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Wreaths Across America 2022

On Friday, November 11th, in conjunction with Veterans’ Day, Hammond Lumber Company began its six-week fundraising effort by promoting online wreath-sponsorship donations for National Wreaths Across America Day. These wreaths are symbols of remembrance and placed on the graves of our country’s fallen servicemen and women. This annual tribute is held across the country every […]

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2022 LBM Expo and Vendor Tours

This month, Hammond Lumber Company hit the road for the Lumber & Building Materials (LBM) Expo and made several stops along the way to tour several vendor partners’ facilities and showrooms throughout New England. The annually hosted expo, coordinated through the National Retail Lumber Association, features over 250 manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors of lumber and […]

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Back to School Fundraiser

During the month of August, our team of 900+ employees came together to initiate a company-wide fundraiser benefiting students and their families as they prepared for the new school year. Across all 22 branch locations, employees and customers contributed non-perishable food items and monetary donations. Through employee and company contributions, $2500 was raised and $500 […]

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3rd Annual Travis Mills Foundation Plane Pull®

On Saturday, October 22nd, in the spirit of fundraising, close to 40 teams entered into the ultimate game of tug of war by pulling an 80-TON FedEx cargo plane done the run way at Portland Jetport. Teams of 20 collaboratively competed for the fastest time pulling the plane a total of 20 feet. Proceeds from […]

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2022 Industry Leader Award Recipient

The National Safety Council recognizes 7 Hammond lumber Company locations as Industry Leader’s for 2022. The award symbolizes excellent safety performance within our industry. Branches recognized include; Bar Harbor, ME Belfast, ME Blue Hill Camden, ME Damariscotta, ME Farmington, ME Portland, ME The Industry Leader Awards are one component of the NSC Occupational Awards Program, […]

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Women Build Days in Freeport, ME

Last week, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland offered a unique volunteer opportunity to spend a day helping to build a Habitat home while promoting positive, women-led impact. Women Build is a movement that unites and empowers women to collectively make an impact on affordable housing in the communities where we work and live! This […]

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In Memoriam: Clifton “Skip” Hammond (1927 – 2022)

BELGRADE, Maine – Clifton “Skip” Kimball Hammond, 94, native and longtime resident of Belgrade, completed his life journey peacefully on September 3, 2022, due to natural causes. Born in Belgrade on September 22, 1927, the son of Raymond E. and Helen (Thompson) Hammond, he came of age during the Great Depression. Clifton, widely known as […]

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30 Mile River Watershed Association’s 13th Annual Paddle Trek

  On Saturday, July 30, the 30 Mile River Watershed Association celebrated it’s 13th Annual Paddle Trek. It could not have been a more perfect day. Sixty-one enthusiastic paddlers gathered early at Minnehonk Beach in Mount Vernon for registration and an introduction to the day. Joining them were 10 enthusiastic volunteers and many onlookers. And […]

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Selected as a 2022 Best Places to Work in Maine

Hammond Lumber Company Selected as a 2022 Best Places to Work in Maine Hammond recognized as one the best places of employment in Maine for the second year in a row BELGRADE, Maine – Hammond Lumber Company (Hammond) was recently recognized as one of the 2022 Best Places to Work in Maine. This statewide survey […]

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Hammond Lumber Company Acquires Brock’s Building Materials in NH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2022 Hammond Lumber Company Acquires Brock’s Building Materials Hammond expands into New Hampshire with purchase of family-owned Brock’s BELGRADE, Maine – Hammond Lumber Company (Hammond) announced today that it has acquired Brock’s Building Material, a third generation, family-owned company located in Rochester, New Hampshire. Hammond is a fourth generation, family-owned […]

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