Month: November 2019

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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Moving Forward – Downeast ME Tiny House Well Drilled

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Positive news — short and sweet — from Housing Rehabilitation Manager Scott Shaw: “More excitement at the Tiny House site! Well is being drilled today! Moving forward!” Thank you to Shannon Drilling, Inc. of Machias, Maine.

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Thank You! Illinois Sigma Kappa Sketti Dinner Fundraiser for Mission

Come join the women of Sigma Kappa for a fabulous Italian dinner. For just $7 a plate you can have your choice of spaghetti and meatballs or fettuccine (vegetarian) and garlic bread. For people purchasing tickets that are not within Sigma Kappa, your dinner will be provided in a to-go container for your convenience! Proceeds…

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A Fun Family Night at the Mission’s Family Food Feud, Nov. 15

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Join us for a fun family night! The Maine Seacoast Mission would love for your family to join us for FAMILY FOOD FEUD! Before the competition, families/teams will meet the evening’s Host and Judges. Each team receives a cooking station with a mystery box and four mystery ingredients. Each team has 30…

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‘Sunbeam V’ Engine Pulled, Engine Room Sandblasted

BELFAST, ME — Front Street Shipyard posted this Sunbeam V update October 25 on their Twitter feed. The photo caption reads, We pulled out Sunbeam’s main engine so we can sandblast the engine room. The Sunbeam is undergoing a routine major re-fit at Front Street Shipyard. During the interim, the Sunbeam crew continues their work…

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College Exploration-Engagement Student Inducted into National Honor Society

BAR HARBOR, ME — Thank you, Mission Director of Student Pathways Christina S. Griffith for this photo and update about Haley, who “participated in our first College Exploration and Engagement Summer Retreat and is in our first readiness program cohort,” said Director Christina Griffith. The readiness program provides mentoring and support as the students involved…

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President Zavodny – A Time of Giving and Reflection

  Friends of the Mission, To me, November has always been a time of giving and reflection. This year even more so with the recent passing of my mother. Mom was never more proud then when I became Mission president. She just loved following the adventures of the Sunbeam and our EdGE kids on social…

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Zavodny, Shaw and Friends at Community Center Open Mic Night

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Open Mic Night on fall and winter Wednesdays at the Mission’s Weald Bethel Community Center are a great way to bring people together to make and/or listen to music. October 30, 2019, Mission President John Zavodny stopped by at Open Mic, grabbed a guitar, and played an impromptu “Werewolves of London.” John…

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