Month: June 2021

Thank you Thursday for Mission Scholar Shelby Young

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Shelby Young. Shelby, a Mission scholar who just graduated from Simmons University, has been a mentor to younger kids in our Journey program, and was part of the interview team for the Davis Maine Scholars program. Christina Griffith, Mission Director of Student Pathways…

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Jillian – DETOP Finding Its Groove

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Table of Plenty is once again finding its groove after a 15 month hiatus. Savannah and Corrie hosted this week and made making enchiladas for a crowd look easy. People are enjoying the picnic tables outside in the shade. We are relishing the opportunity to break bread together once again. Savannah’s daughter…

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Weald Bethel Community Center Gets New Roof

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Downeast Campus Facilities and Housing Rehabilitation Manager Scott Shaw sends exciting news of one of the Mission’s best loved, most often used, buildings. “Here are pics of the original Weald Bethel Chapel part of the current Weald Bethel Community Center getting a new roof. The other Community Center sections are new. This…

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Thank you Thursday for IAH Ferry Capt Mike Moffett

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Isle au Haut ferry Captain Mike Moffett. Sunbeam Captain Mike Johnson explains, “The ferry is a lifeline for any island. The Isle au Haut ferry carries passengers and freight from its home port in Stonington to the public landing in the Isle au…

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Narraguagus HS Students Complete ME Future Farmers Project at Mission Food Pantry

NOTE: Mission Service Program Director Wendy Harrington said of this project: “The students/teachers purchased food at Walmart and brought it to the pantry. They worked with the pantry manager to identify items that were most needed.” News Provided ByMaine Department of EducationJune 18, 2021, 17:03 GMT Maine FFA Association, representing nearly 400 students grades 7-12…

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Harrington EdGE Students Finish Strong Pt. 2

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Here is the second group of EdGE Site Coordinator Everett Carroll’s many insightful photos of EdGE students at Harrington Elementary. Everett said the end of the year at Harrington Elementary EdGE finished strong. Youth participated in physical activities, worked with Discovery Museum science experiment kits, made stories with petroglyphs, painted their nails…

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Harrington EdGE Students Finish Strong

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Here is the first group of EdGE Site Coordinator Everett Carroll’s many insightful photos of EdGE students at Harrington Elementary. Everett said, “The end of the year at Harrington Elementary EdGE finished strong! Youth participated in many physical activities and also worked with science experiments kits provided by the Discovery Museum. Other…

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Want to Make a Difference in Your Community? DCP Needs Your Ideas

Help DCP Assess Community Needs by Attending a Focus Group Downeast Community Partners (DCP) is conducting its 2021 Community Needs Assessment in partnership with MeCAP and the nine other community action agencies serving Maine. An important piece of the work is to learn the ideas, insights, and perspectives of our community members. When asked about…

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Thank you Thursday for Scott Berry

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Scott Berry. “As a volunteer and supporter, Scott Berry has been a driving force in the success of Maine Seacoast Mission’s Housing Rehab Program.” said Scott Shaw, Manager of the Mission’s Housing Rehab Program. “Scott and his team from South Portland have made…

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Gigi Georges & John Zavodny in Conversation, 6/29

Five Maine Girls and the Unseen Story of Rural America‘In Conversation’ author talk with Gigi Georges Event Location: OnlineEvent Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 – 7:00pm The public is invited to a virtual conversation on Tuesday, June 29, at 7 p.m., when Gigi Georges, author of the just-released nonfiction book Downeast: Five Maine Girls and…

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