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CCC Wednesday Communique — January 19, 2022

This photo submitted to Down East Magazine for their 7th annual reader photo contest by Darcy Baird of Winthrop, ME, won the grand prize in the wildlife category.  Darcy’s description: Each spring, a pair of red foxes takes shelter under a shed behind my friend’s home, to give birth to their kits and raise them. Last April, the […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — January 12, 2022

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr., whose life of service we celebrate on the 3rd Monday of each January, falling on the 17th this year.  In a chapter on “Antidotes for Fear” from his book Strength to Love, MLK Jr. wrote: “In these days of catastrophic change and calamitous uncertainty, is there any man who does not […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — January 5, 2022

Are you bracing for 2022?  May this be the year we all relax and come together to resolve our differences.  Joining the CCC’s Work Group is a great way to start!  This group of frontline providers, volunteers, and admins meets on Zoom from 1-3 on the first Wednesday of each month.  Join us today! Happy Wednesday! […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — December 22, 2021

This is our final newsletter of 2021 (no issue on December 29).  The CCC wishes everyone safe travels, much merriment, and a great start to the new year! Happy Holidays! New this week: Registration Open for Cultural Competence Training Registration is now open for the CCC’s 4-hour, 2022 Cultural Competence training presented by Elizabeth Neptune in […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — December 15, 2021

Bay Ridge Elementary School Student Council set up their Mystery tree at the Wesley Foundation Tree Festival.  Check the Updates section of this newsletter for more about this special holiday festival. Happy Wednesday! New this week: G.E.A.R. for the Holidays The holiday season will quickly be here!  While it is meant to bring feelings of love […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — December 8, 2021

Bay Ridge Elementary School Student Council set up their Mystery tree at the Wesley Foundation Tree Festival.  Check the Updates section of this newsletter for more about this special holiday festival. Happy Wednesday! New this week: Elder Abuse Awareness Prevention & Response Healthy Acadia is partnering with the Elder Abuse Institute of Maine to bring this […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — December 1, 2021

Visit the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center in December for “Starry Night” — a sparkling festival of lights.  Learn more in the announcement below.  (Photo of painting: Vincent van Gogh painted Starry Night in 1889 during his stay at the asylum of Saint-Paul-de-Mausole near Saint-Rémy-de-Provence.  Visit the VanGoghGallery.com for more info.) Happy Wednesday! New this week: […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — November 24, 2021

Victorian Thanksgiving postcard from theGraphicsFairy.com Happy Thanksgiving! New this week: From: National Alliance for Caregiving | Published: November 2021 If you’re feeling tired this holiday season, you’re not alone. Taking care of others — and yourself — can be difficult work. Those who care for caregivers may wonder why the caregiver in their life doesn’t […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — November 17, 2021

November is National Hospice Month.  You can show your support and purchase a raffle ticket for this exquisitely handcrafted quilt at Down East Hospice Volunteers.  Learn more in the announcement below. Happy Wednesday! New this week: Seacoast Mission Christmas Program Maine Seacoast Mission provides holiday gifts to children, families, the elderly, and nursing home residents […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — November 10, 2021

November is National Hospice Month and so it is fitting that the Down East Hospice Volunteer’s 2022 Annual Calendar is now available. This year’s theme is the Wildlife of Down East Maine photographed by Woody Gillies, president of Fundy Audubon, a local chapter of Maine Audubon. He ​graciously provided the images for this year’s fundraising calendar. Learn more in the Updates section […]