Month: July 2020

Covid-19 Fast-Tracks Mission Family Food Center Plans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 6, 2020 FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact – Scott K Fish, Communications and Marketing [email protected] or 207-458-7185 CHERRYFIELD, ME — When Maine Seacoast Mission Director of Service Programs Wendy Harrington read the news about Covid-19 restrictions in March 2020, she knew it meant big changes for the Mission’s food programs Downeast. She also…

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Mission July 2020 eNewsletter Now Available to Read or Download Online

BAR HARBOR, ME — The Mission’s July 2020 eNewsletter is available now online (PDF). Includes updates on our MissionTogether August 14 Virtual Event, Mission 2020 Scholarship recipients, new Mission Directors, a Sunbeam update, a Downeast Maine Tiny House Project update, and more. You can also subscribe to our eNewsletter. Click here.

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Downeast Maine Tiny House Project Back on Track

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The Downeast Maine Tiny House Project, after a several month hiatus due to Covid-19 restrictions, is back on track. The house, which will be owned by a disabled military Veteran, was in its first phase of construction at Assabet Valley Regional High School in Massachusetts. After students under the direction of Lead…

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Mission Board – Changing of the Guard

BAR HARBOR, ME – At its June meeting, the Mission Board honored directors whose terms were expiring and approved new members, an experience that always happens with mixed emotions. Two incoming members, Diehl Snyder, MD and Joanne Harris will join the Board. Dr. Snyder recently retired as director of MDI Hospital Behavioral Health Center which…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Renee Pray

CHERRYFIELD, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Renee Pray. Renee Pray works as a cook at Milbridge Elementary School during the school year, and with the Mission and other partners during the summer, providing meals to children in the community. She is committed to feeding all…

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$171K in Mission Scholarships Awarded in 2020

BAR HARBOR, ME — We welcome 20 new Mission Scholars this year! “The scholarship amounts range from $1,500 to $5,000, totaling $67,000 in new scholarships, and $104,000 in renewed scholarships to Hancock and Washington County students,” said Mission Scholarships Director Terri Rodick. This year’s application season saw many changes as we adjusted the program to…

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