Month: February 2020

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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New Generators Ensure a Quieter, More Efficient ‘Sunbeam’

BELFAST, ME — “The new Northern Lights Generators were hoisted into the Sunbeam engine room on Wednesday, February 5. These will be a big improvement over the removed units. They are more fuel efficient and have an insulated sound enclosure (not installed yet) that will considerably reduce the noise in the Sunbeam living area,” said…

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EdGE Journey’s Briana West Visits DC for 2020 National Mentoring Summit

WASHINGTON, DC — Maine Seacoast Mission EdGE Journey Program Coordinator Briana West visited Washington DC the last week in January. Briana was with fellow Lerner Foundation Program Coordinators and staff attending the 2020 National Mentoring Summit. This professional development opportunity was provided by the Lerner Foundation to honor Program Coordinators for their growth, commitment and…

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