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New Online – The Bulletin – Winter 2021

Inside The Bulletin – Winter 2021 Positive Impact of EdGE Programs Message from President John Zavodny Students Talk About Resilience Feeling Valued Strong Downeast Communities Hope Matters Resilience on the Islands Financial Report for Year Ending June 30, 2020

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Shout Out for Swan’s Island Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic

SWAN’S ISLAND, ME — Mission President John Zavodny said in an 11:45 a.m. email that the vaccination clinic had so far seen 31 people, and were expecting a daily total of 58 people. “System’s working well. Folks are showing up early and are very excited and grateful to the Mission and to the Health Center…

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Mission Establishes Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics on ME Islands 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 22, 2021 For More InformationContact: Scott K Fish, Communications & [email protected] or 207-458-7185 Maine Seacoast Mission Establishes Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics on Maine Islands    NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME – Continuing its century long tradition of bridging the health care gap among the island communities it serves, Maine Seacoast Mission is providing island Covid-19 vaccination clinics…

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Thank you Thursday for Thinklabs

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to our Thinklab friends in Colorado. Many people first learned of the power of telemedicine — the art of providing health services by internet — when outdated federal restrictions were lifted in the fight against Covid-19. Yet, telemedicine has been a part of Maine…

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‘The Island Reader’ 15th Anniversary Ahead

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — The Mission’s Island Outreach Director and Chaplain, Douglas Cornman, is one of seven co-editors of The Island Reader and provides administrative oversight. He tells us submissions for the upcoming 15th Anniversary Edition are fantastic, as always. He and the other co-editors are perusing submissions now and will soon begin the exciting…

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Happy Christmas Through Masks with the ‘Sunbeam’ Crew

freepressonline.com from Offshore: An Adjusted Holiday by Eva Murray Tuesday, December 29, 2020 8:16 AM The Saturday before Christmas brought a calm day — itself something special — and the Maine Seacoast Mission vessel Sunbeam to our harbor. Recently sprung from a long stay at the Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, the Sunbeam had all…

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Mission Christmas Program Enters Busiest Week

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Jillian is active on the Mission’s Downeast Campus whenever, it seems, she’s not traveling as Steward aboard the Sunbeam. Her activities include helping get wrapped Christmas presents from Point A to Points B, C, D, E, F, G, etc. This is the Mission’s busiest week for the Christmas Program. With two-thirds of…

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Winter Reminiscing – Jillian Meets the Isle au Haut Snowman

ISLE AU HAUT — From Sunbeam steward, Jillian. “It is last winter and I’m posing with my new friend in front of the Isle au Haut school. I asked Douglas to take the photo because this snowman sculpture made by Billie Barter instantly charmed me. He made it as a gift for the school children.”…

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Restocking the Sunbeam Galley

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — From Jillian today – “Here’s a photo I took of unpacking and restocking the galley after the refit. Feels so good to settle-in aboard the Sunbeam.” Such heartwarming news. Thank you, Jillian. P.S. Love the portable radio by the porthole.

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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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