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Thursday, August 15, 2019
Grants Available to Fund Transportation Programs for Older PeoplePORTLAND – Grants of up to $10,000 are available through the Maine Community Foundation for community-based efforts to improve or increase access to transportation that may also reduce social isolation for older people.   The Maine Charity Foundation Fund grants will support new volunteer driver programs, expansion of transportation more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
FREE Financial Planning 101A Consumer’s Guide to Financial HealthIn America today, millions of Americans are struggling. Total household debt is higher than ever.  Baby boomers are nearing retirement realizing they have insufficient funds to do so.                      Americans of all ages are drowning in student loan debt.  Machias Saving Bank has made financial health a focus for both more
Categories: Economic, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Eastern Maine – One year after announcing new President & CEO, Lee Umphrey, EMDC continues to evolve with a brand refresh and new website.This is EMDC’s first website redesign in almost ten years. “Our new branding and website is vibrant and interactive, and is a reflection of our programs and focus,” said President & CEO, Lee Umphrey. “Working with friends and partners, Designlab in Millinocket more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Monday, August 12, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  August 12, 2019   American Folk Festival Sponsor Party Set for August 21 Wednesday night party will feature exclusive performance from Ylli Brekofca BANGOR, MAINE – The 18th annual American Folk Festival is set for August 23, 24, and 25 on the Bangor Waterfront. With the festival itself comes the 18th annual sponsor party, set for Wednesday night, August 21 at more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
Friday, July 26, 2019
PORTLAND, ME - For small businesses and startups, it’s essential to have more than a good idea. “Often the sales and marketing strategy gets overlooked until it’s too late,” says Donna Brassard, Mainebiz Publisher. Mainebiz has brought together a panel of successful Maine business owners for an educational forum on August 22. At the Mainebiz Executive Insights Forum, business owners and more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Community, Education, Press Release
Friday, June 21, 2019
Ginger and David, of the WardGreen Group, have written a number of BLOGs and articles on Coaching, Leadership and Management, drawing on our combined experience in the working and consulting worlds. This month we have 4 BLOGs to share. We hope that you will find some of them useful as you wrestle with your real-life problems. If any of this is meaningful to you we'd love to chat...  If Titles more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Press Release

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