Month: November 2020

It’s Thank you Thursday for Betsy Ogden, Sarah Davis, Suzy Kelley, Fiber Loft

It’s a Thanksgiving Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Betsy Ogden, Sarah Davis, Suzy Kelley, the Fiber Loft and its circle of knitters. The Mission’s Christmas tradition of giving children hand knit hats and mittens began over 100 years ago. Betsy Ogden learned of the Mission’s need for hand-knit hats…

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Maine Seacoast Mission Announces Honorees for the 2021 Sunbeam Award Gala


NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission President John Zavodny has announced the two honorees for the next summer’s Sunbeam Award Gala: Sigma Kappa and Acadia Senior College. The Mission’s Sunbeam Award Gala is its centerpiece fundraising event, built around recognizing those who embody the ideals of community. President Zavodny said the values and accomplishments…

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Island Flu Shots, Cookies, and Granola

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — With the Sunbeam back in service, it’s good to see photos and read notes from the boat’s crew at work among unbridged Maine islands. Jillian, the Sunbeam Steward, sent this photo, saying, “[Sunbeam Engineer] Storey giving Douglas and Sharon — with more flu shots — a ride onto Monhegan in the…

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Thank you Thursday for the Maine Center for Disease Control

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s short and sweet shout out of Mission love goes out to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Mission is so grateful to Director Nirav Shah, our Downeast Liaison Al May, and the Maine CDC for their partnership and leadership through the pandemic. This is what community…

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Free Flu Shots for Uninsured, Under-Insured – Mission DE Campus – Nov 18th

FREE FLU SHOTS Date: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 9:00am-3:00pm Location: 6 Weald Bethel Ln, Cherryfield Maine Center for Disease Control (CDC) Public Health Nurses will be onsite to provide free flu shots to adults who are uninsured or under-insured. No appointment necessary. Requirements: Wear a mask covering nose and mouth. The nurse will check your temperature…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Neighbors Meg and Bob

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to DETOP participants Meg and Bob. Sunbeam steward Jillian is eager to thank Downeast neighbors Meg and Bob for, over the years, always wanting to share produce with her, and at the Mission Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP) community supper. Before Covid-19, every Sunday…

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Pathways Pumpkin Carving Contest Winners

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — This year, the Student Pathways Team hosted its First Ever and Very Awesome Student Pathways Virtual Pumpkin Carving Contest! From Frenchboro to Machias, our middle school, high school and college students entered photos of their skillfully carved and fantastically creative pumpkins. We are excited to announce the winners here! 1.Best Technically…

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