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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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EMDC Launches Youth Workforce Program

Eastern Maine – Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC) is launching a new Youth Work Experience Program for individuals who reside in Penobscot, Piscataquis, Washington and Hancock County. Individuals between the ages of 16-24 are eligible for the program depending upon other qualifications that can be determined during a screening meeting. Once...

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Ellsworth - The annual goods and services auction held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ellsworth is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! It will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Unitarian Universalist Church at 121 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth from 5 pm to 7:30 pm.  Admission is free! 2 photo...

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Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park Announces New Board Members

WINTER HARBOR - Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park recently elected two members to its Board of Directors; Trina Wellman of Seattle, Washington, and Steve Myers of Dallas, Texas. “Dr. Trina Wellman and Steve Myers strengthen an already strong, talented, and engaged Board that enables Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park's pursuit of collaborative...

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