Tag: Matinicus

Penobscot Island Air – A Wonderful Mission Partner

MATINICUS ISLAND, ME — With the Sunbeam out of the water for a refit, and our temporary boat, Moonbeam, out of the water for the cold weather months, the Mission has partnered more often with our allies Penobscot Island Air, to carry out work on some of the islands. May 11, 2020’s air trip to-and-from…

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Mission and AIO Restock Matinicus Island Food Pantry

MATINICUS ISLAND, ME — Monday, May 11, Matinicus Island’s Food Pantry is restocked thanks to Area Interfaith Outreach Pantry and Emergency Services and Maine Seacoast Mission. Thank you Penobscot Island Air crew, Sharon Leckbee Daley, and Robin T for all the organization and shuffling.  

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In Memory of Merrill Raymond Webber

capenews.net Merrill Raymond Webber Jan 9, 2020 In Loving Memory Merrill Raymond Webber left on his hunting and fishing trip on November 24, 2019. He was born in Portland, Maine on June 13, 1955 to Kenneth and Barbara (Merrill) Webber. He grew up in Hatchville, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. After graduating Lawrence High School in…

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‘Sunbeam V’ Day Ends 22-Miles at Sea on a Fun Bingo Night

MATINICUS ISLAND, ME — Sunbeam V Steward Jillian took these photos recently while on a Mission trip to Matinicus, which is 22 miles at sea from the mainland. Jillian writes, “Boy, was it a fun night on Matinicus playing bingo together after taco feast. In one photo, Josh takes a turn at calling out bingo…

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A Great Turnout at Mission Lobstermen’s Health Issues Event

BAR HARBOR, ME — On July 16 Maine Seacoast Mission’s Island Health hosted a lobstermen’s health issues event at the Matinicus school. Island Health Director Sharon Daley, RN said in a brief email, “Had a wonderful trip…and…a great turnout.” Dr. Kerry Lavigne, a Dermatologist from Camden, ME, traveled to Matinicus with her family and Island…

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Family Nurse Practitioner Assists Mission Island Health Director on Matinicus Island

ABOARD THE ‘SUNBEAM V’ — Clinical Director and Family Nurse Practitioner Jennifer “Jen” Desmond flew out to Matinicus from Vinalhaven’s Islands Community Medical Services, Inc. to meet up with the Sunbeam V and the Mission’s Island Health Director Sharon Daley, RN and see some people in person. Family Nurse Practitioner Assists Mission Island Health Director…

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Keeping the ‘Sunbeam’ Upright at Matinicus Island

BAR HARBOR, ME — Matinicus Island high-to-low tides vary about 10-feet. Here’s the Sunbeam resting on mud at low tide. When the Sunbeam arrives in Matinicus harbor one of the crew’s first moves is tying the boat to the dock. At low tide, this prevents the Sunbeam from tipping on its side. (Photo by Island…

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‘Sunbeam’ Helps Islanders Say Good-Bye to Loved Ones

  from Offshore: A Bell, a Conch, a Harmonica — Islanders say good-bye to loved ones by Eva Murray Thursday, August 9, 2018 9:00 AM The Sunbeam delivered the two gravestones to Matinicus last spring, and the local guy who serves informally as a sort of cemetery sexton used the municipal Kubota to move them…

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Leaving Matinicus, ‘Til Next Time

MATINICUS, ME — Thank you, Island Health Director Sharon Daley for this photo taken aboard the Sunbeam while leaving Matinicus island 7/11/18. Matinicus is one island included in the Sunbeam’s travels working visits by Director Daley and Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman. Learn more about the Mission’s Island Services

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