PLC Supporting Member Weekly Update Nov. 11, 2022
In this Issue:
PLC Seeks Deputy Executive Director – Please Spread the Word
Logger’s Voice Fall 2022 – Now available!
Book Rooms Now – PLC Annual Meeting 2023
New Supporting Member – Skowhegan Savings Bank
PLC Store – Many items for sale
Safety Resources – Safety First!
Trucking – Latest news
Classified listings – Check them out!
Member Discounts – Many to choose from
Logging News – Latest headlines
PLC Seeks Deputy Executive Director
The PLC seeks a full time Deputy Executive Director whose primary responsibility will be providing oversight and leadership for the organization’s legislative and communications activities. Pending experience and credentials, the candidate could also assist the organization with credential management for professional loggers. The successful candidate should be a leader adept at meeting organizational goals and balancing internal management with external impact and visibility.
Logger’s Voice Fall 2022 Now Available!
The Fall 2022 Edition of The Logger’s Voice is now available!
Save the Date and Reserve Rooms Now!
PLC Annual Meeting May 5 2023
It is not too early to start thinking about the 2023 PLC Annual Meeting and Log A Load Auction! The meeting will be held May 5 2023 at the Harborside Hotel in Bar Harbor. Rooms are already available to book so why not reserve a room now?
Group Code: MEPL050423
Steps to reserve a room at the Harborside Hotel:
- Click on Link (can also type in the group code)
- At the top of the web site modify the dates of your stay – 1 or 2 nights
- You will not be charged until the event and the resort fee will be waived
Questions? Email email@example.com
Welcome New Supporting Member Skowhegan Savings Bank
Skowhegan Savings Bank of Skowhegan Maine joined the PLC as a new Preferred Supporting Member in October of 2022. Skowhegan Savings Bank was founded in 1869 and is based in Skowhegan, Maine. Skowhegan Savings Bank currently operates with 11 branches located in Maine. For more information contact Andrew Fortin-Trimble at 207-431-2426 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
PLC Online Store
Looking for great PLC items and apparel? Gifts? First Aid packs, safety items and more? You will find them at the new PLC Online Store on our web site. Ordering is easy.
CPR/First Aid/Bloodborne Pathogens certification: Did you know your employees are required to have this training every two years? If your employees need this training in 2022, contact Jessica at Jessica@maineloggers.com or 207-688-8195 and the PLC will schedule training in your area. THIS TRAINING IS FREE TO MEMBERS!
NEW Featured HumpDay Safety Video – Working Focused
Now FREE to Maine Loggers! A $300 value!
AUGUSTA, Maine – Trip, a national transportation research nonprofit group, is out with a new report reflecting poorly on Maine’s rural roads and bridges.
When asked about truck drivers, 96% of Americans stated they are essential to keeping the country’s economy moving; 85% consider truck drivers to be professionals; and 78% believe that truck drivers have higher standards for safety than other drivers.
SKOWHEGAN (WGME) — Sappi will reportedly invest millions of dollars into the Somerset Mill in Skowhegan to convert its No. 2 paper machine.
An entrepreneur from Chicago has ambitious plans to turn a former sawmill in Bingham into a plywood factory that eventually could employ 100 people but still needs to find enough funding to get the equipment up and running.
TRUCKING DISCOUNTS THROUGH THE ALC!
PLC Members, because the PLC is a member of the American Loggers Council YOU are entitled to special discounts on truck purchases! Click on the brand names below to learn more!
Fabian Oil Discount
Traction Heavy Duty Special
Maine Trailer Discounts
Scandinavian Forestry Equipment
PLC Members get a 5% discount on culverts purchased at Treeline and Frank Martin & Sons
Hale Trailer discounts for PLC Members on new trailer purchases! Call Neal at 207-232-7969 for details!
Cross Arena Discounts for PLC!
Check out the equipment and job opportunities our members have listed at the LOGGING ZONE! If you have equipment for sale, are looking to buy, are looking for employees, or
Preferred Supporting Members
Enhanced Supporting Members