Island Health

Thank you Thursday to Rick Erb of the Maine Health Care Association

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Rick Erb, President & CEO of the Maine Health Care Association (MHCA). Rick has worked with our Island Elder Care group over the past several years. He has attended our Island Elder Care conference and been an advocate for the group at the…

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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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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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Sunbeam Update – The Telemedicine Room

BELFAST, ME — This is Director of Island Health Services Sharon Daley’s office aboard the Sunbeam on August 17, the day the boat was returned to the water. The wide angle setting on the camera lens gives a fuller view of the different room perspectives nearing the end of the Sunbeam refit. Sharon’s office is…

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Sneak Peek – The New Sunbeam Salon

BELFAST, ME — We had a chance yesterday to shoot some pics of the Sunbeam interior just hours before the boat was returned to the water. Finish work remains before the boat is back in service. But the whole of the Sunbeam, inside and out, looks terrific. Here’s a shot of Mission Director of Development…

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The Working Waterfront – The Sunbeam Holds Its Course

www.islandinstitute.org July 22, 2020 The Sunbeam holds its course OUT OF THE WATER AND ONLINE, MAINE SEACOAST MISSION’S CONTINUES By Frances Mize Built in 1995 and operated now by the Bar Harbor-based Maine Seacoast Mission, the 75-foot long, steel-hulled Sunbeam V clears harbors of ice in the winter months, and in all seasons serves as…

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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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Remembering Penobscot Island Air’s Kevin Waters

ISLESBORO, ME — Kevin Waters ran Penobscot Air as he did his own life always the best he could do with hard work, respect and love. He expected the same of his employees and that makes Penobscot Air so special. Kevin’s big heart was evident in all he did. His work ethic, kindness and willingness…

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