Belfast Chamber of Commerce names its 2018 award winners

Posted:  Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 9:15pm

The Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce has announced its annual Chamber Awards for businesses and individuals who have made significant contributions to the prosperity and vitality of Belfast and Waldo County.  


The 2018 winners are:  

  • Growth Award - BELL THE CAT   sponsored by Maine Chevy Dealers / Dutch Chevrolet  
  • New Business Award - LINCOLNVILLE GENERAL STORE   sponsored by Elm Street Marketing Essentials powered by ProForma   

  • Hometown Heritage Award - COLBURN SHOE STORE  sponsored by Rollie's Grill & Catering     

  • Waldo County Business Award - BELMONT BOATWORKS   sponsored by DownEast Credit Union      

  • Chamber Appreciation Award -  JIM LeCLAIR of Smart DataMap Services   sponsored by Courier Publications & The Republican Journal 

  • Citizen of the Year – TO BE REVEALED AT DINNER!  sponsored by Damariscotta Bank & Trust 


This year’s awards will be presented at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Dinner on Friday, November 16, at Point Lookout.  The dinner reception begins at 5 pm, with dinner and awards to follow at 6 pm. Camden National Bank is the generous major sponsor for the event.  Support from other Chamber members includes dinner sponsors Bangor Savings Bank and Bank of America, and reception sponsors Maine Chevy Dealers/Dutch Chevrolet and new member Nordic Aquafarms.  

Tickets for the event may be purchased at by searching for events with the keyword “Belfast”.  For more information, contact the Chamber at 207 338-5900.  

The chamber’s goal is to improve economic prosperity across Waldo County through networking, education and promotion of the region and its businesses.  More information is at