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BDA Annual Meeting & Award Winners

Thanks to everyone that attended our Annual Meeting this morning at Bowdoin College. Our guest speaker, Yellow Light Breen, President and CEO of Maine Development Foundation, gave a very inspiring presentation. Awards were presented to:

  • Business of the Year – Ray Labbe & Sons
  • Volunteer of the Year – Mark Rockwood
  • Member of the Year – Maine State Music Theatre
  • Visitor Center Volunteer of the Year – Jim Oikle
    Congratulations and Thank You! 
Ray Labbe & Sons photo

Business of the Year – Debora King, Peter Labbe, Bob Walton, Mike Fletcher, Ryan Carrigan Paul Labbe

BDA Award Winners photo

BDA Annual Meeting Award Winners

BDA Visitor Center Volunteer of the year photo

Mike Feldman, Jim Oikle, Mrs. Oikle, Debora King

BDA Annual Meeting photo

BDA Annual Meeting

Member of the Year photo

Member of the Year – Debora King, Mike Feldman, Sherry Tremblay, Stacy Lennie Burke, Suzie Sharp, Marie Barbieri, Michael Eagan

Volunteer of the Year Mark Rockwood photo

Volunteer of the Year – Debora King, Paula Rockwood, Mark Rockwood, Mike Feldman















Photo of BDA guest speaker

Guest speaker – Yellow Light Breen

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2017-annual-meeting-header-ver-3-medThe theme of this years’ meeting is:

 “Main Street on Maine Street: A Thriving Partnership”

Debora King, BDA Executive Director, will present the State of the Association address, awards will be presented to  Volunteer and Organization of the Year.

Guest Speaker: Yellow Light Breen, President and CEO of Maine Development Foundation. 

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Breakfast begins at 7:30, the presentation begins at 7:50.
$20 individual or $18/each, parties of four or more.
Arrive early or stay late to network with local business owners, BDA members and  Brunswick residents.

Yellow Light Breen’s passion is promoting economic and educational opportunity for all Mainers regardless of geography or background. He became President and CEO of the Maine Development Foundation in August 2015, where he develops strategic direction, integration, and partnerships across MDF’s mission and programs. Yellow Light Breem photoHe spent twelve years as an executive with Bangor Savings Bank, overseeing strategic planning, marketing, online banking, community development, and charitable activities. Prior, he was a senior official at the Maine Department of Education and an advisor to Independent Governor Angus King. Yellow was born and raised in rural, central Maine, a product of Maine public schools, and earned undergraduate and law degrees from Harvard University. He has been an active volunteer in many education and economic development efforts, including the boards of the Maine Community Foundation and Educate Maine. He previously served on the MDF Board and chaired Realize Maine, an ongoing initiative to attract, retain, and support young professionals. Yellow lives in Holden and loves to hike, swim, and ski with his wife and children. 
 Thanks to the generous support of:
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