Autumn is in full swing in Maine, as the leaves continue to fall, nighttime arrives earlier, and our scarves and wooly socks make their reappearance. We hope this newsletter finds you enjoying the change in seasons and the abundant fall harvest. We're excited to share lots of great November happenings with you!
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| The 2013 SunriseGuide Has Arrived!|
The brand new SunriseGuide has officially hit the shelves, and it's jam packed with the best of what's healthy, local and green in Maine. With hundreds of awesome offers, you'll find discounts from favorites like Whole Foods, Rosemont Market, Frontier, and Harbor Fish, along with brand new offers from places like the Holy Donut, Girl Gone Raw, Roost House of Juice, and Taco Trio. And that's just a taste from Food & Dining - we have five other chapters full of discounts on yoga classes, massages, clothing, museums, home & garden, and more! In addition, you'll find a collection of resource lists, DIY projects, and informative articles that will keep you (and yours) in the know. Look for the 2013 SunriseGuide at local retailers today!
And there's still time to use your 2012 coupons!
Although the new book is here, there's still plenty of time to use your remaining 2012 coupons. They don't expire until December 31st, so you still have two months to enjoy all of those great offers!
| This Month's Expert Conversation|
Bethany Mateosian from Springboard Pilates
Bethany Mateosian is a Pilates Method Alliance Certified Pilates Teacher and the founder of Springboard Pilates in Portland's West End. She's joining us this month to tell us all about Pilates and the many benefits people can experience from this form of exercise. Read more.
| The Holidays are Right Around the Corner!|
The SunriseGuide is the perfect gift for anyone on your holiday list; introducing people to the best of what's healthy, local and green in Maine, while helping them save money! With hundreds of valuable offers, it's truly the gift that keeps on giving all year. Click here to learn where you can buy your copy today!
The SunriseGuide also makes a great gift for your clients and employees!
Ask us about our Corporate Gift Program. Save 20-50% when you order ten books or more...and we can even customize your books with your company logo! Email us to learn more.
And speaking of the holidays...
Stay tuned for the first SunriseGuide Holiday Gift Guide, filled with great offers from local businesses. Coming soon to your email inbox!
|SunriseGuide Partner News|
Baxter Brewing Company has announced that they'll be expanding their Lewiston brewery by spring 2013, which will quadruple their beer production and create at least 15 new jobs. Learn more.
The Amtrak Downeaster has expanded their train service northward and now makes stops in Freeport and Brunswick. To learn more and see photos from their inaugural rides on November 1st, click here.
The Planet Dog Foundation is supporting the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (SDF) with a $10,000 grant to sponsor a new search team, like the ones assisting with Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. Learn more.
Wolfe's Neck Farm has fresh, natural, free-range Thanksgiving turkeys available now for pre-order! Learn more.
Bella Luna Toys will be donating 10% of all orders placed through November 7th to the American Red Cross, earmarked for Hurricane Sandy relief.
Congratulations to our Partner Businesses who were three of the ten people chosen for MaineBiz's "2012 Next List": Phil Coupe and Fortunat Mueller from ReVision Energy, Stephanie Volo from Planet Dog, and Luke Livingston from Baxter Brewing Company! These "Nexters" are "shaping the future of Maine's economy." Learn more.
|Sustainable Living Event Highlights |
Interior Storm Window Workshops
Every Saturday, 9am-noon, Learning Center, Midcoast Energy Systems, Damariscotta
Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Nov. 10, 4-8pm, University of Southern Maine Abromson Center, Portland
Nov. 13, 5-8pm, Blue Heron, Bangor
Nov. 13, 5:30-7:30pm, Portland Yacht Services, Portland
The Morris Farm Community Thanksgiving
Nov. 15, 5pm & 6:30pm, The Morris Farm Trust, Wiscasset
Rockland Green Drinks
Nov. 15, 5-7pm, Amalfi on the Water, Rockland
E2Tech Annual Meeting: Celebrating Member Success Stories
Nov. 15, 7:15-10am, University of Southern Maine Wishcamper Center, Portland
Points & Pints Nov. 15, 5:30-8:30pm, Novare Res, PortlandFor a complete list of events, please visit the Local Events section on our website.
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