Chamber of Commerce
JULY 1999 NEWSLETTER

Chambers welcome new members

The Spccc would like to welcome the Dexter Town Manger Bob Simpson an t the town of Dexter to the Chamber. The chamber will be working close with the Dexter to promote the Dexter Municipal Golf Club.

The Chamber would also like to welcome a new member and a new business to the area. Bruce Wood has recently purchased the former Goulette's IGA and has renamed it the Dover-Foxcroft IGA.

Chamber to sponsor Circus

Southern Piscataquis County Chamber of Commerce will house Roberts Bros. Curcus on July 30th in Dover-Foxcroft. The Roberts Bros. Circus is family owned and operated and dedicated to keeping the old fashioned tradition alive. The Roberts Bros. Circus will have two shows' they are scheduled for 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Ticket Prices
Child 2 - 14 yrs. - Advanced $4.00 at the door $5.00
Adult - Advanced $6.00 at the door $8.00

Advanced tickets can be purchased at Dexter Skowhegan Savings Bank, the Dexter Federal Credit Union's in Dexter, Dover-Foxcroft United Bank, and the Guilford Key Bank.

Spccc renews 17 new members

The Spccc would like to thank the following members for renewing their memberships:
AMB Video & Signs George Howard & Co.
Bailey Lumber Graves Super Market
Charlotte White Center Lary Funeral Home
Chase & Kimball Oil Mayo Regional Hospital
Eaton/Peabody Attorneys McDonald's Café
Family Care North Country Properties
Finestkind Tree Farms Dover-Foxcroft IGA
Town of Dexter Carols Crafts
Downhome Bed & Breakfast  

PCEDC Board Meeting

The piscataquis County Economic Development Council will be holding it's quarterly board meeting on August 2, 1999 at Greenville from 3 - 7:30 p.m.

The Agenda is as follows:
3-4 p.m. - Tour of Moosehead Marine Museum
4-5 p.m. - Committee reports
5-5:30 p.m. - Proposed Rural Workforce and Eutrepreneurship Development project
5:30 p.m. - Dinner ($8-10)
6:15 p.m. - Speaker: Nate Bowditch, Maine office of tourism

June Contact Report

Mail - 103
Email - 28
Phone - 137
Walk In - 158

Grand Total - 426

Evergreen Lodge to offer Moosehead Safari and Scenic Cruises

Close your eyes and imagine yourself floating along on our spacious new pontoon boat. Listen carefully for the call of the loon and the screech of the osprey. Look in the cove ahead. There stands a cow moose with her calf and the bull moose with his huge antlers looms close by. Are you excited yet? We are! So what are you waiting for! Call now to make you reservations to explore Moosehead Lake, Maine's "crown jewel," and Mt. Kineo, the "gem" aboard the Discovery.

While aboard you may view up close various wildlife which often comprise moose, deer, bear, eagles, osprey and loons. The tour will also include a trip to Mt. Kineo with and explanation of it's history and view of it's 700 ft. cliff. For more information contact Evergreen Lodge at 1-888-624-3993 or (207) 685-3241.

Youth Golf Tour

The Piscatquis Regional YMCA and the Southern Piscataquis County Chamber of Commerce announced plans to host the 1st annual Piscataquis Youth Golf Tour.

The youth golf tour offers boys and girls ages 12-15 and opportunity to compete in six golf tournaments to be held at three different golf courses over a three-week period. Players will be awarded points according to how they finish in each tournament, after the completion of tours trophies will be awarded players with the highest point total.

Tournament schedule is as follows:
July 20 - Foxcroft Golf Club in Dover-Foxcroft
July 22 - Dexter Municipal Golf Club
July 29 - Whitetail Golf Course in Charleston
August 2 - Foxcroft Golf Club
August 5 - Dexter Municipal Golf Course
August 9 - Whitetail in Charleston

Chamber survey

The Southern Piscataquis County Chamber of Commerce would like to ask it's members to take part in a mini survey. See insert. The goal of the survey is to update our files. We are especially lacking Email and website addresses.

Print out the Survey

Chamber Looking for Committee Members

The Chamber is looking for people to serve on the following committees:

Legislative Committee, Regional Tourism Development Committee, Membership Committee, Nomination Committee, Regional Economic Development Committee, Fundraising Committee, and Chamber Information Center/Consumer Assistance Committee.

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