‘Charlie’s Challenge’ Trail Marker Honors EdGE Director’s Belief in Kids

‘Charlie’s Challenge’ Trail Marker Honors EdGE Director’s Belief in Kids

Wendy & Charlie Harrington stand next to the new “Charlie’s Challenge” trail marker.

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The June 8th celebration party of EdGE Director Charlie Harrington at the Mission’s Downeast Campus was a festive success.

Lots of folks gathered to celebrate Charlie’s legacy,” said Mission Director of Development Chris Stelling. ”EdGE kids, former EdGE kids, EdGE and Mission staff, Board members, former Board members, school teachers and administrators, neighbors/community members, current and past Presidents, Charlie and Wendy’s family.”

Look for more photos to follow.

Meanwhile, Director Stelling sends this photo of Charlie and Wendy Harrington with a new “Charlie’s Challenge” trail marker unveiled at the party. “The Charlie’s Challenge adventure course will honor Charlie’s legacy of belief in the greatness of Washington County kids,” said Director Stelling.

EdGE Summer Camps are getting under way. Learn more about all EdGE programs and services.

Celebrating Charlie Harrington – Notes to Charlie

Notes to Charlie Harrington

 

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Under EdGE Director Charlie Harrington’s leadership, EdGE has grown to include in-school and after-school programs, the Marion Kane Leadership program, EdGE summer camps, and the EdGE Journey program. Students challenge themselves, engage with their communities and the outdoors, and explore college and career options. The after-school program offers academic support, and in-school programs include peer mentoring for students beginning high school.

Click here to learn more about EdGE here.

Click here to send Charlie your personal note and/or to make an EdGE donation in his honor.

Celebrating Charlie Harrington – EdGE Success Stories

Celebrating Charlie Harrington – EdGE Success Stories

BAR HARBOR, ME — This week the Mission celebrates retiring EdGE Director Charlie Harrington.

When MSAD 37 Superintendent Ron Ramsey was Acton Elementary School Principal, he was the first school official to say “yes” to the EdGE Program.

Two years ago the Mission interviewed Supt. Ron Ramsey. We asked if he had favorite EdGE success stories he shares with people. This interview excerpt is Ramsey’s reply.

Click here to learn more about EdGE here.

Click here to send Charlie your personal note and/or to make an EdGE donation in his honor.

Charlie Harrington – Remembering EdGE’s 15th Anniversary Celebration

Charlie Harrington – Remembering EdGE’s 15th Anniversary Celebration

CHERRYFIELD, ME — This photo was taken two years ago this month at the 15th Anniversary of the Mission’s EdGE Program. Time flies. In this photo we see EdGE Director Charlie Harrington speaking with a roomful of well-wishers, colleagues, students, and student family members.

Under Charlie’s leadership, EdGE has grown to include in-school and after-school programs, the Marion Kane Leadership program, EdGE summer camps, and the EdGE Journey program. Students challenge themselves, engage with their communities and the outdoors, and explore college and career options. The after-school program offers academic support, and in-school programs include peer mentoring for students beginning high school.

Click here to learn more about EdGE here.

Click here to send Charlie your personal note and/or to make an EdGE donation in his honor.

Celebrating Charlie Harrington – Faces of Charlie’s Work

Celebrating Charlie Harrington – Faces of Charlie’s Work

CHERRYFIELD, ME — This week the Mission reflects on where our EdGE program was 17 years ago, and where, under Director Charlie Harrington’s leadership, EdGE is today as Charlie retires.

Under Charlie’s leadership, EdGE has grown to include in-school and after-school programs, the Marion Kane Leadership program, EdGE summer camps, and the EdGE Journey program. Students challenge themselves, engage with their communities and the outdoors, and explore college and career options. The after-school program offers academic support, and in-school programs include peer mentoring for students beginning high school.

Click here to learn more about EdGE here.

Click here to send Charlie your personal note and/or to make an EdGE donation in his honor.