Nominations now being accepted for 2013 awards

Community Service Award

The Chamber award recognizing an individual who goes above and beyond in giving back to the community goes to Bill Lucy and People’s United Bank. As president of People's United, Lucy has been part of...



Business of the Year Award

The award recognizing a regional company that has grown and contributed significantly to the area economy goes to Cross Insurance. Founded in 1954, Cross now boasts more than 30 offices across Maine, New...



Catherine Lebowitz Award for Public Service

The Chamber's award for outstanding work in the public sector goes to Dr. Habib Dagher, University of Maine. Dagher is a professor of civil/structural engineering at the University of Maine, as well as...



Arthur A. Comstock Professional Service Award

This award is given to a community figure who has, over many years, contributed to the wellbeing of the Bangor region. Nelson Durgin, currently a member of the Bangor City Council, is the 2012 honoree....



Non-Profit of the Year Award

The award for the nonprofit organization contributing positively to the region's economy and quality of life goes to the Maine Discovery Museum. Since opening in 2001, the museum has welcomed more than...



Norbert X. Dowd Award

The Chamber's most prestigious honor goes to John Bragg of NH Bragg, a 157-year old company that has become a major supplier to industry in Maine and New Hampshire. Bragg is being honored for his contribution...



Bion and Dorain Foster Entrepreneurship Award

The winner of the recognition as an innovative and dynamic leader in the Bangor region business community is Sutherland Weston Marketing Communications. The firm was chosen for the way it has brought modern...



Fusion Leadership and Vision Award (FLAVA)

The award given by Fusion, a network of young professionals in the Bangor region, recognizes an individual, organization or business that promotes the common good of young people in the Bangor region....



Volunteer of the Year Award

The award, which will be handed out at the Chamber's annual breakfast meeting, goes to the individual or organization whose volunteer efforts aided the Chamber in advancing its mission in the previous...