Briefs

  • Published
    November 30, 2022
    Students hiking Arches National Park, with text says Trekkers Annual Report

    2021-22 Annual Report – Now Available

    Do you support Trekkers and want to see how the organization did, from a programs, operations, and financial perspective? Visit https://www.trekkers.org/about-us/#annual-report to learn more about how Trekkers programs help students increase their resilience skills, connection to community, and ability to pursue their aspirations. Want to support this critical work? You can give to Trekkers by…1. […]


  • Published
    November 29, 2022
    Belfast United Methodist Church

    FREE Community Christmas Supper

    The family of faith at the Belfast United Methodist Church invite folks to come and enjoy a free Christmas supper on Saturday, December 17th @ 5:00 pm. Gathering will be at 4:30 pm. There will be Christmas music and decorations to welcome folks. The menu will be Turkey, ham, mashed potato, stuffing, gravy, carrots, applesauce, […]


  • Published
    November 29, 2022

    Develop Your Facilitation Skills

    Registration is open for two facilitation trainings through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center’s professional development program. Building Your Virtual Facilitations Skills, an online program, will be held on Jan. 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8 and 15 from 1–3 p.m. ET. The cost is $225 per person. Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, an in-person program, will be held May 5, 19 and June 2 from 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. ET and costs $425. More information is available on the Hutchinson Center website.


  • Published
    November 29, 2022
    Femme with light brown skin rejoicing at a laptop with her hands in the air

    Learn How to Write Successful Grant Applications

    Registration is now open for a five-week professional development program, Grant Writing Essentials, through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. The fee for this online, instructor-led program is $895. Need-based scholarships are available. Sessions are 9 a.m.–noon on Fridays. Three sessions of the program will be running in winter/spring 2023, including Session One: Jan. 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10, Session Two: March 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, and Session Three: May 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 2023.


  • Published
    November 28, 2022

    Penquis Receives Funding from TD Charitable Foundation

    Grant will provide free tax preparation and financial capability support The TD Charitable Foundation recently awarded $15,000 to Penquis, lead agency for Eastern Maine CA$H, to provide free tax preparation services and financial capability support to income-eligible families in Penobscot, Piscataquis, Waldo, Hancock and Washington counties. Eastern Maine CA$H is a partnership of community non- […]


  • Published
    November 28, 2022
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    ‘Plan B’ art exhibit at the UMaine Hutchinson Center

    “Plan B,” a new multimedia art exhibit curated by Larraine Brown of Artivism in Maine, is at the H. Allen and Sally Fernald Art Gallery at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The show, on display through Jan. 9, is free and open to the public from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday–Friday. There will be a public reception for the exhibit on Friday, Dec. 9 at the Hutchinson Center from 4:30–6:30 p.m., with music and refreshments.


  • Published
    November 28, 2022

    Cyber Monday Sale – All Professional Development Programs 20% Off

    Ignite your prospects this winter by building skills through our professional development programs.

    On Cyber Monday (Nov. 28), receive 20% off all our listed professional development programs.

    Just use code CYBER22 at checkout (make sure to click “apply”). The sale ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on Mon., Nov. 28.


  • Published
    November 25, 2022
    Owl's Head Baptist Church

    This Sunday at Owl’s Head Baptist Church

    We welcome everyone to Sunday School classes for all ages at 9:30 am and worship at 10:30 am. Alex Oakes will preach an Advent series with the theme: “An Advent Journey from Darkness to Light”. This Sunday’s sermon is titled, “Advent: Cultivating a Longing for Christ”, with Scripture from Genesis 1: 1-5 and other Scriptures. […]


  • Published
    November 25, 2022
    Camden Opera House

    Giving the gift of live performance

    The gift-giving season is upon us, and giving experiences rather than material objects is a welcome trend. Camden Opera House has gift certificates for lovers of live music, theater and dance, available in any amount, for emailing or printed presentation. Gift certificates can be used by the recipient when purchasing tickets for the show of […]


  • Published
    November 23, 2022

    UMC’s “DAY OF GIVING” IS DECEMBER 10!

    United Midcoast Charities’ annual “Day of Giving” is just a few weeks away! On December 10, dozens of local retailers and restaurants will be donating part of the day’s proceeds to support more than 50 agencies in Knox and Waldo counties. “There are a lot of good reasons to shop locally on December 10th,” said […]