Scott Planting

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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Maine Seacoast Mission Developing Plans to Relocate Headquarters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2017 For More Information: Contact Scott K Fish, Manager of Marketing & Communications 207-458-7185 or [email protected] BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission is developing plans to move its administrative headquarters out of the Colket Center in Bar Harbor. In a letter mailed Monday, July 17, 2017, President Scott Planting outlined…

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Porch Pondering: ‘Trends on Maine Islands’ – July 18th

BAR HARBOR, ME — On July 18th, the Mission hosts a summer pilot program related to our work, Porch Pondering, featuring guest presenters and Mission program staff. Our July 18th Porch Pondering topic is trends on Maine Islands. Island Health Director, Sharon Daley, and Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman, will join the Island Institute’s executive…

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Wyman’s Donates $25,000 to Maine Seacoast Mission for Youth Program

CHERRYFIELD – Citing its dedication to improving the welfare of its employees and their rural communities, the leading blueberry company Jasper Wyman & Son announced this week it has donated $25,000 to the youth program EdGE, part of the Maine Seacoast Mission. EdGE, or Ed Greaves Education, is based in Cherryfield and offers after-school, in-school, and…

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We’re Getting a Pretty Good Snow Squall. How Is It Where You Are?

Bar Harbor, ME — Sunbeam V Engineer Storey King sent this photo “from Matinicus this morning” on Wednesday, 3/22. In a separate email that day, Mission President Scott Planting emailed Sunbeam V Captain Michael Johnson: Mike — we’re getting a pretty good snow squall this afternoon.  How is it where you are? To which Capt.…

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Two Simple Gifts at the Heart of Maine Seacoast Mission’s Work

December 8,2016 by Scott Planting, Maine Seacoast Mission President At Christmas I take down from the book shelf a precious book that I purchased in Farmington, Maine, December 1, 1975, my first Christmas in the parish in Western Maine I served for 35 years.  The book is a collection of meditations called The Mood of…

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Scott Planting: After College, Most Island Students Want to Come Back Home

BAR HARBOR — November 15, 2016, Education Talk Radio Host Larry Jacobs interviewed Mission President Scott Planting on Bench-Marking Success in the Opportunity Gap. In the podcast segment here, Scott Planting answers Larry Jacobs’s question about reactions from parents and students on the unbridged islands the Mission serves, when those students must leave the islands to…

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