Month: July 2017

Tour the Colket Center Thursdays, July 13th – August 31st

BAR HARBOR – Maine Seacoast Mission will offer tours of its “rusticator” mansion in downtown Bar Harbor during July and August. Tours will also feature historical items from the Mission’s 111 years of serving the islands and coastal communities of downeast Maine. The 35-room mansion, once known as “La Rochelle,” was built in 1902 for…

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Maine Seacoast Mission Developing Plans to Relocate Headquarters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2017 For More Information: Contact Scott K Fish, Manager of Marketing & Communications 207-458-7185 or [email protected] BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission is developing plans to move its administrative headquarters out of the Colket Center in Bar Harbor. In a letter mailed Monday, July 17, 2017, President Scott Planting outlined…

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MDI High School Senior Drew Rich Awarded Angus MacDonald Scholarship

BAR HARBOR, ME – Maine Seacoast Mission is proud to announce Mount Desert Island High School senior Drew Rich as recipient of the Misson’s third Angus MacDonald Scholarship. Mr. Rich plans to attend the University of Miami and pursue a computer science degreee. The Angus MacDonald Scholarship, named for one of the Maine Seacoast Mission…

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NAMI Offering Islands Telemed/Zoom Suicide Prevention Talk, July 27

BAR HARBOR, ME – National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) clinical director Greg Marley will offer a presentation on suicide prevention from the Mission Telemed/ZOOM room at the Colket Center on July 27th at 4 pm. Director Marley’s presentation will be viewed on Islesford and Great Cranberry Island. Margaret Snell, Island Health Associate says Marley’s…

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Porch Pondering: ‘Trends on Maine Islands’ – July 18th

BAR HARBOR, ME — On July 18th, the Mission hosts a summer pilot program related to our work, Porch Pondering, featuring guest presenters and Mission program staff. Our July 18th Porch Pondering topic is trends on Maine Islands. Island Health Director, Sharon Daley, and Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman, will join the Island Institute’s executive…

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Downeast Table of Plenty, Sunday, July 16 – Everyone Welcome!

Please join us, July 16, for this Sunday’s Downeast Table of Plenty. If you’d like to host a meal, please go to the calendar website Sign Up and schedule your Sunday or contact Wendy Harrington. Cherryfield, ME — Sunday afternoons, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. at our Downeast Table of Plenty, everyone is welcome to share satisfying, home-cooked meals.…

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Howie Motenko Thanks Rob Benson for Help with ‘Painting Islands’ Project

Artist Howie Motenko with former Sunbeam minister Rob Benson at the Artist’s Opening Reception at the Colket Center, Thursday, July 6, 2017. Mr. Motenko presented Mr. Benson one of his light painting photos from Matinicus. Benson was instrumental in suggesting Motenko’s “Painting Islands” project in collaboration with Mission Island Outreach director Douglas Cornman and the…

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Sunbeam V Brings Ellsworth Dental Team to Frenchboro

Bar Harbor, ME — Island Health director Sharon Daley sent this  July 3, 2017 note with a photo by Island Outreach director Douglas Cornman: “The Sunbeam took this dental team to Frenchboro last Friday. It is Dr Oh who runs Caring Hands of Maine Dental Center of Ellsworth, Maine.

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