Thank You Thursday

Thank you Thursday for BettyAnn and Ben Haskell

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to BettyAnn and Ben Haskell of Brewer, ME for preserving a lovely piece of Mission island history and gifting it back the Mission. Ben Haskell’s father, Reverend Stanley Haskell, was a Sunbeam Boat Minister (1974-1985). “When dad retired,” said Ben Haskell, “the women of…

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Thank You to Our President’s Scholarship Celebration Sponsors

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love is for all the magnificent sponsors of the 2021 President’s Scholarship Celebration (PSC) on Wednesday, July 14. This inspiring event recognizes and honor students in the Mission’s educational programs and the people, the entities, who inspire them. The PSC is an opportunity to present Mission…

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Thank you Thursday for Mission Scholar Shelby Young

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Shelby Young. Shelby, a Mission scholar who just graduated from Simmons University, has been a mentor to younger kids in our Journey program, and was part of the interview team for the Davis Maine Scholars program. Christina Griffith, Mission Director of Student Pathways…

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Thank you Thursday for IAH Ferry Capt Mike Moffett

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Isle au Haut ferry Captain Mike Moffett. Sunbeam Captain Mike Johnson explains, “The ferry is a lifeline for any island. The Isle au Haut ferry carries passengers and freight from its home port in Stonington to the public landing in the Isle au…

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Thank you Thursday for Scott Berry

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Scott Berry. “As a volunteer and supporter, Scott Berry has been a driving force in the success of Maine Seacoast Mission’s Housing Rehab Program.” said Scott Shaw, Manager of the Mission’s Housing Rehab Program. “Scott and his team from South Portland have made…

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Thank you Thursday for Paul Bennett

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Paul Bennett at Downeast Thunder Creations. Mr. Bennett describes himself on his Facebook page this way: “Engineer, Designer, Fabricator, and Maker [who] creates many items from a variety of materials at Downeast Thunder Farm in Milbridge, Maine.” Mission Development Associate Anna Silver said,…

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Thank you Thursday for WK Construction and Sons

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Trey Shaw and WK Construction & Sons of Addison, ME. Trey and his crew have done an amazing job on the renovation of the Mission EdGE Center and now on the exterior of the Community Services Program Center (food pantry),” said Downeast Campus…

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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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