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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 Many people first learned of the power of telemedicine — the art of providing health services by internet — when outdated federal restrictions were lifted in the fight against Covid-19.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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Thank You, ‘Moonbeam’

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — Last month, Moonbeam, was sold to a wonderful organization, OceansWide, whose mission is to put students and scientists together at sea in the Gulf of Maine. Moonbeam did a great job for the Sunbeam crew members and island communities as the Mission’s interim boat during the refit. Moonbeam will forever remain…

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Jillian – Pies Make Me Think

Written by Jillian A friend and I were talking on the phone recently. In the conversation he posed this question to me: Name an item in your life that brings you comfort during these trying times? I didn’t have a ready answer, but have since been giving it thought. What exactly did he mean by…

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Sunbeam Back for Planned Tweaks

BELFAST, ME — With the winds cooperating, Capt. Mike Johnson was able to travel with the Sunbeam back to Front Street Shipyard for refit tweaks. Capt. Mike sent this photo of the boat, explaining, “The Sunbeam is back at Front Street Shipyard for a few weeks to address a few minor issues that inevitably develop…

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Trap Recycling Program Conceived on Sunbeam Lives On

ellsworthamerican.com Trap recycling program is poised to expand January 5, 2021 by Letitia Baldwin on News, Waterfront Last Sunday, Oceanswide’s founder and executive director Campbell “Buzz” Scott stopped by Traps 2 Treasure’s Walters Road station where lost, damaged and abandoned wire traps are stripped, crushed and readied every week by volunteers. Steuben’s Rowland’s Recycling disposes…

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Happy Christmas Through Masks with the ‘Sunbeam’ Crew

freepressonline.com from Offshore: An Adjusted Holiday by Eva Murray Tuesday, December 29, 2020 8:16 AM The Saturday before Christmas brought a calm day — itself something special — and the Maine Seacoast Mission vessel Sunbeam to our harbor. Recently sprung from a long stay at the Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, the Sunbeam had all…

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Mission Christmas Program Enters Busiest Week

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Jillian is active on the Mission’s Downeast Campus whenever, it seems, she’s not traveling as Steward aboard the Sunbeam. Her activities include helping get wrapped Christmas presents from Point A to Points B, C, D, E, F, G, etc. This is the Mission’s busiest week for the Christmas Program. With two-thirds of…

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Winter Reminiscing – Jillian Meets the Isle au Haut Snowman

ISLE AU HAUT — From Sunbeam steward, Jillian. “It is last winter and I’m posing with my new friend in front of the Isle au Haut school. I asked Douglas to take the photo because this snowman sculpture made by Billie Barter instantly charmed me. He made it as a gift for the school children.”…

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