Presentation by Laura Benedict, owner of The Red Barn
Advice I Would Have Given Myself on Starting My Career
presented by Chip Morrison
On behalf of the Board and Members of the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce, I want to welcome you to Maine's Capital region!
Augusta, Maine's Capital City, and its neighboring cities and towns are rich in history, culture, industry and commerce. Dozens of lakes and streams, the great Kennebec River and beautiful rolling, forested hills of the Capital area offer residents and visitors a unique natural environment and a high quality of life.
As the seat of State Government and a major hub of business and industry, the Capital area harbors a vibrant economy and offers opportunities for new business development.
The Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce in the Waterville area have formed a strong economic alliance called the People of the Kennebec. FirstPark - Maine's Premier Technology Center, is one product of this collaboration. In 2005 T-Mobile opened a FirstPark facility now employing more than 850 area people.
The Kennebec Valley is a special place and we take great pride in it. Enjoy your stay here and call the Chamber if we can be of assistance.