Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce and Thomas College Host March Business Breakfast with Governor Paul LePage

Published: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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WATERVILLE, Maine, February 2018 – Thomas College and Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Breakfast on Last Chance: Governor Paul LePage’s Final Push. The breakfast will be held on Thursday, March 15, from 7:15 to 9:00 a.m. in the Spann Student Commons Summit Room on Thomas College’s campus at 180 West River Road in Waterville.

Governor LePage will review his ultimate legislative agenda for his concluding session.

Held at Thomas College Spann Student Commons in the Summit Room from 7:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Thomas College’s Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation, working with the Central Maine Growth Council, is sponsoring a new effort to showcase budding entrepreneurs in our region at the Business Breakfast Series. Fifteen minutes prior to the start of the breakfast speakers, the featured Entrepreneurial Spotlight speaker will be asked to highlight his or her product or service. This month will feature LaCasse Bats of Skowhegan, Maine. Jesse, owner of LaCasse Bats in Skowhegan, will be sharing his story and will be giving away four baseball bats.

Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce holds monthly informative presentations on a variety of educational business topics at Thomas College’s Spann Student Commons. The cost of the Business Breakfast is $18 for members, $25 at the door & for non-members. Breakfast is included with the reservation. To register, e-mail programs@midmainechamber.com or call 873-3315.

The sponsors for the Business Breakfast are: AT&T; People’s United Bank; Cross Employee Benefits; Nicholson, Michaud & Company; O’Donnell, Lee, McCowan & Phillips, LLC; print media sponsor Morning Sentinel, a division of Maine Today Media, Inc. and radio sponsor MIX107.9. Additional sponsors are: Are You Ready To Party??, Central Maine Motors Auto Group, Joseph’s Fireside Steak House and Sheridan Construction.

About Thomas College: Founded in 1894, Thomas College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in programs ranging from business, entrepreneurship, and technology, to education, criminal justice, and psychology. Its Guaranteed Job Program, the first of its kind in the nation, is built on student’s academic, career, and leadership preparation. Thomas is also home to the Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation and the Center for Innovation in Education. Money Magazine recently ranked Thomas 23rd in the Country for adding the most value to their degrees, and data reported by the New York Times ranks Thomas in the top 15 percent of all college and universities in the U.S. for upward mobility of its graduates. For more information, visit www.thomas.edu or contact MacKenzie Riley at rileym@thomas.edu or 207-859-1313.

About Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce: is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting and advocating for business prosperity and regional economic improvement.  Its region includes the towns of Albion, Belgrade, Benton, Burnham, China, Clinton, Fairfield, Hinckley, Oakland, Rome, Shawmut, Sidney, South China, Thorndike, Unity, Vassalboro, Waterville, Weeks Mills and Winslow.  For more information on the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce, including how to become a member, call (207) 873-3315 or visit www.midmainechamber.com.

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