Thank You Thursday

Thank you Thursday for Maine Mobile Health Program

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to the Maine Mobile Health Program based in Augusta. MMHP is Maine’s only farmworker health organization. “Community members in [the Downeast] area have faced challenges accessing vaccine appointments through the large vaccination sites. And there aren’t too many of those sites close to this…

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Thank you Thursday to Scout Troop 139 of Cherryfield

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Scout Troop 139 of Cherryfield led by Scott Davis, Amanda Davis, Lorena Caler, and Kaitlin Merchant. Saturday April 17, Troop 139 held a food drive to help the community members who frequent the Mission food pantry. The Troop set up tables at three…

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Thank you Thursday to the Garden Club of Mount Desert

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to the Garden Club of Mount Desert. It is always a joyful sign of spring when the Mission receives an annual gift from the Garden Club of Mount Desert. As far back as our records go, this wonderful organization has supported the work of…

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Thank you Thursday for Good Shepherd Food Bank

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Good Shepherd Food Bank. Good Shepherd helps the Mission provide healthy, nutritious food to thousands of people in Washington County. They help us feed people who can’t quite make ends meet. People who make difficult decisions each week or month about what bill…

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Thank you Thursday – Nurses Peggy Akers, Maureen Giffin

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to nurses Maureen Giffin and Peggy Akers, who have joined Island Health Services Director Sharon Daley – also a nurse – in administering Covid-19 vaccinations to people in our island communities. “What a pleasure and honor it is to work with two amazing dedicated…

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Thank you Thursday for MDI Hospital, Pen Bay Medical

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout of Mission love goes to MDI Hospital in Bar Harbor, ME and Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, ME for partnering with the Mission to get us the Covid-19 vaccine we’re using in our series of Maine island vaccination clinics. The Mission is providing vaccination clinics on Swan’s Island,…

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Thank you Thursday for Lisa Parsons

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Lisa Parsons. Mission Development Associate Anna Silver said, “I’ve known and admired Lisa for a number of years. She is an enthusiastic supporter of the Mission. So kind, cheerful. Lisa lifts the spirits of anyone she comes into contact with.” “Lisa is very…

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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 Thursday for The Community Caring Collaborative

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to The Community Caring Collaborative (CCC) of East Machias, ME. The CCC, founded in 2007, focuses in a growing number of areas, “to address the issues of at-risk infants, young children, and their families” in Washington County. The CCC is doing that work by finding…

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Thank you Thursday for Elisabeth Marnik, PhD

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Elisabeth Marnik, PhD for sharing her experience and knowledge regarding Covid–19 vaccinations. Elisabeth is Assistant Professor of Molecular Biochemistry at Husson University. She did her PhD in Genetics at the Tufts University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in collaboration with The Jackson Laboratory.…

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