Category: News

Island Health Director Helps Island Nursing Students Understand What’s Ahead

BAR HARBOR, ME — On Thursday February 7th Maine Seacoast Mission Island Health Director Sharon Daley, RN joined two other island leaders in speaking to nursing students at University of Southern Maine College of Nursing’s Casco Bay Fishing and Island Partnership. Fourteen nursing students will partner with the Casco Bay islands during their nursing school…

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Thank You, Sigma Kappa, for your Important Work

Once again, our deep thank you for Sigma Kappa’s important work on behalf of the Mission and the people we serve. www.thelamron.com Meet the greeks: Sigma Kappa February 7, 2019 Jaime Devita Known by most as “Kappa,” the Theta Pi chapter of the Sigma Kappa sorority was founded on May 6, 1987. Kappa is comprised…

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Dedication: Sunbeam Crew Ahead of the Snowstorm

BAR HARBOR, ME — Following a lunch meeting at the Mission’s Colket Center headquarters, Sunbeam V Captain Mike Johnson, Island Health Director Sharon Daley, and Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman traveled to the Sunbeam in Northeast Harbor. The crew had appointments on Vinalhaven and Matinicus Islands. But they were also watching the snowstorm due to…

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DETOP Super Bowl Sunday Packed

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The Mission’s Sunbeam V Steward Jillian sends these photos and an update from Super Bowl Sunday’s Downeast Table of Plenty: “Even on Super Bowl Sunday our community supper was full of fellowship! “Ocean wanted to celebrate her birthday at Table of Plenty, so her mom, Savannah hosted the meal and sure made…

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John Zavodny, Ph.D., to be new Maine Seacoast Mission President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 4, 2019 For More Information:Contact:Scott K Fish, Communications and [email protected] or 207-458-7185 John Zavodny, Ph.D., to be new Maine Seacoast Mission President BAR HARBOR, ME — The Maine Seacoast Mission has announced that John Zavodny, Ph.D., will be its new president beginning on February 19, 2019. Stacey Smith, board Chair, noted that “we are fortunate…

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Mission Boat to Undergo Overhaul

www.foxbangor.com Tuesday, 29 January 2019 15:54 Mission boat to undergo overhaul Written by Devin Martin BAR HARBOR – The Maine Seacoast Mission uses a boat to connect to a number of islands Downeast. That boat is about to get a complete renovation. Based out of Bar Harbor, the mission has been serving the people of…

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DETOP: Everyone Loved the Squash Soup, Roasted Beets, and Purple Slaw

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Another thank you to ‘Sunbeam V’ Steward Jillian for shooting and sharing this photo of “our community supper dish crew” from last Sunday’s Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP). “Everyone loved the squash soup, roasted beets and beautiful vibrant purple slaw grown by Geri. She hooked us up with bounty from her root…

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Mission Scholarship Alumni Conducts Nerve Regeneration Research at UMaine

BAR HARBOR, ME — Terri Rodick spotted this good news about former Mission scholarship alumni Nicklaus Carter. Mr. Carter was awarded Mission Scholarships 2011 – 2015. Today he is a doctoral student in University of Maine’s Graduate School of Biomedical Science, “turning forest biproduct into innovative medical research.” “Carter has found that conduit-treated peripheral nerve…

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AmeriCorps VISTA in Maine: Nancy Neu

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Director of Service Programs Wendy Harrington writes, “Videographer Galen Koch made a short video of Nancy Neu and her VISTA work with the Mission. We finally received the okay to post it publicly and Nancy would like to see it posted on the Facebook page. Nancy Neu’s VISTA video profile includes this…

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