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FORMER RED SOX PLAYER JOINS LOCAL BUSINESSMAN FOR “THE BUSINESS OF BASEBALL”

By Melissa Gerety on April 10, 2014, at 10:22 a.m.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-6389; emdc.org/page/2-1062/registration Former Boston Red Sox player Shea Hillenbrand will join Dove Tail Bats owner Paul Lancisi on Thursday, April 17th at the Cross Insurance Center as Mobilize Eastern …
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EMDC offers job training for young adults who are “Pregnant or Parenting”

By Melissa Gerety on March 18, 2014, at 4:57 p.m.
Young adults ages 16-24 who are pregnant or already parents have a new opportunity to train for a career thanks to a new program from Eastern Maine Development Corporation. The Pregnant or Parenting program is currently enrolling up to ten qualified individuals for a 12-week session that begins March 31. …
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Dover-Foxcroft Stretch Your Dollar Budgeting Event April 12

By Melissa Gerety on March 18, 2014, at 3:21 p.m.
Saturday, April 12, 2014 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Morton Avenue Complex, 48 Morton Avenue , Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-561-4046; emdc.org/events People in Piscataquis County looking for help managing their finances will find it on Saturday, April 12 during the Tri-County Disability Asset Network’s 1st Annual Stretch …
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EMDC and SBA to Hold Open Forum For Small Businesses

By Melissa Gerety on March 18, 2014, at 3:14 p.m.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Eastern Maine Development Corporation, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-6389; emdc.org/events Small business owners looking to know more about how the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) can help them will be able to get answers on April …

Show Me the Money–Financing Help for Your Business

By Melissa Gerety on March 07, 2014, at 12:43 p.m.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Location: EMDC, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME For more information: Cindy Lewis; 942.6389; emdc.org/events Finding access to the funds needed to start or grow a small business just got easier. Eastern Maine Development Corporation, along with MaineStream Finance and The First, …

EMDC Adds Marketing Workshop – March 11

By Melissa Gerety on Feb. 26, 2014, at 10:29 a.m.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Location: EMDC, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: (207)942-6389; emdc.org Bangor—Learn more about an inexpensive—and simple—marketing tool for businesses when EMDC presents “Do You Know Your Business” on Tuesday, March 11 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at 40 Harlow …

Stretch Your Dollar Day

By Melissa Gerety on Feb. 25, 2014, at 5:07 p.m.
Saturday, March 15, 2014 9:05 a.m. to 9:05 a.m. Location: Stretch Your Dollar Day, 128 Texas Ave, Bangor, ME For more information: Theresa Mudgett; 207.567.4046; emdc.org/events People looking for help managing their finances will find help in Bangor on Saturday, March 15 during the Greater Bangor Disability Asset Network’s Third …
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EMDC and SBA to Hold Open Forum For Small Businesses

By Melissa Gerety on Feb. 14, 2014, at 2:10 p.m.
Bangor—Small business owners looking to know more about how the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) can help them will be able to get answers on February 25 from 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at EMDC’s Harlow Street office in Bangor. EMDC and the SBA are hosting an open forum that …
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EMDC Hosts Meeting to Address Community Transportation Needs

By Melissa Gerety on Feb. 12, 2014, at 3:22 p.m.
February 11, 2014 Transportation, or the lack of it, was the focus of an hour-long community meeting at the Cross Insurance Center on Tuesday. The key message? Limited access from Eastern Maine’s rural communities to activity centers affects more than just those who need the transportation. Cancelled medical appointments, lost …

EMDC Hosts Affordable Care Act Update for Small Businesses

By Melissa Gerety on Feb. 10, 2014, at 9:45 a.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Location: EMDC, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME For more information: EMDC; 207.942.6389; emdc.org/events The experts from Consumers for Affordable Health Care will be back in EMDC’s Bangor office on Tuesday, February 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. for a FREE …
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EMDC Welcomes Business Development Specialist

By Melissa Gerety on Jan. 16, 2014, at 11:13 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Eastern Maine Development Corporation  has hired Kent Quiet as a Business Development Specialist. EMDC Business Development Specialists work closely with the region’s small businesses to connect them with resources that can help them succeed, and eventually, grow. Quiet brings nearly 20 years experience in sales and business …
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EMDC Invests $4 Million Plus In Local Economy During 2013

By Melissa Gerety on Jan. 07, 2014, at 10:08 a.m.
Bangor – Eastern Maine Development Corporation’s(EMDC) Business Services division provided 35 loans to Maine businesses during the 2013 calendar year. EMDC’s $4, 079,650, combined with more than $6 million from public and private institutions and organizations, resulted in more than $10 million in capital infused into Maine’s economy. Those partnerships, …

MAINE COMMUNITY CAPACITY COALITION HOSTS 4th ANNUAL GRANT SUMMIT

By Melissa Gerety on Nov. 01, 2013, at 4:48 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Location: Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business at Husson University, Husson University, Bangor, Maine For more information: Jessica McClure; 207-942-6389; emdc.org/events Bangor – The Maine Community Capacity Coalition’s (MC3) Fourth Annual Grant Summit will be held on Friday, November 8, …

EMDC HOSTS FREE WORKSHOP: INFORMATION PRIVACY FOR SMALL BUSINESS

By Melissa Gerety on Oct. 21, 2013, at 10:28 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Location: Eastern Maine Development Corporation, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Melissa Gerety; 207-942-6389; emdc.org/events Bangor—As the use of technology increases so does the need to protect private information. On Thursday, November 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., …

EMDC PRESENTS FREE GRANTS WORKSHOP FOR LOCAL NON-PROFITS

By Melissa Gerety on Oct. 21, 2013, at 10:26 a.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Eastern Maine Development Corporation, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Melissa Gerety; 207-942-6389; emdc.org/events Bangor—Grant funding is one of the most beneficial fundraising tools for non-profit organizations. It can also be one of the most difficult to navigate. …
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EMDC Celebrates Inaugural Summer Youth Program

By Melissa Gerety on Oct. 08, 2013, at 4:43 p.m.
Bangor—In June 2013, 11 area youth began the road trip of a lifetime. They may not have traveled many miles, but they did go far as participants in the first year of EMDC’s workforce development program Career Compass, which celebrated with a graduation style event on October 3rd. Career Compass …

EMDC Hosts Disaster Prep for Small Businesses

By Melissa Gerety on Oct. 08, 2013, at 1:42 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Eastern Maine Development Corporation, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Melissa Gerety; 207-942-6389; emdc.org/events No business expects a disaster, but good businesses have a plan in place to help their company stay open if one occurs. On Tuesday, …

The Affordable Care Act: What Small Businesses Need to Know

By Melissa Gerety on Sept. 30, 2013, at 10:38 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Location: Eastern Maine Development Corporation, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Melissa Gerety; 207-942-6389; emdc.org/events Bangor—Mitchell Stein from Consumers for Affordable Health Care returns to Bangor Tuesday, October 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for a FREE workshop …

The Top Ten List- Do’s and Don’ts of Human Resources

By Melissa Gerety on Sept. 12, 2013, at 2:24 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Eastern Maine Development Corporation, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Melissa Gerety; 207-942-6389; emdc.org/events Free Workshop Focused on Human Resource Do’s and Don’ts for Small Business Bangor—Eastern Maine Development Corporation invites small businesses to a free workshop “The …

Show Me the Money

By Melissa Gerety on Sept. 12, 2013, at 2:16 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Location: Eastern Maine Development Corporation, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME For more information: Melissa Gerety; 207 -942-6389; emdc.org/events Learn How SBA Can Help Your Business Bangor— Eastern Maine Development Corporation hosts “Show Me the Money,” a free business workshop on Tuesday, …
 
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