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Hungry for Health 2016 Raises Over $6,100 For Substance Prevention

   Healthy Acadia would like to thank our incredible partners and community members for their support of Hungry for Health 2016.  The campaign raised more than $6,122.20* to support substance misuse prevention, education, and treatment programming across Hancock and Washington counties. Healthy Acadia thanks the following generous community-minded restaurants for their support...

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First National Bank presented Mount Desert Island Hospital with a check for $100,000 in support of the hospital’s Emergency Generator Campaign on Wednesday, January 25. The funds help bring MDI Hospital closer to its goal of replacing the organization’s 35-year-old emergency generator with matching funds from a $1 million challenge...

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Penobscot East Resource Center Unveils a New Name

The fisheries resource organization will change its name to Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries to better reflect its collaborative and comprehensive mission. STONINGTON, ME (March 1, 2017) –After 14 years of leadership in the sustainable fisheries arena, Penobscot East Resource Center announced today that it will change its name to Maine...

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The Criterion Hosts Beauty and the Beast Photo Contest

(Bar Harbor, ME)-- The 1932 Criterion Theatre is hosting a community photo contest to celebrate the premiere of the new adaptation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast on Thursday, March 16 at 7 p.m. Community members are invited to submit photo re-creations of their favorite scene from the original Disney animated...

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Letter from the Director, from March 2017

Hello from High Street, Greetings March.  March means spring is not too far off , at least in most parts of the country. Ok, we can dream, right?  It’s a busy season at the chamber as we try to offer a lot of educational programming, March Dine Around month, Member Breakfasts...

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Be Informed with the Ellsworth Area Chamber

One of the best reasons to be a member of a local chamber of commerce is the opportunities to get information and programming from topic experts, to assist you and your business, with employment, training, and education at little or no cost and close to home. The Ellsworth Area Chamber of...

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Healthy Acadia Launches Early Childhood Development Pilot Program

Healthy Acadia, in partnership with Healthy Peninsula and with support from the Community Caring Collaborative, is thrilled to announce the launch of a new pilot program entitled, “Hancock County Early Childhood Consultation and Outreach” (ECCO). ECCO will provide significant long-term improvements to the health and success of children through direct...

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Healthy Acadia Awarded State Prevention Services Funding

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services recently awarded funds to four statewide vendors to help Maine residents live safe, healthy, and productive lives by addressing several primary drivers of chronic disease and addiction. Healthy Acadia was selected by each of the statewide vendors through a competitive process to...

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