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What's Bangor Greendrinks?

Greener by the pint, of course. Family-friendly, sustainability-focused networking in Greater Bangor.

Great beer, Great folks, & Great causes

We offer family-friendly events where we raise our pints to locals dedicated to sustainable business.

All of our events focus on growing sustainable local businesses and provide a great opportunity to network with professionals from throughout the Greater Bangor Region.

Events Every Second Tuesday

Bangor Greendrinks meets at a various locations in Greater Bangor on the second Tuesday of each month. Sometimes, we even throw a surprise event in the mix.

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Friendly And Also With Snacks

Please join us for our next event! In addition to some delicious local beer, we also bring amazing snacks.

New to town? We’d love to introduce you to the Greendrinks community. Just let us know you’re coming!

The Best Part?

All funds raised at our events are given back to the community through Green Grants.

We know there is a lot of creativity out there just waiting to be tapped, so if you’ve got a an idea to make our community more sustainable and wonderful, we’ve got up to $2,500 to help make that it a reality.

Green Grants By You!

If you’ve got a an idea to make our region greener, we’ve got $100 to $2,500 to help make it a reality.
More than $18,000 has been granted since 2010.
  • 2016 - Bangor Public Library Bike Rack - $2,700

    We purchased a bookworm shaped bike rack for the Bangor Public Library. It doubles the amount of bike parking in Downtown Bangor and will encourage both kids and adults to ride their bikes!

  • 2016 - Downtown Recycling Bins - $2,500

    We joined with Downtown Bangor Partnership and the City to purchase six new zero-sort recycling bins (and four additional trash bins) for downtown Bangor.

  • 2016 - Friends of Lower Kenduskeag Stream, $2,400

    We provided $2000 grant to purchases benches, dog waste bag dispensers, and trash barrels for the Kenduskeag Stream Trail. We also held a benefit event at Explore Bangor that raised another $400 for further trail improvements.

  • We'd love to hear from you!

Our Board

These folks ensure you have an incredible experience and would love to introduce you to the Greendrinks community!
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David Pelletier

Board Chair
Dave grew up in Greenbush, ME. Dave enjoys a good cup of coffee or a nice warm pint and has a growing fondness for furniture design and construction, architectural modeling, and riding in parades on little motorbikes.
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Kevin Platukis

Vice Chair
Kevin moved to downtown Bangor in 2014 and enjoys the lifestyle of a vibrant community. His hobbies are craft beer and travel. His most prized possession is his old passport having stamps from over 25 countries.
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Greg Edwards

Board Secretary
Greg is a graduate of Bangor High School and UMaine. His free time is spent mostly in the kitchen, on a bike, in the garden, lost in the woods, or imagining his life as a 19th century lumber baron in the Queen City.
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Tom Mitchell

Board Treasurer
Tom was raised in the untamed wilderness of Glenburn. He went to high school and then suddenly to college. In his spare time he can be found at work on one of his many hobbies including amateur astronomy, math, science, and more.
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Ethan Tremblay

Board Member
Ethan spends his time doing graduate work at UMaine, studying human cooperation and small-scale farms. He spends his money on food, beer, and seasonally appropriate outdoor activities.
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Abby Roseberry Rice

Board Member
Abby is from away, technically, but never plans on leaving Maine. She can be found talking about how great her dog is, and trying to get you to join roller derby.
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Chris Rudolph

Board Member
Chris has been heavily involved in community building since arriving in Bangor in 2000. Chris graduated from BRLI in 2012 and is now a member of their board. He lives in Bangor with his two daughters and works at Waterfront Concerts.
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Jaime Smith

Board Member
Jaime graduated Hermon High School and completed her degree from UMaine. She spends her free time sailing, reading, or crafting gourmet fudge for side business. Valar Morghulis!

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