Mission’s 14th Annual Open Tennis Tournament Benefiting the EdGE Program

Mission’s 14th Annual Open Tennis Tournament Benefiting the EdGE Program

BAR HARBOR, ME — This September the Mission holds its 14th Annual Open Tennis Tournament at Northeast Harbor Tennis Club. The Mission and the tennis pros would like to find ways to engage EdGE kids in tennis more often.

Maine Seacoast Mission EdGE’s innovative in-school and after-school, and summer programs help Downeast Maine kids by providing tools and resources to succeed in school and in life.

EdGE offers fun and engaging programs with opportunities to learn skills, improve academic performance, work effectively in groups and build character.

Thank you to:

Title sponsors: Bar Harbor Bank and Trust and Wyman’s of Maine

Team Sponsors: Acadia Puzzles; Dead River Co.; John Williams Boat Company; Machias Savings Bank; R.H. Foster, LLC; Seal Cove Auto Museum; Small Animal Clinic, and

Court Sponsors: Bar Harbor Savings and Loan; J.T. Rosborough

For information about playing or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Anna at the Maine Seacoast Mission: [email protected] or 207-288-5097.

A Look at the Sunbeam Award Gala 2018 – Thank You

A Look at the Sunbeam Award Gala 2018 – Thank You

BAR HARBOR, ME — The Seacoast Mission’s 15th Annual Sunbeam Award Gala is our centerpiece fundraising event, built around recognizing those who embody the ideals of community: this year, Marjorie Withers and the Hancock and Washington County Funds of the Maine Community Foundation.

The Mission is grateful to the sponsors, donors, guests and volunteers who contributed to the evening’s success!

Thank you to all of this year’s sponsors, with a special thank you to Platinum Sponsor Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. To everyone who joined us at the Gala, and to everyone unable to attend but helped us with a fundraising contribution anyway — thank you.

Jeff Dobbs Productions, Inc thank you for another terrific video presentation.

Thank you to the Bar Harbor Club and staff for your exemplary service, delicious cuisine, and your attention to detail.

We have assembled for you a Facebook Album of Gala 2018 photos taken by award-winning photographer Tammy Packie.

Former EdGE Counselor/Mentor Kassandra Strout Joins Maine Community Foundation

Former EdGE Counselor/Mentor Kassandra Strout Joins Maine Community Foundation

Kassandra Strout

 

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Strout joins Maine Community Foundation as grants administrator
Contributed • August 11, 2018

ELLSWORTH and PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Community Foundation has announced the appointment of Kassandra Strout as Grants Administrator. Strout will be point person for agency and designated fund grants, assist with donor-advised and competitive grantmaking, and maintain the foundation’s scholarship database and applications.

Kassandra Strout…was counselor and mentor for the Ed Greaves Education Program (EdGE) of the Maine Seacoast Mission in Cherryfield. // Learn more

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

‘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 from the harbor to the cemetery in the middle of the island.

The Maine Seacoast Mission vessel Sunbeam is instrumental when it comes to these things. For over a century the Sunbeam — the current boat is Sunbeam V, by the way — has carried the whole business — coffin, mourners, flowers, overdressed preachers, uneasy relatives, and seasick undertakers to the most distant offshore communities. Full story

Sunbeam V: Maine Boat and Home Show Icon Boat, Aug. 10, 2018

Sunbeam V: Maine Boat and Home Show Icon Boat, Aug. 10, 2018

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Maine Boat & Home Show comes to Rockland
Aug 05, 2018

Rockland — Whether it’s to look at boats, or to look for a boat to buy, the Maine Boat & Home Show on the Rockland waterfront Aug. 10 through 12 is the place to be. The show will feature more than 100 craft, displayed both on land and in the water.

Icon Boats, Dock F, will feature a different iconic boat each day:

On Friday, The 72-foot-long Maine Seacoast Mission Ship Sunbeam V will be on the Icon Dock. Built by Washburn & Doughty and launched in 1995, the boat is equipped with state-of-the-art telemedicine equipment and has a salon that serves as a meeting place for fellowship, meals, and meetings. The Sunbeam also sometimes hosts weddings and funerals and serves as an icebreaker. [The Mission] is launching a refit campaign for the vessel.

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