Category: Maine Seacoast Mission

Former EdGE Counselor/Mentor Kassandra Strout Joins Maine Community Foundation

  thecounty.me Strout joins Maine Community Foundation as grants administrator Contributed • August 11, 2018 ELLSWORTH and PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Community Foundation has announced the appointment of Kassandra Strout as Grants Administrator. Strout will be point person for agency and designated fund grants, assist with donor-advised and competitive grantmaking, and maintain the foundation’s…

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‘Sunbeam’ Helps Islanders Say Good-Bye to Loved Ones

  from Offshore: A Bell, a Conch, a Harmonica — Islanders say good-bye to loved ones by Eva Murray Thursday, August 9, 2018 9:00 AM The Sunbeam delivered the two gravestones to Matinicus last spring, and the local guy who serves informally as a sort of cemetery sexton used the municipal Kubota to move them…

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Sunbeam V: Maine Boat and Home Show Icon Boat, Aug. 10, 2018

knox.villagesoup.com Maine Boat & Home Show comes to Rockland Aug 05, 2018 Rockland — Whether it’s to look at boats, or to look for a boat to buy, the Maine Boat & Home Show on the Rockland waterfront Aug. 10 through 12 is the place to be. The show will feature more than 100 craft,…

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EdGE Summer Campers Head Out Aboard the “Sunbeam”

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — The Sunbeam bow is loaded with backpacks from a dozen EdGE summer camp kids for a few days trip experiencing Maine islands. Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman said U.S. Park Rangers on Isle au Haut are “really excited” about the EdGE kids’ visit, and the Rangers put together “a whole program”…

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Farmers Market Artist Volunteers at Mission Downeast Campus

  www.pressherald.com — July 22, 2018 Nicole DeBarber’s illustrations personalize map of Maine farmers’ markets The Steuben artist’s showcase of 20 Maine farmers markets will be displayed in Machias starting in late August. By Mary Pols — Staff Writer Nicole DeBarber continues to volunteer at the Beehive and works with a local group, the Maine…

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Maine Mission Boat In Need of Repairs

mainepublic.org Maine Mission Boat In Need of Repairs By A.J. Higgins • Jul 21, 2018 “In boat years, the Sunbeam is 23 and that makes her middle-aged,” says Maine Seacoast Mission president, Scott Planting. “So we were making a decision at this place in her life. Do we refit the boat or do we replace…

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Great Feedback from Hospice Regatta Race-Viewing Party on Sunbeam

ellsworthamerican.com All are winners at the Hospice Regatta July 18, 2018 by Stephen Rappaport on News, Waterfront MOUNT DESERT — The 22nd annual Hospice Regatta saw three days of intense racing last weekend and while only one boat could finish first in each event, everyone came away winners. Despite, or perhaps as a result of…

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Leaving Matinicus, ‘Til Next Time

MATINICUS, ME — Thank you, Island Health Director Sharon Daley for this photo taken aboard the Sunbeam while leaving Matinicus island 7/11/18. Matinicus is one island included in the Sunbeam’s travels working visits by Director Daley and Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman. Learn more about the Mission’s Island Services

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