The Maine Municipal Association likes parties. We want to share your Bicentennial plans, too! Over the next 18 months, MMA will update this section of our website with all kinds of events, updates and fun facts about Maine and its history. We encourage members to send us information and links as towns and cities plan to celebrate Maine turning 200. Please send all information via email to: email@example.com.
News and Updates:
6/19/2019 – Calling Maine Towns and Cities: Fly the Bicentennial Flag
The Maine Bicentennial Commission (Maine200) kicks off the commemoration of 200 years of Maine statehood with a special event on Friday, July 26, 2019. Gov. Janet Mills will join commission leaders in Presque Isle, Bangor, Portland and Augusta to announce plans for Maine’s 200th anniversary of statehood, and to raise Maine’s bicentennial flag. The commission asks all Maine towns and cities to join Gov. Mills in kicking off the occasion by raising the bicentennial flag at noon on Friday, July 26 in their communities. Bicentennial flags will be available for purchase soon via the www.Maine200.org MaineMade webstore. Questions? Contact Maine200 Business Manager Bradley Sawyer, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Items of Note
Historical Poster: "Maine: State of Better Living" (Maine Department of Economic Development)
Host an Event:
Planning a special Bicentennial event or program? Post it to the official Maine 200 calendar. Visit www.maine200.org for more information.
If you would like to use the official Maine200 logo for your event and receive a formal letter of endorsement from the Maine Bicentennial Commission, please complete this application and email it to email@example.com for consideration.
Market Maine200 Endorsed Products
The Bicentennial Commission will consider endorsing the use of the Maine200 logo on appropriate products, which may be sold via www.maine200.org. To gain approval, marketers must complete a Product Endorsement Application and pay a one-time fee of $200. For details, click here.