Month: August 2017

Volunteers Honored by Washington Cty Extension Assoc at EdGE Center, Sept 19

Bangor Daily News COMMUNITY Volunteers to be honored by Washington County Extension Association By Tara Wood Posted Aug. 29, 2017, at 11:27 a.m. Cherryfield, Maine – The Washington County Extension Association will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, September 19, at the EdGE Center, Maine Seacoast Mission, Weald Bethel Lane, Cherryfield. The evening begins at…

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Downeast Table of Plenty, Sunday, Sept 3 – Won’t You Join Us?

Please join us, September 3, 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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The Importance of Maine Island Aging in Place Elder Homes

BAR HARBOR, ME — Mission Director of Island Health Sharon Daley hosts an annual elder care conference in support of the elder care work taking place on 14 different islands. Three of the larger islands have small aging in place elder homes. Soon there will be an elder home on a fourth island. These homes allow…

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Lighthouse ‘Friends’ from Isle au Haut, Swan’s Island Become Friends

islandinstitute.org Lighthouse ‘Friends’ from Isle au Haut, Swan’s Island become friends RESTORATION CHALLENGES BUOYED BY SHARED INFORMATION ON VISITS BY TOM GROENING POSTED AUGUST 22, 2017 The friendships were fostered by the outreach work of the Sunbeam, the Maine Seacoast Mission boat that provides services to remote islands. Last summer, members of the Friends of…

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Downeast Table of Plenty, Sunday, August 27 – Join Us!

Please join us, August 27, 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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Telehealth Offers a Vital Resource to Maine’s Island Residents

Telehealth Offers a Vital Resource to Maine’s Island Residents A telemedicine platform and bi-monthly visits from the Sunbeam give the isolated residents of several Downeast Maine islands a lot more than just telehealth. By Eric Wicklund August 22, 2017 – The success of telehealth has always been closely tied to the idea of bringing healthcare to…

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Sunbeam V Schedule: Island Outreach Visits August 24-25

Sunbeam Virtual Tour Please check the Sunbeam Island Services Schedule Calendar for any schedule changes due to weather conditions or other considerations. Questions about Island Health Services and Telemedicine? Please contact Director of Island Health Services Sharon Daley, RN. For other inquiries about the Sunbeam, contact Director of Island Outreach Douglas Cornman.

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Sunbeam V Full of Passengers for Frenchboro Lobster Festival

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — The Frenchboro Lobster Dinner festival was wonderful, despite the rainy morning. The event was not as well attended because of the weather, but the church council and other event organizers remained optimistic and ever cheerful that the proceeds will cover the church’s annual expenses. It goes without saying that the lobster and…

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