Month: June 2019

Ellsworth American – Tiny House Built for Homeless Veteran

https://www.ellsworthamerican.com Tiny house built for homeless veteran June 26, 2019 by Maxwell Hauptman on News, News-More Headlines CHERRYFIELD — Downeast Community Partners, along with the Maine Seacoast Mission, the CF Adams Foundation and a Massachusetts high school, recently announced the construction of a tiny house for a formerly homeless Washington County military veteran. DCP and…

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Downeast Maine Tiny House Project Updater – Koopman Lumber Wood Delivery

 CHERRYFIELD, ME — This video shows one of this project’s many sponsors, Koopman Lumber, delivering wood for the Assabet Valley Regional Technical high school students in Massachusetts to use in constructing the tiny house, which is destined for Cherryfield, ME as home for a formerly homeless US military veteran with a disability. We are…

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EdGE Summer Camp – Viewing the World from a Maine Island

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Among the many activities available to EdGE Summer Camp kids is time aboard the Mission’s Sunbeam V and exploring island communities. As you can see in this photo, the worldview from Maine islands is unique. Learn all about EdGE Summer Camps

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Historic Photo of ‘Sunbeam III’ Launch

BAR HARBOR, ME — Thank you, Sunbeam V Captain Michael Johnson for sending this photo of the Sunbeam III launch in Damariscotta, ME. The Sunbeam V is undergoing a routine major refit right now. The boat is scheduled to be back in service around Christmas 2019. Meanwhile, the Sunbeam crew members are keeping up with…

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A Message from President Zavodny – The Island to High School Program

  You know the Maine Seacoast Mission is steadfast in addressing the challenges faced by many people in this region I’d like to tell you about one piece of the Mission’s work that may surprise you. The Island to High School Program is an example of how the Mission watches and listens to our communities,…

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Healthcare Comes Via Boat to Maine’s Most Remote Islanders

June 01, 2019 01:00 AM Healthcare comes via boat to Maine’s most remote islanders Modern Healthcare Twenty-two miles from the rocky coast of Maine sits 720-acre Matinicus Isle—the state’s most seaward island—with a year-round population of less than 100. Even when the weather is at its best, accessing healthcare services is a challenge for residents.…

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Maine Seacoast Mission Announces Its 2019 Scholarship Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2019 For More Information Contact Scholarship Director Terri Rodick trodick@seacoastmission.org or 207-801-6008 Maine Seacoast Mission Announces Its 2019 Scholarship Awards BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission has announced its 2019 scholarship awards. The Seacoast Mission has 100-year history of providing financial support to promising young adults from Downeast and…

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15th Annual Open Tennis Tournament-Silent Auction to Benefit EdGE

15th Annual Open Tennis Tournament-Silent Auction to Benefit EdGE Rain date Sunday, September 8, 2019 For information about playing or sponsorship opportunities, contact Anna Silver at asilver@seacoastmission.org or 207-801-6011. The Maine Seacoast Mission’s EdGE program helps Downeast Maine youth succeed in school and life. EdGE’s after-school, in-school, and summer programs provide activities supporting academic skills…

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Mission’s 1905 ‘Morning Star’ Boat Restoration in Minnesota

BAR HARBOR, ME — Last year we were contacted by the present owner of the Sunbeam V’s predecessor, the Sunbeam IV which was operating as a fishing boat in Ketchikan, Alaska. This year, about two weeks after the Sunbeam V started its refitting process, we received an email from Rebecca Peterson with St. Paul Shipwrights,…

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