For over 150 years, Norway Savings Bank has been a community bank dedicated to bringing sophisticated financial expertise and warm, friendly service to our Maine neighbors. Norway’s mission is to provide the best banking experience in Maine by creating opportunities for our customers, employees and communities. Even though we’re only a small part of your life, Norway Savings Bank is always doing our best to help you be you. Whether you are a first-time homeowner, planning for retirement or starting a business, we are here to help you live your life in color!
Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce is comprised of the commercial districts of Norway, Oxford and Paris, complimented by the outlying villages of Buckfield, Harrison, Hartford, Hebron, Mechanic Falls, Otisfield, Poland, Sumner, Waterford and West Paris. The member towns of the Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce stretch from the borders of Lewiston-Auburn to the Mountains and Lakes Region in Western Maine.
Greater Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce is an organization of leading businesses and professionals in the Lakes Region working together to further economic development, community pride & civic responsibility. The Chamber is a 96 year-old member-run organization that honors the original principles of volunteer effort, community spirit and business development. As a volunteer organization, the Chamber works to promote and develop the economic base of the Lakes Region for the benefit of the entire community. Diverse parties and interests ultimately come together in a cooperative effort to offer options to its members and to accomplish what we would not otherwise be able to accomplish as individuals.
The mission of the Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce is to encourage a climate where business in the membership area can flourish, and to choose programs to actively pursue this goal.
The River Valley Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1912 with one goal in mind: to secure new industries, to enhance and develop industries already here, and to promote and develop the resources of the town and surrounding vicinities. By 1920, 125 businessmen were active members of the Chamber of Commerce. In 1995 the name of the Chamber changed from the Rumford Chamber of Commerce to the River Valley Chamber of Commerce to represent ten towns: Andover, Byron, Canton, Carthage, Dixfield, Hanover, Mexico, Peru, Roxbury, and Rumford.
The Mission of the Fryeburg Business Association is to promote and enhance a thriving business climate in the Fryeburg Area. The belief that businesses working together with the Town of Fryeburg and the State of Maine toward the betterment of all in the community could be a powerful force supporting business growth.
SCORE Maine’s 125 mentors provide FREE services at numerous locations across the state with more than 2,275 clients counseled in 2015. SCORE helped create 454 jobs in Maine and assisted 335 Maine new businesses started in 2015. We offer free and low-cost business education workshops on a wide range of topics, from planning and financing to website and social media marketing. In 2015 there were over 160 SCORE workshops offered in the Maine with over 3,000 attendees. Check the web site of the SCORE office nearest you for details on programs in your area.