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Artist-Volunteer Cynthia Huntington Donates ‘Schoodic Prince’ to Weald Bethel

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Downeast Campus Facilities Manager Scott Shaw sends this photo of a painting newly displayed in the Weald Bethel Community Center. Scott writes the, “Schoodic Prince donated to the Community Center by artist and volunteer Cynthia Huntington” of Tunk Mountain Arts & Crafts in Cherryfield. Cynthia’s painting, writes Scott, is the “perfect size…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Mount Desert 365

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Mount Desert 365 in Northeast Harbor. The decision to sell the Mission’s longstanding home, La Rochelle, at 127 West Street, Bar Harbor demanded a second important decision: where would be the Mission’s next home? After meeting with the good people at Mount Desert…

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MDI Senior Swims 6-Mile Ferry Route to Benefit Swan’s Island Youth

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — I wanted to bring this news story to your attention. Tuesday, September 1, Sage Dentremont, a current senior at MDI High School and a Swan’s Island resident, swam six miles — Swan’s Island to Bass Harbor — to raise money for other Swan’s Island kids to take swim lessons at the…

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EdGE Building Floors Transformed

CHERRYFIELD, ME — From the Mission’s Downeast Campus comes a happy note, with a link to photos, about “the company that transformed the EdGE building flooring last week.” Looking good. According to their website, “Coastal Concrete Coating is a local community based company that operates out of Bucksport Maine. [W]e are best known for our…

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Thank you Thursday to Brien Davis, NP at Hope Health

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Nurse Practitioner Brien Davis and his Hope Health clinic in Camden, ME. Mission Island Health Services Director Sharon Daley, RN nominated Brien Davis because “he is so good to work with. I called him twice in the last few days for help with…

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Thank you Thursday to Jasmine Church and Tristan Alley

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Tristan Alley and Jasmine Church, for their inspiring leadership and heart on behalf of Downeast students! These young leaders represent the best of Maine Seacoast Mission: having benefited from Mission programming and support, they now contribute to Mission communities through their passionate dedication…

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Pathways Students Express Gratitude, Hope

BAR HARBOR, ME — Student Pathways includes Mission programs that provide mentoring and support for Downeast and Island middle, high school and college students. Through individual mentoring, group workshops, scholarships and enrichment opportunities, we work to help all students develop the confidence, insights and information they need to successfully navigate their transitions to and through…

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Mainebiz – Seacoast Mission’s Sunbeam V Splashes After Year-Long Refit

Mainebiz — August 20, 2020 Seacoast Mission’s Sunbeam V splashes after year- long refit By Laurie Schreiber Front Street Shipyard in Belfast launched Maine Seacoast Mission’s 75-foot-long telemedicine vessel Sunbeam V on Monday, after a 14-month refit. System tests performed at the shipyard’s dock are now underway, to be followed by sea trials. Delivery to…

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The Ocean Eats Propellers

BELFAST, ME — Here’s a side of the Sunbeam rarely seen: the underside. Notice the gray square blocks attached to the boat in strategic places? These zinc “Sacrificial Anodes” are very important and useful. They keep the salt water from eating brass propellers. These photos show the zincs in the stern near the Sunbeam prop,…

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WK Construction and Sons – A Life Saver

MILBRIDGE, ME — This lull lift was such a great donation. Once the tiny house was delivered and placed, WK Construction & Sons lull lift donation saved Bill Italiano and all the crews so much work getting the overhangs and roofing complete. Trey Shaw from WK Construction & Sons was a life saver. WK Construction…

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