Month: March 2020

New Insulation Adds to ‘Sunbeam’ Comfort on Cold Maine Days

BELFAST, ME — This photo, taken February 2020 by Mission Communications Associate Hunter Billings, shows Sunbeam Captain Mike Johnson examining new insulation cut-and-fitted as part of the Sunbeam routine major refit at Front Street Shipyard, Belfast, ME. Capt. Mike said the insulation will make a big difference in crew and visitor comfort aboard the boat…

Read More

Lindsay Bland Applied for and Received a Mission Scholarship – Why Not You?

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 scholarship is May 1, 2020. Since 1918, the Mission has awarded almost $3 million to 3,692 deserving students in Hancock and Washington Counties. Each year the Mission awards…

Read More

Mission Has Terrific Time at 45th Fishermen’s Forum

ROCKPORT, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission spent last weekend at the 45th Maine Fishermen’s Forum. The Sunbeam crew and Mission President John Zavodny, took turns at the Mission booth, reconnecting with old friends, and meeting plenty of new ones. The accompanying photo shows (L-R) Sunbeam Engineer Storey King, Island Health Services Director Sharon Daley, RN,…

Read More

A Fresh View from the ‘Sunbeam’ Pilot House

BELFAST, ME — Sunbeam Captain Mike Johnson demonstrating one of the new anti-fog pilot house windows. This photo was taken late February 2020 by Mission Communications Associate Hunter Billings at Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, ME. Before and during the Sunbeam routine major refit, Capt. Mike self-produced walk-through video updaters on the work in progress.…

Read More

Fifteen Roses for Mission College Readiness Student

BAR HARBOR, ME — Mission Director of Student Pathways Christina Griffith brought this Ellsworth American story to our attention. Ana Rosa Valencia Jungo, said Director Griffith, “is one of our wonderful college readiness students.” The Mission’s college readiness program provides mentoring and support as students involved transition to and through college. ellsworthamerican.com Fifteen roses March…

Read More

Outdoor Activities Alive at Winter Family Carnival

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The Maine Outdoor School served as a co-host for the recent Winter Family Carnival at the Mission’s Downeast Campus in Cherryfield, ME. In addition to many available indoor activities, families were also offered — and took part in — outdoor activities. These photos of kids having fun and learning outdoors at the…

Read More

‘Sunbeam’ Updater – Meet Freelance Welder John Stoklas

BELFAST, ME — Sunbeam Captain Mike Johnson spends much of his workdays at Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, ME overseeing the routine major refitting of the boat. Both Mike and photographers at Front Street continue doing a good job chronicling the Sunbeam refit and the craftsman doing the work. “This is John Stoklas,” writes Mike,…

Read More

Shelby Young Applied for and Received a Mission Scholarship – Why Not You?

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 scholarship is May 1, 2020. Since 1918, the Mission has awarded almost $3 million to 3,692 deserving students. Each year the Mission awards approximately 30 new scholarships based…

Read More

Meet the ‘Sunbeam’ Crew at the Maine Fishermen’s Forum, March 5-7

BAR HARBOR, ME — Although the Sunbeam is still at Front Street Shipyard for its routine major refit, come meet the Sunbeam crew at the 45th Maine Fishermen’s Forum, March 5-7, 2020 at the Samoset Resort, Rockport, ME. Sunbeam crew member and Island Outreach Director/Chaplain Douglas Cornman will be on hand Thursday, March 5th. Engineer…

Read More

Recent Posts

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Categories

Archives