The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce held their virtual annual meeting and award night on Thursday, September 24th. It was held at The Grand in Downtown Ellsworth.

With attendance limited to no more than 50, the meeting was streamed online

Outgoing President Fred Ehrlenbach presented Chamber Executive Director Gretchen Wilson and Mark Osborne with a token of appreciation

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Incoming President Tom Wheeler gave an address

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Tom Wheeler and Gretchen Wilson presented outgoing President Fred Ehrlenbach with a plaque in appreciation for his 12 years on the board

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Gretchen Wilson gave an address recapping the year, the Year of COVID-19

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Nick Turner was the master of ceremonies

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There were 3 nominees for New Business of the Year

  • Dragonfire Wood Fire Pizza (Winner)
  • MXA Fitness
  • Perry's Lobster Shack
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Revitalization Award

  • Ellsworth Hannaford
  • Frogtown Brewing Company
  • Dunbar Store (Winner)
  • Charles Inn

Customer Service Award

  • K and B Auto
  • Momo's Cheesecake
  • Provender Kitchen and Bar
  • Ellsworth Jewelers (Winner)
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Stu Marckoon was awarded the Citizen of the Year

Ellsworth Citizen of the Year Stu Marckoon - Photo Via Vimeo

The Top Drawer Award was given to Brian and Jane Langley, owners of the Union River Lobster Pot

Top Drawer Winner Brian Langley of the Union River Lobster Pot Photo via Vimeo
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