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May/June 2012
      Albion                    •            Belgrade         •        Benton            •        Burnham             •         Clinton             •          Fairfield          •           Hinckley        •         Oakland

   Silver Street Tavern to host Business After Hours on May 16
         Please join us on May 16th from 5:30 -                    great pride that Charlie, along with partners          Karaoke on Tuesday nights, featuring 1/2 price          you come to them or they come to you, we
   7:00 p.m. for the Mid-Maine Chamber’s                           Andrew To and Hank Snipe, opened their                 grilled pizzas and Open Mic/Burger Night on             know you will be very pleased with the great
   Business After Hours hosted by Silver Street                    doors in 2011 and once again, hoisted the sign         Wednesdays. Some of Waterville’s most tal-              food        and
   Tavern . Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will                      bearing this timeless lady who welcomes                ented musicians play here and the crew at SST           drink offered
   be available, as well as beer and wine, which                   friends from near and far.                             is always looking for new voices. Every                 once again
   can be purchased.                                                     May brings many wonderful new activi-            Thursday is Couples Night where you can                 by         this
         Two Silver Street has been a centerpiece                  ties to SST, which is now open for lunch at 11         enjoy any bottle of wine for 1/2 price with din-        Wa t e r v i l l e
   of downtown Waterville since the early 1900’s.                  a.m. on Tuesday - Saturday! The patio is also          ner; their full menu is offered until 10 p.m. on        icon.
   Originally, the building was home to Giguere’s                  now open and is a wonderful way to get some            Thursdays. The Tavern also offers great live
   Clothing Store, hence the ornate “G” on the                     fresh air and unwind with friends and family.          music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday
   beautiful stained-glass windows. In the early                   On May 11, SST will introduce a new “Mug               nights. If all that isn’t enough to keep you
   1970’s, a major renovation transformed this                     Club” membership, featuring handsome cus-              busy, come on down and get your groove on at
   structure into a landmark restaurant known as                   tom-made 20 oz. glass mugs. These are sure to          Club Spirits, Waterville’s great weekend dance
   the Silver Street Tavern, and so it operated for                be a big hit so stop by soon to get yours and          venue, which is now open on Thursdays as
   more than 30 years. One of the principals,                      may you fill it up (and empty it!) often.              well.
   Charlie Giguere, grew up only blocks away                             In addition to their great menu that fea-              Check out their great website: www.sil-
   and nostalgically remembers the crossfire of                    tures grilled pizzas, signature salads, “comfort and be sure to sign up for
   opinion as the beautiful and scantily clad                      dishes” and their famed “SST Traditionals”             the monthly e-newsletter so you can hear about
   woman was hoisted to the corner of Main                         such as “the Prime Rib Weekender” and “SST             their many creative promotional events, like
   Street to provide signage for the restaurant. As                Teriyaki Tips,” Silver Street Tavern is always         the “Flavors of Pinnacle Vodka” that took
   time passed, the naysayers soon grew to appre-                  bustling with activity. General Manager and            place in late April. Silver Street Tavern is also                  Join Silver Street Tavern on
   ciate the artistry of the sculptor and the beauty               co-owner Drew To has put together a great              available for private functions and offers a                      May 16 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
   of this mysterious woman. It was clearly with                   schedule that includes Group Trivia and                complete off-premise bar service so whether                       for the Business After Hours.

                                                                                                                                 Dump that waste and save
                                                                                                                                 at the 2012 Spring Clean-up
                                                                                                                                     Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with
                                                                                                                                 eWaste Recycling Solutions on June 8th to make it affordable
                                                                                                                                 for small businesses to dispose of universal waste. Materials
                                                                                                                                 can be dropped off that Friday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at
                                                                                                                                 Eagle Rental, 3 Waterville Industrial Park, Waterville. Maine law makes it illegal
                                                                                                                                 to store, for more than a year, old and unused computer equipment, TV sets,
                                                                                                                                 ballasts, rechargeable batteries, and fluorescent light bulbs or anything that
                                                                                                                                 contains mercury, lead, or other heavy metals. The annual Chamber project helps
                                                                                                                                 small businesses dispose of this waste at a reduced cost. For example, televisions
                                                                                                                                 less than 25” can be dropped off for $12; desktop copiers, printers for $5; CPUs,
                                                                                                                                 laptops $2 each. To register and obtain a complete list of acceptable waste items
                                                                                                                                 and costs, log on to MMCC’s home page at and
                                                                                                                                 download the form or call Robyn at 873-3315.

                                                                                                                             May 22, 2012
                                                                                                                             11:30 Networking, Noon
                                                                                                                             Luncheon at Best Western
                                                                                                                             Plus, Waterville
                                                                                                                             Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems President
                                                                                                                             and CEO Michelle Hood will be our inaugural
                                                                                                                             speaker at the Mid-Maine Chamber’s first Leading Women’s Luncheon. As you
                                                                                                                             learn about Michelle’s path to success, you will be able to network with other
                                                                                                                             women and share your opportunities and challenges with each other. Bring
                                                                                                                             plenty of business cards!
                                                                                                                             Members: $20 for Advanced Registration
                                                                                                                             Non-Members & at the Door: $25
                                                                                                                             Includes Luncheon Buffet
                                                                                                                             Call 873-3315 or to register.

             A special thanks to all of our golf sponsors!                                                                  Sponsors: Skowhegan Savings Bank                          Boulet’s Truck Service
                                                                                                                            NITRAM                                                    Heritage House Restaurant
                                                                                                                            New York Life Insurance                                   Maine Laser Skin Care
             Major Sponsor:                                                                                                 Sheridan Corporation                                      Fortin’s Home Furnishings
                                                                                                                            Shock Top                                                 T-Mobile
                                                                                                                            Delta Ambulance                                           Woodlands Assisted Living
             Luncheon Sponsor: Eagle Rental                                                                                 Kennebec Electric                                         Plum Creek
                                                                                                                            Kennebec Savings Bank                                     Houle’s
                                                                                                                            Jokas’ Discount Beverage                                  MacKenzie Landscaping
             Hole-in-One Sponsors: PFBF, Certified Public Accountants                                                                                                                 Maine VOD
             FirstPark • Central Maine Motors • ZIMBA Company                                                               The China Dine-ah
                                                                                                                                                                                      Main Security Surveillance

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                          Waterville                                                                                         Granite • Pavers • Wall Blocks
                          873-6228                                                                                            Stone • Bark Mulch •Loam
                            Discount                Augusta • 622-5801                                                     Compost • Trees • Shrubs • Gravel
                            Beverage                Waterville • 872-5563                                                   Augusta Rd          Route 3                                              149 North St. and 30 Chase Ave.
                                                    Winthrop • 377-5801                                                      Winslow          Vassalboro
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      Rome                         •                Shawmut              •            Sidney         •            Thorndike             •           Unity •              Vassalboro                   •           Waterville              •             Winslow

   State Farm Insurance Agency and Cancun Mexican Restaurant
   to co-host Business After Hours
         June 20th the John Fortier State Farm                                 business insurance, and in most instances                    Bank deposit, mortgage and loan products
   Insurance Agency and Cancun Mexican                                         our staff are able to offer you the advantage                as well as the State Farm Family of Mutual
   Restaurant will host the Mid-Maine                                          of all your insurance protection from one                    Funds. Check out and
   Chamber of Commerce Business After                                          company. The benefits of one agency                          follow the links for information on the 90
   Hours.                                                                      handling all of your needs is obvious with                   plus products offered by the Fortier Agency.
         The John Fortier State Farm Insurance                                 personal     claims      handling,    account                “Like a Good Neighbor, State Farm is
   Agency is a second generation business                                      management, greater efficiency all                           there,” just call 873-1101.
   located at 16 Silver Street, Waterville. The                                combined to offer to customers a better                            Like a Good Neighbor Fortier State
   Fortier Agency has been in business since                                   value at a lower cost. Office hours from                     Farm Agency is hosting the BAH with
   1960 with an all licensed staff combining 80                                8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. offer access Monday                   Cancun Mexican Restaurant, which opened                  Saturdays 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and
   years of insurance experience.                                              through Friday and Thursdays until 7:00                      its doors in 2007 offering authentic dishes to           Sundays at 12:00 p.m., and the Banquet
         Anne, Kristal, Alek and John are all                                  p.m. and is enhanced by the after-hours                      meet any taste. Not only do you feel like                Room is open for reservations. They also
   personally accountable for providing                                        contact information at and                   you are in Mexico as you dine inside among               can be found on Facebook or at
   prompt, accurate, friendly and cost effective                               by John’s home phone for customer                            the palm trees and the sounds of Mexico,        or 207-872-
   service to our customers, helping people                                    emergencies after hours.                                     during the summer, the outdoor deck offers               7400.
   manage the risks of everyday life, recover                                        The Fortier Agency is proud to                         dining under the stars! What a great way to
   from the unexpected and realize their                                       represent State Farm as the insurer of more                  enjoy a delicious margarita, with any                    Join John Fortier State Farm Insurance
   dreams.                                                                     homes and more cars than any other                           Mexican fare started with fresh made chips               Agency and Cancun Mexican Restaurant
         State Farm was the first insurer to                                   insurance company in the world.             In               and salsa. Cancun Mexican Restaurant at                    as they co-host Business After Hours
   offer all lines of auto, home, life, health and                             addition, offering a full array of State Farm                14 Silver Street, is open Monday through                             on June 20, 2012.

    Name: Jeffery Corey

    Place of Birth: Caribou, Maine

         Secondary - Madawaska High School
         College - Husson University

    Place of Employment: Day’s Jewelers

    Position: CEO

    Length of Employment: 24 years

    Past Service and Civic Organizations:
           • Waterville Intown Association, Past President
           • Boy Scout Leader, Winslow
           • Taste of Greater Waterville Committee

    Personal Data:
          Family Wife: Kathy; Children: Emily, Erin and Joe

                  Hobbies: Ocean sailing, hunting, scuba, airplane pilot, motorcycling,
                           snowmobiling, skiing, fishing

    Chamber Involvement and Statement of Purpose:
         My wife Kathy and I moved to Waterville in 1984. It’s been a wonderful
         place to build our business and to raise my family. Serving on the
         Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce presents a wonderful opportunity
         for me to give back to a community that has given so much to me.

                                                                                                                 NEW MEMBERS
       Lynch Landscaping                                          Aubuchon Hardware                                Genworth Financial                                Adams Speech Therapy                                   Awe Struck Catering Company
       John Lynch                                                 Greg Lapointe                                    Robert J. Fiore                                   Tara Adams                                             Karen Grenier
       39 Main Street                                             485 KMD                                          10 Water Street                                   155 KMD                                                4 Union Street
       Skowhegan, ME 04976                                        Waterville, ME 04901                             Waterville, ME 04901                              Waterville, ME 04901                                   Waterville, ME 0491
       Phone: 474-2420                                            Phone: 873-3800                                  Phone: 861-4497                                   Phone: 872-5775                                        Phone: 238-6196                                                                                                             
                                                                  Courtney’s Countertop
       Anne E Traynor, MD, P.A.                                   Scott Dorval                                     Ace Tire & Auto Service                           Raymond James - SWM, LLC
       John Flynn                                                 26 Augusta Road                                  Mike Palmer                                       David & Doris Smith
       325 KMD Building D                                         Winslow, ME 04901                                4 Drummond Ave                                    180 Main Street
       Waterville, ME 04901
       Phone: 660-6646
                                                                  Phone: 314-3904
                                                                                                                   Waterville, ME 04901
                                                                                                                   Phone: 873-5166
                                                                                                                                                                     Waterville, ME 04901
                                                                                                                                                                     Phone: 660-4508

                                                                                                 2012 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
      Nikki Desjardins, Chair *                                         Bart Stevens, Past Chair *                                 Travis Lopes, Director                 Dan Bickford, Director                  Darlene Ratte, Director
      Brad Fisher, 1st Vice Chair*                                      Kimberly N. Lindlof, President & CEO *                     Wayne Saucier, Director                Renee Hawthorne, Director               Tonya Clark, Director
      Matthew Clark, 2nd Vice Chair *                                   Cindy Sturtevant, Director                                 Sara Dyer, Director                    Jeff Corey, Director                    Ken Hoehlein, Director
      Gary Zemrak, Treasurer*                                           Dave Roy, Director                                         Joe Karter, Director                   Bruce Harrington, Director              *indicates executive board member
      Shawn Michaud, Director at Large *                                Mike Fortin, Director                                      Gary Levesque, Director                Darryl Sterling, Director

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