MEMBER NEWS | August 23, 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.
Red Baraat brings world music sounds to the Strand stage
Red Baraat, a pioneering band from Brooklyn, New York, will appear on the Strand Theatre stage on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 7:30pm.  More...
Camden Art Walk coincides with Camden Falls Gallery Show, Windjammer Weekend
Camden Falls Gallery is pleased to announce our 6th exhibition of the 2019 season: The Beauty of Wood on Water - Featuring Poppy Balser, Todd Bonita, and Paul Garnett. The Opening Reception is Thursday, August 29th from 5 to 7 pm, coinciding with Camden's Art Walk. More...
Camden Art Walk is Thursday, August 29
Come enjoy a festive evening celebrating the visual arts in downtown Camden. A handful of galleries along Bay View Street and on the Public Landing are participating in this end-of-summer event, some hosting new art exhibit opening receptions and others offering special promotions and light refreshments. The festivities will run from 5 to 7 pm on Thursday, August 29.  More...
Camden Rotary Blueberry Pancake Breakfast is August 31
The Camden Rotary Club will hold its annual Blueberry Pancake Breakfast from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 31, at the Camden Public Landing. More...
West Bay Rotary Chowder Challenge is August 31 in Camden
West Bay Rotary is proud to be a part of the 2019 Camden Windjammer Festival. The 2019 Chowder Challenge will be held at the Camden Public Landing on Saturday, August 31st from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm.  More...
MLA Extends Application Deadline
Midcoast Leadership Academy has extended its deadline for application to the upcoming program year. Applications are now due by August 31, and the program begins on September 19. More...
UMC Announces “Community Celebration” Sept. 19 - Nominations dues Sept.2
The 2019 UMC Community Celebration will take place on Thursday, Sep. 19 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Samoset in Rockport. UMC will recognize its 2019 grant recipients and supporters with an evening of fun, dancing and delicious food and drink, including music by The Right Track. More...
CIFF Sneak Peek - September 3
On Tuesday, September 3, at 7:00 pm the Camden Public Library will host a “sneak peek” of the films that will be featured in this year’s Camden International Film Festival. Join Ben Fowlie, founder of CIFF and Executive and Artistic Director of the Points North Institute, for a Q&A session and screening of trailers from the film selections that will be shown at the festival. More...
Hutchinson Center hosts 'Hanging by a Thread' exhibit
More than 50 works by Maine fiber artists will be featured in the exhibit “Hanging by a Thread,” Sept. 6 –Nov. 22 in the H. Allen and Sally Fernald Gallery at the UMaine Hutchinson Center. Works demonstrating techniques and forms will include wall hangings, wearable art, vessels and more. More...
A Variety of Fall Classes available at
5 Town CSD Adult & Community Education
Whatever new skill or life change you’re dreaming of, there’s a good chance your local Maine adult education program can help you get there.   More...
Michael Roskin to speak on the Media and International Relations
The Camden Conference presents Michael Roskin at the Camden Public Library on Tuesday, September 17, at 7pm. This event is free and open to all.  More...
The Landing Place announces September Host Home Training
On Saturday, September 28, The Landing Place will be holding training for their new Host Home program which is designed to serve youth in need of emergency shelter due to family conflict, personal challenges, or other difficult life circumstances.  More...
Entrepreneurship Classes start October 9
West Bay Rotary Club of Camden and Five Town CSD Adult Education will present its 2019 class in Entrepreneurship for people who are interested in starting their own businesses. Classes will be held each Wednesday 6-8:00 pm, October 9 – November 6 at CHRHS. More...
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust concludes first annual School Supply Drive
Thank you to all who participated in Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s first annual School Supply Drive held from July 22 thru August 16, 2019. A total of more than 3,500 items were collected at branch locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont which included notebooks, folders, glue sticks, pencils, and more. More...
Heavenly Threads Donation to KCHC
Heavenly Threads, a thrift shop and outreach program of the First Congregational Church of Camden, recently presented the Knox County Homeless Coalition with a donation of $3000.  More...
Members in the Spotlight...
Anderson promoted at Dream Local
Dream Local Digital, the national digital marketing and communications agency, recently announced the promotion of Amber Anderson to senior digital production manager.  More...
BBBSMM Board welcomes Sarah Peabody
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine is pleased to welcome Sarah Peabody as the newest member of its Board of Directors. Peabody is a Vice President at Bank of America, where she has worked for more than 24 years, currently serving as a Strategies Analyst. More...
Twenty-One Eaton Peabody Attorneys Named 2020 Best Lawyers in America
The Maine law firm of Eaton Peabody is pleased to announce that 21 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2020.  More...
Dream Local Digital named an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company once again
Dream Local Digital, a national digital marketing agency based in Midcoast Maine, has ranked in the 38th annual Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the second year in a row the company has made the prestigious list, a feat only 1 in 4 companies who make the list ever achieve.  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! 

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Member-to-Member Marketplace...

FREE barber cut and more at Green With Envy Rockland!
We would like to introduce our new barber, Casey, to our newly expanded location at 453 Main Street in Rockland. Casey is offering a first barber cut FREE for any Chamber member or family member. This offer is valid through August 31, 2019. Please call to schedule: 207-594-5077. Also, for a limited time, enjoy $20 off any $40 new-to-you service. We are now open 7 days with appointments through 8 pm, Wed.-Sat.!

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  growth@healaccounting.com .

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 www.amtrakdowneaster.com, 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.