Chamber Blog

WCSH6 Touts Rockland's Growth and Energy

Posted Wednesday, July 9, 2014

WCSH6 Touts Rockland's Growth and Energy

Rockland will be busy this coming weekend, as the annual North Atlantic Blues Festival will bring thousands of people to town. And those crowds will come at the same time there's something of a "business boom" in Rockland's downtown.

That was the phrase used by one Main Street landlord, who has just rented her storefront space to a new art gallery.

But that landlord clearly isn't the only person using the term. The promotional group Rockland Main Street, Inc. says about ten new businesses have opened in the downtown in the last few months, several of them opening their doors few weeks ago - just in time for summer. Gordon Page of Rockland Main Street says it's a sign that there's more confidence in the economy, and that business owners and customers want to be in the downtown area. Continue Reading →

PBRCC Auction Online Bidding Opens on September 15, with Live Auction on October 15

The Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce our online and live auction event for 2014. On September 15 at 8am, the “doors” will open to our auction, which will take place online at All money raised supports our mission of promoting the interests of our members by advocating for the commercial and economic development of the region.

The fourth largest chamber in the state of Maine (and the largest chamber representing smaller, coastal communities), we are one of the largest membership-driven community organizations in the area. We represent the coming together of businesses, non-profits, government, and citizens in support of a vibrant and growing region with unparalleled quality of life and quality of place. We are the voice of business in Knox, Waldo, and northern Lincoln counties.

The online auction bidding will run from September 15 at 8am through October 8 at 9pm, with about 100 items heading to a live auction on Wednesday, October 15 at Cellardoor Winery, located at 367 Youngtown Rd. in Lincolnville. There will be live auction items, cash raffle prizes, raffle items, cash bar and a munchies. Once again the wonderful Bruce & Becky Gamage will be our auctioneer team... READ MORE Continue Reading →

Summer Activities for Kids of All Ages

Posted Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Summer Activities for Kids of All Ages

Summer vacation will be here before you know it. Make sure you aren't stuck in the lurch this summer with nothing for those kiddos to do. Take a peek at the jammed packed The Camden Rockport PTA's Summer Activities Fair Directory that is now available for all your summer activity needs.

An amazing effort pulled together by the dedicated Camden/Rockport PTA. Continue Reading →

Welcome to the New PenBay Chamber Website

Posted Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Welcome to the New PenBay Chamber Website

Your Chamber has been working hard to have our online presence reflect the beautiful community and professional business environment we reside in. Thank you for being patient with us as we begin our process of migrating over to this new site. Continue Reading →