November 5, 2019
Chamber Chatter
In This Issue



Ribbon Cutting-American Legion Post 67
November After Hours - Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Services
2020 Area Guide
Member Highlights



The Chamber will be closed Monday November 11, 2019 in
recognition of Veterans Day.
We will reopen Tuesday November 12, 2019 at 9am.
Ribbon Cutting
The Chamber held a ribbon cutting last Thursday to welcome American Legion Post 67. Thank you to everyone who attended!
Pictured Front Row From Left: Line Mulcahy - AL Post 67, Commander Don Mulcahy - AL Post 67, Service Officer Kelly Ela-AL Post 67 and Sue Mercer - Chamber ED. Second Row From Left: Scott Burnham, Gary Collelo - Bridgton Rec Director, Vice Commander DJ Brady - AL Post 67 Angie Cook - Chamber Office Manager and Adjutant Bill O'Neil - AL Post 67. Back Row from Left: Charlotte Kelly - Key Bank, Valarie Romano and Sage Peterson - Canuvo
After Hours
Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Services

8 Elm Street, Bridgton

Thursday, November 21, 2019

5-7pm

Thinking about hosting a Chamber Business After Hours????? It's a great way to network and meet other business owners! Contact the Chamber to sign up for the 2020 year. Spots fill up fast so don't miss out!
Don't be left out of the new upcoming area guide! Chamber members please renew no
later that 12/1/2019!
Time is running out! Place your ad today!

Member Highlights
A+ Party Rental
A+ Party Rental is a locally owned and operated rental company in Scarborough, Maine established in 1995. Our goal is to offer you, our customer, the best service at a competitive price. Our professional staff helps make all your events memorable. We work to earn the trust and respect of our customers because we believe the best advertising is from satisfied customers. This is why we strive to make each and every event memorable. Our customers range from individuals to special event planners. Whether your next event is a graduation party, your child's birthday party or a lavish wedding, please join the hundreds of caterers, meeting planners and home owners who choose to call on the staff of A Plus Party Rental!
Beth's Kitchen Cafe'
We serve breakfast all day,gourmet sandwiches,homemade soups and entree's,hand-thrown pizza, desserts from scratch. Locally roasted Organic Coffees are wood-fired and completely delightful. Espressos,cappuccinos,lattes and other specialty drinks are available!!! Enjoy the Cafe's comforts inside or people watching outside along upper main street. It is our passion and pleasure to serve you. Located on 108 Main St. Bridgton, ME. Open daily 7-3,serving breakfast,lunch. dinner entrees. ask about seasonal hours,catering opportunities and possible live music. 647-5211,WI-fi available. Beer wine champagne mixed drinks available
Crooked River Heating & A/C, LLC
Crooked River Heating, LLC (now Crooked River Heating & A/C, LLC) has been in business since June 18, 2009. We are a local small business with over 20 years experience in the heating industry. We offer quality service at competitive prices and keep our customers’ best interests in mind. We sell, service and install oil, propane, natural gas and just recently air conditioning equipment and offer FREE estimates!
Discover Maine Magazine
Discover Maine Magazine, Maine’s Original History Magazine, is dedicated to bringing the amazing history of the great state of Maine to readers in every corner of the state and to those from away who love the rich heritage and traditions of Maine.
From the history of Maine’s mill towns, to the traditions of family farming and coastal fishing, eight times a year Discover Maine’s stories tell of life in the cities and towns across Maine as it was years ago.
Each year we publish 8 editions of Discover Maine, covering every part of our state. Our enthusiasm for exploring the history of Maine, its people and its towns only grows deeper with each new story and great old photograph we publish. It has been and will continue to be our honor to share the tales and pictures of our great state.
Everlast Roofing, Inc.
Everlast metal roofing and siding is far superior to anything else on the market. Our secret to success is our one-of-a-kind Heat Forming™ process. Heat Forming™ prevents microscopic paint cracks, and enables the use of harder, more scratch resistant paints. This makes Everlast Roofing the perfect choice for commercial, residential, agricultural, architectural, and industrial buildings.
Firefly Boutique
Firefly Shop is a fun and colorful shop in beautiful downtown Bridgton. Filled with clothing and jewelry from around the world!

Palaver Strings Celebrates Maine’s Immigrant Communities
on Thursday, November 7th


JOLLY HOLIDAY BAZAAR
on Saturday, November 9th



Post 67 Bridgton is hosting a 100 th Birthday Ball in honor of Lopeman-Potts Post 67.
The Ball Committee has been hard at work. They are recreating the Military Ball that was held in Bridgton November 1919. The extent detail that is going into this planning is amazing. Hundreds of china patterns gone over to find the right 1919 style. Special colors for the banners and bunting to be period correct. Fine dinning and a Floor show . Dancing to follow. Many of our comrades are coming dressed in 1919 Dough boy uniforms to pay homage to our founders. The elegant period gowns are spectacular. This is a formal event with proper attire only. If you can still wear your military uniform, please do so. WW 1 uniforms are available to rent if you do so desire or suit and tie. Evening gowns for the ladies. 
Please contact Don or Line Mulcahy
At 207-890-8874 or 207-890-8887 for tickets. 
No tickets at the door. Advance tickets only!
13th Annual
Veterans Day Dinner
The volunteers of the Bridgton Community Center will be hosting our 13 th annual complimentary (Free) Veterans Day Dinner at

Stevens Brook Elementary School in Bridgton
Monday, November 11 at 12:00pm.


All veterans and their families are cordially invited to join in a time of feasting (Ham Dinner with all the fixings) and fellowship as we honor all who have served in our country’s Armed Forces. Please plan to come and connect with old friends and create new ones.
 FMI call 647-3116.
The  HAYLOFT
 
Coming Soon...

MONTHLY SONGWRITER SHOWCASE
 
HOSTED BY
 
DENNY BREAU AND BRUCE MARSHALL
 
WITH
SPECIAL FEATURE ARTISTS
(DOORS OPEN 6:00PM, SHOW 6:30 PM)
 
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2019
 



Ladies' Weekend Out Merchant Sign Up Sheet click HERE
Click HERE to view their website and upcoming events
and activities!
                        Youth Services
Every Week:
Tues : Tunes for Tots 10:00 am-11:00 am at Youth Department
Tues:  LEGO Club 3:30 pm-5:30 pm at Computer/Youth Services
Tues: Story Book Club 4:00 pm-5:30 pm at Meeting Room
Fri:  Preschool Storytime 10:00 am-11:00 am at Meeting Room and Children's Room
 
Adult Services
Every Week:
Tues:  Technology Help 10:30 am-11:30 am
Tues: Knitting and Needlecraft 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Wed:  Conversational Spanish 4:00 pm-4:45 pm
Click HERE to view their website for activities and dates!
Do you have something going on in your neck of the woods? Let us know !
  • We will put your event in our weekly Chamber Chatter
  • Deadline for the chatter is Friday!
  • Your event will post the upcoming Tuesday
Call the Chamber at 207-647-3472 or email to officemanager@mainelakeschamber.com
Have you joined our Member 2 Member program? Contact the Chamber today for more information or to participate in this awesome program!
Town of Naples
Holiday Celebration &
Tree Lighting 2019

Saturday, December 14, 2019
8:00am - 8:00pm

Naples Town Hall
15 Village Green Lane
Naples, ME
More info to come! This is our annual day-long celebration across town, capped off by our Tree Lighting and a special visit from Santa himself! Be sure to check back for a list of events and schedule :)
Christmas in Harrison
12/4 - Christmas tree lighting

12/5 - Soup & a Song: Community dinner,
Christmas concert & live nativity

12/6 - Family entertainment,
Refreshments & Santa

12/7 - All day town event