**NEW** Aroostook County Tourism Summit
Tourism industry officials, chamber directors, hospitality students and others are encouraged to attend the annual Aroostook County Tourism Summit. This year the event will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Madawaska Thursday, May 21 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Officials from the Maine Office of Tourism, Maine Tourism Association, World Acadian Congress tourism legacy committee and others will be presenting on how to grow the tourism economy.
The summit is free and lunch will be served. One lucky attendee will also win $250 dollars in advertising from WCXU Channel X Radio.
Look for a full agenda in the coming weeks.
To register contact Judy Dinsmore at NMDC at (207) 498-8736 or by email at email@example.com.
**NEW** NBRC Funding Available
CARIBOU —The Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) announced it is now accepting applications for the next round of federal grant funding for economic development projects from the four northern border states – Maine, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont and once again Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) will be providing a completeness review and assistance to applicants.
The NBRC was created as federal-state partnership under legislation approved in the 2008 Farm Bill, with the aim of addressing the economic and community development needs of severely distressed areas in the Northern Forest region.
NBRC provides assistance for projects in seven priority sectors: basic public infrastructure; transportation infrastructure; telecom infrastructure; workforce training and business development; renewable and alternative energy sources; resource conservation, tourism, recreation and preservation of open spaces; and health care and public services in distressed communities.
To learn more about the grant opportunity, click here.
For an application and supporting documents, contact Alain Ouellette, Planning and Development Division Director at NMDC, at 498-8736 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Judy Dinsmore, Executive Coordinator, at 498-8739 or email@example.com.
**NEW** Director of Operations Employment Opportunity
The Northern Maine Development Commission is currently accepting applications for a Director of Operations. This position is responsible for financial accounting, record keeping and human resources administration for Northern Maine Development Commission.
Qualifications required: master's/bachelor’s degree in accounting, CPA designation preferred; 3-5 years of nonprofit accounting; and supervisory experience.
Salary commensurate with experience and education, excellent benefit package and working environment.
Deadline for receiving resumes:
Position will remain open until filled
Please send resume and three references via email or USPS to:
Ruby Bradbury, Director of Operations
Northern Maine Development Commission
P.O. Box 779
Caribou, ME 04736
Equal Opportunity Employer/Lender
To view the complete job description, click here.
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Aroostook County Tourism Summit
Knights of Columbus, Madawaska. To register contact Judy Dinsmore at NMDC at (207) 498-8736 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.