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Free Cribbage Night at Weald Bethel Community Center, Nov. 20

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Tuesday, November 20th, the Community Center is hosting a Free Cribbage Night from 6:00 pm until there’s a winner. Downeast Campus Facilities Manager Scott Shaw described the event as “a night of neighborly cribbage competition,” that runs from 6:00 pm “until we have a winner.” This Cribbage Night is the second new…

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Community Baby Shower to Inform Families, Avoid Infant Abuse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2018 FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact: Mandie Pepperman, Community Coordinator Washington County CAN Council Cell: 263-5270, Office: 255-8273, Email: [email protected] Wendy Harrington, Director Services Programs, Maine Seacoast Mission Office: 546-5870, Cell: 610-9446, Email: [email protected] Community Baby Shower Designed to Inform Families, Avoid Infant Abuse CHERRYFIELD, ME — A Community Baby Shower?…

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Good Shepherd Food Bank Display Units Improve Mission Food Pantry Shopping

CHERRYFIELD, ME — In the latter part of October 2018, Mission Service Program Director Wendy Harrington sent word of new display units, courtesy Good Shepherd Food Bank, at our Downeast Campus Food Pantry. Mission Community Resource Director Megan Burgess followed up Director Harrington’s message with photos and backgrounder. “Thanks to Good Shepherd Food Bank for…

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EdGE Director Charlie Harrington, 2018 Giraffe Award Winner

mainechildrensalliance.wordpress.com Meet Charlie Harrington, 2018 Giraffe Award Winner Posted on November 2, 2018 by Maine Children’s Alliance Charlie Harrington is the Director of Maine Seacoast Mission’s EdGE program. EdGE is the Mission’s after-school and summer program for children in grades four through high school in six communities in Washington County. For over 20 years, Charlie…

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Mission ElderCare Conference – A Great Group of Effective People

ISLESBORO, ME — No doubt the group of elder care providers and presenters at the Maine Seacoast Mission’s October 23-24 on Island ElderCare Conference on Islesboro island were very glad to be at the table, said one attendee, “with people who speak the same language.” For ten years Mission Island Health Director Sharon Daley, RN,…

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Above-and-Beyond Volunteers Return to Weald Bethel

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Earlier this year, Lee Watrous and his volunteers almost single-highhandedly completed the final phase wing of the new Weald Bethel Community Center. Mission Downeast Campus Facilities and Housing Rehabilitation Manager Scott Shaw worked closely with Mr. Watrous. So, Scott Shaw was surprised a few days ago when Mr. Watrous and his wife…

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Wind, Rain, High Seas – Wednesday Spinners Greet Isle au Haut

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — I met Gail Grandgent last year on Islesford and Great Cranberry. She is a Wednesday Spinner. Gail remembered a trip the Spinners took to IaH aboard Sunbeam IV in the 1980’s. She asked if we could work together to re-create the Sunbeam V trip. That’s what we did. As I understand…

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