Category: Scott Planting

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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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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MDIslander Cites Mission President in ‘Localism’ Editorial

Editorial: In praise of ‘localism’ August 31, 2018 on Editorials, Opinion About a year ago, the Maine Seacoast Mission honored this newspaper, its publisher Alan Baker and its founding editor Earl Brechlin with the organization’s Sunbeam Award. Mission director Scott Planting noted that the paper, like the Mission, works to cultivate this localist energy. “In…

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A Look at the Sunbeam Award Gala 2018 – Thank You

BAR HARBOR, ME — The Seacoast Mission’s 15th Annual Sunbeam Award Gala is our centerpiece fundraising event, built around recognizing those who embody the ideals of community: this year, Marjorie Withers and the Hancock and Washington County Funds of the Maine Community Foundation. The Mission is grateful to the sponsors, donors, guests and volunteers who…

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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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Maine Seacoast Mission President C. Scott Planting Retiring

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2018 For more information Contact Scott K Fish, Communication & Marketing Director 207-458-7185 or [email protected] Maine Seacoast Mission President C. Scott Planting Retiring BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission President C. Scott Planting is retiring. President Scott Planting’s announcement came in a letter to Seacoast Mission supporters in which…

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President Planting Joins Machias Kids on Ice Skating Rink

CHERRYFIELD, Me —  EdGE Director Charlie Harrington sent this photo taken January 25 at the Downeast Campus ice skating rink where school age kids can skate or learn to skate. Mission President Scott Planting (the tall skater) ventured out onto the ice. “We were a little worried when Scott went for a skate with the…

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