Posted by Trina Kuykendall on Mar 03, 2019
28 February, 2019
Speakers: Shelly Butler and Kim Palermo, CABG
28 February 19
Buckets on the Table: Knox County Homeless Coalition
Speaker: Shelly Butler/Kim Palermo, CABG (Camden Area Business Group)
Kim, from Proforma Printing, and Shelly, from PAWS are members of the Camden Area Business Group (CABG). The Mission of CABG is to create a Downtown Camden that is viable and vital for everyone. There are around 90 members.  The works to have a voice in community decisions and work to expand visibility of businesses in the Camden area. Lincolnville is also included in this group. The group organizes and participates in four annual events: Camden is Blooming, Fourth of July Fireworks, Membership Celebration and Christmas by the Sea. Connect over Coffee is also a way to be involved in the group. The CABG website allows members to have their own page! There are quarterly member meetings, an active social media and have an additional section of membership, Lodging Alliance. The later provides a collective voice of business members in the local community. An additional  way to increase visibility is the ExperienceCamdenMaine .com, videos have been created of Camden are also shown on social media. The group meets busses and boats to hand out information regarding the local  Camden business.
Committee Reports
District Conference May 3-5th, you can still sign up!
We are looking for a past president to become the Assistant District Governor for our area, a 3 yr term
Public Relation: We are in the process of expanding sponsorships outside of the club. This can promote their business thru Rotary. Looking for volunteers to help make some phone calls! See Ray or Leamon!
Duck Derby: Counting of ducks will begin!
Business to Business show is coming up! Encourage members to attend!
E waste in April!
Foundation: EREY, #1 in disc for annual donation! $195 average donation, need to increase this average to stay ahead.
Next Week’s Speaker: Barbara Spaulding, Coastal Family Hospice Volunteer