Bartlett Woods received a 2023 Milestone Award from Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce at the annual Year in Review Awards Gala on Friday, February 10, 2023. More than 250 Chamber member businesses, elected officials, and local community representatives attended, hosted by the Samoset Resort. The Year in Review Awards Gala was an opportunity to recognize those who have made extraordinary contributions to our community in the past year.
In auspicious company, Bartlett Woods Retirement Community was saluted for its 25th anniversary milestone by area businesses, nonprofits, and community leaders during the Gala dinner party. The award — hand-crafted by Rob Jones of Wooden Alchemy in Camden — reads:
“2023 Milestone Award Presented to Bartlett Woods Retirement Community in celebration of 25 years . . . Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce.”
Bartlett Woods Board of Directors President Mike Lane and Secretary Marion Grant attended the Gala and accepted the award. (see photos attached)
Along with Bartlett Woods, the Chamber presented Milestone Anniversary Awards to member businesses and organizations celebrating anniversaries in 25-year increments this year. They are WanderWoman Tours (25 years); Project Puffin, Maine Media, and Wayfinder Schools (50 years); The Farnsworth Art Museum (75 years). The Strand Theatre was recognized for celebrating 100 years in operation.
Additionally, Bartlett Woods received a letter from Senator Susan Collins presented on United States Senate official letterhead. The February 10, 2023 document reads:
Congratulations on being honored by the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce for the 2023 25th Year Anniversary Award. For 25 years, Bartlett Woods has remained committed to providing exceptional housing, and high quality assisted living services, to the Penobscot Bay region. Your dedication and hard work have helped improve the quality of life for seniors and their families across your community.
Congratulations again on receiving this award.
Susan Collins, United States Senator.
We are so grateful to the Chamber Team, including Eric, Jake, Amy and Diane, for choosing to shine a light on Bartlett during the festivities this year. We wish all of the awardees an exceptional year ahead.
February 21, 2023