Corkscrew Chase at the Bethel Nordic Ski Center

Sunday, March 13, 2011
15 km Cross Country Ski Race
Corkscrew Chase X-C Ski Race at the Bethel Nordic Ski Center
Sunday, March 13, 2011

Corkscrew Chase is a 15 kilometer, pursuit race -- 7.5 km classic technique race in the morning followed by a 7.5 km skate technique race in the afternoon. This event offers a thrilling jaunt over terrain that undulates, twists and twirls through, hemlock and hardwood groves, past stone dams, and across fields. The race starts at the Bethel Nordic Ski Center in Bethel, Maine and the route includes the Corkscrew Trail, a local favorite, and a trail that earns its name honestly. Awards and refreshments will take place at the Ski Center after the last finisher.

Trek Across Maine

From the mountains of Sunday River to the sea in Belfast, Maine, enjoy the beautiful scenery as you ride 180 miles across the state in support of the mission of the American Lung Association. Overnight acommodations are provided at the University of Maine at Farmington and at Colby College in Waterville. The Trek is a ride not a race... All experience levels are welcome! For more information, visit (from

June 17
and every day until June 19th
June 17, 2011
Starting at Sunday RIver Ski Resort, Newry Maine and ending in Belfast, Maine
Newry, Maine
Contact American Lung Association in Maine for more information
207-624-0306 or

42nd Annual Awards Dinner Coming in May

42nd Annual Awards Dinner Coming in May

The Bethel Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards will be taking place on Friday, May 6.  This year they will be held at the Grand Summit Hotel at Sunday River Resort.  Dinner includes a full buffet featuring roast tenderloin in wild mushroom ragu, chicken dijon, and vegetable ravioli in brodo.  The event begins at 6:00pm with a social and silent auction, dinner at 7:00pm and the presentations and awards at 8:00pm.  Dr. David Murphy will be the evening's emcee.  RSVP is a must.  The fee for the event is $39. per person or a table of 8 with business sign for $325.  Please call 824-2282 for tickets or more information.  Hope to see you there!

Sunday River Retro '80s Weekend

Friday, March 11, 2011 to Sunday, March 13, 2011
An '80s themed weekend filled with lots of fun!
Retro '80s Weekend
Friday, 3/11/11 - Sunday, 3/13/11
Sport your favorite neon one-piece and get stoked for an '80s-themed weekend filled with lots of fun! Strut your stuff on the catwalk--the best '80s ski outfit will win tubular prizes at the lifts. Mega prizes to be rewarded for the best '80s hair, best '80s rocker, and best famous '80s look-a-like while rocking out to music from Orange Crush.

Sunday River IZStyle Winter Tour

Sunday River IZStyle Winter Tour

Sunday River IZStyle Winter Tour
Saturday, March 5, 2011
Come raise your environmental awareness

Saturday & Sunday, March 5 & 6
The IZSTYLE Winter Tour returns to Sunday River featuring the Bud Light Music Series and activities aimed at raising awareness of alternative and renewable energy sources. The Reverb Eco Village is back featuring environmental non-profit groups helping educate skiers and snowboarders about the steps they can take to reduce their environmental footprint. All natural and organic food sampling from Stonyfield Farm, Bear Naked Granola, Evol Burritos and American Flat Bread/Rustic Crust Pizza, will be located at the Barker Lodge base area from 8am-4pm. There will be ski and snowboard demos from Burton and Nordica.

Supervising People: Essential Skills for Leaders

Friday, March 4, 2011 to Friday, April 1, 2011
Learn the skills you need to address the difficult issues and improve team productivity.

No manager looks forward to approaching employees about job-performance problems, yet few tasks are more important.  Supervising People- The Essential Skills for Leaders will help you and identify communication barriers, performance issues and difficult employees.  Learn the skills you need to address the difficult issues and improve team productivity.

Module One: Communication
In this session, you will learn about the nine behavioral skills for effective communication and ways you can improve in each area and develop an action plan for further improvement.

Module Two: Coaching
This session will help you build your coaching skills by showing you how to help others learn from their mistakes, how to use feedback to reinforce desirable behaviors, how to motivate different types of people, and how to caringly c

Raising a Healthy Child

Raising a Healthy Child

Thursday, March 3, 2011

The MaineHealth Learning Resource Center at Stephens Memorial Hospital (SMH) is presents Dr. Kate Herlihy from Western Maine Pediatrics speaking on "Raising a Healthy Child." The seminar will be held on Thursday, March 3rd, 5:30 - 7 pm in Harper Conference Center in the Ripley Medical Building, Norway, ME. There is no cost for the presentation.

Dr. Herlihy will be discussing how to keep your child active and eating healthy. Learn how to help your child develop healthy habits for life.

Registration is required.