Bangor Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 100th Anniversary 

A big milestone for the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce.The chamber kicked off the celebration of it’s 100th anniversary Wednesday night by holding an awards dinner at the Bangor Auditorium and civic center.This is the largest event the Chamber of Commerce has ever hosted with about one thousand people in attendance. “I really believe that Bangor has the most vibrant business community in the state of maine,” Said Julia Munsey, the chair of the Bangor Region Chamber Board of Directors. “And so, to honor these leasers and to celebrate 100 years of the business community is just impressive in this time and especially with this tough economy.”9 award recipients were honored at the event for their business judgement, public service, and contributions to the community.The event also had a “history hall,” which featured displays depicting major events in history and landmarks for the chamber.