Ellsworth Hosts 2013 Chamber of Commerce Meeting 

Entrepreneurs in Ellsworth were honored for their contributions to the community on Thursday. The Chamber of Commerce held their annual meeting.The event brought business leaders from all over the region to Ellsworth High School for appetizers and an awards ceremony. “We have a lot going on. It is a very vibrant community. It is diversified,” said Alan Baker, President of the Ellsworth American. Outgoing President of the chamber Chris Crockett said, “You come to a thing like this and you just get to meet so many people that you just don’t normally meet on a day to day basis so you get to grow your business by introducing your business to like 300-400 people.”The evening’s award winners were:New Business of the Year: 86 This!Revitalization Award: Bar Harbor Bank and TrustDirector’s Award: Wallace Tent and Party Rentals Citizen of the Year: William ClarkeTop Drawer: Ellsworth American