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Tris Colket: Firefighter and Benefactor Honored with Plaque

The plaque is mounted on a pink granite rock from Kenarden, the Colket’s home. PHOTO COURTESY OF BH FIRE DEPT mdislander.com Colket: firefighter and benefactor honored with plaque September 23, 2020 by Anne Kozak on News BAR HARBOR—In recognition of Tris Colket’s many contributions to the fire department as a volunteer firefighter and benefactor, firefighters…

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EdGE Afterschool Kids Loving Yoga with Everett

Everett Carroll is an EdGE Site Coordinator. EdGE Afterschool Programs, adjusted to new Covid-19 and school protocols, are underway. Everett sent this update on his experience teaching yoga to Pre-K to 6th graders at Milbridge Elementary School. MILBRIDGE, ME — I have been working at the Milbridge Elementary School teaching yoga to kids Pre-K to…

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Thank you Thursday to Rick Erb of the Maine Health Care Association

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Rick Erb, President & CEO of the Maine Health Care Association (MHCA). Rick has worked with our Island Elder Care group over the past several years. He has attended our Island Elder Care conference and been an advocate for the group at the…

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Saluting our 16th Annual EdGE Tennis Tournament Event Sponsors

A salute to all the wonderful Event Sponsors of the Mission’s 16th Annual EdGE Tennis Tournament. The Maine Seacoast Mission’s EdGE Tennis tournament is three days away. We want to thank our wonderful Event Sponsors. With your generous assistance, we have been able to support educational opportunities for youth in our Downeast communities through these…

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Saluting our 16th Annual EdGE Tennis Tournament Team Sponsors

Saluting our 16th Annual EdGE Tennis Tournament Team Sponsors. A salute to our wonderful Team Sponsors of the Mission’s 16th Annual EdGE Tennis Tournament. Year after year, you make this tournament possible. Because of you the tournament is a fun, competitive and spirited fundraiser for the EdGE Program! — Learn more about the 16th Annual…

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Seacoast Mission, MD365 Home Almost Done

mdislander.com Seacoast Mission, MD365 home almost done September 17, 2020 by Dick Broom on News MOUNT DESERT — The new building on Old Firehouse Lane in Northeast Harbor that will house the offices of the Maine Seacoast Mission and Mount Desert 365, as well as two residential apartments, is almost finished. “We’re hoping to complete…

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Downeast Maine Tiny House ‘Innovative Spirit’ Applauded

TheMaineMonitor.org Cottage Industry: Small wood homes yield big climate benefits Maine could get a large economic boost and provide critically needed housing by manufacturing compact, highly efficient homes. BY MARINA SCHAUFFLER | SEPTEMBER 13, 2020 A single small home, lifted onto a foundation in Milbridge last month, could signal big housing changes ahead. Confronted with…

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Thank you Thursday to Jaime Weir and Colleen Maynard

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Jaime Weir and Colleen Maynard for their extraordinary work on behalf of the Mission’s Ed Greaves Educational (EdGE) programs. Mission Development Associate Anna Silver said of the two, “I have been working on the Maine Seacoast Mission’s EdGE Tennis Tournament with Jaime Weir…

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An Update on EdGE Fall Afterschool Program Registration

With Covid-19 in play, we want to measure family interest before finalizing our EdGE afterschool programming for this year. With enough family interest, we plan to launch the EdGE afterschool program around October 12th. Exact date to be announced as soon as possible. For schools able to offer a modified EdGE program this Fall, we…

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