The third business breakfast, in a series of 11, will be hosted by Bucksport Bay Area Chamber of Commerce on April 20 at Elm Street Congregational Church at 7:30 a.m. in Bucksport. Barbara Vittum will be discussing new harmful tobacco products aimed at children in general and adults who are trying to find a smokeless tobacco product.

An Ellsworth native, Vittum owned and operated Hancock Grocery from 1977 to 1986 and The Vineyard, in Bucksport, from 1987 to 2008. She also graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maine in 2007 with a BA in psychology, earning The Outstanding Achievement Award for Lifelong Learning.

Since 1999, Vittum has held a position on the Board of Directors of Bucksport Regional Health Center. She is a member of the Maine Breast Cancer Coalition and Encore breast cancer survivor support group; did her two-year student internship at Caring Connections; was a peer adviser for the University of Maine College Success Program; and for years has participated in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Avon Marathon for a Cure, American Cancer Society walks and other AMC fundraising.

Reservations for the event can be made by calling 469-6818 or emailing Gunner@bucksportbaychamber.com. Cost for the program is $10, payable in advance or at the door (with advance reservation).

Bucksport Bay Area Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1991, making this the 20th year of operation. BBACC is organized to promote quality of life and prosperity of Bucksport, Orland, Verona Island and surrounding towns so that citizens and the business community will thrive.