MEMBER NEWS | December 27, 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.
Please join us for our fourth
New Years Eve at Nina June
I've worked New Year’s Eve every year since I started in restaurants thirty years ago and I love it. It's an opportunity to offer fancier food then I normally cook, with some lavish ingredients I don't always use like foie gras and caviar.  More...
Give Winter the Boot! Clothing Drive to Help Knox County Homeless Coalition
Adventure Advertising of Rockport, Maine has teamed up with The First National Bank and Threshers Brewing in an effort to gather warm clothing for the Knox County Homeless Coalition. Boots, socks, coats, hats and any other warm winter clothing or blankets are needed to help this cause. Clothing is needed for all sizes and for all ages from infant to elderly to help protect people from the cold this winter. More...
Frogtown Mountain
Puppeteers ride into town
Little Chucky heads to the Wild West to outwit outlaws in the cowboy adventure The Legend of the Banana Kid, to be presented by the Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 11 am at the Strand Theatre. With a fistful of bananas, Chucky rides into town on his trusty goat for a showdown with Big Bart and his band of bandits.  More...
Let them eat pie! Will you help?
The 16th Annual Pies on Parade event, being held January 24-26, 2020, will be upon us before we know it. The organizing committee is working hard to “roll out” (yes, pun intended!) plans for this annual event to benefit the AIO Food Pantry. Thanks to all the businesses that have already committed to help. If you have not committed yet, are you interested in participating this year? There are many ways to get in on the fun. More...
Author Talk with Robert Klose: Life on Mars
On Tuesday, January 7, at 6:30 pm, the Camden Public Library welcomes back author Robert Klose to discuss his new book Life on Mars. Klose’s second novel takes a satirical look at Evolution vs. Intelligent Design. More...
“The Great Hack” film screening at the Rockport Opera House
The Camden Conference presents a screening of “The Great Hack” at the Rockport Opera House on Saturday, January 11 at 2 pm. The film is a nominee for the 2020 Oscar in the Documentary Feature category. This event is free and open to all.  More...
What Can We Learn About How the World Works From “Digital Natives?”
On January 16, at 6 pm, Oceanside high school students will present their views on the era of Social Media, their primary source for communication, information, and education. The students will moderate their own panel discussion, and members of the community will then have the opportunity to ask questions.  More...
The Impact of Language - How Do We Talk and Write About Domestic Violence?
New Hope for Women will lead a Camden Conference event from 6:30-8:00 pm on January 16 at the Rockland Public Library. This pre-conference event will take as a premise that traditional and social media have a growing influence on the ways in which we learn, write, and speak about domestic violence. More...
Funding Your Nonprofit: A New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep
United Midcoast Charities is pleased to announce the first event of 2020 in its free educational series, Learn with UMC: Grantseeking with Foundation Directory Online (FDO). The workshop will be offered at 8:30 am on January 23, at 87 Elm Street, Camden. More...
Online assistant helps small businesses withhold the right amount of income tax
The Internal Revenue Service has launched a new online assistant designed to help employers, especially small businesses, easily determine the right amount of federal income tax to withhold from their workers’ pay.  More...
Members in the Spotlight...
Megquier and Robbins join New Hope for Women Board of Directors
Vera Roberts, president of the board of directors of New Hope for Women, is pleased to announce the addition of Shelley Megquier and Sarah Robbins to its board. More...
Midcoast Federal Credit Union New Hires & Promotions
Midcoast Federal Credit Union is pleased to welcome Jeremy McDaniel, Tiombe Mailman, and Katie Bryer into new roles within the financial institution.  More...
Allen Insurance and Financial
welcomes Wickenden
Daulton Wickenden has joined Allen Insurance and Financial as a personal insurance account executive.  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...

Give the gift of an experience they won't soon forget!
This holiday season, consider gift certificates for regular two hour sails on both the Schooner Olad and Cutter Owl. We are also happy to tailor a gift certificate for one of our great special events like the Great Schooner Race, our Traditional Island Lobster Bakes, or one of the Photography Cruises we'll be offering next summer. Just give us a call at 207-236-2323 or visit us online at www.maineschooners.com.  

Bring your event to Rock Harbor Brewing Co. Tap Room
Our recently renovated Tap Room at 5 Payne Avenue, Rockland, is a perfect space for your meeting, birthday party, or holiday gathering, up to 150 people. Serving local craft beer, wine, cider and hard seltzer. Our Main Street restaurant can cater, choose another caterer or bring your own food. Amenities include full kitchen, projector with large drop-down screen, pool table, arcade games and outdoor seating with fire pit. Rent the whole room or half. Email  Dan@RockHarborBrewing.com

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.