Month: November 2019

‘Sunbeam V’ Steward Jillian – My Job Absent the ‘Sunbeam’

CHERRYFIELD, ME — As Sunbeam V Steward my job is to feed the crew and guests and keep things tidy. Also, I work with Island Health Services Director Sharon and Island Outreach Director Douglas to extend our hospitality so it works in conjunction with the many additional programs and gatherings offered on and off the…

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Updater – Building out the ‘Sunbeam V’ Cabins

BELFAST, ME – Before the Mission’s Sunbeam V was out of the water, its major routine refit was described as removing the insides of the boat and redesigning them. This photo, thanks to Front Street Shipyard, illustrates the point. A shipyard worker is building out the boat cabins in a way that best suits the…

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Learn to Make Vegetable-Based Soup, Weald Bethel Community Center, 11/16

CHERRYFIELD, ME — With days getting colder, it’s the perfect season for a vegetable-based soup that can welcome almost everything the garden has provided. Learn to Make Vegetable-Based Soups from Macie O’Dwyer – 11:30-1:30, Sat, Nov. 16, Weald Bethel Community Center, Maine Seacoast Mission Cherryfield campus. Hosted by the Women’s Health Resource Library. Free pre-registration…

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Downeast ME Tiny House Update – Pouring Foundation Concrete on Veterans Day

CHERRYFIELD, ME — More good news from the Mission’s Housing Rehabilitation Manager Scott Shaw, who sends this job site photo with a County Concrete crew, and this note: “Happy to report the concrete contractors began the four step process last week, and were pouring today appropriately on Veterans Day.” When completed, this house will belong…

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Thank You, Sigma Kappa for More Than a Century of Impacting Our Communities

BAR HARBOR, ME — Thank You, Sigma Kappa for More Than a Century of Impacting Our Communities Since 1918, Sigma Kappa Sorority has helped Maine Seacoast Mission communities many times, in many ways. From funding scholarships, to ensuring families have Christmas presents, to hands-on volunteer work in the Mission’s Housing Rehabilitation Program. Thank you, Sigma…

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‘Sunbeam V’ Update – Cutting Boat Pipe

BELFAST, ME — The Front Street Shipyard photographer shared this photo today of new pipe being cut and fitted for the Sunbeam V. The yellow object at the upper right of this photo is the Sunbeam engine, recently removed to allow for sandblasting the boat engine room.

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Mission Celebrates First-Generation College Students

BAR HARBOR, ME — In 2017, The Council for Opportunity in Education designated November 8t h as a day to celebrate first-generation college students. By first-generation (“first gen”), we mean students who will be the first members of their families to graduate from a four-year college. According to The Center for First Generation Student Success:…

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From MA to Milbridge: Collaboration Helps Secure Home for Veteran

From Massachusetts to Milbridge: Collaboration helps secure home for veteran By Spencer Roberts | Posted: Tue 5:29 PM, Nov 05, 2019 MILBRIDGE, Maine (WABI) – “To see it drawn on a napkin three years ago and be a dream to being a reality, it’s pretty amazing.” Scott Shaw is the housing rehab manager for Maine…

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