Category: News

Down East Stories of Giving Back – Maine Seacoast Mission

Stories of Giving Back Maine’s nonprofit community provides helping hands wherever there’s need, and offer much to say thanks for this season.downeast.com Hope Floats By land and by sea, Maine Seacoast Mission offers a lifeline to residents of islands and Down East coastal communities. From the moment Brenda Clark stepped foot on Isle au Haut,…

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Downeast Maine Tiny House Project Update – Tiny Home, Big Dream

OCTOBER 18, 2019 BY SUE Tiny Home, Big Dream Marlborough, MA – On October 7th, Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School hosted a press conference for our Tiny House Project. Representatives from each of the project’s partners, C.F. Adams, Maine Seacoast Mission, and Downeast Community Partners, were in attendance. Also, several local news stations attended…

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Downeast Table of Plenty – Come One, Come All

  ellsworthamerican.com Come one, come all October 18, 2019 by Johanna S. Billings on Arts & living, Lifestyle CHERRYFIELD — On Sunday afternoons, the Weald Bethel Community Center has the feel of an old-fashioned family dinner. People gather in the Maine Seacoast Mission’s community center off Route 1 to socialize, taking in the aromas coming…

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‘Moonbeam’ Carries Crew to Work During ‘Sunbeam V’s Absence

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — Moonbeam is the Mission’s interim boat while the Sunbeam V undergoes its routine major refit. To carry on their work on Maine unbridged islands, the Sunbeam crew relies on Moonbeam and Captain Storey King to carry them to the islands and back. Sometimes Sunbeam crew members go to work using other…

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‘Sunbeam V’ Update: The Varnish Crew Who Make the Boat’s Wood Shine

BELFAST, ME — Sunbeam V Captain Mike Johnson, while overseeing the Sunbeam‘s routine major refit at Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, ME, has been sending us photos and praise for the Front Street boat builders for their stellar work in repairing all aspects of the Sunbeam. “These gentlemen,” writes Capt. Mike in his latest update,…

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Mission Teams with Downeast Roots Group to Share Resources, Work Together

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Director of Service Programs Wendy Harrington recently announced the Mission’s collaboration with a new group called Downeast Roots; “a group of local organizations who promote each other’s work, share resources, and work together on projects for the benefit of our community,” according to the group web site. Other member groups are the…

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Tennis Tournament Raises $18K for EdGE Program

BAR HARBOR, ME — Thank you to everyone who helped, the in-kind and corporate sponsors; the volunteers and all the tennis players. The 15th Annual Open Tennis Tournament raised close to $18,000 for the EdGE program. Congratulations to Tournament champion R.H. Foster team. After being rained out on the appointed day, the Tournament kicked off…

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Mission, Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Fund, and Partner Colleges Launch Four-Year Davis Maine Scholarship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2019 For More Information Contact: Scott K Fish Communications and Marketing
sfish@seacoastmission.org (207)-458-7185 Maine Seacoast Mission, Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Fund, and Three Partner Colleges Launch Four-Year Davis Maine Scholarship BAR HARBOR, ME — The Maine Seacoast Mission, the Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Fund, and three inaugural Partner Colleges — Clark…

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