Sun Porch Studio Two: Sharon O'Connell of Guilford operates this stained glass studio.
Maine Property Management & Sales INC: Gary Black of Milo will operate this new business in Milo.
Awards Signage & Trophies: Bob Dion JR operates Awards, Signage & Trophies, Bob's Business in located in Brewer.
James Macomber's Maine Best: This web design and Internet business is located in Dover-Foxcroft & Milo.
Northern Farm: Jayne Lello of Sebec will be offering visitors an opportunity to rent a farmhouse for their vacations.
If you would like to have a free chamber link, e-mail me at Dennis @Spccc.org
The SPCCC has not had a dues increase for the last the seven years. In that time the Chamber has added many new programs including a web site.
Executive Director Dennis Lyford explained that in 2001 alone, the chamber instituted the following new programs and actives
The brochure will kick off the Coalitions The Maine Highlands campaign. The campaign is designed to market the two county region to out of state visitors under the name of The Maine Highlands
The campaign will also include a toll free number and a region mail packet program
The SPCCC and other regional organizations pay membership dues to the coalition. The coalition used these dues to help cover the cost of developing the brochure.
What: A choice of two group dental plans from Patriot Mutual Insurance Company
Why: Affordable. Quality services. And if you visit a participating provider, you'll be protected from balance billing.
RSVP: Contact your insurance broker or call Patriot Mutual Insurance Company at 1-800-491-7336.
Milo Snowmobile Bridge and Katahdin Iron Works Featured in Chamber Map
The new expanded chamber map will also have a photo of the longest snowmobile bridge in Maine located in Milo.
Initially, the discounts offered were in the single digits, but more recently the discount offered to medium-sized businesses from the CMP standard rate offer was up to 33 percent. This is a program that has been praised and appreciated by many business members.
The dental insurance plan became effective in September 2001. This program is a very credible program that will benefit your business members.
At its November meeting, the Alliance of Maine Chambers Advisory Committee met, voted to recommend a discount credit card processing program to be implemented. This program, offered by First of Omaha Merchant Processing, will provide business members with a very low credit card processing rate. More information on this program will be provided at a later date.
Maine Career Advantage is a unique business opportunity. By sponsoring an intern, you can help prepare your business, as well as students in your community, for a successful future. It is also an investment in the future of Maine. Our schools alone cannot give our youth all of the skills they'll need to succeed. Businesses can enhance an intern's education with solid training and mentoring. Together, we can ensure a better, brighter future for Maine.
What is an internship?
What's in it for YOUR BUSINESS?
What types of internships are available?
Make a Good Hire
Maine Career Advantage Is The Direct Employer
Increase Morale Of Current Employees
Make A Contribution
Lindsay Porter, Student Services Liaison
"Maine Career Advantage passes the test of not being a hand out, but rather a hand up in providing knowledge, self esteem, and job experience all at the same time. These students are dedicated and eager to learn the trades that they have chosen. All this at a time when industry as a whole is requiring better trained individuals for entry-level positions."
"Nichols Portland is working with interns in fields where it is difficult to find trained help. Maine Career Advantage enables us to be involved with the training of our future workers. It allows us to teach them real world skills important for their success in our business. It also helps us to stay competitive, both here and abroad."
Eligibility requirements: Students must be at least 16 years of age and attending one of Maine's public high schools or technical colleges.
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