MEMBER NEWS | March 22, 2019
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Camden Office:
2 Public Landing
Camden, ME 04843 
207.236.4404

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

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Monday - Friday,
10 am - 4 pm in Camden
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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.
An Evening with Tim Sample
to benefit Bartlett Woods
Legendary Maine Humorist Tim Sample will return to The Camden Opera House on Saturday, March, 23rd to present an evening of his trademark Maine humor. The show begins at 7 pm sharp and proceeds from the event will benefit Bartlett Woods Retirement Community. More...
Degree Program Info Sessions at UMA Rockland Center
Join UMA faculty and staff to learn about degree programs offered at the University of Maine Augusta Rockland Center, March 23-April 3.. More...
Maine Maple Sunday at Camden-Rockport Historical Society Homestead
Planning to enjoy Maine Maple Sunday? How about a little history to boot! In 2019 March 24 is Maine Maple Sugar Sunday and Camden-Rockport Historical Society's historic homestead and Museum campus is eager to welcome the public for maple-related festivities. More...
Think Spring and More! Five Town Adult & Community Education Courses
It may not be quite outdoors weather yet, but you can get out with one of our many enrichment classes this spring! Some popular courses starting over the next few weeks include: More...
Early Spring Adult Ed at MCST
There’s no lawn to mow yet…come learn! Enroll today in courses at Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Ed. View or register on our website: www.midcoastadulted.com. Details are also in our new Winter/Spring ‘19 catalog. More...
THE CAPITOL STEPS return to the Strand on March 29
The Washington DC-based comedy troupe the Capitol Steps will bring theirunique blend of musical and political comedy to the Strand Theatre stage on Friday, March 29 at 7:30pm. More...
“Dine for a Cause” supports
Camden Public Library
The Hartstone Inn in Camden is again supporting the Camden Public Library during National Library week by donating 50% of the proceeds of each meal on three different evenings. This generous offer will be available on March 31, April 7, and April 11, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. More...
West Bay Rotary Grant Application Deadline is April 1
Twice a year West Bay Rotary, through its charitable foundation, provides financial support to organizations that work to improve the lives of people in Knox County and the Town of Lincolnville. More...
SBA Emerging Leaders Program
The Maine District Office is pleased to announce that SBA’s Emerging Leaders Program will take place in Brunswick this year! We need your help to recruit interested small businesses. More...
Artists & Makers Conference features Robert Shetterly
The sixth annual Artists & Makers Conference will take place Thursday, April 4th from 2:00–6:30 p.m. and Friday, April 5th from 8:15 a.m.–5:00 p.m. at Point Lookout in Northport, Maine. This year’s event will kick off on Thursday afternoon with a half-day of hands-on workshops and a special evening presentation by artist Robert Shetterly... more...
Downeaster Discounts- Spring 2019
The Amtrak Downeaster is a carefree way to travel to a variety of exciting  destinations , from Brunswick to Boston and points in between. Ride the train and avoid traffic, tolls and expensive parking - simply sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. More...
Welcome Aboard Business Expo & Job Fair in St. George!
On Saturday, April 6, the St. George Business Alliance (SGBA) presents its third annual “Welcome Aboard” Business Expo and Job Fair from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the St. George School, Tenants Harbor. More...
April 7 Fundraiser for
Megunticook Rowing
Join us at 47West for An Evening out with Megunticook Rowing on Sunday, April 7th from 5 to 7pm. This fundraiser benefits our community rowing program and make it financially available to everyone.  More...
IRS cautions taxpayers on scams involving disasters, charitable causes
The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to be alert to scam groups masquerading as charitable organizations. Using a tax deduction as bait, these fake charities often lure victims into making ineligible donations, ultimately leaving the unsuspecting donor in the lurch. More...
Trekkers Announces Lead Sponsors for Fired Up Chef tasting event
Trekkers is delighted to announce that Hannaford Supermarkets, First National Bank and First National Wealth Management are lead sponsors of their 2019 Fired Up Chef Tasting event taking place on Thursday, July 18th in South Thomaston. More...
Horch Roofing offers two $1,000
Trade Scholarships in 2019
Horch Roofing is pleased to announce that it has extended its trade scholarship to two $1,000 recipients in 2019. More...
Savage Oakes Vineyard and Winery
presents Rick Springfield
As part of the popular summer concert series at Savage Oakes Vineyard and Winery in Union, Rick Springfield will appear on Friday evening, August 30, at 7:00pm. More...
Members in the Spotlight...
UMC Board welcomes new members
Jim Hengerer of Rockland and Steve Kemple of Lincolnville have joined the board of directors of United Midcoast Charities. Both have recently relocated to become permanent residents of the Midcoast and are eager to serve their new communities. More...
Bay View Collection welcomes Group Sales & Events Manager
Bay View Collection, a small group of distinctive, luxury boutique hotels in Camden, Maine whose properties include the Lord Camden Inn, Grand Harbor Inn, and 16 Bay View, would like to announce that Tracy Higgins-Wakeford has recently been hired as their new Group Sales & Events Manager. 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.

Free Consultation from Heal Accounting
Heal Accounting is happy to offer a free, one-time initial consultation to those who may have questions, or are interested in becoming a client. We understand that the relationship you have with your accountant is a very important one. We feel this gives potential clients a good opportunity to ask us questions and determine if we are a good fit for you. 
To schedule a free consultation, call us at 207-354-5190 or email  Laura@HealAccounting.com . Offer expires April 30, 2019.

Archaeological Escape to Greece - April 17-29, 2019!
Last Minute Offer: BUY TWO GET 2nd at HALF PRICE for double occupancy accommodation. Join Archaeologist Rolf Winkes on a 2-week journey visiting some of ancient Greece's most significant religious/political sites. Tour concludes with 3 nights on small island of Hydra for a traditional Greek Easter celebration. Itinerary: eurynomejourneys.com . Contact Eurynome Journeys today at 207-236-0110 or email  travel@ejtours.com  for tour details or to reserve your spot. 

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.