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Thank you Thursday to the Mission Vaccine Team

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to the entire Mission Covid Vaccine Team. Mission President John Zavodny, Island Health Services Director Sharon Daley, Island Outreach Director & Chaplain Douglas Cornman, and Mission Board member, Jill Goldthwait express their thanks during a mini-Sunbeam “thank you” cruise to the many good people…

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Profoundness of Sunbeam Funerals

In 2016, when I was first introduced to the Sunbeam, Island Outreach Director and Chaplain Douglas Cornman, the only crew member aboard, gave me a tour of the boat. I remember walking from the wheelhouse onto the top deck. Douglas explained to me that the two white cylindrical hard-shell cases affixed to the roof held…

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Apples for Frenchboro’s Teacher

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME – This photo from Jillian, taken in the Sunbeam salon, is “a picture of Laura Venger, teacher at the K-8 Frenchboro School on Frenchboro island. She is delighted to receive a bag of apples from Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman for a school project.” As an aside, it’s nice to see the…

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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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‘The Island Reader’ 15th Anniversary Ahead

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — The Mission’s Island Outreach Director and Chaplain, Douglas Cornman, is one of seven co-editors of The Island Reader and provides administrative oversight. He tells us submissions for the upcoming 15th Anniversary Edition are fantastic, as always. He and the other co-editors are perusing submissions now and will soon begin the exciting…

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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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Cornman – Islands’ Christmas – Why We’re Doing What We’re Doing

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — Island Outreach Director and Chaplain Douglas Cornman is extra busy these days working as liaison between the Mission Christmas Program and island communities. The Christmas program provides white paper packages tied up with red string to the islands’ children and teens, as well as to island elders. Douglas hopes to remind…

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Island Flu Shots, Cookies, and Granola

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — With the Sunbeam back in service, it’s good to see photos and read notes from the boat’s crew at work among unbridged Maine islands. Jillian, the Sunbeam Steward, sent this photo, saying, “[Sunbeam Engineer] Storey giving Douglas and Sharon — with more flu shots — a ride onto Monhegan in the…

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Sunbeam Schedule Calendar Back Online

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — With the Sunbeam home, crew member and Island Outreach Director/Chaplain Douglas Cornman is once again maintaining the Sunbeam schedule calendar online. As you move through the week thinking, “I wonder what the Sunbeam’s doing today?” — you can find out in an instant online: Click here

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Thank you Thursday to the Teaching and Learning Collaborative (TLC)

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to The Outer Islands Teaching & Learning Collaborative (TLC). The TLC is one of the many supports offered by The Island Institute, a non-profit organization based in Rockland, Maine. The TLC brings students and teachers together from one- and two-room…

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