Special Sections

The following are BDN advertising supplements written by our advertising staff. Visit our Special Sections page to view each edition.

 
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Frederick “Fritz” Oldenburg has been named the Volunteer of the Year for his work in advocating the concept of angel investing.

Volunteer of the Year: Angel investors ‘ambassador’ earns Chamber volunteerism award

By Ardeana Hamlin on Jan. 24, 2014, at 3:30 p.m.
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce
Cerahelix co-founders Karl Bishop (standing, left) and Susan McKay watch as Project Scientist Tyler Kirkmann makes the Cerahelix-patented DNA ceramic coating. Kirkmann is using a temperature- and humidity-controlled environmental chamber.

Bion and Dorain Foster Entrepreneurship AwardOrono firm develops nano-filtration membrane

By Dale McGarrigle on Jan. 24, 2014, at 3:28 p.m.
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce
Dan Coffey is the president and CEO of Acadia Hospital.

Non-Profit of the Year Award: Acadia Hospital honored for its approach to empowerment

By Debra Bell on Jan. 24, 2014, at 3:24 p.m.
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce
Hollywood Casino is the recipient of the 2014 Business of the Year Award.

Business of the Year: Hollywood Casino

By David M. Fitzpatrick, BDN Maine Special Sections on Jan. 24, 2014, at 3:20 p.m.
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce
Miles Theeman, a vice president and chief sales and marketing officer with Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, is an unabashed Bangor booster.

Bangtor booster champions the Queen City at every opportunity

By Brian Swartz, Special Sections Editor on Jan. 24, 2014, at 3:17 p.m.
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce

Building Bridges

By Matthew McLaughlin on Jan. 24, 2014, at 3:09 p.m.
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce

2013 Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce Membership

on Jan. 24, 2014, at 3:08 p.m.
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce

Business Action Committee: Establishing the Bangor Regional Investment Forum

By John Simpson on Jan. 24, 2014, at 3:02 p.m.
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce

Government Affairs Committee: Volunteer leaders tackled diverse issues in 2013

By Dennis Marble on Jan. 24, 2014, at 3 p.m.
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce

Bangor Region Leadership Institute: Training future community leaders in real-word applications

By Ed Troscianiec on Jan. 24, 2014, at 2:48 p.m.
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce

Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce’s Issues of Impact 2014

By Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 24, 2014, at 2:42 p.m.
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce
Andy Hamilton is the incoming chair of the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Striving together to create a brighter future

By Andy Hamilton on Jan. 24, 2014, at 2:38 p.m.
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce
John Porter is the president and CEO of the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce.

New location places Chamber offices near downtown Bangor

By John Porter on Jan. 24, 2014, at 2:35 p.m.
Bangor Outlook
Some 7,000 fans packed the Arena at the Cross Insurance Center to hear country singer Hank Williams Jr. on Oct. 12, 2013.

Cross Insurance Center maintains a busy events’ schedule

By Brian Swartz, BDN Maine Special Sections on Dec. 17, 2013, at 11:14 a.m.
Bangor Outlook
Abe and Heather Furth, owners of Verve, stand in the doorway of the burrito restaurant in Orono. They are in the process of opening a new Verve at 89-91 Main St. in Bangor.

Verve restaurant opens in downtown Bangor

By Ardeana Hamlin, BDN Maine Special Sections on Dec. 17, 2013, at 11:10 a.m.
Bangor Outlook
Among the new businesses that have opened along Stillwater Avenue near the Bangor Mall in 2013 are sweetFrog Yogury and Five Guys Burgers.

Stillwater Avenue experienced building ‘boom’ in 2013

By Ardeana Hamlin, BDN Maine Special Sections on Dec. 17, 2013, at 11 a.m.
Bangor Outlook
Located at the intersection of Main and Dutton streets in Bangor, Hollywood Casino has been a major catalyst in the redevelopment of Lower Main Street.

The many pieces of Bangor’s economic puzzle

By David M. Fitzpatrick, BDN Maine Special Sections on Dec. 17, 2013, at 10:55 a.m.
Bangor Outlook
With a $3 million fund-raising effort nearing completion, Bangor Public Library will undergo major renovations starting in late spring 2014. The renovations will include the addition of a two-story glass atrium to the library's newest wing; a "green" roof will top the atrium.

Major renovations await the venerable Bangor Public Library in 2014

By Brian Swartz, BDN Maine Special Sections on Dec. 17, 2013, at 10:27 a.m.
Bangor Outlook
Taking advantage of Plaid Friday sales at Valentine Footwear on Main Street in Bangor, Morgan Cashwell (center) of Linthicum, Md. checks out a Born Sabrina black comfort pump while talking with store employees Emily Hanna (left) and Meg Gipson in late November.

Bangor’s downtown renaissance

By David M. Fitzpatrick, BDN Maine Special Sections on Dec. 13, 2013, at 1:51 p.m.
In a still from the 2013 MPBN documentary “A Matter of Duty,” Sheriff Randy Liberty is in his office at the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Department. Liberty opened up about his traumatic wartime experiences in Fallujah and the aftermath upon his return to Maine. After seeking treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, Liberty worked to establish programs to help veterans incarcerated in his jail get the help they need.

Documentary brings the reality of veterans’ post-traumatic stress disorder to viewers

By David Fitzpatrick on Nov. 05, 2013, at 11:37 a.m.