MEMBER NEWS | November 1, 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.
Amtrack Downeaster BOGO Flash Sale
Un-boo-lievable! Our Midweek BOGO Flash Sale is back. Buy one adult full fare ticket and bring a friend for free. Reference promo code v604.
Valid for Sale: October 31 - November 3, 2019 ONLY. Valid for Travel Midweek: Nov 5-7, Nov 12-14, and Nov 19-21, 2019.  More...
“Gift Worthy” Book Sale at the Camden Public Library
For those who want to get their holiday shopping done early, or add to their own collection, the Camden Public Library will be holding the “Gift Worthy” Book Sale throughout the month of November. More...
More Fall Classes offered at MCST
Enroll today in courses at MCST Adult Ed. Learn in our new building! View or register on our website: www.midcoastadulted.com. Details are in our Fall ‘19 catalog, which is also viewable online. More...
MDOL Listening Sessions on Paid Time Off Rulemaking
The Maine Department of Labor (MDOL) is preparing for the required rulemaking process for LD 369 "An Act Authorizing Earned Employee Leave" (often referred to as the "Earned Paid Time Off Bill"). More...
Free Energy Medicine class offered at Camden Whole Health
Paula Apro, of Mariposa Energy Therapy, will be offering a free class entitled, "What is Energy Medicine and How Can It Help Me?” Thursday, Nov. 7, at 4:30 p.m., at Camden Whole Health. More...
African Music and Dance on the Strand stage on November 8
Mother Kofi: The Tale of an African Princess, a production of African music and dance by Alphonso Horne, will be presented at the Strand Theatre on Friday, November 8 at 7:30pm. The show will feature dancers from Rockland’s Studio Red. More...
Two New Preserves To Open in St. George
Georges River Land Trust, in association with Maine Coast Heritage Trust and St. George Conservation Commission, will celebrate the opening of two new preserves on Sun., November 10, beginning at 1 pm at the Bamford Preserve at 105 Long Cove Rd. in St. George. Admission is free; all are invited to attend. More...
Calling all Businesses! Sign Up for UMC Day of Giving by November 14
With the holiday season just around the corner, United Midcoast Charities is calling on businesses in Rockland, Belfast and the Camden area to participate in the fourth annual Day of Giving on Saturday, December 14, 2019.  More...
IRS urges families, teens to make online safety a priority
The Internal Revenue Service urges families and teens to stay vigilant in protecting personal information while connected to the internet. Although the IRS is making huge strides in fighting identity theft and thwarting fraudulent tax returns, help is needed. More...
OUT Maine + Haystack = Magic: Art, Crafts, and PRIDE on Deer Isle
Last month, 65 LGBTQ+ high school juniors and seniors from 15 of Maine's 16 counties participated in a weekend of creative workshops and fun at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. More...
Skelton Taintor & Abbott Attorney Sits on Judges Panel for Mock Trial
Attorney Andrew Zulieve, (center) served as a volunteer judge during the annual 2019 Bowdoin College Mock Trial held on October 22nd.  More...
Camden Conference 2020 theme announced
The Camden Conference announces the theme of its 2020 Conference, The Media Revolution: Changing the World. The 2020 Camden Conference takes place February 21-23, live from the Camden Opera House and live streamed to the Strand Theatre in Rockland, Hutchinson Center in Belfast... More...
West Bay Rotary and volunteers pack over 25,000 meals
West Bay Rotary was hoping to have 75 volunteers pack 25,000 meals in two hours on Saturday, October 26th. What actually happened was that 121 volunteers packed 25,728 meals in 70 minutes. In fact, the Elks Lodge in Rockland was completely cleaned up and the meals were on their way to food pantries less than two hours after the event started.  More...
New Hope for Women receives 2019 United Midcoast Charities Grant
New Hope for Women, offering support to people in Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, and Waldo counties affected by domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, is among those selected as a 2019 United Midcoast Charities (UMC) grant recipient. More...
Members in the Spotlight...
Gartley earns Accredited Adviser in Insurance designation
Allen Insurance and Financial is pleased to announce that Cameron Gartley has earned an Accredited Adviser in Insurance designation from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters. 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...

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.