Month: January 2021

Thank you Thursday for Jenny Jones at Bar Harbor Food Pantry

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Jenny Jones for her five years’ local food security work as Bar Harbor Food Pantry’s (BHFP) executive director. Through a series of programs, BHFP provides people in Hancock County with drop by food distribution of perishable goods, non-perishable goods, free healthy meals, fresh…

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Mission Job Opening — Journey Program Manager

Mission Job Opening — Journey Program Manager Position Summary The Journey Program Manager (JPM) supports the Maine Seacoast Mission’s 7th-12th grade youth mentoring program, Journey, and nurtures its growth. Journey is one of six Maine sites funded through the Lerner Foundation to raise and sustain the post-secondary aspirations of students in rural Maine. The program…

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Thank you Thursday for Karen, Corey at Z Studio Design

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Karen and Corey at Z Studio Design, Bar Harbor. The Mission works with many partners in order to strengthen community, including several that help us get the word out about our activities. Z Studio creates visual communications for print and web that project…

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Jillian – Recollecting Terry

Recollecting Terry by Jillian I learned recently our friend Terry died. It wasn’t a surprise. He’s been shuffling around with an oxygen bottle for a while, struggling to catch his breath. It’s been a handful of tough winters for he and his wife Dottie. As Terry’s health diminished, friends and community helped with his firewood.…

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Jillian – Pies Make Me Think

Written by Jillian A friend and I were talking on the phone recently. In the conversation he posed this question to me: Name an item in your life that brings you comfort during these trying times? I didn’t have a ready answer, but have since been giving it thought. What exactly did he mean by…

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Thank you Thursday for DCP’s Mark Green

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Mark Green, Executive Director of Downeast Community Partners (DCP). Mark has recently announced his upcoming retirement. Mission Housing Rehabilitation Manager Scott Shaw said, “When Mark Green started as Executive Director for DCP, we spoke about the Mission Housing Repair Program. He showed a…

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Sunbeam Back for Planned Tweaks

BELFAST, ME — With the winds cooperating, Capt. Mike Johnson was able to travel with the Sunbeam back to Front Street Shipyard for refit tweaks. Capt. Mike sent this photo of the boat, explaining, “The Sunbeam is back at Front Street Shipyard for a few weeks to address a few minor issues that inevitably develop…

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EdGE Student’s Balloon Car Run

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Students in our EdGE program were given take home kits with suggestions and instructions for projects. The separate kits on different subjects included art, baking, games, and STEM. EdGE student Brayden put together this STEM balloon car and sent this video.

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Continued Academic, Personal Mentoring

  NORTHEAST HARBOR — Through Zoom screens, socially distanced driveway visits, and the U.S. Postal Service, our Student Pathways Team continues facilitating creative and meaningful connection with students during our ongoing, necessary, pandemic separation. When we do engage, our Mission Scholars and Journey and College Exploration and Engagement students are impressive and inspiring in their…

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