Category: Maine Seacoast Mission

Mass General Neurologist Offers Support to Sunbeam’s Telemedicine Work

BAR HARBOR, ME — “Monday, April 15, I spent an amazing day at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) thanks to Anand Viswanathan, MD, PhD,” said the Mission’s Island Health Director Sharon Daley, RN. Director Daley’s was somewhat of a full-circle visit. In May 2018, at the invitation of then-Mission President Scott Planting, Dr. Anand spent three…

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April and Still Winter on Isle au Haut

ABOARD THE SUNBEAM, ME — An April 10, 2019 photo with a succinct message from Sunbeam V Captain Michael Johnson: “‘Still winter on Isle au Haut.” Learn more about the Sunbeam V crew’s work on Isle au Haut and other unbridged Maine island communities.  

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Yes, You Can Host a Downeast Table of Plenty Public Supper

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Jillian, beloved Steward on the Sunbeam V, is just as attentive to people taking part in Weald Bethel Community Center events. Jillian shared this photo, adding “The Women’s Health Resource Library and Coordinator Briana West’s EdGE Journey group co-hosted last Sunday’s Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP) public supper at the Weald Bethel…

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Wednesday Spinners Share Their Craft at Weald Bethel Community Center

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Followers of the Mission’s blog and/or social media may remember an October 29, 2018 story of the Wednesday Spinners traveling aboard the Sunbeam V to Isle au Haut. Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman said at that time: “As I understand it, the Spinners have been meeting weekly, for over forty years, to…

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Mission Scholar LeMoine Earns Women’s Outdoor Track/Field Rookie of the Week Title

BAR HARBOR, ME — Congratulations to Mission Scholarship recipient Dori LeMoine for earning the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Rookie of the Week. According to a St. Joseph’s College of Maine news story (4/2/2019), freshman Dori LeMoine “shattered the (St. Joseph College) Monks’ outdoor records in the shot put (9.90m) and…

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EdGE Director Receives Outstanding Adventure Practitioner Award

At the High 5 Adventure Learning Center Symposium, this year’s Outstanding Adventure Practitioner Award went to Charlie Harrington, EdGE Director from the Maine Seacoast Mission. Charlie has dedicated his life to improving the lives of young people from the onset of his career when he was tasked with improving race relations in the City of…

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Maine Seacoast Mission Finalizes Sale of La Rochelle HQ; Looks Forward to the Future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2019 For More Information Contact – Scott K Fish, Mission Communication & Marketing sfish@seacoastmission.org or 207-458-7185 Maine Seacoast Mission Finalizes Sale of La Rochelle HQ; Looks Forward to the Future BAR HARBOR, ME — One door closes, more open. La Rochelle, the longtime Bar Harbor headquarters of the Maine Seacoast…

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Without an Agenda: Talking with the Crew of the ‘Sunbeam’ – Part 2

Pen Bay Pilot Without an Agenda: talking with the crew of the ‘Sunbeam’ – Part 2 By Eva Murray – Posted:  Tuesday, April 2, 2019 – 1:45pm I brought up how March on an island has classically been considered the hardest time, and asked, “Do you see a seasonal impact on people in terms of depression?”…

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