Island Outreach

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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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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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 Island Reader – Great Poems, Stories, Photos of Maine’s Islands

Thank you, George Smith, for this terrific review of The Island Reader 2020. It is available online to read or download. The Island Reader has great poems, stories, and photos of Maine’s islands August 7, 2020 – Book Reviews, Life, Maine, Photography, Travel By George Smith The Maine Seacoast Mission does a lot for people…

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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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