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Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce Events
Member News Edition

Celebrating our Newest Partner

Nordica Theatre is our newest Cornerstone Partner and will be hosting our 2016 Breakfast Workshops and our December Business After Hours.  There are lots of great movies out now.  Go say hello to Terri, Dennis and their awesome team!  If you are looking for a place to host a meeting, talk to them about their renting a theatre.

Congratulations to our First Scholarship Recipient Chanler Harrison!
First scholarship awarded to Chanler Harrison, a recent Freeport High School graduate now attending Maine Orono and owner of Chan's Grab & Go.  The budding entrepreneur scholarship recognizes a student from Freeport interested in furthering their education in a business related field or starting their own business.
Cathy Cryvoff, LMT
122 Marquis Road, Freeport - 450-3113
Website:  Cathy Cryvoff, LMT

Cathy has been a licensed massage therapist since 2001. She received her massage therapy training at North Eastern Institute of Whole Health in Manchester, New Hampshire. She has been a birth doula and has attended prenatal massage workshops at a birth center in Portland, Maine. 

Call her today to schedule your massage appointment!

Winter People
125 US Route 1, Freeport -   (877) 888-3340 
Website: Winter People

For more great specials visit:
Freeport Salon
32 Independence Drive, Freeport - 865-9191
Website: Freeport Salon

Time to start thinking about your Great Gatsby look!  Freeport Salon will be offering a special for the afternoon of our Annual Dinner and Auction on January 29th.  

"We will offer a 20% discount for any updos or blowouts between 1-4 on the 29th. I would encourage anyone wanting to take advantage of this special to call in advance to book a spot, first call first serve."  

Call them today to schedule your special look!
Cutting Edge
Cutting Edge Salon 
21 Main Street, Freeport - 504-0885
Website: Cutting Edge Salon

Lolita Kenney at Cutting Edge Salon will be is offering some time slots the afternoon prior to the Annual Dinner and Auction on January 29th. Call her today to schedule your appointment!

Wildflower Florist
5 Depot Street, Freeport - 865-6508
Website: Wildflower Florist

How about adding some fresh flowers to your Gatsby attire,  plea se contact Heidi at Wildflower.  She is also providing our centerpieces and can get you something special that matches our Gatsby theme. 

Feb Fest
A Celebration of Arts & Culture

FebFest is Freeport's own moveable feast celebrating the richness of Freeport's arts community -- visual arts, theater, music, poetry, food & drink, film and whatever else springs up along the way.

The events included in FebFest are produced by independent organizations, businesses and individuals and are presented under the FebFest banner for the enjoyment of residents and guests in our community. FebFest opens this hidden cultural treasure trove just in time to blow some spring into the winter doldrums

Details and additions available at!

South Freeport Congregational Church
Valentine Extravaganza Chocolate Buffet
98 South Freeport Road, South Freeport
Sunday, January 31, 4:00-5:30PM

Valentine Extravaganza Chocolate Buffet t o benefit South Freeport Congregational Church.

Indulge on platters upon platters of decadent chocolates.  Rich raspberry creams, melt in your mouth sea salt caramels, luscious pecan turtles, creamy peanut butter cups, melt on your tongue cappuccino and mint meltaways and so much more.  So much chocolate you'll think you've gone to Chocolate Heaven.
Come and enjoy a collection of love songs. Go home with a half-pound of chocolate to enjoy later. Beverages included.  Tickets:  $20.00 Call 865-4012 or   email:

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Friday, January 29, 2016, 5-9PM
Annual Dinner & Auction
Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport

Join us for this 1920's Great Gatsby themed event with a silent auction and awards!

This is sure to be the Chamber event of the year!  Get dressed up in your best Great Gatsby attire and come join the Chamber for a night out. 

Enjoy appetizers, a seated dinner, short awards program, silent and live auctions and networking!

Our auction will include both items and experiences so be prepared for a night to remember!  Our Annual Dinner and Auction will raise money for our scholarship fund, educational and development programs for Chamber members in 2016. 
Ticket are $50 per person or $450 for a table of 10.
Sponsorship opportunities are available:

To donate an item for our auction please fill out the form linked below and return to the Chamber office or email to  at
To reserve a discounted overnight stay at the Hilton, please reserve here:

Thank you to our sponsors for their special contributions to this event!   We appreciate your support!

Maine Memories and Gifts 

Monday, February 1, 2016, 8:30-10AM
METRO North Express Service Public Discussion
Portland - Falmouth - Yarmouth - Freeport
Nordica Theatre, Freeport Village Station

Come join us for an update on 2016 plans for bus service between Portland and Freeport from the staff of METRO, Greater Portland Transit District.  Donna Larson, Freeport Town Planner will also be available for questions.  This is your opportunity to learn about how this new transportation option can help your business.  There will be ample time to ask questions during the presentation.  This meeting is open to members of Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce or Freeport USA.

Date:  Monday, February 1
Time:  8:30-10AM
Location:   Nordica Theatre, Depot Street
Registration:  No charge but registration is requested. Register Here
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Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 12-1PM
Health & Wellness Committee Meeting 
Freeport Chamber Office, 57 Depot Street, Freeport

Join us for the first Health & Wellness Committee meeting. This  committee with meet monthly and work to bring relevant wellness programming and information to the chamber membership throughout the year.

Volunteers are still being sought to serve on this committee.  Please contact Stephanie today for more information.
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Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 5-7PM
Buck's Juke Joint Paint Night with Kellie Chasse
568 US Route 1, Freeport - 865-0600

Each participant will complete a 16 x 20 acrylic version of the painting shown.  All materials will be provided.  Cost is $35 per person.  Food and beverage is additional.  

Kellie is a fantastic teacher and very talented painter and one of the newest Chamber members.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - Let's Talk Tuesdays, 9-10AM 
Parking and Accessibility in Freeport 
Freeport Chamber Office, 57 Depot Street, Freeport
Join us for our second meeting to discuss Parking and Accessibility in Freeport.   Please note; register is not necessary to attend this important discussion.

Next Meeting: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - Advertising Your Business

Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 5-7PM
Business After Hours, Royal River Heat Pumps
132 US Route 1, Freeport - 400-4065

Come learn all about the latest technology in energy efficient heating and cooling with heat pumps!  Also, Polly Smith and Julia Doughty, two local Freeport artists, will be in attendance with a sampling of their original artwork.  Door prizes and refreshments.

Saturday, February 27, 2016
Freeport Family Ski Day
Mt Abram Ski Area, Greenwood, ME
Website: Mt Abram

Special group pricing will be offered for this special day!

More details coming soon!

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 5-7PM - Joint Event with Yarmouth Chamber
Business After hours, Hosted by Beansprouts/Fusion
Lower Main Street, Freeport

Details are currently being worked on by registration is open.

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A Special Thank You to Our Cornerstone Members

For more information on how you can become a cornerstone member please contact
 or 207.847.5240

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"