Workshops to Help Down East Businesses Promote Region 

Business owners Down East have a chance to learn how to attract more business to Washington County.

The Sunrise County Economic Council is hosting two workshops next week called “Know Your Region”.

They’re designed to help businesses develop strategies to promote the area and keep tourists around longer.

The first workshop is in Machias on Wednesday, March 5th, at the Machias Career Conference Center.

The second one is in Calais on Friday, March 7th, at Washington County Community College.

The cost is $10 and advanced registration is required.

For more information, call 255-0983 or log on to

sunrise council