MEMBER NEWS | July 26, 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.
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust first annual School Supply Drive is underway!
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust invites you to participate in their first annual School Supply Drive from July 22 thru August 16, 2019. Collection boxes are available at all branch locations across Maine,  More...
MAIDEN screenings at Strand
Maiden, a documentary about the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race, will be shown at the Strand Theatre with screenings from July 27 - August 7. More...
Transform Your Game Day with the Amtrak Downeaster
Skip traffic, tolls and expensive game day parking and take the train to see the "World Series Champs". The Amtrak Downeaster has teamed up with Our Tickets and Tours to offer great deals on Red Sox packages.  More...
Loughridge Artwork at the Camden Public Library
South Bristol artist Sally Loughridge is the featured artist of the month for August at the Camden Public Library. Join Loughridge for an artist’s reception on Sunday, August 4, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm in the library’s Picker Room Gallery.  More...
Port Clyde, Wednesday Paint Nights through August 21
Please join local artist and instructor Angela Anderson at a series of Wednesday Paint Nights at the Barn Cafe. Angela has designed delightful impressions of Maine and she will guide you step-by-step to create your own masterpiece. Artistic talent not required! More...
GRLT leads Saltwater Paddle
Georges River Land Trust will host a guided saltwater paddle around Long Cove and Tommy’s Island in St. George on Thursday, August 1 from 10 am to 1 pm. Admission is free, but space is limited so reservations are required, and participants need to provide their own equipment. More...
SafetyWorks classes for August
The Maine Department of Labor has scheduled a variety of SafetyWorks health & safety classes for employers throughout August. SafetyWorks classes are usually free of charge, unless otherwise listed. More...
Archipelago celebrates Maine’s high season with opening of ‘King Tide’
Join Archipelago to celebrate Maine's high season with an opening reception for the new summer gallery show, “King Tide,” on Friday, August 2. The Island Institute’s store and gallery will host a special artists’ reception, from 5 to 8 pm, during Rockland’s First Friday Art Walk. More...
Maine Boats & Home Show seeks volunteers
The 17th Annual Maine Boats & Home Show is seeking volunteers to assist with show production (before, during, and after the event): August 8-12. In return for a 4-hour shift, volunteers receive a Show Crew T-shirt, 2 passes to the see the show at leisure, and.... More...
Noted Author and PBS Host to speak at Camden Opera House - August 9
Eva Ritvo, MD, Psychiatrist and Author, will discuss her most recent book, “Bekindr - The Transformative Power of Kindness” at the Camden Opera House on Friday, August 9, starting at 4:30 PM (doors open at 4:00 PM). This free talk is open to the pu blic, and sponsored by McLean Borden Cottage.  More...
Bok family, GRLT and CMLT collaborate to further trail and land conservation on Ragged Mountain
Mary Bok, who lives along the slope of Ragged Mountain, recently completed two closely related conservation projects to further conserve the northern end of Ragged Mountain and ensure the public’s long-term access to this beautiful land.  More...
State Farm Agent January Peavey Presents Checks to Local Organizations
State Farm Agent January Peavey, located in Rockport, displayed her commitment to community organizations recently by presenting checks to support two local causes.  More...
Evergreen Home Performance to become Marvin Authorized Replacement Contractor
Evergreen Home Performance, LLC, a Portland and Rockland-based contractor specializing in residential energy efficiency retrofits, announced that it has been approved by Marvin to become an Authorized Replacement Contractor for window and door replacement services. More...
UMaine offers tuition-free college courses for high school students
The University of Maine, Maine’s flagship campus is offering a broad portfolio of over 80 on-campus courses and over 35 online courses to high school students. Classes are taught by world-class UMaine faculty and meet general education requirements of the University of Maine System, as well as the majority of colleges nationwide. More...
Trekkers Fired Up:
Chef Tasting Event a Huge Success
Good weather, food prepared by the best chefs in town and a sold-out crowd of supporters added up to hugely successful event for Trekkers youth-mentoring program. More...
Bixby Introduces the 20 Karat Bar
Bixby & Co. has teamed up with Primo Restaurant to produce a 20th anniversary chocolate bar especially for Primo. This commemorative bar has been named by Melissa Kelly, Primo’s chef/owner, The 20 Karat Bar.   More...
Members in the Spotlight...
Fully Renovated Captain Swift Inn Receives Prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award
The Captain Swift Inn, located in Camden Maine, has been awarded the prestigious four-diamond rating by AAA. The Inn, which reopened in November 2018 after a complete renovation, has joined the select 6 percent of the 27,000 hotels that AAA rates to attain a four diamond grade.  More...
Maine Ocean School Welcomes Kylie Bragdon as Executive Director
Gayle Zydlewski, Chair of the Maine Ocean School Board of Trustees, said: “We are so fortunate to find someone with Kylie's background, experience, and enthusiasm to be our first full-time Executive Director. More...
ReVision Energy is #1 in New England on Rooftop Solar Installer List
ReVision Energy ranks #1 in New England for third year in a row, ranks #9 of all residential solar companies in USA. Also, ranked #2 in New England for the first-ever solar+battery storage list  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...

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 .

Half-price admission to the Maine Boat &Home Show! 
This is a special, limited-time offer to all Chamber members. Click here
to purchase and print TWO show tickets for just $15 ($7.50 each). Bring them (and a friend) to any gate during the show, August 9-11, 2019. Tickets must be pre-purchased online in advance; offer good now through August 1, 2019. Service fees apply. Gates open at 10 am daily. Children under 12 get in free. Only service animals (preferably marked as such) are allowed on show grounds. FMI: maineboats.com/boatshow

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.