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Mission President Meets and Greets Swan’s Island Community Members

BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission President John Zavodny, Island Outreach Director and Chaplain Douglas Cornman, and Sunbeam Steward Jillian, traveled to Swan’s Island on Sunday, August 11, to meet with community members. Lots of people showed up to meet John and share their thoughts on how Maine Seacoast Mission can continue it’s relationship…

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Catching ‘Sunbeam V’ Corrosion Before It’s a Structural Problem

BAR HARBOR, ME — These two photos are of the ‘Sunbeam V’s’ below waterline area. The first photo shows the beginning stages of “blooming rust” in a below waterline area of the bilge. The second photo is a wider angle shot of the same area after Front Street Shipyard has done its magic. This is…

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News Center Maine – What Healthcare Looks Like for Maine’s Island Dwellers

 newscentermaine.com LIFE What healthcare looks like for Maine’s island dwellers Living on an island adds a layer of complexity to all aspects of daily life, including managing one’s health. Author: Hannah Dineen — August 7, 2019 MOUNT DESERT, Maine — Maine’s island dwellers are resilient and self-sufficient people. However, with limited medical resources on…

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MA and CT Church Volunteers Knock It Out of Housing Rehab Park

From: Scott Shaw, Housing Rehabilitation Program Manager Sent: Friday, August 2, 2019 1:41 PM Another week of double crews and these two highly skilled teams knocked it out of the park. The volunteers’ work included building a handicapped accessible walk-in shower for a woman, roofing a home, installing new flooring, and replacing windows. I would…

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Great Cranberry Isles Health Fair a Success

  BAR HARBOR, ME — Approximately 20 health care providers traveled to GCI on the Moonbeam and other boats to a health fair hosted by the Maine Seacoast Mission. This provided islanders a chance to have free hearing tests by an audiologist, blood sugar checks information on breast self exam, hospice, domestic violence and home…

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President of Maine Seacoast Mission at Wilson Chapel Aug. 4

President of Maine Seacoast Mission at Wilson Chapel Aug. 4 Sun, 07/28/2019 – 7:15am Dr. John Zavodny, president of Maine Seacoast Mission, will lead the service at the Wilson Memorial Chapel on Ocean Point on Sunday, Aug. 4. This is the mission’s 98th summer visiting the chapel. The offering from the service will be donated…

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Another Great Week of Amazing Housing Rehab Volunteers

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Mission Housing Rehabilitation Program Manager Scott Shaw tells of “another great week of weather and amazing volunteers.” The Housing Rehab volunteers were from Congregational Church of Laconia, NH and United Church of Christ Congregational of Boxborough, MA. These photos show the terrific volunteers protecting Maine coastal area homes, inside and outside, from…

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Maine Telemedicine Report Includes Mission Island Health Programs

pressherald.com Health care Updated July 28 Maine still waiting for internet health care revolution Poor broadband and out-of-step Medicare policies relegate the state’s use of telehealth to small niches when it should be in the mainstream. By J. Craig Anderson, Staff Writer Information technology should be revolutionizing the way patients in Maine interact with their…

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