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Chamber Volunteers are Priceless!

Posted Friday, December 7, 2018

Chamber Volunteers are Priceless!

In this season of giving thanks, the Chamber staff gratefully acknowledges all our volunteers for their time and talents. We simply couldn’t do our jobs without them! From the visitor center front desks to the Camden Village Green, and dockside in Rockland and Camden for every single cruise ship, our 40+ volunteers once again logged thousands of hours this year, in service to the entire region. Continue Reading →

Celebrating the Holidays at our Local Restaurants

Posted Thursday, December 6, 2018

Celebrating the Holidays at our Local Restaurants

Don’t feel like cooking for the Holidays? There are plenty of restaurants and eateries in and around the Camden-Rockland Region that would love to serve you, your family, friends, and co-workers as you come together to celebrate. Then as we get ready to ring in the New Year, there are many establishments in the Camden-Rockland Region offering dining and party options. Continue Reading →

Peaco honored as 2018 Maine Chamber Professional of the Year

Thomas Peaco, Executive Director of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce, was honored as the 2018 Chamber Professional of the Year by the Maine State Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented by Maine Chamber President, Dana Connors, and incoming State Chamber Board Chair, Larry Wold of TD Bank, at the State Chamber’s annual Board Appreciation Dinner on November 26 in Freeport. Continue Reading →

Catering in the Camden-Rockland Region - Your holiday planning just got easier!

Taking advantage of catering services during the busy holiday season can be a very smart decision. These folks can offer you peace of mind when it comes to the meals for your family gathering or your office party. Whether you're looking to add some pizzazz to your cocktail party, you need servers to pass hors d'oeuvres, or you just want to pick up a pan of lasagna to go, these purveyors offer delicious food and services that will make you shine. Continue Reading →

Community Members Honored at Chamber Gala

Posted Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Community Members Honored at Chamber Gala

The Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce Year in Review Awards Gala and Annual Meeting took place at the Samoset Resort on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Over 350 Chamber member businesses, elected officials, and local community representatives were in attendance. The Year in Review Awards Gala was an opportunity to recognize those who have made extraordinary contributions to our community in the past year.

All award recipients, except for Community Person of the Year, had been announced in September. The top award of the evening, the coveted Community Person of the Year Award, was presented to Reade Brower of Camden.
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Thanksgiving Dining Options in the Camden-Rockland Region

Don’t feel like cooking Thanksgiving Dinner? No problem! There are restaurants in our Region that would LOVE to host you and your family this Thanksgiving. After all, the holidays are a time of celebration, and what better way to celebrate than by having someone else do the cooking.

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Chamber Board Urges “No” Vote on Question 1

Posted Friday, October 26, 2018

Chamber Board Urges “No” Vote on Question 1

The Board of Directors of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce voted recently to publicly encourage a “No” vote on referendum Question 1 that will appear on ballots statewide on November 6. Specifically, the ballot question reads as follows: Continue Reading →

Candidates invited to fall Chamber events

Posted Thursday, August 30, 2018

Candidates invited to fall Chamber events

If you hadn’t noticed, election season is ramping up! While the Chamber does not endorse candidates, we are very interested in educating our members and our communities regarding their choices in upcoming elections. Continue Reading →