MEMBER NEWS | May 17, 2019
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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. We hope you enjoy this new format.
Jarlath Henderson performs traditional Irish songs with 21st century sounds
New Irish folk artist Jarlath Henderson will appear on the Strand Theatre stage on Friday, May 17 at 7:30pm. More...

Cash for Clothes Spring Sale is May 18-20 in Camden
The semi-annual Cash for Clothes Sale to benefit Coastal Opportunities will be held Saturday, May 18 through Monday, May 20, at the American Legion Hall on Pearl Street in Camden. More...
GRLT & NEMBA Offer Trail Building Clinic
Georges River Land Trust, in association with the Midcoast Maine chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA), will offer a course on trail building and maintenance on Saturday, May 18, from 8 am to 4 pm at Oceanside Middle School in Thomaston in the morning, followed by hands-on trail building clinics in the afternoon. More...
"Building a Collaborative Environment" class at MCST
Spring brings a fresh start for everyone. See that optimism fulfilled with an effective approach to engaging with customers, neighbors, friends, committee members, and family. Enroll in “Building a Collaborative Environment” at MCST Adult Ed. More...
Peace Works: America’s Unifying Role in a Turbulent World
A Conversation with Frederick D. Barton, facilitated by Matt Storin on Tuesday, May 21 at 7:00 pm, at the Camden Public Library. The two will open the floor to questions following the presentation. More...
Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition to offer training in Recovery Coaching
The Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition will offer Recovery Coach Training for individuals interested in learning this exciting approach to helping people in recovery from drugs and/alcohol. This 3-day training will we offered on a first come, first served basis for those who apply (see bottom of page for details) on May 30 through June 1 in Camden. More...
IRS offers Qualified Business Income Deduction webinar
On Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, the IRS will present a free webinar highlighting the basics of the qualified business income deduction, updated to incorporate guidance issued in January 2019.  More...
Camden windjammers hold open house for tourism community
The Camden-based members of the  Maine Windjammer Association including the  Schooner Mary Day , Schooner Lewis R. French  and  Windjammer Angelique , are opening their decks, galleys and cabins so the Midcoast Maine tourism community can get an up-close-and-personal view of these windjammers. Mark the calendar for June 1 to visit these Camden based windjammers from 3:30 to 5:00pm. More...
Just For The Halibut: Two Special Guest Chef Events at Luke’s at Tenants Harbor
On Thursday, June 6 and Thursday, June 13, Luke’s at Tenants Harbor in collaboration with the Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association, the Tenants Harbor Fisherman’s Co-op and guest chefs Melissa Kelly and Josh Berry will host two events called “Just for the Halibut” featuring fresh-caught halibut dishes. More...
Café Miranda gets ready for 2nd Annual Flock Party
On Friday, June 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. join us in the city parking lot between Oak and Orient streets for the 2nd annual family-friendly, tented Block-, make that Flock-Party, to help raise awareness around and critical funding for the work Knox County Homeless Coalition   more...
CMCA and First National Bank Team Up to Provide Free Arts Program
The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) announces support from First National Bank to underwrite the 2019 season of ArtLab Open Studio, CMCA's free-of-charge community arts education program. More...
Amtrack Downeaster seeks input from business travelers
Whether it’s a daily commute, a weekly standing meeting, a once a month in-person meeting, or the occasional conference, the Amtrak Downeaster wants to hear about your experience when traveling to Boston for business. Take our quick 3 – 5 minute  business travel survey More...
Camden National Corporation Reports First Quarter Earnings
Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ: CAC; "Camden National" or the "Company"), a $4.4 billion bank holding company headquartered in Camden, Maine, reported net income for the first quarter of 2019 of $14.3 million and diluted earnings per share ("EPS") of $0.91, representing increases over the first quarter of 2018 of 11%. More...
Members in the Spotlight...
Allen Insurance and Financial
welcomes new employee
Nikki Castellano has joined Allen Insurance and Financial as an assistant in the company's benefits division. A native of Pleasant Valley, N.Y. and graduate of Newbury College in Boston, Castellano's work supports the Allen Insurance benefits division staff at their Chestnut Street location in Camden. 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...
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.

Violet Crichton Massage 50% Discount 
Violet Crichton Massage is offering a one-time, 50% savings off the massage of your choice. This is a great opportunity to explore the various modalities available, and/or step out of your comfort zone, and try one for the first time. Visit violetcrichton.amtamembers.com , and select the right massage for you. Or call 207-975-5732. Offer expires June 5, 2019.

Rental Cars at special prices to Chamber members
Packard Partners, Inc. would like to offer special pricing on Avis and Budget brand rental cars for Chamber members. Just provide your company name when booking a reservation and they will apply the special pricing. This applies to reservations made anywhere! Call 594-0822 for Budget, 594-2691 for Avis, between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm seven days a week. Or email  packardpartnersabg@gmail.com  anytime.