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Libraries Partner to Build Health Literacy 

Healthy Acadia is partnering with public libraries across Hancock and Washington counties Maine to increase awareness and use of the National Network of the Libraries of Medicine’s (NNLM) free public health resources. The All of Us Research Program Community Engagement Project is supported by a grant from the NNLM, New England Region,...

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Bar Harbor, Maine – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is pleased to present donations from its employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for a Cause.  After pooling all contributions from employees and directors, collected during third quarter 2018, and tallying employee votes for non-profit beneficiaries, the following organizations each received a...

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Grants Available for Hancock County Nonprofits

ELLSWORTH—Nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for projects that strengthen  communities are encouraged to apply to the Hancock County Fund, part of the Maine Community Foundation’s Community Building Grant Program. A volunteer committee of Hancock County residents and business leaders reviews grants and makes recommendations for funding. In 2018, the committee...

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FMLA Considerations for the New Year

By Rudman Winchell Attorney Anne-Marie L. Storey   As a new year is beginning, employers covered by the federal Family Medical Leave Act are reminded to assess the way in which the leave is applied.   This is particularly important for employers who use the calendar year method, since under that method an...

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OHI Seeks Advisory Board Members

OHI is excited to announce its plans to open a Clubhouse in Ellsworth in 2019, providing employment opportunities and more to adults with mental illness in Hancock County. A key component to the success of this service is a robust, active Advisory Board. A Clubhouse is a community-based social and vocational...

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