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Director of Island Health Sharon Daley: Renaissance Woman

  Summer in a Jar: Corn Relish September 27, 2016 From the garden, Pickles and Preserves By Sandy Oliver This recipe came from my island neighbor Sharon Daley, the telemedicine nurse on the Seacoast Mission vessel, the Sunbeam, who somehow squeezes canning time in between trips to Maine island communities. I had not ever made…

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Downeast Table of Plenty: The Magic of Helping

CHERRYFIELD – Bonnie Johnson asked Mission Downeast Campus Director Wendy Harrington if Bonnie could use the EdGE building in Cherryfield as a meeting place for Bonnie’s growing, informal support group. Wendy Harrington said yes. That was around year 2010, and Bonnie Johnson’s idea is one of our Downeast Campus’s signature events: The Downeast Table of…

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Frenchboro School: Adventures in a One Room Schoolhouse

In mid-August, while verifying spellings and titles for a Mission news release on the Sunbeam‘s Demonstration Cruise to Frenchboro island, I came upon this wonderful “Frenchboro Kingfishers” drawing. Who are the Frenchboro Kingfishers? Who designed that poster? Those questions started me on a brief, online journey, ending at one of the best blogs I’ve come…

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Maine Hospice Council’s Visit with Sunbeam Island Health

August 30, 2016 BAR HARBOR — Earlier this month, Maine Hospice Council (MHC) and Center for End-of-Life Care Executive Director Kandyce Powell, RN, MSN, traveled aboard the Sunbeam with Mission Director of Island Health, Sharon Daley, RN. Kandyce’s primary MHC responsibilities include improving the quality of life for the dying and bereaved, and she is…

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Mission’s 12th Annual Open Tennis Tournament to Benefit the EdGE Program

Maine Seacoast Mission’s 12th Annual Open Tennis Tournament to benefit the EdGE Program Saturday, September 10, 2016 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Northeast Harbor Tennis Club Rain date: Sunday, September 11, 2016 See you there! An innovative program of the Maine Seacoast Mission, EdGE is designed to help youth in Downeast Maine by providing…

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Sunbeam Award Gala 2016: Thank You for Celebrating With Us…

Maine Seacoast Mission Thank You as it appears in the August 25, 2016 MDIslander. A very Special Thank You to our Sunbeam Award Gala 2016 In-Kind Donors for Ruth M. Colket Kvetina Gardens and Wildscaping Queen Anne’s Flower Shop George Soules Photography Nancy K. Ho Jeff Dobbs Productions The Dan Granholm Trio The Sunbeam Society…

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Island Outreach Director: Jonesport Open House Trip Was Great

Photos and text by Douglas Cornman Director of Island Outreach The entire Downeast trip was great, including both open houses. It was helpful to see and hear the community’s enthusiasm for reestablishing a relationship with the Maine Seacoast Mission, given the history that the Mission has with Jonesport and the Downeast community. I think that the…

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Carl Little Lecture Continues Mission’s Robert S. Neuman Ship to Paradise Exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2016 For More Information: Contact Anna Silver, 207-288-5097 or asilver@seacoastmission.org Carl Little Lecture Continues Mission’s Robert S. Neuman Ship to Paradise Exhibition BAR HARBOR — The Maine Seacoast Mission, as part of its Robert S. Neuman Ship to Paradise exhibition through September 9th, 2016, is hosting a lecture at the…

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No Man is an Island: Sunbeam V and the Maine Seacoast Mission

No Man is an Island: Sunbeam V and the Maine Seacoast Mission August 2016 By: Dr. Lisa Belisle The Sunbeam V is only one part of the Maine Seacoast Mission, which benefits roughly 3,000 people on eight islands and in numerous coastal communities. Based on West Street in Bar Harbor, the Maine Seacoast Mission has…

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