COVID-19 Updates

EdGE Summer Camp Week 1 – Frogs, Photos, Forts, and Fun

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Thank you to EdGE Site Coordinator Jennifer Kearns for these photos taken the first week of EdGE Summer Camp 2020. As we’ve said before, this year’s EdGE Summer Camp is a much modified version of previous EdGE Summer Camps. But even with a cap on Summer Campers attending under Covid-19 State of…

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It’s Thank you Thursday to Healthy Acadia

It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Healthy Acadia. Search the Mission’s blog for Healthy Acadia mentions. You will see quickly how Maine Seacoast Mission’s many partnerships with HA touch our services and programs on land and sea in Washington and Hancock Counties, from help distributing food to local…

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EdGE Summer Camp – A Picture Worth 1000 Words

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission’s modified EdGE Summer Camp is well underway in Cherryfield. Our number one priority is keeping the children, families, and staff healthy and safe. At the same time, our camp goers are learning or polishing skills, such as how to visualize and capture great digital photographs. Learn more about EdGE…

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Covid-19 Fast-Tracks Mission Family Food Center Plans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 6, 2020 FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact – Scott K Fish, Communications and Marketing [email protected] or 207-458-7185 CHERRYFIELD, ME — When Maine Seacoast Mission Director of Service Programs Wendy Harrington read the news about Covid-19 restrictions in March 2020, she knew it meant big changes for the Mission’s food programs Downeast. She also…

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$171K in Mission Scholarships Awarded in 2020

BAR HARBOR, ME — We welcome 20 new Mission Scholars this year! “The scholarship amounts range from $1,500 to $5,000, totaling $67,000 in new scholarships, and $104,000 in renewed scholarships to Hancock and Washington County students,” said Mission Scholarships Director Terri Rodick. This year’s application season saw many changes as we adjusted the program to…

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Students and Healthcare Services on Maine’s Island Communities Stay Connected

Students and Healthcare Services on Maine’s Island Communities Stay Connected Posted by Timothy P. Hobbs, USDA Rural Development State Director for Maine in Rural Technology Jun 19, 2020 Maine’s island communities are scattered up and down the coastline, many of them miles out to sea – they’re rural communities carving out a life both in…

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Mission Virtual Island Church Service, June 7, 2020

BAR HARBOR, ME — Recently, Mission Island Health Services Director Douglas Cornman announced his planned schedule for hosting Sunday services for Maine islands where Covid-19 is keeping churches closed. Douglas’s services will be available to those island residents through Zoom. This video is a recording of the first virtual Sunday Service, June 7, 2020. For…

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Info Session for Parents on EdGE Summer Camps, Tues., June 16, 7 PM

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Do you have questions about EdGE Summer Camp or want to learn more about what summer camps will look like this year? Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 16th at 7:00 pm, EdGE Interim Director Isaac Marnik and Maine Seacoast Mission President John Zavodny, will be answering over Zoom, questions about summer camp for any…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Ellsworth Shaw’s & Walmart

BAR HARBOR, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Shaw’s and Walmart in the City of Ellsworth. Both stores continue increasing their donations of fresh, nutritious food to keep pace with the increase in demand at the Mission’s Food Pantry. Walmart and Shaw’s meats, dairy, and other…

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