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New Podcast Series Launches to Explore Health and Wellness on MDI

BAR HARBOR—Mount Desert Island Hospital announced this week the launch of a new podcast series, “Island Health” that will explore health and wellness in the MDI region. The new podcast series offers conversational, informative discussions with local health and wellness professionals. In season one, we join hosts Oka Hutchins and Justin...

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Woodlawn Welcomes New Trustees in 2019

    Ellsworth  - The Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservations, governing board of Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, held its annual meeting and dinner on January 25, 2019 at the Black House in Ellsworth. The Trustees welcomed two new members and one returning member to the board. Chelsea Sawyer of Ellsworth, ME and...

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Ellsworth Noontime Rotary Club will mark historic progress toward a polio-free world, while urging community support to end the paralyzing disease

Ellsworth Noontime Rotary members are among millions reaching out to raise awareness, funds and support to end polio – a vaccine preventable disease that still threatens  children in parts of the world today. And they want you to join the fun! They have partnered with Acadia Bowling Lanes for the 2nd Annual Strike...

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Gleaning: No Food Left Behind 

Healthy Acadia’s Downeast Gleaning Initiative, a farm-based food collection and distribution project to address food insecurity and prevent food waste, captured 26,100 pounds of food from nearby farms, gardens, and farmers markets across Hancock and Washington counties in 2018. Since 2013, the project has gleaned nearly 228,000 pounds of surplus food from local...

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Business and Professional Women Scholarships Available

Downeast Business and Professional Women are now accepting applications for a scholarship to a graduating high school senior who is pursuing a post-secondary education. The local organization is also accepting applications for a scholarship to an area college student who is continuing her post-secondary education by taking at least 3 classes...

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