Mid-Maine Chamber’s Sept. 9 business breakfast will feature three panelists. From left are Chris Gaunce, Mike Fortin and Robin Samalus-Getchell. Photo courtesy of Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce

WATERVILLE — Three business owners are scheduled to speak at the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce breakfast, to be held from 7:15 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, in the Colby/Coburn Room at the Best Western Plus, 375 Main St.

Chris Gaunce of Central Maine Motors Auto Group, Mike Fortin of Fortin’s Home Furnishings, and Robin Samalus-Getchell of The Robin’s Nest, are to speak to their challenges, pivots and successes dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and will offer tips to continue to help businesses flourish in the months ahead.

There will be time allotted for questions and answers following brief summaries from each of the panelists.

Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce holds monthly informative presentations on a variety of educational business topics at the Best Western Plus. The cost of the business breakfast is $20 for members, $27 at the door and for nonmembers. Breakfast is included with the reservation.

To register, email [email protected] or call 207-873-3315.

The 2021 major sponsors for the business breakfast include AT&T; Cross Employee Benefits; New Dimensions Federal Credit Union; Nicholson, Michaud & Nadeau CPAs; O’Donnell, Lee, McCowan & Phillips, LLC; Sheridan Corporation. The print media sponsor is Morning Sentinel, a division of MaineToday Media, Inc.; radio sponsor is MIX107.9; video sponsor is Kennebec Savings Bank. Additional sponsor for September is Central Maine Motors Auto Group. Spotlighters will be KFS Mortgage, Raymond James Financial and United Way of Mid-Maine.

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 Albion, Belgrade, Belgrade Lakes, Benton, Branch Mills, 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 midmainechamber.com.

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