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New Portable Telemed Gear Expands Island Health Director’s Patient Reach

BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission Island Health Director Sharon Daley will soon have portable telemedicine equipment to augment her floating telemedicine room aboard the Sunbeam V. The Sunbeam’s telemedicine room equipment uses videoconferencing and medical devices (i.e. stethoscope, blood pressure cuff) to connect island resident patients in real time with their medical providers.…

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Sunbeam V in Dry Dock for Routine Maintenance

BAR HARBOR, ME — The Sunbeam V arrived in Stonington, ME on Thursday, September 13 for the boat’s annual routine maintenance. Missing the tide by just 15-minutes, the Sunbeam waited until the next day to be hauled up-and-out of the water and put in dry dock. With the Sunbeam’s major refitting six months away, Captain…

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R.H. Foster Team Wins Seacoast Mission’s Benefit Tennis Tournament

September 10, 2018 R.H. Foster Team Wins Seacoast Mission’s Benefit Tennis Tournament BAR HARBOR, ME — Congratulations to the R.H. Foster team for winning Maine Seacoast Mission’s 14th Annual Tennis Tournament on Saturday, September 8th, at the Northeast Harbor Tennis Club. R.H. Foster broke the Small Animal Clinic’s record of winning the four previous tournaments.…

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Maine Seacoast Mission Welcomes Three New Board Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2018 FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact: Scott K Fish, Communications and Marketing [email protected] or 207-458-7185 Maine Seacoast Mission Welcomes Three New Board Members BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission welcomes three new members to the Mission’s Board of Directors: Allison M. Ouellet (Cherryfield), Nancy B. Marshall (Augusta), and Scott R.…

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MDIslander Cites Mission President in ‘Localism’ Editorial

Editorial: In praise of ‘localism’ August 31, 2018 on Editorials, Opinion About a year ago, the Maine Seacoast Mission honored this newspaper, its publisher Alan Baker and its founding editor Earl Brechlin with the organization’s Sunbeam Award. Mission director Scott Planting noted that the paper, like the Mission, works to cultivate this localist energy. “In…

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Mission’s 14th Annual Open Tennis Tournament Benefiting the EdGE Program

BAR HARBOR, ME — This September the Mission holds its 14th Annual Open Tennis Tournament at Northeast Harbor Tennis Club. The Mission and the tennis pros would like to find ways to engage EdGE kids in tennis more often. Maine Seacoast Mission EdGE’s innovative in-school and after-school, and summer programs help Downeast Maine kids by…

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A Look at the Sunbeam Award Gala 2018 – Thank You

BAR HARBOR, ME — The Seacoast Mission’s 15th Annual Sunbeam Award Gala is our centerpiece fundraising event, built around recognizing those who embody the ideals of community: this year, Marjorie Withers and the Hancock and Washington County Funds of the Maine Community Foundation. The Mission is grateful to the sponsors, donors, guests and volunteers who…

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Former EdGE Counselor/Mentor Kassandra Strout Joins Maine Community Foundation

  thecounty.me Strout joins Maine Community Foundation as grants administrator Contributed • August 11, 2018 ELLSWORTH and PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Community Foundation has announced the appointment of Kassandra Strout as Grants Administrator. Strout will be point person for agency and designated fund grants, assist with donor-advised and competitive grantmaking, and maintain the foundation’s…

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‘Sunbeam’ Helps Islanders Say Good-Bye to Loved Ones

  from Offshore: A Bell, a Conch, a Harmonica — Islanders say good-bye to loved ones by Eva Murray Thursday, August 9, 2018 9:00 AM The Sunbeam delivered the two gravestones to Matinicus last spring, and the local guy who serves informally as a sort of cemetery sexton used the municipal Kubota to move them…

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Sunbeam V: Maine Boat and Home Show Icon Boat, Aug. 10, 2018

knox.villagesoup.com Maine Boat & Home Show comes to Rockland Aug 05, 2018 Rockland — Whether it’s to look at boats, or to look for a boat to buy, the Maine Boat & Home Show on the Rockland waterfront Aug. 10 through 12 is the place to be. The show will feature more than 100 craft,…

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