August 16, Ellis River Riders: Open Show all Western classes. Show starts at 9 and is free to spectators. Located on Airport Road, Andover. Parking, seating and food available. Visit www.ellisriverriders.com, e-mail [email protected] or phone 392-2381.

August 16, Roxbury ATV Riders: 4th Annual Donald E. Ryerson Poker Run, Contact Mike Worthley, 545-2715, for more information.

August 16, Androscoggin Bass Masters: Bass Tournament on the Androscoggin River Gulf Island Pond in Turner. Tournament is open to all anglers that meet registration requirements. Costs are $125 per two-person team. Over $7,200 in prizes available! For more information, contact John Volkernick at 562-9255 or visit www.androscogginbassmasters.com.

August 17, Ellis River Riders: Open Show all English/Jumping classes. Show starts at 9 and is free to spectators. Located on Airport Road, Andover. Parking, seating and food available. Visit www.ellisriverriders.com, e-mail [email protected] or phone 392-2381.

August 30 & 31, Ellis River Riders: Labor Day Weekend, 2 Day Game Show, great weekend event of fast games and great fun! Food and camping for contestants! Located on Airport Road, Andover. Visit www.ellisriverriders.com, e-mail [email protected] or phone 392-2381.

Upcoming Events:

Expo Update: Scheduled for September 19-20. We are busy filling up the booth space on the 2008 Expo! For convenient registration, the Chamber has added a link on its website, www.rivervalleychamber.com, for participants and sponsors to download registration packets and release forms at their convenience. We still have a few sponsorships left.

The Expo is a great way to advertise your business and meet new customers or clients face to face! Call Cheryl Dickson, 369-9008, or Yvonne Allen, 364-8728, for more details. Or contact Keri Osburn at the Chamber office, 364-3241, for an information packet.

2nd Annual Fall Foliage River Run: Calling all who enjoy canoeing, kayaking, and those who appreciate our beautiful area during the fall season! Come enjoy a day of family fun, canoeing, kayaking, food vendors, and much more! This 9 mile course on the Androscoggin River begins at the Hanover boat launch and ends at the Rumford boat launch. Awards will be presented immediately after the last boat crosses the finish line. Launch is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.

Early Bird registration: $10 per person if received by October 1

Day of the race: $15 per person

Race Registration: 10-11:15 a.m. on the day of the event

This recreational event is sponsored by the River Valley Chamber of Commerce. Pre-registration forms can be picked up at the Chamber office or online at www.rivervalleychamber.com. For more information, call 364-3241.


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