Month: February 2021

Thank you Thursday for Lisa Parsons

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Lisa Parsons. Mission Development Associate Anna Silver said, “I’ve known and admired Lisa for a number of years. She is an enthusiastic supporter of the Mission. So kind, cheerful. Lisa lifts the spirits of anyone she comes into contact with.” “Lisa is very…

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Shout Out for Swan’s Island Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic

SWAN’S ISLAND, ME — Mission President John Zavodny said in an 11:45 a.m. email that the vaccination clinic had so far seen 31 people, and were expecting a daily total of 58 people. “System’s working well. Folks are showing up early and are very excited and grateful to the Mission and to the Health Center…

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Mission Establishes Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics on ME Islands 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 22, 2021 For More InformationContact: Scott K Fish, Communications & [email protected] or 207-458-7185 Maine Seacoast Mission Establishes Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics on Maine Islands    NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME – Continuing its century long tradition of bridging the health care gap among the island communities it serves, Maine Seacoast Mission is providing island Covid-19 vaccination clinics…

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Thank you Thursday for Thinklabs

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to our Thinklab friends in Colorado. Many people first learned of the power of telemedicine — the art of providing health services by internet — when outdated federal restrictions were lifted in the fight against Covid-19. Yet, telemedicine has been a part of Maine…

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PR Maven Interview – John Zavodny

After studying Richard Rorty’s philosophies, John Zavodny shifted his career from university professor to president of the Maine Seacoast Mission. In this episode, John describes the work the mission does, how members of Down East Maine communities are impacted and how you can help. John also talks about the importance of relationships to the work…

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‘The Island Reader’ 15th Anniversary Ahead

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — The Mission’s Island Outreach Director and Chaplain, Douglas Cornman, is one of seven co-editors of The Island Reader and provides administrative oversight. He tells us submissions for the upcoming 15th Anniversary Edition are fantastic, as always. He and the other co-editors are perusing submissions now and will soon begin the exciting…

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Thank you Thursday for The Community Caring Collaborative

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to The Community Caring Collaborative (CCC) of East Machias, ME. The CCC, founded in 2007, focuses in a growing number of areas, “to address the issues of at-risk infants, young children, and their families” in Washington County. The CCC is doing that work by finding…

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Thank You, ‘Moonbeam’

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — Last month, Moonbeam, was sold to a wonderful organization, OceansWide, whose mission is to put students and scientists together at sea in the Gulf of Maine. Moonbeam did a great job for the Sunbeam crew members and island communities as the Mission’s interim boat during the refit. Moonbeam will forever remain…

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EdGE Students Learn Drawing from Schoodic Arts

CHERRYFIELD, ME — EdGE 4th and 5th graders learn basic drawing skills, via Zoom, from artist Kat Logan with Schoodic Arts For All in Winter Harbor, ME. Kat is teaching a You Can Draw! February Virtual Workshop this month. In this photo, from EdGE Site Coordinator Jen Kearns, Kat is explaining how to shade correctly,…

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Thank you Thursday for Elisabeth Marnik, PhD

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Elisabeth Marnik, PhD for sharing her experience and knowledge regarding Covid–19 vaccinations. Elisabeth is Assistant Professor of Molecular Biochemistry at Husson University. She did her PhD in Genetics at the Tufts University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in collaboration with The Jackson Laboratory.…

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