Month: April 2018

Jonesport EdGE Students Learn Positive Decision Making Skills

CHERRYFIELD, ME — 7th Grade Students from Jonesport attended the 3 Day Marion Kane Leadership Program at the EdGE Building this week. For part of each day they worked on positive decision making and creating Public Service Announcements. They also worked on Team Building and Leadership skills while on the low and high Ropes Course.…

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Scientists Help EdGE Kids Extract DNA from Strawberries

HARRINGTON, ME — Local scientists visited the Harrington Elementary EdGE Afterschool Program. Students extracted DNA from strawberries and worked as detectives to identify samples underneath a microscope. This opportunity was made possible due to a COMPASS Outreach Award from The American Society For Cell Biology. See more Harrington Elementary EdGE After-School Program photos. Learn more…

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Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP): Free Community Supper, Sun., April 29

Please join us, Sunday, April 29, for our Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP). Would you like to host a DETOP meal? Thank you. Please go to the calendar website (SignUp), and schedule your Sunday, or email Wendy Harrington. CHERRYFIELD, ME — Each Sunday afternoon, 3:30-5:00 pm, at the Mission’s Downeast Table of Plenty, everyone is…

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Mission Attends Counties Public Health Improvement Meeting

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Sunbeam and Downeast Campus staff attended Healthy Acadia Advisory Council’s April 11, 2018 meeting in Machias addressing public health improvements in Washington and Hancock counties. This photo taken at the Advisory Council meeting shows (L to R) Shoshona Smith (HAAC Development Coordinator), Elsie Flemings (HAAC Executive Director), Wendy Harrington (Mission Service Program…

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Building New Bridges for Islander Health

BAR HARBOR, ME — Tuesday, April 10, the Sunbeam eased away from it’s home dock in Northeast Harbor on a special telemedicine trip that turned out to be more special than anyone imagined. Island Health director Sharon Daley, RN and Island Outreach director Douglas Cornman have earned islanders’ trust in matters of health care. Over…

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Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP): Free Community Supper, Sun., April 22

Please join us, Sunday, April 22, for our Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP). Would you like to host a DETOP meal? Thank you. Please go to the calendar website (SignUp), and schedule your Sunday, or email Wendy Harrington. CHERRYFIELD, ME — Each Sunday afternoon, 3:30-5:00 pm, at the Mission’s Downeast Table of Plenty, everyone is…

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Student Volunteers Help Colket Center Transition

BAR HARBOR, ME — Mount Desert High School student volunteers are a great help moving boxes between floors in preparation for sale of the Mission headquarters at the Colket Center, and the eventual relocation to a new headquarters. These photos are sent by Mission Program Manager for Scholarships and Outreach Terri Rodick.

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