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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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Ask the Expert About Window Solutions in Maine

Original article from Maine Home + Design: https://mainehomedesign.com/ask-the-experts/ Meet Our Expert Caleb Shepard Millwork Specialist Hammond Lumber Company Q. Why Marvin windows? A. Marvin is a family-owned business that has been in operation for over 100 years. They make high quality windows and doors, and they stand behind what they sell. There are a lot of options […]

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Hammond Lumber Company Named 2021 Best Places to Work in Maine

BELGRADE, Maine – Hammond Lumber Company (Hammond) was recently named as one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Maine. This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in Maine, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. “We are honored to receive this designation and […]

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