MEMBER NEWS | September 20, 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.
What’s your vision of Rockland's future?
Join us for another community conversation about the City’s Comprehensive Plan update, and to help us think about Rockland’s future. Saturday, September 21 @ 9:00 AM at the Flanagan Community Center. More...
All-women mariachi group at Strand on September 22
New York based all-female mariachi ensemble Flor de Toloache has transcended culture and gender with their fresh, edgy take on traditional Mexican music! More...
Pope Memorial Humane Society: K9 Carnival on September 28
We want you to give your dogs the day out they deserve at the first-ever Pope Memorial Humane Society K9 Carnival on September 28th at Harbor Park in Rockland. More...
Grand Opening Thomaston Bike Trail
Georges River Land Trust, in partnership with Sidecountry Sports, the Midcoast Chapter of New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA), and Threshers Brewing Co., will host the grand opening celebration of the Oyster River Multi-Use Trail in Thomaston on Saturday, September 28 from 12 to 4 pm. More...
Visit the Schooner Bowdoin at Sail, Power and Steam Museum - Sept 28
The Sail, Power and Steam Museum of Rockland is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a visit by the official vessel of the State of Maine, and the flagship of the Maine Maritime Academy, the Schooner “Bowdoin”. More...
Downeaster Fall Trip Ideas
Fall is the perfect time to take a ride on the Amtrak Downeaster. Sit back, relax and take in the foliage from the over-sized windows of the train. Experience a quintessential fall in New England... more...
Sign up today: MCST Adult Ed Classes for Fall
Enroll today in courses at MCST Adult Ed. Learn in our new building! View or register on our website: www.midcoastadulted.com. Details are also in our new Fall ‘19 catalog. More...
Scarecrow Days celebrates Autumn, 10th Anniversary of Rockland Main Street, Inc.
Rockland Main Street, Inc. invites the community to create amazing scarecrows to display throughout the downtown district and around the City of Rockland. The event is free and open to the general public. More...
Grant Writing, Entrepreneur Workshop and more as we celebrate 50 years of adult education!
If you have or want to start a small business or non-profit, Five Town Adult & Community Education has the classes you need. Two upcoming offerings you don’t want to miss are Writing Winning Grant Proposals: Nuts, Bolts and Assembly, which begins October 2 for three weeks, and Entrepreneurship Workshop - Starting Your Own Business, which begins October 9. More...
Fall Environmental Book Club – Eager: The Secret Life of Beavers
Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District is continuing its Environmental Book Club at Bremen and Appleton libraries with Eager: The Surprising Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter by Ben Goldfarb. The book club will meet from 1 to 2:30 pm at the Bremen Library (204 Waldoboro Rd) on Oct 2 & 16 and at the Appleton Library (2916 Sennebec Rd) on Oct 3 & 10.   More...
CTM Media Group Presents: Brochure & Rack Card Design Tips Webinar
As Tourism Marketing experts, we know a thing or two about creating an awesome brochure that not only looks good but gets people in the door. Join us for a free webinar on October 3rd. More...
Cold Chocolate Coffeehouse Performs at the Camden Public Library
On Thursday, October 3, at 7:00 pm, the Camden Public Library welcomes Cold Chocolate for a library coffeehouse performance. Cold Chocolate is a genre-bending Americana band that fuses folk, funk, and bluegrass to create a unique sound all their own.  More...
Camden Conference Event-October 3 at Rockland Public Library
The Camden Conference presents Nick Mills at the Rockland Public Library at 6:30pm on October 3. His talk is titled “Losing Afghanistan.”  More...
West Bay Rotary Grant Applications due October 15
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...
United Midcoast Charities Offers Board Boot Camp
United Midcoast Charities is pleased to announce the October offering in its free educational series, Learn with UMC: Board Boot Camp for Beginners, at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast from 9 a.m. -3 p.m. on October 17. More...
Camden Conference presents Catherine Steiner-Adair and a screening of “Like” at the Rockport Opera House
The Camden Conference presents a screening of the short film “Like” with a Q & A following with Catherine Steiner-Adair on Saturday, October 19 at 2pm at the Rockport Opera House. More...
Rock Coast Rollers hosts Skate Workshop, October 20
The Midcoast’s one and only roller derby league, the Rock Coast Rollers, will be hosting a Skate Workshop at Thompson Community Center in Union on October 20th from 9-11am.  More...
Trauma and Relationships the focus of UMaine Hutchinson Center program
A two-day professional development program, “Past Trauma and Current Relationships: Integrating Nonviolent Communication and Interpersonal Neurobiology,” will be offered Nov. 5–6 at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. More...
Maine Sport Community Tent & Sleeping Bag Drive Supports KCHC
Maine Sport Outfitters recently teamed up with the Knox County Homeless Coalition to hold a tent and sleeping bag drive.  More...
Camden National Bank Announces Relocation to New, State-of-the-Art Banking Center in Damariscotta
Camden National Bank announced the start of construction on a 2,700 square-foot, state-of-the-art banking center at 435 Main Street in Damariscotta. The new location is scheduled to open in spring 2020* when the bank’s Damariscotta staff and customers will transition to the new location... more...
Members in the Spotlight...
DB&T named a 2019
Best Place to Work in Maine
Damariscotta Bank & Trust was recently named as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Maine. Damariscotta Bank & Trust was honored in the medium-sized category (50-249 U.S. employees). More...
Camden Conference hires Erin Towns as first Education Outreach Liason
The Camden Conference is pleased to announce the hiring of Erin Towns as its Outreach Liaison to Maine high schools. Erin is a high school educator at Edward Little High School in Auburn with over 15 years of experience teaching geography, world history and contemporary global issues.  More...
BHBT appoints Seekins, SVP Treasury Services Sales Manager
Jennifer Seekins has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Senior Vice President, Treasury Services Sales Manager. Seekins will lead the Treasury Services Group in providing commercial banking customers with Cash Management and Merchant Services solutions... More...
Chamberlin joins Allen Insurance and Financial
Patrick Chamberlin has joined Allen Insurance and Financial as a commercial insurance producer. Chamberlin has five years experience in property & casualty insurance and holds the Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist designation. 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)

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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.