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2012/2013 PBRCC Newsletters
Weekly Email Newsletter: Friday Report
The PBRCC is pleased to produce weekly newsletters to members and other interested parties. Currently, our subscriber base is over 5,000 and specifically, over 1,800 for our Friday Report alone. As a reminder these newsletters are produced to keep you informed of Chamber news, events, and local happenings in our region.
Our Friday Report provides information in newsletter format, sent out every Friday and is filled with Member and Chamber updates, news, event information, member information, professional development ideas and more.
In an effort to respond to the feedback we have received about our newsletters we have created submission criteria to ensure fairness, accuracy, and a fresh newsletter each week.
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Upcoming Board Meetings
Members are encouraged to attend chamber board meetings. There is a 15-minute period at the start of each meeting for member comment and input and unless in executive session, meetings are open to members to observe.
Location: Hanley Center - Camden National Bank, Fox Ridge Office Park, 245 Commercial St., Rockport
Annual Chamber Events
Annual Awards Dinner
April 20, 2013.
About 350 community leaders and PBRChamber members attend this year-in-review celebration held at the Samoset Resort.
Festival of Independence
July 1-6, 2013
Concerts, fireworks, and more!
HarborArts Juried Arts & Crafts Show
July 20-21, 2013
Dozens of artists and craftspeople display and sell their work in scenic Camden Amphitheater, Harbor Park, and along Atlantic Avenue. www.camdenharborarts.com
Camden Windjammer Festival
August 30-Sept. 1, 2013 (Labor Day weekend)
Join us Labor Day weekend to celebrate Camden’s maritime heritage and living traditions. When it comes to a community party, the crews, captains, craftspeople, business owners, residents, and visitors really know how to have a great, family-friendly time in one of the world’s prettiest harbors.
Jaret & Cohn Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament
September 27, 2013
A fun community event held at the Samoset Resort in Rockport. The tournament includes breakfast, lunch, 18 holes of golf with a cart, a goody bag for each player, hole-in-one prizes on all par 3s, and chances to win great prizes donated by Chamber members. To sign up: email@example.com.
HarborArts Juried Arts & Crafts Show
October 5 & 6, 2013
Dozens of artists and craftspeople display and sell their work in scenic Camden Amphitheater, Harbor Park, and along Atlantic Avenue. Fall foliage makes a colorful backdrop to the variety of objects for sale. www.camdenharborarts.com
October 19, 2013
A unique consumer show featuring all Maine products will take place at the Samoset Resort in Rockport on Saturday, October 19th. "Maine Made 2013" showcases the variety and high quality of products that are made right here in our own state. The show’s fifty exhibitors will include Maine food producers, artisans, jewelry makers, wineries, and fine furniture makers among others. The show will be the premiere resource for locally-made products in the mid-coast.
The October 19th show will run from 10am – 4pm with tickets available at the door. Wine tasting will be featured as well as samples from area chefs using Maine products as their ingredients.
Chamber Annual Auction
Online bidding October 21 – November 11 Live auction on November 16, 5-8pm at the Rockland Elks Lodge. www.BiddingforGood.com/PBRCCAuction
Annual Meeting & Recognition Night;
2013 Date TBD
About 350 community leaders and PBR Chamber members attend this year-in-review celebration held at the Samoset Resort.
Christmas by the Sea
December 6-8, 2013
A family-friendly weekend celebration of the holiday season. Shopping, musical entertainment, community tree-lighting ceremony, horse-drawn wagon rides, holiday sales and dining specials. Photos and children's story hour with Santa (who arrives by boat!)
Penobscot Bay Business Expo
April 9, 2014