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ZipLine
Oct 19, 2017

PORTLAND, Maine - A new study by ZipLine, a provider of private-label debit mobile and card payments to the convenience store industry, shows that consumers who join payment-powered loyalty programs spend more and visit more frequently.

In the 2017 ZipLine Purchase Lift Model Study, consumers who joined one of ZipLine's payment-as-loyalty programs showed an overall 35-...

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Kennebec Savings Bank
Jul 20, 2017
Bank celebrates new location with ribbon cutting and donation of $5,000 to local organizations

FREEPORT, Maine - On July 20, Kennebec Savings Bank joined with local officials and members of the greater Freeport community to cut the ribbon and celebrate the opening of the bank's new electronic banking and loan center (EBLC) at 181 Lower Main Street in Freeport. The location...

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Maine Seacoast Mission
Jul 18, 2017

BAR HARBOR, Maine - Maine Seacoast Mission is developing plans to move its administrative headquarters out of the Colket Center in Bar Harbor. In a letter mailed Monday, July 17, 2017, President Scott Planting outlined reasons for the move to Mission supporters and donors:

Volunteers at work in the Mission's Housing Rehabilitation Program. Courtesy Scott Shaw, Maine... read more / comment
Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Jul 18, 2017

BAR HARBOR, Maine - Perched above the Atlantic Ocean, high above the sea, sits the only lighthouse on Mount Desert Island, Bass Harbor Head Light. Lighthouses are synonymous with Maine and have a deep maritime history that many visitors are eager to learn about. Bass Harbor Head Light is one of the most recognized lighthouses in Maine, along with Portland Head Light in Cape...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Jul 14, 2017
"The Top Islands in the Continental US"

BAR HARBOR, Maine - Mount Desert Island has won a Travel + Leisure 2017 World's Best Award in the category for "The Top 10 Islands in the Continental U.S."

Bass Harbor Headlight, Mount Desert Island, captured by LightRocket via Getty Images.

"It's truly an honor that Mount Desert Island has been chosen as one of the top 10 islands by...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Jun 30, 2017

BAR HARBOR, Maine - Bar Harbor, Maine, known for fresh lobster and ocean views, and home to Acadia National Park, is often recognized for being one of the most visited small towns in America for summer travel. With so many activities to participate in, summer visitors can find it hard to choose, but we're here to help you plan your activities for the next time you visit. For a...

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Kennebec Savings Bank
May 31, 2017
Bank prepares to open location at 181 Lower Main Street this summer

FREEPORT, Maine - Kennebec Savings Bank President and CEO Andrew Silsby announced today the bank will open a new Electronic Banking and Loan Center (EBLC) in Freeport at 181 Lower Main Street this summer. The location will feature many conveniences for customers, including the ability to electronically deposit...

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Maine Huts & Trails
May 24, 2017
~Join us for a sustainable Maine cooking demonstration and dinner~

KINGFIELD, Maine - Maine Huts & Trails welcomes Maine cookbook author Christine Burns Rudalevige to Poplar Hut on Saturday, July 1, 2017, for a special cooking demonstration and dinner straight from her new cookbook, Green Plate Special.

After hiking or mountain biking into Maine Huts & Trails...

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Thomas College
May 10, 2017
Investment from the Harold Alfond Foundation will promote business development and entrepreneurship in Maine

WATERVILLE, Maine - Today, Thomas College announced the college has received a $5.3 million grant from the Harold Alfond Foundation. At a press conference on the Waterville campus, Greg Powell, chairman of the foundation, and Trustee Bill Alfond presented a check to...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Apr 11, 2017

AUGUSTA, Maine - Nancy Marshall, CEO of Nancy Marshall Communications, has recently completed the Reach Keynote Certification program, one of the highest certifications attainable from Reach. Marshall is also a Certified 360Reach Analyst, Personal Branding Strategist and Reach Social Branding Analyst.

Personal Brand Strategist and CEO...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Mar 30, 2017

AUGUSTA, Maine - In recognition of their years of outstanding client service and public relations expertise, Whitney Moreau and Greg Glynn, APR, have been promoted to account supervisors at Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC). The position requires strong leadership skills, a record of successful public relations campaign strategies and the ability to lead teams in exceeding...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Mar 28, 2017

FARMINGTON, Maine — On March 17, Nancy Marshall, CEO of Nancy Marshall Communications, spoke to Professor Frank Engert's Social Media Marketing class (BUS 326) and Principles of Marketing class (BUS 220) at the University of Maine Farmington campus.

NMC CEO Nancy Marshall

"I enjoy sharing my passion for public relations and marketing with students in...

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Hammond Lumber Co.
Mar 7, 2017
Family-owned company passes the torch to third generation

BELGRADE, Maine - Maine-based Hammond Lumber Company announced today a transition in leadership with the appointment of Mike Hammond as president and CEO. The vice president for the past 20 years, Mike is following a natural succession as did his father, Don Hammond, the previous president since 1997 who will become...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Feb 16, 2017

AUGUSTA, Maine - Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC) is pleased to announce it has been named the agency of record for The Orvis Company, Inc., a worldwide retail and travel brand focused on conservation, headquartered in Manchester, Vermont. NMC will manage public relations for the company, and create a Marshall Plan®, the agency's trademarked marketing communications plan....

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Orvis
Jan 12, 2017
Orvis-endorsed breeder Shawn Trzeciak, of French Creek Labradors, and a student at the Game Fair at Sandanona Shooting Grounds in Millbrook, New York

MANCHESTER, Vermont - Training your dog...one of life's many mysteries. There are countless methods and ways to train your dog, each seemingly the magic key to good behavior. January is National Train Your Dog Month and...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Dec 20, 2016

AUGUSTA, Maine - Nancy Marshall Communications was awarded the Maine Public Relations Council's top honor, Best in Show, at the council's 2016 Golden Arrow Awards Ceremony, December 8. The agency also took home two gold and one silver award for its work.

Nancy Marshall Communications: top row from left to right, Juli Settlemire, Whitney Moreau, Nancy Marshall,... read more / comment
Nancy Marshall Communications
Sep 27, 2016

AUGUSTA, Maine - Nancy Marshall, The PR Maven® and CEO of Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC), was recently invited to be a guest blogger on The Personal Branding Blog, which is published by William Arruda, founder of Reach Personal Branding.

NMC CEO and guest blogger
Nancy Marshall

Each month, Marshall, a certified Personal and Social Branding Strategist...

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Jeffrey Ryan
Aug 30, 2016

Carroll, NEW HAMPSHIRE - Jeffrey Ryan of Falmouth, Maine, is the author of the new book called APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY. Ryan is a speaker, photographer, avid hiker and former catalog writer at L.L. Bean and will be signing copies of his book at the Appalachian Mountain Club Highland Center Lodge in Crawford Notch, September 10, 8-9 p.m.

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Maine Huts & Trails
Aug 17, 2016

KINGFIELD, Maine - Maine Huts & Trails is celebrating Maine's harvest season with a farm-to-hut dining experience on Saturday, September 17. The harvest dinner will take place at Stratton Brook Hut where participants enjoy a farm fresh meal at 1,900'. This eco-friendly, off-the-grid hut offers prime fall foliage views of the Bigelow Mountain range, Sugarloaf Mountain and...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Aug 11, 2016

BAR HARBOR, Maine - Bar Harbor is one of the best places in the world where novice and advanced astronomers alike can take in the majestic Milky Way and enjoy skies dark enough for unlimited stargazing. The Acadia Night Sky Festival is the perfect time to visit and take in the starry night sky. Events take place September 22-25, in and around Acadia National Park. ...

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