Chamber Chatter

August 16, 2022

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


      START BENEFITTING FROM YOUR CHAMBER                                     MEMBERSHIP TODAY!
Host an After Hours and get your business more exposure! Connect and grow your business with the Chamber.
The Chamber hosts Business After Hours every other month at various locations throughout the Greater Bridgton area and are typically held at the sponsor’s place of business.
Tips for Hosting A Successful Business After Hours
-Invite people you do business with (Distributors, Financial affiliations, Select Customers, Prospects, etc.)
-Select date at least 2-3 months in advance enabling website exposure, more time to promote event.
-Determine food and beverage. *Several fellow Chamber Members cater – be sure to check with them first.
-Obtain and advertise door prizes
-If your office/facility is not suitable, consider the Chamber office as your event location.
-Provide promotional products, i.e., pencils, pens at event.
-Take advantage of your Chamber membership to send chamber members personal invitations. As a member, you can obtain a mailing list of all chamber members.
-Attend prior chamber events to self-promote your upcoming chamber event.
-Consider another compatible chamber business to co-host event with.
-Continue an open line of communication with the Chamber so that we may best support your event.
Your successful event is our success!
Please join us for our next After Hours at Bear Mountain Music Hall!
*Open to the public


After Hours Events


          August 25              Bear Mountain Music Hall               Waterford
          September 15       Bear Mountain Inn                           Waterford

          October 13            Tasteful Things                                Naples
          October 27            Sebago-Long Lake Music Fest.
          November 17        Rufus Porter Museum

Most After Hours are held on the fourth Thursday of the month.

However, in the Summer we will hold multiple After Hours, in September, we hold it on the third Thursday due to Brewfest occurring the following weekend. In November, we also have it on the third Thursday due to Thanksgiving. Our “After Hours” program was developed to provide our members with the opportunity for socializing, networking, and getting to know each other. Please note all of the above dates and make plans to join us at each location, hosted by a fellow Chamber member, from 5 PM to 7 PM.


For more information, please contact the 
Chamber at either 207-647-3472 or



If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, volunteering or running a booth, please contact

Pam Ward at:


Clare Longendyke

8/20/2022 - 7:30 - 9:30


To view the entire even calendar, click below.


The Bridgton Winter Farmers Market


Our summer market, located in the lot behind Reny's runs May-November, 8-12.
Our winter market, located at The All Roads Hub at 4 Nulty St runs November-April, 9-12.
The Bridgton Farmers' Market is offering a pre-buy option, this includes the following market vendors. If you'd like to order something from another farmer, please see the links to their pre-order list.


Dog on the Porch Collecting Donations for Through These Doors Maine


TTD helps domestic violence victims and survivors of domestic abuse, dating violence and stalking in Cumberland County Maine.


Donations can be brought to 59 Main Street, Bridgton by March 18, 2022.

They may be left on front porch if the store is closed.

Just send a text message to 203-530-9964(area code is 203 NOT 207)






Baby/Children's Items- Size 2T - 3T Pull-Ups - Size 6 Diapers


Kitchen Items - Coffee Makers - Toasters - Toaster Ovens - Microwaves - New Silverwear - Pot Holders 

NOTE: All listed items can be used but need to be clean and working properly.


Clothing Items - Women - Leggings (Full Length and 3/4) - Pajama Sets/Bottoms 2XL & Up - Bras (Sports and Other) Sizes 32-36 - Underwear in all sizes - Slippers with rubber soles

NOTE: Used is fine but needs to be clean and in good condition.


Bedding ItemsQueen Size Sheets - Queen Size Comforters/Quilts

NOTE: NEW ONLY. We are only able to accept new bedding items due to sanitary reasons.


ToiletriesConditioner - Unscented Body Wash - Unscented Deodorant - Low Scent or Unscented Moisturizer - Toothpaste


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


For the Bridgton Public Library's Calendar - CLICK BELOW!


Lakes Environmental Association - Bridgton
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