MEMBER NEWS | October 18, 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  

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


CHAMBER VISITOR CENTERS UPDATE

Our Visitor Centers will switch to Fall/Winter Hours beginning Monday, October 21st. We will be open five days a week throughout the late fall and winter: Monday-Friday, 10 am to 4 pm in Camden and 9 am to 4 pm in Rockland.
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.
Hot Latin Jazz at the Strand tonight!
Cuban-born singer and composer Adonis Puentes and the Voice of Cuba Orchestra will bring hot latin Jazz to at the Strand Theatre stage on Friday, October 18 at 7:30pm. More...
BHBT's 31st Annual 'Food for Good' Food Drive starts 10/21
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is hosting their 31st Annual Food for Good Food Drive beginning October 21 through November 22, 2019. Non-perishable food items are being collected at all bank branches to benefit local food pantries. More...
IRS celebrates National Work and Family Month
The Internal Revenue Service is participating in National Work and Family Month by issuing a series of informative tips on work-life balance throughout the month of October. More...
October display at Rockland Public Library
Rockland Main Street, Inc. invites the public to view a display about the organization’s mission and projects at the Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. The display runs through the month of October. More...
Pizza for Puffins Benefit Night
On Tuesday, October 22th, the Friends of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge (FOMCI) will be having a benefit night at Flatbread Pizza Company in Rockport. More...
More Learning Opportunities at 5 Town CSD Adult Ed
Adult Education has affordable classes to improve your skills, help your business and more. Here are more upcoming highlights. More...
Boos & Brews
Something wicked is coming to Maine Sport Outfitters! Creep, float or crawl on over to their Rockport location from 5:00-7:00pm on Saturday, October 26th for a scary good time. More...
Brainstorming the State Bicentennial
On Tuesday, October 29, at 2:00 pm, The Camden Public Library, with support from Maine Coastal Senior College, presents a must-see program to kickoff a year-long examination and celebration of the State of Maine’s bicentennial. More...
Free Tech Nights offered by
Hart Computers
On the first Thursday of each month, Daniel Hart of Hart Computers will be presenting completely FREE “Tech Talk Thursday” classes at the Camden Public Library. The first class will be held on November 7th from 1:30 to 3:00 and will focus on managing passwords.  More...
Growing Native Plants from Seed
Heather McCargo, founder and director of the Wild Seed Project will be at Aldermere Farm, 20 Russell Ave. in Rockport, Saturday, Nov. 9 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. to discuss how growing native plants from seed can produce a lot of plants inexpensively and protect the genetic diversity of Maine native plants..   More...
Hutchinson Center offers restorative practices certificate program
The University of Maine Hutchinson Center of Belfast will offer a six-session program, Foundations in Restorative Practices Certificate Program, beginning Dec. 5 and 6. Subsequent dates in 2020 are Jan. 10, Feb. 13 and 14 and March 13.  More...
Members in the Spotlight...
Allen named a 2019 Best Places to Work in Maine business
Allen Insurance and Financial was recently named as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Maine. Allen Insurance and Financial has been on the list in the medium employer category (50-249 U.S. employees) every year since 2012, which was the first year the company applied to the program. More...
Gagne joins BHBT as AVP,
Treasury Support Manager
Rebecca Gagné has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Assistant Vice President, Treasury Support Manager. In this role, Rebecca leads the Bank’s Treasury Support team in meeting the day-to-day needs of cash management customers.  More...
Bay View Collection welcomes new Digital Marketing Specialist
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, announces the addition of Cara Fox to its marketing team as Digital Marketing Specialist. 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.