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Mission December 2020 eNewsletter Now Online

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — The Mission’s December 2020 eNewsletter is available to read or download online. Click here. December 2020’a stories are: Melvin D. Adams III, Ed.D Joins Mission as ​New Downeast Director Christmas Around the Mission Mission Announces Honorees for ​2021 Sunbeam Award Gala Mission People & Places – Stephanie Moores Reinventing Island Health…

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Ellsworth American – How Will Maine Roll Out a Vaccine?

ellsworthamerican.com How will Maine roll out a vaccine? December 2, 2020 by Kate Cough on News ELLSWORTH — Certain health-care workers and emergency responders could be given the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine sometime in December as long as the authorization process goes smoothly, said Dr. James Jarvis, medical specialist for Northern Light Health’s…

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Reinventing Island Health Services

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — With the Sunbeam reactivated, Director of Island Health Services Sharon Daley, RN is figuring out how best to do her work, providing medical services among island communities. Working under Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines means reinventing how Sharon performs her Sunbeam work. “It feels great being back…

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Thank You Thursday to Narraguagus Jr/Sr High School

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love is from our Student Pathways Team to their colleagues at Narraguagus Jr/Sr High School in Harrington for their invaluable collaboration and support with Pathways programs serving middle, high school and college students. We have had a longstanding partnership with Narraguagus through our former GearUp Program…

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Cornman – Islands’ Christmas – Why We’re Doing What We’re Doing

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — Island Outreach Director and Chaplain Douglas Cornman is extra busy these days working as liaison between the Mission Christmas Program and island communities. The Christmas program provides white paper packages tied up with red string to the islands’ children and teens, as well as to island elders. Douglas hopes to remind…

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Melvin D. Adams III, Ed.D Joins Mission as New Downeast Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2020 For More Information: Contact: Scott K Fish, Maine Seacoast Mission Communications and Marketing [email protected] or 207-458-7185 Melvin D. Adams III, Ed.D Joins Mission as New Downeast Director NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — His background, professional preparation, heart, and commitment to the people and communities of Downeast Maine earned Melvin D.…

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This #GivingTuesday Help Mission Families Stay Safe, Warm, and in Touch

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — December 1 is #GivingTuesday. Please consider a gift to the Maine Seacoast Mission to help answer our greatest appeals for help in winter: rent, electric, internet, and heating assistance. Today’s #GivingTuesday donations made to our “Emergency Fund”will be dedicated to helping families within our Downeast coastal and unbridged island communities stay…

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MDIslander – Mission Christmas Events Continue

mdislander.com Christmas events continue despite pandemic November 28, 2020 by Ninah Gile on Arts & living, Lifestyle Mount Desert Maine Seacoast Mission On Dec. 5, the Maine Seacoast Mission will be lighting up the Sunbeam from bow to stern, with a decorated Christmas tree in the salon. Its new headquarters in Mount Desert will be…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Betsy Ogden, Sarah Davis, Suzy Kelley, Fiber Loft

It’s a Thanksgiving Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Betsy Ogden, Sarah Davis, Suzy Kelley, the Fiber Loft and its circle of knitters. The Mission’s Christmas tradition of giving children hand knit hats and mittens began over 100 years ago. Betsy Ogden learned of the Mission’s need for hand-knit hats…

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Maine Seacoast Mission Announces Honorees for the 2021 Sunbeam Award Gala


NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission President John Zavodny has announced the two honorees for the next summer’s Sunbeam Award Gala: Sigma Kappa and Acadia Senior College. The Mission’s Sunbeam Award Gala is its centerpiece fundraising event, built around recognizing those who embody the ideals of community. President Zavodny said the values and accomplishments…

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