Month: April 2020

It’s Thank You Thursday – for Jenny and Hugh Lawson of Intervale Farm

CHERRYFIELD, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday! Today’s shout-out of Mission Love goes to Hugh and Jenny Lassen, owners of Intervale Farm, an organic blueberry farm in Cherryfield. When the Mission had an opportunity to accept a large delivery of meat for our food pantry, we had a challenge: not enough storage! Hugh and Jenny…

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‘Sunbeam’ Updater – New Stainless Steel Piping

BELFAST, ME — Again we thank Front Street Shipyard for providing update photos of the Sunbeam refit. This photo was posted April 24th on the shipyard’s Twitter account. The photo caption: New stainless steel piping work in SUNBEAM’s engine room. New stainless steel piping work in SUNBEAM’s engine room — Front Street Shipyard (@FrontShipyard)…

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WABI-TV News Report on Mission’s Project ReachOut By Brianna Bires | Posted: Fri 9:45 PM, Apr 24, 2020 BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – ​The Maine Seacoast Mission has found a way to still be a positive voice for members of the Downeast community. They provide programs and services for thousands of people each year, but because of COVID-19, they’ve had to adapt.…

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Student Pathways Moments – Photos Taken During These Complex Days

PENOBSCOT, ME — I wanted to share single Student Pathways moments, photos students sent amid these complex Covid-19 days. Here are three photos from three of our high school sophomores, each of whom is in our College Exploration and Engagement Program: Rachel’s painted buoys (Rachel C., Sumner Memorial H.S.) Night Owl (Mali S., Narraguagus H.S.)…

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It’s Thank you Thursday – for Women for Healthy Rural Living!

BAR HARBOR, ME — This week’s Thank you Thursday shout-out of Mission Love goes to Women for Healthy Rural Living (WHRL), a partner on so many levels in strengthening community. WHRL is part of the Downeast Roots collaboration leveraging resources to help families thrive, an organizer of diaper drives to offer food pantry patrons, an…

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Sunbeam Update – Capt. Mike’s Glimpse of Life as Actual Captain

BELFAST, ME — After spending months addressing design aspects of the Sunbeam not directly related to her operation, I was finally able to get aboard and get a glimpse of my life as an actual captain. Due to [coronavirus] distancing regulations, the yard crew left the marine electronics for me on Friday night. I went…

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It’s Thank you Thursday – for the Island Eldercare Network!

BAR HARBOR, ME — This week’s shout-out of Mission Love goes to the Island Eldercare Network. With skill and caring, this group of dedicated individuals from 10 unbridged islands supports seniors aging well in place and in island eldercare facilities. Meeting weekly via Zoom, they share knowledge to maintain the well-being of island seniors. The…

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