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John Zavodny – Reflections on the Small Moments

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — As we work to tell the big picture story of the Mission’s Covid-19 vaccination effort, we also want to make sure to capture the small moments. These are the moments that will bring texture and life to this historic initiative now and as we remember them. Here are some of the…

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Thank you Thursday for MDI Hospital, Pen Bay Medical

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout of Mission love goes to MDI Hospital in Bar Harbor, ME and Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, ME for partnering with the Mission to get us the Covid-19 vaccine we’re using in our series of Maine island vaccination clinics. The Mission is providing vaccination clinics on Swan’s Island,…

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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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Thank you Thursday for Lisa Parsons

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Lisa Parsons. Mission Development Associate Anna Silver said, “I’ve known and admired Lisa for a number of years. She is an enthusiastic supporter of the Mission. So kind, cheerful. Lisa lifts the spirits of anyone she comes into contact with.” “Lisa is very…

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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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PR Maven Interview – John Zavodny

After studying Richard Rorty’s philosophies, John Zavodny shifted his career from university professor to president of the Maine Seacoast Mission. In this episode, John describes the work the mission does, how members of Down East Maine communities are impacted and how you can help. John also talks about the importance of relationships to the work…

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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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Thank you Thursday for The Community Caring Collaborative

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to The Community Caring Collaborative (CCC) of East Machias, ME. The CCC, founded in 2007, focuses in a growing number of areas, “to address the issues of at-risk infants, young children, and their families” in Washington County. The CCC is doing that work by finding…

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