Month: February 2020

Kids’ Hunter Safety Course at the EdGE Building, March 2-7, 2020

CHERRYFIELD, ME — I wanted to let everyone know about the Hunter Safety Course that will be happening at the EdGE Building next week. The course will be taught by EdGE employee Matt Cole. Matt is a certified hunter safety instructor. Ten students, over the age of 10, with parent permission from Cherryfield Elementary, are…

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A February 2020 Birds-Eye View of the ‘Sunbeam’

BELFAST, ME — Mission Communications Associate Hunter Billings was at Front Street Shipyard, Belfast, ME with Sunbeam Captain Mike Johnson. The two men went on a Sunbeam “walk through,” with Mike Johnson narrating current aspects of the boat’s routine major refit, while Hunter caught it all on video and digital photographs. Their goal? To produce…

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Mission Box Truck Carries Years of Housing Rehab Volunteer Signatures

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The Mission’s Housing Rehabilitation Program and its years old collection of Housing Rehab volunteers signatures is retiring. “Unfortunately, our Housing Rehabilitation Program box truck has reached the end of its service,” said Housing Rehab Program Manager Scott Shaw. “Our truck will take with it to the great rehab project in the sky,…

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Maine Seacoast Mission 2020 Scholarship Applications Now Available Online

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2020 FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact Scott K Fish, Communications and Marketing sfish@seacoastmission.org or 207-458-7185 Maine Seacoast Mission 2020 Scholarship Applications Now Available Online BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission’s Scholarship Program 2020 Application and Re-Application are available now for downloading online. The deadline postmark for applying for a Mission…

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EdGE Kids, Cherryfield Academy, Mini-Golf – A February Break Tradition

CHERRYFIELD, ME — It is a February break camp tradition EdGE kids look forward to every year: mini golfing at Cherryfield Academy! Community members design a different 18-hole course every year. EdGE kids have a blast voting for their top three choices and putting their way to lasting memories. Learn more about all Maine Seacoast…

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Join Us for a Film, Discussion on the Power of Food to Build a Community

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Join us for a screening of the new documentary Six Primrose, which tells the story of how food brought a Canadian community together, while providing insight into how something similar can happen at Maine Seacoast Mission’s Downeast Campus. For years, the neighborhood of Dartmouth North has struggled with high rates of food…

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Live Family Feud at Weald Bethel Community Ctr to Benefit Ark Animal Shelter

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Downeast Campus Facilities Manager Scott Shaw is spreading word of a Live Family Feud Fundraiser this Saturday, Feb. 22, on behalf of The Ark Animal Shelter, Cherryfield, ME, at the Mission’s Weald Bethel Community Center. According to The Ark’s mission statement, “Since 1984, the ARK has been committed to providing compassionate care…

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Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Valentine’s Day

MACHIAS, ME — Thank you to Kindergarten teacher Christy Rolfe for these photos of kids taking part in a recent EdGE STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) class. Valentines Day candy hearts were used to make a balance, to see if the kids could use candy hearts to keep the balance level. “The kiddos did great…

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‘Sunbeam’ Updater – Prepping and Sandblasting

BELFAST, ME — Thank you again, Front Street Shipyard, for these photos of the Sunbeam refit. The top photo, posted Feb. 4, shows a craftsman “prepping to reinstall the soft patch” in the boat. The second photo, posted Feb. 5, shows “sandblasting the forward main deck” on the Sunbeam. Amazing work.

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Mission Scholarship Recipients on Univ. of Maine Dean’s List 2019

BAR HARBOR, ME — Ellsworth radio station WDEA AM 1370 gleaned from the University of Maine’s Dean’s List 2019 the names of those students listed from Hancock and Washington Counties. Among those students are these Maine Seacoast Mission Scholarship recipients: Molly Brown Austin Stover, Lindsay Bland, Keely Tibbetts, Ali Eaton, Jude Zanoni, Andrea Knapp, and…

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