Planet Pan Steel Drum Band from George Stevens Academy boarded the Sunbeam VFriday, May 19th island hopping to Monhegan and on Saturday, May 20th to Matinicus islands. Director of Island Outreach Douglas Cornman said, “Concerts on both islands were well attended and extremely well received.”
Here is a video taken earlier this month, May 6th, of Planet Pan performing Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, arranged by Nigel Chase, at the 27th Annual New England Pan Festival at the New England Steel Drum Festival at Thompson’s Point in Portland, Maine 2017.
Wendy Harrington, Director of the Mission’s Downeast Campus in Cherryfield, ME, thanks all “The generous people in the Weald Bethel Food Pantry service area who donated approximately 1,500 pounds of food on Saturday, May 13 during the US Postal Service Food Drive.”