Month: April 2021

Jillian – The Heart in the Song Always Comes Through

Our Zoom Open Mic sessions end soon. For a few months now, on Wednesday’s, 6 to 8 pm, we gather online to play and listen to music. It is a Covid adaptation of the Open Mic events we held live in colder months at our Weald Bethel Community Center in Cherryfield. Art and I and…

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Thank you Thursday for Maine Mobile Health Program

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to the Maine Mobile Health Program based in Augusta. MMHP is Maine’s only farmworker health organization. “Community members in [the Downeast] area have faced challenges accessing vaccine appointments through the large vaccination sites. And there aren’t too many of those sites close to this…

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Thank you Thursday to Scout Troop 139 of Cherryfield

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Scout Troop 139 of Cherryfield led by Scott Davis, Amanda Davis, Lorena Caler, and Kaitlin Merchant. Saturday April 17, Troop 139 held a food drive to help the community members who frequent the Mission food pantry. The Troop set up tables at three…

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Delicious Science of Ice Cream Making

CHERRYFIELD, ME — EdGE Site Coordinator Jen Kearns describes her April 17 photos. She says, “Cherryfield students shake their way to a delicious treat. Students made ice cream in a bag and learned a little science in between bites.” Learn more about EdGE.

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Thank you Thursday to the Garden Club of Mount Desert

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to the Garden Club of Mount Desert. It is always a joyful sign of spring when the Mission receives an annual gift from the Garden Club of Mount Desert. As far back as our records go, this wonderful organization has supported the work of…

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Power in Partnership – 58 People Vaccinated at Community Clinic

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Power in partnership. A huge thank-you to our community volunteers, the Maine Seacoast Mission, Maine Mobile Health Program, and Maine DHHS for making this possible. At last week’s Community Vaccine Clinic 58 people received vaccines, access to interpreters, and some tasty treats. If you have any questions or are interested in attending…

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Boat, snowmobile, camel: Vaccine reaches world’s far corners

federalnewsnetwork.comBUSINESS NEWSBoat, snowmobile, camel: Vaccine reaches world’s far cornersBy DAVID SHARP – April 7, 2021 1:06 am PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — After enduring 40-knot winds and freezing sea spray, jostled health care providers arrived wet and cold on two Maine islands in the North Atlantic late last month to conduct coronavirus vaccinations. As they came…

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Murray – Does Pete Buttigieg Have a Workday Like This?

freepressonline.comfrom Offshore: Does Pete Buttigieg Have a Workday Like This?by Eva Murray – Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:53 AM Last Thursday was also the date scheduled for most winter islanders to get their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The crew from the Maine Seacoast Mission and the public health nurses were scheduled to fly…

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Island Clinics – Hope and Relief

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — After weeks of planning and operating Covid-19 vaccination clinics for residents of seven Maine islands, the Mission medical team remains hard at it. Mission Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman notifies island populations of upcoming vaccination clinics, registering island residents who want vaccinations. Bad weather or a changed vaccine delivery schedule means…

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Thank you Thursday for Good Shepherd Food Bank

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Good Shepherd Food Bank. Good Shepherd helps the Mission provide healthy, nutritious food to thousands of people in Washington County. They help us feed people who can’t quite make ends meet. People who make difficult decisions each week or month about what bill…

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