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January 11, 2022

For beauty in all seasons, our Lakes, Mountains and Hospitality are open year-round!




Business Taxes: What YOU Need to Know - January 5, 2022 - 12pm

This one-hour live webinar will introduce you to the various taxes that a small business will encounter such as income taxes, self-employment taxes, sales tax and other common business taxes. It will also cover records needed for taxes, handling of start-up expenses and applying for a tax ID number.  REGISTER HERE


Simple Tips: Use Email to Grow Your Business - January 10, 2022 - 5pm

How in the world can your messages break through the clutter? Can email still be used to grow a business? The answer is YES. Email marketing is a powerful channel for connecting with customers and driving sales.  REGISTER HERE


Starting Your Own Business - January 11, 2022 - 2pm

Starting your own business? Our online workshop reviews essential topics to help you succeed. We will cover the basics of assessing your business plans and ideas. If being in 
business on your own is your goal, but you're not sure where to begin, this online
workshop is for you! REGISTER HERE


Financing Your Business - January 12, 2022

This webinar will provide financing options for business owners and identify the steps you need to make to secure funding. You will learn what financial institutions want to see in your loan application and the importance of your own personal credit score.



Branding Basics - January 13, 2022 - 12pm

When you close your eyes and envision the look and feel of your new business, what do you see? A strong brand can be your business’ greatest asset. But it’s hard to know where to start or what’s most important to do first. Focus on the right process and you can get your branding sorted out with just a few hours of work—quickly building a brand that captures your vision, attracts great clients and makes all of your marketing more effective.



Resources for Your Small Business or Nonprofit: Portland Public Library - January 18, 2022 - 12pm

This online workshop will show you how to conveniently find in-depth information to 
help you establish credibility as you launch or grow your business or nonprofit. 
Use online research tools which can be accessed (with your PPL card) either at 
the library or from home to save you time and money. REGISTER HERE


Maine Technology Institute Info Session - January 20, 2022 - 12pm

Are you a fit for MTI? Come to this live webinar presented by Bianca Kowal, 
Investment Officer, to learn about MTI, what they do, and their process for 
funding Maine’s innovation economy. REGISTER HERE


5 Things You Need to Prepare Before Building Your Website - January 25, 2022 - 12pm

Do you wish to set up a website, or does your existing site not produce the results you were hoping for? What should your website include to appeal to your ideal clients? If you hire a web developer, what will they need from you? Topics addressed will apply to all website platforms, including e-commerce sites. REGISTER HERE


The Bridgton Winter Farmers Market

has moved inside to:


The Allroads Hub (formerly the old McDonald Motor building) at 4 Nulty Street, Bridgton ME.

The hours of operation are: 9AM - Noon every Saturday November through April.


Available Services at BCC -
Medicare Enrollment, Affordable Care Act Enrollment, Community Resource Navigator, Rent/Utility Relief, (CARES Act) and
Senior Lunch-to-go on Wednesdays!

Please feel free to contact us by telephone

207-647-3116 or email or the Director’s email


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