Chamber logo - black GIF

Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce
Member News Edition for May

Are you interested in opening up a storefront in Freeport this summer?  A few rare smaller spaces on Main Street are open now, 
please contact Keith McBride, Executive Director at Freeport Economic Development Corporation for more information at 865-4743, x 117 or
58 Main Street, Old Fiore space, 800 sq ft
32 Main Street, Old Wicked Whoopies space, 760 sq ft.
32 Main Street, Old Just for Fun space, 575 sq ft.

Chilton Furniture - Cottage & Camp Sale!
184 Main Street
Freeport, ME 04032

Visit them today for their Cottage & Camp Sale!
May 6th - May 29th!

Freeport Cafe
29 US Route 1
Freeport, ME 04032

Memorial Day Weekend special menu to include a Two for One Haddock Basket on Sunday, May 29th!  Gotta getcha some of dat!
Maine Woolens - Throw of the Month
124 Main Street, Freeport - 865-0755
Website:  Maine Woolens

Maine Woolens, Freeport-May Special
Family & Friends Spring Celebrations Sales Event:  40% off our entire Harmony Cashmere Collection, including baby and outlet room. 

Whether for the bride and groom, mom (or moms to be), the graduate or the new baby, Maine Woolens Cashmere Blankets & Throws are the gift (and hug) that keep giving.

Sale on our entire Harmony collection, prices vary.  Sale only at Freeport location.  Call or email the Freeport store for details.  (207-865-0755 or )

Lobster Cooker & Upper Deck Sports Pub
39 Main Street
Freeport, ME 04032
Join them and Geary's Brewing on their patio this Memorial Day Weekend or stop by and catch your favorite team in The Upper Deck Sports Pub for a Great weekend of fun, great food, and giveaways!! 

Open 11am-11pm everyday!
Amtrak Downeaster
Amtrak Exhibit Train
Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 1:30pm to 5:30pm
16 Station Ave, Brunswick Maine 04011
Tour the Amtrak Exhibit Train which tells the remarkable story of U.S. intercity passenger rail through the display of artifacts and memorabilia. This event is FREE to the public and will feature train tours, samples of Maine Made products from the Amtrak Downeaster Café, educational exhibits, activities for kids, ticket giveaways, and more.

Freeport Woman's Club
P.O. Box 54
South Freeport, ME 04078
Facebook:  Freeport Women's Club

Many thanks to all who dug plants, baked delicious goodies, and volunteered to staff our Spring Bazaar yesterday. The weather was excellent and the bazaar a great success.
Next Meeting: Friday, May 20th at 1:00 at the Library
This week we hear about and see pictures of Bob Rose's 163 day "walk in the woods." Bob walked the Appalachian Trail in 1996 and will share the joys and challenges of the journey with us.
In preparation for the meeting, please review the minutes of the April meeting by clicking here.

For more  information visit their Facebook page!

Maine Senior Guide Hosts
Free Diabetes Education Workshops
Every Tuesday - Tuesday, May 31
Bath Savings Board Room Lower Maine Street, Freeport
Maine Senior Guide is hosting a free diabetes workshop series beginning
Tuesday, April 26, and continuing for five more Tuesday sessions. The workshop, from 9:30 a.m. - noon in the Bath Savings Institution board room on Lower Main Street in Freeport, is free and open to anyone with a diabetes or pre-diabetes diagnosis.
The free Stanford Diabetes Self-Management Program  is taught and facilitated by Healthcentric Advisors. Healthcentric Advisors is the quality improvement organization hired by Medicare to improve outcomes for patients with diabetes and pre-diabetes in Maine and other New England states.
People who attend the workshop will learn about healthy eating and cooking, problem solving, making action plans, planning meals, dealing with stress, relaxation and working with their health care team. The workshops include healthy snacks and time for Q & A each week.
There is no cost, and no insurance requirements,  but participants need to register, which they can do on-line at or by calling 207-232-7847. Classes will run for 6 weeks, from Tuesday, April 26-Tuesday May 31, from 9:30 a.m. - 12 noon

RSU5 / Port Teen Center

LL Bean Paddleboard Package Raffle!
Take your chance at owning a brand new LL Bean Paddleboard package (includes paddleboard, paddle & pfd). Valued at over $800. Raffle tickets are $10 each, 3 for $25, 5 for $40, 10 for $75 or 15 for $100. Tickets may be purchased online by  clicking here  or at RSU5 Community Programs, 17 West St at the front desk. Drawing will take place at the conclusion of the Sunday to Sundae 5K race on June 5th at the Freeport Community Center. 
Sunday to Sundae 5K - June 5th
Join us for our 3rd Annual Sunday to Sundae 5K road race on Sunday June 5th at 9:00 am. The race begins and ends at Freeport Community Services (53 Depot St, Freeport). Following the race all participants will have the opportunity to make their own Ben & Jerry's ice cream sundae! There will be awards to the top finishers in each age category for both males and females. This is a fundraiser to help support youth and teen programming through RSU5 Community Programs. 

To Register: 
Date: Sunday, June 5
Time: Shotgun start at 9:00 am
Location: Freeport Community Services (53 Depot St, Freeport)
Fee: Pre-registration deadline - June 2 - $20/pp, Race day registration - $25/pp (both fees include race shirt while supplies last)

Wolfe's Neck Farm wnf
184 Burnett Road, Freeport - 865-4469
Website:  Wolfe's Neck Farm

Annual Plant Sale: Saturday, May 21st
Save the date for Wolfe's Neck Farm's annual Plant Sale. A great selection of perennials, annuals, herbs and seedlings, from full-shade to full-sun, will be available. All plants are donated by friends, neighbors and volunteers and are well-adapted to our coastal climate. Have enough in your own garden? Divide and share them!

Tuesday, May 17, 11:30AM
Ribbon Cutting Event at My Amethyst Touch
My Amethyst Touch
20 Independence Drive, Freeport - 615-1074
Join us as we welcome massage therapist Melissa Jones to her new location here in Freeport!

Tuesday, May 17,  5-7PM
Paint Night with Kellie Chasse
Location: Bradley Conference Room 
Freeport Community Services
53 Depot Street, Freeport
Enjoy an evening with Kelli Chasse and friends!
Kellie will walk you through creating this wonderful scene of oceanside lupines!
$35 for a 16 x 20 acrylic and all materials are provided!
Monday, June 6, 8:00-9:45AM  Chamber logo - black GIF
The Benefits of Being a Chamber Member
Location: Nordica Theatre
Freeport, ME

We are happy to invite you to attend this FREE session to learn about the many benefits of being a chamber member.

Being a part of your local chamber offers valuable benefits like marketing, networking, education, volunteering, community partnerships, press partners and so much more...

So join us for this informative session being hosted by the Chamber's Ambassador Committee.  

We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Coffee and Tea provided.  There is no cost to attend!
Chamber logo - black GIF
Thursday, June 2, 3-6PM
Health & Wellness Expo - Healthy Ways to Work & Play

The expo will feature Chamber members displaying products and services related to wellness.  The expo will be held from 3-6pm at the Fire Station.  This is a FREE event open to the public.  We will be accepting healthy food donations for FCS Food Pantry.

If you are interested in exhibiting for free, please contact
Register for an exhibit table: 
Golf Tournament and Golf Ball Drop!
Golf Tournament Entry 
September 9, 2016
Registration at 12:00PM
Shotgun start at 1:00PM
9 Hole Scramble Match
Helicopter Golf Ball Drop 5:00PM
Purchase golf balls for a chance to win a $2,500 CASH prize.

  Or download a copy of the registration form, fill it out and return it to the chamber office or mail to:
Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 335
Freeport, ME 04032

A Special Thank You to Our Cornerstone Members

Chamber Staff Members

Stephanie Petkers  
Executive Director
(207) 847-5240 ext.1 
Michelle Fougere
Office Administrator
(207) 847-5240 ext. 3
Email:  Michelle Fougere

"People like to do business with people they know"