BELFAST — After two weeks of voting by its membership and the public at large, The Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce announces this year's annual Chamber award winners.
“There were many deserving nominees this year and we extend congratulations to all of our members for the recognition of their efforts to make our region such a wonderful place to live, work, and play in,” said the Chamber, in a news release.
This year's award winners are as follows:
Business Growth Award - Stone Tree Farm & Cidery, Unity (sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank)
Rising Star Award - Fon's Kitchen, Belfast (sponsored by Stanley Chevrolet and the Maine Chevy Dealers)
Waldo County Business Award - Hamilton Marine, Searsport (sponsored by First National Bank)
Health Care Partner Award - Belfast Farmers' Market and Eagle Scout Kaleb Brown, Palermo (sponsored by WCGH/MaineHealth)
Hometown Heritage Award - Waldo Community Action Partners, Belfast (sponsored by Camden National Bank)
The Citizen of the Year Award, sponsored by Mathews Brothers, and the Chamber Appreciation Award, sponsored by Front Street Shipyard, will be announced live at the Chamber Awards Gala on Friday, November 3, 2023, at 5 p.m., in the Bayview Room at the United Farmers Market of Maine, 18 Spring St., in Belfast.
Dinner, hors d'oeuvres, and dessert will be catered by Delvino's, there will be a cash bar, live music, a professional photographer for headshots and event photos, table centerpieces from area businesses that will be raffled to support a student scholarship, and more.
“Special thanks as well to Penobscot Community Health Care who is sponsoring our reception and to Central Maine Power for sponsoring our live entertainment for the evening,” said the Chamber.
Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.belfastmaine.org or you can also find the link in the weekly newsletter and on Facebook.