BELFAST — It’s time to vote for the Belfast Space Chamber of Commerce companies, organizations, and particular person(s) to be celebrated at this yr’s annual Chamber Awards Gala.
The annual occasion will probably be held Friday, Nov. 4, at he College of Maine Hutchinson Middle in Belfast. Nominees have been chosen for consideration; write-in votes are additionally permitted. Go to the Annual Chamber Awards web page at belfastmaine.org to solid votes. Voting ends Oct. 17.
Anybody concerned about sponsorship alternatives on the annual Awards Gala ought to contact Dorothy Havey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enterprise Development Award: A chamber member enterprise that has efficiently expanded, renovated, created an progressive new line, or elevated workers previously yr. Nominated are: Ananda Yoga & Wellness, The Again and Forth, The Grasshopper Store, The Homeport Inn & Tavern, Should Be Good Lobster, ReVision Power, Moorings Oceanfront RV Resort and The Scone Goddess.
Hometown Heritage Award: A chamber member enterprise that has been round for extra years than we will keep in mind and is a bedrock in the neighborhood. They contribute expertise, data, and knowledge to different companies. Nominated are: Allen Insurance coverage & Monetary, Belfast Historic Society & Museum, Camden Nationwide Financial institution, Shoppers Gas Co., Hamilton Marine, Liberty Graphics, Mathews Brothers, Rollie’s Bar & Grill.
Well being Care Companion Award: This award acknowledges a person or group exterior of the well being care occupation who by way of their actions demonstrates a dedication to our shared imaginative and prescient of creating our group the healthiest in America. Nominees are: Belfast Parks & Recreation Division, Belfast Rotary Membership, Belfast Soup Kitchen, CG Bikes, Come Boating!, Youngsters Unplugged and Waldo County YMCA.
New Enterprise Award: A brand new chamber member enterprise that has been round for 3 years or much less and holds the promise of being right here for a few years to come back. The brand new enterprise could also be artistic, progressive, distinctive and/or fills a necessity in the neighborhood. These nominated: Downshift Espresso, Belfast; Harborside RV Resort, Stockton Springs; Hey Sailor!, Searsport; Mainely Gallery & Studio, Belfast; Rio’s Spiked Café, Searsport; Splendiferous Candy Shoppe, Searsport; Stone Tree Farm & Cidery, Unity; and Trove, Searsport.
Waldo County Enterprise Award: This award acknowledges a chamber member from Waldo County or simply someplace exterior larger Belfast, that has demonstrated sound enterprise improvement, civic involvement, or assist for the general enterprise group. Nominees are: Chase Toys, Unity; Buddies of Fort Knox, Prospect; The Hichborn, Stockton Springs; LCI Fiber Optic Community, Lincolnville; Northport Golf Membership, Northport; Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport; and Whale’s Tooth Pub, Lincolnville.
Citizen of the 12 months: This award acknowledges an individual who has made an impressive optimistic influence in Waldo County, both by way of a single occasion or on a steady foundation. Nominees may be from any occupation, together with enterprise, training, providers, medical, authorities or a charitable group, or they’ll simply be a resident. Nominated are: Bob MacGregor, Waldo County Woodshed; Debbie Murphy, Group Volunteer; Erin Herbig, Belfast metropolis supervisor; Jane Snowdeal, The Kindness Program; Dr. John Gage, retired doctor; Mary Mortier, Belfast metropolis councilor; Sue Dupler, Public Well being nurse; Wayne Hamilton, Hamilton Marine.
The Chamber Appreciation Award is chosen by the chamber board of administrators.