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415 Lisbon Street, PO Box 59 Lewiston, ME 04243-0059 Phone: 783-2249 Fax: 783-4481 Website: Email: April 14, 2011 Chamber Breakfast Speaker: Governor Paul LePage Program: Maine Is Open For Business Hosted by: Ramada Conference Center Spotlighters: Central Maine Medical Center The Library Cafe Nordic Walking LLC Ready Read Relay for Life Sexual Assault Crisis Center


Activities Guide of Maine PO Box 6135, Falmouth 671-7230 Stanley Rintz Activity Maine Magazine is the premier magazine for promoting Maine’s best adventures. Their vision as a family business for the last 28 years is to motivate people to experience the many diverse activities of our wonderful State. Activity Maine works continuously at all levels to create distinction, continuity and spirit to all elements of your sales effort. They feature healthy recreation like golf, hiking, biking, kayaking and support state wide recreational events like the Dempsey Challenge, plus award winning dining and accommodations. If it’s adventurous, it’s in Activity Maine - they create healthy addictions! Center Street Dental 26 Cross Street, Auburn 784-2211 Dr Rosemarie Sheline DDS Center Street Dental has provided family, cosmetic, and implant dentistry to all of central Maine for over 25 years. Recently joining Center Street Dental, Dr. Rose is a member of the OKU National Dental Honor Society for exceptional academic and clinical achievement and is excited to be a part of the Lewiston-Auburn community. Dr. Rose and the rest of Center Street Dental offer patients the latest in dental technology and services including digital x-rays (less radiation), digital 3D imaging (for implant placement), checkups, cleanings, porcelain veneers, implants, root canals, and extractions. Center Street Dental sees emergencies the same day and accepts most insurances. Gendron's Seafood 1292 Lisbon Rd, Lewiston 784-2646 George Gendron Founded in 1986, Gendron’s Seafood has over 27 years of seafood experience. They pride themselves on being able to provide top-notch service to all their customers. Throughout the years, their customers have come to depend on their high quality seafood products at a very competitive price. Gendron’s Seafood can serve both walk-in customers or ship live or precooked lobsters, ranging in weight from one pound, up to a four pound lobster. With their experienced staff, they can ensure the highest quality seafood and customer service. Over the years, with their good Maine work ethics, they have been able to build a customer base to last a life time. Harpswell House Inc 52 Capital Ave, Lisbon Falls 353-2385 Karen Brown Harpswell House, Inc. was formed almost 50 years ago with the idea of producing high quality gift and recognition products from a natural material, 300 million year old slate. Today, they are a small group dedicated to helping you recognize the people and events in your organization in a manner that will be remembered and cherished for years into the future. They understand how important your project is to your organization. Therefore they provide service from design through production, or they'll work with your design or designer. They would love to help you with your recognition needs.

Hess Law Firm 11 Lisbon St Ste 204, Lewiston 782-2072 George Hess The Hess Law Firm is a premier criminal defense firm located in L/A. It specializes in providing high powered, full service defense for clients in all Maine courts, and in Federal courts in Portland and Bangor. George Hess is the firm’s Trial Attorney. He has over 30 years experience and is in the courtroom almost daily. He knows and practices the full spectrum of criminal defense from OUI, to white collar crimes, to murder. Celeste Daly is the firm’s Trial Consultant. She specializes in jury selection and expert witnesses. Joy & Hamilton Architects Inc 323 Court St, Auburn 782-1212 Bill Hamilton Joy and Hamilton Architects enjoys working with people and their challenges. They have designed and built: Homes - above and below ground, for those with special needs, and those with just special wants. Offices and stores – in new and old buildings. Theaters – for acting in or watching actors on screens sometimes in 3-D. Restaurants - big and small but all with great smells. Schools - usually small but with very special needs. Libraries – sometimes they are quiet – but not always. Stage set 33 and still counting. Carvings – that sometimes go in our buildings. Simulator – for walking and driving – and understanding what it will look like when built. Models – for all kinds of situations like – how does oil migrate underground. Books – on energy, simulation, and just plain great reading. Now – even sail boats. Maine Blues Fest LLC PO Box 548, Naples 617-470-7751 Mike Bray The Maine Blues Festival is a unique annual musical event that celebrates Maine-based artists that perform the blues. Co-founded in 2006 by Mike Bray (Bray’s Brew Pub) and blues musician Kevin Kimball, the MBF has been a positive force for the local economy and the promotion of in-state artistic performance. Area merchants report that the festival, which is held every Father’s Day weekend in June, effectively extends the summer tourist season by two weeks. In 2010 the festival established the Maine Blues Festival Scholarship to be awarded to an area high school student going on to higher education, donated a cash sum to public school music programs, and facilitated a college internship for New Media majors at Southern Maine Community College. Their philosophy is simple: they believe that Local Business is Good Business, that Local Art is Good Art. National Protective Agency 32 Moore Ave, Auburn 800-292-4965 Dan Gagnon National Protective Agency is the foremost provider of security services in the state of Maine. They pride themselves in providing the most professional and cost effective contract security services in the industry. Years ago, their experienced and enthusiastic management team noticed a void in Maine for the services they provide. After some research and intense planning, National Protective Agency was born. Their number one goal is to fill that void and set the standard for all contract security agencies that follow. From armed and unarmed uniformed agents, to patrol, executive protection, background checks, private investigations, and courier services; whatever the need within the professional security industry National Protective Agency can meet it.

Pine Tree State Certified Development Corporation 120 Exchange St Suite 205, Portland 773-3104 Field Rider Pine Tree Certified Development Corporation is a not-for-profit established to administer the SBA 504 Loan Program certified in the State of Maine. The SBA 504 Loan Program enables businesses to finance the acquisition of Real Estate and Machinery and Equipment using long-term subordinated debt at below market, fixed rates. They are the newest CDC in Maine and work with lending institutions of all types throughout the entire state. travelMaine PO Box 725, Poland 713-7533 Wendi Smith With nearly 40 years in the publishing and tourism industry, Maine Sunshine Inc., is committed to assisting Maine businesses to be successful through effective advertising and marketing solutions. They offer a suite of very powerful tools created to help Maine businesses effectively promote themselves to a primed market of vacationers and residents. A combination of these unique products will propel your business to new heights, increasing your market-share and garnering a high return-oninvestment. Allow us to assist you in growing your business through Print, Internet and Social Media Marketing. Maine Sunshine, Inc., currently publishes travelMAINE (the oldest locally owned and published travel guide for Maine), dineMAINE (Maine’s only statewide dining guide), petMAINE (the only guide written specifically for people vacationing in Maine with their pets) and Downeast

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Chamber Seminar "Planning Ownership Transition or Other Exit Strategies" Hall of Fame Banquet Auburn Citizen of the Year Kentucky Derby at Not Your Normal Formal Seminar, “Attitudinal Excellence” Chamber Breakfast at Hilton Garden Inn

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