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Christ Church Talk to Feature Tom’s of Maine Founder and Reuben Marc, CEO Colgate-Palmolive: Using a Moral Compass to Guide Our Professional Lives

Christ Church will hold a free talk by Tom Chapell, Founder of Tom’s of Maine and Reuben Mark, former CEO of Colgate-Palmolive on Sunday, December 12, 11:15 am at Parish Hall. Tom Chappell. Contributed photo

Tom and Kate Chappell moved to Maine in 1968, looking for a healthier lifestyle for their young family, which included natural and unprocessed food. Because they couldn’t find healthy personal care products, they started Tom’s of Maine in 1970 with a $5,000 loan from a friend. While running the company, he tried to encourage respect for the individual, the community, and the environment. Continue Reading →

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