Annual Awards Celebration
Do you know an awesome person who gives their all to their community and/or workplace? Or a business that goes above and beyond? Consider nominating them for recognition at the Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce 48th Annual Awards on Friday, May 5, 2017 at Mt. Abram! Categories include:
Maine Guide Award
Henry H. Hastings Award for Citizenship
Lifetime Achievement Award
Business of the Year Award
Forest Products Industry Award
Public Service Award
Bethel Area Non-Profit Leadership Award
Rising Star Entrepreneur Award
Ski Industry Professional of the Year Award
Education Professional of the Year Award
Service & Retail Professional of the Year Award
Hospitality Professional of the Year Award
Apply for a SkiEsta Scholarship
The owners of SkiEsta in Newry, Sophia Bilinsky and Walter Shevchuk, will be awarding a minimum of two $1,000 scholarships to area residents who fit into one of the following categories:
- A high school senior who has been accepted and is committed to attending college or pursuing a formal higher education degree;
- An area resident who is interested in attending The Eddy School in Newry and is identified by it as a need-based student; and
- Any adult who is enrolled in continuing education or change of career training (e.g. training to become a plumber, electrician, or courses to further expertise in a trade).
To apply, please write a simple letter describing the way the funds will be used and discussing why you believe you are the best candidate for the scholarship money. Be sure to include name, mailing address, telephone, and email on your essay. In the case of high school student applicants, please forward your GPA/transcript with your essay. Priority will be given to residents of Newry although anyone in the Sunday River area may apply.
Letters should be sent by April 7, 2017 to The Owners, Ski Esta, 343 E. Hillendale Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Scholarship winners will be announced at the annual Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner, May 5, 2017, at Mt. Abram. The SkiEsta owners will donate at least one Awards Celebration ticket to each recipient so that he/she may attend the dinner.