Year: 2018

Wet Coastal Maine Weather Challenges Sunbeam V Dry Dock Repairs

STONINGTON HARBOR, ME — Update on the Sunbeam V in dry dock at Stonington Harbor, ME. Captain Michael Johnson says he’s crossing his fingers for better weather. Captain Johnson sent this recent shot showing the weather challenges. “Things had been going ahead of schedule since we have a fairly light workload this year, but we…

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Joan’s Coffee House Moves to Weald Bethel Community Center

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Our Downeast Campus Facilities Manager Scott Shaw sent this photo of the first Joan’s Coffee House at the new Weald Bethel Community Center. “They all love it,” said Scott Shaw. Joan’s Coffee House is a tradition at the Cherryfield Campus. Each Friday morning, 9:30-11:30, it’s a place for anyone who wants to…

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Historical Society in Talks to Buy Mission Building

www.mdislander.com Historical society in talks to buy Mission building September 28, 2018 — by Dick Broom on News BAR HARBOR — The Bar Harbor Historical Society announced late Friday that is has signed a purchase and sale agreement with the Maine Seacoast Mission to buy its headquarters on West Street, which was built in 1867…

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Mission 2018 Christmas Wish List Now Available

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The Maine Seacoast Mission is gearing up again for the 2018 Christmas season. We could not brighten Christmas for the people in our communities without your generosity. To ensure donations will arrive in time for Christmas 2018 they must be here no later than December 10, 2018. Donations arriving after Dec. 10…

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New Portable Telemed Gear Expands Island Health Director’s Patient Reach

BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission Island Health Director Sharon Daley will soon have portable telemedicine equipment to augment her floating telemedicine room aboard the Sunbeam V. The Sunbeam’s telemedicine room equipment uses videoconferencing and medical devices (i.e. stethoscope, blood pressure cuff) to connect island resident patients in real time with their medical providers.…

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Sunbeam V in Dry Dock for Routine Maintenance

BAR HARBOR, ME — The Sunbeam V arrived in Stonington, ME on Thursday, September 13 for the boat’s annual routine maintenance. Missing the tide by just 15-minutes, the Sunbeam waited until the next day to be hauled up-and-out of the water and put in dry dock. With the Sunbeam’s major refitting six months away, Captain…

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R.H. Foster Team Wins Seacoast Mission’s Benefit Tennis Tournament

September 10, 2018 R.H. Foster Team Wins Seacoast Mission’s Benefit Tennis Tournament BAR HARBOR, ME — Congratulations to the R.H. Foster team for winning Maine Seacoast Mission’s 14th Annual Tennis Tournament on Saturday, September 8th, at the Northeast Harbor Tennis Club. R.H. Foster broke the Small Animal Clinic’s record of winning the four previous tournaments.…

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Maine Seacoast Mission Welcomes Three New Board Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2018 FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact: Scott K Fish, Communications and Marketing [email protected] or 207-458-7185 Maine Seacoast Mission Welcomes Three New Board Members BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission welcomes three new members to the Mission’s Board of Directors: Allison M. Ouellet (Cherryfield), Nancy B. Marshall (Augusta), and Scott R.…

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MDIslander Cites Mission President in ‘Localism’ Editorial

Editorial: In praise of ‘localism’ August 31, 2018 on Editorials, Opinion About a year ago, the Maine Seacoast Mission honored this newspaper, its publisher Alan Baker and its founding editor Earl Brechlin with the organization’s Sunbeam Award. Mission director Scott Planting noted that the paper, like the Mission, works to cultivate this localist energy. “In…

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Mission’s 14th Annual Open Tennis Tournament Benefiting the EdGE Program

BAR HARBOR, ME — This September the Mission holds its 14th Annual Open Tennis Tournament at Northeast Harbor Tennis Club. The Mission and the tennis pros would like to find ways to engage EdGE kids in tennis more often. Maine Seacoast Mission EdGE’s innovative in-school and after-school, and summer programs help Downeast Maine kids by…

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