones will discuss issues and objectives that are common in business succession planning. It will describe some of the different options for structuring the transfer of ownership of a business and will include a review and discussion of some specific planning scenarios.

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 Monday, September 16, at noon. Click here to register now.
2020 Jewel Ad Sales Underway!
Your Display Advertisement in the Jewel  receives attention and traction in three ways:

  1. In the Jewel Magazine (65,000 published)
  2. In the Jewel Flipbook (free, digital version of the Jewel Magazine), viewed in 49 states and 33 foreign countries last year
  3. As part of the Video Display of revolving Jewel ads, located in both Information Centers (new for 2020) 

Member benefit: Only PBRCC Members are eligible to advertise in the Jewel . For advertising info, contact Diane Norton, Director of Member Marketing & Development, at 207-691-0131, or via email at .
Time to update your Jewel of the Maine Coast  listing!
Chamber members, please update your listing for the 2020 edition of the Jewel by logging in to your business profile page on the Chamber website. If you need to be reminded of your User Name and/or Password, contact

Members may also add up to 8 individual calendar events in our 2020 print publication. This is also done through your business profile page.

To get started, click here . Deadline is September 30, 2019.
Chamber Gala is November 14th
at the Samoset Resort
Always a festive affair filled with good food, friends, and fun. At the end of the evening you'll be amazed and proud of our community's successes and achievements of the past year. Look for our dinner reservation page to be published soon. 

Special Sponsorship Opportunity: We have a limited number of Honoree Sponsorships available. Includes sponsorship of the Honoree Award Video, 2 Tickets for the Honoree, and either 2 Tickets or 10 Tickets (1 Table) for your business, depending on the level you choose. Contact Diane Norton, Director of Member Marketing & Development to learn more: or 207-691-0131.
September is Chamber Volunteer Appreciation Month!
We are designating September as Chamber Volunteer Appreciation Month, to allow Chamber staff, directors, and members an opportunity to say 'thank you' to our 30 priceless visitor center volunteers and cruise ship greeters. A Volunteer Appreciation Event will be held at 16 Bay View's The View on Thursday, September 19. 

Here's where you can help! Please consider providing a $40 'Thank a Volunteer' sponsorship in support of this fine team of individuals who give so generously of their time. To sponsor a volunteer (or two), please respond by Monday, September 16th, by sending a check payable to PBRCC, 1 Park Drive, Rockland, ME 04841, or call with a credit card. Just $40 per sponsorship, and it will spread so much cheer. Thank you!
Do You Know About Our
Big Scissors?
If you're planning a Grand Opening, a Re-Opening, or some other special event that merits a ribbon cutting ceremony, please keep the Chamber's very photogenic (and sharp!) big scissors in mind. We'll even bring the ribbon!
Give us a call at 207-596-0376 to inquire about this special service.
Would your business like to host a
2020 Business After Hours?
Our 2019 Business After Hours calendar is full, but there are still several months available in 2020 for your business or organization to host our most popular monthly networking and promotional vehicle. Contact today
to review available dates and sponsorship details.
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.