MEMBER NEWS | June 28, 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. We hope you enjoy this new format.
Camden Walking Tours offered every Friday this summer
The Camden Downtown Business Group and the Camden Public Library are pleased to collaborate once again in offering a walking tour of downtown Camden on Friday afternoons at 4 pm, starting June 28 and running through September 13. More...
Beyond Acadia: Off the Beaten Path with Steve Bard
On July 2, at 7:00 pm at the Camden Public Library, author and wildlife biologist Steve Bard will provide a presentation based on his book, Beyond Acadia: Exploring the Bold Coast of Down East Maine. Bard’s book is the very first travel guide covering the area of coast roughly between Acadia National Park and Canada. More...
July 4: Music by the Sea
The Camden Rotary Club is delighted to present the 2019 Music by the Sea concert series, an Independence Day tradition on the midcoast for more than 25 years. More...
Downtown After Dark to debut July 5
Rockland Main Street, Inc. welcomes everyone to Downtown After Dark. A wide variety of Main Street destinations will be open until 7 pm (or later!) on Friday 7/5 and Friday 8/2 in conjunction with the First Friday Art Walk. More...
Guitar Heroes Film Festival
presented on Art Walk nights
The Strand Theatre presents a series of documentary films about guitar icons and legends in the Guitar Heroes Film Festival,showing in conjunction with Rockland’s First Friday Art Walks. Part two of the series, It Might Get Loud (2009), screens on Friday, July 5 at 8pm. More...
UMC offers Grantseeking Tutorial with Foundation Directory Online
United Midcoast Charities is pleased to announce two upcoming offerings in its free educational series, Learn with UMC: Grantseeking with Foundation Directory Online. The workshop will be offered at 9 am on July 12 and August 9 at 87 Elm St, Camden. More...
Gardens in the Watershed Tour is July 14
The eagerly awaited 28th Annual Georges River Land Trust’s Gardens in the Watershed tour will take place on Sunday, July 14, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., rain or shine, in the middle reaches of the Georges River watershed.  More...
Discover Maine by train this summer
The  Discover Maine Rail Pass  is the best choice for a flexible and budget-friendly Maine travel experience. Passengers can enjoy up to 10 one-way trips between any Maine station within a 7 day period for just $19 per person. More...
Stuff the Truck to Benefit Pope Memorial Humane Society
Help us help the animals! Shepard Storage & Shepard Auto Group are partnering with Pope Memorial Humane Society to sponsor out First Annual Stuff the Truck Event during the month of July.  More...
Entries Sought for 17th Annual World Championship Boatyard Dog® Trials
The anticipation is building for the 17th Annual World Championship Boatyard Dog® Trials. Possible contestants are busy writing application letters, posing for photographs, tailoring costumes, and honing talents for the trials, which will be held Sunday, August 11, at 10:30 a.m., as part of the Maine Boat & Home Show, August 9-11, on the waterfront in Rockland. More...
Scholarships Invest in Midcoast Students Pursuing Trades Careers
Horch Roofing is excited to announce the recipients of four scholarships in 2019 totaling $3,500. “We believe it is important to encourage young men and women to study and seize opportunities for great careers within the trades,” says Horch Roofing owner and President, Peter Horch.  More...
The Camden Conference announces winners of Bill Taylor Award
The Camden Conference is pleased to announce the awarding of the Bill Taylor Awards to three high school and two college students for their essays related to the 2019 Camden Conference, Is This China’s Century?.  More...
Leaders & Luminaries Award Nominations Sought
Camden National Bank announced that they are now accepting nominations for the 2019 Leaders & Luminaries Awards. This year, the bank will award a total of $20,000 to four local nonprofits... more...
Bowl for Kids' Sake Raises $70K to Support Youth Mentoring in Midcoast
More than 100 teams came out to Bowl for Kids’ Sake in April in Northport, Belfast, Waldoboro and Rockport to support local youth mentoring programs. The annual event, presented by Hannaford Supermarkets and Camden National Bank, raised over $70,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine.  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 Fourth of July Activities Blog
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...

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.

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.